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October 7, 2016

Magenta Theater: Little Shop of Horrors, through October 22

Little Shop of Horrors

Jaynie Roberts directs this delectable sci-fi horror music with an electrifying score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. While pining for his co-worker Audrey, Seymour discovers an unusual plant which feeds on human flesh. The growing organism attracts a great deal of business for the store, but after Seymour feeds Audrey’s boyfriend to the plant, he… More

Start: October 7, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 22, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
Address:
1108 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States
Cost: $20 advance, $22 at the door

Piano in the Pearl: The Rizzo/Wheeler Duo

Piano Duo

The keyboard pair perform music of Johannes Brahms, Gabriel Fauré, Astor Piazzolla, Samuel Barber and Oregon composer Terry McQuilken amid collections of contemporary painting, sculpture, and photography at Gallery 903.  

Start: October 7, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 7, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Gallery 903
Address:
903 N.W. Davis Street, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: $15

Portland Story Theater Urban Tellers®

Storytellers

Connect to the heart and soul of Portland through these real, true stories. Six tellers have ten minutes each. Doors open at 7 p.m., with pre-show entertainment provided by jazz duo Portal. Stories begin at 8 p.m. Reserve tickets.    

Start: October 7, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: The Fremont Theater
Address:
2393 N.E. Fremont Street, Portland, OR, 97212, United States
Cost: $15 in advance, $18 day of show, $5 Arts For All

October 8, 2016

ORS: The Armed Man, a Mass for Peace; October 8 & 9

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Oregon Repertory Singers begin their season with the Portland premiere of The Armed Man by Welsh composer Sir Karl Jenkins. In this work, subtitled “A Mass for Peace,” Jenkins expands upon the traditional mass parts by juxtaposing a Renaissance folk song with prayers for peace from around the world including the Islamic call to prayer, the… More

Start: October 8, 2016 3:00 pm
End: October 9, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
Address:
1838 S.W. Jefferson Street, Portland, OR, 97221, United States
Cost: $20, $30 and $40

Oregon Repertory Singers: The Armed Man, October 8 & 9

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We begin our season with the Portland premiere of The Armed Man by Welsh composer Sir Karl Jenkins. Subtitled A Mass for Peace, this work expands upon the Ordinary of the Mass, adding nontraditional elements to create a rich and unique musical depiction of war and, ultimately, a hopeful wish for peace. Jenkins juxtaposes a well-known and often-quoted… More

Start: October 8, 2016 3:00 pm
End: October 9, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
Address:
1838 SW Jefferson Street, Portland, 97221

University Singers and Women’s Chorale Concert

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The University Singers, directed by Michael Connolly, and the Womens’ Chorale, directed by Kathryn Briggs, are excited to share an intriguing program for their first performance of the school year. A highlight of the University Singers’ performance is Mozart’s Missa brevis in F, featuring a quartet of student vocal soloists. Student conductors Molly Kerns and Jasmine Tsai direct. Women’s Chorale… More

Start: October 8, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: Buckley Center Auditorium
Address:
5000 N Willamette Blvd., Portland, 97203
Cost: Free – No tickets required

Portland Piano International: Denis Kozhukhin

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Denis Kozhukhin was launched onto the international scene after winning First Prize in the 2010 Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels at the age of 23. His playing is characterised by an extraordinary technical mastery balanced by a sharp intelligence, calm maturity and wisdom. Program Handel: Suite No. 7 in G minor, HWV 432 Franck: Prelude, Choral… More

Start: October 8, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
Address:
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $45 to $54

Northwest LoopFest

Loops

The NW LoopFest is an electronic music presentation of artists who utilize looping technologies. Performers come from throughout the region — with one guest artist, Hideki Nakanishi (aka Mandoman) from Japan and another, Daves Device, from San Antonio. The concert will be streamed live.

Start: October 8, 2016 4:00 pm
End: October 8, 2016 11:00 pm
Venue: Musicians Union
Address:
325 N.E. 20th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97232, United States
Cost: $5

Portland Symphonic Girlchoir: After Dark! & Silent Auction

Girlchoir

Co-conductors Roberta Q. Jackson and Deb Burgess host an evening of food, wine and song in this fundraiser. Donations include vacation homes, horseback riding, cooking demonstrations and more to celebrate and benefit Portland Symphonic Girlchoir. Proceeds help fund scholarship, new music commissions and composer visits. For ticket information, email girlchoirinfo@gmail.com or call 503-226-6162.    

Start: October 8, 2016 7:00 pm
End: October 8, 2016 10:00 pm
Venue: Smarsh Pacific Center
Address:
851 S.W. 6th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

Chamber Music Northwest: Akropolis Reed Quintet – Under the Influence

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There’s a reason the Akropolis Reed Quintet has been sweeping chamber music competitions, beating out traditional chamber ensembles: they’re that great! Join CMNW’s 2015 and 2016 Protégé Project ensemble for their unique Under the Influence, which weaves a rich tapestry of sound exploring how contemporary influences – from Baroque composer Jean-Philippe Rameau to George Gershwin… More

Start: October 8, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Dolores Winningstad Theatre
Address:
1111 SW Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $32.50

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