Off-campus Events Calendar: Oct. 31–Nov 6


13th Annual HUMP! Film Festival
Nov. 2–11
Revolution Hall
$20–25, 21+

Dan Savage’s juried film festival shows works featuring elements of amateur porn.

Tuesday, Oct. 31

Night of 1,000 Elvises
8 p.m.
Elvis Room
Free, 21+

If you’re dressing as The King this year, this is the party for you.

Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
8:30 p.m.
Clinton Street Theater
$12, all ages

Let’s face it: Halloween is on a school night this year, and it’s weird not to celebrate on the actual day. Go see Rocky Horror and be in bed by 11:30 for midterms.

The Shivas, Star Club
9 p.m.
The Liquor Store
$10, 21+

Local bands play original music while Hocus Pocus (1993) screens behind them.

Ash Street Saloon’s Final Birthday
9 p.m.
Ash Street Saloon
$5, 21+

Barret C. Stolte, The Highmen, The MFA and Raise the Bridges play to celebrate Ash Street Saloon’s 23rd and final birthday before they close their doors.

Wednesday, Nov. 1

Silversun Pickups, Minus the Bear

7 p.m.
Crystal Ballroom
$38–40, all ages

Silversun Pickups tour in support of their 2015 album Better Nature.

This show has been rescheduled due to a flu illness in Silversun Pickups.

7 p.m.
Hawthorne Theatre
$16, all ages

The R&B singer has found fans in Solange and Björk and tours in support of her debut album, Take Me Apart.

City of Pirates (La ville des pirates) (1983)
8 p.m.
Clinton Street Theater
$5–8, all ages

This surrealist French film fantastique doesn’t have a linear plot, but loosely tells the story of Isidore (Anne Alvaro)’s world of fire, blood, and ultraviolence.

Thursday, Nov. 2

MadeInTYO, 24hrs, K Swisha, Yung Mil
7 p.m.
Hawthorne Theatre
$17–65, all ages

The “Uber Everywhere” rapper comes to Portland on his Made in Tokyo tour.

Odeza, Sofi Tukker
7:30 p.m.
MODA Center
$44–119, all ages

The headlining Seattle duo tours in support of their new album, A Moment Apart.

Year of the Rooster
7:30 p.m. (through Nov. 18)
CoHo Theater
$25–32, all ages

An angry McDonald’s manager tries to fund his American dreams through cockfighting. Contains explicit language.

Beth Stelling
8 p.m. (through Nov. 4)
Helium Comedy Club
$15–23, 21+

The nationally recognized standup comedian comes to Portland.

Friday, Nov. 3

Fire Signs | Tyler Corbett
6 p.m.
Free, all ages

The painter exhibits new works inspired by this summer’s forest fires and Portland streets.

Post-Truth Film Festival
7 p.m.
Open Signal
$5, all ages

Tabitha Nikolai, Dawn Jones Redstone and Brenan Dwyer, Garima Thakur, Carl Diehl and Niema Lightseed screen projects inspired by Oxford Dictionaries’ 2016 Word of the Year.

7:30 p.m. (through Nov. 5)
New Expressive Works
$5–25, all ages

PDX Contemporary Ballet stages new choreography in collaboration with poets and writers.

9 p.m.
Bossanova Ballroom
$15, 21+

Halloween might be over, but that’s no reason to put away your sexy costumes: dance and play at one of Portland’s biggest sex-positive, kink-positive dance parties and dungeons.

Saturday, Nov. 4

Bad Grandmas (2017)
11 a.m. (screening Nov. 3)
Clinton Street Theater
$4–10, all ages

Pam Grier and Florence Henderson play two of four grandmas who kill a conman. Henderson’s final role before her death in 2016.

Ballroom Etiquette
3 p.m.
Center Space
$5 (free for P.O.C.), all ages

We’re NOT talking about waltzing: Daniel Giron, Paula Metzler, Leigh Sachiye, Kerry Yamaucci, Marquise Dickerson, and Brandon Harrison teach the history of vogue and ballroom dancing, and how to compete in categories like Face, Runway, Sex Siren, and Realness.

Unwalking the West
7 p.m.
Hollywood Theatre
$7–9, all ages

Nanda D’Agostino, Sky Hopinka, Ryan Jeffery, and Vanessa Renwick exhibit new short films before Through the Repellant Fence (2017). All films center on the contemporary Native American experience.

The Cat’s Meow
8:30 p.m.
Secret Society
$12–15, 21+

Burlesque dancer Zora von Pavonine throws herself a birthday party at The Pink Lady and the John Bennet Jazz Band’s monthly revue, which also features Angelique DeVil, Sandria Doré and Hanna Harlow.

Sisters of the Moon Disco
10 p.m.
$10, 21+

Fleetmac Wood’s Fleetwood Mac-inspired dance party is the best place to twirl your Stevie Nicks fantasy.

Sunday, Nov. 5

Sullivan’s Travels (1941)
2 p.m. (screening Nov. 4)
Hollywood Theatre
$6, all ages

Preston Sturges, Jr., hosts a Q&A for his father’s classic Hollywood satire about a wealthy director (Joel McCrea) who befriends a failing actress (Veronica Lake) while undercover as a train hobo. The fictional novel in this movie inspired O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000).

M.F.A. (2017)
7:30 p.m.
Clinton Street Theater
$7–10, all ages

After art grad student Noelle (Francesca Eastwood) accidentally kills her rapist classmate, his other victims inspire her to take vengeance on other campus sexual predators.

7:30 p.m. (through Nov. 28)
Portland Center Stage
$25–52, all ages

A contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s Medea through the perspective of Latinx immigrants in Los Angeles.

The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
7:30 p.m.
Hollywood Theatre
$7–9, all ages

Matthew and Andrew are the kindest, bravest, warmest, most wonderful human beings you’ve ever known in your whole life. Go see this for Frank Sinatra, Sr., Angela Lansbury and the terrifying new relevance this film has in 2017.

Sad Day
9 p.m.
Lovecraft Bar
$10, 21+

Monthly petty pity party returns to the Lovecraft Bar for a night of sad songs and looks.

Monday, Nov. 6

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)
7 p.m.
Clinton Street Theater
$5, all ages

Screening of the Keanu Reeves time travel comedy benefits the nonprofit Youth for the Voiceless.

Mama Africa: Miriam Makemba (2011)
7:30 p.m.
Hollywood Theatre
$7–9, all ages

Documentary about the life and legacy of one of South Africa’s most famous black folk artists and activists. Includes interviews with Harry Belafonte, Stokely Carmichael, Hugh Masekela, Paul Simon, Angélique Kidjo and more.


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