1. STOMP is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps – to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. 7:30 p.m., $25.50 - $70, Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 512 Washington St. S.E. Olympia (360) 753-8586.
2. Join travel guru Rick Steves in a conversation about Initiative 502, a new approach to marijuana. 6 p.m., Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway (253) 591-5894.
3. On the third Wednesday of every month, Griot's Garage hosts a free car care workshop to demonstrate products and offer detailing tips and tricks. Each month will focus on a different area of car care for the perfectionist. There is no fee or rsvp required; just show up with your ride ready to learn! Griot's Garage, 3333 S. 38th St., Tacoma, (253)922-2200.
4. The film explores how the media’s misrepresentations of women have led to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence. The movie will be followed by a panel and discussion sponsored by Thurston County National Organization for Women. 6:30 p.m., $8.50, $5.50 OFS members, Capitol Theater, 206 Fifth Ave. S.E. Olympia
5. A night of Flamenco featuring Singer Jesus Montoya of Sevilla, guitarist Bobby de Sofia, as well as dancers Savannah Fuentes and Ricardo Chavez. Seattle's Savannah Fuentes, Flamenco dancer of Puerto Rican and Irish ancestry brings Flamenco to 19 cities in 4 states this fall. Flamenco is for everyone, most shows have low-income options, if you cannot afford a ticket, please contact Savannah directly at email@example.com. 8 p.m., $20-$25, The New Frontier Lounge, 301 East 25th Street, Tacoma, (253) 572-4020.