It’s an unusually rich week for old movies with new scores—the Portland craze for performing freshly composed soundtracks live over vintage cinema has reached its zenith, with two (count ’em, two) mashups debuting in two nights. Which one should you see? Consult the chart.
SEE IT: Hercules vs. Vampires screens at the Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy Blvd., 281-4215. 7 pm Friday, May 14; 2 pm Sunday, May 16; 7 pm Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, May 18, 20 and 21. $15. Daisies screens at Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison St., 239-7639. 8:30 pm Thursday, May 13. $3.
THURSDAY MAY 13
Though it’s only a DJ gig, the first local appearance by the elusive king of weird hip-hop since 2007 is something to get excited about. Someday Lounge, 125 NW 5th Ave., 248-1030. 9 pm. $15. 21+.
[WORDS] BRADY UDALL
The Lonely Polygamist is besieged and bewildered by his four wives and 28 children. Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St., 228-4651. 7:30 pm. Free.
FRIDAY MAY 14
[STAGE] UNCANNY VALLEY
Hand2Mouth presents a work-in-progress showing of a project that draws inspiration from sci-fi and video games. Reed College Theatre, Southeast 28th Avenue and Botsford Drive, hand2mouththeatre.org. 7:30 pm Friday-Saturday, 4
and 7:30 pm Sunday. $8. Tickets at boxofficetickets.com.
[SCREEN] EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP
Guerrilla artist Banksy made a movie about the wannabe guerrilla artist trying to make a movie about him. Or did he? It’s all very confusing, because it’s art, man. Regal Fox Tower Stadium 10, 846 SW Park Ave., 221-3280. Multiple showtimes. $10.50.
SATURDAY MAY 15
[MUSIC] KAKI KING
Move over, Sleater-Kinney: in your absence Kaki King has emerged as the best female “guitar god.” Shredders of the world, unite. Wonder Ballroom, 128 NE Russell St., 284-8686. 9 pm. $14 advance, $16 day of show. All ages.
SUNDAY MAY 16
[DISH] DIN DIN DISTILLERY ROW BRUNCH
Cocktails for breakfast!?! Milepost 5, 900 NE 81st Ave., 729-3223. 11 am Saturday-Sunday, May 15-16. $35. See page 27 for reservation details.
MONDAY MAY 17
[MUSIC] FRIGHTENED RABBIT
Frightened Rabbit kinda sounds like early U2, only without a douchebag singer and with more electronic effects in the mix. Berbati’s Pan, 231 SW Ankeny St., 248-4579. 8 pm. $16 advance, $18 day of show. All ages.
TUESDAY MAY 18
[WORDS] THE POWER OF NATURE
It’s the 30th anniversary of the Mount St. Helens eruption; celebrate with author Ursula K. Le Guin and ecologist Jerry Franklin. First Baptist Church, 909 SW 11th Ave. 7:30 pm. $35.