Event Calendar Previous Next Sunday, April 30, 2017 Art American Photographs FREE–$19.99 Portland Art Museum From Diane Arbus to Robert Frank to Edward Weston, this exhibit spans the full course of the 20th century in the US. Connecting Lines FREE–$19.99 Portland Art Museum PAM’s Center for Contemporary Native Art showcases work by two artists: Luzene Hill (Eastern Band Cherokee) examines sexual violence against Native women via... Constructing Identity Editor’s Pick 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 ... Dominant Form 10:00 AM FREE Newspace Center for Photography This group photography and video exhibit explores how physical gestures intersect with social systems, such as finance, labor, and law enforcement. Ervin A. Johnson and Cristián Ureta FREE Blue Sky Gallery #InHonor, a portrait series by young Chicago artist Ervin A. Johnson, pays tribute to victims of police brutality and racism via photographs manipulated with... Portland Photo Month 10:00 AM FREE PDX Contemporary Art Local arts nonprofit Photolucida hosts Portland Photo Month, with photography events and exhibitions running throughout April, and a photobook fair—a celebra... Sam Hamilton FREE–$19.99 Portland Art Museum In Standard Candles, the New Zealand artist bridges film, music, performance, and installation. The exhibit, Hamilton's first solo showing in the US, also fe... The Golden Age of Poster Design 11:00 AM $10 Pittock Mansion The late 19th century was a boom time for advertising, with major advances in lithographic printing and graphic design. This exhibit collects American poster... Concerts Patti Austin's Homage to Ella Fitzgerald 3:00 PM $29–76 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall The Grammy-winning singer takes on the jazz legend’s most enduring hits. Sondre Lerche 8:00 PM $18 Star Theater From the land of A-ha and Royksöpp (thanks, Norway!) comes Sondre Lerche—known for dabbling in folk, jazz, bossa nova, and what Pitchfork calls “polite power... Film The Overlook Film Festival See website for package and pass prices Timberline Lodge There could be no better venue for a horror film festival than Mount Hood’s Timberline Lodge, which Stanley Kubrick used for exterior shots in The Shining. T... Theater A Maze $10–20; Thursdays and Sundays pay what you will Shoebox Theatre Several storylines—among them, an oddball graphic novelist in rehab and a teenage girl who’s just escaped, Kimmy Schmidt–style, from basement captivity—inter... Berlin Diary $20–30 CoHo Theatre In 2012, Portland playwright Andrea Stolowitz came across the diary of her great-grandfather, a Jewish doctor who escaped Nazi Berlin. Two years later, Stolo... Lauren Weedman Doesn't Live Here Anymore $25–75 Portland Center Stage Dynamic, funny performer Lauren Weedman unveils a song-filled solo show, with musings on love, heartbreak, and big hair. Mary's Wedding $25–55 Portland Center Stage Stephen Massicotte’s dreamlike two-hander is a story of young romance cruelly interrupted by World War I. Spiritrials Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM $12–20 Disjecta Contemporary Art Center Spoken-word poet Dahlak Brathwaite performs a verse-fueled exploration of race, drug addiction, and the criminal justice system. The Talented Ones $25–50 Artists Repertory Theatre Seattle playwright Yussef El Guindi’s dark comedy, an Artists Rep commission, charts the challenges faced by an immigrant couple in America. Timely, no? Wild & Reckless $25–75 Gerding Theater at the Armory - Main Stage Folk rockers Blitzen Trapper are behind a “new musical event” at Portland Center Stage, a fantastical tale about “ordinary Americans” melding music, storytel... Óye Oyá $20–27 Milagro Theatre Promising “the biggest production ever seen on a Milagro stage,” this original Spanish-language musical riffs on both Shakespeare’s The Tempest and the Cuban... 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.