PICTURES & WOYDS—Super-fun, semi-regular comics reading night Comics Underground returns to offer you a spot in a dark bar with the likes of Mike Allred, Jen Van Meter, Jonathan Case, and Joe Keatinge! They'll project their comics on a big screen, read them in funny voices, and put you to booze. SS
The Jack London Bar, 529 SW 4th, 8 pm FREE, 21+

POP UP—The annual fundraiser for PDX Pop Now! is upon us, so Make It Pop! This year's benefit features performances by Y La Bamba's Luz Elena Mendoza, Lost Lander's Matt Sheehy, drummer extraordinaire Neal Morgan, and Loch Lomond's Brooke Parrott, plus OPB's Jeremy Petersen DJs as you snack on goodies from Olympic Provisions, Boke Bowl, Bakery Bar, and 50 Licks. NL
The Cleaners at the Ace Hotel, 403 SW 10th, 6:30 pm, $35-70, all ages