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Monday, February 20, 2017


Francesca Capone

FREE Nationale

In Text Means Tissue, the interdisciplinary artist explores femininity and language via her own handwoven pieces, furniture made with a New York artist, and ...

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...

Books & Talks

Ruth Tenzer Feldman

7:30 PM FREE Powell's Books on Hawthorne

The local writer takes on life after the Big One in Seven Stitches, her third novel in the award-winning Blue Thread YA series. This time, the protagonist se...


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...

The Music of Prince

7:30 PM $35–95 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Pay homage to the dearly missed Purple One at this celebratory concert, with the Oregon Symphony accompanied by vocalists and a full rock band.


Portland Black Film Festival

7:30 PM $9 Hollywood Theatre

Pam Grier—Foxy Brown herself—headlines the fest, appearing at a 35 mm screening of 1973’s Coffy, in which she plays a vigilante nurse who hunts drug dealers....

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...