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


"THE BUTLER DID IT": Mask & Mirror Community Theatre closes its eighth MainStage season with the mystery/parody "The Butler Did It" by Tim Kelly, through May 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.COURTESY PHOTO - Author Genevieve Monks will discuss her debut novel, "Iola O," from 1-3 p.m., Sunday, June 23, at Jan's Paperbacks, 12320 S.W. First St., Beaverton.

"THE COMEDY OF ERRORS": Tigard High School presents a cartoon twist on the well-loved William Shakespeare play. Curtains: 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 9 and Friday, May 10; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 11. Tickets are available online at for $8 (plus a service fee) or at the door prior to each performance for $10. Purchases made at the door are cash and check only.

"JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS": Oregon Children's Theatre and Visible Fictions, based in Glasgow, Scotland, present the Greek classic, through 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.


ART ON BROADWAY: 12570 S.W. Broadway St., Beaverton. 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. Gallery hours: Mondays-Saturdays, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Information: 503-646-0635.

SHERWOOD CENTER FOR THE ARTS: Student Art Show gallery opening reception, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 22. Free. Come view the next gallery exhibit at the Center for the Arts. Meet the student artists and enjoy refreshments in the lobby. The 2019 Student Art Show has become an annual favorite, featuring various students taking art classes in the Sherwood area. This includes students of all ages from the Center for the Arts, Sherwood School District and private studios. This exhibit will be open May 22-June 19. Info: Location: 22689 S.W. Pine St., Sherwood; 503-625-4ART; business hours, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., weekdays.


I-5 CONNECTION CHOIR: Free annual concert, 3 p.m., Saturday, May 25, Meridian United Church of Christ, 6750 Boeckman Road, Wilsonville.

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

PORTLAND YOUTH PHILHARMONIC: PYP's Young String Ensemble and conductor Inés Voglar Belgique, the Oregon Symphony's assistant principal second violin, will present a free concert at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization Community Center, 10323 N.E. Glisan St., Portland. The company includes several Washington County musicians.


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.

JAYANTHI RAMAN DANCE COMPANY: Presents "Shivoham: The Absolute," 4 p.m., Saturday, May 11, PCC Rock Creek Forum Theater, Room 114, Building 3, 17705 N.W. Springville Road, Portland. The full length Bharatha Natyam dance production will draw upon ancient and contemporary poetry with original choreography by Jayanthi Raman as a homage to Lord Shiva. Free. Seating at 3:30 p.m.

NORDIA HOUSE: Welcomes 24 professional culinary students from College 360 in Denmark to prepare a meal at the cultural center. The Danish dinner is at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 25, and will include alcohol pairings from Oregon wineries and distilleries. 8800 S.W. Oleson Road, Portland.

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.

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.

WASHINGTON COUNTY MUSEUM: • Composer and sound artist Kevin Holden will help participants make some noise — and some silence — 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, May 11, as part of the Free Family Mornings series. • 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. • Seattle author Ari Rosenschein to read from his debut short fiction collection, "Coasting," 7 p.m., Thursday, May 9. • Teachers Summer Reading Night, 7-8 p.m., Wednesday, May 15. • Six contributors to "Sacred Stone, Sacred Water: Women Writers & Artists Encounter Ireland," including book editor Carolyn Brigit Flynn, June BlueSpruce, Jean Mahoney, Sarojani Rohan, Linda Serrato and Jessica Webb, 7 p.m., Thursday, May 16. • Tess Gallagher and Paulann Petersen in a joint reading, 7-8 p.m., Tuesday, May 21.

JAN'S PAPERBACKS — 12320 S.W. First St., Beaverton. • Author Genevieve Monks will discuss her debut novel, "Iola O," from 1-3 p.m., Sunday, June 23, Pride Day.

POWELL'S BOOKS AT CEDAR HILLS CROSSING: 3415 S.W. Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton. • Heather B. Armstrong discusses "The Valedictorian of Being Dead," 7 p.m., Thursday, May 9. • Deadly Diversions book group, 7 p.m., Thursday, May 9. Discussing Philip Kerr's Bernie Gunther historical mystery series. • The League of Exceptional Writers, 2 p.m., Saturday, May 11. • Science Fiction Book Group, 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 14. • Bestselling mystery and thriller author Jeffery Deaver, 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 14. • "A Dog Named Beautiful: A Marine, a Dog and a Long Road Trip Home," 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 15. • Westside Writing Group, 7 p.m., Thursday, May 16. • January Harshe will discuss "Birth Without Fear," 7 p.m., Friday, May 17.

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