CANUCK STARS—Canada has given us so much over the years: maple syrup, rotary snowplows, and Stars (the band, not the burning balls of gas). With that angsty, sparsely populated sound we've come to expect from our Northern neighbors, the Toronto band produces hot jams akin to Broken Social Scene or Metric. So put on your good muff and come on out, eh? RF
w/Jets Overhead; Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukie, 8 pm, $20, all ages

LEGOS—This is Portland. Toys aren't just for kids, for better or for worse, which is why the monthly Brick or Block Lego Tournaments at Cruzroom have become such cutthroat affairs. Co-presented with ShanRock's Triviology, come prepared to marvel at the amount of creativity your citymates have to burn on Legos. AH
Cruzroom, 2338 NE Alberta, 7 pm (limit 8 teams, 2-6 people per team), FREE