DAVITA’S HARP, is presented by the Jewish Theatre Collaborative through April 9 at Milagro Theatre, 525 SE Stark. In the stormy melting pot of 1930s’ New York City, a young girl comes of age and finds her voice. Meet her when the curtain rises at this world premiere of Chaim Potok’s only tale with a woman protagonist. Within the context of communist parents, a missionary nurse aunt, a mystical story writing “uncle” and orthodox cousins, Ilana Davita discovers who she is and chooses who she will be. The performance is appropriate for ages 13+. For tickets call 800.838.3006 or jewishtheatrecollaborative.org.
HEART LIKE A WHEEL is a Linda Ronstadt tribute concert and fundraiser for Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon (parkinsonsresources.org). April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Hear Bre Greg, Anne Weiss, Nancy Devine, and Juliet Howard and Nathan Earl from the band thegetahead performing songs from Ronstadt’s extensive repertoire Saturday, April 30, 7 pm at Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 NE Alberta St. Tickets are $22, $30 VIP reserved seating. All ages ok with adult. albertarosetheatre.com.
BARBARA HOLM BELIEVES IN YOU – A quirky, free monthly comedy show begins Wednesday April 6 on the third floor of the Bossanova Ballroom, 722 E. Burnside St. at 8 pm. Hosted by local comic Barbara Holm, the show features Holm and other acclaimed nationally-touring comedians. April’s other performers are Nathan Brannon; Randy Mendez and JoAnn Schinderle. See barbaraholm.com.
LOVE & INFORMATION BY CARYL CHURCHILL – Theatre Vertigo’s show is at Shoebox Theater, 2110 SE 10th Ave. April 8 to May 7. In this fast moving kaleidoscope, more than a hundred characters try to make sense of what they know. Someone sneezes. Someone won’t answer the door. Someone put an elephant on the stairs. Someone’s not ready to talk. Someone is her brother’s mother. The playwright does not identify specific characters or assign lines; the director and actors work together to determine who says what in what context. Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:30 pm Sundays 2 pm. See theatrevertigo.org.
KAELY was born in Oregon and has been a Richmond resident for more than a decade. She’s just released her debut CD, Paradise, and her songs have been described as Anamism Americana – infused with a deep connection to the natural world. The release party is April 10 at Alberta Street Pub, 1036 NE Alberta St. at 5 pm. All ages are welcome and tickets are $10 adv purchase/$12 at the door/$5 under age 18. Get a sneak peak at kaeleymusic.com.