Events

Sunday, February 18

 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  
Oregon Coast Women's Expo

Shopping, speakers, music and more will be featured at this one-day event. You'll find local artisan vendors, non-profits, activity groups, business owners,...

Seaside Civic & Convention 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  
A Country Bridal Affair

If you or someone you know is engaged and looking for the dream vendor team, then check out A Country Bridal Affair.

Cedarville Lodge  
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  
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  
Mindfulness Series: Listening to Incense

There are many ways to enjoy incense, the most common being burning incense sticks and cones. In Japan, they also enjoy incense this way, but there is a much...

The Jasmine Pearl  
Brewvana's Behind the Scenes Tour

Get a VIP look into the action and craftsmanship behind some of Portland’s best beers. Brewvana's Behind the Scenes tour offers a deeper look into the care...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
Amina Figarova: Harlem Awakenings

Presented by the PDX Jazz Festival. Amina Figarova was born in Baku, Azerbaijan, and as a child studied to be a classical concert pianist. In the late 1980s,...

Classic Pianos  
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  
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

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  
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  
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  
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  
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...

Kaul Auditorium  
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  
Randy Porter Plays Cole Porter w/ Nancy King and David Friesen Trio

Presented by the PDX Jazz Festival. Jazz pianist Randy Porter has a refined understanding of improvisation and the spontaneous communication between...

Winningstad Theatre  
Why There Are Words PDX

Why There Are Words PDX is coming to Leach Botanical Garden. This award winning literary series, originally founded in the Bay Area in 2010, is bringing the...

Leach Botanical Garden  
Black History and Culture Trivia Night

Come join the Urban League of Portland Young Professionals to test your knowledge of African American history and culture. Prizes for the winning team, fun...

Mississippi Pizza  
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  
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  
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  
Dan Wilensky

Portland-based musician, composer, author and educator Dan Wilensky is truly a local treasure. Dan plays soprano, alto, tenor, baritone and C-melody...

Jo Bar & Rotisserie  
An Evening with Karla Bonoff

One of the finest singer/songwriters of her generation, Karla Bonoff has seen her songs become hits for Bonnie Raitt, Wynonna Judd and Linda Ronstadt in...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
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  
Regina Carter: Ella - Accentuate the Positive | Bill Frisell and Thomas Morgan

Presented by the PDX Jazz Festival. Regina Carter A hundred years after her birth, the ever-eloquent Ella Fitzgerald continues to teach us lessons. Regina...

Revolution Hall  
An Intimate Evening with Langhorn Slom

Langhorne Slim is no stranger to the world of popular culture and commercial success. Lost At Last Vol. 1 is his sixth full-length album; throughout his...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
An Intimate Evening with Langhorne Slim

As the phenomena of instant connection and the need for constant self-improvement further implant their tendrils into our culture, the ability to truly...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Bruno Major

There’s nothing like a deadline to focus the mind. Last year, Bruno Major set himself a task: to record and release one song a month for 12 months. Four...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Sunday, February 18

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