—Quentin Rowan, AKA Q.R. Markham, is kind of a liar. Not only did his novel Assassin of Secrets cause a furor in the literary community when it was discovered to be plagiarized, but his whole career is littered with the practice of stealing words. Never Say Goodbye, put out by Portland's Yeti Publishing, is his confession of all the theft. Presumably it's true. MS
Reading Frenzy, 921 SW Oak, 7 pm, FREE

YEAH RIGHT—Waiting for Bleeding Rainbow's first full-length release is grueling. It is a nail-biting thrill ride all hopped up on bated breath. Thankfully, we can get a taste of the much-hyped garage-punk band's Yeah Right. They'll be playing with pop perfectionists Eternal Summers, who are definitely worth a listen. ZP
Doug Fir, 830 E Burnside, 8 pm, $10