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Network (Digital) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1976 Satiric Look at Television News, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

April 26-28 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Conceived, written, produced and released during the ongoing Watergate crisis, Network was Chayefsky’s meticulously researched, highly articulate attack on the demoralisation and dehumanisation of American life as exemplified by the crude commercialisation of television news.

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Nightmare Alley @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1947 Film Noir, An Archetypal American Con Man’s Rise and Fall, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

April 19-21 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Nightmare Alley is a fascinating film noir that was a departure for Tyrone Powers who had mostly played swashbucklers. Here he plays conman Stanton “Stan” Carlisle, a carnival barker working for Mademoiselle Zeena (Joan Blondell) and her drunken husband Pete (Ian Keith). Stan is after a code that […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,450+): Gorge Grand Tasting, Pig & Swig, Remote.ly, Dueling Pianos & More! | April 11-14, 2019

The weekend is back, Portland! Find vintage treasures at NW’S LARGEST Garage Sale & Vintage Sale!  Miz Kitty is back with her Parlour Vaudeville Show! Plan ahead for summertime with the kids with this Summer Camp Guide.

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American Honey @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Cannes Jury Winner, Showcasing America’s Wandering “Mag Crew” Youth, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

April 12-14 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Within the classic typology of United States filmmaking, the road movie, Arnold creates a lively and intimate, though not definitive look at the Midwestern United States. Informed by a 2007 New York Times article, Andrea Arnold sought to represent and give voice to the wandering “mag crew” youth.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,400+): Swap Meet, Rose City Rollers, Vancouver Women’s Show, Dance, Theater, Music & More! | April 4-7, 2019

The weekend is back, Portland! 80s Video Dance Attack is celebrating 14 Years this weekend and QuarterWorld turns 3! Test Drive the newest Electric Vehicles at Milwaukie Electric Avenue Grand Opening. And grab your favorite Portland brands at The For Sale Sale!

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Rocky Horror Picture Show

Clinton Street Theater Presents Rocky Horror Picture Show 41st Anniversary Special | The Longest Continuously Running Weekly Showing in the World, Cake, Raffle & More!

April 5&6 @ Clinton Street Theater – In April of 1978, the Clinton Street Theater began playing the Rocky Horror Picture Show on a weekly basis.AND The Clinton Street Cabaret, Portland’s oldest, and only shadowcast, is going strong celebrating more than 30 years of non-stop Rocky action.

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Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Horror, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

April 5-7 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – After being resurrected for the eighth time, Jason comes across a boat that is hosting a high school graduation. Our final girl Rennie (Jensen Daggett) begins seeing visions of Jason drowning, which means her sea voyage is about to get a lot bloodier.

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MANY Portland St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,050+): Festivals, Shamrock Run, Cirque du Soleil: Corteo, Irish Food & Beer, Pub Crawls & More! | March 14-17, 2019

The weekend is back, Portland! Everyone’s a little Irish this weekend: There’s the Irish Stroll, Corned Beef & Cabbage, Whiskey, Beer, Music, Shamrock Run, Cruise, Irish Dancers & More!

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House of Flying Daggers @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Carefully Choreographed Martial Arts, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

March 15-17 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – If translated literally from Mandarin to English, the original title Shí Miàn Mái Fú means “ambushed from ten directions”, which perfectly embodies the carefully choreographed martial arts that builds tension and dimension throughout House of Flying Daggers.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100+): Baker’s Dozen Festival, Winter Music Festival, Brunch Festival, Ian Karmel, Shamrock Cruise, Enchanted Forest Ball & More! | March 7-10, 2019

The weekend is back, Portland! The Cupcake Girls is celebrating 8 years with a benefit party. Learn How to Really, Really? Really! Love a Woman @ Curious Comedy ANNEX this weekend and next. Club Privata keeps the Mardi Gras Party going. Ian Karmel comes home for two shows at Revolution Hall. And Wolf Play opens […]

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Kristina Talking Pictures (16mm)  & Cine-Lit @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Indie American Feminist Film, Spotlight on Hispanic Cinema and Literature, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

March 8-10 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Cine-Lit is an organization created by the Departments of World Languages and Literatures at Portland State University and Oregon State University in close conjunction with the Portland International Film Festival.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,300+): Mardi Gras, Carnaval, Antique & Collectible Show, Cookie & Wine Pairing & More! | February 28-March 3, 2019

The weekend is back, Portland! Uncover hidden treasures at Antique & Collectible Show at Portland Expo. Celebrate Brazilian Carnaval and Mardi Gras w/ Pyatã & The Rhythm @ The Goodfoot! Experience intimate true stories at Urban Tellers! & the West Coast’s biggest Mardi Gras Celebration, Mardi Gras Ball, is Saturday at Tiffany Center!

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Charulata

Charulata (The Lonely Wife) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1964 Bengali Drama of a Broken Marriage, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

March 1-3 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Based on the novella Nastanirh, Satyajit Ray’s drama film from 1964 poetically captures the story of a woman’s first steps in establishing her independence. Charulata takes place in 19th century pre-independence India where we follow Charu, a creative, isolated wife of a busy journalist named Bhupati.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,300+): Home & Garden Show, Prohibition Party, Bow Wow Film Fest, Whiskey Dinner & More! | February 21-24, 2019

Catch the Oscars at EastBurn. How about a night of exciting Dungeons & Dragons action to benefit Q Center at Queer Quest. Blueprint Choral Ensemble presents a free presentation of Eliot Ness and the Untouchables. And see floating aerial arts & dance w/ AWOL’s Left of Center.

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2019 Bow Wow Film Festival @ Clinton Street Theater | Short Films for the Love of Dog

February 23 @ Clinton Street Theater – We are proud to present the 4th Annual Bow Wow Film Festival! Come join us for this fun event to celebrate our beloved canine companions! This year we have another rousing, fun loving show so please join us for a delightful evening out to celebrate our beloved canine […]

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Portrait of Jason @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1967 Documentary Film About Gay African-American Cabaret Performer, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

February 22-24 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – At 9:00 p.m. on December 3rd, 1966, Shirley Clarke and a crew of filmmakers set up their equipment in a room at the Hotel Chelsea and began a gruelling twelve hour filming session with their cameras trained on one person: Jason Holliday.

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Touki Bouki @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1973 Senegalese Drama Film, Semi-Documentary Style, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

February 15-17 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – The haze of a newly independent nation is rarely expressed as Djibril Diop Mambéty does in his first feature. Everything in Touki Bouki is avant garde in this way, hybridizing elements of the emerging African cinema of its day — its semi-documentary style, visual metaphors, and its long […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($950+): Chinese New Year, Pacific NW Sportsmen’s Show, Winter Light Festival, Helicopter Tours, Wine & Chocolate & More! | February 7-10, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Stay warm this weekend at Pacific Northwest Sportsmen’s Show. Grab a ride aboard Portland Spirit for the Winter Light Festival. Dark Star Orchestra performs two nights at Roseland Theater! And there’s still time to make amazing Valentine’s Day plans.

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Symbiopsychtaxiplasm @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Experimental Documentary, Cinéma Vérité, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

February 8-10 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Symbiopsychotaxiplasm is visual jazz, created through editing and reconfiguration: finalized as an amalgam of footage from four different sources. The production team of Over The Cliff (the film within the film) directed by William Greaves impersonating himself, a production crew filming them as a behind the scenes-esque pursuit, […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,300+): Super Bowl, Chocolate & Wine Pairing, Portland Folk Fest, Worst Day of the Year Run & More! | January 31-February 3, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Super Bowl weekend is here and we’ve got lots of great place to catch the big game. This weekend is your last chance to see Richard III adaptation Teenage Dick & Fertile Ground Festival continues presenting new works through Sunday. Be wowed by the puppetry in Boom Arts Presents Pescador. […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,500+): International Cat Show, Cannabis Collaborative Conference, First Taste Oregon, 80s Weekend & More! | January 24-27, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! This weekend’s all about the cats: See hundreds of cats at the International Cat Show. Civic Taproom hosts Barrel Aged Festival, or you can try all the things at First Taste Oregon. 80s Weekend takes Crystal Ballroom back a few decades and Fertile Ground Festival of new works kicks off […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($2,050+): Rose City Classic Dog Show, Old Time Music Gathering, Rip City Ale Fest, Martin Luther King, Jr, Day & More! | January 17-21, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Who’s a good boy!? Find out at this weekend’s Rose City Classic Dog Show. Celebrate the Blazers at Rip City Ale Fest. Samples 10 local cider houses at Wassail Cider Fest. And Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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Limelight (35mm) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, See One of Charlie Chaplin’s Last Films, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

January 18-20 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Limelight, one of Charlie Chaplin’s last films, can be considered autobiographical in its nature. The film follows a washed-up stage actor who performs as a clown named Calvero. As times change Calvero is forgotten and his act is seen as obsolete. Around the time of the film’s release […]

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STRAIGHT TO HELL RETURNS

Projekt Records presents Movies in the Dark Featuring Straight to Hell Returns @ Clinton Street Theater | Original Director’s Cut of the 1987 Action Comedy

January 18 @ Clinton Street Theater – Movies on the darker side of life and death brought to you by Projekt Records. Projekt is a Portland, Oregon-based independent record label that specializes in darkwave, ambient, and shoegaze, started by Sam Rosenthal in 1983. Projekt is also known for releases in the gothic rock, ethereal, dream-pop, […]

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Albatross @ Clinton Street Theater | Free, A Documentary Look at Sadness, Grief, Beauty & Love

January 12 @ Clinton Street Theater – We are living in a plastic age and the solutions may seem glaringly obvious, so why aren’t all 7.6 billion of us already doing things differently? Shocking statistics don’t guarantee effective change. So what’s the alternative? American photographer and filmmaker Chris Jordan believes the focus should be on […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($850+): Haunted Escape Room, Trivia, Music, DJ Nights, Film & More! | January 3-6, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Kick off 2019 w/ nerd musical USS Improvise the Next Generation or at First Caturday at Laurelhurst Park! Get scared at haunted escape room Malice Manor. And time is running to see Manga Hokusai Manga on display at Portland Japanese Garden through January 13!

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Women’s March & Rally Film Night @ Clinton Street Theater | Fundraiser & Kickoff, Featuring Screening of Standing on my Sisters’ Shoulders

January 4 @ Clinton Street Theatre – In addition to the main documentary STANDING ON MY SISTERS’ SHOULDERS, which presents original interviews with many of the Civil Rights movement’s most remarkable women, the night will include a montage video from the March in 2017 and a short educational program after the film.

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