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December 4, 2015

A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff, December 4–6


Back by popular demand, A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff is the creation of poet, violinist and Torah scholar Alicia Jo Rabins, performed by her on processed violin and vocals and accompanied by full-length projected animation by Portland artist Zak Margolis. Willamette Week pronounced it... More

Start: December 4, 2015 7:30 pm
End: December 6, 2015 8:15 pm
Venue: Disjecta
8371 N. Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR, 97217, United States
Cost: $20 general, $30 premium reserved, $12 for students with ID

Axiom Brass in Performance

Axiom Brass

The Chicago-based brass quintet plays music by Bach, Holborne, Caratini, Ellington and Corelli, as well as some holiday favorites. Call 541-745-5185 or go online to reserve tickets.

Start: December 4, 2015 7:30 pm
End: December 4, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
1165 N.W. Monroe Avenue, Corvallis, OR, 97330, United States

December 5, 2015

Aurora Celebrates the Holidays, December 5 & 6


Celebrate the holidays in Aurora! The Old Aurora Colony Museum is participating along with the local businesses to bring you local chocolates, artisan wines, gifts for everyone on your lists.  The Steinbach Cabin is your museum stop for sampling of wine and... More

Start: December 5, 2015
Venue: Aurora Local Business
Aurora, OR, United States

Christmas Tea, December 5 & 6

Christmas Tea

Nigerian born violinist Chibia Ulinwa performs in a beautiful 1919 farm house during an English High Tea, complete with the usual sweet and savory treats. This event is in support of Old McDonald’s Farm, a non-profit charity. Both December 5 and... More

Start: December 5, 2015 12:00 pm
End: December 6, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Old McDonald's Farm
1001 S.E. Evans Road, Corbett, OR, 97019, United States
Cost: $29, benefiting low-income children

The Magic Flute on Screen, December 5 & 7

Magic Flute

The Mission Theater, in partnership with Rising Alternative, presents this 2012 production of Mozart's by the Saltzburg Festival, featuring Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducting an orchestra of original instruments and stage direction by Jens-Daniel Herzog and set design by Mathis Neidhardt. Filmed... More

Start: December 5, 2015 2:30 pm
End: December 7, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Mission Theater
1624 N.E. Glisan Street, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: $12, $8 for children

Encore Women’s Vocal Ensemble Holiday Concert, December 5, 8 & 13

Holiday Concert

The group presents a selection of songs from North, Central and South America, including  “I Wonder as I Wander”, “Christmas in the Americas”, African-American Spirituals, songs from the Islands, and Latin American lullabies. Three performances: December 5 at 3 p.m. at Sandy Community... More

Start: December 5, 2015 3:00 pm
End: December 13, 2015 4:30 pm
Venue: Three venues
See full listing for details, OR, United States
Cost: $10 suggested donation, a portion of which will benefit the Sandy Action Center

Charlie Albright in Recital, December 5 & 6


Portland Piano International hosts the recipient of the prestigious 2014 Avery Fisher Career Grant, 2010 Gilmore Young Artist Award, winner in the 2009 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, and recipient of the 2013 Arthur W. Foote Award. Albright makes two... More

Start: December 5, 2015 4:00 pm
End: December 6, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Hall, Portland State University
1620 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States

Portland Community College Rock Creek Campus Choirs: “’Tis the Season”

Christmas Concert

In this family-friendly concert, the choirs present an evening of uplifting music featuring compositions by W.A. Mozart, James Taylor and Mariano Garau. Included are holiday favorites such as White Christmas, Stille Nacht, The Grinch, A Soulful Hallelujah and others. Tickets — cash or check... More

Start: December 5, 2015 7:00 pm
End: December 5, 2015 8:25 pm
Venue: PCC Rock Creek Campus, Buillding 3 Room 114
17705 N.W. Springville Road, Hillsboro, OR, 97229, United States
Cost: $10, $5 for seniors & children under 16. Free for PCC students & staff

Oregon Chorale: Rejoice!, December 5 & 6

Oregon Chorale

Handbells and drums punctuate the air as the ensemble’s first artistic director candidate, Robert Hawthorne, leads the Chorale in carols and songs of the season, including Gregorian chant, Lasso’s Resonet in Laudibus, fresh carol arrangements by Mark Burrows and others, and a... More

Start: December 5, 2015 7:00 pm
End: December 6, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Two venues
see full listing for details, OR, United States
Cost: $15 advance, $18 at the door; $10 advance for students & seniors, $12 at the door; those under 18 admitted free

Solid Brass PDX in Concert, December 5 & 13


The ensemble presents a program that includes Rachmaninoff’s Op. 3 No. 2 Prelude, Gabrieli’s Canzon Primi Toni, the Triumphal March from Sigurd Jorsalfar by Grieg, Stardust by Hoagy Carmichael, Mel Torme’s Christmas Song, and more.Two peformances: 7 p.m. on December 5... More

Start: December 5, 2015 7:00 pm
End: December 5, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Moreland Presbyterian Church
1814 S.E. Bybee Boulevard
Cost: $10, $5 for students & seniors, $20 per family

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