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June 21, 2015

Original Practice Shakespeare Fest, through August 23

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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
Address:
in the Portland metro area, United States

July 1, 2015

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

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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
Address:
NW 8th & Everett Street, Portland, 97209

July 17, 2015

Portland Opera: The Elixir of Love, Through August 1

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Our 50th anniversary celebration began in Vienna and it ends in the American Wild West, a creative and ingenious setting for Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love. Like Die Fledermaus, The Elixir of Love is a celebration of love’s intoxicating power…and the powerful intoxication of a... More

Start: July 17, 2015 7:30 pm
End: August 1, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Newmark Theatre
Address:
1111 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205.

Post5 Theatre: Much Ado About Nothing, Through August 16

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Post5 fuses its signature contemporary storytelling with a stylish 1950s twist for the classic Shakespearean comedy, Much Ado About Nothing this summer. Post5 places Much Ado's timeless sense of humor on the slopes of an Oregon Vineyard where humorous hijinks... More

Start: July 17, 2015 7:30 pm
End: August 16, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Post5 Theatre Black Box
Address:
1666 SE Lambert Street, Portland , 97202
Cost: $12.50 to $20.00

July 25, 2015

Portland Festival Symphony: Celebrating 35 Years of FREE Music in the Parks!

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This summer, Maestro Lajos Balogh and the Portland Festival Symphony celebrate 35 years of presenting free, live classical music in Portland parks. PFS concerts in the parks have become a summer tradition for families who want to introduce their children to... More

Start: July 25, 2015
Venue: Various Portland Area Parks
Address:
Portland & Lake Oswego
Cost: Free Admission

July 29, 2015

Abby Bach Festival: Gail Archer Organist, July 29 & 30

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Gail Archer is a Grammy-nominated, international concert organist, recording artist, choral conductor and lecturer. She serves as director of the artist and young organ artist recitals at historic Central Synagogue, New York City. Program includes Nicholaus Bruhns’ Preludium in e minor;... More

Start: July 29, 2015 6:00 pm
End: July 30, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Mount Angel Abbey and Seminary
Address:
1 Abbey Drive, St Benedict, OR, 97373, United States
Cost: Free Admission

July 30, 2015

CRT: How to Succeed in Business…, through August 23

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...Without Really Trying. Clackamas Repertory Theatre presents Frank Loesser’s 1961 musical chronicling the meteoric rise of J. Pierpont Finch from window washer to corporate giant. The sly, witty lampoon of the business was the winner of seven Tony Awards and the... More

Start: July 30, 2015 7:30 pm
End: August 23, 2015 4:30 pm
Venue: Osterman Theatre, Clackamas Community College
Address:
19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, OR, 97045, United States

August 1, 2015

Elixir of Love Street Fair Celebration and Simulcast

Portland Opera

Portland Opera’s 50th anniversary season concludes with a community-wide celebration featuring a street fair and free simulcast of Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love. Festivities include family-friendly activities, Portland Opera To Go performances and a live band, as well as the free... More

Start: August 1, 2015 12:00 pm
End: August 1, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: S.W. Main Street, between Antoinette Hatfield Hall & Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address:
Portland, OR, United States
Cost: Free

Unistus Chamber Choir: Estonia Days Concert

Unistus

Directed by Artistic Director Lonnie Cline, the ensemble performs choral music with and without accompaniemnt, and the Tulehoidjad dance troupe performs a group of Estonian songs. This concert kicks off a summer Canadian tour for Unistus, with performances in Vancouver, B.C. on... More

Start: August 1, 2015 7:00 pm
End: August 1, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Milwaukie Lutheran Church
Address:
3810 S.E. Lake Road, Milwaukie, OR, 97222, United States
Cost: $12, $10 for seniors & students, children under five admitted free

August 2, 2015

Icicle Creek Center for the Arts: Young Pianist Camp, Through August 9

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2015 Faculty: Dr. Oksana Ezhokina (Program Director and Chair of Piano Studies, Pacific Lutheran University) and Dr. Naomi Niskala (Professor of Piano, Susquehanna University, PA) This Icicle Creek Center for the Arts program welcomes young aspiring pianists, ages 13-18 years, for a... More

Start: August 2, 2015
Venue: Icicle Creek Center for the Arts
Address:
7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826, United States
Cost: $550 to $950

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