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April 10, 2015

Theatre Vertigo: The School for Lies, Through May 9


It's 1666 and the brightest, wittiest salon in Paris is that of Celimene, a beautiful young widow so known for her satiric tongue she's being sued for it. Surrounded by shallow suitors, Celimene has managed to evade love since her... More

Start: April 10, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 9, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Shoebox Theatre
2110 SE 10th Avenue, Portland, 97214
Cost: $20

April 24, 2015

Classical Up Close: Blitz Concerts, April 24 Through May 2

Classical Up Close

For one week in spring, Musicians from the Oregon Symphony and Friends provide a Blitz of FREE chamber concerts throughout the greater PDX area! These Blitz concerts are generally short (30 minutes) performances during the day meant to meet people where... More

Start: April 24, 2015 2:00 pm
End: May 2, 2015 12:30 pm
Venue: Various Portland, Beaverton and Vancouver locations
Cost: Free Admission

April 25, 2015

Oregon Symphony: Brahms, Mendelssohn, Haydn, April 25 & 27


Some of the heaviest hitters in the classical world, along with one of the sweetest sounding violinists of our time. Program includes Haydn’s Symphony No. 2; Violin Concerto of Mendelssohn; Brahms’ Symphony No. 2; Karen Gomyo,violin; Gilbert Varga, conductor. Performance repeats April... More

Start: April 25, 2015 7:25 pm
End: April 27, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $22 to $99

April 28, 2015

Artist Repertory Theatre: 4000 Miles, Through May 24


4000 Miles by Amy Herzog is directed By Alana Byington. A cross-country bike trip from the Pacific NW brings 21-year-old Leo, unannounced, to his 91-year-old grandmother’s West Village apartment. Trapped in inertia and trying to escape his past, the young... More

Start: April 28, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 24, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Morrison Stage of the Artists Repertory Theatre
Phone: 503-241-1278
1515 SW Morrison, Portland, 97205
Cost: $25 to $49

Classical Up Close: Concert

Classical Up Close

Our festival of free concerts is designed to bring music to people where they live, work and play. Tonight's program includes Gabriel Fauré’s Après un Rêve and Morceau de Concours; Odelette, Op. 162 of Camille Saint-Saëns; Alicia Paulsen, flute; Cary Lewis,... More

Start: April 28, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: St Michael and All Angels Church
Phone: 503-284-7141
1704 NE 43rd Avenue, Portland, 97213
Cost: Free admission, donations welcome

April 29, 2015

Theatre Vertigo: Season Announcement Party


Featuring Liberace (David Saffert); his actual Music Director Bo Ayars; Liza Minnelli (Jillian Snow Harris) Theatre Vertigo hosts a Season Announcement Party that is a Vegas-style night of games & entertainment. Liberace, Liza Minnelli, gambling and special guests! 4 gaming tables.... More

Start: April 29, 2015 6:00 pm
End: April 29, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Mazza’s
3728 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland, 97232
Cost: $15 to $20

Classical Up Close: Concert

Classical Up Close

Symphony musicians on the loose! Musicians from the Oregon Symphony and Friends chamber concert. Program includes Sergio Carreno’s Quartet for Percussion; Sergio Carreno, Niel DePonte, Jon Greeney, Michael Roberts, percussion; Passacaglia for Violin and Cello of  G.F.Handel- J. Halvorsen; Shin-Young Kwon,violin; Kenneth... More

Start: April 29, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: St. Mark's Lutheran Church
Phone: 503-777-1443
5415 SE Powell Blvd., Portland, 97206
Cost: Free admission, donations welcome

April 30, 2015

Milagro: American Night-The Ballad of Juan José, Through May 23


A Wild Odyssey through American History. As Juan José feverishly studies for his citizenship exam, his obsession to pass takes him on a fantastical odyssey through U.S. history guided by a handful of unsung citizens who made courageous choices in some... More

Start: April 30, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 23, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Milagro
525 SE Stark Street, Portland, 97214
Cost: $19 to $24

On an Overgrown Path Dreamscapes, Dances and Love Stories of the European Borderlands


Featuring Lyrical Strings Duo with Agnieska Laska Dancers, Chervona Bambino and Ilene Safyan Original arrangements and new dance works celebrating the European Borderlands with music of Dvorak, Chopin, Janaecek, Hubay, and Lysenko and the folk and gypsy traditions that inspired them. Q&A... More

Start: April 30, 2015 8:00 pm
End: April 30, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Alberta Rose Theatre
3000 NE Alberta Street, Portland, 97211

May 1, 2015

Oregon Potters Association: Annual Ceramic Showcase, through May 3


This  three-day event features the work of more than 150 artists from Oregon and SW Washington on display and for sale, including serving and baking pieces, vases and vessels, wall art and other items for the home, garden and office. Other aspects of... More

Start: May 1, 2015 10:00 am
End: May 3, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Veterans Memorial Coliseum
300 N. Winning Way, Portland, OR, 97227, United States
Cost: Free

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