Event Calendar Previous Next Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Art Arvie Smith Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM $19.99 Portland Art Museum With lush colors, swirling lines, and potent references—the Ku Klux Klan to Aunt Jemima to the police shooting of Michael Brown—the Portlander’s huge canvase... Constructing Identity Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM FREE–$19.99 Portland Art Museum A new exhibit draws together contemporary work by African American artists—from the masterful silhouettes of Kara Walker to the lush paintings of Portlander ... Magda Biernat and Katrina Kepule 12:00 PM FREE Blue Sky Gallery Biernat’s photo series, Adrift, takes us to hunting cabins and icebergs in the Arctic, a region that leaves little question about the alarming effects of cli... Rodin: The Human Experience 10:00 AM FREE–$19.99 Portland Art Museum This traveling exhibit gathers some of Auguste Rodin’s most astonishing brass sculptures, including his portraits of Gustav Mahler, Victor Hugo, Balzac, and ... Saimaiyu Akesuk 10:30 AM FREE Froelick Gallery Birds, bears, and bugs: simplicity and whimsy meet in the drawings of Saimaiyu Akesuk, an Inuit artist from Nunavut. Torrent Tea Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM FREE Newspace Center for Photography From a small perch in inner Southeast, Newspace takes on big issues: the industrial-prison complex, democracy, nuclear materials. Now comes Torrent Tea, a gr... Concerts PDX Jazz Festival 3:00 PM $20–75 Dolores Winningstad Theatre The year 1917 was an auspicious one for jazz, with the births of the holy musical trinity of Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, and Buddy Rich. This month’s P... Film Portland International Film Festival 2017 12:00 PM $12 general admission; $350 festival pass Whitsell Auditorium Every February, big screens across the city get splashed with standout cinema from around the globe. It’s the biggest, baddest, and most ambitious film festi... Theater His Eye Is on the Sparrow 7:30 PM $25–60 Gerding Theater at The Armory - Ellyn Bye Studio Larry Parr’s “musical biography” charts the turbulent life of Ethel Waters, who defied the challenges of Jim Crow in her journey from the black vaudeville ci... 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.