Out of town

The following is a list of other events “Out of Town.”

Concerts

Dec. 22 — Con Bro Chill, Wonder Ballroom, Portland; TF*

Dec. 27-28 — Beats Antique, McMenamins Crystal Ballroom, Portland; CT*

Dec. 28 — Cherry Poppin' Daddies, WOW Hall, Eugene; www.wowhall.org or 541-687-2746.

Dec. 29 — Supersuckers, Doug Fir Lounge, Portland; TF*

Dec. 29-31 — Railroad Earth, McMenamins Crystal Ballroom, Portland; CT*

Dec. 30-31 — Storm Large, Aladdin Theater, Portland; TF*

Dec. 31 — Floydian Slips, McDonald Theatre, Eugene; TW*

Dec. 31 — New Years Eve with Pink Martini, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland; www.pcpa.com or 503-946-7272.

Jan. 4 — Jenny Scheinman, Bill Frisell & Brian Blade, The Shedd Institute, Eugene; www.theshedd.org or 541-434-7000.

Jan. 5 — The Jenny Scheinman Trio, McMenamins Mission Theater, Portland; CT*

Jan. 8 — KEANE/Youngblood Hawke, McMenamins Crystal Ballroom, Portland; CT*

Jan. 11 — Floater, McMenamins Crystal Ballroom, Portland; CT*

Jan. 11 — Jeff Peterson: Hawaiian slack key guitarist; Unitarian Fellowship, Ashland; www.stclairevents.com or 541-535-3562.

Jan. 11 — Monterey Jazz Festival 55th Anniversary Tour, Hult Center, Eugene; www.hultcenter.org or 541-682-5000.

Jan. 12 — Hell's Belles/Zepparella, McDonald Theatre, Eugene; TW*

Jan. 12 — RJD2, Roseland Theater, Portland; TW*

Jan. 13 — Loudon Wainwright III/Dar Williams, Aladdin Theater, Portland; TF*

Jan. 13 — Tribal Seeds, Wonder Ballroom, Portland; TF*

Jan. 15 — Lady Gaga, Rose Garden, Portland; www.rosequarter.com or 877-789-7673.

Jan. 16 — Chris Botti, Craterian Theater at The Collier Center for the Performing Arts, Medford; www.craterian.org or 541-779-3000.

Jan. 16 — Dar Williams/Loudon Wainwright III, The Shedd Institute, Eugene; www.theshedd.org or 541-434-7000.

Jan. 18 — Sum 41, Roseland Theater, Portland; TW*

Jan. 19 — Jackson Browne, Keller Auditorium, Portland; www.pcpa.com or 800-273-1530.

Jan. 19 — Quicksand, Wonder Ballroom, Portland; TF*

Jan. 19 — Slightly Stoopid/Karl Denson, McDonald Theatre, Eugene; TW*

Jan. 20 — Slightly Stoopid/Karl Denson, McMenamins Crystal Ballroom, Portland; CT*

Jan. 23 — Down, Roseland Theater, Portland; TW*

Jan. 23 — Tommy Emmanuel, Newmark Theatre, Portland; TW*

Jan. 24 — Aesop Rock, Roseland Theater, Portland; TW*

Jan. 24 — Pinback, Wonder Ballroom, Portland; TF*

Jan. 24 — Solas, The Shedd Institute, Eugene; www.theshedd.org or 541-434-7000.

Jan. 25 — E-40, Roseland Theater, Portland; TW*

Jan. 25 — Portland Soundcheck, Aladdin Theater, Portland; TF*

Jan. 25 — School of Rock — Portland, McMenamins Crystal Ballroom, Portland; CT*

Jan. 26 — Hot Buttered Rum/Fruition, WOW Hall, Eugene; www.wowhall.org or 541-687-2746.

Jan. 26 — Marc Cohn Trio, Aladdin Theater, Portland; TF*

Jan. 26 — The Walkmen, Roseland Theater, Portland; TW*

Feb. 1 — Black Prairie, The Shedd Institute, Eugene; www.theshedd.org or 541-434-7000.

Feb. 1 — LeRoy Bell & His Only Friends, Aladdin Theater, Portland; TF*

Feb. 4 — Excision, McDonald Theatre, Eugene; TW*

Feb. 5 — Ben Folds Five, Roseland Theater, Portland; TW*

Feb. 6 — Ellie Goulding, McMenamins Crystal Ballroom, Portland; CT*

Feb. 6 — Soundgarden, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland; TW*

Feb. 6 — Suzanne Vega, Aladdin Theater, Portland; TF*

Feb. 7 — Led Zepagain, Aladdin Theater, Portland; TF*

Feb. 7 — The Wood Brothers, WOW Hall, Eugene; www.wowhall.org or 541-687-2746.

Feb. 8 — Super Diamond, McMenamins Crystal Ballroom, Portland; CT*

Feb. 8 — The Wood Brothers, Aladdin Theater, Portland; TF*

Feb. 9 — Mark Kozelek, Aladdin Theater, Portland; TF*

Feb. 9 — Ra Ra Riot, Wonder Ballroom, Portland; TF*

Feb. 10 — Hot Tuna, Aladdin Theater, Portland; TF*

Feb. 11 — Shawn Mullins, Aladdin Theater, Portland; TF*

Feb. 12 — Graveyard, Wonder Ballroom, Portland; TF*

Feb. 13 — Marilyn Manson, Roseland Theater, Portland; TW*

Feb. 15 — Afro-Cuban All Stars, Aladdin Theater, Portland; TF*

Feb. 16 — Afro-Cuban All Stars, The Shedd Institute, Eugene; www.theshedd.org or 541-434-7000.

Lectures & Comedy

Jan. 11 — “An Evening of Sit Down Comedy with Robin Williams and David Steinberg,” Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland; www.pcpa.com or 503-248-4335.

Jan. 12 — “An Evening of Sit Down Comedy with Robin Williams and David Steinberg,” Hult Center, Eugene; www.theshedd.org or 541-434-7000.

Jan. 18 — Paula Poundstone, McDonald Theatre, Eugene; TW*

Symphony & Opera

Dec. 22 — “Christmas with Johnny Mathis”: Oregon Symphony; Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland; www.orsymphony.org or 800-228-7343.

Dec. 23 — “Comfort & Joy”: The Oregon Symphony and Pacific Youth Choir perform holiday favorites; Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland; www.orsymphony.org or 800-228-7343.

Dec. 28-31 — “The Pirates of Penzance”: Eugene Opera; Hult Center, Eugene; www.hultcenter.org or 541-682-5000.

Jan. 6 — “Inspector Crescendo”: Kids Series Concert; Oregon Symphony; Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland; www.orsymphony.org or 800-228-7343.

Jan. 12-14 — “André Watts & Beethoven's Emperor”: Featuring pianist André Watts; music by Hindemith, Schumann and Beethoven; Oregon Symphony; Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland; www.orsymphony.org or 800-228-7343.

Jan. 17 — “Mozart's Piano Concerto”: Featuring Alessio Bax; music by Mozart, Rossini and Prokofiev; Eugene Symphony; Hult Center, Eugene; www.hultcenter.org or 541-682-5000.

Jan. 19 — “Ellis Hall: Ray Charles”: Oregon Symphony; Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland; www.orsymphony.org or 800-228-7343.

Jan. 20 — “Swing, Swing, Swing!”: Featuring Norman Leyden; Oregon Symphony; Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland; www.orsymphony.org or 800-228-7343.

Jan. 26-28 — “Strauss' Four Last Songs”: Music by Strauss and Mozart; Oregon Symphony; Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland; www.orsymphony.org or 800-228-7343.

Feb. 1 — The Canadian Tenors: Oregon Symphony; Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland; www.orsymphony.org or 800-228-7343.

Feb. 1, 3, 7, 9 — “Tosca”: Opera by Puccini; Portland Opera; Keller Auditorium, Portland; TM*

Feb. 9-7 — “Beethoven's Ninth Symphony”: Music by Hindemith, Britten and Beethoven; Oregon Symphony; Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland; www.orsymphony.org or 800-228-7343.

Theater & Dance

Through Dec. 23 — “George Balanchine's The Nutcracker”: Oregon Ballet Theatre Company; Keller Auditorium, Portland; www.obt.org or 888-922-5538.

Through Dec. 23 — “A Midsummer Night's Dream”: Play by William Shakespeare; Portland Center Stage; Gerding Theater at the Armory; Portland; www.pcs.org or 503-445-3700.

Through Dec. 23 — “The Nutcracker”: Eugene Ballet Company; Hult Center for the Performing Arts, Eugene; www.hultcenter.org or 541-682-5000.

Through Dec. 23 — “Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol”: Artist Repertory Theatre; Alder Stage; www.artistsrep.org or 503-241-1278.

Through Dec. 23 — “A Tuna Christmas”: Oregon Repertory Theatre; Winningstad Theatre, Portland; www.oregonrep.org or 503-946-7272.

Through Dec. 30 — “The Santaland Diaries”: Play by David Sedaris; Portland Center Stage; Gerding Theater at the Armory, Portland; www.pcs.org or 503-445-3700.

Jan. 1-6 — “The Book of Mormon”: Tony Award-winning play by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone; Keller Auditorium, Portland; SOLD OUT; 20 TICKETS AVAILABLE THROUGH A TICKET LOTTERY BEFORE EACH PERFORMANCE; www.pcpa.com or 503-946-7272.

Jan. 3-5 — “All in the Timing”: A collection of one-act plays by David Ives; Next Stage Repertory Company; Craterian Theater at The Collier Center for the Performing Arts, Medford; www.craterian.org or 541-779-3000.

Jan. 8-13 — “Natasya Filippovna”: Moscow New Drama Theatre's improvisational performance based on “The Idiot” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Artists Repertory Theatre; Alder Stage, Portland; www.artistsrep.org or 503-241-1278.

Jan. 8-Feb. 3 — “I Love to Eat”: New play celebrates the life and talent of chef James Beard; Portland Center Stage; Gerding Theater at the Armory, Portland; www.pcs.org or 503-445-3700.

Jan. 8-Feb. 10 — “The Lost Boy”: World premiere; play by Susan Mach; Artist Repertory Theatre; Morrison Stage; www.artistsrep.org or 503-241-1278.

Jan. 12 — “Neil Berg's 101 Years of Broadway Song & Dance,” Craterian Theater at The Collier Center for the Performing Arts, Medford; www.craterian.org or 541-779-3000.

Jan. 16-Feb. 9 — “Next to Normal”: Tony Award-winning rock musical and winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama; Lord Leebrick Theatre, Eugene; tickets on sale Jan. 3; Jan. 16 and 17 are previews; www.lordleebrick.com or 541-465-1506.

Jan. 24 — “Nunset Blvd.”: Starring Cindy Williams; Craterian Theater at The Collier Center for the Performing Arts, Medford; www.craterian.org or 541-779-3000.

Jan. 24-Feb. 3 — Fertile Ground Festival: Featuring world premiere projects, staged readings, developing works and other arts events; various locations in Portland; www.fertilegroundpdx.org.

Jan. 29-March 10 — “Venus in Fur”: Play by David Ives; 2012 Tony Award nominee for Best Play; Portland Center Stage; Gerding Theater at the Armory, Portland; www.pcs.org or 503-445-3700.

Jan. 31-Feb. 2 — Compagnie Marie Chouinard: The dance company will perform Igor Stravinsky's “Le Sacre de Printemps (“The Rite of Spring)”; part of the White Bird Dance Series; Portland State University, Portland; 503-245-1600.

Feb. 15-Nov. 3 — “The Taming of the Shrew”: This production of Shakespeare's play is part of “Shakespeare for a New Generation”; Oregon Shakespeare Festival; Angus Bowmer Theatre, Ashland; www.osfashland.org or 800-219-8161.

Feb. 16-July 7 — “Two Trains Running”: August Wilson's searing portrait of African-American life in the 1960s; Oregon Shakespeare Festival; Angus Bowmer Theatre, Ashland; www.osfashland.org or 800-219-8161.

Feb. 17-Nov. 3 — “My Fair Lady”: Lerner and Loewe's adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's “Pygmalion”; Oregon Shakespeare Festival; Angus Bowmer Theatre, Ashland; www.osfashland.org or 800-219-8161.

Feb. 21-Nov. 3 — “King Lear”: Contemporary staging of Shakespeare's tragedy; part of “Shakespeare for a New Generation”; Oregon Shakespeare Festival; Thomas Theatre (previously known as the New Theatre), Ashland; www.osfashland.org or 800-219-8161.

Exhibits

Through Dec. 30 — Portland Art Museum: The following exhibits are currently on display: “Cindy Sherman” (through Dec. 30), “The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek” (through Jan. 6), “Flesh & Bone: Photography and the Body” (through Jan. 6), “Mythologia: Gods, Heroes and Monsters” (through Jan. 27) and “NOH: Dance Drama of the Samurai” (through Feb. 24); Portland; www.portlandartmuseum.org or 503-226-2811.

Through Dec. 31 — Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art: The following exhibits are currently on display: “Good Grief! A Selection from 50 Years of Original Art from Charles M. Schulz's Peanuts” (through Dec. 31) and “The History of Photography” (through Jan. 10); Eugene; jsma.uoregon.edu or 541-346-3027.

Through Dec. 31 — “Timberrr! A Nostalgic Look Back at Working in the Woods”: Featuring vintage photographs and rare motion picture films; World Forestry Center Discovery Museum, Portland; www.worldforestry.org or 503-228-1367.

Through Dec. 31 — ZooLights, Oregon Zoo, Portland; www.oregonzoo.org or 503-226-1561.

Through Jan. 1 — Oregon Museum of Science and Industry: The following exhibits are currently on display “RACE: Are We So Different” (through Jan. 1), “Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body” (through Jan. 6) and “Simply Beautiful: Photographs from National Geographic” (through Feb. 10); Portland; www.omsi.edu or 800-955-6674.

Through Jan. 5 — Museum of Contemporary Crafts: The following exhibits are currently on display: “Design with the Other 90% Cities” (through Jan. 5) and “Reflecting on Erik Gronborg” (through Feb. 16); Portland; www.museumofcontemporarycraft.org or 503-223-2654.

Through May — “Noise!”: Featuring interactive stations on sound, music and hearing; Science Factory Children's Museum & Exploration Dome, Eugene; www.sciencefactory.org or 541-682-7888.

Through December 2013 — “The Sea & Me”: A new children's interactive exhibit; Oregon Coast Aquarium, Newport; www.aquarium.org or 541-867-3474.

Dec. 22-23 — Presents for Primates, Oregon Zoo, Portland; www.oregonzoo.org or 503-226-1561.

Jan. 24-April 27 — “We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live”: A survey exhibition showcasing the first nine Hallie Ford Fellowships in the Visual Arts; Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland; www.museumofcontemporarycraft.org or 503-223-2654.

Feb. 2-May 19 — “Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video”: Exhibit presents more than 200 photographs, videos and installations tracing the evolution of Weems career; Portland Art Museum, Portland; www.portlandartmuseum.org or 503-226-2811.

Miscellany

Through Dec. 24 — Hood River Holidays: Featuring holiday trees, decorated storefronts, unique shopping options and wine-tasting rooms; Hood River; www.hoodriver.org or 800-366-3530.

Jan. 12 — Robert Burns Supper: Presented by Newport-based Celtic Heritage Alliance; Shilo Inn Ballroom, Newport; www.ncfhg.com or 541-574-9366.

Jan. 18-20 — ChocolateFest, Oregon Convention Center, Portland; www.chocolatefest.org or 503-228-1367.

Jan. 25-27 — Oregon Truffle Festival, The Hilton Eugene, Eugene; www.oregontrufflefestival.com.

Feb. 7-23 — Portland International Film Festival: Featuring more than 125 features, documentaries and short films, including the hit Australian film “The Sapphires”; presented by the NW Film Center; Whitsell Auditorium, Portland Art Museum, Portland; www.nwfilm.org or 503-221-1156.