Enjoy the weekend, Timbers season starts Monday!
The fifth annual Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (a.k.a. POWFest) takes place March 8 through 11, 2012 at the historic Hollywood Theatre (4122 NE Sandy).
“As the only film festival in Portland exclusively dedicated to showcasing films directed by women and encouraging women to take on the director’s chair; we are one of only a handful of festivals in the U.S. dedicated to women-directed film.” [more]
Portland Story Theater invites you to a special edition of Urban Tellers this Friday, March 9, 2012 at Hipbone Studio (1847 E Burnside):
“Everyone’s got a story. What’s yours? Urban Tellers gives people a chance to showcase their original personal story. Like a live wire act, these people tell their stories without a net, no notes, no script. Stories that have never been told before, until now…” [more]
Updated for 2012: season 2!
Don’t have a TV? Don’t have the Independent Film Channel? Watch Portlandia, if you’re into that sort of thing, at the Portland venues listed below.
Portlandia season 2 airs of Fridays, beginning on January 6, 2012. [more]
The Oregonian‘s entertainment section presents A&E Live this Saturday, March 10, 2012 at Mississippi Studios (3939 N Mississippi).
“Each month, Portland’s talent will be on display and in conversation with the Oregonian’s arts and features writers. Could be musicians or authors, chefs or painters, actors, directors or dancers. If you find them in A&E, you might well find them on A&E Live’s stage, talking about what they do, how they do it, and why.” [more]
The Portland premiere of El Clásico: More Than a Game, a documentary film about Real Madrid and FC Barcelona, Spanish history, culture, identity and soccer, takes place this Saturday, March 10, 2012 at 5th Avenue Cinema (510 SW Hall).
“In April 2010 nine CSU, Chico students spent two weeks in Barcelona and Madrid on a soccer adventure.” [more]
The 6th annual Timbers Army Season Opener Show takes place this Saturday, March 10, 2012 at the Tonic Lounge (3100 NE Sandy), two nights before the home opener!
“The 2012 Season is upon us!! We celebrate the beginning of this years debauchery with the great punk sounds from Shock Troops, The Tanked, and Green Flag.” [more]
The Crafty Underdog, a different kind of craft show, takes place every second Sunday at the Mission Theater (1624 NW Glisan).
“Portland has become a fundamental stomping ground for Artisans from all trades. From Painters to Photographers, Potters to Jewelers, and Crafters alike; Portland has positioned itself as the Northwest’s own Creative Mecca.” [more]