Illustration By Whitney McPhie

Events Calendar: July 27–August 2






Wed, July 27

International Multicultural Showcase

Oregon Society of Artists

10 a.m.–4 p.m.


Experience the last day of this exhibit

Music on Main: Jackstraw

Main Street

5 p.m.


Bluegrass music on Main Street, Portland



8 p.m.


2004 teen espionage film

Drag Queen Bingo

The Pharmacy PDX

7 p.m.


Bingo hosted by local drag queens 

Thurs, July 28

Held Tight

Fuller Rosen Gallery

12 p.m.


Art exhibition by Molly Alloy

The Otherside Tour

Wonder Ballroom

6:30 p.m.


American country music by Cam

Neptune Frost

Hollywood Theatre

7:30 p.m.


Afro sci-fi punk film set in Rwanda

Lavender U-Pick

Wayward Winds Lavender Farm

10 a.m.–5 p.m.


Explore the lavender fields

Fri, July 29

Black Domain

Architectural Heritage Center

11 a.m.–5 p.m.


Photography exhibit with portraits of Black Portlanders

DJ and live Music

The Pharmacy PDX

9 p.m.


Music and a DJ


Luuwit View Park

7 p.m.


Shakespeare play

Jimmy O. Yang

Newmark Theater

7 p.m. + 9:30 p.m.


Stand up comedian and writer comes to Portland

Sat, July 30

Art in the Dark: Glass Shadows

Mary S. Young Park

7:30 p.m.


Aerial dance in the trees


45 East

10 p.m.


DJ producers in Portland

The Warriors in 35mm

Hollywood Theatre

7 p.m.


1979 film taking place in NYC by Walter Hill

Portland’s World Naked Bike Ride

Peninsula Park

9 p.m.


Ride your bike naked

Sun, July 31

Lloyd Block Party

Hassalo Plaza

11 a.m.–4 p.m.


Art and music with live performances

Chamber Music NW Festival

Kaul Auditorium

4 p.m.


Music by Strauss and Schoenberg

The Shining

OMSI Bridge Lot

9 p.m.


Watch the popular Kubrick film again on the big screen

WasabiCon PDX

Hilton Portland Downtown

All dayAll day


Cosplay, anime and everything in between

Mon, Aug 1

Printmaking Workshop

Mullowney Printing

10 a.m.


Day one of a five-day intensive printmaking workshop

Death Bells

Mississippi Studios

8 p.m.


Alternative and indie music

Psychotronic Afterschool Special 16mm

Hollywood Theatre

7:30 p.m.


Mind-bending films from the 70s and 80s

Come Thru: Black and Indigenous Market

The Redd on Salmon Street

3–7 p.m.


Market with local vendors of color

Tues, Aug 2

Art Explorers: Nature Art

Woodstock Community Center

9:30 a.m.


Ages 1–6, learning colors and textures in the world of art

Noon Tunes Summer Concert Series

Pioneer Courthouse Square

12 p.m.–1 p.m.


Free concerts, dance with vendors

B-Movie Bingo

Hollywood Theatre

7:30 p.m.


Bingo and watch a B-movie

Montavilla Street Fair

Montavilla Town

10 a.m.–5 p.m.


Local arts and food in downtown Montavilla near Portland