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April 14, 2017

Theatre Vertigo: “A Maze” by Rob Handel, Through May 13

There are two kinds of mazes – one where you try to get through and out the other side, one where you try to get to the center. A teenage girl recreates her identity after 8 years held captive in a suburban basement; a band remakes itself post-rehab and post-hit-song; a self-taught artist gains a… More

Start: April 14, 2017 7:30 pm
End: May 13, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Shoebox Theatre
2110 SE 10th Avenue, Portland, 97214
Cost: Adults: $20; Students: $10 (with valid ID)

April 21, 2017

Imago Theatre: Medea, Through May 20

Featuring Anne Sorce as Medea, Todd Van Voris as Jason. Imago resurrects its No Exit set for Medea by Ben Power of the National Theatre. In 1998, dir. Jerry Mouawad designed a deck suspended in a void 3-ft off the floor that tips and sways in an abyss. Mouawad’s staging of Sartre’s No Exit on… More

Start: April 21, 2017 7:30 pm
End: May 20, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Imago Theatre
17 SE 8th Avenue, Portland, 97214
Cost: $19 to 39

Polaris Dance Theatre: XPOSED April 21-29

Polaris Dance Theatre’s presents its 7th annual XPOSED celebrating and concluding its 15th year! This XPOSED revisits 3 dance creations from Robert Guitron, M’Liss Quinnly and Gerard Regot (Spain) with new works also by Guitron as well as Barbara Lima (Brazil) and Jess Zoller. This is the 7th annual presentation of XPOSED which was originally… More

Start: April 21, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 29, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Polaris Dance Theatre
1826 NW 18th Ave, Portland, 97209
Cost: $18-$25

Portland State University: Suor Angelica + Gianni Schicchi, Through April 30

Suor Angelica – To hide a scandal, Angelica’s wealthy family took away her infant son and forced her to enter a convent.  Seven years later, Sister Angelica still dreams of her child. When a visiting aunt reveals that the beloved son has been dead for years, the distraught Angelica makes a fatal decision. Gianni Schicchi – Buoso… More

Start: April 21, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 30, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall, Rm 225, on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $15 - $30

April 25, 2017

ART: The Talented Ones, through May 21

The American Dream teeters on the abyss as immigrants Cindy and Omar face their thwarted dreams and unraveling marriage, while Omar’s buddy Patrick connives to push them over the edge. In this funny but dark comedy, trouble erupts one night when bad choices are followed by verrrrry bad choices. The stakes become lethal as these… More

Start: April 25, 2017 7:30 pm
End: May 21, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Artists Repertory Theatre
1515 S.W. Morrison Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

April 28, 2017

Gorge Artists Open Studios Tour, April 28, 29 & 30

Gorge Artists Open Studios Eleventh Annual Studio Tour includes 40 Studios Open to Visitors:  April 28, 29, 30, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The artist roster for 2017 features a variety of work including painting, drawing, jewelry, glass, sculpture, photography, textiles, fiber, and more. Artists’ studios are located throughout the Mid-Columbia from Cascade Locks to The… More

Start: April 28, 2017 10:00 am
End: April 30, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Columbia River Gorge Area
Cost: Free and self-guided

Fire + Ice New Music Concert

The stunning PLACE warehouse hosts the debut event of the new group, “Burn After Listening,” featuring new chamber, vocal, acoustic, and electronic music by three Portland composers – Lisa Ann Marsh, Stacey Philipps, and Jennifer Wright – and artwork from multimedia Finnish sculptor, Melita Westerlund. Experience the sounds of some of Portland’s top performers in… More

Start: April 28, 2017 7:30 pm
End: May 29, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: PLACE Studio
735 NW 18th Avenue, Portland, 97209

Dance West: Annual Concert, April 28, 29, 30

Dance West is a pre-professional dance company composed of the top dance students at the Arts and Communication Magnet Academy, an award-winning arts magnet school within the Beaverton School District. The company regularly performs with the Oregon Symphony and at different venues around the country. The concert features professionally choreographed works involving all genres of… More

Start: April 28, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 30, 2017 2:00 pm
Venue: ACMA Visual & Performing Arts Center
11375 SW Center Street, Beaverton, OR, 97005, United States
Cost: $8 - $18

April 29, 2017

PBO: Spotlight on Bassoon

Monica Huggett leads members of Portland Baroque Orchestra in a chamber music program including virtuoso music for baroque bassoon. Serving as soloist is PBO’s Nate Helgeson, a recent graduate of Juilliard and described by Huggett as “one of the pre-eminent period bassoonists of his generation.” PBO’s all-star period chamber musicians perform works by Telemann and Leclair in this second… More

Start: April 29, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 29, 2017 9:30 pm
Venue: First Baptist Church
1110 S.W. Taylor Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

Oregon Symphony: Patti Austin’s Homage to Ella Fitzgerald, April 29 & 30

Featuring Patti Austin, vocals Grammy Award winner Patti Austin has been wowing audiences since her childhood debut at the iconic Apollo Theater. Now, with 17 albums to her credit including her 2002 Grammy-nominated recording “For Ella,” she’ll thrill us with her electrifying renditions of the First Lady of Song’s legendary hits – How High the Moon,… More

Start: April 29, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 30, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205
Cost: $23 to $105

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