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  • Film Fashion at Wizard World 2014
    Thousands of fans at Wizard World St. Louis dressed as their favorite video game, comic book or television characters April 4-6, 2014, but heroes and villains from the film world outnumbered them all. We've collected a few costumed crusaders that play direct roles or are somehow linked to...
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  • Zombies Invade Soulard for Beer
    Sometimes zombies don't want your brains -- they just want your beer. That was the type of undead that invaded Soulard on April 5, 2014, for a pub crawl coordinated by Big Daddy's. The event raised funds for Special Olympics. Photos by Steve Truesdell for the Riverfront Times.
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  • The BASS Cave Vibrates in Crystal City
    Dancers felt the vibrations when Boogie Knights presented One Knight Underground: Light Up the Knight at Crystal City Underground on April 5, 2014. Thousands of party people danced to dubstep, EDM, techno and all manner of electronica in the cave and on the "Boogie Barge." Photos by Jon...
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  • Playful Pillow Fighting in the Park
    No one was sleeping, but STL Improv Anywhere's pillow fight was like a slumber party gone wild anyway. The group held its third annual International Pillow Fight Day in Tower Grove Park on April 5, 2014, complete with costumes and special challenges, in addition to having participants simply...
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  • Of Montreal Marks Debut of New Venue the Ready Room
    St. Louis' newest venue the Ready Room made its debut April 2, 2014, with an impressive show by headliner Of Montreal and opening acts Ortolan and the Gateway City's own Middle Class Fashion. Working diligently, the Ready Room staff installed finishing touches on the 800-capacity space until...
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  • Gary Numan at the Firebird
    The venerable Gary Numan performed a sold-out show at the Firebird April 2, 2014. Fans from Numan's "Cars" popularity of the early '80s mingled with newer devotees of his recent industrial music, and the electronic pioneer treated both camps to one hell of a show. Big Black Delta and Roman...
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  • The New Restaurants of February and March 2014
    Every month, Gut Check explores St. Louis' best new restaurants through the "First Look" series, which featured scenes of food, drinks and decor at 10 new places this month. Click through for scenes from each. All photos by RFT Clubs Editor Mabel Suen. For a look at more new restaurants,...
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  • WildSmoke Serves Delicious Barbeque Staples in Creve Coeur
    It could certainly be said that St. Louis is super-saturated with barbecue places, but most of the great spots are decidedly east of Lindbergh Boulevard. Andy and Dee Dee Kohn noticed this void in the west-county dining scene and set out to sate the carnivorous cravings of their suburban...
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  • Raising The Bar at St. Louis Skatium
    Party people packed the St. Louis Skatium for Global Music Broadcasting's "Raising The Bar" on March 29, 2014. We swung by around midnight to catch everyone celebrating dubstep, bass and more. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
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  • Undy Run 5000 in Forest Park
    Colon cancer-awareness supporters stripped down to their skivvies for the Undy Run 5000 in Forest Park on March 29, 2014. After the event, organizers announced that runners, walkers and donors raised $165,000 for the Colon Cancer Alliance. Photos by Steve Truesdell for the Riverfront Times.
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  • Burlesque Meets the Muppets at Plush
    Fiona Flame presented "The Muppet Show...Show," a burlesque tribute to Jim Henson's classic characters, on March 28, 2014 at Plush. Burlesque's best performers made the "rainbow connection" with their characters, their sultry ways enticing audience members to say "Mahna Mahna." Some images...
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  • Will These People Be Turned Away from Ballpark Village?
    The long-awaited Ballpark Village celebrated its grand opening March 27, 2014, with a ribbon cutting, the first of several parties and a concert by Third Eye Blind. But several bars and restaurants at Ballpark Village have a controversial dress code for the post-9 p.m. crowd. We found a few...
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