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Events and happenings taking place in the next week in Portland and surrounding areas - including 'Crazy Enough,' Cider Week and GeekCraft Expo

COURTESY: OWEN CAREY/PCS - Storm Large performs special engagements of her autobiographical show 'Crazy Enough,' June 25-30.STAGE

'Heathers, the Musical'

Funhouse Lounge presents the Off-Broadway smash hit, based on the 1989 film, that has it all — croquet, bullying, knee socks, Drano, toxic masculinity, slushies and teen suicide.

7 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, June 20-July 13, Funhouse Lounge, 2432 S.E. 11th Ave.,, $25, $30 at door

'Soiree #2'

Imago Artists presents an evening of eclectic works by nine emerging Imago artists and veterans in dance, film, theater, clown, spoken word and visual art. It features filmmaker and media artist Jim Blashfield, who has done music videos for the likes of Talking Heads, Peter Gabriel and Michael Jackson, and it's hosted by actor/dancer/comedian Mark Mullaney.

7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, June 21-22, Imago Theatre, 17 S.E. Eighth Ave.,, $10 ($15 with wine)

Original Practice Shakespeare Festival

If you like The Bard, the festival includes plays staged atop Mt. Tabor, including "A Midsommer Nights Dreame" on Friday, June 21, as well as the 17 plays that make up the WIL Festival and other events in July and August in city parks. For complete info:

Portland Gay Men's Chorus

Departing Artistic Director Bob Mensel leads the chorus in its Pride concert, "Stonewall Riot! Soundtrack to a Revolution," marking the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking protest in LGBTQ history in New York City in 1969.

7 p.m. Saturday, June 22, Keller Auditorium, 222 S.W Clay St.,, $20-$52

'Crazy Enough'

Portland star entertainer Storm Large returns to The Armory for 10th anniversary special engagements of her autobiographical rock musical. She tells of a childhood complicated by her mother's schizophrenia and the ups and downs that followed that included sex, drugs, running away to California and the saving grace of rock 'n' roll. It features original songs by Large and James Beaton.

7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, June 25-30, 2 p.m. June 29-30, The Armory, 128 N.W. 11th Ave.,, starting at $100


Good in the Hood

Reminder: The 27th annual Good in the Hood Multicultural Music and Food Festival will take place in and around King School Park, located at Northeast Sixth Avenue and Humboldt Street, beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, June 20, and 11 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, June 21-22. See our story at, as well as

Cider Week

It's June 20-30 and the eighth annual event includes happenings around the city. See One of the highlights is Cider Summit PDX, which features tastings, food and live music. It takes place from 3-8 p.m. Friday, June 21, and noon-5 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at Fields Neighborhood Park, 1099 N.W. Overton St. Cost is $30 in advance or $35 at the gate. Info:

Other events

• Mecum Portland, exotic car show and auction, 8 a.m. Friday-Saturday, June 20-21 at Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Dr. Tickets:, $30 per day, $10 parking.

• GeekCraft Expo, arts and crafts of all kinds, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at the Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Tickets:

• Milk Carton Boat Race, human-powered watercraft made from milk jugs and cartons, 11 a.m. Sunday, June 23, at Westmoreland Park, Southeast McLoughlin Boulevard/Bybee Boulevard. Info:

• WWE Smackdown, pro wrestling, 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at Moda Center. Tickets:, starting at $20, parking $17.

• Sake Fest PDX, sake tasting and food, 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 26 at Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Tickets:, starting at $59.

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