May 24, 2008

'80s Yuppie Prom at Rue 13, Zombie Rock 'n' Roll Prom at Way Out Club, 5/23/08

What does one do at that awkward age between high school prom attendance and seeing one's own kids to prom? Go to an adult prom, of course! Those booze-happy, theme-heavy events are popular this time of year and two were held Saturday night in St. Louis. The "Zombie Prom" at the Way Out Club in south St. Louis and the "'80s Yuppie Prom" at Rue 13 downtown drew out dancers looking for spiked punch.
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Zombie prommers at the Way Out Club.
By Nick Lucchesi
Zombie prommers at the Way Out Club.
'80s Yuppie Prom at Rue 13, Zombie Rock 'n' Roll Prom at Way Out Club, 5/23/08
By Nick Lucchesi
About a dozen people actually wore face-whitening corpse paint, while the rest were content to just act like zombies if not look like them.
By Nick Lucchesi
About a dozen people actually wore face-whitening corpse paint, while the rest were content to just act like zombies if not look like them.
Cheers! The least this zombie on the left could do is pretend he wants to  eat the brains of his two friends here.
By Nick Lucchesi
Cheers! The least this zombie on the left could do is pretend he wants to eat the brains of his two friends here.
No Zombie makeup whatsoever.
By Nick Lucchesi
No Zombie makeup whatsoever.
These two lived up the "Zombie Prom" title of the night, complete with the suit coats and corpse paint.
By Nick Lucchesi
These two lived up the "Zombie Prom" title of the night, complete with the suit coats and corpse paint.
'80s Yuppie Prom at Rue 13, Zombie Rock 'n' Roll Prom at Way Out Club, 5/23/08
By Nick Lucchesi
'80s Yuppie Prom at Rue 13, Zombie Rock 'n' Roll Prom at Way Out Club, 5/23/08
By Nick Lucchesi
And now we're off to Rue 13 on shiny Washington Avenue. That 80's Club, a weekly theme night, was in full swing about midnight.
By Nick Lucchesi
And now we're off to Rue 13 on shiny Washington Avenue. That 80's Club, a weekly theme night, was in full swing about midnight.
This trio was very much into the theme of '80s prom night. Posh.
By Nick Lucchesi
This trio was very much into the theme of '80s prom night. Posh.