'FOR THE LOVE OF ART'
8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, Pacific Northwest College of Art
Pepe & The Bottle Blondes provide the dance music as the college's commons transforms into a fairy-tale setting, inspired by Jean Cocteau's 'La Belle et La Bte' ('Beauty and the Beast'), for a scholarship fund-raiser. Student artwork also goes on sale.
1241 N.W. Johnson St., 503-821-8962, $25 general, $100 patron
'MARDI GRAS MOJO LOVE REUNION'
9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, Fez Ballroom
Soulful Black Angel, the Celtic punk-gods the Dolomites and jazz masters Freight Train Casanova share the stage for a Mardi Gras event that offers everything but Cajun music.
316 S.W. 11th Ave., 503-226-4171, Ext. 41, $7
10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, Crystal Ballroom
Turn on your heart light for the Neil Diamond cover band Super Diamond. If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, Diamond himself should be very flattered (although he'd probably prefer the royalties).
1332 W. Burnside St., 503-225-0047, $13-$15
'YOUR LUCKY BREAK'
8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, through March 3, World Trade Center Theater
A musical comedy about a fictitious 1960s television game show in which contestants chase their dreams of musical recording fame makes its world debut. It stars well-known Portland performers Susannah Mars, Ernie Casciato and Scott Parker, among others.
121 S.W. Salmon St., 503-224-8499, $20-$23
'COSí FAN TUTTE'
7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, Monday, Feb. 11, Wednesday, Feb. 13, and Saturday, Feb. 16, Keller Auditorium
Mozart's story of love betrayed Ñ ill received when it debuted in Vienna, Austria, in 1790 Ñ has nonetheless endured for more than 200 years.
222 S.W. Clay St., 503-241-1802, $26-$155
2 p.m. Friday and Tuesday-Thursday and 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, no end date, OMSI's Murdock Planetarium
OMSI adds stars of a different kind to its laser panoply with a light treatment of the Fab Four.
1945 S.E. Water Ave., 503-797-4610, $4 (children under 3 free)