Events

Wednesday, May 9

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  
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  
NW Documentary D.I.Y. Documentary Workshops

Spring Workshops are enrolling now. NW Documentary’s D.I.Y. workshop series prepares students to write, direct, shoot and edit their own short documentary....

NW Documentary  
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  
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  
Downtown Coffee, Donuts & Delights

On this tastiest of tasting tours, not only will you learn volumes about third wave coffee, but you'll also be treated to decadent delights throughout this...

Public Domain  
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  
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  
Happy Hour: Party for Primates

At this event, attendees will learn from the keepers who care for orangutans and chimpanzees about how the animals and their habitats are under threat, and...

Oregon Zoo  
Walk Williams

This new monthly event occurs on the second Wednesday of every month from May to October 2018. Walk Williams Avenue and explore the Williams District....

Williams District  
Westward Whiskey - Oregon Grown and Malted Release Party

Join up for the world debut of Westward Whiskey - Oregon Grown & Malted, a single barrel release grown, distilled, aged and bottled exclusively here in its...

House Spirits Distillery  
Lake Theater Trivia Night

Come out for a free trivia night every Wednesday. Win great prizes!

Lake Theatre  
Samsara

Samsara 7pm

Samsara is a Tibetan/Sanskrit word that means “the ever turning wheel of life.” For Ron Fricke (Chronos, Baraka) it is the point of departure for the search...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
An Evening of Argentine Tango Music Concert

Adrian Jost and Pablo Estigarríbia present an evening of tango for piano and bandoneón, as well as solo pieces. Violinist Erin Furbee and Bassist Jeff...

Old Church Concert Hall  
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  
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  
An Evening with Steven Wilson

His fifth record is in many ways inspired by the hugely ambitious progressive pop records that he loved in his youth (think Peter Gabriel's So, Kate Bush's...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Pedro The Lion

Last spring, after 11 years of performing and recording under his own name, Dave Bazan's growing fatigue with working alone hit a tipping point. "I missed...

Revolution Hall  
Editors

Editors 8:30pm

Editors released their third album, In This Light And On This Evening on 12th October 2009. The album represents a significant step forward for the band...

Wonder Ballroom  
Ezra Furman

Ezra Furman is a guy you want to know all about. That's why when the Internet was recently invented (ca. 2008?) Ezra snapped into action and began his...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Wednesday, May 9

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