Events

Wednesday, April 18

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  
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 Film Series

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  
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  
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)  
Soul'd Out Music Festival

In its ninth year, Portland's Soul'd Out Music Festival offers a wide range of musical artists from soul to reggae to R&B to jazz. This year's highlights...

Various locations  
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  
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  
Portland Pizza Week

Portland Mercury’s Pizza Week is back! The Portland Mercury, Jim Beam and Tetra Cannabis proudly present Portland Pizza Week. For one week only (Monday,...

Various locations  
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  
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  
Design Week PDX 2018 | CoLab Open House

Join up in an exceptional coworking space for a free evening of networking and exploration during Design Week Portland. Enjoy delicious food, beer and...

CoLab, Suite 201  
Designing a Healthy River System: A Design Week Open House

As part of Portland's 2018 Design Week, The Freshwater Trust will host an open house to discuss how they design healthy river systems throughout Oregon....

Freshwater Trust, Suite 200  
Night Out Cooking Class: Comfort Cooking

Meet up with other couples and a professional chef to walk you through fabulous dishes in this hands-on cooking class in a testing kitchen. Finish the night...

Sur La Table - Lake Oswego  
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  
Bumble Hive: Bringing an App to Life in Brick and Mortar

Join up for immersive visuals and a discussion between members of Bumble’s marketing and design team, and Manifold’s creative team. Manifold, a creative...

Photon  
Happy Hour with Catholic Charities

Through wit and comedy, Major Barbara asks how to best lift up society. Join Catholic Charities of Oregon, an organization working hard to lift up the...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Mary Janes: The Women of Weed

Women are changing the face of today’s fastest growing industry: cannabis. Join filmmaker Windy Borman as she explores the movement to end marijuana...

Clinton Street Theater  
Seasonal Meal Tasting & Anti-Inflammatory Foods Workshop

Provided will be a delicious meal tasting and nutrition workshop. Meal Details: 100% organic & local ingredients, with ingredients coming from event...

Tri Oasis Wellness Center, Suite 150  
Lake Theater Trivia Night

Come out for a free trivia night every Wednesday. Win great prizes!

Lake Theatre  
Los Tallos Amargos

Directed by Fernando AyalaArgentina, 1952, 88 mins., SpanishLos Tallos Amargos is based on a novel by journalist Adolfo Jasca, winner of the Emecé Literary...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Science On Tap - After the Flames: The Science Behind the Eagle Creek Fire Response

Everyone watched in horror as our beloved Columbia Gorge burned last year. Within days of firefighters gaining control of the Eagle Creek Fire in...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Terry Robb Trio

Terry Robb, award winning guitarist, singer, composer and producer, is a member of the Oregon Music Hall of Fame and an incredible live performer. His shows...

Jo Bar & Rotisserie  
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  
RAIN — A Tribute to the Beatles

RAIN — A Tribute to the Beatles celebrates the 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. For the first time ever, RAIN will...

Keller Auditorium  
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  
Carpenter Brut

French electronic music producer.

Wonder Ballroom  
Direct From Havana - Roberto Fonseca Quartet

Presented by PDX Jazz in partnership with Soul'd Out Music Festival Pianist, composer and Artistic Director for Cuba’s Jazz Plaza Santiago Festival, Roberto...

McMenamins Mission Theater  
Erykah Badu

The New York Times described Badu’s groundbreaking debut, 1997’s Baduizm, as “traditional soul vocals, staccato hip-hop rhythms and laid-back jazzy grooves.”...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Live Jazz with Cheryl Hodge Duo

Award-winning female jazz singer/pianist/songwriter comes through Portland during a whirlwind tour to New Orleans. Her son Dylan Hodge is the latest gift to...

Corkscrew Wine Bar  
Coast Modern

Coast Modern is a chilled out LA indie-pop duo buoyed by infectious beats and samples.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Wednesday, April 18

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