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June 3, 2016

Mocks Crest Productions: Gilbert & Sullivan’s Ruddigore, Through June 26

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This year’s show is the classic Gilbert and Sullivan “Ghost” operetta.  It follows the trials of Robin Oakapple who is truly the rightful heir to the Baronetcy of Ruddigore, but who fled his home twenty years earlier to avoid inheriting the title and the Curse.  The curse is that the Baron must commit a crime… More

Start: June 3, 2016 7:30 pm
End: June 26, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue: Mago Hunt Theater
Address:
5000 N Willamette Blvd., Portland, 97203

June 10, 2016

Magenta Theater: The Hallelujah Girls, through June 25

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A feisty group of women from Eden Falls, Georgia, decide that life is short and vow to change their lives to achieve their dreams. Sugar Lee Thompkins converts an abandoned church into a day spa, an old high school boyfriend shows up, and Sugar Lee’s life-long rival Bunny vows to steal the spa building. Directed by Keri Pedersen…. More

Start: June 10, 2016 7:30 pm
End: June 25, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
Address:
1108 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States
Cost: $18 in advance, $20 at the door; group discounts available

June 16, 2016

Portland Piano International: 2016 Summer Festival, June 16 – 19

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Hosted by Artistic Director Arnaldo Cohen, this year’s Summer Festival focuses on the Golden Age of Piano, generally accepted to be the decades between 1870 and 1930. During these years some of the greatest pianists emerged, including Myra Hess, Alfred Cortot, Leopold Godowsky, Ferruccio Busoni, Vladimir Horowitz and others. Golden Age composers became famous both… More

Start: June 16, 2016
Venue: Lewis & Clark College
Address:
0615 SW Palatine Hill Road, Portland, 97219

June 17, 2016

Light Opera of Portland: Gilbert & Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore, through June 26

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Light Opera of Portland, formerly The Dairyville Players, presents this drama of treachery and romance on the high seas, featuring the beloved characters of Josephine, Ralph Rackstraw, Little Buttercup, and Dick Deadeye in a story filled with mirth, silliness, and rollicking music. Performances at 7 p.m. on June 17, 18, 24 and 25, plus 3 p.m. matinees… More

Start: June 17, 2016 7:00 pm
End: June 26, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Multnomah Arts Center
Address:
7688 S.W. Capitol Highway, Portland, OR, 97219, United States

June 21, 2016

Tango for Musicians at Reed College, through June 25

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This five-day series of public events includes concerts, film screenings, and milongas — social dances featuring tango dance lessons and live music. Times and locations on the Reed campus vary. View the complete schedule. All events are free, except the joint concert with Chamber Music Northwest on June 25. Tickets for that event are available through CMNW.

Start: June 21, 2016 8:00 pm
End: June 25, 2016 10:30 pm
Venue: Reed College
Address:
3203 S.E. Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, OR, 97202, United States

Original Practice Shakespeare Festival, through August 21

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Now in its eighth season, the Original Practice Shakespeare Festival, a non-profit theatre company, introduces two new Shakespeare plays to its repertory: Hamlet and The Tempest. OPS Fest is dedicated to bringing a new style of Shakespearean performance to Portland and the surrounding area, by reviving the old. Their actors perform using the same performance… More

Start: June 21, 2016 9:00 pm
End: August 21, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: Several venues
Address:
See full listing for details, OR, United States
Cost: Free

June 24, 2016

Siletz Bay Music Festival: Music is Instrumental

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The SBMF Chamber Musicians perform the evening program. Opening by the Taft High School Jazz Band directed by Andy Hordichok and Mike Freel, Music Teachers. LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN | Violin Sonata No.3, Op.12 Haroutune Bedelian, violin; Lorna Griffitt, piano ALEXANDER BORODIN | Sonata in B minor for Cello and Piano Armen Ksajikian, cello; Gerald Robbins,… More

Start: June 24, 2016 7:00 pm
Venue: Taft High School Commons
Address:
3780 SE Galley Ct., Lincoln City, OR, 97367, United States
Cost: Free Community Concert #1

Astoria Music Festival: Chamber Music with Cary Lewis & the Festival All-Stars

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The Astoria Festival Chamber Players bring together stellar musicians from around the world. Hear them up close in this program, which includes Dvořák’s Piano Quartet in E flat major; Charles Knox’s 2002: Semordnilap No. 2 and Ernő Dohnányi’s Sextet in C major for Winds, Strings and Piano. Joining host and pianist Cary Lewis are Jeffrey Thayer,Concertmaster of the San… More

Start: June 24, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Liberty Theater
Address:
1203 Commercial Street, Astoria, OR, 97103, United States
Cost: $20-$45

June 25, 2016

Astoria Music Festival: KMUN Troll Radio Review

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Astoria Festival Young Artists join in a variety show broadcast live, featuring the Troll Radio Theater Troupe and hosted by Astoria’s popular radio personality Debbie Twombly. Kids are welcome for this free family concert.      

Start: June 25, 2016 11:00 am
Venue: Fort George Brewery
Address:
1483 Duane Street, Astoria, OR, 97103, United States
Cost: Free

The Amazing Acro-Cats at the Aladdin Theater, June 25 & 26

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The Amazing Acro-cats are a troupe of real rescue cats that delight and astound cat-lovers of all ages. Their one hour show includes daring feats such as tightrope walking, hoop jumping, skateboarding, balancing on balls, and more. The finale is the one and only purrformance by Tuna and The Rock Cats. Reaching out to shelters in… More

Start: June 25, 2016 3:00 pm
End: June 26, 2016 7:00 pm
Venue: Aladdin Theatre
Address:
3017 S.E. Milwaukie Avenue, Portland, OR, 97202, United States
Cost: $21, $26 with Meet & Greet, $36 reserved seating

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