Lets face it. The middle of winter can be a bit….well……blah. So what better way to spice things up than to take advantage of special offers that grant affordable access to Portland’s vibrant creative arts scene! We think it is pretty cool that Downtown Portland promotes the performing arts in our city with the successful Blah-Buster promotion kicking off in February 2012.
For more than a month, arts groups including Portland Center Stage, Oregon Children’s Theater, Oregon Ballet Theatre and the Oregon Symphony will offer two-for-one tickets for events throughout the city.
Full details will be available later this year at www.downtownportland.org.
Other Winter Events Coming Up:
Portland International Film Festival – February 9-25, 2012
The granddaddy of Oregon ﬁlm events, the Portland International Film Festival packs 100 ﬁlms from 30 countries into a busy two weeks every February.
Oregon Seafood and Wine Festival – February 3-4, 2012
Scheduled smack dab in the middle of the Dungeness crab season, this upscale festival celebrates both the bounty harvested from the Pacific Ocean and the state’s vineyards. More than 130,000 square feet (3,962 square meters) at the Oregon Convention Center allows plenty of room for festival-goers to wander while enjoying great food, wine and live music.
The Oregon Cultural Trust presents Oregon Days of Culture October 1-8, 2011. Days of Culture will be celebrated at more than 500 events around the state. Many are free; most are family friendly; all represent the lively cultural expression that happens every day in our communities.
Find all event listings at www.oregondaysofculture.org
This Is Culture: 2011 Photo Contest
Beginning October 1st, submit a photograph that captures resonant elements of our state’s culture, and you could win some incredible prizes: $1,000 cash; $1,000 donations to the cultural nonprofit of your choice; fancy cameras; overnight packages at historic hotels; and more!
The Oregon Cultural Trust is a statewide funding agency fueled by individual donations for which donors receive a 100% Oregon tax credit. Donations to the Cultural Trust return to the community in the form of grants benefiting every county in Oregon. Sign up for action alerts, participate in advocacy projects – and contribute to support the good work underway to support and recognize the diversity of Oregon’s cultural community.