Events

Friday, February 9

 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  
Shuck Portland

Restaurants will feature special Shuck Portland menu items all week. Proceeds from your slurping and drinking will go to charitable partners, doing hard...

Multiple  
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  
Elevating Impact 2018

The Elevating Impact Summit brings together hundreds of people from interdisciplinary backgrounds and diverse industries to learn about and celebrate social...

Gerding Theater at the Portland Armory  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Live the Revolution 2018: Bike. Love. Stories

Join the Street Trust and friends for the eighth annual Live The Revolution, an evening of bicycle-themed storytelling. This event is hosted by Jude Gerace...

Alberta Abbey  
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  
Hearts of Horror: Valentines Haunted Attraction

The Cinema of Horrors presents Hearts of Horror, a unique Valentine's-themed haunted attraction that will re-define date night. Join up for a night of...

Cinema of Horrors Haunted House  
Live the Revolution: Bike Love Stories

Live the Revolution is a bicycle-themed storytelling event that benefits The Street Trust’s mission to make it safe and convenient for everyone to walk, bike...

Alberta Abbey  
Portland Winterhawks vs. Tri-City Americans

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,...

Moda Center  
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  
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  
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  
Open the Door for Three: Liz Knowles, Kieran O'Hare, Pat Broader

They mine tune books, collections and recordings for old and new tunes and songs. They add to those discoveries fiddler Liz Knowles' compositions, harmonies...

Sherwood Center for the Arts  
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  
Penny Arcade: Longing Lasts Longer

Conceived, written and performed by Penny Arcade. Designed and firected by Steve Zehentner and Penny Arcade. "She alternates her charm with wake-up calls,...

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)  
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  
Three Voices

Three Voices 7:30pm

Morton Feldman’s captivating Three Voices (1982) takes center stage at this performance by the young and exciting Quince Ensemble. Hear the group being...

Studio 2@Zoomtopia  
William Shakespeare's The Rape of Lucrece

From the team that brought you last year's renowned production Jesus Christ Superstar, experience the Shakespeare you’ve never experienced. Opening January...

Imago Theatre  
skinner|kirk | BodyVox Dance Performance

BodyVox is thrilled to welcome skinner|kirk Dance Ensemble back to their stage for a sixth year. BodyVox founding members Eric Skinner and Daniel Kirk...

BodyVox Dance Center  
 Dark Star Orchestra

Performing to critical acclaim celebrating their 20th anniversary year in 2017 and over 2600 shows, Dark Star Orchestra continues the Grateful Dead concert...

Roseland Theater  
ALO

ALO 8pm

ALO is more than a band. It's a musical relationship that has endured for over two decades, with band members playing in numerous projects together and...

Wonder Ballroom  
Laughter Is The Best Medicine

A special night of comedy, presented by Vital Life, supporting programs that bring joy to seniors and families living with Alzheimer’s. Featuring hilarious...

Revolution Hall  
Sex We Can! An Erotic Uprising

18 unique performances that range from monologues, spoken word poetry, song and dance, and opportunities for community involvement . (If you’ve been to a...

Clinton Street Theater  
Solillaquists of Sound

Orlando Weekly’s crowned “King of Nightlife,” and Solillaquists of Sound frontman, Asaan “Swamburger” Brooks, has been discovering, developing, cultivating...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Super Diamond - The Neil Diamond Tribute

San Francisco's Super Diamond has become one of the most popular live shows at major nightclubs, theaters, ballrooms and public events throughout the United...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
The Hustle

The Hustle is a monthly disco dance party on the second Friday of every month. The Hustle celebrates all disco from new to old and the community that...

Spare Room  
Under the Covers with the Moody Dudes

Ah, Valentine's Day and love is in the air Portland! Ever wanted to hear a solid crop of local bands cover epic love ballads like Boyz II Men's "I'll Make...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Tezeta Band

Tezeta Band 9:30pm

Tezeta Band is the sound of nostalgia and soulful dance music. It is part jazz, part soul and part ancient Ethiopian melodies blended with the R & B music of...

Bunk Bar  
Harvey Brindell & The Tablerockers

Harvey Brindell & The Tablerockers is a blues outfit that fills a niche in Portland that has been largely untapped, straight Chicago Blues. Harvey has opened...

Jo Bar & Rotisserie  

Friday, February 9

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