performing arts

LGBTQ+ performing arts & drag

Portland has a rich drag and performance art culture that encompasses everything from traditional female impersonation to new-school drag to queer burlesque.

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September events

As summer winds down, Portland ups the ante with world-class music, food and art festivals.

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Portland’s holiday traditions

Like an Advent calendar loaded with sugary treats, the days leading up to Christmas in Portland hold an abundance of sweet memories.

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Portland theater

Portland has a well-established network of venues and theater companies and an increasingly dynamic and diverse small theater scene.

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Time-Based Art (TBA) Festival

Portland's Time-Based Art (TBA) Festival, returning Sept. 5–15, 2019, unites visual artists, musicians and performers from around the world every year.

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