Events

Friday, February 1

 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  
36th Reel Music Film Festival

Featuring a kaleidoscopic selection of genres, movements, labels, bands and solo artists, the 36th Reel Music film festival features the latest in music...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
APEX: Avantika Bawa

APEX presents a new body of work by Portland-based artist Avantika Bawa. Looking at a singular Portland architectural structure, she presents her ongoing...

Portland Art Museum  
Black History Festival NW

The Black History Festival NW is an extension of World Stage Theatre’s consistent work around educating diverse communities about Black History. The festival...

Multiple locations  
CCNA: Not Fragile

Though often associated with delicacy, glass is forged through intense and violent forces—a meteorite impacting the earth, a nuclear bomb detonating or a...

Portland Art Museum  
Cascade Festival of African Films

The Cascade Festival of African Films returns each year to present a variety of feature and documentary films from the African continent. The majority of...

PCC Cascade Campus & Hollywood Theatre  
Columbia River Gorge Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. Upon departure from downtown Portland, the Gateway to the Gorge is where the real beauty begins. From earth-shaking...

Director Park  
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  
Fertile Ground Festival

“Portland’s annual new works festival combines explorations in both music and dance. Some of the work is fully staged and ready for prime time. Other...

Multiple locations  
Fresh Paint: Andrea de la Vega and Damian Dawahare

"The Fresh Paint program is a partnership between Open Signal and RACC that invites a series of artists to create colorful, temporary murals on the prominent...

Open Signal, Portland Community Media Center  
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 Psychedelic

Portland served as a common West Coast stop for touring bands in the 1960s and 1970s, with a number of nationally known musicians playing shows in the Rose...

Oregon Historical Society  
Portland Seafood & Wine Festival

Sip some of Oregon’s best wines while indulging in all the fresh coastal seafood and culinary delights at the lucky 14th Annual Portland Seafood & Wine...

Oregon Convention Center  
Power of Protest: The Movement to Free Soviet Jews

"This exhibition looks at one of the civil rights victories during the 1960s: The work by activists in the U.S., the Soviet Union and Israel to allow Jews to...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
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  
The Habitual and The Novel: Magic

Join the Ford Gallery for a night of poetry, art, food and drink as Ellen Petruzzella and Lindsay Martin show their work in the exhibition: The Habitual and...

Ford Gallery  
Art at Lan Su: Lynn Rosskamp, Rachel Austin, Scott Fitzwater & Kristine Karnezis

See new work by artists Lynn Rosskamp, Rachel Austin, Scott Fitzwater and Kristine Karnezis on display in Lan Su Chinese Garden’s pavilions in February and...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross

“I buried my negatives in the ground in order that there should be some record of our tragedy.” — Henryk Ross Together, Memory Unearthed at the Portland Art...

Portland Art Museum  
Modern American Realism: Highlights from the Smithsonian's Sara Roby Foundation Collection

"This is a blockbuster of a show featuring a who's-who of post-World War II American representational painting. Big names like Edward Hopper, Louise...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Pioneering Eastside Coffee Roasters Tour

On the east side of the Willamette River, nestled among converted warehouses and quirky neighborhoods, you’ll find the pioneering micro-roasters that sparked...

Portland Roasting - The Cupping Room  
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  
Rebecca Reeve: Sun Breathing

"British artist Rebecca Reeve's first solo exhibition at Upfor features landscape photographs in which Reeve has painted on areas or sections of the site...

Upfor Gallery  
The Last Journey of the Jews of Lodz

In conjunction with Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross, at the Portland Art Museum. Together the two exhibitions will offer an...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, Main Gallery  
Wes Mills: Drawings

PDX Contemporary Art presents new drawings by Wes Mills.

PDX Contemporary Art  
Ashley Miller: Sweet Things

Ashley Miller: Sweet Things Irina Rozovsky and Manjari Sharma: Talking Pictures The joint exhibition will be on view from January 3–February 3, 2019. First...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Irina Rozovsky and Manjari Sharma: Talking Pictures

Ashley Miller: Sweet Things Irina Rozovsky and Manjari Sharma: Talking Pictures The joint exhibition will be on view from January 3–February 3, 2019. First...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Jayna Conkey: Withdrawn

Nevada-based artist Jayna Conkey's photographic series Withdrawn documents mutilated library books from around the country, transforming their pages into...

Roll-Up Gallery  
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...

Growler Guys  
Brewvana's Down To Ferment Tour

Zymurgy is the study of fermentation, and Portland is all about some fermented beverages. Taste some cider, beer and spirits on this tour of some of...

Southeast Growler Guys  
Folk Fest

Folk Fest 4pm

Folk Fest is a two-night engagement celebrating the best of folk and Americana in the Pacific Northwest. The carefully curated lineup showcases the top...

McMenamins Mission Theater  
$5 After 5

Every Friday evening, the Portland Art Museum (PAM) invites you to play, to have a different Museum experience—a little bit more relaxed, more interactive...

Portland Art Museum  
First Friday Newberg

Local businesses in the downtown area of Newberg come together to provide you with a fun-filled evening on the First Friday of every month. Participating...

Purple Cow Vineyards, Tasting Room  
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  
Breathe In, Breathe Out

New Assemblages from Andrew Casto. Opening reception Friday, February 1, 6-9 p.m., featuring custom cocktails from Double Dragon co-owner Daniel Casto....

Eutectic Gallery  
Breathe In, Breathe Out

Come experience all kinds of feels from the work of Andrew Casto in Breathe In, Breathe Out along with new work from Nick Weddell, Joy Morsels, in The Back...

Eutectic Gallery  
Brewvana Holiday Dinner Tour

Join up for an epic holiday adventure: a dinner party tour visiting three locations for an evening of beer, dinner, chocolate and holiday fun. Stop 1: Beer...

Pickup/ drop- off locations will be customized  
First Friday Open Studios and Street Exhibition

Come check out the art, listen to local music and more on the first Friday of every month.

East Creative Collective  
Joy Morsels

Sculptural vessels and landscapes from Nick Weddell.

Eutectic Gallery  
PALS with OSA

The Portland Art & Learning Studio (PALS) is bringing a selection of their artists' works to the Oregon Society of Artists (OSA). All PALS' artists...

Oregon Society of Artists  
Valentine Vintage

Valentine Vintage takes place in Frida’s Den, a new venue and part of an arts complex in Southeast Portland, under the Hawthorne Bridge near the Oregon...

Frida's Den at East Creative Studios  
Harry Potter Inspired Beer Festival

For the Harry Potter Inspired Beer Festival, the historic Castaway in downtown Portland will be transformed into the Wizarding World of Harry Potter,...

Castaway Portland  
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  
A Doll's House Part 2

"Henrik Ibsen’s groundbreaking 1879 social drama A Doll’s House leaves its heroine, Norwegian housewife Nora Helmer on the precipice of a highly uncertain...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Buyer & Cellar

An outrageous comedy about the price of fame and the oddest of odd jobs. Alex, a struggling actor in Los Angeles, finds himself working in Barbra Streisand's...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Buyer & Cellar

"The premise is absurd. As this show readily admits, it couldn’t "possibly have happened with a person as famous, talented and litigious as Barbra...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Defining Moments: On the Other Side of Change

The Portland Lesbian Choir is proud to present Defining Moments: On the Other Side of Change. The choir will share songs of hope and courage that can come...

Central Lutheran Church  
Dial M for Murder

Directed by David Sikking. By Frederick Knott. Professional tennis player Tony Wendice plans to have his socialite wife Margot murdered to inherit her...

Lakewood Center for the Arts, Headlee Mainstage  
Four Last Things

Corrib Theatre presents Four Last Things by Lisa Tierney-Keogh, directed by Gemma Whelan. Jane is dropping out of college, out of life. She is stuck on her...

New Expressive Works  
Hansel and Gretel

"While Portland Opera has switched to a mostly summer season, other institutions have stepped up to feed the city’s operatic addiction. The Oregon Symphony...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
I'll Eat You Last

Starring Helen Raptis. Some have asked what the show I'll Eat You Last is about ... well, in 1981, Sue Mengers' husband Jean-Claude Tramont was directing...

Sanctuary at Sandy Plaza  
Jesus Christ Superstar

What’s the buzz? The first musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice to be produced for the professional stage, Jesus Christ Superstar has wowed audiences...

Brunish Theatre  
KISS: End of the Road World Tour

After an epic and storied 45-year career that launched an era of rock 'n' roll legends, KISS announced that they will launch their final tour ever in 2019,...

Moda Center  
Nikki Glaser

Nikki Glaser 7:30pm, 10pm

Nikki Glaser is one of the most sought-after young comedians and actors in the comedy world today. She was recently seen as the creator, executive producer...

Helium Comedy Club  
Sense & Sensibility

It’s getting difficult to tell whose career is on more of a roll lately: Jane Austen, whose 200-year-old novels just seem to keep growing in popularity, or...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Teenage Dick

Teenage Dick 7:30pm

"Shakespeare’s ferocious Richard III is a story of of naked ambition, of ruthlessness and cunning; a grand chess match of manipulation and back stabbing....

Artists Repertory Theatre  
The Cutting Room

"A playful, loving tribute to the wide world of cinema, this program -- first staged in 2012 -- provides a strong dose of the wit, inventiveness and...

BodyVox Dance Center  
The Delays by Sara Jean Accuardi

By: Sara Jean Accuardi Directed by: Tamara Carroll Theatre Vertigo World Premiere January 24-February 23, 2019 Thursday-Saturdays 7:30 p.m. Sundays 2...

Shoebox Theater  
An Evening With Leftover Salmon: Stories From The Living Room

Leftover Salmon is touring behind an upcoming book about the band. As Leftover Salmon nears their 30th year, their inspiring story is set to be told in a...

Revolution Hall  
Dead Comics Society

Dead Comics Society is a monthly stand-up comedy showcase featuring top talents from the local Portland scene with drop-ins featuring talent from across the...

Rogue Eastside Pub & Pilot Brewery, Barrel Room  
Efrim Manuel Menuck

Efrim Manuel Menuck, the founder of Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Thee Silver Mt. Zion, returns with his second album Pissing Stars, the brilliantly...

Polaris Hall  
Explosion Grupera

Viva la musica Latina! For fans of Latin music, Vivid Seats is honored to provide you with the opportunity to see Explosion Grupera, a pride and joy of Latin...

Portland Expo Center, Hall D  
HER Portland: Tropical Fever

Turn the rain into steam and heat things up at HER’s Tropical Fever winter party. Leave the cold behind and feel the tropical beats during the hottest night...

No Vacancy Lounge  
Shay Kuebler/Radical System Art

White Bird Presents: With a foundation in martial arts, Shay Kuebler, from Vancouver, B.C., creates cross-disciplinary works spanning hip hop, contemporary...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
Show Brousseau

Presented by Bridge City Improvs. Veteran improvisers Beau and Lisa Brousseau are the center of this new monthly improv showcase, bringing the best quick...

Siren Theater  
Daniel Champagne

The story goes that the young Australian singer, songwriter and one-of-a-kind guitar virtuoso first picked up his instrument of choice as a five-year-old,...

Big Legrowlski  
Eyelids / Federale

With Or, the band’s second full-length LP, Eyelids has created their most emotional record yet. Produced by Peter Buck of R.E.M. and mixed by Thom Monahan...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Nikki Glaser

Nikki Glaser is one of the most sought-after young comedians and actors in the comedy world today. She was recently seen as the creator, executive producer...

Helium Comedy Club  

Friday, February 1

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