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The Short List

STAGE

“Live Wire! Radio”

The radio/stage variety show features comedian/actor/musician Reggie Watts, musician Sylvie Simmons, journalist Jess Walter, musician Joshua James and band Telekinesis.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2, Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St., www.livewireradio.org, $18, $20 day of show

by: COURTESY OF OWEN CAREY/OCT - Oregon Children's Theatre puts on 'The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales,' March 2-24 at Winningstad Theatre.

Oregon Children’s Theatre

“The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales,” based on the book by author Jon Scieszka and written by John Glore, lampoons childhood fables and pokes fun at narrative framework.

2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, March 2-24, Winningstad Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway, 503-228-9571, $18-$28, $15-$24 children

Oregon Symphony

It’s a matinee performance of Dr Seuss’ “The Sneetches” and other tales, with the Symphony conducted by David Hattner, Pamela Mahon as narrator and the Pacific Youth Choir and Dance West.

2 p.m. Sunday, March 3, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, www.orsymphony.org, $10-$36

BodyVox-2

The dance company’s younger dancer performance features world premieres by choreographers Jamey Hampton, Anne Mueller, Eric Skinner and Eowyn Emerald Barrett, as well as Hampton’s “The Obliged.”

7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, March 7-9 (also 2 p.m. March 9), BodyVox Dance Center, 1201 N.W. 17th Ave., $36-$59

MISC.

British Arrow Awards

Formerly the British Television Advertising Awards, it’s the 36th edition of an entertaining and delightful look at creativity in traditional broadcast and cinema to online mediums, all with the trademark British wit and gleeful innovation.

7 and 8:45 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2:30, 4:30, 7 and 8:45 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2:30, 4:30 and 7 p.m. Sunday, March 3, 7 p.m. Monday, March 4, Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 S.W Park Ave., www.nwfilm.org, $9, $8 students/seniors, $6 children

Antique & Collectible Show

Vendors from across the U.S. will be on hand for the show at the Expo Center, with more than 12,000 people expected to shop for rarities, many of them feeding off the frenzy created by television shows such as “American Pickers” and “Pawn Stars.”

9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, March 3, Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive, www.palmerwirfs.com, $7 both days, $7 parking

MUSIC

Morrissey

The singer’s Nov. 11, 2012 date in Portland was rescheduled to March 8, as he continues his North American tour. He’s recognized as the one of the most prominent artists of the new wave generation.

9 p.m. Friday, March 8, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, www.pcpa.com, $53.50, $68.50

Michael Nesmith

The former Monkee will perform songs from his extensive catalog, which includes tunes he penned for everyone from Linda Ronstadt to Run DMC.

8 p.m. Friday, March 29, Aladdin Theater, 3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave., www.aladdin-theater.com, $39.50, $42 day of show