Calendar

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Events for November 25th 2014

12:00 pm
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



7:30 pm
November 23rd to December 28th
The Santaland Diaries — Portland Center Stage (Evening)
Gerding Theater at the Armory

Based on the true chronicles of David Sedaris’ experience as Crumpet the Elf in Macy’s Santaland display, this cult classic riffs on a few of Sedaris’ truly odd encounters with his fellow man during the height of the holiday...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



Exhibits, Festivals, and Films

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



8:00 am
November 10th to December 5th
Portland Building Installation: "Parts of No Sum" by Noah Greene
ortland Building, 1120 SW 5th Avenue, Portland

In response to Michael Graves, the architect who designed the Portland Building, the installationParts of No Sum by Noah Greene seeks to invert the architect’s emphasis on the union of symbol and structure by examining the symbolic function of dislocated architectural material. The foundation of...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



12:00 pm
November 21st to January 4th
Sightings at DISJECTA
Disjecta

Sightings is an exhibition of recent video works by Kevin Cooley and Jessica Mallios. Both artists explore spatial dynamics through movement while utilizing a singular point of view to present new perspectives. By adopting cinematic tools, such as tracking and looping, to highlight objects and...more info