Events

Friday, March 9

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 Oregon Women's Film Festival (POW Fest)

POW Film Fest is Portland's premiere film festival showcasing films directed by women. In it's 11th year, the festival features the work of some of today's...

Hollywood Theatre  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Between the Buried and Me

American progressive metal band from Raleigh, North Carolina founded in 2001.

Wonder Ballroom  
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  
Friends For Benefits

Musicians unite to raise funds for the Eagle Creek Fire Relief Fund.

5503 S.W. 122nd Ave., Portland, OR  
Rising Star: Xiaohui Yang

Chinese pianist Xiaohui Yang has been featured as a soloist and chamber musician in performances throughout Asia and North America, in venues such as...

Portland Piano Company  
The Roadshow

An all-star lineup of some of Christian music’s biggest names will take the stage when The Roadshow embarks on its ninth year in February 2018. Featuring...

Memorial Coliseum  
Trail Blazers vs  Golden State Warriors

Come cheer on the Blazers as they take on the Golden State Warriors!

Moda Center  
 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  
Chamber Music Northwest presents Curtis on Tour: Bernstein’s 100th Birthday Celebration

CMNW presents Curtis on Tour: the Nina von Maltzahn Global Touring Initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music, Curtis’ best young musicians performing...

Alberta Rose 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  
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  
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  
David Rawlings

Acclaimed songwriter and guitarist David Rawlings will release his freshly pressed third album, Poor David's Almanack, on August 11th via Acony Records. For...

Roseland Theater  
The Infamous Stringdusters

Unlike rock n' roll, bluegrass music's boundaries are often defined in very narrow terms and that has caused some bands to carefully consider their place...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Anderson East

Anderson East is the humble type — the sort of man who chalks up his success to loads of good fortune. But the singer-songwriter has earned his accolades:...

Revolution Hall  
Ezza Rose

Ezza Rose 9pm

Since 2009, Ezza Rose has been cultivating a sound of her own. Drawing on several influences from the likes of Etta James, Stevie Nicks, and her residency in...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
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  
The Rubens

The Rubens are a five-piece alternative rock band originally from Menangle, New South Wales. The band comprises the three Margin brothers, Elliott, Zaac and...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
 Anthony Jeselnik: Late Show

Anthony Jeselnik is a stand-up comedian from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Anthony starred in and created The Jeselnik Offensive, which ran for two seasons on...

Aladdin Theater  
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, March 9

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