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  • Bogart's Smokehouse
    For many of you, I suspect (because I'm like this, too), barbecue and pork are synonymous — or, if not exactly synonymous, then, at the very least, pig is the first thing that comes to mind when your nose gets a whiff of woodsmoke. I implore you, though: Try the prime rib. Click here to...
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  • Freelance Whales and Foals at the Firebird
    Freelance Whales and Foals performing at the Firebird on Saturday, April 23. Photos by Jason Stoff.
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  • The Black Angels at the Old Rock House
    The crowd was beyond ready to marinate in the Black Angels psychotropic atmospherics, and marinate they did, for 70+ spectacular minutes. The band walked out to a sound bite of John F. Kennedy's Congressional address on the Apollo mission in 1961: "I believe this nation should commit itself to...
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  • STS9 at the Pageant
    Sound Tribe Sector 9 (STS9) performed at the Pageant on Friday, April 22. Photos by Scott Layne.
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  • Arcade Fire at the Scottrade Center
    Under a video screen display that looked like the marquee for a science fiction B-movie drive-in, Arcade Fire played 90 minutes of open-road anthems. Half of the seventeen song set came off Album-of-the-Year Grammy-winning The Suburbs, and while the songs are mostly set in cul-de-sacs, the...
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  • Talib Kweli at Pop's
    For more, click here to read Calvin Cox's review of Talib Kweli at Pop's. Photos by Jon Gitchoff.
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  • O! Wing Plus: Feeling Saucy?
    There are classic Buffalo wings here, the sauce as red as a femme fatale's lipstick; the kick's more pungent than is typical, and if you can't bring yourself to deviate from the norm, you'll be happy as a clam. But what makes O! Wing Plus so appealing is the range of its sauces, several of...
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  • Prairie Chickens Like to Cluck
    Once upon a time, one-third of Missouri was prairie, and that prairie was packed with prairie chickens, a strange little bird that was both the bellwether of the health of the prairie ecosystem and good eating for generations of pioneers. Now there are only 500 prairie chickens left in the...
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  • 30 Seconds to Mars at the Pageant
    Lead by energetic frontman Jared Leto, 30 Seconds to Mars landed at the Pageant in St. Louis on Monday, April 18. Photos by Jason Stoff.
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  • Six Row Brewing Company
    The foreign extra stout, a seasonal selection, impressed me with its strong flavor, a definite note of coffee and a mild, plum-like sweetness. True to the stout style, the body isn't as heavy as the beer's dark color would suggest. Click here to continue reading Ian Froeb's review of the Six...
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  • Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj at the Scottrade Center
    Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, Travis Barker and Mixmaster Mike played the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on Sunday, April 10. Photos by Todd Owyoung. Related Content Concert Review: Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj at the Scottrade Center, April 10
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  • Wall Ball 2011
    NEO on Locust was packed on Saturday night for this year's Wall Ball. The annual event featured live art, music, a silent auction, food, drink and the effervescent wonder that is the Bubble Bus. Photos by Egan O'Keefe.
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