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THURSDAY MAY 16

THE OFFICE FINALE
[TV] When did you stop watching The Office: When Jim and Pam got together? When they had a baby? When Michael left? When it was revealed that Dwight had a sister that had never been mentioned before? It all ends here. 9 pm on NBC.

MOBB DEEP
[MUSIC] East Coast gangster rap’s grittiest storytellers haven’t dropped a full album of new material in seven years, but that doesn’t diminish the chilling power of classics like “Shook Ones Pt. II” and “Quiet Storm.” Alhambra Theatre, 4811 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 360-1450 (formerly Mt. Tabor Theater). 8 pm. $18. 21+.


FRIDAY MAY 17

UFO FESTIVAL
[ALIENS] Screw on those antennae and braid those Princess Leia buns: This two-day celebration of all things alien returns for the 14th year. Expect space rock, fashion contests (for both humans and pets) and lectures from UFO wonks. McMinnville Community Center, 600 NE Evans St., McMinnville. Various times Friday-Saturday, May 17-18. See ufofest.com for details. Free-$35.

CROOKED
[THEATER] CoHo does best with small-scale productions that still prod big themes, so the company is well-placed for Catherine Trieschmann’s play about two teenage girls and a newly divorced woman. The play digs into domestic dynamics, sexual identity, religion, rebellion and the discomfort of adolescence. CoHo Theater, 2257 NW Raleigh St., 715-1114. 7:30 pm. $25.


SATURDAY MAY 18

BREWVANA PUTT-PUTT
[GOLF] Putt-putters are ferried around by bus to nine breweries and beer bars that have set up miniature golf holes on their premises. Noon-6 pm. $55 for nine drink tickets. Reservations at 729-6804 or experiencebrewvana.com.

CANNIBAL CORPSE, NAPALM DEATH, IMMOLATION
[MUSIC] Death metal is popular music’s most misunderstood subgenre—the incomprehensible “Cookie Monster in a wood chipper” vocals might have something to do with that—and if you still don’t get it after going to this show, featuring three legends of the form, then sorry, grandma, it just might not be for you. Wonder Ballroom, 128 NE Russell St., 284-8686. 7 pm. $22 advance, $25 day of show. All ages.

I CAN LICK ANY SONOFABITCH IN THE HOUSE
[MUSIC] Portland’s convivial cow-punks return with Mayberry, a slice of post-millennial Americana featuring barroom-ready odes to puppies, guitars and Andy Griffith. Dante’s, 350 W Burnside St., 226-6630.
9 pm. $8. 21+. 

 
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