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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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MANY Portland 2018 Christmas Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1650+): Holiday Lights Helicopter Tours w/ Santa, Christmas Eve Dinner, Last Minute Gift Ideas & More! | December 20-25, 2018

Christmas Weekend is back, Portland! There’s so many chances to see lovely holiday music the next several days. Grab some Last Minute Gifts or some sweet stocking stuffers. Clinton Street Theater is showing The Big Lebowski. Michael Allen Harrison returns to the Old Church. And New Year’s is Coming up Fast, find a great party […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($500+): Michael Allen Harrison’s Christmas At The Old Church, Peacock Lane, Christmas Ships, Christmas Revels, Holiday Markets & More! | December 13-16, 2018

The Weekend is back, Portland! Reserve a spot for Pix Patisserie’s Holiday Tea! See the Christmas ships or stroll down Peacock Lane. Get in the Holiday Spirit w/ Rocky Horror Picture Show. Artists Repertory Theatre presents It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play! & Uncle Cait & Aunt Amy’s Holiday Party is Saturday!

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Clinton Street Theater Presents Rocky Horror Picture Show Holiday Extravaganza | 35mm Print!

December 15 @ Clinton Street Theater – Want to be home for the holidays? Of course! Especially when the home is Dr. Frankenfurter’s mansion. Come out for our first ever RHPS Holiday Extravaganza. Our beloved Clinton Street Cabaret brings you Yuletide Cheer as only they can in the splendiferous Rocky Horror sort of way.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($950+): Miracle of a Million Lights, Christmas Ships Parade, Timbers MLS Cup Final, World’s Largest Blanket Fort & More! | December 6-9, 2018

The Weekend is back, Portland! Manga Hokusai Manga is now on display at Portland Japanese Garden. The play that Stephen King calls Scary & Suspenseful, Vampire Tapestry opens Thursday. There’s plenty of options for holiday music & theater this weekend w/ Artists Repertory Theatre presents It’s a Wonderful Life, Oregon Symphony Presents Gospel Christmas, Holiday […]

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Oregon Symphony Presents Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas in Concert @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Big Screen w/ Live Score, Costumes Encouraged, Portland Holiday Event

December 15 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – Tim Burton’s fantastical tale of the Pumpkin King, Oogie Boogie, and Sandy Claws comes to life on our big screen, complete with Danny Elfman’s film score performed live to picture. Costumes encouraged, it’s the perfect outing to get you ready for Christmas!

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TREASURES FROM THE BOOTH: 16mm NIGHT

Treasures from the Booth: 16mm Night @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Featuring Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin and More, Free Admission for Portland State University Students, Free Pizza

November 30-December 2 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Nothing beats the revival of 16mm projection. 5th Avenue Cinema presents an exciting 16mm extravaganza weekend! Projecting an eclectic array of short films on our up-and-running 16mm projector after a 10 year hiatus.

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MANY Portland Thanksgiving Weekend Events & Giveaways ($900+): Tree Lighting, Black Friday, Cinnamon Bear, Wine Tasting, Holiday / Christmas Gift Ideas & More! | November 21-25, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving, Portland! The holiday weekend is here! Portland’s Holiday Tree lights up Friday. 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.

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FASSBINDER DOUBLE FEATURE

Fassbinder Double Feature @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Featuring Beware of a Holy Whore & The Merchant of Four Seasons, Free Admission for Portland State University Students, 2018 Thanksgiving Weekend

November 23-25 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Despite their quick production schedules and small budgets, Fassbinder’s films are nonetheless unrivaled in their depth and quality. Delivering on all cinematic fronts, his films match a clever and intentional visual style with explorations into the complex emotions and interactions surrounding human relationships.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800+): Friendsgiving, Rose City Rollers, ChefsFeed Indie Week, Olio Nuovo Festival, Worldy Travel Festival, Bridal Show & More! | November 15-18, 2018

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back and the holidays are nearly here! Learn some fast travel tips at the FREE Wordly Travel Festival. Rose City Rollers are hosting 3 nights of derby action! Get some holiday gifts at Olio Nuovo Festival. Be sure to see the Pulitzer Prize-winning Topdog/Underdog @ Chapel Theatre. And see our […]

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2018 Portland Thanksgiving Weekend Events: Black Friday, Holiday Tree Lighting & More! + Ticket Giveaways!

In 2018, Thanksgiving takes place on November 23rd and there will be celebrations all weekend including the Holiday / Christmas Tree lighting, Black Friday sales (Buy Local!), and more!

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Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Documentary About Chinese Activist & Artist , Free Admission for Portland State University Students

November 16-18 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – “Freedom is a pretty strange thing. Once you’ve experienced it, it remains in your heart, and no one can take it away,” proclaims Ai Weiwei. As an independent artist outside of the political affiliations of China, Weiwei’s art and activism is undoubtedly linked and seeks to interrogate the […]

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Run Lola Run @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1998 German Thriller, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

November 9-11 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Inspired by Krzysztof Kieslowski’s film Blind Chance, Run Lola Run takes a similar approach to unconventional narrative structures. Through its masterful use of editing we follow the story of a small-time criminal, Manni, who has left a bag full of money in a subway train. Instead of following […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($950+): Ninth Moon Floral Show, The Truth Project, Oyster Fest, NW’s Largest Garage Sale, Swashbuckler’s Ball & More! | November 1-4, 2018

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back! Find treasures at NWs Largest Garage Sale & Vintage Sale. See 23 beautiful displays at Ninth Moon Floral Design Showcase. Eat: An Oyster Bar is celebrating 10 years with Oyster Fest! And several haunted houses are open for one more weekend!

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MANY Portland Halloween Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100+): Costume Parties, Events, Haunted Houses, Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes & More! | October 25-28, 2018

Hello, Portland! Halloween is next week, but most of Portland’s parties will be this weekend! Tickets are selling fast but there’s still some available for Phantom PDX, Bollywood Horror XVI, Midnight Serenaders Halloween Bash, Halloween Boo! Cruise, Rock the Boat Costume Cruise, Video Dance Attack Halloween Party & More! + Stock up on all your […]

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HUGE List of 2018 Portland Halloween Events, Parties, Costume Contests, Trick or Treat, & GIVEAWAYS!

Portland celebrates Halloween next week and there are many great Portland parties, events, costume contests, trick or treating, & more! Below is our huge list of 2018 Halloween weekend events + GIVEAWAYS, many taking place the weekend before Halloween!

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