Blog: This Week in Portland February 16,
Hello, Portlanders. The annual Portland Jazz Festival is here!
2013 U.S. Bank
Portland Jazz Festival presented by Alaska Airlines will
be held Friday,
February 15 through
Sunday, February 24 at
venues throughout Portland, OR. The 10th anniversary
celebration will include a heady mix of world and west coast premieres
performances with a series of concerts featuring an imposing array of
internationally recognized and local musicians playing a wide-range of
jazz styles. Education
and outreach, as always, amplify the festival’s recognition
of Black History Month through a series of community-wide initiatives.
headliners are NEA Jazz Master
Jack DeJohnette in a For
Portland Only special quartet
configuration featuring Ravi
Garrison and George
Jazz Message Celebrating Art Blakey
in a world premiere featuring Javon
Williams and Lewis
Nash; The west coast
premiere of ACS featuring
Terri Lyne Carrington
Cuban All-Stars and
Alfredo Rodriguez; Steve
Kuhn Trio featuring
special guest Devin
Rosenwinkel Quartet; Kenny
Garrett Quartet; Patricia
Barber Quartet; SexMob
Plays Fellini; Portland
Jazz Master Nancy King with
and Glen Moore;
Barry Harris Trio;
Wilson’s Arts & Crafts;
leading two Portland ensembles; Scott
Hamilton Quartet; Art
Abrams Swing Machine Big Band In Tribute to Stan Kenton featuring Rebecca
Blue Cranes; and
to check www.pdxjazz.com
for up-to-date festival information and follow us on twitter and
lovers, rejoice! from OregonBeer.org
16 2013 - 11:00am to 4:00PM at many Oregon breweries
President’s Day weekend, dozens of Oregon breweries and
brewpubs will open their doors to visitors for the state’s
5th annual Zwickelmania. Zwickelmania, hosted by Oregon Craft Beer, is
a free statewide event that offers visitors a chance to tour Oregon
breweries, meet the brewers and sample their favorite beers. Check with
your favorite breweries for tour and tasting opportunities.
When: Saturday, February
16th, 2013 from 11-4 pm
What: Oregon Brewers Guild Brewery Open House.
- Lists of participating breweries throughout the state.
- Suggested itineraries.
- Shuttle bus routes and maps.
Portland Live Wire! Radio at Alberta Rose Theatre
Live Wire! is a radio variety show recorded in front of an enthusiastic
live audience from the Alberta Rose Theatre in NE Portland, airs each
week around the state and in SW Washington via Oregon Public
Broadcasting (OPB), on stations around the country and is heard
nationally and internationally through its podcasts. It’s music,
it’s conversation, it’s sketch comedy. It's radio variety
for the A.D.D. generation.
Live Wire! Saturday, February 16, 2013
Venue: Alberta Rose Theatre
Visit website for more info. http://www.livewireradio.org/attend_a_live_show
Portland Japanese Garden - Free Admission Day
Free Admission Day at the Japanese Garden
Monday, February 18
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Free and open to the public
Everyone is welcome and encouraged to invite their friends,
family, and fellow community members to visit the Garden on this Free
Admission Day. Garden Guides will be stationed throughout the Garden to
help answer questions and speak about the Garden’s history,
culture, and traditions.
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