20 Things You Probably Won’t Go To



The Byzantine Inheritance

St.Mary’s Cathedral, N.W. 18th and Couch, 503-236-8202, 8 p.m., $10 w/student ID, all ages

Greek choral chants. How spiritual.


Theater!Theater!, 3430 S.E. Belmont Ave., 503-242-0080, 8 p.m., $12 w/student ID, all ages

You wouldn’t want to be the only one on campus not going to see a play about manipulation, would you?

“Mister Murdery”

The Electric Company, 2512 S.E. Gladstone, 503-232-7667, 10:30 p.m., $10 general ad., all ages, cardboardbox.org

Hey, if you go in costume, you get $3 off the ticket price.

Stephen Kovacevich

Lincoln Recital Hall, Room 75, 503-725-5400, 7:30 p.m., students FREE, fpa.pdx.edu


Yet another piano recital.

Heavenly States

Music Millennium N.W., 6 p.m., FREE, all ages

Need a change from piano recitals? Try some rock!


Fez Ballroom, 9:30 p.m., $10, 21+

Here’s a concert where you’re sure to get some. That’s right, reggae for everyone!

What Night Brings

Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside, 503-228-4651, 7:30 p.m., FREE

Carla Trujillo tells her story about her personal conversations with God.

“Hair Cutter’s Ball”

Crystal Ballroom, $12, all ages

Indulge your vanity … come on, you know you want to.

Defending Our Lives

Feminist Film Series, Smith 228, 503-725-5672, Noon, all ages

Want to see a dirtier version of “Chicago”?



Evelyn Glennie

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m., $17, all ages

Do you know what the word “esoteric” means? It’s the word her followers use to describe her.

Trash Art

Music Millennium N.W., 5 p.m., FREE, all ages

Have you ever wondered what to name a band when all the good names have already been picked?

Starlight Mints

Music Millennium N.W., 1 p.m., FREE, all ages

In the mood for a fussy pop-rock band? Here ya go.

Trad Gras Och Stenar,Kinski

Lola’s Room, 7 p.m., $8 adv., 21+, mcmenamins.com

Hey, if anyone knows who the heck these people are, please let me know. Actually, I don’t really care.

Radio Nationals

Music Millennium N.W., 3 p.m., FREE, all ages

I’m always up for a free concert.



Matt Nathanson

Music Millennium N.W., 3 p.m., FREE, all ages

Don’t feel like having Sunday lunch with the fam? Here’s an alternative to soggy sandwiches and annoying siblings.



Chilingirian String Quartet

Lincoln Performance Hall, 503-725-3307, 8 p.m., $14.50 student, all ages, focm.org

Hey, they’re from Great Britian. Maybe their instruments have accents, too.

“The FourPoster”

Reynolds Middle School Theater, 1200 N.E. 201st, 503-491-5950, 7 p.m., $5, all ages

A staged reading … that sounds exciting.



Ab Baars Trio

Blue Monk, cover, creativemusicguild.org

Hey, drop the books and get on down there. It’s not everyday the Ab Baars Trio is playing at the Blue Monk.

42nd Street

Keller Auditorium, 7:30p.m., $23+, all ages, portlandopera.org

Yeah! More tap-dancing!

Poison The Well,Autopilot Off,Taken,The Dead Unknown

Meow Meow, 7 p.m., $8, all ages

Is there an indie-band-name book that these people choose from or something?

– The Calendar Girl