Sidewalk Chalk.

Thursday, June 8

A digitally restored version of Andrei Tarkovsky’s artful 1979 sci-fi classic Stalker shows at the Portland Museum of Art (7 Congress Square) at 5:30 p.m. today (additional screenings June 10 and 11). Tix: $8 ($6 students). 775-6148. portlandmuseum.com. The Chicago-based band Sidewalk Chalk draws upon hip hop, funk, jazz and soul to create danceable, uplifting music at Empire (575 Congress St.) with the “quirky indie hip-hop group” Little Stranger opening at 10 p.m. Tix: $6 (21+). 536-1095. portlandempire.com.