Event Calendar Previous Next Thursday, April 18, 2019 Art Ronny Quevedo 11:00 AM FREE Upfor Gallery Ecuador-born artist Ronny Quevedo uses embossing to create pieces for Every Measure of Zero, which explores marginalized cultures and their relationship to p... Shohei Takasaki 12:00 PM FREE Nationale The local artist bids Portland farewell (he's moving to New York later this spring) with a solo exhibit titled Where Did You Sleep Last Night? Takasaki's pai... Associated American Artists: Prints for the People 10:00 AM $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... Susan Seubert Editor’s Pick 10:30 AM FREE Froelick Gallery The award-winning Portland photographer turns her lens on grief in A Typology of Lament, a series of photographs of delicate lace handkerchiefs—for wiping te... 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 ... Rumors 11:00 AM FREE Wolff Gallery Seven women make up Small Talk Collective, a local photography group that formed in 2015 and now presents a new exhibit at Wolff. Their work ranges from mist... Mel Bochner 11:00 AM $8 Oregon Jewish Museum In Enough Said, printmaker Mel Bochner considers everyday language as both image and concept, filling his bold, often colorful work with words like "blah" an... Noah Addis 12:00 PM FREE Blue Sky Gallery For Future Cities, Philadelphia-based photographer Noah Addis traveled the world to document informal settlements in some of the world's densest metropolises... Books & Talks Sophia Shalmiyev (April 2019) 7:00 PM FREE Broadway Books In Mother Winter, Sophia Shalmiyev follows the crumbs back to her native Russia in search of the mother she lost to addiction and geography. It’s a lyrical m... Mark Doten 7:30 PM FREE Powell's Books on Hawthorne In his latest novel, Trump Sky Alpha, the renowned satirist describes a live-streaming, airplane-piloting president who shuns his enemies and flaunts his suc... Concerts Soul'd Out Festival 2019 12:00 PM Prices vary Crystal Ballroom The homegrown festival of funk, R&B, jazz, soul, and hip-hop turns 10, with highlights including blues master Buddy Guy (who played the fest's first year... Dance Jefferson Dancers 2019 7:30 PM $16–20 Newmark Theatre Portland's ridiculously talented company of high school-age dancers presents its annual concert, featuring works of many genres, ballet to jazz to African. Pearl Dive Project 2019 7:30 PM $30–64 BodyVox Dance Center For the second time around, BodyVox has enlisted nondancers, from chef John Gorham to photographer Susan Seubert to roboticist/author Daniel Wilson, to chore... Theater A Dark Sky Full of Stars 7:30 PM $5–20 Shoebox Theatre How do we respond to surprising loss? In this world-premiere play by Don Zolidis, presented by Theatre Vertigo, a cast of six women patch together the story ... How to Keep an Alien Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM $20–25 New Expressive Works Irish actor and playwright Sonya Kelly’s humorous and moving play chronicles her real-life fall for an Australian stage manager and their subsequent wranglin... Until the Flood $28.50–57 The Armory Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith’s latest play is built on stories and interviews gathered after the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mi... Crowns 7:30 PM $25–39 Portland Playhouse Playwright Regina Taylor based this musical on photos of African American women in their church hats, transforming those dramatic images into a story of a yo... Crossing Mnisose Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM $25–70 The Armory Sacajawea sometimes gets rendered as a mere sidekick to Lewis and Clark on their westward journey. Consider this Portland Center Stage world premiere—written... 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.