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Events for October 22nd 2014

12:00 pm
October 1st to November 2nd
Blue Sky Gallery October 2014 - Sage Sohier & Carol Yarrow
Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts

Sage Sohier’s At Home with Themselves is a group of intimate portraits of committed same-sex couples made in the 1980s. Sohier produced images that stood in opposition to contemporaneous media portrayals of the “gay lifestyle,” images that expose some of the roots of today’s marriage equality...more info



7:00 pm
October 22nd
PDX Jazz presents: Greg Osby FOUR
Jimmy Mak's

Saxophonist, composer, producer and educator Greg Osbyhas made an indelible mark on contemporary jazz as a leader of his own ensembles and as a guest artist with other acclaimed jazz groups for the past 20 years. Highly regarded for his insightful and innovative approach to composition and...more info



7:30 pm
September 20th to November 2nd
Dreamgirls — Portland Center Stage
Gerding Theater at the Armory

Winner of six Tony Awards, this groundbreaking musical, loosely based on the career of The Supremes, takes you to a revolutionary time in American music history where three friends form The Dreamettes and learn hard lessons about love, trust and the changing tastes of the American...more info



7:30 pm
October 1st to October 26th
Exiles — Artists Repertory Theatre
Artists Repertory Theatre

When a storm leaves their tiny vessel helplessly adrift at sea, tension escalates as six Cuban refugees find themselves in a desperate battle against the elements, each other and their past. Set during the 1980 Mariel Boatlift when Fidel Castro allowed Cuban-Americans to bring family members by...more info



7:30 pm
October 4th to November 16th
The Typographer's Dream — Portland Center Stage
Gerding Theater at the Armory

This play by Adam Bock follows the story of a stenographer, a geographer and a typographer. During a presentation, it becomes hilariously clear that their personal issues just so happen to correspond with their...more info



Exhibits, Festivals, and Films

All Day
October 4th to October 28th
Jo Hamilton: Our House of Portland
Sum Gallery

With her new project, funded by a grant from the Regional Arts & Culture Council, Jo Hamilton begins to chronicle in yarn the people -residents, volunteers, staff- of Our House of Portland, a residential AIDS care facility in SE where she has been a volunteer for the last ten years. The first...more info



All Day
September 27th to February 8th
Portland Art Museum presents "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
October 20th to October 31st
"Día de los Muertos" installation by artist Pepe Moscoso
Portland Building Installation Space (lobby)

Artist Pepe Moscoso, known for his photography, collage and assemblage work, brings his talent for combining mediums to the Portland Building in October with a site-specific Día de los Muertos(Day of the Dead) installation in the lobby exhibition space. As many already know, the Día de los...more info



10:00 am
October 18th to January 11th
Blue Sky: The Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts at 40
Portland Art Museum

Over the past four decades, Portland’s Blue Sky Gallery has risen from an upstart artists’ collective to a mature, nationally recognized nonprofit photographic space. This major survey exhibition of more than 120 works by artists shown at Blue Sky will demonstrate the critical role that the gallery...more info



10:00 am
October 18th to January 11th
In Passionate Pursuit - The Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Collection and Legacy
Portland Art Museum

In Passionate Pursuit explores the richly diverse collection of Arlene and the late Harold Schnitzer, their promised gift to the community, and the profound impact they have had as philanthropists on cultural patronage in Portland. For more than half a century the Schnitzers have collected art....more info



10:00 am
October 18th to January 11th
Portland Art Museum presents In Passionate Pursuit
Portland Art Museum

In Passionate Pursuit explores the richly diverse collection of Arlene and the late Harold Schnitzer, their promised gift to the community, and the profound impact they have had as philanthropists on cultural patronage in Portland. For more than half a century, the Schnitzers have collected art....more info



10:00 am
August 30th to December 14th
Portland Art Museum: This is War! Graphic Arts From the Great War, 1914-1918
Portland Art Museum

This year marks the centenary of the commencement of the Great War, the conflict that engulfed Europe and altered the course of twentieth-century life, politics, and history. The Great War also had a profound impact on all forms of artistic expression. At first anticipated and even welcomed by...more info



10:00 am
October 17th to November 15th
Semblant Geometries
Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)

Reception with the artist: Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. Where do math and metaphor meet? In this body of work, which includes a fine press book and etchings, printmaker Heather Lee Birdsong pairs the crisp visual language of planar geometry with folk tales. The application of metaphor...more info



11:00 am
September 9th to December 14th
Clearing
Lewis & Clark College

Clearing is a multidisciplinary exhibition by Dana Lynn Louis involving drawing ,sculpture ,photography, and projections that takes place both in and outside of the Hoffman Gallery at Lewis and Clark College. The exhibition opens September 9th and runs through December 14th. There are opportunities...more info



7:00 pm
October 22nd
Northwest Film Center presents JINGLE BELL ROCKS!
Portland Art Museum

Christmas music is sort of a love-it-or-hate-it affair. Whatever your persuasion, however, you're bound to be caught up in the enthusiasm and discovery of music junkie Mitchell Kezin as he tracks down the stories behind his favorite holiday tunes. Kezin unearths songs - funny, sad, satirical and...more info



7:00 pm
October 22nd
Northwest Film Center presents Reel Music Festival
Whitsell Auditorium

Reel Music is the Film Center’s annual showcase exploring the lively interplay between sound and image, music and culture. Featuring everything from collections of vintage performance clips to new documentary and dramatic films, to cutting-edge music videos and animation, Reel Music embraces films...more info