Events

Saturday, April 7

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  
PUGSfest 2018

On April 7th, a dozen speakers pitch their ideas — three minutes each — during our opening session. From there, you choose which four one-hour sessions you...

TaborSpace  
Religious Persecution, Privilege, Paranoia--and Hope

The idea that Christians are "persecuted" in America has gained increasing currency in the past few years. But is this justified? Are Christians persecuted,...

Multnomah University  
Rhododendron and Daffodil Show and Sale

Portland Chapter American Rhododendron Society’s and Daffodil Society’s Annual Show and Sale. There will be a judged flower show in the Exhibit Hall, and a...

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden  
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  
NW Kids 2018 Summer Camp Expo

Join NW Kids Magazine and an amazing list of exhibitors for a free event and learn about all of the best options for summer camps. Hourly giveaways.

OMSI  
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  
North Willamette Wine Trail Weekend

The 10th annual North Willamette Vintners Wine Trail offers you a host of rich and diverse winery experiences accompanied by food and wine pairings. You can...

multiple  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Sweets & Wine Event

Come enjoy local wine and delicious sweets and more, all while supporting your neighborhood chamber. Several wineries will be joining Buddha Kat, Catman...

Buddha Kat Winery  
DIY Natural Lotions and Balms Class

Does your skin need a little extra care in the winter, or perhaps all year round? Come learn how to make moisturizers with all natural ingredients,...

Shout House  
SWENext DesignLab Portland

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is gearing up for their hands-on engineering event. SWENext DesignLab encourages girls to choose a career in...

Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront  
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  
Hamilton

Hamilton 2pm, 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  
Sons of the Desert

Directed by William A. SeiterUnited States, 1933, 65 mins. , EnglishDrawing on story elements from their earlier shorts We Faw Down and Be Big, Stan Laurel...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
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  
Neko Ninja

Neko Ninja 4:30pm

Directed by Takeshi WatanabeJapan, 2017, 95 mins., JapaneseFrom the director of Neko Samurai and its sequel Neko Samurai: A Tropical Adventure, a ninja with...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Cocktails 101

Learn how to effortlessly create amazing cocktails at home for you and your friends. Included are a mini welcome cocktail and snacks. During each hands-on...

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  
Kúkátónón Gala 2018: Reaching Back to Our Roots

Kúkátónón Children's African Dance Troupe welcomes you to attend their annual gala fundraiser. This year's theme is "Reaching Back to Our Roots" and the...

Madeleine Parish Hall  
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  
Before We Vanish

Directed by Kiyoshi KurosawaJapan, 2017, 129 mins., JapaneseIn Kurosawa’s patiently post-modern riff on The Invasion of the Body Snatchers, a trio of...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Nights of the Soul

Blueprint presents an evening of nights in various forms. Join ensembles Chartreuse, Emerald, Orange and Silver as they showcase everything from age-old...

Blueprint Ensemble Arts  
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  
Portland Storytellers Guild: Home & Away

When we move, what parts do we keep and what do we leave behind? What’s the best way to settle a crying baby on an airplane? Would you risk your life for a...

Clinton Street Theater  
Ravel’s Daphnis And Chloe

A rare opportunity to hear Ravel’s complete score for his 1912 ballet. Widely regarded as his finest orchestral music, Ravel’s self-titled “choreographic...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
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 Mystery Box Show: Storytelling with a Sexy Spin

“It’s like the This American Life of SEX!” Stories told at The Mystery Box Show explore sexuality from the vanilla to the kinky, and all across the gender...

Alberta Rose 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  
ALVVAYS

ALVVAYS 8pm

Alvvays released their second full-length, Antisocialites, this last September. The album is followed-up to their critically acclaimed debut album which...

Roseland Theater  
An evening with Amanda Palmer

Provocative, irreverent, controversial and wildly creative, Amanda Palmer is a fearless singer, songwriter, playwright, blogger and an audaciously expressive...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
I’m With Her – Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz And Aoife O’Donovan

I’m With Her is Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan. From their early contributions in bands such as Nickel Creek and Crooked Still, these three...

Revolution Hall  
Pondo Presents: Moonshine Bandits

Backwoods bravado, patriot’s pride, country soul, keg-thumping beats — these are the qualities that Moonshine Bandits have championed since they began...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
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  
Sure Sure

Sure Sure 9pm

Sure Sure is an experimental pop band from Los Angeles, California. The highly collaborative group, composed of Chris Beachy (keyboardist, singer), Charlie...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Hausu

Hausu 9:30pm

Directed by Nobuhiko ÔbayashiJapan, 1977, 88 mins., JapaneseA group of schoolgirls on break travel to visit a family estate, only to be set upon by a...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  

Saturday, April 7

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