Events

Saturday, November 10

APEX: Avantika Bawa

APEX presents a new body of work by Portland-based artist Avantika Bawa. Looking at a singular Portland architectural structure, she presents her ongoing...

Portland Art Museum  
Aquavit Week

The seventh annual Aquavit Week, the week-long celebration of the signature spirit of the Nordics, returns for 2018 from November 4 to 10, 2018. This year’s...

Multiple venues  
CCNA: Not Fragile

Though often associated with delicacy, glass is forged through intense and violent forces—a meteorite impacting the earth, a nuclear bomb detonating or a...

Portland Art Museum  
Columbia River Gorge Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. Upon departure from downtown Portland, the Gateway to the Gorge is where the real beauty begins. From earth-shaking...

Director Park  
Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. Species seen nowhere else in the world, dramatic basalt lava flows nearly a mile deep and some of the world’s most beautiful...

Director Park  
Factitious Matter

Four masters of trompe l'oeil show us there is beauty in the banal and delight in the disposable. Featuring Brett Kern, Tim Kowalczyk, Dylan Martinez, and...

Eutectic Gallery  
Football Viewing Party

Watch your favorite NFL and college football teams play at Rock Bottom Brewery (RBB). Every Thursday - Monday, RBB is offering food and drink discounts for...

Rock Bottom Brewery  
Gorge Wine Weekend

For one delightful weekend, wine lovers, winemakers, winegrowers and chefs come together to celebrate the finale of the season - the completion of harvest....

Various locations  
In Transit

Curated by Peggy Sue Amison, this group exhibition features the works of George Awde, Daniel Castro Garcia, Gohar Dashti, Tanya Habjouqa and Stefanie Zofia...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Orycon 40

OryCon is Oregon’s premier fan-run annual science fiction/fantasy convention held in Portland since 1979. OryCon is a 100% volunteer based production of...

Red Lion Hotel, Jantzen Beach  
Poetic Imagination: Selections from the Collection of Mary and Cheney Cowles

Poetry lies at the heart of Japanese culture. Since ancient times, artists in Japan have expressed the most profound emotions and the most nuanced responses...

Portland Art Museum  
Portland City Half Day Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. With the Willamette River down the center and the Columbia River above, Portland is often more wildly known by its nicknames...

Director Park  
Siren Nation Festival 2018

The 2018 Siren Nation Festival presents a stunning musical line-up, a night of the best comedians from the Northwest, a visual art show with 50 outstanding...

Multiple venues  
The Discovery of King Tut

The Discovery of King Tut takes visitors on a once-in-a-lifetime expedition into the history of ancient Egypt to experience the treasures of Tutankhamun and...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
The Shape of the Land: Topographical Painting and Maps in Late Joseon Korea

This special installation in the Museum’s Korean Gallery is inspired by one of the most important Korean works in our collection: a large folding screen...

Portland Art Museum  
Willamette Valley Wine Tasting Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. World-famous Pinot Noirs, crisp Chardonnays and sweet Rieslings are just a taste of the dozens of wines that Oregon has to...

Director Park  
Live Wire w/ Abbi Jacobson, Eileen Myles and Nicole Chung

The latest installment of Portland's own nationally syndicated radio show features appearances from Broad City's Abbi Jacobson, poet Eileen Myles and...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Celebrating Porsche 911

55 years after its debut, the Porsche 911’s design silhouette hasn’t changed much. It may have more safety features, more bells and whistles and much more...

World of Speed  
Portland Book Festival

Literary Arts’ annual celebration of books, the Portland Book Festival (formerly Wordstock: Portland's Book Festival), presented by Bank of America,...

Portland Art Museum  
Art at Lan Su

Lan Su hosts artists each year from the Pacific Northwest and beyond, to show work in the pavilions of the garden. From classical Chinese styles to...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Brewvana's Coffee, Beer & Donut Tour

Although Seattle comes in first when it comes to coffee culture, Portland has learned a lot from its neighbors and comes in close second. Brewvana has an...

Various locations  
Dining in the Gilded Age

Explore the gadgets used to prepare foods and feasts circa 1900 and the specialized china and silverware used to serve them. As cooks and hostesses responded...

Pittock Mansion  
Gone Girls: Murder and Mystery

In Alice Isn’t Dead by Joesph Fink, of Welcome to Night Vale, a truck driver searches across America for the wife she had long assumed was dead and...

Winningstad Theatre  
Holiday Food & Gift Festival

The 29th Annual Holiday Food & Gift Festival returns to Portland. This festival is one of the largest holiday celebrations in the Northwest, drawing...

Oregon Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C  
Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross

“I buried my negatives in the ground in order that there should be some record of our tragedy.” — Henryk Ross Together, Memory Unearthed at the Portland Art...

Portland Art Museum  
Modern American Realism: Highlights from the Smithsonian's Sara Roby Foundation Collection

A selection of treasured artworks from the permanent collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Modern American Realism encompasses the range of what...

Portland Art Museum  
Mumvember

Mumvember 10am

During the month of November, Lan Su Chinese Garden will be packed with more than 750 potted chrysanthemums artistically displayed throughout the...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
No Intermission! A Playwriting Class on the One-Act Play

Instructor: Matthew B. Zrebski The one-act play is the lightning bolt of the theatrical form. It strikes hard, fast and powerfully, never letting an...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Oregon Potters Association Fall Fair 2018

Over 35 potters from the Oregon Potters Association will be selling their wares. Free admission, parking and raffle prizes every 30 minutes. There will be an...

East Portland Eagles Lodge  
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  
Tom Hanks: Uncommon Type

Parul Sehgal, book critic at the New York Times, interviews Tom Hanks about his bestselling short story collection Uncommon Type: Some Stories. About the...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Trinity Artisan Fair

The Trinity Artisan Fair is an annual celebration and display of 27 local professional artisan-crafters sharing their work in fine jewelry, knitted and...

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral  
Missed Connection: Poetry of Faith and Family

The complications of family—the ones we are born into and the ones we make ourselves—and of faith of all kinds preoccupy these three poets. Anis Mojgani’s...

Brunish Theatre  
60th Annual Portland Metro RV Show

This event, the premier RV Show in the Northwest, is a showcase for the freedom of the RV lifestyle, perfect for RV enthusiasts and novices alike. Featuring...

Portland Expo Center  
The 60th Annual Portland Metro RV Show

This premier Northwest RV show is a showcase for the freedom of the RV lifestyle. The show will feature:Hundreds of RVsAll the best models, including motor...

Portland Expo Center  
Tyger! Tyger!: New works by Jeffry Mitchell

“It is such intense proximities that magnetize, inspire and buoy artist Jeffry Mitchell’s tragicomic universe, imbuing his current exhibition with an...

PDX Contemporary Art  
New Poets of Native Nations

A special discussion featuring contributors to the new anthology New Poets of Native Nations, with Trevino L. Brings Plenty, Laura Da’, Layli Long Soldier...

Winningstad Theatre  
Abbi Jacobson: I Might Regret This

Lindy West, New York Times contributing Op-Ed writer, interviews Abbi Jacobson, co-creator and star of the hit series Broad City and author of I Might Regret...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Books & Boxes

Presenting ten artists’ take on book arts and assemblage: John Simpkins, who paints contemporary allegories in a ghost town at the edge of Oregon’s Alvord...

Roll-Up Studio + Gallery  
Eli's Town

Eli's Town 12pm

In early 2017, photographer Elliot Burg traveled to the Ukraine to document the birthplace of his Jewish grandfather and namesake Eli. Burg’s photographs of...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, East Gallery  
Real Women: Badass Heroines

True stories of amazing women. Amy Stewart’s Miss Kopp Just Won’t Quit continues the fictionalized adventures of Constance Kopp, based on the real-world...

Brunish Theatre  
The Last Journey of the Jews of Lodz

In conjunction with Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross, at the Portland Art Museum. Together the two exhibitions will offer an...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, Main Gallery  
Brewvana's Pacific Northwest is Best Tour

It’s hard to beat the Pacific Northwest when it comes to beer. This tour will introduce you to the ingredients, history and culture that makes the craft beer...

Southeast Growler Guys  
Chocolate 101 East Side Walking Tour

Chocolate Pursuit tours include spending the afternoon touring the dynamic and delicious craft chocolate and confection scene on Portland’s East Side. This...

Various locations  
Meet A Scientist

Current science gets up close and personal at Meet A Scientist. This program, held on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, features local scientists...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
The Wandmaker's House

Explore, snap photos, discover clues and solve the mystery. You’re invited to an exclusive engagement at the Wandmaker’s. When you arrive, your magical host...

Meridian Adventure Co., Main Level  
Outside In: Poetry and Politics

Three of our most exciting contemporary poets discuss their new collections, which experiment with language and form as they critique the status quo and the...

Winningstad Theatre  
Lost & Found: Finding Home

From an island in the Pacific Northwest, to the California suburbs of the 1980s, to a Nevada sheep ranch, stories real and imagined about finding your place...

Brunish Theatre  
A Life

A Life 2pm, 7:30pm

A Life is a wickedly funny play about the meaning of life. Nate Martin is hopelessly single. When his most recent breakup casts him into a funk, he turns to...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory, Ellen Bye Studio  
BeerQuest Historic Brewery Tour

Join up for a beer fueled walking tour and see what it takes to make award-winning beer in the Northwest. During the tour, BeerQuest provides...

Rock Bottom Brewing  
Downtown Portland Food & Drink Tour

Join Portland's oldest food tour company Forktown on a stroll through Portland's vibrant downtown. Tours make six delicious stops to eat and drink, with...

Exact meeting location confirmed at time of ticket purchase  
Ella Enchanted

Ella Enchanted 2pm, 5pm

By Karen Zacarías Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma Adapted from the book by Gail Carson Levine In this fairytale musical, Ella of Frell is anything but...

Newmark Theatre  
Weekend Tea

Each Saturday and Sunday, Pix offers a formal (but fun!) tea service with seatings at 2 and 3 p.m. The menu includes a pot of tea from Townshend’s Tea House...

Pix Patisserie  
¿Listen?

¿Listen? 2pm, 7:30pm

Join Polaris Dance Theatre for the world premiere of the company's ¿Listen?, a dance commentary reflecting on the galvanization of views and conflicting...

Polaris Dance Theatre  
Dan Savage's HUMP! Film Festival 2018

Dan Savage's HUMP! Film Festival 2018 3pm, 5:30pm, 6:30pm, 8pm, 10:30pm

The HUMP! Film Festival has been bringing audiences a new kind of porn since 2005. The festival features short dirty movies - each less than five minutes -...

Revolution Hall  
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  
Sins of the Fathers: Memoirs of Inheritance

Three memoirs reckon with complicated family histories and the struggle to reconcile the past and the future. In Crux: A Cross-Border Memoir, Jean Guerrero...

Winningstad Theatre  
Brewvana's Beers & Barrels Tour

Beer + whiskey = match made in heaven! Beer and whiskey are surprisingly similar in ingredients and process. In fact, you have to make beer to make whiskey!...

Various locations  
Destino y Frontera: Una Discusión En Español

Ingrid Rojas Contreras (La fruta del borrachero) y Luis Alberto Urrea (La casa de los ángeles rotos) discuten sus novelas sobre la familia, el hogar y los...

Brunish Theatre  
Ella Enchanted

By Karen Zacarías Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma Adapted from the book by Gail Carson Levine In this fairytale musical, Ella of Frell is anything but...

Newmark Theatre  
First Annual POP Awards

The POP Awards (Professionals of Photography Awards) honors outstanding female photographers in and around Portland. This event not only serves as a platform...

The Ace Hotel  
Northwest Food & Wine Festival

In 2018, The Northwest Food and Wine Festival returns as the definitive wine festival in Portland with a targeted half-day wine and food celebration created...

Oregon Convention Center, Exhibit Hall E  
Portland Podcast Festival

The annual Portland Podcast Festival (PPF) was founded in 2017 by Jason Lamb (Minority Retort), Greg Nibler and Sarah X Dylan (both of Funemployment Radio)....

Various locations  
Sarah Weinman: The Real Lolita

Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita is one of the most beloved and notorious novels of all time. And yet, very few of its readers know that the subject of the novel...

Brunish Theatre  
Self Portrait: Poetry of the Body

Intimate yet forceful, these three collections grapple with what it is to be in this world in a human body, specifically in a woman’s body—as the body ages,...

Winningstad Theatre  
Dan Savage's HUMP! Film Festival 2018

Dan Savage's HUMP! Film Festival 2018 5:30pm, 6:30pm, 8pm, 10:30pm

The HUMP! Film Festival has been bringing audiences a new kind of porn since 2005. The festival features short dirty movies - each less than five minutes -...

Revolution Hall  
Winterhawks vs. Rockets

The Portland Winterhawks play against the Kelowna Rockets.

Moda Center  
Dan Savage's HUMP! Film Festival 2018

The HUMP! Film Festival has been bringing audiences a new kind of porn since 2005. The festival features short dirty movies - each less than five minutes -...

Revolution Hall  
BeerQuest Haunted Pub Tour

Uncover Portland’s dark side on this spine-tingling walking tour and hear firsthand accounts of paranormal encounters – all while sampling six local...

Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub  
Poland: 100 Years – Free Again

Come celebrate the centenary of a sovereign Poland with Portland Polonia (Polish expats in Portland). This commemorative concert showcases new works by...

Polish Hall  
South Tabor/Foster-Powell Neighborhood Concert

Join Portland Chamber Music (PCM) for a free evening of classcial music. Among famous works by Beethoven, Mozart and Vivaldi, PCM will be presenting some...

Saint Marks Lutheran Church  
Stories of Hope

Come tell your tale of hope: hope in the midst of chaos, a time when hope triumphed over despair, hope you are still holding for someone or something ......

Resound NW: A Place to Sing  
Tokeativity Social: Back to the '90s

Get your flannels, Docs, goth and baby doll dresses ready to go back to the '90s. The first 25 women to register will receive a free gift at the door from...

A woman-friendly space to be disclosed upon RSVP  
Prospect: Q&A and Screening

Prospect is the critically acclaimed sci-fi western and first theatrical film from Gunpowder & Sky's sci-fi label Dust, starring Pedro Pascal (Narcos, Wonder...

Regal Fox Tower  
A Life

A Life 7:30pm

A Life is a wickedly funny play about the meaning of life. Nate Martin is hopelessly single. When his most recent breakup casts him into a funk, he turns to...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory, Ellen Bye Studio  
A Map of Virtue

After a Hitchcockian swarm of bird descends upon Mark and Sarah’s lives, they can’t deny the mysterious forces that continue to push them together and...

Shoebox Theater  
Chuck Israels Orchestra

Revered as one of the preeminent bassists in the world, Mr. Israels has performed and recorded with Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman, Herbie Hancock, John...

Classic Pianos  
Inherit the Wind

Directed by Antonio Sonera. By Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee. Based on the famous Scopes “monkey” trial about a high school educator’s choice to teach...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
Othello: The Remix

Presented by the Portland Actors Conservatory. This show was commissioned for the Globe Theatre as part of the Cultural Olympiad. Othello: The Remix is an...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
The American Scene

Presented by Portland Youth Philharmonic (PYP). Portland’s locally grown orchestra since 1924 opens its landmark 95th season with distinguished composer...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
The American Scene

William Grant Still: The American Scene: The Far WestDvořák: Symphony No. 6Ravel: TziganeAaron Greene, violin, winner of Portland Youth Philharmonic's...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
The Art of Blushing & The Lazarus Complex

Presented by Hand2Mouth Theater. Writer Ben Moorad's grandfather was a psychiatrist in New Britain, Connecticut, who collected 124 stories from 1941 to 1948...

Shout House  
The Jewish Project

The Jewish Project is a portrait of a Jew through ice cream and storytelling. Jared Goodman weaves personal stories of being a Jew with Jewish history and...

Congregation Shir Tikvah  
The Taming

The Taming 7:30pm

In this hilarious, farcical, all-female power-play by award-winning playwright Lauren Gunderson, all beauty queen Katherine needs to revolutionize the...

CoHo Theatre  
Topdog/Underdog

Street Scenes presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning Topdog/Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks. The New York Times recently selected Topdog/Underdog as the best...

Chapel Theatre  
Verdi's La Traviata

A crown jewel of grand opera, Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata tells the story of the brilliant and beautiful Parisian courtesan Violetta Valéry as she falls...

Keller Auditorium  
Verdi's La Traviata

Presented by Portland Opera. A crown jewel of grand opera, La Traviata tells the story of the brilliant and beautiful Parisian courtesan Violetta Valéry as...

Keller Auditorium  
¡Alebrijes! A Día de Muertos Tale

How do you remember those who came before? Milagro's Season 35 begins with its beloved annual Día de Muertos production. This year, Milagro takes inspiration...

Milagro Theatre  
¿Listen?

¿Listen? 7:30pm

Join Polaris Dance Theatre for the world premiere of the company's ¿Listen?, a dance commentary reflecting on the galvanization of views and conflicting...

Polaris Dance Theatre  
Dan Savage's HUMP! Film Festival 2018

The HUMP! Film Festival has been bringing audiences a new kind of porn since 2005. The festival features short dirty movies - each less than five minutes -...

Revolution Hall  
Joanne Rand and Reggie Garrett in Concert at Cafe Artichoke

Cafe Artichoke presents an evening of music with singer-songwriters Joanne Rand of Humboldt County, Calif. and Reggie Garrett from Seattle, Wash. For more...

Cafe Artichoke  
Laughrodisiac Comedy Showcase

An evening of stand-up comedy, followed by dancing and play spaces. Hosted by Chris Smith and Ben Warren. Past comedians include Shane Mauss (appearances on...

Club Sanctuary  
The Truth Project

The Truth Project is a collection of works by performing artists exploring the overlap of circus arts, dance, narrative and physical theater to explore...

Echo Theater  
Donna The Buffalo

One of the most dynamic and determined bands continuously touring America for since 1989, Donna the Buffalo has created a community environment at their...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Into A Study (Between Venus And Mars): Paul X. Rutz w/ Neuroscientist Amanda Hampton Wray

Be a subject in a neuroscience study at the opening reception. This one-of-a-kind installation reveals paintings designed both as a coherent body of artwork...

Ford Gallery  
Rubblebucket

In the summer of 2015, after finishing a year of intense touring, Rubblebucket’s Kalmia Traver and Alex Toth began the process of bringing their next record...

Wonder Ballroom  
The Devil Makes Three w/ Marisa Anderson

"There's a road that goes out of every town. All you've got to do is get on it," Pete Bernhard says. The guitarist/singer and his cohorts in the raw and...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Dan Savage's HUMP! Film Festival 2018

The HUMP! Film Festival has been bringing audiences a new kind of porn since 2005. The festival features short dirty movies - each less than five minutes -...

Revolution Hall  

Saturday, November 10

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