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  • Florence + the Machine at the Pageant
    The crowd shrieked and screamed at every move behind the black curtain as the stage was set for Florence + the Machine. The noise reached a fever pitch when the band built to a frenzy before the curtain dropped to reveal a black-lit backdrop of flowers and birds. Bird cages housed light bulbs...
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  • Of Montreal at the Luminary Center for the Arts
    It seems as though Athens, Georgia's Of Montreal and Independence Day (the holiday, not the movie) shouldn't jive. July 4th is brimming with conservative values, and the band's transgender obsessed schizo-disco lives on the most westward tip of the left wing. But as a celebration of freedom and...
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  • Quincy Street Bistro
    Don't try to tell me you don't love buffalo-chicken dip, that molten stew of cheese and vinegar-laced hot sauce, the very few pieces of chicken suspended therein a seemingly incidental reminder of the dish's origin. OK, so, maybe you don't love buffalo-chicken dip, but if you do, Quincy Street...
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  • Elvis Costello at the Pageant
    Costello and his backing band of nearly ten years, the Imposters, brought its "Spectacular Spinning Songbook" tour to the Pageant last night, and its garish, over-the-top kitsch provided an alternate entry into Costello's peerless catalogue. Rather than write a setlist the old-fashioned way,...
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  • Eddie Vedder at the Fox Theatre
    Nobody tell Nic Cage, but Eddie Vedder's voice is basically a national treasure at this point. It's the voice that launched a thousand alt-rock vocalists, those of Creed and Fuel least notable on the list. And when it comes to shows with the level of intimacy created last night at the Fox, it's...
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  • Water Street Cafe and Cocktail Bar
    The wine list focuses on vintages from the past few years, mainly domestic, with some Italian reds and French whites. Most bottles fall into the $30 to $50 range. For those looking to spend about that much but try a slightly more intriguing wine, Water Street also offers a selection of...
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  • St. Louis American Idol Auditions
    For the first time since 2004, American Idol returned to St. Louis (where season 4 winner Carrie Underwood auditioned) to kick off auditions for season 11. Over 10,000 showed up from all over the country and waited patiently, some even showing up at midnight to grab a spot in line. Photos by...
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  • 2011 PrideFest Parade
    Crowds of people lined South Grand to witness St. Louis' annual PrideFest Parade on Sunday, June 26. Photos by Jon Gitchoff. Related Content 2010 PrideFest Parade St. Louis Pride Fest, 6/28/09
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  • Contamination 2011
    Contamination 2011 returned to St. Louis over the weekend. This celebration of horror, sci-fi and pop culture featured a guest appearance from Boondock Saints star Sean Patrick Flanery as well as as a host of others. Photos by Brian Villa. Related Content The Five Best -- and Sometimes...
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  • Arch Rival Roller Girls Jello Wrastlin'
    The Arch Rival Roller Girls hosted a crazy, slippery night of ARRG Jello Wrastlin' on Friday, June 24. The roller girls got wet and wild at Fubar in the "jello" ring with benefits going to fund the team's travel expenses. Photos by Crystal Rolfe.
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  • Eden Swimsuit Fashion Show
    The fourth annual Eden Swimsuit Fashion Show took place at 2720 Cherokee on Thursday, June 23. Presented by Doyousocial Media, the event featured an array of contemporary and vintage swimsuits. Photos by Brian Villa. Related Content Pins and Needles Fashion Show at Mad Art Gallery
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  • Matt and Kim at the Pageant
    Between shooting off confetti, Kim dancing atop the pit audience's hands and inciting most of the male crowd members to take off and twirl their shirts for a song, Matt & Kim whipped its loyal and sizable audience into a frenzy and didn't let up. Click here to continue reading Bob McMahon's...
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