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MUSIC—Danish band Efterklang recorded pieces of their newest album in an abandoned coal-mining town on an island in the Arctic Ocean. Transforming those sounds into the gracious pop of their latest album, it's proof that these sonic explorers are responsible for some of the most fascinating, beautiful music currently being made anywhere on the globe. NL
w/Nightlands; Doug Fir, 830 E Burnside, 9 pm, $13-15

COMEDY—The Tonic Lounge's Weekly Recurring Humor Night has been plugging away for two years, hosting locals and touring stand-up comics every week in the Tonic's back room. Tonight they celebrate their terrible twos with a solid lineup of locals headlined by the very funny Shane Torres—and cupcakes. AH
Tonic Lounge, 3100 NE Sandy, 9 pm, $3-5