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October 2014

Spooky Side of October

October 1 - 31

Day of the Dead meets Creature Features at Sidestreet Gallery’s October Show as Portland artists explore the holiday season in this fun filled exhibition of handmade creations. Sidestreet Gallery, 140 SE 28th Ave. 503.233.1204

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Multnomah County Library October events

October 6 - 31

Belmont Library, 1038 S.E. 39th Ave., 503.988.5382   Space at programs is limited. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis, except as noted.   FOR FAMILIES   Toddler Storytime Storytime for children 24-36 months with adult. Mondays, 10:15-10:45 am Tuesdays, 10:15-10:45 am   Book Babies Storytime for children 0-12 months with adult. Mondays, 11:30 am-12:15 pm Tuesdays, 11:30 am-12:15 pm   Tiny Tots Storytime for children 12-24 months with adult. Fridays, 10:15-11 am Saturdays, 11:30 am-12:15 pm   Preschool…

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Powell’s Books Author Readings and Events for October 2014

October 6 - 31

Elizabeth Enslin While the Gods Were Sleeping: A Journey through Love and Rebellion in Nepal (Seal Press) tells a compelling story of a woman transformed in intimate and unexpected ways. Set against the backdrop of increasing political turmoil in Nepal, anthropologist Elizabeth Enslin’s story takes us deep into the lives of local women as they claim their rightful place in society – and make their voices heard.   Thursday the 9th, 7:30pm  /  Powell’s on Hawthorne Poet James Grabill Oregon Book…

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Biddy McGraw’s Irish Pub. Music in October

October 6 - 31

Biddy McGraw’s 6000 Northeast Glisan Street Portland, OR 97213-3862 (503) 233-1178 www.biddymcgraws.comPlease note, the 6pm shows are a separate show rather than an opening act, so please add showtime if possible.  Also, the 6pm shows admit all ages.Thu 10/9 8:30 Dig Deep    (original grass/jazz) Fri 10/10 6pm John Sutherland, John Magnifico, Shea Wilcox (acoustic showcase) Fri 10/10 9:30 Fire Weeds (bluegrassy rock) Sat 10/11 6pm  Green Tambourine (60s tribute) Sat 10/11 9:30 Feathers & Shoemaker w/ guests (country & blues)…

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Goodfoot Lounge in October

October 6 - 31

Goodfoot Lounge 2845 SE Stark St   Tue 10/7- Family Funktion (free) wed 10/8- Jessica Lurie Band, Trio Subtonic w/Dan Balmer Thu 10/9- 11 Eyes, The Plutons Fri 10/10- dj aquaman’s soul stew Sat 10/11- Jujuba Mon 10/13- sonic forum open mic Tue 10/14- boys 2 gentlemen (free) Wed 10/15- OU, All The Apparatus Thu 10/16- The Goodfoot All-Stars Fri 10/17- dj aquaman’s soul stew Sat 10/18- Robert Walter’s 20th Congress Sun 10/19- Bridging the Music Mon 10/20- Sonic Forum Open Mic Tue…

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In the Forest, She Grew Fangs

October 10 @ 7:30 pm - November 15 @ 9:30 pm

by Stephen Spotswood runs Thursdays – Sundays, October 10-November 15 at 7:30 pm at Back Door Theater, 4319 SE Hawthorne Blvd.(enter through Common Grounds Coffee Shop) and presented by Defunkt Theatre. Lucy lives with her grandmother in a rural town and is tormented by her classmates who find out about her troubled past and her mother’s drug addiction. An outsider who spends her time in the forest outside of town, Lucy experiences visions and her senses sharpen as mysteriously savaged…

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¡O, Romeo!

October 16 - November 9

Shakespeare is alive but not at all well. As his time draws near, friends from the “other side” come to visit! Hamlet, Ophelia, Titania and others circle his deathbed while he fights to write his last play in the story of ¡O, Romeo!, Photo by Russell J Young It’s Milagro’s homage to the Bard’s legacy and the characters who’ve captured the imagination of humanity for more than 400 years. An entertaining Dias de las Muertas Celebration filled with music and…

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Mars One

October 16 - November 30

Action/Adventure Theatre opens a new serial comedy based upon the Mars One Mission that boasts the goal of establishing permanent human settlements on Mars. A new episode premieres weekly and follows the lives of humanity’s first Martian settlers in a part sitcom, part science fiction mystery format. Audiences can reserve spots for all four episodes in succession or come by for a single dose. Directed and conceived by Nick Fenster, Mars One opens October 16 and runs through November. Presented…

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BOB

October 17 - November 15

Bob:  A Life in 5 Acts by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb is the Vertigo Theatre presentation October 17 – November 15 at Shoebox Theater, 2110 SE 10th Ave. Born in the bathroom of a White Castle Restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky and abandoned by his birth mother, Bob dreams of becoming a great man – maybe even of being on a plaque someday. This rags-to-riches fame-to-fall love-of-living-life tale follows Bob on an epic road trip towards that quintessential American ideal: happiness. Tickets…

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The Friends of the Multnomah County Library is celebrating its Fall Used Book Sale

October 24 - 27

The Friends of the Multnomah County Library’s Fall Used Book Sale October 24-27   Portland, OR — Oregon’s largest used book sale, organized by the Friends of the Multnomah County Library, takes places the weekend of October 24-27 at the DoubleTree Hotel Exhibit Hall at Lloyd Center, 1000 NE Multnomah St., Portland, Oregon 97232.   The Friends of the Multnomah County Library (FOL) advocate for and support our outstanding public library district by funding programs and services and sponsoring activities…

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