Stumptown Stages premiering
"A Christmas Carol the Musical"
Broadway heavy hitters Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens have breathed new life into the classic tale of "A Christmas Carol" for Stumptown Stage's Portland premiere of the holiday classic. The musical runs through Dec. 23 in the Brunish Theatre at Portland'5 Centers for the Arts, 1111 S.W. Broadway in Portland. For tickets call 1-800-273-1530.
West Linn Community Chorus to present concerts
West Linn Community Chorus will present A Time for Peace featuring familiar holiday favorite songs along with newer choral works sure to bring a sense of warmth, calm and comfort this winter. The concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 and at 3 p.m. Dec. 8 at Christ Church Episcopal Parish, 1060 Chandler Road, Lake Oswego. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors 60 and over and $5 for students. Children age 5 and under are admitted free of charge.
The chorus provides an opportunity for singers of all levels from West Linn and surrounding areas to experience and share the joy of music with the community.
Learn more online at westlinnchorus.org.
Harrison to present "A Bootlegger's Son"
Brian Harrison will present "A Bootlegger's Son," an American folk rock story concept album from 7 to 10 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Canby Wedding Chapel and Concert Hall, 508 N.W. Third Ave., Canby. The performance is a glimpse back to the turn of the century through the eyes of a brother and sister growing up in Portland, Oregon. Journey with them through vivid musical compositions as they overcome the allure of illicit living, bootlegging, prostitution and an abusive father. A full album download is included with ticket purchase.
For tickets call 971-256-1848.
Get tickets for Christmas at The Old Church
Michael Allen Harrison and Julianne Johnson and friends will present Christmas at The Old Church Dec. 12 through 26, with a variety of showtimes available. To learn more visit michaelallenharrison.com or call 971-256-1848. The Old Church is located at 1422 S.W. 11th Ave., Portland OR 97201.
Nicoletta's Table hosting holiday events
Nicoletta's Table and Marketplace in Lake Oswego is hosting several holiday events and invites the public to attend. Mark your calendars for these events:
¦ Italian Holiday High Tea, served at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Dec. 16. Reservations are required by Dec. 12. Cost is $50 for adults, $25 for children.
¦ Pizza Party with Santa Dec. 15 and 22, from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $8 per child, and includes pizza, Italian soda and photo with Santa. No reservations required.
¦ Nicoletta's will have live music on select Tuesday and Sunday evenings from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Hear the Whisky Darlings Dec. 9; bands playing Dec. 18 and 23 have not yet been announced.
Nicoletta's Table and Marketplace is located at 333 S. State St. in Lake Oswego. Learn more online at nicolettastable.com.
Lewis & Clark presenting electronic, jazz concerts
Lewis & Clark College will present an Electronic Music Concert Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Evans Halls, featuring original student music with accompanying visuals in a wild variety of styles. The concert is free and open to all.
The Lewis & Clark Jazz Combos will present a evening of outstanding jazz music Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Evans Hall. Tickets are $10 general admission.
This concert will be live streamed.
Call 503-768-7788 for more information on either concert.
Lewis & Clark College is located at 0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road in Portland, 97219.
— The Review, Tidings