The Short List
It's the ultimate feel-good show that combines ABBA's greatest hits, including 'Dancing Queen,' 'S.O.S.,' 'Super Trouper,' 'Take A Chance on Me' and 'The Winner Takes It All,' with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship.
7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday Aug. 23-26, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, Keller Auditorium, 222 S.W. Clay Ave., 503-241-1802, starting at $54
Like any self-respecting rapper, Atlanta's Young Jeezy has instigated his share of controversy, from annoying Fox's Bill O'Reilly to stepping on other rappers' oh-so-sensitive toes and souls. You can hear what the fuss is all about when he comes to town.
8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, Roseland Theater, 8 N.W. Sixth Ave., 503-224-8499, $25
The 24th Oregon International Air Show takes flight with the likes of The Patriots 6-Jet Team of high-performance L-39s, the U.S. Army Black Dagger Parachute Team, F-15 and F-16 and F-18 demos and an Aerobatic Racing Challenge among the thrills.
6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, 9 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 20-21, Hillsboro Airport, www.oregonairshow.com or 503-389-3153, prices vary
Wine and jazz
The 14th annual Vancouver Wine and Jazz Festival is always a hit, drawing visitors from 19 states and Canada. This year's lineup includes Al Jarreau, Arturo Sandoval, Spyro Gyra, Diane Schuur, Stanley Jordan, Bill Frisell, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Coco Montoya and John Hammond. More than 200 wines from around the world will be featured.
4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, Esther Short Park, downtown Vancouver, Wash., www.vancouverwinejazz.com, $20 Aug. 26, $25 Aug. 27-28, $50 three-day passes in advance and $60 at gate
Heads up: Tickets are on sale for Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey circus' newest show, 'Boom A Ring.'
7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Sept. 15-16, 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, Rose Garden, 1-877-789-7673, $15-$42, kids $10