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August 18, 2016

Proscenium Live: A Festival of New Work, through August 21

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This four-day theatre festival of new work is curated by Proscenium Journal in partnership with Portland Shakespeare Project. Every day offers new work by some of the most exciting West Coast playwrights, and all performances are free. The schedule: Dracula’s Father by Cynthia Whitcomb; August 18 at 7:30 p.m. New One-Acts: Night Visits by Simon… More

Start: August 18, 2016 7:30 pm
End: August 21, 2016 10:00 pm
Venue: Artists Repertory Theatre, Alder Stage
Address:
1516 S.W. Alder Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

August 17, 2016

Cult of Orpheus Summer Concert & Album Pre-release

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Cult of Orpheus, “Classical Artist” finalist in the Willamette Week Best of Portland poll, creates new art song and opera. In this appearance, composer/producer Christopher Corbell leads a troupe of classical singers and musicians in a program that includes settings of Sufi poetry in English for two singers, harp, and flute. The Baksana dance troupe also… More

Start: August 17, 2016 7:00 pm
End: August 17, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: The Old Church Concert Hall
Address:
1422 S.W. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: General admission on a sliding scale, with “Pay your wage” recommended

August 15, 2016

William Byrd Festival: Mass featuring Byrd’s Gradualia

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This Pontifical High Mass for the Feast of the Assumption features liturgical music from Byrd’s Gradualia, sung by Cantores in Ecclesia Schola, directed by Dr. Dana Marsh. The Most Reverend Basil Meeking is celebrant.

Start: August 15, 2016 12:00 pm
Venue: Holy Rosary Church
Address:
375 N.E. Clackamas Street, Portland, OR, 97223, United States
Cost: Free will offering

August 14, 2016

Britt Orchestra: Symphony Pops with Halie Loren

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The popular Symphony Pops concert returns with a jazzy pops program featuring Oregon’s own celebrated jazz vocalist Halie Loren. Upon its release in Japan and Asia earlier this year, Butterfly Blue debuted at #1 Billboard on Japan’s jazz album chart, her third consecutive album to top that esteemed chart. Loren’s seventh Japan tour this February… More

Start: August 14, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Britt Pavilion
Address:
350 S 1st Street, Jacksonville, OR, 97530, United States
Cost: Reserved $20 | Lawn $5

Al-Andalus Ensemble: The Bridge

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The award-winning quintet unites the East and the West in music featuring the oud, ney, violin, flamenco guitar and multi-lingual vocals.  

Start: August 14, 2016 7:00 pm
End: August 14, 2016 8:45 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
Address:
147 N.W. 19th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: Free

William Byrd Festival: Choral Evensong with Byrd’s Great Service

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Cantores in Ecclesia performs, directed by Dr. Dana Marsh.

Start: August 14, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: The Episcopal Parish of St. John the Baptist
Address:
6300 S.W. Nicol Road, Portland, OR, 97223, United States
Cost: Free will offering

William Byrd Festival: Organ Recital

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Mark Williams of Jesus College, Cambridge, performs.

Start: August 14, 2016 4:15 pm
Venue: The Episcopal Parish of St. John the Baptist
Address:
6300 S.W. Nicol Road, Portland, OR, 97223, United States
Cost: Free will offering

August 13, 2016

Britt Orchestra: Mahler’s “Resurrection”

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“’What is life and what is death? Will we live on eternally? Is it all an empty dream or do our life and death have a meaning?’ And we must answer this question, if we are to go on living.” —from Mahler’s own program notes, for a 1901 performance of his Symphony No. 2, (Resurrection)…. More

Start: August 13, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Britt Pavilion
Address:
350 S 1st Street, Jacksonville, OR, 97530, United States
Cost: Reserved $47 | Lawn $32 | Child/Student Lawn $10

OPACO: Pulling Strings

OPACO

Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra offers its Annual String Orchestra Invitational, with a program that includes Barber’s Adagio, Andante Festivo by Sibelius, Serenade No. 3 of Fuchs, Debussy’s Clair de lune, Britten’s Simple Symphony, Symphony No. 1 of Boyce, and Rutter’s Suite for Strings. Dr. Jeff Specht, Artistic Director, conducts. Reserve tickets.

Start: August 13, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium, Reed College
Address:
3203 S.E. Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, OR, 97202, United States
Cost: $20, $15 for seniors, $10 for students

August 12, 2016

NW Dance Project: Summer Dance Intensive Showing

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Featuring 86 dancers in NW Dance Project’s four-week Summer Dance Intensive performing new works from NW Dance Project company members and choreographers Ching Ching Wong, Franco Nieto, Andrea Parson, Viktor Usov, and Lindsey McGill. This showing concludes four weeks of 86 select dancers 14-22 working with our leading artists and company members Andrea Parson, Franco… More

Start: August 12, 2016 7:30 pm
End: August 12, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall
Address:
1620 SW Park Avenue (at Market St.), Portland, 97201
Cost: $20 Advance/ $25 at the Door (no service fees)

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