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July 22, 2014

Lan Su Chinese Garden’s Tuesdays by Twilight: The Midnight Serenaders


Like the small groups of the 1920s and ‘thirties who inspire them, this retro hot swing sextet rides a warm current of Hawaiian flavored steel guitar and ukulele, with plenty of hot clarinet, muted trumpet and a flirty pair of... More

Start: July 22, 2014 7:30 pm
End: July 22, 2014 9:45 pm
Venue: Lan Su Chinese Garden
Phone: 503-228-8131
220 NW Second Avenue, Suite 1050, Portland, 97209
Cost: $25 members, $30 general

July 21, 2014

CMNW Summer Festival: Schubert’s Octet, July 21 & 22


Experience two amazing works in a single evening! One of Schubert's greatest works — practically a violin concerto — and our Northwest premiere of David Dl Tredici's amazingly beautiful and transcendent Bullycide for Piano and String Quintet, which premiered to rave... More

Start: July 21, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 22, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium on the campus of Reed College
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland, 97202

Cascadia Composers: Still Dog Star After All These Years

Still Dog Star

Jack Gabel and musical friends Tessa Brinckman, Diane Chaplin, Tom Bergeron, Susan Smith and Ian Kerr present Gabel's music, both new and old, during the Pioneer Square Farmers Market.

Start: July 21, 2014 11:30 am
End: July 21, 2014 1:30 pm
Venue: Pioneer Courthouse Square
701 S.W. 6th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97204, United States
Cost: Free

July 20, 2014

Tualatin Valley Community Band: Summer Concert


The Tualatin Valley Community Band (TVCB), directed by Steve Heuser, performs a free, family-friendly concert featuring the music of Percy Grainger, John Williams, Robert Russell Bennett, and John Philip Sousa, among others. Bring blankets, folding chairs and snacks, and listen... More

Start: July 20, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Bishop-Scheckla gazebo in Cook Park
Phone: 503-718-2641
17005 SW 92nd Avenue, Tigard, OR, 97224, United States
Cost: Free Admission

Portland Wind Symphony: At The Grotto


Portland Wind Symphony (formerly known as Pacific Crest Wind Symphony) performs a program offering a great variety of music: Sousa - NOT just a march, but a selection inspired by the music accompanying silent films; a piece that weds classical music... More

Start: July 20, 2014 7:00 pm
End: July 20, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: The Grotto
Phone: 503-254-7371
8840 NE Skidmore, Portland, 97220
Cost: $10 to $15

OJMCHE Artist Talk: Carole Glauber

Carole Glauber

The Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education hosts Glauber, a photographer and photo-historian who lives in Portland. Her work has appeared in galleries nationwide, and she currently participates in the Portland Grid Project. In this presentation, she speaks about... More

Start: July 20, 2014 3:00 pm
End: July 20, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
1953 N.W. Kearney Street, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: Free

July 19, 2014

CMNW Summer Festival: Brahms’ Piano Quartet, with André Watts, July 19 & 20


André Watts burst upon the music world at the age of 16 when Leonard Bernstein chose him to make his debut with the New York Philharmonic, thus launching his 50-year career in storybook fashion. Last summer, The Dover Quartet made... More

Start: July 19, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 20, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium on the campus of Reed College
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland, 97202

Magenta Improv Theater


The MIT troupe performs games and scenes based on audience suggestions. Doors open at 7 p.m. See Magenta Theater for more information and to reserve tickets.

Start: July 19, 2014 7:30 pm
End: July 19, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
606 Main Streeet, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States
Cost: $10

Oregon Zoo: Zoolala


Join the Oregon Zoo for a benefit like no other. Spend a wild evening under the stars to support advances in animal welfare, life-changing educational experiences and programs to protect endangered species worldwide. This summer soiree boasts the best of... More

Start: July 19, 2014 5:00 pm
End: July 19, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Oregon Zoo
4001 SW Canyon Road, Portland, 97221
Cost: $150 to $250

An Afternoon of Japanese Music


This family concert features Mitsuki Desai, a master koto performer who graduated from the Sawai Koto Conservatory of Japan; Fujinami Kai of Portland , who showcases both traditional and  modern dance; and Randall Havas, who shares traditional and modern Shakuhachi.... More

Start: July 19, 2014 2:00 pm
End: July 19, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Beaverton Library Auditorium
12375 S.W. Fifth Avenue, Beaverton, OR, 97005, United States
Cost: $15, $9 for students & seniors

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