Daniel Bachman.

Tuesday, October 9

In Burning Down the Haus: Punk Rock, Revolution and the Fall of the Berlin Wall, author Tim Mohr documents the ways punk rock undermined authoritarianism in East Germany during the ’80s. He discusses his book at Print (273 Congress St., Portland) at 7 p.m. Free. 536-4778. printbookstore.com. At the Apohadion Theater (107 Hanover St., Portland), the transcendent American Primitive—style guitarist Daniel Bachman performs with local act Lisa/Liza opening at 8 p.m. Call 831-9569 for cover (all ages). theapohadiontheater.com. And at the State Theatre (142 High St., Portland), original host Joel Hodgson rejoins the wisecracking B-movie crew for the 30th anniversary tour of Mystery Science Theater 3000 at 7:30 p.m. Tix: $39.50-$49.50 (all ages). 800-745-3000. statetheatreportland.com.