Events

Friday, October 6

A Situation of Meat

The opening exhibition for the 2017-2018 CiR season will be composed of multiple works from female artists working in new media and installation. This...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
Beaverton Restaurant Week

Celebrate the diverse and delicious independent restaurants in downtown Beaverton, and dine out during the week. During Beaverton Restaurant Week, over 25...

Beaverton, OR  
Birds of Elliott

Regional Artists bring the beauty of Elliott State Forest to Portland. If you've wondered about Elliott, come see the 3D sculptures of the native birds,...

Portland Audubon Interpretive Center  
Connecting Lines

Presented by the Portland Art Museum's Center for Contemporary Native Art (CCNA). In 1838, the Cherokee People were forcibly and illegally removed from their...

Portland Art Museum  
Good Night: 22 Floors

22 Floors is a continuation of a three-year-long series, Good Night, in which Emily Wobb builds replicas of affluent vehicles and dwellings and destroys them...

ANX Gallery  
H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival

The H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival returns for its 22nd year. The festival promotes the works of H.P. Lovecraft, literary horror and weird tales through the...

Hollywood Theatre  
High Hopes: The Journey of John F. Kennedy

On November 22, 1963, the 35th President of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was assassinated while riding in a motorcade through the streets of...

Oregon Historical Society  
Pompeii: The Exhibition

Experience the splendor of Ancient Rome and travel back in time to 79 A.D. when Pompeii bustled as a commercial port and strategic military and trading city....

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Portland Greek Festival

The Portland Greek Festival is celebrated as the largest Greek Festival on the west coast with more than 15,000 people attending. This cultural experience...

 
Representing: Vernacular Photographs of, by, and for African Americans

"This newly-curated exhibition of personal and family photography goes as far back as the turn of the 20th century. The show prominently features images from...

Portland Art Museum  
Show the Gorge Some Love

Eighteen Columbia River Gorge communities invite people to give and receive Gorge Love during a month-long campaign. Nothing has brought into clearer focus...

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area  
The Corn Maize at the Pumpkin Patch

Portland’s original cornfield maze celebrates its 19th season at The Pumpkin Patch on beautiful Sauvie Island in Portland, Oregon. Craig Easterly, founder of...

The Pumpkin Patch  
Trails

After a dozen years of silence, an unexpected meeting between childhood friends Mike and Seth leads the pair to fulfill a promise made in their youth: to...

Broadway Rose New Stage  
Columbia Gorge Waterfalls and Mt. Hood Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. Species seen nowhere else in the world, dramatic basalt lava flows nearly a mile deep, and some of the world's most beautiful...

Director Park  
More Than Pink

Woodburn Premium Outlets has teamed up with Susan G. Komen to help in the fight against breast cancer as part of its More Than Pink campaign. Come out to the...

Woodburn Premium Outlets  
Kristy Kun & Kalina Wilson

Work by Kalina Wilson and Kristy Kun will be on display at Lan Su Chinese Garden this October and November. Lan Su Chinese Garden hosts several artists each...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Parting Shots: Images of Portland, 1938-1942

Parting Shots examines nationally renowned 20th-century photographer Minor White, focusing on some of his earliest work when he was in Portland between...

Architectural Heritage Center  
Picturing Oregon

In conjunction with the Museum’s 125th anniversary, Picturing Oregon offers an extraordinary opportunity to reflect on the importance of place and to...

Portland Art Museum  
Pioneering Eastside Coffee Roasters Tour

On the east side of the Willamette River, nestled among converted warehouses and quirky neighborhoods, you’ll find the pioneering micro-roasters that sparked...

Portland Roasting - The Cupping Room  
Tea & Poetry

Lan Su Chinese Garden presents Tea & Poetry at Lan Su, a series of events and activities celebrating poetry, tea and tea arts. Held at Lan Su Chinese Garden...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Untold Stories of Pittock Mansion Treasures

Pittock Mansion has artifacts whose stories are rarely told: a punch bowl purchased as a souvenir from an 1898 trip to a Czech spa town, a toy swing Governor...

Pittock Mansion  
Bill Will: Fun House

The fertile imagination of Bill Will, a veteran Portland conceptual sculptor and installation artist, is on full display in this extensive installation at...

Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art at Lewis & Clark College  
Michael T. Hensley: Long Haul

Gentle swoops of paint drip down airy, hovering polka dots. Colorful squiggles combat atop dark, somber streaks and disorienting grids. A single neon palm...

Nationale  
Randall David Tipton: New Paintings

Randall David Tipton had his first solo show at White Bird Gallery in 1987. Over the past 30 years, the artist has developed a highly original painting style...

White Bird Gallery  
Rodrigo Valenzuela: General Song

Rodrigo Valenzuela's General Song abstracts and adapts images of the barricade. Drawing on his longtime interest in poetic resistance and research in Chile,...

Upfor Gallery  
Karolin Kluppel  - Kingdom of Girls

Karolin Klüppel Kingdom of Girls Thomas Roma Plato's Dogs October 5–29, 2017 First Thursday Opening Reception October 5, 6-9 p.m. Pacific NW Drawers...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Symmetry Breaking

Symmetry Breaking features eight contemporary visual artists from the Pacific Northwest: Emily Counts, Jovencio de la Paz, Jo Hamilton, Anya Kivarkis, Brenda...

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University  
Thomas Roma - Plato's Dogs

Karolin Klüppel Kingdom of Girls Thomas Roma Plato's Dogs October 5–29, 2017 First Thursday Opening Reception October 5, 6-9 p.m. Pacific NW Drawers...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Brewvana's "Do You Even Portland, Brah?" Tour

If you are looking for a great way to start off your Friday night in Portland, this is the tour for you. You'll be visiting three of the chillest breweries...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
Downtown Portland Food Tour

Stroll through Portland's vibrant downtown with Forktown Food Tours. You will make six delicious stops to eat and drink, including a stop at one of the...

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Forktown Food Tours Division Street - Southeast Eats

Forktown Food Tours calls Division Street THE hottest neighborhood in Portland! Take a walk with Forktown through this booming neighborhood's creative food...

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$5 After 5

Every Friday evening, the Portland Art Museum invites you to play with them—to have a different Museum experience—a little bit more relaxed, more interactive...

Portland Art Museum  
Over The Bay And Through The Woods – Landscape Group Art Show

Presented by Milwaukie City Hall Gallery and Milwaukie City Art Council (artMOB). Reception: First Friday, October 6, 5–8 p.m. Show runs October 6–November...

Milwaukie City Hall Gallery  
Water & Form – Clay, Fiber and Encaustic by artist Emily Miller

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego is thrilled to exhibit Portland, Oregon artist Emily Miller’s work, for a six week exhibition, Water & Form – Clay, Fiber and...

510 Museum & Artspace  
Fall Used Book Sale

Members Only Pre-Sale: Friday, October 6 from 6-9 p.m. Join online today or at the sale. They will have a roster of current members at the sale door....

Lloyd Center DoubleTree Hotel Exhibit Hall  
O-Tsukimi Moon Viewing Festival

Experience the Portland Japanese Garden's Moonviewing Festival, including live Japanese music, tea ceremonies in the Kashintei Tea House and strolls through...

Portland Japanese Garden  
Sharing of Cultures: Traditional Foods + Dancng

Alaska Native Brotherhood Camp 49 will be hosting a cultural event in celebration of the ANS/ANB 105th Grand Camp.

Portland State University, Native American Students Cultural Center  
BeerQuest Haunted Pub Tour

The Old Town Historic District in downtown Portland, Oregon is filled with beautiful old buildings and cobblestone streets. Lively with drinking...

Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub  
Misterwives

Artists will often retreat somewhere exotic in order to find inspiration, whether it be deep in the countryside or some isolated tropical paradise where...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
American Brass Quintet

Hailed by Newsweek as “the high priests of brass,” the American Brass Quintet is internationally recognized as one of the premier chamber music ensembles of...

Winningstad Theatre  
Cabaret

Cabaret 7:30pm

Directed by Ron Daum Musical Direction by Beth Noelle Choreography by Laura Hiszcyznskyj A musical based on John Van Druten's 1951 play I Am a Camera,...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
Caught

Caught 7:30pm

Chinese activist artists have devised a four-part theatrical installation to jar audiences out of their complacent acceptance of the daily onslaught of...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Complexions

Complexions 7:30pm

Since its founding in 1994 by former Alvin Ailey star dancers Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson, Complexions has dazzled audiences around the world with...

Newmark Theatre  
Every Brilliant Thing

A kid makes a list for his mom. A list of everything worth living for in the world. He needs her to read the list so she doesn’t try to leave the world...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Fun Home

Fun Home 7:30pm

"Praising its originality and emotional honesty, the Los Angeles Times called this Tony-winning show by Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron show (based on a graphic...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Mozart: Requiem

The Portland Baroque Orchestra opens its 2017-18 Season with their largest ensemble in years performing Mozart’s Requiem, joined by Cappella Romana and...

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral  
Portland German Film Festival 2017

Zeitgeist Northwest will present the Eighth Annual Portland German Film Festival. This annual festival showcases feature films, documentaries and short...

Cinema 21  
The Weeknd – Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour

VARIETY named The Weeknd “a bonafide pop star and an undeniable influence on his contemporaries,” while BRITISH GQ hailed, “this was without-doubt one of the...

Moda Center  
Yeston & Kopit's Phantom

This mesmerizing Phantom is traditional musical theatre in the finest sense. The Tony award-winning authors of Nine have transformed Gaston Leroux's The...

Brunish Theatre  
You In Midair

You In Midair 7:30pm

Writer, teacher, therapist, lobbyist and actor Danna Schaeffer will present her one-woman show, You in Midair. You in Midair is directed by Julie Akers....

New Expressive Works  
An Evening with The Piano Guys

Hailing from Utah, The Piano Guys became an Internet sensation by way of their immensely successful series of strikingly original self-made music videos....

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Sarah Jarosz

With her fourth album, Undercurrent, Sarah Jarosz makes a studied departure from her previous records, shifting the emphasis from her skills as a...

Aladdin Theater  
Villains & Vixens Musical Cabaret

Doors open at 7:45 p.m. Appropriate for ages 8 and up. General seating. Wine/beer/concessions available. Back by popular demand ,Torchsong Entertainment...

Headwaters Theatre  
L.A. Witch

L.A. Witch is an American psych/punk/garage band from Los Angeles, California, featuring members Sade Sanchez on guitar and vocals, Irita Pai on bass and...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Liars

Liars 9pm

Liars have never stood still, and refuse to be categorised. After forming in the Los Angeles area, where co-founders Angus Andrew and Aaron Hemphill met at...

Wonder Ballroom  
Open Mike Eagle

Open Mike Eagle might not have all the answers, but few artists in hip-hop, music, or American life are asking smarter questions. In a landscape governed by...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Friday, October 6

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