Event Calendar Previous Next Thursday, May 24, 2018 Art Crowns Editor’s Pick 12:00 PM FREE Ori Gallery New York–based Alisa Sikelianos-Carter explores black hair as armor, weaponry, and royal symbol, through collages of braids, dreads, and black textured hair:... Robert Lyons 10:30 AM FREE Elizabeth Leach Gallery In his latest series of photographs, critically acclaimed photographer Robert Lyons—best known for his work capturing the Egyptian landscape and the horrors ... Books & Talks Michael Ondaatje 7:30 PM FREE Powell's Books Michael Ondaatje (author of the Booker Prize-winning The English Patient) joins renowned poet Mary Szybist to discuss his newest novel, Warlight. Described b... Concerts Bon Iver 8:00 PM $45–100 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Soothing vocals, melancholic lyrics, and guitar strums: those are the components that have brought Bon Iver international success. 22, A Million—the band’s l... Dance Closer 7:30 PM $29–102 BodyVox Dance Center Oregon Ballet Theatre brings the audience, ahem, closer in this program of new work by the company’s own dancers, presented alongside Helen Simoneau’s Depart... 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 Cabaret 7:00 PM $15–30 Funhouse Lounge For the OUTwright Theatre Festival, which celebrates work by LBGTQ artists, Fuse Theatre Ensemble presents a site-specific rendering of John Kander and Frank... Fences 7:30 PM $34 Portland Playhouse For Fences, the seventh August Wilson play staged by Portland Playhouse, the Northeast Portland theater company taps Obie-winning director Lou Bellamy to hel... I and You 7:30 PM $25–50 Morrison Stage: Artists Repertory Theatre There’s no greater glue to unite two seemingly incompatible teenagers than a deep analysis of Walt Whitman’s "Song of Myself," right? In this drama by Lauren... Watsonville: Some Place Not Here 5:30 PM $20–27 Milagro Theatre Milagro ends its season with playwright Cherríe Moraga's bilingual story of a group of Chicana women who take part in a strike at their cannery while politic... 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.