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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 24-27

Don't miss OBT dancer Alison Roper's final performance, the Red Dress Party, SNL comic Norm MacDonald, or tickets to Broken Bells, the Head and the Heart, and the Oregon Zoo Concerts.

  • By Danielle Klenak and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 04/24/2014
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NORTHWEST EVENTS

Filming the Case for Dam Removal

A new documentary called DamNation attempts to make a watertight case for dam removal. Opens May 9 at Hollywood Theatre.

  • By Greg Young
  • Published 04/24/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 17-20

Watch ballerina Alison Roper's last dance, laugh till you hurt with Chelsea Handler, catch the best of the NW Filmmakers' Fest, and dive into Theatre Vertigo's pool (no water)—just watch your head!

  • By Danielle Klenak and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 04/17/2014
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PHOTOGRAPHY SLIDE SHOW

Arthur Hitchcock Walked Across America. You Should See the Photos.

At age 19, the photographer set off on a 4100-mile trek across the continent—and the American soul. His show opens with presentations on Apr 2 & 3.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/26/2014
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FILM

The Inside Look at Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel

Critic Matt Zoller Seitz tells us five things that set the movie apart from Anderson's other films. Opening Friday

  • By Lexy Folkes
  • Published 03/13/2014
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Storytelling & Design

Local Video Project Takes the 'Choose Your Own Adventure' Path

Portland designer dreams up a video character Frank Aberdean to celebrate retro cool—and user interactivity.

  • By Caitlin Feldman
  • Published 03/07/2014
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FILM

Exclusive PDX Screening of Experimental Film MMXIII

An Oregon filmmaker takes his latest project online in an experiment in distribution, and we're participating! Feb 27-March 2

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 02/27/2014
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FILM

Five Films to See at PIFF

The Portland International Film Festival is the perfect time to take a chance and see films you normally wouldn’t. But if you want sure bets, here are five that are racking up accolades. Feb 6–22

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 02/06/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 16-19

Benedict Cumberbatch plays Frankenstein, Itzhak Perlman rocks the fiddle, FOCM turns 75, and a slew of new plays open at PCS, Profile, Vertigo, and Coho. How can we possibly do it all?!

  • By Erik Maurer and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 01/15/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do this Weekend: Jan 2–5

Not worn out from the holidays? Then catch the last week of the art museum's Samurai and Contemporary NW Art exhibitions and the first week of two new film festivals.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 12/30/2013
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FILM

December's Festive Films

Portland movie theaters have got holiday movies to make even the Scroogiest among us smile.

  • By Roxanne Davis
  • Published 12/04/2013
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INTERVIEW

Q&A: Director John Waters on Christmas

The infamous filmmaker hits PDX with his one-man holiday bonanza. But first, he tells us about loving Justin Bieber, why Santa is gay, and 'Portlandia.' Dec 6

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/18/2013
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FILM + Slideshow

Reese Witherspoon Goes Wild on Twitter

The actress is filming Cheryl Strayed's 'Wild' in Oregon and sharing it via Twitter. We've got a slideshow of her journey so far.

  • By Ally Bordas
  • Published 11/14/2013
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Slideshow

Slide Show: Reese Witherspoon Gets Wild

The actress is filming Cheryl Strayed's 'Wild' in Oregon and sharing it via Twitter. We've got a slideshow of her pictures thus far.

  • Published 11/14/2013
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FILM

NW Filmmakers’ Festival Preview & Ticket Contest

We’ve got the scoop on this year’s award-winning flicks and opening night tickets to give away. Nov. 8-16

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 11/05/2013
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FILM

A Guide to October's Spooky Screenings

Your favorite Halloween movies are even scarier on the silver screen. We'll tell you where to see them.

  • By Roxanne Davis
  • Published 10/16/2013
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FILM

Q&A: Kyle Alvarez on Being the First to Direct a David Sedaris Story

The filmmaker convinced Sedaris to let him direct “C.O.G.,” a short story from ‘Naked’ that takes place in Oregon. The film opens Oct 4 at the Hollywood Theater. Jonathan Groff and Denis O’Hare star.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 10/01/2013
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CULTURE

Newberg's Drive-In Keeps Americana Alive

How the historic 99W Drive-In keeps an all-American dream flickering for the next generation of movie lovers.

  • By Katie Gourley
  • Published 09/03/2013
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do Labor Day Weekend 2013

The inaugural Portland Film Festival, the messiah (aka Russell Brand), world-class golf. Plus, the Honey Badger comes to town! All play, no work for Labor Day weekend.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff and Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/27/2013
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EVENTS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 25-28

Whether it's floating down the Willamette in a tube, kicking back for rooftop cinema, or sampling new brews, this weekend offers a plethora of ways to chill out.

  • By Claire Gordon and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 07/23/2013
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