Bible swindlers, whiskey smugglers and “wrastlin’” to settle differences are just some of the colorful Great Depression peculiarities portrayed in Paper Moon, the 1973 classic that’s playing at Portland State’s 5th Avenue Cinema this weekend.
Once a year for more than 20 years, the Buckman Arts Focus Elementary School has provided the greater Portland area with a venue to view and purchase original, unique and modestly priced artwork at its annual show, the Buckman Art Show and Sell, which takes place next Friday and Saturday at the school. It’s an opportunity to beautify and benefit at the same time.
Since 1929 the world of cinema has been celebrated and honored annually by a board of professionals known as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Every year, everybody who’s anybody makes their way down a red carpet wearing an extravagant gown or dapper suit with hopes of hoisting an Oscar. This year is no exception.
Beyond the Black Rainbow, which is currently playing at 5th Avenue Cinema, was released in 2010, but everything about the film suggests that it was made in the 1960s or ’70s. The lighting, clothing, hairstyles, music, setting and even the atmosphere of the movie are all reminiscent of those LSD-influenced decades of the 20th century.
For the eighth consecutive year, da Vinci Arts Middle School will be showcasing both local and budding artists in a winter art fair. The fair will feature an assortment of art for sale, including paintings, jewelry, stoneware, ceramics, sculptures, photographs and metal works. There will also be live music, hands-on activities and food available.
The Brother from Another Planet comes to Fifth Avenue Cinema The year 1984 was a good one in cinematic history. It yielded many memorable films: Ghostbusters, The Terminator, The Karate…