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August 30, 2014

Cappella Romana: Fall of Constantinople

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Join Cappella Romana Labor Day weekend just before its European tour as it explores the musical legacy of the ancient civilization of Byzantium with The Fall of Constantinople. Majestic ceremonies for the cathedral of Hagia Sophia, triumphant assertions of superiority... More

Start: August 30, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: St. Mary’s Cathedral
Phone: 503-228-4397
Address:
1716 NW Davis Street, Portland, 97209

September 3, 2014

Profile Theatre: Festival of One Acts, Through September 8

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6 directors tackle 6 of Shepard’s vast and varied short plays and memoirs. With live music by a different band each night, this festival is a celebration not to be missed. Presented in two 3-play series, catch all 6 plays over... More

Start: September 3, 2014 7:30 pm
End: September 8, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Artists Repertory Theatre’s Morrison Street Stage
Address:
1515 SW Morrison Street, Portland, 97205
Cost: $30

September 5, 2014

The Canticle of the Black Madonna — September 5 & 6

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The world premiere of this original opera by librettist Tiziana DellaRovere and composer Ethan Gans-Morse. Set in Louisiana in 2010, the story chronicles the journey of an American soldier returning from Afghanistan with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Through a combination of modern and... More

Start: September 5, 2014 7:30 pm
End: September 6, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Newmark Theatre
Address:
1111 N.W. Broadway, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

Oregon Symphony: Brandi Carlile Special Concert

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Singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile returns for a special one-night-only appearance with the Oregon Symphony! Her previous sold-out concerts – and there are many of them – testify to her beautiful and fearless performances and her incredible popularity with legions of fans.... More

Start: September 5, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address:
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $45 to $85

Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury

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The Dairyville Players perform under the direction of Dennis Britten, with musical direction of Bernd R. Kuehn, conductor of the Oregon Chorale. In addition to this presentation of Gilbert and Sullivan’s first successful comic opera, a spoof on the judicial system with... More

Start: September 5, 2014 7:30 pm
End: September 5, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Multnomah Arts Center
Address:
7688 S.W. Capitol Highway, Portland, OR, 97219, United States
Cost: $10-20 Suggested Donation

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

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

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