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August 3, 2014

Portland Festival Symphony: Free Park Concert

Park Concerts

Join Founder and Music Director Lajos Balogh and the Portland Festival Symphony for its 34th free classical concerts in Portland parks season.

Start: August 3, 2014 6:00 pm
End: August 3, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Peninsula Park
700 N. Rosa Parks Way, Portland, OR, 97217, United States
Cost: Free

August 5, 2014

Hallie Ford Museum of Art: Gallery Talk | Highlights of the Permanent Collection


Get to know your Museum better! Join docent Merrilee Zenone for a museum tour that explores "A History of Color in Art." Join us in the Maribeth Collins Lobby where the tour starts.

Start: August 5, 2014 12:30 pm
End: August 5, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Hallie Ford Museum of Art
700 State Street, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: Free admission

First Tuesday Gallery Reception – Underneath It All: Collage by Amy Mintonye


Through collage and acrylics, artist Amy Mintonye weaves found images into scenes of totemic power, exploring the inner and outer forces that bear upon daily existence. From floods, gravity, and other natural forces, to systemic forces such as class inequality... More

Start: August 5, 2014 6:00 pm
End: August 5, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Walters Cultural Arts Center
527 East Main Street, Hillsboro, 97123
Cost: Free Admission

Lan Su Chinese Garden’s Tuesdays by Twilight: Portland Cello Project with Patti King


The genre‑blurring cello group redefines classical, jazz and rock with their Bach, Brubeck and Beck repertoire featuring guest singer Patti King (Radiation City). Since 2007, Portland Cello Project has entranced audiences from Prairie Home Companion, at sketchy punk rock clubs... More

Start: August 5, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 5, 2014 9:45 pm
Venue: Lan Su Chinese Garden
Phone: 503-228-8131
220 NW Second Avenue, Suite 1050, Portland, 97209
Cost: $40 members, $45 general

August 6, 2014

William Byrd Festival, August 6-24


English organist and conductor Mark Williams returns to Portland to direct the award-winning choir Cantores in Ecclesia in a nineteen-day festival featuring choral masterpieces by the great Renaissance composer William Byrd (1540-1623) and his teacher Thomas Tallis (1505-1585). The opening... More

Start: August 6, 2014 7:30 pm
End: August 24, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: St. Stephen's Church, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral & Holy Rosary Church
Portland, OR, United States

August 8, 2014

Opera in the Park: Norma


This year’s SummerFest performance stars Angela Meade in the title role, with Allan Glassman as Pollione, Carla Dirlikov as Adalgisa, Richard Zeller as Oroveso, and Elizabeth Baldwin as Clotilde. Maestro Keith Clark leads a full orchestra and chorus. Picnics are welcome,... More

Start: August 8, 2014 6:00 pm
End: August 8, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Washington Park Amphitheater
410 SW Kingston Avenue, Portland, OR, 97205, United States
Cost: Free

Musica Maestrale Season Fundraiser

Musica Maestrale

The Portland-based early music ensemble offers an evening of poetry, music and wine, featuring Brandon R. Labadie playing Baroque oboe and Hideki Yamaya performing on Baroque guitar and lute. Tickets for this 2014/15 Season Fundraiser, which includes meats, cheeses and a... More

Start: August 8, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 8, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: ENSO Winery
1416 SE Stark Street, Portland, OR, 97214, United States

triangle productions! Medicare-fully Fabulous!


Conceived, written and well...acted by Wendy Westerwelle. In 1992 Wendy came back to Portland and we brought you her one woman show Recovering From Myself (ves) and now 13 years later she’s back with Medicare-fully Fabulous. The show is a series of... More

Start: August 8, 2014 7:30 pm
End: August 16, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: triangle productions!
1785 NE Sandy Blvd., MB #2, Portland, 97232
Cost: $15 to $35

William Byrd Festival: Opening Concert


‘Hear the voice and prayer’: English Anthems byTallis, Byrd and the Younger Generations, conducted by David Trendell, King's College, London, and accompanied by Mark Williams, Jesus College, Cambridge includes a selection of classic English cathedral anthems from four generations of... More

Start: August 8, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: St. Stephen’s Catholic Church
Phone: 503-234-5019
1112 SE 41st Avenue, Portland, 97214
Cost: $15 to $20

Britt Classical Festival: Béla Fleck, banjo – Britt Orchestra


Known for his explorations of new musical territory and considered to be the world's greatest banjo player, Fleck has been nominated in more musical genres than any musician in Grammy history. A world-class star in the new generation of musicians... More

Start: August 8, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Britt Pavilion
350 South First Street, Jacksonville, OR, 97530, United States
Cost: $10 to $45

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