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Monday, December 15, 2008

Over the Weekend: The Faint, El Borracho Cantina, Pangea Reunion

Posted By on Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 9:51 AM

A sheet of ice on the ground and the closure of the eastern leg of Highway 40? Sounds like a wonderful way to start the week.

Here's what you might have missed over the weekend.

The Faint at the Pageant
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Because of the band's futuristic bent, it's also easy to forget just how fantastic it is live. That became quite clear during the Faint's Friday night Pageant show. As a creeping-footsteps low-end and throbbing beats signaled "Agenda Suicide," the pit in front of the stage sprang to life; it positively exploded for the clashing sideways guitars of the second song, "Dropkick the Punks." Read More


El Borracho Mexican Cantina: Sneak Preview
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Slide Show

The El Borracho Mexican Cantina, a lounge and restaurant on Locust Street, occupies the former space held by Nectar. The establishment held a preview night Saturday. We have a slide show from the event.

Pangea Reunion
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Also on Saturday night, St. Louis hip hop duo Pangea had a reunion of sorts at a south city house party. Other local luminaries peformed as well, including Black Spade (pictured.) Keegan Hamilton has a full review and photos from the show.

Here's what's going on this week: RFT Calendar.

- Nick Lucchesi

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