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  • Rain Can't Dampen Cardinals Fever During Home Opener
    Not even Mother Nature could stop St. Louis from celebrating the St. Louis Cardinals' home opener of the 2014 season on April 7, 2014. The Cards took on the Cincinnati Reds in front of a packed Busch Stadium, and plenty of fans fought the drizzle with ponchos and Brock-a-brellas. After all,...
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  • Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con 2014
    Tens of thousands of fans mingled with hundreds of celebrities, writers, artists and merchandise retailers at Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con, April 4-6, 2014. Now in its second year in St. Louis, Wizard World has grown into one of the country's top conventions of pop culture, sci-fi, comic...
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  • Film Fashion at Wizard World 2014
    Thousands of fans at Wizard World St. Louis dressed as their favorite video game, comic book or television characters April 4-6, 2014, but heroes and villains from the film world outnumbered them all. We've collected a few costumed crusaders that play direct roles or are somehow linked to...
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  • Zombies Invade Soulard for Beer
    Sometimes zombies don't want your brains -- they just want your beer. That was the type of undead that invaded Soulard on April 5, 2014, for a pub crawl coordinated by Big Daddy's. The event raised funds for Special Olympics. Photos by Steve Truesdell for the Riverfront Times.
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  • The BASS Cave Vibrates in Crystal City
    Dancers felt the vibrations when Boogie Knights presented One Knight Underground: Light Up the Knight at Crystal City Underground on April 5, 2014. Thousands of party people danced to dubstep, EDM, techno and all manner of electronica in the cave and on the "Boogie Barge." Photos by Jon...
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  • Playful Pillow Fighting in the Park
    No one was sleeping, but STL Improv Anywhere's pillow fight was like a slumber party gone wild anyway. The group held its third annual International Pillow Fight Day in Tower Grove Park on April 5, 2014, complete with costumes and special challenges, in addition to having participants simply...
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  • Of Montreal Marks Debut of New Venue the Ready Room
    St. Louis' newest venue the Ready Room made its debut April 2, 2014, with an impressive show by headliner Of Montreal and opening acts Ortolan and the Gateway City's own Middle Class Fashion. Working diligently, the Ready Room staff installed finishing touches on the 800-capacity space until...
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  • Gary Numan at the Firebird
    The venerable Gary Numan performed a sold-out show at the Firebird April 2, 2014. Fans from Numan's "Cars" popularity of the early '80s mingled with newer devotees of his recent industrial music, and the electronic pioneer treated both camps to one hell of a show. Big Black Delta and Roman...
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  • The New Restaurants of February and March 2014
    Every month, Gut Check explores St. Louis' best new restaurants through the "First Look" series, which featured scenes of food, drinks and decor at 10 new places this month. Click through for scenes from each. All photos by RFT Clubs Editor Mabel Suen. For a look at more new restaurants,...
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  • WildSmoke Serves Delicious Barbeque Staples in Creve Coeur
    It could certainly be said that St. Louis is super-saturated with barbecue places, but most of the great spots are decidedly east of Lindbergh Boulevard. Andy and Dee Dee Kohn noticed this void in the west-county dining scene and set out to sate the carnivorous cravings of their suburban...
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  • Ten Enduring Conspiracy Thrillers
    With the approaching release this week of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, many critics, including L.A. Weekly’s own Amy Nicholson, have noted the film’s similarities (starting with the obvious: Robert Redford) to the string of conspiracy thrillers that dominated American cinema during the...
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  • The Fashion of Ultra Music Festival 2014
    Competing with all the lights and sounds at Ultra Music Festival is the loud and colorful fashion the fans bring to the event. This year was no exception. From Speedos to candy colors to Grumpy Cat, Ultra fans wait all year to try to outdo each other and become the talk of the festival grounds....
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