FILM—We've been giving mad props to the NW Film Center's Top Down series of rooftop movies and live music, because, wellll... they deserve it, with a lineup that includes films like 1983's The Hunger, which every even vaguely goth person holds near and dear to their dark, anguished hearts. MS
w/Foreign Talks; Hotel deLuxe parking garage, SW 15th & Yamhill, 8 pm, $9

VARIETY SHOW—Tonight's installment of local nerd variety show #NerdNightOut features screenwriter/podcaster Josh A. Cagan, singer Marian Call, and girl-geek rockers the Doublelicks. The fun is hosted by comedian and Mercury columnist Alex Falcone, who... wears glasses? Don't worry, the non-nerd identified are welcome, too. AH
Action/Adventure Theatre, 1050 SE Clinton, Thurs & Fri, 8 pm, $10