May 9 @ Crowne Plaza Hotel – The Dinner Detective® is America’s LARGEST murder mystery comedy dinner show! You’ll solve a hilarious murder case while you enjoy a fantastic four-course plated dinner. A tantalizing Prize Package awaits our Top Sleuth of the evening. But be careful! In this show, EVERYONE is a suspect, even YOU, […]
May 7-31 @ The Venetian Theatre – Bag&Baggage Productions, Hillsboro’s resident professional theatre company, is proud to present Timberlake Wertenbaker’s critically acclaimed Our Country’s Good from May 7 – 31, 2015 at The Venetian Theatre in downtown Hillsboro. The play, which has been honored with dozens of awards over the past 30 years, is a […]
The sun in shining and the weekend is here! Cinco de Mayo is next week, but most of the celebrations will be happening this weekend! Santa Fe Taqueria is hosting 5 days of music, dance & food. The waterfront will come to life with the Cinco de Mayo Festival, and run for beer in Sunday’s […]
May 2 @ Alberta Rose Theatre – Hailed a “cultural phenomenon” by Newsweek and celebrated by This American Life, The Today Show, The Onion AV Club, Entertainment Weekly and beyond, Mortified is a comic excavation of the strange and extraordinary things we created as kids.
May 9 @ Alberta Abbey – Every show has 6 tellers who each have about 12 minutes to share a funny, touching, often surprising story. This month’s Urban Tellers® show features Steve Laskey, Mary McGill, Mark Cooper, Amanda Starr, Rich McPherson and Sarah Schoenfeld with stories about baby ultimatums, burdensome secrets, pouting in the back […]
May 2-3 @ McMenamins Grand Lodge – Step back in time for a day of revels at the Faire in the Grove! Join McMenamins Grand Lodge, Medieval Re-enactors, Armored Fighters, and History Buffs, who invite you to experience the Middle Ages and the Renaissance!
April 28-May 24 @ Artists Repertory Theatre – 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 recollections of her radical, bohemian past.
May 2-3 @ Congregation Shaarie Torah – “Stories and storytelling are fundamental to the Jewish worldview.” says Rabbi Rose. In celebration of this, Shaarie Torah is pleased to host Tell It Like It Is: Portland’s Jewish Storytelling Festival this upcoming May 2 & 3 with featured Storytellers: Maggid Cassandra Sagan, Sacred Storyteller Brian Rohr and […]
Hello Portland! The sun is shining! There’s tons of new things to try this week, like Portland Escape Rooms or Havana Nights Salsa Dance! The OMSI Sci-Fi Film Festival continues through the weekend and 80s Video Dance Attack celebrates 10 Years! Check out Tommy Davidson at Helium. There’s multiple chances to try some good brews […]
APril 16- May 3 @ Brunish Theater – The creators of Stumptown Stages’ It’s A Wonderful Life, bring this unforgettable musical to stage! In the late 40s an unlikely partnership between a young Jewish woman and a dynamic black male vocal group gave birth to a new genre of music that would ignite a generation, […]
April 25-26 @ Crown Plaza – Celebrate Lovecraft’s 125th Birthday year with two days of Lovecraftian gaming, panel discussions, author readings, art show, artist events, vendors, movies, live performances, and other hijinks that humans were not meant to enjoy. CthulhuCon PDX is a convention-style event, held April 25-26, 2015 at the beautiful Crowne Plaza Portland […]
April 18 @ Hipbone Studio – From the Capulets and Montagues to your co-workers who glare at each other every time they pass by, feelings of resentment and the holding of grudges is as old as history itself. Sometimes they are funny, sometimes they are serious and always they are important to the persons involved.
April 11 @ Alberta Abbey – What if you are 54 years old and you’ve never even been to Mile Zero? Why is a regimen of martinis and cheesecake the perfect diet? What does it mean to “live up to the light?” And what good could possibly come out of growing up in Roswell, New […]
April 17 @ Multnomah Art Center – Portland, OR – Story slams have broadened the participation, audience and awareness of storytelling in our here and now. This is a blessing for all of us who gain nourishment from the art form. Story Slams, however, are very different than the folk, fairy of family tales we […]
April 11 @ Crowne Plaza Hotel – The Dinner Detective® is America’s LARGEST murder mystery comedy dinner show! You’ll solve a hilarious murder case while you enjoy a fantastic four-course plated dinner. A tantalizing Prize Package awaits our Top Sleuth of the evening. But be careful! In this show, EVERYONE is a suspect, even YOU, […]
The weekend has returned and so have spring festivals: Spring Beer & Wine Festival is at Oregon Convention Center Friday & Saturday, and the The Cocktail Demystified is on Saturday at Melody Ballroom. Comedian Chris Kattan is at Helium for tonight only! KPSU’s 30 Shows in 30 Days continues this weekend with tonight’s Kickoff Party […]
May 2-3 @ Winningstad Theatre – Direct from London’s West End comes America’s Got Downton. The London Daily Telegraph hails the show (called ‘The Only Way is Downton’ in the UK) a “remarkable, tour de force one-man show.” Luke Kempner creates more than thirty characters in this parody which blends celebrity visitors with well-known characters […]
April 18 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – A most unpopular guest conductor has been murdered, and everyone in the audience is a suspect! Don’t miss this delightfully different whodunit of music and theater, complete with a fastidious detective, a mysterious “Lady in Red,” a bumbling police sergeant and a guilty looking orchestra! The program […]
April 9-12 @ A-WOL’s Warehouse Theater – In this new, original aerial dance production, A-WOL invites you to go where you’re not always allowed: behind closed doors. Through dance and aerial expression, A-WOL will expose audiences to a unique portrayal of those things that happen when we think we are safe behind our walls. From […]
March 30 @ Clinton Street Theater – YARN is a bi-monthly (every other month for those still arguing over the prefix), live storytelling show produced by local storyteller, Lesley Harper. Every show will have a theme and feature 6 storytellers who come from all kinds of backgrounds and do all kinds of things. There will […]
Funhouse Lounge is proud to present Multnomah Falls, a hilarious, improvised, 80’s Portland-based soap opera. All the glitz and glamour of “Dynasty,” with a little “Real Housewives of Lake Oswego.” Fall in love, or grow to hate the Cardigans and the Coltons, as these two families tear each other apart sequin by sequin.
Spring is officially here! Get outside for opening weekend at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival or discover new things about the city on an Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure! Test your skills at Escapism Portland! FREE Fridays at Portland’s Barrel Room continues this week and OMSI is hosting Anime film festival. Snag some amazing deals at […]
The long-awaited sequel to last year’s hit sketch show. Written by Brody founder Tom Johnson and performed by Tom with Brody veterans Mike Karras and Kerry Leek, it’s a riotous look at politics, religion, human idiocy, and fishing. Tom Johnson has authored countless very funny sketches in his long career, and is a frequent collaborator […]
March 28 @ Washington County Fairgrounds – After the tremendous success of Rang Barse last year , we invite you to come and join us for the 4th Annual Rang Barse on March 28, 2015 and celebrate the festival of colors with your friends and family and make new friends as well.
During the evening Storm will perform and will share her experience of growing up with a family member who lived with mental illness. Storm, then, will not only entertain the guests with her music but also help lift the culture of silence and stigma surrounding mental illness. The event will raise vital funds to provide […]
The Dinner Detective® is America’s LARGEST murder mystery comedy dinner show! You’ll solve a hilarious murder case while you enjoy a fantastic four-course plated dinner. A tantalizing Prize Package awaits our Top Sleuth of the evening. But be careful! In this show, EVERYONE is a suspect, even YOU, and the killer might be at your […]
Live Wire is radio variety for the attention span challenged. It’s music from up-and-coming bands, original comedy, performance and scintillating interviews with writers, filmmakers, comedians and people who think cool thoughts. Hosted by Luke Burbank (Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me, Too Beautiful to Live), the show is taped in front of a live audience and […]
The May 11, 2013 show features 6 Urban Tellers: Jodi Sweetman, Barbara Jeppesen, John Gorman, Aaron Hartling, Tina Remacle, and Maura Conlon-McIvor. Real. True. Stories.
Posted by Tiffany Garner Stage readings are interesting things. They are a quick and easy way to get some theater into your life but they kind of leave you wanting more. I recently attended the stage reading of Cowboy Mouth at the charming CoHo Theater in NW Portland (2257 NW Raleigh St). Written in 1971 […]
From our partners at JANE a theater company Fall is here and theater season is upon us! JANE a theater company, in partnership with BrunDog Productions, is proud to announce that its lush, Broadway-style production of Stephen Sondheim's beloved musical "COMPANY" is back — and better than ever — with a new run Sept. 25 […]
I was bummed that I missed Chariots of Fire at Theater Theater. I heard great things about it, the plot sounds pretty funny and the cast…well, that cast is built to party. Plus, there is this tagline: “There will be smoke, cars, carnage, singing, a live rock band, talking nipples, sign language, and blood.” Last […]
Related: 75+ Portland Weekend Events & Parties: July 30-August 2 Posted by Kristen Imes An Hour and a Half Filled with Death, Sex, Drugs, Violence, and Homosexuality? Good GRIEF! Snoopy killed Woodstock and in turn, is, well, killed / "put down" / call it what you will. Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead, […]
Posted by Sasha Burchuk Veterans of the Imago Theatre Stage Two Original One-Acts The lights go down and the theatre is drowned in darkness. The air is heavy with the sounds of whales. For half a minute you loose your sense of place. Out of this murky underwater midnight comes Bryce Flint-Sommerville's new play, Breaching. […]