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Events Calendar Nov. 2–8






Wed, Nov. 2

Celebration of the Chrysanthemum

Lan Su Chinese Garden

10 a.m.


The history of the chrysanthemum is honored through presentations on Chinese medicine, floral art displays and more

Whiskey Myers

Arlene Schnitzer Hall

8 p.m.


Country/folk rock music

Dough – Comedy Show

Mississippi Pizza

8 p.m.


A showcase of local Portland comedians, hosted by Lance Edward and Thomas Lundy

The St.Cousair Story

Room 327/8/9, Smith Memorial Student Union

6 p.m.

Mr. Kuze tells about the beginning of St.Cousair as a small ski lodge in Nagano, Japan

Thurs, Nov. 3

Art Lab: Playful Portraits

Apple Pioneer Place

4 p.m.


Transform an everyday photo into a work of art inspired by three artists

Post Malone

Moda Center

8 p.m.


An artist acclaimed for blending genres of hip-hop, pop, R&B and trap

Kurtis Conner Live

Arlene Schnitzer Hall

7 p.m.


A fun-filled night of stand-up comedy from YouTuber/podcaster/country music artist/mayor

Thursday Night Food Pantry

PACS (Portland Adventist Community Services)

5 p.m.


Groceries for people in need

Fri, Nov. 4

Open Studio Day


12 p.m.


Bring whatever project you’re creating and work on it with some like-minded crafters

Ninja Sex Party

Revolution Hall

8 p.m.


American musical comedy duo known for rock music


5th Avenue Cinema

7 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.

Free for students/$7 general admission

An experimental silent documentary about mortality


Maybelle Center for Community

10 a.m.


Join the fun in a few games of bingo

Sat, Nov. 5

Portland Book Festival

Portland Art Museum

10 a.m.


All-ages celebration of books and community with author discussions, pop-up reading, writing workshops and more

Bret McKenzie

Revolution Hall

8 p.m.


From the duo Flight of the Conchords, Mckenzie tours with his solo album, Songs Without Jokes

Warren Miller’s Daymaker

Aladdin Theater

7 p.m.


Warren Miller Entertainment’s 73rd annual ski and snowboard film

Youth, Violence, and Community Healing

Leodis V. McDaniel High School

3 p.m.


Discuss the recent surge of tragic events due to the devastating effects of youth violence

Sun, Nov. 6

Mimosa Morning

Bottle & Bottega

11 a.m.


Painting led by an instructor, with alcohol available for purchase

The Longest Johns

Doug Fir Lounge

9 p.m.


A British folk musical group from Bristol, England

Worlds Hottest Goss

Studio One Theaters

8:30 p.m.


James Hartenfeld and Clancy Kramer present talented local Portland comedians


Triple Nickel Pub

9 p.m.


Watch other people sing, or try it yourself!

Mon, Nov. 7

Painting Essentials

Portland Art Guild

10 a.m.


A workshop to help artists develop a better understanding of the essentials of acrylic painting

King Buffalo

Doug Fir Lounge

9 p.m.


An alternative/indie music trio

Open Mic Comedy

The High Dive

10 p.m.


Try a four-minute comedy set, you may win the open mic champion belt!

Casual Commander

The 4th Wall PDX

6 p.m.


Bring your own deck or borrow one to play Casual Commander—all skill levels are welcome

Tues, Nov. 8


Carnation Contemporary

12 p.m.


Through video and sculpture, explore the rising anxiety surrounding various catastrophes

Songwriters in the Round

Alberta Street Pub

7 p.m.


Enjoy a variety of music, storytelling and sometimes spontaneous collaboration from featured songwriters

Montavilla Station Open Mic

Montavilla Station

7 p.m.


Five to seven-minute comedy sets hosted by Lucas Copp, with music from DJ Zay

Reframing Racism Workshop

Center for Equity and Inclusion

4 p.m.


An opportunity for people to build a foundational understanding of equity, diversity and inclusion