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  • The B-52s at the Gateway Arch, 7/4/2010
    All in all, the crowd was receptive and had fun. There were lots of folks gettin' down, while whole familes took photos of said folks while laughing; in general, good times were had. People seemed to "get" the B-52s, with the exception of the confused gentleman who walked past me and said,...
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  • Clownvis All American BBQ at the Atomic Cowboy
    What's more American than BBQ, beer, a mechanical bull, and a hybrid Elvis-clown? Probably a lot of things, but these partygoers still celebrated the Fourth with some serious moxie. Featuring music from The Hooten Hallers and Kentucky Knife Fight as well as a dunk tank and a full-scale Clownvis...
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  • Grease, Gears and Grooves, 7/3/2010
    Hot rod and custom motorcycle enthusiasts converged on the streets outside of the Atomic Cowboy to enjoy a unique showcase of cars and bikes. Sponsored by Atomic Cowboy, Iron Age Tattoo and Full Throttle Midwest Magazine, the event also included live music, food, and a pin-up girl contest....
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  • Haiti: Four Months After the Earthquake
    Here on Haiti's northern coast, 150 miles from Port-au-Prince, life goes on in the country's second largest city, much as it did before last January's earthquake, and another working day has begun. Continue reading Aimee Levitt's story about a St. Louis pediatrician battling child malnutrition...
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  • St. Louis Pediatrician Battles Child Malnutrition in Haiti
    Inside Justinien's pediatrics ward, high barred windows keep out the harsh morning light, and thick concrete walls seal off the noise. Hot, humid air settles over rows of cribs where babies, some attached to IV drips, lie near watchful mothers. Continue reading Aimee Levitt's feature. Photos by...
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  • True Gritz: Does Mojo Have What It Takes?
    Owner and chef Eric Erhard has logged time at several area restaurants: Annie Gunn's, Harvest and Boogaloo. The influence of Boogaloo is apparent at Mojo. Here too there are Caribbean and Latin American influences, and here too the dishes are presented as small plates. Continue reading Ian...
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  • June 2010 in Photos (NSFW)
    Barbecue, outdoor theater, naked bike riders, the Pride parade and more -- June was the month to be outdoors in St. Louis, as many of us refused to be defeated by crushing humidity. Curated by Steve Hardy.
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  • 2010 PrideFest Parade
    The annual St. Louis Pride parade made its way down South Grand on Sunday, as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community -- and their straight allies -- not only partied, but raised awareness about their community's causes, and both social and political. Photographs and...
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  • Tool at Family Arena, 6/26/10
    Among its other virtues, Tool's sold-out concert at the Family Arena last night answered one of life's Big Questions: Can an art-metal band that thrives on obscurity still get 11,000 people to stand and shout without pause in one place for two straight hours? "Whatever is going on out there has...
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  • Soccer Fans and the Mayor at Amsterdam Tavern, 6/26/10
    Soccer bar Amsterdam Tavern on Morgan Ford was packed inside and out on Saturday for the US vs. Ghana World Cup game. Soccer fans began drinking early Saturday morning and continued through the game. The US lost 2-1 to Ghana in extra time. Photos by Egan O'Keefe.
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  • 'Beyond XY' (NSFW)
    With the new exhibit Beyond XY: Four Photographers Explore the Masculine Continuum, the phd Gallery (2300 Cherokee Street) takes a close, celebratory look at gender identity and "maleness." The show, which coincides with PrideFest 2010, opens with a free public reception from 7 to 10 p.m. on...
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  • Passion Pit at the Pageant, 6/23/10
    Someone sprinkled fairy dust on the Pageant last night. There's no other explanation for it, and not enough superlatives exist to describe the sold-out Passion Pit/Tokyo Police Club/Brahms show last night. I did see a girl with a wand -- maybe she was responsible for generating the most vim and...
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