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  • Keep On Rolling: Sushi Ai
    Sushi Ai opened this spring in the strip mall at the intersection of Dorsett and McKelvey roads, just west of Interstate 270. Its appearance is essentially the same as every other strip-mall sushi joint in America, from the neon Sapporo sign in the front window to the glossy picture-menu on...
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  • Cypress Hill at the Pageant, 8/16/10
    Roughly a week after playing to a record-setting crowd at this year's Lollapalooza in Chicago, the California kings of stoner-rap, Cypress Hill, played their first St. Louis show in years. While the bottom floor of the Pageant was relatively packed (the balcony was closed), the crowd was a far...
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  • New Belgium Urban Assault Ride, 8/15/10
    It was a fun-filled day of bikes, beer, costumes and obstacles courses for this city-wide cycling challenge. Events included human bowling, big wheels and slip-n-slides. Photos by Crystal Rolfe.
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  • Will.I.Am DJ Set at Lure Nightclub, 8/14/10
    After bringing down the house at the Scottrade Center with the Black Eyed Peas, Will.I.Am headed over to Lure Nightclub for an exclusive DJ set and kept St. Louis partying well into the night. Photos by Egan O'Keefe.
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  • Black Eyed Peas at the Scottrade Center, 8/14/10
    As might be expected, fans of every age, shape and color came out to witness last night's performance by one of the biggest musical acts of the era. For anyone who's familiar with Black Eyed Peas' music, the show at the Scottrade Center didn't disappoint: It was a spectacle of mass proportions...
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  • '80s Prom Night at the Mad Art Gallery, 8/13/10
    For those who missed their prom or simply wanted to relive the funky-styled action, the Mad Art Gallery in St. Louis played host to an '80s Prom Night on Friday. Complete with costumes, stylized deco, bar and prom photos, Last Nights Vice provided the music and people rocked out, like totally....
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  • Wang Gang Asian Eats
    Let's dispense with the obvious first: Wang Gang Asian Eats has the most ridiculous name of any restaurant I've ever reviewed. The original location in Edwardsville, Illinois, was called Wang Gang Asian Eats n Beats, which is even more ridiculous. However, I'm visiting the new second location,...
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  • Phoenix at the Pageant, 8/9/10
    Phoenix introduced the element of surprise early in its set. A sample of the eerie instrumental "Love Like A Sunset Part I" faded in through the PA system while each of the six members -- the band's core four, plus touring drummer Thomas Hedlund and keyboardist Robin Coudert -- manned his...
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  • Adam Lambert at the Pageant, 8/8/10
    After an airing of the recorded version of "For Your Entertainment," the title track of his debut, Lambert appeared atop a set of stairs wearing a top hat and long coat, à la Johnny Depp's Mad Hatter character from Alice In Wonderland. (His lacquered pompadour, however, screamed "rockabilly" or...
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  • Propaganda Presents The Twelves at Sol Lounge, 8/6/10
    The Twelves, an electro-pop duo featuring João Miguel and Luciano Oliveira and dubbed as "Brazil's answer to Daft Punk," visited St. Louis' own Propaganda Friday night dance party at Sol Lounge. Photos by Lee Harris.
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  • The Other Guys Premiere with Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg
    The red carpet was rolled out for the arrival of Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg at Wehrenberg's Chesterfield Galaxy 14 Cinema last night. The stars were in town for "The Other Premiere of The Other Guys," a fan-oriented movie premiere that St. Louis won via Facebook. The event also featured...
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  • Hanson at the Pageant, 8/5/10
    Mock Hanson's music at your peril. The fresh-faced trio is still best-known for its effervescent tween-pop days - don't front, you know all the words to "MMMBop" - but it's grown into its bubblegum-funk/soul sound rather nicely. Last night at the Pageant, the band's devoted fanbase came out in...
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