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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 Music

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.” Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Storyteller Will Hornyak will put on a presenation at Gresham Historical Society Museum Feb.19.

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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