Thursday, July 31, 2014

This Weekend

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    California's most potent post-punk band brings the noise to Paradise. 
     
    Beach boys: The band's Afraid of Heights went big in March, mostly off the strength of hit "Demon to Lean On."
     
    Tonight 9p. Paradise Rock Club, 967 Commonwealth Ave., Allston (617-562-8800). $23 here.
     
    Nearby: T's Pub; Sunset Cantina; Brown Sugar Cafe

  • Surf's Up: First Fridays @ ICA
     
    The sun sets on this monthly summer party with a West Coast surf-themed evening affair. 
     
    Friday finale: We can't surf, but we can appreciate a raw bar, DJ, and live music from Abadabad.
     
    Fri 5-10p. Institute of Contemporary Art, 100 Northern Ave., Seaport (617-478-3100). $15 here
     
    Nearby: Whiskey Priest; The Daily Catch; The Barking Crab

  • Great White Schlock: Sharknado
     
    Jaws meets Twister at this special midnight screening of the instant so-bad-it's-good classic.
     
    Bite me: If you ever dreamed of seeing Tara Reid screaming at CGI sharks, this is your flick. 
     
    Fri midnight. AMC Fenway 13, 201 Brookline Ave., Fenway (617-424-6111).
     
    Nearby: Barrio Cantina; Sweet Cheeks Q; The Baseball Tavern

  • Get Cracking: Lobster Extravaganza 
     
    End your weekend with a 1.5-lb day-boat lobster, cooked one of four ways for just $28.
     
    Red hot: Choose from crabmeat-stuffed, sauteed, grilled, or boiled, all with corn on the cob.
     
    Sun-Tue 5-10p. UpStairs on the Square, 91 Winthrop St., Harvard Square. $28; call (617-864-1933) for reservations. 
     
    Nearby: Tasty Burger; Daedalus; Shay's 

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