The Short List

by: Kyle Green, The second annual Wildlife Care Center Open House will be held Feb. 14 at the Audubon Society of Portland, with plenty of activities for kids and adults alike.


Love Show

Launch Pad Gallery and Portland City Art team up for this open-call show with 350 artists who will make art about all aspects of love.

7 p.m.-midnight, Friday, Feb. 12, through March 12, Olympic Mills Commerce Center, 107 S.E. Washington St.,, free

Portland Wildlife Care Center

An open house for the Audubon Society's care center includes a behind-the-scenes tour, question-and-answer time with a veterinarian, raptor education and a kids' wild bird art show.

Noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, Portland Wildlife Care Center, 5151 N.W. Cornell Road, free


Rickie Lee Jones

The singer will perform many of her memorable songs, and new ones from 'Balm in Gilead,' while celebrating her 30th year in music.

8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Aladdin Theater, 3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave.,, $35

The Hoppers

The musical family, synonymous with gospel music for five decades, plays Portland as part of its 'Still Shoutin' 2010 tour.'

7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, Crossroads Church, 2505 N.E. 102nd Ave.,, $14, $30 vip.

Flute concert

Oregon Symphony flutists David Buck, Alicia DiDonato Paulsen and Carla Wilson will combine with pianist Cary Lewis for a recital, featuring Copland, Tchaikovsky, Berlioz and Mendelssohn.

7 p.m. Monday, Feb.15, The Old Church, 1422 S.W. 11th Ave., 503-579-6987, $10-15


'American Buffalo'

Third Rail Repertory puts on the comic drama about a planned bank robbery of a rare coin collection.

7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 12-28, World Trade Center Theater, 121 S.W. Salmon St., 503-235-1101, $22-$29, $15 students

'Lovely Quirks'

Readers Theatre Repertory puts on two quirky tales - 'American Tropical' by Richard Ford and 'Thymus Vulgaris' by Lanford Wilson - for this month's theme of love.

8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Feb. 12-13, Blackfish Gallery, 420 N.W. 9th Ave., 503-295-4997, $8

'The Vagina Monologues'

It's back! Women's educations are on stage in the 10th production of the popular show.

7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Feb. 12-13, 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, Performing Arts Center, Portland Community College, 12000 S.W. 49th Ave.,, $15, $12 students

'Forbidden Broadway'

Broadway Rose makes light of such epics as 'Phantom of the Opera,' 'Mary Poppins,' 'Mamma Mia,' 'Rent' and 'Little Mermaid' - as well as famous actors, writers and composers.

7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 11-March 7, 12850 S.W. Grant Ave., Tigard, 503-620-5262, $20-35

'Legally Blonde The Musical'

The story about the sorority girl who goes to Harvard Law hits the stage.

7 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Feb. 16-21, Keller Auditorium, 222 S.W. Clay St., 1-866-739-6737, $23.25-$73.25.



Brewpubs and breweries across the state open their doors for free in the second annual show.

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, various locations, 971-270-0965, free

BAM: Beer and Movie Fest 2010

It's a two-week, 50-movie extravaganza at four Portland movie theater/pubs.

Through Feb. 26, The Academy Theater (7818 S.E. Stark St.), Bagdad Theater (3702 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.), Cinema 21 (616 N.W. 21st Ave., Mission Theater (1624 N.W. Glisan St.),, $4 Academy, $3 Bagdad, $8 Cinema 21, $5 Mission