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Events for May 28th 2015

10:00 am
May 1st to May 31st
Who Am I?
North Portland Library

St. Andrew Nativity School, Oregon’s only tuition free private middle school, partnered with local Artist Joanne Radmilovich Kollman for a portrait project titled Who Am I?" Kollman was awarded a Regional Arts & Culture Council Arts-In-Schools project grant. This project allowed 26, 8th grade...more info



11:00 am
May 28th
Creative Identity Art Exhibition
Astor K-8 School

Art in the Schools Creative Identity Project: 47 students will exhibit their artwork created after spending 12 weeks exploring their signatures and their...more info



12:00 pm
May 14th to June 11th
The Lion - Noon Performances
Gerding Theater at the Armory

One man, six guitars, and a true story of love, loss, family loyalty, and the redemptive power of music. Hailed as “the best new musical” by the Huffington Post and “absolutely the best original musical of the year” by The Stage in London, writer/performer Benjamin Scheuer (winner of the ASCAP Cole...more info



12:00 pm
May 28th to June 18th
Three Days of Rain - Noon Performances
Gerding Theater at the Armory

A newly discovered journal recalls Greenwich Village in the early 1960s when two young architects (unaware they’re on the brink of fame) struggle with plans for the iconic Janeway House. The journal is left to their children thirty years later, who must sort out the murky mystery behind their...more info



7:30 pm
May 21st to June 6th
Cosmosis - BodyVox with the Amphion Quartet
BodyVox Dance Center

BodyVox and the Amphion String Quartet will unite in Cosmosis, a provocative marriage of dance and live chamber music. Hailed by the New York Times for its "precision, assertiveness and vigor," the Amphion String Quartet will lend their arresting music to a sweeping work of dance theater by BodyVox...more info



7:30 pm
May 1st to June 13th
Mame - Evening Performances
Lakewood Center for the Arts

At the height of the 1920s, Auntie Mame becomes the guardian of Patrick, her young nephew. Her life turns up-side-down, but she still lives life to the fullest. Special songs include “Mame,” “It’s Today, Open a New Window,” and “Bosom...more info



7:30 pm
May 13th to June 7th
Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play
Portland Playhouse

Yes, THAT Mr. Burns. Acclaimed playwright Anne Washburn leads us into an unlikely post-catastrophe, post-electricity future in which survivors pass the time recounting episodes from The Simpsons. As they are told, and told, and told again, these snippets from our pop culture become the stuff of...more info



7:30 pm
May 7th to May 31st
Our Country's Good
Venetian Theatre (253 E Main St. Hillsboro, OR 97123)

Miles from their homeland, a boat full of Royal Marine officers and convicts arrives on the Australian shore in 1789, forced to create a community in a fledgling penal colony. Amid the brutal conditions of the settlement, a determined lieutenant volunteers to direct the convicts—a collection of...more info



7:30 pm
May 28th to June 7th
She is King
CoHo Theater

“[Billie Jean King] seems to morph from tennis star to feminist hero before our eyes.” —The New York Times Boom Arts presents 10 performances of She is King, a hilarious, heartbreaking documentary theater work about pioneering American woman athlete and tennis legend Billie Jean King, at CoHo...more info



7:30 pm
May 7th to May 30th
Storefront Revue: The Babes are Back!
Sanctuary @ Sandy Plaza

Celebrating one of Portland's most iconic theatre with some of the best burlesque acts from Storefront's heyday like, "Cooking with Power Tools" and "The Menyani Sisters", as well as showgirls and striptease. Working with with some of those who were responsible for these acts, such as Teddy Deane,...more info



7:30 pm
May 27th to June 21st
The Liar - Evening Performances
Artists Repertory Theatre, Alder Theatre

By David Ives, adapted from the comedy by Pierre Corneille Directed By Dámaso Rodriguez From the brilliant, comedic mind of David Ives (All in the Timing, Venus in Fur) comes a hilarious“transla-daptation” of this 17th Century French romp, replete with wild misassumptions, mistaken identities and...more info



7:30 pm
May 2nd to June 13th
The Lion - Evening Performances
Gerding Theater at the Armory

One man, six guitars, and a true story of love, loss, family loyalty, and the redemptive power of music. Hailed as “the best new musical” by the Huffington Post and “absolutely the best original musical of the year” by The Stage in London, writer/performer Benjamin Scheuer (winner of the ASCAP Cole...more info



Exhibits, Festivals, and Films

11:00 am
March 7th to June 14th
SAKURA SAKURA
Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center Japanese American History Museum

Photography Exhibition by Motoya...more info



12:00 pm
April 1st to March 31st
2015 Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers
Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts

Blue Sky, the Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts, is pleased to announce the names of 64 artists selected for inclusion in its 2015 Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers Program ("Drawers"). Debuting on First Thursday, April 2, and coinciding with Portland Photo Month, each artist...more info



12:00 pm
May 6th to May 31st
Nadia Sablin - From the Mountains and to the Sea
Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts

OPENING RECEPTION: First Thursday, May 7, 6-9 p.m. Since 2003, artist Nadia Sablin has made many trips to the former Soviet Union to photograph what is now Ukraine. For Sablin, who was born in in the USSR, this ongoing journey has become a way of traveling back in time to experience the magic and...more info



12:00 pm
May 6th to May 30th
Scott Dalton - Where the River Bends
Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts

Since 2010, artist Scott Dalton has been photographing along the US-Mexico border, returning multiple times each year to capture on film the fraught relationship between two major cities — Ciudad Juárez in Mexico and El Paso, Texas — that share history, traditions and geography, but are physically...more info



7:00 pm
May 28th
Last Days
Whitsell Auditorium

Northwest Film Center presents: Last Days Michael Pitt portrays a hauntingly familiar figure in this meditation—dedicated to Kurt Cobain—on the final days in the life of a famed musician retreating from the clamor of the world and its myriad, insistent demands. “Success is subjective,” an earnest...more info