—The psychedelic sounds of Sacramento's Ganglians are limber and easygoing, like a stoned summer's day in the sun. Tonight they'll help you shake off those bleary winter blues, as they warm you with kaleidoscopic pop that shimmers with just a tiny hint of danger. NL
w/Young Prisms, the Memories, DJ Sgt. Forkner; Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison, 8:30 pm, $8

APOCALYPSE—Take a break from wearisome holiday cheer and enter Lars von Trier's Melancholia, in which a bride unravels as another planet threatens to collide with Earth. Gorgeous and rather batshit, you'll almost believe that Kirsten Dunst and Charlotte Gainsbourg could be biological sisters. MS
Cinema 21, 616 NW 21st, see Film Times for showtimes