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September 11, 2016

The Infinite Power of Music, through February 5

David Stabler, award-winning former music critic of the Oregonian, offers six monthly music appreciation classes at Classic Pianos. The full set of programs: September 11: 10 Tunes That Shook the World — an iconic piece from each of the past ten centuries. October 16: Warhorses — why the great works rise above others. November 13: Timeless Symphonies — what… More

Start: September 11, 2016 4:00 pm
End: February 5, 2017 5:30 pm
Venue: Classic Pianos
3003 S.E. Milwaukie Avenue, Portland, OR, 97202, United States

December 16, 2016

The Christmas Revels: Commedia Italiana

The music, dance and comedy of the Italian Renaissance come alive in this year’s Christmas Revels. The Doge of Venice, bored with his reign, runs away with a Commedia Dell’ Arte troupe – and zaniness ensues. This show features the beautiful music and costumes of the Italian Renaissance, and features some of the best comedic… More

Start: December 16, 2016 7:30 pm
End: January 21, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: St. Mary’s Academy
1615 SW 5th Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $10 - $41

January 12, 2017

Milagro Theatre: El Pasayo, through January 21

“El Payaso” invites the audience to learn the story of an incredible man and the extraordinary people with whom he unexpectedly connected. The tale is told through the eyes of Elías, a Latino college student, traveling to Nicaragua thirty years later, to encounter the people who are still carrying on the work of the late Ben… More

Start: January 12, 2017 7:30 pm
End: January 21, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Milagro Theatre
537 SE Stark St, Portland, 97214
Cost: $18-$27

January 19, 2017

BodyVox: Urban Meadow, January 19, 20 & 21

A celebration of BodyVox’s… most popular works, Urban Meadow features dances of sweeping beauty, intense physicality, and irreverent humor. Ranging from the mysterious to the romantic to the hilarious, Urban Meadow represents all the facets of BodyVox in an unforgettable program of dance theater that includes at least one world premiere. Performances January 19, 20,… More

Start: January 19, 2017 7:30 pm
End: January 21, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $25 - $64

January 20, 2017

The Ensemble of Oregon: Venetian Vespers, January 20, 21 & 22

The Ensemble of Oregon continues its tradition of collaboration with early instrumental ensemble Musica Maestrale and Tacoma’s early vocal consort Canonici as we present a 17th-century Venetian vespers service. Ten singers, theorbo and viola da gamba perform polychoral psalms by Chiara Margarita Cozzolani in addition to solos and motets by Monteverdi, Grandi, Arrigoni and Castello…. More

Start: January 20, 2017 7:00 pm
End: January 22, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue: Multiple, see details

Beaverton Symphony Orchestra: Winter Concert, January 20 & 22

Join Music Director Travis Hatton 30 minutes before each performance for a fun and enlightening conversation about the music we are performing. Program Thomas Svoboda: Festive Overture, Op. 103 (1981-2) Piotr Tchaikovsky:  Capriccio Italien Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 in Bb Major, Op. 83 Susan DeWitt Smith, piano Performance repeats Sunday January 22, 3:00 pm.  Reserve tickets.

Start: January 20, 2017 7:30 pm
End: January 22, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue: Village Baptist Church
330 SW Murray Blvd., Beaverton, OR, 97005, United States
Cost: $5 to $20

Polaris Dance Theatre: Groovin’ Greenhouse, Through January 28

Polaris Dance Theatre presents Groovin’ Greenhouse, a series of world premiere dance works, in Polaris Dance Theatre’s intimate black box theatre. In addition to guest companies featured at each performance, patrons will be challenged by movement from the Polaris Dance Company, including world premiere work by Artistic Director and Resident Choreographer, Robert Guitron. Featured artists… More

Start: January 20, 2017 7:30 pm
End: January 28, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Polaris Dance Theatre
1826 NW 18th Ave, Portland, 97209
Cost: $18-$22

Pablo Sainz Villegas in Concert

Portland’5 and Portland Classic Guitar present Pablo Sainz Villegas The soul of the Spanish guitar runs in Pablo Villegas’s blood. Born and raised in La Rioja, Spain – the country with unique and deep ties to his chosen instrument – Villegas is known for a sound so rich and full that it does not need amplification, and distinguished by… More

Start: January 20, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Newmark Theatre
1111 SW Broadway Avenue, Portland, 97205.
Cost: $30.00 - $50.00

Theatre Vertigo: Carnivora by Matthew B Zrebski, Through February 18

A woman awakes, screaming inside a burlap sack. She crawls out, bloody and battered to find she’s in a clearing in the Ozarks. She believes the world has ended, but remembers little. And so begins a nightmarish journey of discovery.  Mythical creatures, ghosts and memories haunt her as time leaps from past to future and back to present as… More

Start: January 20, 2017 7:30 pm
End: February 18, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Shoebox Theatre
Phone: 503 482 8655
2110 SE 10th Avenue, Portland, 97214
Cost: $10 to $20

Portland Story Theater: Nansen of the North with Lawrence Howard, Armchair Adventurer, Through January 28

Lawrence Howard has been called the “Homer of Portland” and knows how to take listeners on a journey through the rich landscape of story. One of the original founders of Portland Story Theater, Howard has a passion for adventure and has created the Armchair Adventurer series. Nansen of the North is the 7th solo show… More

Start: January 20, 2017 8:00 pm
End: January 28, 2017 8:00 pm
Venue: Fremont Theater
2393 NE Fremont, Portland, 97212

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