MUSIC / Chamber Music on Tap
6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, BridgePort BrewPub
3 Leg Torso will play flamenco and Latin-influenced original pieces from its upcoming CD as part of the Chamber Music on Tap program, which places classically rooted musicians in a pub environment.
1313 N.W. Marshall St., 503-228-1353, $10
FILM / 'I Am Trying to Break Your Heart'
7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, Guild Theatre
'I Am Trying to Break Your Heart,' a black-and-white documentary about alt-country band Wilco, debuted to rave reviews at last year's Los Angeles Film Festival. Director Sam Jones captured the band during the tumultuous recording of its fourth album, 'Yankee Hotel Foxtrot.'
829 S.W. Ninth Ave., 503-221-1156, $5.50-$6.50
FILM / Portland Jewish Film Festival
Various times, Thursday, Jan. 16, through Tuesday, Feb. 11, Guild Theatre and Whitsell Auditorium
The Jewish Film Festival returns to Portland after taking a year off to reorganize. Eighteen films are on the docket, with entries from Israel, Czechoslovakia, France, Switzerland and the United States. Access www.nwfilm.org or call 503-221-1156 for film titles and times.
Guild Theatre, 829 S.W. Ninth Ave.; Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 S.W. Park Ave., 503-221-1156, $5.50-$6.50
LECTURE / 'The Purpose of Nightmares'
7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, Collins Hall, First United Methodist Church
Oregon Friends of Jung presents a lecture by Dr. John Beebe, former president of the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco. Beebe will use clips of dream sequences from classic films to explore the meanings of negative dream experiences. He also will conduct a workshop, 'The Self in Dreams,' from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18. Cost is $85 for the public; discounted for Jung members.
1838 S.W. Jefferson St., 503-282-4787, $10; free for members