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  • Cake at the Pageant
    Cake played to a sold-out crowd at the Pageant on Wednesday night. The band treated fans to two sets of classic Cake topped off with some new tunes. After an unrelenting stream of applause, they returned for a rousing encore that included an inspired sing-along that brought the crowd to its...
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  • My Chemical Romance at the Pageant
    Near the end of My Chemical Romance's very-sold-out show at the Pageant, the band took a break and left vocalist Gerard Way and touring keyboardist James Dewees alone on the stage. Dewees started playing the simple, affecting piano chords of "Cancer." Way's voice - strong, confident and nearly...
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  • PM BBQ
    Smoked for twelve hours and as tender as medium-rare roast beef, the brisket is as good as any in town. Brisket is a cut that's prone to dryness, which makes PM's preparation all the more impressive, given that they slice the meat about a quarter of an inch thick, not paper thin, allowing a...
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  • The Sword at The Firebird
    Photos by Jason Stoff.
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  • Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl
    Holiday boozers and merry revelers filled the Morganford Strip on Saturday for the annual Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl. Participating bars included 3 Monkeys, Tin Can, the Amsterdam Tavern, Tower Pub and Colorado Bob's. Photos by Brian Villa.
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  • Rough Shop Holiday Extravaganza at the Focal Point
    The Focal Point in Maplewood hosted Rough Shop's annual Holiday Extravaganza this past weekend. Guest stars such as Steve Carosello, Toby Weiss, Chris Grabau, John Horton and Kate Eddens joined the band to sing holiday originals and cover favorites from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Darlene...
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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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