The Wanderlust Circus puts on a Valentine's Day rhapsody of fire, circus and swing, with members of 3 Leg Torso, Shanghai Woolies, Shoehorn, Juan Prophet Organization, AnnaPaul & The Bearded Lady and Bhattsi peforming. Wanderlust also releases its first CD, "Joyous Panic."

7 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Feb. 14-15, The Bossanova Ballroom, 722 E. Burnside St.,, $20-$100

"The Velvet Sky"

Theatre Vertigo presents the Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa story, directed by Jane Bement Geesman, about poor Bethany Palmer, who hasn't slept in 13 years and whose husband steals their son in the middle of the night.

8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, Feb. 15-March 16, Theater! Theatre!, 3430 S.E. Belmont St.,, $15

"Live Wire! Radio"

The stage/radio show's spring season begins with author Susan Cain, filmmaker Brian Lindstrom, author Pamela Druckerman, comedian Ian Karmel and musical guest Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St.,, $18, $20 day of show, $35 reserved

"Swan Lake"

The Oregon Ballet Theatre production, choreographed by former artistic director Christopher Stowell, brings to life the archetypal story of good versus evil (Odette the White Swan and Odile the Black Swan), the power of love and the fate of innocence.

7:30 p.m. Feb. 16, 22 and 23, 2 p.m. Feb. 17 and 22, Keller Auditorium, 222 S.W. Clay St.,, starting at $28


Post5 Theatre opens its new black-box theater space with its fast-paced and visceral spin on the Shakespeare's classic dark-and-bloody tale of ambition.

7 p.m. Fridays-Sundays, Feb. 15-March 17, Post5 Theatre, 850 N.E. Oregon St., $10, Sundays "pay-what-you-can."

"The Great American Trailer Park Musical"

It's the final production of Stumptown Stages' season, as a new tenant — Pippi the stripper — at Armadillo Acres wreaks havoc in Florida's most exclusive trailer park, coming between the Dr. Phil-loving agoraphobic Jeannie and her tollbooth collector husband.

7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m Sundays, Feb. 21-March 10, Brunish Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway, 503-946-7272, $15-$30


Patti Smith

A heads-up for the punk godmother, who set out to save rock 'n' roll in the mid-1970s. Whether she did could be argued, but she certainly carved out a fiery, poetically charged niche in the genre that influences rockers to this day.

8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W. Burnside St.,, $32.50 advance, $35 day of show

Andre Rieu

The violin master is one of the best-selling live acts in the world, and will conduct his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra and play his 1732 Stradivarius violin in this waltz-happy show in March.

7:30 p.m. Monday, March 18, Rose Garden,, $45-$139

Bob Seger

The singer and The Silver Bullet Band are bringing the "Rock and Rock Never Forgets Tour" to Portland. Tickets are on sale.

8 p.m. Saturday, March 30, Rose Garden, 1-877-789-7673, $45, $69, $99


The brainchild of Jason Piece, aka J. Spaceman, the dream-pop-space-rock band's never-ending quest for a post-modern take on blues-gospel-folk rock that would please invading aliens touches down in Portland.

8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, Wonder Ballroom, 128 N.E. Russell St.,, $18-$20

Fleetwood Mac

Rhino Records has reissued the landmark "Rumours" and the group plans a tour stop in Portland in June, with tickets going on sale Feb. 16.

TBA, June 30, Rose Garden, 1-877-789-7673


Portland Golf Show

The 20th annual event kicks off the Pacific Northwest golf season, with 120 exhibitors providing bargain-basement prices on clubs, equipment and apparel. The first 1,500 people in the door each day receive a free round of golf at Camas Meadows Golf Club. Fiddler's Green will provide an indoor driving range. Pros will give free lessons.

11 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.,, $11, $9 seniors

Harlem Globetrotters

The basketball tricksters are making another Portland appearance, with their "You Write the Rules" World Tour allowing fans to, er, make the rules for the games. Go to to make a rule.

2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, Rose Garden, 1-877-789-7673, $15-$121

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