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Theater & Arts

Music, Theater, and More

symphony conductor

Oregon Symphony

For more than 120 years, the Oregon Symphony has been presenting classical, kids, pops, and other special concerts — some 80 performances a year. $10 student tickets are available for select concerts starting one week before performances.

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Portland Art Museum

Portland Art Museum

The Portland Art Museum's collection of 42,000 objects reflects the history of art from ancient times to today. Admission is free the first Thursday of every month from 5 - 8 p.m. and $5 on Friday evenings. College students can purchase an annual pass for $20 — the price of a single adult admission ticket.

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Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Portland'5 Center for the Arts

Portland'5 Center for the Arts includes five venues — Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall (AKA "The Schnitzer" or "The Schnitz"), Keller Auditorium, Winningstad Theatre, Newmark Theatre, and Burnish Theatre — which host offerings from the Oregon Symphony, Portland Opera, traveling Broadway shows, concerts, and more.

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Gerding Theater at the Armory

Portland Center Stage

Portland Center Stage is one of the top 20 largest regional theater companies in the U.S. It stages a blend of classical, contemporary, and premiere works at its home in the Gerding Theater at the Armory. Discounted youth (ages 30 and younger) tickets are available for $25 for most shows. "Rush" tickets are available on a limited basis for $20 at 15 minutes prior to curtain time.

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Exterior of the Reser Theater at sunset, a contemporary building with large windows sitting at the edge of a pond that is fringed with vegetation.

The Reser Center for The Arts

The Reser is the cultural heart of a flourishing community centered in Beaverton, Oregon. It continuously enhances the cultural life of our region, bringing people together in a space that’s warm and welcoming, and where the art we present invites discovery, wonder, and flights of imagination. The Reser offers $10 tickets to full and part-time students for shows of all kinds— from NPR's Live Wire to music, dance, and more.

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Portland Opera performance of the Pirates of Penzance

Portland Opera

The Portland Opera stages four productions a season. Not sure if opera's your thing? Buy "rush" tickets and give it a try: Two hours prior to curtain at each performance, students can purchase tickets for $10.

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