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The Short List

MUSIC

The Canadian Tenors

A treasure of their home country, they have appeared with numerous famous singers, and marked 2012 with an appearance at Windsor Castle for Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, www.pcpa.com, starting at $35

“Winterfolk”

The 25th anniversary show will be headlined by Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul and Mary) and is a benefit for Sisters Of The Road. Tom May, the show’s founder, will be joined by old friends Fuzzy Purcell and Donny Wright among the other featured acts.

7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, Aladdin Theater, 3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave., www.aladdin-theater.com, $30, $32 day of show

Suzanne Vega

The singer-songwriter emerged as a leading figure in the 1980s folk revival, and “Beauty & Crime” is an homage to her hometown of New York City.

7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, Aladdin Theater, 3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave., www.aladdin-theater.com, $32.50-$35

Soundgarden

The group showcases its new album, “King Admiral,” in playing Portland for the first time in more than 10 years.

8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, $70.50

MISC.

Portland Seafood and Wine Festival

Vendors take over the Oregon Convention Center for the annual event, smack in the middle of dungeness crab season. More than 50 Oregon wineries will be featured.

2 p.m.-10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, noon-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., www.pdxseafoodandwinefestival.com, $12, $10 seniors/kids 16-younger

Cascade Festival of African Films

It’s the longest running annual African film festival, free to the public, with full-length features, documentaries and short films. It begins with African Diaspora films focused on the Caribbean. The festival is dedicated to Harold Williams Sr., a longtime member of Portland Community College’s board and respected community leader who died last summer.

Feb. 1-March 2, PCC Cascade, 705 N. Killingsworth St., Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd., www.africanfilmfestival.org (check for schedule, info)

Portland Black Film Festival

Hollywood Theatre plays host to the festival during the celebration of Black History Month. It begins with “Across 110th Street” (Feb. 6), starring Yaphet Kotto and Anthony Quinn, and includes a night with Michael Schultz with his films “The Last Dragon” and “Krush Groove!” (Feb. 9).

7 and 7:30 p.m. various nights, Feb. 6-27, Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd., www.hollywoodtheatre.org (check for schedule), $7

STAGE

Jeremy Wade

In the solo dance “Fountain,” the Berlin-based American choreographer and dancer assumes the role of preacher, shaman and fool, offering himself as a medium to receive and transform the energy of the theater space.

8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Feb. 7-8, PICA, 415 S.W. 10th Ave., www.pica.org, $15

Portland Actors Conservatory

The acting school challenges the audience’s sense of reality and certainty in “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead,” about two Shakespeare “Hamlet” actors who venture through a nonsensical world on a mission from the King. It’s by Tom Stoppard.

7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 6-24, Firehouse Theater, 1436 S.W. Montgomery St., 503-274-1717, $5-$25