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Top Things to Do in Portland This Weekend: Oct 1–4

Anchorman's David Koechner stands up, Elizabeth Gilbert brings big magic, and musical Cuba Libre sets fire to Stumptown.

  • By Brandon Staley and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 09/30/2015
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What’s It Like Growing Up Black in West Linn?

Melissa Lowery is black, and she grew up in a predominantly white suburb of one of the country’s whitest cities. Her film Black Girl in Suburbia unpacks that experience for teenage girls living it today.

  • By Katelyn Best
  • Published 09/29/2015
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Fashion in Film Bites Into Bram Stoker's Dracula

The Hollywood Theater's quarterly Fashion in Film series pays tribute to Francis Ford Coppola's epic telling (and costuming) of Dracula. Gary Oldman, and Winona Ryder alert!

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 09/28/2015
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Incredible Fall Looks Inspired by Stanley Kubrick's 'The Shining'

Thirty-five years after The Shining first hit the big screen, we pay homage to Kubrick's masterpiece with woolly sweaters, plaid flannels, and sinister sisters.

  • By Holly Andres and Eden Dawn
  • Published 09/21/2015
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This Is the Photo of Timberline Lodge that Inspired The Shining's Overlook Hotel

Beautiful? Yes. Creepy? Hell yes. We look back at Ray Atkeson's haunting shot.

  • Published 09/21/2015
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The Latest in Portland Arts News

The 'Gusbandry' web series premieres at the Portland Film Festival on Friday. Plus good news for Portland's arts community: there's a new theater space coming to Old Town this fall.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/03/2015
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Top Things to Do This Labor Day Weekend

Winding up summer with the Oregon Symphony's Waterfront Concert, the Portland Film Festival, and Art in the Pearl. And! Ben Harper, Bill Papas, and riot grrrls.

  • By Megan Haverman and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 09/02/2015
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Out Is Very In At The Portland Film Festival

Our quirky, crazy, super-cool film fest takes over town next week. Start with these seven picks.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 08/27/2015
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Infinitely Polar Bear: China Forbes On the Movie of Her Family

A new movie starring Mark Ruffalo as a bipolar father is actually the true story of one Portlander's childhood. We spoke to Pink Martini singer China Forbes about family, mental illness, and seeing her life played out in frames.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 08/20/2015
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Take a Twin Peaks Road Trip for the Show's 25th Anniversary

Venture to the land of Lynch along the Snoqualmie River, just east of Seattle.

  • By Margaret Seiler
  • Published 05/22/2015
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Five Can’t-Miss Events at Filmed By Bike 2015

The cycle-centric indie film festival returns May 22–24 with world-class flicks and pedal-powered parties.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 05/19/2015
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Four Films You Can't Miss at Portland's QDoc Festival

With 11 films on show at Portland's Queer Documentary Film Festival—billed as the only film festival in the country devoted exclusively to LGBT documentaries—get ready for some serious screen time. Here are the four flicks we're most excited to see

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 05/09/2015
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Portland Animator Bill Plympton’s Cheatin’ Heart

The local filmmaker is back in town for the opening of his latest feature, Cheatin’.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 04/23/2015
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Portland Teens' Movie on Bullying Selected for Seattle Festival

Sticky notes teach a valuable life lesson in 'To Do:', an animated short film about bullying made by two Portland teens that's premiering in Seattle this weekend.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 04/21/2015
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Catching Up With Cousteau at OMSI

For Jean-Michel Cousteau, the future is underwater. He'll be present—virtually at least—to tell us why, after his latest documentary on ocean life airs at OMSI this week.

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 04/07/2015
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Top Picks for the Portland EcoFilm Festival

Catch indie flicks exploring mountain climbing, food waste, salmon runs, monsoons, and more at the Hollywood Theatre from April 9–12

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 04/03/2015
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Fashion Fun Storms April

From full-on fashion parties to stylish movie nights to First Thursday events, we have the calendar scoop for April.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 03/30/2015
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The ‘Wild’ Movie Premiere Transformed NW Portland into a Little Hollywood

Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Cheryl Strayed, and many more from the movie turned out for a premiere like Portland has never seen. We have a recap and slide show.

  • By Arthur Hitchcock, Eden Dawn, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 12/09/2014
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Cheryl Strayed Talks About Filming 'Wild' with Reese Witherspoon (And Meeting Channing Tatum)

We ask the best-selling author about watching Reese Witherspoon act out her life, getting the fateful call from Oprah, and what's next. The film opens Dec 12.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/18/2014
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Critic's Picks for the Northwest Filmmakers' Festival

From surrealist shorts to revealing documentaries and award-winning indie films, the Northwest Filmmakers' Festival brings together our region's budding crop of movie makers.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 11/07/2014
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