Events

Friday, March 15

 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  
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  
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  
Kells Saint Patrick's Irish Festival

Thousands of locals and visitors will celebrate their Irish heritage with live music, traditional Irish dancing, food and libations at the 28th annual Kells...

multiple  
Mel Bochner: Enough Said

Mel Bochner (b.1940) consistently probes the conventions of painting and language. Bochner’s text-based works will be on view. From the Collections of...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, Main Gallery  
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  
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 Dining Month

Since 2009, food-loving Portland has dedicated an entire month to celebrating our acclaimed dining scene: Portland Dining Month. Each March, the city’s top...

Participating Restaurants  
Portland International Film Festival

Since 1977, the Portland International Film Festival has been the Northwest Film Center’s annual showcase of new world cinema. Over three weeks each winter,...

Multiple locations  
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  
Sun, Shadows, Stone: The Photography of Terry Toedtemeier

Lifelong Oregonian Terry Toedtemeier (1947 – 2008) was a dedicated photographer, photography teacher and the Portland Art Museum’s first curator of...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Tradition and Change: Neveh Shalom Turns 150 Years

OJMCHE looks back at the determination, resilience and leadership that have brought Portland’s Conservative congregation through 150 years, preserving...

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  
Elevating Impact Summit 2019

The event is produced by PSU’s Impact Entrepreneurs program in The School of Business. It is a day filled with speakers, performers and interactive...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
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  
As I Am: An Exhibition Celebrating Trans Identities

The opera As One tells the story of a transgender woman named Hannah and her journey into adulthood. To celebrate the Portland premiere of this critically...

Antoinette Hatfield Hall, Rotunda  
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  
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  
Albina Queens Photography Exhibit

Come out to celebrate those who claim, reclaim and/or disrupt traditional constructs of black femininity in its many forms. The images captured in this...

The Old Church Concert Hall  
Ronny Quevedo: Every Measure of Zero

Artist Ronny Quevedo uses a mix of traditional and found materials and employs a rigorous process for mark-making and embossing to create the works in this...

Upfor Gallery  
Shamrock Fitness Fair

The Shamrock Fitness Fair is a two-day health and fitness fair in conjunction with Shamrock Run bib number and T-shirt pick-up. This event is free to enter...

Oregon Convention Center, Exhibit Hall A/A1  
63rd Annual Portland Roadster Show

The largest indoor roadster and classic car show in the Pacific Northwest. Hosted by the Multnomah Hot Rod Council, a 501c3 non-profit.

Portland Expo Center  
Barbara Kruger: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation

With Barbara Kruger: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. Exhibition Dates: March 7–31, 2019 First Thursday opening...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
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  
Israel Hughes, Edges

Painter, collage artist and native Oregonian, Israel Hughes presents new mixed media works that celebrate layers, lines and edges. Motivated by formal...

Roll-Up Gallery  
Natalie Krick: Natural Deceptions

With Barbara Kruger: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. Exhibition Dates: March 7–31, 2019 First Thursday opening...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Shohei Takasaki: Where Did You Sleep Last Night?

In Where Did You Sleep Last Night?, Portland-based painter and sculptor Shohei Takasaki poses a question that is deceptive in its overt simplicity. In his...

Nationale  
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  
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  
Pearl District Chocolate Pairing Tour

What better way to spend a Friday afternoon than to discover the rich and diverse chocolate and beverage scene on Portland’s West Side? This three-hour...

Various locations  
Ten Years Thailand

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Aditya Assarat, Wisit Sasanatieng, Chulayarnnon Siriphol, Apichatpong...

Regal Cinemas Fox Tower 10  
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  
The Wolf House

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Joaquín Cociña, Cristóbal León. Chile/Germany. Strongly resembling a...

Regal Cinemas Fox Tower 10  
$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  
Spring Fling: Think Pink

Celebrate the arrival of spring with Helioterra Wines and Alter Ego Cider at Spring Fling, an evening of pink wine, pink cider and fresh seafood. Tickets...

Helioterra Wines/Alter Ego Cider  
The Wild Pear Tree

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan. Turkey, republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Bosnia and...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Transit

Transit 5:45pm

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Christian Petzold. Germany, France. In German, French, French Sign Language...

Cinema 21  
A Family Tour

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Ying Liang. Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia. In Mandarin, Cantonese, Min...

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
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  
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  
Shorts 3: Past, Present, Future

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Gaze Directed by Farnoosh Samadi Iran, In Persian with English subtitles. On her way back...

Regal Cinemas Fox Tower 10  
Stupid Young Heart

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Selma Vilhunen. Finland, Netherlands, Sweden. In Finnish, Somali with English...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Performance: Fernanda D'Agostino

Fernanda D’Agostino, Sophia Wright Emigh and Jaleesa Johnston will activate D’Agostino’s the map is not the territory installation with their collaborative...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Cirque du Soleil: Corteo

Corteo, the latest and most enchanting Cirque du Soleil’s arena production is now touring in North America. This unique production, directed by Daniele Finzi...

Moda Center  
Kiss

Kiss 7:30pm

“I kissed someone. A kiss…” In the midst of a Syrian city stricken by war, two young couples meet for a quiet evening at home. In an intimate theatre in...

CoHo Theatre  
Leonard Cohen Is Dead

Crime is acceptable and dead singers lead the world. Physical, explosive and with the mania of a Richard Foreman wild universe, Jerry Mouawad's newest...

Imago Theatre  
Music Millennium’s 50th Anniversary

Music Millennium has been Portland’s record store since 1969. They turn 50 on March 15 and will be celebrating with an evening of music from some of Oregon's...

Aladdin Theater  
Noises Off

Noises Off 7:30pm

Noises Off give an audience a rare look into the backstage life of a live theater cast as they traverse chaos, love triangles and performing for an audience....

Beavercreek Grange  
Taking Steps

Taking Steps 7:30pm

Directed by Brenda Hubbard. By Alan Ayckbourn. Elizabeth, a former dancer, will do anything to escape her overbearing husband, Roland, who is poised to buy...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime

Based on the bestselling novel, this play is the story of a 15-year-old boy with autism who, after the vicious killing of his neighbor's dog, embarks on an...

Portland Actors Conservancy  
The Island in Winter or, La Isla en Invierno

The inaugural Problem Play Project production is a remarkable new vision of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale in a bilingual world premiere adaptation. The...

Vault Theater & Event Sapce  
The Three Bs: Tomas Cotik, violin

Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra (PCSO) welcomes Portland violinist Tomás Cotik in a performance of the beautiful and elegant Beethoven Violin Concerto....

First United Methodist Church  
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  
Wolf Play

Wolf Play 7:30pm

In a world where people struggle to have children, one American couple decides to 'un-adopt' their young Korean son because they have a newborn at home....

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Ben Morrison of The Brothers Comatose

An intimate solo appearance from the cofounder of the acclaimed San Francisco bluegrass/folk-rock act. With: Ben Larsen.

Polaris Hall  
Detox Pop-Up All Ages Nightclub

Detox is popping up again on for a St. Patrick's day celebration, featuring music by DJ TMA, BROOX and JVCKFROST along with dance entertainment by Feral...

Bossanova Ballroom  
How to Really, Really? Really! Love a Woman

How to Really . . . Really? Really! Love a Woman is a hilarious (and educational) tale that is part storytelling, part stand-up, part TED Talk, part Vagina...

Curious Comedy Annex  
Metric

Metric 8pm

Toronto rockers Metric emphasize guitars on the band's latest album Art of Doubt, a collection of 12 new songs packed with massive riffs, driving rhythm and...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Minority Retort Presents: Dhaya Lakshminarayanan

Minority Retort - Portland's premier stand-up comedy showcase featuring comedians of color - and The Siren Theater are proud to present Dhaya...

The Siren Theater  
Montana Fishing Film Festival

In its sixth year of existence, this grassroots annual community event is poised for the best showcase of Rocky Mountain Fly Fishing Films ever offered....

Clinton Street Theater  
Queer Horror: The Stepford Wives

In celebration of the Hollywood Theatre’s Feminist March programming, the bimonthly series Queer Horror adds a special off-month screening to its calendar...

Hollywood Theatre  
Ruthie Foster w/ special guest Nickel & Rose

Those who have followed Ruthie Foster's eclectic musical history know that she can burn down any stage with her combustible blend of soul, blues, rock, folk...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Savage Love Live

Dan Savage is an author, sex-advice columnist, podcaster, pundit and public speaker. Dan is a regular contributor to public radio's This American Life and a...

Revolution Hall  
Shadow

Shadow 8:15pm

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Zhang Yimou. China, Hong Kong. In Mandarin with English subtitles. Zhang’s...

Cinema 21  
Afghan Cycles

Afghan Cycles 8:30pm

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Sarah Menzies. United States, Afghanistan. In Dari with English...

Cinema 21  
Casanova Gene

Casanova Gene 8:30pm

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Luise Donschen. Germany. In German, English with English subtitles. A...

Cinemagic  
Long Day's Journey Into Night

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Bi Gan. China. In Mandarin with English subtitles. Bi Gan’s sophomore feature...

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
The Image You Missed

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Donal Foreman. Ireland, France, United States, United Kingdom. In...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Alo

Alo 9pm

Alo is more than a band. It's a musical relationship that has endured for over two decades, with band members playing in numerous projects together and...

Wonder Ballroom  
And The Kids

Catchy and intricate Massachusetts rock act with sprawling, emotive new LP, When This Life is Over. With: Cardioid.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Dylan Jakobsen, The Lowdown Drifters

Raised outside of Seattle, Wash., Dylan Jakobsen isn’t your typical country artist. He didn’t grow up on a farm, and he doesn’t drink alcohol. His love of...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
That 1 Guy

Innovative one man show with the first-of-its-kind instrument, the "Magic Pipe."

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Video Dance Attack

Portland's longest running theme-night dance party is in Lola's Room every Friday. Dance to music videos projected onto multiple 10-foot video screens all...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom, Lola's Room  
One Cut of the Dead

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Shin’ichirô Ueda. Japan. In Japanese with English subtitles. A small crew...

Cinema 21  

Friday, March 15

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