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SLM Daily September 2013

In L.A., they say every waiter is a really an actor waiting for his or her break. In St. Louis, not every cab driver has his own theater company, a stand-up comedy spiel, and a screenplay that has ... Read more

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October 4: The Lumineers

Courtesy of Chaifetz Arena

By Nancy Curtis and Rosalind Early This October, you can groove in the Grove, laugh it up with Jimmy Fallon, and see rock ‘n’ roll royalty. Here are 10 can't-miss events in October. Read more

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September 27: Diana Krall

Fox Theatre

By Nancy Curtis and Rosalind Early This weekend, chow down at Taste of St. Louis, don your kilt at the Scottish Games, and admire the works of more than 50 artists at Art in the Park. Read more

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Photography courtesy of Gateway Motorsports Park

What appears as simple concrete at Gateway Motorsports Park is in reality a finely tuned exterior that was milliseconds away from setting world records at last year's AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest ... Read more

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Photograph courtesy of Basic Books

This Sunday, Showtime will air the first episode of a new series called Masters of Sex , a show inspired by famed St. Louis researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson. Starring Frost/Nix... Read more

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Being pragmatic when making political judgments on candidates can lead to interesting choices. I met John Edwards and his late wife, Elizabeth, during the 2004 presidential campaign and admired the... Read more

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The city of St. Louis is often vilified for any number of real and imagined shortcomings: faulty schools, frequent crime, uneven neighborhoods... Yet one societal barometer reveals the city is doin... Read more

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By Nancy Curtis and Rosalind Early Whether it’s dancing in the street, gazing at hot-air balloons, or singing along to “All that Jazz,” this weekend offers no shortage of entertainment options. Read more

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Photography Courtesy of Life in Color

Electronic-music fans have a big event to look forward to this weekend. Life In Color , described as "the world's largest paint party," lands at the Old Rock House's parking lot this Saturday. As ... Read more

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On Saturday, an article in the Wall Street Journal titled "Wanted: Jobs for the New 'Lost' Generation" detailed the grim career prospects of many young Americans. It told the stories of two for... Read more

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With the national Powerball pot guaranteed to top $400 million for Wednesday night’s drawing , millions of Americans will buy tickets. The chances of winning are always astronomical. But the o... Read more

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Soccer at its base is simple, cheap to equip, and, if pursued correctly, emphasizes a level of fitness and teamwork that other sports often only suggest. For those reasons and others, a new socc... Read more

Sports

September 13: Kevin James

Peabody Opera House

By Nancy Curtis and Rosalind Early Love beer? This is your weekend. There are two craft-beer festivals—plus comedian Kevin James, singer Michael Bublé, and the beginning of the St. Louis Black Film Fe... Read more

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Photography courtesy of Kelly Martin, Wikipedia Commons

It seems to have escaped local media attention, but the St. Louis Rams' exciting home opener against the Arizona Cardinals was played in front of by far the smallest audience of any of this past w... Read more

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Photography by Mike Bezemek

Each fall, the shore-clinging trail at Council Bluff Lake—two hours south of St. Louis—blazes with turning leaves and enduring riders. Burnin' at the Bluff, which hosts its 10th annual race October... Read more

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On a weekend when two men were shot to death in the city of St. Louis and a spate of shootings left at least nine people wounded in separate attacks, the social media crowd was abuzz with the... Read more

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Photography by Wayne Crosslin/International Institute of St. Louis

Faye Cross and Lacey Watson essentially have the same job, though they approach it from different angles and ages. They are both at the International Institute of St. Louis on South Grand, worki... Read more

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By Nancy Curtis and Rosalind Early Early fall festivals continue this weekend with Art Outside, the Saint Louis Art Fair, and LouFest. Here are the top 5 things not to miss from the SLM calendar: Read more

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Last night's Cardinals game in Cincinnati didn't end until around 11 o'clock, so it's understandable if you went to bed before the final out. But those who stuck around to the end were treated to a... Read more

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Was it just me, or did the Labor Day festivities this past weekend seem quieter than in some previous years? This was not an election year, so politicians drumming up support and belting out long-w... Read more

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