Events

Thursday, October 10

2019 Sci-Fi Film Fest

OMSI's fifth annual Sci-fi Film Fest is back! Experience futuristic dystopias, sinister artificial intelligence and riveting alien adventures with over 25...

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
APEX: Laura Fritz

Laura Fritz combines an immersive installation and video-based work for her contribution to the APEX exhibition series. Working closely with the...

Portland Art Museum, Main Building, Floor 4, Gallery 403  
Color Line: Black Excellence on the World Stage

At the International Exposition of 1900 in Paris, American sociologist, historian, and civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois put together “The American Negro...

Portland Art Museum, Main Building, Floor LL, LL3  
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...

Director Park  
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...

Director Park  
Day of the Dead group show

"Guardino Gallery has been hosting its annual Day of the Dead group show for thirteen years, and the list of participating artists keeps growing -- last year...

Guardino Gallery  
Dramatic Impressions: Japanese Actor Prints

Woodblock prints of actors on the kabuki stage began to flourish in the late 17th century in Japan’s great cities. A quintessential form of urban...

Portland Art Museum, Main Building, Floor 1, Gallery 107  
Eiko Otake: A Body in Places

A Body in Places is the omnibus title of Eiko’s first solo project, which started with her revisiting post-nuclear disaster Fukushima and her twelve hour...

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)  
Exquisite Creatures

Exquisite Creatures, an artistic experience that unravels humanity’s intimate relationship with the natural world, makes its Oregon debut at the Oregon...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal

Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal ... is the first major survey of the work of one of America’s most important conceptual artists. Throughout his...

Portland Art Museum  
Italian Excellence

Giovanni “Gianni” Rodari was a celebrated Italian writer, journalist, and children’s author. Considered by many to be Italy’s most important 20th-century...

Portland Art Museum  
Leonard Bernstein at 100

Leonard Bernstein at 100 celebrates the life and work of Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990), the great Jewish American composer and conductor who dedicated his...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
Many Shades of Being Darcelle: 52 Years of Fashion, 1967-2019

Portland’s own Darcelle XV (the stage name of Walter Cole) has been headlining the Darcelle XV Showplace cabaret club since 1973. In a career spanning over...

Oregon Historical Society  
Masterworks: Georges De La Tour

The Portland Art Museum is pleased to present Georges de La Tour’s painting The Magdalen with the Smoking Flame (circa 1635–37), a treasure of the Los...

Portland Art Museum, Main Building, Floor 2, Gallery 204  
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...

Director Park  
Patricia Vazquez: BorderXer

"Paragon Gallery continues its track record of showing exciting new work by emerging Portland artists. Vazquez is a graduate of Portland State University’s...

Portland Community College - Cascade Campus, Cascade Paragon Gallery  
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...

Director Park  
Portland Tango Festival

The Portland Tango Festival returns for its 23rd anniversary year! The Portland Tango Festival is the longest running US festival dedicated to the authentic...

Multiple venues  
Question Bridge: Black Males

Presented in conjunction with Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal…, on view in the Main Building, Question Bridge: Black Males is a project of Cause...

Portland Art Museum, Modern and Contemporary Art, Floor 3, Gallery 307  
René Rickabaugh

"Portland artist René Rickabaugh is back at Russo Lee in a solo show of his exquisitely detailed watercolor and gouache paintings. Rickabaugh has been...

Russo Lee Gallery  
Squirrels, Tigers, and Towering Peaks

The Portland Art Museum offers a unique opportunity for visitors to immerse themselves in the Korean art of ink painting, through a select group of works...

Portland Art Museum, Main Building, Floor 1, Gallery 108  
The Allegories by Jen Brown

Wolff Gallery is pleased to present The Allegories, a solo exhibition by narrative painter Jen Brown. In her dramatic yet detailed oil paintings, the artist...

Wolff Gallery  
The Corn Maize at the Pumpkin Patch

Portland’s original cornfield maze has been providing locals with autumnal fun for over 20 seasons at The Pumpkin Patch on beautiful Sauvie Island in...

The Pumpkin Patch  
The Wolves

Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and...

Portland Playhouse  
Toughened to Wind and Sun: Women Photographing the Landscape

During the early 20th century, Pictorialist photographer Anne Brigman regularly hiked and camped in California’s Sierra Nevada mountain range, photographing...

Portland Art Museum  
West Side Story

From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Arthur Laurents' book...

Winningstad Theatre  
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...

Director Park  
From the Forest, From the Furrows, From the Field

Just in time for the autumnal equinox, Ford Gallery is excited to present From the Forest, From the Furrows, From the Field, a group show inspired by folk...

Ford Gallery  
Akunnittinni: A Kinngait Family Portrait

Loosely translated, the Inuktitut word Akunnittinni means “between us.” This exhibition chronicles a visual dialogue between an Inuk grandmother, mother, and...

Portland Art Museum  
Mums & More Botanical Art Exhibition

Come see the Mums & More Exhibition created in partnership with Oregon Botanical Artists (OBA), featuring 48 pieces of artwork from 17 artists — each...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Noritaka Tatehana: Refashioning Beauty

Portland Japanese Garden presents the art of Noritaka Tatehana in his first-ever North American solo exhibition. Installed in the Pavilion and Tanabe...

Portland Japanese Garden  
Pearl District Specialty Coffee Tour

Discover some of Portland’s most celebrated micro-roasters and specialty cafes in the upscale Pearl District and Northwest Portland’s Alphabet District....

La Perlita (Inside the Eco-Trust Building)  
Portland's World's Fair: Souvenirs of the Lewis and Clark Exposition

In 1905, Portland welcomed visitors to the city’s first—and only—world’s fair. The Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition highlighted the area’s industrial...

Pittock Mansion  
Tea & Poetry Month

Lan Su Chinese Garden presents Tea & Poetry at Lan Su, a month long series of events and activities celebrating poetry, tea and tea arts. In celebration of...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Creative Workshops

Get creative! Radius Art offers opportunities for both the beginning and the experienced artist to learn the basics or build on their current skills. Learn...

Radius Community Art Studio  
These Beers Are Made For Walkin' Tours

This tour is a great way to experience Portland's beer scene on foot, and great for small groups or families traveling with kids. Check out the history and...

Deschutes Brewing  
Jenene Nagy - box breathing

PDX Contemporary Art is pleased to present Box Breathing, a solo exhibition of new work by Jenene Nagy. Through repetition— tearing paper, painting squares...

PDX Contemporary Art  
Large-Scale Collage and Mixed Media with Poca Kim - A Talk

Join Poca Kim as she discusses her unique artistic process of working with large scale collage and mixed media. A figurative oil painter, Kim was born and...

Oregon Society of Artists  
 Beyond the Gate: A Tale of Portland's Historic Chinatowns

Using rare and seldom-seen objects like Chinese opera costumes as well as theatrical sets, bilingual text, audiovisual media and interactive visitor...

Portland Chinatown Museum  
Blue Sky Ahead: Founders

Blue Sky turns 44 years old in October! To celebrate this considerable legacy, Blue Sky is launching Blue Sky Ahead, a two-part exhibition series. In...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Not Ours Alone

Not ours Alone explores the tenuous relationship between humans and animals, bound together by the habitats we share. Participating Artists: Catherine...

Elisabeth Jones Art Center  
Portland2019 Biennial

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center is pleased to announce the Portland2019 Biennial, a survey of works by visual and performing artists who are defining and...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
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...

Mt. Hood Brewing  
Art Museum Public Tour: Highlights

Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance.

Portland Art Museum  
Ghost Net Landscape by Artist Emily Miller

Ghost Net Landscape by Emily Miller opens October 7. The collaborative exhibit will feature Emily Miller’s finished sculptures created from plastic marine...

Kathrin Cawein Gallery  
Westward Whiskey Experience

Tour the largest whiskey distillery in Oregon, look at the complete production process from grain to glass including beer wash direct from the frermentation...

Westward Whiskey Distillery  
Crux Portland Pop Up

For 10 days in October, Crux will have a pub in Portland, Oregon. And this won't be just your usual tap takeover - get ready for the whole Crux experience....

Function PDX  
Downtown Portland Food & Drink Tour

Join Portland's oldest food tour company Forktown on a stroll through Portland's vibrant downtown. Tours make five delicious stops to eat and drink, with...

Exact meeting location confirmed at time of ticket purchase  
Eclipsed

Eclipsed 2pm, 7:30pm

Nobody wants these women. In a Magdalene Laundry, where the nuns regard them as mindless vessels of evil and their infants are forcibly put up for adoption,...

New Expressive Works  
Luxury, All-Inclusive Willamette Valley Wine Tour

The driver covers all tasting fees with charcuterie plates ($150 value for full day, $90 value for half day). Experience the best of Willamette Valley wine...

Multiple locations  
Mother, Come Home

Mother, Come Home 2pm, 7:30pm

Widower David and his young son Thomas each have their own methods for dealing with grief. For David, the abstractions of symbolic logic; for Thomas, his...

CoHo Theatre  
Portland’s Cognac Classic Crawl

For $30, the Cognac Geographical Indication will offer a taste of six designated cognac cocktails at some of Portland’s top bars, with 100% of the proceeds...

Deadshot  
Wool& Launch Party

Join up in the new Wool& showroom for a try-on party celebrating the launch of its newest Clara Shirt Dress—inspired by the illustrious wool advocate, author...

Wool& Showroom, Suite 312  
Art Museum Public Tour: Slow Looking

Explore the museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance.

Portland Art Museum  
Live Stream: Hank Willis Thomas in Critical Conversation

Join the Portland Art Museum for a free live stream of the sold out event taking place in the adjacent Fields Ballroom. Join this wide-ranging dialogue to...

Portland Art Museum, Miller Gallery, Mark Building  
Portland Fermentation Festival

The Stinkfest Queens and Ecotrust present the 10th Annual Portland Fermentation Festival 2019: Thursday, October 10th, 2019 from 6 - 9:30pm at Ecotrust! The...

Ecotrust, Billy Frank Jr. Conference Center  
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  
Heather Winslow on the Theo Moorman Weaving Technique

Heather Winslow is a nationally known and respected teacher and textile artist. Her educational background is in teaching, and after 45 years she still has a...

Multnomah Art Center  
Piano Series Concert

Piano Series Concerts with David Rothman Thursday, October 10: Mozart Sonata in C Major K330Beethoven Sonata in F Minor "Appassionata" Opus...

Mittleman Jewish Community Center  
Take Me Back: Taster’s Table Club '90s Nostalgia Launch Party

Take Me Back is a '90s party that brings you '90s music trivia, '90s-inspired cocktails and gourmet bites that’ll go way back. Take Me Back will be raising...

Stacked Sandwich Shop  
Take Me Back: Taster’s Table Club '90s Nostalgia Party

Take Me Back: Taster’s Table Club '90s Nostalgia Party is a '90s party that brings you '90s music trivia, '90s-inspired cocktails and gourmet bites that’ll...

Stacked Sandwich Shop  
Trail Blazers vs. Maccabi Haifa

The Portland Trail Blazers play against the Maccabi Haifa as part of the 2019-20 NBA Preseason.

Moda Center  
A Clockwork Orange

Taking a nod from the critically acclaimed 2017 off-Broadway production, this updated adaptation by Anthony Burgess of his own novel lures audiences into a...

Vault Theater & Event Space  
Bakkhai

Bakkhai 7:30pm

This stunning, new translation by the poet and classicist Anne Carson was first performed in 2015 at the Almeida Theatre in London. Anne Carson writes,...

Shaking the Three Theatre  
Dear Diary presents: Teen Scream!

The secret crushes, the hidden grudges, the triumphs and the horrors: with a guest reader, nostalgic tunes and a cast of top improvisers, #DearDiaryPDX takes...

Kickstand Comedy  
Eclipsed

Eclipsed 7:30pm

Nobody wants these women. In a Magdalene Laundry, where the nuns regard them as mindless vessels of evil and their infants are forcibly put up for adoption,...

New Expressive Works  
In the Heights

Winner of four Tony Awards: Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Choreography, Best Orchestrations. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s (Hamilton) Tony and Grammy...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Live Wire with Luke Burbank

Join Emmy Award-winning host Luke Burbank for the taping of Live Wire, the fastest growing entertainment show on public radio. It's got a late-night stride,...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Macbeth

Macbeth 7:30pm

Shakespeare’s infamous tale of political gluttony and supernatural vengeance finds refreshing new life in this piercing, stripped-down adaptation that...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory, In the Ellyn Bye Studio  
Mother, Come Home

Widower David and his young son Thomas each have their own methods for dealing with grief. For David, the abstractions of symbolic logic; for Thomas, his...

CoHo Theatre  
OBT ROAR(S)

OBT ROAR(S) 7:30pm

The Oregon Ballet Theatre (OBT) has named the opening production ROAR(S), reflecting three distinct eras of its repertory, but also a manifesto in dance....

Keller Auditorium  
OBT ROAR(S)

OBT ROAR(S) 7:30pm

Oregon Ballet Theatre has named the opening production ROAR(S), reflecting three distinct eras of its repertory, but also a manifesto in dance. Each of these...

Keller Auditorium  
Once

Once 7:30pm

Fall in love with the story of an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant who connect over their shared passion for music on the streets of Dublin. Over the...

Broadway Rose New Stage  
Sasha Waltz & Guests

Sasha Waltz is one of Europe’s legendary choreographers, and White Bird is immensely proud to introduce her company and masterwork Körper (Bodies) to...

Newmark Theatre  
Season 22: Complex by Dominic Finocchiaro

Complex, by Dominic Finocchiaro Directed by Connery MacRae World premiere of this dark comedy/thriller/early Halloween treat featured at JAW 2013 at...

Shoebox Theater  
The Rocky Horror Show

Music, lyrics and book by Richard O’Brien. Directed by John Oules. Musical direction by Darcy White. Title Sponsors: ComForCare, Jeff and Joanne...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears

Austin outfit celebrating 10 years of Tell 'Em What Your Name Is! With: Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears.

Polaris Hall  
Clairo - Immunity Tour

Associated with soft, intimate vocals, daydreamy atmosphere and rumination, Clairo is lo-fi singer/songwriter Claire Cottrill. Alternating keyboards and...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
J.S. Ondara

J.S. Ondara offers a unique take on the American dream on Tales of America, his debut album. Ondara grew up in Nairobi, Kenya, listening to American alt-rock...

Aladdin Theater  
Jaded: A Comedy Open Mic

A comedy open mic hosted by Eddie Churnetski and Benton Crider. 18+ until 8 p.m., 21+ after 8 p.m. If you are under 21 and would like to go up early,...

Jade Lounge  
Joan Shelley

Majestic, fearless, golden-voiced Kentucky folk singer with brilliant new LP.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Ten Spiders Third EP Release w/Flying Caravan &Echocheck

Schedule: 8 - 9 p.m. Flying Caravan (psych-folk)9:30 - 11 p.m. Ten Spiders (bluesy roots rock, releasing their third EP)11:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. Echocheck...

McMenamins White Eagle Saloon & Hotel  
Gus Dapperton

Gus Dapperton 8:30pm

Gus Dapperton is an indie dream pop artist from Warwick, New York. With: Spencer.

Wonder Ballroom  
 Songhoy Blues

A fusion of traditional Malian music and desert blues with a contemporary twist from Timbuktu, Mali. With: Máscaras.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Thursday, October 10

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