Events

Friday, February 16

 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  
2nd Annual NW Black Comedy Festival

The 2nd Annual NW Black Comedy Festival is back. This year the festival will be located in the heart of the community, at the historic Billy Webb's Elks...

Billy Webb's Elks Lodge  
41st Portland International Film Festival

Since 1977, the Portland International Film Festival has been the Northwest Film Center’s annual showcase of new world cinema. Over three weeks in February,...

Multiple locations  
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  
Bespoke Bodies

Advancements in medicine, robotics, and 3D-printing have transformed the intersection between the human body and technology. For the researchers and...

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)  
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  
Macbeth

"Shaking the Tree is one of the city’s smaller theaters, and its program is all about experimentation on stage. The company’s founding artistic director...

Shaking the Tree  
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  
PDX Jazz Festival

The PDX Jazz Festival arrives each and every February to recognize Black History Month, and to remind Portlanders and our many out-of-town guests what a rich...

Multiple  
Portland Baroque Orchestra

"There’s a lot more to Italian Baroque music than The Four Seasons, or even Vivaldi. Starting a couple decades ago, Italian period instrument groups started...

First Baptist Church  
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  
Sabertooth Micro Fest

McMenamins and Portland Mercury proudly host the Fourth Annual Sabertooth psychedelicstonerrockmicrofest, a musical celebration of the Crystal Ballroom's...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
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  
Chinese New Year

Learn more about Chinese New Year, the most colorful and joyous of all Chinese festivals during Lan Su's two-week celebration featuring lion dances, cultural...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Chinese New Year

Celebrate Chinese New Year, the most colorful and joyous of all Chinese festivals during Lan Su's two-week celebration featuring lion dances, cultural...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
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  
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  
Art As Refuge

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego (ACLO) invites the public to the February exhibition Art As Refuge, on display February 2 – 28, 2018. Inspired by the themes...

510 Museum & Artspace  
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  
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  
Chinese New Year Wishing Tree and White Lotus Lion Dance

To celebrate the Chinese New Year on February 16, 2018, Woodburn Premium Outlets will be hosting scheduled performances, giveaways and a traditional Chinese...

Woodburn Premium Outlets  
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  
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  
Beginner's Weaving Class

Join up to experience weaving on a wooden frame loom and explore the variety of colors, designs and textures of this popular fiber art. In this workshop...

Shout House  
A·mor·phous

A·mor·phous 6:30pm

DownRight Productions presents an evening of dance, film, music and visual art. A·mor·phous is committed to the growth of Portland’s art community. Local...

Headwaters Theatre  
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  
Jo Koy

Jo Koy 7pm

Jo Koy has come a long way from his modest beginnings at a Las Vegas coffee house. As one of today’s vastly growing stand-up comedians, Koy sells-out comedy...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Kurt Elling & Friends: Swings Jon Hendricks

Presented by the PDX Jazz Festival. An exclusive Portland engagement with Kurt Elling & Friends, featuring Michele Hendricks, Nancy King, the Randy Porter...

Revolution Hall  
Mortified Portland

A cast of Portlanders are ready to share their shame on stage. Don't miss the nation-wide sensation right here in your own home town. For this special 10th...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Oregon Scream Week

Oregon Scream Week 7pm, 9:15pm

At this horror film festival, 52 short horror films, animated horror films, scary science fiction films as well as psychological thrillers will be screened...

Avalon Theater  
Pipe Dream - Lost Treasures Collection

Music by Richard Rodgers. Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, 1955. A musical based on John Steinbeck’s novella Sweet Thursday about an unlikely romance...

Lakewood Center for the Arts, Side Door Stage  
Ron Pope

Ron Pope 7pm

Fifteen years and seven studio albums into a career hovering at the edges of the music business, fighting for a seat at the table, Ron Pope is now in the...

Wonder Ballroom  
Seussical TYA

Journey Theater presents Seussical the Musical TYA. Join all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters: The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Mayzie La Bird,...

Alder Creek Middle School  
The Pirates of Penzance Jr.

Presented by Journey Theater. Set on the rocky coast of Cornwall, England, The Pirates of Penzance Jr. begins with a group of pirates who are celebrating the...

Fort Vancouver High School  
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

Getting away with murder can be so much fun — and there’s no better proof than the knock-‘em-dead hit show that’s earned unanimous raves and won the 2014...

Keller Auditorium  
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  
Folk City The Musical

A new musical by Bernadette Contreras and Robbie Woliver, is based on the critically acclaimed book Bringing It All Back Home by Woliver, a New York Times...

Brunish Theatre  
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  
WWE Live: Road to WrestleMania

WWE will visit the Moda Center on the “Road to WrestleMania”! This will be your chance to see your favorite WWE RAW Superstars live! Featuring: The Shield,...

Moda Center  
Jacob Sartorius

With an irresistible voice, magnetic charisma, and that instantly recognizable coif, Jacob Sartorius built an undeniable and unique connection with millions...

Aladdin Theater  
Left of Center

This February and March, A-WOL Dance Collective will present its spring production, Left of Center, combining aerial arts and dance to weave a fantastical...

A-WOL Dance Collective  
And And And

And And And is a band with five equal members. They don't have delusions of grandeur. They formed in 2009 after all separately ended up in Portland, OR at...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Sixth Annual Brazilian Carnaval Ball PDX: "Girls from Ipanema"

Featuring: Rio Carnaval Style Band Bloco AlegriaDJ Seu Digo (Batucada PDX)Mandela Dancing BeastSpecial Guests

Bossanova Ballroom  
Oregon Scream Week

At this horror film festival, 52 short horror films, animated horror films, scary science fiction films as well as psychological thrillers will be screened...

Avalon Theater  
David Sánchez

Presented by the PDX Jazz Festival. GRAMMY® award-winner David Sánchez is recognized around the world as one of the finest saxophonists of his generation....

Winningstad Theatre  
Shelly Rudolph

Shelly Rudolph is a maker of soul music in the broadest, genre-inclusive definition, a fine and sultry singer and songwriter with a sense of adventure and a...

Jo Bar & Rotisserie  

Friday, February 16

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