Cultural Calendar

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Events for July 27th 2016

6:00 pm
July 13th to August 10th
Editing 101: Final Cut Pro X
Northwest Documentary

Apple rewrote digital editing with it release of Final Cut Pro X. Using hands-on exercises throughout the course, you’ll learn how to import your footage, cut it into a story, apply effects and titles, and share it with others. Instructor Tom Parker is a tech-savvy NW Documentary alum who...more info



7:30 pm
July 8th to August 13th
Nine
Lakewood Center for the Arts

Directed by Ron Daum Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston Book by Arthur Kopit So hot, it could be an "11". Based on Fellini’s film classic, 8 1/2. Celebrated film director, Guido Contini, is facing middle age, mortality and the pressure of his next film plot, as he is pursued by a host of beautiful...more info



7:30 pm
July 22nd to August 6th
The Italian Girl in Algiers
Newmark Theatre

Presented by the Portland Opera. It’s a right hook directly to the male ego … You’ll cheer for the audacious Isabella, who crosses the Mediterranean and rescues her fiancé by putting his captor’s entire entourage down for the count. Rossini’s knockout comedy features music of enormous vitality,...more info



7:30 pm
July 27th
The Italian Girl in Algiers - Free Simulcast
Southwest Main Street between the Antoinette Hatfield Hall & the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Presented by the Portland Opera. The Italian Girl in Algiers is a right hook directly to the male ego … You’ll cheer for the audacious Isabella, who crosses the Mediterranean and rescues her fiancé by putting his captor’s entire entourage down for the count. Rossini’s knockout comedy features music...more info



Exhibits, Festivals, and Films

All Day
June 4th to September 4th
Native Fashion Now
Portland Art Museum

The Chinook tribe settlements along the lower Columbia River were among the densest concentrations of pre-contact Native American people in North America, endowing Oregon with a deep Native experience. Combine that with our fast-developing fashion scene, and you have a perfect fit for this...more info



8:00 am
July 5th to August 5th
Yelena Roslaya: Visual Sound
Portland Building Installation Space

Multimedia artist Yelena Roslaya works to represent sound visually. “The idea of visually displaying sound is inspired by my experience with hearing-motion synesthesia, which occurs when one sense triggers another … personally it happens whenever I see implied motion or energy. I want to share this...more info



10:00 am
March 26th to July 31st
Measure, Gesture, Form
Portland Art Museum

The Museum celebrates recent acquisitions in Measure, Gesture, Form: Modern and Contemporary Drawings from a Recent Gift, an exhibition highlighting work from a major bequest of modern and contemporary art received in 2013. More than 200 drawings, paintings, sculptures and prints came to the Museum...more info



12:00 pm
July 7th to July 31st
Cat Del Buono: Voices
Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts

Exhibit on view from: July 7–31, 2016. First Thursday Opening Reception: July 7, 6-9 p.m. Cat Del Buono Voices Martin Klimas Porcelain Figurines Voices Panel Discussion: Saturday, July 9 at 3 p.m. Hear Cat Del Buono and Bradley Angle House Executive Director Jackie Yerby discuss the impact of...more info



12:00 pm
July 7th to July 31st
Martin Klimas: Porcelain Figurines
Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts

Exhibit on view from: July 7–31, 2016. First Thursday Opening Reception: July 7, 6-9 p.m. Martin Klimas Porcelain Figurines and Cat Del Buono Voices Martin Klimas: Porcelain Figurines In order to create the dramatic large-scale images of porcelain figurines, photographer Martin Klimas drops...more info



12:00 pm
July 9th to August 27th
Non-Manifold
White Box at the University of Oregon, Portland

A RACC-funded exhibition by Ryan Woodring. Part of the Portland 2016 Biennial, with artists Anya Kivarkis and Whitney Minthorn. Opening reception Sunday, July 10 from 5 to 7...more info



12:00 pm
July 10th to September 18th
Portland2016 Biennial of Contemporary Art
Disjecta Contemporary Art Center

Disjecta and other venues Disjecta Contemporary Art Center is staging its largest and most far-flung biennial to date this summer in Portland and throughout the state, featuring many of the Oregon’s most influential and experimental artists. This biennial’s curator is artist and gallerist Michelle...more info



8:00 pm
July 27th
Hsu and Yu in Recital
Alberta Rose Theatre

Presented by Chamber Music Northwest (CMNW) Summer Festival. Join Protégé Project composer Andrew Hsu and artist Angelo Yu in this fantastic concert featuring works by Hsu, Debussy, Mozart and...more info