The Flaming Lips.

Tuesday, August 21

Journalist Lisa Margonelli discusses her fascinating new book, Underbug: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology, at Print (273 Congress St., Portland) at 7 p.m. Free. 536-4778. printbookstore.com. And tonight at the State Theatre (142 High St., Portland), The Flaming Lips conjure another phantasmagoric psych-rock show with Southwestern punks Le Butcherettes opening at 8 p.m. Tix: $49.50-$55 (all ages). 800-745-3000. statetheatreportland.com.