Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 Northeast Alberta Street, Portland, OR 97211, United States

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Saturday
Feb
18
2017
Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 7-10:30pm
7-10:30pm
Winterfolk is an annual folk music concert organized by Tom May and Richard Colombo benefitting Sisters Of The Road. This is Winterfolk's 29th year! From founder Tom May's website(http://tommayfolk.com/winterfolk/index.html): "All of the artists, national or locally based, completely donate their services; one of the truly unique elements of this yearly event that benefits Sisters of the Road Café. Sisters of the Road Café quietly continues to do its work of providing low cost and no cost meals in Portland, Oregon’s Old Town area. Founded nearly 40 years ago, it remains a shining example of reaching out and helping to change people's lives, one hot meal at a time."
Thursday
Nov
19
2015
Thursday, November 19, 2015 from 6:30-9:30pm
6:30-9:30pm
The “Joe Hill Centennial Tribute” will celebrate Hill as a labor organizer, songwriter and martyr.* The evening will include music by veteran singer-songwriter and social activist Anne Feeney. She’ll be joined by Citizen’s Band from Olympia, WA, and Portland’s General Strike. Eugene’s Mark Ross will act as MC. Portland has a long tradition of annually celebrating the music and spirit of Joe Hill and others each November. Organizers expect that Portland’s 25th Annual Benefit Concert will follow in that tradition and be an exceptional event in many ways. KBOO 90.7 FM, local unions and friends of labor are also sponsoring the tribute. Proceeds will benefit KBOO Community Radio and Sisters of the Road. The event will be held Nov. 19 at the Alberta Rose Theater, 3000 NW Alberta St. in Portland. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Cost: $15. Order online at albertarosetheaters.com . $15 at the door or on line
Thursday
Sep
17
2015
Thursday, September 17, 2015 from 8-10pm
8-10pm
Mercy Killers is being performed as a benefit for Health Care for All Oregon. The Mission of HCAO is to work for an affordable, comprehensive, publicly funded, high quality universal health care system serving everyone in Oregon. http://mercykillerstheplay.com Mercy Killers is a recipient of The Scotsman Fringe First Award at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the largest arts festival in the world. Mercy Killers is in the tradition of American Playwrights from Arthur Miller and Clifford Odets, to Tony Kutchner and Anna Deavere Smith in capturing political and social reality in powerful story and unforgettable character. Joe is a blue-collar mechanic with a red state perspective. A staunch believer in the American way of life, he prizes hard work, self reliance and personal liberty. He is deeply in love with his wife and even enjoys their "nuclear" arguments on the dangers of too much Rush Limbaugh and not enough organic foods. Everything changes when she is diagnosed with cancer. Mercy Killers is an emotional journey of a man who fights for his wife's life using every resource, personal and otherwise, he can muster. Caught in a life and death struggle with the health care system, Joe finds the bedrock of his life, marriage and self-identity shifting under him. General Admission tickets are available for $15 through http://www.tickettomato.com/event/2882/mercy-killers/ or $20 at the door
Thursday
May
21
2015
Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 7-8:30pm
7-8:30pm
Oregon Humanities’ 2015 Think & Drink series continues Thursday, May 21, with educator, writer, organizer, and spoken word artist Walidah Imarisha at the Alberta Rose Theatre in Portland. Think & Drink is a happy-hour series that sparks provocative conversations about big ideas. Imarisha is the author of of several books, including poetry and nonfiction. Since 2009 she has led one of Oregon Humanities’ most popular Conversation Project discussions, “Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon? A Hidden History.” At Think & Drink, Imarisha will talk about continuity and resistance in the history of Oregon’s black communities, alternatives to incarceration, and science fiction and social change with Adam Davis, executive director of Oregon Humanities.
Sunday
Apr
5
2015
Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 8pm through Monday, April 6, 2015 at midnight
8pm through Monday, April 6 at midnight
Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian Doors open at 7:00 The festival’s finest gather in a single room to ring out Umbrella 2015 in proper grandiose fashion. - Nanda: four-man acrobaticalist ninja theater troupe - Cirque En Deroute: circus and physical comedy - Jeff Evans: magician extraordinaire - Steven Ragatz: juggler and physical comedian (Cirque du Soleil, Cirque Mechanics) - Ashia Bison Rouge - Eastern European music and - Smut City Jellyroll Society - old time jazz
Sunday, April 5, 2015 from 2-4pm
2-4pm
Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian Doors open at 1:00 Children, parents, and singles of every age are invited to this light-hearted afternoon of classic Vaudeville entertainment. Starring: - Company Cirque En Deroute - road-wise circus trio - Rene Bibaud - Trick Rope Jumper - Jeff Evans - magician - Michael Trautman - Steven Ragatz - juggler extraordinaire - Stefano Iaboni
Saturday
Apr
4
2015
Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 8pm through Sunday, April 5, 2015 at midnight
8pm through Sunday, April 5 at midnight
Doors open at 7:00 The third night of Umbrella Festival 2015 is for adults only. No one under the age of 18 will be admitted. This is our annual revue of burlesque, drag, bawdy comedy, and adult circus - always the first night to sell out, always the biggest standing ovation. You don’t want to miss it. Featuring: - Ecdysiast Pole Dance Company - pole extremists combining acro and dance - The Deadlurk Dollymops - sideshow sweethearts and living cartoons - Burlesque performers Layne Fawkes, Vera Mysteria, Artemis Chase - Steven Ragatz - highly skilled variety artist and juggler - Carla Rossi - Portland's foremost drag clown with the red hot bump and grind music of Orchestre L'Pow
Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 2-4pm
2-4pm
Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian Doors open at 1:00 A massive all-female cast features teachers and students from the celebrated school and performing troupe Girl Circus tells a story of witchcraft and empowerment through aerial dance, acrobatics, contortion, juggling, and dance! Born from a brainstorm at the Oregon Country Fair, proud parents Darcy DuRuz and Dave Bender. Original girl centered and fun family entertainment. Featured performers include: - Brittany Walsh (trapeze and hand balance) - Aliza Wise (silks, contortion) - Shireen Press (poi, acro) - Morgan Goldberg (object manipulation) - Lauri Elizabeth (partner acro) - Erika Ryn (fans, dance, acro) - Grace Folks (aerial) - Ylan Guinsbourg (aerial) - Selena Heidiger (aerial) - Girl Circus Orchestra and Singers
Friday
Apr
3
2015
Friday, April 3, 2015 at 8pm through Saturday, April 4, 2015 at midnight
8pm through Saturday, April 4 at midnight
Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian Doors open at 7:00 In which we shine a spotlight on the growing movement of contemporary dance and circus fusion with performances by - Patrick McGuire - master juggler (Cirque du Soleil) - Night Flight - aerial innovators - Michael Trautman - mime and magician - Brittany Walsh - hand balancer and acrobat - Tempos - acrobatic dance ensemble - Zenith plus vintage swing music from Pink Lady and the John Bennett Jazz Band
Thursday
Apr
2
2015
Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 8pm through Friday, April 3, 2015 at midnight
8pm through Friday, April 3 at midnight
Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian Doors open at 7:00 A fast-paced line-up of world-class circus artists shows off their most astonishing tricks, while a hard-hitting 10-piece big band keeps the joint jumping. Featured performers include: - “Rubberboy” Daniel Browning Smith - The world’s most flexible man! Seen on CSI, Carnivale, and Stan Lee’s Superhumans - Rose City Acro Devils - Acrobats extraordinaire - Artis The Spoonman - Poet, musician and seer - Shoehorn - Tap-dancing saxophone maestro - Indigo Sky - head-spinning hula hoop harlequin - Petra Delarocha - Aerial dance - Zenith and featuring the music of The Wanderlust Circus Orchestra