OMSI AFTER DARK—Get ready for an evening of nerdy entertainment by the Discovery Channel's MythBusters at another booze-filled installment of the adults-only OMSI After Dark. They'll be testing out myths from the TV show and making up a few of their own. Like does drinking really kill brain cells? Find out. NG     
OMSI, 1945 SE Water, 6-10 pm, $12-18, 21+

SUN MUSIC—One of the current projects of musical genius Charlie Salas Humara (Panther, Ylang Ylang), Sun Angle is beating down its rays of slightly jazzy psychedelic rock—consider it a chance to hear their forthcoming debut record in gestation form. It may not be the kind of sun angle you'll find in Palm Springs, but this shit will keep you warm. MS
w/Grandparents, Death Songs; Doug Fir, 830 E Burnside, 9 pm, $6-8


STAND-UP—If you're only familiar with comedian Marc Maron through his wildly popular interview podcast WTF with Marc Maron, his stand-up will surprise you: Maron's a polished, experienced, hilarious comic who puts on a better and more confident show than his self-deprecating podcast might lead you to expect. AH
w/Ian Karmel; Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukie, 7 pm, $25-27.50, all ages

POSTER ART SHOW—The Affiche Studio is one of the more undeniably cool local businesses, restoring poster art and paper memorabilia for an international client base. Their show opening tonight, The Long Road, features film, theater, and circus posters from '50s-'70s-era Poland and USSR. Betcha don't see that every day. MS
Lowell, 819 N Russell, opens Thurs Feb 28, 6-9 pm, through March 28, FREE


MUSIC—Laura Gibson's lilting, thoughtful folk songs are by turns urgent and fanciful, playful and deeply emotional. Throw in a generous, stealthily commanding stage presence that just about guarantees a great live show, and there's no way around it: She's a goddamn Portland treasure. AH
w/Nick Jaina, Daniel Hunt; Mississippi Studios, 3939 N Mississippi, 9 pm, $15

MUSIC—Let Portland's Ramona Falls wrap you in warm and spacey tunes from their most recent album, Prophet. Former Menomena-man and current Ramona Falls frontman Brent Knopf's songs are beautiful, arching creations that sail through stories and dreamy soundscapes with verve. CF
w/Social Studies; Doug Fir, 830 E Burnside, 9 pm, $12-14


MUSIC—Your current favorite Southern-fried rhythm and blues band Alabama Shakes are everywhere right now—including televised stints on Saturday Night Live and Austin City Limits. However, there's no substitute for seeing them live, so beg, borrow, or steal tickets for this sold-out show, which is sure to be a foot-stompin' good time. WSH
w/Michael Kiwanuka, Sam Doores, Riley Downing; Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside, 9 pm, scrounge for tickets, all ages

DANCE PARTY—The folks at queer soul dance night Sugar Town are celebrating Women's History Month with a lady blowout! Roll down your silk stockings and employ some crazy legs at the Ladies of Classic Soul edition of the fun recurring dance night. Things should get real hot with DJ Beyonda and Action Slacks on the turntables. CF
The Spare Room, 4830 NE 42nd, 8 pm, $5


PORTLAND TIMBERS—Yes! After a long preseason, it's finally, officially "opening day" at Jeld-Wen. And the Timbers are all set to host a soccer team from New York named for an energy drink. The Red Bulls were pretty good last year. The Timbers, riddled with injuries, are trying to plug holes with a handful of old Frenchmen. DCT
Jeld-Wen Field, 1844 SW Morrison, 4:30 pm, $25-135

MUSIC—WHY? takes hiphop, stirs it up with a hefty scoop of indie rock, then tops it off with a sprinkling of psychedelic electro-pop. These Jewish art-school dropouts know how to emcee and throw down the beats—you'll see some mad strumming, plucking, and schvitzing all night, too. RF
w/Astronautalis; Wonder Ballroom, 128 NE Russell, 7:30 pm, $14-15, all ages


ROCK—The ardent punk rock of Divers is without match in this city, making the Portland quartet one of the absolute must-see bands around town. With only a 7-inch to their name, they already command a flawless repertoire of torn-jean, frayed-heart, gasoline-dipped songs that'll make you shout along 'til you're hoarse. NL
w/Broncho, the Blank Tapes, Jaret Ferratusco; Doug Fir, 830 E Burnside, 9 pm, $8

MUSIC 'N' FUN—If you're a resident of Portland and still haven't seen the funnest, badassiest brass 'n' drums band in town, do yourself a favor and celebrate MarchFourth Marching Band's 10th anniversary! Mixing funk, jazz, and rock with vaudevillian theatrics, costumes, and tons of get-down energy, they're what Portland is all about. Happy birthday, band! WSH
Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside, Sun 4 & 8:30 pm (all ages), Mon 9 pm (21+), $11-25


PUNK—The three ladies and one dude that make up Vancouver, BC's White Lung emit thunderous, galloping noise that makes hairs stand on end. Go and hear 'em blast punk loudly into all your orifices—it's just the mid-week kick you need. NL
w/Arctic Flowers; Bunk Bar, 1028 SE Water, 9 pm, $8

FILM—Go catch two promising documentaries this week: There's Koch, a well-timed look at the life and legacy of the former mayor of New York, Ed Koch. And you can still catch Alien Boy, the powerful film about James Chasse Jr. and his tragic death at the hands of the Portland police in 2006. EH
Koch at Living Room Theaters, 341 SW 10th, $5-9; Alien Boy at Cinema 21, 616 NW 21st, $7-9, see Film Times