Events

Sunday, April 23

 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  
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  
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, 2pm

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  
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  
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  
Ice Cream Social and Vendor Event

Free ice cream; come, say hi and make yourself a sundae! Free admission and ice cream for everyone. Vendors such as Thirty One Gifts, Lularoe, Damsel in...

Milwaukie Grange #268  
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  
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  
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  
Earth Day Spring Festival

Celebrate the growing season and the incredible work and learning that happens at the Learning Gardens Laboratory. This annual festival will include free...

PSU Learning Gardens Laboratory  
Herbal Remedies for Springtime

Welcome the Equinox with this class! Bee Thinking will focus on a handful of emerging plants that are great for your health by taking a look at how these...

Bee Thinking  
Letterpress Printers Fair

It's looking like it will be another banner year for Portland's Letterpress Fair in conjunction with Design Week Portland! Just like last year, your Portland...

Redd Building  
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  
Cool Kids Brunch Show

The Cool Kids are cooking up brunch with a side of laughs! Featuring Mohanad Elshieky, Katie Nguyen and Phil Schallberger with music from Dreckig. Hosted by...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Rock and Roll Walking Tour

Before being the cradle of indie music, Portland housed an active grunge and punk scene. Before that, The Kingsmen and Paul Revere & the Raiders put Portland...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
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  
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  
Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys 1pm, 2pm, 6:30pm

“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  
Paint and Sip: Uncorked Painting

Join Dawning as she guides you through creating your own masterpiece while you enjoy sipping on some tasty wine. No experience needed. Step-by-step painting...

Arcane Cellars  
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  
Adapting History: Hip Hop History for Kids

Presented by Boom Arts. You love Hip Hop music. But do you know where it came from? Experience the musical and social history out of which Hip Hop emerged...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
Beehive

Beehive 2pm

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  
Camerata PYP

Camerata PYP welcomes special guests Hossein and Bobak Salehi, Nat Hulskamp, and Matt Hannafin of ArtMax Academy, for an intimate performance in Portland’s...

Wieden+Kennedy  
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  
Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys 2pm, 6:30pm

“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  
Mary's Wedding (Matinee)

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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys 6:30pm

“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  
Musical Inspiration – Honoring Jimmy Mak

Jimmy Mak’s, Starlini Enterprises and the Soul’d Out Festival announced an all-star lineup of jazz, funk and soul artists will perform a special concert at...

Roseland Theater  
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  
Ratcatcher

Taking place during a 1970s garbage strike in Glasgow, Lynne Ramsay’s Ratcatcher follows young James (William Eadie) who lives in a world of poverty and...

Whitsell Auditorium  
The Grandmother

In this early short film by David Lynch, a young boy grows a grandmother in his bedroom.

Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
Granger Smith

Granger Smith 7:30pm

"My name is Granger Smith. Sometimes long, fancy industry bios are helpful, but other times you just need to hear from the guy actually living it, so here’s...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
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  
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  
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  
Jacob Collier

Two-time Grammy winner and 22-year-old British phenomenon Jacob Collier makes his Portland debut at the Alberta Rose. Signed by Quincy Jones (Michael...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
The Zombies

The Zombies are now in their 51st year and are cited as being one of the most influential UK pop/rock bands of all time. Aside from the Beatles and perhaps...

Aladdin Theater  
The xx

The xx 8pm

I See You is the follow up to The xx’s two previous albums – xx and Coexist – which have sold over 3 million copies between them, winning a host of accolades...

Memorial Coliseum  
NE-HI

NE-HI 9pm

Emerging from underground venues in Chicago's Northwest side, NE-HI made its name on both its live energy and cleverly wrought guitar anthems. On its second...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
The Cactus Blossoms

Brothers Jack Torrey and Page Burkum grew up in northeast Minneapolis and have been blending their voices as The Cactus Blossoms since 2010. Their hypnotic...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Sunday, April 23

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