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Events Calendar October 10/12-10/18







Wed, Oct. 12

Embracing Connections

Place, 735 NW 18th Ave

5 p.m.


Visitors will find themselves beneath an imagined landscape of the mind

Ringo Starr

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

8 p.m.


The former Beatles drummer comes to Portland to perform rock music

Portland Film Festival

Lloyd Mall

10 a.m.–11 p.m.

$119+ Passes

Individual ticket prices vary

Portland’s 13-day Film Festival represents over 400 independent films for its 10th anniversary

Green Schools Wins!

PAE, 151 SW 1st Avenue

4 p.m.


Connect with the green schools community over snacks and a social hour and get inspired to keep the work going

Thurs, Oct. 13

Photo Portraits

Gallery Go Go

5 p.m.

$35 for three portraits

Celebrated photographer Elle James is offering photo portraits at the Gallery for couples and families

Shred Flintstone

Mano Oculta

7 p.m.


Alternative/indie Music

The Comedy Corral

LayLow Tavern

9 p.m.


A showcase of Portland’s comedians, hosted by Julia Corral

Reading: A Place Called Home

Annie Bloom’s Books

7 p.m.


Los Angeles author David Ambroz reads from his new memoir A Place Called Home

Fri, Oct. 14

Sitka Art Invitational

Oregon Contemporary

11 a.m.


A juried art expedition and sale, bringing together work from over 100 nature-inspired regional artists


Bossanova Ballroom

7 p.m.


Alternative/indie music from the Danish punk band

Laser Stranger Things 4


6 p.m.


Take a trip to the upside-down in the safety of the dome. Experience the tunes and soundscapes from the show in vibrant laser light.

Portland Retro Gaming Expo

Oregon Convention Center

12 p.m.


Appreciate classic video and arcade games through the presentation of events and conventions that celebrate the historic contribution video games have made in popular culture

Sat, Oct. 15

Story Time + Art Activity


11 a.m.


Latoya Lovely will read food-related stories to kids and their guardians in the galleries, followed by an art activity. This program is geared towards pre-K through early elementary students. 

Panic! At The Disco

Moda Center

7 p.m.


Emo pop and alternative/indie music

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Clinton Street Theater



A cult classic story of creation, love, hate, adventure, and most of all, sex.


140 NW 4th Ave

2 p.m.


The closing ceremony of a festival created to connect, inform, inspire and celebrate Latinx Hispanic culture

Sun, Oct. 16

Doll & Bear Show – Queens of the Doll Aisle

Embassy Suites at PDX Airport

11 a.m.


Doll sale featuring antique, vintage, modern, BJD, Barbie, artist dolls, handmade clothing and teddy bears

The Glitch Mob

The North Warehouse

9 p.m.


Dance/electronic music trio from Los Angeles consisting of edIT, Boreta and Ooah

Puppeteers for Fears

Funhouse Lounge

7 p.m.


A rock-and-roll, horror-comedy sci-fi musical extravaganza…. with puppets!

Vegan Maker & Craft Fair

St. Johns Community Center

12 p.m.


See the talent of 20+ local vegan makers and crafters, and support their crafts in the third annual event

Mon, Oct. 17

Muybridge Studies in Stop Motion Embroidery

Place, 735 NW 18th Ave

5 p.m.


Embroidered reincarnations and reinventions of the work of an early filmmaker, with a workshop

Napalm Death

Bossanova Ballroom

6 p.m.


A band credited as pioneers of the grindcore genre by incorporating elements of crust punk and death metal

Randy Feltface

Helium Comedy Club

8 p.m.


Don’t miss this brand new hour of blistering stand-up and stories from a felt-faced philosopher in self-imposed exile

Harper’s Playground How-To Workshop

Vestas, 1417 NE Everett St

9 a.m.


Learn everything you need to know to build an all-inclusive playground in your community

Tues, Oct. 18

Cosmic Reflections

Bottle & Bottega

6 p.m.


Step-by-step painting instruction provided by artists. Ticket price includes all materials, instruction, aprons and a 16×20 take-home canvas!

Sophie B. Hawkins

The Old Church Concert Hall

8 p.m.


Pop music by a Best New Artist Grammy nominee

To Kill a Mockingbird

Keller Auditorium

7:30 p.m.


With direction by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher, one of the greatest novels has quickly become one of the greatest plays

Mushrooms and Adaptogens

The Arctos School of Herbal and Botanical Studies

10 a.m.


Explore off-trail through the forest in search of edible and medicinal fungi, learning how to harvest safely and ethically so that participants are empowered to forage in the future