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September 13, 2014

Hallie Ford Museum of Art: A Contemporary Bestiary, through December 21

Bestiary

Organized by Director John Olbrantz, this exhibition includes 56 works brimming with animal imagery created by 22 artists from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and British Columbia. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. to 5... More

Start: September 13, 2014 10:00 am
End: December 21, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Hallie Ford Museum of Art
Address:
700 State Street, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: $6, with discounts for seniors, students and educators. Those 17 and under admitted free; Tuesdays are free for everyone.

November 8, 2014

Hallie Ford Museum: Roger Shimomura, Works on Paper; through February 15

Shimomura

Throughout his career, Roger Shimomura has made prints inspired by the same socio-political issues that inform his paintings. Organized by Director John Olbrantz, the exhibition features approximately 25 prints made during the past quarter century and drawn from local and regional... More

Start: November 8, 2014 10:00 am
End: February 1, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Hallie Ford Museum of Art
Address:
700 State Street, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: $6, with discounts for students & seniors; under 17 free; Tuesdays free for everyone

November 25, 2014

Artist Repertory Theatre: Blithe Spirit, Through December 21

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Blithe Spirit by Noël Coward is directed By Christopher Liam Moore. With ghosts who are decidedly not Dickensian, this comedic masterpiece will haunt our holiday season.  Vana O’Brien takes on a role she was born to play as Madame Arcati, the... More

Start: November 25, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 21, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Morrison Stage of the Artists Repertory Theatre
Phone: 503-241-1278
Address:
1515 SW Morrison, Portland, 97205
Cost: $25 to $ 49

December 3, 2014

Portland Playhouse: A Christmas Carol, Through December 28

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Dickens’ classic ghost story returns after last year’s success in attracting a large, diverse, and enthusiastic neighborhood audience. This homemade, holiday treat that invokes the beauty of second chances will charm you in with what Portland Monthly called “an immersive... More

Start: December 3, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 28, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Portland Playhouse
Phone: 503-488-5822
Address:
602 NE Prescott Street, Portland, 97211
Cost: $20 to $36

December 5, 2014

Magenta Theater: Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus; through December 20

Yes Virginia

Warm your heart and soul just in time for the holidays with this radio drama by Andrew J. Fenady. Spend some time with the working class O'Hanlon family and Frank Church as they face their toughest battles and search for... More

Start: December 5, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 20, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
Address:
606 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States

NWCTC: The Maid’s Tragedy, through January 4

Maids Tragedy

Northwest Classical Theatre Company presents this work by Shakespeare contemporaries  Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher. Melantius, a soldier who places honor above all other virtues, returns from battle to discover his sister Evadne is betrothed to his best friend Amintor at... More

Start: December 5, 2014 7:30 pm
End: January 4, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Shoebox Theater
Address:
2110 S.E. 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $22, $20 for students & seniors

December 12, 2014

Imago Theatre: FROGZ, through January 4

FROGZ

FROGZ put Imago on the international map. The simplicity and the charm of the show catapulted the production to two Broadway runs at the acclaimed New Victory Theatre in 2000 and 2002. Variety Magazine called it “Felliniesque mayhem,”  and The... More

Start: December 12, 2014 7:00 pm
End: January 4, 2015 3:30 pm
Venue: Imago Theatre
Address:
17 S.E. 8th Avenue, Portland, OR, 997214, United States
Cost: $34.50, $29 for youth & senior,, $17.50 for children

December 13, 2014

Oregon Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker, Through December 27

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Create memories that last a lifetime at this holiday classic. No holiday season is complete without experiencing the magic of George Balanchine’s THE NUTCRACKER. Follow little Marie’s larger-than-life adventure, where toys come valiantly to the rescue, snowflakes twirl and leap... More

Start: December 13, 2014 2:00 pm
End: December 27, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Keller Auditorium
Address:
222 Southwest Clay Street, Portland, 97201.
Cost: $27 to $155

NWDT: A Nutcracker Tea, through December 21

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Northwest Dance Theatre presents a family-friendly adaptation of the Nutcracker story, following Clara and her Prince on a heartwarming journey through the Snow Kingdom and Land of Sweet,s with choreography by June Taylor-Dixon and Gretta Murray-Marchek set to the traditional Tchaikovsky... More

Start: December 13, 2014 2:00 pm
End: December 21, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: Portland Community College Sylvania Performing Art Center
Address:
12000 S.W. 49th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97219, United States
Cost: $14 to $30

December 17, 2014

Portland Chamber Orchestra: G. F. Handel’s Messiah / Judas Maccabaeus, Through December 21

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Featuring Courtney Ruckman, soprano; Sarah Mattox, mezzo soprano; Les Green, tenor; Charles Robert Stephens, bass/baritone and the CHORAL ARTS ENSEMBLE, David De Lyser, Artistic Director/Conductor. The Portland Chamber Orchestra offers its first ecumenical holiday concert in a performance of both the... More

Start: December 17, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 21, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: St. Henry Catholic Church
Phone: 503-665-9129
Address:
346 NW 1st Street, Gresham, OR, 97030, United States
Cost: $5 to $25

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