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Events for April 1st 2015

8:00 am
March 30th to May 2nd
Cumulus Congestus
North View Gallery

Cumulus Congestus is an exhibition of large-scale watercolor paintings and installation work by Portland artist, Bethany Hays. Hays draws on the politics of motherhood, feminism, and art history in her search for common ground between her roles as a parent and an artist. Hays paints piles of...more info

8:00 am
March 30th to April 24th
Portland Building Installation: In Celebration of Pigpens; The “Sties” the Limit?
Portland Building Installation Space 1120 SW 5th Portland Oregon

Artists Lou Watson and Michele McCall Wallace are taking over the Portland Building Installation Space with an exhibition called In Celebration of Pigpens; The “Sties” the Limit? The installation is in response to the oft reprinted quote by Portland Building architect Michael Graves. When Graves...more info

7:30 pm
March 27th to April 18th
CoHo Theatre, 2257 NW Raleigh St Portland, OR 97210

Abby and Zack are newlyweds subletting an apartment in the Belleville area of Paris. She’s a yoga instructor and he’s a physician with Doctor Without Borders. Their life is idyllic, if not especially noteworthy. That is until Abby walks in on Zack with his pants literally around his ankles. As she...more info

7:30 pm
March 11th to April 5th
The Invisible Hand - Evening Performances
Artists Repertory Theatre

By Ayad Akhtar Directed By Allen Nause The 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright’s tense plot involves a kidnapped American “futures” trader in Pakistan playing the market for his life. In this riveting, shockingly relevant play, taut scenarios unfold as the trader works to earn his release while...more info

7:30 pm
March 14th to April 11th
The Ministry of Special Cases
Milagro Theatre, 525 SE Stark

Page2Stage presents: "The Ministry of Special Cases" Buenos Aires, Argentina. 1976: Kaddish, who defaces graves for a living, and his insurance clerk wife, Lillian, strive against the forces of inflation and political insecurity to provide a normal life for their obstinate teenage son. When the...more info

7:30 pm
March 21st to April 18th
The People's Republic of Portland - Evening Performances
Gerding Theater at the Armory

Star of HBO’s Looking and former Daily Show correspondent, Lauren Weedman, is back with her sold-out hit: The People’s Republic of Portland. Two years ago, we invited Lauren to return to Portland following the run of her show BUST at PCS. We knew she had some unique perspectives on all things...more info

7:30 pm
April 1st to April 26th
The Price - Evening Performances
Artists Repertory Theatre, Alder Theatre

By Arthur Miller Directed By Adriana Baer In this seldom-seen masterpiece, two estranged brothers must sift through a lifetime of their deceased father’s possessions as they negotiate with a mysterious buyer. Miller’s timeless classic unearths lifetimes of choices and emotional illusions to reveal...more info

7:30 pm
March 6th to April 11th
Three Men on a Horse - Evening Performances
Lakewood Center for the Arts

Erwin Trowbridge chafes at suburban life and his rather uninspiring job of writing greeting card slogans. He falls in with three men and a girl whose profession is betting on horses. Now Erwin’s hobby is figuring out the race winners and he becomes fabulously rich, on paper. There’s just one...more info

Exhibits, Festivals, and Films

All Day
January 26th to April 7th
“The Watcher Files” exhibition to Portland State University
Portland State University Academic and Student Recreation Center, 1800 Southwest 6th Avenue, Portland, OR 97201

Artists Garrick Imatani & Kaia Sand have been in residence at the City of Portland Archives and Records Center (PARC) since 2013. In October 2014 they presented selections of their work at the North Portland Library. Now, in the final exhibition of their residency, they have installed artworks in...more info

10:00 am
February 7th to May 3rd
Italian Style
Portland Art Museum

This major exhibition is a glamorous, comprehensive look at Italian Fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day. The story is explored through the key individuals and organizations that have contributed to Italy’s reputation for quality and style. The exhibition will include...more info

10:00 am
January 10th to April 5th
Masterworks | Portland: El Greco
Portland Art Museum

The fifth installment of the Museum’s ongoing series Masterworks | Portland commemorates the fourth centenary of the death of El Greco (1541-1614), the brilliant, multicultural genius whose highly personal, conceptual style gave form to the intense spirituality of Spain’s Golden Age. Coinciding...more info

10:00 am
November 8th to April 12th
The Enclave
Portland Art Museum

Richard Mosse’s powerful video installation The Enclave (2013) premiered at the 2013 Venice Biennale in the Irish Pavilion. The Enclave was produced using a recently discontinued military film technology originally designed in World War II to reveal camouflaged installations hidden in the...more info

11:00 am
March 7th to June 14th
Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center Japanese American History Museum

Photography Exhibition by Motoya...more info

11:00 am
April 1st
Storefront Revisited
Blackfish Gallery

Original costumes, props, and set designs, from Portland's historic Storefront Theatre, will all be on display through the month of April at Blackfish Gallery. This programming is a collaboration between Blackfish Gallery and triangle productions! to celebrate triangle's orignal production:...more info