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  • Chuck Berry and Nelly at Kiener Plaza
    On Thursday, July 29, rock legend Chuck Berry performed a free concert at Kiener Plaza in support of St. Louis' bid for the 2012 Democratic National Convention. Local rap star Nelly also showed up as the surprise mystery guest. The event was sponsored and organized by the St. Louis 2012...
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  • July 2010 In Photos
    It was a wild month in St. Louis. The Fourth of July weekend kicked things off with a bang, featuring a custom hot rod and motorcycle showcase, an All-American barbecue hosted by St. Louis' favorite Elvis-impersonating clown and a free B-52s show under the Arch. The music continued throughout...
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  • The Piccadilly at Manhattan: A Neighborhood Gem
    If the Collidas don't greet you as you enter the Piccadilly, it is probably because they are in the kitchen. If you're lucky, Nick Collida will be out back tending the smoker, and smoked prime rib or baby-back ribs will be available as a special. I ordered a whole slab of ribs — partly because...
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  • Fight Club Hump at Halo Bar
    From the same depraved minds that brought you "A Midsummer Night's Cream" party at the Crack Fox comes Fight Club Hump, a celebration of fight, fun and flair that rocked the Halo Bar on Saturday, July 24 in St. Louis. Photos by Lee Harris.
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  • Disney Burlesque and Drag Show at Novak's Bar
    On Monday night, Novak's Bar hosted an all drag king, all Disney show with a little burlesque tossed into the mix. The event featured Mimi Le Yu, Sugar Kane, Buck Wilde, Spike Longwood and others. Photos by Lee Harris.
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  • Cool Tour 2010
    The 2010 Cool Tour rolled into St. Louis on Sunday, July 25 at The Pageant. This metal-leaning summer concert festival featured As I Lay Dying, Underoath, Blessthefall, Cancer Bats and others. Photos by Todd Owyoung.
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  • Pigeon Gate 2010: Kings of Leon in St. Louis
    Along with opening act The Stills, Kings of Leon were scheduled to play in St. Louis on Friday night at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. Unfortunately, Kings of Leon walked off stage after three songs, citing a pigeon infestation as the problem. Photos by Erin Kinsella.
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  • Nelly at Home Nightclub, 7/23/10
    Nelly fans and St. Louis partygoers packed into Home Nightclub on Friday night to celebrate Nelly's ten years in the game at this Crown Royal Black sponsored event, which also featured DJ Sno. Photos by Egan O'Keefe.
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  • City-Wide Open Studios Reception, 7/20/10
    Over 150 local artists and art connoisseurs convened at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis on Tuesday night to kick off Open Studios Week. Featuring media as diverse as taxidermy, firearm mobiles, fruit, children’s toys, and one very specially-endowed crash test dummy, the event showcase...
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  • Mama Josephine's: Southern Home Cookin' At Its Best
    On this visit I order the fried chicken: a leg and a breast, along with two sides and cornbread. Samuelson makes sure I have the time to wait. The restaurant has neither a deep fryer nor a pressure cooker. The chicken is pan-fried to order, which takes at least twenty minutes. Pan-fried...
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  • Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers and Drive-By Truckers at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 7/18/10
    A Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers summer tour is as American as baseball, apple pie and fireworks. Last night at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, the band once again proved why, by turning in a predictably solid set full of familiar hits and musicianship. Continue reading Annie Zaleski's review...
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  • The Little Monsters
    Lady Gaga's fans, affectionately nicknamed Little Monsters by Gaga herself, came out to last night's concert at the Scottrade Center in full pomp and splendor. Bizarre, beautiful and bold, these fans highlight the unique and dedicated spirit of Gaga's following. Photos by Erin Kinsella.
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