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The Short List

MUSIC

Primus

The band’s show features a 3D-enhanced live musical performance with Quad Surround Sound, providing a one-of-a-kind psychedelic experience. Yes, audience members are given 3D glasses. Primus’ recent album was “Green Naugahyde,” with all the magic and mystery that the title entails.

7 p.m. Saturday, May 25, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, www.pcpa.com, $42.50, $53

by: COURTESY OF MUMFORD & SONS - Mumford & Sons Babel won Album of the Year at the recent Grammy Awards, and theyll play the Rose Garden on May 27.

Mumford & Sons

The recent Grammy-winning group comes to Portland on its “Summer Stampede” tour, supported by Michael Kiwanuka and Mystery Jets. “Babel,” its second studio album, debuted at No. 1 on the U.K. and U.S. charts and won Album of the Year at the Grammys.

7 p.m. Monday, May 27, Rose Garden, 1-877-789-7673, $39.99, $49.99

STAGE

‘Beaux Arts Club

Imago Theatre is transitioning into theater from its day of “Frogz,” “Cats” and “ZooZoo.” Carol Triffle’s comedy turns on its head the notion that 19th-century housewives’ tea parties were boring.

8 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, May 24-June 9, Imago Theatre, 17 S.E. Eighth Ave., www.imagotheatre.com, free

‘Little Women

Southwest Washington’s Metropolitan Performing Arts Academy puts on the musical based on Louisa May Alcott’s Civil War-era novel about four unique sisters.

7 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, May 25, Brunish Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway, www.pcpa.com, $17

Ithaka

Artists Repertory Theatre puts on the play about U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Elaine Edwards’ homecoming and subsequent trip through America. It’s written by Andrea Stolowitz, who interviewed veterans and their families for inspiration.

7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Sundays 2 p.m. Sunday, May 28-June 30, Artists Repertory Theatre, 1515 S.W. Morrison St., www.artistsrep.org, $50, $20 students

‘Somewhere in Time’

Three-time Tony Award nominee Marc Kudisch plays Robinson — Elisa McKenna’s protective and controlling manager — in the Portland Center Stage world-premiere production, based on the novel by Richard Matheson, choreographed by Tony Award nominee John Carrafa and directed by Scott Schwartz. The movie starred Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour and Christopher Plummer (who played Robinson). Kudisch previously starred in “9 to 5” and “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.”

7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, noon Saturday-Sunday, noon Thursday, May 28-June 8, Gerding Theater, 128 N.W. 11th Ave., www.pcs.org, $30-$70

Live Wire! Radio

The final spring show features TV writers Kristen Schaal and Scott Jacobson, author Dan Savage, cartoonist Lisa Hanawalt, comedian Jen Kirkman and musical guest The Builders and The Butchers, as well as Courtenay Hameister debuting as essayist and performer after stepping down as host in March.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1, Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St., www.livewireradio.org, $20, $25 day of show, $35 reserved.

‘The Addams Family’

Tickets are on sale for the Broadway Across America musical based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams and featuring the comedy of the famed television show.

7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, June 25-28, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 30, Keller Auditorium, 222 S.W. Clay St., 503-241-1802, starting at $28.75

MISC.

CityFair

The Willamette River waterfront carnival helps get the Rose Festival going, opening Memorial Day weekend and continuing the following two weeks — closed for only five days during the Rose Festival.

5 p.m.-11 p.m. Friday, May 24, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday-Monday, May 25-27, 3 p.m.-11 p.m., May 30-31, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. June 1-2, 3 p.m.-11 p.m. June 6-7, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. June 8-9, Waterfront Park, www.rosefestival.org, $7

Multnomah County Fair

Three days of fun are ahead at the 107th annual event — rides, petting zoo, arts/crafts, vendors, live entertainment and more.

Noon-7 p.m. Saturday-Monday, May 25-27, Oaks Park, 7805 S.E. Oaks Park Way, www.multnomahcountyfair.org, free

Portland Music Video Festival

The second year of the festival showcases the work of musicians and filmmakers from Portland and beyond. The festival’s programmers have considered hundreds of submissions and have curated a program of Pacific Northwest videos, along with an international one.

5 p.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, May 30, Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E.

Sandy Blvd., www.portlandmusicvideo festival.com, $7

Archaeology Roadshow’

Sponsored by the Portland State University Department of Anthropology, the show features experts from PSU and the community telling the stories behind artifacts — no financial appraisals will be given.

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, June 2, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, 1945 S.E. Water Ave., www.anthropology.pdx.edu, free