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Events for May 24th 2015

11:00 am
May 10th to May 31st
Ramona Quimby - Sunday 11AM
Newmark Theatre

Meet Ramona Quimby. She lives on Klickitat Street in NE Portland. She’s incredibly imaginative, boisterous, at times even exasperating, but always fun. She’s beginning third grade where she discovers school is about to become a lot more serious. At home things are getting more challenging too. Her...more info



12:00 pm
April 25th to May 25th
"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 deep under the sea and high into the air with a touch of circus performance, a dash of vaudeville, and the help of the A-WOL Dance...more info



12:00 pm
May 1st to May 31st
Who Am I?
North Portland Library

St. Andrew Nativity School, Oregon’s only tuition free private middle school, partnered with local Artist Joanne Radmilovich Kollman for a portrait project titled Who Am I?" Kollman was awarded a Regional Arts & Culture Council Arts-In-Schools project grant. This project allowed 26, 8th grade...more info



2:00 pm
May 24th
4000 Miles - Matinee Performances
Artists Repertory Theatre, Morrison Theatre

By Amy Herzog Directed By Alana Byington A cross-country bike trip from the Pacific NW brings 21-year-old Leo, unannounced, to his 91-year-old grandmother’s West Village apartment. Trapped in inertia and trying to escape his past, the young man’s world views are rattled by his grandmother’s...more info



2:00 pm
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
May 10th to June 14th
Mame - Matinee Performances
Lakewood Center for the Arts

At the height of the 1920s, Auntie Mame becomes the guardian of Patrick, her young nephew. Her life turns up-side-down, but she still lives life to the fullest. Special songs include “Mame,” “It’s Today, Open a New Window,” and “Bosom...more info



2:00 pm
May 13th to June 7th
Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play
Portland Playhouse

Yes, THAT Mr. Burns. Acclaimed playwright Anne Washburn leads us into an unlikely post-catastrophe, post-electricity future in which survivors pass the time recounting episodes from The Simpsons. As they are told, and told, and told again, these snippets from our pop culture become the stuff of...more info



2:00 pm
May 7th to May 31st
Our Country's Good
Venetian Theatre (253 E Main St. Hillsboro, OR 97123)

Miles from their homeland, a boat full of Royal Marine officers and convicts arrives on the Australian shore in 1789, forced to create a community in a fledgling penal colony. Amid the brutal conditions of the settlement, a determined lieutenant volunteers to direct the convicts—a collection of...more info



2:00 pm
May 9th to May 31st
Ramona Quimby - Sat. & Sun. 2PM
Newmark Theatre

Meet Ramona Quimby. She lives on Klickitat Street in NE Portland. She’s incredibly imaginative, boisterous, at times even exasperating, but always fun. She’s beginning third grade where she discovers school is about to become a lot more serious. At home things are getting more challenging too. Her...more info



2:00 pm
May 24th
Static at Third Rail - Matinee Performances
Imago Theatre

Third Rail is thrilled to present the U.S. premiere of this beautiful play by acclaimed British dramatist Dan Rebellato. Sara’s life is thrown into disorder when her husband, Chris, dies unexpectedly. Trying to cope with her loss she discovers a compilation tape, apparently made for her by him....more info



2:00 pm
May 9th to June 14th
The Lion - Matinee Performances
Gerding Theater at the Armory

One man, six guitars, and a true story of love, loss, family loyalty, and the redemptive power of music. Hailed as “the best new musical” by the Huffington Post and “absolutely the best original musical of the year” by The Stage in London, writer/performer Benjamin Scheuer (winner of the ASCAP Cole...more info



2:00 pm
May 24th to June 14th
Three Days of Rain - Matinee Performances
Gerding Theater at the Armory

A newly discovered journal recalls Greenwich Village in the early 1960s when two young architects (unaware they’re on the brink of fame) struggle with plans for the iconic Janeway House. The journal is left to their children thirty years later, who must sort out the murky mystery behind their...more info



4:00 pm
May 24th
"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 deep under the sea and high into the air with a touch of circus performance, a dash of vaudeville, and the help of the A-WOL Dance...more info



7:00 pm
May 24th to June 25th
Sky Blue @ Thorns
Providence Park

Head to Providence Park where the Portland Thorns host Sky Blue...more info



7:30 pm
May 24th
4000 Miles - Evening Performances
Artists Repertory Theatre, Morrison Theatre

By Amy Herzog Directed By Alana Byington A cross-country bike trip from the Pacific NW brings 21-year-old Leo, unannounced, to his 91-year-old grandmother’s West Village apartment. Trapped in inertia and trying to escape his past, the young man’s world views are rattled by his grandmother’s...more info



7:30 pm
May 2nd to June 13th
The Lion - Evening Performances
Gerding Theater at the Armory

One man, six guitars, and a true story of love, loss, family loyalty, and the redemptive power of music. Hailed as “the best new musical” by the Huffington Post and “absolutely the best original musical of the year” by The Stage in London, writer/performer Benjamin Scheuer (winner of the ASCAP Cole...more info



Exhibits, Festivals, and Films

All Day
May 24th
Hollywood Theatre presents: "Filmed by Bike"
Hollywood Theatre

Immerse yourself in the creative world of cycling at the 13th annual Filmed by Bike, a film festival featuring the world’s best bike movies, May 22-24 at the Hollywood Theatre. The festival will host a diverse array of movies, a lively street party, filmmaker Q&As, a panel discussion on women in...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
May 6th to May 31st
Nadia Sablin - From the Mountains and to the Sea
Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts

OPENING RECEPTION: First Thursday, May 7, 6-9 p.m. Since 2003, artist Nadia Sablin has made many trips to the former Soviet Union to photograph what is now Ukraine. For Sablin, who was born in in the USSR, this ongoing journey has become a way of traveling back in time to experience the magic and...more info



7:00 pm
May 24th
Northwest Film Center presents: Bigger than Life (May 24)
Whitsell Auditorium

This indictment of traditional masculinity in the American home — in addition to the perils of substance abuse under a pearly-white façade of self-improvement — focuses explicitly on the crisis of the American Dream. Ed Avery (James Mason), a schoolteacher and father, begins experiencing...more info



7:00 pm
May 24th
Waking the Green Sound: a dance film for the trees
The Headwaters Theatre

Waking the Green Sound is a fantasy world where performers transform as they move through unique worlds. The creatures transition between fantastical, dreamlike and vibrant scenes. The film was created with Co-Artistic Directors of Wobbly Yulia Arakelyan and Erik Ferguson, guest artist Grant...more info