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Monthly Picks | April 2018

DRAG QUEEN SUNDAY BRUNCH
April 1st-May 27th, 11:00 AM | Night Light Lounge
Hosted by Emmy-nominee Sasha Scarlett, this weekly brunch extravaganza promises to entertain young and old alike with celebrity tributes, comedy, laughs, and glamour. The family-friendly show features a revolving cast of world-class female impersonators with spectacular over the top jewelry, hair, and costumes.  
nightlightlounge.net

MAN/WOMAN
April 12th-21st | Newmark Theatre
This five-part dance performance explores gender stereotypes, juxtaposing all female and all male ballets as well as one of resident choreographer Nicolo Fonte’s most successful works that brings the two sexes together. The program opens with the most iconic female role in all of ballet, The Dying Swan, an example of the ethereal beauty and fragility of the romantic-era ballerina.  
obt.org

PANCAKES & BOOZE ART SHOW
April 13th, 8:00 PM | Hawthorne Theatre
This eclectic art show brings together local artists, photographers, bands, and DJs to create an environment where artists, potential buyers, and pancake fanatics alike can connect with each other. The show features work from local artisans, a unique lineup of live musicians and DJs, live painting, body painting, and of course pancakes.  
pancakesandbooze.com

PORTLAND LINDY EXCHANGE
April 20th-22nd | Various Locations
Dance the weekend away with the Portland Lindy Society at this yearly swing dance exchange. With hours of live music, outdoor and indoor dancing venues, slow Lindy/slow Balboa classes, and dancers from all over, the event promises to be memorable.  
pdxlx.com

OREGON ORCHID SHOW & SALE
April 21st-22nd | Aquinas Hall
Experienced growers and new orchid admirers alike will be enchanted by the phenomenal flowers at this event. Attendees will enjoy presentations by guest speakers and thousands of orchids from local and international vendors, at the largest orchid show in the Pacific Northwest.
portlandorchidshow.com