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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Art

R. B. Kitaj

11:00 AM $8 Oregon Jewish Museum

Known for his strong figurative work as well as his role in the British Pop Art movement—he was good friends with David Hockney—Kitaj had a tumultuous career...

LeBrie Rich

11:00 AM FREE Wolff Gallery

In Felt Grocery, Portlander LeBrie Rich examines food as both political statement and cultural connector with a series of 20 felted food sculptures of produc...

The Shape of Speed

10:00 AM $19.99 Portland Art Museum

Take a joyful ride back in time and see some of the finest streamlined automobiles and two-wheelers from the 1930s. Throughout the summer, PAM will display 1...

Vaginal Davis

11:00 AM FREE Adams & Ollman

Vaginal Davis’s work has been described as “terrorist drag” for the way the Los Angeles-born, Berlin-based artist rejects sanitized versions of drag and ques...

Stratum

12:00 PM FREE Ori Gallery

North Portland's Ori Gallery, which spotlights work by queer and trans artists of color, presents a new group exhibit that considers tattooing through the le...

Samantha Wall

11:00 AM FREE Russo-Lee Gallery

In Phantom Limbs, Portland artist Samantha Wall—who was born in South Korea and came to the US as a child—explores "family identity, cultural history, and lo...

Matt Eich

12:00 PM FREE Blue Sky

The black-and-white photos in I Love You, I’m Leaving chronicle a challenging period for Matt Eich, including his parents' separation, his move to a new city...

Concerts

Angel Olsen (September 2018)

8:00 PM $31–41 Newmark Theatre

The Missouri-raised singer-songwriter is much more than a tortured indie-folk star, as made blisteringly clear by her 2016 album, My Woman, which balances sy...

Special Events

TBA 2018

Editor’s Pick 12:00 PM Prices vary PICA

Portland’s annual contemporary art and performance festival returns, curated jointly for the first time by PICA’s crack team of artistic directors: Roya Amir...

Theater

Radiant Vermin

7:30 PM $25–32 CoHo Theatre

Scott Yarbrough—Third Rail's founding artistic director, who stepped down at the end of last season—helms Philip Ridley's macabre comedy about the housing cr...

Skeleton Crew

7:30 PM $30–60 Artists Repertory Theatre

Artists Rep opens its season with Dominique Morisseau's Obie-winning play about the collapse of Detroit's auto industry. Set in 2008 at one of the city's las...