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October 2, 2016

St. Paul’s Music Guild: Pacific Ringers

Pacific Ringers

The Guild’s 2016-17 Evensong Concert Series begins with the Pacific Ringers, a Portland-based adult community handbell ensemble. This select group is dedicated to providing the opportunity for ringers to excel through education and performance.  

Start: October 2, 2016 4:00 pm
End: October 2, 2016 5:30 pm
Venue: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
1444 Liberty Street SE, Salem, OR, 97302, United States
Cost: Donations gratefully accepted

October 3, 2016

Elizabeth Cobbs Reading & Signing: The Hamilton Affair


Elizabeth Cobbs holds the Melbern G. Glasscock Chair in American History at Texas A&M University and is the author of five books on American history. A winner of the Allan Nevins Prize, she has also received the San Diego Book Award for her novel Broken Promises. Her non-fiction trade book, American Umpire, has been adapted into… More

Start: October 3, 2016 6:00 pm
End: October 3, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Annie Bloom's Books
7834 S.W. Capitol Highway, Portland, OR, 97219, United States
Cost: Free

October 4, 2016

ART: American Hero, through October 30


When the American Dream is dashed, try making a sandwich. A trio of disparate and desperate “sandwich artists” find themselves abandoned by their fast-food franchise and left to their own devices in the Northwest premiere of this satirical comedy about making ends “meat and cheese.” Shows run from October 4 through 30. Get more information from… More

Start: October 4, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 30, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Artists Repertory Theatre
1515 S.W. Morrison Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

October 5, 2016

Christopher Schindler in Recital


The Portland-based concert pianist present a program highlightin keyboard music of the decade from 1910 to 1919, including Book II of Debussy’s 12 Etudes for piano, two pieces by Leoš Janáček and the Fantasia Baetica by Manuel De Falla.

Start: October 5, 2016 12:00 pm
End: October 5, 2016 1:00 pm
Venue: The Old Church Concert Hall
1422 S.W. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: Free

Chinese Music Concert

Chinese Concert

Zhou Yi is a world-renown artist on the pipa, or Chinese lute. A graduate of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, she appears in a traditional Chinese Performing Arts Showcase presented by the Student Performing Arts Troupe of Soochow University, Portland State’s sister university in Suzhou, China. Tickets are required, but they are free and obtainable at the PSU… More

Start: October 5, 2016 7:00 pm
End: October 5, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall, Portland State University
1620 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States

Portland State University: Chinese Music Concert


Join us for a delightful evening of Chinese music performed by proffesional musicians; Ms. Zhou Yi and Ms. Ruisi Li. Zhou Yi (周懿) is a world renown pipa (lute) artist and  graduate from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music.  She also plays the qin (zither), liuqin (high pitched lute), ruan (alto lute), sanxian (three stringed lute) as well… More

Start: October 5, 2016 7:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: Tickets (required) are free and available at the PSU Box Office or Online

University of Portland Performing & Fine Arts: “Good Kids” by Naomi Izuka, October 5 Through 9


University of Portland opens its Theater Program’s season with Naomi Izuka’s thought provoking play about the impact that social media can have on high school students’ lives when “good kids” misbehave. The story is loosely based on events that happened with members of the Steubenville High school football team and the cover up of these… More

Start: October 5, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 9, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue: Mago Hunt Center Theater
5000 N. Willamette Blvd., Portland, 97203
Cost: $5 to $10

October 7, 2016

Heather Roberts in Recital

Heather Roberts

Lake Grove Presbyterian Church kicks off its 2016/17 Concert Series with a solo recital by renowned mezzo soprano Heather Roberts, accompanied by pianist Jeff Wood. A former Portlander and member of Lake Grove’s Sanctuary Choir, Roberts now lives in New York and keeps a busy performance schedule of recitals and opera roles. With a voice that has… More

Start: October 7, 2016 7:00 pm
End: October 7, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Lake Grove Presbyterian Church
4040 Sunset Drive, Lake Oswego, OR, 97035, United States
Cost: Free

Magenta Theater: Little Shop of Horrors, through October 22

Little Shop of Horrors

Jaynie Roberts directs this delectable sci-fi horror music with an electrifying score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. While pining for his co-worker Audrey, Seymour discovers an unusual plant which feeds on human flesh. The growing organism attracts a great deal of business for the store, but after Seymour feeds Audrey’s boyfriend to the plant, he… More

Start: October 7, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 22, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
1108 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States
Cost: $20 advance, $22 at the door

Piano in the Pearl: The Rizzo/Wheeler Duo

Piano Duo

The keyboard pair perform music of Johannes Brahms, Gabriel Fauré, Astor Piazzolla, Samuel Barber and Oregon composer Terry McQuilken amid collections of contemporary painting, sculpture, and photography at Gallery 903.  

Start: October 7, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 7, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Gallery 903
903 N.W. Davis Street, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: $15

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