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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

January 16, 2015

Theatre Vertigo: The Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents, through February 14

Theatre Vertigo

For years, Dora has been heavily medicated for erratic behavior, but her mother is eager to discover the real, now adult daughter within. When Dora’s parents release her from the drugs, however, they witness a potent sexual awakening for which they are... More

Start: January 16, 2015 7:30 pm
End: February 14, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: The Shoebox Theater
Address:
2110 S.E. 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $20

January 17, 2015

Roger Shimomura: An American Knockoff, through March 29

Shimomura

The Hallie Ford Museum of Art hosts this exhibition of work by Shimomura, whose paintings and prints address socio-political issues of Asian-Americans through a style that combines his childhood interest in comic books with the traditions of American Pop Art... More

Start: January 17, 2015 10:00 am
End: March 29, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Hallie Ford Museum of Art
Address:
700 State Street, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost:  $6; $4 for seniors 55+, $3 for students with ID; Youth 17 & under admitted free. Tuesdays are free for everyone.

January 19, 2015

Portland Music Organizations: Chamber Blast, Through February 1

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Five of Portland’s premier arts organizations have banded together to create a winter storm of exceptional, intimate, and live chamber music. Chamber Music Northwest, Friends of Chamber Music, Portland Piano International, Portland Youth Philharmonic and Third Angle New Music bring... More

Start: January 19, 2015 7:30 pm
End: February 1, 2015 1:00 pm
Venue: Various Venues in the Portland Area
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January 24, 2015

Oregon Symphony: Concertmaster Sarah Kwak, January 24 & 26

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The last time our concertmaster stepped into the spotlight, The Oregonian said she “tore it up in a performance as dazzling as any recent star guest soloist. It’s for moments like that that symphony concerts should offer instant replay.” Program includes... More

Start: January 24, 2015 7:30 pm
End: January 26, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address:
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $22 to $99

January 26, 2015

Portland Piano International: Denis Kozhukhin in Recital

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Denis Kozhukhin was launched onto the international scene after winning First Prize in the 2010 Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels. Previous awards include 1st Prize at the Vendome Prize in Lisbon in 2009, and 3rd Prize at the Leeds International... More

Start: January 26, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Hall on the campus of Portland State University
Address:
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $45 to $54

Opera in Depth: Carmen

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Alexis Hamilton, Portland Opera’s Manager of Education & Outreach, and the company’s Resident Historian & Lecturer, Bob Kingston, lead a discussion of Bizet’s work in advance of its upcoming production. Get inside the composer’s head and learn a wealth of... More

Start: January 26, 2015 7:30 pm
End: January 26, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Hampton Opera Center
Address:
211 S.E. Caruthers Street, Portland, OR, 97214, United States

January 27, 2015

Chamber Music Northwest: Opening Night Club Concert: Beethoven’s Inner World

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Opening Night takes us on a journey into Beethoven’s world, from the joyous chamber works of a young man celebrated as a virtuoso and the toast of the town, to the deeply reflective, profound String Quartet No. 12 in E-flat... More

Start: January 27, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Alberta Rose Theatre
Phone: 503-19-6055
Address:
3000 NE Alberta Street, Portland, 97211
Cost: $10 to $30

January 28, 2015

Friends of Chamber Music: Matthew Polenzani

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One of the most gifted and distinguished lyric tenors of his generation, Matthew Polenzani has been praised for the artistic versatility and fresh lyricism that he brings to concert and operatic appearances on leading international stages. The extraordinary pianist Julius... More

Start: January 28, 2015 7:30 pm
End: January 28, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
Address:
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $5 to $47

The Complete Chopin, through April 22

Chopin

These concerts include all the solo works by Frédéric Chopin: 51 Mazurkas, 24 Studies, 24 Preludes, 19 Nocturnes, 4 Ballades, 4 Scherzos, 4 Impromptus, 7 Polonaises, 14 Waltzes, one Berceuse, one Fantaisie, and one Barcarole — performed by David Rothman.... More

Start: January 28, 2015 7:30 pm
End: April 22, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: The Old Church
Address:
1422 S.W. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: $5 to $15

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