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Things to Do the Week of 1/28

By January 27, 2013

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February is right around the corner -- be sure to check the full February Events Calendar, as well as the special Valentine's Day calendar for all of the lead-up and February 14th happenings.

Here's some of the stuff happening this week:

1/24 - 2/3
Fertile Ground Festival
What: Dubbed "a city-wide new works arts festival," Fertile Ground brings new light to local artworks. The 10-day festival features theater, dance, visual arts projects and more.
Where:
Throughout Portland
When: See website
Website: fertilegroundpdx.org

2/1
The Canadian Tenors with the Oregon Symphony
What:
Canada's "national treasure" has appeared on Oprah, at the NBA All-Star Game and at the Vancouver Olympics. Now they join the Oregon Symphony once again for a one-night performance in Portland.
Where:
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
When:
7:30 p.m.
Website:
orsymphony.org/tenors

2/1 - 2/2
Portland Seafood & Wine Festival
What: The name tells most of the story -- tons of seafood and over 50 wineries pouring will make it a great weekend. There will also be plenty of live music to accompany you along your eating and drinking way.
Where:
Oregon Convention Center
When: Friday, 2 p.m.-10 p.m.; Saturday, Noon-10 p.m.
Website:
pdxseafoodandwinefestival.com

2/2
Lewis Black -- The Rant is Due Tour

What: Lewis Black brings his unique flavor of rant-filled comedy to Portland. Now's your chance to see the Grammy- and Emmy-winning comedian in action.
Where: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Website: pcpa.com

2/3 and every Sunday
Portland Poetry Slam
What:
Eight poets do battle, no holds barred, every Sunday.
When:
7:30 p.m.
Where: Backspace, 115 NW 5th Ave
Website: facebook.com/portlandpoetryslam

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