Events

Saturday, January 20

 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  
 Flood

"For this solo exhibition at the great Disjecta space in North Portland’s Kenton neighborhood, New York artist Portia Munson is collecting materials from her...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
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  
Astoria: Part Two

"Based on Peter Stark’s book on the founding of the city of Astoria, Oregon, this saga was developed by Center Stage’s departing artistic director Chris...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
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  
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  
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  
First Coffee, Then Wine

Join Marigold Coffee and Stoller Family Estate for an educational tasting experience. Learn the nuances of these beverages firsthand from coffee and wine...

Buckman Coffee Factory  
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  
The Conscious of Hollywood

In many compelling ways, America in the 21st century bears a remarkable resemblance to the America of the 1930s: a polarized political climate rife with...

Cinema 21  
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  
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  
J20 by NXT LVL

J20 by NXT LVL 12pm, 7pm

Join NXT LVL and She Shreds for a rally and afterparty in support of Brown Girl Rise and Queer Rock Camp. Come for the inspirational speakers and party into...

PICA (Portland Institute for Contemporary Art)  
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  
NXT LVL X: She Shreds - Partying For Social Justice

This event begins with an all-ages rally from noon-5 p.m., featuring music, workshops, speakers, a raffle, a photobooth, food and drinks and more. In the...

PICA  
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: Self Care & Bath Teas

Feeling frazzled after the holidays? Looking for more ways to practice self care? Love crafting your beauty products? Join Sally of S. A. Plunkett Naturals...

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  
Pete the Cat: The Musical

"Based on the children’s picture book series, this musical features Pete, the invariably cool cat who moves in with a new family and gets its groove going —...

Newmark 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 Eagle Huntress

Among the isolated Kazakh tribe in the mountains of northwest Mongolia, only men have practiced the long tradition of eagle hunting. Bell’s film follows...

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  
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  
New Year, New You: Healthy Cooking Techniques With Tiffany Kent

New Year, New You! Learn healthy cooking techniques from Tiffany Kent, including ways to cut back on “bad fats” (saturated and trans-fats) and empty calories...

Bob's Red Mill Cooking School  
Portland Folk Festival

This year, the Portland Folk Festival features music by Worth, Pretty Gritty, Fox and Bones, Onward Etc., and Papa Bear and the Easy Love.

McMenamins White Eagle Saloon & Hotel  
Portland's Folk Festival

Join up for a day of celebrating the craft of folk music at the First Annual Portland's Folk Festival. This carefully curated lineup will highlight some of...

McMenamins White Eagle Saloon & Hotel  
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  
Pete the Cat: The Musical

"Based on the children’s picture book series, this musical features Pete, the invariably cool cat who moves in with a new family and gets its groove going —...

Newmark Theatre  
Portia Munson

In preparation for her solo exhibition, Munson will embark upon a cross-country road trip to Portland, Oregon, collecting objects to use as installation...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
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  
 Covers & Blankets

Covers & Blankets is an annual open-mic/blanket and clothing drive benefiting Janus Youth Programs of Portland. It's simple: bring it and sing it. They will...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
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  
J20 by NXT LVL

Join NXT LVL and She Shreds for a rally and afterparty in support of Brown Girl Rise and Queer Rock Camp. Come for the inspirational speakers and party into...

PICA (Portland Institute for Contemporary Art)  
The Last Hot Lick

Jack Willits is The Last Hot Lick, a pushing-70 musician on a never-ending tour of small gigs in Eastern Oregon. Gigging from town to town in the hope of...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Trail Blazers vs Dallas Mavericks

Come cheer on the Blazers as they take on the Dallas Mavericks!

Moda Center  
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  
Delgani String Quartet

Presented by the Spontaneous Combustion New Music Festival (SCNMF). Featuring seven concerts over two weeks, SCNMF showcases exciting live performances by...

The Old Church  
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  
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl in Concert

Come along for a swashbuckling adventure with Captain Jack Sparrow, his motley crew, and the entire Oregon Symphony orchestra. Starring Johnny Depp, Orlando...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
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  
K.Flay

K.Flay 8pm

Since making her debut in 2010, K.Flay has spun fearlessly detailed lyrics that show the bright and dark of the world in her head. For her second full-length...

Wonder Ballroom  
Rock 'n' Roll High School at Revolution Hall

A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration. Enjoy a...

Revolution Hall  
St. Vincent

Musician and songwriter Annie Clark — aka St. Vincent — is one of the most distinctive artistic voices and arrestingly original guitarists of her generation....

Keller Auditorium  
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  
Hippo Campus

Hippo Campus is an indie rock band from St. Paul, Minnesota. They have performed at South by Southwest, Lollapalooza, Red Rocks, Bonnaroo, Conan, Summerfest...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Jai Ho! Dance Party Eight Year Anniversary

Bollywood Dreams Entertainment invites you to come dressed to bedazzle and party like a Bollywood star at the Jai Ho! Dance Party's eight year...

Whiskey Bar  
Sallie Ford

There are artists who can command attention. They lean into their songs with an irresistible edge and total emotional connection and stay there. Sallie Ford...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Trouble Every Day

Sex and violence bleed together in Claire Denis’ erotic horror tale of an American scientist (Vincent Gallo) on honeymoon in Paris. His ulterior motives...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  

Saturday, January 20

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