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  • Michael Brown and Ferguson: The Story in Photos
    On Saturday, August 9, 2014, eighteen-year-old Michael Brown was walking with a friend on the 2900 block of Canfield Drive in Ferguson, Missouri, when the two came across a Ferguson police officer. What happened next is unclear, but after a series of gunshots, Michael Brown was lying face down...
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  • Wiz Khalifa, Jeezy Pay Tribute to Michael Brown at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
    Rapper Wiz Khalifa brought his "Under the Influence of Music" tour to Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on August 12, 2014, proving that music can bring some comfort during troubled times. Khalifa and co-performers Jeezy, DJ Drama and more commented on the region's tension caused by the recent...
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  • Death in the Afternoon Serves Lunch at Downtown St. Louis' Citygarden
    The name is a bit perplexing at first. Death in the Afternoon is an Ernest Hemingway novel about bullfighting, but the cuisine is not Spanish. It’s also the name of an absinthe and Champagne cocktail, even though there is no cocktail program (yet). But perhaps “death” refers to killing time,...
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  • Miley Cyrus Brings the 'Bangerz' Tour to Scottrade Center
    After a five-year absence, Miley Cyrus finally returned to St. Louis on August 10, 2014, for her "Bangerz" tour. After cancelling her original Scottrade Center date due to illness, the controversial pop star ignored her Hannah Montana days in favor of a more mature, outspoken persona. Lily...
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  • Mud and Mayhem at the 2014 Warrior Dash
    Beer and mud were incentive enough for competitors in this year's Warrior Dash on August 9, 2014. Thousands of "Warriors" gave their all in the the 5K obstacle course of mud holes, fire pits and rope challenges. Photos by Steve Truesdell for the Riverfront Times.
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  • Arch Rival Roller Girls Rumble in Queeny Park
    Roller derby has been picking up speed as one of the coolest sports to watch in St. Louis. On August 9, 2014, the Arch Rival Roller Girls doubled that pleasure, with the league taking on the Ohio Roller Girls in two bouts at Queeny Park in Ballwin. The ARRG All-Stars beat Ohio 160-153, while...
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  • Flower-Powered Fashion at Missouri Botanical Garden
    Couture gowns made of flowers? No, it wasn't a Project Runway challenge. On August 8, 2014, the Missouri Botanical Garden hosted "Savage Botanicals," a high-fashion show with unique designs inspired by the legendary Alexander McQueen. Photos by Theo Welling for the Riverfront Times. See...
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  • Spacing Out to Cosmic Gate in Europe Night Club
    Revelers at Europe Night Club went on an intergalactic journey on August 8, 2014, when German duo Cosmic Gate spun trance and EDM tunes. SlantE, Frizzy and Benson&Benson spun the night's opening sets. Photos by Micah Usher for the Riverfront Times.
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  • The Best St. Louis Food and Drink Events of 2014 (So Far!)
    St. Louis, you've certainly proven that you're a hungry city. From crawfish to pizza, from beer to coffee, plenty of Gateway City events have catered to keeping tummies full of nourishment and glee. Check out photos from our favorite feasts and pours thus far in 2014.
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  • Pizzeria Mia Serves Italian American Favorites in the Central West End
    The restaurant occupies a storefront that used to be a travel agency on the corner of Maryland and Taylor avenues in the Central West End, and it doesn’t seem like much has changed in the way of décor since then. The yellow walls, painted with an antiqued effect, are dotted with conference-room...
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  • Lez Dance Beach Party at 2720 Cherokee
    Lez Dance threw a hell of a beach bash on August 1, 2014 -- and it may have been the only party in St. Louis that combined strobe-light sunbathing with masterful pole dancing. 2720 Cherokee attracted bikini babes, sailors and dancers of all types who were interested in one thing: fun in the...
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  • Behind the Scenes of 'Grease' at the Muny in Forest Park
    The ever-popular Grease kicked off its nine-day run at the Muny on July 31, 2014. The musical, which features The Office star Phyllis Smith as lead teacher Miss Lynch, focuses on what happens when a "good girl" and a "bad boy" fall in love in the 1950s. Grease runs nightly through August...
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