WEDNESDAY APRIL 7
The only freed member of the infamous Angola 3 shares his disturbing experiences as a U.S. political prisoner.
[DANCE] COMPLEXIONS CONTEMPORARY BALLET
The 14-member company engineered by Alvin Ailey alums makes its much-anticipated local debut this week with power, speed and plenty of eye candy. Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway, 248-4335. 7:30 pm. $20-$50. Tickets at ticketmaster.com or whitebird.org.
THURSDAY APRIL 8
Munch on a vegetarian dinner and lend an ear to Fred and Toody Cole, speaking on the birth of garage punk and DIY in Portland.
FRIDAY APRIL 9
Akira Kurosawa's feudal epic and Ingmar Bergman's sex comedy return to theaters.
SATURDAY APRIL 10
Aaron Mesh's favorite film of the Portland International Film Festival is a documentary about sheep.
[MUSIC] BEACH HOUSE
Once a band known for writing slow, gauzy waltzes, Beach House is now a group capable of sublime pop moments. Doug Fir, 830 E Burnside St., 231-9663. 9 pm. $13 advance, $15 day of show. 21+.
MONDAY APRIL 12
Frontman Bradford Cox is one of indie rock's most engaging characters.
TUESDAY APRIL 13
This week's victims of Aaron Ross' frenetic talk-show host persona are Trail Blazer rookies Jeff Pendergraph and Patty Mills, plus "the free-throw guy."