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This five-day festival showcases nearly 50 female comedians, including headliners like Aparna Nacherla, at Curious Comedy Theater each October.
Witness a weekend of new works by some of the country’s most intriguing playwrights at Portland Center’s Stage’s JAW Festival, held each July (returning July 26–28, 2019).
There’s plenty to eat, drink, see and do in the Rose City — all without overspending. Enjoy Portland on a budget and make the most of your time (and dime).
Chamber Music Northwest’s annual summer festival (June 24–July 28, 2019) combines highest-caliber classical music with Portland’s laid-back atmosphere at can’t-miss concerts.
Several outstanding comedians have honed their craft here; get ready to ROFL with our guide to the all-stars of Portland’s comedy scene.
Hear true stories about love, sex, history, movies and even middle school at six regular live storytelling events in Portland.
A historic Central Eastside high school is reinvented as a music venue called Revolution Hall.
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.
Sequins, boas and a rainbow of talent mark LGBTQ variety show Peacock in the Park's takeover of Washington Park.
Returning every January, Fertile Ground Festival is where to see Portland's newest performance works first.