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FUTURE PAST—Through its silky guitars, elementary drumbeats, and a joyful plundering of '80s sounds, the marvelous and hazy dream-pop of Virginia's Wild Nothing anchors itself to the furthest reaches of your cerebrum. Meanwhile, LA's Abe Vigoda looks fearlessly to the future, embracing tropical punk guitars and chilly coldwave synths with equal affection. NL
Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison, 8:30 pm, $10-12

RATCHED VS. McMURPHY—One of our region's best theater companies takes on one of our region's best novelists, with Portland Center Stage's staging of Ken Kesey's still-relevant critique of authority and the mental health system, One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest. AH
Portland Center Stage, Gerding Theater at the Armory, 128 NW 11th, Tues-Sun 7:30 pm, Sat-Sun 2 pm, through March 27, $33 & up ($20 rush tickets available), pcs.org