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November 29, 2015

Franciscan Center Benefit with Michael Allen Harrison


Michael Allen Harrison and Julianne Johnson share holiday music in this event benefiting the Franciscan Spirtual Center. Harrison is a local and global performer in the music scene for over two decades, and Johnson is an artist who has thrilled audiences in... More

Start: November 29, 2015 5:00 pm
End: November 29, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Moreland Presbyterian Church
1814 S.E. Bybee Boulevard, Portland, OR, 97202, United States
Cost: $25, all proceeds benefit the Franciscan Spiritual Center

Third Annual Homeless Benefit Concert


Given in the spirit of thankfulness and generosity, this concert features musicians from the I Ragazzi Baroque Quartet, Portland Youth Philharmonic String Quartet, the Oregon Symphony, and Carly Cooney. The goal is to raise $2500 for Human Solution, JOIN, PACS... More

Start: November 29, 2015 6:30 pm
End: November 29, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Tabernacle Church
26 S.W. Condor Way, Portland, OR, 97239, United States
Cost: Free, but donations gladly accepted

November 30, 2015

Friends of Chamber Music: Calder Quartet, November 30 & December 1


The Calder Quartet’s distinctive approach is exemplified by a musical curiosity brought to everything they perform, whether it’s Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn, or sold-out rock shows with bands like The National or The Airborne Toxic Event. “Calder takes its place as one of America’s... More

Start: November 30, 2015 7:30 pm
End: December 1, 2015 6:25 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201

December 2, 2015

Portland Playhouse: A Christmas Carol, through December 24

Christmas Carol

The ubiquitous tale of Ebenezer Scrooge’s painful past, cruel present and redemptive future is brought to life for the third year at the Portland Playhouse. Lauded by critics and audiences alike, Rick Lombardo’s fun musical adaptation has brought the Playhouse... More

Start: December 2, 2015 7:00 pm
End: December 24, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Portland Playhouse
602 N.E. Prescott Street, Portland, OR, 97211, United States

Clark College Orchestra Fall Concert


Romeo Rimbu conducts and Arthur Grumiaux International Violin Contest First Prize Winner Remus Rimbu is soloist in the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto. The program also includes the American premiere of Sigismund Toduta’s Symphony No. 2.

Start: December 2, 2015 7:30 pm
End: December 2, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Royal Durst Theatre, Vancouver School of Arts and Academics
3101 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98663, United States
Cost: Free, but donations to the Clark College Foundation Orchestra General Fund gratefully accepted

Winter Jazz Band and Vocal Jazz Concert


Warner Pacific College’s Jazz Band and Vocal Jazz Ensemble perform.

Start: December 2, 2015 7:30 pm
End: December 2, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Warner Pacific College
2219 S.E. 68th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97215, United States
Cost: Free

Viva’s Holiday: An Opera in One Act


Drawn from the memoirs of Portland entertainer and author Viva Las Vegas, this works explores topics of sex work, family, and self-realization as a stripper goes home for the holidays — can the family keep her secret from her minister father? Stage... More

Start: December 2, 2015 9:00 pm
End: December 4, 2015 10:30 pm
Venue: Star Theater
13 N.W. 6th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: $20

December 3, 2015

Exploring the Legacy of Ernest Bloch, December 3–6


This event celebrates Ernest Bloch, who lived in Newport during the last eighteen years of his life. Extended tours of the house in which Bloch lived and composed run from 2 to 6 p.m. during December 3–5 and 2 to 4 p.m.... More

Start: December 3, 2015 2:00 pm
End: December 6, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Ernest Bloch Place
49th Street & Gilbert Way, Newport, OR, 97365, United States
Cost: Donations gladly accepted

Fantastic Mr. Fox, through December 20


From the creative genius behind Charlie and the Chocolate Factory comes a hilarious feast of imagination. Winter means survival by any means for Mr. Fox and his family. When three dastardly farmers — Boggis, Bunce and Bean — destroy his... More

Start: December 3, 2015 7:30 pm
End: December 20, 2015 3:30 pm
Venue: Chehalem Armory and Youth Center
620 N. Morton Street, Newberg, OR, 97132, United States
Cost: $15, $12 for seniors, $10 for students & children; Thursdays are pay-what-you-will

December 4, 2015

The Mousai: Vignettes

The Mousai

Clarinetist Chris Cox, pianist Maria Choban, flutist Janet Bebb and oboist Ann van Bever present the premiere of the ensemble’s latest commissioned work, Two Remarks by Daniel Schlosberg, a recent Yale School of Music graduate and participant in Chamber Music... More

Start: December 4, 2015 6:25 pm
End: December 4, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Hall Room 75, Portland State University
1620 S.W. Broadway, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: Free, but donations gladly accepted

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