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BLADE SWITCH
—Jazz drummer Brian Blade has come up with something new: Mama Rosa, a mellow but heartfelt album of soulful folk, in which the well-respected drummer plays acoustic guitar and sings. With Portland's own Scout Niblett on the bill, it will be an evening of unconventional but gripping music. NL
Mississippi Studios, 3939 N Mississippi, 8 pm, $15


ADVENTURE HAS A NAME
—Not only the finest action film ever made, but probably the most flawless piece of cinema Steven Spielberg ever created, Raiders of the Lost Ark is coming back to the big screen, blown up to IMAX size, as God intended it. Gaze upon the ark, and enjoy having your face melted off. BR
Lloyd Center 10, 1510 NE Multnomah, Fri Sept 7-Thurs Sept 13, $13.75-17