Stuff You Should Know
A live episode of the award-winning podcast from HowStuffWorks, about... well, it's pretty much right there in the title. There's stuff out there. You need to know about it. Chuck Bryant and Josh Clark are really good at teaching it to you in an engrossing way.
8 pm, Revolution Hall, $25, all ages
Leni Zumas writes wonderful, dark fiction, and her latest, Red Clocks, imagines a Mike Pence-approved future where abortion is illegal and women have fewer civil liberties than embryos (doesn’t sound “imagined” at all, actually). It’s somehow also supposed to be funny and good. How will Zumas pull off such a delicate balance? I have no idea, but I can’t wait to find out. MEGAN BURBANK
7:30 pm, Powell's City of Books, free
Science on Tap - Cause and Effect: Racism, Poverty, and Public Health
The effects of racism are real. From systematic exclusion that hinders access to resources, disproportionate rates of incarceration, and emotional trauma, all can take a toll on health. Science of Tap epidemiologist Dr. Frank A. Franklin will discuss the intersections of inequality and public health and explore solutions for improvement. EMILLY PRADO
7 pm, Alberta Rose Theatre, $8-15
Coco Columbia, LiquidLight, Childspeak
It might seem like power pop and prog rock are diametrically opposed—the former genre values tightly constructed, sub-three-minute gems, while the latter is defined by sweeping, neoclassical epics and Tolkien allusions—Portland’s Liquidlight are one of the only modern bands I can think of that embraces this forbidden union, and their new album Wicked Radio is like if someone put the contents of my iPod Shuffle from high school into a blender. MORGAN TROPER
9 pm, Mississippi Studios, $5
We’ve seen a lot of iterations of Steven Spielberg, from Sci-Fi Spielberg (Minority Report, War of the Worlds) to Prestige Spielberg (Schindler’s List, Lincoln) to Middlebrow Schmaltz Spielberg (The Terminal, War Horse). The Post reveals yet another Spielberg: Message Spielberg. The Post is Spielberg’s clear and passionate ode to the adversarial press, and not only is it a refreshing departure from his past work, it also turns out to be a good fit for his slick storytelling style. VINCE MANCINI
Various Theaters, see Movie Times for showtimes and locations.
Kali Masi, The Hague, Soccer Babes
Chicago-hailing quartet Kali Masi bring their melodic, fist-pumping punk rock out west in support of their 2017 full-length, Wind Instrument. Like-minded locals The Hague and Soccer Babes round out the bill.
8 pm, The Know
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