BIGGIE—Pay tribute tonight to the late, great Notorious B.I.G. in the good company of the Live & Direct family, featuring Lifesavas' Rev. Shines, Slimkid3, and DJ Nature rolling out live remixes and re-edits. Plus check out live painting with Tokyo's Taka Sudo! MS
Rotture, 315 SE 3rd, 9 pm, $5

SHOCK ROCK—Grace Krilanovich's debut novel The Orange Eats Creeps, a dark little horror novel rooted in the music of the Pacific Northwest, was selected as one of Amazon's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books for 2010... Not impressed? Okay, hipster, how about this: It's currently a finalist for the Believer Book Award. AH
w/Jarret Middleton; The Waypost, 3120 N Williams, 7 pm, FREE