SCIENCE!—Remember how your science friends would always talk about that one awesome chemistry lecture where the professor would blow shit up and do magic tricks for 45 minutes? That's exactly what this OMSI After Dark: Explosions event will be like. Except better. You won't have to pretend you're not drunk this time. DCT OMSI, 1945 SE Water, 7 pm, $12, 21+

MUSIC—This triple-decker of Portland's finest guarantees to please all the holes in your head: The intrepid, unraveling experimental pop of Aan will be a fitting cap to a night that also includes Sun Angle's spastic, third-eye-gazing jams and the newly soulful sound of Swahili's captivating trance. NL Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison, 8:30 pm, $6-8