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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept 29–Oct 2



Los Porteños 10th Anniversary Reading 7 p.m. Thursday, Literary Arts, FREE

iO Tillett Wright 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Powell’s City of Books, FREE

Jonathan Safran Foer 7 p.m. Friday, Powell’s at Cedar Hills Crossing, FREE

National Geographic Live: Exploring Mars 7:30 p.m. Friday, Newmark Theatre

Jacob Needleman 4 p.m. Sunday, Powell’s City of Books, FREE


Bianca Del Rio 8 p.m. Thursday, Newmark Theatre

Trevor Noah 7:30 p.m. Friday, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Dinosaur Jr. 8 p.m. Thursday, Crystal Ballroom

The Music of David Bowie 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Bebel Gilberto 7:30 p.m. Friday, Winningstad Theatre

Different Trains 7:30 p.m. Friday–Saturday, Oregon Rail Heritage Center

Drive-By Truckers and Lydia Loveless 9 p.m. Friday–Saturday, Wonder Ballroom

Lindsey Stirling 8 p.m. Saturday, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, SOLD OUT

DJ Shadow 9 p.m. Saturday, Roseland Theater

Peaches 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Wonder Ballroom


Little Shop of Horrors 7:30 p.m. Thursday–Friday and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday–Sunday, Gerding Theater

Looking for Tiger Lily 7:30 p.m. Friday and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Hollywood Theatre

Come Inside: A Sex & Culture Theater Festival Various times Thursday–Sunday, The Headwaters

Jekyll & Hyde 7:30 p.m. Thursday–Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday–Sunday, Brunish Theatre

Richard III 7:30 p.m. Friday–Sunday, Post5 Theatre

The Nether 7:30 p.m. Friday–Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Imago Theatre

The Gun Show 7:30 p.m. Thursday–Saturday, CoHo Theater

The Graduate 7:30 p.m. Thursday–Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Venetian Theatre


Sharita Towne 10 a.m.–6 pm Thursday–Saturday, Newspace Center for Photography, FREE

Carol Benson and Michael Knutson 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Thursday–Saturday, Blackfish Gallery, FREE

Photography and Contemporary Experience 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Thursday–Friday and 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday–Saturday, Portland Art Museum