Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

2021/22 Portland Arts & Lectures: Edwidge Danticat

UPDATED COVID-19 ATTENDANCE POLICY

All ticket holders, regardless of age, are required to show proof of full COVID vaccination or a negative test result (within 72 hours) from a healthcare provider for entry into the theatre. “Fully vaccinated” means that ticket holders have received their final vaccination dose of either the two-dose regimen of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or one dose of Johnson & Johnson at least 14 days before your performance date. 

Also, in accordance with state and local guidelines, face masks are required for entry. Masks must completely cover nose and mouth. Gaiters and bandanas are not acceptable. If wearing a face mask that does not comply with Metro policy, Portland’5 will provide a face mask for patrons. Masks must be worn at all times except while eating or drinking for brief periods. Prolonged periods of mask removal are not permitted for eating or drinking – masks must be worn between bites and sips.

All Literary Arts staff and volunteers are fully vaccinated.

Read Literary Arts’ full vaccination policy here.


Literary Arts presents the 37th annual Portland Arts & Lectures. Join us for five unforgettable nights featuring some of the world’s best authors, giving original talks at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Tickets start at just $90 for the five-part lectures series. All events are scheduled for in-person at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, however all subscriptions come with a full digital pass should you prefer to watch from home. Please contact our Box Office at 503-227-2583 ext 2, or email la@literary-arts.org with any questions.

Edwidge Danticat is the author of numerous books, including The Art of Death, a National Book Critics Circle finalist; Claire of the Sea Light, a New York Times Notable Book; Brother, I’m Dying, a National Book Critics Circle Award winner and National Book Award finalist; The Dew Breaker, a PEN/Faulkner Award finalist and winner of the inaugural Story Prize; The Farming of Bones, an American Book Award winner; Breath, Eyes, Memory, an Oprah’s Book Club selection; and Krik? Krak!, also a National Book Award finalist. A 2018 Neustadt International Prize for Literature winner and the recipient of a MacArthur “Genius” grant, she has been published in The New YorkerThe New York TimesHarper’s Magazine, and elsewhere.

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall : Upcoming Events

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Live Nation welcomes James Blake—Friends That Break Your Heart Tour—to the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer...

Showing: 09/21
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Live Nation presents comedian, singer, actor and satirist Randy Rainbow at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall ...

Showing: 09/24
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True West presents comedian Iliza Shlesinger at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on Saturday, September 25,...

Showing: 09/25
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Oregon Symphony presents The Season Premiere: David Danzmayr Conducts Mahler’s Second Symphony at Arlene...

Showing: 10/02 - 10/04
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Wilco band photo

Monqui Presents welcomes Wilco, with Young Fresh Fellows, to the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall...

Showing: 10/05 - 10/06
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Oregon Symphony presents Musical Legends of the Harlem Renaissance at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer...

Showing: 10/09 - 10/10