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Saturday, February 23, 2019

Art

Rebecca Reeve

FREE Upfor Gallery

In Sun Breathing, the New York-based British artist showcases new landscape photos, taken over the course of a single summer in upstate New York. Some featur...

Lilian Martinez

12:00 PM FREE Nationale

The Observer called Lilian Martinez "Matisse of the Instagram era," which is frankly underselling the Los Angeles artist's luscious, colorful figures. Soft S...

Field of View

11:00 AM FREE Wolff Gallery

Field of View—which places visual artists with developmental disabilities in three-month-residencies in spaces across the city—culminates with this exhibit. ...

Jinhyun Cha

12:00 PM FREE Blue Sky Gallery

South Korea-based documentary photographer Jinhyun Cha's Post-Border Line considers Korea’s state of division via candid moments of reflection. His black-and...

Think of Me

FREE Adams & Ollman

This group exhibition explores the meaning of keepsakes and mementos, with work from artists Anthony Campuzano, Felipe Jesus Consalvos, Paul Lee, Em Rooney, ...

Modern American Realism

10:00 AM $17–20 Portland Art Museum

See the arc of the century and modern realist representations of a changing America in this wide-ranging exhibit—think Isabel Bishop, Paul Cadmus, Edward Hop...

The Map Is Not The Territory

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

A consideration of contemporary Northwest art, this exhibition is the first in a new triennial series. Annette Bellamy, Fernanda D’Agostina, and Henry Tsang ...

Concerts

PDX Jazz Festival 2019

12:00 PM Prices vary Star Theater

After kicking off with award-winning New Orleans trumpeter Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah—who'll bring his trademark “stretch music” fusion of jazz with hip-h...

Dance

Cinderella

2:00 PM and 7:30 PM $29+ Keller Auditorium

The story of Cinderella comes to life in Oregon Ballet Theatre’s production of Ben Stevenson’s ballet (set to a score by Sergei Prokofiev) about a young girl...

Alembic Resident Artists

8:00 PM SOLD OUT Performance Works NorthWest

Every year, Performance Works NW—Portland’s leading home for experimental dance and performance—awards 10-month residencies to three local artists. Recipient...

Theater

La Segua

2:00 PM $10–40 Milagro Theatre

Written by Alberto Cañas Escalante, La Segua is a Costa Rican folk tale of a haunted young woman whose beauty lures philandering men to insanity or death. In...

Tiny Beautiful Things

7:30 PM $25–80 The Armory

Based on Cheryl Strayed’s book of the same name, Tiny Beautiful Things chronicles the author’s journey as agony aunt as The Rumpus’s Dear Sugar, in a play th...

Made to Dance in Burning Buildings

Editor’s Pick 2:00 PM $10–30 Shaking the Tree

Playwright and actor Anya Pearson's Made to Dance in Burning Buildings is a vivid choreopoem that combines biting and lyrical spoken word with visceral, almo...

Four Last Things

2:00 PM $20–25 New Expressive Works

Irish theater company Corrib presents Lisa Tierney-Keogh's 2009 play about a young woman facing depression on her family's rural farm. The Irish Times called...

Tragedy: A Tragedy

2:00 PM Pay-what-you-will Back Door Theater

Defunkt presents Will Eno's satire of the television news biz, which follows a team of journalists on a day when the sun doesn't rise. Literally. (How's that...

Dream Logic

6:00 PM, 3:30 PM, and 1:30 PM $5–25 Alberta Abbey

Portland's Hand2Mouth is known for its wildly inventive approach to theater. The company's latest immersive work, Dream Logic, transports the viewer to a par...

The Delays

2:00 PM $10–20 Shoebox Theatre

Portlander Sara Jean Accuardi's brand-new play, presented by Theatre Vertigo, is set at an airport—but the characters aren't going anywhere. As time travels ...

Pontypool

2:00 PM $32–49 CoHo Theatre

Canadian novelist and screenwriter Tony Burgess takes on zombies in Pontypool, a witty, blood-soaked play about a small Oregon town with a big undead problem...

A Doll's House, Part 2

2:00 PM and 7:30 PM $30–60 Artists Repertory Theatre

Playwright Lucas Hnath scored a Tony nomination for this show, which imagines a sequel to Ibsen's 1879 drama. In Hnath's play, which the New York Times calle...