Events

Saturday, March 24

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  
Pokemon Regional Championships 2018

This is the biggest Pokémon party in the Northwest. This year, in addition to the Video Game and Trading Card Game Championships, there wil be an explanded...

Oregon Convention Center  
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 Mercury's Highball: Seven Days of $5 Cocktails

Brace yourself for over 40 specially crafted cocktails available March 19-25 . . . for only $5 each! At each of Highball’s Portland locations, you’ll find...

Multiple Locations  
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  
Whale Watching Week

People come from all over to learn about the gray whales that migrate past the Oregon coast each year. The Whale Watching Spoken Here® program places...

Multiple venues  
Deepwood Plant Sale featuring Native & Companion Plants

At this annual plant sale held in the Greenhouse, shop for hard-to-find native and companion plants, and join up for tours of the nature trail and learn...

Deepwood Museum and Gardens  
Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

The Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest is an invitation from the Iverson family to yours to enjoy all things that make spring in the Northwest great. Stroll through 40...

Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm  
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  
Bricks Cascade

Let’s be honest, the main reason most visitors come to the Bricks Cascade Public Exposition is to see the amazing LEGO® creations which are built by...

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
Ladies Gaelic Sports - Camogie Field Day

A field day for the lasses! Learn about the incredible, centuries-old sport of Camogie. With over 100,000 women playing the sport worldwide, Camogie is an...

Westmoreland Park  
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  
Riona's Cave of Treasure

Artisan market meets Renaissance faire vendor village meets sci-fi and steampunk emporium meets ComicCon artists alley. Featuring performances throughout...

DoubleTree by Hilton, Exhibitors Hall  
Taxidermy + Mineral Sale

Come join up for the first ever Taxidermy + Mineral Sale. It's the one time per year that taxes (the returns at least) rule the roost and the sale offers...

Paxton Gate PDX  
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  
Orval Day

Orval Day 12pm

Case deals, vertical tastings and a celebration of one of the best beers in the world.

The Abbey Bar & Bottle Shop  
Place Names

Place Names Manuel Arturo Abreu and Christopher Paul Jordan Place Names is an exhibition by regional artists Manuel Arturo Abreu (Portland, OR) and...

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University, BPJ 3rd Floor  
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  
Outside the Cup: Naturally Dyeing Eggs

The tradition of dyeing eggs is an ancient practice and can be found in many cultures around the world as a symbol of renewal and rebirth. Before the advent...

The Jasmine Pearl  
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  
Hamilton

Hamilton 2pm, 7:30pm

With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical supervision and orchestrations...

Keller Auditorium  
Katie Scherman + Artists: BodyVox Dance Performance

Join up for the third show of the 2017-2018 Dance Performance Season at BodyVox. Katie Scherman, 2009 Princes Grace Award Winner and former BodyVox dancer,...

BodyVox Dance Center  
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  
When Marnie Was There

As the swan song of Studio Ghibli, one of the foremost animation studios in the world, When Marnie Was There occupies a unique place within a filmography of...

NW Film Center/Whitsell 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  
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  
PDX Tequila & Tacos Festival

Welcome Spring by pairing amazing local tacos with a diverse selection of agave spirits, all to support the Oregon Food Bank. This year, the festival is in...

Portland Expo Center  
SOLO Piano Series: Denes Varjon

His sensational technique, deep musicality and wide range of interests have made Hungarian pianist Dénes Várjon one of the most exciting and highly regarded...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
Vegan Cheese Workshop w/ Shea Cope

Vegan cheese has come a long way in recent years, but still remains intimidating to make on your own and at home. As a five-year vegan and former dairy...

Bob's Red Mill Cooking School  
Samurai Rock

Experiencence this unique collaboration among students and taiko masters from Portland and Japan. The performance will include en Taiko, a Portland-based...

PCC Sylvania Performing Arts Center  
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  
TOAST: The Original Artisan Spirits Tasting

The 8th Annual Toast event is an opportunity to taste from a wide variety of over 120 spirits from across the Northwest, the country and the globe. Whether...

Tiffany Center  
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  
CHOIR, Dominic Voz + Members of Westminster Concert Bells

Join up for an evening of three unique performances in the beautiful sanctuary of TaborSpace. Doors at 6:30 p.m., performances will start promptly at 7...

TaborSpace  
Jesse Daniel Edwards

Award-winning Nashville songwriter and recording artist Jesse Daniel Edwards performs in Portland. “As a child I loved hearing my grandpa sing songs from...

Alberta Street Pub  
The Art of Boatbuilding

Join up as local craftsman, Jeff Sayler of Firehouse Boatworks, demonstrates the process of steam-bending wood planks and talks about the importance of this...

Filson  
The Golden Girls Live

This loving send up of two episodes of the uproariously funny TV show The Golden Girls features San Francisco’s leading drag comic performers as they create...

Aladdin Theater  
Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah, comedian and host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central, is bringing his hilarious political humor to Portland’s Theater of the Clouds on March 24th!

Moda Center, Theater of the Clouds  
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  
Hamilton

Hamilton 7:30pm

With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical supervision and orchestrations...

Keller Auditorium  
Jurassic Park in Concert

One of the most exhilarating science fiction adventures ever made, Jurassic Park transports audiences to a wondrous island theme park of cloned dinosaurs —...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Katie Scherman + Artists: BodyVox Dance Performance

Join up for the third show of the 2017-2018 Dance Performance Season at BodyVox. Katie Scherman, 2009 Princes Grace Award Winner and former BodyVox dancer,...

BodyVox Dance Center  
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  
Music in the Time of Absinthe

March Music Moderne presents Music in the Time of Absinthe: the Bohemian Mind of the Young Debussy, a concert celebrating the early career of French composer...

Community Music Center  
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  
Red, White, and Black

Red, White, and Black highlights the lives of minority winemakers who have begun changing the face of Oregon’s wine-making culture. This documentary delves...

Hollywood Theatre  
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  
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 Mermaid Hour

Pilar and Bird are navigating the challenges of raising their 11-year-old daughter Violet as she comes to terms with her identity as a mixed race transgender...

Milagro Theatre  
DJ ATM + Sundown Soul

DJ ATM brings you hip hop and RnB with eclectic bass beats thrown in to the mix in this special Sundown Soul guest appearance.

Solo Club  
Galactic

Galactic 8pm

t's been more than 20 years since Ben Ellman, Robert Mercurio, Stanton Moore, Jeff Raines and Rich Vogel began exploring the seemingly limitless musical...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
JOSEPH (Trio)

There is nothing like the sound of siblings singing together. Whether it’s the Beach Boys or the Everly Brothers — or, more recently, First Aid Kit —...

Revolution Hall  
Something To Talk About: A Portland Bonnie Raitt Tribute

Some of Portland's finest singers and players collaborate on a night of music in celebration of the queen of the bottleneck blues. Performers include: Anne...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Spider Drive: A Noir Rock Musical

Life as a journalist was hard enough for Megan Way before her detective ex-boyfriend came knocking. Chasing a story that could change her whole city, Megan...

Headwaters Theatre  
Flamenco Pacifico Quintet

Flamenco Pacifico Quintet will present Flamenco music and dance with original compositions by virtuoso guitarist Berto Boyd, featuring Bay Area dancer...

Hawthorne Theater  
The Mother Hips

One of the first lessons they teach you in film school is that you sometimes have to “kill your darlings”. It’s a term that means no matter how much you love...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Titus Andronicus

Since debuting in 2008, Titus Andronicus [hereafter +@] has been conditioning faithful listeners to always expect only the unexpected, consistently zigging...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Videodrome

Videodrome 9:30pm

Cable television broadcaster Max Renn (James Woods) discovers a pirate TV station that behaves like an opiate capable of twisting and rending both mind and...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
The Golden Girls Live

This loving send up of two episodes of the uproariously funny TV show The Golden Girls features San Francisco’s leading drag comic performers as they create...

Aladdin Theater  

Saturday, March 24

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