Events

Sunday, January 28

 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  
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  
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  
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  
Mochitsuki 2018

For over two decades, attendees have gathered in Portland to celebrate the New Year by sharing Japanese culture with the community. The Mochitsuki...

Portland State University Smith Memorial Student Union  
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  
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  
Macrame Wall Hanging Workshop

Macrame, a 70s icon, has made a comeback in a big way. Join up to learn and practice the fundamental macrame knots that can be used to create decorative and...

Elkspace at the Sentinel Hotel  
The Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon 1pm, 6:30pm

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  
Conversations with Peter Stark

Astoria Part II is adapted for the stage from the book Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
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  
Crystal Ballroom's Birthday Free-For-All

Back by popular demand! Once again Crystal Ballroom flings open their doors and invite all comers to this no-cover, all-ages birthday wing-ding. With the...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
King Kong

King Kong 2pm

At the time of its release, King Kong was the greatest spectacle the filmgoing public had ever seen. A classic tale of adventure and reckless exploitation,...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
This Is Tim: A Musical Life

Acoustic, electric, onstage, in the studio—you name it, he could play it. He was the “guitar chameleon” of Portland, Oregon whose name never graced the...

5th Avenue Cinema  
Baroque Concertos

Presented by Chamber Music Northwest's Winter Festival.These classic Baroque concertos are sure to captivate. With music by Bach, Telemann and Vivaldi, this...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
Macrame Wall Hanging Workshop

Macrame, a 70s icon, has made a comeback in a big way. Join up to learn and practice the fundamental macrame knots that can be used to create decorative and...

Elkspace at the Sentinel Hotel  
Shattered: Journey Into A Silent Past

Sisters Britta (now Franz) and Marianne Lion grew up in a Jewish family in Aachen, German. In 1937, when the two were 9 and 12, they were forced to flee to...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
Portland Winterhawks vs. Kamloops Blazers

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  
PCS Happy Hour with Columbia Land Trust

Astoria is a story about courageous journeys that fundamentally define the world that we live in today. Come hear about the journeys taken by a direct heir...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
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  
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  
Bryan Smith

Saxophonist, composer and educator Bryan Smith has been an active member of the jazz and improvised music scene in the Northwest. Having been a musician in...

Jo Bar & Rotisserie  
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  
Vampyr

Vampyr 7pm

Shot on location and in three languages at a time when both practices were radical innovations, Dreyer’s haunting vision of the macabre was produced...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Brahms’ First Symphony

“The piece that took on history and won,” according to The Guardian, Brahms’ First Symphony took almost 20 years to write. Well worth the wait, it...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
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  

Sunday, January 28

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