Events

Thursday, January 25

 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  
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  
Portland International Auto Show

The 2018 Portland International Auto Show will be held January 25-28 at the Oregon Convention Center in Northeast Portland. Featuring tens of car...

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
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  
Brewvana's Eastside Feast Ride Tour

In the land of amazing beer and mouth-watering food, Brewvana delivers. Join Brewvana for a Portland culinary adventure while they celebrate the great beer...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
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  
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  
Last Call Trivia

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

Rivershore Bar  
The Big Beat: Fats Domino and the Birth of Rock and Roll

From New Orleans to Blueberry Hill, the teaming of Antoine “Fats” Domino Jr. and Dave Bartholomew is remembered as a legendary partnership that changed the...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
2.5 Minute Ride

Profile Theatre presents a production of the comedic drama 2.5 Minute Ride by Pulitzer and Tony-winning playwright Lisa Kron. Riding the rails of humor and...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
2018 Solomon Lecture - Tenement Stories: New York's Jewish Lower East Side

All are invited to the 13th Annual Gus & Libby Solomon Memorial Lecture featuring Annie Polland, Senior Vice President of Programs & Education at New York's...

Smith Memorial Student Union Ballroom - Portland State University  
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  
Magellanica by E.M. Lewis

"If you think Oregon in the winter is dark and chilly, try the South Pole. This five-part drama (it runs six hours, with three intermissions and a dinner...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Meshuggah

Meshuggah 7:30pm

Swedish extreme tech-metal pioneers MESHUGGAH have announced their 2018 North American tourwith special guests Code Orange and Toothgrinder. They're touring...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
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  
Rebel Souljahz

Emerging from the backyards of Waipahu, Hawaii, Rebel Souljahz began as four friends born with a drive to perform. They started singing acapella together in...

Wonder Ballroom  
The Book of Mormon

The New York Times calls it “the best musical of the century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.”...

Keller Auditorium  
Weaving Women Together

In October 2015, Nikki Weaver sent a letter to 60 women - some she knew and some she didn’t - requesting a piece of fabric and an explanation of its...

Hampton Opera Center  
William Shakespeare's The Rape of Lucrece

From the team that brought you last year's renowned production Jesus Christ Superstar, experience the Shakespeare you’ve never experienced. Opening January...

Imago Theatre  
Free Trivia Night

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

Ringo's Bar & Grill  
Howard Jones

Howard Jones Solo — The Songs And The Stories are an intimate trip through Howard's 30-year music career. Many of his best known songs were composed on his...

Aladdin Theater  
Rennie Harris Puremovement: LIFTED!

Rennie Harris founded Puremovement, the first touring hip-hop dance company, in 1992 and their visits to Portland have since become major events. This...

Lincoln Hall, Portland State University  
Sex We Can! An Erotic Uprising

18 unique performances that range from monologues, spoken word poetry, song and dance, and opportunities for community involvement . (If you’ve been to a...

Clinton Street Theater  
John Maus

John Maus 9pm

John Maus is a truly enigmatic musician. Broadly cut from the synth pop cloth, he’s fashioned the frosty minimalism of its fabric into a cloak of infinite...

Revolution Hall  
Lovett or Leave It

The Lovett or Leave It podcast, as part of Pod Tours America, has announced additional tour dates and will be live on stage Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 9pm...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Surfer Blood

Surfer Blood’s fourth album, Snowdonia, (in stores Feb 3, 2017) is a return to their DIYrecording roots, and at the same time, an ambitious step forward,...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Thursday, January 25

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