Events Calendar Feb. 22–28, 2023






Wed, Feb. 22

Creative Club

Sellwood Community House

10:15 a.m.


Inclusive and welcoming art community with instruction and story sharing

No Vacation

Hawthorne Theatre

8 p.m.


San Francisco-based indie pop band known for dreamy, atmospheric tunes and nostalgic lyrics

Comedy Open Mic


8:30 p.m.


Stand-up comedy open mic with four-minute sets, hosted by Brent Lowry

OMSI After Dark


6:45 p.m.


Night of book-themed fun for adults with beer, bookbinding demos, games and OMSI exhibits

Thurs, Feb. 23

Artist Community Mixer

Variable Creatives

7 p.m.


Casual, communal space to work on art independently or share projects. All mediums welcome.

Sonidero: Rose City

Alberta Street Pub

10 p.m.


Cumbia night with DJ Deadsteady Sound

Animated Music Video Production

Wacom Experience PDX

5 p.m.


An in-depth look at concept development to final animation for music videos

Portland Heights Walking Tour

Vista Spring Cafe

1 p.m.


Discover Portland Heights’ history and stunning views on a narrated walking tour of this desirable neighborhood

Fri, Feb. 24

Experimental Comics

Ziba Auditorium

8:30 a.m.


Sketchbook comic artist Elizabeth Haidle shares how to capture the fleeting through tiny boxes

Occasion Vibration with Midland

Vitalidad Movement Arts & Events Center

10 p.m.


Midland is a legendary house music DJ and producer, known for his timeless cuts and iconic live sets

Young Americans

Portland Center Stage

7:30 p.m.


A music-led comedy exploring immigrant experiences on two road trips 20 years apart

Photography Social

McMenamins Tavern

6 p.m.


Bring your camera and prints, meet with fellow photographers

Sat, Feb. 25

Paint Night

Portland Cider Co. – Westside Pub

1 p.m.


A relaxing evening of painting, cider and conversation


Wonder Ballroom

8 p.m.


Indie pop artist sings introspective and emotionally charged songs with a distinct voice

The Mad Ones

CoHo Theater

7:30 p.m.


A play where a child’s grief paralyzes her, caught between expectations and the unknown

Portland Farmers Market

Portland State University 

9 a.m.


A lively outdoor market with locally grown produce, artisanal goods and street food

Sun, Feb. 26

Paint the Sky with Stars

Bottle & Bottega

3:30 p.m.


Learn from an artist how to paint a starry sky

The Floozies

The North Warehouse

9 p.m.


Funk duo known for their high-energy performances and unique blend of electronic and live instrumentation

Riff Open Mic

Unlimited IPA

7 p.m.


Comedy open mic where each comedian gets a riff topic before going on stage

Spring Home & Garden Show

Portland Expo Center

10 a.m.


Explore new possibilities for your home and garden projects 

Mon, Feb. 27

Kids Story and Art Class

Awake Coffee & Art

10 a.m.


Crafts for all ages, including playdough, watercolors, painting on cardboard, stories and more

Music Monday!

Hammer + Jacks

10:30 a.m.


Rotating PDX musicians preforming for children, all ages!

Open Mic Comedy

The Cheerful Tortoise

9 p.m.


Watch local comedians practice jokes with five-minute sets, on campus at PSU

National Geographic Live

Newmark Theater

7:30 a.m.


Join a scientist in exploring de-extinction’s ethical and technical challenges

Tues, Feb. 28

Visual Arts Prize Exhibition


12 p.m.


An exhibition showcasing the work of Arlene Schnitzer Visual Art prize winners 

The Deslondes

Mississippi Studios

9 p.m.


Quintet infuses saxophone, flute and synth into a unique blend of gritty country, rock and R&B

My Fair Lady

Keller Auditorium

7:30 p.m.


The sumptuous and thrilling revival of Lerner and Loewe’s classic musical about transformation and identity

Little Brown Birds

Portland Audubon

6 p.m.


Learn to distinguish and identify unique patterns and behaviors of wrens, finches and blackbirds