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Events and happenings taking place in the next week in Portland and surrounding areas - including White Bird, 'A Life,' 'Cop Out' and more

COURTESY: OMSI - 'The Discovery of King Tut' exhibit opens at OMSI on Saturday, Oct. 6.MISC.

Halloween

Events and attactions for the spooky season have started, including The Maize at The Pumpkin Patch, Davis Graveyard, 13th Door Haunted House and more. We have a list of some happenings on portlandtribune.com, and you also could check online at such sites as www.events12.com/portland.

Homes

• The Portland Fall Home Show takes place at the Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive, starting at 11 a.m. Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 4-7. For more: www.expocenter.org.

• The Tiny House Expo will be held all day Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 6-7, at the Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. For more: www.oregoncc.org.

'The Discovery of King Tut'

A reminder: An exhibit featuring the reproductions of one of the 20th century's most significant burial treasures opens at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, promising to offer an insight into the historically unique discovery of the Pharaoh's tomb in the Egyptian Valley of the Kings more than 95 years ago. It'll be on view from Saturday, Oct. 6, through Jan. 27 at OMSI, 1945 S.E. Water Ave. For more: www.omsi.edu.

Other events

• Based on the comedy TV series created by Nick Cannon, it's "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out Live," 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at the Moda Center. Tickets: starting at $33, $20 parking, www.rosequarter.com.

• Comedian Kathleen Madigan and her "Boxed Wine and Bigfoot" show takes place at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at Aladdin Theater, 3017 S.W. Milwaukie Ave. Tickets: $35, www.aladdin-theater.com.

• Inkers unite at the Portland Tattoo Expo, 2-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, noon-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, and noon-8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at the Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive. Tickets: $20, $40 three-day, $10 parking. For more: www.expocenter.org.

• Photographer Ronan Donovan shares his expereience with animals in "National Geographic Live — Social By Nature," 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Newmark Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway. Tickets: $27.25-$47.25, www.portland5.com.

STAGE

'Live Wire Radio'

The stage/radio variety show, starring Luke Burbank, welcomes writer Tommy Pico, reporter Eli Saslow, comedian/writer Emily Heller, and musicial guest The Helio Sequence.

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St., www.livewireradio.org, $20

White Bird

The presenting sponsor of dance puts on its first show, "Come to your senses" by Pilobolus, showcasing shapeshifting performers and multisensory experience while exploring the connection between the human body and the analog world.

7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 4-6, Newmark Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway, www.whitebird.org, starting at $30

'A Life'

Portland Center Stage puts on the West Coast premiere of Adam Bock's black comedy, which had a successful Off-Broadway run. Nat DeWolf makes his company debut as the astrology-loving and hopelessly single Nate Martin in a story about the meaning of life. It originally was commissioned by PCS in 2013. Rose Riordan directs

7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, 2 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, noon Thursdays, Oct. 5-Nov. 11, The Armory, 128 N.W. 11th Ave., www.pcs.og, starting at $25

'Cop Out'

By the August Wilson Red Door Project, "Cop Out: Beyond Black, White & Blue" is a series of monologues by writers from around the country, based on interviews with law enforcement. The subject matter is provocative, the group says, and it's meant to provoke conversation.

It comes in the wake of successful stagings of "Hands Up: 7 Playwrights, 7 Testaments," from black playwrights about police profiling.

7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 5-6, 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, Winningstad Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway, www.reddoorproject.org, $20 suggested donation

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