My, What A Busy Week! 

THURSDAY, JUNE 24

BODY SLAM—In 1977, Andy Kaufman challenged the women of America to beat him in the wrestling ring. Dear Andy Kaufman: I Hate Your Guts! presents the incredulous, angry, passionate letters and photos from the ladies ready to take him on, read tonight by his former girlfriend Lynne Margulies. PAC
Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside, 7:30 pm, FREE

BRO BITE—Bites for Rights is an annual fundraising event in which a bunch of restaurants donate a generous portion of their proceeds to the LGBT advocacy group Basic Rights Oregon. Make your reservations in advance, and then chow down in good conscience. SK
All day, various restaurants, restaurant list at bitesforrights.com

FRIDAY, JUNE 25

PLAY NICE NICE—The 29th edition of the Supernature showcase is upon us, this time headlined by the diversely influenced Nice Nice—a little bit psych prog, a little bit noise, and a little bit of everything else. The duo's joined by Nudge's Brian Foote's little-seen solo project, Leech. MS
w/DJs E*Rock, Copy, BJ; Rotture, 315 SE 3rd, 9 pm, $5 (free before 10 pm)

VENGEANCE X 3—Take advantage of this opportunity to see Park Chan-Wook's Vengeance Trilogy (Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Oldboy, and Lady Vengeance) in its entirety on the big screen (or cherry pick, if you must). Major points for toughness if you watch them all in a single day. MS
Screens Thurs-Sat, Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park, nwfilm.org for complete schedule

SATURDAY, JUNE 26

SKATE FOR CHOICE—You support roller-skating, and you support a woman's right to choose, yes? Then the Rock 'n' Roll for Choice Skate-a-Thon is for you! Have a hilariously fun time skating with the Rose City Rollers while listening to music, eating snacks, AND winning fabbo prizes. PLUS! All proceeds go to support Planned Parenthood's patient assistance funds. It'll be like Xanadu—for a great cause! WSH
Mt. Scott Community Center Roller Rink, 5530 SE 72nd, 6-8 pm, $12-15

SAY YES TO NO—The numbers are staggering: over 50 performances in 29 hours, so just assume that if you are anywhere near St. Johns on Friday or Saturday, you'll see something from No.Fest. The annual event is absolutely massive this year, offering everything from children's shows to experimental dub, plus everything else in between. EAC
St. Johns Historic Neighborhood, Fri 7-10 pm, Sat 10 am-midnight, nofest.net for schedule, FREE (suggested donation $1), all ages

SUNDAY, JUNE 27

BIKE ALL DAY—Strap on your Spandex shorts (or normal clothes) and head to North Portland for Sunday Parkways, a free cycling event on select streets closed to motorized traffic. Watch for the thousands of confused, meandering cyclists, then bike your way toward a "mystery location" for the bike-mayhem-infused Multnomah County Bike Fair, the official conclusion of Pedalpalooza. Let's hope summer shows up by then. AM
Sunday Parkways, 10 am-3 pm, FREE, info at www.portlandsundayparkways.org; Multnomah County Bike Fair, 2-7 pm, FREE, location revealed June 25 at shift2bikes.org

SUSTAINABLE DRINKING—The sixth annual North American Organic Brewers Festival is upon us! Here's your chance to try over 50 organic brews and learn about sustainable organic farming and brewing. All of this plus the sweet views from Overlook Park? We're already drooling. ND
Overlook Park, N Fremont & Interstate, Fri & Sat noon-9 pm, Sun noon-5 pm, $6 tasting glass, $1 tokens

MONDAY, JUNE 28

RUM AND COKE—Bret Easton Ellis goes back to the well for his new novel Imperial Bedrooms, a sequel to his 1985 debut Less Than Zero. Clay and his friends are up to their same poor little rich kid tricks, except 25 years later, they're poor little rich middle-agers with movie deals and bigger mountains of coke and booze. Crank the Psychedelic Furs and bury your nose in this noir-tinged follow-up. CF
Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside, 7:30 pm, FREE

ANON AND ON—Anonymous Theatre Company's annual performance brings together some of Portland's best actors—but I can't tell you which ones. Each actor rehearses one-on-one with the director, so no one, not even the actors, knows the identity of the cast until the curtains go up. This year, Anonymous tackles the Broadway hit Lend Me a Tenor. AH
Gerding Theater at the Armory, 128 NW 11th, 7 pm, $25

TUESDAY, JUNE 29

RAGE CAGE—For nearly 20 years, Chris Palko has been emotionally purging his inner demons on the mic under the name Cage. His raw-nerve lyrics and intensely personal delivery have earned him a fiercely loyal following of hiphop heads plus an unlikely superfan: Shia LaBeouf. Supposedly the famed actor wants to make a biopic about him—just as long as it's better than the last Indiana Jones. EAC
w/Hate Your Guts, Serge Severe, Gen. Erik; Hawthorne Theatre Lounge, 1507 SE 39th, 9 pm, $12-14

OX ROX—The brand-new 7-inch from Dragging an Ox through Water makes its welcome emergence into the world at tonight's show, in which Brian Mumford (the man behind all that Ox Dragging) will play warped electro/acoustic music with plenty of unique special effects. NL
w/Soft Metals, Golden Retriever, Kevin Shields (the band); Valentine's, 232 SW Ankeny, 9 pm, FREE

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30

RELATIVITY—The popular OMSI After Dark adults-only series returns, featuring the new exhibit Einstein: The World Through His Eyes. Learn how everybody's favorite frizzy-haired genius ended up changing the world as you sip on drinks and groove to DJ DMoe Funk. The café features a special dinner menu. SK
OMSI, 1945 SE Water, 7–11 pm, $10 ($4 Omnimax)

PLAY IN TRAFFIC—This afternoon marks the first Music on Main Street of the summer, in which the street outside the Portland Center for the Performing Arts is blocked off for a local band to play every Wednesday. Check out Pancake Breakfast and their jaunty, family-style backyard folk, performed with a full backup choir. NL
PCPA, SW Main & Broadway, 5-7 pm, FREE, all ages

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