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Friday, January 12, 2018

Art

Animating Life: The Art, Science, and Wonder of Laika

10:00 AM $19.99 Portland Art Museum

The pioneers of stop-motion animation—responsible for Coraline, ParaNorman, and Kubo and the Two Strings—get a star turn in this major Portland Art Museum ex...

In the Beginning: Minor White’s Oregon Photographs

10:00 AM FREE–$19.99 Portland Art Museum

In 1938, the Works Progress Administration hired 30-year-old Minor White to photograph the architecture of downtown Portland. Some images—expect about 70 in ...

Kingdom Animalia

10:00 AM FREE–$19.99 Portland Art Museum

This exhibit of prints, drawings, and posters—from Dürer and Picasso to regional artists Beth Van Hoesen and Frank Boyden—spans 500 years, showing animals as...

Robert Frank

12:00 PM FREE Blue Sky Gallery

Books and Films 1947–2018 draws together the work of the influential Swiss-American photographer, best known for The Americans, a landmark 1958 book that cap...

The Wyeths: Three Generations

10:00 AM $19.99 Portland Art Museum

PAM displays more than 80 paintings and drawings from one of the most artistically prolific families in the United States. Born in 1882, N.C. Wyeth was one o...

Wendy Red Star

7:00 AM FREE Stumptown Coffee: Downtown

In Grandmothers (I Come As One But I Stand As Ten Thousand), the Portland multimedia artist superimposes portraits of Crow Nation women, taken by photographe...

Concerts

1939 Ensemble and Golden Retriever

9:00 PM $8–10 Mississippi Studios

Drawing inspiration from krautrock, no wave, and jazz, Portland-based instrumental quartet 1939 Ensemble celebrates its latest EP, Beats & Saints. They'r...

Theater

Bi-

7:30 PM $7–40 Milagro Theatre

What is your bi-dentity? In this bilingual world premiere, Teatro Milagro's touring cast uses interviews, poetic narrative, and movement to explore the press...

Lifeboat

7:30 PM $20–25 Northwest Children's Theater & School

When Bess Walder and Beth Cummings were being evacuated as children from Britain in 1940, a torpedo hit their ship in the Atlantic Ocean. The two survived an...

Uncle Vanya

7:30 PM and 7:30 PM $25–30 Reed College

As part of their Anton Chekhov series, Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble presents an unexpected spin on Uncle Vanya, in a new translation by Portlander ...