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Events for November 1st 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



12:00 pm
October 1st to November 2nd
Blue Sky Gallery October 2014 - Sage Sohier & Carol Yarrow
Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts

Sage Sohier’s At Home with Themselves is a group of intimate portraits of committed same-sex couples made in the 1980s. Sohier produced images that stood in opposition to contemporaneous media portrayals of the “gay lifestyle,” images that expose some of the roots of today’s marriage equality...more info



2:00 pm
November 1st
Dreamgirls — Portland Center Stage
Gerding Theater at the Armory

Winner of six Tony Awards, this groundbreaking musical, loosely based on the career of The Supremes, takes you to a revolutionary time in American music history where three friends form The Dreamettes and learn hard lessons about love, trust and the changing tastes of the American...more info



2:00 pm
October 4th to November 16th
The Typographer's Dream — Portland Center Stage
Gerding Theater at the Armory

This play by Adam Bock follows the story of a stenographer, a geographer and a typographer. During a presentation, it becomes hilariously clear that their personal issues just so happen to correspond with their...more info



7:00 pm
November 1st
Stand-Up for Mental Health! A Comedy Show
Providence Willamette Falls Community Center

Why do stand-up? There are many reasons. We offer it as a form of therapy. Stand-Up for Mental Health is an outreach program that teaches people with mental illness to do stand-up comedy. The group performs throughout the community, making jokes about the lighter side of mental illness. Come see...more info



7:30 pm
October 16th to November 2nd
Dial M for Murder- Bag 'n Baggage
The Venetian Theatre

Deception, murder and backstabbing (both literal and figurative) complicate Frederick Knott's darkly brilliant tale of jealousy and greed, a story that inspired of one Alfred Hitchcock's greatest cinematic masterpieces! Motivated by his wife Margot's large fortune and a previous infidelity, Tony...more info



7:30 pm
September 20th to November 2nd
Dreamgirls — Portland Center Stage
Gerding Theater at the Armory

Winner of six Tony Awards, this groundbreaking musical, loosely based on the career of The Supremes, takes you to a revolutionary time in American music history where three friends form The Dreamettes and learn hard lessons about love, trust and the changing tastes of the American...more info



7:30 pm
October 16th to November 8th
Live on Stage presents The Rocky Horror Show
World Trade Center

The musical that started a 40-year nonstop cultural phenomenon is back where it is meant to be seen, live on stage! The Rocky Horror Show is a sexy, saucy, tongue-in-cheek musical that is truly iconic with its irresistible hum-along score and cast of quirky characters. It tells the story of a...more info



7:30 pm
October 16th to November 9th
Miracle Theatre presents O Romeo! A Day of the Dead Celebration of Shakespeare
Milagro Theatre

Shakespeare is alive but not well at all. His time draws near and friends from "the other side' have begun to visit! But are these friends real or simply the creations of his imagination. Hamlet, Ophelia, Titania and more circle his deathbed while he fights to write his last play! Has he gone mad?...more info



7:30 pm
November 1st to November 3rd
Oregon Symphony: Jeffrey Kahane Plays Gershwin
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

One of our favorite pianists returns, this time to play Gershwin’s gorgeous follow-up to Rhapsody in...more info



7:30 pm
November 1st to November 2nd
Organic Nation Listening Club
Artist Repertory Theatre

Organic Nation Listening Club November 1, 2014 - November 2, 2014 By David Ornette Cherry Directed By Susan Banyas Organic Nation Listening Club is a music performance evening by jazz and world music composer David Ornette Cherry. Integrating storytelling, visual art/installation, and his...more info



7:30 pm
October 4th to November 16th
The Typographer's Dream — Portland Center Stage
Gerding Theater at the Armory

This play by Adam Bock follows the story of a stenographer, a geographer and a typographer. During a presentation, it becomes hilariously clear that their personal issues just so happen to correspond with their...more info



8:00 pm
October 10th to November 9th
Imago presents The Homecoming By Harold Pinter
Imago Theatre

Imago Theatre continues along the trail of its highly successful Pinter productions (The Lover, Dec 2013 and The Caretaker, March 2014) with Pinter's most ambitious play The Homecoming. Enigmatic and controversial, The Homecoming won Best Original Play on Broadway in 1967. Ben Brantley of The New...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



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
October 17th to November 15th
Semblant Geometries
Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)

Reception with the artist: Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. Where do math and metaphor meet? In this body of work, which includes a fine press book and etchings, printmaker Heather Lee Birdsong pairs the crisp visual language of planar geometry with folk tales. The application of metaphor...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



7:00 pm
November 1st
Northwest Film Center presents JE T'AIME JE T'AIME
Portland Art Museum

Suffering from its canceled premiere at the 1968 Cannes Film Festival and only arriving in the US two years later to little fanfare, Resnais' mid-career foray into science fiction developed somewhat of a cult following, but has remained largely unseen. Following Claude (Claude Rich), an average man...more info