REVOLT—Ask anyone who's been around for a while: racial tension in Portland has a storied past. Join original Black Panthers Kent Ford and Percy Hampton for a talk on Portland's Black Panther Party and the media's response. Political science professor Jules Boykoff and author Martha Gies present. SK
Architectural Heritage Center, 701 SE Grand, 7 pm, FREE

POW!—The third annual Portland Oregon Women's Film Fest (POW) kicks off with an estrogen-fueled bang. Grab a beer and sit down to an evening of all-local, all women-directed shorts and a feature. Riding high on Kathryn Bigelow's historic Oscar nab for Best Director, the women of POW will be in fine spirits as they screen their varied and thoughtful films. CF
Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy, 6:30 pm, FREE

My calendar is done plumb full up! My, What a Busy Week!