Events

Friday, June 9

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  
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  
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  
I Was a Wall, and My Breasts Were Like Fortress Towers + Her Eyes Are Like Doves Beside Streams of Water, An Exhibition in Two Parts

"'Blason anatomique' is a term that describes a literary technique of comparing parts of the body (particularly the female body) to something inanimate (like...

Adams and Ollman  
Negroni Week

Welcome to Negroni Week, presented by Imbibe Magazine and Campari. Negroni Week launched in 2013 as a celebration of one of the world’s great cocktails and...

Multiple venues  
Northwest Film Center Film Screenings

Unless noted otherwise, the following are times and listings for the Northwest Film Center at the Whitsell Auditorium. Thursday, June 9 6:30 p.m. Héroes...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Pedalpalooza 2017

Pedalpalooza is 4+ weeks of bikey fun. With 105 different events, most organized by individuals, bikers of all persuasions are likely to find many events of...

Multiple locations  
Portland Beer Week

Portland Beer Week is 11 days of fun, educational, eye- and palate-opening eating and drinking events in the greatest beer city on earth. More than just a...

Multiple venues  
Portland Fruit Beer Fest

Portland Fruit Beer Festival is the world's premiere showcase for fruit beer and ciders. The 7th annual Portland Fruit Beer Festival is an all-ages friendly...

Burnside Brewing Co.  
Portland Rose Festival

At the heart of Portland’s popular culture for more than a century, the Rose Festival has its roots in tradition, with inspired programming that embraces...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
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  
Rose Festival Fleet Week

Since the very beginning of the Rose Festival back in 1907, visiting ships and other fleet-related elements (like submarines) have been making their way to...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
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  
Good With People

Our Shoes Are Red / The Performance Lab presents David Harrower's compact powerhouse of a play about two strangers unable to block out a divisive event from...

Performance Works NW  
I’m Not a Barnacle, I’m Just a Boy

RACC is pleased to present a new work by sculptor and installation artist Crystal Schenk in the Installation Space located adjacent to the Portland Building...

The Portland Building, Installation Space  
Burials: Photography by Sean M. Johnson

One of the most significant and sacred rituals shared across cultures is the preparation of the dead to journey from this world to the next. A burial is a...

Pushdot Studio  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Shu-Ju Wang: Multimedia works

The work of Portland artist Shu-Ju Wang will be on display Lan Su Chinese Garden this June through July, 2017. Her exhibition features a variety of media...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
The Silk Road

Join up on a journey along the ancient trade route during Lan Su’s month-long celebration of the Silk Road. Learn about nomadic life along the trade routes,...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
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  
Morehshin Allahyari: She Who Sees the Unkown

Morehshin Allahyari's first solo exhibition with Upfor, She Who Sees the Unkown, is the culmination of two years of research rooted in "re-figuring" dark...

Upfor Gallery  
2017 Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

Marylhurst University’s Art Program annually presents an exhibition of their Bachelor of Fine Arts thesis candidates at the Art Gym. This exhibition is the...

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University  
Embodied: Asserting Self - Ima Mfon's Nigerian Identity

Ima Mfon Nigerian Identity Exhibit on display from June 1–July 2, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception: June 1 from 6-9 p.m. “A lot of times Black...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Wendy Ewald: This Is Where I Live

Exhibit on display from June 1–July 2, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception: June 1, 6-9 p.m. Photography and Social Practice Panel Discussion in...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
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  
 Bilingual Discussion: Identity, Tradition, and Migration

FusionArte presents an introduction to the multimedia project Lente Móvil: The Other side of My Community at the Portland Art Museum. This year Lente Móvil...

Portland Art Museum, Stevens Board Room  
$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  
Craft Beer & Wine Fest

Looking for things to do in Vancouver? Come to the Craft Beer & Wine Fest where Washington wineries and breweries are showcased! 2017 is the fifth...

Esther Short Park  
Earth Glaze & Fire

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego is excited to present Earth Glaze & Fire: A Ceramics Exhibit. A First Friday Opening will be held on May 5, 2017 from 5 to 7...

510 Museum & ARTspace  
An Evening with the Moody Blues

Moody Blues celebrates 50 years of Days of Future Passed live at Edgefield this June! The show features two sets: a set of greatest hits, followed by Days of...

McMenamins Edgefield  
Kúkátónón 2017 Showcase

Kúkátónón Children's African Dance Troupe invites you to attend their 2017 Showcase! Join up for an end of the year performance by the Kúkátónón dancers and...

Jefferson High School Auditorium  
Avi Buffalo

Avi Buffalo were an alternative band based in Long Beach, California founded by singer-songwriter and guitarist, Avi Zahner-Isenberg.

Revolution Hall  
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  
John Stowell Jazz Concert

For over a decade, the Cannon Beach History Center & Museum has welcomed renowned musicians from all over the United States. The series kicks-off each...

Cannon Beach History Center & Museum  
Life Beyond My Body: Book Reading and Signing

Author Lei Ming -- in the United States for a limited time -- will read excerpts from his Lambda Literary finalist, Life Beyond My Body: A transgender...

Q Center  
Portland Horror Film Festival

From zombie children to demonic possession, vampires to Satanic guitars, urban legends to creepy scarecrows, and sweet, sweet revenge, there is something for...

Hollywood Theatre  
The Hobbit

Metropolitan Performing Arts Academy (MPAA) is proud to present Patricia Gray’s stage adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s timeless tale of magic, treasure and...

Antoinette Hatfield Hall  
Avenue Q

Avenue Q 7:30pm

triangle productions! is proud to present the “Triple Crown” Tony Award-winning musical about Princeton who can’t find a place to live on Avenue A, so...

Sanctuary at Sandy Plaza  
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  
Godspell

Godspell 7:30pm

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  
Homenagem Brasileira Trio: Sandy Cressman, Jasnam Daya Singh & Jeff Cressman

Abbie Weisenbloom presents San Francisco-based Brazilian Jazz vocalist Sandy Cressman with Brazilian pianist Jasnam Daya Singh and trombonist Jeff Cressman...

Abbie Weisenbloom presents  
Man of La Mancha

"Mitch Leigh and Dale Wasserman's quintuple Tony-award-winning 1964 setting of Don Quixote follows Showboat, Sweeney Todd and other musical classics to...

Keller Auditorium  
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  
NW Dance Project - Summer Splendors

"A mainstay of each season for NW Dance Project, Summer Splendors happens at the same time every year, but always ushers in a fresh experience. This year,...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
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  
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 Reunion

The Reunion 7:30pm

Imago Theatre presents The Reunion, Six Characters in Search of the Punch. John, her husband, is continually ignored. Delores, his wife, tells all she meets...

Imago Theatre  
Ulsan Metropolitan Chorus

Ulsan Metropolitan Chorus recently celebrated its 24th anniversary. The chorus was founded in 1993 as an unofficial group with full of dreams and love to...

Newmark Theatre  
Daniel Lanois / Rocco Deluca - Night of Heavy Sun

Daniel Lanois is a name that deserves to be mentioned alongside the finest sonic experimenters of the 20th century - and the 21st century too. Yes, he's been...

The Old Church  
David Archuleta

David Archuleta became a star when he was just 16. In 2008 more than 30 million television viewers fell in love with his angelic voice and their 44 million...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Kasey Chambers

"I wasn't interested in not sounding like me anymore," Kasey Chambers shrugs, wrapping her hands around her coffee cup—the same hands that have received 29...

Aladdin Theater  
80s Video Dance Attack Benefit for Camas Montessori School

80s Video Dance Attack is in the Crystal Ballroom on Friday, June 9th for a special benefit show for the Camas Montessori School! Five-and-a-half hours of...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
King Black Acid

Daniel Riddle started recording under the name King Black Acid in the late 1980's from his bedroom studio in the San Francisco bay area. He then started...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Let's Dance For Equal Rights

Music and dance transcend sexuality, gender, language, nationality and other labels. After getting groovy with Bollywood Disco tunes in May, Jai Ho! is back...

The Secret Society  
Michael Ian Black

Michael Ian Black is an actor, comedian and author who began his career with the legendary sketch comedy group and MTV hit show, The State. He then...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Risk!

Risk! 9pm

RISK! is a live show and podcast where people tell true stories they never thought they'd dare to share. Founded in 2009 by Kevin Allison of MTV's legendary...

Revolution Hall  

Friday, June 9

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