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September 8, 2014

Monday’s at the Mak’s: Benefit for Portland Chamber Orchestra

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Pianist Chad Heltzel and percussionist Brett Paschal offer a few Strauss waltzes, some exotic percussion, and something completely different, along with fine dining and cocktails. Call 503-771-3250 for more info and table reservations.

Start: September 8, 2014 6:30 pm
End: September 8, 2014 7:45 pm
Venue: Jimmy Mak's
Address:
221 N.W. 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: $25

September 9, 2014

Oregon Symphony: Trey Anastasio Special Concert

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Trey Anastasio is a founding member of the Grammy-nominated, genre-melding rock band Phish and has long incorporated classical elements in the band’s compositions as well as throughout his solo work. This innovative and exciting performance will feature orchestral versions of... More

Start: September 9, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address:
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $45 to $90

Artist Repertory Theatre: Intimate Apparel, Through October 5

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Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage is directed By Michael Mendelson. Set in 1905 NYC, this riveting tale is about the empowerment of Esther, an African American seamstress who creates exquisite lingerie for Fifth Avenue boudoirs and red-light brothels. As she yearns for... More

Start: September 9, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 5, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Alder Stage of the Artists Repertory Theatre
Phone: 503-241-1278
Address:
1516 SW Alder, Portland, 97205
Cost: $25 to $55

September 10, 2014

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education: American Jerusalem – Jews and the Making of San Francisco

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This film tells the story of the first Jews of San Francisco. Drawn to California by the Gold Rush, Jews were welcomed in San Francisco. They went on to build a thriving community, at one time the second largest Jewish... More

Start: September 10, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Address:
1953 NW Kearney Street , Portland, 97209
Cost: $5 to $10

September 13, 2014

Hallie Ford Museum of Art: A Contemporary Bestiary, through December 21

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Organized by Director John Olbrantz, this exhibition includes 56 works brimming with animal imagery created by 22 artists from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and British Columbia. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. to 5... More

Start: September 13, 2014 10:00 am
End: December 21, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Hallie Ford Museum of Art
Address:
700 State Street, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: $6, with discounts for seniors, students and educators. Those 17 and under admitted free; Tuesdays are free for everyone.

Oregon Symphony: Béla Fleck Special Concert

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The banjo master returns, armed this time with his new concerto for banjo and orchestra – The Imposter. In his seeming quest to rebrand the banjo, he makes the case that it should have its own section in the symphony... More

Start: September 13, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address:
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $25 to $95

PCO: Strings Attached, September 13 & 14

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Portland Chamber Orchestra begins its new season with an all strings concert featuring pianist Chad Heltzel and percussionist Brett Paschal. Program includes the Little Suite of Carl Nielsen, J.S. Bach’s Piano Concerto in D minor, Ernest Bloch’s Concerto Grosso No. 2, and the... More

Start: September 13, 2014 7:30 pm
End: September 14, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Two venues, see full listing
Address:
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Cost: $25; $20 for seniors

Salem Chamber Orchestra: Late Night with SCO I – “Out under the sky”

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Don’t miss the first program of SCO’s new mini concert series Late Night with SCO. Enjoy this intimate chamber music concert in the inviting private gallery of Amadeus Restaurant. Sit with good friends by candlelight while you enjoy gourmet food... More

Start: September 13, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Amadeus Restaurant
Address:
135 Liberty St NE, Salem, 97301
Cost: $7 to $25

September 14, 2014

Oregon Symphony: Tchaikovsky Spectacular

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Two of Portland’s finest musical artists – pianist Arnaldo Cohen and conductor Carlos Kalmar – team up for a spectacular afternoon of Tchaikovsky favorites. Program includes three Tchaikovsky compositions: Marche slave; Piano Concerto No. 1 and Symphony No. 4. Visit the... More

Start: September 14, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address:
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $22 to $99

Salem Chamber Orchestra: Masterworks I – “A life by what we give”

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First, we explore comedy and tragedy in Mozart’s Overture to Don Giovanni. We explore death in Sibelius’ Valse Triste from Kuolema. Portland native Mark Goodenberger, joins us to perform Emmanuel Séjourné’s Concerto for Marimba and String Orchestra. And we end... More

Start: September 14, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Hudson Hall in the Rogers Music Center on the campus of Willamette University
Address:
900 State Street, Salem, 97301
Cost: $10 to $45

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