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MUSIC

The Slants

The Portland Chinatown dance-rock band debuts its music video for 'How The Wicked Live' from its third release, 'Pageantry,' during a show at Dante's. 'Pageantry' has more completely developed songs that better represent the band.

8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, Dante's, 350 W. Burnside St., www.danteslive.com , check website for price

Naked lady

Heads up: Steven 'If I Had Million Dollars' Page shared frontman duties in Barenaked Ladies with Ed Robertson, but he'son his own now, and has written songs for the theater as well as released a solo album earlier this year.

8 p.m. Thursday, March 3, Wonder Ballroom, 128 N.E. Russell St., 503-284-8686, $24 in advance, $25 day of show

Meat Loaf

Another rock legend visits the Chinook Winds Casino stage when Meat Loaf puts on a pair of shows in mid-January. Michael Lee Aday, stage name Meat Loaf, has been playing music for more than four decades. The Dallas, Texas native's 'Bat Out of Hell' solid more than $43 million, making it one of the highest-selling albums of all time. His hits include 'Modern Girl,' 'I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)' and 'Two Out of Three Ain't Bad.'

8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14, and 8 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 15, Chinook Winds Casino, Lincoln City, 1-888-CHINOOK, $70-$85 (21 and older)

STAGE

'Cyrano'

Lakewood Theatre Company puts on two concert/cabaret performances of the musical in its 'Lost Treasures Collection Series.' It's based on the 1897 Edmond Rostand classic, about Cyrano, a phenomenal swordsman, leader and poet with the ability to enchant the hardest of souls, despite an incredibly large nose.

7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Jan. 7-8, Lakewood Center for the Arts Side Door Stage, 368 S. State St., Lake Oswego, 503-635-3901, $18

MISC.

Reel Music Festival

The Northwest Film Center puts on the 28th annual festival, celebrating the unexpected stories behind some of the world's greatest music, through films such as 'Look At What The Light Did Now,' as well as showings of local Portland music videos.

Various times, Jan. 7-18, Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 S.W. Park Ave.; Fields Ballroom, 1119 S.W. Park Ave.; Mission Theater, 1624 N.W. Glisan St.; Mississippi Studios, 3939 N. Mississippi Ave.; nwfilm.org, $9, $8 Portland Art Museum members, students and seniors

Film Action Oregon

The group will celebrate the University of Oregon's national championship game appearance with a 'Pep Rally for the Arts.' Then, on game day Jan. 10, the big game will be screened at Hollywood Theatre with free admission.

3-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, Hollywood Theatre, www.hollywoodtheatre.org , $10, $5 students