PIMPS AND HO'S-- Dress up like your favorite ho and get ready to pimp the night away to '70s porn and DJs Wicked and Izm.
Ohm, 31 NW First,223-9919, 9pm, $5

PIN-UP ART--Feminist centerfolds or pornographic art? You be the judge! Put on your thinking caps and check out photographer Marne Lucas' exhibit of women in various states of undress. See this week's feature (pg 8) for more saucy details. WSH Marne Lucas' Velour Girls: Skirts and Skin, Mark Woolley Gallery, 120 NW 9th, Suite 210, 224-5475, 6-9:30 pm


FILM--The Charm Bracelet, a bazaar of video, film, and animation by local and regional filmmakers, holds its second screening this evening. Watch out, though--you might be moved to make your own film! JS
Robot Steakhouse, PDXROBOTSTEAKHOUSE@SPACEMAIL.COM, 288-6857 for info


BEATS & BREAKFAST--Calling all nite-owls! The Medicine Hat is holding it down all night long with Beats and Breakfast, where DJs of all flavors spin from 1 to 5 am! This week's B&B features Clan of the Cave Mack, and Venom 3, as well as a 52 item food menu! You may never want to go home again! WSH
Medicine Hat Gallery,1834 NE Alberta, 460-3514, 1-5 am, $2

CD RELEASE--The Helio Sequence's new album, Com Plex, is going to be huge. You know why? It's really, really good; all the hype is totally warranted. Check out these baby-faced prodigies before the rest of America slobbers their stinky drool all over them. JS
Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside, 225-0047


MUSIC--Electricity is the secret password for tonight's grouping of the foaming, metallic Need; the watery sweepings of Sarah Dougher, and, of course, the super new wave of the Prids. JS
Meow Meow, 527 SE Pine, 230-2111, $7


LET'S ENTERTAIN--Time's running out! Let's Entertain is a multimedia extravaganza featuring a disco dance floor, foosball table and a slew of video art--and it's ending on September 17th! Run, don't walk!! (And bring your platform shoes!) WSH
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park, 226-2811, free


ALIENS--Science has yet to prove that there's water on Mars--let alone that aliens surf--but Man...or Astroman? have been spreading their sci-fi surf music around our planet for the past decade. Tight, loud, fun, andjoined by The Black Heart Procession. PB
Berbati's Pan, 231 SW Ankeny, 248-4579


FOREPLAY--For a fair portion of the American population, miniature golf is considered foreplay. Six acres of putt-putt, bumper boats, batting cages and for some reason, Bullwinkle, provide enough fun to seduce the pants off even the most aloof hipster. PB
Bullwinkle's Family Center, Wilsonville Exit 283 off I-5, 685-5000, open 10 am -10 pm, call for prices