Once upon a time,32-page comic books cost a dime. They spun brightly in circles like so many paper dervishes on wire racks in drugstores and at newsstands. Kids loved them in those less-connected days when television sets had "ears" and telephones were not "smart."
Derby de Mayo.
4 to 8 p.m.Khedive Shrine Center, 645 Woodlake Drive in Chesapeake.
$30 to $35. www.kingsdaughters.org/upcoming-events/2015/05/derby-de-mayo.
Smooth jazz trumpet player Cindy Bradley.
7 p.m. at Attucks Theatre, 1010 Church St. in Norfolk.
$35 to $60. www.ticketmaster.com.
Disney Fantasia Live in Concert!
THE DIGNITARY'S RETURN has been anticipated for weeks.
When the star of the Antique Automobile Club of America's Tidewater Region Eastern Spring Meet arrived on Thursday, it was given its own special spot. That way visitors can admire it appropriately when the car show opens to the public today at the Military Aviation Museum in Pungo.
Welcome to May - that time of year when graduation and wedding invitations begin flooding your mailbox.
Frankly, I don't know what to give as gifts. Money is always nice, but let's face it: All of these folks aren't going to get my money.
Dan Fogelman is everywhere recently.
I'VE NEVER WATCHED "Grey's Anatomy."
Never lingered as I channel surfed. Never engaged in office talk about the finer plot points of Seattle Grace Hospital, which I can only assume is the deadliest hospital in America. Seriously. Someone should look into that.
It's virtually impossible to release a big-budget superhero film without building a certain degree of buzz, but the excitement level around the release of "Avengers: Age of Ultron" has been nothing short of gargantuan.
Following 2012's "Live and Inspired," Godsmack felt anything but. The band was physically, and emotionally, exhausted.
So much so, its leader, singer Sully Erna, thought that after 17 years and five studio albums, it might be time to quit.
11th annual Atlantic Coast Kite Festival Go fly a kite. The 11th annual Atlantic Coast Kite Festival runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, between 16th and 18th streets at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. www.beachstreetusa.com. Kite-flying continues Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at City Park, 140 City Park Ave., Portsmouth. (There is a nominal fee for the kite-building workshop in Portsmouth.)
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