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May 17, 2016

Artists Repertory Theatre: The Skin of Our Teeth, Through June 12


This comedic masterpiece spans the entirety of history, with one ordinary American family who lives through it all. Dad’s just invented the wheel, Cain is throwing rocks at the neighbor kid, mammoths and dinosaurs lounge in the family room and mom frets about how to get all those animals on the boat two by two…. More

Start: May 17, 2016 7:30 pm
End: June 12, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Artists Repertory Theatre
Phone: 503-241-1278
1516 SW Alder Street, Portland, 97205

May 19, 2016

Imago Theatre: Francesca, Isabella, Margarita on a Cloud, through June 19

Imago Theatre

Carol Triffle returns to the Imago boards with an original music-theatre play about the pitfalls and disasters of beauty pageants and the regrets and dangers of becoming an accidental sex star. Original music is by Katie Griesar and light design by Jeff Forbes. In the story, Francesca, now in her thirties, is tortured by a string… More

Start: May 19, 2016 7:30 pm
End: June 19, 2016 3:30 pm
Venue: Imago Theatre
17 S.E. 8th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States

May 30, 2016

Solid Brass in Concert, May 30 & June 3

Solid Brass

The ensemble’s program offers a wide variety of music for large brass ensemble, including music by Gabrieli, Handel, Grieg, Wagner, Grainger, Mussorgsky and Barber. Featured are the world premieres of two works: a composition for triple brass choir by the group’s own Michael Landers, and Randy Malmstrom’s arrangement of Wagner’s Parsifal Overture. Two performances: May 30 at 7 p.m. in… More

Start: May 30, 2016 7:00 pm
End: June 3, 2016 8:30 pm
Cost: Suggested donation at door: $10, $5 for students & seniors, $20 per family

June 3, 2016

Portland Opera: Sweeney Todd, June 3, 5, 9, 10 & 11


How to Make a Musical Thriller Take one unjustly imprisoned barber, now free and hell-bent on revenge. Blend in a diabolically entrepreneurial meat-pie vendor. Add one each of lecherous old judge, handsome young sailor, and beautiful daughter of the barber. Marinate with musical sophistication, then bake at a high emotional temperature for 2 ½ hours… More

Start: June 3, 2016 7:30 pm
End: June 11, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Keller Auditorium
Phone: 503-274-6560
222 SW Clay, Portland, 97201

Mocks Crest Productions: Gilbert & Sullivan’s Ruddigore, Through June 26


This year’s show is the classic Gilbert and Sullivan “Ghost” operetta.  It follows the trials of Robin Oakapple who is truly the rightful heir to the Baronetcy of Ruddigore, but who fled his home twenty years earlier to avoid inheriting the title and the Curse.  The curse is that the Baron must commit a crime… More

Start: June 3, 2016 7:30 pm
End: June 26, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue: Mago Hunt Theater
5000 N Willamette Blvd., Portland, 97203

June 4, 2016

Wilsonville Festival of Arts, June 4 & 5


The Wilsonville Festival of Arts celebrates art and culture in Oregon. The 2 day event features arts and food vendors, interactive craft area, live entertainment, student art pavilion, and fun for the whole family. Events include musical and theatrical performances, art show and sales, art demonstrations, art activities, and much more. Through raffles, a silent… More

Start: June 4, 2016 10:00 am
End: June 5, 2016 6:00 pm
Venue: Town Center Park
29600 SW Park Place, Wilsonville, OR, 97070, United States
Cost: Free Admission

Oregon Coast Chamber Music Society: Love Is in the Air


Internationally acclaimed pianist Alexander Tutunov, also Artist in Residence at Southern Oregon University, performs a variety of light romantic pieces by Brahms, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Chopin and others. A 20 minute intermission features refreshments prepared and served by the award-winning Taft High Culinary Club.  

Start: June 4, 2016 4:00 pm
End: June 4, 2016 6:00 pm
535 S.W. Cove Point, Depoe Bay, OR, 97341, United States
Cost: $25, checks should be payable to OCCA

Northwest Art Song: Brittenpalooza!


Four decades after the composer’s passing, Northwest Art Song celebrates the vocal works of Benjamin Britten with performances of some of his greatest songs. The program includes Britten’s vocal cycles A Charm of Lullabies, the Michelangelo Sonnets, and A Birthday Hansel, as well as Canticle II: Abraham & Isaac and other duets. A reception follows.

Start: June 4, 2016 5:00 pm
End: June 4, 2016 6:30 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
147 N.W. 19th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: $20, $15 for seniors, $5 for students & Arts for All

Oregon Chorale: Songs for a Summer Night, June 4 & 5

Oregon Chorale

This sixty-voice symphonic choir is conducted by artistic director candidate Scott Tuomi in a program that includes traditional choral pieces such as Britten’s Hymn to St. Cecilia and Byrd’s This Sweet and Merry Month, as well as pieces about summer and celestial bodies, including Eleanor Daley’s The Stars are with the Voyager and Eriks Eisenvalds’ Stars. Two… More

Start: June 4, 2016 7:00 pm
End: June 5, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Two venues
See full listing for details, Tualatin & Hillsboro, OR, United States
Cost: Advance: $15, $10 for students & seniors. At the door: $18, $12 for students & seniors. Those under 18 admitted free.

Clark College: 5th Annual Big Band Bash

Clark College

Opening the event for the fourth year in a row is the Beacock Music Swing Band, under the direction of Cary Pederson. Returning for the second year in a row is the Clackamas College Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Lars Campbell. The evening end with the internationally acclaimed Clark College Jazz Ensemble under the direction… More

Start: June 4, 2016 7:00 pm
End: June 4, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Gaiser Center, Clark College
1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA, 98663, United States
Cost: Free

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