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September 5, 2014

PGC: 10th Season Opening, September 5 & 12

PCG

Portland Classical Guitar opens its new season with two performances of a gala concert featuring William Jenks, Peter Zisa, Mario Diaz and Dan Cosley. Jenks performs Vivaldi’s Concerto in D Major with members of the Portland Chamber Orchestra, and the... More

Start: September 5, 2014 8:00 pm
End: September 12, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Two venues
Address:
See full listing for details, OR, United States
Cost: $15-20; see full listing for details.

September 7, 2014

Sephardic Portland Walking Tour

Sephardic Walk

This walking tour of South Portland includes a behind the scenes look at Portland’s Sephardic synagogue, Congregation Ahavath Achim. It begins on the campus of Portland State University and then ventures through what was once the heart of the city’s Sephardic neighborhood. Along the way, the... More

Start: September 7, 2014 11:00 am
End: September 7, 2014 12:30 pm
Venue: Downtown
Address:
Portland, OR, United States
Cost: $12; OJMCHE and Ahavath Achim Members: $10; Students: $5

Lutheran Choral Association Sunday Concert Series

Lutheran Choral

The Lutheran Choral Association celebrates its 77th season with the first of five Sunday concerts. Sue Thompson Armentrout directs the choir, accompanied by Karl Jurisons.

Start: September 7, 2014 4:00 pm
End: September 7, 2014 5:30 pm
Venue: Milwaukie Lutheran Church
Address:
3810 Lake Road, Milwaukie, OR, 97222, United States

September 8, 2014

Monday’s at the Mak’s: Benefit for Portland Chamber Orchestra

PCO Strings

Pianist Chad Heltzel and percussionist Brett Paschal offer a few Strauss waltzes, some exotic percussion, and something completely different, along with fine dining and cocktails. Call 503-771-3250 for more info and table reservations.

Start: September 8, 2014 6:30 pm
End: September 8, 2014 7:45 pm
Venue: Jimmy Mak's
Address:
221 N.W. 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: $25

September 9, 2014

Oregon Symphony: Trey Anastasio Special Concert

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Trey Anastasio is a founding member of the Grammy-nominated, genre-melding rock band Phish and has long incorporated classical elements in the band’s compositions as well as throughout his solo work. This innovative and exciting performance will feature orchestral versions of... More

Start: September 9, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address:
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $45 to $90

Artist Repertory Theatre: Intimate Apparel, Through October 5

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Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage is directed By Michael Mendelson. Set in 1905 NYC, this riveting tale is about the empowerment of Esther, an African American seamstress who creates exquisite lingerie for Fifth Avenue boudoirs and red-light brothels. As she yearns for... More

Start: September 9, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 5, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Alder Stage of the Artists Repertory Theatre
Phone: 503-241-1278
Address:
1516 SW Alder, Portland, 97205
Cost: $25 to $55

September 10, 2014

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education: American Jerusalem – Jews and the Making of San Francisco

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This film tells the story of the first Jews of San Francisco. Drawn to California by the Gold Rush, Jews were welcomed in San Francisco. They went on to build a thriving community, at one time the second largest Jewish... More

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

September 12, 2014

John James Audubon and The Birds of America

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In conjunction with its exhibition,  “John James Audubon: The Birds of America,” the Hallie Ford Museum of Art presents William Souder in an illustrated lecture on Audubon. Souder is the author of the Audubon biography Under a Wild Sky, which was nominated... More

Start: September 12, 2014 5:00 pm
End: September 12, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Paulus Lecture Hall, Willamette University College of Law
Address:
245 Winter Street NE, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: Free

September 13, 2014

Hallie Ford Museum of Art: A Contemporary Bestiary, through December 21

Bestiary

Organized by Director John Olbrantz, this exhibition includes 56 works brimming with animal imagery created by 22 artists from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and British Columbia. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. to 5... More

Start: September 13, 2014 10:00 am
End: December 21, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Hallie Ford Museum of Art
Address:
700 State Street, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: $6, with discounts for seniors, students and educators. Those 17 and under admitted free; Tuesdays are free for everyone.

SCO: Open Rehearsal & Soundbites Luncheon

SCO

This dress rehearsal by the Salem Chamber Orchestra, in preparation for their September 14 concert, is open to  the public. The audience will not only hear fantastic live music, but also observe behind the scenes and get a chance to sit on stage... More

Start: September 13, 2014 10:00 am
End: September 13, 2014 12:30 pm
Venue: Hudson Hall, Willamette University
Address:
900 State Street, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: $5; students & children admitted free

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