Wednesday, April 29, 2009

OUT 605--STL TIDBITZ AND MORE!



HELLO OUTTOWNERS!

ITS WEDNESDAY

TIME TO GET TOWNED!


We know that this following story isn’t related to STL area arts or entertainment, but we think its an influence on it. President Barack Obama's town hall meeting was held today, Wednesday on his 100th day in office at Fox Senior High School in Arnold, Mo.. According to usatoday.com, several hundred supporters greeted him with ovations and cheered as he took questions. outlined his policies and joked with audience members. Therre were the aniti-Obamaites who were outside of the venue reportedly several dozen abortion protesters held up gruesome photos of aborted fetuses and condemned Obama's support for abortion rights. The event is open to the public, but a ticket was needed. The Doors were open at 8 a.m and Obama reportedly talked about issies discuss his first 100 days in office and take questions about the administration's agenda. The 100th day in office is often used to measure the performance of a president in his first term. Missouri was reportedly chosen for the event because families and workers have felt the impact of the economic crisis as much as anyone. Wow, only Obama can get the folk REinterested in political issues. (SEE WORDZ to the WHYZ on what he had to say about the 100 day rule).



The big A& E story this week had to have been the several sports events that made newz in the STL area:



The NFL Draft was last week and The Rams added a few rookies to its roster. Their first pick was Baylor OT
Jason Smith (PICTURED) replacing the void when left tackle Orlando Pace was released in the off season. With their second pick, St. Louis grabbed Ohio State MLB James Laurinaitis. With their third pick, selecting Iowa CB Bradley Fletcher.
In the fourth round, DT
Dorrell Scott out of Clemson was picked. The Rams' fifth selection was North Carolina WR Brooks Foster. QB Keith Null of West Texas A&M was St. Louis' sixth round pick as the third-stringer
The seventh round pick was Texas’ RB
Chris Ogbonnaya . Well from pundits, the first and second picks should make some magixchappen for the Rams. Well, as they say, only time will tell.








The next big sporting event was the Cubs v Cards battle at Busch Satdium last weekend. Busch Stadium was packed to the dome last weekend as the Cards hosted the Cubs in a three game series. On the finale game Sunday, the Cubs reportdley posted a 10-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals before a capacity crowd of 44,742 fans at Busch Stadium and salvaged the last game of the weekend series. The 13-6 Cardinals, the NL Central leaders, saw their nine-game home winning streak vanish. The 9-8 Cubs are 3-3 against the Cards this season. Just like Obama in office, the year is still early, the Cards ain't out of the running.






The last big sports story was the STL boxers boxing at Scott Trade Center last Saturday. STL native boxer Cory Spinks won a 12-round split decision over STl native boxer Deandre Latimore (LEFT PICTURED by KING YELLA) to take the IBF junior middleweight belt on Friday night at the Scottrade Center.There were two scores of 115-112, one for Spinks and another for Latimore. Another card of 114-113 gave the bout to Spinks. Spinks was knocked down in round one, but then regained himself. Latimore (19-2) reportedly got punch heavy in the 10th round. Although, Spinks (37-5), reportedly got nasty cut over his left eye he knocked down Lattimore in the 12th round with about 2:20 left, but Latimore got right back up. It was reportedly Latimore's first title bout . In the co main event in a ten rounder between light
welterweights Devon Alexander (18-0,11KO) (PICTURED) and Jesus "Chewy" Rodriguez (19-4,5KO). The fight was reportedly got good and dirty, when Alexander put the hurtin' on Rodriguez from the sixth round and knocked Rodriguez down in the eighth and reportedly finished the job at 58 seconds of the ninth round keepinghis WBC ranking .
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It’s a wrap. George Clooney is no longer in the STL. His film, “Up in The Air” finished shooting in the city last week after filming here for six weeks and the film’s crew is now heading to Omaha from reports. If you want to try and get some memorabilia various props from the movie, you can. According to reports, movie materials from the set will be sold at an upcoming next Monday. From reports, prices on the items up for sale at the movie's production warehouse will range from $5 to $500 (sorry they only accepting cash) Oh, and none of his clothing will be auctioned (And you know that would have been THE memorabilia that people wanted.) Can you imagine the auctioneer trying to action off Clooney’s dirty drawers? LOL. Our question is, how much will real estate brokers try and get for the house. Clooney rented in Ladue while he was living here.






Club Society had a record number of attendees at the Gucci Mane concert Wednesday that was bille das a birthday party celebration for its owner Jonathan Burns. According to sources, close to 4,000 attempted to attend the event. Thousands were turned away, but for those who were able to come through the doors, the five line deep, one mile long awaitees paid up to $150 dollars to jump the long lines to get inside. While inside, security and police were tenfold in the club and outside of it. Mane was accompanied by his posse member OJ the Juiceman as well as Yo Gotti. Also in attendance were Nelly and Chingy(w e can just imagine what the crowd was saying when the Chingster walked up in there). Meanwhile, Burns celebrated his b-day as Mane performed on stage with Juicemen and Gotti.







Speaking of Nelly, according to ksdk.com, .com, last Thursday, the rapper/mogul presented two four-year, full-tuition scholarships at Lindenwood University to a pair of students heading to Lindenwood University this fall. Terranique Campbell attends Rockwood Summit and plans to major in marketing. Jeremy Word is attending North Technical High and plans to major in journalism. The scholarships are sponsored by Lindenwood's Black Student Union, Plaza Motors and Nelly's record label. To see the presentation go to Nelly teamed up with Lindenwood University last fall to offer two full ride scholarships to high school seniors. To qualify for the scholarships the students also had to qualify for Pell grants. With the Pell grants and Nelly's scholarship their entire four year college career will be entirely covered if they keep a 2.5 grade point average.
http://www.ksdk.com/video/default.aspx?aid=98168







Chitown native Jennifer Hudson ( PICTURE by
www.nydailynews.com) performed last Thursday at the Fox (as Robin Thicke as the co-headliner who opened the show) to a sold out crowd (SEE OUT 600 FOR PICS) . According to reported sources, the Oscar and Grammy winner performed near hour set singing songs from her debut CD, " including her #1 hit, “Spotlight,” the current single, “If it Isnt Love” and her newest sngle, “Pocketbook” as well as the gospel cut, “You Pulled Me Through” along with movie music from "Dreamgirls" (“ One Night Only,” I Love You I Do” and the finale, “And I AM Telling You”) She also did cover songs by Aretha (“Giving Him Something he Can Feel”) and Chaka (“Sweet Thing.” ) She also had her female cousins as her background singers who also got a chance to perform. At the start of her show, she quickly thanked fans for helping pull her through her family tragedy in Chicago last October . But the buzz that was goin’ on was whether she was preggo. With some of the outfifts she wore, her midsection could have been showing a possible bump. Oh and neither Hudson or Thicke attended any afterparties in town. On Saturday, she returned to her hometown to perform at the Arie Crown Theatre. There, she was reportedly just a few minutes away from where her mother, brother and nephew were murdered six months ago. The Chicago stop comes at the end of the first leg of Hudson's first roughly six-week, 19-city tour. It is her first tour.
To catch some concert footage from a fan go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXYHlcApI4w








In related news, J Hud may be the star of fellow Chicagoan Oprah Winfrey’s life story. Producer John Dixon is reportedly working on a new unauthorized movie project on Winfrey. It will be dramatization of her rise to fame from her beginnings in rural Mississippi. Dixon says his original movie idea “covers the media queen’s trials and tribulations, from her troubled childhood, to becoming an anchorwoman, her relationship with family and friends, her romance with Stedman, her purchase of Harpo Studios, to her many humanitarian contributions. Dixon states that his story will be part fictional based around factual events.” Dixon also says his original idea derived from his many encounters of both women and men, who named Oprah as their personal role model and/or hero. Dixon is also the first to suggest that Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson play the lead role of Oprah.Dixon believes that his “O-Project” (as he calls it) will be a huge hit among millions of people across the globe.
Well, with an Unauthorized version of the O’s life may be a bit wishful thinking if Miss O does not authorize such a movie.












Rapper Vanilla Ice will perform at Home Nightclub at Ameristar Casino in St. Charles. The rapper will be in the house May 16. Hmm, we wonder if he will drag out the glittered flash jacket and genie pants and a shark fin wig and do his hit Ice Ice Baby? Probably not. He’s promoting his newest CD, Platinum Underground. For more info go to
http://www.homenightclubstl.com/


Speaking of Home, rapper Dougie Fresh we hear turned it out at Home last Saturday arpping and beat boxing as Jay E was on the 1s and 2s. .
























In the month of May there will be two big events in the celebration of two ethnic groups’ heritage. On May, 5, there is Cinqe de Mayo on May 5. A
regional holiday in Mexico, primarily celebrated in the state of Puebla, the holiday commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely defeat of French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, It’s a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride.[9] Then on May 17, the Annie Malone Center will hold its annual celebration to benefit the Annie Malone Children and Family Service Center and help mainly urban areas in the ST. Louis area. The 2009 May Day schedule of activities begin with the Kickoff Barbecue Benefit, to be held Friday, April 24 in Kiener Plaza. The May Day weekend is schedule for Friday, May 15 through Sunday, May 17. This year's activities include the Soiree Awards Dinner & Silent Auction , Friday, May 15, 2009
· Gospel Music Celebration, Saturday, May 16, 2009
· Annual May Day Parade, Sunday, May 17, 2009
· McDonald's May Day Bluesfest, Sunday, May 17, 2009


121st Annual Celebration with the May Day Parade that will be held along Market Street between 20th Street and 7th Street in downtown St. Louis. As in the past years, the May Day Parade will feature marching bands, dance teams, floats and motorcades. The theme will be "Connecting Families " After the parade will be the McDonalds Ma Day Bluesfest that will take place at Kiener plaza. For more info go to
www.anniemalone.com


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KDHX is rebroadcasting Steve Rowland’s prize-winning John Coltrane radio documentary, “Tell Me How Long Trane’s Been Gone” on 88.1 FM every Sunday in May and archived on KDHX.org. The show was produced over a whopping twenty years and features rare interviews, reminiscences, music selections and commentary spotlighting the creative genius of John Coltrane. It was First broadcast in 2001. Each segment will air Sundays at 10:30 pm through May 24, during the first hour of “All Soul, No Borders.”

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Well, we must be getting into the concert months now that various concerts are beginning to pop off. They are as follows:

Rock legend Chuck Berry headlines the “Three Stars Over the Garden” concert at 8 p.m. July 24 at
Missouri Botanical Garden’s Cohen Amphitheater. Tickets go on sale at noon May 11 at www.mobot.org/tickets, and at the ticket counter at the garden.
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This just in: Grammy Award winning singer/pianist John Legend will be in St. Louis at the Fox on June 30 for his GREEN TOUR to support his new Evolution CD. He is famous for such hits as “Ordinary People” “And Again” and Green Light. Co-headlining will be Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter India.Arie. She is famous for such songs as “Video,” “Brown Skin,” and “I am Not My Hair.” She just released her fourth CD Testimony: Vol. 2 Love & Politics – For tickets go to Metrotix.



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Superstar gospel singer Kirk Franklin will perform at Six Flags at the Old Glory Amphiteatre – 4900 Six Flags Road, Saturday, May 9 at 7p.m. Franklin is famous for such songs as “Stomp,” “Lean on Me,” , "Looking for You,” and “This is it,” and
Tickets go on sale May 02 –at various outlets including Six Flags and Metrotix.




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What is this we heard that the (newly bald) R&B singer Mario had a party at Skybox last Friday? We must have gotten our invitation lost in the spam.LOL. But speaking of Mario, he along with ........


































...........rapper/actor Bow Wow and Yung Berg will headline a concert tour called Graduation Celebration that will be held at the Family Arena May 31. Also on the tour are Brutha and OJ the Juiceman. For ticket info go to 636-896-4200, ,
www.metrotix.com, 314, 534-1111, and at the box office.




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For the grown folk, on May 31 Anthony Hamilton’s “Playing It Cool” tour is at the Fox Theatre May 31. Also on the bill is Musiq Soulchild (who was just at the Fox opening for Neyo in March) and Chrisette Michele are also on the bill. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. May 1 at MetroTix outlets,
www.metrotix.com, 314-534-1111, and at the box office.


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Grammy nominated R&B singer
Keyshia Cole is returning yet again this year to the STL (this will make her third time performing in the Lou within a year’s time. Chaifetz Arena in January and Superjam at Verizon in June 2008 ) as she headlines at the Fox Theatre June 11, according to her summer touring schedule for “A Different Me.” Bobby Valentino and The-Dream are also on the bill. For Tickets MetroTix outlets, www.metrotix.com, 314-534-1111, and at the box office.








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R&B Band Mint Condition will perform at Pageant May 30. The Minneapolis based group is famous for songs such as , “Pretty Brown Eyes,” “U Send Me Swingin” and their latest hit, “Nothing Left to Say.” Opening act will be singer/Café Soul co-creator Coco Soul (There will be a 3 year anniversary celebration at the adjacent Halo Bar before the concert) Tickets for Pageant shows available at Ticketmaster outlets,
www.ticketmaster.com
, 314-241-1888, and at the box office.



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Foxy 95.5’s Foxy Concert Series continues with R&B singer Cherrelle at the Ambassador, 9800 Halls-Ferry. The Detroit based singer is famous for such songs as “I Dint Mean to Turn You On,” “Saturday Love,” and “Everything I Miss at Home.” She will perform Friday, May 8th. Doors open at 6:00 pm Show at 8 p.m. Tickets available NOW at Metrotix and The Ambassador Box Office314.869.9090











Public Enemy member Professor Griff will make an appearance in STL at an event celebrating the black woman. Griff will be one of special guests at STL poet M.P.E.R.O.R’s 5th annual tribute to the Black Woman that will be held at the Phyliss Wheatley Heritage Center YMCA May 2 honoring public housing advocate Bertha Gilkey. (SEE EVENT BITZ BELOW FOR MORE INFO) .











AUDITION SPOTLIGHT



The McDonald’s R&B Soul Search Auditions will take place May 10, May 17 and May 24 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Loft, 3112 Olive, Must be 21 and up with a valid state I.D., Audition hopefuls gets a chance to win a one time record deal with Sony Records . Finals will be May 30, June 6 and June 13. The Fianel will take place June 27. For more info go to its website.

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KPLR TV turns 50 this year!

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And speaking of TV, the Style Network Show “Split Ends” was in town last week to film an episode at Shi Salon on Olive in the downtown area. On the show, two salons from two different areas of the country switch salons and does hair at their respective visiting salon. We hear that three stylist form the STL area were flown in to Beverly Hills to do hair at a salon there and the stylists from the Hills went to Shi Salon. We can’t tell too much away, but a popular socialite is one of the featured volunteers getting her hair styled by one of the Hills hairstylists. The taping culminated with a block party at Shi Salon (as peoepl had to sign a clearance for their image to appear on the show) Saturday hosted by Majic 104.9 personality Tammie Holland and STL trio Sosy also got some air time performing at the party as well. The episode is scheduled to air in August.







STL Hip hop gospel artist PDUB was in Nashville recently for Gospel Music Award week. He had a chance to interview gospel artist Jai during his time there To peep it out go to








Speaking of Tennessee, STL artist Silky Sol is doing her thing at various clubs in Memphis this week and starting this Sunday, she will be one of many featured acts at THE NEW ORLEANSHERITAGE JAZZ FESTIVAL April 30 to May 3.

STL comedian Brie Johnson’s episodic appearance on Bravo, Millionaire Matchmaker ’s Show has been pushed back to May 7th! Episode Detail: Kevin & Anthony - Millionaire Matchmaker In the Season 2 finale, Patti's gal pals arrive from Miami, and the gang heads out on the town. On the business front, Patti tries to find romance for her first gay client, a work-consumed owner of a boutique PR firm. Patti's other client is a glitzy Las Vegas entertainer whose act includes adult-oriented material. This episode was originally suppose to air April 30.






M & E Inc will be hosting the taping of hip hop artist KM's new music video located at Escalade Bar 7828 Olive Blvd on Friday May 1, 2009. Doors open at 8pm. Taping starts at 10pm. Dress to impress and be ready to party. For more information contact Eddie at 314-698-3128 Check out the event on myspace and facebook (
escaladebar@yahoo.com)































Congrats to newlyweds SYGU’s Eddie Holman and fiancée Aliah Baker who wed last Saturday at Washington Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in St. Louis. The public reception was held at Lush later that nite.











At the church becoming Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Hollman the IV (pics by L'Erin Brown) They are currently honeymooning in Aruba.

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STL singer Theresa Payne will be performing tonite, Wednesday at the Good for the People’s weekly Gray Area s artist showcase at F15teen,. (SEE ONGOING BITZ BELOW FOR MORE INFO).
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We hear that former promoter Keith Griffin is setting up the next big thing with the launching pg his new entertainment mag, Delux Magazine. A bi monthly pub dedicated to the upscale crowd in a community they like to call “euphoria”. A launch of the magazine June 1 and the magazine staff will be at this Friday's Stress Free Fridays event (SEE EVENT BITZ BELOW).






First it was Treanna Kerney, then it was Alma, then it was Kerney again, now the newest female member of Soul Stylz promotion team is STL model Sarah Bryant. Her first project with the group was last Friday at their weekly networking party Beautiful at Sleek in Lumiere Place
(SEE OUT602 for PICS).










What is this new gentleman’s club that just opened in Fairview Heights, Ill called Club Mono? We see they just posted an ad for female dancers on craigslist (SEE AUDITION BITZ BELOW FOR MORE INFO).
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Happy Belated b-day to Charlie Chan and a b-day shout out to YOURS TRULY Ma’at Atkins’, mom, Faye.
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Lastly, yesterday, YOURS TRULY checked out the website Suite STL and saw that OUTTOWN was accused of being “blogger thief.” According to site, this all stemmed from the similarities and picture compilation on a news report about 104.1’s Superjam 2 concert (the site co-owner works with them).
Now, mind, you, as long as we have been compiling stories and pics, this is the first time in four years that we have been accused of stealing. In an editor’s note on the site, the site manager was upset that I copied specific wording about the event and used the pics of Soulja Boy, Young Jeezy and Keri Hilson that they used on the site. And, cuz of this, they “outed” OUTTOWN sort of speak and put a link to my site on their site for their readers to check out my site (Now, I will let you marinate on that last line for a minute) to let folk know that OUTTOWN is on blast.
Now, Suite STL asked for my apology and I did as such, but apologizing so I don’t be banned from their support is a bit puzzling especially after they linked my site on their site to take readers to my site. They went on to say I can go on their site, but not to “take” anything else from the site. (PARAPHRASE)

Well, OUTTOWN responded to Suite STL on its site with the following comment on April 29.

First let me say that I do give credit to where I get my info from as well as my pictures. My readers are fully aware that I dont write all the info on STL TIDBITZ. It's a compilation.

Second, the info that is out in the websphere, blogs, etc are all shared. I never said I was perfect, nor deny that I copy and paste info. Indeed I have. But I try to use the words "reportedly" and "reports" I try and use in specific wording from stories I do compile. Sometimes I forget in rushing to meet my own deadline. In my 15 years of journalism experience, I understand the importance of crediting as I would want it done with me.
Third, if I caused that much harm, I sincerely apologize to you and the the staff (I dont know if is Jamie B or Kyrss who typed the Editors note.)
Again, info is out there its all in how it is interpreted and reported. I have no shame in how I compile my blog and to be quite honest, linking my blog has sent many to my blog to read it which i am sure was not your intent.

So, let me say again, it is not my inent to be a "theif" as you say but to compile info in the four years of doing OUTTOWN.

This issue will definitely be addressed on OUTTOWN for it has made newz. “

Well, as the saying goes, if you’re not pissing folk off in life, then something must be wrong. But hey, I take a chance with being a writer. And yes, sometimes I falter, and sometime I succeed, but I have no problem addressing any issue with OUTTOWN.
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IN THE MIA FILE…What happened to socialite Mark Wilson?


















BLIND BITZ. Which STL socialite was a no show at a recent event that this person was supposed help promote with another promotions group. Plus, this socialite was at a competing event. (Hint. This socialite uses a “medium” that is used at events. )







BLIND PICZ. Who were the two gents who were getting their NBA playoff game on at Groove Theory last Thursday at Exo?










STL-ICIOUS (Who is hot this week in the STL? ) . Chelsea Dawn and Brandon “Xplicit” Thornton.




Chelsea Dawn. This lovely mover and shaker/model of the group Liquid Assets is making her mark in the promotions game. Her promotions group, who created the Notice Me Awards earlier this year, just kicked off Red Hott Thursdays at Lure (SEE ONGOING BITZ BELOW), the My Space Party at Knockouts and helped sponsor Ginuwine’s concert at Lush last Sunday. Starting this Saturday, her group will help sponsor Day and Night (with Precision and SYGU) , a networking party each and every Saturday at the Black Label Gallery (SEE EVENT SPOTLIGHT BELOW), co-promoting with MPR, the Jadakiss concert at Club Society (SEE EVENT SPOTLIGHT BELOW) and next Tuesday, she will host MPR’s Hustle Grind Tuesdays at Club Viva, where rappers will be showcased in a concert setting (SEE EVENT BITZ BELOW).






Brandon “Xplicit” Thornton. This poet/entrepreneur is a second timer this year for STL-ICIOUS. This dapper gent is setting the open mike genre in the STL ablaze. As co-creator of the promotions Soul U (along with DJ 76 Kid) , he produces the weekly open mike event Soulstage at House of Comedy (SEE ONGING BITZ) and hosts the monthly open miker Soulace at Nubia. This weekend, ironically, he is co-producing and hosting two “non-open mike events.” On Saturday, he is hosting FREE SOUL, a celebration of its first year anniversary at Mercury (SEE EVENT BITZ BELOW) and on Sunday, a poetry workshop/discussion The Queen of Sheba Restaurant (SEE EVENT BITZ BELOW),










WORDZ to the WHYZ
Why does it take something like the swine flu for people to become aware of health issues? And why are they calling it the swine flu when its people who are getting sick? Why is the media creating such a frenzy out of President Obama 100 Days in Office as though if he fails, he is gettin impeached ? Why do impatient drivers honk their horn in bumper to bumper traffic?


EVENT BITZ

THEATER SPOTLIGHTS





STRAY DOG THEATRE Presents THE TRIAL Novel by: FRANZ KAFKA / Adapted by: KENNETH ALBERS A spellbinding existential thriller based on the world-famous novel. Josef K awakens one morning to find the police in his room.He is arrested and put on trial for no known crime or reason.Thus begins a strange quest for truth! A Black Comedy Thriller!!GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! 314-865-1995APRIL 23 - MAY 9, 2009Thursday - Saturday at 8 PM - Saturday 4/9 at 2 PM and 8 PM$20 For Adults / $18 For Seniors & Studentsfeaturing:David S. Brink / Teresa Doggett / Sally Eaton / Bob HarveyRusty Gunther / John Reidy / Jill RitterMargeau Baue Steinau / Bobbie Williams&William Ledbetter as Josef K.10 PERFORMANCES ATTOWER GROVE ABBEY2336 TENNESSEE AVE. / SAINT LOUIS, MO 63104For Tickets and InformationCALL: 314-865-1995
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The St. Louis Black Repertory Company presents In The Continuum By Nikkole Salter & Danai Gurira that dramatizes the devastating problem of HIV/AIDS among African and African-American women that has reached an all time high both in the US and Africa. Salter and Gurira felt the need to have a story told from a woman's perspective. The two actors portray numerous characters in two parallel stories that transform women with HIV/AIDS from statistical victims on new reports to empathetic people who demand compassion and attention. The play starts

Wednesday, April 29, at 7:00pm
At The Grandel Theatre, 3610 Grandel Square

Showtimes:Thursdays @7pmFridays @8pmSaturdays @3&8pmSundays @3pmSTUDENT RUSH TICKETS AVAILABLE!!With Student ID, you may receive a $10 ticket no more than 30 minutes prior to the showTarget Next Generation Special:Thursday nights and Saturday matinees a child may get in free with a full price adult ticket Phone: 3145343807
Email:
www.TheBlackRep.org
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Jazz at the Vaughn Featuring Vocalist Brian Owens, Thursday, April 30, 7:30pm, at Vaughan Cultural Center, 3701 Grandel Sqaure. Free Admission 314. 615.3624.
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STRESS FREE FRIDAYS
Mark Anthony Jones/Mario Wayne
Location:
Black Label Gallery Lounge758 S. 4th Stree

Friday, May 1, 5:00PM
Phone:
314-621-1929
Join SFF and Keith Griffin of the upcoming magazine DELUX MAGAZINE this Friday, May 1, 2009 as they visit one of the newest venues to open in Downtown St. Louis, Black Label Gallery Lounge...ART-DRINK-NETWORK-ENJOY...this venue is magnificent and sexy as you will feel like you are sitting in the comfort of your own home with its many amenities...enjoy the breathtaking art work, great drinks, the resident DJ's and the fabulous fish tank...surprise guests and surprises galore await you...we start promptly at 5pm, so bring a friend and plenty of business cards...start your well deserved weekend in style...**It is important that you RSVP...If you are interested in going on the road with Stress Free Fridays as we team up with LME and their Summer Reign 2 Event, please visit www.lme-stl.com/summer2, the festivities will take place July 24-26 at the Lodge of the Four Seasons, Lake of the Ozarks.If you are celebrating a special event, email Mario at wayne_mario@yahoo.com or Mark Anthony at maj_826@yahoo.com and we will recognize you and your special event.Thanks for your continued support as we prepare to celebrate our 5th year...
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NEW: Glenn Jones at the New Ambassador, 9800 New Halls Ferry, Friday. May 1. at 8 p.m. Tickets go to MetroTix outlets,
http://www.metrotix.com/,
314-534-1111, and at the box office.

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STL 365 presents Film Fridays
Present X Men Origins: Wolverine
Start Time: Friday, May 1, 2009 at 9:15pm
Location: CHase Park Plaza Theater
Street: 212 N. Kingshighway Blvd
Phone: 3142658549
Email:
info@stl365.com

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14th Annual St. Louis Microfest, May 1 and 2 at Forest park, St. Louis Premeier Craft Beer tasting Festival. strongman competition, brewer Olympics. Proceeds benefit Lift for Life Gym Info:
http://www.stlmicrofest.org/, 314.588.0007 or www.liftforlife.org/facebook
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SYNERGY presents Mandarin's 3rd annual Raise The Roof party, Friday , May 1
Enjoy an evening on the city's sexiest rooftop as Mandarin opens their patio for the summer. Music by DJ Big D. Complimentary admission and Finlandia Tangerine summer cocktail until 11pm on SYNERGY guestlist- to RSVP, please email
info@synergystl.com.

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Wrath of God Innertainemnt presents M.P.E,R,.O,.R, 5th annual tribute to the Black Woman, Sat,. May 2 at the Phyliss Wheatley Heritage Center 2711 Locust Midtown 7 p.m.; honoring public housing advocate Bertha Gilkey, feat. Impakt, Takia, El Thought. Black Onyx , Lavance and more. Special appearances by Professor Griff of Public Enemy and cagefighter champ Jermaine Andre. Hosted by Felicia Michelle and Meruy. Tickets $15 2 for $20; info: 314.652.7755 or
www.mperor.com, Refreshments will be available.
EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Black Label, Liquid Assets, Precision & SYGU present Day and Night debuting Saturday, May 2, 2009 at 5:00pm at Black Label Gallery Lounge, 758 S. Fourth (4th) Street - (Across from Downtown White Castle) Throughout the month of May, join Liquid Assets, Precision LLC & SYGU at Black Label for five different editions of Day and Night.
This event will take place EACH and EVERY Saturday only during the month of May with a unique twist during the happy hour period from 5-8pm. DAY (5-8pm)Enjoy the Cinco De Mayo edition with plenty of tequila specials on 1800, Jose Cuervo Platino and Don Julio as well as Heineken/Heineken Light for only $2.50. To also help you get in the spirit, there will be salsa lessons at 6pm and pinata's on the patio.NIGHT (9-1:30am)During the evening segment, take advantage of the multiple screens which will play host to the viewing of the Ricky Hatten & Manny Pacquiao fight inside and outside.
There will be FREE Admission for LADIES & GENTLEMEN until 11pm. There will be a late charge, so get there early. To reserve VIP seating, please call the number listed or send your information to blacklabelstl@gmail.com.

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Soul U Presents: FREE SOUL A Celebration for those who have supported over this past year in our ventures. No Poetry No Performances No fees From Tastemakers of:SouLacE SoulSTAGE Ear Candy One Mic Outspoken Word Play SoulKISS Rhyme & Reason This Event is just Good Music for Good People who wanna have a Good Time. No Dress Code!! Hosted By The Minds of Soul U, LLC: Brandon Thornton (Xplicit) & Marlo White (DJ 76kiD)Free Appetizer's while they last & Many Drink Specials!!!! Saturday, May 2, 2009 at 9:00pm At Mercury, 1025 Spruce Street Phone 314.387.7157 Email:
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SOUL U presents Education - Workshop Sunday, May 3, 5:30pm - 9:00pm at The Queen of Sheba Restaurant, 6665 Olive Blvd (at the corner of Kingsland & Olive) We are now offering a open forum for discussion on poetry and writing. This is NOT an Open Mic or Performance venue. This is for creative minds to share ideas, concepts and fellowship. Bring your notebooks and open minds to a new type of Poetic networking. This is a chance to freshen up on your performance & writing skills. This is NOT an Open Mic, but there will be a chance for you to showcase new poetry or writings.City/Town:$3 Cover University City, MO, Phone: 314.387.7157 Email: soulullc@gmail.com
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SYNERGY presents Holly Madison & Sara Jean Underwood pool party at Four Seasons Sky Terrace Sunday May 3. Holly Madison (Girls Next Door, Dancing With The Stars) and Sara Jean Underwood (2007 Playmate of the Year) host the grand opening of the summer's hottest pool party. Swim, eat, drink, lounge, and dance at the Four Seasons Hotel pool at Lumiere Place. $20 men/$10 women. Chaise lounge and cabana rentals available. For more info and to purchase tickets, please visit
www.skyterracestl.com. For VIP reservations or questions, please contact 636-253-0273.
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Host: MPR ENT and BIG Terrence! Present LIVE CONCERT WITH JADAKISS! THIS EVENT IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY MPR(MONEY, POWER, RESPECT)! MAY 2, 2009 @ SOCIETY!! : 326 South 21st Street at 9:00pm Phone: 3147496399 Email:
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MOCHA's CORNER






NOTE: SUNDAY NIGHT SHINDIG IS GOING ON HIATUS UNTIL JUNE.
Check out Mocha Latte's weekly column COFFEE TALK every week in the Evening Whirl .
For more info on these items and events, contact Miss Latte at 314.646.9917 or sgalvin26@yahoo.com



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DA MYNISTA's SPACE







MYNISTA WELCOME TO STRAIGHT STREET CONCERT SEREIS CONTINUES: SHOW SCHEDULE
Grandview Church Youth Group Quincy, IL Wed Apr 29 09 07:00 PM

Concert with Capital Lights & Remedy Drive at Grandview Church Quincy, IL Fri May01 09 07:00 PM
Harris-Stowe State University (Steppin Out On Faith Showcase) St. Louis, MO Sat May 02 09 08:00 PM
TicketsCWC (Natchitoches, LA) Natchitoches, LA Fri Jun 05 09 07:00
PMCWC (Natchitoches, LA) Natchitoches, LA Sat Jun 06 09 07:00 PM
CWC (Natchitoches, LA) Natchitoches, LASun Jun 07 09 11:00 AM
TBA TBA, MO Sat Jun 13 09 07:00 PM
For concert info go to http://www.mynistamusic.com/ For concert info go to http://www.mynistamusic.com/
To watch "Nuthin' But The Blood" - Live At Calvary Christian Ctr. In St. Louis, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HF__pu9WbqM
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FOX FILES




UPCOMING FOX SHOWZ: 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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MIKE EPPS. Saturday, May 9 • 8 pmLIVE at the Fox Theatre!$50 & $45A Limited number of VIP seats are also available.Recommended for Mature AudiencesOn-Sale Information:Tickets on sale Monday, March 30 at 10 am!Purchase tickets at the Fox Box Office,MetroTix outlets or by calling 314/534-1111.Order tickets online at
http://www.metrotix.com/.
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The group OAR. Wednesday, June 10 At the Fabulous Fox Theatre! ALL SEATS $35! On-Sale Information: Purchase tickets at the Fox Box Office, MetroTix outlets or by calling 314/534-1111. Order tickets online at www.metrotix.com. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Bill Engvall and Frank Caliendo are coming to the
Fox Theatre with a show at 8 p.m. June 19.Tickets are $35, $45, $55 and $65. A limited number of VIP tickets are available as well.Tickets are on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at MetroTix outlets, www.metrotix.com, 314-534-1111, and at the box office. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
NEW: Disney Theatrical Productions and Fox Associates have announced that tickets for the St. Louis premiere of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s MARY POPPINS featuring original Broadway stars Ashley Brown and Gavin Lee will go on sale to the public on Sunday, April 26 at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available at the Fox Theatre box office and all MetroTix outlets. Tickets may be purchased online at www.metrotix.com or by calling 314-534-1111. KEZK’s Ed Goodman will be at the Fox Theatre box office where the first 102 ticket buyers will receive MARY POPPINS merchandise. Broadway’s perfectly magical musical will begin performances at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, August 13 for a limited engagement of three weeks through Sunday, August 30.
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HGH Tuesdays @ Club Viva

Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at 9:00pm
Hosted By Chelsea Dawn
Live In Concert Luey-V County Brown Ruka Puff Ko-Ko C'Vere
STL informer PresentsHustle Grynd Hustle TuesdaysCOVERLadies Free Til 11pmMen $5 Til 11pm $10 GENDoors Open @ 9pmHGH SINGLE SHOWCASE12 Slots Available A NiteShowcase Starts @ 10pmArtist come out and show em yo hustleYou don’t grynd you don’t shineLOCATIONClub Viva (Central West End)408 North Euclid 63108Saint Louis, MO2 Blocks from DelmarIn the Central West EndDoors open @ 9pm314-477-4018stlinformer@gmail.

Phone:
3144774018
Email:
stlinformer@gmail.com
Description
LADIES!! FREE MARTINIS ALL NITE @ HGH Tuesdays$2 Beers & Drinks Til 12am For Everybody$500 Ticket Give Away @ 12am
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UCME STLOUIS
Start Time:
Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at 8:00pm
Location:LUSH (MOON ROOM)ON THE ROOF, 3037 OLIVE
Email:
KYJUANDERFUL@DERRTYENT.COMTHE GOOD OL
REMEMBER THE GOOD OLD DAYS WHEN YOU DIDN'T HAVE NO BILLS, KIDS, AND ALL YOU HAD TO DO WAS FIND A RIDE TO SAINTS OR THE PALACE. OR CHOOSE BETWEEN DAMAGE OR GUESS JEANS
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PRONTO Happy Hour at Barcelona. Join us for happy hour as this is the last week to get your tickets for PRONTO! Appetizer and drink specials will be available. Tuesday, May 5, 5:00 - 7:00 PM Barcelona Tapas Restaurant 34 North Central Avenue, Clayton, MO 63105 For more information, please call 314.726.3117.




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Your Vision for Downtown St. Louis. On May 6th, you have the chance to meet with the Partnership for Downtown St. Louis and discuss what you want to see happen in the core of the city. No idea too big or outrageous! The Partnership will be be taking notes and delivering them to the City of St. Louis, so this is the chance to get your voice heard. We are looking for 20 people to join us at this focus group. Please RSVP to vicepresident@mstl.org before May 4th. Refreshments provided!

May 6th, 6:30 - 8:00pm
The Partnership for Downtown St. Louis Headquarters
720 Olive St. Suite 450
http://www.downtownstl.org/
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Sho 4 Kids presents Derrty ENT vs. Loosecannon II Celebrity B-ball game Fri. May 8 at Chaifetz Arena (CLICK PIC FOR INFO).
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PRONTO Spring Fashion Show, May 9th. Save the date for May 9, 2009 as we will feature the annual spring fashion event happening in historic downtown St. Louis at the new luxurious HoteLumiere! Up-and-coming fashion designers will show their new styles for men and women! Business and community members are invited to join us. A light reception will be offered and cash bar will be available. See you there! When: Saturday, May 9, 2009 7:30 PM Doors Open 8:30 PM Show Begins Place: HoteLumiere Lumiere Place Casino and Hotels 999 North Second Street, St. Louis, MO 63102 Parking available at HoteLumiere lot only General admission is $40 and VIPs $100. VIPs receive gift bags and VIP seating. To purchase tickets or for more information, please call 314.726.3117.
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FR8 presents MODEL CALL AND DESIGNER MEET AND GREET MAY 9TH PLEASE VISIT WWW.FASHION FR8.COM TO SEE PHOTOS OF LAST SHOW AND TO GET MORE INFO.
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COMEDY SPOTLIGHT






Darius Bradford's All The Way Live Weds. is back again. will bring special guest Earthquake May 9. Tickets go on sale Mon. Apr. 27, 2009. Get your tickets @The Lights On Broadway ticket office. Gen. $20, VIP $25.Hurry This event will sell out!!
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Afriky Lolo’s Children’s Dance Company Presents “Dji Djugu” (Dangerous River) at COCA for Special Mother’s Day Event, May 10 at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at COCA, 524 Trinity. Children from St. Louis City, County and Metro East join together to perform a vibrant West African dance celebrating the spirit and strength of motherhood.Tickets can be purchased directly from the company by calling Dominique Beeks at 314-276-1913 and
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Jazz singer Denise Thimes will host and perform at her annual Denise Thimes & Friends Annual Mother’s Day Concert. Its within its 13th year. The concert starts at 5:30 p.m. May 10 at the Sheldon Concert Hall. Tickets are $25-$40, on sale now at MetroTix outlets, http://www.metrotix.com/ and at 314-534-1111.
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READY TO GET DOWN WITH THE BROWNS OF COMEDY?IT’S THE WILDEST FUNNIEST COMEDY TOUR OF THE YEAR. GET DOWN WITH THE BROWNS OF COMEDY, STARING THE HILARIOUS STEVE BROWN, COCO BROWN, WILLIE AND WOODY BROWN, DOO DOO BROWN AND BENJI BROWN. SATURDAY MAY 16TH AT THE ROBERTS ORPHEUM THEATER. 7:30PM SHOWTIME. TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW AT WWW.TICKETMASTER.COM AND THE ROBERTS ORPHEUM THEATER BOX OFFICE. OR CHARGE BY PHONE AT 314-421-4400 OR 618-222-2900 IN THE METRO EAST. FOR GROUP SALES CALL 214-632-7929.
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Event The Derrty DJs Midwest Summit2 May 15, 2009 at 6pm to May 17, 2009 at 3amLocation: St. Louis at Various venues in St. LouisCity/Town: St. LouisWebsite
http://www.midwestsummit.comOrganized By: Derrty DJs, DT Entertainment & Fyre Boy Records. 100.3 The Beat & Derrty DJ’s presents the Big Beat Mayday Fest 2! Featuring:The St. LunaticsYung JocGorilla ZoeAce HoodHueyLudyUnladylikeStevie StonePlus, more special guests to be announced soon! May 17, 2009The Pageant, 6100 Delmar, SHOW DATE: May 17, 2009TICKETS: $25 to $35
Everyone must have a ticket, regardless of age. Ticket prices are as follows:$25 Gen, $35 Balcony, $35 Day of Show. VIP Available.For tickets call (314) 922-4387


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OLD SCHOOL DANCE sponsored by 100 BLACK MEN Machinist's Hall, Sat. May 16, 2009, 7:30pm-1am 314.367.7778 for tickets or more info.‏
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Precision Entertainment LLC with Special Guest SOULition present EXPOSED,

Start Time: Sunday, May 17, 2009 at 9:00pm
Location: SOL Lounge (Next to Phillip 66 on Lindel at Boyle)
Street:4241 Lindell Blvd (1 block EAST of Boyle - CWE)
EXPOSED simply means open to view. In this case, you are open to view 3 of St. Louis’ HOTTEST DeeJays in ONE place. Experience sounds from 3 different minds as one unit. Please allow yourself to get out of your own way in order to enjoy something NEW with DJ REMINISE, One of the most in-demand deejays in St. Louis will put it down with his deep collection of nu soul, true school hip-hop and old school R&B; DJ NEEDLES---James the DeeJay brings his varied style of soulful fusion including afro-beat, hard funk, dancehall reggae, progressive hip-hop and rare groove...ENOCH IS REAL---Blending records from around the globe, Enoch’s selections provide soulful escapism through the sounds of house, classic R&B and hip-hop. Remember, DRESS COMFORTABLY, but still be STYLISH. We want you dancing and partying ALL NIGHT LONG. This is a 21 and UP event. See you on EASTER WEEKEND!Almost forgot! LADIES you are absolutely FREE until 10:30pm Phone: 3147042808 Email:
precisioneventsstl@gmail.com
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CONCERT SERIES SPOTLIGHT




PARTY IN THE PLAZA5pm – 8pmWestport Plaza “Village” This year the Party is finally going to be “IN” the Plaza and NOT in the parking lot! You don’t want to miss it! Event goers will be able to freely walk around the village (in the designated event area) with food and drinks, while listening to two great live bands. Participating Westport Plaza establishments include Bradford’s Pub, Casa Gallardo, IceKitchen, Ozzie’s Restaurant & Sports Bar, Paul Mineo’s Trattoria, Pujols 5, Sheraton Chalet Hotel, Trainwreck Saloon and Westport Pizza Co. Mark your calendars for all the Parties “In” the Plaza:Date
Bands
May 21Dave & Greg ShowGlorious Blue
June 18KING PINPLASTIC
July 16Vote For PedroDoc Rocs Party Band
August 20Spin Physics (Steve Leslie Band)FatPocket
September 17Loud Mouth Soup (4 pi)Carry the Zero
Sponsored by: Clear Channel Radio, Golub & Company, Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation, Metromix, Riverfront Times and The Tan Company. Free Admission Call 314.576.7100 or visit http://www.westportstl.com/ for details!++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
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Comedian Michael Colyar will perform at 8 p.m. May 30 at the Roberts Orpheum Theater.Tickets are $20, $30, $40 and $60, on sale now at Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com, and at 314-241-1888.
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FR8 presents a Military Fashion Show in honor of Memorial Day SUNDAY MAY 31 2009 AT THE SOLDIERS MEMORIAL 1315 CHESTNUT ST. LOUIS MO at http://www.fashionfr8.com/
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Louie Anderson will perform at
Lumiere Theater at Lumiere Place at 8 p.m. June 4-June 5. Tickets are $30, on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday. Tickets are at Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com, 314-241-1888, and at the box office.
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Stomp The Yard Stepshow & Dance Competion
Just Like Seen on T.V. Dont Miss This One" YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE IN A FRAT OR SORORITY TO ATTEND"
Host:
Imperial Events and Entertainment Co.

Date:
Saturday, June 6, 2009
Time:
5:00pm - 10:00pm
Location:
Roberts Orpheum Theater
Street:
416 North 9TH Street

Phone:
3145178385
Email:
ImperialEvents.Ent@gmail.com
Description
Ezekeil Imperial Events & Entertainment CoYoung Dip Hot 104.1Team MvpPRESENTSStomp The Yard STEP SHOW & DANCE COMPETITIONYOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE IN A FRAT OR SORORITY TO COME SEE THE SHOW AND DANCE COMPETITIONLike Never Seen Before and Ever to Hit St. Louis.........Stomp The Yard Step Show and Dance CompetitionWE'RE GOING TO HAVE STEPTEAMS AND DANCE TEAMS FROM EVERYWHERE COMPETING FOR CASH PRIZEAND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!ULTIMATELY THE RESPECT!!!!!!!!!!THIS EVENT IS FOR EVERYBODY TO ATTENDI REPEAT....THIS EVENT IS FOR EVERYBODY TO ATTENDI REPEAT THIS EVENT IS FOR EVERYBODY TO ATTENDWe are bringing in the Entire Divine Nine Black Greek Fraternities & Sororities In the Midwest to Showcase who can step the best out of THEFRATERNITIES(Alphas, Kappas, Ques, Sigmas, Iota) &&&&&SORORITIES (AKA's, Deltas, Zetas, and SGRO)Each Team who wins get to be a Guest DJ Live on the air with Young Dip of Hot 104.1 and Bragging Rights....These Dance Teams are Going to Bring it you Live up close and Personal..The Best Dance Team who wins get to be a Guest DJ Live on the air with Young Dip of Hot 104.1 and Bragging Rights.... When: Saturday June 6th, 2009Location: Roberts Orpheum Theater416 N 9th St St Louis, MO 63101 - (314) 588-0388Time: Doors Open at 5:00P.M. Showtime Starts:6:00P.M.Tickets can be purchased at all Metrotix LocationsThis EVENT WILL SELL OUT SO GET YOUR TICKETS EARLYVIP TICKETS AND GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS ARE AVAILABLEIF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING IN THE SHOW PLEASE RESPOND VIA EMAIL OR BY PHONEFOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT 314.517.8385 or Email:
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104.1 presents Superjam 2 featuring Young Jeezy, Keri Hilson(and Soulja Boy are the first names to be announced for Hot 104.1’s Super Jam 2 concert, coming to Verizon Wireless Amphitheater June 13. Tickets go on sale May 2 at
http://www.livenation.com/, at the box office, 877-598-8703, and at select Blockbuster locations.). Just added are Plies, Pleasure P, Lil Boosie.
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BOOK BITZ




Louis native Toriano Porter has a new book out called, “The Pride of Park Avenue.” Combining cool, reflective narrative, free-flowing prose and authentic character dialogue, The Pride of Park Avenue is a collection of emotionally charged personal essays about life, loss and pain, character-driven flash fiction passages of love and betrayal, action-helmed coming of age short stories centered on the pursuit of the American Dream, painstaking, tragedy-filled poetry and insanely written gonzo blog entries that form one of the more daring works of the last quarter century. For more info on the book go to
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NEW: FR8 is having last call auditions for its upcoming fashion show April 30 SLOTS ARE FILLING UP FAST U ONLY HAVE UNTIL APRIL 30TH FEMALE AND MALE MODELS ARE NEEDED http://www.fashionfr8.com/

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NEW: Stage Dancers for Club Monroe-Newly Established Gentlemen Club in Fairview Heights Illinois NEW: Club Monroe (Fairview Heights Illinois) is accepting applications for stage dancers. Email: clubmonroe1@hotmail.com Ph/Fax: 708-253-0342
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NEW: The 13th Floor is shooting a full length film starting production this summer. Actors and actress's are needed. Auditions will be held at Fubar Lounge in St Louis on May 9th. .. Auditions start at 4 p.m. and end at 9 p.m. but people should come early to look over the script. No experience required but is helpful Influences: Halloween, Porky's, Friday The 13th, Revenge of the Nerds, FUBAR is located in 'Midtown Alley' in the Historic district at 3108 Locust (between Compton & Cardinal) http://www.myspace.com/stlfubar Contact: the13thfloorstl@hotmail.com http://www.myspace.com/the13thfloortroupe
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Is your church’s choir the best you’ve ever heard? Are the praise dancers off the hook? Here’s your chance to give your church the recognition it deserves!Enter into the Six Flags “Spirit of Praise” competition. If you win, you could be the opening act for Kirk Franklin!Print out the application and return it to: SIX FLAGS St. Louis ATTN: GROUP SALES P. O. Box 60 • Eureka, MO 63025
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HELP-SPOTLIGHT
“Let America Be America Again”The Black Rep SPASummer Performing Arts 2009Ages 8 – 17July 6 – August 14, 2009Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pmStudents bring their lunch.Location: The Black Rep/MonsantoCenter for Performing Arts Education1717 Olive Street, 4th FloorSt. Louis, MO 63103During this six week Monday through Friday summer program participants will experiment in new activities like script writing, music, acting, theatre arts crafts, set design, costume design and lighting, while enjoying a wealth of other opportunities to stimulate the mind and body.We welcome beginners, while challenging the most experienced. Participants learn and benefit from dedicated professionals offering superior guidance and leadership. Whether singing, acting, painting, dancing or playing an instrument, our participants thrive in this group of like-minded youth.This performance-based format will encourage young people and allow them to experience the opportunities of the adult theatre world without it’s pressures of time, success or failure.The Lisa Colbert Essay Contest included.There will be 2 culminating performances:Friday evening, Aug. 14 and Saturday afternoon, Aug. 15Enrollment is limited to the first 30 students.COST: $150.00 per week / $900 for 6 weeksRegistration deposit: $50.00Deadline: May 15, 2009For registration or more information, contact:Linda Kennedy(314) 534-3807, ext. 235..................................KMJM personality 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
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ONGOING BITZ
First Sundays at Lights On Broadway, 8344 N Broadway, hosted by comedian Jessie Taylor. Show starts at 9:30 p.m. $10 cover.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:
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Hi Pointe Café presents Open Mike for hip hoppers every Monday at 9:30 p.m. at Cusamanos, 7147 Manchester. Hosted by J Narko, Twizy, and Rob. Info: 584.9641. Phone: 3144434129 Email: h2cafehiphop@gmail.com ==+++++++++++++++++++++
NEW: Starting April 27, 2009 and every last Monday of the month after that, H2 Cafe Hip Hop Mondays will host" iSPEEK ".....a monthly event showcasing local poets ans spoken words artists from the St. Louis area along with artists from around the country. The 1st installment of iSPEEK will feature :$5 @ the doorLADIES FREE TILL 11pmWe will also have theOPEN MIC FREESTYLE SESSION goin on like each and every Monday Night.DJ SPEC &DJ TRACKSTAR are the tune selectors..Hosted by:ROB BOO2 for 1 Well Drink/ Import Beers.Any artist wanting to be booked, please contact me h2cafehiphop@gmail.com;
314-443-4129 or hit me up onFacebook.
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STL Informer Presents.. Hustle Grynd Hustle Tuesdays.. $2 drinks til 12am.. Ladies Your Free Til 11pm.. Ladies $5 After 11pm.. Men $5 Til 11pm $10 Gen.. @ Club Viva 408 N. Euclid 63103.. 2 blocks from Delmar.. In the Central West End.. Doors open @ 9pm.. Artist Get Free Song Before 10pm.. Come out and show em yo hustle.. More Info 314-477-4018..
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Tantalizing Tuesdays at the Avenue, 1901 St. Louis Ave. Free Appetizers, All nite drink specials, 6 p.m. to 1 a.m.. No White Tees. Info call Jerri at 314.922.6794. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
NEW: Darius Bradford’s The Big Joker present Funny Phat Tuesdays located inside Lights On Broadway Twilight Room/Lights on Broadway in New Baden. $10. ++++++++++++++++
UPDATE: JE presents Soul Sessions every Tuesday. Live music brought to you by Music UnlimitedDJ Enoch Is Real on the 1's and 2'sOpen Mic for poets, singers, spoken word,comedians and musiciansSign-up is from 8:00-8:45, so artist get there early!!Door prizes and give-aways For more info and venue info contact sevenkonektions@yahoo.com
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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.................. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Vanita Applebum Entertainment presents SUITE SOUL SPOT every second Wednesday of the month at Old Rock House, 1200 S 7th Street. $10 collar, Info: www.myspace.com/vanitaapplebumwww.myspace.com/ 314-517-8987 ++++++++++++++++++++
UPDATE: 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 ADMISSION UNTIL 10 p.m. when cover is $10. DRINK SPECIALSKITCHEN OPEN*STYLE CODE ENFORCED* MATURE 21+ More Info/RSVP: goodppl.ent@gmail.com or Phone:314.503.4035
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SOULSTAGE every Wednesday at House of Comedy starting Feb. 4.. 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 and Saturdays at 8 p.m. at Delmar Restaurant and Lounge6235 Delmar Blvd. Free before 10 p.m. 314-725-6565 ·+++++++++++
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 +++++++++++++++++++++
NEW: Wall Street Wednesday's "Where The Professionals Play"What: MixerHost: TheKonnection7:30pmWhere: POSH (CENTRAL WEST END)To see more details and RSVP, follow the link below:
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All The Way Live Wednesdays hosted by Darius Bradford at Joker’s inside Lights on Broadway, 8344 N. Broadway, at 7 p.m. hosted Darius Bradford
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NEW: The House of Comedy presentsTHURSDAY NIGHT COMEDY & KARAOKEEVERY THURSDAY NIGHT @ THE STL HOUSE OF COMEDY801 NORTH SECOND STREET..THINK YOU CAN BLOW (SING THAT IS) WELL PUT YOUR VOCALS THROUGH THE TEST THIS THURSDAY NIGHT...CASH PRIZE FOR THE BEST!!!! AND YOU KNOW WE GOTTA KEEP THE COMEDY GOING...DOORS OPEN AT 7..HAPPY HOUR TILL 8 THEN LET THE SINGING BEGIN. Info: 3142415233Email:THEDEELEEGROUP@GMAIL.COM ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
From the originator of the Soulful Thursday Night comes a brand new vibe for music heads to experience. DJ Needles invites you to escape to a world of GOOD MUSIC. From Nu Soul to Old School, Dancehall to Afro Beat, Rare Groove to Hip Hop...It's DJ Needles' triumphant return to Thursday nights.Upstairs Lounge, Churchill's, Nik's Wine Bar, 609-If you've been to any of these joints in the past decade on a Thursday with Needles, you know whatz up...Don't miss the 1st night of a new Thursday tradition.ILL VIBE @ NUBIA CAFEPhone:3143678200
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NEW: Dynasty ENT. And DIVA Thursday's " Every First Thursday DIVA Thursdays Diva Models Every First Thursday DIVA Thursdays Location: THE LOFT Street: Olive & Compton 9 p.m.
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FreeTime's Groove Theory at Exo Lounge (3146 Locust) . 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 http://www.freetimestl.com/
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NEW: The Laff Out Loud Comedy Series hosted by Maurice G is Thursday nights, 8 p.m., New Ambassaor 9800 New Halls Ferry Road. Get more information at 314-869-9090.
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Drama House Thursdays @ The In Spot, 5854a Delmar- Clean Comedy‏ . Doors at 8 p.m., Show at 9 p.m. $5 http://www.inspotlounge.com/
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Milq Da Game presents Destination Thursdays at Club Society. $500 to the sexiest lady. Ladies Free til 11;30p.m. 2 for 1 drinks before 10:30 p.m. for fellas and free drinks for ladies. Info: http://www.societystl.com/
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Karaoke Thursdays Los Angeles Style Every Thursday at Club Illusion, 526 EasT Broadway in east St,. Louis. $2 Chicken wings and fires. Show at 9:30 p.m. Sign up by 9 p.m. Info: 618.567.8912.
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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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NEW : Arab Money and MPR ENT, Liquid Assets, beginning Thursday, April 9, 2009 at 9:00pm at Lure NightClub , 1204 Washington Ave. with Redd Hott Thursdays, This is a new way to start a jump off to your spring and summer Thursday's @ Lure Nightclub on washington Ave. and Tucker. We giving away money to the sexiest ladies in the club each and every Thursday. No competition, no contact, just be there! Fella's come out to experience a new way of partying in a sexy atmosphere. This club is upscale and will bring the vibe out to get the party started! Come party with us on April 9, 2009 for the second installment of "Get Money"!!!+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
NEW: Dynasty presents Diva Thursdays, 10:00pm at The Loft! FREE Drinks and FREE Admission until 11PM for all the ladies! $75 VOX Vodka Bottle Specials. Phone: 3147696723Email:
divathursdays@gmail.com
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NEW: Join Soul Stylz every Friday at St.Louis newest weekly series , Beautiful.: A Quality that Delights the Sense of Sight,” at Sleek Ultra Lounge inside of Lumiere Casino. What better way to celebrate your special day in style, for more information about eventContact Boone:
http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http://314.497.3861Birthday Amenities:1. Complimentary Admission for you & your Guests2. Complimentary Wine With Dinner3. Private Birthday Room Set-Up (For Parties Up to 18 People)4. Casino5. Special Room Birthday Package inside Lumiere Hotel (Must be hosting party for room rate) 6. Great Dinner Click Here & Enter Sleek for Menu: ( Dinner Served to 11PM)
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NEW: Made Models LLC presents TGIF at Skybox. 10 p.m. Ladies FREE all nite. For more info call 314.761.9962.
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FRIDAY NIGHTS at 609 LoungeEvery Friday St. LouisHost:DJ Charlie Chan and DJ OkayType:
Party - Club PartyNetwork:GlobalStart Time:Friday, April 17, 2009 at 9:00pmEnd Time:Saturday, April 18, 2009 at 1:30pmLocation:609 Lounge (Across from DELMAR LOUNGE)Street:609 Eastgate St (1 block WEST of Skinker at Delmar)City/Town:Saint Louis, MOPhone:3147219168Email:fridaynightsat609@gmail.com
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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 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
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: http://www.facebook.com/n/?event.php&eid=41828731487
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NEW: Cash and Champagne every 1st Friday of the Month at Loft Info: www.myspace.com/3moj
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NEW: Majic Happy Hour at the Loft every Friday 6-8pm for Majic Happy Hour at the Loft. Come experience a Taste of Majic with our Flavor of the Week Drink Special and complimentary hors d'oeuvres, plus live jazz music! WHAT: Majic Happy Hour every Friday at the Loft! WHEN: Friday, May 1st WHERE: The Loft, 3112 OliveClick Here to Win a Majic Happy Hour VIP booth!
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NEW: Big Tah presents The R - Relax- Release -Relate Party-9 p.m. At The Loft Every 2nd Friday of The Month For A Place For The Hardworking Folks To Come Take A Load Off- Mix And Mingle With St. Louis Socialites, While Enjoying Food & Drink Specials. VIP & Bottle Service Is Available-Everybody Absolutely Free Until 11pm- DJ Cuddy On The 1's & 2's - Enjoy Complementary Drinks By Vox Vodka and Dj Cuddy Will Still Be Celebrating His 2 Year Anniversary. Book Your B Day Party With Us.Contact info: 3147130926Email:
bigtah06@hotmail.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 www.myspace.com/URBANCASUALFRIDAYS ++++++++++++
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 ++++++++++++++++++
LADIES NIGHT: A Night With NUVO & You "EACH & EVERY Friday Night"at 8:00pmWhere: 609 Lounge (Across from Delmar Lounge)To see more details and RSVP, follow the link below: http://www.facebook.com/n/?event.php&eid=67818022597&aref=20189285
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Party with Kiki from 10p-1a! Live Broadcast Every Friday!Deuces Wild Fridays at the ALL NEW St. Louis Nites. $2 admission and drink specials til midnight. Doors open at 10p. St. Louis Nites, located at 8384 N Broadway. For more information call 314-385-4545.
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NEW: Freaknik Fridays @ Blackmons PlazaGrown & Sexy College EventsHost: VIP DIVAS MODELING COMPANYType: Party - Night of MayhemNetwork: GlobalStart Time: Friday, April 24, 2009 at 11:00pmLocation: Blackmons PlazaStreet: 127 Collinville AveCity/Town: East Saint Louis, ILPhone: 3144794788Email: walterdeuce@yahoo.comDescriptionIm throwing this event as a special edition for all my ladies that like to dress hella Sexy and Superflyy. Gents please bring your A game...cuz the ladies come correct every time!! Special Guests will be in the building every week...
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Swag City Saturdays, 12 MidnightClub Broadway East Join Shorty "Da Prince", GCB, and T Rell for Swag City Saturdays at Club Broadway East located at 657 East Broadway, E. St. Louis, IL.Doors open at 12 Midnight. First 103 ladies are free until 2am.18 to get in, 21 to drink up!++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Saturday Nights @ Spruill'sFriday Nights @ St. Louis Nites Hang with D. StoneEvery Saturday night from 10p-1aJoin the Hypeman D. Stone every Saturday night at Spruill's while 100.3 The Beat broadcasts live! Plus enjoy 300 drink specials all night long!
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NEW: Mature Mingle every Saturday at the Skybox on the Landing, Doors open at 9 p.m. and everyone is FREE ‘til 11 and ladies drink for $5 all night long! For more info call314.241. 5100Or Email:
mosoul@sbcglobal.net
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NEW: Privilege Saturdays at Exo 9p.m. to 1:30 am
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DT presents 30s the New 20 at the Jazz Spot (formerly WS Hotel), 400 Wash Ave., , 30 and up, 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 +++++++++++++++++++++++++
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. Information at
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NEW: The Ole Skool Party is Saturday nights, presented by Maurice G at the New Ambassador, 9800 New Halls Ferry Road. Everyone Free til 10 p.m. Get more information at 314-869-9090.
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NEW: EXO LOUNGE & ABSOLUT BLACK 100 VODKA PRESENTS - "SALON SUNDAYS" calling all salon owners, barbers, cosmetologists students and clients. * 8 p/m/ Come party at The Loft this Thursday...FREE Drinks and FREE Admission for all Ladies until 11PM!!!!! Still Have $75 Vox Vodka Bottles! Doors Open at 9PM For FREE Bdays, Booths, and Bottle Service call 314.769.6723
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The Space presents the female impersonation show, Pebbles and the Barbie Dolls every Sunday at the Space, door at 8p.m., Show at 9 p.m. Drink Specials. $5 Cover For more info contact The Space located at 320-24 N.Vandeventer (off Lindell Blvd. in SLU area) Contact:314.494.5976 or 314.494.9095.. ++++++++++++++++++++++++
Funny Sundays with Jessie Taylor at Lights on Broadway, 8344 N. Broadway. Doors at 9:30 p.m. $10 cover
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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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Award-winning STL painter and artist Daniel Hodges has commemorated a painting for sell in celebration of President Barack Obama’s historic win of the Oval Office. For more info go to
http://www.danielhodges.com/
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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 http://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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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 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 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.
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Good Shepherd Infant and Toddler Center, 5990 Page. Now Enrolling. School age children welcome. Info: 314.725.5710
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Catch all the latest STL entertainment sites, sounds and interviews at http://www.ohhmy.net/ .
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For your hip-hop ministry and Christian music services check out Mynista’s website at http://www.reverbnation.com/mynistaakadoctawuzdead?eid=591050_2558942
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Check out author and activist Keith Boykin’s new website Daily Voice at http://www.thedailyvoice.com/
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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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The Black Rep's blog, Black Reppin. It can be found on its website, http://www.theblackrep.org/ or directly at http://theblackrep.blogspot.com/
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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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NEW: For modeling tips, go to Rocky J’s website .http://www.worldmodelcoaching.com/
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NEW: Friends and partners of STL TV,Keep up with what's going on with STL TV. (April 2009 Newsletter is attached)We truly appreciate your support!ThanksAndre HolmanVideo Production ManagerSTL TV314-552-2988holmana@stlouiscity.comwww.stltv.net
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ East St. Louis native actor/rapper Edwin Morrow has a new independent film, “Kai” he produced. He is seeking those to check it out and rate his flick. To do so, go to www.firstglanceonlinesping.bside.com. So Register, Watch Film and Rate and Review it. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Check out B. Free’s new entertainment and sound off website http://www.bfreepaparazzi.blogspot.com/
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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 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 and Cultural Cafe, 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, contact Notice Me Award winner Jessica 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
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STL videographer and Notice Me Award nominee/ Traffic Music Award winner Dana Christian has a website where people can send their professional music videos and films to get exposed. It is http://www.spitflix.com/ .
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STL Video Vault’s event videographer Mo’b is making his name known as an urban event videographer. To peep his videos, you can check them out on YOUTUBE on his site “mobvideos." You can type in “314 day” and you will see his videos as well. If you wanna book him to tape your event or gig, you can email him at
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