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Friday, July 19, 2019

Art

The Artistic and Eclectic Will Martin: Selected Works, 1957-1985

10:00 AM $7 Architectural Heritage Center

Architect Will Martin, who died in 1985, might be best known as the lead designer of Pioneer Courthouse Square. But he was more than just the mastermind of P...

Associated American Artists: Prints for the People

10:00 AM $17–20 Portland Art Museum

After the Great Depression, an organization called the Associated American Artists formed to make affordable art prints more accessible across the US, with o...

Dear Lucy

11:00 AM FREE Upfor Gallery

In this group exhibit, five artists—April Bey, Bean Gilsdorf, Michelle Grabner, Faith Wilding (with feminist collective subRosa), and Wendy Red Star—take on ...

Jessie Weitzel Le Grand

Editor’s Pick 12:00 PM FREE Carnation Contemporary

In Bloom Tomb, the local sculptor and second-grade teacher showcases mixed-media “artifacts and snacks” from an imagined town she calls Ny By. Sounds preciou...

Paris 1900

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM $17–20 Portland Art Museum

It’s a Parisian time-travel vacay at the Portland Art Museum, with a sweeping exhibit that luxuriates in the opulence of the Belle Époque via paintings (incl...

Classical Music

Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival 2019

8:00 PM Free–$63 Kaul Auditorium, Reed College

The Northwest's only chamber music festival takes over stages across the city for its 49th year. Featuring multiple events every day from late June to late J...

Comedy

Portland Queer Comedy Festival 2019

7:00 PM $25–125 Funhouse Lounge

Now in its third year, this fest bills itself as "the first multi-day, multi-venue queer-performer focused comedy festival in the United States." Acts includ...

Concerts

Lizzo (July 2019)

6:30 PM SOLD OUT McMenamins Edgefield

Are there even words? The indomitable hip-hop artist serves up her rhymes with infectious energy and a take-no-prisoners message of body positivity and self-...

Cuco

9:00 PM $20–25 Hawthorne Theatre

At just 20 years old, the bilingual bedroom-pop singer has already become something of an online sensation, with laidback synth grooves like “Lo Que Siento” ...

Wild Hare Country Festival

6:00 PM $59–198 Pat's Acres

Situated at Pat's Acres Racing Complex in Canby, the saloon-sponsored festival focuses on outlaw and Red Dirt acts like Whitey Morgan and the Scooter Brown B...

Cathedral Park Jazz Festival 2019

5:00 PM FREE Cathedral Park

For three days every July, just below the St. Johns Bridge, you’ll find the longest-running jazz and blues festival west of the Mississippi. The fest, now in...

Theater

Wicked (Broadway in Portland)

2:00 PM and 7:30 PM $49+ Keller Auditorium

Since its debut in 2003, the famed Broadway show has broken countless box office records, establishing itself as one of the most widely beloved musicals of t...

CoHo Summerfest 2019

7:30 PM $25 per show; $75 four-show pass CoHo Theatre

Slabtown's CoHo Productions brings four new pieces to the stage. First up is Witch Hunt (updated from its January workshop at Fertile Ground), which features...

Much Ado About Nothing

7:30 PM $27–32 Vault Theater

Perhaps the greatest of Shakespeare’s comedies, Much Ado About Nothing is a twisty tale of love and deceit and an uproarious farce to boot. Hillsboro’s Bag &...