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Events for April 26th 2015

11:00 am
April 26th
Schoolhouse Rock Live! - Sun. 11AM
Winningstad Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway

Oregon Children's Theature presents: Schoolhouse Rock Live! Tom is a nerve-wracked school teacher on the eve of his first day of class. Will his students like him? How can he inspire them? His solution is a collection of songs that are none other than the educational, catchy, and, beloved...more info



12:00 pm
April 25th to May 24th
"The Little Mermaid" at NWCT (Matinee) - World Premiere Adaptation!
Northwest Children's Theater and School

NWCT's 22nd Season ends with a splash! This musical tale of a girl longing for life above the waves travels under the sea and high into the air with the help of the A-WOL Dance Collective! An NWCT World Premiere...more info



1:00 pm
April 26th
rarely pure and never simple (1pm matinee)
1515 SE 37th AVE

Aerial dance, acrobatics, and original physical theater created and performed by teen ensemble, the Zig Zags…with opening act, the Knick Knacks! Adapted from Plato’s cave allegory, Rarely Pure and Never Simple is an exploration of “truth”, the journey of learning, and the cost of knowledge....more info



2:00 pm
April 12th to May 3rd
Cyrano - Matinee Performances
Gerding Theater at the Armory

With its original setting and the glorious costumes of 17th century France, this classic romantic comedy has been given a 21st century feel with a snappy modern adaptation.Cyrano tells the story of a great swordsman with a beautiful soul, who is hampered by a huge nose that makes him believe he is...more info



2:00 pm
April 19th to May 24th
Grease - Matinee Performances
Broadway Rose New Stage Auditorium, 12850 SW Grant Avenue, Tigard, OR 97223

A powerhouse Broadway musical and enduring movie classic, Grease picks up the story of bad boy Danny and girl-next-door Sandy where their summer lovin’ leaves off: at the start of a new school year at Rydell High, 1959. Amid fast cars, teen angst, and moon-lit nights, the two discover that to...more info



2:00 pm
April 26th
Reinvention- Darkness Into Light
French American International School, 8500 NW Johnson Street

A new Pendulum Aerial Arts production. We invite you to experience three days of performance by the extremely talented Professional Training Students, and Company members of Pendulum Aerial Arts. Assistant Artistic Director Rebecca Sukhanova, and co-creator, Head Aerial Coach, Melissa Kellerman...more info



2:00 pm
April 26th
Schoolhouse Rock Live! - Sat. & Sun. 2PM
Winningstad Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway

Oregon Children's Theature presents: Schoolhouse Rock Live! Tom is a nerve-wracked school teacher on the eve of his first day of class. Will his students like him? How can he inspire them? His solution is a collection of songs that are none other than the educational, catchy, and, beloved...more info



2:00 pm
April 24th to May 10th
Terrifying Shrubbery
The Headwaters Theater

Terrifying Shrubbery is a surprisingly comic take on the Grimm Brothers' world of dark, dangerous forests, life quests, evil-doers, and true love. Nomadic's Michael O'Neill and Sarah Liane Foster collaborate with director Philip Cuomo to bring you this original show in the engaging, profound, and...more info



2:00 pm
April 26th
The Price - Matinee 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



3:00 pm
April 26th
Oregon Repertory Singers: Sealed Angel/Chichester Psalms
First United Methodist Church

Written in 1998, Rodion Shchedrin's Sealed Angel is a meditative and moving sacred opera for choir accompanied by flute and vocal soloists. This will be the piece's Northwest premiere. The First United Methodist Church Chancel Choir, its conductor Erick Lichte and organist Jonas Nordwall will join...more info



3:00 pm
April 26th
Portland Baroque Orchestra: Vivaldi's Four Seasons at Kaul Auditorium
Kaul Auditorium

Monica Huggett celebrates her 20th season at Portland Baroque Orchestra with a Northwest tour of Four Seasons. Experience sounds and scenes of nature and country life with the virtuosity and theatricality that only Monica and PBO can...more info



4:00 pm
April 25th to May 25th
"The Little Mermaid" at NWCT - World Premiere Adaptation!
Northwest Children's Theater and School

NWCT's 22nd Season ends with a splash! This musical tale of a girl longing for life above the waves travels under the sea and high into the air with the help of the A-WOL Dance Collective! An NWCT World Premiere...more info



4:00 pm
April 26th
Camerata PYP (April)
Wieden + Kennedy

Camerata PYP concludes its chamber series on April 26, 2015, at the Wieden + Kennedy building in Portland’s Pearl District at 4 p.m. The winds section will shine with Enescu’s Dectet for Winds. The rest of the repertoire features much contemporary music, with Efrain Amaya’s Angelica and Jonathan...more info



4:30 pm
April 26th
rarely pure and never simple (4:30pm matinee)
Echo Theatre

Aerial dance, acrobatics, and original physical theater created and performed by teen ensemble, the Zig Zags…with opening act, the Knick Knacks! Adapted from Plato’s cave allegory, Rarely Pure and Never Simple is an exploration of “truth”, the journey of learning, and the cost of knowledge....more info



7:30 pm
April 4th to May 2nd
Cyrano - Evening Performances
Gerding Theater at the Armory

With its original setting and the glorious costumes of 17th century France, this classic romantic comedy has been given a 21st century feel with a snappy modern adaptation.Cyrano tells the story of a great swordsman with a beautiful soul, who is hampered by a huge nose that makes him believe he is...more info



Exhibits, Festivals, and Films

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



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

Photography Exhibition by Motoya...more info



12:00 pm
April 1st to March 31st
2015 Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers
Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts

Blue Sky, the Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts, is pleased to announce the names of 64 artists selected for inclusion in its 2015 Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers Program ("Drawers"). Debuting on First Thursday, April 2, and coinciding with Portland Photo Month, each artist...more info



12:00 pm
April 26th
Andy Coolquitt : Solo Exhibition
Disjecta

Austin-based artist Andy Coolquitt is influenced by the detritus he scavenges from the neighborhoods surrounding his studio. An avid collector, he gathers the remnants of human activity to create objects that imply domesticity, structure, comfort and shelter. His site-specific works reference the...more info



12:00 pm
April 7th to May 15th
Botched Execution: Heidi Schwegler 2004 - 2015
Art Gym, Marylhurst University, 17600 Pacific Hwy, Marylhurst, OR 97036

Heidi Schwegler is an artist working in a variety of media, most frequently sculpture and video. She is concerned with the impermanent nature of the corporeal, the surprising resilience of the discarded, and the inevitability of decay. Botched Execution: Selected Works 2004-2015 presents a...more info



12:00 pm
April 1st to May 3rd
Cheryle St. Onge - Natural Findings
Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts

Natural Findings is a photographic exploration of the natural world as one might first experience it as a child. Artist Cheryle St. Onge’s beautifully contemplative black-and-white images depict the curiosity and awe surrounding the initial discoveries of such treasures as “a paper wasp nest that...more info



12:00 pm
April 1st to May 3rd
Colleen Plumb Exhibitions: "Animals Are Outside Today" and "Thirty Times a Minute"
Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts

In her photographic series Animals Are Outside Today, artist Colleen Plumb focuses on the complex relationship between humans and animals. As her quiet yet provoking color images illustrate, animals hold a unique place in the human imagination, although their lives are often dependent upon our...more info



1:00 pm
April 26th
They Live by Night
Whitsell Auditorium

Northwest Film Center presents: THEY LIVE BY NIGHT After working with Elia Kazan for many years as an assistant, Ray’s directorial debut is the first in a significant line of now-legendary “couple on the lam” works so prominent in American cinema. Bowie (Farley Granger, hot off of Hitchcock’s...more info



2:00 pm
April 26th
View From the Bridge - Matinee Performances
25 SW Salmon Street, Two World Trade Center Portland, OR 97204

Don’t miss a stellar cast led by Mark Strong (The Imitation Game; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy) in the Young Vic’s ‘magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold’ production of A View from the Bridge – the Evening Standard, Guardian and Independent’s top theatre pick of 2014. The great Arthur Miller...more info



7:00 pm
April 26th
And We Were Young
Whitsell Auditorium

Northwest Film Center presents: AND WE WERE YOUNG Andy Smetanka’s work has ranged from creating a short segment for Guy Maddin’s MY WINNEPEG to ‘The Bachelor and the Bride,’ a music video for the Decemberists. For his first feature-length film, Smetanka turned to his fascination with World War I....more info



7:00 pm
April 26th
Northwest Film Center presents: A Woman's Secret
Whitsell Auditorium

Written and produced by the esteemed Herman Mankiewicz (CITIZEN KANE), Ray’s second feature for RKO concerns aging, cosmopolitan singer Marian (Maureen O’Hara), who takes the bratty, unpolished upstart Susan (Gloria Grahame) under her wing in an attempt to jumpstart Susan’s career as a performer....more info



7:00 pm
April 26th
View From the Bridge - Evening Performances
25 SW Salmon Street, Two World Trade Center Portland, OR 97204

Don’t miss a stellar cast led by Mark Strong (The Imitation Game; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy) in the Young Vic’s ‘magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold’ production of A View from the Bridge – the Evening Standard, Guardian and Independent’s top theatre pick of 2014. The great Arthur Miller...more info