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December 13, 2014

Portland Gay Men’s Chorus in Concert

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The ensemble sings, dances and raps — with all the associated seasonal bling — many traditional and not so traditional holiday favorites, in this benefit for the Clatsop Community College Performing Arts Center.

Start: December 13, 2014 2:00 pm
End: December 13, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: Astoria High School
Address:
1001 West Marine Drive, Astoria, OR, 97103, United States
Cost: $15, $7 for students

Victorian Christmas Celebration at Yaquina Head

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Relive the 19th century holiday traditions that were celebrated by the families of Yaquina Head lighthouse keepers. The celebration begins at 10am at the Interpretive Center and will continue throughout the day with music and song. Activities for all ages include creating... More

Start: December 13, 2014 10:00 am
End: December 13, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area
Phone: 541-574-3100
Address:
750 NW Lighthouse Drive, Newport, OR, 97365, United States
Cost: Free

December 12, 2014

Cappella Romana & Portland Baroque Orchestra: Handel’s Messiah

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Cappella Romana and Portland Baroque Orchestra join forces for their annual holiday performances of Handel’s masterpiece oratorio. A quartet of internationally acclaimed soloists, Lauren Snouffer, soprano; Abigail Nims, alto; Colin Balzer, tenor; Kevin Deas, bass and Handel expert John Butt, guest conductor (UK). join... More

Start: December 12, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 15, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: First Baptist Church
Address:
909 SW 11th Ave, Portland, 97205
Cost: $29 to $69

Oregon Symphony: Gospel Christmas, December 12, 13 & 14

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After 16 years, it keeps getting better. The region’s premier gospel singers and the Oregon Symphony orchestra will have you on your feet, clapping and shouting – celebrating the true spirit of the season. An exhilarating experience; featuring the Northwest... More

Start: December 12, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 14, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address:
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $25 to $98

Cántico Singers: Tidings of Comfort and Joy

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Cántico combines select local talent with an eclectic mix of programming. While rooted in the classical choral tradition, this 28-voice ensemble performs a wide-ranging mix of repertoire including classical, jazz, Broadway and folk music. They open their seventh year with this seasonal... More

Start: December 12, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 12, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: First Congregational Church
Address:
1126 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97205, United States
Cost: $15 reserved, $12 general, $10 for students

Portland FolkMusic Society: Mary Flower and the BBQ Boys

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Mary Flower is recognized internationally whether playing her dexterous and mesmerizing fingerpicking or lap-slide melodies. Her instrumental dexterity is truly outstanding, and her husky voice that blends like a fine strand holding everything together. The Boys joining Mary in concert... More

Start: December 12, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: St. David of Wales Episcopal Church
Phone: 503-232-8461
Address:
2800 SE Harrison Street, Portland, 97214
Cost: $9 to $18

Cascade Singers: Christmas Concert, December 12–14

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The Cascade Singers Community Choir and Cascade Children's Choir offer a sampling of holiday music from Gregorian chant to contemporary. Three performances in The Dalles: December 12 at 7 p.m. in Old St. Paul’s Chapel, 601 Union Street; December 13... More

Start: December 12, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 14, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Three venues
Address:
See full listing for details, The Dalles, OR, United States
Cost: $10 suggested donation; $5 for students & seniors; children under 12 free

December 11, 2014

A Room with A View: China Forbes Sings Opera

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China Forbes of Pink Martini performs arias by Catalani, Puccini and Offenbach, with special guest Angela Niederloh-Hayward, backed by the Portland State University Orchestra. For tickets, call 503-725-3307, or visit the Portland State University Box Office.

Start: December 11, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 11, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: First Congregational Church
Address:
1126 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: $15, $10 for students & seniors, free with PSU ID

December 8, 2014

Friends of Chamber Music: Pacifica Quartet, December 8 & 9

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Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style, and often-daring repertory choices, over the past two decades the Pacifica Quartet has gained international stature as one of the finest string quartets performing today — and has definitely become an audience favorite... More

Start: December 8, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 9, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
Phone: 97201
Address:
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland
Cost: $5 to $47

OJMCHE: Reading the Jewish Experience

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READING THE JEWISH EXPERIENCE: Willa Schneberg reads from her recent collection Rending the Garment. Members of the “Writing the Jewish Experience" Workshop read their work. Tickets: General Public $5; Members and Students Free, please RSVP.

Start: December 8, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Address:
1953 NW Kearney, Portland, 97209
Cost: $5

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