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June 21, 2015

Young Musicians & Artists: Summer Program Events, Through July 17


Close to 10,000 youth have attended YMA since 1965. Many have gone on to distinguished careers in the arts or used their experiences at YMA as a springboard for an appreciation of all the arts. Peter Frajola, associate concert master... More

Start: June 21, 2015
Venue: Willamette University
900 state Street, Salem, 97301, United States

Original Practice Shakespeare Fest, through August 23


OPS Festival is dedicated to bringing a new style of Shakespearean performance to the Portland area by reviving the old. When Shakespeare originally penned and performed his plays, theatrical practices were very different than modern audiences are accustomed to. First Folio... More

Start: June 21, 2015 9:00 pm
End: August 23, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: Various locales, principally parks
in the Portland metro area, United States

June 22, 2015

Chamber Music Northwest: Summer Festival, June22 – July 26


Attending a Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival concert is so much more than just hearing a concert. Chamber Music Northwest creates an environment for great chamber music to exist at its best in Portland, and to experience this pinnacle of... More

Start: June 22, 2015
Venue: Various Locattions Throughout the Portland Area

June 23, 2015

Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival: Inside the Composer’s Mind, Through July 21


This summer, in partnership with Portland State University, we are offering our new Inside the Composer’s Mind adult education series. In this five-week summer lecture series, award-winning composer, guitarist, and Professor of Music at Portland State University Bryan Johanson take an... More

Start: June 23, 2015 5:30 pm
End: July 21, 2015 5:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall 205 on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $100 per person for all five sessions for CMNW patrons

June 25, 2015

CRT: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, through July 19


Clackamas Repertory Theatre presents Tennessee Williams’ steamy, sexy Southern-fried masterpiece. It’s Big Daddy’s birthday, and his greedy family has come together to scheme their way to his fortune. Led by Maggie the Cat, the claws are out to scratch for money,... More

Start: June 25, 2015 7:30 pm
End: July 19, 2015 4:30 pm
Venue: Osterman Theatre, Clackamas Community College
19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, OR, 97045, United States

July 1, 2015

UAN First Wednesday’s In Portland’s New Creative Corridor


On three Wednesdays this summer – July 1, August 5 and September 2—about 60 UAN artists show their work between NW Davis and NW Everett. Established Portland artists, including surrealist painter Chuck Bloom, pinup artist Brenda Dunn and woodworker Poest are... More

Start: July 1, 2015
Venue: North Park Blocks
NW 8th & Everett Street, Portland, 97209

Siletz Bay Music Festival: Classics And Improvs


Siletz Bay Festival Orchestra Concert. MOZART  |  Trio in E-Flat Major, K.498 Kegelstatt Ken Peplowski, clarinet; Ronald Arron, viola; Gerald Robbins, piano MOZART (arranged by Dick Hyman/Ken Peplowski)  |  Cookin’ with Kegel Ken Peplowski, clarinet; Dick Hyman, piano KILGORE/ HYMAN/ PEPLOWSKI  |  More Improvisations Rebecca Kilgore, vocal;... More

Start: July 1, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Salishan Spa & Golf Resort
7760 U.S. 101, Gleneden Beach, OR, 97388, United States
Cost: $30

Oregon Music Festival: The Grand Adios


Featured Artists: Civic Orchestra, Franko Božac, Accordion, Charlene Farrugia, Piano, David Jacobs, Conductor. Civic Orchestra closes the festival with three masterworks by this season’s featured composers. Works on the program: Piazzolla’s Adios Noniño for bandeneon and orchestra; Martinů’s Piano Concerto No. 3, Op. H.316... More

Start: July 1, 2015 7:30 pm
End: July 1, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201

July 2, 2015

Polaris Dance Theatre Hosts Shanghai Children’s Palace


Shanghai Children’s Palace Child Welfare Institute joins Polaris Dance Theatre for three days of classes and performances, and PDT hosts an informal presentation of cultural dances — including vibrant costumes and props — by Children’s Palace students, ages ten to twelve,... More

Start: July 2, 2015 10:30 am
End: July 2, 2015 12:30 pm
Venue: Arts & Communication Magnet
11375 S.W. Center Street, Beavertson, OR, 97005, United States
Cost: Free

CMNW Summer Festival: Community Concert: Debussy & Schiff


Artists: David Shifrin, Clarinet; Jasper String Quartet, Ensemble. Join us for this FREE community concert at Portland Art Museum! In partnership with the museum’s Gods and Heroes exhibition, the Jasper String Quartet with David Shifrin play a one-hour interactive concert featuring... More

Start: July 2, 2015 12:00 pm
End: July 2, 2015 1:00 pm
Venue: Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97205
Cost: Free Admission

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