Events

Friday, May 11

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  
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  
Fences

"Many artistic virtues helped Portland Playhouse quickly become a Portland theatrical powerhouse. Its deftness with the works of August Wilson — presented in...

Portland Playhouse  
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)  
Su-mei Tse: L’Echo

Su-Mei Tse (born Luxembourg, 1973) trained as a classical cellist in a family of musicians. As a visual artist, her work unites sound, image, and body in a...

Portland Art Museum  
Celebrating Porsche 911

55 years after its debut, the Porsche 911’s design silhouette hasn’t changed much. It may have more safety features, more bells and whistles and much more...

World of Speed  
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  
Asian Heritage Month

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with Lan Su Chinese Garden this May with exciting cultural performances and activities each weekend. Lan Su hosts exciting...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
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  
Military Appreciation Month

Join the Woodburn Premium Outlets in celebrating Military Appreciation Month this May with special giveaways and discounts. From noon to 6 p.m. on May 5, 12...

Woodburn Premium Outlets  
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  
Pioneering Eastside Coffee Roasters Tour

On the east side of the Willamette River, nestled among converted warehouses and quirky neighborhoods, you’ll find the pioneering micro-roasters that sparked...

Portland Roasting - The Cupping Room  
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  
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  
Thresholds & Reflections: New Paintings By Deborah DeWit

For her new exhibition, Deborah DeWit continues to consider the human experience and moments in time through natural and figurative subjects rendered in...

White Bird Gallery  
2018 Curatorial Prize: Ultra Vivid Dreaming Photo Exhibition

Photography and video by Elliott Jerome Brown Jr. and Shikeith. Curated by Ashley Stull Meyers.

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Avengers: Infinity War Wine Pairing

Portland's self-proclaimed weirdest wine bar and shop is pairing 12 wines to 12 heroes and villains from Avengers: Infinity War! Join up May 6-15 to...

Pairings Portland  
Laurie Lambrecht: Jungle Road Photo Exhibition

Intermittently over a period of two years, Laurie Lambrecht photographed the lush habitat surrounding the Robert Rauschenberg Residency on Captiva Island,...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
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's Pacific Northwest is Best Tour

It’s hard to beat the Pacific Northwest when it comes to beer. This tour will introduce you to the ingredients, history and culture that makes the craft beer...

Southeast Growler Guys  
Oregon Society of Artists Group Exhibit w/ Portland Photographers Forum

Portland Photographers Forum collaborates with Oregon Society of Artists (OSA) to present a Group Exhibit of Photography. The opening reception will be on...

Oregon Society of Artists  
Brewvana's Down To Ferment Tour

Zymurgy is the study of fermentation, and Portland is all about some fermented beverages. This tour visits a kombucha brewery, cidery and brewery. Learn...

Southeast Growler Guys  
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  
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  
2018 Mid-Century Modern Home Tour & MIX:MOD After Tour Party

Restore Oregon will celebrate the unique perspective of John Storrs brought to the region’s architectural landscape at its annual Mid-Century Modern Home...

Oregon College of Art & Craft  
Dim Sum Tapas: Israel

Plaza Del Toro’s fifth edition of their Dim Sum Tapas dinner series features Israeli chefs-in-residence Jonathan Borowitz of M25, Bentzi Arbel of Mifgash...

Plaza Del Toro  
Decadent Salads for Spring

Decadent, hearty, beautiful salads for serving and enjoying, including: citrus quinoa arugula salad; Middle Eastern tabbouleh salad; Thai salad wraps with...

Bob's Red Mill Cooking School  
GamanFest 2018: Reclaiming Identity Through Arts & Activism

The Oregon Nikkei Endowment, in partnership with Portland Community College, is proud to present: GamanFest: Reclaiming Identity Through Art & Activism....

PCC Cascade Campus Moriarty Auditorium & Student Union  
MFA AC+D Thesis Exhibition Opening

The graduating class of the MFA Applied Craft + Design program (joint through OCAC/PNCA) will host EXPO 2018, a showcase of their practicum work. EXPO 2018...

Bison Building  
Sip & Shop

Join up on the second Friday of each month for Ladies Night. Wine, cheese plates, small bites of food and shopping. Vendors will vary each month. May...

Hip Chicks do Wine  
Beginner's Basket Weaving Workshop

Join up for a hands-on class to learn the basics of basket weaving! You’ll weave a flat reed basket, a timeless design, using simple tools and naturally...

Shout House  
Barefoot

Barefoot 7pm

Based on his father’s coming-of-age memoir set during the waning years of World War II, Svěrák’s (Koyla, The Elementary School, Accumulator 1) warm film...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
Elevation Dinner + Cocktail Pairing w/ Migration Brewing & Townshend's Distillery

An amazing seven-course meal prepared by chef Casey Lee Gipson exploring Elevation in the Pacific Northwest. From the ocean floor all the way to outer space,...

Migration Brewing Company  
Wind in the Willows

While Rat introduces her new friend Mole to a bucolic life of boating and picnics along the great River, another friend, the extravagant Mr. Toad, craves...

Gresham Little Theater  
Blithe Spirit by Noël Coward

From the delightfully wicked mind of Noël Coward, the 20th century’s master of British wit and sophistication, Blithe Spirit sparkles with out-of-this-world...

Vault Theater  
Compose

Compose 7:30pm

In a rare opportunity for both dancers and musicians, PDX Contemporary Ballet and Northwest Piano Trio take the stage to present Compose – an exciting...

NEW Expressive Works  
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  
Rain & Roses

Rain & Roses 7:30pm

"BodyVox specializes in a sort of dance theater that often employs a full toolbox of visual and theatrical effects to make its often humorous, though...

The North Warehouse  
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  
Stand Up, Sit Down, Roll Over

Presented by Boom Arts. “An absolute delight: moving, warm, generous and sparkling with the absurdly hilarious interjections of a woman who has both...

Echo Theater  
To Fly Again

To Fly Again 7:30pm

A zany group of clown musicians and a clan of clay-tossed dancers roam a barren land in this new Imago work. The clowns’ thoughts arise and pass like clouds,...

Imago Theatre  
Watsonville: Some Place Not Here

Set in Watsonville, California, a story of women’s triumph loosely based on a 1985–1987 Cannery strike, a Richter scale earthquake, and a vision of the...

Milagro Theatre  
Eldon "T" Jones N Touch Reunion Concert

The original N Touch band led by saxophonist Eldon “T” Jones are reuniting to bring their mix of contemporary jazz and urban soul music to Alberta Street for...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Kitaro - Kojiki and The Universe Tour 2017

Kitaro is universally acknowledged as the founding architect of new age music. Kitaro's various sound collaborations and resonant, multi-textured...

First Congregational United Church of Christ  
Pharmaceutical Grade Music with Comrade Fran

Get your dose of pharmaceutical grade music from Comrade Fran & Friends.

The Pharmacy  
Pondo Presents: Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers

As one of the most exciting live acts on the road today, Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers are musical beacons of the Southwest fueled by witty and insightful...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
Courtney Marie Andrews

At just 16 years old, Courtney Marie Andrews left home in Arizona for her first tour. She traveled up and down the West Coast, busking and playing any bars...

Aladdin Theater  
Peter Hook & The Light

In May 2010, Peter Hook, legendary bassist of both Joy Division and later New Order, decided to honour the outstanding work of his first band and the...

Wonder Ballroom  
The Hustle

The Hustle is a monthly disco dance party on the second Friday of every month. The Hustle celebrates all disco from new to old and the community that...

Spare Room  

Friday, May 11

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