Event Calendar Previous Next Friday, January 17, 2020 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... 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... Arvie Smith: 2 Up and 2 Back 12:00 PM FREE Disjecta Portland painter Arvie Smith’s provocative, many-hued show 2 Up and 2 Back is on at Disjecta through the beginning of February. One of the city’s sharpest ta... 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... Concerts Chadwick Stokes 8:00 PM $25–30 Doug Fir Lounge Chadwick Stokes and The Pintos is the burgeoning solo project of the Dispatch and State Radio front man. In it, Stokes assumes the POV from figures such as J... 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... Theater Sweat Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM $20–40 Imago Theatre Profile Theatre is in the middle of a two-season program exploring the works of Pulitzer winner Paula Vogel, her Pulitzer-winning protégé Lynn Nottage, and h... 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 2:00 PM $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 ... 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.