Bits & Pieces
A local teacher, Scott Montanaro, will compete next week in the "Jeopardy!" Teachers Tournament. The two-week event, which starts Monday, May 7, features several of America's brightest educators facing off for $100,000 and a spot in the next Tournament of Champions.
Montanaro is a history and psychology teacher at Wilson High School.
Bob Julian, a social studies teacher from Ashland, also is in the contest.
For more: www.Jeopardy.com.
Because of an unexpected medical situation, Bonnie Raitt has been forced to back out of concerts with James Taylor & His All-Star Band, including June 5 at Moda Center.
Raitt will be having surgery, but a full recovery is expected.
The Spring Used Book Sale, held twice each year by Friends of Multnomah Library, will take place at DoubleTree by Hilton Portland, 1000 N.E. Multnomah St., 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, May 5, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, May 6 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, May 7 (50 percent off everything). For more: www.friends-library.org.
Portland's TidalWave Comics has produced a comic about controversial former FBI Director James Comey, titled "Political Power: James Comey." It's written by Michael Frizell and drawn by Joe Paradise, with cover art by Pablo Martinena. It's available digitally on e-readers and in print. It's an "origin" about Comey — a sequel, featuring the President Trump era, is in development.
For more: www.tidalwavecomics.com.