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April 28, 2015

Artist Repertory Theatre: 4000 Miles, Through May 24


4000 Miles by Amy Herzog is directed By Alana Byington. A cross-country bike trip from the Pacific NW brings 21-year-old Leo, unannounced, to his 91-year-old grandmother’s West Village apartment. Trapped in inertia and trying to escape his past, the young... More

Start: April 28, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 24, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Morrison Stage of the Artists Repertory Theatre
Phone: 503-241-1278
1515 SW Morrison, Portland, 97205
Cost: $25 to $49

Classical Up Close: Concert

Classical Up Close

Our festival of free concerts is designed to bring music to people where they live, work and play. Tonight's program includes Gabriel Fauré’s Après un Rêve and Morceau de Concours; Odelette, Op. 162 of Camille Saint-Saëns; Alicia Paulsen, flute; Cary Lewis,... More

Start: April 28, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: St Michael and All Angels Church
Phone: 503-284-7141
1704 NE 43rd Avenue, Portland, 97213
Cost: Free admission, donations welcome

April 29, 2015

Theatre Vertigo: Season Announcement Party


Featuring Liberace (David Saffert); his actual Music Director Bo Ayars; Liza Minnelli (Jillian Snow Harris) Theatre Vertigo hosts a Season Announcement Party that is a Vegas-style night of games & entertainment. Liberace, Liza Minnelli, gambling and special guests! 4 gaming tables.... More

Start: April 29, 2015 6:00 pm
End: April 29, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Mazza’s
3728 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland, 97232
Cost: $15 to $20

Classical Up Close: Concert

Classical Up Close

Symphony musicians on the loose! Musicians from the Oregon Symphony and Friends chamber concert. Program includes Sergio Carreno’s Quartet for Percussion; Sergio Carreno, Niel DePonte, Jon Greeney, Michael Roberts, percussion; Passacaglia for Violin and Cello of  G.F.Handel- J. Halvorsen; Shin-Young Kwon,violin; Kenneth... More

Start: April 29, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: St. Mark's Lutheran Church
Phone: 503-777-1443
5415 SE Powell Blvd., Portland, 97206
Cost: Free admission, donations welcome

April 30, 2015

Milagro: American Night-The Ballad of Juan José, Through May 23


A Wild Odyssey through American History. As Juan José feverishly studies for his citizenship exam, his obsession to pass takes him on a fantastical odyssey through U.S. history guided by a handful of unsung citizens who made courageous choices in some... More

Start: April 30, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 23, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Milagro
525 SE Stark Street, Portland, 97214
Cost: $19 to $24

On an Overgrown Path Dreamscapes, Dances and Love Stories of the European Borderlands


Featuring Lyrical Strings Duo with Agnieska Laska Dancers, Chervona Bambino and Ilene Safyan Original arrangements and new dance works celebrating the European Borderlands with music of Dvorak, Chopin, Janaecek, Hubay, and Lysenko and the folk and gypsy traditions that inspired them. Q&A... More

Start: April 30, 2015 8:00 pm
End: April 30, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Alberta Rose Theatre
3000 NE Alberta Street, Portland, 97211

May 1, 2015

Oregon Potters Association: Annual Ceramic Showcase, through May 3


This  three-day event features the work of more than 150 artists from Oregon and SW Washington on display and for sale, including serving and baking pieces, vases and vessels, wall art and other items for the home, garden and office. Other aspects of... More

Start: May 1, 2015 10:00 am
End: May 3, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Veterans Memorial Coliseum
300 N. Winning Way, Portland, OR, 97227, United States
Cost: Free

Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra: Romantic Gems May 1 & 2


PCSO ends the season in a grand collaboration of dynamic duos! Reflecting its mission for education, community outreach, and collaboration, violin students of friends and teachers affiliated with PCSO are featured in the iconic Bach Double Concerto. Two of Portland's... More

Start: May 1, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 2, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
Phone: 503-228-3195
1838 SW Jefferson Street, Portland, 97201

Oregon Symphony: Storm Large


Featuring Storm Large, vocals; Paul Ghun Kim, conductor. Portland’s unforgettable songstress returns to her favorite orchestra. But this time she wraps herself around the American Songbook standards. Where tradition ends and Storm takes off will be anyone’s guess! It’s sure to be a... More

Start: May 1, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $35 to $127

Portland Opera: Show Boat, Through May 9


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
222 Southwest Clay Street, Portland, 97201.

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