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October 22, 2015

Charity Concert for Tsunami Recovery in Japan

Japan Town

This event features world-renowned pianist Jon Nakamatsu, who is generously donating his performance to raise cultural awareness of Portland’s Old Japan Town and to benefit Peace Jam, a non-profit organization providing jobs and assistance to mothers and children in the tsunami-stricken city... More

Start: October 22, 2015 6:00 pm
End: October 22, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Recital Hall, Portland State University
1620 S.W. Park Avenue , Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: $32 for those 16+, $17 for PSU students

The Golem

The Golem

Paul Wegener’s classic 1920 film, a masterpiece of German Expressionism, is presented in a screening accompanied by a piano score played by the composer, Beth Karp. Karp, a performing solo and collaborative artist as well as a Portland Community College faculty... More

Start: October 22, 2015 7:00 pm
End: October 22, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Kiggins Theatre
1011 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States
Cost: $10 advance, $15 at the door

October 23, 2015

Beethoven’s 9th in the Gorge, October 23 & 25

Beethoven Ninth

The Columbia Gorge Sinfonietta and Voci Choir perform Beethoven's Choral Symphony, with vocal soloists from Pacific University. The program also includes t he world premiere of Shropshire Psalms by English composer Jessica Curry. Two performances: October 23 at 7 p.m. and October 25... More

Start: October 23, 2015 7:00 pm
End: October 23, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Wy’east MIddle School Performing Arts Center
3000 Wy’east Road, Hood River, OR, 97031, United States
Cost: $20, $10 for Students and children under 16

Naomi Wachira in Concert


Lauded in 2013 as Best Folk Singer in Seattle, Wachira is an artist of formidable talent and heart. Her debut album was produced by well-known indie musician Damien Jurado, and her music is a melding of rich sources from her childhood... More

Start: October 23, 2015 7:30 pm
End: October 23, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Walters Cultural Arts Center
527 East Main Street, Hillsboro, OR, 97123, United States
Cost: $14 advance, $18 day of show

Dover String Quartet in Performance


The ensemble plays Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s Quartet No. 8, Quartet No. 2 Intimate Letters by Leoš Janáček, and Robert Schumann’s Quartet No. 1. Oregon State University and K-12 students admitted free. Free parking, and the venue is handicap accessible.

Start: October 23, 2015 7:30 pm
End: October 23, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
Monroe Avenue & 15th Street, Corvallis, OR, 97330, United States

Theatre Vertigo: The Drunken City, through November 21

Drunken City

Adam Brock’s wild theatrical take on the mystique of love and marriage work is presented in a production directed by K.L. Cullom. Off on the bar crawl to end all crawls, three twenty-something brides-to-be find their lives going topsy-turvy when one... More

Start: October 23, 2015 7:30 pm
End: November 21, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Shoebox Theatre
2110 S.E. 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $20, $10 for students; Thursday performances are pay-what-you-will

OSO in Salem: Tchaikovsky’s Fifth

OSO Salem

Yan Pascal Tortelier leads the Oregon Symphony in a program that includes Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 and Alborada del gracioso by Ravel. Yolanda Kondonassis is featured as soloist in the Harp Concerto of Ginastera. Get more information and reserve tickets... More

Start: October 23, 2015 8:00 pm
End: October 23, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Smith Auditorium, Willamette University
270 Winter Street SE, Salem, OR, 97301, United States

October 24, 2015

America’s Largest Antique & Collectible Show


1,000 booths of vintage items from the 1880s to the 1970s. Includes everything from period lighting to pop culture to fun, kitschy stuff and the cool things your mother threw away. This show includes the Portland Custom Knife Show.  Two shows... More

Start: October 24, 2015 9:00 am
End: October 24, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Portland Expo Center
2060 N Marine Drive, Portland, 97217
Cost: $3 to $7

Lise de la Salle in Recital, October 24 & 25


Portland Piano International brings the 26-year-old international soloist and award-winning recording artist to the city for the first time, in two appearances: On October 24 at 4 p.m., De la Salle performs Beethoven’s Sonata No. 3, Gaspard de la Nuit by Ravel, various... More

Start: October 24, 2015 4:00 pm
End: October 25, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Hall, Portand State University
1620 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States

Portland Symphonic Choir: 70th Anniversary Celebration, October 24 & 25


It’s a party! Join us for a special concert celebrating Portland’s Choir. Artistic Director Steven Zopfi shares the podium with past directors Bruce Browne, Frank Holman, and David Wilson for special performances of PSC favorites. As a special encore, past PSC alumni... More

Start: October 24, 2015 7:00 pm
End: October 25, 2015 2:30 pm
Venue: Rose City Park United Methodist Church
5830 NE Alameda Street, Portland, 97213
Cost: $5 to $35

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