Cirque du Cycling is a celebration along Mississippi Avenue every June. The event features an Art Bike Parade, a Family Ride, a high-speed bike race, two beer gardens, an art installation, free bike parking and much more. Cirque du Cycling is a benefit for Albina Youth Opportunity School.
Ever wonder what it’s like to live and work in the most remote corners of the world? At the Oregon History Museum’s newest exhibit, you will get to travel the world without ever leaving the state! Explore personal stories, letters, and photographs in this multimedia exhibit, created in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps. See leatherwork, carvings, furniture, art and personal mementoes collected by Peace Corps volunteers from around the globe.See More
Japanese folk textiles present a wonderful diversity of regional traditions. This presentation includes rare items such as a banana-fiber kimono, a sashiko embroidered jacket, and futon covers adorned with phoenixes, lions and gunboats.1219 SW Park Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97205.www.portlandartmuseum.org503 226 2811See More
The polar bear — a charismatic icon in the struggle against climate change — faces a precarious future along with other ice-dependent species as its Arctic habitat rapidly continues to melt away. With camera in hand, wildlife photographer Steven Kazlowski has dedicated over eight years of work to bring to life the immediate reality of this most pressing environmental crisis — the devastation of the Arctic ecosystem through global warming.Organized by the Burke Museum and Braided River, a…See More
The exhibition features three recent large-scale sculptures and a selection of drawings by Los Angeles-based sculptor Peter Shelton. Manifestly precise in execution and explicitly physical, the works are focused on the interrelationships between image, surface, and prevailing theories of abstraction. Cantilevered from the wall, the works defy gravity and traditional notions of volume to claim our attention and the space around them with a sidelong humor and sense of gravitas, characteristic of…See More
JOIN US ON TUESDAY FOR WEEKLY KUNLUN / QIGONG CLASSESWhen: Every TuesdayTime: 6pm to 9pmPlace: Bamboo Grove Studio (on the corner of 2nd & SE Taylor in the Green Building)134 SE Taylor StreetPortland, OR. 97214Cost: $20/classWebsite: www.PortlandKunlunSchool.comContact: (971) 563-2002Email: info@PortlandKunlunSchool.comKunlun Nei Gung (also known as Spontaneous Kunlun) is a very ancient art, said to be 'the forgotten practices of…See More
The Oregon Sports Authority, Portland Timbers, Alpha Broadcasting and TAOW Modern Marketing are teaming up to present a free public viewing party featuring the World Cup final at Pioneer Courthouse Square on Sunday, July 11, at 11 a.m. The event will offer thousands of area soccer fans the chance to share in the excitement of the upcoming 2010 World Cup as part of “Soccer City Celebration presented by McDonald’s.” For information…See More
Metro Councilor Carlotta Collette, President of Friends of French Prairie, Ben Williams and Wilsonville City Councilor Charlotte Lehan will be our featured speakers discussing the proposed industrial development of French Prairie at our last program of the 2015-16 season. Oregon Values and Beliefs Project surveyed Oregonians throughout the state and found that 66% of Oregonians believe it is somewhat important or very important to preserve valuable farm and timber land from development. Some of…See More
Dine out for a cause on Wednesday, May 18th and support survivors of domestic violence! More than 40 local restaurants have pledged a portion of their day’s proceeds to aid Raphael House of Portland’s life-saving shelter and violence prevention programs. You can make a difference simply by enjoying a meal – or several – at any participating eatery in Portland, Lake Oswego, Beaverton, and Happy Valley. Find a full and growing list of involved restaurants online at…See More
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Join us Thursday, May 5, when we welcome Roger Thurow - author and senior fellow for Global Agriculture and Food Policy at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs! Roger Thurow will draw from his experience and newest book, The First 1,000 Days: A Crucial Time for Mothers and Children - And the World, to explore the importance of fighting child malnutrition around the world and the social costs of childhood hunger. Click …See More
Artistic Portland will celebrate Cinco de Mayo between 4-7 p.m. on May 5, 2016 for the First Thursday Art Walk. Many of the member artists will be present to answer questions about their unique artistic vision. Visitors can find unique, locally made, handcrafted items for which the 50-member Art Co-operative is known. This is the perfect opportunity to find something for that special person for Mother’s Day that is on May 8th.There will be refreshments inspired by the holiday and spirits…See More