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MUSIC

'Byzantium in Rome'

8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, St. Mary's Cathedral

Portland's Cappella Romana performs a program of chants for cathedrals and monasteries and celebrates the release of its second recording, 'Epiphany: Medieval Byzantine Chant.' Chanter Ioannis Arvanitis of Athens, Greece, joins Artistic Director Alexander Lingas to co-direct a program inspired by the Eastern Rite monastery of Grottaferrata near Rome.

1716 N.W. Davis St., 503-236-8202, $12-$22

Jazz at Koji

9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, and Saturday, Jan. 8, Koji Osakaya

Koji Osakaya restaurant kicks off Friday and Saturday jazz performances this weekend. Three musicians will take the stage each week; this weekend it's David Friesen, John Stowell and William Thomas.

10100 S.W. Barbur Blvd., 503-977-3100

Funeral for a Friend

7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 10, Meow Meow

The Welsh band Funeral for a Friend formed in 2002 and after three EPs, is celebrating its debut album, 'Casually Dressed and Deep Conversation.' Also performing are the Break, No Warning and A Thorn for Every Heart.

320 S.E. Second Ave., 503-230-2111, $8

COMEDY

Gallagher

8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, Roseland Theater

Comedian Gallagher makes a stop on his 'Gallivanting' tour. His classic antics include smashing produce with a giant hammer; he makes his finer points with satire and irony.

10 N.W. Sixth Ave., 503-221-0288, $20-$45; also available through TicketsWest (503-224-8499), subject to service charges

Ñ Compiled by Rowda Skinner