5 issues to do that week: Portland Baroque Orchestra, Carlos Motta video artwork set up and comic Jamie Lee

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We’ve moved previous Halloween and now look forward to the vacations to kick in. However that doesn’t imply the humanities are darkish. Try 5 issues to do round Portland, together with a multichannel video arts set up and a number of other classical music performances.

“The Businesswoman, the Swordsman, and the Servant”

Portland Baroque Orchestra presents works by Maddalena Lombardini Sirmen and Chevalier de Saint-Georges, in addition to Joseph Haydn’s “Sunrise” quartet by way of livestream on YouTube. This efficiency, as with all of PBO’s 2020-21 season, is introduced free at GreatArtsPeriod.org.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, On-line premiere on YouTube; free. Donations will be made on the web site, pbo.org

Jamie Lee

The standup comic, actress and creator involves Portland for a present at Helium Comedy Membership. Lee wrote “Weddiculous,” an irreverent marriage ceremony information for {couples} trying to keep sane whereas navigating the wacky world of weddings. She’s additionally MTV’s marriage ceremony planning guru and star of the MTV comedy present “Girl Code.” Word: Helium is just promoting tickets for “tables” in gentle of COVID-19 restrictions. Single tickets are usually not out there.

Eight p.m. Thursday-Friday, 6:15 and eight:45 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5-8, Helium, 1510 S.E. Ninth Ave.; tables for 2 begin at $34; portland.heliumcomedy.com

“Narrative Shifter A Portrait of Julio Salgado” Credit score Carlos Motta, Courtesy of PICA

“We Obtained Every Different’s Again” by Carlos Motta

Portland Institute for Modern Artwork groups with Julio Salgado, Heldáy de la Cruz, and Edna Vázquez for a present held as a part of a long-term documentary mission with Carlos Motta. The three-part, multichannel video set up options portraits of queer artists and activists in america who’re or have been overtly undocumented, and who’re producing work to denounce historic and present-day damaged US immigration insurance policies. The present gives real-life tales of individuals residing on the margins of the authorized system. Test the web site for info on dwell and on-line occasions and public packages held along with the present.

Opens midday Saturday, Nov. 7, PICA, 15 N.E. Hancock St.; hours are noon-6 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, noon-Four p.m. Saturdays-Sundays via Feb. 14, 2021; free; masks required, particulars pica.org

Awadagin Pratt and Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra gives two live-streamed performances below the path of Awadagin Pratt, who will conduct and carry out piano in Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12. Different works on this system embody items by Richard Strauss and Mendelssohn. The concert events can be livestreamed from the Skyview Live performance Corridor in Vancouver with no in-person viewers.

7 p.m. Saturday and three p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7-8; vancouversymphony.org; $30


Buddies of Chamber Music current the four-time Grammy nominee Tambuco in a program that features Steve Reich’s “Music for Pieces of Wood;” Javier Álvarez’s “Metro Chabacano;” and works by different Latin American composers. The ensemble performs music on a wide range of devices, together with percussion items not usually seen on levels.

three p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, on the Buddies of Chamber Music YouTube channel; free. Program can be out there on demand for 48 hours after the live performance.


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