October 01, 2013

September 2013 in Photos

Penquins, chicken wings, new restaurants, music festivals, heavy metal families, EDM mega-stars, punk rockers and a few excellent food festivals -- plus so much more -- are included in this recap of the RFT's September 2013 photography.
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Photographed at Riot Fest in Chicago over the weekend of September 13,15, 2013. See more 2013 Riot Fest: Chicago photos. Photo by Erik Hess.
Photographed at Riot Fest in Chicago over the weekend of September 13,15, 2013. See more 2013 Riot Fest: Chicago photos. Photo by Erik Hess.
Photographed on September 6, the first day of the 2013 edition of the Greater St. Louis Hispanic Festival. See more Greater St. Louis Hispanic Festival photos. Photo by Steve Truesdell.
Photographed on September 6, the first day of the 2013 edition of the Greater St. Louis Hispanic Festival. See more Greater St. Louis Hispanic Festival photos. Photo by Steve Truesdell.
They don't care, they love it. Icona Pop, hotographed on Sunday, September 8 at Lou Fest in Forest Park. See more LouFest 2013 photos.
They don't care, they love it. Icona Pop, hotographed on Sunday, September 8 at Lou Fest in Forest Park. See more LouFest 2013 photos.
Photographed for our "People of LouFest" gallery from the festival, which ran September 7 and 8 in Forest Park. See more LouFest 2013 photos.
Photographed for our "People of LouFest" gallery from the festival, which ran September 7 and 8 in Forest Park. See more LouFest 2013 photos.
Photographed at the "Big Cougar Contest" -- yes, really -- held on September 19, 2013 at St. Charles Harley Davidson. See more Big Cougar Contest photos. Photo by Jon Gitchoff.
Photographed at the "Big Cougar Contest" -- yes, really -- held on September 19, 2013 at St. Charles Harley Davidson. See more Big Cougar Contest photos. Photo by Jon Gitchoff.
These party people were photographed at the "Life in Color" party held outside the Old Rock House downtown on September 22. See more Life in Color: St. Louis photos. Photo by Steve Truesdell.
These party people were photographed at the "Life in Color" party held outside the Old Rock House downtown on September 22. See more Life in Color: St. Louis photos. Photo by Steve Truesdell.
Photographed on the final open weekend for Penguin and Puffin Coast -- closed until 2015 because of construction of a new neighboring polar bear exhibit -- on September 2, 2013. See more Penguin and Puffin Coast at the Saint Louis Zoo photos. Photo by Jon Gitchoff.
Photographed on the final open weekend for Penguin and Puffin Coast -- closed until 2015 because of construction of a new neighboring polar bear exhibit -- on September 2, 2013. See more Penguin and Puffin Coast at the Saint Louis Zoo photos. Photo by Jon Gitchoff.
Photographed for our "People of LouFest" gallery from the festival, which ran September 7 and 8 in Forest Park. See more LouFest 2013 photos.
Photographed for our "People of LouFest" gallery from the festival, which ran September 7 and 8 in Forest Park. See more LouFest 2013 photos.
The family that headbangs together, stays together. Photographed at the Iron Maiden & Megadeth concert on September 8, 2013 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. See more Iron Maiden & Megadeth St. Louis photos. Photo by Todd Owyoung.
The family that headbangs together, stays together. Photographed at the Iron Maiden & Megadeth concert on September 8, 2013 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. See more Iron Maiden & Megadeth St. Louis photos. Photo by Todd Owyoung.
Photographed at the "Big Cougar Contest" -- yes, really -- held on September 19, 2013 at St. Charles Harley Davidson. See more Big Cougar Contest photos. Photo by Jon Gitchoff.
Photographed at the "Big Cougar Contest" -- yes, really -- held on September 19, 2013 at St. Charles Harley Davidson. See more Big Cougar Contest photos. Photo by Jon Gitchoff.