By Michael Bertish and presented by Lighthouse Arts LLC, it's a timely and thought-provoking drama that portrays different views of the personal impacts of war in a study of intergenerational trauma and painful family dysfunction.
7 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through July 22, Imago Theatre, 17 S.E. Eighth Ave., www.AdroitPDX.com, $24-$30
It's the classic Cinderella story, by Gioachino Rossini, reimagined by Portland Opera and Christopher Mattaliano for the intimate Newmark Theatre stage. Mezzo-soprano and resident artist Kate Farrar will play the title role, and rising Australian tenor Alasdair Kent makes his Portland Opera debut as Prince Ramiro.
7:30 p.m. July 13, 19, 21, 25 and 28, 2 p.m. July 15, Newmark Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway, www.portlandopera.org, starting at $35
As part of CoHo Productions' Summerfest and created and performed by Pratik Motwani, it's a one-person multimedia piece that examines the condition of a trapped virtual identity.
7:30 p.m. Friday-Monday, July 13-16, CoHo Theater, 2257 N.E. Raleigh St., www.cohoproductions.org, $20
The dance company puts on its 10th annual Pretty Creatives Choreographic Showing, featuring Kristen Cere and Menghan Lou, who have created works in just 18 hours, featuring 31 professional dancers from the Launch project.
7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 14, Lincoln Performance Hall, 1620 S.W. Park Ave., www.nwdanceproject.org, $20, $25 at door
'Steampunk: An Art Invitational'
The Washington County Museum hosts an exhibit that combines museum artifacts with art from talented tinkerers as they explore the fantastical world of the Victorian era and technology.
July 12-Aug. 30, Washington County Museum, PCC Rock Creek, 17677 N.W. Springville Road, www.washingtoncounty museum.org (check for hours, admission)
The Oregon State Fair presents a fun-size version of the fair, with food, music, animals, arts, robotics and more.
11 a.m. Thursday, July 12, Pioneer Courthouse Square, www.oregonstatefair.org, free
Antiques and collectibles
America's Largest Antique and Collectible Show returns to the Expo Center for its summer show. It'll also include the Portland Custom Knife Show.
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, July 13, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, July 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, July 15, Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive, www.christinepalmer.net, $8, $3 children (12-17), $10 parking
The Big Float
People float on inner tubes on the Willamette River in The Big Float, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, July 14. For more: www.thebigfloat.com.
Mississippi Street Fair
The 17th annual fair features more than 200 vendors and five live music stages.
10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, July 14, North Mississippi Avenue (between Fremont and Skidmore streets), mississippiave.com, free