Events

Saturday, February 24

 2018 U.S. Synchronized Figure Skating Championships

The U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships, held annually since 1984, features the top synchronized skating teams in the country at the juvenile,...

Memorial Coliseum  
 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  
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  
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  
Common Ground

"This traveling show organized by the Denver Art Museum draws from eight separate series of photographs by Fazal Sheikh, taken between 1989 and 2013. Sheikh...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Cuvee van de Keizer Day

Enjoy special deals on the beers made to celebrate the birthday of King Charles V, Cuvee van de Keizer Rood and Cuvee van de Keizer Blauw, plus all the other...

The Abbey Bar & Bottle Shop, 716 N.W. 21st Ave., Portland, OR  
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  
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 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  
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  
Polar Plunge

Polar Plunge 8:30am

Portland's Polar Plunge will take place at Broughton Beach. As a "plunger" you register to participate in one of the five plunges around the state. Maybe you...

Broughton Beach Park  
Portland Golf Show

The West Coast's longest-running consumer golf expo celebrates its silver anniversary in 2018 when the Portland Golf Show returns to the Oregon Convention...

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
Betsy & Iya Bazaar

Join up for the Betsy & Iya Bazaar, a customer-favorite event featuring beautiful, handmade goods from all over the world. Shop huge quantities of...

Betsy & Iya  
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  
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  
BYOB-G -- Bring Your Own Board-Game)

Play games all day. Free food will be available. Gamers from beginner to advanced and of all ages are welcome to attend.

First AME Zion Church  
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  
Slow Fashion: Unique + Limited and Designers in Residence

Stockpiler will activate Alexa Stark Studio with Designers in Residence, a collaborative store front residency project. Resident participants include Amy...

Alexa Stark Studio, #114  
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  
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  
4th Annual Brewstillery Festival

Breweries and Distilleries are teaming up to create the perfect pairings. Each pairing will consist of a 4oz beer pour and a 1/4 oz spirit taste. Only like...

Stormbreaker Brewing  
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 - Beginner's Mind: A Mindful Tea Experience with Ryan of Pause Meditation

Join Pause Meditation co-founder Ryan Kenny on a journey through the senses to explore the foundations of mindful awareness. Savor a cup of delicious Jasmine...

The Jasmine Pearl  
How to Fillet a Fish

Come to Filson and master a basic fisherman’s skill that’s also useful in the kitchen. Park Kitchen will be on-hand to teach you the techniques needed to...

Filson  
Monster Jam Triple Threat Series

Monster Jam® Triple Threat Series™, the most family-friendly, action-packed motorsport in the world races back to the Moda Center to keep motorsport fans on...

Moda Center  
Rachel Flowers: Sound Feelings

Presented by the PDX Jazz Festival. Multi-talented instrumentalist and composer Rachel Flowers was born on December 21, 1993. Arriving 15 weeks premature,...

Classic Pianos  
ALICE (in wonderland)

ALICE (in wonderland) 2pm, 7:30pm

This evening-length version of “Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass” was created in 2012 by Washington Ballet’s Septime Webre....

Keller Auditorium  
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  
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  
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  
Bitter Truth Cocktail Class

During this hands-on class, you will be mixing up five full-sized cocktails with House spirits, fresh juices and local ingredients, featuring Portland...

House Spirits Distillery  
Charles Gayle: Gayle Force

Presented by the PDX Jazz Festival. Charles Gayle was born in Buffalo, New York. Some of his history has been unclear due to his reluctance to talk about his...

Classic Pianos  
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  
Monster Jam Triple Threat Series

Monster Jam® Triple Threat Series™, the most family-friendly, action-packed motorsport in the world races back to the Moda Center to keep motorsport fans on...

Moda Center  
The Christians

A 2016 Outer Critics Circle Award Winner. Ticket proceeds benefit Water1st International. “This nonjudgmental show, which offers a safe place for good...

First Congregational Church  
Theory Of A Deadman

With their sixth studio album, Wake Up Call, Theory hit the reset button, diving into a new sound, a new approach, even a new location. The more melodic,...

Wonder Ballroom  
ALICE (in wonderland)

This evening-length version of “Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass” was created in 2012 by Washington Ballet’s Septime Webre....

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  
Configure by PDX Contemporary Ballet

nspired by a new series of works by sculptor Michele Collier, Configure is PDX Contemporary Ballet’s inaugural collaboration with a materials artist. From...

N.E.W. Expressive Works  
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  
Miles Electric Band

Presented by the PDX Jazz Festival. Produced by Miles Davis Properties LLC, Miles Electric Band is up to an 11-member, all-star live set featuring Miles...

Revolution Hall  
Sibelius’ Fifth Symphony

Widely considered Sibelius’ finest symphony, this stunning music showcases the composer’s affinity for nature, particularly the famous horn theme inspired by...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
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  
Michael Kaeshammer

Michael Kaeshammer is a triple-threat combo of piano virtuosity, vocal ability and charisma. This potent combination has earned the Vancouver, BC based...

Newmark Theatre  
Strong Female Protagonist

Strong Female Protagonist is a comedic, queer solo performance that prioritizes the power of femininity and sass. Little Wayne grows up wanting to be a pop...

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)  
Dàimh In Concert

Dàimh returns after a sold-out 2017 show! Taking their name from the Scottish Gaelic word for kinship, ‘Gaelic Supergroup’ Dàimh (pronounced dive) are a...

Aladdin Theater  
Sean Hayes

Low Light, the eighth album from independent recording artist Sean Hayes, captures his distinctive sound at its most intimate. Recorded both at home and in...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Becky with the Good Jokes

The over-the-top, happiness-filled comedy show/lovefest Becky With The Good Jokes, which debuted at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival is back as a monthly show...

Funhouse Lounge  
Charles Tolliver & New Music Inc.

Presented by the PDX Jazz Festival. Charles Tolliver, entirely self-taught, is a remarkable talent who has gained an outstanding reputation as a trumpeter,...

Winningstad Theatre  
Mike Doughty performs Irresistible Bliss

Mike Doughty returns to Mississippi Studios with longtime sideman Andrew "Scrap" Livingston. Mike and Scrap will perform Soul Coughing's legendary album...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Saturday, February 24

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