Infinity War, Nicolle Galyon, John Legend & More Highlighted This Week

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Looking Back At The Week That Was At RealLifeSTL

Avengers: Infinity War, Nicolle Galyon, Saint Louis FC and John Legend were just a few of the items that graced the pages of RealLifeSTL this week.

Every Friday, we take a look back at the week that was here at RealLifeSTL. We like to throw in some other tidbits and videos to make your click worthwhile too.

This week on RealLifeSTL featured Nicolle Galyon, John Legend, Saint Louis FC, Avengers: Infinity War and more.
This week on RealLifeSTL featured Nicolle Galyon, John Legend, Saint Louis FC, Avengers: Infinity War and more.

On Monday we recapped Saint Louis FC’s win over Oklahoma City Energy FC last weekend. Jake Fenlason picked up his third clean sheet of the season and Christian Volesky scored the lone tally of the match.

We gave you this sweet animated GIF of Volesky’s goal.

Christian Volesky scores vs Oklahoma City #OKCvSTl
Christian Volesky scores vs Oklahoma City #OKCvSTl

 

On Tuesday we brought you this week’s edition of the Tuesday Top Five featuring songwriter Nicolle Galyon. The Voice alum is behind some of the top country hits this year like “Female” by Keith Urban and “Tequila” by Dan + Shay.

Here’s Nicolle singing “Consequences,” which she co-wrote with Camila Cabello, Emily Weisband and Amy Wadge.

 

On Wednesday we previewed this weekend’s USL match between our Chupacabras and the Swope Park Rangers in Kansas City.  The Rangers are the USL affiliate of Major League Soccer’s Sporting Kansas City and they will call Children’s Mercy Park home for at least the rest of this season.

Check out our preview of the match  between Saint Louis FC and Swope Park. 

Saint Louis FC takes on the Swope Park Rangers this Saturday at Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas.
Saint Louis FC takes on the Swope Park Rangers this Saturday at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas.

Ed Sheeran Releases “Happier” Music Video

Ed Sheeran, whose “Perfect” music video recently hit 1 billion views on Youtube, released his “Happier” music video earlier today.

Amazon Set To Raise Prime Subscription

Amazon announced yesterday that it is raising the price of a yearly subscription to its Prime prime service 20%, from $99 to $119.

MarketWatch rounds up why many will still see a Prime subscription as a great deal at the new price for more than just the free two-day shipping.

Saint Louis FC Signs Edward Opoku

Saint Louis FC added a new player today, 20-year old Edward Opoku. The young midfielder was signed on loan from the Columbus Crew of Major League Soccer.

Opoku is a native of Ghana who played his college soccer at the University of Virginia. He originally came to the United State at the age of 10 through the Right To Dream Academy.

Check out the University of Virginia feature below on Opoku to learn a little more about him.

Opoku’s loan is on a per game basis, giving Columbus the right to recall him at any time.

Avengers: Infinity War Hits Theaters

It was a big day at RealLife yesterday with two published posts.

Avengers: Infinity War highlighted our Weekend Movie Guide this week. The highly anticipated movie is predicted to top $240 million in receipts this weekend and has been pretty well-received thus far from critics.

We also brought you the St. Louis Weekend Events Guide for April 26-29, 2018. Among the fun going on around town this weekend? John Legend is in town for a charity event at Peabody Opera House. The Nine Network is hosting a really cool 4 Hands Brewing Company and there’s a pretty fly 90’s-themed pub crawl taking place this weekend down in Soulard.

Crazy Rich Asians Trailer Released

Check out the trailer below for the upcoming film Crazy Rich Asians.

The film stars Constance Wu, Michelle Yeoh, Ken Jeong and Henry Golding. Jimmy O. Yang, who plays Jian Yang on Silicon Valley, also appears in the film. Yang talked a little about his role in the film recently in an interview with Vulture.

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Ryan is a weird dude. He doesn't cook, yet owns a plethora of kitchen gadgets. He rationalized buying a SodaStream while unemployed. He counts Step Up 2: The Streets as one of his favorite movies along with Footloose, Rent, Grease and Paul Blart: Mall Cop. He loves Mizzou but only wants them in the SEC so he can tailgate in Nashville. He owns a ShakeWeight and AbLounger, but still loves him some John Donut and Billie's Fine Foods. You can get more of Ryan at iLoveSoulard.com or just check the stool on the far end of the bar at iTap in Soulard.

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