Events

Saturday, April 14

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  
Common Ground: Photographs by Fazal Sheikh, 1989-7902013

Human rights and dignity form the core of Fazal Sheikh’s photographs. For more than 25 years, he has worked with individuals rendered invisible by war,...

Portland Art Museum  
Design Week Portland

Design Week Portland is a week-long, city-wide series of programs exploring the process, craft, and practice of design across all disciplines. Its mission is...

Multiple venues  
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  
Japanese Currents

This year’s 11th annual Japanese Currents series highlights recent noteworthy Nipponese films, ranging from anime to jidaigeki, documentary to comedy, all...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
More Than Pink

Woodburn Premium Outlets has teamed up with Susan G. Komen to help in the fight against breast cancer as part of its More Than Pink campaign. Come out to the...

Woodburn Premium Outlets  
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  
Thrive Today: Optimal Aging for Women

Women of any age will be empowered to heal by receiving and sharing wisdom across generations. When every woman understands her body and options for...

National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM)  
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  
Swarm Catching Talk

Want to collect swarms this season? Collecting swarms in the community is an exciting opportunity to develop your bee handling skills and teach onlookers...

McMenamins’ Kennedy School Community Room  
2018 March for Science

The Portland March for Science is run by Portland Science Advocates — a local non-profit committed to supporting science and scientists in the Portland-Metro...

Pioneer Courthouse Square  
2018 Wizard World Comic Con Portland

Wizard World Comic Con produces pop culture conventions across North America to celebrate the entertainment industry! Come meet & greet all your favorite...

Oregon Convention Center  
CFA Cat Show: The Wild Wild West

Over 200 pedigreed cats and household pets will gather at the CFA cat show to compete for top awards. Guests can visit with exhibitors to learn more about...

Cowlitz County Expo and 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  
Oregon Hemp Convention

As the "Green Rush" grows, Cannabis industry leaders, entrepreneurs, networkers and newcomers will gather to learn best business practices for maintaining a...

Portland Expo Center  
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 at Lan Su

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  
Brewvana's PNW is Best Tour

It’s hard to beat the Pacific Northwest when it comes to beer. Take the Pacific Northwest is Best tour to visit four iconic Portland breweries that offer the...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
Coastally Crafted Beer & Cheese + North Coast Food Trail Launch

Pelican Brewing has teamed up with Visit Tillamook Coast and Tillamook Creamery to host Coastally Crafted. The event will feature beer and cheese pairings...

Pelican Brewing Tillamook  
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  
Reverend Nat's Fifth Annual Hopped Cider Fest

Get ready for the Fifth Annual Hopped Cider Fest. Reverend Nat's is currently gathering the finest hopped ciders from across the country for the greatest...

Reverend Nat's Hard Cidery and Public Taproom  
Mary and the Witch’s Flower

Mary and the Witch’s Flower Directed by Hiromasa YonebayashiJapan, 2017, 102 mins., JapaneseFrom Studio Ponoc, the animation collective featuring several...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
Shibori & Indigo Dye Workshop

Get ready to get blue! In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the basics of shibori-inspired folding and binding techniques to create beautiful patterns...

Shout House  
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  
Man/Woman

Man/Woman 2pm, 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  
No Strings - Lost Treasures Collection

Music and Lyrics by Richard Rodgers. Book by Samuel Taylor. An American author in Paris is suffering from writer’s block when he meets a beautiful fashion...

Lakewood Center for the Arts, Side Door Stage  
Brewvana's Beers & Barrels Tour

Portland is known for modern takes on time-honored techniques, and with the Beers & Barrels tour, you’ll experience these old styles in a modern way. This...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
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  
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  
Dance @ 30fps

Directed by Various. Organized by frequent BodyVox collaborator and Ohio State University Department of Dance professor Mitchell Rose, Dance@30FPS (frames...

BodyVox Dance Center  
Nutrition Talk: Introduction to Digestion and Mindful Eating

Did you know that your gut is the seat of your health? Join nutritionists Linda Ingaldson, MScN and Mimi Saine, MScN for a free and interactive discussion on...

Bob's Red Mill Cooking School  
Woman in the Dunes

Directed by Hiroshi TeshigaharaJapan, 1964, 123 mins., JapaneseIn Hiroshi Teshigahara’s Academy Award-nominated film, young entomologist Niki Junpei finds...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Spring Alleluia! Concert Series

The Grotto is bringing together talented choirs from around the Portland-Vancouver area for a free Spring Concert Series. Ten concerts will take place on...

The Grotto  
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  
Snow White & Other Works

Join the Northwest Dance Theatre to see the evil queen, adorable forest creatures and the fun loving dwarves as they tell the beloved tale of Snow White. A...

PCC Sylvania Performing Arts Center  
Snow White and other works

Northwest Dance Theatre is excited to invite you as they premiere their very own production of Snow White. Join up to see the evil queen, adorable forest...

Portland Community College, Performing Arts Center  
ALDancers 15 Years – Oregon Bird Sketches

New choreography to choral music performed by Resonance Ensemble, conducted by Brandon Brack: Górecki’s "Broad Waters," Gabel’s "Farewell to Wang Wei" and...

St. Mary's Academy  
Bach B Minor Mass

Trinity Music and Portland Baroque Orchestra present J. S. Bach's monumental Mass in B Minor, with internationally renowned conductor David Hill, the Trinity...

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral  
BeerQuest Haunted Pub Tour

Uncover Portland’s dark side on this spine-tingling walking tour and hear first-hand 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  
Miz Kitty's Parlour Vaudeville Show: Spring Fling Season Finale

Get your Kitty fix while you can! This will be the last show until the Fall. Join up to celebrate the Spectacular 16th Season Finale of Miz Kitty’s Parlour...

McMenamins Mission Theater  
No Strings - Lost Treasures Collection

Music and Lyrics by Richard Rodgers. Book by Samuel Taylor. An American author in Paris is suffering from writer’s block when he meets a beautiful fashion...

Lakewood Center for the Arts, Side Door Stage  
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour features the best mountain films from the Banff Mountain Film Festival this year, showcasing amazing filmmaking...

Revolution Hall  
Tokyo Idols

Directed by Kyoko MiyakeJapan, 2017, 90 mins., JapaneseWith a compassionate but nonetheless critical frame, Miyake turns her lens on the world of the pop...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Major Barbara

Major Barbara 7:30pm

By George Bernard Shaw. Barbara, recently engaged and a Major in the Salvation Army, agrees to let her estranged industrialist father visit her mission, and...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory, U.S. Bank Main Stage  
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  
Molly's Revenge

"They bring to the music a vital and joyous creativity that excites even the hardest of hearts." - John Doyle, founding member of Solas. A Second Saturday...

Winona Grange #271  
Portland Opera presents Big Night Concert

Portland Opera's Big Night Concert is one BIG celebration. The stage is packed with their full orchestra, chorus and guest artists from their upcoming...

Keller Auditorium  
Portland Timbers vs. Minnesota United FC

Watch the Portland Timbers take on Minnesota United FC! Cheer with Timbers' Army at Providence Park and become part of a Portland tradition.

Providence Park  
Quietly by Owen McCafferty

Presented by Corrib Theatre. Two middle-aged men with a shared past meet in a bar in present day Belfast. Sharing pints as a football match between Northern...

New Expressive Works  
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  
White Rabbit Red Rabbit

No rehearsals. No director. No set. Every night a new actor opens an envelope and encounters the script for the first time. Will you participate? Will you be...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Cry Cry Cry

Acclaimed singer-songwriters Lucy Kaplansky, Richard Shindell and Dar Williams resume their celebrated folk-pop collaboration, Cry Cry Cry.

Aladdin Theater  
Sir Cupcake's Queer Circus Goes Home

Sir Cupcake, veteran circus performer/producer Jack Stocklynn, is wrestling with the dumpster fire that is our modern era. Goes Home takes us into an...

Echo Theater  
Ural Thomas And The Pain

Ural is poised to represent Portland on equal ground with contemporaries like Lee Fields, Sharon Jones and Charles Bradley, all of whom ultimately gained...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
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  
Jump Jack Sound Machine

Jump Jack Sound Machine is Portland's new dance floor and incubator for movers, groove makers, art darlings, and audiophiles with an ear for deeper cuts....

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Saturday, April 14

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