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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Art

R. B. Kitaj

11:00 AM $8 Oregon Jewish Museum

Known for his strong figurative work as well as his role in the British Pop Art movement—he was good friends with David Hockney—Kitaj had a tumultuous career...

LeBrie Rich

11:00 AM FREE Wolff Gallery

In Felt Grocery, Portlander LeBrie Rich examines food as both political statement and cultural connector with a series of 20 felted food sculptures of produc...

Stratum

12:00 PM FREE Ori Gallery

North Portland's Ori Gallery, which spotlights work by queer and trans artists of color, presents a new group exhibit that considers tattooing through the le...

Vaginal Davis

11:00 AM FREE Adams & Ollman

Vaginal Davis’s work has been described as “terrorist drag” for the way the Los Angeles-born, Berlin-based artist rejects sanitized versions of drag and ques...

Samantha Wall

11:00 AM FREE Russo-Lee Gallery

In Phantom Limbs, Portland artist Samantha Wall—who was born in South Korea and came to the US as a child—explores "family identity, cultural history, and lo...

Matt Eich

12:00 PM FREE Blue Sky

The black-and-white photos in I Love You, I’m Leaving chronicle a challenging period for Matt Eich, including his parents' separation, his move to a new city...

Books & Talks

DeRay Mckesson

7:30 PM $15–40 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

The Black Lives Matter activist, Pod Save the People host, and onetime Baltimore mayoral candidate visits Portland with his new book, On the Other Side of Fr...

Theater

The Color Purple

7:30 PM $25–77 Gerding Theater at the Armory - Main Stage

Portland Center Stage opens its season with a musical version of Alice Walker's Pulitzer-winning novel, set in the American South in the first half of the 20...

Radiant Vermin

7:30 PM $25–32 CoHo Theatre

Scott Yarbrough—Third Rail's founding artistic director, who stepped down at the end of last season—helms Philip Ridley's macabre comedy about the housing cr...

Skeleton Crew

7:30 PM $30–60 Artists Repertory Theatre

Artists Rep opens its season with Dominique Morisseau's Obie-winning play about the collapse of Detroit's auto industry. Set in 2008 at one of the city's las...