Link to Owner Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr.



Other items include Oregon Zoo red pandas, Oaks Park Amusement Park and Cascade Festival of African Films.

COURTESY PHOTO: MICHAEL DURHAM/OREGON ZOO - Red pandas Pabu (foreground) and Mei Mei will be relocated to ZooMontana in March. Visitors can see them until March 9 at the Oregon Zoo.Theater shows

• Triangle Productions presents a livestreamed show "My Life As I Want to Tell It," a documentary about former Oregon governor candidate Gracie Hansen, March 4-20. It's an hourlong documentary about one of the most "original" women in the Northwest. It's voiced by Julianna Jaffe, who played Hansen in the 2014 musical "Gracie — a musical adventure." The cost is $15 for a 24-hour viewing. To watch:

• Profile Theatre presents Paula Vogel's "The Mineola Twins" via streaming March 5-21. The story: Identical twins battle each other through the years — Myrna is the "good" twin and Myra is the "evil" twin. They're both played by Miriam Schwartz. It livestreams March 5-7 for $20. For more:

• The latest release of Portland Center Stage's PCS Remix: Original Works is the pilot episode of a podcast series by Phil Johnson, an Afro-futurist sci-fi thriller "Protocol: Episode 1." It launches at 7:30 p.m. March 9 with a listening party and live Q&A with the artistic team. The episode will be available for listening through April 4. For more:

Pandas moving

Red panda Mei Mei and her young offspring, Pabu, will soon be leaving Oregon Zoo for their new home at ZooMontana in Billings, Montana. The last time to see them at the Oregon Zoo will be Sunday, March 9.

Mei Mei gave birth to Pabu last June, and Pabu earned the nickname "Prince of Pounce" for his reputation for surprising Mei Mei with playful ambushes.

"It's been so much fun to watch Pabu grow, and to see the way Mei Mei has taken care of him," keeper Sara Morgan said. "The timing for this is right, but we're really going to miss them.

"Wild red pandas are solitary except during breeding season, and the males are territorial. Pabu is getting too old to stay with his dad now, but he's still too young to venture off without mom." The father, Moshu, will remain in Portland.

Portland Ballet

The Portland Ballet will hold virtual auditions for new students ages 11-22 for its Summer Ballet Intensive, 11 a.m. March 13. There is no registration fee. For more:

The Summer Ballet Intensive is scheduled for July 5-31.


Businesses such as Oaks Park Amusement Park, Pittock Mansion, Powell's Books and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville have reopened, as has the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, which will be preparing for its next exhibit, "Dinosaurs Revealed."

Voices Lectures

Reminder: Zainab Salbi, an Iraqi American humanitarian, author, TV host and activist, will speak online in the next Voices Lectures series event at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 3. For more:

African films

Another reminder: The 31st annual Cascade Festival of African Films continues online through March 10 at

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