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September 6, 2016

ART: Trevor, through October 9

ART Trevor

Artists Repertory Theatre presents the Northwest premiere of this hilarious and heart-wrenching Nick Jones comedy, whose star is Trevor, a 200-pound chimp intent on reviving his showbiz career, which has already included working with Morgan Fairchild. He lives with his human mom as part of a regular family, trying to get by in spite of neighbors who simply… More

Start: September 6, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 2, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Artists Repertory Theatre
1515 S.W. Morrison Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

September 9, 2016

CoHo Productions: The Gun Show, through October 1

The Gun Show

CoHo Productions presents E.M. Lewis’ brutally honest and poignantly humorous take on America’s most dangerous pastime. Leaning neither right nor left, it jumps into the middle of the gun control debate, asking “Can we have a conversation about this?” Directed by Shawn Lee and featuring Vin Shamnbry with Ellen Lewis. Gun talks follow each performance, where… More

Start: September 9, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 1, 2016 9:00 pm
2257 N.W. Raleigh Street, Portland, OR, 97210, United States
Cost: $20-$28

September 11, 2016

The Infinite Power of Music, through February 5


David Stabler, award-winning former music critic of the Oregonian, offers six monthly music appreciation classes at Classic Pianos. The full set of programs: September 11: 10 Tunes That Shook the World — an iconic piece from each of the past ten centuries. October 16: Warhorses — why the great works rise above others. November 13: Timeless Symphonies — what… More

Start: September 11, 2016 4:00 pm
End: February 5, 2017 5:30 pm
Venue: Classic Pianos
3003 S.E. Milwaukie Avenue, Portland, OR, 97202, United States

September 23, 2016

PCSO: A Night at the Movies, September 23 & 25


Portland Columbia Symphony kicks off its 35th Anniversary Season with a program focusing on the music of John Williams. One of the world’s most acclaimed composers for film, Williams has written extraordinary themes for many of the most successful and memorable films of all time, including Star Wars, Harry Potter, Schindler’s List and more. Two performances:… More

Start: September 23, 2016 7:30 pm
End: September 25, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Two venues
See full listing for details, Portland & Gresham, OR, United States
Cost: $35, $30 for seniors, $10 for students with ID, $5 for children 12 and under

September 24, 2016

Cappella Romana: Orthodox Music, Ancient & Modern


The vocal ensemble recreates its 1991 début performance, including selections from the Rachmaninoff All-Night Vigil, rarely heard Byzantine chants from Constantinople, and Greek-American choral works. Reserve tickets.

Start: September 24, 2016 4:00 pm
End: September 24, 2016 5:15 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
147 N.W. 19th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: Tickets start at $22 with discounts for students and $5 Arts for All

VSO: Moonstruck in Vienna


The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra present their annual Gala dinner & fund-raising event celebrating the flavor of Vienna, featuring cocktails, dinner and dancing, along with silent and live auctions. The orchestra play familiar pieces by the kings of Austrian music: Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and, of course, Strauss. All Classical’s Suzanne Nance acts as emcee. Reserve tickets.

Start: September 24, 2016 6:00 pm
End: September 24, 2016 10:00 pm
Venue: Clark County Event Center
17402 N.E. Delfel Road, Ridgefield, WA, 98642, United States
Cost: $100

Oregon Symphony: Bluebeard’s Castle, September 24, 25 & 26


Featuring Viktoria Vizin, mezzo soprano and Gábor Bretz, bass. Dale Chihuly’s towering glass sculptures provide a stunning visual dimension for Béla Bartók’s dark and mysterious opera. Mozart’s celebratory Symphony No. 31 balances the evening nicely. And what kicks off a 120th Anniversary Season better than a world premiere? Carlos Kalmar, conductor. Performances repeat September 25 & 26, 7:30… More

Start: September 24, 2016 7:30 pm
End: September 26, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205.
Cost: $23 to $105

Portland Chamber Orchestra: The Spirit of Youth, September 24 & 25


The first concert of PCO’s 70th season celebrates the constantly evolving, ever changing, and yet forever optimistic spirit of youth. Program includes: Dimitri Shostakovich……Concerto No. 1 IN C minor for Piano, Trumpet and Strings; Raley Schweinfurth, Piano Little Red Shoes……Marina Labossier (Filmmaker) A short silent movie. Grigory Frid……The Diary of Anne Frank; Ani Maldjian, Soprano Program repeats… More

Start: September 24, 2016 7:30 pm
End: September 25, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: Nordia House
8800 SW Oleson Road, Portland , 97223
Cost: $15 to $30

Newport Symphony Orchestra: Concert, September 24 & 25


Featuring Special Guest Artist – Erin Adair, Flute Newport Symphony Orchestra performs with Adam Flatt, Conductor. Mozart – Overture to The Abduction from the Seraglio Stravinsky – Suite No. 1 for Small Orchestra Bloch – Suite Modale for flute and strings Schuller – Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee Liszt – Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 Concert… More

Start: September 24, 2016 7:30 pm
End: September 25, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue: Newport Performing Arts Center
777 W. Olive Street, Newport, OR, 97365, United States
Cost: $10 to $39

September 25, 2016

Lutheran Choral Association Concert


The Lutheran Choral Association celebrates its 79th season with 5 concerts in the Portland area. Sue Thompson Armentrout directs the choir, accompanied by Karl Jurisons. The repertoire is broad, with music from traditional to down-home gospel, from tender to majestic, including O Nata Lux by nationally-known Morten Lauridsen from Beaverton and Down To the River… More

Start: September 25, 2016 4:00 pm
End: September 25, 2016 5:30 pm
Venue: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
14175 NW Cornell Road, Portland, 97229
Cost: There is no charge. An offering will be taken.

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