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January 30, 2016

Fadin’ by 9 and The Misty Mamas, January 30 & 31

Magenta Theater

Magenta Theater kicks off its 2016 season in a new venue with music by groups Fadin’ by 9 and the Misty Mamas. Fadin’ by 9 brings together hot pickin’, tight harmonies, and a mix of “bluegrassified” rock, folk, and bluegrass... More

Start: January 30, 2016 7:00 pm
End: January 31, 2016 4:30 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
Address:
1108 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States
Cost: $12

Portland Celebrates World Culture

Harmony

This event brings together people from all cultures and traditions to celebrate diversity and honor life and provides a platform for leaders from all sectors of society to raise a voice for peace and intercultural harmony. It will include speakers, food, music... More

Start: January 30, 2016 4:00 pm
End: January 30, 2016 5:30 pm
Venue: University Place Hotel
Address:
310 S.W. Lincoln Street, Portland, OR, 97201, United States

January 29, 2016

Ekachai Jearakul in Performance

Portland Classic Guitar

With a career that has already garnered a great deal of international attention — including twelve first prizes earned at renowned competitions in Europe, Asia, and North America — Jearakul recently became the first Asian guitarist to win the prestigious... More

Start: January 29, 2016 8:00 pm
End: January 29, 2016 10:00 pm
Venue: Wiegand Hall, Marylhurst University
Address:
17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst, OR, 97036, United States
Cost: $32-$37

Rabbit Wilde in Concert

Rabbit Wilde

Rabbit Wilde’s music is seasoned by the edge, polish, and fervor of big-city inclinations as the group revamps classic instrumentation with homespun percussion, six-string ukelle and cello—a style the ensemble calls folk-stomp Americana. Reserve tickets online, or call 503-615-3485.

Start: January 29, 2016 7:30 pm
End: January 29, 2016 10:00 pm
Venue: Walters Cultural Arts Center 527
Address:
527 East Main Street, Hillsboro, OR, 97123, United States
Cost: $15 advance, $20 day of show

Lessons of the Dark: Sacred vocal works of François Couperin

Couperin

This program by Musica Maestrale features the Trois Leçons de Ténèbres, Couperin's famous settings of the Lamentations of Jeremiah. Two stellar Portland sopranos, Arwen Myers and Catherine van der Salm, perform the work, accompanied by an appropriately intimate continuo of viola da gamba and... More

Start: January 29, 2016 7:30 pm
End: January 29, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: First Christian Church
Address:
1314 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: $18, $16 for seniors, $10 for students

Roomful of Teeth, January 29 & 30

Roomful of Teeth

The Grammy-winning Roomful of Teeth is vocal project dedicated to mining the expressive potential of the human voice. Founded in 2009 by Brad Wells, the band gathers annually at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, where they have studied Tuvan throat... More

Start: January 29, 2016 7:30 pm
End: January 30, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Marylhurst University
Address:
17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst, OR, 97036, United States
Cost: See full listing for details

Portland Opera To Go: The Elixir of Love, January 29 & 30

Elixir

Portland Opera To Go presents Donizetti’s sparkling coming of age tale of love and laughter set in this case on American’s western plains in the 1930s. Cocky daredevil Belcore lands his bi-plane nearby and cozies up to Adina, the town sweetheart.... More

Start: January 29, 2016 7:00 pm
End: January 30, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue: Hampton Opera Center
Address:
211 S.E. Caruthers Street, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $10, $5 for youths under 12, $20 for families (4 tickets)

January 27, 2016

John Cage: Ryoanji

Ryoanji-150sq

Featuring Catherine Lee, Matt Hannafin and John C. Savage. Catherine Lee (oboe), John C. Savage (flute), and Matt Hannafin (percussion) perform John Cage’s Ryoanji, with additional sets by Loren Chasse and, Branic Howard. Admission: $5-$15 sliding scale, at the door.

Start: January 27, 2016 7:30 pm
End: January 27, 2016 10:00 pm
Venue: Redeemer Lutheran Church
Address:
5431 NE 20th Avenue, Portland, 97203

CMNW Winter Festival, through February 1

Winter Festival

Chamber Music Northwest offers its third annual Winter Festival, this year celebrating the theme of “Masterpieces Reimagined.” The concerts, running January 27 through February 1, include wind arrangements of Mozart works; Brahms’ First Serenade reconstructed for nonet; and works of Johann... More

Start: January 27, 2016 7:30 pm
End: February 1, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Various venues
Address:
See full listing for details, Portland, OR, United States

January 24, 2016

Noise in the Waters: Music & Theatre on the Mediterranean Refugee Crisis

Noise in the Waters

The public is invited to learn, be moved and bear witness at this multidisciplinary event addressing one of the most pressing issues of our time. Performed by Bobby Bermea and directed by Cristina Miles, with original music written by Portland composer... More

Start: January 24, 2016 4:00 pm
End: January 24, 2016 5:30 pm
Venue: Alberta Rose Theatre
Address:
3000 N.E. Alberta Street, Portland, OR, 97211, United States
Cost: $20, $30 preferred seating (advance only), $12 for students w/ ID

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