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May 1, 2015

Portland Opera: Show Boat, Through May 9

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Show Boat revolutionized American musical theater, thanks to its epic story and musical sophistication. This saga of three romances that blossom aboard a Mississippi River show boat reflected the true face of America as it was…and still is today, more... More

Start: May 1, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 9, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Keller Auditorium
Address:
222 Southwest Clay Street, Portland, 97201.

Lakewood Theatre Company: Mame, Through June 14

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Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman. Based on the novel by Patrick Dennis, and the play Auntie Mame by Lawrence & Lee. Directed by John Oules. At the height of the 1920s Auntie Mame becomes the guardian of Patrick, her young nephew. Her... More

Start: May 1, 2015 7:30 pm
End: June 14, 2015 2:00 pm
Venue: Lakewood Theatre Company
Phone: 503-635-3901
Address:
368 S. State Street, Lake Oswego, OR, 97034, United States

Warner Pacific College: Spring Wind Ensemble Concert

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The WPC Wind Ensemble concert features two alums and one current student in a medley of Miss Saigon. Free Admission.

Start: May 1, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Warner Pacific College
Address:
2219 SE 68th Avenue, Portland, 97215

Oregon Mandolin Orchestra Spring Concert

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Founded in an effort to revive the beauty and popular impact of this turn-of-the-century art form, the Oregon Mandolin Orchestra gives eclectic and unique performances that highlight the historically-rich and dynamic sounds of the mandolin family. The orchestra appears with guest... More

Start: May 1, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 1, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Walters Cultural Arts Center
Address:
527 E. Main Street, Hillsboro, OR, 97123, United States
Cost: $15 in advance, $20 day of show

Aaron Meyer and Tim Ellis with the Columbia Gorge Sinfonietta

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The Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association presents rock violinist Aaron Meyer and the Columbia Gorge Sinfonietta for an evening of lyrical, high-energy music specially arranged for Aaron and the orchestra. From Celtic-inspired music to classical favorites, Aaron and special guest guitarist... More

Start: May 1, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 1, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Hood River Middle School Auditorium
Address:
1602 May Street, Hood River, OR, 97031, United States
Cost: $20

Portland Viol Consort: English Masters, 1550-1650

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Joanna Blendulf, Max Fuller, Lee Inman and Tim Scott join special guest Wendy Gillespie to perform music for violas da gamba by Tallis, Picforth, Parsons, Tye, Ward, Lupo, Gibbons, Lawes, Holborne and Byrd. Tickets available at the door, and a workshop... More

Start: May 1, 2015 8:00 pm
End: May 1, 2015 9:45 pm
Venue: Grace Memorial Episcopal Church
Address:
1535 N.E. 17th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97232, United States
Cost: $20, $15 for seniors & students

May 2, 2015

Original Practice Shakespeare Fundraising Gala

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Come support the Original Practice Shakespeare Festivals 6th season! We perform Shakespeare using the original techniques utilized by the actors of the time. What does this mean? No rehearsal! Performing all over the Portland metro area and beyond and always... More

Start: May 2, 2015 6:00 pm
End: May 2, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: The Aerie at Eagle Landing
Address:
10220 S.E. Causey Avenue, Happy Valley, OR, 97086, United States
Cost: $30

Portland Symphonic Choir: Shakespeare in Song, May 2 & 3

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Hear the words of the great bard set to music by some of our greatest choral composers. Join the Portland Symphonic Choir as they close out their 70th concert season with Shakespeare in Song. Featuring George Shearing's Music to Hear, and... More

Start: May 2, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 3, 2015 1:30 pm
Venue: St. Mary’s Cathedral
Address:
1739 NW Couch, Portland, 97209
Cost: $10 to $40

Warner Pacific College: Bridgetown Ensemble CD Release

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The CD features the vocals of current Bridgetown members Josh Reznick, Brandon Bush, Ben Hartle, Jace Schwartz, Everardo Jamie, Jr., and Chris Choi; as well as recently graduated Warner Pacific students Paul Carter, Tyler Luecke, Robin Bowman, and Andrew Vulgan. Warner... More

Start: May 2, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Warner Pacific College
Address:
2219 SE 68th Avenue, Portland, 97215
Cost: Free Admission

May 3, 2015

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Chamber Music Series: The General

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The General stars (and was co-directed by) Buster Keaton, and is his best-known film, the American Film Institute named the 19th best movie ever made. It is presented with a score conducted by pianist Rodney Sauer, who also arranged the... More

Start: May 3, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: The Historic Kiggins Theatre
Address:
1101 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States
Cost: $5 to $25

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