The RFT's March 2013 in Photos

This month: A St. Louis boxer squares off against Don King, meet St. Louis' own human cannonball, step inside a haunted house convention, then step inside a comic book convention, then see comic book burlesque. After that, hop over to the 30th anniversary edition of the Mr. Missouri Leather competition, or visit with juggaos, then head to Texas for South by Southwest. Visit the Pageant for Tegan and Sara and Major Lazer. Let's not forget about your usual fill of excellent restaurant photography. And of course, there's the annual St. Patrick's Day party in Dogtown. Here's your March 2013 month-in-photos: A lot of old favorites but plenty of new sights to keep you coming back. Curated by Nick Lucchesi.
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The stereotype of comic book readers as overweight, nerdy men has been pounded into bits since Comic Book Guy made his debut on The Simpsons more than twenty years ago. See more photos of the women of Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con.
Jon Gitchoff
The stereotype of comic book readers as overweight, nerdy men has been pounded into bits since Comic Book Guy made his debut on The Simpsons more than twenty years ago. See more photos of the women of Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con.
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Spotted at Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con on March 23, 2013. See more photos from Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con.
Jon Gitchoff
Spotted at Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con on March 23, 2013. See more photos from Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con.
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In honor of the first ever Wizard World Comic Con in St. Louis, The Randy Dandies performed a dazzling evening of comic book burlesque featuring all your favorite superheroes stripping down at The Factory (1128 Washington Ave). See more photos from a Comic Strip at the Factory.
Jon Gitchoff
In honor of the first ever Wizard World Comic Con in St. Louis, The Randy Dandies performed a dazzling evening of comic book burlesque featuring all your favorite superheroes stripping down at The Factory (1128 Washington Ave). See more photos from a Comic Strip at the Factory.
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Spring Breakers: One of our spring break movies to watch if you didn't go on spring break.
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Spring Breakers: One of our 4 of 75
Not even a dreary forecast of freezing rain could keep Dogtown from celebrating St. Patrick's Day with their annual parade with plenty of beer and beads. See more photos from the 2013 Dogtown St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Jon Gitchoff
Not even a dreary forecast of freezing rain could keep Dogtown from celebrating St. Patrick's Day with their annual parade with plenty of beer and beads. See more photos from the 2013 Dogtown St. Patrick's Day Parade.
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The stereotype of comic book readers as overweight, nerdy men has been pounded into bits since Comic Book Guy made his debut on The Simpsons more than twenty years ago. See more photos of the women of Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con.
Jon Gitchoff
The stereotype of comic book readers as overweight, nerdy men has been pounded into bits since Comic Book Guy made his debut on The Simpsons more than twenty years ago. See more photos of the women of Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con.
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Meet St. Louis' own Elliana Grace, Human Cannonball. Read our March 21 cover story.
Courtesy Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
Meet St. Louis' own Elliana Grace, Human Cannonball. Read our 8 of 75
The Gateway Pole Dance Competition was held at Koken Art Factory (2500 Ohio Ave.) on Saturday, March 2, 2013. See more photos from the Gateway Pole Dance Competition, 2013 (NSFW).
Steve Truesdell
The Gateway Pole Dance Competition was held at Koken Art Factory (2500 Ohio Ave.) on Saturday, March 2, 2013. See more photos from the Gateway Pole Dance Competition, 2013 (NSFW).
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M. Blash & Chloe Sevigny from The Wait. See more faces from the 2013 South by Southwest Film Festival.
Nate "Igor" Smith
M. Blash & Chloe Sevigny from The Wait. See more 11 of 75
Taylor Swift returned to St. Louis on March 18, 2013 for the first of a two-night stay in the city, bringing with her openers Ed Sheeran and Brett Eldredge for shows at the Scottrade Center (1401 Clark Avenue). See more Taylor Swift St. Louis photos.
Todd Owyoung
Taylor Swift returned to St. Louis on March 18, 2013 for the first of a two-night stay in the city, bringing with her openers Ed Sheeran and Brett Eldredge for shows at the Scottrade Center (1401 Clark Avenue). See more Taylor Swift St. Louis photos.
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Touring in support of its newest album, The 2nd Law, British rock trio Muse packed the Chaifetz Arena (1 S. Compton Ave) on Friday, March 8, 2013. See more photos of Muse in St. Louis.
Jon Gitchoff
Touring in support of its newest album, The 2nd Law, British rock trio Muse packed the Chaifetz Arena (1 S. Compton Ave) on Friday, March 8, 2013. See more photos of Muse in St. Louis.
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The stereotype of comic book readers as overweight, nerdy men has been pounded into bits since Comic Book Guy made his debut on The Simpsons more than twenty years ago. See more photos of the women of Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con.
Jon Gitchoff
The stereotype of comic book readers as overweight, nerdy men has been pounded into bits since Comic Book Guy made his debut on The Simpsons more than twenty years ago. See more photos of the women of Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con.
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On March 2, the Downtown St. Louis Idiotarod paid tribute to the Alaskan Iditarod by having participants swap sleds and dogs for shopping carts and people in a race that benefits Operation Food Search. See more photos from the 2013 St .Louis Idiotarod.
Jon Gitchoff
On March 2, the Downtown St. Louis Idiotarod paid tribute to the Alaskan Iditarod by having participants swap sleds and dogs for shopping carts and people in a race that benefits Operation Food Search. See more photos from the 2013 St .Louis Idiotarod.
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Not even a dreary forecast of freezing rain could keep Dogtown from celebrating St. Patrick's Day with their annual parade with plenty of beer and beads. See more photos from the 2013 Dogtown St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Jon Gitchoff
Not even a dreary forecast of freezing rain could keep Dogtown from celebrating St. Patrick's Day with their annual parade with plenty of beer and beads. See more photos from the 2013 Dogtown St. Patrick's Day Parade.
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Eric Wareheim. . See more of the Faces of SXSW Interactive 2013.
Nate "Igor" Smith
Eric Wareheim. . See more of the Faces of SXSW Interactive 2013.
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Boxer Ryan Coyne squares off against his toughest opponent yet, the legendary promoter Don King. Read our March 14 cover story.
Courtesy of Ryan Coyne
Boxer Ryan Coyne squares off against his toughest opponent yet, the legendary promoter Don King. Read our March 14 cover story.
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Canadian indie rock band Tegan and Sara returned to St. Louis on Sunday, March 10, 2013. See more Tegan and Sara St. Louis photos.
Todd Owyoung
Canadian indie rock band Tegan and Sara returned to St. Louis on Sunday, March 10, 2013. See more Tegan and Sara St. Louis photos.
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