PARTY TIME—This Halloween bash is gonna be off the chain. It's a warehouse costume party with five ace Portland bands, including Sun Angle, And And And, Grandparents, Talkative, and Mustaphamond—plus DJs Maxamillion, Papi, and Blvd Nights spinning all night long. BYO costume and booze, and get ready to dance and party and sweat 'til the witching hour. NL
The Waiting Room, SE 10th & Morrison, 8 pm, $10 (ladies free and men $5 before 10 pm)

HALLOWEEN PARTY—Tonight's Wicked Awesome Halloween party promises so, so much! A costume contest, prizes, a photo booth, and lots of hot, hot homos and heteros. Dance it out with the partystarters on the decks or hit up the queer cover bands who'll be aping your favorites from Le Tigre, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Nirvana, and Lauryn Hill. This does indeed sound wicked awesome. CF
White Owl Social Club, 1305 SE 8th, 8 pm, $8