5 things to do in Portland today: Tuesday, February 11

Feb 10 2020, 5:06 pm

We’re just a few days into the week but fret not, because there are plenty of exciting things going on in the Rose City today.

Whether you’re just looking for an excuse to get out and catch some of this classic February sunshine and cold-breeze combo, or it’s date-night and you want to experience some of the coolest stuff Portland has to offer, we have you covered. Here are five things to do in Portland on Tuesday, February 11.

Color Line: Black Excellence on the World Stage

Two African American women, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing each other (1899 or 1900) | W. E. B. Du Bois

What: An inspiring international collection of photographs by acclaimed still photographer W.E.B. Du Bois spanning the 1900s.

When: Now until March 29, 2020
Time: Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Portland Art Museum — 1219 SW Park Avenue, Portland
Admission: $20. Buy them here

It’s Not Me, It’s You: Stories from the Dark Side of Dating

What: An evening of stories from some of Portland’s sharpest and funniest orators chronicling horribly relatable tales of their dating woes.

When: Tuesday, February 11 and Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Time: Doors open at 6 pm
Where: Alberta Rose Theater — 3000 NE Alberta Street, Portland
Admission: $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Buy them here

Violent Femmes & The John Bisagna Disaster

What: After their triumphant comeback album in 2016, the Violent Femmes bring their fast-paced anti-authoritarian rock to the Crystal Ballroom in Portland on Tuesday, February 11.

When: February 11, 2020
Time: Doors at 7:00 pm, Show starts at 8:30 pm
Where: Crystal Ballroom — 1332 W Burnside, Portland
Admission: $39.50 advance, $42 at the door. Buy them here

Hedwig and the Angry Itch

What: The off-broadway musical turned hit independent feature film is back in its original form. Join a small and intimate crowd as folks gather at the Ellyn Bye Studio for a magical performance.

When: Now until February 23, 2020
Time: Doors at 7:30 pm
Where: Ellyn Bye Studio at the Armory — 128 NW Eleventh Avenue, Portland
Admission: Stand-by only

Portland Opera presents An American Quartet

Portland Opera

Angela Niederloh as Julia Child in Bon Appetit! Photo by Kate Szrom.

What: A special presentation by the Portland Opera, An American Quartet features four one-act operas representing glimpses into a wide array of American life. This is a must-see.

When: Now until February 22, 2020
Time: Doors at 7:30 pm
Where: The Hampton Opera Center — 211 SE Caruthers Street, Portland
Admission: $72+, buy them here