Events

Wednesday, March 14

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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
All Hands Raised: Party With A Purpose

Join up for Party with a Purpose, a benefit for All Hands Raised, featuring Guest Comedian Cristela Alonzo! Together, celebrate twenty-three years of...

Moda Center  
NW Documentary D.I.Y. Documentary Workshops

Spring Workshops are enrolling now. NW Documentary’s D.I.Y. workshop series prepares students to write, direct, shoot and edit their own short documentary....

NW Documentary  
Prompt Writing Workshop by Write Around Portland

In short: Start 2018 off with a resolution to write! Prompt at Powell’s City of Books is a 10-week workshop by Write Around Portland that offers exercises...

Powell's City of Books  
Think & Drink on Criminal Justice Alternatives

Join Oregon Humanities for a conversation about alternative systems of justice with three people who have deep knowledge of the one we have now: author and...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Lake Theater Trivia Night

Come out for a free trivia night every Wednesday. Win great prizes!

Lake Theatre  
Why Don't We

A band like no other on the pop landscape, Why Don't We brings together five supremely talented singer/songwriters who have each built up a passionate...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
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  
Compañía Jesús Carmona

Presented by White Bird. Impetu’s Flamenco from Spain. A dance prodigy from Barcelona, Jesús Carmona has shared the stage with Spain’s most legendary...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
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  
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  
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  
I Think I'm Ready to See Frank Ocean - Book Launch & Tribute Night

Mind the Bird Media presents: Jane Smith of DNVN Amenta Abioto D.J. Max The Oceanographers DJ Deena Bee & poetry by Shayla Lawson Shayla Lawson's latest...

Holocene  
Three For Silver Vs. Human Ottoman

Three For Silver runs off the friction of opposing forces. Thunderous bass and dreamy melody, baritone growl and smooth soprano, new music and timeworn...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Cornelius

Cornelius 9pm

Cornelius is the brainchild of Japanese multi-instrumentalist Keigo Oyamada. Performing musician since his teens, Oyamada created his creative alter-ego (the...

Revolution Hall  
Cornelius

Cornelius 9pm

Cornelius is the brainchild of Japanese multi-instrumentalist Keigo Oyamada. Performing musician since his teens, Oyamada created his creative alter-ego (the...

Revolution Hall  

Wednesday, March 14

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