Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Jacqueline Woodson

Literary Arts presents the 34th season of Portland Arts & Lectures, featuring some of the most engaging writers at work today. They are novelists, essayists, and journalists whose award-winning works covers the most compelling issues of our time. 

The 2018/2019 series is sold out!

Jacqueline Woodson, author of the National Book Award-winning memoir Brown Girl Dreaming and the New York Times bestselling novel Another Brooklyn, will close the season on April 4.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Jacqueline Woodson is a 2014 National Book Award winner for her New York Times bestselling memoir Brown Girl Dreaming. Her most recent work is the New York Times bestselling novel Another Brooklyn, which was a 2016 National Book Award finalist and Woodson’s first adult novel in twenty years. Of it, the Washington Post said: “Woodson manages to remember what cannot be documented, to suggest what cannot be said. Another Brooklyn is another name for poetry.” In 2015, Woodson was named Young People’s Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation. She is the author of more than two dozen award-winning books for young adults, middle graders, and children; among her many accolades, she is a four-time Newbery Honor winner, a three-time National Book Award finalist, an NAACP Image Award recipient, and a two-time Coretta Scott King Award winner.

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall : Upcoming Events

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Oregon Symphony presents Coraline in Concert at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Friday, March...

Showing: 03/22
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Oregon Symphony presents Unforgettable: 100 Years of Nat and Natalie Cole at at the Portland'5 Arlene...

Showing: 03/23 - 03/24
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Icon Concerts presents The Deplorables comedy tour at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on...

Showing: 03/29
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Monqui welcomes singer-songwriter James Bay, with opener Noah Kahan, to the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer...

Showing: 03/30
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Monqui Presents welcomes José González and The String Theory to the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert...

Showing: 03/31
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Oregon Symphony presents Pink Martini with Meow Meow: Hotel Amour at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer...

Showing: 04/01