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    PICTURES: 2015 Soulard Mardi Gras part2

    When you say Mardi Gras in St. Louis, most think of Soulard, home to one of the largest Mardi Gras celebrations outside of New Orleans. With over 100 floats, thousands of revelers and millions of beads, there was likely something for everyone.

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    PICTURES: 2015 Soulard Mardi Gras part1

    When you say Mardi Gras in St. Louis, most think of Soulard, home to one of the largest Mardi Gras celebrations outside of New Orleans. With over 100 floats, thousands of revelers and millions of beads, there was likely something for everyone.  

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    PICTURES: 2015 Mardi Gras Mayor’s Ball

    One of the year’s most anticipated social events, The Mayor’s Ball is hosted by Mayor Francis Slay and the Mardi Gras Foundation in the Rotunda of St. Louis City Hall. This black tie gala featured food, cocktails, dancing, and entertainment by That 80’s Band. Proceeds from the Ball benefit the Mardi Gras Foundation, which has made community grants to improve Soulard and downtown since 2003.

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    PICTURES: 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Beggin’ Pet Parade

    Thousands of costumed pets and animal lovers gathered in Soulard for the Annual Mardi Gras Beggin’ Pet Parade with Grand Marshall, Tony La Russa. After the parade, dozens of Dachshunds competed in the PetSmart Wiener Dog Race followed by a concert from the Blues Traveller.

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    PICTURES: No Pants MetroLink Ride 2015

    Forget about the cold and forget about the pants… Saturday evening STL Improv Anywhere hosted and embarked on the 5th Annual No Pants MetroLink Ride. Riders (sans pants) were asked to board at the station of their choice then meet at Pi Pizzeria downtown on Washington Avenue for a pantsless celebration.

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    PICTURES: STL Motorcycle Show

    Motorcycle enthusiasts rejoice! The Inaugural STL Motorcycle Show rolled into America’s Center representing 13 bike manufacturers and 40 on-site vendors for the thousands of attendees to peruse. The show also showcased five-time AMA/NATC Trials PRO National Champion trial rider Pat Smage on the main stage.

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    PICTURES: El Monstero at The Pageant

    The Definitive Pink Floyd Tribute Experience, St. Louis’ own El Monstero entertained thousands during several sold-out shows this December at The Pageant. The concert features the music of Pink Floyd, aerial performers, laser light show, pyrotechnics and more.

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    PICTURES: The Ugly Sweater 5K Run 2014

    Hundreds of runners donned their gay apparel (in the form of ugly sweaters) for The Ugly Sweater 5K Run in Forest Park. Participants were treated to hot chocolate, Samuel Adams drinks, contests and games. The Ugly Sweater Run has partnered with Save the Children, a child advocacy nonprofit organization.

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    PICTURES: Randy Dandies present A Burly Space Odyssey

    The Randy Dandies troupe gave Sci-Fi fans at the Ready Room an Odyssey of epic proportions featuring spoofs from favorite space adventures such as Firefly, Star Trek, Star Wars, Men in Black, and many more…

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    PICTURES: Adrian Belew Power Trio at the Old Rock House

    Adrian Belew brought his Power Trio to the Old Rock House Friday night. Featuring Julie Slick on Bass and Tobias Ralph on drums, the group delighted fans with songs from Belew’s solo career as well as several from his King Crimson years. Discovered by Frank Zappa, Belew has played with such well known artists as David Bowie, Talking Heads, Paul Simon and King Crimson

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    PICTURES: Leather and Lace Biker Society Ball 2014

    The Casa Loma Ballroom was alive with revelry Saturday night for the 23rd Annual Leather & Lace Biker Society Ball. Hosted by Katy Kruze, the evening featured live music from Super Jam plus competitions for best clad men and women in leather or lace.

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    PICTURES: St. Louis Old School Tattoo Expo 2014

    The 10th Annual St. Louis Old School Tattoo Expo is 3 days of tattooing from some of the best tattoo artists from around the world. The weekend event features contests, seminars and how-to presentations.

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