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Wednesday, January 15, 2020


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...

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...

Nat Meade

11:00 AM FREE Froelick Gallery

The Massachusetts-born, Portland-raised, Brooklyn-educated painter debuts a new show called Sheesh at Old Town’s Froelick Gallery. Meade’s work—blocky, exagg...

Donna Gottschalk: Brave, Beautiful Outlaws

12:00 PM FREE Blue Sky Gallery

Gottschalk’s black-and-white photography, by turns tender and furious, documents the day-to-day life of radical lesbian organizers in ’70s California and New...

Hannah Altman: Kavana

12:00 PM FREE Blue Sky Gallery

Altman, a Jewish-American photographer from New Jersey, explores memory and lineage through the lens of Jewish thought in her latest exhibition. Dreamy, surr...

Books & Talks

Min Jin Lee 2020

7:30 PM SOLD OUT Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

The author of Free Food for Millionaires and Pachinko (which was shortlisted for the 2017 National Book Award) comes to the Schnitz for Literary Arts’ lectur...

Special Events

We the People

8:00 AM FREE Beaverton City Library

The folks at the Immigrant Story share two exhibitions at Beaverton City Library. Who We Are collects responses from Muslim women about the 2017 Portland MAX...


Beckett Women

Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM $20–30 Reed College Performing Arts Building

The Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble weaves together four rarely produced, female-led shorts from the Irish master. Not to set the bar too high, but th...

Hedwig and the Angry Inch 2020

7:30 PM and 11:00 AM $42.50–85 Portland Center Stage

In a word ... duh. John Cameron Mitchell’s glitter-streaked masterwork, as funny and moving and mind-bending now as it was 20 years ago, will always, always ...