Events February 15-21, 2023






Wed, Feb. 15

Where the Sidewalk Ends

Pioneer Place

5 p.m.


One of a kind avant garde fashion and art show

Songs for My Valentine

The Old Church Concert Hall

12 p.m.


A lunchtime concert featuring multiple artists

Astro Laughs

Star Theater

4 p.m.


Comedy open mic with five-minute sets, hosted by Bryan Withawhy

Food as Medicine

2220 SW 1st Ave

6 p.m.


Learn simple techniques for selecting and cooking nutritious whole foods

Thurs, Feb. 16

Sunset Behind Mountains

Bottle & Bottega

6 p.m.


Mingle and paint, with instruction from artist Mel D.

Portland Jazz Festival

Portland, OR

Times vary

Prices vary

Jazz musicians from near and far meet for a series of events at multiple venues, going until Feb. 25

NW Black Comedy Festival

Curious Comedy Theater

7 p.m.


A comedy festival over multiple days, featuring black comedians from all around the Pacific Northwest

Trivia Night

Laurelwood Brewing Co.

7:30 p.m.


Form a team and win prizes through trivia

Fri, Feb. 17

Portland’s Ode to Monet

Bottle & Bottega

6:30 p.m.


Learn to paint Portland through the style of a famous artist, with instruction


Jack London Revue

11 p.m.


Touring DJ/producer blends global fusion and club beats in their music

The Mad Ones

Coho Theatre

7:30 p.m.


In this children’s play, Samantha Brown revisits the past, torn between expectations and an unknown future


Doubletree by Hilton Portland

9 p.m.


The longest running and largest tango festival in North America, featuring live music and professional classes

Sat, Feb. 18

Winter Nights

Bottle & Bottega

6:30 p.m.


A painting party, with instruction from an artist


Jack London Revue

8 p.m.


A groundbreaking jazz duo reflecting and exploring new sounds

Free Double Feature!

5th Avenue Cinema 

6 & 8:30 p.m.

Students: Free

General: $6

On campus theater screening Space is the Place and The Last Angel of History

Wine Sessions

Vino Veritas

1 p.m.


Find collectible wines for good value, with a focus on Rhone Valley

Sun, Feb. 19

Portland Art Museum Free Day

Portland Art Museum

10 a.m.


Enjoy free admission all day in celebration of the new special exhibitions

Yo La Tengo

Wonder Ballroom

8:30 p.m.


Indie band known for noise-rock and melodic pop

La Sylphide

Keller Auditorium

2 p.m.


Romantic ballet with magic, love and tragedy, featuring the OBT Orchestra

Meeting for Worship

Encorepreneur Cafe

11:45 a.m.


A peaceful gathering of individuals seeking connection with the divine through silent contemplation

Mon, Feb. 20

Garden of Resonance

Portland Japanese Garden

10 a.m.


Large outdoor sculptures & intimate paintings/works on paper amid stunning fall foliage

Anna Mieke

Mississippi Studios

9 p.m.


Alt-folk music with a dreamlike soundscape of warmth, family and memory

Comedy Open Mic

The Cheerful Tortoise

9 p.m.


Local comedians gather at the PSU bar and practice jokes, with five-minute sets

Beginner Rug Tufting Workshop

Paisley Studios

10 a.m.


A four to five hour beginner friendly course on the basics of using a cut pile tufting gun

Tues, Feb. 21

Lake View

Bottle & Bottega

6 p.m.


Learn to paint along with others, using instruction from an artist

Hiatus Kaiyote + Butcher Brown

Arlene Schnitzer Hall

8 p.m.


Hiatus Kaiyote and Butcher Brown both infuse elements of jazz with diverse musical styles

Memphis Jookin’

Newmark Theatre

7:30 p.m.


This performance showcases raw, real street dance style born in Memphis, TN 

Indoor Play Park

Sellwood Community House

6:15 p.m.


Bring friends and a ball for an open court. 21+