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The Short List

STAGE

Mortified Portland

The angst about Valentine’s Day comes out, with everyday people sharing their stories.

8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 13-15, Mission Theater, 1624 N.W. Glisan St., www.getmortified.com, $13, $16 at door

‘Kiss and Tell’

Portland Story Theater welcomes Valentine’s Day with a fast-paced and delightful lineup of stories full of dreamy, mystical and scandalous love.

8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St., www.albertarosetheatre.com, $18, $20 at door

‘Love’s Shadow

Portland Storytellers’ Guild presents a night of Valentine’s Day-inspired personal stories and fables that celebrate the twists and turns that make life interesting.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, Hipbone Studio, 1847 E. Burnside St., www.brownpapertickets.com, $10, $8 students

Live Wire! Radio

The radio and stage show resumes after the holiday break with a musical-oriented show, featuring Pink Martini and The Von Trapps (yes, the great grandchildren of Captain and Maria Von Trapp), as well as quirky duo The Doubleclicks. Daniel Handler, aka Lemony Snicket, author of “29 Myths on the Swinster Pharmacy,” and his wife and illustrator, Lisa Brown, also appear.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St., www.livewireradio.org, $20, $25 day of show, $35 reserved

MISC.

Portland Golf Show

The hit show returns for its 21st year as the annual kickoff to the golf season. Supported by the Oregon Golf Association, it provides many things, including great prices on clubs, equipment and apparel lines and the Fiddler’s Green demonstration area.

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., www.PortlandGolfShow.com, $12, $10 seniors (60-older)

Asian New Year

Portland Community College helps usher in the Year of the Horse with its 12th annual celebration of dance, live music, martial arts performances, lunch, vendors, Chinese calligraphy bookmarks, raffle prizes, face-painting and more. A highlight surely will be the NW Learning Studio’s lion dance. A shuttle will be provided from PCC Southeast to the celebration at Warner Pacific College.

11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, McGuire Auditorium, Warner Pacific College, 2219 S.E. 68th Ave., www.news.pcc.edu, $4

MUSIC

‘A Storm Large Valentine’

Portland’s sultry siren joins the Oregon Symphony, led by Paul Ghun Kim, for two shows.

7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Feb. 14-15, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, www.orsymphony.org, $35-$64

Portland Mandolin Summit

The Historic Old Church plays host to the concert, which features mandolin wizards Dave Gerwo, Brian Oberlin, Tim Connell and Jack Dwyer.

8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, The Old Church, 1422 S.W. 11th Ave., www.brownpapertickets.com, theoldchurch.org, $12, $15 at door

The Pixies

The band’s tour started in September, and it’ll be playing beloved songs and some new ones on a beautiful and dramatic stage set. The band released a single, “Bagboy,” last June, then a four-song EP, and then four new songs on another EP Jan. 3 — and six new videos — all on its own, without a record label.

8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, www.portland5.com, $49.25, $60.05