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Portland boasts a hot lineup of performing and visual arts events this week

Polaris Dance Theatre. | Photo: Nick F./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on April 23, 2019.

Looking to up your appreciation of the arts?

We've rounded up four artsy events around Portland this week that will scratch your cultural itch, from interactive art to dance.

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'The Feminine Era'

What does it mean to be feminine? Explore the theme with Fused Creative's pop-up show "The Feminine Era" this Saturday. The evening will include comedy, paintings, music, dance and poetry that redefine the idea of femininity.

Fused Creative is an art-collective founded by Jessica Green and Meg Nanna in 2018.

When: Saturday, April 27, 5:45-9:15 p.m.
Where: PLACE, 735 N.W. 18th Ave.
Price: $12.50
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Philadanco

Philadanco — the Philadelphia Dance Company — will perform at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on Wednesday. The award-winning dance troupe is world-renowned and features the choreography of Rennie Harris and Christopher Huggins. White Bird presents the 95-minute show.

When: Wednesday, April 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway
Price: $20
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Polaris Dance Theatre: 'X-Posed'

This Thursday the Polaris Dance Theatre company and the Ela FaLa Collective will perform at the Polaris Dance Theatre. The ninth annual performance, titled "X-Posed," explores topics of racism, gun control and climate change and showcases pieces from "Lil' Mo."

Tobert Guitron is the artistic director for Polaris Dance Theatre, while Barbara Lima directs Ela FaLa.  

When: Thursday, April 25, 8 p.m.
Where: Polaris Dance Theatre, 1826 N.W. 18th Ave.
Price: $12.50
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Gathering of the Guilds and the Ceramic Showcase

The 2019 Gathering of the Guilds brings together the work of 350 Northwestern artists. See an array of beading, ceramics, fibers, glass, metals, woodworks and more at this three-day showcase.

Attendees will also have the chance to shop for gifts, see demonstrations, win door prizes and commission custom pieces during this free, family-friendly event, which starts this Friday.

When: Friday, April 26, 10 a.m.
Where: Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd., Portland, OR 97232
Price: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets


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