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  • 5th Annual Snow Ball Warms Up the Moonrise Hotel
    The Moonrise Hotel was a "Frozen" wonderland on January 16, 2015, and nobody wanted to "Let It Go." The Delmar Loop hotel hosted the fifth-annual Snow Ball as a kick-off party to the weekend's traditional Ice Carnival. Master of Ceremonies Joe Edwards welcomed the guests, many of whom wore...
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  • WWE Live Brings Wrestling Heroes to Scottrade Center
    Everyone's favorite (and loathed) wrestling superstars butted heads, elbows, knees and everything in between when World Wrestling Entertainment brought its WWE Live tour to Scottrade Center on January 16, 2015. The event featured a steel cage match between John Cena and Seth Rollins and...
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  • 2015 Oscar Best Picture Nominees
    Announced again in the pre-dawn hours in Los Angeles—this year by actor Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs—were the nominations of eight films out of a possible ten for the Best Picture Academy Award. Also announced on Thursday, January 15 were the nominees in 23 other...
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  • No Pants Subway Rides Across America, 2015
    What started 14 years ago in New York has spread across the globe: The No Pants Subway Ride, started by social pranksters Improv Everywhere, again attempted to get as many people as possible to dispense with their pants while keeping a straight face on the city's public transportation lines....
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  • No-Pants MetroLink Ride 2015 in St. Louis
    Always trying to bring artful disruption to someone's day, STL Improv Anywhere held its fifth-annual No-Pants MetroLink Ride on January 10, 2015. Daring participants convened throughout Metro's light-rail system, surprising riders with their attention to detail in porting textbooks, newspapers,...
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  • Horsin' Around at the Lone Star Rodeo at Family Arena
    Cowboys certainly don't get the blues when they're with the Lone Star Rodeo. Riders sped around the Family Arena on January 9, 2015, on fast horses and bucking bulls, giving St. Louis a taste of the Old West and celebrating America. Performers also showed off while roping calves, wrestling...
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  • Crystal City Underground Kayak Tour
    Less than an hour south of St. Louis, retired military man Don Marsan conducts kayak tours of the 150-acre submerged lake that is part of an abandoned Pittsburgh Plate Glass silica mine that's now the Crystal City Underground subterranean entertainment and sports complex. Read Danny...
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  • Gamers Crush $20,000 Halo 2 Tournament
    Who knew that the fate of the world would be decided in St. Louis? Well, the "Halo" world, that is. Ultimate Gaming Championship brought its "Halo 2" tournament to the Hilton St. Louis Airport Hotel for a three day videogame stint that ended January 4, 2015. Teams with names like "MY LiL...
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  • The Feed, Strange Owls, More Play Plush's Final Show
    One of St. Louis' most eclectic music venues, Plush bid the city adieu on January 3 with an evening of live music and discounted booze. After a nearly three-year run, the bar/restaurant/creative space announced its relatively sudden closing in a December 23 Facebook update. The ambitious...
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  • Fetish Fun at the Bad Dog on New Year's Eve (NSFW)
    On New Year's Eve, Bad Dog Bar & Grill owners Jim Mausteller and Bob Suggs called it quits the only way they knew how -- with a wild party full of fetishes and fire. Mausteller and Suggs ended their longtime ownership of the popular gay bar by bringing burlesque dancers, puppy spankers and fire...
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  • Balls, Bulls and Backes for NYE at Ballpark Village
    Ballpark Village celebrated its first-ever New Year's Eve in style. St. Louis Blues captain David Backes helped count down to midnight as BPV's giant ball dropped, local cover band Feel Good Inc. played everyone's favorite tunes and daring revelers tried their luck on the mechanical...
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  • Partying and Protests Ring in 2015 at the Hyatt Regency
    The Hyatt Regency's New Year's Eve blowout was music to St. Louis' ears, with live tunes by Dr. Zhivegas (celebrating its twentieth anniversary), Tess Boyer (the Glen Carbon, Illinois, gal who was featured on The Voice) and the Smash Band. Not all was calm, though, as protesters gathered on...
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