Events

Friday, January 19

 Endings: Srijon Chowdhury and Bobbi Woods

"Former Art Gym director Blake Shell (now executive director of Disjecta) has organized “Endings” for the Art Gym. In Chowdhury’s oil dreamscapes, images...

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University  
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  
Endings

Endings 12am

The Art Gym presents Endings, an exhibition featuring new work by Srijon Chowdhury and Bobbi Woods. Chowdhury and Woods source a combination of recognizable...

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University  
Fertile Ground Festival

"Portland’s annual new works festival combines explorations in both music and dance. Some of the work is fully staged and ready for prime time. Other...

Multiple locations  
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  
Philip's Glass Menagerie

Adapted and directed by Philip Cuomo. Featuring: Sascha Blocker as Laura, Murri Lazaroff-Babin as Tom, Emily Newton as Jim, and Isaac Lamb...

CoHo Theatre  
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  
Racing to Change: Oregon's Civil Rights Years

"Racing to Change: Oregon's Civil Rights Years" at the Oregon Historical Society brings the Civil Rights Movement of the state from the 1960s and '70s to...

Oregon Historical Society  
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  
Rose City Classic Dog Show

The Rose City Classic Series of Dog Shows is one of the largest and most popular dog events in the United States. It spans 5 days, starting with Individual...

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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Classic Cocktail Class

During the hands-on class, you will be mixing up five full-sized cocktails with House spirits, fresh juices and local ingredients. Included will be a mini...

House Spirits Distillery  
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  
Robbie Laws: An Uplifting Voice During Harsh Times

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...

Zarz On First  
Winter Formal Friday

Every Friday night in January, The Duniway is hosting local DJs to curate a chill, downtempo vibe in the library with a selection of soul, jazz and '50s/'60s...

The Duniway Portland, A Hilton Hotel  
Vitaly Paley's DaNet: Dumplings + Vodka

Vitaly Paley's renowned Russian pop-up DaNet has a new menu — dumplings and vodka! Catch them at Paley's Place for pickles, sweet and savory dumplings, and...

Paley's Place  
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  
GLOW Skate!

Join Oaks Park on the 3rd Friday of the month through May for Glow Skate. Each paid admission will recive a glow stick to wear. All ages welcome. (Regular...

Oaks Amusement Park  
Long Strange Trip: The Untold Story of the Grateful Dead

Whether you are a dedicated Deadhead or not, Bar-Levy’s absorbing, inspiring film offers rewards for any student of rock music, American history, or...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
School of Rock Portland

School of Rock Portland brings the best of Portland to the Wonder Ballroom to benefit, PROWUS.org music scholarship fund. This event, now in its sixth year,...

Wonder Ballroom  
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  
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  
Portland's Mini Musical Festival

Here is your chance to see a bunch of new musicals all in one night! Join Live On Stage for Portland's own festival of all new musicals and check out...

Brunish Theatre  
The Brothers Paranormal By Prince Gomolvilas: A Reading

Two Thai-American brothers launch a ghost-hunting business in order to capitalize on the nationwide increase in sightings of Asian-looking ghosts. When the...

Lincoln Performance Hall, Boiler Room Theatre  
The High Captain

Exactly one year into an uncharted era in American presidential politics, this bold new satire poses a simple question: Is our current political climate any...

Clinton Street Theater  
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  
Huun Huur Tu

On their last visit, Huun Huur Tu brought the steppes of central Asia to the Alberta Rose, wowing the audience with traditional Tuvan throat singing. Using...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Lewis Black

Lewis Black, Grammy Award-winning, stand-up comedian, is one of the most prolific and popular performers working today. He executes a brilliant trifecta as a...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Stranger Than Fiction

Truth can be something difficult to accept, something impossible to deny. Stranger Than Fiction is a collection of pieces exploring the overlap of circus...

Echo Theater  
The Secret Sisters

There are two ways of handling a dangerous, raging river: you can surrender and let it carry you away, or you can swim against the flow. For The Secret...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Shelly Rudolph

Shelly Rudolph is a maker of soul music in the broadest, genre-inclusive definition, a fine and sultry singer and songwriter with a sense of adventure and a...

Jo Bar & Rotisserie  

Friday, January 19

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