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September 5, 2014

Portland Opera: Opera on Screen, Through October 19

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Portland Opera and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) collaborate to present “Opera on Screen,” a series of high-definition film screenings featuring recent productions from the San Francisco Opera. The series opens on Friday, September 5 with Puccini’s... More

Start: September 5, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 19, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: OMSI’s Empirical Theater
Phone: 503-797-4640
Address:
1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, 97214
Cost: $8 to $14

The Canticle of the Black Madonna — September 5 & 6

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The world premiere of this original opera by librettist Tiziana DellaRovere and composer Ethan Gans-Morse. Set in Louisiana in 2010, the story chronicles the journey of an American soldier returning from Afghanistan with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Through a combination of modern and... More

Start: September 5, 2014 7:30 pm
End: September 6, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Newmark Theatre
Address:
1111 N.W. Broadway, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

Oregon Symphony: Brandi Carlile Special Concert

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Singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile returns for a special one-night-only appearance with the Oregon Symphony! Her previous sold-out concerts – and there are many of them – testify to her beautiful and fearless performances and her incredible popularity with legions of fans.... More

Start: September 5, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address:
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $45 to $85

Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury

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The Dairyville Players perform under the direction of Dennis Britten, with musical direction of Bernd R. Kuehn, conductor of the Oregon Chorale. In addition to this presentation of Gilbert and Sullivan’s first successful comic opera, a spoof on the judicial system with... More

Start: September 5, 2014 7:30 pm
End: September 5, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Multnomah Arts Center
Address:
7688 S.W. Capitol Highway, Portland, OR, 97219, United States
Cost: $10-20 Suggested Donation

NWCTC: Wait Until Dark, through October 5

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Northwest Classical Theatre Company presents Frederick Knott’s suspenseful play, adapted by Jefferey Hatcher and directed by Bobby Bermea. Susan unknowingly possesses an object eagerly desired by a murderous psychopath, who traps her alone. Moreover, Susan is blind. Show runs through October... More

Start: September 5, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 5, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Shoebox Theater
Address:
2110 S.E. 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $22; $20 for seniors & students

PGC: 10th Season Opening, September 5 & 12

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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:
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Cost: $15-20; see full listing for details.

September 7, 2014

Sephardic Portland Walking Tour

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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

September 8, 2014

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

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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

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