Life in Portland

Monthly Picks | January 2018

Photo by adrian on Unsplash

Photo by adrian on Unsplash

BRAHMS V. RADIOHEAD
January 4th, 7:30 PM | Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
The Oregon Symphony orchestra is joined by vocalists and arranger/conductor Steve Hackman in this not-to-be-missed exploration of what happens when two masterpieces from different centuries are fused together. The performance takes eight Radiohead tracks to a deeper level, seamlessly interweaving them with Brahms’ lush First Symphony.
portland5.com

THE MOTH STORYSLAM
January 8th, 8:00 PM | The Secret Society
Each Moth StorySLAM is unique. When the doors open, storyteller hopefuls can put their names in The Moth StorySLAM hat for a chance to tell their 5-minute soul-baring story based on the evening’s theme. Absolutely anyone can put their name in to be a storyteller...how about you?
secretsociety.net

ILLUMINATED WILDERNESS: MEMORY
January 8th - February 2nd | Littman Gallery
This multimedia exhibition explores the intersection between science and art. Navigate your way through an imagined wilderness of the brain within a space filled with LED-illuminated neurons. Dendritic arms made of fabric-wrapped wire reach out to create an immersive experience of neuroplasticity.
kindracrick.com

SKI AND SNOWBOARD TUNING CLINIC
January 25th, 7:00 PM | Next Adventure
Learn how to care for your skis and snowboards! The Next Adventure team will show you the basics of edging and waxing, and attendees will then get hands-on experience tuning their own equipment. Don’t forget to bring your skis or snowboard with you to the clinic.
nextadventure.net

NW COFFEE BEER INVITATIONAL
January 27th, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Goose Hollow Inn
This cozy celebration of coffee beer will feature 20 breweries, live music, and food at the Goose Hollow Inn. Talented brewers meld together our two favorite beverages in surprising and tasty ways. Be sure to check out the special collaboration beer featuring past fest-favorite brewers.   
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