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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Oregon Symphony presents the annual Gospel Christmas concert at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert...

Showing: 12/13 - 12/15
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Oregon Symphony presents The Storm Large Holiday Ordeal concert at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert...

Showing: 12/16
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Oregon Symphony presents Comfort and Joy: A Classical Christmas at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert...

Showing: 12/18
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Oregon Symphony presents Cirque Nutcracker at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on Saturday,...

Showing: 12/21 - 12/21
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Portland Youth Philharmonic presents Concert-at-Christmas: Dance Party at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall...

Showing: 12/26
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Oregon Symphony presents A Viennese New Year with Oregon Ballet Theatre at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer...

Showing: 12/30