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August 19, 2015

Post5 Theatre: The Rape of Lucrece, through August 30


Shakespeare’s narrative poem is set to chamber music in this intense, intimate production featuring a combination of spoken word and song, with original music composed by Matt Insley and performed by Jessica Tidd. Performances through August 30. Check times and... More

Start: August 19, 2015 7:00 pm
End: August 30, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Post5 Theatre
1666 S.E. Lambert Street, Portland, OR, 97202, United States
Cost: $15

August 21, 2015

Gilbert and Sullivan’s Gothic Comedy, Ruddigore – Through August 30


The Dairyville Players produced and directed by Dennis Britten, Dr. Linda Smith, musical director and piano accompanist. Performances: Friday and Saturday Nights, August 21, 22, 28, 29, 7:30 PM. Matinees: Sunday, August 23, 30, 3:30 PM. Tickets are available only at the door... More

Start: August 21, 2015 7:30 pm
End: August 30, 2015 3:30 pm
Venue: Alpenrose Opera House
6149 SW Shattuck Road, Portland, 97221
Cost: Suggested donation $10 to $20.

August 22, 2015

PHAME: Up the Fall, through August 29


This world premiere of the locally-grown play, with music by Debbie Lamedman and Laura Gibson, relates the story of a journey from Portland to beyond, employing myths from different cultures. Matthew B. Zrebski directs a cast composed of actors with... More

Start: August 22, 2015 7:30 pm
End: August 29, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: ART Morrison Stage
1515 S.W. Morrison Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States
Cost: $28, $22 for students & seniors

August 28, 2015

Northwest Permaculture Convergence, August 28, 29 & 30


The NWPCC is the largest continuous permaculture gathering in North America. This year's theme is "Greening our neighborhoods with permaculture." River Road Neighborhood in Eugene, Oregon is hosting the event and offering site tours of home-scale solar design, rainwater catchment, edible... More

Start: August 28, 2015
Venue: River Road Recreation Center
1400 Lake Drive , Eugene, OR, 97404, United States

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra: Two Piano Music


Come watch the fingers fly and hear the sounds of great composers on amazing pianos to help support the Vancouver Symphony and the VSO Young Artist scholarship fund. This second annual summer concert features “Two Piano Music” by Northwest favorites Fred... More

Start: August 28, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Michelle’s Pianos
600 SE Stark Street, Portland, 97214
Cost: Donations gladly accepted

August 29, 2015

Imperial Brass & Columbia Brass in Concert


The two quintets join forces for a highly varied program spanning Early Baroque, Renaissance and contemporary Brazilian music.

Start: August 29, 2015 7:00 pm
End: August 29, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Lajos Balogh Performance Shell, Marylhurst University
17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst, OR, 97036, United States
Cost: Free

August 30, 2015

CMC: Chamber Music Concert


The Community Music Center hosts flutists Robert Beall and Erin Adair, pianist Margaret Murer, soprano Lisa Florentino and tenor Michal Kepler Meo for a program including works by Mozart, Blavet, Molique, Sammartini and Telemann.

Start: August 30, 2015 2:00 pm
End: September 30, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Community Music Center
3350 S.E. Francis Street, Portland, OR, 97202, United States
Cost: Free

Lutheran Choral Association Concert Series, through October 4


The Association celebrates its 78th season with five Sunday concerts featuring its 100-plus voice choir, whose members come from more than eighty churches and several denominations. Sue Thompson Armentrout directs, accompanied by Karl Jurisons. The program is broad, with music ranging from traditional... More

Start: August 30, 2015 4:00 pm
End: October 4, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Various Churches in the Portland Metro Area
See full listing for details, OR, United States
Cost: Free will offering

American Music Program: Pacific Crest Jazz Orchestra


Thara Memory led this high school jazz orchestra to first place in the 2015 Essentially Ellington competition at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Thara Memory is a consummate performer whose repertoire spans the breadth of classical, jazz and rhythm and blues music.... More

Start: August 30, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Lajos Balogh Performance Shell on the campus of Marylhurst University
17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst , 97036
Cost: Free Admission

August 31, 2015

Magenta Theater: Open Auditions

Magenta Theater

Magenta Theater presents a dramatization of C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe November 19–21 and  December 3–19. Acting roles are volunteer, with no pay. Those auditioning must bring a headshot and will be provided with monologues that... More

Start: August 31, 2015 6:30 am
End: August 31, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
606 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States

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