The equinox lands on March 20, so get ready with a swanky new set of wheels from the Expo Center’s PDX Bicycle Show (Mar 23–24). Or join 35,000 friends to run off some “winter insulation” at the 35th annual Shamrock Run at Waterfront Park—then pack it back on with corned beef and pints at EastBurn’s St. Patrick’s Day Party (Mar 17).
Move those freshly defrosted feet at Portland Lindy Society’s free Spring Dance at Director Park (Mar 2) or watch the pros spring into action with MOMIX illusionist dance company’s nature-inspired piece Botanica, presented by White Bird (Mar 1–2). Then lend an ear, if you will, to Mike Tyson. The former champ presents his new one-man-show, Undisputed Truth, directed by Spike Lee (Mar 13).
Get smart this month: OMSI’s Science Pub reveals the secrets of high-fructose corn syrup (Mar 4 & 11), while TEDxConcordiaUPortland (Mar 23) explains why roller derby is the vanguard of feminism and more. Soak up the Oregon Symphony’s rendition of Nintendo composer Koji Kondo’s work, a four-movement program titled Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses (Mar 16), based on one of the most beloved video game series ever.