Wednesday, January 28, 2009

OUT 545--STL TIDBITZ AND MORE!




WASSSUP OUTTOWNERS!
ITS WEDNESDAY
HERRE’S SOME ENTERTAINMENT BITZ THAT HAPPININ THE MISSOURI/ILLINOIS AREA THIS WEEK (BESIDES THE FUN OF WATCHIN THE SNOW AND ICE COEMN DOWN THIS WEEK! LOL) :
Close to 15,000 people poured into the Crestwood mall, arriving as early as 6 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, for an open casting call — vying for 2,100 parts to be an extra in George Clooney's new movie "Up in the Air," which begins filming here this spring. They anticipated the rush and were well organized, handing out tickets just to get in line. The tickets were for specific times.The line to get inside that room wrapped around much of the mall, but because the tickets had times on them, no one was forced to stand in line for more than two to three hours.Once someone arrived at the front of the line, they sat in front of the casting crew for only three to five minutes.The movie will take place, largely, in an airport, on airplanes and in hotels, so the casting crew was looking for business-type travelers and for anyone who might have experience with airline or hotel work
But there were all types. Hipsters. Sexpots. Young people. Old people. Squat, and towering. Lots of men in suits and trench coats, looking the part, with briefcases in hand. Once at the desk, the would-bes were asked a few questions: Could they stand on their feet for 12 or 13 hours at a time? Did they have any experience? When would they be available?


They should also create a reality show: LAST EXTRAS STANDING! LOL

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The United States Senate voted unanimously Monday to delay the deadline for the country's transition to digital television by four months, despite initial resistance from Republicans and objections from the wireless industry.The delay moves the latest date for the switch from analog television broadcasting to digital transmission to June 12 from Feb. 17.

Consumer advocates and Senate Democrats have said a delay is needed in order to accommodate many of the poor, elderly or rural households who are not ready for the switch. Digital layover the Senate has OK’d a delay for four months, until June 12. (The House still has to act.)
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The Board of Aldermen this week will consider a developer’s request for $3.4 million in tax increment financing for a 175-foot-high Ferris wheel on Laclede’s Landing between the Eads and the Martin Luther King bridges.The Rodgers Group of Clayton expects to spend $11.6 million on the project, including bonds financed by the TIF. In a TIF, a portion of the taxes coming from a development go for part of the project cost.
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Anheuser-Busch will be rolling out its commercials for this years Super Bowl festivities on Feb. 1. Anheuser-Busch, brewer of Budweiser and Bud Light, is the biggest sponsor again this year, with nine spots featuring talk-show host Conan O'Brien and Clysedale steeds. The price to air a Super Bowl 43 commercial on NBC this year was a record $3m. AdAge argues that this huge price tag is still a bargain even in a downward economy. AdAge describes the success some companies are having with their Super Bowl Ads. Anheuser-Busch for instance says that Super Bowl week is now the 7th biggest selling week of the year for the brewer and it is not in summer.

To help make its case, the company is enlisting its iconic Budweiser Clydesdales for three Super Bowl commercials, the horses' greatest exposure yet.That level of exposure is meant to be a pep talk of sorts for Anheuser-Busch's fans, a signal that the company's values will endure. St. Louis is jaded in the wake of InBev's takeover. But A-B still wants Budweiser to be seen as the quintessential American beer. This commercial, and others, needs to be right.

The minute-long commercial filmed in Los Angeles is a fable about how one Clydesdale came to America. At first, the horse struggles to find his way. But he perseveres and finds his true calling, paving the way for future generations.
Our question is, how many ads will air before former St. Louis Rams quarterback Arizona Cards’ Kurt Warner can claim victory and win the trophy? LOL.



















The nominations for the 81st Annual Academy Awards were announced in Los Angeles last week and two regional actors will be vying for Best Actor. Brad Pitt and Richard Jenkins. Pitt, who was raised in Springfield, Mo. Has been nominated for his role as the reverse aging man in the Curious Case of Benjamin Button and character actor Jenkins, who was born in Dekalb, Ill, was nominated for his role as the lonely widower in “The Visitor.” They are competing in this category with Frank Lengella (“Frost/Nixon‘) , frontrunner Sean Penn (“Milk”) and Mickey Rourke (“The Wrestler.) . Awards will be telecast Feb. 22 on ABC.





The St. Louis area had some representation on the small and big screen last week. First was Clayton High School grad Scott Foley (PICTURED)of CBS’ drama, “The Unit,” starred in the NBC miniseries The Last Templar this past Sunday and Monday. Foley co starred with Oscar winner Mira Sorvino who archaeologist Tess Chaykin, who reluctantly teams up with Foley's FBI agent Sean Daley to delve into the "dark, hidden history of the crusading Knights."
Next was U City native P’nenah Goldstein who wrote the TV movie
"Loving Leah," that aiored last Sunday on CBS about a quirky love story revolving around the unexpected wedding and unconventional married life of a 26-year-old widow played by Lauren Ambrose and her late husband's brother, a handsome 30-year-old cardiologist. On the big screen, the film "Killshot," a movie that was partly filmed in Cape Girardeau in 2006, was released on Jan 23 after rumors of the film going straight to DVD. But after its star Mickey Rourke, was nominated for an Academy Award for "The Wrestler," the chances of "Killshot" started to look good. The film is based on a novel by Elmore Leonard. It's about a hit man who pursues two witnesses in the hinterlands. It's got a killer cast, which in addition to Rourke stars Diane Lane, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Thomas Jane and Rosario Dawson. Early reports were that a lot of the scenes shot in Cape were cut. AWWWWWWWWW!




Reigning American Idol and Blue Springs., Mo native David Cook, will headline hi sown tour starting Feb. 13 at Florida State University. The tour, mostly hitting colleges and universities, ends April 25 at the University of Tulsa. As far as Mirroi and Illinois. The dates so far according to reports are . Fulton, MO Feb. 24; Malcomb, IL April 14 and Kansas City, MO April 22. There was no plans for Cook to tour St. Louis as of this bloggging.




St. Louis area comedian/actor Cedric the Entertainer will be bringing his stand-up comedy to the Colosseum at Caesars Windsor at 9 a.m. March 7.Caesars Windsor is the first and only Caesars property in Canada. The 5,000 seat Colosseum is the largest entertainment venue at any Harrah's Entertainment resort. In related Cedric news, he will star in yet another Bud Light commercial that will air at this year’s Super Bowl telecast.

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According to stltoday, Variety the Children's Charity of St. Louis has lined up Motown star Smokey Robinson to headline the charity's Dinner with the Stars event at the Chase Park Plaza on April 25. The event will celebrate 50 years of Motown. The gala traditionally raises more than $1 million for the organization to provide "miracles" for area children with disabilities. The Motown Revue, which recently returned to town after performing at the inauguration festivities in Washington, will play at a post-gala dance party.

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Reports are saying that superstar rapper Nelly is cheating on Ashanti with with Joss Stone. Wasn’t this rumor floating around two years ago? WTF!

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According to the stlamerican.com, In other St. Lunatics newz, STL rapper Murphy Lee invited some youth recently from the Dynasty Hip-Hop Inc. Mentoring Program, at the Derrty Ent. Studios to sing on Lee’s new song, “21” a song about surviving the streets and not being killed or on lockdown by the age of 21. St. Lunatics members City Spud and Kyjuan also are on the song. Dynasty is a non- profit organization that utilizes hip-hop culture to inspire and aspire youth.
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St. Louis rapper Chingy may not have a record label, but he was recently seen performing with hit rapper Flo Rida at the AVN's (Adult Video News Awards) in Las Vegas.


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East St. Louis native Olympic star Jackie Joyner Kersee has been in the news recently regarding her foundation bailing out her husband Bob Kersee’s private foundation which has not paid its taxes over servile years. Meanwhile, Joyner-Kersee is pushing ahead and will be a guest judge for an upcoming reality web series that is taking the everyday athletes who haven't had the opportunity to take their training to the next level and provide them with professional coaching and trainers to see if they can compete at an elite level. Created by Gatorade, 16 talents will be selected and sent to Los Angeles, CA for "Bootcamp". Joining Kersee will be
Marvin Marinovich – Originator of the NFL combine; and a TBA world class professional trainer.


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St. Louis born singer/producer Akon doesn’t know how old he is. His birth certificate shows he was born in April, 1977, making him a good 31-year-old. However, the singer reportedly refuses to accept that he’s that old, and in 2006, he even told one interviewer that he was 25. In fact, the Senegalese star has claimed that he has no interest in checking his age. In addition, some media institutions have incorrectly reported that he was born in 1981. Sources such as the
AP have indicated he was born in 1973. Legal documents released by The Smoking Gun list his name as Aliaune Damala Thiam and date of birth as 1973-04-30[10] or 1973-04-16.[11] According to the Smoking Gun article, "By all indications, he was born April 16, 1973."[12] When asked his age during an interview with VIBE, Akon reportedly responded, "The only thing I hide is my age... before I lie to you, I'd rather say nothing."[12] Well, we think two people could verify how whole he is--his parents!






In October, East St. Louis native writer/director Reginald Hudlin stepped down from his three-year post as president of BET’s president of entertainment (to “return to his entrepreneurial roots" according to reports)
Before his resignation, Hudlin acquired the production for the new reality serres 'Harlem
Heights,' BET's upcoming reality show following a group of young college-educated professionals living and working in the New York neighborhood. Hudlin was also instrumental in the success of the reality hsow, “Keysha Cole: The way it is.” “Ballwin Hills,“ American Gangstaz” “Sunday Best,“ and "Lil Kim: Countdown to Lockdown.” (Hmm, we are sure he will tell the media what really went down). Meanwhile, Hudlin has delved into the world of Marvel Comics with the first edition of Black Panther next month. Hudlin along with Ken Lashley created the comic series. It also features a special 70th Anniversary Variant by Young Gun Marko Djurdjevic








Three St. Louis based comics can be seen up on national stages. First up is Guy Torry (PICTURED) who is is on his Stuck On Stupid Tour. So far , he’s performing at the DC Improv Comedy Club, in
Washington, D.C. Meanwhile, Torry taped an episode of the new season of Russell Simmons Def Comedy Jam on HBO (and he will next be seen on the big screen in four upcoming movies.)St. Louis comedian G-Thang, recently seen in the big screen flick “Disaster Movie,” returns home to bring his Laugh Til It Hurts show to the Playhouse at West Port Plaza. Feb. 13-14. Loni Love is also on the bill, and Maurice G hosts. And lastly, upstart Jovan Bibbs is set to open for comedian Tommy Davidson’s upcoming tour (SEE OUT 541 FOR our interview with this rising star)






Just fresh off his win for Best Ensemble cast in a Drama for Mad Men, St. Louis native actor Joh Hamm will be seen next week guest starring on NBC's award winning sitcom, 30 Rock for a three-episode run as Tina Fey's character Liz's neighbor-turned-suitor.
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O’Fallon, Ill. Native actress Jamie Foxworth is preggo. Accoridng to People Magazine, she and her boyfirend are expecting their first child to be born the spring of 2009 (the mag reported her pregnancy last month).The magazine also reported that Foxworth, who is best known for her role in the sitcom. “Family Matters; and her adult porn roles as Crave, was working on a music career and a reality show, and expected to release her
autobiography in 2009.She was last seen on the reality TV show “celebrity Rehab with Dr Drew.”




Chicago rapper Common was spotted bowling at Fakmingo Bowl last weekend. We also heard the tail end of his interview he did with 100.3 The Beat's Kiki The 1st Lady last Saturday but didnt get why he was was herre? Anyone know?

Meanwhile, Common's fellow Chicagoan, rap superstar Kanye West is reinventing himself-he wants to be known as Martin Louis The King, Jr. The rapper has long been a fan of designer Louis Vuitton, and now wants to incorporate his love of the French fashion house with a tribute to iconic U.S. civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. O.K. can we now say Kanye needs Jesus?




Congrats to KMOV-TV personality Vickie Newton recently got married to People’s Health Center’s Dwayne Butler. (To see a pic of the couple go to OUT 519)


























The nominations for the fourth annual Kevin Kline Awards were announced last week and several Afrcian American theatre companies and performers were nominated. The Black Rep’s Sarafina! (LEFT)was nominated for five Kiline Awards including Outstanding Musical and Outstanding Production in a Musical, Outstanding Choreography (Keith Tyrone )Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical (Sharisa Whatley), Outstanding Directr of a Musical (Ron Himes ) .Unity Theatre was a first time nomiees with four nominations for its musical, “Cotton Club Revue.” (RIGHT). They are competing with the Black Rep for Outstanding Musical and Outstanding production in a Musical , Willena Vaughn got a nod for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical, and David Alexander. For Outstanding Musical Direction. Another African American Thetare company Gitana, got five nominations for its play, “Complacency of Silence: Darfur.” (ABOVE RIGHT) They include New Play, Outstanding Set Design, Lighting Design, vet actress Thomasina Clark for Supporting Actress and Joel King for Best Supporting Actor. Other African American actors who were nominated were J Samuel davis for Best Actor in a Play (Blood Knot” Upstream theater), Tina Fabrique for Best Actress in a Musical (“Ella” Repertory Theatre), and the musical “Ella” , on the life of Ella Fitzgerald, for Best Production of a Musical. The awards will be presented March 30 at the Loretto-Hilton center in Webster Groves. (SEE EVENT BITZ FOR INFO)


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Alive Magazine is gearing up for its upcoming Fashion Week event for its Spring Season and is seeking talented up and coming designers to compete for its popular Project Design event during the week. Voters can select the Top Six Finalists (by Feb,. 15) and juidges will make the final decision of the winner. The Six Top Finalists will Receive: a High-profile runway show at Saint Louis Fashion Week, Photo and video coverage the runway show on stlouisfashionweek.com, and PR services to promote the finalists’ fashion line and appearance at Saint Louis Fashion Week. The Top Winner Will Receive a $20,000 professional, fashion-forward website to showcase their line, a $10,000 photo shoot of their collection with top international models from NEXT and Mother Model Management. and photos shot and styled by professional fashion photographer Steve Garnett, MAC Cosmetics professional makeup artist Gina Bettelli, a L'Oreal Professionel hair artist and Saint Louis Fashion Week Fashion Director and ALIVE Magazine Fashion Editor Jill Manoff. We hear our sista, STL designer Navish is running for a spot. To vote for her to be featured go to www.saintlouisfashionweek.com/projectdesign
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Happy b-dayz are in store for two celebs who are from the STL-- actresses Jenifer Lewis who was last last seen in TD Jakes’ film, “Not Easily Broken,” and Linda Blair of “The Exorcist” fame. Both actresses are in their 50s.
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Jazz St. Louis and American Family Insurance are teaming up for Black History Month programming in February (SEE EVENT BITZ BELOW FOR MORE INFO).
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KMOX celebrates the great names, one-hit wonders, sidemen, back-up singers and promoters who make up the History of St. Louis Rock and Roll.Listen for "The History of St. Louis Rock and Roll" Monday, January 26 - Friday, January 30 at 8:40 AM CT and 5:20 PM CT each day on 1120 AM. Those featured are .
Chuck Berry, Johnnie Johnson, Ike and Tina Turner and Fifth Dimension to name a few................And speakling of Johnnie Johnson, KSDK ‘s Art Holliday had a fundraiser recently in Glen Carbon for his documentary on the legendary pianist.
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Avalon Theatre set to be house din Crestwood Mall. Avalon Theatre Company is transforming an empty storefront into an intimate theater venue.Lighting, sets and seating for 85 to 100 patrons is quickly being put into place to accommodate the Feb. 5 opening of Avalon's World War II-era production, "The Subject Was Roses," by Frank D. Gilroy.Founded in 2005 by the husband and wife team of Larry Mabrey and Erin Kelley, the not-for-profit theater company is moving to the ArtSpace section of the mall from its former performance home at Union United Methodist Church on Watson at Pernod.
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Doorways' 8th Annual RED09 event : "Cirque Du Rouge is set for Feb. 14 is " at the Chase Park Plaza featuring a circus atmosphere. The evening will feature three BRAVO TV auction packages, including a visit to the "Top Chef" challenge in the spring; two tickets to the network's "Second Annual A-List Awards," hosted by Kathy Griffin in LA on April 5; and a NYC adventure that includes theater tickets, tickets to the "Regis and Kelly Live" show, a meeting with Kelly Ripa, a guided tour of 30 Rock by Andy Cohen and dinner for two at the Palm. The event supports housing for people living with HIV/AIDS in the St. Louis area. STLTV's Gilberto Pinela will emcee. For more info at: http://www.doorwwayshousing.org/.















R&B sensation J Holiday is set to co-host an event at The Venue, this Wednesday January 28. Sponsored by the 100.3 The Beat, the event entitled "It's Your Holiday Party" is also co-hosted by The Beat personality Kiki The First Lady. (SEE EVENT BITZ FOR INFO)



STL comedian Darius Bradford was heard on his fellow comic colleague Ricky Smiley's Morning show "Ricky Smiley and Deez Nutz." in Dallas on Radio One (WHHL here from 6 to 10 a.m.) this week as a guest radio personality. Now, we wonder if his appearance on the Radio One show is a conflict with his job at rival radio company Clear Channel working side by side with St. Lunatics Murphy Lee and Kyjuan on their Sunday show on 100.3 The Beat here in St. Louis. Hmmm.


Two STL socialites can be seen in the latest Casino Queen TV commercials. If you look closely, you can see actor/director Joel King (who can be seen atteh beginning win the middle of two other gamblers) and socialite Latonya (She is nearteh end getting excited she won and join hands with a female friend) .






STL photographer Lance Omar Thurman and his photograher wife Tia, were on Sunday Morning Live last Sunday talking about their experience taking photographs, or shall we say, their effort to try and take photographs during their travels to DC for President Obama's Inauguration. Thurman basically said that he was not able to near the mall area cuz of the thousands that were packed on the streets to get to the mall, but he was able to get the atmosphere of the crowds which he said, “slowed things down “ as people marched to try and get to the mall area. His wife said there was so much coutesy with everyone and that, “the crowd would move you, literally.” Lance--who was recently nominated for Best Fashion Photographer at Liquid Assets' Notice Me Awards-- said that unfortunately he was not able to get to the mall and that his “camera was stuck to his leg" it was so many people tightened and that “he went into survival mode and gasped for air" even with him being over six feet tall (6’ 3” to be exact). But overall the Thurmans said that the experience made them start to think about their son and that how many more will come after them.
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Speaking of radio, what ever happened to Freeman Bosley Jr Show personality Pat Washington’s “Don’t Do That” segment on the namesakes radio show?
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And on the other side of the Clear Channel dial, Majic 104.9’s Arrika Parr is no longer producer/guest co-host of the Tony Scott Show. Last week, she was promoted to promotions director for the station. And her former radio show colleague Tammi Holland sent OUTTOWN an uplifting email from dress collector Tracie Ousley.
It reads:
There have been a lot of parents that have lost their jobs and have daughters that may not be able to participate in a day that you can never get back, their senior prom. I was sitting at home one evening and was thinking," what can I do to make a difference." As I was going through my closet, I came across some formal dresses that I had from either weddings or formal events, it struck me. "I can start a collection and give back to the community." So I called a girlfriend of mine and she thought that this was a wonderful idea. So here we are. Let's make a difference in a young lady's life.


Ousley, a Vashon High School Alumni Lounge Is sponsoring a Prom Dress Collection & Sell-A-Thon to raise funds for a 2009 graduating senior.Please go to this link to download flyer with additional information.
http://workshop.scbcreative.com/vpromFlySm.pdf

















IN THE MIA-What happened to StL rapper City Ant (seen on the right with Ruka Puff)?








BLIND BITZ. Which STL bar owner slapped an employee recently? (Hint. The bar owner was seen at a recent competition involving alcohol and their “identification” is part of the venue.)







BLIND PICZ. Who is this sista that was gettin her oarty on at TURN IT UP a coupel of weeks ago at Gramophone?









STL- ICIOUS (Who's hot this week?) Sheraine Gilliam & Daraisha Cosby and Joel King








Sherraine Gilliam and Daraisha Cosby are sistas on the move. These fashionistas were spotted recently at two of the hottest special events: STL Inauguration Ball at City Hall and Raising the Bar at Mike Shannons. On their day job, they are staffers at Radio One and after hours, formed their own promotions networking group, Power Stilleto. This week, theya re celebrating one year creating their company (SEE EVENT BITZ BELOW). .
















Joel King. This entreprenuer.actor/drector is on the scene. As owner of The Space on N. Vendeventer, last Sunday, he housed the new weekly female impersonation show, “Pebbles and the Barbie Dolls.” For acting, he can be seen in the new Casino Queen Tv comemrical and last week was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in this year's annual Kevin Kline Awards.



















WORDZ TO THE WHYs
Seventies disco diva Gloria Gaynor was interviewed on Tom Joyner Mornig Show last week and she said that her disco anthem, “I Will Survive“ was written by Dino Fekaris, This fact brought us to refect on other female anthems that have been written by men and found that many have been written by men. The first popular female anthem was Nancy Sinatra’s “These Boots Were Made Ffor Walkin” recorded in 1966. It was wriiten by her duet partner Lee Hazelwood. Next was Aretha Franklin‘s cover of “Respect” in 1967 (written by Otis Reddng). The next popular one was Helen Reddy’s “I Am Woman,“in 1972 and co -written by her and Ray Burton. In the 1980’s, the one that comes to mind is Karyn White's Superwoman"recorded in 1988 (written by Babyface),. In this decade, Beyonce’s “Irreplaceable” recorded in 2006 (written by Neyo) and her current anthem, “Single Ladies” recorded in 2008( written by The Dream). So we ask, why are most female anthems written by men? Why?

EVENT BITZ
100.3 The Beat presents "It's Your Holiday Party" hosted by J. Holiday and Kiki The First Lady. Everyone is free all night and the first 50 ladies get free access to J. Holiday's VIP area. Join the Beat at The Venue located at 5960 MLK at Skinker.VIP bottle service for 21 and up.Valet til 3am.Dress code enforced: No ball caps or plain tee's.For more info, call: 314-381-5700
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POWER STILETTO ENTERTAINMENTpresents POWER NETWORKING WEDNESDAYS:
SUITESTL.COM LAUNCH PARTY! JOIN US AS WE CELEBRATE OUR 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY AND THE LAUNCH OF STL'S HOTTEST NEW BLOG SUITESTL.COM, WHERE URBAN AND CHIC COLLIDE AND HARMONIZE!!! WHEN: January 28, 2009WHERE: IN SPOT DESSERT BAR AND LOUNGE5854 DELMAR BLVD (THE LOOP)ADMISSION: $5 ALL NIGHT!EMAIL: INFO@POWERSTILETTO.COM
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The Last Poets Live @ UM-St. Louis hosted by Selena J and DJ Enoch Is Real @ JC Penny Auditorium, Fri. Jan. 30, 2009. Nappy Hour 6pm Show @ 7pm. Tickets at 314.516.5291 or 366 Millennium Student Center, UMSL Campus.


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Left Bank Books presents Keith Westbrook at Left Bank Books Lower Level Gallery THRU February 23rd 2009 (314) 435-8868 for more info.


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Stress Free Fridays/The Alliance "Ladies Night"> > Friday, January 30, 2009> > 5pm-1:30am> > > > Modai Lounge (www.modailounge.com)> > 6100 Delmar Blvd (Delmar and Rosedale)--Loop East> > St. Louis, MO 63112> > 314-725-8330> >
Join us this Friday, January 30, 2009 as Stress Free> Fridays teams up with The Alliance "Ladies Night"> and visits Modai Lounge, located in the Loop East> Neighborhood on the corner of Delmar and Rosedale...enjoy> great drinks, food and the sounds of the legendary DJ> Charlie Chan...there will also be a listening party> featuring Common...this night is catered specifically to the> ladies...fellas, step your game up and let's show the> ladies that we are indeed gentlemen...Modai Lounge is A MUST> SEE VENUE...ARRIVE EARLY as we are expecting a huge> turnout...you cannot afford to miss all of this fun and> excitement...remember, Stress Free Fridays starts promptly> at 5pm, so start your well deserved weekend in style!> > > > If you are celebrating a special event in your life, email> > Mario at wayne_mario@yahoo.com or Mark Anthony at> > maj_826@yahoo.com and we will recognize you and your special event.> > > > Please visit our website: stressfreefridays.ning.com and> > become a member of Stress Free Fridays.
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Mo Spoon sent a message to the members of January Eye Candy Party - 3rd Anniversary Edition.Subject: Don't Forget this Friday!"Don't forget this Friday is the 3rd Annivarsary of the Eye Candy Party! Jan. 30 It is at the Loft and ladies are FREE til 11! There are also $3 martinis and $5 congacs til 11! On the behalf of Mo Spoon and the whole MPAC staff I would like to thank all the Eye Candy Party supporters in the last 3 years!"To reply to this message, follow the link below:http://www.facebook.com/n/?inbox/readmessage.php&t=1061035016057


EVENT SPOTLIGHTZ







ENLARGE PIC FOR INFO)Im A Star Ent presents Born Ready Music Conference and Producer Battle 12 p.m,. to 6p.m. Sat Jan 31 at the Fubar 108 Locust behind Dantes info 314.456.7203.
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The monthly Café Soul is back with a different nite and venue, Sat. Jan 31 at Old Rockhouse 1200 South 7th Blvd) , 3 levels, Live Band, 2 DJs, 8 p.m. -3 am. feat. teresa Payne. For more info email at
nichols1272@yahoo.com
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NOTE: Mocha is having free b-day parties. Contact her for more info.



MOCHA's TALENT SPOTLIGHT







Torre Sanders, born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, introduces a fresh perspective, emphasizing an appreciation for music's power to inspire, connect and uplift. Sanders is a singer, songwriter and producer that play's guitar. He honors us with his one-of-a-kind sound blending subtle hip-hop, pop, r&b beats with rock riffs. Outside of his passion of crafting remarkable music, Torre's has an uncanny niche for acting, modeling, film-making and is very pronounced in various action sports.
With his latest release on AlphaTorre Records, Torre Sanders not only delivers high energy performances, fresh and inspiring writing skills, he displays determination, ambition, creativity and an unearthly charisma that is unforgettable in addition he is also heading up his own venture. Each song that is included on his debut record "The Next Man" from AlphaTorre Records, has been under his creative direction.Torre Sanders first single "Ghetto Girl" is already heating up the airwaves from the Midwest to the South. The follow-up single "Party Mode" is already creating a buzz with the DJ's in the clubs all over the US.
As for the label AlphaTorre Records, Torre Sanders is focused and creating more exceptional music that blends all elements of Pop, R&B and Rock to further establish AlphaTorre as not just one man, one sound but as a multi-genre label originating in St. Louis, Missouri. Torre Sanders will set the precence of sound, style and business for AlphaTorre Records. For more info go to:
http://torre-sanders.com/epk/epk1.html


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Writer, poet, singer, musician. Te’ V. Smith is a talent worth seeking out! From his humorous and playful yet educational political and social songs to his mind and soul challenging poetry he has amazed crowds from Kentucky to Paris France. An accomplished jazz pianist and soul writer his debut onto the national scene came mid 2007 when he joined the legendary “Roots” for a 5 city tour sharing the gift of word through poetry and song. With a strong following on the poetry/spoken word circuit Mr. Smith is sure to continue to push the envelope, raise the bar and change lives.Other
credits include: The Washington Post’ 100 most influential writers of the next generation 1997 ; Guest youth poet at le deil with Saul Williams and Ani Difranco 2000; featured on BET’s Lyric Café 2006; guest performer for Floetry’ “Floetry remix Tour” 2007; and featured artist on Russell Simmons’ Def Poetry Jam 2007 HEAR HIM SHARE HIS LIFE at
WWW.MYSPACE.COM/TEVSMITH
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Az One is composed of sisters: Ayanna whose name means "Beautiful Flower" and Niambi is "Melody." It is no coincidence they were given these names at birth by their parents. when you hear Az One perform their voices come together to create a perfect melody. They are beautiful flower with perfect melody; that continues to grow, blossom, feed off of the energy; to truly create a deliverance theat has been long overdue with satisfaction. Az One will captivate you with their presence, talent, gorgeous looks and down to earth personalities.Az One started singing in church and musicals around the Midwest. After both sisters graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with bachelors degrees, they moved back to their hometown of Springfield, IL, and started performing at open mics and booking events around the area. The demand for their live performance encouraged the to relocate to a larger city and they decided on St Louis.
Career Highlights 2005: Performed the National Anthem in Miami, Fl for the WFL team, The Miami Fury (Women's Football League) 2006: Az One submitted an audition DVD to Black Entertainment Television (BET) and was selected to compete in the Wild out Wednesday R&B Competition on one of the most popular top 10 countdown shows 106&Park. In March of 2006, they traveled to New York and competed in front of a live audience and won. They returned for the AllStars Competition in July of 2006 and took 2nd place but received over 278,000 computer votes; selected by A&R Company Taxi and Billboard Magazine to perform in the Disc Makers Independent Music World Series; winners from BET's show Wild Out Wednesday competed in a competition called Blaze The Stage in New York,where they received the highest score for best stage performance

2007: Az One released their debut Album titled The Jump Off in February 2007. Niambi & Ayanna were the executive producers. They also wrote every song on the album;featured on 99.7 Kiss FM in Springfield, IL. for the new music knockout. The first independen artist ever featured. Az One competed against The Goo Goo Dolls and won; Opened up for Cassidy and Common in St. Louis, MO and Twista in Springfield,IL.; Performed The National Anthem for Philadelphia 76ers Andre Iguodala's NBA Celebrity Charity Event; Named as one of the St. Louis artists about to 'blow up" in the St. Louis Whirl Magazine; Received and exclusive interview on St. Louis Radio One station 104.1FM; Selected as the featured artists of the week on the Clear Channel Music Website.
2008: Performed the National Anthem for the Professional Inline Hockey Association.; Selected as the featured artist on Vibe Magazine's Blackplanet.com; received an exclusive interview on ESPN's sports radio in St Louis,MO.This sister-duo of Niambi & Ayanna Rowland sing "Eyez onMe."(to buy copy of Eyez On Me)
http://www.ourstage.com/music/archive/entry/AIWERKRPQOCW-eyez-on-me

Check out Mocha Latte;s weekly column COFFEE TALK every week in the Evening Whirl.
ALSO, Be sure to vote for Miss Latte on "www.liquidassets_events.com"
For more info on these items and events, contact Miss Latte at 314.646.9917 or sgalvin26@yahoo.com
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MYNISTA 's WELCOME T STRAIGHT STREET CONCERT SEREIS CONTINUES:01/31/2009 01:00 PMSt. Louis, MOHope Mob @ Armour Bearers Instead Of Paul Bearers (Dr. Terry Nance)01/31/2009 06:00 PMAlton, ILSlugger Roo's CD Release Concert @ Remnant02/01/2009 09:00 AMSt. Louis, MOWelcome To Straight Street (Straight Street EP Release Concert) @ Calvary Christian Ctr.02/14/2009 10:00 PMBelleville, ILValentines Day Bash (DMCC)03/28/2009 07:00 PMTampa, FLTalon's NEW REFLECTION CD Release PartyFor concert info go to http://www.mynistamusic.com/


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LEGALLY BLONDE the Musical, THRU February 1
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The award-winning Beatles concert, RAIN – A Tribute To The Beatles, returns to the Fox Theatre for two fabulous performances February 4 & 5. In a show the Denver Post calls “the next best thing to seeing The Beatles,” RAIN boasts a repertoire of nearly 200 Beatlemaniac favorites, ranging from such beloved songs as “Yesterday” and “Hey Jude” to classic hits including “Revolution” and “Come Together.” RAIN covers the Fab Four from their very first Ed Sullivan Show appearance through the Abbey Road album, through the psychedelic late 60s and their long-haired hippie, hard-rocking rooftop days. RAIN is a multi-media, multi-dimensional experience...a fusion of historical footage and hilarious television commercials from the 1960s lights up video screens and live cameras zoom in for close-ups. For more information please visit
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JERRY SEINFELD· · Saturday, February 7 • 7 pm· LIVE at the Fox Theatre!· $81, $66 & $51· Limit of 8 tickets per transaction· · Due to popular demand, America’s premier comedian is hitting the road in a return to his first love - stand-up comedy. Recently hailed as “the master stand-up comic of his generation” and “the best comedian of our time” in a Washington Post article by Tom Shales, Seinfeld has an uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. Seinfeld now sets his sights on performing his material across the country in 2009.· · On-Sale Information:· Tickets on sale NOW!· Purchase tickets at the Fox Box Office,· MetroTix outlets or by calling 314/534-1111. · Order tickets online at www.metrotix.com.
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Ne-Yo’s “Year of the Gentleman” tour comes to the Fox Theatre at 7 p.m. March 1. Musiq Soulchild and Jazmine Sullivan are also on the bill. Tickets are $39.50-$59.50, with a limited number of Gold Circle seating available. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 16 at MetroTix outlets,
http://www.metrotix.com/, 314-534-1111, and at the box office.
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Comedian Robin Williams bring his “Weapons of Self-Destruction” tour to the Fox Theatre at 8 p.m. March 30.This is an “evening with” event.Tickets are $58-$98, on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 17. Get tickets at MetroTix outlets,
http://www.metrotix.com/, 314-534-1111, and at the box office. This is Williams’ first comedy tour in seven years.
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UPCOMING FOX SHOWZ: The Rep presents SPRING AWAKENING, February 10-22, 2009; CIRQUE DREAMS JUNGLE FANTASY, March 17-29, 2009; Dance St. Louis presents STOMP, April 3-5, 2009HAIRSPRAY, April 24-26, 2009Dance St. Louis presents RIVERDANCE, May 1-3, 2009; A CHORUS LINE, May 12-24, 2009RENT, June 2-7, 2009MARY POPPINS, AUGUST 13-30, 2009; THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, September 23-October 17, 2009

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Event: Ruthless Games Madden Touranment "Cash Prize @ Knockouts Bar and Grill 13141 New Halls Ferry Rd (314)972-6160"What: TournamentHost: Ruthless Games Inc. Event Coor. (314) 243-6703Start Time: Monday, February 2 at 6:00pmEnd Time: Monday, February 2 at 11:00pmWhere: Knockouts Bar and Grill
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Jazz on the Bistro presents Black History Month
– Good 4 the Soul, 8:30 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. February 6-7 at Jazz at the Bistro. $20
– Celebration of Blue Note Records featuring Reggie Thomas and OGD, 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at Third Baptist Church. Free but bring a canned food item or make a donation to Third Baptist Church to benefit the reopening of their food pantry.
– Pat Martino Trio, 8:30 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. Feb. 18-21 at Jazz at the Bistro. $30-$35.
– Blue Notes Records 70th Anniversary Tour, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Sheldon Concert Hall. $40.
In addition to these events, Jazz St. Louis is also presenting their monthly CD Listening Club at 7 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Borders in Brentwood. It’ll feature a discussion on the golden age of Blue Note Records. Bradford and Dr. Gerald Early are among the speakers at this free event sponsored by the Whitaker Foundation.
For more information go to http://www.jazzstl.org/
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"UNITY THEATRE ENSEMBLE presents the gospel musical Make a Joyful Noise, Feb 4-7 @ 7:30pm and Feb 7 and 8, 3pm. For reservations, group rates or info. call 314.355.3586. Metro-Tix 314.534.1111 or Afro World 314.389.5194 for tickets.‏
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Platinum Group’s Leata Land and politician Bernice King will celebrate their b-days Feb. 7 at Lights on Broadway at 7 p.m. For more info contact 314.580.3500.
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"Notice Me Model Appreciation Celebration" Time: February 8, 2009 at 9pm
Location: Forest Park Club House
Organized By: Liquidassets EventsThat night belongs to models and other industry professionals, such as makeup artists, hair stylists, photographers, boutiques and fashion designers.Notice Me begins at 9 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 8 at the Golf House in Forest Park. Phil and Chelsea Dawn who run the gala said that honoring the local beauty industry is long overdue.For online voting or tickets go to www.liquidassets-events.com.



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JRLW Productions presents A Special Pre-Valentine All Star Edition Body Blast 2009, Sunday, Feb. 8 at Club Illusion, 526 E Broadway , East St. Louis. $20 at door, $25 VIP First 50 ladies get a feree box of candy. Doors at 6 p.m.; Show at 7:30 p.m. LADIES ONLY! Info: 314.9564
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Sick S City presents 2009 Valentine Singles Nite, Thursday, Feb. 12 at Fubar. Showtime at 8 p.m. Performing live are Screwz and Scripts, Operation Beastmode, Nite Owl, PREACH and hosted by Walt G. Callin All Singles. Wear Red if Single. Black if Taken. Ends at 1 a.m.
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Stray Dog Theater Presents A Songs for a New World A PERFECT SHOW FOR VALENTINES DAYS!
GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! 314-865-1995
FEBRUARY 12 - 28, 2009
THURSDAY - SATURDAY AT 8 PM - SATURDAY 12/28 at 2 PM and 8 PM
$20 FOR ADULTS / $18 FOR SENIORS & STUDENTS
JT RICROFT / DEBORAH SHARN / LESLIE SIKES / JOEL SNIDER
DIRECTION by: LAURA ROBBINS
MUSICAL DIRECTION by: DAVID HORSTMAN
CHOREOGRAPHY BY: JT RICROFT
10 PERFORMANCES AT
TOWER GROVE ABBEY
2336 TENNESSEE AVE. / SAINT LOUIS, MO 63104
For Tickets and Information
CALL: 314-865-1995
www.StrayDogTheatre.org


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Event: THE LOVE MOVEMENT" a night of real music celebrating real love"What: Club PartyHost: DJ NeedlesStart Time: Friday, February 13 at 9:00pmEnd Time: Saturday, February 14 at 1:00amWhere: Nubia CafeTo see more details and RSVP, follow the link below:
http://www.facebook.com/n/?event.php&eid=57719450971
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The Beats 10th year anniversary Beat Birthday Concert "Swagger Tour"February 19thChaifetz Arena T.I.LudacrisShorty Da KidTen years ago, 100.3 The Beat signed on as the station in St. Louis giving you Hip Hop and R&B! Now that it's our 10 year anniversary, we would like to say Thank You for being there every step of the way! Join 100.3 The Beat on Thursday, February 19th at the Chaifetz Arena for our We are Hip Hop Concert, Part ONE, featuring T.I., Ludacris, and the Beat's very own Shorty Da Kid! Tickets on sale now.
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Valentine's Weekend St. Louis MUSIC FESTIVAL starring FRANKIE BEVERLY, MAZE, TEENA MARIE and KEITH SWEAT, Fri., Feb. 13, 2009, 8PM @ Chaifetz Arena.




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Singer Al Jarreau, the only singer to win Grammys in the jazz, pop, and R&B categories, will perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $30-$100, with the $100 tickets serving as Gold Circle seating, something introduced at the venue earlier this season. Those with Gold Circle seating have the closest seats in the house, and can bring beverages into the performance hall. Tickets are on sale now at
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YWCA’s 39th Annual Alberta C Gantt “Fashion for Change” Valentine Fashion Luncheon, Noon, Sat. Feb. 14, 2009, Hilton St. Louis Ballpark, One Broadway, St. Louis, MO. $50 sponsored by the YMCA Phlyss Wheatley Bramnch benefitting the Phyliss Wheatley YWCA transitional House for women. For tickets call 314.531.1115‏ or
www.ywcastlouis.org


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LOVE JONES Valentines Day Edition

Time: February 14, 2009 from 8pm to 11pm
Location: The Space
Organized By: Virtue Lounge

Event Description:
Come out and Join us us a night of Smooth Jazz and Poetry!


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Liberation Christian Church and Sunshine, The Urban Jewel present Beyond Measurable a dance production, Feb. 28 at Regional Arts Commission, 6128 Delmar. 314.862.2304. http://www.liberationcc.org/
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The 2nd Annual Traffic Music Awards 06:00 PM, March 1. Come for a celebration of urban music. The Roberts Orpheum Theater 416 North 9th StreetSt. Louis, MO 63101 314.588.0388 phone
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St. Louis Fashion Week March 23-29 2009 http://www.saintlouisfashionweek.com/
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The 4th Annual Kevin Kline Awards, Loretto-Hilton Center in Webster Groves, March 30. Fotickets call 314.531.7529 or visit http://www.kevinklineawards.org/.
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AUDITION BITZ. If you would like to audition as an extra in the George Clooney flick, "Up in the Air, go to www.mofilm.org and go to Project Hotline. Info will be posted starting Jan. 16!........................YOUNG DIP FROM HOT104.1 Friday, January 30, 2009 Time: 5:00pm - 10:00pm Location: CLUB FIFTEE Description
LOOKING FOR MODELS JAN 30TH AT CLUB FIFTEEN FOR THE RIP THE RUNWAY FASHION SHOW!! AUDITIONS WILL BE FROM 5 TO 10PM JAN 30TH AT CLUB FIFTEEN..ALL OF ST LOUIS HOTTEST BOUTIQUES AND DESIGNERS WILL BE AT THIS CALL..
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ONGOING BITZ.
Soup Kitchen presents a Taste of Healing every 1st Sunday of the month feat. DJ G and Needles at JMRJ Soul Food Restaurant, 2800 Olive Blvd below the Heritage House 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. $10 Web-site:
http://www.myspace.com/alsmile PLEASE FORWARD TO FRIENDS!!
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JE presents Soul Sessions every Tuesday at the Jazz Bistro, 3536 Washington Ave. Doors at 8 p.m., Show at 9 p.m 314.922.7350 weekly featured artists live music by Music Unlimted $5 door prizes . For more info contact
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Two Dollar Tease Me Tuesdays Comedy Show at the Twilight Room 8344 North Broadway, St. Louis MO. Call 314.385.4545 for more info.‏ Suite Soul Spot, 1st Tuesday of each Month at the Old Rock House, 1200 S 7th Blvd. 9 p.m. 314-588-0505.2 Dollar Tuesdays at The Spot, 8370 N Broadway. $2 to get in and $2 drink specials all nite long. Doors at 9 p.m. for more info call 314.385.4545..................
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NEW: Good People Entertainment & Close To Famous Enterprise presents THE GRAY AREA" a blend of pure entertainment at its best. Consisting of COMEDY, MUSIC, POETRY, FASHION, and much more. Happening every Wednesday @ F15teen. starting Dec. 17 at Club F15TEEN, 1900 Locust, 8-10pm: "GRAY AREA" HAPPY HOURW/ WEEKLY FEATURE10pm- UNTIL: MIX N MINGLE TO THE SOUNDS OF DJ SUNUP JONES ON THE 1 n 2'sCOMPLIMENTARY ADMISSIONEVERY WEDNESDAY, DRINK SPECIALSKITCHEN OPEN*STYLE CODE ENFORCED* MATURE 21+ More Info/RSVP: goodppl.ent@gmail.com or Phone:314.503.4035
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UPDATE: SOULSTAGE every Wednesday at House of Comedy starting Feb. 4. Hosted by Abbey. Sounds by DJ 76Kid. Doors at 7:30 p.m. Show at 8:30 p.m. $5 at door. Food and drinks available. For more info call 866.201.4779 ext.555 or email at
info@soulstarent.com or http://www.soulstarent.com/
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Fusion with DJ Needles of the Solution, Wednesdays at Posh, 408 N Euclid, 8 p.m. 21 Y.O. and up NO HATS FELLAS. FREE Roc-a- Star presents Refreshin with DJ NeedlesThursdays at Xes behind the Drunken Fish, 612. N. 2ndSt. Lacledes Landing. Ladies FREE til 11 p.m..............
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Lamar Harris and The L, Wednesdays at 8 p.m. til midnite at Delmar Restaurant and Lounge6235 Delmar Blvd. Free before 10 p.m. 314-725-6565 ·
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Home Nights Old School Reunion, Wednesdays at St.Nicks, 1805 Lucas 8 p.m. to midnite. DJ Reminise on the 1s and 2s. Info: 314.392.7882 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
NEW: B Free presents , Hump Day Happy Hour at Joseph's 6:00pm - 9:00pm107 N. 6th Street (next to TGIF's directly behind Hardees)$2 bottles (bud & bud select), $3 well drinks, some great food & B Free behind the camera
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SOULSTAGE IS MOVING TO THE HOUSE OF COMEDY (ON THE LANDING) STARTING WED. FEB 4TH. THIS IS BEAUTIFUL VENUE IF YOU HAVE NEVER BEED DOWN THERE.THIS MOVE WAS NOT TAKEN LIGHTLY BUT DEFINITELY NEEDED TO CONTINUE OUR GROWTH AND REACH A BROADER AUDIENCE.WE LOOK FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT. WE HAVE A GREAT KICK OFF SHOW NEXT WEEK FEATURING KLOVE FROM CHICAGO, TERESA JENEE, ST. PEACE INDY....I HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL FOR THE OPEN NIGHT SHOW....WED FEB 4TH
801 N 2nd St. St. Louis 241-5233
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FreeTime's Groove Theory at Exo Lounge (3146 Locust) Come out early from 6-10 for Lusters nation-wide model search (as advertised on Q95.5 and Hot 104.1). Enjoy the best in Jazz, classic R&B and Soul and martini DRINK SPECIALS for EVERYONE. This is the new place to be every Thursday, at EXO. Must be 21 to enter. Stylish attire required. And if you haven't tried it yet, NUVO will definitely be in the building sampling from 8:30-10PM! Enjoy responsibly.RSVP for FREE admission before 10pm! Email:
http://us.mc597.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=freetimestl@yahoo.com by 4pm Thursday. Must include full name & email for each guest.For VIP booths and bottle service call 314.397.4007. Or visit FreeTimestl ++++++++++++++++++
Drama House Thursdays @ The In Spot, 5854a Delmar- Clean Comedy‏ . Doors at 8 p.m., Show at 9 p.m. $5
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DERRTY THURSDAYS EVERY THURSDAY at ESCALADE(FORMERLY HADLEY'S) LADIES Automatically FREE TIL 10pmRSVP for FREE ADMISSION til 10:30pm
derrtybowlers@yahoo.com
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M5 Entertainment presents Rhythm and rhyme Thursdays every Thursdays. Calling all hip-hop artists, poets, singers. Royal Palace Restaurant and Lounge, 4266 Natural bridge at Lamdin. Sign up by 8:30 p.m.. Show at 9:30 p.m., Admission FREE before 9 p.m., $5 After wards.
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The Virtual Lounge Expressions, A Christian based open mic every 1st Friday, Cookies jazz and More #20 AllenBlvd. Webster Groves, Mo. Doors open at 8 p.m. Cover $10. For more info go to http://www.thevirtualounge.net/
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Open Bar Fridays at House of Comedy. $20 Drink Free All Nite plus a ticket to a comedy show 801 N 2nd St. St. Louis 241-5233
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Spectrum presents "Friday Night at the Sky Box "EACH & EVERY Friday"Sky Box Sports Bar & Grill beginning Friday, October 3 at 9p to 3am Where: Sky Box Sports Bar & GrillTo see more details and RSVP, follow the link below:
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Club EXO presents Feel Good Fridays: An Afterwork Experience, is every Friday from 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Get more information at http://www.exostl.com/
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Urban Causal Fridays hosted by Bishop V-Luv, HappyHour at Spruills, 1101 N. Jefferson. Free from6p.m.-9p.m. (2 for 1) Free food 9 p.m.-11p.m. Drink specials until midnite. Party 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Ladies free til 11 p.m. for more info call 314.574.9601 or314.625.4595 or go to
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Happy Hour at Knockouts Fridays at 6 p.m.
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All Star Inc presents Grown Folks Friday at St. Louis happy Hour bar and Grill, 12948 Halls ferry at Parker Rd., with DJ Sir Thirl. Ladies Free til 11 p.m. FREE Parking. Status Fridays every Friday at Dolce Ladies $5 before 11 p.m. 9 p.m.-3 am
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DT presents 30s the New 20 at the Jazz Spot (formerly WS Hotel), 400 Wash Ave., Starting Saturday, Sept 13, 30 and upo, Doors at 8 p.m. Dress Code. Info: 314.922.4387. JOIN DERRTY DJ'S DJ AJ & DJ CD EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT FOR THE ULTIMATE 30 & OVER PARTY
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Sexy and Sizzling Saturdays , from 9 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. with DJ Charlie Chan. Admission is free before 10:30 p.m. Saturdays.Get more information at http://www.exostl.com/
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NEW: The Space presents the female impersonation show, Pebbles and the Barbie Dolls every Sunday att eh Space, door at 8p.m., Show at 9 p.m. Drink Specials. $5 Cover Fo rmro einfo contact The Space located at 320-24 N.Vandeventer (off Lindell Blvd. in SLU area) Contact:314.494.5976 or 314.494.9095..
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MPAC presents '2 is better than 1 Sunday' @ Knockouts. Every Sunday there is 2 for 1 admission, 2 for 1 drink specials til 11:00 pm along with 20 flat screens to watch Sunday night Football and party.The football game starts at noon and the party kicks off at 8pm until 1:30 in the morning.
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NEW: Diade Bathily of Afriky Lolo presents African dance classesKids: Thursdays beginning January 10th Eight classes, last class February 26th Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:25 p.m. Place: Mahler Ballroom, 4915 Washington Avenue (between Euclid and Kingshighway) Cost: $100Adults: Thursdays, January 8 – February 26 5:30 - 6:45pm $120 / 8 weeks Mahler Ballroom , 4915 Washington Ave. STL, MO 63108 (1 block east of Kingshighway in the Central West End) Send check (payable to Afriky Lolo) to: Afriky Lolo P.O. Box 8756 St. Louis, MO 63101 Call 314.644.1639 to register or visit us at
http://www.afrikylolo.com/
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NEW: For East St. Louis Flyers alums, go THE HANGAR at: http://eastsideflyers.ning.com
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Photographer King Yella is making history capturing photo print Gateway to Change available to the public. Yella took flicks when Obama came to St. Louis late last month. For info on the photos go to
www.kingyella.com
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If you wanna see what crime is goin on in your hood, just go to http://www.crimereports.com/
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Radio personality Craig Blac has an online radio show called Renegade Radio on riverfront times radio. To check it out the local listings go to http://www.riverfrontradio.com/
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NEW: Those looking for a good throwback party, on wheels no less, should check out the Old School Skate Reunion. It goes down this and every Wednesday from 8 p.m.-midnight at St. Nicks, 1805 Lucas Avenue downtown. DJ Reminise will spin the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s skate jams all night. The event wants to bring back the glory days of skating at Saints and the Palace.Practice skate sessions run from 7 p.m.-8 p.m.Admission is $5 before 8 p.m. and $7 afterward. Costs include skate rentals at this 25-and-over event. Old School Skate Reunion is sponsored by Brainstorm. For more information call 314-392-7882.
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Children of Promise Learning Center is currently enrolling. Located at 4231 N Grand Blvd. 6 weeks to 6 years. To enroll or be a sponsor call 314.371.1308
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Eccentric Soul: The Young Disciples” CD featuring the 1960s East St. Louis group was released Oct. 21. For more info go to
http://www.numerogroup.com/catalog.php?subcat=Eccentric%20Soul
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STL-TV's popular "The Best of the STL" can also be seen on Saturdays at 11 p.m. on CW 11.
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Floyd Boykin hs a new GreetingCard Line "POETICBYDESIGN." Log on to http://www.poeticbydesign.com/ and purchase ANY single card, your name with be automatically placed into our internet raffle. For each card that you purchase, your name will be placed into the raffle again, which will give you a better chance of winning. If your name is pulled, you will WIN 5 cards of your choice, redeemable anytime before 02-28-2009. So that means, as we produce more cards, you will have your choice of picking between existing and newly published cards. \We sincerely appreciate your business. If you have any questions, please contact us at info@poeticbydesign.com, or call 314-517-8764.
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DJ Sir Thurl will DJ your birthday party for FREE!!!Have "The Official Party Starter" DJ Sir Thurl from 100.3 The Beat Aka Mr. Myspace DJ for July Spin at your birthday party FOR FREE!!! All you have to do is call 314.551.9872 for the details or email: wegotthejams@yahoo.com You must be 21 years of age or over to receive this special!
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Rance John Styles and barbering, located in the luxurious Benton Park Neighborhood, 2909 Jefferson. 314.772.7511 salonr@sbcglobal.net
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PIECES OF A DREAM" One of the most critically-acclaimed, powerful independent films of our generation!!! ORDER IT NOW AT http://www.one-wayproductions.com/ orBy calling the Customer Service toll free# at 888-418-8637 Mon.-Fri. between 10am - 5pm (CST) & selecting option #2 (accepting debit/credit cards & checks/money orders) Get the "Pieces Of A Dream" Feature Film DVD / the Music Soundtrack CD individually available for $13 + shipping/handling orGet the "Pieces Of A Dream" Combo Pack (Both the DVD & CD) for $23 + shipping/handling. Fans worldwide are responding and joining the "Conscious" Film Movement!!! Snapping up more than 30,000 copies of the independently produced "conscious" film "PIECES OF A DREAM" DVD & Music Soundtrack CD,since it's worldwide release in December 2007.+++Good Shepherd Infant and Toddler Center, 5990 Page. Now Enrolling. School age children welcome. Info: 314.725.5710
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Check out Leannett Payne’’s CHOCOLATE BLOG by emailing her at
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Catch all the latest STL entertainment sites, sounds and interviews at
http://www.ohhmy.net/
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UC ME Radio with Murphy lee, Kyjuan and comedian Darius Bradford, 6 p.m. Sundays on 100.3 The Beat.
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For your hip-hop ministry and Christian music services check out Mynista’s website at
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Check out author and activist Keith Boykin’s new website Daily Voice at
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Hear new music from STL singer Silky Sol at
http://www.myspace.com.redafroqueen/ or http://www.redafroqueen.com/
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For all your photography needs go to
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The Black Rep's blog, Black Reppin. It can be found on its website,
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Bosley and Associates Traffic Law Centers .Suspensions, Speeding. Revocations. DWI. PointProblems. Accidents. Frison ‘s Flea Market, 7025 St.Charles Rock Rd., Fri-Sunday 9 am-5 p.m. or Big TopFlea Market, 367 Chambers Road. For more info, call314.621.1744
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Pre-Paid Legal Services Inc. Patrinna Wiley & Eric LaGrone Independent Associates Small Business and Group Specialists Identity Theft/Restoration Services We give members access to professional legal counsel not only for traditional legal problems, but for everyday events such as buying a house or a car, creating a will, handling a problem with an insurance company, dealing with identity theft, and much more where legal review should be routine, but rarely is. These events can be among the most important events in a person's life, yet there is a tendency for them to take place without proper legal review. For Pre-Paid Legal members, access to legal counsel is only a toll-free phone call away. Call to set up your appointment.Office: (314) 837-6779 Cell Patrinna: (314) 581-9888 Cell Eric: (314) 713-7803
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If you want to get on Vanita Applebum's entertainment newsletter, email her at
www.myspace.com/vanitaapplebum and also check out her blog at http://www.vanitaapplebum.blogspot.com/
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Check out Lisa Rose blogsite on Strong PositiveBlack Sisters at
http://www.positivesisters.blogspot.com/ or go to her my space page at www.myspace.com/lisarose08
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Check out blog
http://www.sistersnineties.blogspot.com/ for local literary group Sister’s Nineties Afrocentric literary activities for the family and youngsters.Check out Diversity Gallery, for all of your naturalhair and beauty needs as well its café located at 6150Delmar Blvd. in the Delmar loop.For more info call314.721.3361 or email at diversitygallery@netzero.net
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For body painting, makeup, face painting wigs andother special effects, contactJessica Dana at
http://www.jessicadana.com/ or go to www.myspace.com/jessicadada13
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Check out STLdee-jay Enoch online with his own radioplaylist.The Flow: Music Lounge. Peep it out at
http://www.flowink.com/player-popup.html or go to his myspace page www.myspace/enochisreal.
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For all your STL hip-hop info needs, go to
http://www.stlhiphop.com/!++++++++++++++
STL videographer Dana Christian has a website where people can send their professional music videos and films to get exposed. It is
http://www.spitflix.com/. +++++++++++++++
Well that will be it.Thanks all for your comments and keep em comin. Hit me up at
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