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December 7, 2016

The Westside Community & Youth Orchestra Winter Concert


This is the second of two concerts that The Westside Community & Youth Orchestra will present this year. The Orchestra is a nonprofit organization that features players from Western Washington County and includes members from age 8 to 80. The Orchestra is led by Artistic Director, Collin Heade. This year’s theme is from George Frideric… More

Start: December 7, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 7, 2016 8:30 pm
Venue: Liberty High School Auditorium
21945 NW Wagon Way, Hillsboro, 97124
Cost: Free

PSU Orchestra Remix, December 7 & 8


The Portland State University Orchestra explores the music of Piazzolla, Glass and Bizet: David Bowie’s Abdulmajid, reimagined by Philip Glass Georges Bizet’s Incidental Music for L’Arlésienne Astor Piazzolla’s Four Seasons of Buenos Aires, featuring the renowned Argentinian violinist Tomas Cotik Performance repeats December 8, 7:30 pm.  Reserve tickets.

Start: December 7, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 8, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: McMenamin's Mission Theater.
1624 NW Glisan Street, Portland, 97209
Cost: $10 to $20

Viva’s Holiday: An Opera in One Act


Produced by Cult of Orpheus; original music by Christopher Corbell Erica Melton, music director Helen Funston, soprano Bobby Jackson, baritone Sadie Gregg, mezzo-soprano Aaron Lange, tenor with 12-piece chamber orchestra   With charming motivity and lyrical poignancy, this one-act opera by local composer Christopher Corbell tells the story of a Portland stripper going home for… More

Start: December 7, 2016 9:00 pm
End: December 7, 2016 10:30 pm
Venue: Star Theater
13 NW 6th Ave, Portland, 97209
Cost: $25

December 8, 2016

Peoples Church: Salem’s Singing Christmas Tree


Peoples Church is excited to present Salem’s Singing Christmas Tree! This year’s production, entitled “I Heard The Bells”, will ring out the Christmas story in an inspiring fashion through music by our 100-voice Adult and Youth Choir, 50-voice King’s Kids Choir, Handbell Choir and 35-member orchestra as well as dramatic presentations by our drama team,… More

Start: December 8, 2016 7:00 pm
End: December 8, 2016 8:30 pm
Venue: Peoples Church
4500 Lancaster Dr NE , Salem, 97305

BodyVox: Arcane Collection, December 8, 9 & 10


BodyVox is delighted to bring acclaimed artists Morleigh Steinberg and Oguri back to Portland. A playful futility fuels Arcane Collective’s latest production ebb. Continuing their exploration into the quagmire of Beckett’s trilogy novel Molloy, Malone Dies, and The Unnamable, and Waiting for Godot, ebb weaves a tale of decrepit persistence that is nostalgic, melancholic, and… More

Start: December 8, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 10, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: BodyVox Dance Center
1201 NW 17th Avenue, Portland, 97209
Cost: $25 - $64

NW Dance Project: IN GOOD COMPANY, December 8, 9 & 10


Dancer Choreographed Holiday Spectacular. Homemade for the holidays. We’re taking our NW Dance Project company created shows to the big stage at Lincoln Performance Hall. These homemade for holidays shows are annual NW Dance Project tradition, experience the joy! Performances December 8, 9, 10, 7:30 pm. Reserve tickets.

Start: December 8, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 10, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $34 - $58

December 9, 2016

Imago Theatre: La Belle, through January 8

La Belle

Beauty and the Beast comes to life with puppetry, shadow theatre, a multitude of effects, song, drama and comedy in this retelling of the classic La Belle et la Bête in the form of a story-within-a-story-within-a-ship.  Recommended for ages 4 and older. Performances through January 8. Get showtimes and reserve tickets. Tickets also available by calling 503-231-9581.

Start: December 9, 2016 7:00 pm
End: January 8, 2017 5:30 pm
Venue: Imago Theatre
17 S.E. 8th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $37.50 to $42.50, with reduced prices for seniors and youth

PBO: Handel’s Messiah, December 9-12


Take part in a Portland holiday tradition, hearing Messiah as Handel would have. Portland Baroque Orchestra’s period instrument players complement a quartet of internationally acclaimed soloists and renowned chamber choir Cappella Romana, under the direction of Gary Wedow. Choose a full-length or highlights performance. Four performances: the complete oratorio at 7:30 p.m. on December 9… More

Start: December 9, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 12, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: First Baptist Church
1110 S.W. Taylor Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

Oregon Symphony: Gospel Christmas, December 9, 10 & 11


Featuring Northwest Community Gospel Choir This 18-year tradition keeps getting bigger and better. The region’s premier gospel singers and the Oregon Symphony orchestra will have you on your feet, clapping and shouting, celebrating the true spirit of the season. Don’t miss out on this exhilarating experience! Charles Floyd, conductor Gary Hemenway, music director Performance repeats December 10,… More

Start: December 9, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 11, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205
Cost: $35 to $115

Ballet Fantastique: The Book of Esther, Dec 9 – 11


Ballet Fantastique’s powerful, vibrant evocation of a brave-hearted heroine whose faith and beauty cut through an ancient world of danger and intrigue. With the University of Oregon Gospel Singers live on stage, and Music Director Andiel Brown as Mordecai. Friday, December 9, 2016 at 7:30 PM Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 7:30 PM Sunday, December… More

Start: December 9, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 9, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Hult Center for Performing Arts
1 Eugene Center, Eugene, 97401
Cost: $28 - $58.50

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