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PINKY—Quintessential Angeleno Ariel Pink breezes his distinctive and eclectic mashup of '60s pop, '70s AM radio, and sunny California lovin' into our dreary little corner of the world. Let's welcome his surprisingly warm, diaphanous sound and wrap that crazy patchwork quilt around our ears in preparation for the cold months ahead. CF
w/Dam Funk, Bodyguard; Wonder Ballroom, 128 NE Russell, 9 pm, $15-17, 21+

OLD SCHOOL—The annual Portland Retro Gaming Expo is a one-stop shop for hard-to-find videogames and long-forgotten consoles, plus panels, speakers, tournaments, and even videogame-themed sexiness from Critical Hit Burlesque. Yes! Okay! EH
Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK, Sat 10 am-midnight, Sun 10 am-5 pm, $15-25