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May 14, 2016

Portland Symphonic Girlchoir: Showcase Concert – “Spero (Hope)”


Featuring Prelude Singers, Debut, Intermezzo & Premier Choirs, Encore Singers. Musical highlights include A Song To End All War, Spero (Hope) by PSG Alumna Amy C. Burgess, Kuwa Furaha (Joy) and I Will Find A Way, 2015 PSG commission by Jim Papoulis, Bengi Lele 2015 Chorus America Consortium Commission and Lay Earth’s Burden Down, PSG 2008… More

Start: May 14, 2016 2:00 pm
End: May 14, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Zion Lutheran Church
1015 SW 18th Avenue, Portland, 97205

The Mousai Ensemble: No Dead White Guys!


The Mousai Ensemble is a collection of wind and piano performers based at First Presbyterian Church in Portland. The group encourages new music by performing chamber music concerts in the metro area. This cooperative effort of Music in Small Spaces, Cascadia Composers and The Mousai Ensemble offers a new fairy tale and new music, designed to spark… More

Start: May 14, 2016 2:00 pm
End: May 14, 2016 3:30 pm
Venue: Valley Community Presbyterian Church
8060 S.W. Brentwood Street, Portland, OR, 97225, United States
Cost: $16, $11 for seniors & students, free for those 12 and under

Portland Peace Choir Spring Concert


A community choir that uses their music to advance the cause of peace and justice, the Portland Peace Choir offers in this appearance a concert with the theme “A Time of Peace.” Bake sale at intermission.    

Start: May 14, 2016 7:00 pm
End: May 14, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: St. David of Wales Episcopal Church
2800 S.E. Harrison Street, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: Free, but donations welcome

Portland Story Theater presents Urban Tellers®

Urban Tellers

Things kick off at 7 p.m. with music by jazz quartet Bamberger, Engel, Hines and Eave, followed by stories starting at 8 p.m. Urban Tellers® pushes the boundaries between teller and audience, as stories filled with compassion and truth leave everyone transformed. Each storyteller has a mere twelve minutes, and listeners are invited to embark on a… More

Start: May 14, 2016 7:00 pm
End: May 14, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Alberta Abbey
126 N.E. Alberta Street, Portland, OR, 97211, United States
Cost: $15 advance, $18 at the door, $5 Arts for All PDX

Oregon Symphony: Ohlsson Plays Brahms, May 14, 15 & 16


Brahms’ Second Piano Concerto is the “Everest” of Romantic concertos, and it takes a rare breed to surmount the challenge. Only the pianist who pairs technical precision with exceptional endurance will prevail. Garrick Ohlsson is one of those few. Program includes Schumann’s Genoveva Overture; Mathis der Maler of Hindemith; Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2. Carlos Kalmar, conductor… More

Start: May 14, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 16, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $23 to $105

Festival Chorale Oregon: Cole Porter Celebration


This tribute to Cole Porter features the legendary composer’s classics from hit Broadway musicals such as Anything Goes, Kiss Me Kate and Can-Can. The choir is joined by professional soloists and a huge “big band” orchestra in a performance designed to recapture a lost period of decadence and opulence. The choir will be in black and… More

Start: May 14, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 14, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: The Historic Elsinore Theatre
170 High Street SE, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: $20, $15 for seniors, $5 for students

Musica Maestrale: In the Modern Style


The early 17th-century was a very dynamic time for instrumental music in Italy. The older style based on the polyphonic model was givingway to a more dramatic, expressive style that was influenced by the development of opera. Innovators of this new genre called it the ‘Modern Style,’ and the ideas that were developed at this… More

Start: May 14, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 14, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Polish Hall
3832 N. Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR, 97227, United States
Cost: $18, $16 for seniors, $10 for students

May 15, 2016

Irvington Home Tour


Few city neighborhoods in the West have the variety and quality of early 20th Century residential architecture to equal Portland’s historic Irvington Neighborhood. In 2010, Irvington was designated a National Register listed Historic District. As the largest Historic District in Oregon, Irvington comprises more than 2,800 properties, of which 85 percent are considered “contributing” and… More

Start: May 15, 2016 11:00 am
End: May 15, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Irvington Home Tour
Location printed on your ticket, Portland, 97212
Cost: $27

Marlise Stroebe: Music Making Memories


Inspired by the film Alive Inside, Marlise plays show tunes, the Beatles, Mozart, folk and jazz, plus a few sing-a-longs. Special guests are vocalist Aaron Hobson and pianist Randy Hobson. RSVP to or call 360-686-3342 for directions to the performance venue. Though admission is free, it is recommended that seats be reserved — call the number above.    

Start: May 15, 2016 2:00 pm
End: May 15, 2016 4:15 pm
Venue: Stroebe Zine Studio
North Clark County, United States
Cost: Free

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Chamber Music Series


One of the highlights of every VSO Chamber Series season is the presentation of a classic silent film complete with live Vancouver Symphony musicians. The1928 Buster Keaton classic, Steamboat Bill, Jr. brings down the curtain on our 2015-2016 season. Directed by Charles Reisner, Steamboat Bill, Jr. focuses on “Steamboat Bill,” the owner and captain of… More

Start: May 15, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: The Historic Kiggins Theatre
1101 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States
Cost: $10 to $25

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