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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 12, 2014

John James Audubon and The Birds of America

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In conjunction with its exhibition,  “John James Audubon: The Birds of America,” the Hallie Ford Museum of Art presents William Souder in an illustrated lecture on Audubon. Souder is the author of the Audubon biography Under a Wild Sky, which was nominated... More

Start: September 12, 2014 5:00 pm
End: September 12, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Paulus Lecture Hall, Willamette University College of Law
Address:
245 Winter Street NE, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: Free

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.

OCCMS: Amelia Piano Trio

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Oregon Coast Chamber Music Society presents the Amelia Piano Trio — pianist Andrew Armstrong, violinist Anthea Kreston and cellist Jason Duckles — in a program that includes Brahms’ B Major Trio, Daron Hagen’s Wayfaring Stranger, a Chopin solo and a violin/cello... More

Start: September 13, 2014 3:00 pm
End: September 13, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: A private home,
Address:
Depoe Bay, OR, United States
Cost: $25

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

September 19, 2014

Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra: French Connections, Soptember 19 & 20

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PCSO presents a collection of French masterpieces, including the Piano Concerto in G by Maurice Ravel played by the outstanding pianist Anna Polonsky. The entire orchestra is featured in the mighty Pictures at an Exhibition, orchestrated by Ravel - one... More

Start: September 19, 2014 7:30 pm
End: September 21, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
Phone: 503-228-3195
Address:
1838 SW Jefferson St., Portland, 97201

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