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Summer on the Green

Enjoy summer evenings on the Marylhurst campus at our Summer on the Green performance series. Throughout the summer months, our Lajos Balogh Performance Shell* will play host to a variety of entertainment programs for the entire family. Rock out to tunes from lively contemporary bands or embrace one of the Bard's most popular plays. 

The performances are FREE and open to the public. 

Spend your summers at Marylhurst!

raincloud*Rain location: Hawthorn Room, Clark Commons

2015 Season 

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Saturday, July 11 at 6:00 pm

Portland Actors Ensemble celebrates 45 years as Portland's free Shakespeare-in-the-Parks.

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The Beatniks

Friday, July 17 at 7:00 pm

Performing the music of the '60s and '70s (and '80s, too). Dubbed The Biggest Band in Town in terms of popularity by the Seattle Times.

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Johnny Limbo & The Lugnuts

Friday, July 24 at 7:00 pm

Portland's own nostalgic band, performing rock'n'roll classics since 1978.


There will also be a food cart at this concert from Bon Appétit!

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The Merry Wives of Windsor

Saturday, August 8 at 7:00 pm

Original Practice Shakespeare performs using the same techniques as they did in Shakespeare's own time.

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Peter Zisa

Wednesday, August 19 at 7:00 pm

Classical guitarist Peter Zisa is founder of the annual Season of Lights holiday benefit concert at The Old Church in Portland.

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Thara Memory

Thursday, August 20 at 7:00 pm

Thara Memory is a consummate performer whose repertoire spans the breadth of classical, jazz and rhythm and blues music.

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Mozart & Marylhurst

Friday, August 21 at 7:00 pm

Portland Festival Symphony directed by Lajos Balogh.

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The Taming of the Shrew

Saturday, August 22 at 6:00 pm
Portland Actors Ensemble celebrates 45 years as Portland's free Shakespeare-in-the-Parks.

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Three Leg Torso

Sunday, August 23 at 7:00 pm

An eclectic synthesis of chamber music, tango, klezmer, Latin and Gypsy music.

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Jack Falk, Klezmocracy

Monday, August 24 at 7:00 pm

Jack Falk's clarinet stylings astonish the ear.

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Oregon Mandolin Orchestra

Tuesday, August 25 at 7:00 pm

This 30-member orchestra features mandolins, mandolas, mandocellos and double basses, with repertoire ranging from Beethoven to The Beatles.

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Fretlandia Duo

Wednesday, August 26 at 7:00 pm

Tim Scott and Lee Inman perform 17th and 18th century elegant music from France and Germany for two violas de gamba.

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Michael Allen Harrison & Julianne Johnson

Friday, August 28 at 7:00 pm

Soft, sensual arrangements of old favorites and new originals with piano by Michael Allen Harrison and vocals by Julianne Johnson.

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Imperial - Columbia Brass

Saturday, August 29 at 7:00 pm

Two quintets, Imperial Brass & Columbia Brass, join forces for a highly varied program spanning Early Baroque, Renaissance and contemporary Brazilian.

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