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Events for January 31st 2015

10:00 am
January 30th to February 1st
Portland Fine Print Fair 2015
Portland Art Museum

Own a masterpiece! You are invited to attend the Portland Fine Print Fair in the historic Fields Ballroom. Peruse and purchase prints from 18 top dealers from across North America. These knowledgeable art dealers welcome your questions, whether you are a first-time collector or a seasoned...more info



12:00 pm
January 31st to March 1st
"The Jungle Book" (matinee) - world premiere adaptation
Northwest Children's Theater and School

NWCT journeys deep into the heart of the jungle. This original adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic brings to life the story of a child raised in the wild through traditional Indian dance and a dash of "Bollywood!” Created in partnership with Anita Menon’s Anjali School of...more info



2:00 pm
January 17th to February 15th
Oregon Children's Theatre presents Skippyjon Jones
Newmark Theatre

MEET SKIPPYJON, a Siamese cat who thinks he’s one of the birds. He enjoys sleeping in their nest, sharing their breakfast of worms, and bathing in Mrs. Doohiggy’s birdbath. In frustration, Mama Junebug Jones sends him to his room to ponder what it means to be a Siamese cat. Instead, Skippyjon...more info



2:00 pm
January 24th to March 8th
Threesome - Matinee Performances
Portland Center Stage

A World Premiere! Leila and Rashid, Egyptian Americans with ties to Cairo, attempt to solve their relationship issues by inviting a relative stranger into their bedroom to engage in a threesome. What begins as a hilariously awkward evening soon becomes an experience fraught with secrets, raising...more info



4:00 pm
January 31st to March 1st
"The Jungle Book" - world premiere adaptation
Northwest Children's Theater and School

NWCT journeys deep into the heart of the jungle. This original adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic brings to life the story of a child raised in the wild through traditional Indian dance and a dash of "Bollywood!” Created in partnership with Anita Menon’s Anjali School of...more info



6:30 pm
January 30th to February 1st
THE KING AND THE MOCKINGBIRD - Matinee Showing
Whitsell Auditorium

Northwest Film Center presents: THE KING AND THE MOCKINGBIRD Widely considered one of the best animated features of all time and a masterpiece of French animation, the Prix Louis Delluc-winning THE KING AND THE MOCKINGBIRD has been cited by Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata as a...more info



7:30 pm
January 29th to February 15th
Dead Man's Cell Phone
Artists Repertory Theatre

When Jean takes possession of the cell phone of a dead man, she is thrown into a mysterious journey of self-discovery and awakening. Through this small modern device, she finds adventure, purpose and even love – but at what cost? This hilarious and paradoxical treatise on the digital world probes...more info



7:30 pm
January 24th to February 8th
Enter THE NIGHT
Shaking the Tree Warehouse, 823 SE Grant Street, PDX

PETE (Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble) presents Enter THE NIGHT by Maria Irene Fornes PETE colludes with NYC director Alice Reagan to shape a SUR-realistic world of fancy and verity. Enter THE NIGHT is a play situated between dreaming and wakefulness, fantasy and reality, myth and life. It...more info



7:30 pm
January 31st
La Peña Flamenca presents Eric and Encarnación's Duo Flamenco
Café Artichoke 226 SE Hawthorne Blvd Portland OR

"Come experience an intimate authentic evening with an internationally renowned flamenco duo, known for the deep connection that permeates their live performances. They have performed nationally and internationally for over 10 years with the world/rock super-group "Children of the Revolution" and...more info



7:30 pm
January 9th to February 15th
The Seven Wonders Of Ballyknock
Lakewood Center for the Arts

It's 1955 and few have visited Ballyknock since WWII. When a mysterious, young American woman appears looking for a room, the barman sets out to show her the seven wonders of Ballyknock. As wonders unfold, she discovers the joy in life, finds love and a home. Written by an Oregonian, The Seven...more info



7:30 pm
January 29th to February 28th
The World Goes 'Round - Evening Performances
The Broadway Rose New Stage Auditorium, 12850 SW Grant Avenue, Tigard, OR 97223

Together, John Kander and Fred Ebb have crafted some of musical theater’s most poignant, witty, and romantic songs for Broadway sensations such as Chicago, Cabaret,and Kiss Of The Spider Woman. Rediscover these timeless gems in The World Goes ‘Round, a sparkling revue celebrating life, love, and...more info



7:30 pm
January 10th to February 7th
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike - Evening Performance
Gerding Theater at the Armory

Portland Center Stage presents the Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, complete with all the comic genius that only Christopher Durang can deliver. Vanya and his sister Sonia tolerate their mediocre middle-aged lives, until their movie-star sister Masha returns for a surprise visit with...more info



Exhibits, Festivals, and Films

All Day
September 27th to February 8th
Forbidden Fruit: Chris Antemann at Meissen
Portland Art Museum

In 2012, Oregon-based sculptor Chris Antemann was invited to participate in the Art Studio program of the renowned Meissen Porcelain Manufactory to collaborate with the Meissen master artisans on unique pieces and a series of limited editions of her sculptures, resulting in a grand installation...more info



8:00 am
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
January 31st
"Oregon's Painted History" by Anna Magruder
Portland’5 Centers for the Arts

Portland artist Anna Magruder loves painting people from the past, going on vintage treasure hunts, and is always on the lookout for striking images and stories from bygone days. Her recent project, "Oregon's Painted History" brings those interests together. Funded in part by the Regional Arts and...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 February 15th
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



12:00 pm
January 31st
Chamber Music Northwest: Open Rehearsal with the Dover Quartet
Kaul Auditorium

Join the Dover Quartet for a behind-the-scenes look at these wonderful young artists putting the finishing touches on Bartók's String Quartet No. 6 in D Major in preparation for their evening CMNW Winter Festival...more info



12:00 pm
January 7th to February 1st
Diana Markosian - Inventing My Father
Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts

At seven years old, photojournalist Diana Markosian moved from Moscow to California with her mother and brother. Her father was left behind. Markosian’s early memories of her father were limited, but as she adjusted to her new life in the United States, she never lost hope that she would see him...more info



12:00 pm
January 7th to February 1st
Dima Gavrysh - Inshallah - at Blue Sky Gallery January 2015
Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts

In his series, Inshallah, which means “God-willing” in Arabic, photographer Dima Gavrysh explores the repercussions of the Soviet and American occupations of Afghanistan. The visually stunning black-and-white images that make up this body of work were all captured while the photographer was...more info



2:00 pm
January 31st
One Off! - Completely Improvised One Act Plays
Lakewood Center for the Arts

The world of improvised theatre can open the imagination in ways utterly unpredictable, totally magical, and completely entertaining! Join us in this highly interactive showcase where your suggestions transform our players into all kinds of characters and transport them to all manner of places! How...more info



4:30 pm
January 31st
THE KING AND THE MOCKINGBIRD - Early Showing
Whitsell Auditorium

Northwest Film Center presents: THE KING AND THE MOCKINGBIRD Widely considered one of the best animated features of all time and a masterpiece of French animation, the Prix Louis Delluc-winning THE KING AND THE MOCKINGBIRD has been cited by Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata as a...more info



7:30 pm
January 31st
Chamber Music Northwest Winter Festival: Mozart, Bartók & Schumann
Kaul Auditorium

Explore the evolution of chamber music through masterpieces of three centuries as CMNW’s artists bring you Mozart’s groundbreaking work blending winds and strings, Bartók’s modernist spin on the string quartet and Schumann’s homage to Mozart. Featuring a full cast that includes nearly all of our...more info



7:30 pm
January 31st
Chamber Music Northwest: Mozart, Bartók, & Schumann
Kaul Auditorium

Explore the evolution of chamber music through masterpieces of three centuries as CMNW's artists bring you Mozart's groundbreaking quintet blending winds and strings, Bartók's modernist spin on the string quartet and Schumann's homage to Mozart. MOZART Quintet in E-flat Major for Horn, Violin, Two...more info



8:30 pm
January 30th to February 1st
THE KING AND THE MOCKINGBIRD - Evening Showing
Whitsell Auditorium

Northwest Film Center Presents THE KING AND THE MOCKINGBIRD Widely considered one of the best animated features of all time and a masterpiece of French animation, the Prix Louis Delluc-winning THE KING AND THE MOCKINGBIRD has been cited by Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata as a...more info