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April 8, 2016

Theatre Vertigo: Love & Information, through May 7

Theatre Vertigo

Someone sneezes. Someone can’t get a signal. Someone won’t answer the door. Someone put an elephant on the stairs. Someone’s not ready to talk. Someone is her brother’s mother. Someone hates irrational numbers. Someone told the police. Someone got a message from the traffic light. Someone’s never felt like this before. In this fast moving… More

Start: April 8, 2016 7:30 am
End: May 7, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Shoebox Theatre
2110 S.E. 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $20, $10 for students with ID; Thursday and Sunday evening performances are pay-what-you-will, and April 24 is industry pay-what-you-will for both presentations

April 27, 2016

Portland Playhouse: Peter and the Starcatcher, through May 29

Portland Playhouse

Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, Rick Elice’s swashbuckling adult prequel to Peter Pan takes the audience from the brig of a pirate ship to mermaids’ coves while uncovering the identity of the little boy who never grew up. A dozen actors play more than one hundred characters in this hilarious and touching musical adventure…. More

Start: April 27, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 29, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Portland Playhouse
602 N.E. Prescott Street, Portland, OR, 97211, United States

April 28, 2016

Milagro: Into the Beautiful North, Through May 21


World premiere commissioned by Karen Zacarías, based on the novel by Luis Alberto Urrea. Directed by Olga Sanchez. An idealistic and adventurous heroine’s quest, inspired by the classic film The Magnificent Seven, Nayeli, a young woman living in a small Mexican village and her companions venture across the border determined to bring back seven good… More

Start: April 28, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 21, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Milagro Theatre
525 SE Stark Street, Portland, 97214

May 3, 2016

Artists Repertory Theatre: Grand Concourse, Through May 29


In an industrial soup kitchen in the Bronx, Shelley is a nun struggling to pray and questioning her life’s work. Her world in service to the needy, alongside a Dominican immigrant security guard and joke-writing “regular,” is rocked when a rainbow-haired college drop-out comes to volunteer. The girl’s enthusiasm and erratic behavior will change the… More

Start: May 3, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 29, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Artists Repertory Theatre
Phone: 503-241-1278
1515 SW Morrison Street, Portland, 97205

Classical Up Close: Oregon Symphony Musicians on the Loose


Classical Up Close is a cooperative effort by musicians of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra (OSO) and community partners to offer free chamber music concerts — performed by musicians from the OSO and select musician friends — in venues around the Portland metro area. Program includes: David Ludwig’s String Quartet No. 1 (2014), Pale Blue Dot… More

Start: May 3, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Lake Grove Presbyterian Church
4040 Sunset Drive, Lake Oswego, OR, 97035, United States
Cost: Free Admission

May 4, 2016

Old Church Sack Lunch Concert: Philip Mandel in Recital


Starting at the age of five, Mandel received musical training in the New York area with the late Polish immigrant and concert pianist Adam Kapuscinski. While his formal training was classical, he played for many years in different bands in the Boston area: top 40 bands, show bands, wedding bands, and even a duo. Since moving to… More

Start: May 4, 2016 12:00 pm
End: May 4, 2016 1:00 pm
Venue: The Historic Old Church
1422 S.W. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: Free

Classical Up Close: Oregon Symphony Musicians on the Loose


Classical Up Close is a cooperative effort by musicians of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra and community partners to offer free chamber music concerts. Featuring Special Guest Artist: Suzanne Nance. Program includes: Louis Spohr’s Duo No. 2 in D Major for Two Violins, Op. 67 with Julie Coleman, violin; Lisbeth Dreier, violin. Concert Duo for Violin… More

Start: May 4, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Nordia House
8800 SW Oleson Road, Portland, 97223
Cost: Free Admission

May 5, 2016

Sound of Late: What Water Knows


PERFORMERS: Emma Lynn, soprano; Satchel Henneman, guitar; Sarah Pyle, flute; Rebecca Olason, horn; Bryce C. Caster, violin; Andrew Stiefel, viola; Milo Fultz, double bass. FISHER POETS: Lara Merrersmith Glavin; Joel Miller; Lauren Sheehan; Sean Talbot. Sound of Late, a Seattle and Portland-based ensemble, plays contemporary classical chamber music by composers Emily Doolittle, Nicole Portley, Bright… More

Start: May 5, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 5, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Headwaters Theatre
55 NE Farragut Street #9, Portland, 97211
Cost: $10 in advance, $15 at the door

Bag&Baggage: Emma, through May 29


In celebration of the bicentenary of the Jane Austen novel, Bag&Baggage presents the Oregon premiere of Michael Fry’s adaptation. Emma is one of the best-known and most-beloved of all English novels, with a story that has delighted generations of readers. This version brings to life all of the wonderfully eccentric characters from Austen’s little England, as played by… More

Start: May 5, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 29, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: The Venetian Theatre
253 E. Main Street, Hillsboro, OR, 97123, United States

May 6, 2016

Rising Star Tina Chong Premieres Composition by Oregon Composer Sarah Zipperer Gaskins


Portland Piano International is proud to announce the fourth work composed through its Commissioning Project and performed in cooperation with its already-established Rising Stars program. Performances in Portland and Vancouver feature Canadian pianist Tina Chong playing the world premiere of a composition by Portland composer Sarah Zipperer Gaskins. This new work is titled Nocturne for… More

Start: May 6, 2016 7:00 pm
End: May 7, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: Portland Piano Company
711 SW 14th Avenue, Portland, 97205
Cost: Free Addmission

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