The tension wasn't bristling just in the choppy guitar chords, informing the Pixies' signature sound. It would eventually stop the music altogether.
Family Movies on the Lawn presents "Big Hero 6." It's an evening of inflatable robot fun with Baymax and his high-tech heroes. 7:30 p.m. Saturday at nTelos Wireless Pavilion in Portsmouth. 393-8181, www.pavilionconcerts.com.
Tides are in
Welcome to the summer of 1985.
I'm not talking about the theme of time travel, that staple of warm-weather movies. But there's something in the cinematic zeitgeist this summer that reeks of 30-year-old Drakkar Noir. From George Miller's "Mad Max: Fury Road" to "Straight Outta Compton," there's a distinct air of nostalgia in the multiplex for Reagan-era America.
If you're the kind of person who can down an over-stuffed sub on the beach and still feel svelte enough to frolic the day away in your teeny bikini, more power to you. But if you're looking for a less belly-bloating option, here's a tip.
In Tidewater, May means strawberries. Farmers have been coaxing crops to fruition since August. For a map of local "pick-your-own" fields, check HamptonRoads.com/strawberries. Or check "Good Things To Eat" in the classifieds section of the paper. For more on the berries, see Eating Fresh, Page 3.
-- Lorraine Eaton
Norfolk "Merchants of Doubt" 7:15 p.m., Naro Expanded Cinema, 1507 Colley Ave. www.narocinema.com.
Dirty Heads 8 p.m., The NorVa, 317 Monticello Ave. www.thenorva.com.
Virginia Beach Healthy Kids Club: Half Pints Classes 9 a.m., Whole Foods Market, 1800 Laskin Road. 422-0444. Cindy Kaza, medium 8 p.m., Funny Bone, 217 Central Park Ave. www.funnybone.com.
WILLIAMSBURG | Being invited to be one of the first to ride Tempesto is, one supposes, an honor. But this privilege also faintly resembles being asked to a cocktail party given by the Spanish Inquisition.
We exaggerate, but, then, to be honest about it: Who really needs a headache when we can get one at plenty of other places - and with no shaken parts?
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