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TODAY

Hip-Hop benefit for tsunami victims, benefits Mercy Corps, 7 p.m., Viper Room, 720 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd., $7. Call 503-753-9850.

SATURDAY

'Sing Blue Silver! A Tribute to the Music of Duran Duran,' benefits Mercy Corps' tsunami relief efforts, 21 and over, 8 p.m., Fez Ballroom, 316 S.W. 11th Ave., $8. Call 503-221-7262.

MONDAY

'Reach the Summit,' climb to Mount Hood's summit benefits American Lung Association of Oregon, informational meetings precede five months of fitness training for participants, 7 p.m., REI Hillsboro, 2235 N.W. Allie Ave. Climb is June 23, June 25 and June 26. Call 503-924-4094, ext. 16.

WEDNESDAY

Eye & Eye benefit reggae concert and silent auction, benefits Mercy Corps' tsunami relief efforts, 6 p.m., Northstar Ballroom, 635 N. Killingsworth Court, donation. Call 503-240-6488.

'Reach the Summit,' climb to Mount Hood's summit benefits American Lung Association of Oregon, informational meetings precede five months of fitness training for participants, 7 p.m., REI Tualatin, 7410 S.W. Bridgeport Road, Tigard. Climb is June 23, June 25 and June 26. Call 503-924-4094, ext. 16.

CONTINUING

Fund-raiser for tsunami victims, 5 to 20 percent of proceeds from massages will go to Doctors Without Borders, participating businesses are Zama Massage, 2303 E. Burnside St., Suite 205, 503-780-3238; Freedom to Move Massage, 2303 E. Burnside St., Suite 205, 503-515-5066; Finlandia Spa, 4715 S.E. Belmont St., 503-231-7991; and Athens Salon, 7853 S.E. King Road, 503-784-5623. Continues through Feb. 2.

Winter coat drive for foster children, benefits organizations in Oregon and Washington, Sleep Country USA stores collect donated coats. Call 1-888-887-5337 for locations.

LOOKING AHEAD

Dandy Warhols benefit concert, benefits Mercy Corps' tsunami relief efforts, 8 p.m. Jan. 28, Roseland Theater, 8 N.W. Sixth Ave., $15, tickets available at Ozone UK, Ozone 3, Music Millennium, Jackpot Records. Call 503-224-2438.

'Pulse PDX Music, Fashion, Video Extravaganza and Benefit,' benefits Mercy Corps' tsunami relief efforts, 8 p.m. Jan. 28, Bossanova Ballroom, 722 E. Burnside Ave., $15 at 360 Vinyl or $20 at the door. Call 503-233-7855.

'Rock and Read,' benefits Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls and In Other Words Women's Books and Resources, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Jan. 28, Hip Chicks Do Wine, 4510 S.E. 23rd Ave., $5-$50. Call 503-802-8812.

Third annual photography contest, benefits Multnomah Education Service District Outdoor School program, 7 p.m. Jan. 29, Lucky Labrador Public House, 7675 S.W. Capitol Highway, $5, vote online at www.photooftheyear.net through Tuesday. Call 503-970-9357.

Concert for tsunami relief, benefits Mercy Corps, performance by the Accidental Ensemble and local jazz luminaries, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 29, St. Anne's Chapel at Marylhurst University, 17600 S.W. Pacific Highway, Marylhurst (Oregon Highway 43, south of Lake Oswego), $10 suggested donation. Call 503-699-6263.

Tsunami benefit, benefits Mercy Corps, performers include Mel Brown, Paul Delay, Sonny Hess, Ellen Whyte, event includes raffle, noon to 8 p.m. Jan. 30, Morrison Street Bar & Grill, 1205 S.E. Morrison St., $10 minimum donation. Call 503-232-3275.

Big band dance, benefits Meals on Wheels in north Clackamas County, 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 30, Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie, $6-$10. Call 503-653-8100.

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