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Bits & Pieces: OBT's 2014-15

Oregon Ballet Theatre still has some shows to do in the current season, Kevin Irving’s first as artistic director, including “Celebrate” April 17 through 26 at the Newmark Theatre. It will be Alison Roper’s final show as a principal dancer.

Irving and OBT have released their 2014-15 season schedule, OBT’s 25th season, which includes “Cinderella.”

The lineup: “OBT 25,” Oct. 11-18, with “Agon” by George Balanchine and Igor Stravinsky, “Love x 3” by Trey McIntyre, Christopher Stowell and James Canfield and a Nicole Fonte world premiere; Balanchine’s “The Nutcracker,” Dec. 13-27; “Cinderella” by Ben Stevenson/Sergei Prokofiev, Feb. 28-March 7, 2015; “Impact,” April 16-25, with “Rassemblement” by Nacho Duato/Toto Bissainthe, “Crayola” by Dennis Spaight, and a world premiere by Darrell Grand-Moultrie.

For show and subscription info: www.obt.org.

ART’s lineup

Artists Repertory Theatre has released its lineup for 2014-15, its second full season with Damaso Rodriguez as artistic director.

There’ll be six major Portland premieres, along with two classics:

“Intimate Apparel,” Lynn Nottage, Sept. 9-Oct. 5; “Exiles,” Carlos Lacamara, Sept. 30-Oct. 26; “Blithe Spirit,” Noel Coward, Nov. 25-Dec. 21; “Tribes,” Nina Raine, Feb. 3-March 1, 2015; “The Invisible Hand,” Ayad Akhtar, March 10-April 5; “The Price,” Arthur Miller, March 31-April 26; “4000 Miles,” Amy Herzog, April 28-May 24; “The Liar,” by David Ives/Pierre Corneille, May 26-June 21.

For play and subscription information: www.artistsrep.org.

Adult Legos

The Portland Lego Users Group and Bricklandia, Inc., have collaborated on Bricks Cascade, an exposition of Lego models created by Adult Fans of Lego (AFOLs). The building themes include a Lego town, trains, spaceships, castles, robotics, sculptures, mosaics and more. The details: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 8 and 9, Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., www.brickscascade.com, $8, $28 family of four.

‘Stars On Ice’

With the Olympics behind us, top skaters will be heading out on the “Stars On Ice” tour, which stops at the Moda Center in Portland May 17.

Who’ll be here? It sounds like gold medalist ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White will show, along with the other members of the bronze medal-winning U.S. team: Ashley Wagner, Gracie Gold, Jeremy Abbott, Jason Brown and pairs Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir.

For info and tickets: www.rosequarter.com.

Brain documentary

Cheryl Green, a Portland disability activist and educator with traumatic brain injury, has collaborated with independent filmmaker Cynthia Lopez of Eleusis Films to create a feature-length documentary film, “Who Am I To Stop It,” which observes the lives of three Pacific Northwest artists who suffer from TBI. The film seeks to raise awareness and foster acceptance and appreciation of the brain injury community. The film is still in production.

For info: WhoAmIToStopIt.com. To read about Green’s company, StoryMinders, go to www.storyminders.com.

Soundgarden’s 20th

Go back about 20 some years and Seattle bands ruled the music scene — Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Soundgarden among them.

Soundgarden plans to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the release of “Superunknown,” which became an immediate No. 1 hit, earned two Grammys and featured “Black Hole Sun,” “Spoonman” and “Fell on Black Days.”

The band plans to reissue two deluxe versions on June 3, via A&M Records/UME.

$5 plays!

Yes, they exist, courtesy of Traveling Lantern Theatre Company, which stages “Ruckus in the Lobby,” $5 plays for children at 11 a.m. every Sunday at the Artists Repertory Theatre Alder lobby, 1516 S.W. Alder St.

Traveling Lantern, which has a 23-show repertoire, has been educating and entertaining children nationwide with fast and funny shows for more than 25 years, and calls The New York Public Library and Yosemite National Park among its largest patrons. It has been led by professional actors KB Mercer as managing director and Doren Elias as artistic director since 2004.

See www.travelinglantern.com.