Have a matzah ball!
What: Contemporary new media works by Asian Pacific Islander American artists explore technology, the future, race, and discrimination.
Why: Image is everything.
When: Thru Sept. 19. Thurs. Members reception, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; open reception, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: George Tsutakawa Art Gallery, Wing Luke Asian Museum, 719 S. King St. (206-623-5124).
Stick It to the Man
What: Pack a bag (with extra room) to holiday shop Portland boutiques (Odessa, Narcisse, Frances May, Covet, and more) offering 10 percent off. (DailyCandy readers get 10 percent off a room at Ace Hotel, too.)
Why: Factoring in Washington State sales tax makes it 20 percent off.
When: Thru Dec. 25.
Where: Map of participants at Ace Hotel, 1022 SW Stark St., Portland (503-228-2277).
Stoked on Christmas
What: A holiday variety show featuring local music and acts including Tiny Vipers, Adé, Jenn Ghetto, and King Dude.
Why: Jingle bell rock.
When: Sat., 7 & 10 p.m.
Where: West Hall, Oddfellows Building, 915 E. Pine St., 2nd flr. Tickets at The Anne Bonny, 534 Summit Ave. E (206-382-7845).
Holiday Sale at Clutch
What: Luxurious handbags, jewelry from Tarah Prater Perini and Kelsey Colliander, Lynn Pinkoske knits, and all accessories at 30 percent off.
Why: You hold the purse strings.
When: Thurs., 3-7 p.m.
Where: 1212 Fourth Ave. (206-624-2362).
Birgitta Liquidation Sale
What: Forty to 80 percent off clothes from Clu, Mono, Helmut Lang, Harputs Own, and more. Plus buy two items, get one of equal or lesser value free.
Why: Hey, hey, good buy.
When: Fri., 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 5410 22nd Ave. (206-547-2524).
Photo: Courtesy of Horatio Law