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Events and happenings taking place in the next week in Portland and surrounding areas - including 'The Legend of Georgia McBride,' NW Dance Project and Jewish Film Festival

COURTESY: KINDERPICS - Triangle Productions' 'The Legend of Georgia McBride' is about an Elvis impersonator who's replaced by two drag queens and then gets a second shot at stardom.STAGE

'The Legend of Georgia McBride'

It's the final Triangle Productions play of the year, staging through June 22 at The Sanctuary at Sandy Plaza, 1785 N.E. Sandy Blvd. It's about Casey, who's fired from his job as an Elvis impersonator and is replaced by two drag queens. Then Casey embarks on his second act. For more: www.triangleproductions.org.

NW Dance Project

The company will put on three new dance works: James Canfield's world premiere "Each Desperate Choice," based on "A Streetcar Named Desire"; a Sarah Slipper world premiere; and Felix Landerer's world premiere "All's Been Said."

7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, June 13-15, Lincoln Performance Hall, 1620 S.W. Park Ave., www.nwdanceproject.com, $34-$58

'Live Wire With Luke Burbank'

The stage-radio variety show features comedian/writer W. Kamau Bell, author Karen Russell, poet Franny Choi and musician Kishi Bashi.

7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 13, Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St., www.livewireradio.org, $20

Youth dance

• Element Dance Studio of Hillsboro puts on its summer recital, "Tribe," at noon and 5 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at Winningstad Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway. Tickets: $25, www.portland5.com.

• The Oregon Ballet Theatre School's annual performance is 1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, June 15-16 at Newmark Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway. Tickets: $32, $42, www.portland5.com.

'The Price is Right Live'

The interactive, nontelevised stage show, based on Drew Carey's TV show, gives audience members the chance to hear their name called and "come on down!" There'll be classic games and prizes for contestants.

8 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, Keller Auditorium, 222 S.W. Clay St., www.portland5.com, $19.99-$49.99

MISC.

Books

The Rose City Book & Paper Fair, featuring 60 independent booksellers, takes place at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland, 1000 N.E. Multnomah St., 2-8 p.m. Friday, June 14, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, June 15. For complete info: www.cascadebooksellers.com.

Reminders

• Portland Beer Week continues through Sunday, June 16. For complete info, see www.pdxbeerweek.com.

• Step back in time with medieval knights, jesters, peasants and artisans in the second weekend of the Oregon Renaissance Faire in Canby, Saturday-Sunday, June 15-16. For info: www.oregonfaire.com.

Jewish Film Festival

The 27th annual event, produced by Northwest Film Center and co-presented with the Institute for Judaic Studies, celebrates the diversity of Jewish history, culture and identity. It features many films, including opening night's "The Light of Hope" at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 16, at Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 S.W. Park Ave., followed by "Budapest Noir" at 7 p.m. Monday, June 17, and "Dear Fredy" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 18. All screenings, through June 30, will be at the Whitsell; tickets are $5-$10. For complete info: www.nwfilm.org.

Science On Tap

The topic for the lecture series is an important one: "The Science of Adult Attachment," about how we behave and feel in romantic relationships and our attachment style and tendencies. Leah Haas, a mental health provider and sex educator, will discuss the origins of attachment style and behaviors associated with them.

7 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St., www.albertarosetheatre.com, $15, $8 students

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