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April 8, 2016

Theatre Vertigo: Love & Information, through May 7

Theatre Vertigo

Someone sneezes. Someone can’t get a signal. Someone won’t answer the door. Someone put an elephant on the stairs. Someone’s not ready to talk. Someone is her brother’s mother. Someone hates irrational numbers. Someone told the police. Someone got a message from the traffic light. Someone’s never felt like this before. In this fast moving… More

Start: April 8, 2016 7:30 am
End: May 7, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Shoebox Theatre
2110 S.E. 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $20, $10 for students with ID; Thursday and Sunday evening performances are pay-what-you-will, and April 24 is industry pay-what-you-will for both presentations

April 27, 2016

Portland Playhouse: Peter and the Starcatcher, through May 29

Portland Playhouse

Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, Rick Elice’s swashbuckling adult prequel to Peter Pan takes the audience from the brig of a pirate ship to mermaids’ coves while uncovering the identity of the little boy who never grew up. A dozen actors play more than one hundred characters in this hilarious and touching musical adventure…. More

Start: April 27, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 29, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Portland Playhouse
602 N.E. Prescott Street, Portland, OR, 97211, United States

April 28, 2016

Milagro: Into the Beautiful North, Through May 21


World premiere commissioned by Karen Zacarías, based on the novel by Luis Alberto Urrea. Directed by Olga Sanchez. An idealistic and adventurous heroine’s quest, inspired by the classic film The Magnificent Seven, Nayeli, a young woman living in a small Mexican village and her companions venture across the border determined to bring back seven good… More

Start: April 28, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 21, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Milagro Theatre
525 SE Stark Street, Portland, 97214

May 1, 2016

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Through May 29


May is Asian Pacific Islander Heritage month. This Nationally recognized month celebrates the many cultures from the Asian continent and the Pacific Islands. ‘Asian-Pacific’ refers to all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati,… More

Start: May 1, 2016
Venue: Lan Su Chinese Garden
239 Northwest Everett Street, Portland, 97209

May 3, 2016

Artists Repertory Theatre: Grand Concourse, Through May 29


In an industrial soup kitchen in the Bronx, Shelley is a nun struggling to pray and questioning her life’s work. Her world in service to the needy, alongside a Dominican immigrant security guard and joke-writing “regular,” is rocked when a rainbow-haired college drop-out comes to volunteer. The girl’s enthusiasm and erratic behavior will change the… More

Start: May 3, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 29, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Artists Repertory Theatre
Phone: 503-241-1278
1515 SW Morrison Street, Portland, 97205

May 5, 2016

Sound of Late: What Water Knows


PERFORMERS: Emma Lynn, soprano; Satchel Henneman, guitar; Sarah Pyle, flute; Rebecca Olason, horn; Bryce C. Caster, violin; Andrew Stiefel, viola; Milo Fultz, double bass. FISHER POETS: Lara Merrersmith Glavin; Joel Miller; Lauren Sheehan; Sean Talbot. Sound of Late, a Seattle and Portland-based ensemble, plays contemporary classical chamber music by composers Emily Doolittle, Nicole Portley, Bright… More

Start: May 5, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 5, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Headwaters Theatre
55 NE Farragut Street #9, Portland, 97211
Cost: $10 in advance, $15 at the door

Bag&Baggage: Emma, through May 29


In celebration of the bicentenary of the Jane Austen novel, Bag&Baggage presents the Oregon premiere of Michael Fry’s adaptation. Emma is one of the best-known and most-beloved of all English novels, with a story that has delighted generations of readers. This version brings to life all of the wonderfully eccentric characters from Austen’s little England, as played by… More

Start: May 5, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 29, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: The Venetian Theatre
253 E. Main Street, Hillsboro, OR, 97123, United States

May 6, 2016

Rising Star Tina Chong Premieres Composition by Oregon Composer Sarah Zipperer Gaskins


Portland Piano International is proud to announce the fourth work composed through its Commissioning Project and performed in cooperation with its already-established Rising Stars program. Performances in Portland and Vancouver feature Canadian pianist Tina Chong playing the world premiere of a composition by Portland composer Sarah Zipperer Gaskins. This new work is titled Nocturne for… More

Start: May 6, 2016 7:00 pm
End: May 7, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: Portland Piano Company
711 SW 14th Avenue, Portland, 97205
Cost: Free Addmission

WCYO: Epic Oscar Legends


The Westside Community & Youth Orchestra presents its spring concert, featuring orchestral works from motion picture soundtracks, including E.T., Forest Gump, and Indiana Jones films, as well as John Williams’ epic Star Wars Suite, along with other award-winning works. The Orchestra is composed of players from Western Washington County from age 8 to 80, and is directed by Collin Heade.

Start: May 6, 2016 7:25 pm
End: May 6, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Liberty High School Auditorium
21945 N.W. Wagon Way, Hillsboro, OR, 97124, United States
Cost: Free, but donations appreciated

Portland Baroque Orchestra: Vivaldi’s Spell, May 6, 7 & 8


Monica Huggett, director + violin The most virtuosic of the Brandenburgs, No. 2 featuring trumpet, and No. 4 with its Italianate details, match up with works by Vivaldi, the most important composer of the Italian concerto. Hear works by Vivaldi that Bach knew intimately. Featuring Josh Cohen as trumpet soloist. J. S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No…. More

Start: May 6, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 8, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: First Baptist Church
909 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, 97205
Cost: $22 to $64

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