For the Hollywood Star NewsExhibit features ceramics, intaglio prints
Aug. 1. Chris North’s ceramics in the shape of an antler and Margaret van Patten’s intaglio prints are in the main gallery. Iver and Jennifer Henning’s ceramic sculptures are in the feature area. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. www.guardinogallery.com (503) 281-9048. Guardino Gallery, 2939 N.E. Alberta St.
Farewell to comedian Ian Karmel
Aug. 1. 7:30 p.m. Funny Over Everything presents a farewell show, “Ian Karmel is Moving to LA!” Tickets $10. Information: http://hollywoodtheatre.org/ian-karmel-is-moving-to-la/ The Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.
Jupiter gallery shows urban scenes
Aug. 1. 24 hours. Ursula Barton presents “Soaked City,” her Portland-inspired ink paintings. Rachel Wolfson shows her dream-like urban scenes. Free. Jupiter Hotel Gallery, 800 E. Burnside St.
Christopher Reyne to perform
Aug. 2. 6 p.m. Christopher Reyne performs in a record-release performance. Free. www.facebook.com/musicmillennium. Vinyl $10 each. Performance free. Music Millennium. 3158 E. Burnside St.
Films to show Czech, Polish animation
Aug. 2. 7:30 p.m. Boundary Crossings, from Pacific Northwest College of Art, presents “Inside Czech and Polish Animation,” with curator Miriam Harris. She has selected work showing absurdity, black humor, philosophical speculation and romanticism. Tickets $5. The Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.
Madeleine plans fund-raiser
Aug. 2-4. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. A sale of books, furniture, household items, kitchen wares, tools, bicycles, toys, sporting goods and more. To benefit the parish Haitian Project. Information: (503) 281-2230. The Madeleine Parish, 3123 N.E. 24th Ave.
‘Dark Crystal’ teams with ‘Fizzgig’
Aug. 3. At dusk. View “The Dark Crystal” film and sip “Fizzgig,” a light weiss beer. Part of Brewmaster Theater, organized by the Hollywood Theatre and brew masters who pair favorite beers and films. Age 21 and over. Bring your own chair. Burnside Brewing, Seventh Avenue and East Burnside St.
Camp to feature circus skills
Aug. 4. Register for a youth circus camp, for ages 6 and up., to be held Aug. 12-16 with Paul Battram of Circus Cascadia. Introduction to unicycling, juggling, stilt walking and other circus skills. Fee: members $132; non-members $156. Information: (503) 284-3377 or www.necommunitycenter.org. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.
Author to tell story in sign language
Aug. 5. 11:15-11:45 a.m. Interactive sign language story time for babies and toddlers with Dawn Prochovnic, author and founder of SmallTalk Learning. Her new book, “The Best Day in Room A,” features words about school. For those attending, signed copies available at special price of $15. Storytime is free. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books. 1600 N.E. Alberta St.
Riders to share commuting tips
Aug. 5. 5-7 p.m. Bicycle Transportation Alliance offers a network to talk about the Bike Commute Challenge and share ways to encourage co-workers to ride to work. Share a pint if desired. Velo Cult, 1969 N.E. 42nd Ave.
Aqua Zumba sessions set
Aug. 6. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Aqua Zumba is a low-impact acquatic workout for ages 13 and older every Tuesday. $5 summer rate for guests, free to members. Information (503) 284-3377, www.necommunitycenter.org. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.
Work out to burn calories
Aug. 8 and 15. 6-7 p.m. R.I.P.P.E.D. is a high-intensity workout designed to burn calories and tone the body. $5 summer rate for guests or free for members. Information: (503) 284-3377 or www.necommunity center.org. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.
Tolstoy’s ‘Anna’ inspires film
Aug. 9. 1 p.m. See “Anna Karenina,” a film starring Keira Knightley and Jude Law. Based on Leo Tolstoy’s novel of marriage and love. Enjoy pizza, salad and soft drink for $2. Film free but donation suggested. (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
‘Cymbeline’ slated for festival
Aug. 9. 7 p.m. Shakespeare’s “The Tale of Cymbeline” with the Portland Actors Ensemble at the second annual Portland Outdoor Shakespeare Festival. Free. Post 5, 900 N.E. 81st Ave.
Music Millennium plans barbecue
Aug. 10. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Customer appreciation barbecue with artists performing every hour: 11 a.m. Shoebox Letters; noon Jaime Leopold; 1 p.m. Rich McCulley; 2 p.m. Ron Rogers; 3 p.m. Fault Lines; 4 p.m. Redcast; 5 p.m. Christian Burghardt. www.facebook.com/musicmillennium. Music Millennium, 3158 E. Burnside St.
Kids to make 3D Alberta map
Aug. 10. Noon to 5 p.m. Kids create a miniature, three-dimensional map of the street during Alberta Street Fair. Use milk cartons, boxes and other recyclables. Supplies provided. Free. Information: (503) 954-2354. On the deck at Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.
Choir plans fund-raiser
Aug. 10. 8 p.m. Sing Portland!, a new community choir that usually meets Tuesdays at The Little Church, 5138 N.E. 23rd Ave., plans a fund-raising concert with Fools in Paradise, a sextet performing on African instruments. Proceeds will aid Rising Hope Foundation which offers education and mentoring for Ugandan young people. Tickets $15 general, $10 students, seniors, underemployed. Order at www.marionvannamen.com/sing-portland-events/. Unity of Portland, 4525 S.E. Stark St.
Nurses to offer nutrition news
Aug. 13. 11 a.m. to noon. Learn what’s new in nutrition and enjoy a nutritious treat with student nurses from Breckinridge School of Nursing. Registration: (503) 288-8303. Free but donations appreciated to Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
Art show to test waste, consumption ideas
Aug. 16. 6-9 p.m. Opening reception for GLEAN, an art show testing ideas about waste and consumption. Artists include Kim Lakin, Owen Premore, Eric Rosewall, Christopher Wagner and Vicki Wilson. Information: Oregonmetro.gov/glean or (503) 278-0725. Show ends Sept. 8. Disjecta, 8371 N. Interstate Ave.
Off the Couch plans fun
Aug. 16. 7-9 p.m. Games, crafts, dancing and snacks for differently-abled individuals age 18 and older. Admission $7 per participant but first companion is free. moc.l1477676504iamg@1477676504stnev1477676504Ehcuo1477676504CehTf1477676504fO1477676504 . Off the Couch Events. Tabor Space, 5441 S.E. Belmont St.
Garden maintenance day set
Aug. 17. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring gloves, small hand tools and water bottle for garden maintenance day at Common Ground Wellness Center, 5010 N.E. 33rd Ave.
Anny Celsi to perform
Aug. 17. 3 p.m. Singer-songwriter Anny Celsi performs her pop/rock. Free. Music Millennium, 3158 E. Burnside St.
Labyrinth walk, healing service planned
Aug. 17. 4-5:45 p.m. A candlelight labyrinth walk in the second-floor Great Hall. 5:30 p.m. a healing and wholeness service in the sanctuary. 503-287-1289. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1624 N.E. Hancock St.
Panel to view technology, arts
Aug. 19. 7 p.m. Imago Theatre hosts a panel of professionals to discuss “Technology and the Arts.” How does the new technology affect how we create, promote and write about the performing arts? What reviews can audiences trust? Panelists include Marty Hughley, theater critic for The Oregonian; Barry Johnson, editor and critic for Oregon Arts Watch; Cynthia Furhman, marketing and communications director, Portland Center Stage; Scott Yarbrough, artistic director, Third Rail Repertory Theatre; Brian Weaver, artistic director, Portland Playhouse. Information: moc.e1477676504rtaeh1477676504togam1477676504i@yrr1477676504ej1477676504 . Free. Imago Theatre, 17 S.E. Eighth Ave.
Medicare cuts to be outlined
Aug. 20. 1-3 p.m. Learn about cuts in Medicare benefits from a representative of the Alliance of Retired Citizens. Registration: (503) 288-8303. Free but donations appreciated to Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
Business group revives
Aug. 22. 6:30 p.m. Portland International Business District open meeting, including discussion about mutual interests in Rose City Park and Roseway neighborhoods. U.S. Bank, Northeast 72nd Avenue and Fremont Street.
Center plans robot comedy film
Aug. 23. Aug. 30 with subtitles. 1 p.m. each day. In “Robot and Frank,” a film comedy set in the future, aging curmudgeon Frank loves his books and his grown kids install a robot to care for him. An unlikely friendship begins. Starring Frank Langella and Susan Sarandon. Free but $1 donation suggested to Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
42nd Avenue plans fair
Aug. 24. Noon to 6 p.m. Fourth annual 42nd Avenue Street Fair starts with a parade, followed by music including The Sonny Hess Band and Jelani & the Secret Five. Also kids events, food, craft booths and Cruise-In for the Cure, including artistically painted custom cars with proceeds to breast cancer research. The business district stretches from Killingsworth to Skidmore streets, with most events around 42nd Avenue and Alberta Court.
‘Cymbeline’ slated at Fernhill Park
Aug. 24 and 25. 3 p.m. each day. Shakespeare’s “The Tale of Cymbeline” with the Portland Actor’s Ensemble. Free. Fernhill Park, NE 37th Avenue near Ainsworth Street.
Kitchen Share NE to open
Aug. 28. 5:30 p.m. Kitchen Share NE, a lending library of kitchen tools, is opening with a potluck, donation drop-off and party. Community members borrow equipment and share in processing, preserving and serving food. Salt & Light Lutheran Church (formerly Redeemer Lutheran), 5431 N.E. 20th Ave.
Slasher cinema slated
Aug. 29. 7:30 p.m. “The Burning,” the final movie in the summer series of classic slasher films screened in 35mm. Enter Camp Stonewater by a mine shaft, but do you want pruning tips from the head groundskeeper? Tickets $8. www.hollywoodtheatre.org/summer-camp-at-the-hollywood. The Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.
Ongoing TOPS backs sensible slimming
Aug. 6. 9-10 a.m. TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, meets Tuesdays at St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 1704 N.E. 43rd Ave. Monthly fee $5. Annual fee $28. Information: (503) 287-0731 or (503) 282-8085.