WISE GUY—Despite hitting retirement age last year, 65-year-old Loudon Wainwright III shows no sign of slowing down. And with decades of experience under his belt, it's obvious that the man simply knows more than us. Wainwright's latest dispatch of wisdom, Older Than My Old Man Now, shows the elder statesman in fine form, and he's still one of the finest live performers around. NL
Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukie, 8 pm, $25, all ages

—With 85 short films, 15 video installations, and performances spread across town, the first-ever Experimental Film Festival Portland aims to jumpstart Portland's sometimes-insular experimental film scene. Check it out tonight, then gear up for four more days of weirdness and brilliance. EH
Various locations and times, see Film and for more info, $6-12 for individual shows, weekend passes $30-50