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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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 […]
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.
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!
May 10-12 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – An exploration of familial relationships between the filmmakers and their respective parents. Both internet-age documentaries examining life in two distinct and varied ways.
The weekend is back, Portland! Raise money for the pets on Saturday for Walk Run for the Animals in Vancouver. See the artists in their habitats at Gorge Open Studios Tour. NBA Playoffs continue with Portland vs Denver. And this weekend is your last chance to see Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival.
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 […]
The weekend is back, Portland! Whose side are you on for Superheroes vs Villains Downtown Portland Bar Craw?! ANDAZ returns to The Liquor Store. ShanRock’s Triviology presents Scrantonicity: The Office Trivia on Sunday! There’s only 2 weeks left to see Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival. And the PCC Job Fair is on Tuesday!
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.
Easter weekend is here, Portland! Celebrate Easter w/ a cruise, brunch, tea, Rabbit Romp & More. Head to Pix Patisserie and see if you can find the golden ticket! Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train opens at Coho Theater. And find specials, discounts and more all weekend for 420!
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 […]
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Happy Valentine’s Day, Portland! Romance is in the air w/ special helicopter tours over Portland & the Gorge! Chinese New Year celebrations continue at Lan Su Chinese Garden. Watch on the edge of your seat w/thriller PONTYPOOL. And see Seth Curry & Damian Lillard compete in the NBA 3-point contest.
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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. […]
February 1-3 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – The chilling and authentic portrayal of black experience extrapolated and placed into a horror context wasn’t the source of my discomfort watching Get Out for the first time. The audience reception with inappropriately timed laughter and an immediate exit of the theater once the credits rolled made my […]
January 25-27 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – The Blue Hour @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Dark Atmospheric Tale of Love & Distress, Free Admission for Portland State University Students
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]