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August 8, 2015

Hawaiian Culture Fest


Performers from the OHANA Foundation of Portland present live Hawaiian music, dance and chant in this family event bringing to life creation stories from the Islands. Tickets available at the door and from Music in Small Spaces.

Start: August 8, 2015 2:00 pm
End: August 8, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Beaverton Library Auditorium
12375 S.W. Fifth Street, Beaverton, OR, 97005, United States
Cost: $16, $11 for seniors & students, those 12 and under admitted free

Magenta Theater Academy: Set Design Workshop; August 8, 9, 11

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This workshop is intended for anyone age twenty and above who is interested in designing a set for Magenta Theater. The company’s Technical Director, Duane Peterson, instructs students on the design process and implementation, with no actual construction involved. The... More

Start: August 8, 2015 4:00 pm
End: August 11, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
606 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States

Portland SummerFest Presents Opera in the Park


Join us for an extraordinary, one-and-only, free Opera in the Park performance of Grand & Glorious: Opera’s Greatest Arias, Duets, and Ensembles, starring Soprano Angela Meade and Friends (to be announced) with the Portland SummerFest Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by... More

Start: August 8, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Washington Park Amphitheater, next to the Rose Gardens
1715 SW Skyline Blvd., Portland, 97221
Cost: Free Admission

Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra: Summer Bon-Bons


Dr. Jeffrey Specht, conducts the Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra performing Telemann’s Concerto Polonois; Symphony No. 6 “Symphonie Spiriuelle”  of Hamerik; Whitacre’s October; Capriol Suite of Warlock; Elgar’s Sospiri; “Waltz” from Serenade of Tchaikovsky. Edmund Stone, host Tickets: Adults $15; ​Seniors (65+)... More

Start: August 8, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium on the campus of Reed College
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland, 97202
Cost: $5 to $ 15

Alternate Destination: World Chamber Jazz Concert


Alternate Destination is a unique world chamber jazz trio. The trio features Mary Ellen Grace on saxophone, Joel Kleinbaum on bassoon, and Michael Hagmeier on guitar, didjeridu, and percussion. Alternate Destination's second annual reunion concert features original music that blends Western... More

Start: August 8, 2015 8:00 pm
End: August 8, 2015 9:45 pm
Venue: Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church
2828 SE Stephens Street, Portland , 97214
Cost: $15

August 9, 2015

Northwest Young Voices: Benefit Concert and Scholarship Competition


A growing interest of the Portland SummerFest organization has been to nurture the next generation of professional singers. Our 2015 production is OperaRAMA in the Park – Opera’s Greatest Arias, Duets and Ensembles. The evening features Metropolitan opera star and Northwest... More

Start: August 9, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: St. John the Baptist Church on the campus of Oregon Episcopal School
6300 SW Nicol Road, Portland, 97223
Cost: Free Admission, Donations Appreciated

Summer Pipe Organ Concert


Meg Cutting, a sophomore at the Eastman School of Music, in Rochester, NY, is pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Organ Performance in the studio of Nathan Laube. She recently won first place in the Chapter AGO/Quimby Regional Competition for... More

Start: August 9, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Saint Mark Lutheran Church
790 Marion St. NE, Salem, OR, 79301, United States
Cost: Event is free and open to the public



Featuring Bryce Caster, Travis Chapman, Chris Fotinakis, Mike Hsu, Amy Roesler—violin; Jean Mastaler, Grace Young—viola; Betsy Goy, Hannah Hillebrand—cello; Chang Lee—Bass; Mitchell Falconer—Keyboard. ARCO-PDX (the Amplified Repertory Chamber Orchestra of Portland) presents DISCORDIA—a concert of daring works by 20th and 21st... More

Start: August 9, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Holocene
1001 SE Morrison Street, Portland, 97214
Cost: "Pay your hourly wage" suggested donation

William Byrd Festival: Liturgical Service


Compline, featuring Byrd's music for the Divine Office. Directed by Blake Applegate, Director of Cantores. Visit William Byrd Festival website for more festival information and full schedule of events.

Start: August 9, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: St. Stephen's Church
1112 SE 41st Avenue, Portland, 97214
Cost: Free-Will Offering

August 13, 2015

Icicle Creek Center for the Arts: Man and Superman

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A romantic comedy, an epic fairytale, a fiery philosophical debate, Man and Superman asks fundamental questions about how we live. Ralph Fiennes takes the role of Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative classic broadcast from London to... More

Start: August 13, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Snowy Owl Theater, Icicle Creek Center for the Arts
7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826, United States
Cost: $10 advance or $13 at door

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