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Events for November 22nd 2014

10:00 am
October 27th to December 5th
"The Watcher Files" exhibition
North Portland Library, 512 N Killingsworth Street, Portland OR 97217

Artists Garrick Imatani & Kaia Sand have been in residence at the City of Portland Archives and Records Center (PARC) since 2013, and will present their selections from the work they have produced at a special exhibit at the North Portland Library, 512 N Killingworth Street from October 27 –...more info



11:00 am
November 16th to November 23rd
Tears of Joy Theatre presents: Alice in Wonderland (3PM Show)
Imago Theatre

Prepare for the magic of Wonderland with this musical adaptation of Lewis Carrol's classic tale, complete with puppets and...more info



12:00 pm
November 7th to November 30th
“Between Here and There”: Portraits of Veterans
Good: a gallery,

Opening on Nov. 7, 2014, from 7 to 10 p.m. at Good Gallery in Portland, “Between Here and There” is a two-media portrait project focused on Portland-area military veterans from various backgrounds. Each portrait comes in two parts: an oil painting and a sculpture, done live and simultaneously with...more info



1:00 pm
November 22nd
Tears of Joy Theatre presents: Alice in Wonderland (1PM Show)
Imago Theatre

Prepare for the magic of Wonderland with this musical adaptation of Lewis Carrol's classic tale, complete with puppets and...more info



7:30 pm
November 22nd
Oregon Symphony: Bernadette Peters
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

No one lights up the stage like the sparkling Bernadette Peters! The New York Times says it best: “Bernadette Peters has no peer in musical theatre.” The only downside? One performance...more info



7:30 pm
November 22nd
Portland Baroque Orchestra: Bohemian Trumpets and Stylus Fantasticus
First Baptist Church

Director and violinist Monica Huggett brings together rarely heard virtuoso music for trumpets and strings from Bohemia alongside evocative music in the "fantastic style" popular in Italian and German lands in the...more info



7:30 pm
November 6th to November 23rd
Profile Theatre presents "True West"
Artists Repertory Theatre

By Sam Shepard To confront your own nature, you've got to fight like hell. Suddenly together after years of separation, brothers Lee and Austin wage a destructive battle through their fraternal bonds. Moments of humor and levity mingle with loneliness while Shepard's sharply written play makes us...more info



7:30 pm
November 7th to December 20th
She Loves Me
Lakewood Center for the Arts

Georg and Amalia are two feuding clerks in a European parfumerie during the 1930s who secretly find solace in their anonymous, romantic pen pals, little knowing their correspondents are each other. She Loves Me is a romantic musical with an endearing innocence and a touch of old world elegance and...more info



7:30 pm
November 22nd to December 24th
The Second City's A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens
Gerding Theater at the Armory

Back for a second year of unpredictable mayhem! This complete send-up of the holiday classic, fully festooned with the improvisational genius behind the legendary comedy troupe The Second City, is never the same show twice! Scrooge, Tiny Tim and those know-it-all ghosts find themselves hopelessly...more info



8:00 pm
November 14th to November 23rd
a-bout
awol dance collective 2303 N. Randolph Portland OR 97227

a-bout is a performance for four dancers and one dummy. In a-bout, four brave dancers: Kelly Koltiska, Celeste Olivares, Aneesa Turner, and Erin Zintek, are on a fierce movement journey with loose ends and uncertain outcomes. Unfolding as a series of skirmishes, a-bout peeks into the movement of...more info



8:00 pm
November 14th to November 23rd
Holding Onto the Sky
The Headwaters Theatre

A new play about disaster and community in Portland is about to be unleashed. As neighbors turn to one another, they share stories that question the nature of disaster response, the effectiveness of our healthcare system, and the resiliency of our communities. This production was created by the...more info



8:00 pm
November 22nd
Puppetz vs. People
Imago Theatre

An improvisational comedy match between a team of puppets and a team of...more info



Exhibits, Festivals, and Films

All Day
November 22nd to November 23rd
"Roxie Hart": Hollywood Theatre
Hollywood Theatre

Roxie Hart (1942) Showgirl Roxie Hart’s no-good husband kills a man and insists that Roxie (Ginger Rogers) take the blame, since juries seldom send a woman to the chair. She agrees, figuring that the publicity will be beneficial to her career. Roxie’s case is taken by grandstanding attorney Billy...more info



All Day
November 1st to November 30th
Jo Hamilton: Our House of Portland
Q Center

With her new project, funded by a grant from the Regional Arts & Culture Council, Jo Hamilton begins to chronicle in yarn the people -residents, volunteers, staff- of Our House of Portland, a residential AIDS care facility in SE where she has been a volunteer for the last ten years. The first...more info



All Day
September 27th to February 8th
Portland Art Museum presents "Forbidden Fruit: Chris Antemann at Meissen"
Portland Art Museum

In 2012, Oregon-based sculptor Chris Antemann was invited to participate in the Art Studio program of the renowned Meissen Porcelain Manufactory to collaborate with the Meissen master artisans on unique pieces and a series of limited editions of her sculptures, resulting in a grand installation...more info



10:00 am
November 7th to January 31st
"Oregon's Painted History" by Anna Magruder
Portland’5 Centers for the Arts

Portland artist Anna Magruder loves painting people from the past, going on vintage treasure hunts, and is always on the lookout for striking images and stories from bygone days. Her recent project, "Oregon's Painted History" brings those interests together. Funded in part by the Regional Arts and...more info



10:00 am
October 18th to January 11th
Blue Sky: The Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts at 40
Portland Art Museum

Over the past four decades, Portland’s Blue Sky Gallery has risen from an upstart artists’ collective to a mature, nationally recognized nonprofit photographic space. This major survey exhibition of more than 120 works by artists shown at Blue Sky will demonstrate the critical role that the gallery...more info



10:00 am
October 18th to January 11th
In Passionate Pursuit - The Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Collection and Legacy
Portland Art Museum

In Passionate Pursuit explores the richly diverse collection of Arlene and the late Harold Schnitzer, their promised gift to the community, and the profound impact they have had as philanthropists on cultural patronage in Portland. For more than half a century the Schnitzers have collected art....more info



10:00 am
October 18th to January 11th
Portland Art Museum presents In Passionate Pursuit
Portland Art Museum

In Passionate Pursuit explores the richly diverse collection of Arlene and the late Harold Schnitzer, their promised gift to the community, and the profound impact they have had as philanthropists on cultural patronage in Portland. For more than half a century, the Schnitzers have collected art....more info



10:00 am
August 30th to December 14th
Portland Art Museum: This is War! Graphic Arts From the Great War, 1914-1918
Portland Art Museum

This year marks the centenary of the commencement of the Great War, the conflict that engulfed Europe and altered the course of twentieth-century life, politics, and history. The Great War also had a profound impact on all forms of artistic expression. At first anticipated and even welcomed by...more info



10:00 am
November 7th to November 29th
Traps, Flows, Echoes
Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)

Roger Peet, a Portland artist, opens an ambitious show of video, installation, and print work addressing the idea of the trap in physical and cultural realms. Much of the show grows from Peet's work in the remote and strife-torn forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo, and from his weird and...more info



10:30 am
November 4th to December 13th
Get All That Is Coming To You
Froelick Gallery

Paintings by Gabriel Liston tracking the activity of Portland developer Lafe Pence in NW Portland and Forest...more info



11:00 am
September 9th to December 14th
Clearing
Lewis & Clark College

Clearing is a multidisciplinary exhibition by Dana Lynn Louis involving drawing ,sculpture ,photography, and projections that takes place both in and outside of the Hoffman Gallery at Lewis and Clark College. The exhibition opens September 9th and runs through December 14th. There are opportunities...more info



12:00 pm
November 5th to November 30th
Adriana Lopez Sanfeliu - "Life on the Block"
Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts

For her black-and-white photo essay "Life on the Block", artist Adriana Lopez Sanfeliu spent six years focusing on the lives of young Puerto Rican women and their families on 103rd Street in Spanish Harlem. Although this particular area of Manhattan is just blocks away from the affluent Upper East...more info



12:00 pm
November 5th to November 30th
Jared Soares: "Small Town Hip Hop"
Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts

While working at the local newspaper in Roanoke, Virginia, artist Jared Soares began searching for a personal project to occupy his free time. Although he had been a longtime fan of the music, it took a few years for the photographer to gain access to the inner circle of the small but vibrant...more info



4:15 pm
November 22nd
Northwest Film Center presents: THE GRAND ILLUSION (Matinee)
Whitsell Auditorium

Renoir’s masterpiece of understanding across enemy lines—produced during the dark period leading up to WWII—follows soldiers and officers, both working-class and aristocratic, through their journeys during the great war. After French Captain De Boeldieu (Pierre Fresnay) and Lieutenant Maréchal...more info