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December 2, 2016

Portland Story Theater Urban Tellers®

Urban Tellers

Once more, six tellers have ten minutes each to convey real, true stories told eye to eye, face to face, and heart to heart. Doors open at 7 p.m. with pre-show entertainment provided by jazz duo Portal. Reserve tickets.    

Start: December 2, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: The Fremont Theater
2393 N.E. Fremont Street, Portland, OR, 97212, United States
Cost: $15 Advance, $18 Day of Show, $5 Arts for All

December 3, 2016

The Buildings Behind the Buildings: Influences on Landmark Portland Architecture


A talk by Thomas Hubka. Portland’s landmark buildings weren’t designed in a vacuum. Professor Thomas Hubka will provide an overview of some of our most notable local buildings and the architects and architectural styles that influenced their designs. Hubka has taught history courses at professional schools of architecture for over thirty years, including most recently… More

Start: December 3, 2016 10:00 am
End: December 3, 2016 11:30 am
Venue: Architectural Heritage Center
701 SE Grand Ave, Portland, 97214
Cost: $12 - $20

Portland Opera at the Walters in Hillsboro with Hansel + Gretel Matinee


This colorful, accessible production is just right to introduce the kids in your life (or yourself) to the wonderful world of opera. Family-Friendly Opera. Portland Opera To Go returns to the Walters for a special performance of the English-language adaptation of Engelbert Humperdinck’s classic fairytale opera, Hansel and Gretel. One of the all-time favorite children’s… More

Start: December 3, 2016 2:00 pm
End: December 3, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: Walters Cultural Arts Center
527 E. Main Street, Hillsboro, OR, 97123, United States
Cost: $5 suggested donation at the door

The VSO Goes to the Movies


The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Brotons return to Skyview Concert Hall for the historic inaugural concert of The VSO Pops Series. In what promises to be an unforgettable weekend, the orchestra presents iconic works by John Williams, James Horner, Hans Zimmer and Henry Mancini among others. The audience will experience music from beloved motion pictures… More

Start: December 3, 2016 3:00 pm
End: December 4, 2016 7:00 pm
Venue: Skyview Concert Hall
1300 NW 139th Street, Vancouver, WA, 98685, United States
Cost: $50-Reserved, $37-General Admission, $32-Senior, $10-Student w/ID

Portland Piano International: Nelson Goerner


The Argentinean pianist Nelson Goerner (born 1969) has an impressive international career and can be seen as one of the most remarkable pianists of his generation. Goerner studied at the National Conservatory of Buenos Aires. After receiving the first prize at the Frans Liszt Competition (1986) in Buenos Aires he continued his studies with Maria… More

Start: December 3, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $45 to $55

Oregon Chorale: Sentimental Welcome, December 3 & 4


Join the Oregon Chorale in welcoming its new Artistic Director Jason Sabino in a stirring holiday concert. The Chorale explores the sentiments of anticipation, celebration, nostalgia and hope with distinctive arrangements of holiday carols plus classical works by Orlando di Lasso, Arvo Pärt, Ola Gjeilo and more. The concert also features local high school choral… More

Start: December 3, 2016 7:00 pm
End: December 4, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue: Living Savior Lutheran Church
8740 SW Sagert, Tualatin, OR, 97062, United States
Cost: $10 - $15

Peter Zisa & Friends: Season of Lights Holiday Benefit Concert


Featuring the Sing Here Now Choir consisting of Alzheimer’s patients and family members; Marilyn Keller – inductee in Portland’s Jazz Hall of Fame; pianists Maria Garcia & Momoko Muramatsu of XX Digitus Duo; Brian Haskins (member of Portland Symphonic and Music Director at the Grotto); Ilene Safyan (the West Coast’s most celebrated Jewish musical artists); Thousand Waves;… More

Start: December 3, 2016 7:00 pm
End: December 3, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: First Congregational Church
1126 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97205
Cost: Free admissions, Generous donation to the charity is encouraged

Newport Symphony Orchestra: Handel’s Messiah, December 3 & 4


Newport Symphony Orchestra with Paul Klemme, Conductor; Willamette Master Chorus and Central Coast Chorale, Mary Lee Scoville, Director, perform Handel’s Messiah. Concert repeats December 4, 2:00 pm. Reserve Tickets.

Start: December 3, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 4, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue: Newport Performing Arts Center
777 W. Olive Street, Newport, OR, 97365, United States
Cost: $10 to $39

Oregon Symphony: Turangalîla, December 3, 4, & 5


Featuring Steven Osborne, piano; Cynthia Millar, ondes martenot; Rose Bond & PNCA, video animators Renowned video animator Rose Bond and her team transform the hall in this original production. Watch in amazement as the walls become a riveting, visual stage for Messiaen’s symphonic dance of love and joy. Program Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde Messiaen: Turangalîla-Symphony Carlos Kalmar, conductor… More

Start: December 3, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 5, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205
Cost: $23 to $105

University of Portland: Advent Concert


The University of Portland Singers and Women’s Chorale present their annual Advent Concert. They are directed by Michael Connolly and Kathryn Briggs, respectively. The University of Portland Singers’ and Women’s Chorale’s performances are supplemented by traditional carols and readings. In particular, the University of Portland Singers are featuring Missa Criolla  [cree-OH-ya] by Ariel Ramírez, which is… More

Start: December 3, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: St. Mary’s Cathedral
1716 NW Davis Street, Portland, 97209
Cost: Free tickets, call (503) 943-7228

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