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October 21, 2014

James W. Rogers Concert: Arranging the Cosmos

Arranging the Cosmos

The Lewis & Clark Department of Music presents its annual James W. Rogers Concert in memory of a beloved musical alumnus. This year’s theme is “Arranging the Cosmos,” featuring performances by Lewis & Clark faculty and students. The program includes Lewis &... More

Start: October 21, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 21, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Agnes Flanagan Chapel, Lewis & Clark College
Address:
0615 SW Palatine Hill Road, Portland, OR, 97219, United States
Cost: Free

October 22, 2014

Jazz Piano 4 Hands

The Old Church

Pianists Marlise Stroebe and Randall Hobson present solo and duo piano jazz pieces—and more—for a fun hour of relaxation. Composers include George Gershwin, Valerie Capers, Astor Piazzolla, Johannes Brahms and various show tunes.

Start: October 22, 2014 12:00 pm
End: October 22, 2014 1:15 pm
Venue: The Old Church
Address:
1422 S.W. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: Free

Book Discussion and Signing

Calamity Jane

Dr. Richard W. Etulain, Professor Emeritus of History at the University of New Mexico, discusses and signs his new book, The Life & Legend of Calamity Jane.

Start: October 22, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 22, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Chaparral Books in the Ford Building
Address:
2505 S.E. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97202, United States
Cost: Free

October 23, 2014

Pompeii from the British Museum

Pompeii

This presentation, specially edited for students and younger audiences, offers an exclusive view of the British Museum’s show Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum. The exhibition focuses on the homes and lives of the inhabitants of the thriving industrial... More

Start: October 23, 2014 7:00 am
End: October 23, 2014 8:30 pm
Cost: $12.50

Magenta Theater: A Night of Magic, October 23-5

Haunted

A strange sound in the night. A door closes when no one is near. A dark shadow flits across the hall, seen out of the corner of your eye. There is someone standing in your doorway in the darkness, but... More

Start: October 23, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
Address:
606 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States

OJMCHE: Cinema – American Jerusalem

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Film Producer Jackie Krentzman and Professor Ellen Eisenberg of Willamette University speak with the audience. AMERICAN JERUSALEM: Jews and the Making of San Francisco tells the remarkable story of the pioneering Jews of San Francisco. Drawn to California by the Gold... More

Start: October 23, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Phone: 97209
Address:
1953 NW Kearney Street, Portland
Cost: $5 to $10

October 24, 2014

Mozart Requiem in the Gorge, October 24 & 26

Requiem

The Voci Community Choir and Columbia Gorge Sinfonietta Orchestra present the Mozart Requiem, featuring soloists from Pacific University in Forest Grove. Brahms' Tragic Overture is also on the program. Two performances: 7 p.m. on October 24 and 2 p.m. on October... More

Start: October 24, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 26, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Wy'east Middle School Performing Arts Center
Address:
3000 Wy'east Road, Hood River, OR, 97031, United States

The City Waytes: Music for English Renaissance Winds, October 24 & 25

Cascadia Loud Band

‘Waytes’ was an English Renaissance term for municipal bands of the time that were called on to perform for a variety of city functions on diverse instruments. In this concert, The Early Music Guild of Oregon and Musica Maestrale present... More

Start: October 24, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 25, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Community Music Center
Address:
3350 S.E. Francis Street, Portland, OR, 97202, United States
Cost: $15; $12 for seniors & students

Oregon Symphony Association In Salem: Rodrigo’s Guitar Concerto

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Guitar aficionados are in for a real treat with one of the most famous guitar pieces of all time, performed by one of the finest guitarists in the world. Program includes Gabriela Lena Frank’s Three Latin-American Dances; Concierto de Aranjuez... More

Start: October 24, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Smith Auditorium on the Campus of Willamette University
Phone: 503-370-6300
Address:
900 State Street, Salem, 97301
Cost: $40 to $55

Oregon Guitar Quartet: Baroque Cage Match

Cage Match

The Baroque Cage Match program features an imagined smack down between two of the greatest composers of all time, Johann Sebastian Bach and George Frideric Handel. Handel throws down a passacaglia, Bach throws down a sonata, Bach answers with his... More

Start: October 24, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Recital Hall, Portland State University
Address:
1620 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: $25

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