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  • The Comedians of Standup Throwdown 2014
    Two years ago Riverfront Times debuted Standup Throwdown as a way to celebrate these hard-working and humorous St. Louisans and (hopefully) help them hone their craft. The premise is simple: We select some of the brightest aspiring comedians in town and enter them into a bracket à la March...
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  • Behind the Scenes of Muppets Most Wanted
    "The endurance of the Muppets isn't just the result of the creative skills of Henson and collaborators like Frank Oz, or of smart business decisions, or of sheer dumb luck," writes this paper's film critic Stephanie Zacharek in her review of Muppets Most Wanted. "It's simply that the Muppets...
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  • St. Patrick's Day 2014 in Dogtown
    The annual St. Patrick's Day celebration on March 17, 2014, brought out everybody's Irish sides, with green beer, green tutus and green parade floats filling the streets of Dogtown. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times. See also: 2013 Dogtown St. Patrick's Day Parade, 2013 St....
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  • Nathalie's Serves Farm Fresh Food in the Central West End
    Nathalie’s could quickly go stuffy, but the low-key Voss opts for an eclectic mix of dishes rather than haute cuisine. At first, the menu seemed all over the place, but then I realized that Voss doesn’t need a concept to bring it all together. The ingredients, fresh from Overlook, are the...
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  • How to Enjoy Booze and Tattoos at SXSW
    Everybody who goes to South by Southwest in Austin, Texas comes home with a new favorite band — and some of them, it would appear, came home with a new tattoo. Photographer Nate "Igor" Smith captured fans and musicians, including the Dum Dum Girls, Big Freedia and more. See also: - The...
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  • Party People of Psychotronic 8 at Old Rock House
    Blindfire Entertainment held Psychotronic 8 on March 15, 2014, at Old Rock House. The Riverfront Times swung by just before midnight to grab some photos of the party people in action. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
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  • The Blind Eyes' Farewell Show at Off Broadway
    The Blind Eyes performed its final show March 15, 2014, at Off Broadway. Over the years, the upbeat indie-pop band -- which first made its mark on St. Louis' music scene in 2007 -- became notable for its excellent songwriting and catchy hooks (including earning multiple awards from the...
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  • Jeezy's Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q Revue at 2720 Cherokee
    Jeez Loueez presented Jeezy's Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q Revue on March 14, 2014, with performers from all over the country. Singers, dancers, models and other entertainers kept 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center hopping all evening. Some photos NSFW. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the...
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  • The Famous Faces of the 2014 SXSW Film Festival
    The film festival portion of the South by Southwest festival -- held every March in Austin, Texas -- launched seven years after the music festival, in 1994, and this year, indie stars and newcomers again showed off their latest work. Photographer Nate "Igor" Smith brings back these portraits of...
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  • The Party People of SXSW Interactive
    During the opening weekend of SXSW 2014, photographer Nate "Igor" Smith captured the lights, music and celebs behind two after-hours SXSW Interactive celebrations in Austin: IHeartComix's dance party and the Mobile Movement party hosted by AT&T and VICE's Motherboard. See also: - The Famous...
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  • Operation Food Search's '70s-Themed Party at the Repertory Theatre
    Operation Food Search held Soup, Stews and Casseroles for the Hungry Soul, an evening of food, community and fun, at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis on March 10, 2014. The '70s-themed event raised donations hunger relief efforts while offering guests tasty samples from local chefs and custom...
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  • Spare No Rib Serves North African Street Food in South City
    Lassaad Jeliti clearly remembers his first taste of Mexican food. He was a graduate student at Washington University, working part time at Bar Italia, and one of the cooks brought in tacos for his lunch. “It tasted like home,” the Tunisian expatriate recalls. “The flavors, the salsas, the...
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