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Weekend To-Dos for Jan. 11

by: Contributed artwork ‘Tango,’ a pastel by Jo Simpson, is part of the Latin Influences art exhibit at the Visual Arts Gallery at Gresham City Hall.

Live Entertainment

East County Community Orchestra Winter Concert - 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, David Douglas High School, Horner Performing Arts Center, 1400 S.E. 130th Ave., Portland. The East County Community Orchestra's Winter Concert will feature seasonal, popular and light classical music. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.

Eastside Bluegrass Show - 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, Freedom Foursquare Church, 660 S.E. 162nd Ave. Show begins at 7 p.m. with usually two groups split by a 'tweener' act and a break for refreshments. This month, Wayward Vessel and The Loafers will perform. Jamming in the lobby begins at 5 p.m., so bring an instrument or your singing voice and join in. The suggested donation is $10. Call 503-307-2993 or visit eastsidebluegrass.com for information.

Edgefield Live Music Series - McMenamins Edgefield, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale. All shows are for ages 21 and older and are held in the Winery, unless noted otherwise. For more information, visit mcmenamins.com/edgefield or call 503-669-8610.

• The Old Yellers, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11.

• Jimmy Bivens, 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12.

• Mark Alan, 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13.

• Pete Kartsounes, 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14.

• Billy D, 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15.

• Skip vonKuske and Nicole Campbell, 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16.

• Caleb Klauder and Sammy Lind, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17.

• Tim Snider, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18.

M and M Lounge Music - M and M Restaurant and Lounge, 137 N. Main Ave. All shows are free for ages 21 and older unless noted otherwise. For more information, visit facebook.com/mmlounge.gresham or call 503-665-2626.

• Joshua English, 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13.

• The Poor Sports, 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14.

Park Place Coffee Live Music Series - 7 to 9 p.m. Saturdays, Park Place Coffee, 1288 S.E. 182nd Ave. Free and all ages are welcome. Visit parkplacecoffee.com or call 503-808-1244.

• Dogs In Traffic, Jan. 14.

• Open Jam, Friday, Jan. 20.

• Park Place Coffee and Crepes Annual Music Gathering, Jan. 21. Various musicians from 3 to 9:30 p.m. (Open mic 4 to 5 p.m.).

Live Music at Celebrities - 9 p.m. Saturdays, Celebrities Parkway Grill, 20725 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Fairview. No cover charge. Call 503-666-2027 for information.

• Kirk Green Band, Jan 14.

• Randy Starr and the Players, Jan. 21.

Riverview Restaurant - The Riverview Restaurant, 29311 S.E. Stark St., Troutdale. The restaurant features live music from musicians who play a style of light jazz with subtle modern and classical influences. For more information, call 503-661-3663 or visit yoshidariverview.com. Closed on holidays.

• Jazz Guitars: Barry Glick and Jim Putnam, Tuesday.

• Craig Bidondo, Wednesday and Thursday.

• David Lee, Friday and Saturday.

• Tim Gilson and Craig Bidondo, Sunday.

Arts and Culture

'Latin Influences' Art Exhibit - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays until Feb. 2, Gresham City Hall, Visual Arts Gallery, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway. The Gresham Art Committee's new exhibit has a Latin theme. Visit greshamartcommittee.org.

'Herding the Night Sheep' Art Exhibit - 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday until Jan. 30, Mt. Hood Community College, Fireplace Gallery, 26000 S.E. Stark St. The Mt. Hood Community College Fireplace Gallery presents the works of Jennifer Gillia Cutshall. Free. Parking at Mt. Hood is $3. Visit mhcc.edu or call 503-491-7260.

Mount Hood Floral Art Jam Exhibit - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through February, Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce, 38963 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. In mid-July, seven area artists visited the top of Bald Mountain and let the flora and landscape inspire their creativity. Their resulting artwork is now on display. The artists, members of Print Arts Northwest, include Renee Ugrin of Damascus, Leslie Cheney-Parr of Sandy and Sue Allen of Brightwood.

William Stafford's Birthday Celebration and Poetry Reading - 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, Wy'east Book Shoppe, 67195 E. Highway 26. Wy'east Book Shoppe will host a poetry reading commemorating the birthday of Oregon poet William Stafford. Featured readers include Chris Doyle and Suzan Lundy, with Josh Baker hosting the reading. Attendees are encouraged to bring a favorite Stafford poem to share and invited to participate in a discussion after the poetry reading. The event will conclude with complimentary beverages and dessert. For more information, call Josh Baker at 503-504-4457 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Out and About

'A Country Bridal Affair' - Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, Boring-Damascus Grange Hall, 27861 Grange St., Boring. This free bridal show is focused on weddings in rustic, outdoor settings in the Mount Hood area. Organizers say 15 to 20 Mount Hood area vendors, including wedding officiants, planners, caterers, photographers, caterers and florists will be in attendance. Attendees will also be able to speak with representatives from event rentals and view photographs of potential wedding locations. Raffle tickets for prizes cost $1 each. Visit acountrybridalaffair.com or the event's Facebook page.

'Logging in Bridal Veil' Presentation - 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, City Conference Building, 223 Buxton Ave., Troutdale. Authors and historians Tom Cowling and Charles A. Rollins will discuss their respective books about the once-thriving logging community of Bridal Veil, which is now just a post office and cemetery. Free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be served. Contact the Troutdale Historical Society at 503-661-2164 or visit troutdalehistory.org for information.

Troutdale Museum Openings - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on third Saturdays, downtown Troutdale. The Troutdale Historical Society opens its three museums - the Harlow House, the Barn Museum and the Rail Depot Museum - to the public on the third Saturday of the month. Admission is by donation. Contact the historical society at 503-661-2164 or visit troutdalehistory.org for information.




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