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August 22, 2014

Bach Cantata Choir: Madrigal Sing-along!

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Come sing English and Italian madrigals (examples: The Silver Swan; Now is the Month of Maying; Come Again, Sweet Love). Ralph Nelson plays and conducts. We’ll learn a few songs before we break for dessert; then we’ll come back and... More

Start: August 22, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 23, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Private Homes: August 22, Hollywood District; August 23, Beaverton
Cost: $25

August 20, 2014

Jimmy Wilcox in concert!

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Featuring Jimmy Wilcox, baritone; Mary McCarty, flute; Kris Klavik, oboe and John Rowehl, piano. Program includes Arias by Handel, Donizetti and Puccini; Art songs by Butterworth, Ravel and, Rorem; Musical theatre from Cole Porter, Jonathan Gealt, Zina Goldrich, Stevie Wonder and... More

Start: August 20, 2014 7:30 pm
End: August 20, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: The Old Church
Address:
1422 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $12.50 to $15

Marian McPartland Tribute

The Old Church

Concert pianist Marlise Stroebe presents a special tribute in honor of jazz composer Marian McPartland. Music will also include works by Mozart, Bach family, Debussy, Nadia & Lili Boulanger, and Piazzolla.

Start: August 20, 2014 12:00 pm
End: August 20, 2014 1:15 pm
Venue: The Old Church
Address:
1422 S.W. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: Free

August 19, 2014

Glen and Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center: Trickster Tales from Far and Near with professional storyteller Anne Rutherford

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You don’t have to be a kid to enjoy an hour of great stories—especially when there are tricksters involved! Join us for a picnic on the Walters lawn (or the theatre, in case of rain) as master storyteller Anne Rutherford... More

Start: August 19, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 19, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Walters Cultural Arts Center
Address:
527 East Main Street, Hillsboro, 97123
Cost: Free Admission

The Oregon Renaissance Festival of Hillsboro, through September 21

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Travel back in time to a re-creation of a 16th century village for 13 days of merriment. Talented artisans, non-stop amazing stage entertainment; pageantry of the Queen and her royal court; knights in shining armor in live Jousting Tournaments; Falconry,... More

Start: August 19, 2014 8:00 am
End: August 19, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Washington County Fair Complex
Address:
73 N.E. 34th Avenue, Hillsboro, OR, 97124-, United States
Cost: $15.95; $7.95 for those under 13; those under 5 admitted free.

August 18, 2014

Theatre Vertigo & Anonymous Theatre: The Crucible

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Arthur Miller’s fictional dramatization of the Salem witch trials is presented for one night only, with a cast kept completely secret, even to cast members themselves, until the performance. Paul Angelo directs. For more information and tickets, call 503-306-0870, visit... More

Start: August 18, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 18, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Gerding Theatre at the Armory
Address:
128 N.W. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: $25

August 17, 2014

Britt Classical Festival: Closing Night – Celebrate the Orchestra – Britt Orchestra

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Closing night is a last chance to hear the Britt Orchestra this season and the program is an exciting celebration of the extraordinary musicians that make music for us year after year. Music Director Abrams is starting his tenure on the... More

Start: August 17, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Britt Pavilion
Address:
350 South First Street, Jacksonville, OR, 97530, United States
Cost: $10 to $45

David Salminen: The Nature of Water

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“Water… flows on and on, and merely fills up all the places through which it flows; it does not shrink from any dangerous spot nor from any plunge, and nothing can make it lose its own essential nature. It remains... More

Start: August 17, 2014 3:00 pm
End: August 17, 2014 4:30 pm
Venue: Portland Piano Company
Address:
711 S.W. 14th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97205, United States
Cost: Free, but donations gladly accepted

August 16, 2014

Britt Classical Festival: Symphony Pops – Time for Three – Britt Orchestra

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Symphony Pops with Time for Three is a fun evening for all ages and all interests. Time for Three is one of the most charismatic and fun ensembles performing today. The trio, made up of Zach De Pue, violin; Nick... More

Start: August 16, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Britt Pavilion
Address:
350 South First Street, Jacksonville, OR, 97530, United States
Cost: $5 to $15

Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra: Bows, Strings, and Pegs

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Featuring the Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, Dr. Jeffrey Specht, Music Director and Conductor, Edmund Stone, hosting. Program includes Antonin Dvorak’s Serenade for Strings in E Major; St. Paul Suite of Gustav Holst; Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Five Variations on Dives &... More

Start: August 16, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: McGuire Auditorium on the campus of Warner Pacific College
Address:
2219 SE 68th Avenue, Portland, 97215
Cost: $15 at the door

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