Events

Sunday, February 11

 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  
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  
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  
Worst Day of the Year Ride

February 8 was both the coldest and wettest date in Oregon history (-54 degrees, Ukiah, 1933) and (26" of rain in 4 days, Coastal range, 1996); to some, it...

The Lucky Labrador Brew Pub  
Fight For Air Climb

The Fight For Air Climb is a stairclimb event or as some like to call it a “vertical foot race.” This is a timed event that can be done by family members of...

U.S. Bancorp Tower, #1250  
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  
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  
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  
Indiepop Brunch

Enjoy Sunday brunch, Bloody Marys and mimosa buckets alongside with the best of Indiepop from My Lil Underground. Indiepop from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. every Sunday.

Toffee Club  
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  
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  
Yoga + Beer at Running Dogs Brewery

Join up for detox + retox with Running Dogs Brewery. This Yoga + Beer event will begin with a 60-minute all-levels flow yoga class at Running Dogs Brewery,...

Running Dogs Brewery  
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  
Mindfulness Series: Sho Do (Japanese Calligraphy Meditation)

Sho Do is an ancient form of Japanese calligraphy. This style of artistic writing has its roots in the Nara and Heian periods of Japan and over the centuries...

The Jasmine Pearl  
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  
Astoria: Part One

Reprised for seven performances only! Adapted from the best-selling true story by Peter Stark, Astoria: Part One is a tale of a harrowing dual journey — one...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
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  
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  
Kodachrome

Kodachrome 2pm, 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

"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  
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  
Portland Opera's Winterreise

Fresh off of his debut at the Metropolitan Opera, baritone and visual artist David Adam Moore performs Schubert’s Winterreise, bringing this stunning song...

Hampton Opera Center  
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  
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  
Jewish Community Orchestra Young Artist Showcase

The Jewish Community Orchestra presents the Young Artist Showcase, where students 18 years or younger won a concerto competition to play with the orchestra....

Mittleman Jewish Community Center  
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  
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

Winner of the International Queen Elisabeth Piano Competition 2016, Lukáš Vondráček made his first public appearance at the age of four. His debut as a...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
French Kisses: An Evening of Champagne & Chocolate

Join book authors Alan Tardi and Cheryl Wakerhauser for a fun discussion and tasting of two of life’s favorite things – champagne and chocolate! Alan, author...

Pix Patisserie  
Portland Winterhawks vs. Seattle Thunderbirds

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  
Trail Blazers vs Utah Jazz

Come cheer on the Blazers as they take on the Utah Jazz!

Moda Center  
Black Feast: A Raisin in the Sun

Black Feast is a monthly vegan pop-up celebrating black artists and writers. This month's edition celebrates Lorraine Hansberry's 1959 play A Raisin in the...

Feastly  
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  
Tom Cheek Quartet

Saxophonist and flautist Tom Cheek will be playing many styles of jazz with his Portland-based quartet at Jo Bar & Rotisserie. Give them a call at...

Jo Bar & Rotisserie  
A Night with Janis Joplin

Like a comet that burns far too brightly to last, Janis Joplin exploded onto the music scene in 1967 and, almost overnight, became the queen of rock & roll....

Keller Auditorium  
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  
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  
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  
We Banjo 3

For all the innovation and invention that goes into modern music these days, it’s the inspiration derived from one’s roots that proves the most enduring. So...

Aladdin Theater  
Dan Auerbach and the Easy Eye Sound Revue

On Waiting on a Song, Dan Auerbach's first solo album in eight years, it's clear he has finally made Nashville his home. The album is his love letter to...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Kevin Leigh Robinson

Kevin Leigh Robinson, also known as Kaylee Rob, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and a fixture in the Portland art...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Sunday, February 11

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