Events

Saturday, March 17

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  
Kells Saint Patrick's Irish Festival

Thousands of locals and visitors will celebrate their Irish heritage with live music, traditional Irish dancing, food and libations at the 27th annual Kells...

multiple  
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  
Lan Su in Bloom Camellia Display

Lan Su Chinese Garden begins to shed the cold and gray of winter to “drink in the fragrance” of plants, flowers and everything blooming! Lan Su in Bloom is...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
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  
Portland Women's Expo

One day and over 450 exhibitors, all for your enjoyment! This year’s Expo will be March 17, 2018 at the Oregon Convention Center. From world class food and...

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
Yoga + Beer at Sasquatch NW

Join up for detox + retox in Northwest Portland. This Yoga + Beer event will begin with a 75-minute all-levels flow yoga class taught by Beer Yogi and Yoga...

Sasquatch Brewing  
Coelho Winery St. Patrick's Day Celebration

The leprechauns will be busy at Coelho Winery this St. Patrick’s Day and will be hiding four-leaf clovers around the tasting room. Visit and celebrate the...

Coelho Winery  
Easter Bunny Welcome Party

The Lloyd Center is thrilled that Spring is here and they're welcoming the Easter Bunny with a lot of fun and activities for the family. Enjoy the one hour...

Lloyd Center, First Floor next to the Ice Rink  
Kells Irish Beer Fest

Portland’s second annual Irish Beer Festival will feature specialty Irish style beer and cider from a number of Northwest breweries and cidermakers, plus two...

Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub  
Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc & Pearly Everlasting Futures Tasting

You are invited to sit down with winemaker, Russell Gladhart to sample Pinot Gris Reserve, Pinot Blanc Reserve and Pearly Everlasting (blend of Gris &...

Winter's Hill Estate  
Baerlic Beer School: Intro To How Beer Is Made

This one-hour class offers participants an introduction to brewing, fermenting and cellaring beer. You'll learn about the four main brewing ingredients (and...

Baerlic Brewing Co.  
Jake Manning | Guests of Space

Nationale and co-curator Paul Maziar present Guests of Space, Jake Manning’s first solo exhibition with the gallery. This body of work is made up of...

Nationale  
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  
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  
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  
Kodachrome

Kodachrome 2pm, 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  
Mary Poppins

Winner of five Oscars, including Best Music and Best Actress for Julie Andrews, and nominated for seven more, Mary Poppins tells the story of a magical nanny...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
She Is Fierce

She Is Fierce 2pm, 7:30pm

Lady Anne Neville doesn't have much time left, but she is determined to use it. Over the course of an evening, this bedraggled queen is opening her Gallery...

Shoebox Theater  
Stumptown LepreCon 2018

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day and join Stumptown Events for the annual Stumptown LepreCon — a Progressive Costume Dance Festival benefittin the Portland Police...

Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub  
The Magic Play

The Magic Play 2pm, 7:30pm

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  
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  
First Portland Mini Happy Fest

Celebrating the International Happiness Day (March 21), the Portland Happiness Center invites you to the First Portland Mini Happy Fest. Join up to...

TaborSpace  
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  
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  
Sondra Perry

Houston-based artist Sondra Perry explores the intersection of technology and black history through interactive sculptural and installation works. Following...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
18th Annual Saint Patrick's Day BarFly Bus Tour

Crank your Irish all the way up to eleven, as the BarFly Bus rolls out the green carpet for you and yours on this day o' days! Don't mess around with any of...

The BarFly Bus  
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  
Blueprint Suede Shoes

Come take a trip back to the '50s and '60s with Blueprint. Grab your leather jacket or your poodle skirt and hop on the back of Blueprint's motorcycle as...

Blueprint Ensemble Arts  
Trail Blazers vs Detroit Pistons

Come cheer on the Blazers as they take on the Detroit Pistons!

Moda Center  
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  
Brahms’ Violin Concerto

One of the greatest violin concertos ever written, Brahms’ work is a stunning display of the violin’s emotional and virtuosic qualities. A colleague of...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
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  
Hedda

Hedda 7:30pm

NW Dance Project’s founding Artistic Director furthers her examination of strong and unconventional female characters and related storylines, this time...

Newmark Theatre  
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  
She Is Fierce

She Is Fierce 7:30pm

Lady Anne Neville doesn't have much time left, but she is determined to use it. Over the course of an evening, this bedraggled queen is opening her Gallery...

Shoebox Theater  
Teatro Línea de Sombra: Rebuilding Small Territories

This U.S. premiere is presented by Boom Arts. "in sync with much of serious Mexican art: raw, tragic, unsparing, poetic, vibrant." -- Seattle...

Headwaters 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  
Brian Regan

Setting a comedic standard of excellence that others continually try to follow, Brian Regan recently signed a two-special deal with Netflix, joining Dave...

Keller Auditorium  
Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy — Emerson Lake & Palmer Lives On

Carl Palmer is a drummer's drummer. A consummate professional, a brilliant technician and a dynamic showman, he has thrilled listeners and audiences alike...

Aladdin Theater  
Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy: Emerson Lake & Palmer Lives On

Carl Palmer is a drummers drummer. A consummate professional, a brilliant technician and a dynamic showman, he has thrilled listeners and audiences alike for...

Aladdin Theater  
Daydream Machine/Shadowlands

Daydream Machine: Here is a realm where beauty, magic, sedation and elation exist in a constant stream. There is a plain where sonic waves create a vast...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Kevin Burke

Kevin Burke has been playing the fiddle since he was a small boy living in S.E. London. He spent much of his youth honing his fiddling style in the Irish...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Umphrey's McGee

After 17-plus years of performing more than 100 concerts annually, releasing eight studio albums and selling more than 3.5 million tracks online, Umphrey's...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Futuristic

Growing up around music from his father and two older brothers, it was inevitable that Futuristic would be a natural. He wrote his first raps at the age of...

Wonder Ballroom  
Hibou

Hibou 9:30pm

Peter Michel recorded Hibou's 2015 self-titled debut in a walk-in closet. These humble beginnings led to great things: His shoegaze-frosted dream-pop drew...

Bunk Bar  

Saturday, March 17

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