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September 1, 2016

Oregon Symphony Waterfront Concert


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
SW Naito Pkwy & Columbia St., Portland, 97204
Cost: Free Admission

Portland Youth Philharmonic at The Waterfront Concert


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
SW Harrison St. and NW Glisan St., Portland, 97204
Cost: Free Admission

September 2, 2016

Imago Theatre: Hughie, through September 18


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
17 S.E. 8th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $15 to $25

September 6, 2016

ART: Trevor, through October 9

ART Trevor

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
1515 S.W. Morrison Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

September 7, 2016

The Shanghai Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China


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
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205.
Cost: $20 to $55

September 10, 2016

15th Annual Chamber Music on the Mountain


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 or call 360-834-7022…. More

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

NW Dance Project: Collection


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
1408 SW 6th Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $100 (includes $50 tax-deductible donation)

September 11, 2016

Lutheran Choral Association Concert


The Lutheran Choral Association celebrates its 79th season with 5 concerts in the Portland area. Sue Thompson Armentrout directs the choir, accompanied by Karl Jurisons. The repertoire is broad, with music from traditional to down-home gospel, from tender to majestic. There is no charge. An offering will be taken.

Start: September 11, 2016 4:00 pm
End: September 11, 2016 5:30 pm
Venue: Living Savior Lutheran Church
8740 SW Sagert Street, Tualatin, OR, 97062, United States

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

September 13, 2016

Oregon Symphony: Boyz II Men


Back by popular demand! One of the most iconic R&B groups in music history returns to the Oregon Symphony. The four-time Grammy Award winners have thrilled audiences around the world for more than two decades with their smooth harmonies and enduring themes. Count on them for favorites like End of the Road, I’ll Make Love… More

Start: September 13, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205.
Cost: $40 to $120

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