Events

Saturday, April 28

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  
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  
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  
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)  
Renée Hartig & Kelli MacConnell

Ford Gallery presents Renée Hartig & Kelli MacConnell. The landscape of the beloved Pacific Northwest is as striking and varied as the work of these two...

Ford Gallery  
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  
82nd Avenue of Roses Parade

The 82nd Avenue of Roses Parade is coming back to Southeast Portland. The parade starts at Eastport Plaza at 9:30 a.m. and proceeds north on 82nd to...

Eastport Plaza  
Cambodian/Lao/Thai (CLT) New Year in the Park

Three Southeast Asian cultures come together for a day full of food, music, dance and games. Organizers expect 3,000–6,000 people from diverse cultural...

Glenhaven Park  
BabyFest - Portland's Biggest Baby Shower

BabyFest is the Northwest's original and largest event for expectant and new parents since 2001. Win prizes, attend seminars, get pampered, shop and be...

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
Gathering of the Guilds & Ceramic Showcase

More than 350 Northwest artists will be showcasing their work in beads, ceramics, fibers, glass, metals and wood at the 2018 Gathering of the Guilds...

Oregon Convention Center, Hall A & A1  
Oregon Potters Association Ceramic Showcase

100+ booths for gift ideas for Mother’s Day, birth­days, wed­dings, house­warm­ing and host/hostess gifts, Father’s Day, grad­u­a­tion, and par­tic­u­larly...

Oregon Convention 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  
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  
Curvy Chic Closet Spring 2018 Event

Curvy Chic Closet is a twice-a-year women's plus size consignment event that is hosted in Washington County. In addition, they host the largest plus size...

Venue  
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  
Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit

Some of the finest instrument makers from around the Pacific Northwest will be showing their work. Guitars, mandolins, ukuleles, violin family instruments,...

Marylhurst University  
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  
Nano Beer Fest

The 2018 Nano Beer Fest will feature 50+ beers, ciders and mead made by some of the most inventive and newest members of the local craft industry! NBF...

John's Marketplace  
Peter Pan

Peter Pan 12pm, 4pm

Northwest Children's Theater (NWCT) is delighted to close the 25th Anniversary Season with their flagship production. What better way to celebrate their...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
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  
 Tales of Beatrix Potter

Tales of Beatrix Potter Directed by Reginald MillsUnited Kingdom, 1971, 90 mins.The Royal Ballet Company brings Squirrel Nutkin, Tom Thumb, Hunca Munca,...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
Major Barbara

Major Barbara 2pm, 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  
Soar with the Jefferson Dancers

The Jefferson Dancers, the elite dance company of the nationally known dance department at Portland’s Jefferson High School, return to the Portland'5 Newmark...

Newmark Theatre  
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  
The Abbey's Second Anniversary & Home Brew Contest

Celebrate The Abbey's second anniversary with them and vote for your favorite home brew in the People’s Choice category. They will have a bunch of swag...

The Abbey Bar & Bottle Shop  
WCCLS Art of the Story: Rick Huddle - Open Up & Say HA!

Comedic stories and songs that explore what it means to be human. Adult program and ages 6+. The Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS)...

North Plains Elementary School  
Peter Pan

Peter Pan 4pm

Northwest Children's Theater (NWCT) is delighted to close the 25th Anniversary Season with their flagship production. What better way to celebrate their...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
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  
Self Talk: Writing About The Self

Artist Sarah Rabeda invited women from her community to write a free-form work about their experience with the Self. What returned was a surprisingly broad...

Shout House  
Renée Hartig & Kelli MacConnell Opening Reception

Ford Gallery presents Renée Hartig & Kelli MacConnell. The landscape of the beloved Pacific Northwest is as striking and varied as the work of these two...

Ford Gallery  
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  
Kagemusha

Kagemusha 7pm

Directed by Akira KurosawaJapan, 1980, 180 mins., JapaneseLate in his career, master director Kurosawa turned to vivid color cinematography and a...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Uprise

Uprise 7pm

Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater presents Uprise, an evening of choreographic works by Oluyinka Akinjiola, Michael Galen and Jamie Minkus, featuring musical...

Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center  
Evita

Evita 7:30pm

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical masterpiece Evita charts the young and ambitious Eva Peron’s meteoric rise to sainthood. Set in Argentina between...

Brunish Theatre  
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  
Nevertheless, She Persisted!: Stories of Very Plucky Women

This edition of Portland Storytellers Guild’s monthly showcase features rousing and inspiring stories from Pam Maben, Julie Strozyk and Barbara Fankhauser...

Clinton Street Theater  
Push/FOLD Dance Performance: Early (World Premiere)

Sponsored by the Regional Arts & Culture Council and All Classical Portland. Early crafts an intimate world of creation and destruction. Featuring the vision...

AWOL Warehouse  
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  
Sister Act

Sister Act 7:30pm

Directed by Michael Snider. Music by Alan Menken. Book by Cheri and Bill Steinkellner, additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane. Based on the hit...

Lakewood Center for the Arts, Headlee Mainstage  
Soar with the Jefferson Dancers

The Jefferson Dancers, the elite dance company of the nationally known dance department at Portland’s Jefferson High School, return to the Portland'5 Newmark...

Newmark Theatre  
The Hot Sardines

Called “simply phenomenal” by The Times (London), they add a hip, modern twist to the sounds of New York speakeasies, Parisian cabarets, and New Orleans jazz...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
The Lasses and Kathryn Claire

Get ready to be melted by the harmonies of these three ladies! A Community Concert. Doors at 6:45 p.m. Portland, Oregon-based musician Kathryn Claire met...

Winona Grange #271  
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  
Lady Sings The Blues: A Tribute to Billie Holiday

The 12th annual Billie Holiday tribute night. This event brings together musicians of many genres to pay tribute to one of the greatest jazz singers and...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Pondo Presents: Carter Winter

Fitting every bit the part of the man in black, Carter Winter is country music’s modern traditionalist. Singing heartfelt and relatable songs landscaping...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
Khruangbin

If you ever find yourself in Burton, Texas — population 359 — you may hear some strange sounds coming from a particularly remote barn. The sounds are that of...

Revolution Hall  
Wild Child

Wild Child won't settle. For seven years now the Austin-based ensemble has carried its infectious blend of indie-pop and infectious melodies across the...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Saturday, April 28

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