Events

Thursday, September 21

Birds of Elliott

Regional Artists bring the beauty of Elliott State Forest to Portland. If you've wondered about Elliott, come see the 3D sculptures of the native birds,...

Portland Audubon Interpretive Center  
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  
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  
Oregon Independent Film Festival

The Oregon Independent Film Festival© is bringing truly independent filmmaking to the magnificent state of Oregon again this fall. Devoted to discovering the...

Multiple venues  
Pompeii: The Exhibition

Experience the splendor of Ancient Rome and travel back in time to 79 A.D. when Pompeii bustled as a commercial port and strategic military and trading city....

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
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  
SHIFT: An Experiment In Fashion Design

Please join the Regional Arts & Culture Council on September 21, 2017 at 6 p.m., along with some of the region’s most innovative design thinkers, during...

Leftbank Annex  
SneakerWeek PDX

The inaugural SneakerWeek PDX is coming to Rose City Sept. 17-23, offering days of events and opportunities to get your footwear fix. The sneaker-centric...

Various locations  
The Corn Maize at the Pumpkin Patch

Portland’s original cornfield maze celebrates its 19th season at The Pumpkin Patch on beautiful Sauvie Island in Portland, Oregon. Craig Easterly, founder of...

The Pumpkin Patch  
Trails

After a dozen years of silence, an unexpected meeting between childhood friends Mike and Seth leads the pair to fulfill a promise made in their youth: to...

Broadway Rose New Stage  
Hortus Santiatum: Finding Wellness in Nature

This series of encaustic paintings explores the longstanding role of nature and the natural environment in our well-being. Drawing inspiration from the...

University of Portland - Buckley Center Gallery  
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  
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  
Gentle Music for Babies and Pre-toddlers with Mr. Ben

Music is magic for children’s cognitive development, lighting up different regions of their rapidly developing brains in ways that nothing else does....

Portland Children's Museum  
Inspirations of Classical China

Inspirations of Classical China joins a group of artists with common interests in Chinese culture and its arts. Although they come from different parts of...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Kelli MacConnell

An exhibition of work by artist Kelli MacConnell will be on display at Lan Su Chinese Garden this August and September, 2017. As an avid hiker and...

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  
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  
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  
Michael T. Hensley: Long Haul

Gentle swoops of paint drip down airy, hovering polka dots. Colorful squiggles combat atop dark, somber streaks and disorienting grids. A single neon palm...

Nationale  
Randall David Tipton: New Paintings

Randall David Tipton had his first solo show at White Bird Gallery in 1987. Over the past 30 years, the artist has developed a highly original painting style...

White Bird Gallery  
Rodrigo Valenzuela: General Song

Rodrigo Valenzuela's General Song abstracts and adapts images of the barricade. Drawing on his longtime interest in poetic resistance and research in Chile,...

Upfor Gallery  
Alejandra Laviada: Geometry of Space

This exhibition will be on display, along with Eunjong Lee's Seoul Physiognomy, from September 7–October 1, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception:...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Eunjong Lee: Seoul Physiognomy

This exhibition will be on display, along with Alejandra Laviada's Geometry of Space, from September 7–October 1, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception:...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
TBA:17 (self) | Curated by Stephanie Snyer and Samiya Bashir

“Nothing without the sound / won’t show me things / I need to hear you talking.” —Fred Moten (self). The word on the wind disperses, while the body becomes...

Reed College: Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery  
Stefan Lesueur: Naturally

The Cawein Gallery is proud to announce their newest exhibition by Portland-based artist Stefan Lesueur. Lesueur will be showing two series of work,...

Kathrin Cawein Gallery at Pacific University  
Downtown Portland Food Tour

Stroll through Portland's vibrant downtown with Forktown Food Tours. You will make six delicious stops to eat and drink, including a stop at one of the...

Meeting location sent to you after booking  
A Cider Dinner

A multi-course meal paired with Northwest ciders crafted from 100% fresh-pressed apples. Enjoy the crisp flavors of fall with cider education and seasonal...

Swank Restaurant, Chef's Alley  
Sensory Awareness Evening with Myrna Fossum

Join Buckman Coffee Factory for an extraordinary evening with sensory evaluation expert Myrna Fossum. Myrna will lead us through exercises focusing on the...

Buckman Coffee Factory  
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  
Last Call Trivia

Come play some fun and challenging free bar trivia, every Thursday.

Rivershore Bar  
Under the Influence: All Trumped Up

An unapologetically feminist, irreverent musical that tackles the influences that surround all of us by examining our hero, Anita: Anita Drink, Anita Smoke,...

Funhouse Lounge  
An Octoroon

An Octoroon 7:30pm

"In a rollicking funhouse critique of racial representations in American culture, playwright (and MacArthur “genius” fellowship recipient) Branden...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Billy Elliot

Billy Elliot 7:30pm

Based on the award-winning film, Billy Elliot is an astonishing theatrical experience that will stay with you forever. Winner of 10 Tony Awards, this...

Newmark Theatre  
Cabaret

Cabaret 7:30pm

Directed by Ron Daum Musical Direction by Beth Noelle Choreography by Laura Hiszcyznskyj A musical based on John Van Druten's 1951 play I Am a Camera,...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
Fun Home

Fun Home 7:30pm

"Praising its originality and emotional honesty, the Los Angeles Times called this Tony-winning show by Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron show (based on a graphic...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Hand To God

Hand To God 7:30pm

This play was nominated for five Tony Awards in 2015. After the death of his father, meek Jason finds an outlet for his anxiety at the Christian Puppet...

Sanctuary at Sandy Plaza  
Human Noise, Staged Stories by Raymond Carver

Fans of Raymond Carver, one of the 20th century's most vital short story writers, will be delighted to find four of his earliest works staged in Human Noise,...

Imago Theatre  
Spinning Into Butter

Political Correctness: 1. Of, relating to, or supporting broad social, political, and educational change, especially to redress historical injustices in...

The Vault Theater  
 Pee Wee Ellis Funk Assembly

Pee Wee Ellis played with the James Brown Revue from 1965 to 1969. While with Brown he arranged and co-wrote hits like "Cold Sweat" and "Say It Loud - I'm...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Free Trivia Night

Come out and play some free Last Call Trivia with your friends.

Ringo's Bar & Grill  
Future Islands

The years since the release of Singles have been transformative for Future Islands, catapulting the Baltimore-based band from cult favorites to synthpop...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Public Service Broadcasting

Public Service Broadcasting is a London-based pseudonymous musical duo consisting of J. Willgoose, Esq. on guitar, banjo, other stringed instruments,...

Wonder Ballroom  
Downtown Boys

The United States’ myriad inequalities, hatreds and phobias are painfully evident in 2017, offering proof that the age-old dichotomy of “political bands”...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
James Supercave / The Seshen

LA based James Supercave combine psych aesthetics with a pop sensibility creating a groove-hugging sound that’s dark but inviting. Hailing from Echo Park,...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Robbie Laws

Robbie Laws is one of the most decorated and in demand blues guitarists in the Pacific Northwest. As a Hall of Fame member, Robbie has been honored with 21...

Spare Room  

Thursday, September 21

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