Events

Saturday, February 17

 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  
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  
KidFest

KidFest 10am

KidFest is the Northwest's largest family expo with entertainment stages, sports demo courts, inflatable fun zones, lasertag, cooking stage and Iron Kid chef...

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  
Portland Chinatown's Lunar New Year Dragon Dance

Usher in the Year of the Dog in Downtown Portland. Drummers, dancing lions, and a 100-foot dragon will parade from Chinatown, through downtown Portland, and...

Chinatown  
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  
Zwickelmania

Beer lovers rejoice! Zwickelmania is back for its 10th year. This is the one day a year when Portland breweries big and small open their doors to casual and...

Multiple locations  
Portland Chinatown's Lunar New Year Dragon Dance

Join up in ushering in the Year of the Dog with a revived and beloved Portland Chinatown tradition! Organized by the Portland Chinatown History Foundation in...

Oregon Historical Society  
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  
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  
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  
Marry ME! Wedding Event and Designer Gown Sale

Created, curated and produced by the team of Luxe Event Productions, Marry ME! features a carefully curated library of the Pacific Northwest's neatest...

Portland Expo Center  
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  
ECHO’s Farmhouse Valentine Tea and Antique Quilt Exhibit

The East County Historical Organization's (ECHO) annual fundraising Tea supports the restoration and preservation of the 1874 Zimmerman House and 1893 Heslin...

Quail Hollow Clubhouse  
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  
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  
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

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 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  
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  
Special Tea & Music From Japan: A Concert With Oregon Koto-kai

Oregon Koto-kai will perform an intimate concert in The Jasmine Pearl Tea Company's event space. A special selection of teas will be served as a pairing to...

The Jasmine Pearl  
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  
Black Arts Festival

Join Reed College as we celebrate Black Diasporic culture, contributions, and life with the inaugural Black Arts Festival! Free and open to the public, the...

Kaul Auditorium  
Charnett Moffett: The Art of Improvisation - Solo Bass Works

Presented by the PDX Jazz Festival. Whether as the leader or in a supportive role, Charnett Moffett’s intense and energetic solos inspire audience ovations...

Classic Pianos  
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  
Weight Gain, Cravings and Blood Sugar Rollercoaster with Laurel Flagg

Join Bob's Red Mill Cooking School for their first Nutrition Talks discussion with Laurel Flagg, M.S.N. and nutritional health coach. Laurel will dive into...

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  
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  
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 first-hand accounts of paranormal encounters – all while sampling six local...

Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub  
Luciana Souza’s Word Strings & The Dave King Trio

Presented by the PDX Jazz Festival. Grammy winner, Brazilian Jazz singer and composer Luciana Souza returns to the stage with Word Strings, her new project...

Revolution Hall  
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  
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  
TobyMac

TobyMac 7pm

Food for the Hungry presents the TobyMac Hits Deep Tour 2018. TobyMac is back with another starstudded lineup for this years Hits Deep Tour. Joining Toby...

Moda Center  
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  
Fabulous February Fantasia

Cascadia Composers presents Fabulous February Fantasia, a program with locally grown chamber music for flute, clarinet, saxophones, strings, piano,...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
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  
John Williams at the Oscars

Just two weeks before the 2018 Oscars, celebrate the movie composer with the greatest number of statues to his name and some of the greatest music of our...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
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  
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  
The Music of John Williams

Just two weeks before the 2018 Oscars, celebrate the movie composer with the greatest number of statues to his name and some of the greatest music of our...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Ben Allison & Think Free

Presented by the PDX Jazz Festival. In a career that spans nearly 30 years, bassist/composer Ben Allison has developed his own instantly identifiable sound,...

McMenamins Mission 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  
My Man Godfrey (1936)

Public Domain Xinema presents the uproarious 1936 screwball comedy classic, My Man Godfrey. Directed by Gregory La Cava and starring the magnetic screen duo...

Clinton Street Theater  
Sundown Soul: Singles Edition

Riding solo? Join up for a monthly dance party, Sundown Soul: Singles Edition. Invited: all the babes in Portland who want to skip the Hallmark holiday and...

Solo Club  
Whole Lotta Love Burlesque Valentine to Led Zeppelin

Come experience gorgeous dancers and an epic soundtrack in Portland's Best Bar 2017 (Willamette Week). Celebrate the magic of Zeppelin with Cabaret de...

Crush Bar  
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  
Sean Rowe

Sean Rowe 9pm

“We are the elders of our minds,” sings Sean Rowe on “Gas Station Rose,” the track that ushers in his fourth album, New Lore, with plaintive plucks of guitar...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
The Builders and the Butchers

Portland-based folk rock band, The Builders and the Butchers, announce their forthcoming album, The Spark, due out May 19th. The band's fifth LP will be...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Dance United: Afrobeat Meets Bollywood Night

A global bass dance party dedicated to unity, featuring Afro-Carribean and Bollywood sounds. Featuring: Henna by donationInteractive dance lesson at 11...

Whiskey Bar  
Julian Lage Trio

Presented by the PDX Jazz Festival. “There’s a disarming spirit of generosity in the musicianship of Julian Lage, and a keener sense of judicious...

Winningstad Theatre  
Whole Lotta Love Burlesque Valentine to Led Zeppelin

Come experience gorgeous dancers and an epic soundtrack in Portland's Best Bar 2017 (Willamette Week). Celebrate the magic of Zeppelin with Cabaret de...

Crush Bar  

Saturday, February 17

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