Scout Picks: Beards?

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Photo From the Somerville Arts Council


Jeffery Gaines
8-10pm / $22
Johnny D’s, 17 Holland St.

“The voice of a new generation,” as declared by no less than Rolling Stone, solo soul/folk guitarist Jeffery Gaines will be bringing his mellow melodies to the ‘Ville this Thursday.


Top Girls Matinee
4-7pm / $20, $15 Students and Seniors
Davis Square Theatre , 255 Elm St.

What does it mean to be successful? What does it mean to be a successful woman? Hell, while we’re at it, what does it mean to be a woman? These are some of the questions raised by Caryl Churchill’s 1982 play, adapted by Theatre@First troupe in honor of the playwright’s 70th birthday.

My Bloody Valentine: Vol II
8-10pm / $8 adv, $10 Door
Comicazi, 407 Highland Ave.

Geek Comedy night returns with their second annual celebration/condemnation of horror, romance, and the robust center of that particular venn diagram.


Super Bowl Sunday Free Halftime BuffetSbowl
11:45-End of Game / Free
East End Grille, 118 Broadway and back at, 6 Glen St

You won’t be watching the Pats, but you’ll still be watching. And .50 cent wings, drink specials, and a free buffet at halftime is reason enough to watch it here.

BeardFest 2014
2-5pm / $5
The Center for Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave.

Join your fellow Somervillians for a day full of follically-themed fun, with music by DJ Pace, munchies,  and mustaches galore. Contestants will vie for prizes in 5 categories: natural full beard, free-style full beard, free-style moustache, free-style partial beard, (which includes goatees, sideburns and any other creative combination of the above), and for follicle challenged, best fake beard.