SCOUT PICKS: Fi, Fie, Pie, Fun

scout picks

Your weekend, by the numbers (3.14, 1982, etc.) in our weekly Scout Picks.


Pi Day!
1:59pm, Free
Petsie Pies, 285 Beacon St.

It’s a tough rote to hoe, but it’s worth it- starting at 1:59pm today, the more digits of Pi you can rattle off the top of your heard, the more pies you win. Scratch that, earn.

’80s Tribute Night
9 – 11:00 pm, $12 advance, $15 doors
The Sinclair, 52 Church St.

Get your hair nice and feathery, because it’s ’80s night at the Sinclair—Power of Love will be covering Huey Lewis and the News, LoVeSeXy doing Prince, and New York’s Finest’s tribute to the Police.


Fruit Flies Like a Banana
8 – 9:00 pm, $10
Green Street Studios, 185 Green St.

3 performers. 20 pieces. 60 minutes. Working at break-neck speed, the multi-talented members of The Fourth Wall combine music, theatre, and dance in this sprint-triathlon variety show. The audience determines the show order and helps create some pieces on the spot. Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana!

Reykjavik Calling
8 – 10:00 pm, Free
Middle East Downstairs, 480 Mass Ave.

Part of the Taste of Iceland festival, three of the tiny country’s biggest names – Retro StefsonSin Fang and Hermigervill – will be joining Boston up-and-comers The Love Experiment and Skinny Bones for an unmissable free night of “I saw them whens.”


Trash Fish II: It’s Not By-Catch Anymore!
6 – 8:00 pm, $125
Area Four, 500 Technology Square

Chefs Collaborative, a national network of chefs devoted to making the food landscape sustainable, encourage you to give the humble sea robin a try.