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August 2, 2014

Hallie Ford Museum of Art: John James Audubon – The Birds of America, Through October, 26


John James Audubon was a French-American painter, ornithologist, and naturalist. His major work, The Birds of America, is considered one of the finest ornithological books ever published; in it, he identified 25 new species of birds. Organized by Director John... More

Start: August 2, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 26, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Hallie Ford Museum of Art
700 State Street, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: $3 to $6

September 5, 2014

Portland Opera: Opera on Screen, Through October 19


Portland Opera and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) collaborate to present “Opera on Screen,” a series of high-definition film screenings featuring recent productions from the San Francisco Opera. The series opens on Friday, September 5 with Puccini’s... More

Start: September 5, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 19, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: OMSI’s Empirical Theater
Phone: 503-797-4640
1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, 97214
Cost: $8 to $14

NWCTC: Wait Until Dark, through October 5

Wait Until Dark

Northwest Classical Theatre Company presents Frederick Knott’s suspenseful play, adapted by Jefferey Hatcher and directed by Bobby Bermea. Susan unknowingly possesses an object eagerly desired by a murderous psychopath, who traps her alone. Moreover, Susan is blind. Show runs through October... More

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

September 9, 2014

Artist Repertory Theatre: Intimate Apparel, Through October 5


Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage is directed By Michael Mendelson. Set in 1905 NYC, this riveting tale is about the empowerment of Esther, an African American seamstress who creates exquisite lingerie for Fifth Avenue boudoirs and red-light brothels. As she yearns for... More

Start: September 9, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 5, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Alder Stage of the Artists Repertory Theatre
Phone: 503-241-1278
1516 SW Alder, Portland, 97205
Cost: $25 to $55

September 12, 2014

Chessman Gallery Exhibits, through October 6


Sculpture and paintings by Jill Perry Townsend and Tracy MacEwan are featured through October 6. Both artists produce and create in studios at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day except Tuesday.... More

Start: September 12, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 6, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Chessman Gallery
540 N.E. Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR, 97367, United States

September 13, 2014

Hallie Ford Museum of Art: A Contemporary Bestiary, through December 21


Organized by Director John Olbrantz, this exhibition includes 56 works brimming with animal imagery created by 22 artists from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and British Columbia. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. to 5... More

Start: September 13, 2014 10:00 am
End: December 21, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Hallie Ford Museum of Art
700 State Street, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: $6, with discounts for seniors, students and educators. Those 17 and under admitted free; Tuesdays are free for everyone.

September 19, 2014

CRT: Good People, through October 5

Good People

Clackamas Repertory Theatre presents David Lindsay-Abaire’s Tony-nominated play, set in South Boston. Southie Margie Walsh lives a hard-scrabble life there taking care of her disabled daughter, working at the local dollar store, and playing bingo with her friends. When she loses... More

Start: September 19, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 5, 2014 4:30 pm
19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, OR, 97045, United States
Cost: $28; $26 for seniors and $12 for youth

September 20, 2014

Portland Center Stage: Dreamgirls, Through November 1


This groundbreaking musical, loosely based on the career of The Supremes, takes you to a revolutionary time in American music history when rhythm and blues blended with other styles of popular music and created a new American sound—Motown. In the... More

Start: September 20, 2014 7:30 pm
End: November 1, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: On the Main Stage of the Gerding Theater at the Armory
Phone: 503-445-3700
128 NW Eleventh Avenue, Portland, 97209
Cost: $34 to $74

September 23, 2014

John James Audubon and The Birds of America


In conjunction with its exhibition “John James Audubon: The Birds of America,” the Hallie Ford Museum of Art presents the PBS documentary John James Audubon: Drawn from Nature. This 54-minute video chronicles the life and times of the artist and naturalist. ... More

Start: September 23, 2014 7:30 am
End: September 23, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Hallie Ford Museum of Art
700 State Street, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: Free

Portland Opera’s Resident Artist Season Preview

Opera Preview

Katrina Galka, Alexander Elliott, Ian Jose Ramirez, and special guest Laura Beckel Thoreson give a 50-minute preview of the upcoming Portland Opera season, with selections from Carmen, Show Boat, Die Fledermaus, The Rake’s Progress and The Elixir of Love.

Start: September 23, 2014 5:00 pm
End: September 23, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: The Historic Old Church
1422 S.W. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: Free

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