Events

Thursday, February 21

 Barley, Barrels, Bottles, & Brews: 200 Years of Oregon Beer

This exhibition at the Oregon Historical Society looks at Oregon's last 200 years of history of beer, connecting moments from history like the Lewis and...

Oregon Historical Society  
 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  
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  
Cinderella

"Created by the British choreographer Ben Stevenson in 1970, this lush fairytale ballet was added to the Oregon Ballet Theatre repertoire in 2015. A...

Keller Auditorium  
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  
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  
Ice & Stone: Suiseki Viewing Stones from the Huntington & Hokkaido Photographs by Michael Kenna

Suiseki (水石) is the Japanese art of stone appreciation. From ancient times, people in Japan have found beauty in rocks and cherished them for their unique...

Portland Japanese Garden  
Jinhyun Cha: Post-Border Line

"Jinhyun Cha is a Korean documentary photographer, whose work examines social and political issues on the Korean peninsula, divided by a hard border, 155...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Orpheus Unsung

"Now under new artistic leadership, Third Angle New Music is evolving more toward being a presenting organization with ever-shifting performing lineups. This...

Holocene  
PDX Jazz Festival

The PDX Jazz Festival arrives each and every February to recognize Black History Month, and to remind Portlanders and our many out-of-town guests what a rich...

Various venues  
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  
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  
The Map Is Not The Territory

The Map Is Not The Territory is part of a triennial series featuring regional artists exploring place and boundaries. This inaugural exhibition focuses along...

Portland Art Museum  
Three Masters of Abstraction: Hagiwara Hideo, Ida Shōichi, Takahashi Rikio

This exhibition presents nearly 50 prints by three Japanese artists who rose to international prominence in the decades following World War II. All of them...

Portland Art Museum  
ValenTango

Going into its 22nd year, Portland's legendary dance event, ValenTango, is the largest and longest running tango festival in North America. From Feb. 20-26,...

DoubleTree by Hilton  
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  
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  
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  
Changing Landscapes: The 100-Year History of the Pittock Mansion Estate

Pittock Mansion has experienced some dramatic changes over the course of its history, and the same is true for the grounds surrounding the historic home....

Pittock Mansion  
Joy Morsels

Sculptural vessels and landscapes from Nick Weddell.

Eutectic Gallery  
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  
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)  
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  
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  
Meet The Makers: Gallery Members Exhibit

A group exhibit by Waterstone Gallery member artists. Preview Reception: Wednesday, Feb. 6 from 5:30-8 p.m. First Thursday Reception: Feb. 7 from 5:30-8...

Waterstone Gallery  
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  
Black Futures Month

White Gallery at Portland State University presents Black Futures Month, a mixed-media group exhibition curated by Safiyah Maurice. Featured artists: Alisa...

Littman and White Galleries  
Buyer & Cellar

Buyer & Cellar 12pm, 7:30pm

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

Buyer & Cellar 12pm, 7:30pm

"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  
Chip Thomas: Messages from the Underworld

With Jinhyun Cha: Post-Border Line. Exhibition dates: February 7–March 3, 2019. First Thursday opening reception: February 7, 6-9 p.m. Panel Discussion and...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Jinhyun Cha: Post-Border Line

With Chip Thomas: Messages from the Underworld. Exhibition dates: February 7–March 3, 2019. First Thursday opening reception: February 7, 6-9 p.m. Artist...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
​Human Nature -  2019 C3: Papermaking Residency Exhibition

​Human Nature ​presents work from 2018 c3:Papermaking Residency artists Yoonhee Choi, Elisabeth Horan, Michael Namkung and Collin Richard. Culminating from...

c3:initiative  
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  
Art Museum Public Tour: Modern & Contemporary Art

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

Portland Art Museum  
Long Pose Figure Drawing Session

Come draw from a live model at a studio in Southeast Portland. This pose restarts the first Thursday every month.

High Low Art Space  
Art Museum: Blind & Low Vision Tour

Explore the museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Tours for blind and low vision visitors feature vivid descriptions of works in the Museum’s...

Portland Art Museum  
Brewvana: Discover PFriem Tour

Discover pFriem Family Brewers, Great American Beer Festival's 2018 Mid-Sized Brewing Company of the Year. Tour includes: pFriem-hosted drive out to Hood...

Loyal Legion  
Art Museum Meditation Tour

Enjoy a slow looking tour experience and object-focused meditation. This public tour invites people to relax, rejuvenate, energize and be calm. Using focused...

Portland Art Museum  
Artist Talk: Demian DinéYazhí

Demian DinéYazhí is an Indigenous Diné transdisciplinary artist born to the clans Naasht’ézhí Tábąąhá (Zuni Clan Water’s Edge) and Tódích’íí’nii (Bitter...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
What's It Worth To You? Figure Drawing Session

Come draw from a live model at a studio in Southeast Portland. This session features short poses from two-20 minutes long.

High Low Art Space  
Winter Winemaker Dinner Series - Boundary Social Club

Classic Wines Auction​, consistently recognized as one of the top 10 charity wine auctions in the country by ​Wine Spectator magazine, has announced its...

Boundary Social Club  
Winter Winemaker Dinner Series - Holdfast with Eausse Piste

Classic Wines Auction​, consistently recognized as one of the top 10 charity wine auctions in the country by ​Wine Spectator magazine, has announced its...

Holdfast  
Winter Winemaker Dinner Series - II Solito with Dobbes Family Estate Winery

Classic Wines Auction​, consistently recognized as one of the top 10 charity wine auctions in the country by ​Wine Spectator magazine, has announced its...

II Solito  
Winter Winemaker Dinner Series - Olympia Provisions NW with Teutonic Wine Co.

Classic Wines Auction​, consistently recognized as one of the top 10 charity wine auctions in the country by ​Wine Spectator magazine, has announced its...

Olympia Provisions  
Winter Winemaker Dinner Series - Portland City Grill with Adelsheim Vineyard

Classic Wines Auction​, consistently recognized as one of the top 10 charity wine auctions in the country by ​Wine Spectator magazine, has announced its...

Portland City Grill  
Winter Winemaker Dinner Series - Swank Restaurant with ROCO Winery

Classic Wines Auction​, consistently recognized as one of the top 10 charity wine auctions in the country by ​Wine Spectator magazine, has announced its...

Swank Restaurant  
A Magician Walks Into A Bar

Beer, food, magic and friends, what more could you ask for? Probably a lot—no one would mind a suitcase full of hundreds. But until that shows up, come over...

West Coast Grocery Co.  
Anicca (Impermanence): A Dance Performance

Returning to stage after eight years of absence as a performer, Minh Tran is creating a new work for his company titled Anicca/Impermanence, which will be...

Reed College, Performing Arts Building - Massee Performance Lab  
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  
Last Call Trivia

Come play some fun and challenging free bar trivia, every Thursday.

Rivershore Bar  
Lecture: Is American Democracy In Danger?

The 12th Annual Sara Glasgow Cogan Memorial Lecture is titled: Is American Democracy In Danger? Daniel Ziblatt has spent more than 20 years studying the...

Smith Memorial Student Union, Ballroom 355  
The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

Presented by the 2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival. Join up for the Portland debut of The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, a multiple Grammy Award-winning 16-piece jazz...

Newmark Theatre  
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

"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  
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  
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  
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  
Live Wire w/ Dani Shapiro, Colin O'Brady, Chris Garcia, Casey Neill & The Norway Rats

Join Emmy and heart-winning host Luke Burbank for a recording of Portland's own nationally syndicated radio show with guests Dani Shapiro, Colin O'Brady,...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Nunsense

Nunsense 7:30pm

Join the Little Sisters of Hoboken (well, what’s left of them, that is) for a hysterically haphazard variety show to raise emergency funds for the convent....

Broadway Rose New Stage  
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  
Free Trivia Night

Come out and play some free Last Call Trivia with your friends.

Ringo's Bar & Grill  
Gabby Holt & Ivan to the Moon

Experience Valentines transformed by immersive art as Gabby Holt and Ivan to the Moon are surrounded by the moving colors of Artshark's live...

Valentines  
Ian Svenonius' Escape-Ism

Introduction to Escape-ism shouldn’t only be reviewed in the music press but in the “world affairs” column of a conspiracy-minded newspaper, on a hot-rod...

Polaris Hall  
Lil Mosey

Lil Mosey 8pm

Presented by Lyrical Lemonade. Lathan Moses Echols, known professionally as Lil Mosey, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter.

Wonder Ballroom  
My Brightest Diamond

Shara Nova (formerly Shara Worden) continues to prolifically weave her way through both the experimental pop and classical worlds, composing, collaborating...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Bryson Cone

A love letter mixtape of synthy, dreamy space rock. With: Wet Fruit, Plastic Cactus.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Sharon Van Etten: Remind Me Tomorrow Tour

Sharon Van Etten's Remind Me Tomorrow comes four years after Are We There and reckons with the life that gets lived when you put off the small and inevitable...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
 Aaron Diehl Trio

Presented by the 2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival. Widely acknowledged as a modern master in the aftermath of his acclaimed 2012 Mack Avenue debut, The Bespoke...

Winningstad Theatre  

Thursday, February 21

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