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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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  • 2010 World Naked Bike Ride in St. Louis (NSFW)
    On June 19, hundreds of cyclists went as bare and they could and rode through South City as part of a rolling protest and to raise awareness on the world's dependency on oil. The ride began and ended on South Grand with the after-party at late-night bar Mangia Italiano, with music by the Nebula...
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  • South Grand's Al Waha is First Bedouin Restaurant in Midwest
    This is the first Bedouin restaurant in St. Louis. It claims to be the first Bedouin restaurant anywhere in the Midwest, which I'm inclined to believe, some (by no means exhaustive) Internet sleuthing having turned up only one other Bedouin restaurant in the entire United States, a place in...
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  • 2010 RFT Music Awards Winners
    You voted for your favorite local music acts and we're here to announce the winners of the readers' poll for the 2010 Riverfront Times Music Awards. Read about all the nominees in "2010 Music Showcase: 1 night, 50+ bands, 5 bucks this Saturday on Wash. Ave."
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  • RFT Music Awards Party at the Tap Room, 6/23/10
    Musicians and their fans (and moms, in some cases) converged on the Schlafly Tap Room on Tuesday night for the RFT Music Awards party, where the results of our music readers' poll were announced. Cassie Morgan & the Lonely Pine, the Blind Eyes and the Funky Butt Brass Band provided the music....
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  • Blitzen Trapper at Off Broadway, 6/21/10
    "Sweat," remarked Marty Marquis, guitarist for Portland, Oregon's Blitzen Trapper, "does bring us together." Due to the heat, the band took numerous towel-off breaks during its show last night at Off Broadway. Continue reading Matthew Jackson's review of last night's show. Photos by Jon Gitchoff.
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  • Drinking Bargain Wines at STL Uncorked, 6/19/10
    Drinkers braved the shirt-soaking humidity on Saturday, armed with glasses of wine and strong appetites at St. Louis Uncorked Wine & Music Festival. Photographer Nick Schnelle brings back these photos.
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  • Pajama Jam at Koken Art Factory
    "Pajama Jam," an "Urban Camp Experience to celebrate the Summer Solstice," was held from 7 p.m. June 19 to 7 a.m. June 20, attracted a few hundred revelers who stayed up all night. Live music, DJ's and burlesque dancing were the main attractions. Photographer Lee Harris brings back these photos.
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  • Jay Farrar at the Old Rock House, 6/17/10
    Jay Farrar barely flinched from the heat as he plowed through a 100-minute set last night, loaded with Son Volt's recent catalog and a few classics in front of a sold-out crowd at the Old Rock House. Continue reading Robin Wheeler's review. Photos by Jason Stoff.
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  • Immersed in Ink Tattoo Tour
    The traveling tattoo show tour dubbed "Immersed In Ink" stopped in St. Louis on June 11-13, 2010 at the Millennium Hotel downtown. Besides the tattooing, there was body modification and suspension. Be careful, some photos make you queasy. Photos by Crystal Rolfe.
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  • Plush Pig Barbeque: Can This Porker Fly?
    Step into the second incarnation of Plush Pig Barbeque, which opened in March in Rock Hill after closing its Clayton location late last year. Read Ian Froeb's full review of Plush Pig. Photos by Jennifer Silverberg.
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  • ArtCrank Poster Show at Atomic Cowboy
    Bicycle-inspired original artwork by local artists was on display and for sale on June 12, 2010 at the Atomic Cowboy, in conjunction with the Tour de Grove bicycle race. Lee Harris was there and brings back these photos.
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