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by: COURTESY OF TRIUMPH PHOTOGRAPHY - Lakewood Theatre Company takes on the problems of friends and their reputations in Neil Simon's 'Rumors' March 8-April 14.Lakewood Theatre Company puts on Neil Simon’s farce, a play that looks at problems friends can encounter when protecting their reputations, amid the 10th wedding anniversary of Charlie and Myra Brock.

7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 and/or 7 p.m. Sundays (except March 31), March 8-April 14, Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State St., Lake Oswego, 503-635-3901, $30 adults, $27 seniors

Mike Tyson

It’s surely lining up as one of the more interesting acts to come through Portland in 2013, as the former boxing champ and infamous celebrity brings his one-man show, “Undisputed Truth,” to town. It’s directed by Spike Lee and produced by James L. Nederlander, and it’s a rare look inside the life of the fearsome fighter, originally showing at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and Longacre Theatre on Broadway.

8 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, www.pcpa.com, $32.50-$80, $318 VIP package


Tickets are on sale for the Broadway Across America musical, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film, which celebrates its 30th anniversary. It tells the story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and bar dancer by night with dreams of being a professional performer. Who could forget the music?: “Flashdance — What a Feeling,” “Maniac,” “Gloria,” “Manhunt” and “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll” among the catchy tunes.

7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, April 23-26, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 1 and 6 p.m. Sunday, April 28, Keller Auditorium, 222 S.W. Clay St., 503-241-1802, starting at $28.75



The rock band with 1970s and ‘80s top-10 hits such as “Horse With No Name,” “Ventura Highway,” “I Need You,” “Sister Golden Hair,” “Tin Man” and “You Can Do Magic” returns to Oregon. Founding members are Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell and Dan Peek.

8 p.m. Saturday, March 9. Spirit Mountain Event Center, Grande Ronde, 1-800-760-7977, $20, $30, $40

Joan Osborne

Originally a gritty blues singer, she became a pop star in 1995 with “One Of Us” and has since gone on to a multi-platinum career. She’s returned to her roots with her latest album, “Bring It On Home.”

8 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, Aladdin Theater, 3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave., 503-234-9694, $28.50, $30 day of show

Bruno Mars

The talented singer and entertainer plans a North American leg of his “The Moonshine Jungle World Tour” and a stop in Portland. Ellie Goulding joins him. Tickets go on sale this week. His latest single, “When I Was Your Man,” from his sophomore album “Unorthodox Jukebox,” has rocketed into Billboard’s Top 10, where his “Locked Out Of Heaven” topped the “Hot 100” chart for six weeks. Mars had a stellar performance alongside Sting and Rihanna, in a tribute to Bob Marley at the recent Grammy Awards.

7:30 p.m. Monday, July 22, Rose Garden, 1-877-789-7673, $39.50-$79.50


(The gallery openings continue on First Thursday, March 7, and information on participating galleries can be found at www.firstthursdayportland.com)

“Object Focus: The Bowl”

The Museum of Contemporary Craft opens an exhibit featuring something from our everyday lives. The two-part exhibition features about 200 bowls. The history of the bowl is the history of civilization, says artist M.K. Guth, a professor at Pacific Northwest College of Art, which has partnered in the exhibit.

11 a.m.-8 p.m. First Thursday, March 7, regular hours through Sept. 21, Museum of Contemporary Crat, 724 N.W. Davis St., www.museumofcontemporarycraft.org


Modern Home Tour

The self-guiding driving tour features eight to 10 architecturally progressive and contemporary homes in the Portland area. Brian Libby, founder of portlandarchitecture.com, is the tour consultant. Among the highlights: The famous “Eyebrow House” in Mt. Tabor, featured in “Portlandia” and designed by Edgar Papazian; a 1949 West Hills home designed by John Dukehart and renovated by Patrick O’Neil.

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 9, around Portland area, www.portland.modernhometours.com (for complete details), $30, $40 day of tour