Event Calendar Previous Next Thursday, March 22, 2018 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... Common Ground 10:00 AM $19.99 Portland Art Museum For more than 25 years, Fazal Sheikh has photographed individuals made invisible by war, ethnic and religious strife, climate crises, and social banishment. ... In the Beginning: Minor White’s Oregon Photographs 10:00 AM FREE–$19.99 Portland Art Museum In 1938, the Works Progress Administration hired 30-year-old Minor White to photograph the architecture of downtown Portland. Some images—expect about 70 in ... Kamala Dolphin-Kingsley 11:00 AM FREE Waterstone Gallery In Umidulus, Portlander Kamala Dolphin-Kingsley creates prints and huge watercolor paintings of flora and fauna—both real and imagined—inspired by Hawaii and... Kingdom Animalia 10:00 AM FREE–$19.99 Portland Art Museum This exhibit of prints, drawings, and posters—from Dürer and Picasso to regional artists Beth Van Hoesen and Frank Boyden—spans 500 years, showing animals as... New Feelings 11:00 AM FREE Pacific Northwest College of Art From the rhinestone-loving Mickalene Thomas to Moroccan-born Hassan Hajjaj—who frames his color-popping, pattern-wild images with convenience-store goods—thi... Books & Talks Kory Stamper 7:30 PM FREE Powell's Books Listen up, logophiles! Merriam-Webster's lead lexicographer will read from Word by Word, which documents Stamper's difficult duty developing definitions for ... Concerts Superorganism 9:00 PM $12–14 Doug Fir Lounge What is this kooky eight-person ear-worm pop production unit with a teenage singer who exudes a paradoxically zippy ennui? Find out at the Doug Fir. Special Events Racing to Change: Oregon's Civil Rights Years 10:00 AM FREE–$11 Oregon Historical Society The Oregon Black Pioneers—a nonprofit dedicated to African American history—curate a new exhibit about the ’60s and ’70s in this state, from protest movement... Theater Between Riverside and Crazy 7:30 PM $25–50 Artists Repertory Theatre The rent might be controlled, but everything else is topsy-turvy in Stephen Adly Guirgis's Pulitzer-winning drama about a retired NYPD police officer and rec... Death and the Maiden 7:30 PM $25–30 Vault Theater How does a country come to terms with an oppressive regime and transition back to democracy? Ariel Dorfman’s 1991 play may be set in a post-Pinochet Chile, b... Hamilton 7:30 PM $80+ Keller Auditorium Commence freakout: Lin-Manuel's hip-hop musical about Founding Father Alexander Hamilton (aka the theater event of the millennium) has landed in Portland. Go... Men on Boats 7:30 PM $25–45 Imago Theatre Based on John Wesley Powell's 1869 expedition through the Grand Canyon, Jaclyn Backhaus's gender-bending play sends up social constructs of masculinity while... Scarlet 7:30 PM $25–39 Portland Playhouse Take Nathaniel Hawthorne's 19th-century novel about a “fallen woman.” Rewrite it as musical theater. What have you got? A Portland Playhouse world premiere. ... Submit an Event Would you like to see your event on our calendar? Fill out this form to submit your event to our listings editor.