COOKIN'—It was a year ago that in-demand musician Scott Magee started spinning rare soul 45s under his alter ego DJ Cooky Parker, and tonight marks the one-year anniversary of his kickin' monthly dance party In the Cooky Jar. There will be guest DJs, surprise brass bands, and—naturally—free cookies, so this is one soul shakedown you don't want to miss. NL
The Woods, 6637 SE Milwaukie, 8 pm, $5

ROCKET MAN—It's summer, which means it's time for big, loud blockbusters—and one of the best of the best is 1996's The Rock, the insane Michael Bay/Jerry Bruckheimer joint starring Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery, and about four billion explosions. This is the sort of ludicrous, balls-out cinema experience that we keep movie theaters around for. EH
Bagdad Theater, 3702 SE Hawthorne, 11 pm, $3