Events

Sunday, May 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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
A Streetcar Named Delicious Coffee Tour

A rich variety of renowned cafes and pioneering micro-roasters can be found in each of Portland’s diverse neighborhoods, but there’s no better way to explore...

Cup & Bar  
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  
Spring Unveiling Arts Festival

40 artists will unveil new work during the 18th annual Spring Unveiling Arts Festival in Cannon Beach, "One of the 100 Best Art Towns in America." Work will...

Cannon Beach Galleries  
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  
A Year With Frog & Toad

To celebrate Oregon Children's Theatre's 30th season, they're reviving this award-winning musical. Best friends, Frog and Toad, have an adventure for each...

Newmark Theatre  
Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Portland Guadalajara Sister City Association (PGSCA) presents the 34th annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta, May 4th, 5th, and 6th 2018. Portland’s Cinco de Mayo...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
I See London, I See France! Vintage Pop Up

British and French vintage, antique and artisan wares will be offered at the charming Dance Pavilion at Oaks Park in Southeast Portland. A week before...

Oaks Park Danve Pavillion  
Indiepop Brunch

Enjoy Sunday brunch, Bloody Marys and mimosa buckets alongside with the best of Indiepop from My Lil Underground. Indiepop from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. every Sunday.

Toffee Club  
Pairings that Pop! A Popcorn and Wine Pairing

Join up for a fun pairing of wine and popcorn! Hip Chicks do Wine is partnering with Vancouver-based company Popcorn Cove for a fun event. The pairings...

Hip Chicks do Wine  
Spring Used Book Sale

The Selection: Thousands of donated books and materials - well sortedGently used booksAudiovisual materialsSheet music, comics, pamphlets and...

Lloyd Center DoubleTree Hotel Exhibit Hall  
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  
Peter Pan

Peter Pan 12pm

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  
Chado: Japanese Tea Ceremony Demonstration

Have you ever wanted to learn about Chado: the Japanese tea Ceremony? Join Margie Yap, Founder of the Issoan Tea School for a live demonstration of this...

The Jasmine Pearl  
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  
A Year With Frog & Toad

To celebrate Oregon Children's Theatre's 30th season, they're reviving this award-winning musical. Best friends, Frog and Toad, have an adventure for each...

Newmark Theatre  
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  
Evita

Evita 2pm

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 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  
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  
Rigoletto

Rigoletto 2pm

One fateful day, the course of Rigoletto’s life changes forever. So there’s this philandering Duke in Mantua, a town in northern Italy. He likes to sleep...

Keller Auditorium  
Sister Act

Sister Act 2pm, 7pm

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  
To Fly Again

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  
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  
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  
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  
BeerQuest Haunted Pub Tour

Uncover Portland’s dark side on this spine-tingling walking tour and hear firsthand accounts of paranormal encounters – all while sampling six local...

Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub  
Pictures at an Exhibition

Portland’s locally-grown orchestra since 1924 caps off Season 94 with the enchanting splendor of Mussorgsky’s classic. This performance will celebrate...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
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  
The Fabulous World of Jules Verne

Originally released in the United States in 1961, Zeman’s classic film is based on Jules Verne’s nineteenth-century tale of a professor kidnapped by a band...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Filmed by Bike 2018

The annual cinematic celebration of all things two-wheeled rolls into its 16th year, this time with 80 films from 14 countries. Highlights include an...

Hollywood Theatre  
Embrace of the Serpent

Crosscutting stories set decades apart, Guerra weaves two parallel journeys between a lone Amazonian shaman and western scientists in search of ancestral...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Sister Act

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  
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  
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  
Suor Leonora and the Music of Renaissance Ferrara

In Mulieribus explores the music heard in and around 16th century Ferrara, the heart of the Italian Renaissance. Highlights will include illustrious...

Proto-Cathedral of St. James the Greater  
The Championship Tour Featuring Kendrick Lamar

Artists include Kendrick Lamar, SZA, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, SiR, Lance Skiiiwalker, and more to be announced.

Sunlight Supply Amphitheater  
Stephen Stills & Judy Collins

50 years ago, singer-songwriter Stephen Still met singer-songwriter Judy Collins, known for her piercing ocean blue eyes. Their tumultuous love affair would...

Revolution Hall  
Mike Love

Mike Love 8:30pm

Meet Mike Love. One of reggae music’s rising stars. Born and raised in Oahu, Hawaii to a musical family that spans generations, Mike Love brings a multitude...

Wonder Ballroom  

Sunday, May 6

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