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Midwest Mayhem is more than music

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Jarred Gastreich | For the St. Louis Beacon
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This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon: At the KDHX Midwest Mayhem bash last week, people and music came together at the City Museum:So Many Dynamos

So Many Dynamos
Credit Jarred Gastreich | St. Louis Beacon | 2013
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So Many Dynamos
Tef Poe at Midwest Mayhem
Credit Jarred Gastreich | St. Louis Beacon | 2013
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Tef Poe

Funky Butt Brass Band at Midwest Mayhem
Credit Jarred Gastreich | St. Louis Beacon | 2013
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Funky Butt Brass Band at Midwest Mayhem

But words of wisdom came from Stuart Minor: "Friends may desert you, thorns may hurt you, and sunny days may turn to clouds -- but you know what? You're never ever alone so long as you got yourself a balloon dog."

baloon dog maker at Midwest Mayhem
Credit Jarred Gastreich | St. Louis Beacon | 2013
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woman with a balloon dog at Midwest Mayhem
Credit Jarred Gastreich | St. Louis Beacon | 2013
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... though a human hug makes the balloon dog even better.

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