Events

Saturday, January 13

APEX: Dawn Cerny

Dawn Cerny’s works are at once formal and reductive while existing in a realm of the playful and ridiculous. The Seattle artist’s newest sculptures and works...

Portland Art Museum  
Animating Life: The Art, Science, and Wonder of LAIKA

Famous for such stop-action animated feature films as Kubo and the Two Strings (2016), The Boxtrolls (2014) and Coraline (2009), LAIKA is at the center of...

Portland Art Museum  
CCNA: Interwoven Radiance

The Portland Art Museum’s Center for Contemporary Native Art takes a deep dive into the weaving practice of the Chilkat and Ravenstail weavers of the...

Portland Art Museum  
Craftsmanship and Wit

This fall, the Museum will celebrate the legacy of Carol (1932–2015) and Seymour Haber (1929–2012), longtime friends of and donors to the Portland Art...

Portland Art Museum  
Emma Kohlmann

"Emma Kohlmann is showing a series of small paintings that she calls “Sun Spots” at the small and edgy Nationale gallery. “They are portholes into a world...

Nationale  
Heroes and Villians Fan Fest: A Walker Stalker Con joint event

Heroes and Villians Fan Fest brings the stars of today’s comic inspired television shows and movies to you. From Agents of SHIELD to Guardians of the Galaxy,...

Oregon Convention Center  
Illusion: Nothing Is As It Seems

Should you always believe what you see? Can you really trust your senses? Is anything as it seems? The Illusion exhibit offers insight into the human mind by...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
In the Beginning

Long before co-founding Aperture magazine or establishing the groundbreaking photography program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, renowned modernist...

Portland Art Museum  
Kingdom Animalia

"Although there are larger shows ongoing at the Portland Art Museum (including an immersion experience into the LAIKA animation studio and paintings by three...

Portland Art Museum  
Mark Andres

"Andres makes paintings that immediately invite the viewer into a short story or novel — maybe a detective story of some sort or a romance gone bad. “Night...

Augen Gallery [Pearl District]  
Matt Mullen and Dino Matt

"In his thick acrylic paintings, which often reference famous artists, Matt Mullen makes images that seem to bubble up toward the figurative from their dense...

Adams and Ollman  
Michael Brophy and Marlene Bauer

"Michael Brophy has spent much of his career painting the great forests of the Northwest, before and after they’ve been clear-cut by loggers. For this show,...

Laura Russo Gallery  
Portland Old Time Music Gathering

For fans of square dancing, banjo playing, guitar picking and everything else acoustic and old timey, January in Portland is the best time of year, and the...

multiple venues  
Presence/Absence

"The venerable Elizabeth Leach Gallery has curated several group shows in recent years, each more sharply considered than the last. This one features black...

Elizabeth Leach Gallery  
Reel Music Festival

Welcome to the 35th annual edition of Reel Music. Whether your passion is jazz, blues, folk, rock, electronic, world, classical — or anything between — the...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
58th Annual Portland Boat Show

The 58th Annual Portland Boat Show returns to the Expo Center this January 10-14. Oregon’s biggest boat show will showcase a variety of new and pre-owned...

Portland Expo Center  
Chevrolet Corvette Exhibit

In the long history of American cars, perhaps none has been more synonymous with “speed” than the Chevrolet Corvette. Designed by GM’s Harley Earl as a...

World of Speed  
Foods By Nature Expo 2018

This event is a consumer show where you can find sources and ideas for healthy living and sustainability. Sample, taste and buy grass-fed, organic,...

Oregon Convention 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  
Portland Metro Reptile Expo

Over 17,000 feet of pure reptilian excitement, this show features a huge selection of live reptiles and amphibians for sale, along with arachnids, hedgehogs,...

Portland Holiday Inn, Columbia Conference Center  
Rodrigo Valenzuela

This exhibition in the Jubitz Center for Modern and Contemporary Art features two videos by Rodrigo Valenzuela (born 1982 in Chile, lives and works in Los...

Portland Art Museum  
The Wyeths: Three Generations

Drawing from the Bank of America Collection, The Wyeths: Three Generations provides a revealing survey of works by N.C. Wyeth, one of America’s finest...

Portland Art Museum  
What Was He Thinking? Jan Balet:  Watercolors and Lithographs

This is the debut U.S. exhibition of the works of German-born artist Jan Balet, whose delightfully humorous and personal perceptions of human relationships...

ArtReach Gallery at First Congregational Church  
Winter Clearance Event

Join Woodburn Premium Outlets for their Winter Clearance Event happening all January long! Enjoy extra savings on top of already reduced prices at your...

Woodburn Premium Outlets  
Winter Farmers Market at Portland Mercado

Support local growers, artisans and Latino entrepreneurs at the Portland Farmers Market Mercado. Featuring live music, kid's activities and cooking...

Portland Mercado  
Gingham | Ensō

Gingham | Ensō places recent paintings by Wisconsin artist Michelle Grabner with wall-hanging sculptures by Portland artist Anne Crumpacker. Starting in the...

Upfor Gallery  
Brewvana's PNW is Best Tour

It’s hard to beat the Pacific Northwest when it comes to beer. Take the Pacific Northwest is Best tour to visit four iconic Portland breweries that offer the...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
Cloud of Petals

New York-based artist Sarah Meyohas presents Cloud of Petals, an ongoing investigation of the impermanence of our digital culture. It is the culmination of a...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
I Am This: Art by Oregon Jewish Artists

The Oregon Jewish Museum has taken over the sunny corner once occupied by the Museum of Contemporary Craft. The exhibit “I Am This: Art by Oregon Jewish...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
Migration Patterns: Mapping Our Journey

Migration Patterns: Mapping Our Journey is an installation featuring the work of a social practice project co-created by participants housed in the Human...

Multnomah County Central Library, The Collins Gallery Third Floor  
Robert Frank - Books and Films: 1947–2017

This exhibition will be on display from January 4 to February 25, 2018. There will be a First Thursday Opening Reception on January 4, 2018, from 6-9...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Mindfulness Series:Tea & Tarot for New Year's Intention-Setting

Dark Exact owner Coleman Stevenson will lead a workshop on ways to use tarot and ritual to set intentions for your new year and deepen self-discovery....

The Jasmine Pearl  
Forktown Food Tours Downtown Culinary Tour

Stroll through Portland's vibrant downtown with Forktown! Forktown will make six delicious stops to eat and drink, which may include one of the largest food...

Downtown Portland, exact location sent to you after booking  
The Red Turtle

Winner of Special Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival and an Oscar nominee, Dutch animator Michael Dudok de Wit’s film was produced by the Japanese Studio...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Brewvana's Beers & Barrels Tour

Portland is known for modern takes on time-honored techniques, and with the Beers & Barrels tour, you’ll experience these old styles in a modern way. This...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
Live From Here with Chris Thile

Chris Thile announced that Tune-Yards, Willie Watson & The Fairfield Four, the Lucas Brothers, and duet partner Madison Cunningham would be his guests for...

Keller Auditorium  
Distillery Tour

Experience the sights and sounds of a working craft distillery in the heart of Portland. Tours are offered daily, showcasing the process of making Westward...

House Spirits Distillery  
NWFC Student Screening

Everyone is invited to watch the many short films created by students in the classes of Fall Term 2017. Whether the first attempt of a beginner or something...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
SOLO Piano Series: Sunwook Kim

Korean pianist Sunwook Kim was the 2006 winner of the Leeds International Piano Competition, the first Asian pianist ever to win the coveted prize. Sunwook...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
Illuminated Wilderness: Memory

Kindra Crick’s multimedia exhibition explores the intersection between the two cultures of science and art that share a common wonder at the creative...

Littman and White Galleries  
A Good Pink

In A Good Pink, a collective of six artists join forces to explore the ambiguity and power of pink’s many diverging identities, participating in an...

North View Gallery @ PCC Sylvania, Sylvania CT 214 Building  
Portland Winterhawks vs. Seattle Thunderbirds

Come cheer on the Winterhawks, Portland's junior ice hockey team and three-time WHL champs. Winterhawks games are a great night out for fans of all ages,...

Memorial Coliseum  
Rose City Rollers Season Opener

The Rose City Rollers league is made up of over 400 smart, tough, accomplished women who skate fast, hit hard, and defy stereotypes about female athletes and...

Oaks Amusement Park, The Hangar  
DaNet

DaNet 6:30pm

Chef Paley will take guests through a nostalgia-filled tour of his homeland through stories and food. For each event in this popular dinner series, Chef...

The Heathman Hotel  
Andina Live Music

During the week, musicians play intimate solo sessions and on Friday and Saturday nights, a duo or full band play lively rhythms that evoke the spirit of...

Andina Restaurant  
Bourbon and Bacon Fest

Get your bacon on at OMSI After Dark Bourbon & Bacon Fest! Nosh your way through some of the best bourbon and food the Pacific Northwest has to offer with...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) Real Time Pain Relief Velocity Tour

The PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) Real Time Pain Relief Velocity Tour will bring its thrilling, adrenaline-filled, edge-of-your seat excitement to the...

Moda Center  
Straight into a Storm—Deer Tick

Straight Into A Storm centers on Deer Tick’s 10th anniversary run in New York City. It is a portrait of a hard-rocking band known for their substance-fueled...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Anton Chekhov: Three Sisters

Written in 1900 and first produced in 1901, Three Sisters was Anton Chekhov's first specific commission for the Moscow Arts Theatre. Often described as a...

Shoebox Theater  
Astoria: Part One

Reprised for seven performances only! Adapted from the best-selling true story by Peter Stark, Astoria: Part One is a tale of a harrowing dual journey — one...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Bi-

Bi- 7:30pm

Inspired by the book Flatland by Edwin Abbott. Set in the year 2089 in Tierra Plana, a new nation of squares, walls and all sorts of boxes, Bi- will break...

Milagro Theatre  
Parnassus On Wheels

A World Premiere. Directed by Stephanie Mulligan. By C.S. Whitcomb. Based on the novel by Christopher Morley. Helen has spent all of her forty-something...

Lakewood Center for the Arts, Headlee Mainstage  
Stravinsky's Rite of Spring

Stravinsky’s 1913 ballet score, still as fresh, wild, and primal today as it was 100 years ago when it caused a riot at its Paris premiere, is now considered...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
The Reunion

The Reunion 7:30pm

Dolores visits a reunion of a high school she did not attend as a cacophony of characters try to determine her identity. Live music, physical comedy and...

Imago Theatre  
Uncle Vanya

Uncle Vanya 7:30pm

PETE will turn your thinking about Chekhov “upside down in the most unexpected, telling, clever, and hilarious ways. Maybe that’s not how you think you want...

Divers Studio  
Keola Beamer and Henry Kapono

Celebrating the laid-back island rock of Cecilio & Kapono (C&K), the group that rocketed him to fame in the 1970s, Kapono will be joined by special guest...

Aladdin Theater  
Railroad Earth

They can jam with the best of them and they have some bluegrass influences, but they use drums and amplifiers (somewhat taboo in the bluegrass world). What...

Aladdin Theater  
Steve Gunn

People have written about roads for as long as they’ve been around. And before there were roads, they still wrote about travel and about landscape. Landscape...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
The Adio Sequence, Sarah Wild, Fortune's Folly & Marsalis

Come rock out at a high energy night. Sarah Wild and The Adio Sequence are teaming up with Fortune's Folly (Eugene) and Marsalis (Seattle) to help you shake...

The Secret Society  
Altered States

Based on the novel by Paddy Chayefsky, William Hurt stars as Edward Jessup, a psychologist who begins dabbling into research involving both psychedelic...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Black Belt Eagle Scout

“Having this identity—radical indigenous queer feminist—keeps me going. My music and my identity come from the same foundation of being a Native woman.”...

Bunk Bar  

Saturday, January 13

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