Events

Friday, November 10

APEX: Dawn Cerny

Dawn Cerny’s works are at once formal and reductive while existing in a realm of the playful and ridiculous. The Seattle artist’s newest sculptures and works...

Portland Art Museum  
Animating Life: The Art, Science, and Wonder of LAIKA

Famous for such stop-action animated feature films as Kubo and the Two Strings (2016), The Boxtrolls (2014) and Coraline (2009), LAIKA is at the center of...

Portland Art Museum  
Ben Bushwell

For his third exhibition at Upfor, “The Story is Not the Story,” Buswell has created his fused glass and photograph-based sculptures. The pieces all began...

Upfor Gallery  
Craftsmanship and Wit

This fall, the Museum will celebrate the legacy of Carol (1932–2015) and Seymour Haber (1929–2012), longtime friends of and donors to the Portland Art...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Nat Meade and Sarah Horowitz

As the natural world around us starts to show the strains of climate change, many artists have begun to address landscapes in a new way. Sarah Horowitz’s...

Froelick Gallery  
Rachel Davis: Book of Days

For the past year, Rachel Davis has kept a visual diary of 5-by-5 inch (13-by-13 cm) watercolors, based on her thoughts about the current political situation...

Charles A. Hartman Fine Art  
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  
Tom Cramer, Janet Marcavage, Mark Andres

Tom Cramer’s wood reliefs have become more and more intricate over time. This colorful new set employs gold leaf, among other effects, to seduce the viewer...

Augen Gallery [Pearl District]  
Water by the Spoonful and The Happiest Song Plays Last

"Inspired by the experiences of her cousin as an Iraq-war vet, Quiara Alegria Hudes explores the complicated personal legacies of war, family and community...

Profile Theatre  
Year of the Rooster

Year of the Rooster is a furious, foul-mouthed, comedic attack on heavy-weight subjects like rural poverty, animal cruelty and toxic masculinity in...

CoHo Theatre  
Holiday Food and Gift Festival

The 27th Annual Holiday Food & Gift Festival returns to Portland. This festival is one of the largest holiday celebrations in the Northwest drawing some...

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
Mumvember

Mumvember 10am

During the month of November, Lan Su Chinese Garden will be packed with hundreds of potted chrysanthemums artistically displayed throughout the garden. More...

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  
Rodrigo Valenzuela

This exhibition in the Jubitz Center for Modern and Contemporary Art features two videos by Rodrigo Valenzuela (born 1982 in Chile, lives and works in Los...

Portland Art Museum  
The Wyeths: Three Generations

Drawing from the Bank of America Collection, The Wyeths: Three Generations provides a revealing survey of works by N.C. Wyeth, one of America’s finest...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
59th Annual Portland Metro RV Show

The Portland Metro RV Show is the premier RV show in the Northwest featuring more than 500 vehicles, on-the-spot financing, trade-in opportunities and gas...

Portland Expo Center  
Ben Buswell: The Story is Not the Story

For his third solo exhibition at Upfor, Ben Buswell employs laborious surface embellishments to emphasizes the material qualities of his photo-based and...

Upfor Gallery  
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  
King’s Mouth: Wayne Coyne

Wayne Coyne is perhaps best known as the frontman and songwriter for the experimental band the Flaming Lips. His talents span several genres, however,...

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)  
Sophie Larrimore: Sunday Painting

What’s in a poodle? For Sophie Larrimore, much more is at stake in the paintings on view in Sunday Painting, her first solo exhibition at Nationale, than...

Nationale  
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  
Benoit Fournier - Babylon

Exhibit on display: November 2–December 3, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception: November 2, 6-9 p.m. Artist talk with Sylwia Kowalczyk: Saturday,...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
I Am This: Art by Oregon Jewish Artists

The Oregon Jewish Museum has taken over the sunny corner once occupied by the Museum of Contemporary Craft. The exhibit “I Am This: Art by Oregon Jewish...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
Sylwia Kowalczyk  - Lethe

Exhibit on display from November 2–December 31, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception: November 2, 6-9 p.m. Artist talk with Sylwia Kowalczyk Saturday,...

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  
Thor: Ragnarok Wine Pairing Event

Come celebrate Thor: Ragnarok, and taste wines as incredible as the Hulk, as dark and complex as Hela, and as pretty as Thor! Experience eight wines for...

Pairings Portland  
Betty LaDuke - Bountiful Harvest: From Land To Table

Ashland artist Betty LaDuke's intricately carved and painted wood panels document the stories of Latino Farmworkers in the Pacific Northwest. This...

Kathrin Cawein Gallery at Pacific University  
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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Brewvana Tour de Funk

Brewvana Tour de Funk shows off some of the newest and most interesting beers currently available on the market, while also showcasing the classics. The tour...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
Distillery Tour

Experience the sights and sounds of a working craft distillery in the heart of Portland. Tours are offered daily, showcasing the process of making Westward...

House Spirits Distillery  
Sherry Week

Bar Vivant celebrates Sherry Week this year with flights, an extra special tasting and an Introduction to Sherry Class with Bar Vivant owner, Cheryl...

Bar Vivant  
$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  
Robbie Laws: An Uplifting Voice During Harsh Times

Robbie Laws is one of the most decorated and in-demand blues guitarists in the Pacific Northwest. As a Hall of Fame member, Robbie has been honored with 21...

Zarz On First  
Beginner's Weaving Class

Join up to experience weaving on a wooden frame loom and explore the variety of colors, designs and textures of this popular fiber art. In this workshop...

Shout House  
Gorge Wine Weekend

Celebrate the finale of the season in the Columbia Gorge -- the harvest and crush. Enjoy events throughout the weekend at participating wineries and...

Columbia Gorge Hotel, Henni's Kitchen and participating wineries and businesses throughout the Columbia Gorge  
Sip and Shop November

Stop by Portland's oldest urban winery for a fun evening of wine and shopping on the second Friday of every month. Wine, cheese plates, small bites of food...

Hip Chicks Do Wine  
Word Play with Write Around Portland

Write Around Portland is back at Lit Crawl Portland this year! Hit the streets of downtown Portland for a "madcap literary adventure." Back by popular...

Literary Arts  
Thomas & Sons Distillery Winter Cocktail Release Party

Winter is just on the horizon. Time to dust off the ol' hot chocolate mugs, pull out the scarfs and start praying for snow (in the mountains only, of...

Thomas & Sons Distillery  
Andina Live Music

During the week, musicians play intimate solo sessions and on Friday and Saturday nights, a duo or full band play lively rhythms that evoke the spirit of...

Andina Restaurant  
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  
Oregon Documentary Film Festival

The Oregon Documentary Film Festival (ODFF) is a fun and engaging film festival that screens independent documentary films from around the world for the...

Avalon Theater  
Rising Star: Vladislav Kosimov

Rising Star pianist Vladislav Kosminov performs a free concert featuring a new composition by Oregon composer David Schiff. Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata...

Reed College  
The Decameron

Presented by the Northwest Film Center The first of three “tales of life—to be followed by his adaptations of The Canterbury Tales and Arabian...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Disney's Beauty and the Beast

The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress....

Beavercreek Grange  
Glass Within Reach

Help Third Angle celebrate the 80th birthday of Philip Glass through a concert of his music for strings, performed in the stunning new Design Within Reach...

Design Within Reach  
Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles

The Euripides version of the tragic myth of Jason and Medea is retold by playwright Luis Alfaro, whose mix of drama, tragedy and Mexican myth in a modern...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Nevertheless, We Persist - Stories by Women

Because our world changed on January 20, 2017 and through the solidarity of the Portland Women’s March, Sharon Knorr of Solo Speak is bringing women together...

Board Room Cabaret @ Triangle Productions  
The Events

The Events 7:30pm

"An era of mass shootings and terror attacks presents us with thorny questions about not just society, but humanity. Playwright David Greig confronts some of...

Third Rail Repertory Theatre at Imago Theatre  
To Kill A Mockingbird

Directed by Brenda Hubbard. Based on the novel by Harper Lee. Adapted by Christopher Sergel. One of the most beloved stories in American literature is...

Lakewood Center for the Arts, Headlee Mainstage  
Éxodo: A Day of the Dead Production

How do you carry those you left behind? Milagro’s 22nd annual Día de Muertos production brings a new, company-devised espectáculo built around the theme of...

Milagro Theatre  
 Alejandro Escovedo and the Burn Something Beautiful Band

Renowned songwriter, singer, true believer, Alejandro Escovedo released Burn Something Beautiful on October 28th, 2016 via Fantasy Records. The new album,...

Aladdin Theater  
LOFI @ Wordstock

Literary Arts and the producers of Back Fence PDX present: LOFI @ WORDSTOCK. A variety show packed with Wordstock authors and Portland's favorite performers...

Winningstad Theatre  
The Devil Makes Three

The guitarist/singer and his cohorts in the raw and raucous trio The Devil Makes Three have found their way onto that road numerous times since they first...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Dance United: Global Jukebox Party

A surefire way to dance the autumn blues away, Dance United is an opportunity to connect with music and people from around the world, On the dance floor,...

The Secret Society  
Son Little

What is the new magic of music? If you trace the path of a plan back to its beginnings, what do you find? Is it a tree, growing from seed with deep roots...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
The Clientele

Suburban Light was meant to be a complicated, high-production affair rendered in a major studio. From 1997 until 2000, The Clientele had released a sterling...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
The Hustle

The Hustle is a monthly disco dance party on the second Friday of every month. The Hustle celebrates all disco from new to old and the community that...

Spare Room  
Vintage Trouble

Over the past few years, Vintage Trouble have wowed audiences across the globe by opening for The Rolling Stones in London’s Hyde Park, touring North America...

Wonder Ballroom  

Friday, November 10

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