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The Short List

STAGE

‘New Now Wow!’

by: COURTESY OF BLAINE TRUITT COVERT - Dancers Ching Ching Wong and Patrick Kilbane are part of Northwest Dance Projects New Now Wow! Itll Oct. 24-26 at Lincoln Hall.Northwest Dance Project presents three world premieres with three hot dance makers (Loni Landon, James Gregg, Danielle Agami) on three nights.

7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 24-26, PSU’s Lincoln Hall, 1620 S.W. Park Ave., www.nwdanceproject.org, $25-$39

‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’

Theatre Vertigo puts on the play about depravity, lust, love and horror based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.

7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 25-Nov. 23, The Shoebox Theater, 2110 S.E. 10th Ave., www.theatrevertigo.org, $20

‘Oregon’s Got Talent’

It’s a celebration of the state’s professional performers, talent support and industry resources with a trade-show expo, educational panels and awards for the professional acting community. The Oregon Media Production Association awards show (ompa.org) will recognize “Superfine Actors,” and previous recipients will attend.

1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, The White Stag Building, 70 N.W. Couch St., www.oregonsgottalent.com (check for details)

Portland Story Theater

The storytelling outfit is introducing a new personal story series, “Bridges: Building Unity Within Our Community,” with dialogue focused on race, with the goal to break down barriers and build genuine connections with people of all races and ethnicities.

8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, Hipbone Studio, 1847 E. Burnside St., www.portlandstorytheater.com, $15

Craig Ferguson

The late-night TV show host also is a standout stand-up comedian, and he’ll appear in Portland on his “Hot and Grumpy” tour.

7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, Newmark Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway, www.pcpa.com, $54.50-$90.50

‘Foxfinder’

The London hit by Dawn King comes to Portland, thanks to Artists Repertory Theatre. In rural England a blight of bad luck has befallen the countryside and a fox infestation may be to blame, bringing the ‘Foxfinder” to the town. Directed by Damaso Rodriguez.

7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 29-Dec. 1, Artists Repertory Theatre, 1515 S.W. Morrison St., www.artistsrep.org (check for tickets and prices)

MUSIC

Oregon Symphony

The symphony, led by conductor Carlos Kalmar, features violinist Christian Tetzlaff and sister cellist Tanja Tetzlaff in performing Carl Maria von Weber’s “Overture to Abu Hassan,” Johannes Brahms’ “Concerto for Violin and Cello” and Dmitri Shostakovich’s “Symphony No. 10 in E minor.”

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, www.orsymphony.org, starting at $22

Nine Inch Nails

Having finished up their first album in five years, “Hesitation Marks,” Trent Reznor’s Nine Inch Nails heads out on the road.

7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, Moda Center, www.rosequarter.com, $29.50-$75.50

George Strait

The country icon has announced dates for his final two-year, large-scale tour, “The Cowboy Rides Away Tour,” and it’ll stop in Portland in April. Strait has 60 No. 1 country hits on his résumé.

7:30 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014, Moda Center, 1-877-789-7673, $74.50, $95.50