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Saturday, November 25, 2017

Art

Animating Life: The Art, Science, and Wonder of Laika

10:00 AM $19.99 Portland Art Museum

The pioneers of stop-motion animation—responsible for Coraline, ParaNorman, and Kubo and the Two Strings—get a star turn in this major Portland Art Museum ex...

Lucinda Parker

FREE Russo-Lee Gallery

The longtime local artist—she came to Portland in the 1960s—presents Knowledge Is Not Our Enemy, a collection of paintings of Mount Hood and other Pacific No...

Parting Shots: Minor White’s Images of Portland, 1938–1942

Editor’s Pick $5 Architectural Heritage Center

It was a plum gig for an upstart photographer: in 1938, a 30-year-old named Minor White was commissioned by the Works Progress Administration to document the...

Representing

10:00 AM FREE–$19.99 Portland Art Museum

PAM’s new exhibit brings together photographs that were taken by, for, and of African Americans, spanning the late 1800s through the 1990s. Portraits from th...

Sylwia Kowalczyk and Benoit Fournier

12:00 PM FREE Blue Sky Gallery

In Babylon, Benoit Fournier juxtaposes mise-en-scènes and experiments with red hues. Meanwhile, Sylwia Kowalczyk, a Polish native, rips photographs printed o...

The King's Mouth

11:00 AM FREE Pacific Northwest College of Art

If you’ve ever seen a Flaming Lips show—if you’ve experienced the confetti, disco balls, unicorns, and massive inflatable things—you’ve peeked into the madca...

The Wyeths: Three Generations

10:00 AM $19.99 Portland Art Museum

PAM displays more than 80 paintings and drawings from one of the most artistically prolific families in the United States. Born in 1882, N.C. Wyeth was one o...

Tyler Mackie

FREE Wolff Gallery

In this collection of gouache paintings titled The Bleed Is Working, Portland-based artist Tyler Mackie explores the contradictions of womanhood, aiming to s...

Concerts

11th Annual Storm Large Holiday Ordeal

8:00 PM SOLD OUT Aladdin Theatre

The one-time wild child and frequent Pink Martini collaborator brings back her annual holiday show. Expect songs, stage gags, and plenty of special guests.

Portland Cello Project (November 2018)

8:00 PM $20 Revolution Hall

The Portland ensemble celebrates the 20th anniversary of Radiohead's OK Computer, joined by a full band, winds and brass, and vocalists. Each night will feat...

Theater

A Christmas Memory/Winter Song

7:30 PM and 2:00 PM $25–60 Gerding Theater at the Armory - Main Stage

It’s fruitcake weather, so Truman Capote’s classic tale seems an apt addition to the holiday calendar. Portland Center Stage pairs it with a cycle of seasona...

Belfast Girls

2:00 PM $20–25 Shaking the Tree Studio

Corrib Theatre’s new season launches with Jaki McCarrick’s drama, which follows five young Belfast women fleeing the Great Famine on an Australia-bound ship....

Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles

2:00 PM and 7:30 PM $25–65 Portland Center Stage

Playwright Luis Alfaro transplants Euripides’ drama to Los Angeles, with Medea—wronged wife turned vengeful murderer—now an undocumented Mexican immigrant wo...

Psychic Utopia

$20–25 New Expressive Works

In the 1980s, thousands descended upon a dusty patch of Central Oregon to build an alternative society. They were followers of the Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, an...

The Humans

2:00 PM $25–50 Artists Repertory Theatre

The winner of the 2016 Tony Award for Best Play, Stephen Karam's The Humans takes place in a New York City apartment on Thanksgiving as family secrets are un...