Event Calendar Previous Next Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Art Connecting Lines 10:00 AM 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... Jo Hamilton 11:00 AM FREE Russo-Lee Gallery Portland artist Jo Hamilton’s work may at first look like colorful paintings, but make no mistake: it’s all yarn knotted by hand. This exhibition of new work... Parting Shots: Minor White’s Images of Portland, 1938–1942 Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM $5 Architectural Heritage Center It was a plum gig for an upstart photographer: in 1938, a 30-year-old named Minor White was commissioned by the Works Progress Administration to document the... Representing 10:00 PM FREE–$19.99 Portland Art Museum PAM’s new exhibit brings together photographs that were taken by, for, and of African Americans, spanning the late 1800s through the 1990s. Portraits from th... Robert Dozono 11:00 AM FREE Blackfish Gallery Dozono’s paintings are garbage. Literally. When out fishing on the Clackamas River, the longtime Portland artist collects pieces of trash—think bottle caps, ... Comedy Art-Mondo 7:30 PM Pay what you will, $5 suggested The Siren Theatre/ Kickstand Comedy Space After local musicians perform tunes—and dish on what inspired them—improvisers transform that stuff into long-form sketches. Concerts Japanese Music Now 7:30 PM SOLD OUT Portland Japanese Garden Third Angle New Music performs a contemporary Japanese program, with instrumentalists scattered throughout the Portland Japanese Garden. The show builds to a... Special Events Cirque du Soleil: Kurios 8:00 PM $45–280 Portland Expo Center The Montreal troupe is back with its 35th show, this one a steampunk, sci-fi spectacle starring a curious scientist and all manner of gravity defying, jelly-... Theater An Octoroon 7:30 PM $50 Artists Repertory Theatre Artists Rep opens up its bold new season—the company’s 35th—with perhaps its most provocative work. Riffing off a wildly popular 19th-century antebellum melo... Fun Home 12:00 PM and 7:30 PM $25–75 Gerding Theater at the Armory - Main Stage Portland Center Stage opens its season with the riotously popular, Tony-winning musical, based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel about growing up as a closet... 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.