Miz Kitty's Parlour, a vaudeville-style show with music, juggling, theater and more, opens its 18th season 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at The Old Church, 1422 S.W. 11th Ave.
There have been more than 400 performance groups taking part in some 160 Miz Kitty's Parlour shows over the years.
Tickets: $20, $25 at door, www.theoldchurch.org.
Performers include 3 Leg Torso, Ukeladies PDX, Horsenecks, Starella Sisters, Charlie Brown, KJ McElrath and The Cur Tails.
Coming to venues this week (tickets still available at press time):
• Sara Bareilles performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at Veterans Memorial Coliseum, on her "Amidst The Chaos" tour. Tickets: $31, parking $17, www.rosequarter.com. Bareilles has been nominated for Grammy, Tony and Emmy awards in the past.
• The Wailers perform the album "Survival" (made with Bob Marley) on its 40th anniversary, and other classics, 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at Aladdin Theater, 3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave. Tickets: $25, $30 day of show, www.aladdin-theater.com.
• On her "The Clarity Tour," Kim Petras has put out a Halloween-inspired mixtape "Turn Off the Light Vol. 1," and also released the 12-track project "Clarity." She'll play the Roseland Theater, 8 N.W. Sixth Ave., at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24. Tickets: $28.50, www.roselandpdx.com.
• Shovels & Rope play Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W. Burnside St., at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27. Tickets: $30, www.crystalballroompdx.com. It's the husband-wife duo of Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst. Also performing is John Paul White, who has old-school country influences and collaborators such as Whisperin' Bill Anderson and Bobby Braddock.
• Conducted by Carlos Kalmar, the Oregon Symphony plays the classic "Beethoven's Fifth," aka "Symphony No. 5," and pieces by Johannes Moser, Gabriela Lena Frank and Witold Lutoslawski. Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, www.orsymphony.org, starting at $24.
• Moorea Masa and the Mood play at 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at Mississippi Studios, 3939 N. Mississippi Ave. Tickets: $12, $14 day of show, www.mississippistudios.com. She's a Portland native, the daughter of an Italian immigrant father and an African American mother who attended Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts in England and lived in Granada, Spain.
• Natasha Bedingfield has been on the pop music radar since her debut album, "Unwritten," in 2004, which featured a Grammy Award-nominated single of the same name. She'll be at Revolution Hall, 1300 S.E Stark St., at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29. Tickets: $35, www.revolutionhall.com.
• The electropop duo Electric Guest plays at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the Wonder Ballroom, 128 N.E. Russell St. Tickets: $18, www.wonderballroom.com. They are on their "Kin World Tour" and are well known for their work on "Saturday Night Live" digital shorts, such as "Dick in a Box." They also were featured on Carly Rae Jepsen's latest album and won a Grammy for co-writing/producing Portugal. The Man's big hit "Feel It Still."
A lot of shows sell out. We'll occasionally try to alert you to certain events that don't have tickets for sale anymore, which would allow you to ask — bother? — friends to take you. Or, evaluate the secondary market.
Portland Cello Project plays the music of Elliott Smith, Duke Ellington and J.S. Bach Tuesday, Oct. 29 at Mississippi Studios, but it's a sold-out event.
Buy your tickets soon ...
• Alice Cooper is coming April 22 to the Keller Auditorium, and tickets ($27.50-$75) have gone on sale at www.Ticketswest.com.
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