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  • Scenes from Shaw after the Darren Wilson/Michael Brown Grand Jury Decision
    A crowd gathered near MoKaBe's Coffeehouse on South Grand Boulevard on November 24, 2014, to await the grand jury's decision about Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson's actions and intent in his fatal shooting of Michael Brown on August 9. Upon learning that Wilson would not be charged, the...
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  • Anguish, Arson and Tear Gas in Ferguson after Grand Jury Decision
    Tensions were high on November 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri, where thousands gathered near the town's police department to find out if the grand jury would indict officer Darren Wilson for fatally shooting Michael Brown on Canfield Drive on August 9. Upon hearing that there would be no...
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  • Inside the Year's End Ball for Anime St. Louis
    One of St. Louis' foremost anime and cosplay groups got a jump on celebrating 2014 in style. The inaugural Year's End Ball, held November 22, 2014, at the Gateway Center in Collinsville, gathered more than 100 anime appreciators for an evening of food, fun and philanthropy. As part of the...
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  • Randy Dandies Serve Up Sci-Fi Burlesque (NSFW)
    Sci-fi sauciness was the theme of the night when the Randy Dandies presented "Serentitty" on November 22, 2014, at the Ready Room. With a central story built around Joss Whedon's Firefly and Serenity, the burlesque troupe also nodded to Futurama, Spaceballs, Star Trek, Star Wars and other...
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  • Kentucky Knife Fight's Farewell Show at Off Broadway
    After nearly a decade of blending folk, Americana, blues, rock, garage and a smorgasbord of other musical genres, St. Louis' own Kentucky Knife Fight played its final show November 22, 2014, at Off Broadway. The farewell show came on the heels of the band's latest album Hush Hush. Kentucky...
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  • Shaggy at the Ready Room
    Shaggy brought his thrust-inducing Jamaican-fusion sounds to the Ready Room on November 19, 2014, but not without a hiccup. RFT photographer Micah Usher reports that Shaggy's tour bus broke down en route to the show, slightly delaying things and sending some anxious fans to the nearby Taháa...
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  • Mary Ann's Tea Room serves up kitsch and eccentricity in the CWE
    Mary Ann's Tea Room serves up kitsch and eccentricity for ladies who lunch -- the decor alone is a tipoff that this Central West End cafe doesn't take itself too seriously. Chef Ben Herbert's soups are alone worth the trip -- keep an eye out for the butternut squash when you come with Mom and...
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  • RL Grime Fans at Old Rock House
    A blast of wintry weather didn't stop hundreds of RL Grime fans from hitting the Old Rock House on November 15, 2014, to see their idol spin some hip-hop, trap and bass. Read our interview with RL Grime here.
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  • The Art-Covered Bodies at the Old School Tattoo Expo
    Thousands of ink lovers gathered at the Ramada Plaza Hotel downtown for the St. Louis Old School Tattoo Expo, an annual celebration of gorgeous body art, informative seminars and innovative techniques. We visited the three-day affair on November 15, 2014, and found attendees proudly showing off...
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  • Plank Road Pizza paves the way for dining in Cottleville
    From its rustic rafters to repurposed floorboards, Plank Road Pizza gives a knowing nod to Cottleville's history while excelling in contemporary-style pizzas, such as the "St. Charles Street," made with Buffalo chicken and Gorgonzola cheese. The dessert pizzas are also not to be missed. Photos...
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  • The New Pornographers at the Pageant
    Always appreciated during each visit, the New Pornographers performed a sturdy set at the Pageant on November 10, 2014. Fans of all ages -- particularly the ones who have grown up with them -- were quiet and attentive during the show, which was opened by Pains of Being Pure at Heart. Read our...
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  • Cherokee Street Jazz Crawl 2014
    The people of Cherokee Street wore their boogie shoes for the Nevermore Jazz Ball & St. Louis Swing Dance Festival. With classes and events celebrating jazz, blues and swing moves, the weekend event had dancers jumpin', jivin' and wailin'. As part of the fun, local musicians romped down...
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