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Bergamot Burlesque

The Alberta Rose Theatre hosts a night of entertainment, led by the legendary Judith Stein, a Canadian icon and member of the Burlesque Hall of Fame. In all, 12 performers are set to take the stage.

8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St., www.albertarosetheatre.com, $15, $18 day of show

‘Just Like You

After a two-month workshop in partnership with All Born (In) and the Northwest Down Syndrome Association, Well Arts puts on a show with mothers who have children with developmental disabilities.

7:30 p.m. Fridays, Jan. 10 and 17, 2 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 11 and 18, Portland Actors Conservatory, 1436 S.W. Montgomery St., www.wellarts.org, $10, $5 students/seniors

‘Disney Live: Pirate and Princess Adventure’

The show features characters from Disney Junior’s hit series, “Sofia the First” and “Jake and the Never Land Pirates.”

4 and 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, Moda Center, www.rosequarter.com, $23-$55

‘Shen Yun 2014

It’s an all-new dance production as the Chinese historical show, reviving 5,000 years of civilization from dynasties to modern day, returns to Portland. Based in New York, Shen Yun is the world’s premier classical Chinese dance company, accompanied by an orchestra and exquisite costumes and animated backdrops.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, Keller Auditorium, 222 S.W. Clay St., www.ShenYun.com/Portland, $60-$150

‘(a)merging

Fourteen Portland dancers express themselves in the second installment of the festival, the brainchild of Lindsey Matheis. The Oregon-based artists are given two months to create and then present their work at Northwest Dance Project’s studio — “Program Sol” on the first weekend, “Program Nox” on the second.

7:30 p.m. Jan. 17-19, Jan. 24-26, Northwest Dance Project Studio and Performance Center, 833 N. Shaver St., www.amerging2014.com, $15, $20 at door

by: COURTESY OF OWEN CAREY/OCT - Its Maya Caulfield as Fern and Elisha Henig as Young Wilbur in Oregon Childrens Theatres Charlottes Web, Jan. 18-Feb. 16.

‘Charlotte’s Web

Oregon Children’s Theatre puts on the classic story of friendship, loss and love and a pig named Wilbur and his family of animals, based on the book by E.B. White that first appeared in print in 1952. It has been declared the No. 1 children’s novel by School Library Journal.

2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 18-Feb. 16, Newmark Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway, 503-228-9571, $18-$30 adults, $15-$26 children

Colin Meloy

The Crystal Ballroom turns 100 this month, and Colin Meloy of the Decemberists will be on hand to mark the occasion. John Roderick of The Long Winters shares the stage.

8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W. Burnside St., www.mcmenamins.com, $30

MISC.

Rose City Classic

It’s everything dogs as the annual show takes over the Expo Center.

7:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, Jan. 16-19, Expo Center, www.rosecityclassic.org, $10, $15 two-day ticket, $8 parking

Portland Bridal Show

Are you in the market for wedding information? Translation: Are you tying the knot in 2014? Bridal fashion, photography, catering, honeymoon travel and “everything wedding” are part of the 35th annual show. The unofficial wedding season is May through September in Oregon. The bridal fashion shows, presenting recent trends, are always a highlight. The Portland Bridal Show expects to draw nearly 10,000 people.

10 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 10 a.m., 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., www.ticketswest.com, $10