Things to do
Looking for something special to do this weekend and into next week? Check out this list of entertainment options. Many are free and most are family friendly.
Jan. 25 (8 p.m.) — Pink Floyd tribute band Pigs on the Wing will present "Animals," a two set Pink Floyd concert experience featuring a full performance of Pink Floyd's 1997 album Animals, and a full second set highlighting the very best of Pink Floyd's Roger Waters-era catalog at Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark, Portland. This is an all-ages show. Tickets are $22 in advance, $25 at the door. Purchase online at eventbrite.com. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Jan. 27 (7 p.m.) — The Music Monday concert at Lake Theater and Cafe features Devin Phillips' Black & Blue. Phillips' intense affair with the saxophone began at age 8 and by 14 he was accepted into the prestigious New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, where he graduated with top honors in 2000. He has performed and toured with Wynton Marsalis, Eddie Palmieri, The Headhunters, New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Lenny Kravitz and Los Hombres Caliente. He moved to Portland in 2005, and has made frequent appearances at the PDX Jazz Festival, Waterfront Blues Festival and an induction into the Jazz Society of Oregon Music Hall of Fame. Tickets are $15 each online at laketheatercafe-com.seatengine.com/shows/117319. Doors open at 6 p.m. Lake Theater is located at 106 N. State St., Lake Oswego.
Jan. 29 (7 p.m.) — Attend the Oregon Zoo pub talk and discover youth leadership through advocacy in nature. Portland's Soul River Inc. connects inner city youths and U.S. military veterans to the outdoors. PSR founder Chad Brown believes that by engaging veterans as mentors for youth, powerful opportunities of healing can authentically happen in Mother Nature. Learn about PSR programs which connect youths and veterans to public lands, wild rivers and fresh waters and beyond, to inspire a new generation of outdoor leader ambassadors. All ages are welcome. Cost is $15, or $10 for students with ID, free for kids 0-2. Registration is not required. Visit oregonzoo.org/talks for more.
Jan. 30 through Feb. 16 — Stumptown Stages presents "Mamma Mia!" at Portland'5 Winningstad Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway. The ABBA-inspired musical tells the story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This funny tale unfolds on a Greek island. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. For tickets and show times visit stumptownstages.org.
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