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September 1, 2016

Oregon Symphony Waterfront Concert

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Enjoy an entertaining line-up of ten musical performances all afternoon beginning at 12:30 pm. View schedule. Then the Oregon Symphony takes the stage at 7 pm for a concert that concludes with Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, complete with military cannons from the Oregon Army National Guard 218th Field Artillery, and an elaborate fireworks finale. Join 20,000… More

Start: September 1, 2016
Venue: Tom McCall Waterfront Park
Address:
SW Naito Pkwy & Columbia St., Portland, 97204
Cost: Free Admission

Portland Youth Philharmonic at The Waterfront Concert

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Portland Youth Philharmonic, America’s first youth orchestra, performs at the Oregon Symphony’s annual Waterfront Concert under the direction of Musical Director David Hattner, showcasing works by Jean Sibelius and Gioachino Rossini. The orchestra then joins the Oregon Symphony on stage for the closing performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, complete with military cannons from the Oregon Army National… More

Start: September 1, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Tom McCall Waterfront Park
Address:
SW Harrison St. and NW Glisan St., Portland, 97204
Cost: Free Admission

September 2, 2016

OPS: Romeo and Juliet

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Original Practice Shakespeare offers a performance of this iconic play: Half comedy, half tragedy; laugh along with the antics of Romeo and his gang until things turn dark. OPS Fest brings a new style of Shakespearean performance to the Portland area: They do not rehearse, each actor prepares alone and never reads the full play, the… More

Start: September 2, 2016 6:30 pm
End: September 2, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: McMenamin's Mission Theater
Address:
1624 N.W. Glisan Street, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: Free

Imago Theatre: Hughie, through September 18

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Todd Van Voris and Sean Doran star in this production of Eugene O’Neill’s one-act play. It is in Hughie that O’Neill most fully suggests an alternative to his tragic view of life, looking beyond mourning to something that could be called hope. Direction by Jerry Mouawad, light design by Jeff Forbes and costume design by Sumi Wu…. More

Start: September 2, 2016 7:30 pm
End: September 18, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: Imago Theatre
Address:
17 S.E. 8th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $15 to $25

September 6, 2016

ART: Trevor, through October 9

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Artists Repertory Theatre presents the Northwest premiere of this hilarious and heart-wrenching Nick Jones comedy, whose star is Trevor, a 200-pound chimp intent on reviving his showbiz career, which has already included working with Morgan Fairchild. He lives with his human mom as part of a regular family, trying to get by in spite of neighbors who simply… More

Start: September 6, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 2, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Artists Repertory Theatre
Address:
1515 S.W. Morrison Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

September 7, 2016

The Shanghai Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China

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Direct from Beijing comes the world’s most riveting acrobatic troupe whose astonishing acts have dazzled audiences the world over. China’s preeminent circus company will thrill your whole family with its winning combination of athleticism, energy, and charm. Reserve Tickets. The Oregon Symphony does not perform. 

Start: September 7, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address:
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205.
Cost: $20 to $55

September 8, 2016

Scott Kritzer Fireside Chat

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The guitarist brings his decades of performing experience to a series of performance demonstrations held on the first Thursday of each month in Beaverton First United Methodist Church’s Fireside Room. Kritzer will discuss the stories behind the music in a friendly, informative and entertaining style. Those interested in attending should RSVP to scott@scottkritzer.com by the first Tuesday of… More

Start: September 8, 2016 7:00 pm
End: September 8, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
Address:
12555 S.W. 4th Street, Beaverton, OR, 97005, United States
Cost: Free, but RSVP required

September 10, 2016

15th Annual Chamber Music on the Mountain

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In the first of two concerts in the series, clarinetist Richard Gellman, cellist Dale Tolliver and pianist Lena Vosheiko perform trios by Brahms, Beethoven and Bruch. Reservations are required, and directions will be given when reservation is confirmed. Note that seating is limited; it is advisable to email or call well in advance. Contact info@crystalrecords.com or call 360-834-7022…. More

Start: September 10, 2016 3:00 pm
End: September 10, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Livingston Mountain
Address:
Near Camas, WA, United States
Cost: Free

NW Dance Project: Collection

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Featuring NW Dance Project + 9 Top PDX Fashion Designers. COLLECTION A one-night-only benefit showing of fashion, runway, and dance featuring nine top Portland fashion designers including Michelle Lesniak, Sarah Mink, Altar, MOORE, West Daily, Piper Dalton, Amelia, and Rogue Minx- each creating a new look for their selected model NW Dance Project company dancer… More

Start: September 10, 2016 5:30 pm
End: September 10, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: HOTEL MODERA / NEL CENTRO
Address:
1408 SW 6th Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $100 (includes $50 tax-deductible donation)

Early Music Guild of Oregon and Musica Maestrale: Songs of the Sea

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Gayle Neuman, Phil Neuman, and Hideki Yamaya present a lighthearted program of nautical songs from 16th and 17th century England and Spain on various early instruments. Composers include Campion, Dowland, Gamble, Narvaez, Playford, and Ravenscroft. Reserve tickets.    

Start: September 10, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Community Music Center
Address:
3350 S.E. Francis Street, Portland, OR, 97202, United States
Cost: $16, $14 for seniors, $10 for students

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