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  • Outdoor Art to Explore in St. Louis
    Now that winter truly is over, St. Louisans have wasted no time soaking up the warm, early-summer weather in many of the region's art-promoting parks. Throughout May 2014, we visited Laumeier Sculpture Park, Forest Park and University City and found art lovers enjoying sculptures, interactive...
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  • The Salted Pig Disappoints in Frontenac
    One would expect anything placed on the moneyed corner of Conway Road and Lindbergh Boulevard in Frontenac to do gangbuster business, but the spot has trouble maintaining a tenant. Coco’s Bakery came first, followed by a hair salon. Mike Faille (of Talayna’s fame) transformed the space into the...
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  • S.L.O.B.S. Rib-Off Gets Deliciously Sloppy at Iron Barley
    S.L.O.B.S. (St. Louis Occasional Barbecue Society) kicked off its new season May 26 with the sixth-annual invitational rib-off outside Iron Barley. A barbecue competition that takes place in different St. Louis locations each month, the 2014 debut event benefited Lift For Life and the...
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  • St. Louis County Greek Fest 2014
    A family tradition for years, the 2014 St. Louis County Greek Fest at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church was a feast for the senses despite a little Memorial Day rain. With live music, a Greek market, folk dancers and -- of course -- plenty of food, it's no wonder the festival was one of our...
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  • Jimmy Tebeau Performs First Post-Prison Show with the Schwag
    Notable Grateful Dead tribute act the Schwag was living the high life May 24, 2014, when the band reunited onstage with its newly released frontman Jimmy Tebeau. The show at the Pageant marked the first time the St. Louis group played together since Tebeau was incarcerated. In 2012, Tebeau...
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  • The March Against Monsanto 2014
    Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the headquarters of Monsanto in Creve Coeur as part of a worldwide march on May 24, 2014. The group rallied against Monsanto's agricultural and business practices. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times. See also: - STORY: Creve Coeur City...
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  • The Eels at the Sheldon
    Mark Oliver Everett returned to St. Louis for the first time in eleven years to play to a rapt audience at the Sheldon Concert Hall & Art Galleries May 23, 2014. He and the Eels performed on a dark, spotlit stage after Chelsea Wolfe opened the evening. Photos by Jason Stoff for the Riverfront...
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  • Riff Raff at the Ready Room
    Riff Raff brought his colorful stage show to the Ready Room May 23, 2014. The tattooed Texas rapper delighted the crowd with rhymes and giant cutouts of celebrity faces. Photos by Theo Welling for the Riverfront Times.
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  • Crawfish Festival at Broadway Oyster Bar
    Broadway Oyster Bar kicked off Memorial Day weekend with its Crawfish Festival May 23, 2014 with roughly 1,000 lbs. of fresh crawfish from Louisiana. The festival continues 1-11 p.m. May 24. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
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  • Shakespeare Festival's Henry V in Forest Park
    The Shakespeare Festival St. Louis has grand plans for its 2014 season in Forest Park, producing both Henry IV and Henry V for its main presentations in Forest Park as well as street performances and education events throughout the year. Henry V debuts Saturday, May 24, 2014, but RFT...
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  • Pizza and Porn at the Crack Fox
    Pizza and porn were perfect partners at the Crack Fox on May 21, 2014. Master Pieza brought the pizza, while the bar served up "Hot and Saucy Pizza Girls," which featured lots of porn-staches plus legendary big man John Holmes erupting to a really bad '70's porn soundtrack....
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  • Corvid's Cafe Serves Quintessential Cafe Fare on the South Side
    Named after a family of birds that includes the magpie (Magdalena’s nickname), Corvid’s is the quintessential corner café with a cozy interior (fireplace, overstuffed couches, local artwork) and sidewalk seating in the warmer months. On any given day, patrons can find Cindy working on her...
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