Events

Saturday, February 10

 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  
Black History Festival NW

The Black History Festival NW is an extension of World Stage Theatre’s consistent work around educating diverse communities about Black History. The festival...

Multiple locations  
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  
Cascade Festival of African Films

The Cascade Festival of African Films is very pleased to present a variety of feature and documentary films from the African continent. The majority of films...

Multiple venues  
Chinese New Year Cultural Fair 2018

The 2018​ ​Chinese​ ​New​ ​Year​ ​Cultural​ ​Fair​ ​—​ ​Year​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Dog​ ​will showcase both traditional and contemporary Chinese cultural activities...

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
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  
G. Lewis Clevenger and Elizabeth Malaska

"G. Lewis Clevenger’s acrylic abstract paintings lure the viewer with layers of shapes, lines and color that lead deeper and deeper, pulling on the viewer’s...

Laura Russo Gallery  
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  
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 Black Film Festival

The Portland Black Film Festival aims to offer diverse perspectives and stories in an art form all too often dominated by white filmmakers. This year's...

Hollywood Theatre  
Portland Mardi Gras Ball

The Portland Mardi Gras Ball is organized by the Mysti Krewe of Nimbus, a Louisiana style Mardi Gras Krewe. When it's not Carnival Season, you can catch the...

Tiffany 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  
The One Moto Show

You are cordially invited to share one of the finest weekends of the year come February with some of the nation's most exceptional motorcycle builders,...

900 N. Columbia Blvd., Portland, OR 97217  
ValenTango

Going into its 21st year, Portland's legendary dance event, ValenTango, is the largest and longest running tango festival in North America. From Feb. 7-13,...

DoubleTree by Hilton  
Taking Shape: New Works by Roberta Aylward

The Red E Cafe Gallery presents Taking Shape: New Works by Roberta Aylward. Aylward’s paintings, collage and paper assemblages consider how shapes hold...

Red E Cafe  
Art at Lan Su: Loren Nelson & You Qi

Work by Loren Nelson and You Qi will be on display at Lan Su Chinese Garden in February and March of 2018. Loren Nelson shoots film and uses a traditional...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
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  
Forces of Nature: Historic Portland Floods, Fires, Ice & Snow

Portland is known for its mild climate and beautiful natural surroundings, but the city has felt nature’s fury during its 170-year history. From a downtown...

Pittock Mansion  
My Muddy Valentine

Whether you are single and ready to mingle, or a couple looking for something other than a boring old dinner and a movie, Lee Farms has the Valentine's event...

Lee Farms  
Pacific Northwest Sportsman’s Show

The Pacific Northwest Sportsmen’s Show and Sport Fishing Boat Show® is the largest sportsmen’s show west of the Mississippi and undoubtedly the region’s most...

Portland Expo Center  
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  
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  
Harem ROOM-1 and Two Women

This solo exhibition by New York-based artist Alix Pearlstein pairs sculptural installation Harem ROOM-1 (2016) with her video Two Women (2000). Both works...

Upfor Gallery  
Justin L'Amie: Midnight Florist

PDX Contemporary Art is delighted to announce Midnight Florist, a solo exhibition of new paintings by Justin L’Amie. In this, his fourth solo exhibition with...

PDX Contemporary Art  
PDX Asian Food Market Tour

Join Chef2Go’s tour of Portland’s east side Asian food markets, just in time to take advantage of Lunar New Year specialties to usher in the Year of the Dog....

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The Conscience 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  
Wine and Chocolate Pairing

Pair four of Alma Chocolates' locally made hand-crafted truffles and one caramel from Jonboy Caramels in Seattle with five of Hip Chicks' wines. Event is a...

Hip Chicks do Wine  
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  
Carson Ellis: La Vista

Following one’s heart, and harnessing and acknowledging one’s artistic strengths—in Carson Ellis’s case, that she is first and foremost an illustrator—is a...

Nationaleq  
Chitra: The Girl Prince

Northwest Children's Theater (NWCT) is thrilled to partner once again with Anita Menon, who co-directed 2015’s smash hit, Indian-dance infused adaptation of...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
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  
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  
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  
Kodachrome

Kodachrome 2pm, 7:30pm

"The first glimpse of Adam Szymkowicz’s world premiere “Kodachrome” came during Portland Center Stage’s new play festival, JAW, in 2015, when its title was...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory, Ellyn Bye Studio  
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  
Playwriting Class with Kodachrome Playwright Adam Szymkowicz

The title of this class is Tapping Into The Subconscious Using Borrowed Text. Get out of your head and tap into what's simmering under the surface using...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Tea for Two

A special Valentine’s tea service for two, consisting of 20 sweet and savory bite sized treats, two pots of Townshend’s tea and two glass of sparkling...

Pix Patisserie  
skinner|kirk | BodyVox Dance Performance

BodyVox is thrilled to welcome skinner|kirk Dance Ensemble back to their stage for a sixth year. BodyVox founding members Eric Skinner and Daniel Kirk...

BodyVox Dance Center  
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  
The Ten Thousand Things

This exhibit is a visual inquiry into aliveness by artist Meghan Hedley, shaped by studies of Chinese Medicine and built with a language of color and mark....

Chehalem Cultural Center, Parrish Gallery  
Chitra: The Girl Prince

Northwest Children's Theater (NWCT) is thrilled to partner once again with Anita Menon, who co-directed 2015’s smash hit, Indian-dance infused adaptation of...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
SOLO Piano Series: Lukas Vondracek

The indisputable winner of the International Queen Elisabeth Piano Competition 2016, Czech pianist Lukáš Vondráček made his first public appearance at the...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
Valentines French Macarons with Katie Shyne

This class will demonstrate two methods for making macaron shells including French and Italian meringue methods. Katie will show piping and discuss proper...

Bob's Red Mill Cooking School  
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  
DaNet

DaNet 6:30pm

Chef Paley will take guests through a nostalgia-filled tour of his homeland through stories and food. For each event in this popular dinner series, Chef...

The Heathman Hotel  
Happy Hour with Kodachrome Director & Playwright

Join the director and playwright of Kodachrome at a Happy Hour. Hear about what inspired the play, how they brought it from the page to the stage and how it...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
How Do I Love Thee Dinner

How do I love thee? Let me count the four-course dinner ways. Back by popular demand, Chef David Dufour will dazzle you with a four-course wine and food...

Saffron Fields Vineyard  
BeerQuest Haunted Pub Tour

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

Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub  
Hearts of Horror: Valentines Haunted Attraction

The Cinema of Horrors presents Hearts of Horror, a unique Valentine's-themed haunted attraction that will re-define date night. Join up for a night of...

Cinema of Horrors Haunted House  
Kiss and Tell

If you're looking for an unforgettable experience on Valentines, this is it. Kiss and Tell! Real, true love stories — Kiss and Tell delivers on the promise...

The Old Church  
Launch Party for Jon Raymond's Freebird

Join up in celebrating the paperback release of Freebird by Portland’s own Jon Raymond, screenwriter of the acclaimed films Meek’s Cutoff and Night Moves....

Mother Foucault's Bookshop  
Mike Gordon

Mike Gordon (bassist and co-founder of the seminal improvisational rock band Phish) returns with his band in support of new album, OGOGO. The album was...

Wonder Ballroom  
Miz Kitty's Parlour Vaudeville Variety Show

Cozy up with Portland’s finest and join up for an evening of Jazz, swing, comedy, dance, feats of juggling and derring-do. Recommended for...

McMenamins Mission Theater  
Science On Tap: Sex, Relationships, and Technology

Technology continues to change and shape the ways we live — and love. Everything from online dating and sexting, to internet-ready sex toys and real dolls;...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Wine Pairing 101 - Dinner at Ponzi Vineyards

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Ponzi Vineyards is setting the table for a night to remember. Wine and food pairing made simple! Taste your way to...

Ponzi Vineyards  
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  
Astucias Por Heredar Un Sobrino A Un Tío

A long lost Comedy of Manners. In the Age of Revolution, Don Lucas is the archetypal wealthy provincial courtier. Hilarity ensues when his family and...

Milagro Theatre  
Jim Malcolm

Jim Malcolm 7:30pm

A Second Saturday Community Concert. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. As both singer and songwriter, Jim Malcolm is one of the most distinctive voices in Scottish...

Winona Grange #271  
Kodachrome

Kodachrome 7:30pm

By Adam Szymkowicz. A World Premiere! Welcome to Colchester, a small town where everybody knows each other. Our tour guide is Suzanne, the town...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory, Ellyn Bye Studio  
Kodachrome

Kodachrome 7:30pm

"The first glimpse of Adam Szymkowicz’s world premiere “Kodachrome” came during Portland Center Stage’s new play festival, JAW, in 2015, when its title was...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory, Ellyn Bye Studio  
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  
Tchaikovsky’s Pathetique

“The best thing I ever composed or shall compose,” declared Tchaikovsky of his final symphony. Its nickname translates most accurately as “passionate,” and...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
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  
skinner|kirk | BodyVox Dance Performance

BodyVox is thrilled to welcome skinner|kirk Dance Ensemble back to their stage for a sixth year. BodyVox founding members Eric Skinner and Daniel Kirk...

BodyVox Dance Center  
 Dark Star Orchestra

Performing to critical acclaim celebrating their 20th anniversary year in 2017 and over 2600 shows, Dark Star Orchestra continues the Grateful Dead concert...

Roseland Theater  
I Hate Love Songs

Songs of obsession, depression, dysfunction and sex -- just in time for Valentine's day! Whether you are a romantic, a misanthrope or anything in between,...

Hipbone Studio  
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  
Roots Folk Night

This will be an intimate concert with three regional folk groups. Fellow Pynins, Nathaniel Talbot and Gossamer Strings will share the evening with three sets...

Alberta Street Pub  
Cover Your Hearts

Cover Your Hearts was launched in 2008 by local shoegazers Charmparticles as a way for local musicians to give back to their community. This year marks the...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Dent May

Dent May 9:30pm

Dent May — self-described hotel bar lounge singer and aspiring daytime TV talk show host — has been charming his way into the hearts of music fans since the...

Bunk Bar  
Jump Jack Sound Machine

Jump Jack Sound Machine is Portland's new dance floor and incubator for movers, groove makers, art darlings, and audiophiles with an ear for deeper cuts....

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Saturday, February 10

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