The Short List

by: COURTESY OF Disney, The kid-pop quartet Imagination Movers makes its way Dec. 11 to the Rose Garden’s Theater of the Clouds.


Deck the Warhols

The Dandy Warhols have been immortalized on the big screen, heard on TV's 'The O.C.' and are probably the envy of every obscure alterna-rocker who's ever lived.

8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12 (21 and older) and Sunday, Dec. 13 (all ages), Wonder Ballroom, 128 N.E. Russell St., 503-284-8686, $15 Saturday, $10 Sunday

Cash'd Out

Tabbed as the premiere Johnny Cash tribute band in the world, it has more than 100 Cash songs in their repertoire.

9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, Dante's, 1 S.W. Third Ave., 503-226-6630, $20 advance, $25 door

Disney's Imagination Movers

The kid pop quartet from the Disney Channel series perform on their 'Live From The Idea Warehouse Tour.'

7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, Rose Garden, 1-877-789-7673, $25 and $35 advance, $27, $37 day of show

Bob Saget

The star of TV's 'Full House' and 'America's Funniest Home Videos' shares his wit.

8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, Newmark Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway, 503-248-4335, $42.75 and $53.25

'The Biggest Christmas Pageant Ever'

It''s the Lakewood Theatre Company's holiday show.

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16-23 (including 2 p.m. Dec. 19-20 matinees), 368 S. State St., Lake Oswego, $12 adults, $10 students and seniors


The 11-piece show mixes mask theatre, illusionistic costumes, original music and special effects lighting.

Various times, Friday, Dec. 11 to Jan. 3, Imago Theatre, 17 S.E. 18th Ave., 503-231-9581, $31 adults (27-64), $28 adults/seniors, $18 children


Queen Anne Victorian Mansion

The 'Miracle of a Million Lights' display lights up north Portland for 11 days.

6-10 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 17 to 27, 1441 N. McClellan St., 503-283-3224, $5 adults, $3 seniors and children (10 and younger)


The Big 100 Show

Some 100 artists will be selling their work for $30 each for one night only.

6-11 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, Olympic Mills Gallery, 107 S.E. Washington St.,, attendees asked to bring can of food for Oregon Food Bank


Waltzing and Wassailing

The Northwest Dance Project and Portland Opera combine for an evening of holiday dance, song and music.

7-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Dec. 18-19, Northwest Dance Project Studio and Performance Center, 833 N. Shaver St.,, $27 advance, $30 door

Phil Baker

The Pink Martini bassist will be joined by Tom Grant, Ron Steen and Dave Evans, celebrating the 10th anniversary of Christmas album 'Yule Be Swingin'.'

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, Old Church, 1422 S.W. 11th Ave.,, $20

Tuba Christmas Concert

About 200 tubas play holiday classics.

1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, Pioneer Courthouse Square, 701 S.W. Sixth Ave., 503-223-1613, free

Oregon Symphony

Three shows are upcoming.

'Gospel Christmas' with the Northwest Community Gospel Chorus, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Dec. 11-13; 'The Christmas Music' with Mannheim Steamroller, 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19; 'The Spirit of the Season,' a childrens event, 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20; call 503-228-1353 or go to for information.

Michael Allen Harrison

The Portland pianist puts on his 19th annual holiday concert series, celebrating release of CD'A Family Christmas.'

7:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 17 to 24, with three shows on weekends and Christmas Eve, Old Church, 1422 S.W. 11th Ave., 503-255-0747, $29.50

Aaron Meyer

The concert rock violinist celebrates the release of CD 'Do You Hear What I Hear' in his ninth annual concert series.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18, 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, First Congregational Church, 11265 S.W. Park Ave., 1-800-992-8499, $35 reserved, $25 adults, $20 children (12 and younger) and seniors (60 and older) and students

Patrick Lamb

The saxophonist puts on 'Holiday Soul' with guests Ian James and Liv Warfield.

7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18, Jimmy Mak's, 221 N.W. 10th Ave., 503-432-9477, $15

Oregon Repertory Singers

They perform Bach among other classics in 'Glory of Christmas 2009' with strings, flute and trumpet.

8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18, St. Bamabas Episcopal Church, 2201 S.W. Vermont St., 503-230-0652, $10-$30

Portland Baroque Orchestra

The orchestra performs Handel's Messiah Complete.

7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Dec. 18-19, 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20, First Baptist Church, 909 S.W. 11th Ave., 503-222-6000, $22-$57

Gay Men's Chorus

The Portland favorites celebrate Advent, Hanukkah, Solstice, Christmas, Kwanzaa and the New Year.

8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Dec. 18-19, 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20, Kaul Auditorium (Reed College), 3203 S.E. Woodstock Blvd., 503-226-2588, $16-$28