Events

Saturday, November 4

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  
All Together Festival

Tender Loving Empire is turning ten years old! All Together Festival revolves around five days of handmade in-store events - demos, tastings, workshops and...

Various Locations  
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  
Northwest Filmmakers' Festival

The Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival is the Northwest’s premiere showcase of new work by leading regional filmmakers. This touchstone annual event brings...

Multiple venues  
Northwest Filmmakers' Festival

The Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival is the Northwest’s premiere showcase of new work by leading regional filmmakers. This touchstone annual event brings...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Portland Film Festival

From October 30th to November 5th, 2017, Portland won't just be the city of roses—it'll be the city of film. All for the love and industry of film, our...

Laurelhurst Theater  
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  
Columbia Gorge 2017 Model Railroad Show

Each year, the Columbia Gorge Model Railroad Club hosts an open house for the public to come enjoy the layout. Fully staffed, the layout features operations...

2505 N. Vancouver Ave., Portland, OR  
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  
Ninth Moon Floral Design Showcase

The Ninth Moon Floral Design Showcase is presented by the Lan Su Chinese Garden and the Floral Design Institute and occurs in conjunction with Mumvember, an...

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  
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  
Sitka Art Invitational

Experience nature-inspired artwork in a variety of mediums and interpretations at the 24th annual Sitka Art Invitational. This exhibit and sale showcases...

Miller Hall, World Forestry Center  
Sitka Art Invitational 2017

Experience nature-inspired artwork in a variety of mediums and interpretations. The 24th annual Art Invitational will showcase 350+ works of sculpture,...

World Forestry Center Discovery Museum, Miller Hall  
The Dramatist's Toolbox: Playwriting Class

Designed as an intro for the beginner or as a brush-up for the seasoned writer, this course focuses heavily on tools that will spark ideas on both what to...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
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  
Pitchering Oregon

Explore Oregon's history of craft beer and cider making at "Pitchering Oregon." In addition to a grand tasting, general admission to the Portland Art Museum...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Hopworks Urban Brewery Vancouver 5k Fun Run

Enjoy a 5k-ish fun-run! Walk, jog, run . . . no one cares! The event organizers have mapped out a course that starts and ends at Hopworks Urban Brewery...

Hopworks Urban Brewery Vancouver  
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)  
Pet Travel Meet-Up and Adoption Event

Celebrate the final stop on the Ultimate Pet Friendly Road Trip with a Meet Up & Adoption Event with the Oregon Humane Society. Stop in for all your pet...

Furever Pets  
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  
Brewvana's PNW is Best Tour

It’s hard to beat the Pacific Northwest when it comes to beer. Take the Pacific Northwest is Best tour to visit four iconic Portland breweries that offer the...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
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  
Sundials

Sundials 12pm

Melanie Flood Projects pleased to announce Sundials, a solo exhibition of new work by Evan La Londe. Exhibition on display: October 22-December 2,...

Melanie Flood Projects  
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  
Willamette Week's Ramen + Whisky Festival

Ramen + Whisky = combining two of the hottest trends in food and drink. Willamette Week is bringing together Portland's favorite ramen chefs and pairing each...

The North Warehouse  
Buzz One Four

Buzz One Four 12:45pm

Presented by the Northwest Film Center as part of the 44th Northwest Filmmakers' Festival. At the height of the Cold War, the U.S. Air Force was flying B-52...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Shopkins Live! Shop It Up!

Shopkins Live! is finally here! The #1 kids toy in North America is live and on stage in Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! Your beloved Shoppies make their...

Keller Auditorium  
Every Brilliant Thing

Every Brilliant Thing 2pm, 7:30pm

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  
Northwest Tracking: Trailblazing Women of Independent Animation

Presented by the Northwest Film Center as part of the 44th Northwest Filmmakers' Festival. As a preview of the Film Center’s post-festival Northwest...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Brewvana's Beers & Barrels Tour

Portland is known for modern takes on time-honored techniques, and with the Beers & Barrels tour, you’ll experience these old styles in a modern way. This...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
Craft Beer Tasting & Art Show

Join EcoPDX for beer sampling from renowned local brewery Labrewatory. They will also be featuring the art from Portland's best craft beer painter,...

EcoPDX  
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  
Shut Up Anthony

Presented by the Northwest Film Center as part of the 44th Northwest Filmmakers' Festival. Anthony just lost his job and girlfriend. Rather than mope...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
The Ocean in My Ears Launch Party

The launch party for the upcoming Ooligan title The Ocean in My Ears by Meagan Macvie will have a '90s theme with trivia, a photo booth and literary people...

Bazi Bierbrasserie  
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  
Crazy Right

Presented by the Northwest Film Center as part of the 44th Northwest Filmmakers' Festival. With the tragic death of his wife looming heavily upon him,...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
Rally on the Risers

“Rally on the Risers” takes stage at the Dolores Winningstad Theatre Saturday, November 4, 2017. The curtain opens at 7:00pm to showcase the talent of...

Winningstad Theatre  
 Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue

The orchestra kicks off its new, year-long socially conscious Sounds of Home series. This series combines music with non-musical elements in response to...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Converge

Converge 7:30pm

Presented by PDX Contemporary Ballet Briley Neugebauer believes dance set to spoken word can convey meaning greater than the sum of its parts. The Artistic...

NEW Expressive Works  
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  
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  
Murder At The Gala: Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Show

This murder mystery dinner theater is set at the 2017 Riches for the Rich Charity Foundation Fundraiser Auction Dinner, hosted by none other than its...

Beavercreek Grange  
Pioneer Tales: Choose Your Own Adventure

Presented by the Portland Storytellers Guild. Holly Robison, Patrick Gannon and Avery Hill share stories and songs of people who were willing to take a risk....

Clinton Street Theater  
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  
 Annalisa Tornfelt & Gideon Freudmann Album Release Show

This album came about when the Portland Cello Project was commissioned to record an EP for an upcoming tour in Alaska coinciding with Spring Breakup, when...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Diva Practice (Solo)

Diva Practice (Solo) is a dynamic, whimsical and confronting performance about drag queens dancing with uncertainty performed by and choreographed by Pepper...

Headwaters Theatre  
Horseshoes & Hand Grenades / Kitchen Dwellers

In 2010, the five Wisconsinites that make up Horseshoes &Hand Grenades found themselves in a living room in the college town of Stevens Point, WI, holding...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Leo Kottke

Acoustic guitarist Leo Kottke was born in Athens, Georgia, but left town after a year and a half. Raised in 12 different states, he absorbed a variety of...

Aladdin Theater  
Removed

Removed 8:05pm

Presented by the Northwest Film Center as part of the 44th Northwest Filmmakers' Festival. In the deep Northwest woods, a young couple ventures down a...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
All Together Fest w/ Magic Sword & Chanti Darling

Celebrating Tender Loving Empire's 10th Anniversary! The music of Magic Sword tells the story of the most powerful weapon ever created! A sword of infinite...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Party Killer Vs. Kodak

Presented by the Northwest Film Center as part of the 44th Northwest Filmmakers' Festival. A performance in the Whitsell Auditorium by Portland band Party...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  

Saturday, November 4

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