April 2010 in Photos 

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Tattooed chefs and bartenders, DJ's from Atlanta to Toronto, a Stroke, a former "it girl" the dark side of Alice in Wonderland, a glorious picture of a hunk of tuna, Iron Fork and more -- here's your month in photos for April 2010.
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Egan O'Keefe
Playboy bunnies met the Easter bunny at this party at Lure nightclub on April 3, 2010. Playboy playmate Tamara Sky acted as DJ. See more photos from the Playboy Easter Bunny Party at Lure here.
Jennifer Silverberg
Matt Herren of Goshen Coffee and 222 Artisan Bakery in Edwardsville was one of the restaurant workers featured in our April 21 photo essay, "Kitchen Ink: The restaurant life has a tendency to get under your skin."
Nick Schnelle
This was the scene at Fubar in Midtown on April 10, during a set by Minneapolis punk band Formaldehyde Junkies. See more photos from The Abused show here.
Egan O'Keefe
Two Cardinals fans on April 5 outside Busch Stadium downtown, prior to the first home game of the 2010 season for the St. Louis Cardinals. See more photos from Opening Day at Busch Stadium 2010.
Jason Stoff
This guy wins Beard of the Month. He was spotted at the Black Lips concert on April 7 at the Firebird. Read the Black Lips in St. Louis concert review here. See more photos of the Black Lips at the Firebird here.
Egan O'Keefe
The 2010 version of this fashion-forward ball at the Contemporary featured guests Chloë Sevigny (pictured) of HBO's Big Love, HuffPo blogger and star dresser Cameron Silver, recent Teen Vogue cover model and Webster Groves high school student Karlie Kloss, Style.com editor-at-large and St. Louisan Derek Blasberg, and more. See more photos from the 2010 Dada Ball.
Todd Owyoung
The view from the photo pit at the Pageant just before the Arctic Monkeys first-ever show in St. Louis. Read more about the Arctic Monkeys show in St. Louis. See more photos of the Arctic Monkeys in St. Louis here.
Todd Owyoung
Two fans outside the Pageant on April 26, before Julian Casablancas' solo show. Read the review of Julian Casablancas' show at the Pageant and See more photos of Julian Casablancas at the Pageant here.
Jason Stoff
A sign posted at the Edison box office at Washington University before the Yeasayer show on April 26 caused confusion among fans who thought there were more general-public tickets available. The 50 extra tickets though, were reserved for students. Read the Yeasayer concert review here and see photos of Yeasayer at the Gargoyle at Washington University here.
Egan O'Keefe
Attendees of the 2010 Dada Ball on April 17 at the Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis. On the left is Darin Slyman, publisher for the Vital Voice magazine, in the center is a performer and on the right, it appears this gentleman is caught looking. See more photos from the 2010 Dada Ball.
Egan O'Keefe
A stylishly dressed gent on April 5 outside Busch Stadium downtown, prior to the first home game of the 2010 season for the St. Louis Cardinals. See more photos from Opening Day at Busch Stadium 2010.
Lee Harris
Some people hide their vices. Others put them on a T-shirt. This photo was taken on April 23 at Sol Lounge in Midtown. Atlanta DJ Le Castle Vania was in town spinning records. More Le Castle Vania at Sol photos are here.
A Bronx fan shows off his tattooed-up forearms in the parking lot outside Pop's in Sauget, Illinois, before going inside to see the band perform on April 10. Read The Bronx concert review here. and See more photos from the Bronx/Mariachi El Bronx show at Pop's here.
Todd Owyoung
The Bronx, an LA punk/rock band and its alter ego, Mariachi El Bronx, played Pop's on Monday night. Here is Mariachi El Bronx performing. Read The Bronx concert review here. and See more photos from the Bronx/Mariachi El Bronx show at Pop's here.
Jennifer Silverberg
Gerard Craft of Niche restaurants was one of the restaurant workers featured in our April 21 photo essay, "Kitchen Ink: The restaurant life has a tendency to get under your skin."
Crystal Rolfe
This surreal acrylic painting titled "Alice" really got a lot of attention for artist Robert Tapley Bustamante and was selling for $1,600 at Alice, the off-beat art show held on April 16 at the Koken Art Factory, where all the works for sale depicted the darker side of Alice in Wonderland. See more photos from Alice.
Nick Schnelle
This was the scene at Fubar in Midtown on April 10, during a set by Minneapolis punk band Formaldehyde Junkies. See more photos from The Abused show here.
Jennifer Silverberg
Guido’s Deluxe, one of the most popular pizzas at Guido's Pizzeria & Tapas on The Hill, is made with sausage, pepperoni, mushrooms, onions and green peppers. Read Ian Froeb's review, "Good Old Guido's," here.
Jason Stoff
A fan crowd-surfs during the Black Lips concert on April 7 at the Firebird. Read the Black Lips in St. Louis concert review here. See more photos of the Black Lips at the Firebird here.
Lee Harris
Stylish young people pose for a photo on April 9, upstairs at Sol Lounge. See more photos from April 9 at Sol Lounge here.
Jason Stoff
OK Go and its tambourine jam at the Old Rock House on April 18. Read a review of the OK Go show here.
Jennifer Silverberg
Todd Owyoung
The sought-after Tegan and Sara merch being sold during their show at the Pageant on April 2. Read a review of the Tegan and Sara show at the Pageant here. See See more photos from the Tegan and Sara show at the Pageant here.
Jason Stoff
Brooklyn's Earl Greyhound: Kamara Thomas, Ricc Sheridan and Matt Whyte, just before its show in St. Louis. The band opened for OK Go on April 18 at the Old Rock House. Read a review of the OK Go show here.
Egan O'Keefe
Dressed in his best whites, this Cardinals fan drinks a Bud on April 5 outside Busch Stadium downtown, prior to the first home game of the 2010 season for the St. Louis Cardinals. See more photos from Opening Day at Busch Stadium 2010.
Todd Owyoung
English rock band the Arctic Monkeys perform on April 11 at the Pageant in the Delmar Loop. Read more about the Arctic Monkeys show in St. Louis. See more photos of the Arctic Monkeys in St. Louis here.
Lee Harris
A slew of DJ's including DJ Benzi, Willy Joy, Gemini Club, DJ Clockwork and Matt Leach and their laptops played the Gramophone on April 3, 2010. See more photos from Glory Daze vs. London Calling here.
Lee Harris
Six months 'til Halloween is as good of a reason as any to throw a a party in St. Louis, which is what weekly dance night "Dollar Bin" did on April 28 at the Atomic Cowboy. This DJ is going as a juggalo, or perhaps a person ironically wearing ICP gear. See more photos from the "Halfway to Halloween party at Atomic Cowboy.
Lee Harris
For some reason, our photographers tell us women always end up kissing each other in clubs. Here's a recent example, from April 9 at Sol Lounge. See more photos from April 9 at Sol Lounge here.
This seafood diner is Luon Xao Xa Ot, which is eel stir-fried in hot chili and lemongrass. Read Ian Froeb's review of Mai Lee here. See more photos from Mai Lee here.
Lee Harris
Jesse F. Keeler, right, one half of the Toronto electronic music duo MSTRKRFT and former member of lauded dance-punk duo Death From Above 1979, provided the music at Sol Lounge in Midtown on April 17. Here he is having a beer with a fan.
Todd Owyoung
The Fabulous Fox Theatre before Mark Knopfler's performance on April 22. See more Mark Knopfler photos here.Read the Mark Knopfler concert review here.
Todd Owyoung
British guitarist and former member of Dire Straits Mark Knopfler performs on April 22 at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in Midtown. See more Mark Knopfler photos here.Read the Mark Knopfler concert review here.
Jennifer Silverberg
Luc St. Louis of the Bleeding Deacon in south St. Louis was one of the restaurant workers featured in our April 21 photo essay, "Kitchen Ink: The restaurant life has a tendency to get under your skin."
Jennifer Silverberg
Haveli owner, Hema Patel in the relatively new restaurant. Like any good restaurant, Haveli on Page Avenue can transport you — not simply to another place, but to a place you didn't even realize you wanted to go. Read the rest of Ian Froeb's review here.
This photo is from the Black Lips concert on April 7 at the Firebird. Read the Black Lips in St. Louis concert review here. See more photos of the Black Lips at the Firebird here.
Lee Harris
Six months 'til Halloween is as good of a reason as any to throw a a party in St. Louis, which is what weekly dance night "Dollar Bin" did on April 28 at the Atomic Cowboy. See more photos from the "Halfway to Halloween party at Atomic Cowboy.
Jennifer Silverberg
Like any good restaurant, Haveli on Page Avenue can transport you — not simply to another place, but to a place you didn't even realize you wanted to go. Read the rest of Ian Froeb's review here. Pictured here is the Chili Chicken, a spicy dish, is chicken cooked in chili, onion and spices.
Jennifer Silverberg
A server wears this Mai Lee shirt while taking orders. Read Ian Froeb's review of Mai Lee here. See more photos from Mai Lee here.
Crystal Rolfe
Two attendees at Alice, the off-beat art show held on April 16 at the Koken Art Factory, where all the works for sale depicted the darker side of Alice in Wonderland. See more photos from Alice.
Jason Stoff
OK Go rocked the Old Rock House on April 18. Read a review of the OK Go show here.
The 2010 version of this fashion-forward ball at the Contemporary featured guests Chloë Sevigny of HBO's Big Love, HuffPo blogger and star dresser Cameron Silver (pictured on right), recent Teen Vogue cover model and Webster Groves high school student Karlie Kloss, Style.com editor-at-large and St. Louisan Derek Blasberg (pictured on left), and more. See more photos from the 2010 Dada Ball.
Egan O'Keefe
Club-goers of the '90s and early 2000s got nostalgic on April 10 at Rue 13 at the annual Club Velvet reunion. See more photos from the 2010 Club Velvet reunion.
Egan O'Keefe
Marzipan cheese bites in a pretzel filo cup with whipped cream and fresh mint from Cedar Lake Cellars. See more photos from the RFT's Iron Fork 2010 here.
Lee Harris
A slew of DJ's including DJ Benzi, Willy Joy, Gemini Club, DJ Clockwork and Matt Leach and their laptops played the Gramophone on April 3, 2010. See more photos from Glory Daze vs. London Calling here.
Egan O'Keefe
Playboy bunnies met the Easter bunny at this party at Lure nightclub on April 3, 2010. Playboy playmate Tamara Sky acted as DJ. See more photos from the Playboy Easter Bunny Party at Lure here.