Out and About
"THE BUTLER DID IT" — Mask & Mirror Community Theatre closes its eighth MainStage season with the mystery/parody "The Butler Did It" by Tim Kelly, May 3–19. Curtains: Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, 2:30 p.m. at Calvin Church, 10445 S.W. Canterbury Lane, Tigard. Tickets are available at www.MaskandMirror.com for $15 adults and $12 seniors. Family friendly show is suitable for all ages.
"A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING" — Broadway Rose, through April 28. Featuring the music of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. Featuring Caitlin Brooke, Joey Côté, Deborah Mae Hill, Kelly Sina and Joe Theissen. Curtains: 7:30 p.m., Thursdays-Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Also: 2 p.m., Saturday, April 6, 13, 20 and 27. New Stage, 12850 S.W. Grant Ave., Tigard. Tickets: $30 to $48 adults; $20 ages 6018; $25 ages 19-30; group discounts available. www.broadwayrose.org, or 503-620-5262.
"HONK!" — STAGES Performing Arts Youth Academy presents "HONK!" April 19-May 5. Fridays-Saturdays 7 p.m., Sundays 2 p.m. No show on April 21. Adaptation of "The Ugly Duckling." HART Theatre, 185 S.E. Washington St., Hillsboro. $12-$15. Visit stagesyouth.org.
"JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS" — Oregon Children's Theatre and Visible Fictions, based in Glasgow, Scotland, present the Greek classic, April 20-May 19. Curtains: Saturdays, 2 and 5 p.m. Sundays, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Winningstad Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway. Tickets: $20-$32 for adults; $15-$28 for children. Group rates available. Box Office: 503-228-9571 or www.octc.org. Recommended for ages 7 and older.
"PHYSICAL EDUCATION" — Movement and dance for all bodies with artist group Physical Education, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, April 13, Washington County Museum, PCC Rock Creek Campus, 17677 N.W. Springville Road, Portland. Info:
"TAKING STEPS" — Lakewood Theatre, Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State St., Lake Oswego. Curtains: Through April 7; Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinee, 2 p.m., April 7. Tickets: $34 for adults and $32 for seniors. Other discounts available for students and groups. For additional information and tickets, call the Lakewood Box Office at (503) 635-3901 or order online at www.lakewood-center.org.
CALVIN FINE ART GALLERY — Calvin Presbyterian 10445 S.W. Canterbury Lane, Tigard. Featuring "Colorful Expressions — A Bright New Exhibit," works by three artists, through May 30. Robin Becic's works include watercolor
and acrylic on Yupo paper (a recyclable, waterproof, tree-free synthetic paper); Nathalie Equall paints primarily with soft pastel on archival sanded paper
over an under-painting of oil paint and metal spirit; Michael Fleming is a fused-glass artist. Reception: 11 a.m.-noon, Sunday, April 7. Gallery hours: Tuesdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sundays, 9 a.m.-noon.
"HERE NOW: ART INSPIRED BY THE IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCE" — Arts Council of Lake Oswego, through April 5, 510 First St., Lake Oswego. Reception: 5-7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 15, free. Exhibition includes "Where Are You From? Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians," 6-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26, a conversation on the nature of communities. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesdays-Fridays and by appointment. Information: artscouncillo.org, 503-675-3738.
GOLDEN GALLERY —Beaverton Lodge, 12900 S.W. Ninth St., Beaverton. Featuring new paintings by Char Breshgold, through April. Gallery hours: Mondays-Saturdays, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Information: 503-646-0635.
SHIRLEY HUFFMAN AUDITORIUM — Exhibition of landscape paintings by Sheila Chugani Baumgardner on display through April in the Hillsboro Civic Center's Shirley Huffman Auditorium and adjacent gallery wall, 150 E. Main St. Open weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Baumgardner paints whimsical acrylic landscapes inspired by the urban parks of Portland and the natural wonders of Oregon, and reflective of her cultural heritage and upbringing. Born in India, Baumgardner spent most of her formative years in Japan and now lives in Portland.
ANDEAN FOLK MUSIC — Aloha Community Library presents "Chayag," a concert of Andean folk music, 11 a.m., Saturday, April 27. Featuring Alex Llumiquinga of Chayag. 17455 S.W. Farmington Road, Suite 26A, Aloha. Free. Visit alohalibrary.org, 503-259-0185.
ISING CHOIR — With the Westside Chamber Orchestra, hosting a celebration of Mozart, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 6; and 3 p.m., Sunday, April 7, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 10390 S.W. Canyon Road, Beaverton. No tickets necessary and free of charge; donations accepted, with 100 percent donated to the Beaverton Arts Foundation campaign for the Patricia Reser Center for the Arts. Information: isingchoir.org/event.
KING CITY MUSIC CLUB — KCCA building, 15245 S.W. 116th Ave., King City. New singers welcome. Information: President Muriel Dresser, 503-684-3978.
NATIVE AMERICAN FLUTE — Pacific University presents R. Carlos Nakai, the world's premier Native American flute performer, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. Nakai brings his award-winning music to the Pacific stage with percussionist Will Clipman at the Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center, 2014 Cedar St., Forest Grove. $22.50 to $25. Visit pacific.edu/performing arts, 503-352-2918.
RHYTHMS — The Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center, 527 E. Main St., Hillsboro presents Neftali Rivera and Grupo Borikuas in concert, 7:30 p.m. April 19. Featuring Puerto Rican, Cuban and Afro-Caribbean rhythms. $12 to $16. Visit hillsboro-oregon.gov/walters,503-615-3485.
RULE OF THREE — Swedish folk band to perform at Nordic Northwest Nordia House, 8800 S.W. Olseon St. Portland, Thursday, April 11, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $30- $35. Info: www.nordicnorthwest.org/0411191.
NORDIA HOUSE —8800 S.W. Oleson Road, Portland. "Crossing the North Sea," an exploration of fiddle styles that developed as a result of the maritime trade routes between Norway, Shetland and points beyond. Featuring hardingfela (Norwegian fiddle) player Rachel Nesvig and Scottish fiddler Brandon Vance. Concert: 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 25. Tickets: $20 members; $25 nonmembers, www.nordicnorthwest.org/0425191.
THINGS TO DO
BEAVERTON GARDEN CLUB annual plant sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, April 27, St. Cecelia School parking lot, behind the church, SW Fifth & Franklin St., Beaverton.
CEILI — S&A Irish Entertainment presents Irish dancing, first Friday of the month, October through May at the Winona Grange, 8340 S.W. Seneca St., Tualatin. Time: 7:30-11 p.m. "Ceili" is the Gaelic word for an evening gathering of friends sharing and enjoying traditional Irish music, song, dance and fun. Cost: $12, or $10 for veterans, students and 65 and up. Visit irishpdx.com for more information.
CLARK'S LUMBER CAR SHOW — 11th annual show, Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Southwest Church of Christ, 9725 S.W. Durham Road, Tigard. Music, awards, door prizes, hot dogs, more. Donations accepted for Little Hands Big Hearts Foundation.
GOLDEN VALLEY BREWERY AND RESTAURANT — Golden Valley will host Beaverton Education Foundation every third Tuesday through June, with 10 percent of sales between 6-10 p.m. 1520 N.W. Bethany Blvd., Beaverton.
LUAU — Pacific University's annual Luau is Saturday, April 13, at 4:30 p.m. Hawaiian Club, Na Haumana O Hawai'i, will present its 59th annual Luau with traditional Polynesian dance, music and entertainment, preceded by an authentic meal featuring traditional staples like kalua pig, chicken long rice, teriyaki chicken, poi, haupia, coconut cake and punch. 2043 College Way, Forest Grove. $20 to $42. Visit pacific.edu/luau or boxofficetickets.com.
NATIVE PLANTS — On Thursday, April 4, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. at the WCGMA Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate, 8005 S.W. Grabhorn Road in Aloha, the Washington County Master Gardener Association holds its presentation, "Growing NW Native Plants" with speaker and master gardener Ardis Schroeder. Schroeder will answer such questions as, "What is the definition of a native plant?" and, "What specific Northwest native plants will grow well in my yard or garden?" Use the Camp Rivendale entrance, park and then walk past play structure down to the Learning Garden. No registration needed. Free parking.
OPEN MIC — Influence Music Hall, 135 S.E. Third Ave., Hillsboro, hosts open mic every Friday, 6:30-10:30 p.m. Music, poetry and comedy welcomed. Info: influencemusichall.org or call 503-701-6859.
PIXAR AT OMSI — "The Science Behind Pixar," an exhibition about the science behind some of the animated films and their characters, at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI). The hands-on exhibition demonstrates the technology that supports the creativity and artistry of Pixar's storytellers. Created by the Museum of Science, Boston and Pixar Animation Studios, and featuring more than 40 interactive elements, the exhibition showcases the science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) concepts used by the artists and computer scientists who help bring Pixar's films to the big screen. Runs through Sept. 3. Tickets to this exhibit, which include general museum admission, are $21 for adults, $14 for youth (ages 3-13), and $17 for seniors (ages 63+). Prices for OMSI Members are $5 for adults, $3 for youth, and $4 for seniors. Guests can purchase tickets online at omsi.edu, via phone at 503-797-4000 or in person at the museum.
WASHINGTON COUNTY MUSEUM — Exhibition "AgriCulture: Shaping Land and Lives in the Tualatin Valley," runs through spring 2019. Featuring photography, video, illustration, an interactive drawing station and historical objects from the museum's collection surround and take inspiration from these stories. PCC Rock Creek Campus, 17677 N.W. Springville Road, Portland. Museum admission is $3 to $5; free for members and entrance to the museum is included with the event.
WRITERS IN THE GROVE — A free writing workshop is offered for young people and adults on the second Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to noon. For writers with all levels of experience. For more information, call 503-992-3247.
Hillsboro Brookwood Library, 2850 N.E. Brookwood Parkway.
ANNIE BLOOM'S — 7834 S.W. Capitol Highway, Portland. • Kate Ristau presents "Morrigan's Revenge," the sequel to her Middle Grade debut, "Clockbreakers," 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 9. • Portland author and beer guru Jeff Alworth to read from "The Widmer Way: How Two Brothers Led Portland's Craft Beer Revolution," 7 p.m., Thursday, April 11. • Portland author Judy Nedry returns to Annie Bloom's for "Blackthorn," the latest in her Emma Golden Mystery Series, 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 17. • Author Valerie Brooks will read from her debut thriller, "Revenge in 3 Parts," 7 p.m., Thursday, April 25.
POWELL'S BOOKS AT CEDAR HILLS CROSSING — 3415 S.W. Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton. • Westside Writing Group, 7 p.m., Thursday, April 4. • Author Katie Arnold will discuss her book "Running Home," 7 p.m., Friday, April 5. • Physicist and futurist Dr. Michio Kaku presents "The Future of Humanity," 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 9. • Science fiction book group, 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 9. Discussing "Just One Damned Thing After Another" by Jodi Taylor. • Booksigning for the Minecraft-inspired fantasy, "Escape to the Mesa," 7 p.m., Thursday, April 11. Note: This event is a booksigning only. A purchase of the book is required to join the signing line. • Deadly Diversions book group, 7 p.m., Thursday, April 11. Discussing Alan Bradley's "Flavia de Luce" mystery series. • The League of Exceptional Writers, 2 p.m., Saturday, April 13. This is a monthly workshop where authors and illustrators share knowledge with kids ages 8-18.
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