Hello, Portland! Spring is here! Soak up all the colors at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival’s opening weekend. Grab your buddy ears for downtown Portland’s Bunny Bar Hop and March Madness continues. This is your last chance to see Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap and don’t miss Jurassic Park w/ the Oregon Symphony!
Hello, Portland! St. Patrick’s Day Weekend is here and we’ve got lots of ways to celebrate & get lucky! Every McMenamins is celebrating with live music & special menus, the Shamrock Run is back at Waterfront park on Sunday and Paddy’s is putting up tents for their huge Festival.
March 25 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – One of the most exhilarating science fiction adventures ever made, Jurassic Park transports audiences to a wondrous island theme park of cloned dinosaurs – what could possibly go wrong? Masterfully directed by Steven Spielberg and featuring one of John Williams’ most iconic scores performed live by the […]
March 15-18 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Through a neo-futuristic cyberpunk lense, Strange Days explores forbidden technology that allows one to record and experience sensations from the perspective of another’s life. This advanced technology, known as SQUID, could be dangerous if in the wrong hands.
Hello, Portland! We all Spring Forward this weekend – Celebrate traditions w/ Luck of the Irish Storytelling. Indulge in Coffee-Beer & Doughnuts at Baker’s Dozen. Drag Queen Brunch is back, Browse top models at the RV Show of Shows and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum is hosting SIP McMinville.
March 9-11 – Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POW Film Fest), is excited to announce and welcome back Academy Award winning director Barbara Kopple as the 2018 Guest of Honor.
March 9-11 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – March 8, 1970 the women of Boston and Cambridge, MA took the streets in demonstration. Despite the bitter cold they proceeded to march and eventually occupy an underutilized building on Harvard’s campus, turning it into Boston’s first Women’s Center for the duration of their stay. Susie Rivo’s Left […]
March 2-4 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – A look inside the philosophies of one New York native turned theater student turned tour bus guide, The Cruise follows Speed Levitch in his natural habitat. Consider yourself a tourist along for the ride, but look no further than the century old brick buildings and double-wide streets and […]
March 4 @ EastBurn – All eras of the Academy Awards are fair game, but the trivia questions will have a heavy focus on the current year’s nominees.
Hello, Portland! Warm up this weekend w/ Agatha Christie’s Immersive Murder Mystery The Mousetrap. Brewstillery Festival is back pairing beers & spirits and try your best against the best of Portland’s trivia talent at Clash of the Trivia Titans Trivia Tournament.
February 23-25 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Restrained, abused, and neglected. Precious is the story of a 16 year old girl with a life driven by tragedy —— but this does not stop her from dreaming. Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire, Clareece “Precious” Jones (Gabourey Sidibe) carries the weight of her abusive household […]
February 16-18 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Choking back tears and full of emotional frustration, Cuba Gooding Jr. as Tre is “so fucking tired of this shit”. Boyz N The Hood, a staple in New Black Realism, fulfills the tropes in the ever present “hood film” of the early 90’s.
February 14 @ Watch the Blazers vs. Warriors Game, Followed by a screening of the out-of-print, 1978 avant-garde Blazers Documentary “Fast Break”
February 9-11 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Chameleon Street is an almost lost, but mostly forgotten Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner. After an arduous life in the independent theater circuit and never securing theatrical distribution due to its breaking of New Black Realism conventions, Wendell B. Harris Jr.’s only directorial outing deserves more screentime.
February 2-4 @ 5th Avenue – Ousmane Sembène addresses racism and the legacy of European colonialism in Africa in his first feature film endeavor, La Noire de. Diouana (Mbissine Thérèse Diop) is a domestic servant treated sub-humanely by the French family who employs her. Shown off at dinner parties as a token African prize and […]
Hello, Portland! The weekend is back and we’re starting to see signs of spring! Fancy Cats are back w/ International Cat Show. And dance all weekend w/ 80s Weekend at Crystal Ballroom. Meet the brewers and stock up on smoked ribs at Brew Hog. And Saturday is your last chance for a while to dance […]
January 26-28 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Kalatozov’s final film endeavor chronicles the socialist revolution of Cuba. Although often read as propaganda agitprop, visually the film extends far beyond that premise. The cinematographer Sergei Urusevsky believed in what he called the “emotional camera,” a hand held technique that uses constant movement to express the feelings […]
Hello, Portland! The weekend is back and there’s a lot to check out! See 100+ of acts at Fertile Ground Festival, January IPA Challenge continues, see the fancy dogs at Rose City Classic, Oregon Symphony presents Pirates of the Caribbean, save with our promo code to Oregon Tempranillo Celebration & Pure Green is celebrating their […]
January 26 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – Hearing is believing! Savor the power and beauty of Richard Einhorn’s ‘Voices of Light,’ an imaginative musical accompaniment to Carl Dreyer’s 1928 silent film ‘The Passion of Joan of Arc.’ Screening in partnership with Northwest Film Center, as part of their 34th Reel Music Festival.
January 19-21 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – I Wake Up Screaming is a perfect film for the dreary winter in Portland. Carole Landis stars as Vicky Lynn, a glamorous starlet who’s been murdered. The police suspect that she was killed at the hands of her manager, Frankie Christopher, played by the handsome Victor Mature. Vicky’s […]
Hello, Portland! The weekend is back! Old Time Music Gathering is at Tiffany Center or try a taste and see how well you do at IPA Challenge. See a huge selection of recreational boats at Portland Boat Show. The Reunion opens this weekend at Imago Theatre and Miz Kitty’s Variety Show returns to Mission Theater.
January 20-21 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – Come along for a swashbuckling adventure with Captain Jack Sparrow, his motley crew, and the entire Oregon Symphony orchestra! Starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, and Keira Knightley, the action-packed Curse of the Black Pearl sets mystery, intrigue, swords, and treasure to a live performance of Klaus Badelt’s […]
January 12-14 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Considered to be the one of the funniest screwball comedies to date, Bringing Up Baby doesn’t pull any punches. Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant co-star in the second of four films they made together in the Classic Hollywood era and remain one of the screen’s most underappreciated duos.
December 29-30 @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum – Holiday Season excitement is making its way to the ice rink at Veterans Memorial Coliseum courtesy of the City of Portland, Rip City Management and the Portland Winterhawks. All you’ll need are your own ice skates to enjoy the first-ever free Family Fun Nights on Friday,December 29 and […]
Hello, Portland, the weekend is back and Christmas Ships have returned to the city’s rivers. Shop the city’s premier makers at Portland Bazaar. Treat yourself w/ Cocktail Wonderland and Bubbly Spectacular. The Miracle of a Million Lights runs December 9-23. And New Year’s Eve is coming – get your tickets soon!
Hello, Portland, the weekend is back and the holidays are in full swing! Get your holiday gifts at lots of local holiday markets. The Santas are gathering in North Portland on Saturday or grab a photo with Santa at Paddy’s. Portland Cider celebrates the season w/ Wassail Holiday Party.
December 1-3 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Like Spike Jonze’s previous films Adaptation and Being John Malkovich, he philosophically investigates an aspect of the human condition within Her that is relevant to all of us —— the unconventional ways that we find love.
Hello, Portland, Thanksgiving Weekend is here! Portland’s Holiday Tree lights up Friday. Pittock Mansion is all prettied up for the holidays and now you can see wine country without the drive! Grab some holiday gifts at Small Business Saturday, sail to Maybeland w/ Cinnamon Bear or smash some cupcakes at La Fete du Macaron.
In 2017, Thanksgiving takes place on November 23th and there will be celebrations all weekend including he Holiday / Christmas Tree lighting, Black Friday sales (Buy Local!), and more!
November 17-19 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Satoshi Kon’s award winning Paprika cemented his legend status in animation with the final film before his death in 2010.
Hello, Portland! The weekend is back! See beautiful floral arrangements at Ninth Moon @ Lan Su Chinese Garden. Hump! Film Fest returns to Revolution Hall. The Timbers battle Houston in Portland on Sunday. SherryWeek starts Monday and stock up on winter gear at the Ski & Snowboard Show. The holidays are coming up fast!
Trick or Treat, Portland! Halloween weekend is here! Tickets are going fast for huge costume parties Erotic Ball, 80s Video Dance Attack’s MONSTER 2-Floor Halloween Party, Howl Halloween Party, Portland Spirit’s Halloween Boo! Cruise , Phantom PDX Halloween, Bollywood Horror XV & More! + Haunted Houses & Corn Mazes.
October 26 @ LaMerde – Shanrock’s Triviology is excited to be hosting a fundraiser that will benefit two beloved Portland institutions, both of which she is proud to have worked for once upon a time. Hollywood Theater is buying Movie Madness; they will absorb it into their nonprofit organization. The goal is to build a […]