performing arts

Fall music picks

New music, including opera and choral works, spices up programs of some of Portland’s oldest classical music institutions.

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Fall performing arts picks

This fall, there are plenty of gory treats for the Halloween palate, along with some thought-provoking fare worth pondering well into winter.

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Chamber Music Northwest’s summer festival

Chamber Music Northwest’s annual summer festival combines highest-caliber classical music with Portland’s laid-back atmosphere at can’t-miss concerts.

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July event picks

Trying to decide what to do in Portland in July? Here are our editors’ picks for the best activities and entertainment available this month!

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Essential Portland comedians

Several outstanding comedians have honed their craft here; get ready to ROFL with our guide to the all-stars of Portland’s comedy scene.

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Live storytelling events in Portland

Hear true stories about love, sex, history, movies and even middle school at six regular live storytelling events in Portland.

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December event picks

Trying to decide what to do in Portland in December? Here are our editors' picks for the best activities and entertainment available this month!

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Revolution Hall

A historic Central Eastside high school is reinvented as a music venue called Revolution Hall.

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Live Wire Radio

Live Wire! is “radio variety for the attention-span-challenged” taped in Portland weekly and broadcast on dozens of stations from Tallahassee, Tenn., to Reading, England.

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Peacock in the Park

Sequins, boas and a rainbow of talent mark LGBTQ variety show Peacock in the Park's takeover of Washington Park.

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