Off-campus events calendar: Oct. 3–9

FEATURED EVENT

FILM FESTIVAL
22nd Annual H.P. Lovecraft Festival
Oct. 6–8
Hollywood Theatre
$22–62, all ages

Three nights & days of international films inspired by the eldritch writings of Rhode Island fabulist H.P. Lovecraft.

Tuesday, Oct. 3

HIP-HOP
Lil Peep
8 p.m.
Wonder Ballroom
$18.50–21, all ages

The sadboi memelord comes to Portland in support of his debut album, Come Over When You’re Sober.

POP ROCK
Bleachers, Tangerine
8 p.m.
Roseland Theater
$29–31, all ages

Jack Antonoff’s solo project is like a positive art project that embodies the balance between helping others and prioritizing yourself.

EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC
Buckethead, Brian & Brewer
8 p.m.
Revolution Hall
$22.50, all ages

Buckethead’s put out over 300 albums, but he just released his first one—Live from Bucketheadland—and is touring with a backing band for the first time.

FILM
Portrait of Jason (1967)
8:45 p.m.
Cinema 21
$10, all ages

Independent filmmaker Shirley Clarke interviews Jason Holliday, a hustler & actor who almost became a Warhol Star. Portrait of Jason turns fifty this year. Part of the Portland Queer Film Festival.

Wednesday, Oct. 4

FILM
I Dream in Another Language (Sueño en otro idioma) (2017)
6:45 p.m.
Cinema 21
$10, all ages

In this drama, a young linguist discovers a forbidden gay love story as he investigates the feud that has kept apart the last two speakers of an indigenous language for fifty years. Part of the Portland Queer Film Festival.

FILM
Cuadecuc, Vampir (1970)
8 p.m.
Clinton Street Theater
$5–10, all ages

Experimental Spanish vampire film that is part cinematic art film, part critique on the creation of monsters and the rise of fascism. (The film was made by a rebel filmmaker during Spain’s fascist Franco regime.)

Thursday, Oct. 5

ART RECEPTION
3rd Annual Night Lights
5 p.m.
R.A.C.C.
Free, all ages

Pepper Pepper hosts a night of projection art based on drag identity.

ART EXHIBITION
The Sensual Art of Black Label Magazine | Lincoln Mark Lease
6 p.m.
Sanctuary Club
Free, 21+

Meet Sandria Doré, Sophia Marie, Veruca Dulce, Juliette Jadot, and Una Solitaire, five of the forty subjects of Lincoln Mark Lease’s boudoir fantasy photography, in person.

FILM
Woman on Fire (2016)
6:45 p.m.
Cinema 21
$10, all ages

Documentary about Brooke Guinan, the first openly transgender firefighter in the New York City Fire Department. Part of the Portland Queer Film Festival.

ART PARTY
Bear Graffiti
7 p.m.
Local Lounge
Free, 21+

Kick-off party for the Bearlandia festival. Get a free white t-shirt and get drawn upon by other attendees, who will be bears, cubs or bear hunters (not sure if that last one’s real).

BENEFIT SHOW
Hurricane Aftermath
8 p.m.
Funhouse Lounge
$6, 21+

Arabella de Lioncourt and friends raise money through cabaret to aid the survivors of the 2017 hurricane season in Puerto Rico.

FILM
Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes For Lizards (2017)
8:45 p.m.
Cinema 21
$10, all ages

Documentary about shoe designer Manolo Blahnik, which features interviews with people like Anna Wintour, Rihanna, Paloma Picasso, Iman, Naomi Campbell, Rupert Everett, Karlie Kloss, Isaac Mizrahi, and André Leon Talley. Part of the Portland Queer Film Festival.

Friday, Oct. 6

CULTURE FESTIVAL
66th Annual Portland Greek Festival
10 a.m. (through Oct. 8)
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
Free, all ages

Celebrate Greek heritage, culture and cuisine with live music, dancing and plates of food!

FILM
The Black Panthers: Vanguards of the Revolution (2015)
6 p.m.
Cider Riot!
Canned food donation, 21+

The first feature-length documentary about the Black Panthers, sponsored by Rash NW and the Red & Black Subculture Club.

BENEFIT SHOW
Super! Drag
5:30 p.m.
Darcelle XV Showplace
$20, 21+

Darcelle XV, Poison Waters and local drag superstars perform to benefit Bradley Angle, a nonprofit serving victims of domestic violence.

THEATER
Lysistrata
6/9 p.m.
Alberta Rose Theatre
$20, all ages/21+

The ancient Greek comedy that originated the “Battle of the Sexes” story archetype is staged with burlesque, aerial arts and oversized papier-mâché dogs.

HIP-HOP
The Weeknd, Gucci Mane
7:30 p.m.
MODA Center
$62–400+, all ages

The Canadian alt-R&B singer, linked in varying degrees to Bella Hadid, Selena Gomez and Lana del Rey, comes to Portland in support of his new album, Starboy.

METAL
Lords of Acid, Combichrist, Christian Death
8 p.m.
Dante’s
$30, 21+

The post-industrial/post-techno band comes to Portland in support of its new album, Pretty in Kink.

DANCE PARTY
Lez Do It
9 p.m.
Killingsworth Dynasty
$5, 21+

DJ China G, Mister Charming and Chelsea Starr play amazing songs for one of Portland’s few lesbian-centric events.

Saturday, Oct. 7

FAMILY
LGBTQ Foster Youth & You
9 a.m./12:30 p.m.
Q Center
Free, all ages

Learn about how to become a foster parent to LBGTQ youth.

COMMUNITY
Caturday in the Park
1:30 p.m.
Laurelhurst Park
Free, all ages

Cats and their human friends gather in the part for First Saturdays. Last one of 2017!

DANCE PARTY
Daddybone
3 p.m.
Tonic Lounge
$8, 21+

Daddy-themed dance party with daddy dancers. Part of the Bearlandia festival. Help me beg our photo editor, the PSU Vanguard‘s resident daddy expert, to attend and review this party.

SPORTS
3rd Annual ORSU Women’s Lube Wrestling
4 p.m.
Dante’s
$12–100, 21+

Athletes wrestle in lube to benefit the Oregon Rugby Sports Union. Live music from The Shrike, Deadcode and Volcker.

COMEDY
Cult Status
8 p.m.
Siren Theater
$10, all ages

Jefferson Hawkins, Emmett Montgomery, Terry Blas, Anthony Lopez and Corina Lucas share their real-life experiences with cults, pyramid schemes and intense groupthink. 

DANCE PARTY
Bearacuda
9 p.m.
Bossanova Ballroom
$7–10, 21+

Clothing optional dance party for bears with music from Canada’s DJ Del Stamp. End party for the Bearlandia festival.

Sunday, Oct. 8

FILM
Misery (1990)
6:30 p.m. (screening Oct. 1–4, 6)
Mission Theater
$3–11, all ages

Novelist Paul Sheldon (James Caan) is nursed back to health by obsessive fan Annie Wilkes (Kathy Bates) after a terrible car crash. Her intentions turn cruel when she discovers that Sheldon’s latest novel doesn’t turn out the way she wants.

CABARET
Papermoon Speakeasy
6:30 p.m.
Bossanova Ballroom
$20–30, 21+

Holly Dai, Lola Couquette, The Bee’s Knees Revue, Vanity Thorn, Eva D’Luscious, Rizzo Rogue, Miss Luna Phaze and Mister Phoenix perform striptease just for you.

FILM
Persepolis (2007)
7:30 p.m.
The Armory
Free, all ages

Acclaimed, animated autobiographical film about growing up in 1970–’80s Iran. Kind of a perfect pairing with Portland Center Stage’s Fun Home.

CIRCUS
Piece of Me
8 p.m.
Dante’s
$10, 21+

Musician Myrrh Larsen and acrobatic contortionist Meg Russell perform together before the Sinferno Cabaret (included with ticket entry).

EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC
Tatsuya Nakatani’s Gong Orchestra
8 p.m.
Leaven Community
Free, all ages

Tatsuya Nakatani’s traveling set of tuned gongs is played by local musicians selected and trained ahead of the touring orchestra’s Portland stop.

Monday, Oct. 9

FILM
The Dead Zone (1983)
5:30 p.m. (screening Oct. 4, 6–8)
Mission Theater
$3–11, all ages

Imagine if That’s So Raven starred Christopher Walken instead of Raven–Symoné and was directed by David Cronenberg instead of the Disney Channel (based the Stephen King novel).

FILM
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
7:30 p.m.
Hollywood Theatre
$7–9, all ages

Original TCM movie screens for director Tobe Hooper. Hooper passed away last month.

INDIE POP
Sugar Candy Mountain, Wet Dream
9 p.m.
Liquor Store
$7, 21+

From the copy: “If Brian Wilson had dropped acid on the beach in Brazil and decided to record an album with Os Mutantes and The Flaming Lips, it would sound like this.

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