SANDWICHY AMBIENCE—Portland's electronic music scene has never been stronger, and tonight's lineup is an excellent sampler of what's out there. Dry your rain-wet clothes with the super chill, videogame stylings of Copy and the sophisticated ambient house of Onuinu. WE
Bunk Bar, 1028 SE Water, 10 pm, $3

—For those who prefer their holiday fare on the salty side, Portland Center Stage reprises The Santaland Diaries, a one-man show based on David Sedaris' experiences working as an elf in a Macy's holiday display. This year, out-of-town actor Jim Lichtscheidl dons cap and tights as the surly, irreverent Crumpet the Elf. AH
Gerding Theater at the Armory , 128 NW 11th, Tues-Sun 7:30 pm, Sat-Sun 2 pm, through Dec 31, $31-51 (student and rush tickets available),