Off-Campus Events Calendar: Nov. 14–20

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CABARET
2nd Annual Metalesque Festival
Nov. 16–18
Dante’s, Star Theater, Tonic Lounge
$10–104, 21+

Over two dozen burlesque dancers from across the country convene to celebrate their love of heavy metal, Satan and femme sexuality. Some will be performing with live metal bands, others will be dancing with fire or swinging through the air. Check back for our review.

Tuesday, Nov. 14

FILM
Fatal Attraction (1987)
5 p.m.
Mission Theater
$3–4, all ages

Trivia: our editor-in-chief gets compared to Glenn Close’s aesthetics in this movie a lotFatal Attraction turns 30 this year.

METAL
GWAR, Ghoul
6:30 p.m.
Roseland Theater
$20, all ages

The monstrous and theatrical metal band comes to Portland on their Blood of the Gods Tour.

FILM
The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
7 p.m. / 9:30 p.m. (through Nov. 16)
Hollywood Theatre
$7–9, all ages

Although we previously indicated The Killing of a Sacred Deer was only at Cinema 21 for one night, the screenings have since extended and expanded over to the Hollywood.

FILM
Fatal Flying Guillotine (1977)
7:30 p.m.
Hollywood Theatre
$7–9, all ages

From the copy: “A young student (Carter Wong) is out for revenge for his mother’s death, while a group of Shaolin monks search for a kung fu manual.” Fatal Flying Guillotine screens for its 40th birthday.

Wednesday, Nov. 15

FILM
Shortbus (2006)
7:30 p.m.
Hollywood Theatre
$7–9, all ages

This drama-comedy makes the argument to make space for realistic depictions of sex in cinema outside of porn and the avant garde.

INDIE ROCK
Guantanamo Baywatch
8 p.m.
Mississippi Studios
$12–14, all ages

The Portland surf-punk band has toured nationally and received love from publications like NPR and Paste. They return home in support of their new album Desert Center.

Thursday, Nov. 16

DRAG QUEENS
Dinner Cabaret
6 p.m.
Mission Theater
$30, 21+

McMenamins’ first-ever dinner cabaret offers a three-course dinner, the songbook of Donna Summers and the humor of Poison Waters.

FILM
Paint Your Wagon (1969)
7 p.m.
Hollywood Theatre
$5, all ages

Not quite sure why Hollywood Theatre is billing this as Paint Your Wagon‘s 50th anniversary, but we won’t argue with their ridiculously sweet raffle you’re entered into when you attend this screening.

POST-PUNK
1919, Fatal Jest
8 p.m.
Killingsworth Dynasty
Free, 21+

Tribute/cover bands for Bauhaus and Killing Joke play before the Post-Punk Discotheque dance party.

COMEDY
Quincy Jones & Friends
8 p.m.
Siren Theater
$10, all ages

Not to be confused with the music legend, the L.A./Seattle comedian is joined by Riley Fox, Kevin Johnston, Thomas Lundy, Alex Avery, Anthony Robinson and host Zane Thomas.

PUNK
Battleme, Acid Tongue, The Furies
8 p.m.
The Know
$8, 21+

Battleme comes to Portland in support of their new album Cult Psychotica.

INDIE POP
Leo Islo, Ellis Pink, Small Skies
8:30 p.m.
Holocene
$8, 21+

Don’t miss Ellis Pink’s final performance! You can hear Leo Islo for free at Portland State’s Live @ Lunch concert series, which is great if you’re underage or can’t make it to this show.

DANCE PARTY
Compact: Femme 4 Femme
10 p.m.
Nyx / Black Book
$5 (free w/donation), 21+

Donate new, unopened makeup to the Sexual Minority Youth Resource Center and see femme-positive drag performances and hear music celebrating women.

THEATER
Al Gore Memorial High School
9 p.m.
BodyVox
$10, all ages

Aaron Ross’ one-man show about 10 characters at an ultra-liberal high school.

Friday, Nov. 17

COMEDY
Ilana Glazer & Phoebe Robinson
6:30 p.m.
Revolution Hall
$25–100, all ages

The Broad City actress and consultant (respectively) come to Portland on their YQY Comedy Tour.

FILM
The Terminator (1984)
8:45 p.m. (screening Nov. 19)
Mission Theater
$11, 21+

Sunday is the all-ages Terminator screening. Tonight’s the night to sip on a Schwarzenegger-inspired cocktail.

THEATER
Al Gore Memorial High School
9 p.m.
BodyVox
$10, all ages

Aaron Ross’ one-man show about ten characters at an ultra-liberal high school.

Saturday, Nov. 18

CABARET
Naughty Bit Burlesque
6:15 p.m.
Bit House Saloon
$15–20, 21+

San Francisco’s award-winning Frankie Fictitious dazzles in Portland, supported by local burlesque dancers Valerie Veils, Olatsa Assassin, Sugar Kane, Nina Nightshade, Wanda Bones, Vanity Thorn and emcee Vera Mysteria.

LAUNCH PARTY
Miss Anthology
7 p.m.
Books with Pictures
Free, all ages

The femme–P.O.C.–centric graphic novel / zine collective celebrates the release of a new collection of essays, illustrations and comics from 15 artists.

ELECTRONIC MUSIC
Brandy Gray, Ben Milstein, Solar Drift, EVAC
8 p.m.
Leaven Community
$5–15, all ages

Live experimental, ambient electronic music from local artists.

METAL
Cannibal Corpse, Power Trip, Gatecreeper
8 p.m.
Hawthorne Theatre
$25, all ages

The controversial death metal headliners, themselves celebrating 30 years together in 2018, tour in support of their new album Red Before Black.

DANCE PARTY
Bearracuda
9 p.m.
Bossanova Ballroom
$8–12, 21+

Go enjoy the gay bear dance party featuring lasers, sweat and sexy go-go’s, sponsored by Growlr.

INDIE ROCK
Thunderpussy, Blackwater Holylight
9:30 p.m.
Mississippi Studios
$12–14, 21+

The Seattle high-energy rockers tour in support of their new single Speed Queen.

Sunday, Nov. 19

LECTURE
The Second Coming of the KKK
2 p.m.
Oregon Jewish Museum
$5–8, all ages

Historian Linda Gordon discusses the legacy of the Ku Klux Klan in American politics, tracing their history from almost a century ago in the 1920’s to the present day.

FILM
Monterey Pop (1968)
6:45 p.m.
Cinema 21
$7–10, all ages

The classic concert movie turns 50 next year. Oregon State University professor Jon Lewis and Robert Santelli, the executive director of the Grammy Museum will be on hand to introduce the film, talk about its significance, and exhibit rare archival footage from the Grammy Museum.

NOT CHURCH
Overcoming Creative Challenges Through Astrology
7:30 p.m.
Guilder
$25–30, all ages

Vanishing Point Yoga and Deep Sea Astrology present a workshop for how to use your astrological chart to break through creative blocks and challenges.

Monday, Nov. 20

SPORTS
PSU Vikings vs. Utah State
7 p.m.
Veteran’s Memorial Colosseum
$5–19, all ages

Whereas some on campus, including Dr. Shoureshi, believe in the power of athletics to unite a campus, others question why athletics receive such a significant percentage of PSU student incidental fees. I mean… Go Vikings!

FILM
Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
7:30 p.m.
Hollywood Theatre
$7–9, all ages

“All I need are some tasty waves, a cool buzz, and I’m fine.”

FILM
Strangler vs. Strangler (Davitelj protiv davitelja) (1984)
9:30 p.m.
Century
Free, 21+

This dark Yugoslav comedy is about a bumbling Serbian serial killer, the incompetent police who investigate him, and the band who wrote a song inspired by him (that the killer in turn listens to and is obsessed with).

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