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June 21, 2015

Original Practice Shakespeare Fest, through August 23


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
in the Portland metro area, United States

July 1, 2015

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


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
NW 8th & Everett Street, Portland, 97209

July 17, 2015

Post5 Theatre: Much Ado About Nothing, Through August 16


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
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!


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
Portland & Lake Oswego
Cost: Free Admission

July 30, 2015

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


...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
19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, OR, 97045, United States

August 2, 2015

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


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
7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826, United States
Cost: $550 to $950

Portland Wind Symphony: Concert


Portland Wind Symphony presents its final summer concert. Guest conductor Pat Vandehey leads the ensemble in a variety of music ranging from The Carnival of Venice featuring euphonium soloist Al Torres to the San Antonio Dances by Frank Ticheli, and 2... More

Start: August 2, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Director Park
SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97205
Cost: Free outdoor concert

August 6, 2015

Galaxy Dance Festival, August 6-8

Galaxy Festival

Polaris Dance Company and Polaris Junior Company are among the 15+ Portland-area dance companies presenting a return of this community gathering, including free classes and performance for the whole family.

Start: August 6, 2015 10:00 am
End: August 8, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Director Park
815 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97205, United States
Cost: Free

Vancouver Symphony Outdoor Concert


Nir Kabaretti conducts and April Baer serves as emcee for this program featuring highlights from legendary operas such as The Barber of Seville by Rossini, Carmen by Bizet, La bohème by Puccini, Romeo and Juliet and Faust by Gounod, Cavalleria Rusticana... More

Start: August 6, 2015 6:00 pm
End: August 6, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Esther Short Park
415 W. 6th Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States
Cost: Free

Icicle Creek Center for the Arts: The Search for Freedom


This documentary, written and directed by Jon Long (IMAX® Extreme), is a visceral, visual experience told through the eyes some of the brightest pioneers, legends, visionaries and champions of surfing, snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding, mountain biking and more. THE SEARCH FOR FREEDOM... More

Start: August 6, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Snowy Owl Theater, Icicle Creek Center for the Arts
7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826, United States
Cost: $10 advance or $13 at door

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