Events

Friday, September 29

A Situation of Meat

The opening exhibition for the 2017-2018 CiR season will be composed of multiple works from female artists working in new media and installation. This...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
Beaverton Restaurant Week

Celebrate the diverse and delicious independent restaurants in downtown Beaverton, and dine out during the week. During Beaverton Restaurant Week, over 25...

Beaverton, OR  
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  
Northwest Quilting Expo

Mark your calendars for Northwest Quilting Expo's 2017 show at the Portland Expo Center in Portland, Oregon! They are assembling an outstanding group of...

Portland Expo Center  
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)  
Portland Juggling Festival

The Portland Juggling Festival is produced by The Portland Jugglers, an all volunteer non-profit organization. It's a weekend of classes, workshops and live...

Reed College, Sports Center  
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  
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  
Portland Creative Conference

The Portland Creative Conference is an exploration and celebration of the creative process across various creative industries. Bring your team or just bring...

Gerding Theater at the Armory  
Built Up Festival

The inaugural Built Up Festival to celebrates the makers, brands, and regions that together, create Oregon’s tapestry. The festival is kicking off year one...

Ziba Design  
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  
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  
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  
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

Portland artist Bill Will has used the Hoffman Gallery as a venue for a site-specific interactive art experience he calls the Fun House. He has conceived a...

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  
Brewvana's Mississippin' Walking Tour

Explore North Portland’s most transformed neighborhood while sampling great beer! The Mississippi/Williams area of Portland was once exclusive to heavy...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
Brewvana's "Do You Even Portland, Brah?" Tour

If you are looking for a great way to start off your Friday night in Portland, this is the tour for you. You'll be visiting three of the chillest breweries...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
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...

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Forktown Food Tours Division Street - Southeast Eats

Forktown Food Tours calls Division Street THE hottest neighborhood in Portland! Take a walk with Forktown through this booming neighborhood's creative food...

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Brewvana Tour de Funk

Get funky with the most creative brews in Portland, as Brewvana messes with your perception of beer! Brewvana Tour de Funk shows off some of the newest and...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
$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  
West Linn 2017 Oktoberfest Celebration

Music! Beer! Bratwurst! Dancing! Welcome Fall and enjoy the fun, sights, wafting aromas and festive sounds. Admission to the event is free; food and...

West Linn Central Village  
Teton Gravity Research - Rogue Elements, presented by REI

Teton Gravity Research is returning to the Aladdin Theatre for the winter kick-off party of the year. Join us for the premiere of our new feature length ski...

Aladdin Theater  
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  
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

An Octoroon is a raucously irreverent Gone with the Wind meets Looney Tunes mash-up that The New York Times calls “…this decade’s most eloquent theatrical...

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  
Every Brilliant Thing

A kid makes a list for his mom. A list of everything worth living for in the world. He needs her to read the list so she doesn’t try to leave the world...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Fun Home

Fun Home 7:30pm

Based on Alison Bechdel’s witty and wistful illustrated autobiography of the same name, the Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home ushers us inside Alison’s...

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  
How the Other Half Loves

The opening play of Sandy Actors Theatre’s new season provides a perfect escape from the heat with an uproarious comedy, Alan Ayckbourn’s How the Other Half...

Sandy Actors Theatre  
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  
The Crackwalker by Judith Thompson

The play takes a hard look at the “permanently unemployable” that fall through the cracks of social services. The author asks “How can this happen on our...

Sunnyside Community House  
Yeston & Kopit's Phantom

This mesmerizing Phantom is traditional musical theatre in the finest sense. The Tony award-winning authors of Nine have transformed Gaston Leroux's The...

Brunish Theatre  
 "A Night At The Movies" Renee Terrill with the Mike Horsfall Trio

Come enjoy a magical night of music from the movies with Renee Terrill and the Mike Horsfall Trio. Renee returns to the Alberta Rose Theatre with a show...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
RESCHEDULED Janet Jackson: Unbreakable World Tour

Janet Jackson, iconic music artist, multi-award-winning songwriter, producer, singer, Oscar and Golden Globe nominee and winner of the NAACP Best Sporting...

Moda Center  
Sturgill Simpson

Sturgill Simpson has emerged as one of music's most inspired and genre-bending artists. Each of Simpson's three universally acclaimed solo albums explore...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Moses Sumney

Since emerging onto the scene in 2014, Moses Sumney has ridden a wave of word-of-mouth praise, hushed recordings, and dynamic live performances. It’s an...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Teton Gravity Research - Rogue Elements, presented by REI

Teton Gravity Research is returning to the Aladdin Theatre for the winter kick-off party of the year. Join us for the premiere of our new feature length ski...

Aladdin Theater  
Valley Queen

Valley Queen front woman Natalie Carol leads a band reminiscent of Fleetwood Mac and My Morning jacket with lead vocals evocative of Florence Welch. Their...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Friday, September 29

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