Events

Friday, April 6

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  
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  
Oregon Black Political Convention

The Oregon Black Political Convention (OBPC) is a nonpartisan convention, and it is educational. It is held during the spring of election years and is hosted...

Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown  
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  
TechFest NW

TechFest NW is where you’ll explore the best of tech trends — from self driving cars to cannatech — in an up-close and personal way. With three tracks of...

Portland State University  
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 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  
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  
Brewvana Tour de Funk

Brewvana Tour de Funk shows off some of the newest and most interesting beers currently available on the market, while also showcasing the classics. The tour...

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  
Cirque du Soleil Crystal

Watch world-class ice skaters and acrobats claim their new frozen playground with speed and fluidity as they challenge the laws of gravity with unexpected...

Moda Center  
The Multnomah Village Market

Every first Friday of the month, join up for live music, delicious food and shopping. Hosted by Fly Haberdashery.

The Multnomah Village French Quarter  
Corrupted, Kerry Davis / Enfolded, Anna Daedalus

Dual Exhibition in conjunction with Portland Photo Month. April 6 - May 26, 2018 First Friday Reception: April 6, 5-9 p.m. Gallery...

Roll-Up Studio + Gallery  
Holy Voids Grand Opening Pop-Up

This is the Grand Opening of Holy Voids, a clothing brand built for comfort and style. For the dark hearted, Holy Voids creates locally hand-crafted goods...

Vava Lingerie  
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  
Some Product: Pop Art by Joey Maas

An installation and exhibition from artist J. Maas, featuring a dozen new works including paintings, prints and three-dimensional pieces. Opens First...

The Cleaners @ Ace Hotel  
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  
sculpt:ALCHEMY in 3D - Exhibit Opening

Kick off International Sculpture Day 2018 with 30 works by Pacific Northwest sculptors on display at the new Art at the Cave gallery in downtown Vancouver. ...

Art at the CAVE  
Date Night in Paris with Sam Urman

Invite your special someone to a delightful dinner in France -- no passport required! In this class, students will share a full meal of dishes, from...

Bob's Red Mill Cooking School  
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  
Coyote Peterson – Brave Wilderness Live!

With over 1.1 billion views and 7.4 million subscribers, Brave Wilderness, YouTube's top-rated wildlife channel, is a one stop connection to a wild world of...

Revolution Hall  
Coyote Peterson — Brave Wilderness Live!

With over 1.1 billion views and 7.4 million subscribers, Brave Wilderness, YouTube's top-rated wildlife channel, is a one stop connection to a wild world of...

Revolution Hall  
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  
Parks

Parks 7pm

Directed by Natsuki SetaJapan, 2017, 118 mins., JapaneseProduced to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Inokashira Park in Tokyo, Parks tells the story of...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
True Stories Of Immigrants And Refugees Living In Our Community

Connect to the heart and soul of Portland with this Urban Tellers show that focuses on the real, true stories of immigrants and refugees. Urban Tellers wants...

The Old Church Concert Hall  
Cirque du Soleil Crystal

Watch world-class ice skaters and acrobats claim their new frozen playground with speed and fluidity as they challenge the laws of gravity with unexpected...

Moda Center  
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  
Hamilton

Hamilton 7:30pm

With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical supervision and orchestrations...

Keller Auditorium  
Jonathan Davis

Music heightens the senses, conjures catharsis, and unlocks other levels of consciousness. Just ask Korn frontman Jonathan Davis. Throughout his storied...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Stephen Petronio Company

Stephen Petronio, one of the leading dance-makers of his generation, returns to White Bird for a record 7th time with dance that uniquely merges new music,...

Newmark Theatre  
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  
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  
The Trailer Park Boys

The annual Trailer Park Boys’ Dear Santa Claus, Go F#ck Yourself Tour features Ricky, Julian, Bubbles, Randy and Mr. Lahey live on stage, bringing the show...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Echosmith

Echosmith 9pm

Our dreams drive us. They’re why we build cities, create art, and pursue love. In 2013, teenage siblings from Southern California, Echosmith, brought a...

Wonder Ballroom  
Mt. Joy

Mt. Joy 9pm

Mt. Joy started off as a rekindling of shared musical ambitions between Philadelphia high school friends Matt Quinn (vocals, guitar) and Sam Cooper (guitar)....

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
The Soft Moon

Criminal, The Soft Moon's fourth studio album, is a confessional work. Through the stark lens of shame and guilt that has followed Luis Vasquez since a...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Friday, April 6

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