Event Calendar Previous Next Saturday, November 16, 2019 Art Hank Willis Thomas 10:00 AM $17-20 Portland Art Museum Hank Willis Thomas’s work focuses on bias, institutionalized discrimination, and inequality through a pop culture lens—one of his most recognizable works, "B... Future Ancestors 1:00 PM FREE Ori Gallery A collaboration between Portland’s Lisa Jarrett, Chamori writer and artist Lehua M. Taitano, and artist Jocelyn Kapumealani Ng that examines cross-cultural h... Brenda Mallory: Gather Back FREE Upfor Gallery The mixed-media artist and Cherokee Nation member transforms unremarkable, often discarded objects—linen firehoses, rubber drive belts, honeycomb packaging p... The Art of Reading 10:00 AM $17–20 Portland Art Museum It was the end of the 19th century and posters were having a moment. Produced using color lithography, they advertised periodicals—Harper’s, Lippincotts, The... Dance Death and Delight 2019 2:00 PM $32–52 BodyVox Dance Center Violent delights, violent ends, and a few pas de bourrees for good measure. Contemporary dance group/school BodyVox marries selections from Profokiev's Romeo... Theater Redwood 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM $21–87 The Armory What happens when an online ancestry search reveals that your fiancé’s ancestors kept your forebears as slaves in antebellum Kentucky? Playwright Brittany K.... Macbeth at Portland Center Stage 7:30 PM and 2:00 PM $21–42 Portland Center Stage Former Profile artistic director Adriana Baer directs a reworked, all-female version of The Scottish Play, edited by buzzy New York Obie winner Lee Sunday Ev... Smokefall 2:00 PM Pay what you will Defunkt Theatre It was the pull-quote heard ’round the world: “If Thornton Wilder had dropped acid, he might’ve written Smokefall.” So said Variety about Noah Haidle’s stran... Clown Down: Failed to Mount 8:00 PM Pay what you will Pacific Northwest College of Art Gloriously potty-mouthed drag clown Carla Rossi (a.k.a. Anthony Hudson) takes the stage for an hourlong investigation of mental health, environmental destruc... Shakespeare in Love 2:00 PM $20–34 Lakewood Center for the Arts Remember when Tom Stoppard and a pre-Goop Gwyneth Paltrow won Oscars for the same motion picture? Lakewood does! Their production of the Shakespeare in Love ... La Ruta 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM $30–60 Portland Opera Fresh off its premiere at the Steppenwolf in Chicago, La Ruta comes to the Portland Opera's intimate inner-Southeast space via Artists Rep. Based on real tes... 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.