The Short List
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
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
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., www.portlandcityart.org, 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., www.ticketturtle.com, $27 advance, $30 door
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., www.ticketsoregon.com, $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
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 www.orsymphony.org 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
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
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