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A listing of theater, arts and musical events, along with things to do, throughout our communities.

COURTESY PHOTO: MASK & MIRROR - Mask & Mirror Community Theatre offes the mystery/parody "The Butler Did It," May 3–19.


"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 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 Cafe, 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 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., 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

"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 Recommended for ages 7 and older.

OREGON BALLET THEATRE — Sherwood Center for the Arts' Family Matinee Series presents Oregon Ballet Theatre 2 (OBT2) 2 p.m., Saturday, April 13. Composed of talented young dancers chosen from top levels of the Oregon Ballet Theatre School. Featured: A duet from "Rassemblement," by Nacho Duato; "Jewels" from the third act of "Sleeping Beauty;" "Ellington Suite" by Dennis Spaight; and a new piece by OBT Soloist Matthew Pawlicki- Sinclair. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. 22689 S.W. Pine St. Sherwood. $5. Visit, 503-625-4278.

BOOK DAY — Tigard Public Library presents "Children's Day Book Day with Ballet Folklórico," April 28, 2 p.m. Celebrate children, families and reading with crafts and a Ballet Folklórico performance. 13500 S.W. Hall Blvd., Tigard. Free. Visit

"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:; 503-645-5353.


ART ON BROADWAY — 12570 S.W. Broadway St., Beaverton. "Winter Dreams" is a group show featuring work from each of the 18 artists who make up Art on Broadway Gallery. Member artist Barbara Paanakker's exhibiton, "A Colorful Journey," through April. Works include paintings and ceramics. Information: Phone 503-601-3300; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; online at

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. Gallery hours: Tuesdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sundays, 9 a.m.-noon.

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, 503-259-0185.

KING CITY MUSIC CLUB — KCCA building, 15245 S.W. 116th Ave., King City. New singers welcome. Information: President Muriel Dresser, 503-684-3978.

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,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:

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,


ALOHA GARDEN CLUB PLANT AND GARDEN ART SALE — 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, April 27, Aloha Huber Park Elementary School, 5000 SW 173rd Ave., Aloha.

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 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.

HOLY WEEK LABYRINTH WALK — 3-8 p.m., Sunday, April 14, Christ United Methodist Church of Cedar Mill, 12755 N.W. Dogwood St., Portland. More info: Website:

IMAGINE POSSIBILITIES CENTER — Native plant sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, April 13, 4450 S.W. 184th Ave., Aloha. Sales benefit the center, which provides therapeutic supports and daytime programming for children and adults who live with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Info: 503-664-4441.

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 or

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: 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, via phone at 503-797-4000 or in person at the museum.

OPEN MIC POETRY READING — Beaverton City Library, 12375 S.W. Fifth St., 4-5:30 p.m., Saturday, April 13. Read your own poetry or a favorite poem by someone else. Ages 13 and up. Participants should arrive 15 minutes prior to the event to sign-in to be called to the stage. Free and open to the public; no registration is required. Info: or call 503-644-2197.

TIGARD GARDEN CLUB — Annual plant sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, Bull Mountain Farmer's Market, Canterbury Square, 1500 S.W. Pacific Highway, Tigard.

TUALATIN VALLEY GARDEN CLUB — Annual plant sale, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, April 27, Washington County Fair Complex, East Entrance, Southwest 34th and Cornell Road, Hillsboro.

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. • 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. • Book signing for the Minecraft-inspired fantasy, "Escape to the Mesa," 7 p.m., Thursday, April 11. Note: This event is a book signing 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. • Jeremy and Audrey Roloff discuss "A Love Letter Life," 2 p.m., Saturday, April 13. • Authors Delilah Dawson and Kevin Hearne discuss "No Country for Old Gnomes," 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 17. • Westide Writing Group, 7 p.m., Thursday, April 18. • Cat Winters discusses her book for teens, "The Raven's Tale," 7 p.m., Friday, April 19.

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