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  • The Pretty Reckless at the Firebird
    ​Bottle blonde guttersnipes split the city into two factions last night. Gossip Girl actress Taylor Momsen rocked hard with her black-clad band the Pretty Reckless, while Ke$ha put on a trash-tastic set for a sold-out crowd at the Pageant. Click here to continue reading Diana Benanti's review...
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  • Pizzeria Tivoli
    It says something about the number and variety of pizzerias in St. Louis that Pizzeria Tivoli isn't the first place in town where I've eaten pizza with gyro meat on it. Still, the "Villa d'Este" pizza at this south-city restaurant is unique -- in my experience, at least -- in that it actually...
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  • Fourth Annual Beer Lovers Anonymous
    The 4th Annual Beer Lovers Anonymous Festival is more easily described as a microbrew beer fest organized by the owners of The Stable on Cherokee in the old Lemp Brewery District. The Festival is held in the loft space above The Stable and features local, as well as regional, microbrewed beers...
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  • Motörhead, Clutch and Valient Thorr at Pop's
    Lemmy Kilmister commented that it had been about ten years since the trio had last played the venue, and then introduced the set with a time-worn phrase: "We are Motörhead, and we play rock & roll." The crowd roared and reached toward the stage like rabid dogs. Click here to continue reading...
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  • The Beggar's Carnivale: A 3 Penny Circus
    Here is another installment from the monthly event performed at 2720 Cherokee. This month's show featured the regulars plus some special guests from Chicago, Ray Gunn, Jeez Loueez and Bazuka Joe. Photos by Crystal Rolfe.
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  • Old 97's and Those Darlins at the Pageant
    Rhett Miller packs more boyish charm into one pick-clutching pinkie finger than the entire Justin Bieber empire. And don't get me started on his hair. Apologies for invoking the Bieb, but last night at the Pageant, Miller and the Old 97's delivered an energetic, generous set of uptempo...
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  • Central Café and Bakery
    The restaurant is a family endeavor. Owner Michael Jaber alternates between the front and back of house, while his daughters work out front; other family members are among the kitchen staff. The vibe is very friendly. Jaber walks the floor often, checking up on diners, answering questions,...
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  • Clownvis Singing Telegrams
    It was that time of year again, Valentine's Day. However, instead of buying the same tired box of chocolates and generic bouquet of roses, these creative romantics gave their loved ones a memorable treat -- a singing telegram from the inimitable Clownvis Presley. Photos by Scott Layne....
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  • The I CARE Sweetheart Dance at Novak's
    Photos by Sally Evans.
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  • Clownvis Live at the Atomic Cowboy
    The King of Clowns made a triumphant return to St. Louis on Saturday night. Performing at the Atomic Cowboy, Clownvis put on a Valentine's Day celebration as only he could. Photos by Brian Villa.
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  • Interpol at the Pageant
    Click here to read Diana Benanti's full review of Interpol and School of Seven Bells at the Pageant. Photos by Todd Owyoung. Related content School of Seven Bells' Alejandra Deheza on Remixes, Magic and Tarot Cards
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  • Tokyo Police Club at the Firebird
    Last night's bill of post-punkers Tokyo Police Club and folk-tinged indie outfit Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin might have looked odd on paper, but it made perfect sense in concert. Both groups boast strong melodic sensibilities and pen lyrics colored with a sentimental streak. These...
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