City Arts in the Community


Can Can Wonderland

Now – Jan. 29

Can Can (Pike Place Market)

Can Can Kitchen & Cabaret is delighted to announce the return of our 3rd-annual winter show, WONDERLAND! This carnival of merriment explodes with all the cheer of yesteryear as our cast of professional dancers swings from the chandeliers into the holiday season, mesmerizing audiences in an intimate theater-turned-whimsical winter chalet, complete with food, drink and revelry.


Cubamor: Part Of The Beta Series

Now – Dec.18

Village Theatre’s First Stage Theatre

Be a part of the development of new musicals through The Beta Series! The new series kicks off with Cubamor, a passionate love story set in Havana.


A Metal Firkin Christmas

Dec. 22

The Pine Box

Enjoy a curated variety of metal music and great food, while we drink three special casks of rare beer from three Oregon breweries: Worthy Brewing, Breakside Brewery and Fort George Brewery. Guests will also be able to get crafty, painting old vinyl records into holiday heirlooms. The event is free.



Freakout Festival

Dec. 8 – 9

Multiple Locations

Freakout Records presents Freakout Festival, a two-day gathering of local music across five stages on Capitol Hill. Featured musicians include Spencer Moody (of The Murder City Devils), Smokey Brights, Gazebos, Erik Blood (Shabazz Palaces, THEESatisfaction, The Moondoggies) & 20+ more. The event is supported by City Arts, Audioasis, KEXP and Pabst Blue Ribbon.