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October 2, 2016

Lutheran Choral Association Concert


The Lutheran Choral Association celebrates its 79th season with 5 concerts in the Portland area. Sue Thompson Armentrout directs the choir, accompanied by Karl Jurisons. The repertoire is broad, with music from traditional to down-home gospel, from tender to majestic, including O Nata Lux by nationally-known Morten Lauridsen from Beaverton and Down To the River… More

Start: October 2, 2016 4:00 pm
End: October 2, 2016 5:30 pm
Venue: Peace Lutheran Church
2201 N Rosa Parks Way, Portland, 97217
Cost: There is no charge. An offering will be taken.

St. Paul’s Music Guild: Pacific Ringers

Pacific Ringers

The Guild’s 2016-17 Evensong Concert Series begins with the Pacific Ringers, a Portland-based adult community handbell ensemble. This select group is dedicated to providing the opportunity for ringers to excel through education and performance.  

Start: October 2, 2016 4:00 pm
End: October 2, 2016 5:30 pm
Venue: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
1444 Liberty Street SE, Salem, OR, 97302, United States
Cost: Donations gratefully accepted

October 4, 2016

ART: American Hero, through October 30


When the American Dream is dashed, try making a sandwich. A trio of disparate and desperate “sandwich artists” find themselves abandoned by their fast-food franchise and left to their own devices in the Northwest premiere of this satirical comedy about making ends “meat and cheese.” Shows run from October 4 through 30. Get more information from… More

Start: October 4, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 30, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Artists Repertory Theatre
1515 S.W. Morrison Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

October 5, 2016

Chinese Music Concert

Chinese Concert

Zhou Yi is a world-renown artist on the pipa, or Chinese lute. A graduate of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, she appears in a traditional Chinese Performing Arts Showcase presented by the Student Performing Arts Troupe of Soochow University, Portland State’s sister university in Suzhou, China. Tickets are required, but they are free and obtainable at the PSU… More

Start: October 5, 2016 7:00 pm
End: October 5, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall, Portland State University
1620 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States

Portland State University: Chinese Music Concert


Join us for a delightful evening of Chinese music performed by proffesional musicians; Ms. Zhou Yi and Ms. Ruisi Li. Zhou Yi (周懿) is a world renown pipa (lute) artist and  graduate from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music.  She also plays the qin (zither), liuqin (high pitched lute), ruan (alto lute), sanxian (three stringed lute) as well… More

Start: October 5, 2016 7:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: Tickets (required) are free and available at the PSU Box Office or Online

October 7, 2016

Heather Roberts in Recital

Heather Roberts

Lake Grove Presbyterian Church kicks off its 2016/17 Concert Series with a solo recital by renowned mezzo soprano Heather Roberts, accompanied by pianist Jeff Wood. A former Portlander and member of Lake Grove’s Sanctuary Choir, Roberts now lives in New York and keeps a busy performance schedule of recitals and opera roles. With a voice that has… More

Start: October 7, 2016 7:00 pm
End: October 7, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Lake Grove Presbyterian Church
4040 Sunset Drive, Lake Oswego, OR, 97035, United States
Cost: Free

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
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
903 N.W. Davis Street, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: $15

Portland Story Theater Urban Tellers®


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
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


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
1838 S.W. Jefferson Street, Portland, OR, 97221, United States
Cost: $20, $30 and $40

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