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FILM / 'Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives'
6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, McMenamins Kennedy School
The Oregon Historical Society screens an HBO documentary to commemorate Black History Month. The film includes readings from transcripts of interviews conducted with one-time slaves, archival photos, music and period images.
5736 N.E. 33rd Ave., 503-306-5221, free
DANCE / 'Secreto y Malibu'
8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, Friday, Feb. 7, Saturday, Feb. 8, Winningstad Theatre, Portland Center for the Performing Arts
PICA presents the Portland debut of an Argentine dance theater production. 'Secreto y Malibu' incorporates original music and improvisational dance to explore the relationship between two women in a provincial South American town.
1111 S.W. Broadway, 503-242-1419, $13-$16
MUSIC / Kevin Burke
8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, Hollywood Theatre
The Irish fiddle virtuoso plays his adopted hometown on the heels of the release of 'In Concert,' his latest solo CD. Burke is also the recent recipient of a National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. The award is considered the country's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts.
4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd., 503-287-3009, $15-$18
ART / 'Components'
Thursday, Feb. 6, through Saturday, March 15, Elizabeth Leach Gallery
Suzanne Caporael's linoleum cuts and Ted Gonzalez's work consisting of thousands of paint drops are among the art on display at this group exhibit. The theme 'Components' is explored by eight artists.
207 S.W. Pine St., 503-224-0521, free