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April 1, 2014

Keith Achepohl: If It Please You Lord, through April 27

Hallie Ford Museum

A nationally recognized artist and Professor Emeritus of Art from the University of Iowa, Achepohl resides in Eugene and, during the past four years, has created a series of images inspired by ex-votos, votive offerinsg to saints or to divinities.... More

Start: April 1, 2014 10:00 am
End: April 27, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Hallie Ford Museum of Art
Address:
700 State Street, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: $6; free on Tuesdays

AHC: Designs from the Hidden Kingdom, through June 30

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The Japanese Pavilion at America's 1876 Centennial Exposition introduced the U.S. to a new style in design that became the rage from the 1880s into the 1900s. Japanese motifs appeared everywhere, especially in the hardware manufacturing industry. Architectural Heritage Center... More

Start: April 1, 2014 10:00 am
End: June 30, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Architectural Heritage Center
Address:
701 S.E. Grand Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: Free

Architectural Heritage Center: Old Growth Architecture – The Art, Craft and Function of Wood

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Exhibiting wood pieces from the Bosco-Milligan Foundation Collection. Pacific Northwest forested lands provided raw materials of construction in Portland and beyond, both structural and High Victorian Era rich decoration. Come see and learn how wood was used for plumbing fixtures, to... More

Start: April 1, 2014 10:00 am
End: June 30, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Architectural Heritage Center
Address:
701 S.E. Grand Avenue, Portland, 97214
Cost: Free

Third Rail Repertory Theatre: Midsummer (a play with music)

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Helena has a high-paying job with benefits, a taste for good wine, and a no-nonsense take-no-prisoners attitude. Bob has a low-paying job that could get him killed, a taste for dark stout, and the world's most forgettable nickname. Helena and... More

Start: April 1, 2014 7:30 pm
End: April 19, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: CoHo Theatre
Phone: 503-220-2646
Address:
2257 NW Raleigh St., Portland, 97210

Post5 Black Box Theatre: Shakespeare’s Classic, Hamlet

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Post5 Theatre takes audiences into the mind of Shakespeare’s arguably most famous and complex protagonist, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. Directed by Portland stalwart Paul Angelo, Post5’s abridged and multimedia vision of Hamlet brings its trademark fast-paced, here-and-now approach to what many consider... More

Start: April 1, 2014 7:30 pm
End: May 4, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Post5 Black Box Theatre
Address:
850 NE 81st Avenue, Portland, 97213
Cost: $15

April 5, 2014

Portland Center Stage: Othello

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A profound tragedy of the power of love and jealousy. A highly esteemed general serving the state of Venice, Othello the Moor secretly marries Desdemona, the daughter of a senator. As their marriage is revealed, jealousies around their love match and... More

Start: April 5, 2014 7:30 pm
End: May 11, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Main Stage of the Gerding Theater at the Armory
Phone: 503-445-3700
Address:
128 NW Eleventh Avenue, Portland, 97209

April 8, 2014

Artists Repertory Theatre: The Quality of Life

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Artists Repertory Theatre presents a love story and comedic drama that plumbs societal, religious and ethical divides. Jeanette and Neil live off the land in a yurt on the site of their Northern California home, recently destroyed by a massive... More

Start: April 8, 2014 7:30 pm
End: May 11, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: On the Alder Stage of the Artists Repertory Theatre
Phone: 503-241-1278
Address:
1516 SW Alder, Portland, 97205
Cost: $25 to $49

April 11, 2014

Theatre Vertigo: pool (no water), through May 10

Theater Vertigo

Samantha Van Der Merwe directs Mark Ravenhill's darkly humorous exploration of artistic envy. A highly successful artist invites her old friends to reunite, and for one memorable night, the group is back together. After a sudden accident leaves the host... More

Start: April 11, 2014 7:30 pm
End: May 10, 2014 9:30 pm
Address:
2110 S.E. 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $20

Magenta Theater: Romeo and Juliet, through April 26

Romeo and Juliet

David Roberts directs his steampunk adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy, with Robbin Goss and Hannah Mock in the title roles. Evening performances April 11, 12, 17-19, 23-25; with matinees on April 19 and 26. Tickets available through Magenta Theater, by emailing... More

Start: April 11, 2014 7:30 pm
End: April 26, 2014 4:30 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
Address:
606 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States
Cost: $13-16 in advance; group discounts available

April 12, 2014

Willamette University Hallie Ford Museum of Art: Senior Art Majors Exhibit, Through May 11

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Each spring, the Hallie Ford Museum of Art features the work of senior art majors at Willamette University. The exhibition represents the culmination of their four years at Willamette and includes work in a variety of media, from painting, drawing,... More

Start: April 12, 2014 10:00 am
End: May 11, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Hallie Ford Museum of Art
Address:
700 State Street, Salem, 97301
Cost: $3 to $6

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