Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Jennifer Egan

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!

Jennifer Egan, author of Manhattan Beach, winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning A Visit from the Goon Squad, will join us on February 21.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Jennifer Egan is the author of Manhattan Beach, the Pulitzer Prize–winning A Visit From the Goon Squad, The Keep, Look at Me, The Invisible Circus, and the story collection Emerald City. Her stories have been published in The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine, GQ, Zoetrope, All-Story, and Ploughshares, and her nonfiction appears frequently in the New York Times Magazine. Of her writing, George Saunders has said: “To see the world through Egan’s eyes is to be moved, through language, to new adoration of the world. I don’t know a better writer working today. There is a generosity in her prose that is vastly enlivening to its reader and brings about that beautiful effect fiction sometimes causes: more, and better-grounded, fondness for reality, just as it is.”

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall : Upcoming Events

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Monqui Presents welcomes Tycho to the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on Saturday, September 7,...

Showing: 09/07
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Monqui Presents welcomes producer/songwriter/performer Maggie Rogers to the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer...

Showing: 09/12
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Oregon Symphony presents Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer...

Showing: 09/13 - 09/15
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True West welcomes Brian Wilson and The Zombies to the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on Tuesday...

Showing: 09/17
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LJ Productions welcomes comedian Jo Jo Jorge Falcon to the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on...

Showing: 09/20
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Oregon Symphony presents Guster with the Oregon Symphony at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall...

Showing: 09/21