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April 14, 2017

Theatre Vertigo: “A Maze” by Rob Handel, Through May 13

There are two kinds of mazes – one where you try to get through and out the other side, one where you try to get to the center. A teenage girl recreates her identity after 8 years held captive in a suburban basement; a band remakes itself post-rehab and post-hit-song; a self-taught artist gains a… More

Start: April 14, 2017 7:30 pm
End: May 13, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Shoebox Theatre
Address:
2110 SE 10th Avenue, Portland, 97214
Cost: Adults: $20; Students: $10 (with valid ID)

April 21, 2017

Imago Theatre: Medea, Through May 20

Featuring Anne Sorce as Medea, Todd Van Voris as Jason. Imago resurrects its No Exit set for Medea by Ben Power of the National Theatre. In 1998, dir. Jerry Mouawad designed a deck suspended in a void 3-ft off the floor that tips and sways in an abyss. Mouawad’s staging of Sartre’s No Exit on… More

Start: April 21, 2017 7:30 pm
End: May 20, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Imago Theatre
Address:
17 SE 8th Avenue, Portland, 97214
Cost: $19 to 39

Polaris Dance Theatre: XPOSED April 21-29

Polaris Dance Theatre’s presents its 7th annual XPOSED celebrating and concluding its 15th year! This XPOSED revisits 3 dance creations from Robert Guitron, M’Liss Quinnly and Gerard Regot (Spain) with new works also by Guitron as well as Barbara Lima (Brazil) and Jess Zoller. This is the 7th annual presentation of XPOSED which was originally… More

Start: April 21, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 29, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Polaris Dance Theatre
Address:
1826 NW 18th Ave, Portland, 97209
Cost: $18-$25

Portland State University: Suor Angelica + Gianni Schicchi, Through April 30

Suor Angelica – To hide a scandal, Angelica’s wealthy family took away her infant son and forced her to enter a convent.  Seven years later, Sister Angelica still dreams of her child. When a visiting aunt reveals that the beloved son has been dead for years, the distraught Angelica makes a fatal decision. Gianni Schicchi – Buoso… More

Start: April 21, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 30, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall, Rm 225, on the campus of Portland State University
Address:
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $15 - $30

April 22, 2017

Oregon Symphony: Debussy’s La Mer, April 22, 23 & 24

Debussy’s most sensuous work powers an evening of oceanic currents, with sea-going works by both Hosakawa and Mendelssohn. Renowned violinist Simone Lamsma returns to perform Britten’s Spanish Civil War-inspired Violin Concerto. Program includes – Mendelssohn: The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave) Britten: Violin Concerto Hosokawa: Circulating Ocean Debussy: La Mer (The Sea) Jun Märkl, conductor Performance repeats April 23, 2:00 pm and… More

Start: April 22, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 24, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address:
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205
Cost: $23 to 105

April 24, 2017

Classical Up Close: Blitz Performance at Oregon Symphony Ticket Office

Classical Up Close is a cooperative effort by musicians of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra and community partners to bring world class symphony musicians to the public.  Come watch a 30-minute “blitz” performance by cello artist Nancy Ives! For more information on Classical Up Close events, visit their webpage.

Start: April 24, 2017 12:30 pm
End: April 24, 2017 1:00 pm
Venue: Oregon Symphony Ticket Office
Address:
909 SW Washington St, Portland, 97205
Cost: Free

April 25, 2017

Classical Up Close: Blitz Performance at Terwilliger Plaza

Classical Up Close is a cooperative effort by musicians of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra and community partners to bring world class symphony musicians to the public.  Come watch a 30-minute “blitz” performance by James Shields-clarinet, Ruby Chen- violin,  and Trevor Fitzpatrick-cello​ at Terwilliger Plaza! For more information on Classical Up Close events, visit their webpage.

Start: April 25, 2017 12:00 pm
End: April 25, 2017 12:30 pm
Venue: Terwilliger Plaza (lobby)
Address:
2545 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland, 97201
Cost: Free

ART: The Talented Ones, through May 21

The American Dream teeters on the abyss as immigrants Cindy and Omar face their thwarted dreams and unraveling marriage, while Omar’s buddy Patrick connives to push them over the edge. In this funny but dark comedy, trouble erupts one night when bad choices are followed by verrrrry bad choices. The stakes become lethal as these… More

Start: April 25, 2017 7:30 pm
End: May 21, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Artists Repertory Theatre
Address:
1515 S.W. Morrison Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

Classical Up Close: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

Classical Up Close is a cooperative effort by musicians of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra and community partners to offer free chamber music concerts, bringing world class symphony musicians to the public. Special Guest: China Forbes Prelude performance by D’Rivera Winds small ensemble from BRAVO Cesar Chavez. Program includes: Beethoven’s Sextet in E-flat Major, Op. 81b… More

Start: April 25, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 25, 2017 9:30 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
Address:
147 NW 19th Ave, Portland, 97209
Cost: Free

Finnish Kantele Performance: Ida Elina

Elina began playing the kantele, a relative of the dulcimer and zither, when she was 13. She holds a master’s in music from Finland’s Sibelius Academy and has recorded four albums. “Even in Finland, the kantele is underappreciated,” explains Elina. “It has a sound that is so different and yet so familiar at the same… More

Start: April 25, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 25, 2017 9:30 pm
Venue: Nordia House
Address:
8800 SW Oleson Road, Portland, 97223
Cost: $17 - $20

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