Events

Friday, January 26

 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  
Chamber Music Northwest Winter Festival

"This long-time summer festival’s recent addition of a winter incarnation brings back some of America’s busiest chamber musicians (such as Ani Kavafian, Ida...

Various locations  
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  
International Cat Show

The International Cat Show will be held in Portland, Oregon at The Holiday Inn @ Portland Airport Conference Center. Bring two cans of food for the Oregon...

Holiday Inn Portland-Airport  
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  
Yappy Hour Fridays

Starting January 26, 2018, Plum Hill Vineyards will be having Yappy Hour on Fridays from 3-5 p.m. -- Happy Hour, but with furry friends! Bring your furry...

Plum Hill Vineyards  
Disney Live! Mickey & Minnie’s Doorway to Magic

Open the door to reveal mesmerizing worlds of unforgettable Disney moments and grand illusions with Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic. Join...

Moda Center  
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  
Cooking for a Healthy Brain & Memory with Sophia Worgan

Join resident chef and nutritionist Sophia Worgan to learn how to cook for a healthy brain and memory. You will learn all about the culinary arsenal of...

Bob's Red Mill Cooking School  
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  
David Grisman Quintet

David Grisman brings his unique brand of acoustic music to the Alberta Rose with his deft band, who blend jazz, bluegrass, folk and world music into what has...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Disney Live! Mickey & Minnie’s Doorway to Magic

Open the door to reveal mesmerizing worlds of unforgettable Disney moments and grand illusions with Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic. Join...

Moda Center  
Isata Kanneh-Mason

Rising star Isata Kanneh-Mason visits Oregon to perform a free, hour-long program including Prokofiev and Beethoven with the premiere of a new piece called...

Portland Piano Company  
Pickathon 20 Year Kickoff Party

To celebrate 20 years of amazing music, Pickathon is throwing a party. They'll announce some of the 2018 festival lineup and there will be special guest...

Revolution Hall  
Where's Your Food From?

To start off the New Year, Feed The Mass is having Chef Jacobsen Valentine and Chef Mike Truong bring to you some Asian flavors and knowledge during their...

Feed the Mass  
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  
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  
Chamber Music Northwest Winter Festival: Chamber Concertos

Kick-off Chamber Music Northwest’s 2018 Concerto-themed Winter Festival with a delightful selection of chamber concertos. Hear Schubert, Lowell Liebermann,...

Kaul Auditorium  
Duo Odéon: American Romance

A violin-piano duo performs the music of Copland, Beach, Still and Antheil.

Community Music Center  
Late Nite Catechism Las Vegas

Late Nite Catechism: Sister Rolls the Dice is the latest class in the sinfully funny Catechism series. The Naples News calls it “sharp, witty and...

Winningstad Theatre  
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  
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  
Sandbox Percussion

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

The Old Church Concert Hall  
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  
Voices of Light

"Carl Dreyer’s stark and stunning 1928 silent film, The Passion of Joan of Arc, appears on every major film critic’s list of the greatest movies ever made —...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
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  
80s Weekend Night #1: 80s Video Dance Attack

A weekend of 80s revelry at the Crystal Ballroom & Hotel begins Friday night with two floors of non-stop 80s videos on giant screens, including a massive...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Bonfire

Bonfire 8pm

Bonfire is a high energy tribute to the music of AC/DC from the Bon Scott early years to some of the more current Brian Johnson eras. "Bonfire are not only...

Aladdin Theater  
Queens of the Stone Age

With their riff-heavy hard rock, California’s Queens of the Stone Age have become torchbearers for the brand of distorted, head-banging rock popularized by...

Memorial Coliseum  
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  
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  
Filthy Friends

Filthy Friends is the product of likeminded individuals with nothing to prove getting together and making a heroic racket together that finds space for their...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Deathlist

Deathlist 9:30pm

"Deathlist is the solo recording project of Summer Cannibals bassist Jenny Logan. [Her] self-titled debut [is] six tracks of frenzied punk rock that riff...

Bunk Bar  
Jen Cloher

Jen Cloher 9:30pm

Jen Cloher's 2013 album In Blood Memory marked the beginning of a new era for an artist who'd spent almost a decade as one of the country's best folk-leaning...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
David Grisman Quintet

David Grisman brings his unique brand of acoustic music to the Alberta Rose with his deft band, who blend jazz, bluegrass, folk and world music into what has...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Mike Prigodich Quartet

Keyboardist Mike Prigodich's jazz fusion compositions attract attention from many upper-echelon national artists. His original compositions combine jazz with...

Jo Bar & Rotisserie  

Friday, January 26

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