Events – June 14-20, 2023






Wed, June 14

But, Why Are You Here?

Russo Lee Gallery

11 a.m.


Black artists are honored  with new Juneteenth exhibit

Santa Fe Klan

Moda Center

7:30 p.m.


Renowned Mexican rapper and songwriter known for powerful and introspective lyrics

The Best of Worst Cinema


10:30 p.m.


Weekly screenings of hilariously bad films

Resume Help

Kenton Library

12:30 p.m.


Experienced volunteer giving one-on-one help with word choice, accomplishments and resume improvement

Thurs, June 15

Whole Cloth Painting

St. Rita Catholic Church 

9:30 a.m.


Learn to create wholecloth painted quilts using acrylic textile paints and original photographs

Bryson Tiller

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom

8 p.m.


Acclaimed songwriter known for soulful R&B sound and lyrics

The World’s End


12 a.m.


A group of friends reunite for a pub crawl, only to discover an apocalyptic twist

Portland Pride

PDX Waterfront

11 a.m.


Annual LGBTQ+ celebration since 1975, featuring a parade, festival and thousands of participants and supporters

Fri, June 16

Don’t Shoot

511 NW Broadway 

9 a.m.


A two-day event celebrating Juneteenth through art, education and social justice

One More Time

45 East

10 p.m.


A tribute show for iconic French electronic duo Daft Punk. Ages 21+.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Portland Center Stage at The Armory 

7:30 p.m.


Shakespeare’s enchanting comedy explores love, magic and misadventures in an enchanted forest

Portland Beer Week

Portland, OR

5 p.m.

Prices vary

10 days of beer celebrations in Portland featuring limited-edition brews, events and specials citywide

Sat, June 17

Summer Solstice Festival

Parallax Art Center

10 a.m.


A festival featuring art, a drag brunch, music, face painting and more

Reggae Mix Plate

Pioneer Courthouse Square

4 p.m.


A vibrant celebration of Islander culture featuring legendary artists, dance, food, crafts and family fun

Brains On Live!

Revolution Hall

2 p.m.


A science show for kids celebrating the wonders of our brains with magic, games and more

Portland Pride Bar Crawl

Twenty First Ave Kitchen & Bar

4 p.m.


Celebrate LGBTQ+ diversity and equality with a night exploring Portland’s inclusive bars

Sun, June 18

Willamette Park Class

Bottle & Bottega

12 p.m.


Learn how to paint Willamette Park with instruction from an artist

Hayley Lynn

Domaine Serene Wine Lounge at Sentinel

4:30 p.m.


Portland based artist that captivates audiences with her voice and heartfelt performances

Ben Schwartz & Friends

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

7 p.m.


Schwartz comes with friends to entertain Portland folk

Summer Solstice Ceremony

Earth Space PDX

2 p.m.


A magical outdoor gathering with healing ceremony, meditation, crafting, gratitude and connection

Mon, June 19

Illustrated Storyworld

Portland Art Museum

1 p.m.


A five-day camp for 11–14 year olds exploring graphic novels and zines with hands-on projects

Karaoke From Hell


9 p.m.


An original live karaoke band, rocking in Portland for 25 years

Comedy Open Mic

Cheerful Tortoise

9 p.m.


Five-minute comedy sets, including a feature comedian

Getting Started with iPad

Apple Pioneer Place

1:30 p.m.


60-minute session to learn navigation, settings customization and iPadOS features. Accessibility options available.

Tues, June 20

Camps for All

The Spiral Gallery

10 a.m.


A fun camp with art classes meant for all ages

Heart Attack Man

Hawthorne Theatre

7 p.m.


A dynamic artist creating energetic music that combines punk, rock and emo influences

Regal Summer Movies Express

Regal Theaters

Varying times


All summer long, catch kid-friendly movies at Regal Theaters for low prices

Jennifer Ackerman

Powell’s City of Books

7 p.m.


Listen to the author talk about her book What an Owl Knows