Looking For Plans This Weekend?

Hotel Modera, a Downtown Portland Hotel is located in the center of the Portland trendy Downtown district. it is encircled on all sides by an eclectic array of art galleries, fine restaurants, museums, entertainment, nightlife, and the vibrancy and beauty of the city itself. Hotel Modera has gathered a list of things to do for this weekend, whether you are looking to get into the Halloween spirit at the Rose Quarter Haunted Houses or have a relaxing evening listening to Beethoven at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Watch Artists at Work

When: 10 am – 5 pm, Saturday – Sunday, October 15th – 16th, 2011
Tour Information: Portland Open Studios
Website: www.portlandopenstudios.com

Portland Open Studios offers a unique and inspiring form of experiential education: interacting with local artists at work within the context of their studios. Visit with any of 100 artists throughout the metro area on October 8th and 9th, 15th and 16th from 10 am to 5 pm. Artists are likely to have work available for purchase. Most artists accept cash and personal checks, and some also accept credit cards. Portland Open Studios does not charge a commission; 100% of the sales price goes to participating artists.

 

God of Carnage

When: 7:30 pm, Wednesdays – Saturdays | 2 & 7:30 pm, Sundays. Closes October 16th, 2011
Where: Artists Repertory Theatre
Address: 1515 Southwest Morrison Street Portland, OR 97205
Website: www.artistsrep.org

This 2009 Tony winner for Best Play, tells the story of two sets of parents who meet to discuss a bullying incident in what they hoped would be a “civilized manner. “ As the evening wears on that intent goes awry, and the play turns ferociously hilarious, shocking and disturbing, as the parents battle for ethical superiority. A film adaptation shot in Paris, directed by Roman Polanski and starring Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz and John C. Reilly, was released this summer.ists.

 

FrightTown

When: 7 pm, Friday – Sunday, October 14th – 16th, 2011
Where: Rose Quarter, Memorial Coliseum
Address: One Center Court Portland, OR 97227
Website: www.rosequarter.com

The three most horrifying haunted houses in the whole Pacific Northwest, FrightTown returns to the Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Friday, October 7th! A festival of fear awaits you at every turn! Last year, the local critics agreed that FrightTown was the scariest haunted house in Portland bar none. Packed into 40,000 square feet, FrightTown is the largest, scariest and wildest Halloween attraction in Oregon and Washington, as well as the No. 1 choice for haunted entertainment among teens and young adults! This October, FrightTown is open for 20 days of Halloween horror that will have everyone sleeping with the lights on until Christmas!

 

Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy

When: 7:30 pm Saturday, October 15th, 2011
Where: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address: 1111 SW Broadway Ave, Portland, OR 97205
Website: www.pcpa.com

Thrill to the sound of 120 voices performing two of the greatest choral symphonic masterworks ever created. Grand. Glorious. Timeless.

Stephen Zopfi, conductor
Portland Symphonic Choir

Stravinsky: Chorale-variations on “Von Himmel hoch”
Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms
Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 1
Beethoven: Choral Fantasy,
Renato Fabbro, piano

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