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Friday, February 28, 2020

Art

The Art of Reading

10:00 AM $17–20 Portland Art Museum

It was the end of the 19th century and posters were having a moment. Produced using color lithography, they advertised periodicals—Harper’s, Lippincotts, The...

Edgar Fabián Frias: "Nierika"

12:00 PM FREE Disjecta

The Nierika, a “God’s eye” used as a ritual item by Mexico’s indigenous Wixarika (Huichol) people, is at the center of queer Wixarika artist and self-describ...

Volcano!

10:00 AM $17–20 Portland Art Museum

Forty years ago, Mount St. Helens blew its top, killing 57 people and casting an ashy film over the entire northwest. This is something most millennials were...

Art and Race Matters

10:00 AM $17–20 Portland Art Museum

Fresh of a 2019 stint at the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, this retrospective on Portland painter Robert Colescott comes to PAM. Colescott got his ...

Dance

TABARNAK

7:30 PM $30–75 Newmark Theatre

The folks at White Bird bring Quebec's Cirque Alfonse, a troupe of acrobats whose work focuses on French-Canadian folklore, to the Newmark for TABARNAK. It p...

Special Events

We the People

8:00 AM FREE Beaverton City Library

The folks at the Immigrant Story share two exhibitions at Beaverton City Library. Who We Are collects responses from Muslim women about the 2017 Portland MAX...

Theater

The Found Dog Ribbon Dance

7:30 PM $20-35 Coho Productions

Reed alum Dominic Finocchiaro’s play The Found Dog Ribbon Dance explores the “anatomy of loneliness” through the eyes of two Northwesterners: a ribbon-dancer...

Pipeline

Editor’s Pick 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM $25–36 Portland Playhouse

Variety called Dominique Morriseau’s play about American education disparities an “emotionally harrowing” drama that “raises barbed questions about class, ra...

Indecent

2:00 PM and 7:30 PM $30–60 Lincoln Performance Hall

Profile teams up with Artists Rep to produce Paula Vogel’s Tony-winning play. One of the most-produced works in the country last season, Indecent tells the s...