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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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  • 2011 World Naked Bike Ride (NSFW)
    The fourth annual World Naked Bike Ride pedaled its way through St. Louis on Saturday, June 11. Riders gathered at the South Grand Parking Lot for body painting, live music and other pre-ride festivities. The post-event parties took place at the HandleBar and Atomic Cowboy. Photos by Nick...
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  • Willie Nelson's Country Throwdown
    Willie Nelson's Country Throwdown rolled into the World Shooting & Recreational Complex in Sparta, IL on Saturday, June 11. The event featured Willie, Jamey Johnson a host of others. Photos by Todd Owyoung.
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  • Twangfest at the Pageant
    Night one of Twangfest kicked off at the Pageant on Wednesday, June 8. The event featured performances from Hayes Carll, Elizabeth Cook and Kentucky Knife Fight. Photos by Jason Stoff. Related Content Hayes Carll and Elizabeth Cook at the Pageant, 6/8/11: Twangfest Night One
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  • Taste
    Of course, the most important holdover from Taste v1.0 stands behind the bar: Ted Kilgore. The master mixologist, more responsible than anyone else for dragging St. Louis cocktail culture into the here and now, offers a lengthy menu of his creations, handily divided by flavor and body profile...
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  • RFT Music Showcase 2011
    Over 70 bands and artists invaded Washington Avenue for this year's RFT Music Showcase. Photos by Jon Gitchoff, Jason Stoff, Steve Truesdell and Kelly Hogan. Related Content RFT Showcase 2011: Crowd Reaction Interviews (VIDEO)RFT Showcase 2011: Highlights (Part One) RFT Showcase 2011:...
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  • Mumford & Sons at the Pageant
    Mumford & Sons, Low Anthem and Matthew and the Atlas performed at the Pageant on Sunday, June 5. Photos by Todd Owyoung. Related Content Mumford and Sons at the Pageant, 6/5/11: Review, Photos, Setlist
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  • Weird Al at the Family Arena
    Weird Al Yankovic came to the Family Arena in St. Charles on Friday, June 3. Photos by Todd Owyoung.
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