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Events and happenings taking place in the next week in Portland and surrounding areas - including 'Love Never Dies,' Ballet Hispanico and GeekCraft Expo

COURTESY: PAULA LOBO - The White Bird dance season concludes with Ballet Hispanico, May 16, featuring works by three prominent Latina choreographers.STAGE

'Rain & Roses'

BodyVox wraps up its 20th anniversary year with the world premiere, pairing contemporary music composed solely by women artists (kd lang, Fiona Apple, Yoko Ono, Alicia Keys, etc.) with dance and story at the North Warehouse. It explores the intricacies of life, from love and attraction to the ironic and irreverent.

7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, May 10-12, May 17-19, 2 p.m. May 19, North Warehouse, 723 N. Tillamook St., http://www.bodyvox.com, starting at $30

Comedy

Portland native Ernest Adams ("Portlandia") and Bob Golub ("Goodfellas," "Scorpion") put on a night of comedy in Portland.

8 p.m. Thursday, May 10, Siren Theater, 315 N.W. Davis St., http://www.sirentheater.com, $15, $20 at door

'Love Never Dies'

The "Phantom of the Opera" follow-up by Andrew Lloyd Webber has the Phantom escaping to a new life in New York, where he lives among the screaming joy rides and freak shows of Coney Island. But he still yearns for his one true love, Christine Daaé, luring her and her son to his new home. It's presented by Broadway in Portland.

7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, May 15-18, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19, 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 20, Keller Auditorium, 222 S.W. Clay St., http://www.BroadwayInPortland.com (check for tickets)

Ballet Hispanico

White Bird concludes its 20th season with the group famed for preserving and celebrating Latino cultures through dance, featuring the works of choreographers Annabelle Lopez Ochoa ("Linea Recta"), Michelle Manzanales ("Con Brazos Abiertos") and Tania Peres-Salas ("3. Catorce Dieciseis"). It is led by artistic director and CEO Eduardo Vilaro.

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, http://www.whitebird.org, starting at $26

'Love is on the Air'

Northwest Senior Theatre does its Broadway show songs, dancing and comedy.

2 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, May 16-19, Alpenrose Dairy Opera House, 6149 S.W. Shattuck Road, http://www.alpenrose.com, $5

MISC.

Expo Center

• Hundreds of alpacas and alpaca and fiber art enthusiasts gather for the Alpaca Association of Western Washington's Alpacapalooza and CABA Classic. It's in Portland this year at the Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, May 11-12, and 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, May 13. It's free; parking is $8. For more: http://www.columbiaalpacabreeders.com.

• The Northwest Quilter's 44th annual Quilt Show takes place 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, May 11, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at the Expo Center. Admission is $8; parking is $8. For more: http://www.northwestquilters.org.

GeekCraft Expo

The event returns to Portland, featuring geek and handmade products — clothing, accessories, toys, home decorations, furniture, art, etc.

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, May 12, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, May 13, Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., http://www.geekcraftexpo.com, free

Doggie Dash

It's the Oregon Humane Society's biggest celebration of people and pets. The fundraiser includes a run and walk.

7:30 a.m. Saturday, May 12, Waterfront Park, http://www.oregonhumane.org (online registration open till midnight May 10), $25-$75

UFO Festival

Make your plans for the 18th annual pilgrimage of fun seekers and UFO curious to McMinnville, May 17-19. There'll be a UFO costume parade, 5K Abduction Dash and Alien Pet Costume Contest, as well as many guest appearances and panels. For more: http://www.ufofest.com.

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