The Golden Dragon Acrobats, recognized worldwide as the premiere Chinese acrobatic touring company, will give a family-friendly performance Friday, March 9, at Portland’s Merrill Auditorium. Made up of the most elite acrobatic performers, the troupe combines award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes and ancient and contemporary music with artistic details and theatrical techniques. Tickets to the 7 p.m. show, presented by Portland Ovations, are $32 to $44. Call PortTix at 842-0800, visit the Merrill Auditorium box office or log on to