Clackamas County Fair and Rodeo

The fun continues through Sunday, Aug. 17, in Canby. The details: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14; 10 a.m.-midnight, Friday-Saturday, Aug. 15-16; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17; Clackamas County Event Center, 694 N.E. Fourth Ave., Canby;; $9, $5 juniors (ages 7-12)/seniors (ages 65-74)

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"RiffTrax Live: Godzilla" should be interesting, where comics Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett riff on the classic monster movie. It'll be shown at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at Cedar Hills Crossing 16, Clackamas Town Center with XD and Lloyd Center 10 with IMAX and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19, at Lloyd Center 10 with IMAX.

Photo Credit: COURTESY OF PETER MAX - The exhibit of work by iconic artist Peter Max at Pioneer Place will include Statue of Liberty.

Peter Max

A never-before-seen collection of paintings, "Peter Max — A Retrospective, 1960-2014," by one of the country's most famous artists and pop culture icons will be showing — and selling — at Road Show Company at Pioneer Place in Portland, starting Aug. 15. There'll be two meet-the-artist sessions, 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 23, and 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 24. Max has a new series titled "Marilyn," done with Joshua Greene, son of Milton Greene, photographer of Marilyn Monroe. Max has painted five U.S. presidents and his art has been displayed at presidential libraries and U.S. embassies. He's also been the official artist of five Super Bowl games, among many sports events.

5 p.m.-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. weekdays and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Aug. 24, Road Show Company/Pioneer Place, 888 S.W. Fifth Ave., Suite 1310,,

Multnomah Village Days

The quaint section of Portland celebrates its neighborhood.

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, Multnomah Village, Southeast 35th Avenue/Capitol Highway,

Oregon Cats Classic

It's everything feline in the long-running show.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17; Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Dr., $5, $3 seniors/children (ages 8-17),, $10 family pass, $8 parking

Hawthorne Street Fair

A full slate of musical entertainment, from Portland School of Rock to Brothers of the Baladi, will highlight the Hawthorne District's big party. For the first time in 31 years, Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard will be closed from Southeast 30th to 38th streets. Guests are encouraged to bike, walk or take public transportation because of limited street parking. There'll also be beer gardens and kids' activities.

11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, Hawthorne District (main stage Southeast Hawthorne/34th Street),

Heads up

There are three big events coming up (we'll have more on them next week): 17th Annual Vancouver Wine and Jazz Festival, Aug. 21 to 24, Vancouver, Wash.,; Festa Italiana, Aug. 21 to 23, Pioneer Courthouse Square,; Oregon State Fair, beginning Aug. 22, Salem, (see for complete info, including concerts by Joan Jett, Charlie Daniels, The Beach Boys, Ziggy Marley and comedian David Spade).


Holcombe Waller

The Portland singer-songwriter/performing artist will be putting on a new, 60-minute theatrical premiere, "Wayfinders," which he'll take on tour to the Brooklyn Academy of Music and Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. It features large-scale video projections, nine live cameras within the stage space, and a six-person musical ensemble.

7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Aug. 15-16, Imago Theatre, 17 S.E. Eighth Ave.,, $22, $12 students/seniors/artists


The Brody Theater's third annual improv tournament begins Aug. 15, with first-round matches held Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through Aug. 23.

8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, Brody Theater, 16 N.W. Broadway, $12, $9 students/seniors

'The Crucible'

Anonymous Theatre and Theatre Vertigo put on the Arthur Miller play about the Salem witch trials, directed by Paul Angelo. With Anonymous, the play is cast secretly — till production time.

7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, Gerding Theater, 128 N.W. 11th Ave.,, $25

'American Idol Live!'

The 10 finalists from the hit show's recent season 13 have gone on a 41-stop concert tour. The performers: C.J. Harris, Jena Irene, Caleb Johnson, Messica Meuse, MK Nobilette, Alex Preston, Dexter Roberts, Majesty Rose, Malaya Watson and Sam Woolf.

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, Moda Center, 1-877-789-7673, $35-$55

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