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August 2, 2014

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

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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
Address:
700 State Street, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: $3 to $6

September 13, 2014

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

Bestiary

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
Address:
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 20, 2014

Portland Center Stage: Dreamgirls, Through November 1

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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
Address:
128 NW Eleventh Avenue, Portland, 97209
Cost: $34 to $74

September 24, 2014

Portland Playhouse: The Piano Lesson, Through November 2

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For its sixth production from August Wilson’s American Century Cycle, Portland Playhouse inaugurates Season 7 with a triumph of late twentieth-century American theatre: The Piano Lesson, widely considered Wilson’s greatest work. Winner of the Pulitzer, Tony, and Peabody awards when... More

Start: September 24, 2014 7:30 pm
End: November 2, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Portland Playhouse
Phone: 503-488-5822
Address:
602 NE Prescott Street, Portland, 97211
Cost: $20 to $48

September 30, 2014

Artist Repertory Theatre: Exiles, Through October 26

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Exiles by Carlos Lacámara is directed By Dámaso Rodriguez. When a storm leaves their tiny vessel helplessly adrift at sea, tension escalates as six Cuban refugees find themselves in a desperate battle against the elements, each other and their past.... More

Start: September 30, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 26, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Morrison Stage of the Artists Repertory Theatre
Phone: 503-241-1278
Address:
1515 SW Morrison , Portland, 97205
Cost: $25 to $55

October 3, 2014

Post5 Theatre Company: The Last Days, through October 26

The Last Days

Set amid a zombie apocalypse, The Last Days follows four people just trying to survive until tomorrow. When one comes home with an infectious bite, he refuses to tell anyone, and as his health deteriorates, the group’s social structure collapses. Upon... More

Start: October 3, 2014 7:30 am
End: October 26, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Post5 Theatre Black Box
Address:
850 N.E. 81st Avenue, Portland, OR, 97213, United States
Cost: $15; Sundays are pay-what-you-can

October 10, 2014

Imago Theatre: The Homecoming, through November 9

The Homecoming

What may be Harold Pinter’s most ambitious play is presented in a production running through November 9, with performances Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. No show on Halloween weekend, and one Thursday show... More

Start: October 10, 2014 8:00 pm
End: November 9, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: Imago Theatre
Address:
17 S.E. 8th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $21-27

October 17, 2014

Theatre Vertigo: Bob, A Life in 5 Acts

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Born in the bathroom of a White Castle Restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky and abandoned by his birth mother, Bob nonetheless dreams of becoming a great man – maybe even of being on a plaque someday. A dream of greatness. The... More

Start: October 17, 2014 7:30 pm
End: November 15, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Shoebox Theatre
Address:
2110 S.E. 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $20; Pay-as-you-will on Thursdays

October 20, 2014

Portland Piano International: Tamara Stefanovich in Recital

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Yugoslav-born pianist Tamara Stefanovich, known for fascinating interpretations of a wide variety of repertoire, performs at the world’s major concert venues and has appeared at numerous international festivals Program Messiaen: Le Courlis cendré, Île de Feu 1 and 2 Liszt: Variations on Weinen,... More

Start: October 20, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Hall on the campus of Portland State University
Address:
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $45 to $54

October 21, 2014

John James Audubon and The Birds of America

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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... More

Start: October 21, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 21, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Hallie Ford Museum of Art
Address:
700 State Street, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: Free

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