Events for the week of Aug. 24, 2014

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Tuesday, August 26

Arts | Film

Portland Film Festival - 2014

WHERE: Various theaters and venues around Portland
WHEN: August 26 to Sept 1, 2014

The Portland Film Festival returns for its second year, presenting films at various locations across the city. Read More »

Thursday, August 28

Art Beat Calendar

The Gift of Gravity Screening

WHERE: Living Room Theater, Portland
WHEN: Aug. 28, 2014, 3:30 p.m.

The Gift of Gravity will be screening at the 2014 Portland Film Festival as an official selection. Read More »

Saturday, August 30

Music | Art Beat Calendar

Brazilian Jazz Night with Nancy Curtin, Alfredo Muro & Tom Grant

WHERE: Milagro Theatre, Portland
WHEN: August 30, 2014

Three renowned artists come together for an intimate evening concert featuring Bossa Nova, to Sambas, to rhythmic Choros and powerful Afro-Sambas, and more! Read More »

Arts | OPB Partnership

Art in the Pearl 2014

WHERE: North Park Blocks , Portland
WHEN: Aug. 30, 2014, 10 a.m.

The 18th Annual Art in the Pearl festival fills the Northwest Portland Park blocks with art, theater, music, and hands-on activities for people of all ages. Read More »

Ongoing Events

NW Life

Clink! A Taste Of Oregon Wine

WHERE: Oregon Historical Society, Portland
WHEN: June 7-September 20, 2014

The exhibition traces the history of Oregon wines from the earliest vineyards to legislative efforts to control alcohol during Prohibition to the resurgence of the wine industry in the 1960s and finally to what the future may bring for these thriving Oregon businesses. more »


Oregon Vineyards: Through The Eyes Of An Artist

WHERE: Oregon Historical Society, Portland
WHEN: June 7-September 20, 2014

This exhibition features local artists sharing their unique interpretations of Oregon vineyards. more »


The Art of the Louvre's Tuileries Garden

WHERE: Portland Art Museum, Portland
WHEN: June 14-September 21, 2014

Paris comes to the Portland Park Blocks this summer with this international exhibition celebrating art, design and evolution of Paris’ most famous garden. more »


Portland’5 Music on Main Street

WHERE: Downtown Portland on Main Street, between Southwest Broadway & Park Ave
WHEN: July 9-August 27, 2014

Portland’5 Centers for the Arts and the ArtBar & Bistro are proud to present the 9th annual Music on Main Street outdoor concert series. The 2014 season features jazz, salsa, tributes to the Beatles and the Allman Brothers, Ghanaian drummers, power pop, songwriters and bohemian cabaret. more »


Art Behind Barbed Wire

WHERE: Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center, Portland
WHEN: July 12 - October 19, 2014

A Pacific Northwest Exploration of Japanese American Arts and Crafts Created in World War II Incarceration Camps
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Textile Artist Sidnee Snell Exhibition

WHERE: Guardino Gallery, Portland
WHEN: July 31-August 26, 2014

This exhibition displays Sidnee Snell's unique textile artwork. Snell uses photo manipulation and stitching to create fabric paintings that reflect her diverse interests. more »

Arts | Visual Arts

Hidden Mother by Laura Larson

WHERE: Blue Sky Gallery, Portland
WHEN: August 7-31, 2014

For the exhibition Hidden Mother, artist Laura Larson has curated an extensive collection of 19th-century tintypes featuring portraits of children. more »

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