WOODSY—Northwest music media website Into the Woods may not have quite achieved empire status, but two years in, they're well on the way. Come celebrate their birthday with new videos (plus some greatest hits), live music from Nightmoves, and the promise of other surprises. MS
w/Grandparents, 1939 Ensemble; Mississippi Studios, 3939 N Mississippi, 9 pm, $5

—The recent departure of the Ed Forman Show left a gap in Portland's late-night entertainment landscape—a hole that Action/Adventure Theatre is here to plug, with the new talk show Late Night Action with Alex Falcone. Opening weekend features stand-up comic Ian Karmel and the Mercury's own Wm. Steven Humphrey. AH
Action/Adventure Theatre, 1050 SE Clinton, Fri-Sat 8 pm, through Feb 18, $7