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“Making a Difference: Positive Changes Through Art” — Gresham Art Committee exhibit runs through Feb. 5 at the Public Safety & Schools Building, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway. The exhibit features 61 pieces by 30 young and adult artists and is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission is free (greshamartcommittee.com).

Live MusicPhoto Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY PAT HANRAHAN - The Large Magellanic Cloud is one of our nearest neighboring galaxies at some 190,000 light years away.  It and other topics are the subjects of Mt. Hood Community Colleges Feb. 3 planetarium shows.

Acoustic — Tom Arnold and Friends, 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, Park Place Cafe, 1288 S.E. 182nd Ave. Free. Info: 503-512-7530, parkplacecoffee.com.

Country — Midnight Roundup, 345 N.W. Burnside Road. Every Tuesday open mic jam session 8 p.m. to midnight. Sacred Road, 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30. DJ Cutt, 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31.

Info: 503-489-5860, greshamcountrybar.com.

Edgefield Live Music Series — McMenamins Edgefield, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale. All shows are free, for ages 21 and older and held in the Winery. Info: mcmenamins.com/edgefield.

Niall Connolly, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3.

Michael Berly and Friends, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4.

Matthew Zeltzer and Friends, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5.

Anita Margarita & The Rattlesnakes, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6.

Michele Van Kleef, 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 7.

Lewi Longmire, Anita Lee Eliott, 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8.

Will West with Groovy Wallpaper, 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9.

Jazz — The Milneburg Jazz Trio plays New Orleans style jazz every Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at Troutini, 101 W. Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Happy hour 4-6 p.m., dinner served all evening. Info: 503-912-1462, Troutini.com.

Open Mic Jam — M&M Lounge, 137 N. Main Ave., Gresham, 6 p.m. to midnight Sundays. Classic rock, blues, country, alternative, acoustic, electric. Sound system, drums, amplifiers provided. Info: 503-665-2626.


Troutdale Open-Air Market — The market is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at the Depot Park Rail Museum, 473 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale.

Info: windancemarkets.com.


Exploring Our Nearest Galaxies — Pat Hanrahan, planetarium director at Mt. Hood Community College, 26000 S.E. Stark St., will talk about this topic in Sky Theater shows at 6, 7:15 and 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3. The planetarium is located beneath the library. $2, free for Mt. Hood students and employees. The theater is wheelchair accessible.

Info: mhcc.edu/planetarium.

Third Thursdays

The Third Thursday Studios — The series’ next presentation on Feb. 19 showcases storyteller Will Hornyak talking about “Scheherazade’s Children: How one woman changed the course of an Empire by telling stories.” The Gresham’s Center for the Arts Foundation event takes place at Gresham Historical Society Museum, 410 N. Main Ave. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with complimentary beverages and light refreshments; program starts at 7 p.m. To purchase tickets, visit gcfta.org, or call Cindy Passannante at 503-658-5646.


Barefoot in the Park — Sandy Actors Theatre, 39181 Pioneer Blvd., presents this Neil Simon play at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays Feb. 6 through March 6. Corie and Paul Bratter are newlyweds in their first apartment — a one room apartment on the seventh floor of a walk up. No furniture, a hole in the roof, a visiting mother-in-law, and a very charming neighbor all make this bubbling, rib-tickling comedy by the master of the punchline a hit. $15, $12 for seniors and students. Info: 503-668-6834, sandyactorstheatre.org.

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