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Events for February 10th 2016

9:00 am
January 11th to February 26th
“Northwest Neighbors” Paintings by Joanne Radmilovich Kollman
Kempton Hall Trinity Episcopal Cathedral 147 NW 19th Ave Portland, OR 97209

Joanne Kollmans “Northwest Neighbors” exhibit is a series of oil paintings portraying friends, acquaintances and strangers depicted in their "in-between moments" in life, where personality is expressed through gesture, style and culture. Artist Forum - January 10, 9 AM Opening Reception - January...more info



11:00 am
January 28th to March 13th
"Intersecciones: Havana/Portland"
Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art Lewis & Clark 0615 S.W. Palatine Hill RoadMSC 95PortlandOR97219

Inspired by Portland, six young Cuban artists have filled Lewis & Clark College’s Hoffman Gallery with their responses to cultural crossovers and their own interpretations of the city. Planned prior to the United States’ recent sanction-lifting on Cuba, this exhibition took on a broader, more...more info



11:00 am
February 4th to February 21st
The Call
Artists Repertory Theatre

Profile Theatre focuses each season on the work of a single playwright. Having covered mid-20th-century masters from Arthur Miller to Edward Albee to Neil Simon, the company now seeks to support current, mid-career writers—particularly women and ethnic minorities. That makes Portland-bred Tanya...more info



7:30 pm
January 16th to February 14th
"Great Expectations"
Portland Center Stage Gerding Theater at the Armory

Portland Center Stage presents Charles Dickens’ oft-adapted coming-of-age classic in a version by Lucinda Stroud that debuted in 2011 at Seattle’s Book-It Repertory Theatre. Book-It founder Jane Jones, who played Miss Havisham in that production, takes the director’s chair here, and that’s...more info



7:30 pm
February 6th to March 27th
Each and Every Thing
Portland Center Stage Gerding Theater at the Armory

By Dan Hoyle. Directed by Charlie Varon. “He doesn’t have to tell us that theater is an un-digital-izable medium. He demonstrates the art form’s peculiar person-to-roomful-of-persons capacity to create an instant sense of community and engender intimate and thought-provoking levels of empathy.” -...more info



7:30 pm
February 10th
From Saving to Serving: An Oregon Humanities Conversation Project Event
Artists Repertory Theatre

Profile Theatre is thrilled to partner with Oregon Humanities to examine issues that lie at the heart of the first production of their season, Tanya Barfield’s The Call. Many of us try to make a positive difference in the world through our work and volunteering, and we often find that this can be...more info



7:30 pm
January 8th to February 13th
Golden Boy
Lakewood Center for the Arts

Clifford Odets’ timeless drama, Golden Boy, tells the story of Joe Bonaparte, a young Italian New Yorker in the late 1930s who pursues “the American dream” of fame and fortune. Joe, a violin prodigy, is lured into the lucrative world of prizefighting and loses everything he holds...more info



7:30 pm
February 9th to March 6th
Mothers & Sons by Terrence McNally
Artists Repertory Theatre

Artists Repertory Theatre presents Mothers & Sons. In this sensitive and wryly humorous 2014 Tony Award-nominated play, a mother, after a 20-year silence, pays a surprise visit to her deceased son’s former lover seeking a connection she can’t fathom. At his Central Park apartment, with his husband...more info



7:30 pm
February 5th to February 27th
Mr. Kolpert
Imago Theatre

Third Rail Rep specializes in (among other things) black comedies that really are funny—and funnier the darker they get. So it’s no wonder the troupe was drawn to German playwright David Gieselmann's play about a fashionable young couple who tells dinner guests that the trunk in the living room...more info



Exhibits, Festivals, and Films

9:00 am
February 4th to February 26th
Innerscape/Outerscape Exhibit
Gallery 135

Shawn Demarest is a Portland oil painter primarily focused on interpreting the environment she inhabits. Recently, a move to Foster-Powell led to a new body of work exploring Southeast 82nd Avenue. This series merges a traditional approach to urbanscape painting with an abstract and intuitive...more info



10:00 am
October 17th to March 13th
Center for Contemporary Native Arts
Portland Art Museum

This fall, the Museum opens its new Center for Contemporary Native Arts with an exhibition featuring the work of three contemporary Oregon Native artists: Greg Archuleta, Greg Robinson, and Sara Siestreem. These three artists bring forward a strong sense of the continuum of Native living cultures...more info



10:00 am
December 2nd to April 3rd
Kenny Scharf: Cosmic Cavern
Portland Art Museum

Kenny Scharf’s Cosmic Cavern immerses viewers in a day-glo universe densely packed with graffiti tags, detritus and everyday objects reimagined as cartoon personalities. Scharf's installation offers a vision of the groundbreaking art scene during the 1980s in New York and demonstrates the hybrid...more info



10:00 am
November 5th to February 21st
Paige Powell: The Ride
Portland Art Museum

In 1980, Paige Powell, a fifth-generation Oregonian, left Portland for New York City. After landing at Interview magazine, where she rose to associate publisher, Powell became close with Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Francesco and Alba Clemente, Tama Janowitz, Stephen Sprouse, and others who...more info



10:30 am
February 4th to April 2nd
Christine Bourdette - Drawing to Planet Earth
Elizabeth Leach Gallery

Presenting new graphite and watercolor works alongside delicate paper sculptures, Christine Bourdette continues her explorations of the ever-shifting human condition in Drawing to Planet Earth. In this work Bourdette brings forth imagery of the American West’s untamed geologic forms to represent...more info



11:00 am
February 2nd to February 27th
James Luna: Performagraphic
Blackfish Gallery

Internationally-renowned Native American artist James Luna exhibits a collection of images and objects related to his long career in multi-media performance and installation in a rare gallery show, Performagraphic, at Blackfish...more info



12:00 pm
February 3rd to February 28th
Michelle Frankfurter: Destino
Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts

Opening Reception: February 4, 2016 6-9 p.m. Artist Talk: First Thursday, February 4, 5 p.m. “I seek to capture the experience of people who struggle to control their own destiny when confronted by extreme circumstances." - Michelle Frankfurter, Destino Destino captures in striking...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
February 3rd to February 28th
Kris Graves: The Testament Project
Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts

Opening Reception: February 4, 2016, 6-9 p.m. Artist Talk: February 6, 3 p.m. "Black men in America are portrayed in the extreme—either as very rich or very poor, they are demonized, infantilized, ridiculed, idolized or hyper-sexualized—and within the art canon there is a noticeable scarcity of...more info



7:30 pm
February 10th
Portland Black Film Festival: Buck and the Preacher
Hollywood Theatre

The Portland Black Film Festival presents this rare 35mm print. Buck and the Preacher (1972): Sidney Poitier stars as Buck, a trail guide leading former slaves to homesteads in the West. Harry Belafonte is the Preacher, a con-man minister who is forced into helping Buck in his dangerous work. When...more info