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August 2, 2015

Portland Wind Symphony: Concert

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Portland Wind Symphony presents its final summer concert. Guest conductor Pat Vandehey leads the ensemble in a variety of music ranging from The Carnival of Venice featuring euphonium soloist Al Torres to the San Antonio Dances by Frank Ticheli, and 2... More

Start: August 2, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Director Park
Address:
SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97205
Cost: Free outdoor concert

August 6, 2015

Galaxy Dance Festival, August 6-8

Galaxy Festival

Polaris Dance Company and Polaris Junior Company are among the 15+ Portland-area dance companies presenting a return of this community gathering, including free classes and performance for the whole family.

Start: August 6, 2015 10:00 am
End: August 8, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Director Park
Address:
815 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97205, United States
Cost: Free

Vancouver Symphony Outdoor Concert

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Nir Kabaretti conducts and April Baer serves as emcee for this program featuring highlights from legendary operas such as The Barber of Seville by Rossini, Carmen by Bizet, La bohème by Puccini, Romeo and Juliet and Faust by Gounod, Cavalleria Rusticana... More

Start: August 6, 2015 6:00 pm
End: August 6, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Esther Short Park
Address:
415 W. 6th Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States
Cost: Free

Icicle Creek Center for the Arts: The Search for Freedom

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This documentary, written and directed by Jon Long (IMAX® Extreme), is a visceral, visual experience told through the eyes some of the brightest pioneers, legends, visionaries and champions of surfing, snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding, mountain biking and more. THE SEARCH FOR FREEDOM... More

Start: August 6, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Snowy Owl Theater, Icicle Creek Center for the Arts
Address:
7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826, United States
Cost: $10 advance or $13 at door

August 7, 2015

William Byrd Festival, through August 23

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The three-week Festival returns, dedicated this year to the memory of David Trendell — the English organist, lecturer and Director of Music at King's College London, who passed away last October. Included are five liturgical services, an organ recital and choral... More

Start: August 7, 2015 7:30 pm
End: August 23, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Different venues
Address:
Portland, OR, United States

Byrd Festival: Pontifical Solemn Mass

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This year’s William Byrd Festival opens with a service in memory of David Trendell, late Director of Music at King's College (pictured). Cantores in Ecclesia sings Victoria’s setting of the Requiem Mass from his Officium Defunctorum, 1605. Blake Applegate directs. Visit William Byrd Festival... More

Start: August 7, 2015 7:30 pm
End: August 7, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: St. Stephen’s Church
Address:
1112 S.E. 41st Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: Free will offering

August 8, 2015

William Byrd Festival: Public Lectures, August 8, 15 & 22

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The William Byrd Festival presents the following public lectures: Dr. Kerry McCarthy - In the Footsteps of Thomas Tallis, Saturday, August 8 at 11:00 A.M. Jeremy Summerly, Royal Academy of Music, London - Reconstructing Tallis, Saturday, August 15 at 11:00 A.M. William Mahrt, Stanford University - What is a... More

Start: August 8, 2015 11:00 am
End: August 22, 2015 11:00 am
Venue: St. Stephen's Church
Address:
1112 SE 41st Avenue, Portland, 97214
Cost: Free-will offering

Hawaiian Culture Fest

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Performers from the OHANA Foundation of Portland present live Hawaiian music, dance and chant in this family event bringing to life creation stories from the Islands. Tickets available at the door and from Music in Small Spaces.

Start: August 8, 2015 2:00 pm
End: August 8, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Beaverton Library Auditorium
Address:
12375 S.W. Fifth Street, Beaverton, OR, 97005, United States
Cost: $16, $11 for seniors & students, those 12 and under admitted free

Magenta Theater Academy: Set Design Workshop; August 8, 9, 11

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This workshop is intended for anyone age twenty and above who is interested in designing a set for Magenta Theater. The company’s Technical Director, Duane Peterson, instructs students on the design process and implementation, with no actual construction involved. The... More

Start: August 8, 2015 4:00 pm
End: August 11, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
Address:
606 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States

Portland SummerFest Presents Opera in the Park

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Join us for an extraordinary, one-and-only, free Opera in the Park performance of Grand & Glorious: Opera’s Greatest Arias, Duets, and Ensembles, starring Soprano Angela Meade and Soprano Amy Hansen, Mezzo MaryAnn McCormick, Tenor Cameron Schutza, and Baritone Luis Ledesma with the... More

Start: August 8, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Washington Park Amphitheater, next to the Rose Gardens
Address:
1715 SW Skyline Blvd., Portland, 97221
Cost: Free Admission

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