Ernest Whaley presents the weekly “3 Chords and the Truth Songwriters Showcase” most Thursdays at Art Haus Theater, 850 NE 81st Ave.

Each week three sets of songwriters present their share of their bounteous harvest of song. The schedule includes: Thursday, November 5 – Danny Sohn, Bethany Randall and Todd Samusson; Thursday, November 12 – Tom Arnold, Clayton & Ernie, Robert Owen, John Richter; Thursday, November 19 –  Todd Samusson, Ann Heyen and Dale Jones; and Thursday, December 3 – Val Blaha, Michael Henchman, Richey Bellinger.

Art Haus is an East Portland Art Space with so much going on each month it’s hard to keep track. There are art shows, theatre, poetry readings, music, coffee and so much more. Good thing you can browse their website arthauspdx.org.