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July 29, 2016

CMNW Summer Festival: An Unlikely Muse – Brahms and Mühlfeld, July 29 & 31


Join Andre Watts, David Shifrin and award winning stage and TV actor Jack Gilpin us for this world premiere theatrical experience chronicling the last years of Brahms’s life and clarinetist Richard Muhlfeld, the unlikely source of his musical inspiration! AN UNLIKELY MUSE: Brahms and Mühlfeld – a new play by award winning playwright Harry Clark starring… More

Start: July 29, 2016 8:00 pm
End: July 31, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland

July 30, 2016

8th Annual NW Book Festival


From anthologies to young adult, visitors are bound to find something new and interesting to add to their bookshelf.    

Start: July 30, 2016 10:00 am
End: July 30, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Pioneer Courthouse Square
701 SW 6th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97205, United States
Cost: Free

CMNW Summer Festival: Miró Quartet & Friends


The dynamic Miró Quartet is joined by David Shifrin, André Watts, and Grammy Award winning mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke in the final concert performance of the 2016 Summer Festival. Program includes: MOZART – Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581 SCHUBERT – Selected Songs (Arr. John Largess for Mezzo Soprano and String Quartet) DVORÁK – Piano Quintet No…. More

Start: July 30, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium on the campus of Reed College
Phone: 503-771-1112
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, 97202

July 31, 2016

Young Pianists Camp, through August 6

Piano Camp

This arts program welcomes young aspiring pianists ages 13 to 18 for a week-long session of individual lessons, practice, masterclasses and workshops, inspiring nature hikes in the spectacular Cascade Mountains, and outings to the Bavarian Village of Leavenworth. Faculty are Dr. Oksana Ezhokina and Elizabeth Dorman. July 31 through August 6. Tuition: Overnight camp is $950 (all-inclusive:… More

Start: July 31, 2016 8:00 am
End: August 6, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Icicle Creek Center for the Arts
7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826, United States

Concert in the Park


The Tualatin Valley Community Band presents a free “Concert in the Park”. TVCB is led by Kevin Soon and members of all ages dust off their instruments to perform some summer classics you will whistle all the way home. Bring a blanket and dinner to the park to listen to live music under the trees.

Start: July 31, 2016 7:00 pm
End: July 31, 2016 8:30 pm
Venue: Cook Park Bishop-Scheckla Pavilion
17005 SW 92nd Avenue, Tigard, OR, 97224, United States
Cost: Free Admission

August 1, 2016

Free Children’s Concerts, Through August 16


The young and young at heart are invited to join us in the Performance Garden for a series of free children’s concerts. Six engaging and interactive mid-morning concerts are offered. The concerts are created by Gabriel Globus-Hoenich and Jenifer Knippel of JenUwin Playtime. Both artists return after leading popular Britt children’s concerts in 2015. Performances August… More

Start: August 1, 2016 10:00 am
End: August 16, 2016 10:00 am
Venue: Performance Garden
350 S 1st Street, Jacksonville, OR, 97530, United States
Cost: Free Admission

August 3, 2016

Opera in the Park: Final Rehearsal


Soprano Angela Meade, mezzo MaryAnn McCormick, tenor Cameron Schutza, baritone Richard Zeller and conductor Keith Clark prepare for Summerfest’s presentation on August 5 of Giuseppe Verdi’s Il Trovatore (The Troubador). Come hear the stars, chorus and orchestra indoors, without microphones!    

Start: August 3, 2016 7:00 pm
End: August 3, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Buckley Center Auditorium, University of Portland
5000 North Willamette Boulevard, Portland, OR, 97303, United States
Cost: $30, free for students

August 4, 2016

Clackamas Repertory Theatre: The Music Man, Through August 28


Clackamas Repertory Theatre’s production features Dave Sweeney, an award-winning meteorologist who worked locally with KOIN and, as Harold Hill and Clackamas Repertory Theatre’s The Music Man with Carter Christianson as Winthrop, Kelly Lanzillo as Marian, and Dave Sweeney as Harold Hill and Kelly Lanzillo as Marian Paroo. Performances take place Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm, with… More

Start: August 4, 2016 7:30 pm
End: August 28, 2016 2:30 pm
Venue: Osterman Theatre
19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, OR, 97045, United States
Cost: $10 to $36

August 5, 2016

Opera in the Park: Il Trovatore

Opera in the Park

Portland Summerfest presents the dramatic Verdi opera, featuring soprano Angela Meade as the noble lady, mezzo Mary Ann McCormick as the gypsy mother, tenor Cameron Schutza as the troubador and baritone Richard Zeller as the count. Keith Clark conducts. Bring the family and a picnic! Ride the MAX.      

Start: August 5, 2016 6:00 pm
End: August 5, 2016 8:45 pm
Venue: Washington Park Amphitheater
410 S.W. Kingston Avenue, Portland, OR, 97205, United States
Cost: Free

Original Practice Shakespeare: The Tempest


Original Practice Shakespeare uses the techniques from Shakespeare’s time, which means fast-paced, energetic acting and lots of audience interaction! Shipwreck, romance, treason, revenge, spirits, clowns, song, and dance create a perfect storm of fantasy. Years ago, Prospero and daughter were shipwrecked on an island. Twelve years later, a “storm” brings their enemies. With the help… More

Start: August 5, 2016 6:00 pm
End: August 5, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Marylhurst University
17600 Pacific Highway (Hwy 43), Marylhurst, OR, 97036, United States
Cost: Free Admission

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