Photographs by Brazilian artist Gustavo Lacerda. Reception Fri 11/8, 5-7 PM.
DJ and producer LA Jesus (aka Nate Euhus) celebrates ten years since his first appearance. Entertainment from She's Crafty, the Fabulous Ladies of Fitness, and Mr. Automatic & Vorteque,. Plus a photo booth with photographer Saverio Truglia. $10
The National Hellenic Museum celebrates its one-year anniversary with the opening of an exhibit chronicling the history of Greeks in America.
Presentation of works by Randi Drozd. Reception Sun 11/24, 5-9 PM.
Artifacts from between the Arctic and the tip of South America highlighting 13,000 years of survivor skills utilized by the early Pueblo communities of the American southwest, the Incas of South America, and other cultures throughout the hemisphere.
Comedians Joseph Schupbach and Elizabeth Levy deliver a holiday show ahead of what they claim is the impending apocalypse. $15
Large scale dioramas by Roxy Paine. Reception 9/20 5-8 PM.
A group exhibit focusing on still life, landscape, and portrait. Reception Fri 12/6, 5-7 PM.
Group show featuring work concerned with human injustice. Reception Thu 10/10, 5:15-8:15 PM.
Multidisciplinary work by Teresa Ann Gifford. Reception Sat 12/14, 6-9 PM.
Portland artist Jon MacNair presents grayscale illustrations. Reception Fri 12/6, 7-10 PM.
Back in May, Fairlane Theater offered an evocative bare-bones production of Neil LaBute's gorgeous 2004 play cycle, and now so does Awkward Pause Theatre. This is no complaint; I'd welcome a new Autobahn every month. Each of the seven two-person plays takes place in a car, as decisive moments play out in a variety of tenuous relationships—husband/wife, mother/daughter, pedophile/victim—that inch toward unredeemability. The performances this time around aren't as carefully etched and the predicaments not quite so dire, but director Andrew Jessop allows his fine cast ample breathing room to explore more of the script's troubling subtext. While the relative looseness makes the evening feel a touch overlong, the cumulative effect of these probing performances is enormously satisfying. —Justin Hayford $10http://awkwardpausetheatre.com