Events

Thursday, May 31

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  
Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. Species seen nowhere else in the world, dramatic basalt lava flows nearly a mile deep and some of the world’s most beautiful...

Various Locations  
Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls and Mount Hood Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. Follow the path of an ancient riverbed, carved by the last Ice Age, past the Bridge of the Gods, and explore the Windsurfing...

Various Locations  
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  
Heather Watkins: Waiting Room

"These small, meditative and intense woven and stitched fabric pieces have a sense of Agnes Martin to them. Tiny stitches, made at the limit of the artist’s...

PDX Contemporary Art  
Katherine Bradford: Magenta Nights

"Magenta Nights marks the third time Adams and Ollman gallery has brought Katherine Bradford’s work to Portland. Bradford’s colorful, layered acrylic...

Adams and Ollman  
Matthew Picton: El Dorado

"Matthew Picton makes very finely grained “maps” of cities — wall reliefs, actually. And though they are based on real urban geographies, they lurch away a...

Elizabeth Leach Gallery  
Oregon Coast Tour

With over 300 miles of public coastline, Oregon’s beaches are sure to amaze with their dramatic offshore rock formations and reborn beach towns. This tour...

Various Locations  
Portland City Half Day Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. With the Willamette River down the center and the Columbia River above, Portland is often more wildly known by its nicknames...

Various Locations  
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  
Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again

"Alice Birch’s short, startling and provocative comedy was a big hit for the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2014. It dives right into the gender wars and the...

Third Rail at CoHo Theater  
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)  
Shokunin: Five Kyoto Artisans Look to the Future

“Shokunin” means “artisan” in Japanese, a word used to designate artists who have achieved the highest level of mastery of their craft. This luxurious...

Portland Japanese Garden  
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  
The Art of Jimmy Tsutomu Mirikitani

"Emerson House recognizes Jimmy Mirikitani as a "fiercely independent outsider artist who achieved international fame in 2006 after being featured in a major...

Emerson Street House  
Willamette Valley Wine Tasting Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. World-famous Pinot Noirs, crisp Chardonnays and sweet Rieslings are just a taste of the dozens of wines that Oregon has to...

Various Locations  
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  
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  
Shokunin: Five Leading Artisans From Kyoto

Combining Portland’s love of handmade art and craftsmanship with Japanese culture, Shokunin: Five Leading Artisans From Kyoto brings some of Kyoto’s finest...

Portland Japanese 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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Fuse Theatre Ensemble Presents Cabaret

A government bent on silencing the media and cleansing its citizenry; lies and corruption dominate the headlines; nationalism slowly infects us and our...

Funhouse Lounge  
Last Call Trivia

Come play some fun and challenging free bar trivia, every Thursday.

Rivershore Bar  
White Ravens

The island of Haida Gwaii, off the coast of British Columbia, is still home to the native Haida people, who at one time lived on other islands and coastlines...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Portland Pickles vs. NW Star Baseball Academy

The Portland Pickles are ready for the start of the 2018 Season. They will play in an exhibition game against the NW Star Baseball Academy. It's Thirsty...

Lents Park  
Closer

Closer 7:30pm

"The city’s biggest ballet company will leave its usual home in Keller Auditorium. Instead, the company will perform at the intimate studio of BodyVox for a...

BodyVox Dance Center  
I and You by Lauren Gunderson

"Playwright Lauren Gunderson is in her mid-30s and she’s already had 20 of her plays produced, many of them wildly popular in the world of regional theater...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill

"The city’s largest theater company ends its season with “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill,” starring Deidrie Henry as the great jazz singer Billie...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory, U.S. Bank Main Stage  
Lotte Grimm's Cinderella

Charlotte Grimm (Lotte for short), the only sister of the famous Brothers Grimm, simply cannot cook one more meal or wash one more pair of underpants! When...

Vault Theater  
Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again

"Alice Birch’s short, startling and provocative comedy was a big hit for the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2014. It dives right into the gender wars and the...

Third Rail at CoHo Theater  
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  
Comrade Fran, Talk Mouth, Bitches of the Sun, Koala-T

Live music at Mississippi Pizza featuring four amazing Portland bands: Comrade Fran, Talk Mouth, Bitches of the Sun and Koala-T.

Mississippi Pizza  
Free Trivia Night

Come out and play some free Last Call Trivia with your friends.

Ringo's Bar & Grill  
Pondo Presents: Garth Guy

Dean Simmons has given audiences across the country a live Garth Brooks experience that is performed with respect and amazing accuracy for 23 years. His...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  

Thursday, May 31

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