BIRTHDAY BUILDING—How do you say "Happy Birthday" in disco? Should I just sign the card in German? Holocene celebrates its ninth anniversary with live performances from AU, Pure Bathing Culture, and many more. Then sweat it up with Strange Babes DJs and Sex Life DJs. This is going to go late. SS
w/Stay Calm, Houndstooth; Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison, 8:30 pm, FREE

START UP—Tired of working for somebody else? Maybe starting your own business isn't as complicated as you think it is. In his new book The $100 Startup, popular blogger Chris Guillebeau offers practical words of wisdom and actionable steps to help you get that unicycle-powered kombucha business off the ground. AH
Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside, 7:30 pm, FREE