Events downtown

Oct 14

LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR & GRILL BY LANIE ROBERTSON Portland Stage | 25 Forest Ave. 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill recounts Billie Holiday’s life story through the songs that made her famous. It’s 1959 and Billie Holiday is performing in a run-down bar during one of the last performances of her lifetime. Through her poignant voice and moving songs, one of the greatest jazz singers of all-time shares her loves and losses.