The Oregon Symphony has announced cancellation of its Sonny Rollins concert April 16. The jazz star has a respiratory problem and will be sidelined until June.

“Grimm” hoopsters

Cast members of “Grimm,” including Bree Turner, will take part in HOOPS for Hope, a 12-hour endurance basketball event to raise funds to provide health care for Cambodia’s poor, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at Sunnyside United Methodist Building, 3520 S.E. Yamhill St. Turner and The Portland Church are co-hosting the event. Admission is free, donations are requested.

Dancin’ in China

The Jefferson Dancers are going to China.

The 22-student acclaimed dance troupe, led by artistic director Steve Gonzales, has been invited to perform at prestigious venues in Tianjin, Xuzhou, Nanjing and Shanghai from March 21 to April 1, as guests of the Portland’s Chinus Cultural Productions and its Chinese partners. Organizers hope to raise Portland’s profile with the Chinese.

— Jason Vondersmith

Contract Publishing

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