Kristen Klempert

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Other Happenings | Feb. 12, 2010

Other Valentine’s happenings for the week of February 14, 2010.

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The Haps: Oh La La, A Burlesque Show

What is sexy? Is it tight, black lace? Coy confidence? Showing a little skin? In the world of Burlesque shows, sexy can be any of these things as long as it keeps your eyes glued to the tantalizing dancer. Burlesque shows are strip shows with sass that depend more on teasing the audience than wham-bamming them with nudity. Don’t get me wrong, there is definitely nudity in Burlesque, but it’s all about the style. St.

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Other Happenings | Feb. 8, 2009

Things going on around the Lou the week of February 8.

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The Haps: Whooo! Beads!!!

We’ve all seen the videos from Mardi Gras down in New Orleans and thought, “I want to be there.” But you don’t have to drive 10 hours for all the fun. After the Big Easy, St. Louis has one of the biggest Mardi Gras celebrations in the country. Located down in Soulard, the events stretch out over the entire week and appeal to everyone from hardcore partiers to families to foodies.

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The Haps: Are you ready for some football?

It’s that time of year again: time for million-dollar commercials, hyped-up halftime shows and some good ol’ American football. The Super Bowl, for those who don’t already know, is at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday on CBS. The teams fighting for glory this year are the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints, with The Who performing during halftime.

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Other Happenings | Jan. 25, 2009

Happenings around St.Louis for Jan. 26-31.

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The Haps: The Morgan Street experience

We’ve been back in school now for a whole week, so chances are you’re already ready for an escape. Last Thursday was “Senior Night” on Laclede’s Landing, and it reminded me of how easily that place can make you forget classes or forget the whole night if you’re not careful.

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The Haps: The Anheuser-Busch Brewery: The happiest place in St. Louis

Let’s face it. St. Louis is really only known for three things: the Arch, the Cards and Bud. After living here for a while, you begin to take some of these things for granted, especially Anheuser-Busch products.

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The Haps: Turkey Day

Say you find yourself stuck in St. Louis over Thanksgiving Break. There will be no turkey, mashed potatoes or pumpkin pie and the weekend is shaping up to be just like any other: writing papers, catching up on work and enjoying some time outside of the library.

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The Haps: Jump, jive and then you wail

Some nights you just gotta dance. You feel a good beat, your foot starts to tap, and you gotta move to the dance floor. On Saturday, the Washington University Swing Dance Club is bringing in a band to give you those impulsive dancing feelings.

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