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September 6, 2016

ART: Trevor, through October 9

ART Trevor

Artists Repertory Theatre presents the Northwest premiere of this hilarious and heart-wrenching Nick Jones comedy, whose star is Trevor, a 200-pound chimp intent on reviving his showbiz career, which has already included working with Morgan Fairchild. He lives with his human mom as part of a regular family, trying to get by in spite of neighbors who simply… More

Start: September 6, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 2, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Artists Repertory Theatre
Address:
1515 S.W. Morrison Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

September 9, 2016

CoHo Productions: The Gun Show, through October 1

The Gun Show

CoHo Productions presents E.M. Lewis’ brutally honest and poignantly humorous take on America’s most dangerous pastime. Leaning neither right nor left, it jumps into the middle of the gun control debate, asking “Can we have a conversation about this?” Directed by Shawn Lee and featuring Vin Shamnbry with Ellen Lewis. Gun talks follow each performance, where… More

Start: September 9, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 1, 2016 9:00 pm
Address:
2257 N.W. Raleigh Street, Portland, OR, 97210, United States
Cost: $20-$28

September 11, 2016

The Infinite Power of Music, through February 5

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David Stabler, award-winning former music critic of the Oregonian, offers six monthly music appreciation classes at Classic Pianos. The full set of programs: September 11: 10 Tunes That Shook the World — an iconic piece from each of the past ten centuries. October 16: Warhorses — why the great works rise above others. November 13: Timeless Symphonies — what… More

Start: September 11, 2016 4:00 pm
End: February 5, 2017 5:30 pm
Venue: Classic Pianos
Address:
3003 S.E. Milwaukie Avenue, Portland, OR, 97202, United States

September 29, 2016

Oregon Symphony: The Music of David Bowie

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His music lives on! A full rock band and vocalist join the orchestra to celebrate the one-of-a-kind genius in a sensational musical odyssey through his unforgettable body of work with Space Odyssey, Changes, Under Pressure, China Girl, and many more. Brent Havens, conductor. Reserve Tickets.  

Start: September 29, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address:
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205.
Cost: $35 to $95

September 30, 2016

High Desert Chamber Music Concert Series: FRANK ALMOND, September 30 & October 1

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Opening night of HDCM’s 2016-17 Season, presented by Mission Building, features a return of Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Frank Almond. He performs works from his recently completed follow up recording to A Violin’s Life – the Lipinski Stradivarius. Program includes Brahms’ Violin Sonata No.2 in A major, Op.100; Caprice Op.29 No.3 of Lipiński, Janáček’s Violin… More

Start: September 30, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 1, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue: Bend Church
Address:
680 NW Bond Street, Bend, OR, 97703, United States
Cost: $10 to $40

Chamber Music Northwest: Emerson String Quartet

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In 2016-17, Chamber Music Northwest will have its first-ever Artists-in-Residence – none other than the nine-time GRAMMY Award winning Emerson String Quartet! Join us for four amazingly diverse concerts – two in the fall and two in the spring – featuring this astounding quartet of Philip Setzer, Eugene Drucker, Lawrence Dutton, and Paul Watkins. Program… More

Start: September 30, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
Address:
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $10 to $50

October 1, 2016

Chamber Music Northwest: Emerson String Quartet

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In 2016-17, Chamber Music Northwest will have its first-ever Artists-in-Residence – none other than the nine-time GRAMMY Award winning Emerson String Quartet! Join us for four amazingly diverse concerts – two in the fall and two in the spring – featuring this astounding quartet of Philip Setzer, Eugene Drucker, Lawrence Dutton, and Paul Watkins. Program… More

Start: October 1, 2016 7:30 am
End: October 1, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Newmark Theatre
Address:
1111 SW Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $30 to $50

VSO Season Opener, October 1 & 2

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The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra begins its new season with Japanese violinist Mayuko Kamio, gold medalist of the 2007 International Tchaikovsky Competition, as soloist in Tchaikovsky’s Concerto in D Major. Bracketing Ms. Kamio’s performance will be Glinka’s Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6. Two performances: October 1 at 3 p.m. and October 2 at 7… More

Start: October 1, 2016 3:00 pm
End: October 2, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Skyview Concert Hall
Address:
1300 N.W. 139th Street, Vancouver, WA, 98685, United States
Cost: $37, $32 for seniors, $10 for students

Cascadia Concert Opera: Showcase of Favorites plus “La Serva Padrona”

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Cascadia Concert Opera is a non-profit organization based in Eugene and dedicated to engaging communities through the vibrant musical storytelling of opera. Each year, it presents opera in many cities throughout the Pacific Northwest. This fall, CCO brings a roster of impressive vocalists from around Western Oregon for an evening of operatic highlights: arias, duets and ensembles, from Baroque… More

Start: October 1, 2016 7:00 pm
End: October 1, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln City Cultural Center
Address:
540 N.E. Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR, 97367, United States
Cost: Donations accepted

Wind Symphony and Orchestra Concert

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The Orchestra portion of the program, entitled, Copland’s America, features iconic works by Aaron Copland that defined the Americana sound of the mid-20th century, including: Variations on a Shaker Melody from Appalachian Spring; Four Dances from Rodeo; and selections from Our Town and The Tender Land. The Wind Symphony, under the direction of guest conductor and UP alumna Kylie Pybus, features lively folk dances… More

Start: October 1, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Buckley Center Auditorium
Address:
5000 N Willamette Blvd., Portland, 97203
Cost: Free – No tickets required

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