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December 3, 2016

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

Salem Philharmonia Orchestra Concert Dec 2 & 3


Violinist Yvonne Hsueh is the concertmaster of the Newport Symphony, Principal Second Violin with the Oregon Mozart Players, and member of the Eugene Symphony. Jaclyn LaRue is principal oboist of the Willamette Valley Symphony, the Salem Philharmonia Orchestra, and the Riverside Chamber Symphony. She will be performing chamber music in Croatia, Albania, Bulgaria, and other… More

Start: December 2, 2016 6:30 pm
End: December 2, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Salem
5090 Center St NE, Salem, 97317
Cost: 0 - $18

December 1, 2016

University of Portland: “Magic Words”, Wallenfels Qualifier, December, 1 – 3


This production is a 2nd year MFA graduate qualifier directed and adapted from Kevin Canty’s novel Into the Great Wide Open by Jessica Wallenfels. It’s 1989 when Kenny falls in love with the back of a girl’s head while riding the bus to a Christian youth camp. Junie turns out to be more than the safe suburban rebel Kenny… More

Start: December 1, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 3, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Blair Studio Theater on the University of Portland campus
5000 N Willamette Blvd., Portland, 97203
Cost: Free Admission

Clark College: A Winter Evening – Snow and Stars


Featuring Clark College Women’s Choral Ensemble & Clark College Chorale Dr. Jacob Funk debuts as Clark’s Choral Conductor with the Women’s Choral Ensemble and the Chorale. Program includes Carol of the Bells, In the Bleak Midwinter, a newly composed piece by Daniel Elder titled Crystal Sky, and the Chorale presents Vivaldi’s Magnificat accompanied by strings… More

Start: December 1, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 1, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Gaiser Hall on the campus of Clark College
1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, OR, 98663, United States
Cost: Free Admission

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