FESTIVAL Greek Festival It’ll be pastries galore — 100,000 will be made — in the 59th annual Greek celebration. Dance, dinners, food, cooking demonstrations, tours of the Hellenic-American Cultural Center and Holy Trinity Cathedral, a marketplace and jewelry are also part of the festivities. 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday, Oct. 1-2, noon-8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, Holy Trinity Cathedral, 3131 N.E. Glisan St.,, various food/drink prices STAGE Hilary Hahn The superstar violinist makes her Portland debut, playing Tchaikovsky, along with conductor Carlos Kalmar and the Oregon Symphony, which has just started its 2010-11 season. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, 503-228-1353, $25-$95 Offbeat Macbeth Young and old alike will find entertainment in “Over the Cliff Notes on the Tragedy of Macbeth: Now with More Zombies.” 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 S.W. Capitol Highway, www, free “Making Sex: A Sketch Comedy Threesome” Action/Adventure Theatre present Matt Hopkins, Noah Dunham and Bri Pruett in an original sketch format, using improvisation and alter egos. 8 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 3-31, Blue Monk, 3341 S.E. Belmont St., www, $5-$10 MUSIC Harry Connick Jr. His most recent project is “Your Songs,” released last year, as he teamed with Clive Davis and features big band and string orchestra arrangements. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway,, $52.25-$104.75 MISC. Portland Open Studios It’s not too early to plan for the open house of about 100 artists working in their environment around the city in this popular annual event. A couple featured artists are scholarship winners Elisabeth Walden, a print maker, and Alexandra Becker-Black, a sketch artist. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 9-10 and Oct. 16-17, various locations, www.portland, $15 for two adults, children free Portland Taiko “Taiko Unleashed” features traditional and contemporary rhythms, dance and martial arts. Grand Master Seeichi Tanaka and San Francisco Taiko Dojo are featured in the season finale. 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, Newmark Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway, www.portlandtaiko .org, $33, $24 students/seniors Music collectibles The BIG Music Collector Show and Sale will feature 90-plus tables of records, DVDs, posters and other music-related items. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, Lloyd Center Doubletree Exhibit Hall, 1000 N.E. Multnomah St., $2 Mahrajan The Arab-American Cultural Center of Oregon plays host to its first Arab festival, with cuisine, arts and crafts, music, dance, poetry, children’s activities and more. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, Fulton Community Center, 68 S.W. Miles St.,, $5 Community Cinema Another season of free screenings, popcorn and beer starts again at the George S. Turnbull Center in the White Stag Building, put on by the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Oregon Public Broadcasting. First up is “Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian.” The other screenings are on the first Wednesday of each month through June. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, White Stag Building, 70 N.W. Couch St., 503-293-1933, free

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