MAKE 'EM LAUGHComedy is OK returns for another bout at the brand-new Helium Comedy Club with a night of hand-picked stand-up from Portland's comedic darlings Andrew Michaan (who moonlights as a Mercury intern) and Mikey Kampmann. ND
Helium Comedy Club, 1510 SE 9th, 8:30 pm, $5

SHE BOP—For a girl who just wants to have fun, Cyndi Lauper has certainly done well for herself. After 25 years and tons of record sales, Lauper has shown herself to be a multifaceted singer/songwriter who is also an actress, a sly feminist, a gay rights activist, and now with her latest album, Memphis Blues, a soulful Southern belle. CP
w/Charlie Musselwhite; Oregon Zoo, 4001 SW Canyon, 7 pm, $27, all ages