performing arts

Late fall performing arts picks

From wacky to beautiful, performing arts picks abound in Portland this season. Check out Oregon Arts Watch's performing arts picks for late fall 2017!

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All Jane Comedy Festival

This five-day festival showcases nearly 50 female comedians, including headliners like Aparna Nacherla, at Curious Comedy Theater each October.

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2017-18 Portland theater season

A season of recent plays that deal with complex social issues will place Portland theater fans in the middle of the debate.

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JAW Festival: A Playwrights’ Festival

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.

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Portland on a budget

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).

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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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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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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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