3 film, media and entertainment events to check out in Portland this weekend

24 October 2019

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Looking for a bit of entertainment this weekend?

When it comes to entertainment culture, there's plenty to keep you busy, from a film screening to a lighting workshop. Read on for the top events to add to your calendar.

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'Ms. Purple' Film Screening

From the event description:

Check out a Friday night screening of "Ms. Purple," a quiet drama about an apathetic pair of siblings who still live in their childhood neighborhood in Los Angeles' Koreatown. The film is an inside peek at the Asian American experience regarding hyphenated identity, familial obligations, sibling bonds and death.

When: Friday, Oct. 25, 7 p.m.
Where: SPACE, 538 Congress St.
Admission: $6-$8
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8th Annual Early Music Festival

From the event description:

Join us for a concert of early Baroque music this Friday night. A short concert lecture will kick off 30 minutes before the performance. Jennifer Bates is joined by an experienced cadre of singers, including soprano Christine Letcher, tenor Bruce Fithian, mezzo Andrea Graichen and bass singers Patrick Volker and John Adams. This all-Monteverdi program is drawn from the solo, duet, trio and vocal quintet repertoires and explores a range of emotions from Monteverdi's last opera, "Il Coronazione di Poppea."

When: Friday, Oct. 25, 7:30-10 p.m. 
Where: Meloon Chapel at Woodfords Church, 202 Woodford St.
Admission: $25
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MFA Lighting Workshop

From the event description:

This lighting workshop will focus on three primary lighting scenarios: Product and tabletop lighting, classic and modern portrait lighting and dramatic narrative scene lighting. The workshop will introduce the concept and language of lighting as part of the creative process and examine how to create distinct lighting styles. The course will also explore the classic and modern techniques of portrait lighting. In the afternoon, the class moves on to scout a location and assess the available light options before filming.

When: Saturday, Oct. 26, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Where: High Output, 83 Bell St.
Admission: $100
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