The Short List
Heads up: After attempting to destroy the world by fronting the SexPistols, John Lydon, better known as Johnny Rotten, went on to formthe musically eclectic Public Image, Ltd. Horror of horrors, theband received mainstream acclaim, so Lydon did what any self-respecting Anti-Christ would do 17 years after PiL's demise -hereformed the group and has taken iton the road.
April 21, Crystal Ballroom, www.mcmenamins.com, $35
Strait, McEntire, Womack
Two of the biggest country music stars, George Strait and Reba McEntire, hit the stage with special guest Lee Ann Womack.
7 p.m. Friday, March 26, Rose Garden, 1-877-789-7673, $79.50, $89.50
The popular University of Portland event is filled with food, dance and celebration, and this year's theme is 'E Ho'omau,' which means to continue and to pass on.
5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 20, Chiles Center, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd., tickets available at University of Portland, $20, $15 seniors (55-over), , $12 children (5-12), $10 for UP students, faculty and staff
PAM's 'Pretty Face'
Portrait prints going back to the late 19th century are on display in 'More Than a Pretty Face: 150 Years of the Portland Print.'
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays, March 20-May 30, Portland Art Museum, 1219 S.W. Park Ave., 503-226-2811, $12 adults, $9 seniors (55-over) and students (18-over)
World Forestry Center
Each day at the center explores an exciting region of the world, with entertainment, crafts and stories.
11 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Friday, March 22-26, World Forestry Center Discovery Museum, 4033 S.W. Canyon Rd., 503-228-1367, $8 adults, $7 seniors (62-over), $5 children (3-18)
25th Annual Tulip Festival
Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm puts on its tour, starting during spring break, as colorful tulips bloom.
9 a.m.-6 p.m. each day, Thursday, March 25 through April 25, Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm, 33814 S. Meridian Rd., Woodburn, 503-634-2243, car loads $5 (weekdays) and $10 (weekends)
The Brody Theater revives its popular show - funny, engagingand unscripted hospital 'drama.'
Saturday, March 20 through April 10, Brody Theater, 16 N.W. Broadway Ave., www.brodytheater.com, $10, $7 students or $30/$25 for four episodes
'Trouble in Tahiti'
Leonard Bernstein's opera brings us back to the 1950s for a lively look at marriage. It's the Portland Opera Studio Artist's annual production, accompanied by two 1608 works by composer Monteverdi, and it's designed by Michael Olich, Sue Bonde and Don Crossley and includes many local singers such as studio artist Jose Rubio.
7:30 p.m. Friday, March 26, 2 p.m. Sunday, March 28, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 1, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 3, Keller Auditorium, 222 S.W. Clay St., 503-241-1802, $70, $50
'A Suicide Note from a Cockroach'
Pelú Theatre's show, with a comic twist, explores the themes of exiles and birth of an immigrant subculture in America.
8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, March 18-28, Imago Theatre, 17 S.E. 8th St., $10