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Quixotic is, oh, the standard acrobatic circus on ecstasy. You will literally be seeing double with their projection mapping, which creates eye-popping displays of color and aerial grace. Through their strings/drums mix and out-of-this-world costuming, Quixotic envelops "electronic dance music meets Cirque" for the layman. The Kansas City based group is anything but traditional; prepare to be mesmerized. 8 pm. Silva Concert Hall, Hult Center for the Performing Arts. $20-$45.


friday 3 - saturday 4

Spring Beer and Wine Festival

For the three greatest legal indulgences of our time, check out the Spring Beer and Wine Festival. (The third is chocolate, of course). Daily seminars will instruct those needing guidance for pairing chocolate with wine or how to drink alcohol gluten-free. Stump City Soul will provide dance numbers from the 60s and 70s, and The Rolling Tones promise tunes from the Stones themselves. Plus, don't forget, the event benefits the Alzheimer's Association. Free admission to the first 500 on Friday. 12 pm-10 pm. Oregon Convention Center. $8-$27.

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Alpenrose Dairy Easter Egg Hunt

Whether you revere Easter as the day that Jesus came back after a 3-day hiatus, or you just want to find some eggs filled with candy, Portland offers endless opportunity to get your Easter on. Alpenrose Dairy, a local Easter-egg favorite since 1962, offers traditional hunting grounds for this iconic day, and they now are serving second and third generations at this event. 10:30 am, 3-5 year-old hunt. Noon, 6-8 year-old hunt. Alpenrose Dairy. Free.

friday 3 - sunday 5

Faux Film

The 10th annual Faux Film Festival lives on in all of its faux-glory! From Faux-Commercials to Faux-PSAs to Mocumentaries, no topic is exempt from scrutiny. If Best in Show and A Mighty Wind make your favorite top-ten, this is the event for you. Let's not forget the Faux-Training Films or Faux-travelouges or Faux-Music Videos—so many things to make fun of. 7 pm. Clinton Street Theater. $8.

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