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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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  • Mötley Crüe and Poison
    Mötley Crüe and Poison played the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in St. Louis on Wednesday, June 22. Photos by Jon Gitchoff.
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  • The Hoop Skirts of Metro East
    If you grew up in one of the refinery towns on the Illinois side of the river near St. Louis, your prom dress probably had a hoop skirt. Your mother's prom dress probably did, too: As this week's feature, "Hoops Dreams," explores, in the close-knit communities of Bethalto, East Alton, Wood...
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  • The Mud House
    Breakfast is available all day, which is fortunate for those of us whose breakfast is a pot of coffee and would otherwise miss the breakfast sandwich: an egg scrambled and then set into a square, bacon or sausage (depending on what is available) and white cheddar cheese on one of Alex Carlson's...
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  • Rockin' for Joplin at Off Broadway
    Featuring performances from Miss Jubilee & The Humdingers, Craig Kidd, Tight Pants Syndrome, Adam Stanley, Garrisons and Syna So Pro, St. Louis came together to help raise money for the victims of the Joplin tornado at Off Broadway on Saturday, June 18. Photos by Lee Harris. Related...
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  • Bixby's at the Missouri History Museum
    At Bixby's Sunday brunch, the smoked salmon shares space on a table with some of its traditional accompaniments; on the lunch menu, it is served as part of a salad niçoise. I urge you, though, to try at least one piece by itself. This is as luscious as salmon can be, its mild flavor tinged with s...
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  • Joplin Tornado Three Weeks Later
    The tornado that tore through Joplin May 22 destroyed an area that was 3/4 of a mile wide and 13.8 miles long, killing at least 153 people. The RFT's Albert Samaha visited the beleaguered city last weekend. In his report on the tragedy, he writes, "It's been three weeks since the tornado hit...
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