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November 8, 2014

Hallie Ford Museum: Roger Shimomura, Works on Paper; through February 15


Throughout his career, Roger Shimomura has made prints inspired by the same socio-political issues that inform his paintings. Organized by Director John Olbrantz, the exhibition features approximately 25 prints made during the past quarter century and drawn from local and regional... More

Start: November 8, 2014 10:00 am
End: February 1, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Hallie Ford Museum of Art
700 State Street, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: $6, with discounts for students & seniors; under 17 free; Tuesdays free for everyone

December 5, 2014

NWCTC: The Maid’s Tragedy, through January 4

Maids Tragedy

Northwest Classical Theatre Company presents this work by Shakespeare contemporaries  Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher. Melantius, a soldier who places honor above all other virtues, returns from battle to discover his sister Evadne is betrothed to his best friend Amintor at... More

Start: December 5, 2014 7:30 pm
End: January 4, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Shoebox Theater
2110 S.E. 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $22, $20 for students & seniors

December 12, 2014

Imago Theatre: FROGZ, through January 4


FROGZ put Imago on the international map. The simplicity and the charm of the show catapulted the production to two Broadway runs at the acclaimed New Victory Theatre in 2000 and 2002. Variety Magazine called it “Felliniesque mayhem,”  and The... More

Start: December 12, 2014 7:00 pm
End: January 4, 2015 3:30 pm
Venue: Imago Theatre
17 S.E. 8th Avenue, Portland, OR, 997214, United States
Cost: $34.50, $29 for youth & senior,, $17.50 for children

December 30, 2014

Oregon Symphony: Ode to Joy – A Holiday Celebration, December 30 & 31


Portland’s latest tradition! Completely sold out in its first year. Join Carlos Kalmar, the Oregon Symphony, and a surprise boatload of guests and choirs to end the year with a bang. Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony and a whole lot more. Performance repeats December... More

Start: December 30, 2014 7:00 am
End: December 31, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $25 to $115

January 3, 2015

Free Dance Day at BodyVox


A day of free dance classes at the BodyVox Dance Center allows participants to jumpstart their New Year’s Resolutions. That's right. Free dance classes all day. In addition, BodyVox and JAG conduct open rehearsals, and the Free Advice For Dancers Desk will... More

Start: January 3, 2015 9:00 am
End: January 3, 2015 2:15 pm
Venue: BodyVox Dance Center
1201 N.W. 17th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: Free

January 4, 2015

Bethel Congregational United Church of Christ: John Nilsen Trio


John Nilsen, born in Seattle, Washington, began studying classical piano at age 6 and started playing the guitar at age 14. A graduate of Southern Oregon University he was honored by the institution in 1995 with the Distinguished Alumnus Award.... More

Start: January 4, 2015 10:00 am
End: January 4, 2015 11:00 am
Venue: Bethel Congregational United Church of Christ
Phone: 503-646-1191
5150 SW Watson, Beaverton, 97005
Cost: Free Admission

Lutheran Choral Association: Christmas/Epiphany Concert


The ecumenical choir of over 100 voices performs, directed by Sue Thompson Armentrout and accompanied by Karl Jurisons. On the program are an array of Christmas songs, some from Africa and Germany, plus excerpts from Handel’s Messiah. Contact Ken Dale, 503-515-8935 for additional details. ... More

Start: January 4, 2015 4:00 pm
End: January 4, 2015 6:30 pm
Venue: Peace Lutheran Church
2201 N. Rosa Parks Way, Portland, OR, 97217, United States
Cost: Free will offering

St. Paul’s Music Guild: Vox Resonat


Featuring Eugene Oregon’s Chamber Vocal Ensemble Directed by Eric Mentzel. Christmas music of the distant past for a modern audience. Open to the public with donations gratefully accepted.

Start: January 4, 2015 4:00 pm
End: January 4, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: St. Paul's Episcopal Church
1444 Liberty Street SE, Salem, OR, 97302, United States
Cost: Donations gratefully accepted

Trinity Cathedral: Choral Evensong anticipating the Feast of the Epiphany

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This ritual of sung evening prayers and praise is one of the treasures of the English-speaking world and offers a wonderful opportunity for quiet contemplation on the eve of the work week. A combination of the ancient monastic services of... More

Start: January 4, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
147 N.W. Nineteenth Avenue, Portland, 97209

Bach Cantata Vespers


Bach’s Christmas Oratorio Part IV, composed for New Year’s Day. Soloists Kevin Walsh, Daniel Buchanan, and Christine Welch Elder join the St. James Bach Choir and orchestra. St. James Lutheran Church is located at the corner of SW Park Blocks and Jefferson Street,... More

Start: January 4, 2015 5:00 pm
End: January 4, 2015 6:15 pm
Venue: St. James Lutheran Church
Phone: 503-227-2439
1315 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: Freewill donations accepted.

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