5 things to do in Portland today: Monday, March 9

Mar 9 2020, 5:00 am

The weekend may be the perfect time to plan a night out, but the fun doesn’t stop in this town, especially on a Monday. No one does the reclamation of Garfield’s least favorite day like Portlandians, and this week just goes to show how much that is true.

Here are our picks for five must-attend events in Portland today, Monday, March 9.

Beach Bunny

What: One of the world’s most prolific and fun alt-rock bands Beach Bunny is running ashore in Portland to kick-start out the week, and we think it might be the best show you’ll catch all month.

When: March 9, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Aladdin Theater — 3017 SE Milwaukie Avenue, Portland
Admission: Online

The Frontier Thesis

What: The Frontier Thesis presents Violence, Myth-making, and Progression in America, a look at how tales and myths have shaped the idea of America, hosted by Rob Guthrie.

When: March 9, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Lucky Labrador Brewing Company — 915 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland
Admission: Free

Portland Youth Jazz Orchestra

What: Kick up some dust and enjoy some of this city’s most talented young jazz musicians as the Portland Youth Jazz Orchestra puts on a powerful show at the Alberta Rose Theater this Monday.

When: March 9, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Alberta Rose Theater — 3000 NE Alberta Street, Portland
Admission: Online

Portland August Wilson Monologue Competition

What: The Portland leg of the August Wilson Monologue Competition will take place on Monday evening, awarding one winner that will represent the city at the National competition to be held in New York later this year.

When: March 9, 2020
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Portland Center Stage — 128 NW 11th Avenue, Portland
Admission: Free Registration

Resonance Full Moon Sound Bath

What: Have you ever bathed in sound? Join spiritualist Calvin Pia for a night that is destined to tune your body to the moon, as the full-moon strikes the Oregon sky on Monday night.

When: March 9, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Being Space — 1227 SE Stark Street, Portland
Admission: Online