Events

Tuesday, October 15

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  
Around the World in 82 Dishes

Presented by the 82nd Avenue of Roses Business Association. Join up for an international food tour of 82nd Avenue. Sample delicious dishes from around the...

Various Restaurants  
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  
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  
Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal…

Throughout his career, Hank Willis Thomas (American, born 1976) has addressed the visual systems that perpetuate inequality and bias in bold, skillfully...

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  
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 Film Festival

Portland Film Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to nurturing filmmakers and audiences, and to celebrating the power of a good story. The...

Theaters across Portland  
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  
Art & Conversation

Join the Portland Art Museum on the third Tuesday of every month for coffee followed by a lecture or film screening. Coffee at 9:15 a.m. in the Fields...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Google Maps Deep Dive

Join us for a deep dive into the Google Maps platform. Eric Lesperance, co-founder of Locl, will take you through different functionalities within Google...

Travel Portland Office  
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  
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  
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  
Stories From the Field: The Path to Peace for One Nigerian and His Country

For years, violence between different groups in Nigeria has undermined the growth of its communities and well-being of its people. Building a peaceful and...

Mercy Corps Action 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  
Cabaret White Presents: So . . . THAT Happened

Darcy White’s monthly show, Cabaret White, welcomes David Saffert to the stage for So . . . THAT Happened at Lake Theater & Cafe located in the heart of Lake...

Lake Theater & Cafe  
Science On Tap - Fungipedia: A Brief Compendium of Mushroom Lore

Combining ecological, ethnographic, historical and contemporary knowledge, mycologist Lawrence Millman, author of Fungipedia, discusses how mushrooms are...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Science Pub Portland: Fungus

"The Important Role Fungi Play in Drug Discovery" - With George Nauhaus, Ph.D. Candidate in Chemistry at Oregon State University and OMSI Communication...

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
Tuesday Night Trivia

Every Tuesday, Portland Cider Co. hosts a Sporcle Live trivia night. Each week will feature all new questions from a variety of mind-boggling categories....

Portland Cider House  
Underhill Haunted House

Four haunted house experiences under one gigantic roof: Underhill Manor, a Victorian-inspired experience transporting guests back to another era where...

Veterans Memorial Coliseum  
 The Try Guys

The Try Guys proudly present their first nationwide tour, Legends Of The Internet: a thrilling evening of comedy, spectacle and friendship. Keith, Ned, Zach...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
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  
Telegraph Quartet

Friends of Chamber Music presents the Telegraph Quartet. Described as “a combination of brilliance and subtlety” (San Francisco Chronicle), the Telegraph...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
Zadie Smith

Zadie Smith 7:30pm

Zadie Smith has established herself as one of the most iconic, critically respected and popular writers of her generation. The author of five novels,...

Revolution Hall  
Nots

Nots 8pm

Nots are a four-piece, all XX, “nuevo no wavo” band from Memphis, Tennessee. Unpredictable guitars, celestial synths and punctuated vocals swirl around the...

Polaris Hall  
Open Mic Extravaganza!

See the best local comics at Helium Comedy Club's Open Mic Extravaganza, every Tuesday night at 8 p.m.

Helium Comedy Club  
Son Volt

Son Volt 8pm

The country and blues sounds explored by Son Volt on its last two records (2013’s Honky Tonk and 2017’s Notes of Blue) linger in the grooves of Union. But...

Aladdin Theater  
Tuesday Night Trivia

Every Tuesday, Lightning Will hosts a trivia night in collaboration with Sporcle Live. Each week will feature all new questions from a variety of...

Lightning Will Bar & Grill  
Highly Suspect

Highly Suspect is a rock/progressive/blues band from Brooklyn, New York. With: Slothrust.

Wonder Ballroom  
Fink

Fink 9pm

Guitar-based ambient folk from British producer and singer-songwriter.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Sallie Ford And The Sound Outside

Lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Sallie Ford was raised in Asheville, North Carolina and came from a creative family; her father Hobey Ford is a celebrated...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
An Evening With Altin Gün (Late Show)

Mississippi Studios & Pickathon Present the funky Turkish psych-rockers.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Tuesday, October 15

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