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Thursday, October 17, 2019

The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Week, October 17 to 23

Posted By on Thu, Oct 17, 2019 at 2:36 PM

This week's list brings several plays, a pair of art openings and the first of the Halloween onslaught. Enjoy it while it lasts — Christmas season started while you were reading this. 1. Get It Out The Q Collective's Coming Out Play Festival invites playwrights to explore the myriad...

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20 Great Parties Where You can Celebrate Halloween

Posted By on Thu, Oct 17, 2019 at 11:19 AM

October 31 is a Thursday this year, so most of the costumed action takes place on Saturday, October 26 — and that's just more than a week away. Start making that costume and your schedule for that night now with these twenty options. Black Cat Ball: Pride St....

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Arch Apparel's Imo's T-Shirt Line Is Peak St. Louis

Posted By on Tue, Oct 15, 2019 at 11:35 AM

Imo's may be the pizza chain the coasts love to hate, but now you can show your love for Provel cheese right on your t-shirt. Arch Apparel, your favorite St. Louis-inspired brand, has released a whole line of Imo’s-styled apparel. And just like Imo’s, you’re going to want to...

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Friday, October 11, 2019

The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend, October 11 to 15

Posted By on Fri, Oct 11, 2019 at 6:07 AM

It's a weekend packed with pinball wizards, Jersey jabronis, Shakespeare and the return of the maestro, Leonard Slatkin. The weather may be cooler, but the events remain scorching. 1. Can You Hear the Music? Eight years ago, Stray Dog Theatre unleashed its glorious production of The Who's Tommy. It...

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Monday, October 7, 2019

Barktoberfest Returns to Urban Chestnut Because Dogs in Costumes Are the Best

Posted By on Mon, Oct 7, 2019 at 1:21 PM

If you like to sip on craft beer while looking at dogs in costumes (and who doesn’t?) get yourself to Urban Chestnut’s Midtown location (3229 Washington Avenue; 314-222-0143) next Tuesday evening. Urban Chestnut is hosting its eighth annual Barktoberfest on October 15 from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. The...

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Friday, October 4, 2019

The Best Things to Do in St. Louis this Week, October 4 to 9

Posted By on Fri, Oct 4, 2019 at 6:06 AM

Hot on the heels of the RFT's Best of St. Louis issue, here's a shorter list of other bests. Don't fret about the quantity, though; it's the quality of these events that matter. 1. Ol' Ballet Eyes The Saint Louis Ballet (recently selected by RFT readers as the best...

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Monday, September 30, 2019

St. Louis Wheel Opens Today, Movie Nights Start This Weekend

Posted By on Mon, Sep 30, 2019 at 12:53 PM

You’ve watched it climb high into the St. Louis sky, and starting today you can ride the St. Louis Wheel! And not only can you ride this fancy new Ferris wheel, its home at Union Station will soon become your go-to spot for weekend entertainment. Starting this weekend, Union...

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

World’s Ugliest Bike For Sale in the St. Louis Area

Posted By on Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 1:26 PM

If you want to own the ugliest bicycle on the planet Earth, man, do we have the deal for you straight from Facebook Marketplace. Try not to barf as you check out this bike for sale just across the river in Belleville, Illinois. Maybe it’s supposed to be art...

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The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Week, September 26 to October 2

Posted By on Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 6:03 AM

Aw, it's a crazy big week, you guys. Oktoberfest in a circus tent, an exhibition by genius-artists Ai Weiwei and the official start of another St. Louis Blues season. 1. Crying Game Continuing its proud tradition of righting Broadway's wrongs, New Line Theatre rehabilitated John Waters' musical Cry-Baby with...

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Week, September 19 to 23

Posted By on Thu, Sep 19, 2019 at 11:10 AM

It seems like a quick turnaround (because it is), but the St. Louis Blues are back on the ice this weekend. (Preseason hockey is better than off-season.) There are also balloon races, book festivals and bacon. It's a heck of a week. 1. All Shapes The Thelma and Bert...

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