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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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  • The Luminary's Grand-Opening Party on Cherokee Street
    After moving from its original location in Tower Grove neighborhood, the Luminary opened its new space at 2701 Cherokee Street on May 17, 2014, with a free grand opening party featuring music, art auctions and more. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times. See also: - The Luminary...
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  • "Apocalyptic Wonderland" at the Contemporary Art Museum
    What is left when all is lost? "Apocalyptic Wonderland," the first in a series of highly visual events produced by Fête, explored the question May 17, 2014, at the Contemporary Art Museum. Through performing and fine art, high fashion and music, the event took attendees on a transformative...
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  • Busch Stadium Hosts Nathan's Famous Hot Dog-Eating Contest
    Revered frankfurter purveyor Nathan's Famous brought its well-known hot dog-eating contest to Busch Stadium May 17, 2014. A qualifying round for the international contest that will be held on Independence Day in Coney Island, New York, this weekend's event at Busch crowned one man and one woman...
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  • Slayer, Well, Slays at the Pageant
    Hair was flying and heads were banging as Slayer brought metal and mayhem to the Pageant on May 15, 2014. Punk classic Suicidal Tendencies and Exodus opened the evening for a sold-out house. Photos by Steve Truesdell for the Riverfront Times.
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  • KDHX Midwest Mayhem 2014 at City Museum
    88.1 FM KDHX, STL's favorite independent radio station, held its annual Midwest Mayhem event May 15, 2014. We swung by to catch sets from Kentucky Knife Fight, Jon Hardy and the Public and Doorway and capped off our evening with some burlesque. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront...
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  • The Tattooed Dog Serves Delicious Burgers and More in Wentzville
    Chef and owner Josh Lemmon reimagined his successful Burger, INK food truck as a brick-and-mortar eatery, and the colorful vehicle is moored in the parking lot awaiting a buyer. It’s an odd location for a new restaurant — its neighbors are a biker bar, an old motel and a cemetery. The interior...
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  • Tower Grove Better Block Festival
    Warm weather means block parties, and Tower Grove Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation took full advantage of a sunny day on May 10, 2014, to bring food, music and art to the 3200 block of Morganford. The Tower Grove Better Block festival produced pop-up shops in vacant retail spaces...
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  • The Crowdsurfers of Pointfest 2014
    Fans rocked out during Pointfest 32 on May 10, 2014, at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. We caught the festival's most ambitious crowdsurfers, riding the wave to the music of Queens of the Stone Age, the Offspring, Neon Trees, AFI, †††, the Airborne Toxic Event and more. Photos by Jason Stoff...
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