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  • Off the Wall: A Holiday Ball at 2720 Cherokee
    This annual holiday ball was a fun-filled night of art, food, music and live performances. Acts included poi dancers, hula hoopers, cooking demos, belly dancing, a dog trainer and body painting. On the lower level, djs and bands brought the dance floor alive. Photos by Crystal Rolfe.
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  • Zappa Plays Zappa at the Pageant
    Last night at the Pageant, Dweezil Zappa performed Frank Zappa's seminal album Apostrophe (') "in its unmitigated entirety." (Seriously: That's how the venue billed the album.) Photos by Todd Owyoung.
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  • Lucero at Off Broadway, 12/7/10
    After an animated introduction by the illustrious Beatle Bob, Lucero spared no time at heating up Off Broadway. The band's opening tune "The Devil and Maggie Chascarillo" from Lucero's 2009 full-length, 1372 Overton Park, served as the perfect tune to showcase the band's new-found fuller sound....
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  • Snarf's Sandwiches
    This is indicative of Snarf's as a whole. There are no bells and whistles, no clever names. The steak and provolone, the beef brisket, the eggplant Parmesan: These are simply very good sandwiches, notable not because they are new, but because the shop makes the extra effort to make them better....
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  • Stache Bash 2010
    Stache Bash 2010, a charity event benefiting The Prostate Cancer Foundation, took place at Mike Shannon's Saturday night. Morgan Spurlock was on hand shooting a documentary at the event, which included drinks, live music, and stick-on staches for the hairless. Photos by Brian Villa.
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  • How Whiny Is Spider-Man This Time?
    Here's how the new Spider-Man compares in whininess to his predecessor. BY ALAN SCHERSTUHL
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  • Monotonix at the Gargoyle
    A question posed by someone in the audience at Monotonix last night: "Where are all the grungy St. Louis hipsters?" The girl went on to state her disappointment in the seeming lack of Southside punks in the crowd, but the answer to her query seemed self-evident: They thought a Monotonix show at...
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  • Depressed Buttons DJ Spin at the Gramophone
    Depressed Buttons (a.k.a. a side project featuring members of Omaha synth scientists the Faint) deejayed at a special Thursday night dance party at the Gramophone. The event was co-promoted by Get Serious! and London Calling. Photos by Sarah Rusnak.
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  • Mosaic Bistro Market
    The rabbit-leg "daube" was the most appealing dish on the menu of Mosaic Bistro Market. Thumper is largely absent from St. Louis restaurants, and this preparation promised braised bunny with the intriguing addition of merguez sausage. I ordered it only to learn that it was gone — not sold out,...
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  • Usher at the Scottrade Center
    The St. Louis stop on Usher's OMG Tour began with the magician's best trick: misdirection. While a troupe of hip-hop Cylons danced amid a vaguely dystopian stage set, Usher himself was levitated on a floating riser near the rear of the floor, coasting above the crowd as he sang this year's...
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  • Fresh Paint II: Black Friday at 2720 Cherokee
    Fresh Paint II took place on Friday night at 2720 Cherokee. The event featured visual art, DJ sets, live art and live music from Illphonics, So Many Dynamos and Hawthorne Headhunters. Photos by Sarah Rusnak.
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  • Bruno Mars at Pop's
    Bruno Mars' popularity has been gaining momentum at an incredible rate over the past several months, so it comes as no surprise that he easily sold out his concert last night at Pop's. Continue reading Calvin Cox's review of Bruno Mars at Pop's. Photos by Jason Stoff.
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