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ROSE FESTIVAL SHORTLIST

FESTIVAL OF BANDS

7 p.m. Friday, June 6, PGE Park

It's all about precision on the field and in the music as high school students from the Northwest and California vie for the honor of being named the best marching band in the Festival of Bands. Also strutting their stuff is Portland's One More Time Around Again Marching Band, comprised of 560 members from age 18 to 85 who have all marched in a band at some time in their lives.

1844 S.W. Morrison St., 503-227-2681, $10-$12

'IOLANTHE'

7:30 p.m. Friday, June 6, and Saturday, June 7, 2 p.m. Sunday, June 8, Mago Hunt Theatre, University of Portland

Mock's Crest Productions presents a Gilbert and Sullivan musical with a Victorian sensibility. The geniuses behind lighthearted opera fare combine a fairy kingdom with the British House of Lords. Call 503-943-7287 for information about the pre-show dinner options.

5000 N. Willamette Blvd., 503-943-7287, $18-$22

OREGON SYMPHONYROSE FESTIVAL CONCERT

8 p.m. Saturday, June 7, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

The Oregon Symphony presents 'John Philip Sousa at Rose Festival,' with guest conductor Keith Brion conducting. Brion goes the distance dressing in a replica of Sousa's uniform, mimicking Sousa's mannerisms and re-creating original Sousa performances from the early 1900s.

1037 S.W. Broadway, 503-228-1353, $21-$59; also available through Ticketmaster (503-224-4400), subject to service charges