Events

Thursday, February 28

 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  
APEX: Steven Young Lee

Taking inspiration from two significant works from the Museum’s Korean collection of 19th-century Joseon dynasty art, Steven Young Lee reconsiders these...

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  
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  
JAM Art Show + Sale

March is Jewish Arts Month, but this show starts in late February. Enjoy a rotating exhibit in the Mittleman Jewish Community Center (MJCC) lobby. Members of...

Mittleman Jewish Community Center  
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  
Mickalene Thomas: Do I Look Like a Lady? (Comedians and Singers)

The Portland Art Museum is pleased to present the recently acquired video installation Do I Look Like a Lady? (Comedians and Singers) by internationally...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
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  
The Science Behind Pixar

What happens before an animated film reaches the big screen? The Science Behind Pixar is your chance to experience the science, technology, engineering, art...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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: American Art

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

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  
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  
Celebration of Creativity

The Celebration of Creativity Fine Art Exhibit & Sale is an annual juried fine arts exhibit and sale set in a distinctive gallery style, now in its 41st...

Southminster Presbyterian Church  
Last Call Trivia

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

Rivershore Bar  
Trip the Light Fantastic

NW Dance Project celebrates its 15th Anniversary Season with this one-of-a-kind performing arts experience like no other. It will unfold in a hidden Portland...

Expensify  
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  
Come From Away

The true story of the small town that welcomed the world, Broadway’s Come From Away has won Best Musical all across North America. The New York Times...

Keller Auditorium  
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  
Kendall Concerts: Boy And Bean

Kendall Concerts: Music Under the Dome is a monthly planetarium concert series combining live performances with stunning visuals in riots of color, shape and...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), Kendall Planetarium  
Matthew Whitaker Trio & Mel Brown B-3 Organ Group

Presented by the 2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival and Soul'd Out. Born in 2001 in Hackensack, N.J., Matthew Whitaker grew up surrounded by music. His love for...

The Jack London Revue  
Terence Blanchard E-Collective

Presented by the 2019 BIAMP PDX Jazz Festival and PDX Jazz. With 2019 Portland Jazz Master Darrell Grant and Black Art Revisted.

Revolution Hall  
Terence Blanchard E-Collective & 2019 Portland Jazz Master Darrell Grant

Presented by the 2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival. Since top-tier jazz and multiple Grammy-winning trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard embarked on his solo...

Revolution Hall  
Tiny Beautiful Things

A celebration of the simple beauty of being human, this funny and deeply touching exploration of resilience is based on Cheryl Strayed’s (Wild) journey as...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Tiny Beautiful Things

A celebration of the simple beauty of being human, this funny and deeply touching exploration of resilience is based on Cheryl Strayed’s (Wild) journey as...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Tiny Beautiful Things

A celebration of the simple beauty of being human, this funny and deeply touching exploration of resilience is based on Cheryl Strayed’s (Wild) journey as...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
An Evening with Lúnasa

Lúnasa is the hottest Irish acoustic group in the world. They have appeared on the Alberta Rose stage with such luminaries as Tim O'Brien, Kevin Burke and...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Compagnie Hervé Koubi

Selling out all three performances during its White Bird Uncaged debut in 2016, Compagnie Hervé Koubi returns with 13 male street dancers from Algeria and...

Newmark Theatre  
Free Trivia Night

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

Ringo's Bar & Grill  
Peter Mulvey Album Release

Peter Mulvey is a walking secret handshake. He has been the street-singing kid in Dublin, the man fronting the storming electric band, the conspiratorial...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
King: A Drag Revue

Once a month, Crush Bar in Southeast Portland showcases some of the city's finest drag kings. Head there Feb. 28 to see performances by: TL Ford Baba...

Crush Bar  
Bailen

Bailen 9pm

Striking harmonies and songwriting from New York sibling trio.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Weeed / Dreamdecay

Weeed features a quartet of best friends jammin’ on double drum sets, electric bass, guitar, flute, vocal harmony and ambient live looping. Their blend of...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Urbanize Drum & Bass

Urban Outkasts Digital Entertainment proudly presents Urbanize Drum & Bass on the last Thursday of every month. Come out and celebrate the resurgence of...

Fuego  
Matthew Whitaker Trio

Presented by the 2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival and Soul'd Out. Born in 2001 in Hackensack, N.J., Matthew Whitaker grew up surrounded by music. His love for...

Jack London Revue  

Thursday, February 28

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