by: Contributed photo Students of the Gresham hula school, Ka Pa Hula Makani Kolonahe, will perform Thursday, Feb. 9, at Burgerville in Gresham. See listing for details.

Live Entertainment

Edgefield Live Music Series - McMenamins Edgefield, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale. All shows are for ages 21 and older and are held in the Winery, unless noted otherwise. For more information, visit or call 503-669-8610.

• Tim Connell, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8.

• Reggie Houston, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9.

• Drew de Man, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10.

• Laurel Brauns, 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11.

• Jon Koonce, 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12.

• Skip vonKuske and Cellotronik, 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13.

• Eric John Kaiser, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14.

• Pete Krebs, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15.

M and M Lounge Music - M and M Restaurant and Lounge, 137 N. Main Ave. All shows are free for ages 21 and older unless noted otherwise. For more information, visit or call 503-665-2626.

• Mike Branch Band, 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10.

• Responsible Party, 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11.

Park Place Coffee Live Music Series - 7 to 9 p.m. Saturdays, Park Place Coffee, 1288 S.E. 182nd Ave. Free and all ages are welcome. Visit or call 503-808-1244.

• Carl Solomon and Friends, Feb. 11.

• The Fare-Thee-Wells, Feb. 18.

• Local Songwriters Night with Night Folk and Ron Waggoner, Feb. 25.

Live Music at Celebrities - 9 p.m. Saturdays, Celebrities Parkway Grill, 20725 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Fairview. No cover charge. Call 503-666-2027 for information.

• Hot Property, Friday, Feb. 10.

• Kirk Green, Feb. 11.

• Randy Starr, Feb. 18.

• Poor Sports, Feb. 25.

• Kirk Green, March 3.

• On Q, March 10.

• Cool Breeze, March 17.

• Randy Starr, March 24.

Riverview Restaurant - The Riverview Restaurant, 29311 S.E. Stark St., Troutdale. The restaurant features live music from musicians who play a style of light jazz with subtle modern and classical influences. For more information, call 503-661-3663 or visit Closed New Year's Day.

• Jazz Guitars: Barry Glick and Jim Putnam, Tuesday.

• Craig Bidondo, Wednesday and Thursday.

• David Lee, Friday and Saturday.

• Tim Gilson and Craig Bidondo, Sunday.

Arts and Culture

'Playing Around' Art Exhibit - Fridays through Sundays, Feb. 9-March 4, Sandy Actors Theatre lobby, 39181 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. The Wy'east Artisans Guild's art exhibit runs concurrently with the Sandy Actors Theatre's performances of 'Marvin's Room.' The mixed-media artwork takes inspiration from the words play or playing and round or around. Call 503-668-6834 or 503-668-5590 or visit for information.

Out and About

Hawaiian Music and Hula Dancing - 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, Gresham Burgerville, 2975 N.E. Hogan Road. The nonprofit Makani Foundation is partnering with Gresham Burgerville to sponsor a fundraiser for the foundation's college scholarship program. Students of the foundation's Gresham hula school, Ka Pa Hula Makani Kolonahe (Hula of Gentle Winds), will help serve meals and provide Hawaiian entertainment with live music and hula. For more information, call the school at 503-492-4159 or visit

Troutdale Museum Openings - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on third Saturdays, downtown Troutdale. The Troutdale Historical Society opens its three museums - the Harlow House, the Barn Museum and the Rail Depot Museum - to the public on the third Saturday of the month. Admission is by donation. Contact the historical society at 503-661-2164 or visit for information.

Troutdale Historical Society Presentations - 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, City Conference Building, 223 Buxton Ave., Troutdale. The Troutdale Historical Society is hosting two authors at its next meeting. Chuck Rollins will discuss his new book 'The Loggers: How They Saw It' and share stories and photos of logging in Bridal Veil from 1906 to 1930. Author Alice Lynn will discuss her book 'Wrenn: Egypt House,' which is a historical romance set in Portland at the turn of the 20th century. Light refreshments will be served. Call 503-661-2164 or visit

Friday Night Wine Tasting - 5 to 9 p.m. Fridays, Allegri Wine Shop and Art Gallery, 44 N. Main Ave. The tasting fee is $12. Call 503-465-1841 for information and a schedule.

Live Performances

'The Odd Couple' - 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays until Feb. 19, Boring-Damascus Grange Hall, 27861 Grange St., Boring. The Nutz-n-Boltz Theater presents its adaptation of Neil Simon's 'The Odd Couple,' a comedy classic about two mismatched roommates, Felix Ungar and Oscar Madison. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students, seniors and children. Visit or call 503-593-1295.

'The Phantom Tollbooth' - 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Feb. 10-11 and 17-18, Reynolds Middle School Theater, 1200 N.E. 201st Ave., Fairview. Reynolds Middle School presents its adaptation of Norton Juster's beloved children's book about a boy's magical journey through a tollbooth into the Kingdom of Wisdom. Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for students and seniors and $3 for Reynolds Middle School students with a gold-level honor card; $10 VIP packages are available. Call 503-665-8166, ext. 3584, for reservations or more information.

'Marvin's Room' - 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 10-March 4, Sandy Actors Theatre, 17433 Meinig Ave., Sandy. Winner of a Drama Desk Award for Best Play, this is a hilarious account of one woman's commitment to loving her family first, and her belief that giving such love has made her life incredibly rich even as she faces her own pain and loss. Tickets are $15 general admission, $12 for students and seniors and $10 for children younger than 12. Visit or call 503-668-6834. The preview nights are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 8-9.

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