My, What A Busy Week! 

THURSDAY, JUNE 25

Are you ready to experience a pretty and trippy seizure, induced by a three-hour series of blips and flashing lights? Take your brain on a videocation with the third annual Floating World Animation Fest, filled with "mind-melting, soul-loving psychedelicanimation." Tuneful dancing opportunities provided by Flaspar and DJ Bobby Dangerous. CF

Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison, 8:30 pm, $7

The NBA Draft is usually the single busiest day of the year for the Portland Trail Blazers—thanks to the wheelin' and dealin' ways of General Manager Kevin Pritchard—and this time around the team has an impressive five picks (#24, #33, #38, #55, #56) to either draft or trade away. Could tonight be the last night in the turnover-prone legacy of Spaniard Sergio Rodriguez? Let's hope so. EAC

ESPN, 4-9 pm

FRIDAY, JUNE 26

Holding it down as the most skilled emcee in the Oldominion crew—and one of the premier names in Portland hiphop—Sleep celebrates the release of his latest long-player, Hesitation Wounds. His rapid-fire delivery has never sounded more at home alongside the polished production work, thumping beats, and his boastful swagger. Give it a stab. EAC

w/Eddie Valient, Quixotic, Verbal Spears, & more; Slabtown, 1033 NW 16th, 9 pm, $10 ($15 includes CD)

The North American Organic Brewers Festival boasts a huge selection of organic beer. It's free to look and $6 for a reusable (but compostable) tasting glass. Overlook Park will also be packed to the branches with sustainability vendors, activities, and exhibits. They'll even take a dollar from your tasting fee if you ride the MAX there. WR

Overlook Park, 1301 N Fremont, Fri-Sat noon-9 pm, Sun noon-5 pm, $6 glass/$1 tasting tokens

SATURDAY, JUNE 27

Top off America's largest bike fun festival, Pedalpalooza, with its riotous last-day blowout: the Multnomah County Bike Fair. Expect music. Expect dancing. Expect at least one bike on fire by the end of the day. Bring the kids! SM

Colonel Summers Park, SE 20th & Belmont, 2-7 pm, FREE 

KPSU's 15th anniversary is a full day of Portland-everything, from music headlined by Tender Forever and Nurses, to a Rock Band tournament hosted by Ground Kontrol, short films from NW Film Center, and much, much more. MS

Pioneer Courthouse Square, 701 SW 6th, 10 am-10 pm, FREE, all ages, see kpsu.org for more info

For one day a year, the fringe takes over the north. Venues and shops throughout St. Johns play host to No.Fest, in which dozens of experimental artists, musicians, and performers bring their weirdness to the entire neighborhood. NL

Various locations, St. Johns, all day, FREE, all ages, see nofest.net for performers & schedule

SUNDAY, JUNE 28

Portland's newly convened Dill Pickle Club presents a leisurely tour of Works Progress Administration-sponsored projects in Portland. The bike ride will make several stops around the city examining WPA's relevance to contemporary society. MD

Eyeful Gallery, 625 NW Everett, #104, noon-5 pm, $10, visit dillpickleclub.com for details & registration

The North American Organic Brewers Festival boasts a huge selection of organic beer. It's free to look and $6 for a reusable (but compostable) tasting glass. Overlook Park will also be packed to the branches with sustainability vendors, activities, and exhibits. They'll even take a dollar from your tasting fee if you ride the MAX there. WR

Overlook Park, 1301 N Fremont, Fri-Sat noon-9 pm, Sun noon-5 pm, $6 glass/$1 tasting tokens

MONDAY, JUNE 29

Just in time for the Ghostbusters' new videogame, the friendly folks at Pix Patisserie are screening 1984's classic Ghostbusters—for free! Perfect movies come along very rarely. This is one of them. EH

Pix Patisserie (North), 3901 N Williams, 8:30 pm, FREE

TUESDAY, JUNE 30

Spend an evening over beers with OHSU Brain Institute senior scientist Dr. Larry Sherman, who will be leading the discussion "Music to Your Brain: How Music Improves Brain Function and Aging." (Next up: "How Beer Improves Virility and Muscle Tone." Just kidding.) MS

Mission Theater, 1624 NW Glisan, 7 pm, $2 donation

As outdoor summer concerts go, it ain't bad: Tonight longtime friends Emmylou Harris, Patty Griffin, Shawn Colvin, and token dude Buddy Miller take the stage together for a collaborative show that explores their vast back catalogues. Don't forget to pack a picnic. AH

South Grove at Oaks Amusement Park, 7805 SE Oaks Park, 7 pm, $39.50-43.00, all ages

Portland death-folkers the Builders and the Butchers played their record release show at the cavernous Wonder Ballroom last week, but this afternoon they bring their pluckings and bangings to an in-store performance that hews closer to the ensemble's busker roots. NL

Music Millennium, 3158 E Burnside, 6 pm, FREE, all ages

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1

All spelling issues aside, Nucular Aminals are making quick work establishing themselves as one of the most promising upcoming Portland pop acts. Their wild lyrics and tempered sound rarely exit the house show circuit, but the band is doing a month-long residency at the restaurant portion of Berbati's Pan. Oh, and it's totally free. EAC

Berbati's Pan, 10 SW 3rd, Wednesdays in July, 10 pm, FREE

Hey guys! You know about Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, right? It's... I play this kid who... see, the story is... the film's about... Megan Fox is in it! Am I right, fellas? Ya-ZOW! Also there's this part where robots fight each other? Go Optimus, go Optimus! It's your birthday! And Bumblebee cries! Aw, poor Bumblebee. But it's okay, 'cause then there's this other part where it's all KA-BOOM and shit totally blows up! Just lemme know when I can pick up my Oscar, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. I can come over whenever. SHIA LABEOUF

Various Theaters, see Movie Times for showtimes

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