Off-campus events calendar: Oct. 10–16

FEATURED EVENT

FASHION
Fashion NXT Week
Oct. 11–14
2204 N Randolph
$25–185, all ages

National and international fashion designers debut their new collections in Portland. Shows to watch? Two Project Runway winners and the world’s first 3D-printed shoe collection. Proceeds benefit the nonprofits Girls, Inc. and Oregon Active.

Tuesday, Oct. 10

FILM
Christine (1983)
5:30 p.m.
Mission Theater
$3–4, all ages

Stephen King’s novel-turned-film about a murderous car named Christine.

ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Randy Newman
7 p.m.
Revolution Hall
$60, all ages

The Grammy, Emmy and Academy Award-winning score composer tours in support of his new album, Dark Matter.

FILM
Lady Kung-fu (Hapkido) (1972)
7:30 p.m.
Hollywood Theatre
$9, all ages

Yu Ying (Angela Mao) and her students face off against Japanese and Chinese thugs in 1930’s Japan–occupied Korea as they face harassment for practicing hapkidoLady Kung-fu turns 45 this year.

Wednesday, Oct. 11

FILM
Strangers on a Train (1951)
7 p.m.
Hollywood Theater
$7–9, all ages

This is the one where Hitchcock is carrying a big upright bass.

FILM
Millionaire Man (2015)
7:30 p.m.
Cinema 21
$7–10, all ages

A man lies on his deathbed and recalls the mistake that made him rich and miserable.

FILM
A Date for Mad Mary (2016)
7:30 p.m.
Hollywood Theatre
$7–9, all ages

“Mad” Mary (Seána Kerslake) struggles to re-adapt to life in her rural Irish town after a prison stint. She tries in vain to find a date for a wedding, only to fall for the wedding’s photographer, Jess (Tara Lee).

INDIE POP
Kim Boekbinder
9 p.m.
Bunk Bar
$8, 21+

The alt-pop performer tours in support of her new album, NOISEWITCH.

Thursday, Oct. 12

FILM
Paris, Texas (1984)
7:30 p.m.
Hollywood Theatre
$7–9, all ages

From the copy: “A man (Harry Dean Stanton) wanders out of the desert after a four-year absence. His brother (Dean Stockwell) finds him, and together they return to L.A. to reunite the man with his young son. Soon after, he and the boy set out to locate the mother of the child (Nastassja Kinski), who left shortly after he disappeared.” This film screens in honor of both Stanton and screenwriter Sam Shepard, who both passed away this year.

FILM
Masks of Desire (2017)
8 p.m.
Cinema 21
Free, all ages

Maxwell (Ryan Tresser) wears three masks at a decadent masquerade ball which inform his decisions and their larger than life consequences.

DANCE PARTY
Witch Bitch
10 p.m.
Nyx/Black Book
$10, 21+

#PDXBall, Portland’s new monthly vogue ball, is witch-themed this month. Turn pagan-themed looks and see dance and performance art inspired by witches. Win $50 prizes.

Friday, Oct. 13

FILM
Lucky (2017)
Multiple screenings
Hollywood Theatre/Cinema 21
$7–10, all ages

From the copy: “Having outlived and out-smoked all of his contemporaries, the fiercely independent Lucky (Stanton) finds himself at the precipice of life, thrust into a journey of self-exploration, leading towards that which is so often unattainable: enlightenment.”

THEATER
Evil Dead: The Musical
6:30/10:15 p.m.
Alberta Rose Theatre
$19–34, all ages

The Evil Dead film series is reimagined as a staged musical, with gore still in tact.

CABARET
Horrorism
8 p.m.
Bossanova Ballroom
$15–30, 21+

The annual Halloween-themed edition of the boylesque revue BOYeurism features burlesque, drag, contemporary dance, circus arts and more, all with a spooky twist.

DRAG QUEENS
NecroNancy
9 p.m.
Lovecraft Bar
$15–25, 21+

Tiffany “New York” Pollard (Celebrity Big Brother, The Next: 15, Brunch with Tiffany, Family Therapy with Dr. Jenn, I Love New York, Flavor of Love) makes her third appearance in Portland.

DANCE PARTY
Jai Ho!
9 p.m.
Secret Society
$10–15, all ages

Learn traditional Indian dance in time for a festive dance party celebrating Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. Dessert and glow sticks available while supplies last.

Saturday, Oct. 14

FILM
Loving Vincent (2017)
Multiple screenings
Cinema 21
$7–10, all ages

Polish cinema yielded the world’s first fully painted film, focusing on the life of Vincent van Gogh, created collaboratively by 115 painters.

DRAG QUEENS
The AAA Girls
7 p.m.
Bossanova Ballroom
$40–300, all ages

RuPaul’s Drag Race alumni Alaska Thunderfuck 5000, Courtney Act and Willam end their All Access Areas tour in Portland.

METAL
Skelator, Leathurbitch, Gorgon Stare, Warpfire
8 p.m.
Twilight Café & Bar
$10, 21+

Metal bands play metal for metalheads. Sure to be metalicious.

DANCE PARTY
Jump Jack Sound Machine
10 p.m.
Mississippi Studios
$10, 21+

Early Halloween party! Come dressed in your best costume and win prizes.

Sunday, Oct. 15

FILM
The Sound of Music (1965)
1 p.m. (also screening Oct. 14)
Hollywood Theatre
$12, all ages

Why pay $12 to see a 52-year-old Julie Andrews musical? Aside from how it reads differently in 2017, The Sound of Music screens in 70 mm.

COMEDY
Whitney Cummings
7 p.m.
Aladdin Theater
$45, all ages

The co-creator of 2 Broke Girls comes to Portland on her I’m Fine…and Other Lies tour.

CABARET
Buds’n Burlesque
7:10 p.m.
NW Cannabis Club
$10–35, 21+

Half a dozen cabaret performers stage cannabis-themed burlesque and drag numbers. $20 membership fee to NW Cannabis Club required for first-time entry.

ROCK
Rachel Lark
7:30 p.m.
Dante’s
$10, 21+

The multi-discipline artist tours in support of her new album, They’ve Done Studies. Entry fee also includes admission to Sinferno Cabaret, which this week is making donations to the nonprofit Friends of the Columbia Gorge to help preserve and restore the Gorge as the Eagle Creek Fire continues to burn as you read this.

PUPPETS
Puppet Slam
8 p.m. (also staged Oct. 14)
Echo Theater Company
$12–15, 14+

Seventeen puppet masters from across the country show off their best work.

INDIE ROCK
Spooky Bitch Ball
8 p.m.
Rontoms
Free, 21+

Skull Diver throws a birthday party for one of their members and encourages spooky attire.

COMEDY
David Spade
9:15 p.m.
Helium Comedy Club
$40, 21+

This is the only one of David Spade’s three Portland performances that hasn’t sold out yet.

Monday, Oct. 16

FILM
The Craft (1996)
7 p.m.
Clinton Street Theater
$5, all ages

“Enter the circle with perfect love and perfect trust.” Proceeds from this screening of the ’90s teen witch classic benefit the National Organization for Women (NOW).

FILM
Rocktober Blood (1984)
7:30 p.m.
Hollywood Theatre
$7–9, all ages

Independent filmmakers Bev & Ferd Sebastian attend a screening of their supernatural heavy metal-themed slasher revenge movie. Proceeds benefit Bev and Ferd Sebastian’s National Greyhound Foundation to benefit animals displaced during Hurricane Irma.

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