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June 21, 2016

Original Practice Shakespeare Festival, through August 21


Now in its eighth season, the Original Practice Shakespeare Festival, a non-profit theatre company, introduces two new Shakespeare plays to its repertory: Hamlet and The Tempest. OPS Fest is dedicated to bringing a new style of Shakespearean performance to Portland and the surrounding area, by reviving the old. Their actors perform using the same performance… More

Start: June 21, 2016 9:00 pm
End: August 21, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: Several venues
See full listing for details, OR, United States
Cost: Free

June 27, 2016

CMNW Summer Festival: A Trio of Trios, June 27 & 28


Long-time CMNW favorites Ida Kavafian, Steven Tenenbom, and Peter Wiley will thrill audiences with three Classic string trio masterpieces by Haydn, Beethoven, and Mozart – a great way to start your Summer Festival! Program includes Haydn’s String Trio in G Major (after Keyboard Sonata in G Major, Hob. XVI:40); String Trio in D Major, op. 9,… More

Start: June 27, 2016 8:00 pm
End: August 28, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium on the campus of Reed College
Phone: 503-771-1112
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, 97202

July 22, 2016

Portland Opera: The Italian Girl In Algiers, Through August 6

Portland Opera

It’s a right hook directly to the male ego… You’ll cheer for the audacious Isabella, who crosses the Mediterranean and rescues her fiancé by putting putting his captor’s entire entourage down for the count. Rossini’s knockout comedy features music of enormous vitality, wit and beauty, centered on the feisty and independent Italian girl at the… More

Start: July 22, 2016 7:30 pm
End: August 6, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Newmark Theatre
Phone: 503-248-4335
1111 SW Broadway (at Main Street), Portland, 97205

July 29, 2016

Britt Crater Lake Project, July 29 & 30


Members of the Britt Orchestra and Music Director Teddy Abrams celebrate the unique majesty of Crater Lake The performances include approximately 40 members of the Britt Orchestra; 15 members of Steiger Butte Drum, composed of members of the Klamath Tribes; 30 brass and percussion students from Southern Oregon University; and a 70-voice regional choir. The… More

Start: July 29, 2016
Venue: Crater Lake National Park
Crater Lake, OR, 97604, United States

Ping & Woof Opera: Le Nozze di Figaro, July 29 & 31

Ping & Woolf

The company presents Mozart’s opera in a semi-staged concert version, sung in Italian with English supertitles. Darian Hutchinson is featured as Figaro, with Jocelyn Clair Thomas as Susanna, Zachary Lenox and Kari Burgess as Count and Countess Almaviva, Rebeccas Sacks as Cherubo, and Jeff Weener as Basilio. David Kelly conducts, with Evan C. Paul at… More

Start: July 29, 2016 7:00 pm
End: July 31, 2016 6:00 pm
Venue: St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
6300 Nicol Road, Portland, OR, 97223, United States
Cost: Admission by donation

CMNW Summer Festival: An Unlikely Muse – Brahms and Mühlfeld, July 29 & 31


Join Andre Watts, David Shifrin and award winning stage and TV actor Jack Gilpin us for this world premiere theatrical experience chronicling the last years of Brahms’s life and clarinetist Richard Muhlfeld, the unlikely source of his musical inspiration! AN UNLIKELY MUSE: Brahms and Mühlfeld – a new play by award winning playwright Harry Clark starring… More

Start: July 29, 2016 8:00 pm
End: July 31, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland

July 30, 2016

8th Annual NW Book Festival


From anthologies to young adult, visitors are bound to find something new and interesting to add to their bookshelf.    

Start: July 30, 2016 10:00 am
End: July 30, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Pioneer Courthouse Square
701 SW 6th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97205, United States
Cost: Free

CMNW Summer Festival: Miró Quartet & Friends


The dynamic Miró Quartet is joined by David Shifrin, André Watts, and Grammy Award winning mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke in the final concert performance of the 2016 Summer Festival. Program includes: MOZART – Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581 SCHUBERT – Selected Songs (Arr. John Largess for Mezzo Soprano and String Quartet) DVORÁK – Piano Quintet No…. More

Start: July 30, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium on the campus of Reed College
Phone: 503-771-1112
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, 97202

July 31, 2016

Young Pianists Camp, through August 6

Piano Camp

This arts program welcomes young aspiring pianists ages 13 to 18 for a week-long session of individual lessons, practice, masterclasses and workshops, inspiring nature hikes in the spectacular Cascade Mountains, and outings to the Bavarian Village of Leavenworth. Faculty are Dr. Oksana Ezhokina and Elizabeth Dorman. July 31 through August 6. Tuition: Overnight camp is $950 (all-inclusive:… More

Start: July 31, 2016 8:00 am
End: August 6, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Icicle Creek Center for the Arts
7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826, United States

Concert in the Park


The Tualatin Valley Community Band presents a free “Concert in the Park”. TVCB is led by Kevin Soon and members of all ages dust off their instruments to perform some summer classics you will whistle all the way home. Bring a blanket and dinner to the park to listen to live music under the trees.

Start: July 31, 2016 7:00 pm
End: July 31, 2016 8:30 pm
Venue: Cook Park Bishop-Scheckla Pavilion
17005 SW 92nd Avenue, Tigard, OR, 97224, United States
Cost: Free Admission

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