News from The Armory

Peace of the City Film Series

Thu, Jun 21, 7:00 p.m.  •  $10

A forum for true stories that can entertain as they educate and inspire, the Peace of the City Film Series showcases the best work of the social-issue documentary community in the United States.

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Peace of the City Film Series

Tue, Jul 10, 7:00 p.m.  •  $10

A forum for true stories that can entertain as they educate and inspire, the Peace of the City Film Series showcases the best work of the social-issue documentary community in the United States.

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Peace of the City Film Series

Thu, Aug 16, 7:00 p.m.  •  $10

A forum for true stories that can entertain as they educate and inspire, the Peace of the City Film Series showcases the best work of the social-issue documentary community in the United States.

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July First Thursday with Frankie Simone

Thu, Jul 5, 5:00 p.m.  •  FREE

Frankie Simone brings her irresistible blend of powerful pop to kick off summer at The Armory. 

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Playwright Lanie Robertson on Finding the Voice to Make "Lady Day" Sing

Playwright Lanie Robertson talks about capturing Billie Holiday's voice for "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill."

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Specialty Cocktails Inspired by "Lay Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill"

Bar Supervisor (and resident mixologist) Melissa Larrabee introduces the specialty cocktails in honor of our final show of the season, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill

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All About Deidrie Henry

Deidrie Henry stars as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill at The Armory, but her history with Portland Center Stage and Chris Coleman go way back. Learn more about this incredible artist and her fascinating career.

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Art Talks with Joe Cantrell

Wed, May 16, 6:00 p.m.  •  FREE

Local Cherokee artist Joe Cantrell talks about the inspiration and process behind his stunning photography.

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Art Talks with Joe Cantrell

Thu, May 17, 6:00 p.m.  •  FREE

Local Cherokee artist Joe Cantrell talks about the inspiration and process behind his stunning photography.

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Live Jazz Music: Micah Hummel

Thu, Jun 21, 6:30 p.m.  •  FREE

Join us for live jazz before select performances of Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, featuring faculty and students from the jazz program at Portland State University with a few special community member guests.

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Live Jazz Music: Jeff Putterman

Tue, Jun 19, 6:30 p.m.  •  FREE

Join us for live jazz before select performances of Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, featuring faculty from the jazz programs at Portland State University and Reed College. 

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2018 JAW Festival Playwrights and Plays

Introducing this year's picks for JAW 2018! This year's festival proudly presents new works from four incredible playwrights and celebrates 20 years of championing new plays

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Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill
May 26 – Jul 1

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