WHAT'S UP TODAY? David Bazan's bold experiment, burlesque and Pulp on film

It's the middle of the week, on the downhill toward the weekend, and there are plenty of things to do if you're looking to get out of the house. You can find them in our event listings and Staff Picks

Don't have time? Don't you fret, we're here to help. Here are some of the highlights among the events for Wednesday, Nov. 19: 

LIVE BANDS | The Bartlett is hosting what should be a genuinely thrilling show Wednesday when David Bazan comes to town with the Passenger String Quartet. Bazan is one of the most distinct singer/songwriters of the Northwest, whether using his own name or monikers Pedro the Lion or Headphones. You pair him with some strings and deliver songs from throughout his career, you have the makings of something great. David Dondero opens the show. Here's a bit of what to expect: 

VISUAL ARTS | You like to get dirty? Local artists/ceramicists Chris Kelsey and Mark Moore are hosting a demonstration on wheel-throwing at Let's Get Our Hands Dirty, part of Trackside Studio's "Spokannisters" exhibit and series of events. 

FILM | The fans of Brit-pop raconteur Jarvis Cocker and his band Pulp will be thrilled to hear about the one-night-only screening of the documentary Pulp: A Film about Life, Death and Supermarkets at the Magic Lantern. Here's a look at the film: 

FILM | Did you check out the Burleskival back in September? Or did you miss it and wish you hadn't? Either way, you can relive all the bawdy, colorful fun at the screening of Burleskival The Movie at The Bing.