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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Rave Jesus Has Landed in St. Louis’ Dutchtown Neighborhood

Posted By on Tue, Dec 18, 2018 at 11:21 AM

He is risen, but sometimes he is also raving. Check out this superfly nativity scene that looks like it was a holiday prop on Tron. Spotted in Dutchtown at Meramec Street and Hydraulic Avenue, this display is actually bright enough to be seen from heaven, which might be the...

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Monday, December 17, 2018

Every New Years Eve 2018 Party Happening in St. Louis

Posted By on Mon, Dec 17, 2018 at 10:21 AM

Whether you're looking for New Queer's Eve or a New Year's Eve cruise, a family-friendly party that features a 6 p.m. toast or a rager that lasts all night, December 31, 2018, promises something for everyone. Some of these parties will sell out fast, so make your plans now....

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Week, December 13 to 17

Posted By on Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 12:11 PM

It's another busy weekend in St. Louis, with art shows, a new documentary from Peter Jackson and a whole lotta Christmas options. Let's get out there and holiday so thoroughly that we sleep through Christmas. 1. Who's a Mean One? Who would want to steal Christmas? Well, if...

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Eagle Days Is Coming and the Scent of Freedom Is in the Air

Posted By on Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 6:42 AM

Eagles are the shit. We are very lucky to have bald eagles as our national animal. Not only are they skilled hunters with sharp-ass talons made to slice your guts right open, but bald eagles are also awesome because lady eagles are 25 percent bigger than the males. In...

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Friday, December 7, 2018

'Beer with a Woman Scientist' Event at Schlafly Brings Good Things Together

Posted By on Fri, Dec 7, 2018 at 10:21 AM

Beer is good. Science is good. Women are good. What else do you need for a successful event, really? Well, some smart scientist figured out this formula and now a “Beer with a Woman Scientist” event is scheduled to go down at the Schlafly Tap Room (2100 Locust Street,...

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Week, December 6 to 11

Posted By on Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 12:15 PM

The major drawback of the holiday season is it's relentless. Everything is Christmas-tinted, to the point that you become fatigued by it all and give up on participating in the festivities. But there's a way to overcome all that: Stop watching TV. If you avoid the barrage of commercials that...

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St. Louis Mystery Solved: How They Put That Bow on the Science Center

Posted By on Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 6:06 AM

It doesn’t feel like Christmas in St. Louis until the big red bow goes up on the St. Louis Science Center’s James S. McDonnell Planetarium (5050 Oakland Ave., 314-289-4400). It’s a local winter tradition as ingrained as gleefully sledding down Art Hill or cursing this godforsaken tundra as you...

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Friday, November 30, 2018

Annual Display of Rare Anatomical Texts Brings Weirdos to Wash U

Posted By on Fri, Nov 30, 2018 at 9:07 AM

As if academia didn’t attract enough Grade-A weirdos already, now Washington University (1 Brookings Dr., 314-935-5000) is inviting in weirdos from outside to come and gawk at their creepy old books. If you’re into those macabre serial killer podcasts or you want to see some real life Dexter stuff,...

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Week, November 29 to December 5

Posted By on Thu, Nov 29, 2018 at 10:40 AM

It's the end of November as we know and it feels fine. Let's embark on the beglitzed nightmare that is December with good cheer, for soon it too shall pass. In the meantime, enjoy the stage adaptation of Jean Shepherd's beloved film, a journey into the stop-motion world of Rankin/Bass...

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Monday, November 26, 2018

For Winning MetroScapes Artists, the Gallery Is a St. Louis Bus Stop

Posted By on Mon, Nov 26, 2018 at 6:49 AM

Some artists dream of selling a piece to wealthy collectors. Others dream of being shown at prestigious galleries. But the ten artists chosen in Metro Transit's annual MetroScapes competition will have their work seen by a much bigger audience. Not only were the winning pieces revealed at a Third...

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