Seed to Plate Brunch Cooking Class
The Side Yard Farm
Learn to prepare a complete farm-y brunch, including bloody mary pickles and the mass poaching of eggs.
Book Discussion: The Power by Naomi Alderman
The Slide Inn
Maybe if women could shoot electricity out of their fingertips, the world would change. Discuss!
Tuesday Blues: Live music ft. Tevis
$7–15 sliding scale
Beginner blues dance lesson included. Learn to strut, then dance to live blues by Virginian artist Tevis at this POC & LGBTQ+ safe event.
World’s Largest Freak Show
Hellzapoppin’ Circus Sideshow enlivens your Tuesday night with sword swallowing, knife throwing, and “a real-live half-man who walks on his bare-hands in broken hot shards of glass on fire.”
Re-Run Theater 1983: The Year In Videos
The Hollywood Theatre
$7 w/ PSU ID
‘80s music wouldn’t be what it is without the videos to go with it. Immerse yourself in MTV’s pop music heyday with all the videos from Madonna, Michael Jackson, Prince and Duran Duran that can be squeezed into two hours.
Poetry Practice Space
Independent Publishing Resource Center
Suggested donation, but no one turned away for lack of funds
Special guest Cosper Onstott joins this monthly gathering of poets and writers to share a new
generative writing game called Sugar, Porridge, Spoons.
Free Speech: Carpe Diem
Fierce female-identified storytelling at a clothing store “where tomboys call home.”
Edna’s Bloodline (2017)
Whitsell Auditorium, inside the Portland Art Museum
Canadian director Eva Wunderman will be in attendance at this screening of her 2017 documentary about explorers of the Northwest Passage, “a globe-spanning investigation of origins and familial connections.”
Harvest Party at the PSU Orchard
SW 12th and Montgomery (south of the vacant community garden space)
Help harvest Asian pears and plums for the Food Pantry and get the orchard ready for fall.
Top Down Rooftop Cinema – Escape from New York (1981)
Top of the PS2 parking structure at 1724 SW Broadway
$9 w/ PSU ID
John Carpenter’s 1981 vision of a post-apocalyptic metropolitan nightmare is best viewed from a downtown rooftop.
Back to the Future, the Musical Parody!
The Funhouse crew does its usual ‘80s-movie-turned-into-a-musical thing (cf. Evil Dead the Musical, Die Hard the Musical, et al). Featuring 14 original songs and, presumably, a time-travelling sports car. Runs through Sept. 29.
The Last Movie (1971)
Dennis Hopper follows his successful directorial debut—1969’s Easy Rider—with a star-studded meta-Western in Peru.
The Old Church
The banjoist and singer-songwriter performs at The Old Church as part of the Minor Key series.
Living Room Theaters
Jazz pianist and PSU professor plays one of his regular free shows in the Living Room Theater lounge.
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
In John Ford’s adaptation of John Steinbeck’s novel, a young ex-con with no hopes for the future travels with his family in search of work, justice and prosperity. Not at all relevant in 2018. Also a good movie.
Emergency Shelter Intake Form
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Free w/ suggested contribution
Oregon Symphony Orchestra performs pop-classical wunderkind Gabriel Kahane’s oratorio about homelessness and income inequality. It’s a live recording project with all donated proceeds benefiting “a consortium of social service agencies,” so bring your cough drops and a couple bucks for a donation.
Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day (1972)
Five episodes in eight hours with a few intermissions and a dinner break. If you haven’t yet experienced the work of controversial German filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder (World on a Wire, Berlin Alexanderplatz), here’s your chance to catch up in a big way. Also screens Sunday.
Living Room Theaters
The experimental guitarist and Creative Music Guild artistic director performs in the Living Room Theater lounge.
American in Paris (1951)
Gene Kelly, Vincent Minnelli, George Gershwin and a whole bunch of sets designed to look like a Paris that was, thanks to the Nazis, mostly gone. Also screens Sunday.
Samurai Rebellion (1967)
Eternal samurai actor Toshiro Mifune stars in Masaki Kobayashi’s epic. Part of Hollywood’s Samurai Sunday series.
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
It’s George fucking Clinton. It hasn’t sold out yet. You don’t have to work Monday morning, right? With openers Miss Velvet and The Blue Wolf.
Helium Comedy Club
Cho is selling out her four-night run at Helium (they’ve already added late shows on Friday and Saturday), so get your tickets now.
It’s Gonna Be Okay!
Local comic Barbara Holm’s free weekly standup showcase.
Serial Mom (1994)
In 1994, John Waters made a movie with Kathleen Turner, and the world was never the same again. Part of Hollywood’s Mondo Trasho series.
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [Revised]
Reed College Lawn
Portland Actors Ensemble has been touring this weirdness—all of Shakespeare in 90 minutes—all summer long, culminating in three shows at Reed this weekend.
Madeline’s Madeline (2018)
Independent filmmaker Josephine Decker’s third feature.