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(NOT SO) FUNNY BOOKS
—Comics journalist Joe Sacco is one of the most important cartoonists working today, because his work engages directly with the issues of our time. Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt is no exception, as Sacco and his collaborator, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges, examine the poverty crisis in America. AH
Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside, 7:30 pm, FREE

DEAD CAN RIDE—Here's one of the more interesting Pedalpalooza events: The Dead Freeways Ride is a guided tour of the fascinating history of Portland's highways that never made the cut or were demolished. Plus info on current freeway plans including the controversial CRC! Ride and learn. WSH
Meet at South Park Blocks by PSU's Lincoln Hall, 900 SW Market, 5 pm, FREE