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December 3, 2016

Portland Piano International: Nelson Goerner


The Argentinean pianist Nelson Goerner (born 1969) has an impressive international career and can be seen as one of the most remarkable pianists of his generation. Goerner studied at the National Conservatory of Buenos Aires. After receiving the first prize at the Frans Liszt Competition (1986) in Buenos Aires he continued his studies with Maria… More

Start: December 3, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $45 to $55

The VSO Goes to the Movies


The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Brotons return to Skyview Concert Hall for the historic inaugural concert of The VSO Pops Series. In what promises to be an unforgettable weekend, the orchestra presents iconic works by John Williams, James Horner, Hans Zimmer and Henry Mancini among others. The audience will experience music from beloved motion pictures… More

Start: December 3, 2016 3:00 pm
End: December 4, 2016 7:00 pm
Venue: Skyview Concert Hall
1300 NW 139th Street, Vancouver, WA, 98685, United States
Cost: $50-Reserved, $37-General Admission, $32-Senior, $10-Student w/ID

Portland Opera at the Walters in Hillsboro with Hansel + Gretel Matinee


This colorful, accessible production is just right to introduce the kids in your life (or yourself) to the wonderful world of opera. Family-Friendly Opera. Portland Opera To Go returns to the Walters for a special performance of the English-language adaptation of Engelbert Humperdinck’s classic fairytale opera, Hansel and Gretel. One of the all-time favorite children’s… More

Start: December 3, 2016 2:00 pm
End: December 3, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: Walters Cultural Arts Center
527 E. Main Street, Hillsboro, OR, 97123, United States
Cost: $5 suggested donation at the door

The Buildings Behind the Buildings: Influences on Landmark Portland Architecture


A talk by Thomas Hubka. Portland’s landmark buildings weren’t designed in a vacuum. Professor Thomas Hubka will provide an overview of some of our most notable local buildings and the architects and architectural styles that influenced their designs. Hubka has taught history courses at professional schools of architecture for over thirty years, including most recently… More

Start: December 3, 2016 10:00 am
End: December 3, 2016 11:30 am
Venue: Architectural Heritage Center
701 SE Grand Ave, Portland, 97214
Cost: $12 - $20

December 2, 2016

Portland Story Theater Urban Tellers®

Urban Tellers

Once more, six tellers have ten minutes each to convey real, true stories told eye to eye, face to face, and heart to heart. Doors open at 7 p.m. with pre-show entertainment provided by jazz duo Portal. Reserve tickets.    

Start: December 2, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: The Fremont Theater
2393 N.E. Fremont Street, Portland, OR, 97212, United States
Cost: $15 Advance, $18 Day of Show, $5 Arts for All

Parties of Note for the Oregon Symphony: Holiday Brass


Now a beloved holiday tradition, the gentlemen of Holiday Brass return for a musical evening in the grand Eastmoreland home of Drs. Karen and Cliff Deveney. This fundraiser for the Oregon Symphony features a delicious dinner and drinks, as well as Symphony musicians Dave Bamonte and Jeff Work on trumpet, JáTtik Clark on tuba, Joe Berger on horn,… More

Start: December 2, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Eastmoreland neighborhood. Exact location provided after registration.
Portland, OR, United States
Cost: $75

Magenta Theater: “Parfumerie”


This warm, gentle comedy follows the tangled tale of the “Parfumerie” employee George Horvath. Just Christmas, George’s boss fires him after mistakenly suspecting him of being the lover of his unfaithful wife. Meanwhile, George’s own love life goes awry when he discovers the identity of the stranger he has fallen in love with through secret… More

Start: December 2, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 2, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
1108 Main Street, Vancouver, 98660
Cost: $18 - $20

Lewis & Clark College Winter Choral Festival

Winter Concert

The Choral Program at Lewis & Clark will present its Winter Choral Festival on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 7:30pm in the Agnes Flanagan Chapel. This concert will feature all three choral ensembles and will include music by Britten, Debussy, Poulenc and Vaughan Williams. $10 General Admission $5 LC Faculty/Staff, Seniors, and Alumni FREE for Lewis &… More

Start: December 2, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 2, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Lewis & Clark College
0615 SW Palatine Hill Rd , Portland, 97219
Cost: $0 - $10

Messiaen Festival: Messiaen Mélange Musique

On Deck

March Music Moderne’s (MMM) 5th Festival celebrates the music of Olivier Messiaen and features five new MMM commissions. Ever-committed to programming from the International Front, this year’s festival stages new and recent music, poetry, drama, visual art and cuisine from Argentina, Bulgaria, Canada, England, Finland, France, Germany, Poland, Russia and the great nearby.   2… More

Start: December 2, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Community Music
3350 SE Francis St, Portland, 97202
Cost: Free

Concordia University Christmas Chorale

Concordia University Choir

Concordia University’s choral and instrumental ensembles present the 66th annual Christmas Chorale, A Service of Lessons and Carols. More than one hundred Concordia student vocalists and musicians participate, and audience members are invited to sing Advent and Christmas carols, accompanied by organist Dr. Walter Krueger. Concordia’s brass ensemble and wind ensemble are directed by Dr. William Kuhn, choirs… More

Start: December 2, 2016 7:00 pm
End: December 2, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: St. Michael's Lutheran Church
6700 N.E. 29th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97211, United States
Cost: Free, but seating is limited

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