Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur is a poet, artist, and performer. At the age of five, her mother handed her a paintbrush and said, draw your heart out.” At seventeen, she happened upon a local open mic night where she performed her first spoken word poem. While studying at the University of Waterloo, Rupi wrote, illustrated, and self-published her first collection, milk and honey. In the years since, milk and honey has become an international phenomenon. Its sold over 3 million copies, been translated into more than 35 languages, and landed as a #1 New York Times bestsellerwhere it has spent more than 100 consecutive weeks. 

Rupi's long-awaited second collection, the sun and her flowers, was published in 2017 and debuted as a #1 global bestseller. Within the first three months it sold a million copies and was embraced by readers worldwide. Shes a Forbes 30 under 30, an editor of the 2016 Mays Literary Anthology of New Writing from the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, and one of BBCs 100 women of 2017. 

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall : Upcoming Events

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True West presents Andrew Bird in concert, with Meshell Ndegeocello, at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer...

Showing: 10/18
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Oregon Symphony | Dancing in the Streets | Image: Motown vinyl record

Oregon Symphony presents Dancing in the Streets at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on October...

Showing: 10/19 - 10/20
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Literary Arts welcomes author Ta-Nehisi Coates to the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on Monday,...

Showing: 10/21
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Showbox presents Thom Yorke: Tomorrow's Modern Boxes at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on...

Showing: 10/22
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Literary Arts presents George Packer at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on Thursday, October...

Showing: 10/24
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Warren Miller's TIMELESS

Warren Miller Entertainment presents their latest film Timeless at the Portland'5 Arlene...

Showing: 10/25