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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

TOUKI BOUKI
All Ages
More info: 5thavecinema.com

Touki Bouki (DCP)
Dir. Djibril Diop Mambéty (1973); Senegal, 95m
Starring: Magaye Niang, Mareme Niang
French with English subtitles

FRIDAY, February 15th AT 7:00PM & 9:30PM
SATURDAY, February 16th AT 7:00PM & 9:30PM
SUNDAY, February 17th AT 3:00PM

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 shots of industrialization — with postmodern tricks of the French New Wave. (more…)

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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

TOUKI BOUKI
All Ages
More info: 5thavecinema.com

Touki Bouki (DCP)
Dir. Djibril Diop Mambéty (1973); Senegal, 95m
Starring: Magaye Niang, Mareme Niang
French with English subtitles

FRIDAY, February 15th AT 7:00PM & 9:30PM
SATURDAY, February 16th AT 7:00PM & 9:30PM
SUNDAY, February 17th AT 3:00PM

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 shots of industrialization — with postmodern tricks of the French New Wave. (more…)

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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

TOUKI BOUKI
All Ages
More info: 5thavecinema.com

Touki Bouki (DCP)
Dir. Djibril Diop Mambéty (1973); Senegal, 95m
Starring: Magaye Niang, Mareme Niang
French with English subtitles

FRIDAY, February 15th AT 7:00PM & 9:30PM
SATURDAY, February 16th AT 7:00PM & 9:30PM
SUNDAY, February 17th AT 3:00PM

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 shots of industrialization — with postmodern tricks of the French New Wave. (more…)

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MANY Portland Valentine’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,500+): Special Dinners, Parties, Date Ideas, Air Tours, Galentine’s Day & More! | February 14-17, 2019

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.

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2019 Lovefest Concert @ Portland’s Newmark Theatre | Presented by All Classical Portland (89.9 FM), Featuring Performances by Portland’s Top Musical Talent

February 26 @ Newmark Theater – All Classical Portland (89.9 FM) is proud to present the 2nd annual Lovefest Concert, featuring performances by Portland’s top musical talent introduced on-stage by All Classical Portland radio hosts.

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Citizen Cope

Win Tickets ($80): Citizen Cope w/ G. Love & Special Sauce @ Crystal Ballroom | Alternative Rock, Soul, Singer/Songwriter

March 25 @ Crystal Ballroom – Citizen Cope is both a person (singer/songwriter Clarence Greenwood) and an acoustic-driven band. Born in Memphis and raised in Washington, D.C., Greenwood is the leader of the group, and he steers the band’s soulful sound by serving as keyboardist, guitarist, lead singer, DJ, songwriter, and producer.

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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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2019 Portland Super Bowl Watch Parties | Food & Drink Specials, HUGE Screens, New England Patriots vs Los Angeles Rams

February 3 – The New England Patriots play the Los Angeles Rams in the 2019 Super Bowl at 3:30 p.m. on February 3rd at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. There will be many great Portland parties to watch the game, as well as food and drink specials.

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Portland 2019 Super Bowl Watch Party @ The Station | Reservations, 7 Screens, Prizes, Patriots vs Rams

February 3 @ The Station – Join us on Alberta Street for Super Bowl LIII! View the game from our 7 screens (including 2 projectors) and indulge in game day appetizers, entrees, and drinks. Enjoy our Super Bowl Game Board and win prizes from Rogue Ales and The Station Pizza Pub! Raffle prizes will be […]

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Get Out @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, American Horror/Comedy, Thought Provoking, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

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 […]

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Watch 2019 Super Bowl @ On Deck in the Portland’s Pearl District | Food & Drink Specials, VIP Seating, Patriots vs Rams

February 3 @ On Deck Sports Bar – On Deck Sports Bar has all major-sports TV packages. We have 25+ HDTVs for your viewing pleasure along with great food, drinks and staff. It’s no surprise we’re the destination for those who like to get close to the action! On Deck Sports Bar & Grill has […]

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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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Artists Repertory Theater Presents A Dolls House, Part 2 @ Alder Stage | Provocative & Witty Continuation of the 1879 Social Drama

January 27-March 3 @ Alder Stage – 15 years after Norwegian house wife Nora Helmer walked out on Ibsen’s Torvald, she walks back in the front door in the sequel to the 1879 social drama. In the ensuing years of her departure, Nora has become an incendiary writer — which isn’t a profession that married […]

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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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Women in Business Showcase

Women in Business @ Portland Art Museum | Female Professionals Share Their Stories & How They Rose to the Top, Wine, Networking Reception

March 11 @ Portland Art Museum – University of Portland’s Pamplin School of Business Education Series is pleased to announce the kick-off of Women in Business hosted at the Portland Art Museum! Sharing the stories of C-level female professionals and how they rose to the top. What are their personal stories? How can we learn […]

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Tom Segura Take It Down Tour

Win Tickets ($58): Tom Segura – Take It Down Tour @ Keller Auditorium | Actor, Comedian, Writer, Netflix, Late Shows

May 1 @ Keller Auditorium – Second Show Added! Actor/Comedian/Writer Tom Segura has quickly become one of Hollywood’s most in demand and highly regarded talents. He is best known for his three Netflix specials, Disgraceful (2018), Mostly Stories (2016), and Completely Normal (2014). Paste Magazine described him as, “…having a natural and capable storytelling ability, […]

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Win Tickets ($90): Bizwomen Mentoring Monday @ Downtown Hilton Hotel | Bringing Together Businesswomen Committed to Advancing Women in Business, Speed Coaching, Networking, Guidance

February 25 @ Downtown Hilton – The Portland Business Journal, along with forty-two other publications across the country, will be hosting Bizwomen Mentoring Monday for the sixth year. This one-of-a-kind, high energy event brings together local business women committed to the advancement of women in business.

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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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