—A cowboy, a former NBA star, and an alleged tax evader walk into Mahonia Hall. If this sounds like a bad joke, you obviously haven't voted in the May 2010 primary election. Today's the deadline for ballots in a race that will determine who runs for governor in November. Also up are two positions for Portland City Council and Metro Council president. If you don't vote, Matt Davis will kick you in the dick. JV
Multnomah County Elections Office, 1040 SE Morrison, see for other dropbox locations

—The Riot Grrrl movement might be a '90s artifact here, but the ripped stockings and ironic teacup collections didn't have the same effect in Cambodia. That's where Anne Elizabeth Moore went to empower women with self-publishing know-how, an experience she chronicled in Cambodian Grrrl: Self-Publishing in Phnom Penh, from which she reads tonight. MS
Reading Frenzy, 921 SW Oak, 7 pm, FREE, all ages

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