DJ Parasite
As part of Red76's ongoing Ghosttown is-it-art extravaganza, tonight finds Stephen Williams at the helm of DJ Parasite. The Parasite concept is that the chosen DJ shows up at the bar, programs the jukebox with personally significant songs, and passes out flyers detailing what the songs mean to them. Beulahland, 118 NE 28th Ave, 235-2794, Sat, 8 pm, free

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New Trajectories I: Relocations
In what will likely be the best show of A-list contemporary art in Portland all year, the Cooley Gallery presents the first of two exhibitions curated from the Ovitz (as in Michael) Family Collection in Los Angeles. Round one is painting and drawing heavy, with work by Richard Prince, Julie Mehretu, David Thorpe, and many others from across the US and Europe. Do not miss this free, museum quality exhibition. Or else. Cooley Gallery at Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock, 777-7790, through March 11

Laleh Mehran
Grounded in the aesthetics and culture of ancient Persia," Mehran creates site-specific installations and videos about loss, land, and ritual. Philip Feldman Gallery, PNCA, 1241 NW Johnson, 226-4391, through Feb 18

SLAY Film Fest
In person at the Clinton St. Theater 10/29 & 10/30