OH SAY CAN YOU—The slapdash murk of San Francisco's Thee Oh Sees is, quite simply, some of the best garage rock around, covering terrain from throbbing proto-punk to dance-bop frat rock to ghoulish acoustic tunes to noise-trip psychedelic pop. This is your happening, and it freaks you out! NL
w/Past Lives, ASSS; Doug Fir, 830 E Burnside, 9 pm, $10
RAYMOND—Reed College's visiting writer series is free and open to the public—and the public should take advantage of tonight's chance to hear a reading from Jon Raymond, recent Oregon Book Award winner and author of the short stories behind the films Wendy and Lucy and Old Joy. AH
Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock, Psychology Building Rm. 105, 6:30 pm, FREE
Move! Move! Move! Dig! Dig! Dig! My, What a Busy Week!
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