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October 1, 2014

University of Portland School of Performing & Fine Arts: Scenes and Revelations, October 1-5

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Elan Garonzik’s play is set in 1894 at the height of America’s westward movement. Four Pennsylvania sisters must decide whether to forge ahead—or to move in the opposite direction—as they’re haunted by their pasts and face uncertain futures. Performances October 1 through 5, at... More

Start: October 1, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 5, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Mago Hunt Theater on the campus of the University of Portland
Address:
5000 N. Willamette Blvd., Portland, 97203
Cost: $5 to $10

October 2, 2014

Center for Women’s Leadership: 8th Annual Women’s Leadership Luncheon

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Help us celebrate the 15,000 leaders who have been supported through the Center for Women’s Leadership! In 2014, please join us to honor 4 incredible women who have made a difference in Oregon through their leadership. We honor Multnomah County... More

Start: October 2, 2014 11:00 am
End: October 2, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Portland Art Museum’s Kridel Grand Ballroom
Address:
1219 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97205
Cost: $100

October 3, 2014

Post5 Theatre Company: The Last Days, through October 26

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Set amid a zombie apocalypse, The Last Days follows four people just trying to survive until tomorrow. When one comes home with an infectious bite, he refuses to tell anyone, and as his health deteriorates, the group’s social structure collapses. Upon... More

Start: October 3, 2014 7:30 am
End: October 26, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Post5 Theatre Black Box
Address:
850 N.E. 81st Avenue, Portland, OR, 97213, United States
Cost: $15; Sundays are pay-what-you-can

Portland Baroque Orchestra: Arias, Duets, and Concerti Grossi, October 3, 4 & 5

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Experience show-stopping arias and sumptuous duets performed by acclaimed coloratura soprano Amanda Forsythe in her Portland debut and lush-voiced mezzo-soprano Hannah Penn. Alexander Weimann, guest director and harpsichord. Arias and duets by G.F. Handel, including: Tornami a vagheggiar from Alcina; As with... More

Start: October 3, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 5, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: First Baptist Church
Address:
909 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, 97205
Cost: $20 to $58

Magenta Theater: The Women of Lockerbie, through October 18

Women of Lockerbie

Deborah Brevoort’s work chronicles one woman’s search for her son, was lost on the tragic Pan Am flight 103. As the New Jersey mother scours the mountains of Scotland, she meets a group of women determined to wash thousands of pieces of... More

Start: October 3, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 18, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
Address:
606 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States

Khao san PDX: Jazz in the Pearl with Devin Phillips

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Jazz saxophonist Devin Phillips is constantly pushing the borders of what is considered modern jazz today. Phillips carries a torch passed to him by a long lineage of New Orleans Masters. Avid jazz fans will enjoy the tradition that is so... More

Start: October 3, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 4, 2014 1:30 am
Venue: Khao San PDX, Thai Restaurant
Address:
1435 NW Flanders Street, Suite A, Portland, 97209
Cost: $10

October 4, 2014

The Vancouver Symphony Feels the Power of Water, October 4 & 5

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Maestro Salvador Brotons returns for his 24th season as music director and conductor. A concert that features multiple pieces about water includes Ferde Grofé's Mississippi Suite; The Moldau of Bedřich Smetana; Johann Strauss' II The Blue Danube and La Mer by... More

Start: October 4, 2014 3:00 pm
End: October 5, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Skyview Concert Hall
Address:
1300 NW 139th Street, Vancouver, WA, 98685, United States
Cost: $10 to $35

University of Portland School of Performing & Fine Arts: University Singers and Women’s Chorale

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The University welcomes Kathryn Briggs as the new director of the Women’s Chorale. This all-choral program features American music, including works by Stephen Paulus, Portland’s own Joan Szymko, and honorary University of Portland alumnus Aaron Copland.

Start: October 4, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Buckley Center Auditorium on the campus of the University of Portland
Address:
5000 N. Willamette Blvd., Portland, 97203
Cost: Free Admission

The Old Liberty Theater: Urban Monroes

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Fashioned from the heart of tradition and infused with adrenaline, the Urban Monroes’ contemporary bluegrass style is an outgrowth of the combined skills of some of the Pacific Northwest’s finest talent. As individuals the Urban Monroes have earned bluegrass instrument championships,... More

Start: October 4, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 4, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: The Old Liberty Theater
Address:
113 N Main Avenue, Ridgefield, WA, 98642, United States
Cost: $12 at the door

University of Portland: Orchestra and Wind Symphony in Concert

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The Wind Symphony and Orchestra open their 2014-2015 concert season with an exciting program. The Wind Symphony program looks at the use of humor in music, including Percy Grainger’s whimsical Country Gardens, Paul Hart’s Cartoon, and Jonathan Newman’s “bubblegum pop”... More

Start: October 4, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 4, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Buckley Center Auditorium on the campus of the University of Portland
Address:
5000 N. Willamette Blvd., Portland, 97203
Cost: Free Admission

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