BLUE MOVIE—Since the 1940s, our little blues hub has been eclipsed by big names like Detroit and New Orleans. Not anymore! Screening as part of the Reel Music festival, Bob Leitch's documentary Portland Mojo: How Stumptown Got the Blues shines the spotlight where it rightly belongs. DB
Northwest Film Center's Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park, 7 pm, $8; afterparty w/Lloyd Jones Quartet, Mission Theater, 1624 NW Glisan, 9 pm, FREE
STEP RIGHT UP—Step, a traditional dance form developed by African American fraternities, turns the body into a percussion instrument. Step Afrika! brings the noise, the powerful syncopation, and a global perspective to the explosive dance. PAC
Winningstad Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway, 7 pm, $27-38
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