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April 12, 2014

Into the Wilderness, through May 11with April 15 Tour


Willamette University Associate Professor Heidi Preuss Grew is a Salem Oregon artist whose ceramic work recently earned her first prize in the Eleventh International Biennial of Artistic Ceramics in Aveiro, Portugal. An exhibition of her recent works is featured through... More

Start: April 12, 2014 10:00 am
End: May 11, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Hallie Ford Museum of Art
00 State Street, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: $6; see full listing for discounts

April 16, 2014

OSO Benefit: Step into Spring Annual Luncheon


Benefiting the Oregon Symphony, this event features a luncheon, auction, fashion show and music: OSO Concertmaster Sarah Kwak performs with her husband, violinist Vali Phillips. For reservations, questions and payment information, contact Jacqueline Andrews at

Start: April 16, 2014 11:00 am
End: April 16, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Oswego Lake Country Club
20 Iron Mountain Road, Lake Oswego, OR, 97034, United States
Cost: $50

April 17, 2014

Oregon Ballet Theatre: Celebrate


Join us as we celebrate the extraordinary career and contribution of Alison Roper, even as we also celebrate the bright future of OBT. Roper takes her final bows after 18 seasons of bringing joy to Portland audiences with this program,... More

Start: April 17, 2014 7:30 pm
End: April 26, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Keller Auditorium
Phone: 503-274-6560
222 SW Clay, Portland, 97201

BodyVox: skinner|kirk DANCE ENSEMBLE, April 17 – 24


The skinner|kirk DANCE ENSEMBLE utilizes complex choreographic structures and a daring sense of musicality to harness the facility and line of classically trained dancers. Building on their impressive body of work, dancer/choreographers Eric Skinner and Daniel Kirk present a new... More

Start: April 17, 2014 7:30 pm
End: April 24, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: BodyVox Dance Center
Phone: 503-229-0627
1201 NW 17th Ave., Portland, 97209

Eugene Symphony: Schumann & Mendelssohn


Program includes Sibelius’ Finlandia; Piano Concerto of Schumann and Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3, "Scottish". An ode to his beloved homeland, Sibelius's score symbolized Finland's struggle with Russian oppression and has become an unofficial national anthem as well as a concert hall... More

Start: April 17, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Hult Center for the Performing Arts - Silva Concert Hall
1 Eugene Center, Eugene, OR, 97401, United States
Cost: $10 to $59

April 19, 2014

Something Grand

Something Grand

Michael Allen Harrison, select performers from Ten Grands, and several youth protégés perform music from all genres on ten grand pianos. Proceeds from this event benefit The Salvation Army After-School Music Programs. Buy tickets.

Start: April 19, 2014 1:00 pm
End: April 19, 2014 2:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 S.W. Broadway, Portland, OR, 97205, United States
Cost: $10 and $25

OCCMS: A Melodrama Medley


The Oregon Coast Chamber Music Society presents a program with music composed to accompany classical literature, including The Castle by the Sea, Don Quixote, The Raven and The Pied Piper of Hamelin, with a selection of poetry and music written... More

Start: April 19, 2014 3:00 pm
End: April 19, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: A private home off Highway 101
See full listing for details, Lincoln City, OR, United States
Cost: $25

Sounds of Brazil: Choro PDX 2014


Performances by Allen Mathews, The Brazillionaires, Choro da Alegria, Rio Con Brio and Sergio Botelho. Portland's 6th Annual "Dia do Choro" - A celebration of Brazilian culture through choro music, or roots jazz from Brazil. In this unique show you... More

Start: April 19, 2014 7:00 pm
End: April 19, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: The Old Church
1422 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $15 to $18

April 22, 2014

University of Portland Performing & Fine Arts Orchestra: The “Romeo and Juliet” concert

Romeo and Juliet

The Romeo and Juliet concert features Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Overture and Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story. Join us as the University of Portland Orchestra performs two of the most famous musical depictions of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy.  From... More

Start: April 22, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Buckley Center Auditorium on the campus of the University of Portland
5000 North Willamette Boulevard, Portland, 97203
Cost: Free Admission

Classical Up Close Concert

Classical Up Close

Ines Voglar, Sergio Carreno, Emily Cole, Marissa Winship, Ted Botsford, Sarah Kwak and Cary Lewis perform music by Bach, Meyer, O'Connor and Franck.

Start: April 22, 2014 7:30 pm
End: April 22, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Eliot Hall Chapel, Reed College
3203 S.E. Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, OR, 97202, United States
Cost: Free

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