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Sunday, February 17, 2019

Art

Lilian Martinez

12:00 PM FREE Nationale

The Observer called Lilian Martinez "Matisse of the Instagram era," which is frankly underselling the Los Angeles artist's luscious, colorful figures. Soft S...

Field of View

FREE Wolf Gallery

Field of View—which places visual artists with developmental disabilities in three-month-residencies in spaces across the city—culminates with this exhibit. ...

Jinhyun Cha

FREE Blue Sky Gallery

South Korea-based documentary photographer Jinhyun Cha's Post-Border Line considers Korea’s state of division via candid moments of reflection. His black-and...

Modern American Realism

$17–20 Portland Art Museum

See the arc of the century and modern realist representations of a changing America in this wide-ranging exhibit—think Isabel Bishop, Paul Cadmus, Edward Hop...

The Map Is Not The Territory

Editor’s Pick $20 Portland Art Museum

A consideration of contemporary Northwest art, this exhibition is the first in a new triennial series. Annette Bellamy, Fernanda D’Agostina, and Henry Tsang ...

Concerts

Sama Dams (February 2019)

9:00 PM $10–12 Doug Fir Lounge

Proggy Portland rock trio Sama Dams's latest album, last spring's Say It, comprises 10 tracks of twisty grooves, howling guitar solos, and haunting vocals by...

A Bowie Celebration: The David Bowie Alumni Tour

8:00 PM $45–199 Revolution Hall

When Ziggy Stardust left us for a new life on Mars, many thought the world would never be the same. But you're in luck: for one night only, eight surviving m...

Dance

Cinderella

2:00 PM $29+ Keller Auditorium

The story of Cinderella comes to life in Oregon Ballet Theatre’s production of Ben Stevenson’s ballet (set to a score by Sergei Prokofiev) about a young girl...

Special Events

Listen Up Festival

11:00 AM $10–199 Various Locations

This brand-new festival brings live podcast tapings to various Portland locations. Notable on the lineup: The Sporkful (Dan Pashman's James Beard Award-winni...

Theater

La Segua

$10–40 Milagro Theatre

Written by Alberto Cañas Escalante, La Segua is a Costa Rican folk tale of a haunted young woman whose beauty lures philandering men to insanity or death. In...

Made to Dance in Burning Buildings

Editor’s Pick $10–30 Shaking the Tree

Playwright and actor Anya Pearson's Made to Dance in Burning Buildings is a vivid choreopoem that combines biting and lyrical spoken word with visceral, almo...

Four Last Things

$20–25 New Expressive Works

Irish theater company Corrib presents Lisa Tierney-Keogh's 2009 play about a young woman facing depression on her family's rural farm. The Irish Times called...

Tragedy: A Tragedy

Pay-what-you-will Back Door Theater

Defunkt presents Will Eno's satire of the television news biz, which follows a team of journalists on a day when the sun doesn't rise. Literally. (How's that...

The Delays

$10–20 Shoebox Theatre

Portlander Sara Jean Accuardi's brand-new play, presented by Theatre Vertigo, is set at an airport—but the characters aren't going anywhere. As time travels ...

Pontypool

$32–49 CoHo Theatre

Canadian novelist and screenwriter Tony Burgess takes on zombies in Pontypool, a witty, blood-soaked play about a small Oregon town with a big undead problem...

A Doll's House, Part 2

$30–60 Artists Repertory Theatre

Playwright Lucas Hnath scored a Tony nomination for this show, which imagines a sequel to Ibsen's 1879 drama. In Hnath's play, which the New York Times calle...

(Un)Conditional

Pay-what-you-will, $5–25 suggested Artists Repertory Theatre

For the past year, Profile Theatre has gathered a 40-strong group of Portlanders affected by chronic illness. Their stories help fuel this world-premiere pro...