Events

Saturday, April 22

 Corey Arnold: Aleutian Dreams

"This Portland-based fisherman photographer captures Alaska’s stunning scenes in crisp, cold clarity. Wildlife, gray-white skies and piles of rope and tackle...

Charles A. Hartman Fine Art  
APEX: Sam Hamilton

For the summer 2017 APEX exhibition, the Portland Art Museum presents a body of work by Sam Hamilton, in his first solo exhibition in the United States....

Portland Art Museum  
American Photographs

“The humor, the sadness, the EVERYTHING-ness and American-ness of these pictures!” Jack Kerouac’s introduction to Robert Frank’s 1957 book The Americans...

Portland Art Museum  
An Iris Stands Tall: A Mother's Journey, A Daughter's Transition

View this art installation of 46 pieces of original art - with an accompanying narrative - by local artist Annette Sabater, whose child began medical...

Cerimon House  
BUILD: Sculptural Ceramics

"Former Portland Art Museum chief curator Bruce Guenther pulls together an exhibition of ceramic works that radically refute “the traditional ceramic...

Elizabeth Leach Gallery  
Berlin Diary by Andrea Stolowitz

The great-grandfather of Oregon Book Award-winning playwright Andrea Stolowitz kept a journal for his descendants after escaping to New York City in 1939 as...

CoHo Theatre  
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  
Constructing Identity

“Constructing Identity” is drawn from the extensive collection of the Petrucci Family Foundation’s collection of African American art, assembling work by 80...

Portland Art Museum  
Design Week Portland

Two days of core content on the Main Stage. Hundreds of free or low cost events and open houses, conceived and hosted by the creative community. Public...

Multiple venues  
Design Week Portland Main Stage

For a single week each year, Portland comes alive with design. This year's Main Stage features twenty-four visionaries at the forefront of every design...

Revolution Hall  
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  
Hosokawa Morihiro: The Art Of Life, A Rebirth In Clay

In honor of the grand opening of the new Cultural Village, the first exhibition of 2017 is a celebration of tea culture in the art and life of Hosokawa...

Portland Japanese Garden  
Iconoclastic

"Iconoclasm is the act of destroying icons, smashing the sacred to make a political or religious point. Reed College’s Cooley Gallery explores new instances...

Cooley Gallery  
Oregon Trail Rally

Rally racing is one of the world’s most challenging and popular motorsports. It is considered by many as the extreme sport of automobile racing and it’s...

Portland International Raceway  
Portland Pizza Week

BRACE YOURSELF, PORTLAND. Pizza week is back. Proudly presented by the Portland Mercury, Portland's favorite pizzerias will offer special, one-of-a-kind...

Multiple locations  
Reunited: Francescuccio Ghissi’s St. John Altarpiece

"This piece of sacred, 14th century Byzantine art is on display at the Portland Art Museum, thanks to an enormous effort by its collectors. The piece is...

Portland Art Museum  
Soul'd Out Music Festival

In its eighth year, the Soul'd Out Music Festival offers a wide range of musical artists from soul to reggae to R&B to jazz. This year's highlights include...

Multiple venues  
The Art of the Brick

"The Art of the Brick" exhibit transforms LEGO® bricks into works of art. Named one of the top ten "Global Must-See Exhibitions" by CNN, artist Nathan...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
The Horror of Normalcy: Katherine Dunn, Geek Love and Cult Literature

This exhibition explores late Portland author Katherine Dunn's novel Geek Love and the reaction it elicited from readers through the personal and literary...

Watzek Library, Lewis & Clark  
Eric Olson: Ex Imperium

For his first solo exhibition at Stumptown Downtown, Seattle-based artist Eric Olson presents Ex Imperium, a series of large abstract paintings on wood....

Stumptown Downtown  
Beehive

Beehive 7:30am

Presented by the Broadway Rose Theatre Company. A hair-raising musical tribute to the women who rocked the '60s. A fun, frothy flashback to the fabulous...

Broadway Rose New Stage  
Record Store Day

On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, more than a thousand independently owned music stores across the country will celebrate the 10th annual Record Store Day. On...

Music Millennium  
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  
Earth Day Celebration

Mt. Hood Meadows is partnering with Mt. Hood Express to offer FREE round trip transportation to and from Sandy. Help them out by test riding the bus on...

Mt. Hood Meadows  
Oregon Coast All Day Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. With over 300 miles of public coastline, Oregon's beaches are sure to amaze with their numerous lighthouses, reborn beach...

Director Park  
Spring Used Book Sale

General Sale: Saturday, Apr 22: Literary Trivia and Bar 6-9 p.m. Sunday, Apr 23: Educators get 50% off with Teacher ID Monday, Apr 24: 50% off...

Lloyd Center Doubletree Hotel, Exhibit Hall  
Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

The Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest is an invitation to enjoy all things that make spring in the Northwest. Stroll through 40 acres of stunning beauty, experience...

Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm  
World of Speed's: Women in Racing

The next generation of this Women in Racing exhibit celebrates the women of drag racing, nationally and locally, in cars and in motorcycles, from drag...

World of Speed  
XOXO: An Exhibit About Love & Forgiveness

Share, listen, connect, ask and learn about feelings and emotions. Through facial expressions, words, movement, art making and other hands-on activities,...

Portland Children's Museum  
Annexation & Assimilation: Exploring the Archives East of 82nd Ave

Artist Sabina Zeba Haque’s yearlong residency at the Portland Archives and Records Center (PARC) culminates in an exhibition that focuses on the tumultuous...

Open Signal  
Gathering of the Guilds & Ceramic Showcase

More than 300 Northwest artists will be showcasing their work in beads, ceramics, fibers, glass, metals and wood at the 2017 Gathering of the Guilds...

Oregon Convention Center, Hall A & A1  
Lake Area Artists Art Show & Sale

40 juried members show over 400 original paintings in oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, collage and encaustic. Two receptions: Friday, April 21 from 5-8 p.m....

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
Lan Su in Bloom Botanical Art Exhibition

Lan Su in Bloom, a botanical art exhibition inspired by the beauty of Lan Su, highlights the unique plant collection at Lan Su Chinese Garden. Rich in...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
March for Science

The March for Science is a celebration of science. It's not about scientists or politicians; it is about the very real role that science plays in each of our...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
Merchants and Markets: Portland’s Historic Yamhill District Tour

Exploring the heart of Portland’s late-nineteenth century commercial district, this tour is packed with the names of prominent city pioneers who made their...

Architectural Heritage Center  
Miller Family Free Day

In celebration of Constructing Identity, join the Museum for a range of youth, artist and community-driven programs exploring African-American art, identity...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Poetry Month

This April, learn about the poetry in Lan Su Chinese Garden as well as the historical and aesthetic traditions of poetry in Suzhou-style Chinese gardens with...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Spring Fiber Arts Sale

Presented by the Portland Handweavers Guild. This sale showcases the work of over 40 regional fiber artists.

Oregon Convention Center  
What's Your Nature? Earth Day Celebration

To celebrate Earth Day, OMSI and The Nature Conservancy are kicking off a conversation about connections between people and nature called "What's Your...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Wine Tasting Half Day Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. World famous Pinot Noirs, crisp Chardonnays and sweet Rieslings are just a taste of the dozens of varietals that Oregon has...

Director Park  
A Golden Age of Poster Design

Magazine Posters from the 1890s. Discover the beauty of antique posters and their role in advertising. Advertising long relied on handbills and posters, but...

Pittock Mansion  
Illahe Annual Earth Day Event

At Illahe, they believe in making wine as naturally as possible. Join them in celebrating Earth Day at their gravity-flow winery. They will be pouring their...

Illahe Vineyards  
Tolly: Children's Book Reading

Join children's book author Maryanna Hoggatt for the first reading of her new book Tolly at Powell's Books. Also in attendance: Tolly himself (well, a few...

Powell's City of Books  
Annie McLaughlin / Brushing Out the Brood Mare's Tale

Utopia is a place far away from here. A place where fields of wildflowers and rolling hills speckle the countryside. A place where coyotes run free and the...

Nationale  
Blitz Classical Music Performance at Powell's City of Books

Cello quartet Nancy Ives, Ken Finch, Gayle Budd O'Grady and Kevin Kunkel​ will perform for this free Blitz performance as part of Classical Up Close — a...

Powell's City of Books  
Cristián Ureta: Volviendo a la Tierra (Returning to the Land)

2016 Critical Mass Solo Exhibition Award in collaboration with Photolucida: Ervin A. Johnson #InHonor Cristián Ureta Volviendo a la Tierra April 6–30,...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Earth Day 5K Fun Run

Celebrate Earth Day with a 5k fun run and brew fest, featuring some of Oregon’s best breweries. Walk, jog, or run through the Northwest Hills . . . it’s up...

Portland Brewing Company Taproom  
Ervin A. Johnson #InHonor

2016 Critical Mass Solo Exhibition Award in collaboration with Photolucida: Ervin A. Johnson #InHonor Cristián Ureta Volviendo a la Tierra April 6–30,...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Exhibit for International Sculpture Day PDX '17

3D Alchemy – Fusing Intellect, Intuition and Magic into Sculpture 50 Works by Pacific Northwest Sculptors This exhibition closes with an evening event on...

Rollup Photo Studio + Gallery  
Hood River Hard-Pressed Cider Fest

Now in its fourth year, the Hood River Hard-Pressed Cider Fest gives seasoned and novice cider drinkers alike the chance to sample cider from Hood River...

Hood River  
Nano Beer Fest

Nano Beer Fest 12pm, 2pm

The Nano Beer Fest is a two-day event showcasing small batch breweries from the Pacific Northwest. These are beers that can be hard to find anywhere else...

John's Marketplace  
Robin Hood

Robin Hood 12pm, 4pm

"Watch the hero from Sherwood Forest battle some corrupt politicians in an original adaptation of the classic. (It may be your last chance to see this...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
Sensory Gymnastics

Disjecta is pleased to announce Curator-in-Residence Michele Fiedler’s fourth and final exhibition, Sensory Gymnastics: (Movies for Blind People, Harry Smith...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
The Lost Chord: Jack Ryan

Opening Reception: April 9, 2017 from 4-6 p.m. Exhibition on display from April 11 to May 20, 2017. A free shuttle service will leave Northwest Eighth &...

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University  
This, Thusness

After being awarded a project grant from the Regional Arts and Culture Council, Adam Friedman received funding to travel to Iceland to research and observe...

Flat Blak Gallery  
Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls 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  
Meet a Scientist: April

Current science gets up close and personal at Meet a Scientist. This program, held on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, features local scientists...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
SOBT Annual School Performance

Join the School of Oregon Ballet Theatre (OBT) for an afternoon of incredible performances, including George Balanchine's glorious Walpurgisnacht Ballet,...

Newmark Theatre  
Wine Country Earth Day Celebration

Domaine Vivio fiercely supports sustainability. A portion of all sales and tasting fees from today will be donated to support the Earth Day cause.

Domaine Divio  
DanceWorks XIV

DanceWorks XIV 2pm, 7:30pm

The Pacific Dance Ensemble celebrates celebrates its 14th season. Featured in the concert is senior Annalise Nilson’s Time and Tide (waits for no one), a...

Pacific University, Warner Hall, Tom Miles Theatre  
Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys 2pm, 7:30pm

“Too good to be true!” raves the New York Post for Jersey Boys, the 2006 Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of...

Keller Auditorium  
Lauren Weedman Doesn't Live Here Anymore

"Lauren Weedman Doesn’t Live Here Anymore features the dynamo solo performer behind Bust and The People’s Republic of Portland coping (albeit amusingly) with...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Nano Beer Fest

The Nano Beer Fest is a two-day event showcasing small batch breweries from the Pacific Northwest. These are beers that can be hard to find anywhere else...

John's Marketplace  
Portland City Half Day Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. There is a magical place located within the confluence of two major rivers, at the base of a volcano and surrounded by old...

Director Park  
Tolly Book Release Party

Maryanna Hoggatt and Overcup Press are having a release party for Maryanna's new children's book, Tolly. This book features an adorable and adventurous...

The Wayback  
Tomás and the Library Lady

"Oregon Children’s Theatre presents an inspiring true story about a child of migrant workers who befriends a librarian and opens up a new world of books....

Winningstad Theatre  
Love and Fire

"Before the large choir embarks for Spain this summer, they’ll sing their touring program to the home crowd. These include Beaverton native Morten...

First United Methodist Church  
Portland Art Museum Miller Family Free Day featuring Beaumont Middle School Jazz Band

Miller Family Free Day allows visitors to explore the Portland Art Museum's exhibitions through art-making, music, interactive activities, demonstrations and...

Portland Art Museum, Whitsell Auditorium  
Natural Deodorant From the Hive

Beekeepers and Bee Lovers alike can greatly appreciate the sweet smell of cracking the hive. Not only does beeswax smell amazing, but its antiseptic and...

Bee Thinking  
Natural Deodorant from the Hive

Beekeepers and Bee Lovers alike can greatly appreciate the sweet smell of cracking the hive. Not only does beeswax smell amazing, but its antiseptic and...

Bee Thinking  
Robin Hood

"Watch the hero from Sherwood Forest battle some corrupt politicians in an original adaptation of the classic. (It may be your last chance to see this...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
Storm City Roller Girls Battle Eastern Washington's Chaos Theory

If you’ve been dying to check out roller derby, don’t miss the next bout. Drive nine miles north from Portland, where Clark County’s roller derby league,...

Clark County Event Center  
Earth Day Okonomiyaki Party / Growing Gardens Benefit

Join Umi Organic on Earth Day for a fun night of cooking to benefit nonprofit Growing Gardens. In a spin on the cook-your-own pancake model, guests will...

Slappy Cakes  
International Sculpture Day PDX: Progressive Evening Event

Join Pacific Northwest Sculptors (PNWS) as they host the Third Annual International Sculpture Day PDX. 3D Alchemy – Fusing Intellect, Intuition and Magic...

Dance with Joy Studios  
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  
Orphans

Orphans 7pm

Suspenseful, bizarre, humorous and intense! This Tony-nominated show tells the story of siblings – sensitive recluse, Phillip, and violent pickpocket, Treat....

YP Studio Theater  
The White Ribbon

Something dire is transpiring just below the surface of a charming, pre-World War I German village. A horse and rider are targeted, an infant goes missing,...

Whitsell Auditorium  
Blazers vs Warriors

Watch the Trail Blazers take on the Golden State Warriors in round one of the playoffs! You can catch it all on the big screen at Revolution Hall for free.

Revolution Hall  
Building The Wall

Triangle Productions is joining other theaters around the United States as a rolling roll out of a World Premiere play . Presently there are 45 theatres...

Sanctuary at Sandy Plaza  
DanceWorks XIV

The Pacific Dance Ensemble celebrates celebrates its 14th season. Featured in the concert is senior Annalise Nilson’s Time and Tide (waits for no one), a...

Pacific University, Warner Hall, Tom Miles Theatre  
Debussy's La Mer

Presented by Oregon Symphony, Debussy’s most sensuous work powers an evening of oceanic currents, with sea-going works by both Hosakawa and Mendelssohn....

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Exhibit for International Sculpture Day PDX '17

3D Alchemy – Fusing Intellect, Intuition and Magic into Sculpture 50 Works by Pacific Northwest Sculptors This exhibition closes with an evening event on...

Rollup Photo Studio + Gallery  
Frontier Series - Rodney King

In this riveting performance, Smith unravels the myth of “the first reality TV star.” Rodney King tells the story of a flawed, good-hearted everyman - from...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys 7:30pm

“Too good to be true!” raves the New York Post for Jersey Boys, the 2006 Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of...

Keller Auditorium  
Marc Maron: the Too Real Tour

For over twenty years, Marc Maron has been writing and performing raw, honest and thought-provoking comedy for print, stage, radio, online and television. A...

Aladdin Theater  
Mary's Wedding

Presented by Portland Center Stage. When Mary and Charlie unexpectedly find one another sheltering in a barn during a thunderstorm, a tentative love is born....

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Medea

Medea 7:30pm

Director Jerry Mouawad resurrects Imago’s illustrious No Exit set in a new version of the Greek tragedy, Medea, written by Ben Power of the National Theatre...

Imago Theatre  
Return Engagement: Manifesto

What happens when misogynistic text is manifested in a woman's body? During this exhibition, you can “witness a shooter’s meltdown first-hand” to see for...

The Belmont Center  
Spiritrials

Spiritrials 7:30pm

Presented by Boom Arts. Def Poet Jam alum Dahlak Brathwaite's nationally acclaimed Hip Hop theater piece Spiritrials, which explores timely issues through a...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
Terra

Terra 7:30pm

"The Oregon Ballet Theatre’s newest three-part program promises to vibrate with surprise and epiphany. The program includes an encore performance of Helen...

Newmark Theatre  
This Random World

West Coast premiere of a play by Steven Dietz. Directed by Beth Harper. We want to believe that serendipity brings us together, that luck is available to...

Portland Actors Conservatory  
Wild and Reckless

"Wild & Reckless, an original rock musical written and performed by prominent Portland band Blitzen Trapper, melds a Twilight Zone–like plot scenario with a...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Ecdysiast Pole Dance Company presents: Le Chic Le Freak

Ecdysiast Pole Dance Company's 8th semiannual show is Le Chic Le Freak. The aerialists in the Ecdysiast Pole Dance Company continue to mesmerize audiences...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Sh*t Show: A Story of Invisible Illness

Anna Sell, a gifted clown, storyteller and songwriter, bravely performs a magic act in reverse: making invisible illness visible. When she was diagnosed with...

Mister Theater  
Earth Day Okonomiyaki Party / Growing Gardens Benefit

Join Umi Organic on Earth Day for a fun night of cooking to benefit nonprofit Growing Gardens. In a spin on the cook-your-own pancake model, guests will...

Slappy Cakes  
Elder

Elder 8:30pm

Elder is the definition of a work in progress, as the group continues to meld the familiar sounds of Sleep's colossal riffage with their ever-evolving vision...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Inaugurada La Primavera ft. Alex and Allsyon Grey

Beloved presents night two of Inaugurada La Primavera, a live art show featuring the works of Chapel of Sacred Mirrors founders Alex & Allyson Grey, along...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
San Fermin

San Fermin’s third studio album, Belong, marks a shift in songwriting perspective for bandleader Ellis Ludwig-Leone. “In the past I’d usually write through...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Antibalas

Antibalas 9:30pm

The musical collective known as Antibalas (Spanish for bullet-proof or anti-bullets) was conceived of in Mexico City and formed in Brooklyn New York. The...

Wonder Ballroom  
Late Night Piano Bar

Piano bar? What's that? It is karaoke with Mont Chris Hubbard as your live accompanist! This is songs around a campfire-except instead of smoke and s'mores,...

Artists Repertory Theatre, Morrison Lobby  
Marc Maron: the Too Real Tour

For over twenty years, Marc Maron has been writing and performing raw, honest and thought-provoking comedy for print, stage, radio, online and television. A...

Aladdin Theater  

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