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Road to Roubaix

thursday 21

MOVIE—The one-day spring classics are gripping. They're also notoriously difficult. Paris Roubaix, the Queen of the Classics, is coming up. Get psyched for it with this 2008 doc that looks at the passionate racers, mechanics and fans who consider the 160-mile contest one of the world's most prestigious races. $5. 9 p.m. McMenamins, 700 NW Bond St.

Low Hums and Gabriel Mintz

thursday 21

PSYCHEDELIA—The Low Hums' music would be the perfect backing for a laser light show. The down-tempo, hallucinogenic rock has hints of the Doors and Pink Floyd and will leave you wondering why your roommate is licking his hand. Trippy, man. 21+. $5. 8 p.m. The Horned Hand, 507 NW Colorado Ave.

City Club: Guns

thursday 21

GUNS—City Club of Central Oregon is taking on a hot topic. Issues include gun control, Second Amendment rights and safety as examined by Jim Foster of OSU-Cascades, Bob Nosler, president of Nosler ammunition outfitters, former sheriff Les Stiles and others. $20/$35. 11:30 a.m. St. Charles Center for Health and Learning, 2500 NE Neff Rd.

Bend Bikes Kickoff

friday 22

PARTY—Bend Bikes is a new nonprofit with a simple mission: Get Bend on bikes. The group has been working to promote cycling in Bend, particularly safe commuting for all (see Outside). Now they're ready for their coming-out party! Boxcar String Band should keep it lively. Free. 7-10 p.m. Crow's Feet Commons, 875 NW Brooks St.

March for Marriage Equality

saturday 23

RIGHTS—The U.S. Supreme Court is about to make a ruling on whether same-sex marriage should be legal. Frankly, it's absurd that it's taken this long for some citizens to gain the same rights as their neighbors. Show your support for marriage equality by joining the local march. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Brandis Square, 1033 NW Wall St.

Blues in Bend

saturday 23

MUSIC—Tommy Castro and the Painkillers are bringing back pompadours, shiny shoes and killer rhythm and blues. All ages. $20. 7 p.m. The Sound Garden, 1289 NE 2nd St. At the same time, Hopeless Jack and the Handsome Devil will be spewing dirty, distorted rock and roll for your dancing pleasure. 21+. $5. 8 p.m. The Horned Hand, 507 NW Colorado Ave. Get your blues on.

NRA Banquet

saturday 23

MORE GUNS—The circus comes to town. Unofficial gun week in Central Oregon continues with the High Desert Friends of the NRA Banquet. Which part of the fun will you attend? The presentation and meal inside, or the protest outside? The peaceful rally starts at 2 p.m., the banquet begins at 4:30 p.m. The Riverhouse Convention Center, 2850 Rippling River Ct.

Passover Community Seder

monday 25

CELEBRATE—Join the local Temple Beth Tikvah community for a retelling of the exodus from Egypt, songs and rituals and some really flat bread. Local Rabbi Glenn Ettman will lead this family-friendly Passover dinner. Sit anywhere, except at the seat for Elijah. 5:30 p.m. $15/$35. Aspen Hall, 18920 NW Shevlin Park Rd.

Dark Time Sunshine

tuesday 26

HIP-HOP—We're really enjoying this whole hip-hop, dub, electronica thing that's been happening in Bend recently. Dark Time Sunshine, an alt-hip-hop duo from Seattle, is rapper Onry Ozzborn and producer Zavala. Listen to their track "Can't Wait," then go to the show. It costs zero dollars. 21+. 9 p.m. Liquid Lounge, 70 NW Newport Ave.

Volcanic Funk Party

thursday 28

FUNKALICIOUS—The Pimps of Joytime are a New York soul and funk crew who combine elements of electronica and world music to produce infectious danceable jams. After going to funky town, Vokab Kompany will have you raving all night to their catchy glitch-hop. 21+. $12. 8:30 p.m. Liquid Lounge, 70 NW Newport Ave.

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