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  • "Apocalyptic Wonderland" at the Contemporary Art Museum
    What is left when all is lost? "Apocalyptic Wonderland," the first in a series of highly visual events produced by Fête, explored the question May 17, 2014, at the Contemporary Art Museum. Through performing and fine art, high fashion and music, the event took attendees on a transformative...
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  • Busch Stadium Hosts Nathan's Famous Hot Dog-Eating Contest
    Revered frankfurter purveyor Nathan's Famous brought its well-known hot dog-eating contest to Busch Stadium May 17, 2014. A qualifying round for the international contest that will be held on Independence Day in Coney Island, New York, this weekend's event at Busch crowned one man and one woman...
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  • Slayer, Well, Slays at the Pageant
    Hair was flying and heads were banging as Slayer brought metal and mayhem to the Pageant on May 15, 2014. Punk classic Suicidal Tendencies and Exodus opened the evening for a sold-out house. Photos by Steve Truesdell for the Riverfront Times.
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  • KDHX Midwest Mayhem 2014 at City Museum
    88.1 FM KDHX, STL's favorite independent radio station, held its annual Midwest Mayhem event May 15, 2014. We swung by to catch sets from Kentucky Knife Fight, Jon Hardy and the Public and Doorway and capped off our evening with some burlesque. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront...
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  • The Tattooed Dog Serves Delicious Burgers and More in Wentzville
    Chef and owner Josh Lemmon reimagined his successful Burger, INK food truck as a brick-and-mortar eatery, and the colorful vehicle is moored in the parking lot awaiting a buyer. It’s an odd location for a new restaurant — its neighbors are a biker bar, an old motel and a cemetery. The interior...
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  • Tower Grove Better Block Festival
    Warm weather means block parties, and Tower Grove Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation took full advantage of a sunny day on May 10, 2014, to bring food, music and art to the 3200 block of Morganford. The Tower Grove Better Block festival produced pop-up shops in vacant retail spaces...
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  • The Crowdsurfers of Pointfest 2014
    Fans rocked out during Pointfest 32 on May 10, 2014, at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. We caught the festival's most ambitious crowdsurfers, riding the wave to the music of Queens of the Stone Age, the Offspring, Neon Trees, AFI, †††, the Airborne Toxic Event and more. Photos by Jason Stoff...
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  • Pointfest 2014 Signals Summer's Start at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
    Pointfest 32 ushered in St. Louis' summer concert season on May 10, 2014, with a festival of hard rock, golden alt-rock and new alternative acts. Queens of the Stone Age headlined the day at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, with support from the Offspring, Neon Trees, AFI, †††, the Airborne Toxic...
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  • ICP Brings Juggalo Championship Wrestling to Pop's
    Ohio may have stolen the Gathering of the Juggalos from us, but the St. Louis area still can lay claim to Juggalo Championship Wrestling. The latest installment of the "Road to the Gathering Tour" was held May 9, 2014, at Pop's, with Violent J of Insane Clown Posse serving as ringleader...
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  • The Foodporn of Food Truck Friday
    The first Food Truck Friday of the year brought 25 food trucks and other vendors to Tower Grove Park May 9, 2014, for plenty of tasty meals on wheels. Rootsy jammers Brothers Lazaroff of St. Louis performed during the event, which will be held regularly throughout the summer. Photos by Steve...
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  • The Dandy Warhols at the Ready Room
    Longtime alt-rockers the Dandy Warhols performed at the Ready Room May 8, 2014, drawing an enthusiastic crowd that grew up listening the band in the '90s. St. Louisans weren't the only ones impressed with the Dandies, though -- Wolfmother, which performed May 6 at the Pageant, also caught the...
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  • Wolfmother at the Pageant
    Australian rockers Wolfmother brought its power rock to the Pageant May 6, 2014, to rouse its loyal fan base. Duo Black Pistol Fire opened the show with an energetic set of footstompers. Photos by Steve Truesdell for the Riverfront Times.
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