Entertainment Briefs


Flea markets at fair grounds

The Clackamas County Fair and Event Center will host three 'Gold Mine of Treasures' flea markets beginning March 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the main pavilion at the fair grounds, located at 694 N.E. Fourth in Canby.

For those looking to snatch the best deals, early buying privileges are available from 8 to 10 a.m. for an admission fee of $5 per person. Admission after 10 a.m. is $2 for person.

Vendors wishing to sell their treasures can purchase table space online at www.clackamascountryfairandevents.com. Click on Flea Market, then click on Vendor Application. Payment and application are required to reserve space. You can also call Laurie Bothwell at the Event Center office, 503-266-1136 to request an application or stop in at the Main Office.

Additional flea market dates are April 5 and June 7.

Doernbecher movie night March 18

The Oswego Friends of Doernbecher Children's Hospital will hold their 10th annual Movie Night fundraiser on March 18 starting at 5:30 p.m. at Lake Twin Cinema in downtown Lake Oswego. The event includes appetizers, wine tasting, silent auction, your choice of two first run movies, free popcorn and soda and Moonstruck chocolate for dessert after the movie.

Proceeds from the event will go toward the hospital's emergency room renovation project as well as the organization's grant program and Family Resource Library.

Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased through Elana Cohn-Rozansky at 503-534-5011. The number of seats in the theater is the maximum capacity and early reservations are recommended.

For more information or to purchase your tickets online visit the Web site at www.oswegofriends.com .

Foundation to host flamenco show

Flamenco Puro will present a benefit performance for the Lake Oswego School District Foundation on March 15 at 8 p.m. in the Lakeridge High School Auditorium, 1235 Overlook Drive in Lake Oswego.

Directed by Lake Oswego resident Rafaela de Cadiz, the Flamenco Puro features guitarists Ellen Saunders, Robert Mixon and Lakeridge guitar instructor Jeff Putterman. In addition of de Cadiz's powerful cante jondo vocals, Jackie Pasciak sings and dances with the group. Other dancers include students of de Cadiz's, Melanie Grossen, Denise Standley and Lakeridge Spanish teacher Julie Pacheco-Toye.

Flamenco, which has played a role in family and community celebrations in gypsy culture for hundreds of years include three basic elements: singing, dance and guitar accompaniment. The tradition is passed down from one generation to the next and is today taught as a theatrical art form performed throughout the world.

Funds raised by the Foundation go to pay for teachers in the school district.

Tickets to the event are $8 and can be purchased from the Lakeridge bookkeeper or at the door.

PCC's Henry IV to open March 6

Portland Community College Theater Department will present William Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part One opening March 6.

The production centers on King Henry IV, who plucked his crown from another man's head and needs an heir he can rely upon. Sadly for him, Prince Hal is the most prodigal of sons, one who apparently prefers brothels to battlefields and keeps company with a band of hapless thieves, led by the notorious and rotund Jack Falstaff. When rebellion breaks out, the question of Hal's 'true' nature becomes suddenly pressing.

Performances are 7:30 p.m. March 6, 7, 8, 14, and 15 and 2 p.m on March 16. The show on March 14 will be sign language interpreted. All shows are scheduled for the Performing Arts Center at the Sylvania Campus, 12000 S.W. 49th Ave. Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 for seniors, PCC students and staff, and $5 per person group rate for 15 or more.

A unique twist to this term's production includes several pre-show discussion panels. Before the show on March 6, a panel will explore the topic 'Portrait of the King as a Young Man: Fact and Fiction in Shakespeare's Histories.' The panel discussion will start at 6:45 p.m. 'Forging the Crown' is a Q and A with the Henry IV production team and is also set for 6:45 p.m. on March 14.

The play stars theater arts instructor John Duncan as King Henry IV, and student Kristopher Mahoney-Watson of Lake Oswego as Prince Hal.