The Short List
Curated by Todd Hido, 'Across the Divide: Critical Mass 2010' features photographs from Newspace's 2010 Critical Mass competition held each year by Portland nonprofit Photolucida.
6 p.m. First Friday, April 1, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays-Sundays through May 1, Newspace Center for Photography, 1632 S.E. 10th Ave., newspacephoto.org
The 'Photo Alchemy' exhibition at 23 Sandy showcases the revival in alternative process photography, from cyanotypes to tintypes, creating deep and dreamy images bringing a unique style and surface to a photograph that can't be achieved digitally.
5 p.m. First Friday, April 1, through May 7, 23 Sandy Gallery, 623 N.E. 23rd Ave., 23sandy.com
'A Tribute to the Fab Four'
The Oregon Symphony's Pops program continues with two nights of classics from The Beatles, with conductor Jeff Tyzik on the podium, joined by a modern-day Fab Four known as the 'Classical Mystery Tour.'
7:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, April 2-3, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, 503-228-1353, $20-$90
Their expressive vocal talents continue to spread messages of renewed hope, love, peace and social justice to audiences worldwide. 'Are We A Nation' addresses passage of Arizona's controversial immigration bill.
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, 1-800-745-3000, $19.25-$32.25
PIR Automotive Swap Meet
The seventh annual event will feature 1,300 vendor stalls and two-plus miles of automotive related gear located at Portland International Raceway, from memorabilia to manuals, coveralls to cars, gas pumps to go-karts and tools to transmissions offered for enthusiasts. The event runs concurrently with the original Portland Swap Meet at the Portland Expo Center.
7 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, March 31, 7 a.m. -7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, April 1-2, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, April 3, Portland International Raceway, 1940 N. Victory Blvd, portlandraceway.com, $5, $10 parking
Heads up: 'The Adam Carolla Show' has been playing to sold-out audiences on stages around the country, featuring Carolla performing his trademark comedy bits such as 'What Can't Adam Complain About' and 'Why I Hate L.A.' together with pictures and videos of stories of he and his buddies growing up in North Hollywood. Tickets for his Portland appearance go on sale April 1.
8 p.m. Saturday, May 14, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, pcpa.com, $34.50, $49.50
Faux Film Festival
The seventh annual festival includes faux commercials and trailers, spoofs, satires, parodies and mocumentaries, with entries from across the globe. Opening night feature is Bill Plympton's "Guns on the Clackamas."
7 p.m. Friday-Sunday, April 1-3, Hollywood Theater, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd., fauxfilm.com, $7 per night