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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,500+): Zoo Brew, Scandinavian Midsummer Festival, Pride Events, Oregon Hemp Convention & More! | June 6-9, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Pride events are heating up and you don’t want to miss The Mystery Box @ Alberta Rose or Big Pride Takeover @ Quarterworld. Oregon Zoo is pouring all the goods at Zoo Brew. And Whoopee! returns for a sex positive show at Bossanova Ballroom!

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MABOROSI

Maborosi (35mm) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1995 Japanese Drama, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

June 7-9 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Hirokazu Koreeda’s directorial debut tells the story of Yumiko, a young mother haunted by the past loss of her grandmother and the recent loss of her husband. Koreeda’s interest in the emotional impact of light is exemplified through Maborosi’s shadowy visuals and Michiko Kitamura’s costume design, created specifically […]

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The Face of Another @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Japanese New Wave, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

May 31 – June 2 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – For his second adaptation of a Kobo Abe novel, Hiroshi Teshigahara overcomes the tough task of translating the existential, monologue driven writing of The Face of Another to the screen. The story centers on a chemist whose face becomes disfigured as the result of an […]

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MANY Portland Memorial Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,050+): Multnomah County Fair, Wine Country Without the Drive, Brunch, Dueling Pianos & More! | May 23-27, 2019

Memorial Day Weekend is here, Portland! Toast the start of summer w/ Cocktails for a Cause, or visit Wine Country without the Drive! Festival Season starts with Multnomah County Fair. And the Rose Festival Fireworks are Friday!

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THE FLOP HOUSE

Win Tickets ($60): The Flop House @ Revolution Hall | Comedy Podcast, 3 Friends Watch a Bad Movie & Then Discuss It

June 8 @ Revolution Hall – The Flop House is a comedy podcast where three friends watch a bad movie and then discuss it. Since 2007, Dan McCoy, Stuart Wellington, and Elliott Kalan have taken on some of the worst in recent film, and, in the process, engaged in some of the funniest nonsense to […]

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Woman in the Dunes (35mm)

Woman in the Dunes (35mm) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Japanese New Wave, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

May 24-26 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Based on the existentialist novel by Kōbō Abe with the Japanese title 砂の女 (Suna no onna) translated to the English title The Woman in the Dunes. Director Teshigahara reanimates shifting sand as its own dynamic character in a desolate landscape where only arthropods and crustacea crawl.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,000+): Kenton Street Fair, Wine & Dine for Hope & Joy, OMSI After Dark Presents Brunchlandia, Red Dress Benefit, Tradeswomen’s Career Fair & More! | May 16-19, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Cheer on the Blazers in Conference Finals vs Golden State Warriors. Get free cancer screenings at PDX Skincare Festival. ARK Series presents Michael Pollan – How To Change Your Mind on Saturday at Keller Auditorium. Test drive an electric vehicle at Hillsboro Electric Avenue Grand Opening! And Sunday Parkways kicks […]

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The Invincible Czars Perform LIVE! Phantom of the Opera @ Clinton Street Theater | Live Movie Score

May 21 @ Clinton Street Theater – The Invincible Czars are a hard-to-classify quintet from Austin, TX.  They’re not even always a quintet.  Regarded as Austin’s emperors of eclecticism, they make music for thinkers, geeks, nerds and seekers/lovers of all things in the “other” category.

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Elektro Moskva

Elektro Moskva @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Exploring the Underground Soviet Culture of Synthesizers Under Lenin’s Rule, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

May 17-19 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Delving into the underground Soviet culture of synthesizers under Lenin’s rule, Elektro Moskva introduces the world to a hidden subculture of electronic instrument enthusiasts as they recount the history and how they engage ontemporaneously.

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MANY Portland Mother’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800+): Brunch, Mimosas, Plant & Garden Fair, Blazers & More! | May 9, 2019

Mother’s Day Weekend is here, Portland! Treat your mom to Brunch at the Zoo, Moms & Mimosas, or Sparkling Tea @ Pix Patisserie. Or show her the sights w/ Portland Spirit. And be sure to stop by the Camas Plant & Garden Fair for that perfect gift!

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The Broken Planetarium presents Sirens of Coos Bay

The Broken Planetarium presents Sirens of Coos Bay @ Clinton Street Theater | Innovative Choreography, Hans Christian Andersen’s Mermaid Tale Transported to 1990s Coos Bay

May 9-12, 17-18 @ Clinton Street Theater – Peppered with the magical, some distortion, ripped t-shirts, the most beautiful plastic castle, Rebekah Stiles’s innovative choreography, and playwright Laura Christina Dunn’s quirky humor, this play asks, how do we find agency in divisive times even when we have lost both voice and home?

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ARABY

Araby @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Fable-Like Road Film, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

May 3-5 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – The road film is almost ubiquitous with the United States, however, the internal struggle and journey to find oneself is a purely human one. A transformative and uniquely Brazilian affair in the form of social realism. Araby follows wandering laborer, Cristiano’s ten year journey through the southeastern region […]

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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

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

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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