Events

Sunday, May 21

 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  
2017 UO Art MFA Thesis Exhibition

"Graduating MFA students from University of Oregon will get real-world experience when they show their work at Disjecta, one of Portland's most esteemed...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
2017 University of Oregon Art MFA Thesis Exhibition

Disjecta is pleased to host the culminating work of eight University of Oregon Master of Fine Arts graduate students. The 2017 UO Art MFA Thesis Exhibition...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
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  
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  
Framed Stories

"Japanese painter Shohei Takasaki doesn't just place his latest works in a frame — he paints them in one. This gives the viewer a formality, some distance...

Upfor Gallery  
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  
McMenamins UFO Festival

The 18th Annual UFO Festival lands on May 18, 2017 in McMinnville! The compelling lineup includes: Yvonne Smith, hypnotherapist & alien abduction expert;...

Hotel Oregon  
QDoc: Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival

QDoc is the only festival in the U.S. devoted exclusively to Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) documentaries. Documentaries offer a unique vehicle to...

Hollywood Theatre  
Quest for Beauty

Quest for Beauty: The Architecture, Landscapes, and Collections of John Yeon is a retrospective look at an Oregon original. Few architects have influenced...

Portland Art Museum  
Quest for Beauty: The Architecture, Landscapes and Collections of John Yeon

The Portland Art Museum is pleased to announce Quest for Beauty: The Architecture, Landscapes, and Collections of John Yeon, a retrospective look at an...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
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  
Richard Graham, Sigmoid Cartology

For Sigmoid Cartology, his first solo exhibition at Stumptown Downtown, retired architect Richard Graham presents eight large paintings demonstrating his...

Stumptown Coffee Roasters  
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  
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  
A Streetcar Named Delicious Coffee Tour

A rich variety of renowned cafes and pioneering micro-roasters can be found in each of Portland’s diverse neighborhoods, but there’s no better way to explore...

Cup & Bar  
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is national Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with Lan Su this May with exciting cultural...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Half, 5K & 10K Race/Run/Walk

Ready for bragging rights for finishing this one? Youngberg Hill is a beautiful place to take in the view of wine country while testing your inner strength...

Youngberg Hill  
Kenton Street Fair

Join the Kenton neighborhood for food, music, crafts and fun with your Kenton neighbors! In its 8th year, they've given up praying for sun and just expect to...

Downtown Kenton  
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  
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  
Southeast Portland Sunday Parkways

Sunday Parkways is a wonderful opportunity for you and your family to get out and be active right in your own neighborhood. You can walk, bike, run, roll,...

Multiple locations  
Superhero Day

What is your superpower? What do you fight for? Come express your superpower through games, crafts, photo ops, face painting, sweet treats and prizes. Batman...

Oodles 4 Kids  
Aleksey Kondratyev: Ice Fishers

Along with Seiya Bowen: Nadachi. Exhibits on display from May 4–28, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception: May 4, 6-9 p.m. Artist talk with Seiya Bowen:...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Do503 Hangover Brunch Ft. Y La Bamba

No hangover stands a chance. Your friends at Health-Ade Kombucha are bringing PDX a unique mash-up of some of the best reasons to wake up in the morning:...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Portland Pug Crawl

The annual Pug Crawl is one of Portland’s most popular dog-friendly events. People of all ages are welcome. The Parade of Pugs is open only to pugs and...

Portland Brewing Company  
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  
Seiya Bowen: Nadachi

Along with Aleksey Kondratyev: Ice Fishers. Exhibits on display from May 4–28, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception: May 4, 6-9 p.m. Artist talk with...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
An American in Paris

An American in Paris 1pm, 2pm, 6:30pm

An American in Paris is the new hit musical about an American solider, a mysterious French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new...

Keller Auditorium  
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  
Fundamentals of Improv with Brad Fortier

This workshop is perfect for anyone who wants to feel the rush of improv comedy, and the confidence that comes from jumping into the unknown onstage....

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
 Mahler’s Symphony No. 2

Presented by Oregon Symphony. Like Beethoven’s Ninth which inspired it, Mahler’s massive Second Symphony explodes the symphonic genre. The monumental sweep...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
An American in Paris

An American in Paris 2pm, 6:30pm

An American in Paris is the new hit musical about an American solider, a mysterious French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new...

Keller Auditorium  
Constellations (Matinee)

Presented by Portland Center Stage. Starring Silas Weir Mitchell (Monroe on NBC’s Grimm). This spellbinding, romantic journey begins with a simple encounter...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Godspell (Sunday Matinee)

Directed by Michael Snider Music by Stephen Schwartz Book by John-Michael Tebelak Lakewood Audience Request Based on the Gospel according to Matthew,...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
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  
Pinkalicious: The Musical

You are what you eat in this sweet musical treat about a girl who eats so many pink cupcakes that she turns completely pink from head to toe. Doctor’s orders...

Newmark Theatre  
Sip 503 - May Tasting

There is no doubt that the wine industry has traditionally been dominated by men. But more and more, we're seeing women winemakers and assistant winemakers...

Cellar 503  
The Language Archive

The Language Archive By Julia Cho Directed by Adriana Baer Presented by the Portland Playhouse Can one man speak over 46 languages and still find it...

CoHo Theater  
The Talented Ones

The American Dream teeters on the edge of the abyss as immigrants Cindy and Omar face their thwarted dreams and unraveling marriage while Omar’s buddy...

Artists Repertory Theatre, Morrison Stage  
Throw Open The Windows And Welcome Spring

The Beaverton Symphony Orchestra concludes its 2016-2017 Season with an exuberant symphony of rebirth and renewal, Robert Schumann’s Symphony No. 1 “Spring.”...

VBC  
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  
Food Smarts

Food Smarts 4:30pm

On May 21, your mouth and your mind meet up to explore food. OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry) and Roam Schooled (award-winning Portland-based...

Revolution Hall  
Evening of Laughter & Music to Benefit Local Pit Bull Rescue

Come join us for an evening of comedy and music to benefit a local pit bull rescue, Love A Pit Rescue. Comedian Dan Ellison and award winning...

Jade Lounge  
Hear Me Roar: Musical Cabaret

Hear Me Roar is an exciting and empowering musical cabaret celebrating the accomplishments of exceptional women who changed the world. Their cast of talented...

Twilight Theater Company  
An American in Paris

An American in Paris is the new hit musical about an American solider, a mysterious French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new...

Keller Auditorium  
Cascade Blues Association 30th Anniversary

Thirty years of supporting, promoting and Keepin the Blues Alive, the Cascade Blues Association is one of the largest blues clubs on planet earth. The...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Title of Shows

Presented by Broadway Bears: All live cabaret from the stage and screen! Enjoy a night of live singing from film and television musicals, a two-day...

Darcelle XV - Female Impersonators  
 Mahler’s Symphony No. 2

Presented by Oregon Symphony. Like Beethoven’s Ninth which inspired it, Mahler’s massive Second Symphony explodes the symphonic genre. The monumental sweep...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Constellations

"This romantic drama that speculates about space-time constraints also stars a pair of luminaries. You may recognize Silas Weir Mitchell for his leading role...

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  
Michael Kiwanuka with Cloves

With Michael Kiwanuka, it's all about the voice. A voice that he describes as "hitting straight through to the core" with direct, emotional songs about love,...

Wonder Ballroom  
Miss Julie

Miss Julie 7:30pm

"In this late 19th century play by August Strindberg, a Swedish nobleman's daughter commits a classist error by falling in love with one of her family's...

Shaking the Tree  
Satchmo at the Waldorf

March 1971. Backstage at the Empire Room of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Louis Armstrong (portrayed by Salim Sanchez), the greatest trumpet player in the...

The Sanctuary at Sandy Plaza  
The Importance of Being Earnest

"How does a classic change when you cast the leading men as women? Artists Rep mounts Oscar Wilde's "trivial comedy for serious people" with a handful of the...

Artists Repertory Theatre, Alder Stage  
World Premiere of Óye Oyá

"What happens when you mix Cuban zarzuela musicals with Shakespeare’s The Tempest? A brand-new Spanish language musical that is politically and socially...

Milagro Theatre  
Catie Curtis CD Release Concert

The Boston-area folk music scene is a vibrant one, boasting a variety of diverse artists. But if pressed to name the region's defining musician, it would...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Handsome Ghost

A philosophy major, a teacher, a folk singer; these are some of the paths Tim Noyes traveled before starting Handsome Ghost. Noyes began writing folk songs...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Sunday, May 21

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