Events

Saturday, March 10

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  
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)  
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  
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  
Family Fish Camp

The Association of Northwest Steelheaders is hosting their Third Annual Family Fish Camp. Join up for a fun-filled weekend where families learn fishing...

Camp Angelos  
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  
Portland Dining Month

Since 2009, food-loving Portland has dedicated a whole month to celebrating our acclaimed dining scene: Portland Dining Month. With the city’s top...

Multiple venues  
Portland in Color

Since the summer of 2017, Celeste Noche Photography has been collecting the stories and experiences of creatives of color living in Portland, through the...

UNA Gallery  
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  
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  
Buckman Art Show & Sell

The Buckman Art Show & Sell showcases Portland’s vibrant and talented art community while raising much-needed funds for the city’s premier public elementary...

Buckman Elementary School  
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  
Masterclass with Xiaohui Yang

Rising Star Pianist Xiaohui Yang will present a free public masterclass with intermediate students from the Portland area. Come enjoy a fascinating look at...

Portland Piano Company  
OHSU Brain Institute's Brain Fair

Learners of all ages are invited to engage with Oregon Health & Science University’s neuroscientists. Whether holding real brains with NW Noggin, trying on...

OMSI  
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  
60th Annual Portland RV Show

The 60th Annual Portland Metro RV Show, the premier RV show in the Northwest, is a showcase for the freedom of the RV lifestyle, perfect for RV enthusiasts...

Portland Expo Center  
Bowling for Braille Books

Hosted by NFBO Portland Central Chapter. Each ticket includes: two hours of bowling, shoe rental, a door prize ticket, t-shirt, silent auction and light...

Grand Central Restaurant & Bowling Lounge  
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  
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  
Cider Rite of Spring

Cider Rite of Spring is a celebration of the blossoming Northwest Cider industry — an annual cider tasting event welcoming the return of spring, featuring...

Leftbank Annex  
Michał Cała Photo Exhibition

From 1975-1992, Michał Cała photographed the Silesia region in his home country of Poland. In the 1970s and early 1980s the area was at its peak of...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Zun Lee Photo Exhibition

“My own journey of identity formation and cultural belonging formed the motivation for this visual exploration of fatherhood. I used my lived experience of...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Film Portrait and Darkroom Printing Workshop

In celebration of Kodachrome and all things film, learn to print in a darkroom and make film portraits in a special workshop with The Portland Darkroom. Each...

North Coast Seed Building, #313  
Portland Opera's 2018 Season Preview: Hillsboro Public Library

Join the Portland Opera for a special preview of their 2018 Season featuring Portland Opera’s Resident Artists and Chorus Master and Assistant Conductor...

Hillsboro Public Library  
And in This Corner: Cassius Clay

Every superhero has an origin story. Twelve-year-old Cassius Clay’s story begins in segregated Louisville, KY, when his bike gets stolen and he meets a...

Winningstad Theatre  
Base Camp Brewing 4th Annual Collabofest

Sixteen of your favorite local breweries, sixteen rad collabobrews—all debuting at Collabofest. Featured collaborations: Mt Tabor Brewing Company (PDX) &...

Base Camp Brewing  
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  
Columbia Dance Presents!

This year’s eclectic production, Columbia Dance Presents! features excerpts from Coppélia, a comic and dazzling classical ballet set to Léo Delibes’ vibrant...

Royal Durst Theatre  
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  
Portland Bellydance Guild Hafla

Portland area bellydancers gather once again to celebrate community and camaraderie at the Portland Bellydance Guild's spring 2018 hafla. Donations are...

Tango Berretin  
The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music 2pm, 7:30pm

The hills are alive! A brand new production of The Sound of Music is coming to you. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the Von...

Keller Auditorium  
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  
The Abbey’s Fourth Anniversary & Home Brew Contest

Celebrate The Abbey's fourth anniversary and vote for your favorite Belgian-style home brew in the People’s Choice category! The Abbey will have a bunch of...

The Abbey Bar  
Winter Blues Music Festival

Celebrating 7 years of music and still going strong because of you! This festival not only gives you great entertainment for a few hours, it gives you a...

Elk's Lodge  
50 Hikes Book Launch

Come join Ooligan Press and the Oregon Sierra Club at the Ranger Station as they celebrate the launch of the adventurer’s must-have hiking guide to Oregon’s...

Ranger Station  
Bar Muselet Wine Bar Pop Up

A Women of Oregon Wine pop-up series.

Function PDX  
Celebrate Women And Wine

Join up to celebrate all the women of Oregon wine. Meet the winemakers, owners and winery representatives. Featuring: Complimentary Wine TastingHappy Hour...

Function PDX  
Drink This! St. Practice Day

Come wear your festive green attire and attend this one-of-a-kind event! Try new drinks and seasonal releases, and get all practiced up for St. Patrick's Day.

Downtown & Uptown Vancouver  
SEE: The Power of Story

SEE is a celebration of Story, Experience and Engagement that brings together the most intentional storytellers through their unique mediums such as food,...

Field Office  
Microcosmos

Microcosmos 4:30pm

Using specially designed cameras and powerful magnifying lenses, biologists-turned-filmmakers Nuridsany and Pérennou delve into a simple French meadow on a...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
And in This Corner: Cassius Clay

Every superhero has an origin story. Twelve-year-old Cassius Clay’s story begins in segregated Louisville, KY, when his bike gets stolen and he meets a...

Winningstad Theatre  
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,...

Memorial Coliseum  
DaNet

DaNet 6:30pm

Chef Paley will take guests through a nostalgia-filled tour of his homeland through stories and food. For each event in this popular dinner series, Chef...

The Heathman Hotel  
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  
Bloom Runway

Bloom Runway will showcase Portland’s most creative fashion talent and entrepreneurs while giving back to the community by mentoring our peers and the...

World Trade Center Portland  
Columbia Dance Presents!

This year’s eclectic production, Columbia Dance Presents! features excerpts from Coppélia, a comic and dazzling classical ballet set to Léo Delibes’ vibrant...

Royal Durst Theatre  
Lorde: Melodrama World Tour

Lorde has been heating up festival stages all season with acclaimed performances at Coachella, Governors Ball and most recently, Bonnaroo. Garnering praise...

Moda Center  
Miz Kitty's Parlour Vaudeville Variety Show

Join up for this Early Spring Extravaganza and cozy up with Portland’s finest for an evening of music, comedy, dance, piratey fun and door prizes. Doors at 6...

McMenamins Mission Theater  
 Jessica Lang Dance

Jessica Lang, former member of Twyla Tharp’s company, has created more than 95 works on dance companies worldwide, including American Ballet Theatre, Pacific...

Newmark Theatre  
Between Riverside and Crazy by Stephen Adly Guirgis

"Stephen Adly Guirgis won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for drama with this sprawling tale of a retired New York cop and the wildly assorted friends and housemates...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Death and the Maiden

Ariel Dorfman’s explosively provocative, award-winning drama is set in a country that has only recently returned to democracy and still struggles with a...

Vault Theater  
El Grande de Coca Cola

A Portland Area Premiere, directed by Alan Shearman. By Ron House, Diz White, Alan Shearman and John Neville-Andrews. Musical Arrangements by Alan Shearman...

Lakewood Center for the Arts, Headlee Mainstage  
Enchanted Forest Ball

Join up for a magical fairytale and folktale-themed costume ball including dancing, a silent auction of desirable and magical artifacts, burlesque by Lacy's...

St. David of Wales Hall  
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  
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  
Men On Boats

Men On Boats 7:30pm

Third Rail Repertory Theatre presents Men On Boats by Jacklyn Backhaus. Ten explorers. Four boats. One Grand Canyon. Race down the rapids in this wildly,...

Third Rail Rep at the Imago Theatre  
Our Mother's Brief Affair

On the verge of death her umpteenth time, Anna (Michelle Maida) makes a shocking confession to her grown children: an affair from her past that just might...

Sanctuary at Sandy Plaza  
The Holler Sessions (Frontier Series)

An explosive Kansas City DJ broadcasts his articulate, profane and impassioned testimony to American jazz in an 80-minute music-filled interactive experience.

Artists Repertory Theatre  
The Magic Play

By Andrew Hinderaker. Combining the spectacle of a magic show with the intimacy of theater, The Magic Play follows a young magician trying to perform a live...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory, U.S. Bank Main Stage  
The Sound of Music

The hills are alive! A brand new production of The Sound of Music is coming to you. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the Von...

Keller Auditorium  
Verdi’s Requiem

Verdi’s Requiem combines the dramatic thrust of opera with powerful symphonic music, vocal solos, and choruses of breathtaking emotional intensity. Carlos...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
 AWOLNATION

Like Peter Finch's newsman Howard Beale in the movie Network, AWOL is mad as hell and he's not going to take it anymore. Broke and with his world crumbling...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Donavon Frankenreiter

Donavon Frankenreiter's new album, The Heart, officially marks the start of the singer-songwriter's second decade as a solo recording artist. It's been over...

Aladdin Theater  
Luck of the Irish

If you’re looking to get lucky for St. Paddy’s Day this year, look no further than Luck of the Irish, Portland Story Theater’s fourth annual celebration of...

The Old Church Concert Hall  
Sound of Late: Book of the Dark

Sound of Late’s contemporary classical concerts feature exhilarating performances and lively conversations with the musicians. Amidst a program ranging from...

New Expressive Works  
Motorbreath

Motorbreath tribute to Metallica performs blistering versions of the music created by rock’s most recognized band. Close your eyes and be convinced, but...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Rubin and Ed

Rubin and Ed 9:30pm

Wannabe self-help guru Ed (WKRP in Cincinnati’s Howard Hesseman) is peddling spots in a get-rich-quick real estate seminar when he meets eccentric recluse...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  

Saturday, March 10

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