Events Calendar Jan. 22–28

Tuesday, Jan. 22


“My Left, You’re Right”

Gallery @ The Jupiter

Open 24 hours


Eugene-based artist and curator Christopher St. John has debuted a collection of new ceramic-centric pieces based on animals and the beauty of our biosphere.


Party Damage DJs

Kelly’s Olympian

8 p.m.

Free, 21+

Every Tuesday a Party Damage Records DJ takes over the venue. Since the Duster show is sold out, let DJ Kittybot’s tunes soothe you.

Film & Theater

The Charmer

Living Room Theater

2:50, 4:50, 7:30, 9:50 p.m.

$11 ($8 with student ID)

This mindfuck of a drama is centered around a young Iranian man who tries to secure Danish citizenship by marrying a woman in Denmark, but he’s in for more than he bargained for.


Q Center Rummage Sale

Q Center

Noon–8 p.m.


The Q Center is doing some spring cleaning in the winter time. Nothing will be over $20 and they’ll take cash or card!

Wednesday, Jan. 23


“as if i was a thing i could do in the dark”


Friday–Sunday: Noon–5 p.m.


Curated by Suzy Halajian, this collection of work by Dylan Hira makes great use of location while tackling the concept of physical and mental borders.


Strawberry Mountain, A Certain Smile, Hollow Sidewalks

The Liquor Store

9 p.m.

$7, 21+

Strawberry Mountain brings creative psych-pop from their split Seattle and New York homes, topped off with the sweet, sweet indie of two local favorites.

Film & Theater

El Ángel

Regal Fox Tower 10

5 p.m.


This half-true account of murderous criminal “The Angel of Death” was Argentina’s Academy submission for this year’s Best Foreign Film.


MW8 Community Cleanup


11 a.m.–1 p.m.


Student housing community MW8 is asking for help in cleaning up around the property and the rest of Portland State.

Thursday, Jan. 24


“Pinopuenteros” opening reception

Williamson Knight

6–8 p.m.


Come welcome the newest collection of handcrafted sculptures on Mexican identity by André Filipek, on display until March 2.


The Fur Coats, Dykeritz, Friskies


8:30 p.m., 21+


The psychedelic soul-pop of The Fur Coats will definitely make you groove.

Film & Theater

Buyer & Cellar

Ellyn Bye Studio at the Armory

Tuesdays–Sundays at 7:30 p.m. Matinees: Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m., Thursdays at noon

$25–57 ($18.50 with student ID), 13+

If you love theatrics, malls and Barbra Streisand, you need this comedic performance in your life. You’ve got until March 3 to experience it.


St. Johns Village Fair

Wayfinding Academy

5:30–7:30 p.m.


This interactive event looks at what it’s like to live in a community village. Donations of warm hats, gloves, socks, blankets and sleeping bags are encouraged and will go to homeless outreach workers in the neighborhood.

Friday, Jan. 25


“Exaggerated Stories”

Adams and Ollman

Wednesday–Saturday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m. and by appointment


Joanna Bloom reworks trophies and bowls in her first solo exhibition.


Erotic City

The Fixin’ To

9 p.m.

$10, 21+

Erotic City is a Prince tribute band that makes you feel just the slightest bit better about being in a world without Prince.

Film & Theater

The Cutting Room

BodyVox Dance Center

Jan. 25–26: 7:30 p.m., Jan. 31, Feb. 1–2: 7:30 p.m., Feb. 2: 2 p.m.


Watch some of the most talented dancers in town recreate some of your favorite movie scenes with incredibly artistic choreography.


Social Justice Movie Night

St. Charles Church

6 p.m.

$5 suggested donation

Food and drinks will be provided at this screening of the documentary 13th, which looks into an unfair loophole in the 13th Amendment. All funds received will be donated to the St. Charles Social Justice Committee.

Saturday, Jan. 26


“By Turns Diffuse and Binding”

Fourteen30 Contemporary

Friday and Saturday: Noon–5 p.m. and by appointment


The newest muted color exhibition by artist Rachel Labine is on display until Feb. 23.


LOX, Dragging an Ox through Water, Sad Horse

Firkin Tavern

8 p.m.

Free (donations highly encouraged), 21+

Head down to the Firkin and watch three great local acts in support of the Burgerville Workers Union and their fight for fair workers’ rights. A portion of bar proceeds will go to the cause.

Film & Theater

Here on this Bridge: The —ism Project

Lincoln Performance Hall

Jan. 26: 7:30 p.m., Jan. 27: 2 p.m., Feb. 8: 7:30 p.m., Feb. 9: 7:30 pm, Feb. 10: 2 p.m.


Part of the Fertile Ground festival, the newest Theatre Diaspora piece includes six monologues about intersectionality. There will be time for community dialogue afterward as well.


Vigil to Abolish ICE

ICE Detention Center

2–5 p.m.


This vigil will be a part of an ICE resistance rally and include a performance by ICEBreakers.

Sunday, Jan. 27


“A Lie Nation, Alienation: New Paintings”

Stumptown Coffee (Downtown)

Monday–Saturday: 7 a.m.–9 p.m., Sunday: 7 a.m.–6 p.m.


Colorful and abstract, these works by Chiloquin artist Ka’ila Farrell-Smith pair well with coffee.


Travis Scott

Moda Center

8 p.m.

$26 and up

Get into full-blown sicko mode for Travis Scott’s second show in Portland in the last few months.

Film & Theater

Aguirre, the Wrath of God

Whitsell Auditorium

7 p.m.

$10 ($8 with student ID)

Named one of Roger Ebert’s top ten films of all time, watch Don Lope de Aguirre go mad on his quest for El Dorado.


Crystal Ballroom’s 105th Birthday Free-for-all

Crystal Ballroom

2 p.m.


Music, cocktail tasting and an overall history of this historic venue are some of the offerings at this more than centennial birthday celebration.

Monday, Jan. 28


“Human Nature”

c3: initiative

Wednesday–Saturday: Noon–6 p.m. and by appointment until March 2


This is group exhibition by the gallery’s resident artists—Elisabeth Horan, Michael Namkung, Yoonhee Choi and Collin Richard—using handmade paper as a medium.


Weep Wave

Music Millennium

6 p.m.


Seattle garage rockers Weep Wave are doing a free in-store performance of their newest album S.A.D.

Film & Theater

Entanglements #3 – A Portland History Play

Sunnyside Community House

7:45 p.m.


An ever-developing visual essay about Portland and all of its secrets, performed by Kendra Prat and part of the Fertile Ground festival.


National Geographic Live Into the Arctic Kingdom

Newmark Theatre

7:30 p.m.


Hosted by National Geographic photographer Florian Schulz, the latest installment in this ongoing lecture series takes a close look at the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and Arctic kingdom.