Events and happenings taking place in the next week in Portland and surrounding areas

COURTESY: OWEN CAREY - Oregon Children's Theatre's 'Pinkalicious' stages May 6-June 4 at Newmark Theatre.STAGE

Bridgetown Comedy Festival

A reminder that the 10th annual festival, featured last week in the Tribune, takes place at various venues, Thursday-Saturday, May 4-6. For more:

'Miss Julie'

Shaking the Tree Theatre puts on the adaptation of August Strindberg's play about the mistress of the house (Miss Julie) and her servant playing a dangerous game of seduction in an effort to relieve themselves of their trapped existences.

7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays, May 5-June 10, Shaking the Tree Theatre, 823 S.E. Grant St.,, $25, $20 seniors/students


Oregon Children's Theatre brings back one of its most popular shows, which features catchy tunes, glittery sets, sweet treats and lots of pink. Audience members are encouraged to wear pink outfits. Kai Tomizawa plays Pinkalicious, who eats so many pink cupcakes she turns pink from head to toe.

2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturdays, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sundays, May 6-June 4, Newmark Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway,, $18-$32, $14-$28 children

Jerry Seinfeld

The comedian who jokes about the little things in life does his thing in Portland.

7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 6, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway,, $50-$150


The show is doing its first live tour and stopping in Portland with live radio, conversations, stories and music from shows such as "Mortified."

8 p.m. Monday, May 8, Aladdin Theater, 3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave.,, $39.50

White Bird

The 19th season concludes with the Martha Graham Dance Company, one of the oldest (90 years) and most celebrated dance companies in the world. It features her masterwork, "Diversion of Angels," which premiered in 1948.

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway,, starting at $26


'A Dream is a Wish'

The Disney concert is presented by the Oregon Symphony, led by conductor Norman Huynh, and takes audiences into the worlds of "The Little Mermaid," "The Lion King," "Frozen," "Aladdin," "Pocahontas" and more with music and film footage.

7:30 p.m. Friday, May 5, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway,, starting at $23

Portland Baroque Orchestra

The season closes with Monica Huggett, director and violinist, leading a program that explores the sonic world of Vivaldi and his contemporaries, "Vivaldi's World," a crash course in concerti for violins, bassoons, lute, cellos and more.

7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, May 5-6, First Baptist Church, 909 S.W. 11th Ave., 3 p.m. Sunday, May 7, Reed College Kaul Auditorium, 3203 S.E. Woodstock Blvd.,, starting at $29

Portland Youth Philharmonic

The group closes its 93rd season with a program that features 15-year-old Southridge High School freshman and cellist Annie Zhang, a four-year veteran of the PYP orchestra

4 p.m. Sunday, May 7, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway,, $5 students, $19 seniors, $26 adults


First Thursday

With nicer weather, the art galleries in the Pearl District and elsewhere should be busy Thursday, May 2. For more, see May Arts on elsewhere on

Cinco de Mayo

The 33rd annual party by the Portland Guadalajara Sister City Association, set for Thursday-Saturday, May 5-7 at Waterfront Park, includes live music, food, carnival rides, artists and family fun. For more:

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