Tuesday, October 27, 2009


Before we get into the A&E from the ILLI AND MO:

BREAKING NEWZ: STL jazz singer Denise Thimes had an encounter she had earlier this week, but this one was with the police. Thimes, who was on FOX 2 on Tuesday, said she was arrested for disturbing the peace while having a meal at Culpeppers.

"I was in a west end restaurant Culpeppers. I was having lunch with a friend and there was screw in his soup," Thimes said. " We called the waitress over and she got the manager, waitress saw the screw and the manager immediately insinuated that we put the screw in the soup and did not give it back to us.

"The officer came in and he immediately thought what we were doing was silly, called us silly four times and he wrongfully arrested me," she explained.

Thimes says she was very firm telling them that she wasn't going to leave until they gave her back the screw, but that waitress wouldn't give it back. She was hauled downtown to the police station but not booked into jail.

As of press time, Fox 2 was waiting for a response from Culpeppers. Mayor Francis Slay, who deemed her the Ambassador of St. Louis, was an eyewitness to her going to the police station.

Thimes was originally supposed to be on Fox 2’s Morning Show to promote her going to the White House this weekend to sing for First Lady Michelle Obama an event at the Kuwait Embassy.and shared which tune she will be singing for Mrs. Obama..

Wow, can u say wrongful law-suit?

To peep the interview go to

Remember to set your clocks back one hour Sunday morning at 2 a.m. to get your hour back which means more partying for the heathens and more prep for the churchgoers. LOL

IN THE NEWZ: At a press conference this week at Busch Stadium, Cardinals manager Tony La Russa will return for a 15th season at the helm of the reigning National League Central champions.

La Russa was reintroduced at a news conference at Busch Stadium on Monday, where it was announced that he has agreed to a one-year contract for 2010.

However, La Russa may not have been the biggest story at his own news conference. As the the manager spoke about his decision, he confirmed that Mark McGwire will replace Hal McRae as Cardinals hitting coach.

That will be the only change to La Russa's staff, as all of the other coaches -- including pitching coach Dave Duncan -- will return. Also At his conference, Larussa said McGwire inspired him to stay in St. Louis .

Wow, so if Mcgwire woulda said No, then Larussa wouldn've came back? And to choose a former player who didn’t like playing in St. Louis says a lot as well.


In unrelated newz, Tony Larussa is a twitter person. He was at the Springsteen concert at Scott Trade Center last Sunday. Isn’t this the same social networking site that he sued cuz it was an imposter using his name on there?

St. Louis native and Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard along with the defending world champion
Phillies had just secured their second straight National League pennant, beating the Dodgers in five games, and lumbering Ryan Howard was the first to climb the makeshift stage set up in shallow center. They will play Game 1 tonite at the avenging American league champs new York Yankees in Yankee Stadium.

Howard was named the MVP of the NLCS for batting .333 (5-for-15) with two homers and eight RBIs, but that was secondary to what the Phillies' cleanup hitter had to say to the thousands of fans still in the stadium.

This year Howard became the player to reach 200 home runs the fastest; he did it in 658 games, easily beating the record of 706 set by Ralph Kiner. He also reached 600 RBIs this season in his 693rd career game, becoming the player to do it the fastest since 1946, when Ted Williams did it in 675 games.

St. Louis Rams suffered its 17th loss in a row when they lost against the Indianapolis Colts at Edward Jones Dome. The Rams are 0-7 this season and have lost a franchise-record and current league-worst 17 consecutive games. Next Sunday's game at Detroit — against a Lions team that has lost 22 of its last 23 games — is shaping up as reporters are calling “the Stupor Bowl.” Experts say if the rasm are going to win, this is the game to win.

Well we will see.
in other sports newz, Larry Johnson's father said he was angry and shocked by his son's use of gay slurs with reporters inside the Chiefs locker room on Monday.

The younger Johnson, running back of the Kansas City Cheifs, apologized on Tuesday for using a gay slur (the word "faggot" )when reporters approached him in the locker room on Monday. The team then asked him to stay away from practice and team activities while it and the league conducts a review of his actions.
The episode began Sunday night, when Johnson questioned Coach Todd Haley's football credentials on his Twitter account. He used the slur during an exchange with one of his Twitter followers

Well, here we go again. First it was former b-ball player Tim Hardaway used gay slurs now Johnson. Our thing is, celebs and big names should be careful how they use social networks cuz if they handle them in the wrong way, it will bite them back. And that's what happened.
With the hate bill just signed by Obama recently, being anti-gay is a hot button issue these days, but Johnson, I am sure did not expect for his comments to get out from Twitterland, but to mention the term "faggot' again when he was questioend by the media was STUPID. His apology is to save face trying to quell the firestorm that he caused in order to keep that J.O.B.. We wonder if Johnson will become the poster boy of gay slurs? The way its looking, it looks to be the case.

Renowned St. Louis native poet and educator Maya Angelou is in the newz yet again, now for her classic novel, “I know Why the Caged Bird Sings.” A Westminsiter school board member in The Orange County School district in California is seeking to ban the book that includes a rape scene. Judy Ahrens, a former Westminster School District trustee, took to the podium at Monday's Huntington Beach City Council meeting to read a scene from Angelou's book that details the rape of an 8-year-old girl. The reading was a demonstration on why the book should be banned, she told the audience. John Briscoe, an Ocean View School District trustee who headed the presentation, said he and Ahrens went to the City Council to publicize a matter of interest to the community
Angelou, who is scheduled to speak at UC Riverside Thursday,
recently talked with the Press Enterprise about banned books.

"I'm always sorry that people ban my books," she told the paper. "Many times I've been called the most banned. And many times my books are banned by people who never read two sentences. I feel sorry for the young person who never gets to read.”

Maya is such a class act—but I question the district trustee on her motivation for the book to be banned and if she fits the person who read two sentences. LOL

In related newz, readers who responded to an www.ocregister.com
poll overwhelmingly oppose a ban of Maya Angelou's book "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" from public school libraries.

About 2,000 people voted in the poll in two articles about efforts in Huntington Beach to pull the autobiography from Ocean View School District's middle school libraries. About 86 percent of readers said not to ban the book and 14 percent said to pull the book from the libraries, according to the poll, which was posted Tuesday morning.

Well, the Midwest singers on MTV Starmaker were close but oh so far from winning. STL native Todd Sarvies (ON RIGHT) and Chi-town Melody Angel (MIDDLE) didn’t win. Todd Sarvies took runner up and Angel came in third. The winner was country singer Liz Davis (ON LEFT) who won a Bad Boy contract with P Diddy.
Well, we think our Midwest singers are winners and are probably better off not winning—especially that iron clad Bad Boy contract! LOL


Chi-town's Kanye West won two of his nine nominations at the 2009 BET Hip Hop Awards that were aired Tuesday on BET (taped Oct 10 at Atlanta's Boisfeuillet Jones Civic Center). A no show, the embattled rapper won Producer of the Year and Best Hip Hop Style. West was expected to attend the fourth annual awards show. The show will repeat Oct 29 (and into perpetuity)

Well, Ye wasn’t alone in no shows cuz there were many who were not present for their awards.


Bruce Springsteen canceled a performance in Kansas City after his cousin and road crew member died. The death of 36-year-old Lenny Sullivan was announced in a statement on Springsteen's Web site.

Sullivan was found dead at Kansas City's Intercontinental Hotel hours before Springsteen and the E Street Band were to take the stage Monday night.

Kansas City police spokesman Capt. Rich Lockhart said officers were investigating the death, although he said it was not suspicious. A call to Springsteen's publicist was not immediately returned.

The Sprint Center arena said tickets would be refunded

Ron Isley got an early release of his three year sentence at the Federal Correctional Institution at
Terre Haute, Indiana, for tax evasion (he was scheduled for release on April 13, 2010) and is currently living in Dismus, a half-way house in on Cote Brilliante St. Louis, Mo.

Mr. Big is no longer in the Big House!

Folk legend Judy Collins’ will perform at the Sheldon Concert Hall on Dec. 5.

There will be two concert jams coming next month, one on a national level, the other on a local tip.






On the national level, Hot 104.1 will present the Thanksgiving Jam November 27th at The Chaifetz Arena at Saint Louis University. It will feature Grammy winner T-Pain, Grammy nominee Mario(who was in St. Louis three weeks ago at the Pageant with Trey Songz and Day26), Grammy winner LeToya Luckett and New Boyz. Tickets are $20, $40, $60 and $80 (VIP) and go on-sale Saturday, October 24th at 11am at MetroTix.com, MetroTix outlets at select Schnucks and Macy’s stores, charge by phone at 314-534-1111, and the Chaifetz Arena Box Office.







Majic 104.9 in association with Show Me Entertainment presents The R&B Explosion 2009 “ The Best of the Best ” Nov. 15 at the Ambassador. One memorable night One stage. Six of St. Louis finest R&B Soul artist performing live with a band. The concert will feature former American Idol finalist Nikko Smith, American Idol contestant Aloha Mischeaux, East St. Louis’ De’ Andre Perryman, Co Co Soul , Bradd Young , Seven Lii and Teresajenee. For ticket info call 314-869-9090





Grammy nominee Eric Benet headlines the “Sexy Soul” tour, which is scheduled to come to the Pageant Dec. 3. Mint Condition and Ledisi are also on the tour.The venue has not yet announced the tour, and ticket information isn’t available.

Activist and talk show host Tavis Smiley will be the keynote speaker for the Human Development Corporation of Metropolitan St. Louis’ annual dinner meeting at the Sheraton Chalet Westport Hotel, Nov. 13 Honored will be four distinguished 'pillars of the community' - former Missouri Supreme Court Chief Justice, the Hon. Ronnie L. White, Executive Director and Founder of Cultural Leadership, Ms. Karen Kalish HDC Board Member of the year Mr. John Haigler and HDC Employee of the year Ms. Marlynn Chamgers.


National rappers hosted parties up in the STL this past Sunday. First, St. Lunatics member MURPHY LEE did some co-hosting at Mista DJ’s new event Erotic Energy party (that MistaDj hosts) and Shock G from the Digital Underground will host the HAUNTED HOME’s $3000 Costume Contest ‖ at Home Night Club.

Three media personalities was in the newz for their actions or an action. First, KSDK personality/news producer Art Holliday reportedly had a news tirade at the gig. According to Columnist Jerry Berger in the Evening Whirl, Holliday was given a day to cool off after he did some cussin and fussin after the station aired a story about a memorial service for St. Louis police officer Julius Moore. The story the station ran was that he was shot and killed but according to all other media outlets he dies of injuries sustained in an auto accident en route to assist another officer. Well, we hear that Holliday is the Man up in KSDK and to get him angry (which we hear takes a lot cuz he is always even tempered) someone will mos def will get fired for their blatant error.

Second is controversial radio personality J.C. Corcoran. Speaking of fired, he was at K-HITS 96 this week where he had a morning show. Station management reportedly fired the legendary jock to save money and boost ratings. But this isn’t the first for the shock jock. Corcoran has worked at and been fired from almost every rock station in the STL market. While Corcoran will not be on the air he reportedly remains under contract with Emmis until December 2010. In other words, he still getting a checkkk.

Lastly, 100.3 the Beat’s DJ Charlie Chan Soprano is heading to Jakarta, Indonesia to get on the 1s and 2s.

Local jazz artist Lamar Harris has landed a new gig at the Jazz at the Bistro on Washington. His show is entitled “Lamar Harris presents Tribal Funk” and it will take place Oct 30 and 31 Two Shows nightly 8:30 & 10:15$15 Cover $10 Students.

Evening Whirl photographer King Yella was recently promoted from Photographer to Chief Photographer for the newspaper. He will also be featured this week at the Evening Whirl’s Whirl Wall Street Wednesdays at the Indigo Hotel (SEE ONGOING BITZ—OUT 709 ) In other Evening Whirl newz, The Evening Whirl is getting headlines during the Ricky Smiley Morning Show.

Is Fox 2 sports personality Rob Desir looking for a new love? Seems like it. On his radio Show “No Half Steppin” on WESL—1490 AM Tuesday he asked his guest Raina, his WESL radio colleague who co-hosts with Charlie Tuna on the Charlie Tuna Show, if she had any cute friends a few minute before the show was ending. So does this mean that Desir is no longer the boo to longtime girlfriend Chaquita Pollen(PICTURED)? Hmm.

Speaking of couples, model/promoter Lady Erica had an engagement party earlier this month at the St. Louis House of Comedy. She is engaged to her manager, Tatum Polk .

STL fitness instructor Kings James will have a new reality fitness show called "Hot Mess." It is produced by STL video director Dana Christian and it set for early 2010. It is currently being shopped by various networks. To peep the trailer go to

Liquid Assets will have its one year anniversary of the election of Barack Obama . TO CELEBRATE, they are having a special edition of RED HOTT THURSDAY entitled , RED HOTT THURSDAYS!!! PRESENTS: MY PRESIDENT IS BLACK!!!!!!! THURSDAY NOVEMBER 5, DOORS OPEN AT 9:30 (314)749-6399 or

Has anyone been to the new concert venue The Firebird located at 2706 Olive?

Former OUTTOWN columnist Senora Robinson sent OUTTOWN an interesting email about her singleness. She wrote: “ Ok facebook inspires me to wanna write again. Why do people (aka flames) try to resubmit their bid when they see you on FB? I’m like B if u liked it then, then u should put a ring on it!” The Lovely Lady. Hmm, wonder who she is talking about?

Frontline Protection’s Brandon Troupe is set to leave for the Army on Jan 25. He is going in active duty and said he may be stationed at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. He is in talks with Harry Michel and Fred Finley for a going away at Exo. We will keep you posted.

Happy B-daze to promoter Big Tah and model Ashlai Box.

Peep out the OUTTOWN SHOW every Thursdays at 5 p.m. CST at

STL filmmaker David Conley’s Internet pilot DNR is getting big viewership since its premier on VIMEO last Friday. Currently over 830 hits, Conley wants to get at least 10,000 before taking it to the networks in the fall to be picked up. Due to the overwhelming response, Conley is bringing it back. So, if you enjoyed it before, you can check it out again at
http://www.vimeo.com/user2202643THE PLOT: DNR tells the story about a RN who faces terror from her Iraqi war bound jealous husband after he learns of her affair with her newly appointed boss who’s being investigated by the government for the hospital’s takeover by a pharmaceutical company.

Please spread the word and try to go see it if you can!! This movie is only being released in selected cities and areas! THIS IS A MOVIE THE JUDICIAL BRANCH OF GOV'T & THE POLICE WOULD RATHER YOU NOT SEE! CHECK OUT THE TRAILER AT LEAST, AND FORWARD IT ON! The link to the movie footage for AMERICAN VIOLET is below! Featuring: Alfre Woodard, Charles Dutton, Xzibit and others. www.americanviolet.comhttp://www.americanviolet.com

WHOs WHO in 2009?

It’s almost the end of the year and for those who get their party on, if it wasn’t for the many promoters putting on events, the STL social scene would be BO-GUS. Well, OUTTOWN is gearing up for its year end postings and one will be the Top 10 Event Promoters/Socialites of 2009.
We had about 50 or so in the running who has made an impact on the social scene and narrowed it down to 20 promoters/socialites who are in that running. But OUTTOWN would like for you all to pick who you all think is the #1 promoter/socialite in the STL.The following is a list of those Top 20 promoters/socialites in alphabetical order and would like for you the reader to select who’s on top.
They are as follows:



1.1st Fridays (Harry Michel and Fred Finley--PICTURED ABOVE)
2.Arty J
3.B Free Paparazzi/Teddy Blackett

4.Cafe Soul (Coco Soul/Angie Brown/Nichol Stevenson--PICTURED)
5.Close To Famous (Triky and Hollywood)

6.Corey Black

7.Freetime (Adrian Saddler/Roy Robinson/Daryl Freirson--PICTURED)

8.Imperial Events (Ezekiel Obasi/Meka Wilson)
9.Koncepts/Keith Harris



10.Liquid Assets (Phil and Chelsea Dawn--PICTURED ABOVE)

11.LME (Otto Nichols/Tim Slater)
12.Loosecannon/Wellz Fargo Slim

13.Major Brands (Elson Williams/Tre Williams--PICTURED)
14.Monopoly/Mocha Latte
15.M.P.A.C./Mo Spoon

16.Precision/Rob Kirk (PICTURED)

17.Soul Stylz (Cornell Boone/Jamie Spencer/Sarah Bryant/Treanna Kerney)

18.Soul U/Xplicit and SJ 76 Kid

19.Stress Free Fridays (MarkAnthony Jones/Mario Wayne/Joe Jennings--PICTURED)
20.Vanita Applebum Enterprises (Vanita Applebum)

Email us at
maat.atkins@gmail.com and tell us who you think is the #1 promoter/socialite. The deadline is Dec. 15, 2009


IN THE M.I.A. FILE. Where is comedian/promoter Tahir Moore ?

BLIND PICZ. Who was this sista rockin the funky stiletto’s at Shan Keith’s Neche Collection Fassion Show at Windows on Washington last Friday?

BLIND BITZ. Which power mover and shaker was drunker than a skunk at a recent event and was asking the OUTCAM to take pics of women’s butts? (Hint. One of the jobs this mover has is a radio host. He was also a “first” in St. Louis. )

STL-ICIOUS—Who’s Hot this week in the STL? Mocha Latte and Murphy Lee and Tre Williams (tie)

Mocha Latte. This promotion STL queen is holding it down at Karma Nightclub every weekend as the club’s hype person and host ever since its grand opening three weeks ago. This weekend, she is doing the same duties but with a Halloween party that will be going down Saturday, the winner of the best costume will receive $2500, and $4,000 in total prizes (SEE MOCHA's CORNER BELOW) .

Murphy Lee. This St. Lunatic member is coming off from performing in KC and making an appearance recently at Alive Magazine’s Fall Fashion Week. This week he made an appearance at MistaDj’s new event erotic Energy Sundays at Sugar’s Lounge and on Friday, he along with his group, St. Lunatics putting on its annual masquerade ball Friday at the Venue in Wellston (SEE HALLOWEEN BITZ BELOW).

Tre Williams. This upstart power mover will be doing double duty as well this weekend with his work with the alcohol promotions company Major brands. This Thursday, they will be sponsoring café Soul’s ( PRE-HALLOWEEN BLACKOUT/ALL BLACK & MASQUERADE PARTY @ THE LOFT (SEE HALLOWEEN BITZ BELOW) then on Friday, they will co-sponsor So Sexy Saturdays’ Seven deadly Sins (SEE HALOWEEN BITZ BELOW)


Why did Frankie wear a grill in her mouth at the Bet Hip Hop Awards? Why did Missy Elliott say that P Diddy owe her some money when she received her award at BET Hip Hop Awards? Why was the best thing of the show were the taped cyphers? Why was the show taped an not aired live? Why didn’t 60 Minutes focus more on Spike Lee’s beef with Tyler Perry? Why are the Soul Train Awards coming back and there’s no Soul train show? Why did talk show host Demetrious Johnson call AM radio show caller Brother Jacob a sellout on his show Sunday? Why haven’t Whitney Houston’s singles, “I Look to you;’ and “Million dollar Bill” haven’t charted well on the Billboard charts? Why does Monique ask the same questions when she interviews her guests on her show? Why was Mark McGwire chosen as a bat coach for the cardinals and he’s got on record saying he didn’t care much for St. Louis? (Hmmm, sounds like LaRussa. LOL), Why didnt the City play any house or steppin’ music at its Jetsetters event last Saturday? Why does WESL AM talk show host Moses always coughing? And why were there so many police checkpoints in ST. Louis County last weekend?


Finding Grace exhibit opens Friday, Oct. 23 at Regional arts Commission Finding Grace opens October 23DATES & TIMES:Exhibit Dates: October 23 to December 13Opening reception: Friday, October 23, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.(free and open to the public)Gallery talk and performance: Thursday, November 5, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.Gallery hours: Monday - Friday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.Saturday and Sunday, noon - 5 p.m.

EXHIBIT LOCATION:The Gallery at the Regional Arts Commission6128 Delmar Boulevardon The Loop St. Louis, MO 63112(Free parking in the lot behind The Pageant; metered street parking)Finding Grace:Ten Years in Retrospect, an exhibit commemorating the first ten years of the community collabARTive, an integrated part of the Transitional Housing Program of Peter and Paul Community Services. PPCS provides housing and supportive services to those who are homeless, especially those who experience mental illness or live with HIV.The men and PPCS staff work along side artists and community partners to raise awareness about homelessness, give voice to the marginalized, strengthen connections and build bridges.This interactive exhibit will include visual, video and performance art that honors collaborations and collaborators past and present. Curated by Con Christeson, Michele Ryker-Owens and Keith Buchholz

Miss Gay America 2010 Pageant Wednesday, Oct 28 8:00p at
Millennium Hotel St. Louis, The Miss Gay America Pageant brings together more than 60 female impersonators — winners of various MGA preliminaries across the country — who are hoping to take home the big crown. Oct. 28-30, the contestants compete in prelims to narrow the field to the Top 10. Price: $18 Oct. 28-30; $30 Nov. 1 Phone: (901) 603-4838

Beatles tribute band American English will perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 29-31 at the
Casino Queen’s new Sevens nightclub.Tickets are $18-$20, on sale now at Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000, and at the venue



Gentleman Jack Art, Beats + LyricsFriday, October 30thHilton St. Louis at the Ballpark (1 South Broadway)7pm – 12am Complimentary AdmissionMust register at


Nubia Cafe Presents Eric Slaughter Live Jazz Quartet
the jazz is hott...the wine is flowing...the food is delish...stop by nubia cafe 2nite... and have a good time Friday, October 30, 7:15pm, Nubia Cafe, 5860 Delmar suite 110, Description: Eclectic modern jazz quartet will perform original instrumental music in a variety of moods and styles. Group consists of Eric Slaughter - Guitar, Nathan, Jatcko- Piano, Nick Jost - Bass, and Mark Colenburg- Drums. Nubia Cafe is a relatively new addition to the East Loop restaurant and bar scene. They specialize in West African and Caribbean Cuisine with an upscale presentation. There is no cover charge (admissions fee) to enjoy the music and Nubia is offering a Friday special of 2 entrees w/2 glasses of wine for $30. Peruse their menu for other options and see a map of their location on their website @


Also on facebook promoting is promoter Shai Clark of Chic Enterprises. Clark recently became a marketing assistant with LeeJ Fashions. To help on with the venue’s marketing plan, she will have a photo shoot featuring the Chic Models, JLR Photography, Made Monarchs, STL Rams Players and several other heavy hitters here in St. Louis on October 30. For more info, hit her up under her name on facebook



FASHION FR8 presents Seven Deadly Sins Fashion Show and Art Exhibit, , Oct 30 at Grandel Square Theatre, 3610 Grandel Square. 7 p.m. Tix $20 Adv; $25 DOOR Info
The blues men made some noize this week in the STL.Support has been added to the 8 p.m. Oct. 30 Mel Waiters concert at
the Ambassador. Also on the bill are Seviin Li, and Friends featuring Cheryl Brown. Tickets are $9.55, on sale now at MetroTix outlets, www.metrotix.com, 314-534-1111,…



The St. Louis alumni chapter of kappa alpha Psi fraternity Pre Halloween Happy hour, Oct 30 at the Kappa Kastle, 500 Vandeventer Ave, 6 p.m. Must wear all black or costumes. Info: 314.652.3360 or

The St. Lunatics will present the 5th Annual St Lunatics Masquerade Ball at the Venue in Wellston (MLK and Skinker) on Oct 30. The vent is a special event in conjunction with the weekly A-List Fridays at the venue.
Join us for our first annual Masqurade Ball this coming Friday Oct 30th at the Merchandise Mart Lofts on 1000 Washington Ave #118. It is encouraged that you dress in costume for this event but not required. This event will kick off at 10pm and will run until 3am. Free food and drinks will be served with $5 admission. DJ 76kID will be spinning all of your favorite tunes...**SPECIAL NOTE: The entrance to the loft is in the rear of the building on St. Charles Street...For more info call Mark Jones 314-536-3564, Mario Wayne 314-640-1839, or Joseph Jennings 314-800-7297.
Koncepts LLC, Lure Nightclub, Chic Marketing and Liquid Assets present Rams All Pro Tight End Randy McMichael and teammates are hosting the 3rd Annual "Guilty as Sin" Pre-Halloween Party Friday, October 30, 2009 at 9:00pmat Lure Nightclub, 1204 Washington . $1000 will be given to the Halloween Hottie wearing the best Costume. Randy and teamates will decide the winner.The St. Louis alumni chapter of kappa alpha Psi fraternity Pre Halloween Happy hour, Oct 30 at the kappa Kastle, 500 Vandeventer Ave, 6 p.m. Must wear all black or costumes. Info: 314.652.3360 or

THIS HALLOWEEN ITS GOING DOWN!! Join www.bfreepaparazzi.com LEVEL6 & Flawlez Ent as we bring you SAINTS & SINNERS '09 THE MOST OFFICIAL HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY ST. LOUIS HAS EVER SEEN! We've pulled out all the stops on this one!!! WE'VE TAKEN OVER THE 6,000 SQUARE FOOT LOFT SPACE IN THE OLD ZIEGNHEHN LIVERY FUNERAL HOME BUILDING IN SOUTH CITY. LIVE PERFORMANCES BY THE ILLPHONICS CUSTOM V.I.P AREAS AS IF THAT WASN'T ENUFFFFF!! .....A ONE OF A KINDMICHAEL JACKSON'S THRILLER TRIBUTE!!! $15 admission OPEN BAR!!!!! featuring DJ 76Kid The Old Z & L Funeral Home Bldg 2623 Cherokee Street(Jefferson to Cherokee to Texas) RSVP AT www.bfreepaparazzi.com


So Official Ent Start Time: Saturday, October 31, 2009 at 8:00pm Avante Art Gallery 7225 Manchester Phone: 3143595030 Email: iamdjepic@gmail.com Description 1st Annual Masquerade Pajama Party!!!! Wear your sexiest Pajamas or Halloween costumesFREE ADMISSION ALL NIGHT LONG!!!!!!!!$3 Drink Specials$20 ALL YOU CAN DRINK ALL NIGHT LONG!!!!$100 Sexiest LADY CONTEST!!!!!!!DJ EPIC ON THE 1's and 2's HOSTED by THe So Official 1st Lady Chelle


Eyes Wide Shut 3
Darrill Davis
Start Time:
Saturday, October 31, 2009 at 9:00pm
End Time:
Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 1:30am
The Broadway Hallsferry&W. Florissant


Pepper Lounge Goes Hollywood Halloween Party
Sat Oct 31, 9p-3a. Shine under the spotlight at the city's best Halloween party. $500 prize for the best movie or TV character costume. Music by DJ Big D. For table reservations, contact Matt at 241-2005.
MPAC presents The October Eye Candy Party is the Pre-Halloween edition at the Loft. Ladies FREE til 11.

Major Brands and So Sexy Saturdays present the Seven deadly Sins COME EXPERIENCE YOUR ULTIMATE TEMPTATIONS & DESIRES WITH THE SEXY & SEDUCTIVE GODDESSES OF WRATH, ENVY, PRIDE, SLOTH, GLUTTONY, GREED, & LUST @ EXO Halloween Night, Saturday, October 31, 2009 · Live RED BULL Body Painting Contest·NUVO Best Halloween Costume ContestBest Pink Costume - 1st Place - $500 CashBest Overall Costume - 1st Place - $300 Cash2nd Best Pink Costume - 2nd Place - $200 Cash · Have your fortunes told by Madame Rose "The Palm Reader" · Designer Desserts 'NUVO CUP CAKES' by Aubrey Winner of the Martha Stewart Award for Innovative Bakers.· Internationally Known Resident DJ Charlie ChanENJOY NUVO DRINK SPECIALSThe Angelic Lust · Envy · Wrath · Sloth · Greed · Gluttony · Prideand the ALL NEW 8th Deadly Sin...THE DEADLY SE7VENVALET PARKING VIP BOTTLE/TABLE RESERVATIONS AVAILABLEPREPARE FOR A SINFULLY SEXY EXPERIENCE!
Ciroc, Nuvo and Red Hott Thursdays Presents Danderously Seductive Pre- Halloween affair and Launch Party. $500 Seductive costume competitionLadies Free Until 11(discounted admission wearing seductive costumes)Buy a Bottle of Ciroc get a free bottle of Nuvo free$4 Valet for ladies$10 unlimited MartinisBuy one bottle get one half offYou know the location........1204 Washington


Come Party With Five Starr Productions @ NeoThe Hottest New Event Spot in da Lou NEO2801 Locust(corner of Locust & Leffingwell)Halloween Night!!!!!!!!!!!Drink Specials ALL NIGHT LongAttire: It's Halloween get your costume Game Up!!This is a GROWN & SEXY EVENTNO WHITE TEES Dress Code Strictly Enforced!!!Cash Prize for the Best Halloween Costume and a few more!!!!!For VIP Bottle ServiceContact 314.827.4322


Forever Young Creations presents Masquerade Ball 2009! At the visitation banquet center, 1421 N Taylor, 7 ;30 p.m. Prizes for Most Intriguing Costume, Table Décor & Mask! Enjoy an enchanting evening while partying with the spirits! Vendors: Tables only $40. Space is limited. Attendees: Admission $12‏ info: 314.480.0311 or forevercreations@hotmail.com

Pea-Stain Productions presents Distinguished Gents Sang 'n Again featuring St. Louis native R&B singer David Peaston (PICTURED) as well as St. Louisans Leslie Johnson, Jermaine Smith and Norman Owens. 5:30 p.m.. Saturday, October 31, Ethical Society of St. Louis, 9001 Clayton Road. Proceeds American Kidney Foundation. (314) 991-0955




If you Are female and at least 25 and have the time(max.6hrs a month) and the extra love to spare please call us asap! 314- 877-2016. Or please send me your name, address, email and cell number to my inbox. Thanks in advance...
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For more info on these items, contact Miss Latte at 314.646.9917 or sgalvin26@yahoo.com


When: Sat Oct 31 09 05:00 PMWhere: Hallelujah Party @ Galilee Baptist Church, 4300 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO, 63108, US
When: Thu Nov 19 09 07:00 PMWhere: TBA (Date Reserved), Springfield, Springfield, MO, USDetails: Details TBA.
Sat Nov 21 09 07:00 PM, Where: TBA (Date Reserved),Springfield, MO,
When: Fri Jan 01 10 07:00 PMWhere: The Young Is For War Concert, TBA, St. Louis, MO, USDetails: Details TBA.
For those of you who may not know already, my official photo album is hosted at Flickr!Come through and check out some powerful photos of ya’ dude ministerin’ “in the field!” And if you have some photos of me “etting’ it in” at any of my concerts, or anything like that, please email them to me at: mynista@gmail.comI would love to have them in there! http://www.mynistamusic.com/http://www.wrapworldwide.com/[blog] Mynista T.V.]Hedz Up! A New Episode Is Up! http://www.wrapworldwide.com/
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Hello family it's time to refocus on the arts of performance & creativity. In other words, I will be at every open mic at some point in Oct. and back in the studio as well.One of my songs Rhyzin has been nominated by the Independent Singer-Songwriter Association for there annual awards. Rhyzin was entered in the Christian Song category.

You can Vote online at http://www.issa-music.org/, the 1st Round winners will be decided in Nov for Christian Song of The Year, so if you love what I do please support this.

And if you have not heard the song you can go to www.reverbnation.com/rychuss and enter my online sales links.

Otherwise go to the song or the Entire project (So Deep, The EP) can be purchased on Itunes, Napster, Emusic & Amazon MP3. Just search for Aireez DaRychuss. - Detailed Schedule pending butFor the next few months Thursday - Sunday you will find me at open mics at one or more of the following locations.

Thursday (every week)Open Mic Night @ Binion's5917 Delmar BlvdSt Louis, MO 63112-2028(314) 721-5885

Friday (periodically)The Body, Christian Light Club 1624 Delmar 3rd FloorSt. Louis, MO 63103(314)-566-3134

Every 4th ThursdayCafe' Soul @ The Loft, 3112 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63103(314) 225-2505

2nd & 4th ThursdayOpen Mic Night @ The Inn The Cigar INN119 W Main St, Belleville, IL‎ 62220(618) 355-0515‎

Saturdays (periodically) Rhythm and Reflections, Not Just A Book Store, 5892 Delmar Blvd St Louis, MO 63112-2338 361-9955

Fri & Sat Legacy Books & Cafe 5249 Delmar Blvd St Louis, MO 63108-1027 (314) 361-2182Mister G's (TBD)4519 N Illinois StFairview Heights, IL‎ 62220(618) 416-4399


ROB THOMAS with special guests One Republic and Carolina Liar LIVE at the Fox Theatre! Saturday, October 31 at 8 pm $53.50, $48.50 & $43.50 A limited number of Gold Circle seats are also available. Tickets Still Available! Purchase tickets at the Fox Box Office, MetroTix outlets or by calling 314/534-1111. Order tickets online at

Oscar winning comic/actor Robin Williams has recuperated from heart surgery to resume hisAn Evening withROBIN WILLIAMS“Weapons of Self-Destruction”Comedy Tour. He will make his stop in St. Louis. Sunday, Nov. 1 at the Fox Theatre at 8 p.m.Robin Williams’ postponed his performance at the Fox Theatre on March 30 because of his ailment earlier this year .Tickets for the March 30 performance will be honored at the November 1 show. If you have purchased tickets to the March 30 performance and cannot attend November 1, please contact Metrotix.All remaining seats are on sale Thursday, May 14 at 10am. Purchasetickets at the Fox Box Office, metrotix outlets or by calling 314/534-1111. Order tickets online at
Coming off the success of their latest CD Take Me Home which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s (US) Top World Album chart, the group hailed by the New York Times as “a Fab Five peddling Celtic stylings,” Celtic Thunder is embarking on their highly anticipated second full fledged US tour which will stop at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis on November 3 at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and are $57.50, $47.50 & $37.50. Presented by KETC Channel 9 and Fox Concerts.


IN THE HEIGHTS November 10-22 Performances are: Tuesdays-Fridays at 8pm; Saturdays at 2pm & 8pm; Sundays at 2pm. There is a performance Sunday, November 15 at 7:30pm and a weekday matinee on Thursday, November 19 at 1pm. Fabulous Fox Theatre – 527 N Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63103 Single ticket on sale date is still TBD. Check http://www.fabulousfox.com/ for updates..


LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE THE MUSICAL November 24-29 Performances are: Tuesday-Saturday, 7:30pm & Friday-Sunday, 1pm Fabulous Fox Theatre – 527 N Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63103 Single ticket on sale date is still TBD. Check http://www.fabulousfox.com/ for updates. Restoring our faith in the future by recalling the stories of our past…Join us on Thursday, November 5, when we celebrate Best of St. Louis honorees with a gala at the City Museum (see "Best Place to Take Out-of-Town Guests"). Festivities commence at 7 p.m. and go on till 11. Yep, you read right: We're partying an extra hour this year! And it's even better than cheap — it's free! All you need to do in order to revel in the food, drink and cornucopia of Cheap Thrills is to RSVP in advance by e-mailing rsvp@riverfronttimes.com.


Chitown native, Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter R Kelly will also perform at the Fox Theatre during his Ladies Make Some Noise tour Dec. 8. A specific venue was not announced up until this week when it was revealed of him coming to ST. Louis, the last stop of his tour. Opening are R&B singers Pleasure P and K. Michelle. Tickets are $48-$68, with a limited number of gold circle seating available. Tickets are on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 23 at MetroTix outlets,
www.metrotix.com, 314-534-1111, and at the box office

Irving Berlin’s WHITE CHRISTMAS December 15-27 Performances are: December 15-18 and 21-23 at 8pm; Saturdays at 2pm & 8pm; Sundays at 2pm & 7:30pm. There is also a weekday matinee on Thursday, December 24 at 1pm. There is not a performance on Christmas Day. Fabulous Fox Theatre – 527 N. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63103 Single tickets are available at the Fox Theatre box office and through MetroTix at 314-534-1111 or online at
www.metrotix.com. For pricing information, visit www.fabulousfox.com. Brief description: Direct from Broadway, the classic holiday movie WHITE CHRISTMAS comes to the stage at last! This brand new musical shines with classic Berlin hits like “Blue Skies,” “How Deep is the Ocean?” and, of course, the unforgettable title song. Irving Berlin’s WHITE CHRISTMAS tells the story of two buddies putting on a show in a magical Vermont inn and finding their perfect mates in the process. Full of dancing, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written, Irving Berlin’s WHITE CHRISTMAS promises a merry and bright theatrical experience for the whole family! ++++++++++++++++++++++

Also coming in December is: Dance St. Louis’ presentation of The Joffrey Ballet in Nutcracker and A Christmas Carol. And looking ahead to January, the Fox Theatre will present Chicago and Grease starring Taylor Hicks!


Pop sensation Lady Gaga will bring her revamped Monster’s Ball” tour to the STL when she comes to the Fox Theatre Jan. 7. Tickets are $42.50-$52.50, on sale at MetroTix outlets, www.metrotix.com, 314-534-1111, and at the box office.Kid Cudi is also on the bill who is ironically a protege of Kanye West, who was set to tour with Lady Gaga until that tour was canceled after West’s MTV Video Music Awards controversy








STL jazz diva Denise Thimes will perform a musical tribute to Roberta Flack during her annual Mildred Thimes Foundation Benefit Concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Sheldon Concert Hall. Also on the bill is Jeff Hardin. Tickets are $25-$35, on sale now at MetroTix outlets, www.metrotix.com, 314-534-1111, and at the box office.

St. Louis rapper Stevie Stone is one of the support acts on the entire Tech N9ne tour, which comes to Pop’s Nov. 6. The tour also features Krizz Kaliko, Kutt Calhoun, Big Scoob, Slaughterhouse, and Glasses Malone. Tickets are $20-$25, available at Ticketmaster outlets and at the venue. Stone’s new single “Wait a Minute” is from his upcoming CD “New Kid Comin.” The CD is out Oct. 13 on Ruthless Records. STL promotin' bus tours to see Jay Z at U of I.


A House Divided" Back By Popular Demand. The show(s) will be on Saturday, November 7th at 3pm and 7pm at McCluer-Berkeley South High School located on S. Florissant Road in Cool Valley, right off 70 and Florissant Road



Jokes & Notes featuring Carl Thomas Giving You a Night of Comedy and Soul Host:
FreeTime LLC Date: Saturday, November 7, 2009 Time: 7:00pm - 11:00pm The Ambassador 9800 Halls Ferry Rd. Phone: 3147490427 Email: roy@freetimestl.com St. Louis has a new stage: get ready as FreeTime and Fun E. Kat comedy Jamz gives you "Jokes and Notes" coming to the Ambassador (9800 Halls Ferry Rd) on Saturday, November 7th! We are giving you the best of both worlds: national comedy and music acts all in one night! Get ready for an evening with R&B sensation Carl Thomas and national comedian and actor Pierre ("How to be a Player"). Additional featured guests include comedians Maurice G, Deandre Whitner, R&B duo Az One and more... Doors open at 7. Showtime is 8.Celebrate with FreeTime founder Roy Robinson as he kicks off his big bday at Jokes and Notes so book birthdays, VIP or for more information go to http://www.freetimestl.com/or call 314-749-0427To get your tix go to www.metrotix.com.


R&B singer Bobby Womack will perform 9 p.m. Nov. 8 at
the Ambassador. Tickets are $40-$50, on sale now at MetroTix outlets, www.metrotix.com, 314-534-1111, and at the box office.
Blue springs,. Mo native and American Idol winner David Cook will perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Pageant


STL promoter BIG TAH is planning a bus trip to U of Illinois in Champaign, Ill. For Jay z’s BLUE PRINT 3 tour featuring Fabolous, Rihanna and Kanye West, Thursday, November 12 4:00pm. Food And Drinks Will Be Provided During The Bus Ride. The 1st 45 People To Put Down A $25 Deposit Will Be Going On This Trip- Info: Phone:314. 7130926Email:

Film Fridays. The promotion group-- along with Xclusive Ent & Precision LLC have teamed up to take the party on the road. Their destination is University of Illinois-Champaign Urbana for the Blueprint 3 Tour featuring JAY-Z himself along with Rihanna, Kanye West & Fabolous. This opportunity is sponsored by The Evening Whirl, Grey Goose, Hogue Wine Estates and Planet Subs. 110 individuals will take part in this bus ride on Thursday, November 12th. To inquire with any questions or to purchase your spot, please call Film Fridays Staff (314) 265-8549, Xclusive Ent Staff (314) 761-3676 or Precision LLC Staff (314) 704-2808THIS IS A FIRST COME, FIRST PURCHASE DEAL! DO NOT WAIT TIL THE LAST MINUTE. STAND BY FOR DEADLINE TO PURCHASE, BUT PURCHASE CONCERT TICKETS NOW IF YOU WANT TO DO THAT ON YOUR OWN.




The St. Louis International Film Festival will take place Nov. 12-22 at The Tivoli, Hi-Pointe and Plaza Frontenac theaters; the St. Louis Art Museum; Moore Auditorium at Webster University; and Brown Hall Auditorium at Washington University. Over 100 films will be screened including the George Clooney starring and St. Louis filmed, “Up in the air,” Tickets — $10 (except for "Up in the Air," which is $25). Discounts available. More info — Visit the festival website,


Soul U PresentsURBAN BALL 2009“An Artistic-Progressive-Fashion Forward Gala” Saturday, November 14 Urban Ball:Red Carpet – Photo Entrance Balloon DropOpen Fashion Forward Dress

Dance Dinner Performance Art Music Networking Party & more…….Stray away from the NORM & Open yourself up for something DIFFERENT!@ The Phyllis Wheatley Heritage Center2711 Locust AveSt. Louis, MO8PM – 1AMFeaturing Performances By:“Spoken Word – Hip Hopper” Corey Black, “The Eclectic” Robert Dillard, “Beauty Songstress” Tiara, “Laidback Acoustic Singer” Eric Richardson & “Newcomer” CoriaHosted By: Steven Moore III (Shop Poetry Movement)Music By: DJ 76kiD*******

TICKET INFO:In advance: $25 per person $40 per coupleAt the door: $30 per person $50 per couple-All Cover Includes: Seating, Dinner & A Good TimeAdvance Tickets available through BYD Events, Exit & Soul U.To Make Your Advance Ticket Purchase Online, Visit:http://urbanball2009.eventbrite.com/*Anyone purchasing Urban Ball 2009 Advance Tickets at SoulSTAGE on Thursday’s will receive FREE entry to SoulSTAGE that day!
Synergy presents CUREiosity party benefiting Siteman Cancer Center
Fri Nov 6, Lumen Event Space, 7p-1a
One of the most unique events in St. Louis, CUREiosity celebrates the Rock Docs making a difference at Siteman Cancer Center with a fun, festive party at Lumen, 22nd and Locust, . For more details and to purchase tickets, please visit


The St. Louis Public Library's Carpenter Branch at 3309 South Grand is hosting a book signing for The Pride of Park Avenue, Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 7 to 8 p.m. From 8 to 10 p.m. Absolutli Goosed at 3196 South Grand is the official social spot for Conversation and Cocktails, Part II: The South City Edition - Celebrating the One-Year Anniversary of The Pride of Park Avenue. The book came out Nov. 18, 2008 and has been going strong since. Let's celebrate the release of an instant literary classic.

St Louis based rock legend Chuck Berry will perform at 9 p.m. Nov. 18 at Blueberry Hill’s Duck Room.Tickets are $30, on sale at 5 p.m. Friday at Ticketmaster outlets,
http://www.ticketmaster.com/,800-745-3000, and at the venue.


First up, Fun E. Kat Comedy Jamz & Topshelf Ent present BRUCE BRUCE LIVE, & hosted by Maurice G! at The Ambassador November 27th! Tickets go on sale Friday October 23rd at Metrotix 314-534-1111 or The Ambassador box Office! Purchase your tickets early because this show will definitely sell out!
13 Black Katz presents a Red Carpet Affair at Home Nightclub, 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Nov. 27. A stiletto contest at 8 p.m.. $10 ADV; $15 at the door. Bounce to the beats of DJ Cecil Jones. Ticket outlets at Serenity MYO, 362 N Boyle at McPherson, Bucks and Aja’s Hair Salon, 5309 Pershing at Union, The Little Blaque Dress, 11110 Tower Grove at Manchester, Rise and shine Shoe Parlor, 3519 St. Lousi Ave at Grand and Absolutely Hair and Nails Salon, 3351 Parker at New Halls Ferry Road.

Country star
Wynonna Judd will perform Dec. 13 at Rickman Auditorium in a concert titled “A Classic Christmas.”

Legendary country band Charlie Daniels Band will perform Dec. 17 with A Charlie Daniels Band Christmas at the Family Arena.

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