Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

2022/23 Portland Arts & Lectures: Lauren Groff

Literary Arts presents the 39th 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 $110 for the five-part lectures series. Please contact our Box Office at 503-227-2583 ext 2, or email la@literary-arts.org with any questions.

Lauren Groff is the New York Times bestselling author of four novels and two short story collections. Her 2021 novel Matrix, which Esquire described as “Incandescent… a radiant work of imagination and accomplishment,” was a National Book Award finalist and was selected by President Barack Obama as one of his favorite books of the year. Her works have won The Story Prize, the ABA Indies’ Choice Award, and France’s Grand Prix de l’Héroïne. Groff is a three-time finalist for the National Book Award and twice for the Kirkus Prize, and has been shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Prize, the Southern Book Prize, and the Los Angeles Times Prize. She has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the Radcliffe Institute, and was named one of Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists. She lives in Gainesville, Florida with her husband and two sons.

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall : Upcoming Events

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Image of Warner Bros. cartoon characters playing orchestra instruments

Warner Bros. presents Bugs Bunny At The Symphony 30th Anniversary Edition with Oregon Symphony November 26...

Showing: 11/26 - 11/27
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Daniel Howell We're All Doomed! Tour image - photo of Daniel & text

AEG Presents welcomes comedian Daniel Howell to the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on Wednesday...

Showing: 11/30
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Patii Smith photo and Book of Days cover image with event info in text

Powell's Books presents Patti Smith Songs & Stories at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on...

Showing: 12/01
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Photo of Kirill Gerstein playing piano

Oregon Symphony presents Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with Pianist Kirill Gerstein December 3–5,...

Showing: 12/03 - 12/05
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Disney Junior Live: Costume Palooza art image with disney characters

Portland'5 presents Disney Junior Live On Tour: Costume Palooza at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on...

Showing: 12/06
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Photo of Oregon Symphony musicians performing

Oregon Symphony presents their Comfort & Joy holiday concert at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer...

Showing: 12/07