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Trekkies heckle 'The Final Frontier;' Kenton hosts 90-home garage sale: North and Northeast Portland entertainment news

August 23, 2013


Aug. 23--Head to Dawson Park on North Williams Avenue tonight to see a free screening of "The Princess Bride." Pre-movie entertainment starts at 6:30 p.m. The movie lights up when the sky goes dark. For more information, check out the Eliot Neighborhood blog.

The Record Room has music from 8 -- 11 p.m. tonight. You can hear Street Nights, Regular Music and DJ Avant to Party. It's record release night for Street Nights, a supergroup made up of members of Copy, Wild Ones and Stephen Malkmus's band.

Two soul singers will come together at Plews Brews tonight. Christopher Worth hosts a night with Whitney Myer.

At Kenton's Disjecta gallery, you can watch "Light Noise." Lucy Lee Yim choreographed the dance with composer Jesse Mejia. It's $12 if you're a student or an artist and $15 if you're everybody else. You can catch the show tonight, Saturday night or Sunday night at 8 p.m.

The Going House has a comedy show slash drinking game called The Brew HaHa tonight at 8 p.m.

Deschutes Brewery will present "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier" in Hecklevision at the Hollywood Theatre tonight. Hecklers from the cast of Atomic Arts' Trek in the Park will be front and center. They have special technology that allows you to text in your jokes and other witty commentary. It's $8 and starts at 7:30 p.m.

And if that is just not enough Star Trek for you, boldly go to Cathedral Park on Saturday night, where the Trek in the Park crew is performing the episode "The Trouble With Tribbles." This is the last summer to catch the Star Trek plays.

The 42nd Avenue Street Fair is Saturday on, you guessed it, Northeast 42nd Avenue. A parade kicks off the fun at noon on Northeast Alberta Court. Then they'll have music, food and craft booths until 6 p.m. There's a beer garden and a Cruise-in featuring artistically painted cars. The 42nd Avenue Business Association has been hosting the street fair for the last several years as part of its work to promote the commercial district between Northeast. Killingsworth and Skidmore streets.

More than 70 houses will take part in the first ever Kenton Neighborhood Garage Sale on Saturday. You can pick up a map at Posies Bakery on North Denver Avenue. The sales run 9 a.m. -- 4 p.m. throughout the neighborhood.

-- Casey Parks


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