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September 11, 2016

The Infinite Power of Music, through February 5

David Stabler, award-winning former music critic of the Oregonian, offers six monthly music appreciation classes at Classic Pianos. The full set of programs: September 11: 10 Tunes That Shook the World — an iconic piece from each of the past ten centuries. October 16: Warhorses — why the great works rise above others. November 13: Timeless Symphonies — what… More

Start: September 11, 2016 4:00 pm
End: February 5, 2017 5:30 pm
Venue: Classic Pianos
3003 S.E. Milwaukie Avenue, Portland, OR, 97202, United States

January 20, 2017

Polaris Dance Theatre: Groovin’ Greenhouse, Through January 28

Polaris Dance Theatre presents Groovin’ Greenhouse, a series of world premiere dance works, in Polaris Dance Theatre’s intimate black box theatre. In addition to guest companies featured at each performance, patrons will be challenged by movement from the Polaris Dance Company, including world premiere work by Artistic Director and Resident Choreographer, Robert Guitron. Featured artists… More

Start: January 20, 2017 7:30 pm
End: January 28, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Polaris Dance Theatre
1826 NW 18th Ave, Portland, 97209
Cost: $18-$22

Theatre Vertigo: Carnivora by Matthew B Zrebski, Through February 18

A woman awakes, screaming inside a burlap sack. She crawls out, bloody and battered to find she’s in a clearing in the Ozarks. She believes the world has ended, but remembers little. And so begins a nightmarish journey of discovery.  Mythical creatures, ghosts and memories haunt her as time leaps from past to future and back to present as… More

Start: January 20, 2017 7:30 pm
End: February 18, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Shoebox Theatre
Phone: 503 482 8655
2110 SE 10th Avenue, Portland, 97214
Cost: $10 to $20

Portland Story Theater: Nansen of the North with Lawrence Howard, Armchair Adventurer, Through January 28

Lawrence Howard has been called the “Homer of Portland” and knows how to take listeners on a journey through the rich landscape of story. One of the original founders of Portland Story Theater, Howard has a passion for adventure and has created the Armchair Adventurer series. Nansen of the North is the 7th solo show… More

Start: January 20, 2017 8:00 pm
End: January 28, 2017 8:00 pm
Venue: Fremont Theater
2393 NE Fremont, Portland, 97212

January 25, 2017

National Geographic Live – Point of No Return

In the fall of 2014, a National Geographic team set out on what they knew would be a harrowing journey to the summit of Burma’s Hkakabo Razi to determine if it is indeed Southeast Asia’s highest point. What they didn’t realize was that the greatest obstacle wouldn’t be their dwindling rations, or the grueling jungle… More

Start: January 25, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Newmark Theatre
1111 SW Broadway Avenue, Portland, 97205.
Cost: $20.00 - $40.00

January 26, 2017

Chamber Music Northwest 2017 Winter Festival: David Finckel & Wu Han – The Passionate Cello

Join us for four concerts of the greatest Romantic works, performed with incredible passion by some of the world’s greatest musical artists, including David Finckel and Wu Han, the Montrose Trio, and the Miró Quartet. It’s a week sure to heat up your winter months! Esteemed duo of cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han… More

Start: January 26, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland
Cost: $10 to $50

Broadway Rose Theatre Company: Stephen Sondheim’s “Company”, Through February 26

The Broadway Rose Theatre is proud to present for the first time, COMPANY, Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking musical comedy, and winner of 6 Tony Awards including Best musical. Show-stopping songs include Getting Married Today, The Ladies Who Lunch, and Being Alive. On the night of his 35th birthday, confirmed bachelor Robert contemplates his unmarried state. Through… More

Start: January 26, 2017 7:30 pm
End: February 26, 2017 2:00 pm
Venue: Broadway Rose New Stage
12850 SW Grant Avenue, Tigard, OR, 97223, United States
Cost: $21 - $46

January 27, 2017

Trinity Cathedral: Hymnathon!

Join the Choir of Boys, Girls, and Adults as they sing the entirety of the Hymnal 1982 to raise money for their summer 2017 tour to France & England!

Start: January 27, 2017 7:00 pm
End: January 28, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
147 NW 19th Avenue, Portland, 97209

Torchsong Entertainment Presents Opera Vs. Broadway: Musical Cabaret, January 27 & 28

Join us for a heavyweight musical title fight to decide who will reign supreme as the undisputed champion, Opera or Musical Theater! Come see which diva wins the coveted championship belt in this fast paced and fun-filled show featuring music by Puccini, Mozart, Verdi, Kander & Ebb, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stephen Schwartz, and more. Let’s… More

Start: January 27, 2017 7:00 pm
End: January 28, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue: Artist's Milepost / Milepost 5
850 NE 81st Ave, Portland, 97213
Cost: $12-$15

Chamber Music Corvallis: WindSync

Hailed by the Houston Chronicle as “revolutionary chamber musicians,” WindSync is a fresh and energetic wind quintet internationally recognized for dramatic and engaging interpretations of classical music.  These five virtuoso players perform exclusively from memory and specialize in creative concerts that inspire and entertain audiences of all ages.  WindSync was formed in 2009 and has… More

Start: January 27, 2017 7:30 pm
End: January 27, 2017 9:30 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
1165 NW Monroe Avenue, Corvallis, OR, 97330, United States
Cost: $26

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