Events

Thursday, April 12

And So We Walked

"Actress DeLanna Studi (who has performed at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and is a standout in Portland Center Stage’s “Astoria”) was born and raised in...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
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  
Apparition: Postcards from Eye See You

This exhibit is on display April 5-29, 2018. First Thursday Opening Reception – April 5, 6-9 p.m. Artist Talks: Saturday, April 7, 3 p.m. Blue Sky is...

Blue Sky, The Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
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  
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  
Jazz Appreciation Month

PDX Jazz and the J&J Foundation have partnered on a new initiative in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM). The month-long series in April will...

Solae's Lounge  
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  
Portland Grand Tasting: Columbia Gorge Wine

Sample award-winning wines from 20+ Gorge wineries, all pouring under the same roof for one night only. Socialize with vintners and learn about this renowned...

Leftbank Annex  
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  
Robot Revolution

In the near future, robots will become our companions and colleagues – changing the way we play, live and work together. Come see the coolest robots ever...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Dancing Over Borders

Directed by Various. BodyVox co-artistic director Jamey Hampton has curated a collection of recent films that combine fresh emerging voices with seasoned...

BodyVox Dance Center  
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  
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  
Scholar’s Arts

This April at Lan Su, celebrate the classical Chinese arts of calligraphy, painting, poetry and music. Learn about traditional Chinese scholar's arts with...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
The Han Collection & Jill Torberson

See original work by local artist Jill Torberson and a display of work from The Han Collection featuring artists from Portland’s sister city, Suzhou. Their...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
The Feeling Good Handbook

Through narrative paintings by Heidi Hahn and video works and installation by Shana Moulton, The Feeling Good Handbook is an exhibition that grapples with...

Upfor Gallery  
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  
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  
Water, Weather, Wind and Rain: Oregon Society of Artists April Member Show

This April Member Show is a non-juried show opening April 9, 1-4 p.m. Artist work reflects interpretations of the theme. Join up for the reception Friday...

Oregon Society of Artists  
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  
Southwest Washington Watercolor Society Spring Exhibition

Beginning First Friday, April 6, 2018, Angst Gallery will host members and guests of the Southwest Washington Watercolor Society (SWWS) for their annual...

Angst Gallery  
A Nutritionist’s Guide to Breakfast with Carly Kellogg-Knowles, RD

Breakfast is arguably the most important meal of the day and many of us start out with sugar and caffeine. Instead, learn how to prepare easy make-ahead...

Bob's Red Mill Cooking School  
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  
Portland Grand Tasting

Sample award-winning wines from over 20 Gorge wineries, all pouring under the same roof for one night only. Socialize with vintners and learn about our...

Leftbank Annex  
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  
CONTACT Dance Film Festival III

The Northwest Film Center and BodyVox are pleased to partner in presenting their third Contact Dance Film Festival, a showcase featuring award-winning...

BodyVox  
La Belle, Lost in the World of the Automaton

From the creators of Frogz and ZooZoo, comes La Belle, Lost in the World of the Automaton. This Imago spectacle will dazzle your eyes, enchant your heart and...

Imago Theatre  
Last Call Trivia

Come play some fun and challenging free bar trivia, every Thursday.

Rivershore Bar  
Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob’s Pillow with NY Export: Opus Jazz

Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob’s Pillow Directed by Ron HonsaUnited States, 2005, 74 mins., EnglishFounded in the 1930s by visionary dance pioneer Ted...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
A Fond Farewell

The music and influence of Elliott Smith continues to echo long after his death, and to honor and explore the music of this Portland icon, six leading young...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Man/Woman

Man/Woman 7:30pm

In this five-part program, we juxtapose all-female and all-male ballets to explore gender stereotypes, and add in one of Resident Choreographer Nicolo...

Newmark Theatre  
Rick Springfield

Don’t miss Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Rick Springfield – whose 17 Top 40 hits include “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
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  
The Thanksgiving Play by Larissa FastHorse

A group of mismatched teachers and actors have been charged by the school district to devise an ethnically sensitive play to somehow celebrate both...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Third Angle New Music and and Hand2Mouth Theatre present: A Fond Farewell

"Cellist Marilyn de Oliveira joins musician family members and fellow Oregon Symphony players to perform music by Portland’s own nationally renowned composer...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Cheerful Comedy

Want to cheer up but you're not sure where to go? Come to the happiest bar in town for a night of laughs. They'll be bringing the funniest, silliest, most...

Cheerful Bullpen  
Free Trivia Night

Come out and play some free Last Call Trivia with your friends.

Ringo's Bar & Grill  
Albert Hammond Jr.

For Hammond Jr. there’s an unwavering thrill in creation and completion, and a hunger too for what’s next: he’s excited to get these songs on the road. His...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
BlackWater HolyLight

The notion of “heavy music” is continuing to expand of late, with many intrepid artists finding new ways to incorporate the power of traditional metal into...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Thursday, April 12

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