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May 9, 2015

Theatre Diaspora: Breaking Glass, May 9 & 17


First produced in 1995 by Portland Repertory Theatre, Breaking Glass is by Oregon Book award and Drammy-winning playwright Dmae Roberts. Based on her experiences growing up in the only interracial family in a rural Oregon town. The play is set... More

Start: May 9, 2015 2:00 pm
End: May 17, 2015 2:00 pm
Venue: Artists Repertory Theatre
1515 SW Alder Street, Portland, 97205
Cost: $5 to $10

A Concert of Sacred Music

Sacred Music

Soprano Linda Appert joins the First United Methodist Church Sanctuary Choir, organist Chris Nordwall and a professional ensemble, all led by Donald Appert, in a program that includes Vivaldi’s Gloria and Exsultate jubilate by Mozart.

Start: May 9, 2015 3:00 pm
End: May 9, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
401 E. 33rd Street, Vancouver, WA, 98663, United States
Cost: Free

BRAVO Youth Orchestras: Community Concert with Maestro Juan Felipe Molano


Maestro Juan Felipe Molano (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles, Longy School of Music) conducts students from BRAVO (Portland) and YAMA (Yakima, WA). 100 students in El Sistema-inspired programs in Portland (BRAVO) and Yakima (YAMA) join forces for the first time. Program includes... More

Start: May 9, 2015 4:00 pm
End: May 9, 2015 5:30 pm
Venue: George Middle School auditorium
10000 N Burr Avenue, Portland, 97203

Urban Monroes Benefit Concert @ Emerald Valley Opry

Urban Monroes

The Urban Monroes’ contemporary bluegrass style is fashioned from the heart of tradition and infused with adrenaline. Its members have earned bluegrass instrument championships, a National Endowment for the Arts award and songwriting accolades. They have been featured on the Emmy-Award-winning... More

Start: May 9, 2015 6:00 pm
End: May 9, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Powers Auditorium
1801 Echo Hollow Road, Eugene, OR, 97402, United States
Cost: $6

Columbia Gorge Voci: Earth Light, May 9 & 10

Earth Light

Columbia Gorge Voci community choir, sponsored by the Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association, present two choral masterpieces: Morten Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna and Paul Winter’s Earth Mass. The first is a meditation on the eternal and one of Lauridsen’s most performed works. The other composition... More

Start: May 9, 2015 7:00 pm
End: May 10, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Wy’east Middle School Performing Arts Center
3000 Wy’east Road, Hood River, OR, 97031, United States
Cost: $10 suggested donation

Mother’s Day Concert at Frogpond Church


Meridian United Church of Christ, the “Frog Pond Church,” hosts Grammy-winning guitarist Mark Hanson and nationally recognized vocalist Greta Pederson for a Mother’s Day weekend concert that includes an eclectic mix of pop, spirituals and classic jazz standards, with a few... More

Start: May 9, 2015 7:00 pm
End: May 9, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Meridian United Church of Christ
6750 Boeckman Road, Wilsonville, OR, 97070, United States
Cost: $12 in advance, $15 at the door

Oregon Symphony: Sax and the Symphony, May 9, 10 & 11


A rousing All-American program featuring one of today’s finest jazz saxophone players. Program includes Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story; Concerto for Saxophones of Sierra; Barber’s Adagio for Strings; Concerto for Orchestra of Rouse; James Carter, saxophones; Carlos Kalmar, conductor. Performance... More

Start: May 9, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 11, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $22 to $99

Portland Dutch Society: Classical Performers of Holland


Featuring Prinses Christina Concours North American Tour. Svenja Staats: Violinist; Three-time winner of both Prinses Christina and George P. Telemann Concours; touring internationally since age of 9. Performed for Sec-General of UN, Ban Ki-moon and President Obama. Florian Verweij: Pianist; Winner of... More

Start: May 9, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 9, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: St. Mary’s Cathedral
1716 NW Davis Street, Portland, 97209
Cost: Suggested donation of $10 per family/$3 per student are very welcome!

Musica Maestrale: We The People – Music of Colonial America


Featuring Catherine van der Salm, voice; Brandon Labadie, oboe; Chris Engbretson, harpsichord/voice; Max Fuller, cello; Laura Rubinstein-Salzedo, violin. Ever wonder what kind of music our ancestors made in colonial America? Come hear the songs, dances and odes of “The Tuesday Club,”... More

Start: May 9, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 9, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: First Christian Church
1314 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $10 to $18

Portland Story Theater: Urban Tellers®


Featuring Steve Laskey, Mary McGill, Mark Cooper, Amanda Starr, Rich McPherson and Sarah Schoenfeld. The stories that people tell at Urban Tellers® shows are personal narratives shaped by the truth of the present moment. Every show has 6 tellers who have... More

Start: May 9, 2015 8:00 pm
End: May 9, 2015 10:20 pm
Venue: Alberta Abbey
126 NE Alberta, Portland, 97211
Cost: $15 Advance, $18 At door, $5 At door Arts for all PDX with Oregon Trail Card

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