Star Theater Portland

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13 NW 6th Ave
Portland
,
OR
97209
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US

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Thursday
Oct
29
2015
Thursday, October 29, 2015 from 8-11pm
8-11pm
Miss Kennedy's Theater of Burlesque brings back "The Rocky Horror Pastie Show " to the historic Star Theater Portland! Now in its fifth year, The Rocky Horror Pastie Show has become a tradition among Rocky Horror and burlesque fans alike! In case you missed us before and especially if you didn't you'll truly be shivering with anticipation as we bring you a live stage adaptation of Rocky Horror with a little less dialogue and a LOT more T&A. Featuring: Grant Frey as Brad Lovie Lane as Janet Zora Phoenix as Frank-N-Furter Tod Alan as Rocky Sofia Flash as Magenta MissAlex Kennedy as Columbia Johnny Nuriel as Riff Raff Lily Le Fauve as Dr. Scott Dee Dee Pepper as Eddie and Nina Nightshade as Trixie (those lips!) And be sure to swing by Hollywood Vintage to pick up your fishnets, pearls, and platforms so you can walk away with some fancy prizes from our Rocky Horror costume contest. THURS, OCTOBER 29, 2015 Doors as 8:00, show at 9:00 15 advance - $20 at the door - $25 VIP tickets 21 and over please http://www.facebook.com/events/604677292982022/
Sunday
Nov
16
2014
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 9pm through Monday, November 17, 2014 at 1am
9pm through Monday, November 17 at 1am
Stoli Vodka + Southern Wine & Spirits Presents an evening celebrating Stoli. This is a VIP hosted bar event. We have a limited amount of guest list spots to give away to you free of charge. Please RSVP via the link below with your legal name (and the legal name of EACH guest you would like to bring with you). OUR LIST IS FULL! THANK YOU! ***RSVPing to this facebook event page does NOT get you on the list.*** Please drink responsibly and don't forget to tip your bartenders! 21+ ///MUSIC\\\\n CHERVONA Mixing together taste and passion of the best Gypsy, Russian, Ukrainian, klezmer and Balkan musical traditions, Chervona brings the fire of Eastern European carnivals to the land of America. With their authenticity and genuine fire Chervona has stolen many hearts. Shining with their brass section and capturing soul with the traditional sounds of the old world and new interpretations, Chervona transforms a celebration into an ultimate party! www.chervona.com GLOBAL RUCKUS Portland, OR based trans-global groove maniac GlobalRuckus scours the four corners of the earth for hot emerging electronic and traditional sonic gems and distills them into pan global dance frenzy elixirs. Specializing in Balkan beats, Arabic hiphop, nu-cumbia, electro swing, Tropical, bhangra, moombahton, and danchall with the added spices of banda, samba, kuduro, and any other culturally rich sounds that engage him, you're guaranteed a wild ride on the dancefloor with sets that range from high energy to slow and sensual. https://soundcloud.com/globalruckus ///PERFORMANCE\\\\n ERIKA RYN of RED SKY ARTS & SPINNING SPADES Erika Ryn -A bellydancer and movement performance artist for 9+ years, she continues to explore and share lyrical expression and the fun of finding your flow. Available for dance, stilt, burlesque, and fire performances; as well as a variety of dance and movement workshops. www.erikaryn.com Spinning Spades- Spades is a fire entertainer based in Portland, Oregon. He has taught workshops and performed with fire around the world since 2007 and continues to share his passion for flow arts whenever possible. His stage shows have entertained audiences of all ages from small private parties to crowds of thousands at international music festivals and his whimsical charm is always apparent by his continuous smile and whole-hearted nature. As a teacher he is approachable, supportive, and a firm believer that anyone, no matter their age or skill level, has the ability to tap into the flow and blaze a path towards new horizons with fire. Book him for a performance or workshop at your next event! www.spinningspades.com ///ART\\\\n DABOOTH Lighting by PHEE LIGHTING ///PLUS\\\n GAMES & more! ///INFO\\\\n 21+ OUR LIST IS NOW FULL! _______________________________________________ Our mission at Proper Villain Productions is to transform simple events into experiences that reside within individuals long after the lights go down. http://www.facebook.com/events/329050340613968/
Friday
Mar
28
2014
Friday, March 28, 2014 from 8-11pm
8-11pm
Get ready for the complete ElectroSwing experience: Original electro swing music, dynamic dance acts, and DJed dance party sets, all set at the historic Star Theater in downtown Portland! Brought to you by some of Portland’s hottest composers and musicians, this show will feature a live band plus live electronic music, uniting the class of vintage music with today’s most danceable beats. Portland’s newest vaudeville project, Sepiatonic, is proud to present a one-night-only ensemble of these beloved Portland artists: *ERIC STERN (Vagabond Opera): Accordion, piano, vocals *ROBIN JACKSON (Vagabond Opera): Clarinet, tenor saxophone, vocals *KAROLINA LUX: Belly dance, burlesque, vocals, trumpet *ANTHONY MEADE (March Fourth Marching Band): Trombone, vocals *TYSON SCHMIDLING (The Shanghai Woolies): Guitar *eZel: Electronic beats, production, and upright bass *BEVIN VICTORIA: Belly dance, vocals *MILES THOMPSON: Trumpet *IAN CHRISTENSEN: Tenor Saxophone, flute *AND FEATURING OPENING & CLOSING DJ SETS BY: DJ Globalruckus and friends! TICKETS: http://www.startheaterportland.com/tickets/ Doors @8 DJ Set @9 Live show @10 Ticket sales will be up soon at www.startheaterportland.com, and pre-order reservations available at sepiatonic@gmail.com! **CHECK US OUT AT WWW.SEPIATONIC.COM** THANKS TO CHRIS BALDWIN FOR THE SNAZZY PHOTO, AND JEROME STUART NICHOLS FOR THE LOVELY GRAPHIC DESIGN http://www.facebook.com/events/1439398456291772/
Friday
Oct
11
2013
Friday, October 11, 2013 from 7-10pm
7-10pm
Friday, October 11th Miss Kennedy's Theater of Burlesque Brings back "The Rocky Horror Pastie Show" to the historic Star Theater. Now in it's third year The Rocky Horror Pastie Show has become a tradition amoung Rocky Horror and burlesque fans alike. In case you missed us before and especially if you didn't you'll truly be shivering with anticipation as we bring you a live stage adaptation of Rocky Horror with a little less dialogue and a LOT more T&A. Featuring: Grant Frey and Lovie Lane as Brad and Janet Zora Phoenix as Frank-N-Furter Isaiah Esquire as Rocky Sofia Flash as Magenta Miss Kennedy as Columbia Noah Mickens as Riff Raff Burk Biggler as Dr. Scott with knockout Burlesque Performances by: Infamous Nina Nightshade Rian Ryn Sofia Flash Dee Dee Pepper And be sure to break out your fishnets, pearls, and platforms so you can walk away with some fancy prizes from our Rocky Horror costume contest. Doors as 7:00, show at 8:00 tickets are $15 advance and $20 at the door. 21 and over please http://www.facebook.com/events/191567531013061/
Wednesday
Jul
24
2013
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 9pm through Thursday, July 25, 2013 at midnight
9pm through Thursday, July 25 at midnight
Double Tee Concerts Presents Panic Tour Caravan Palace GlobalRuckus July 24 Star Theater 9pm; 21+ CARAVAN PALACE Here we go, let’s take the Caravan for another tour. Same Palace, with a brand new customized flavor. On the shelves and on the road. The surprise breakout band of the last decade, the apostles of Electro Swing and precursors of a laidback yet terribly upbeat trend, is coming up with an evocative second album: Panic! This time, Caravan Palace takes us even farther than their first album (that sold more than 150 000 copies) and continues an amazing adventure almost started by accident. Their strength lies in their common passion for electronic music. Charles, Arnaud and Hughes, the initial trio, dig swing, especially gypsy jazz, and try their hands at the genre’s traditional instruments: guitar, double bass and violin. That’s where this peculiar mixture of classical Django and new trendy electro comes from. And it’s far better than those retro futuristic sounds… because it swings. A few myspace posts later and they have doubled in size, enrolling Chapi, the boisterous Colotis, and Toustou, from now a member of the band in full-time. They start touring long before they even think about releasing an album. And everything clicks in 2007, during the Django Reinhardt Festival in Samois. Terrified to be part of the gypsy jazz pantheon, they gather speed and steam and create a real posse (not unlike hip-hop) that follows them everywhere. The word is out, their breakout song, Jolie Coquine, is playing everywhere. The record is released a year later, and it’s an immediate hit. They soon tour France and Europe. The show peaks at the Olympia. The room is packed, people go crazy… listening to swing. This has never happened before. But during the autumn of 2010, they stop and take a month off to start thinking about the new album. How do they come up with new songs? Every member of the band works in his own musical lab before exchanging files at night. The same process starts over the next day. And when the others react instinctively, it’s generally a good sign. The basic rhythm of the first album has mutated into sophisticated beats, less gimmicky, more varied and enriched with sounds flirting with the frontiers of trip-hop. They still love Massive Attack, they still dig the creative minds of Ninja Tune, Isolée’s minimal electro vibe or Gorillaz’s grand hip-hop rock bazaar. Only the best of the best. But they also rediscover thirties and forties swing jazz, artists like Fletcher Henderson, or the less mainstream musicians like Charlie Shavers and Mildred Bailey. Six months later, forty-something titles pile up. It’s time to regroup in the studio… where fifteen vintage keyboards are waiting. Tirelessly, the band tries new things, merges styles and makes creative decisions. Fourteen titles are soon emerging. The petulant voice of Colotis is booming again and the old friend Cyrille-Aimée is back on two songs. Global Ruckus - Portland, Oregon based trans-global groove maniac DJ GlobalRuckus scours the four corners of the earth for the hot emerging global bass sounds that are percolating in their regional ethnic communities and boils them over to dance frenzies around the globe (in 2011 he played on five continents). A huge fan of electro-swing, he's been an evangelist for the sound since the early 2000's and has hosted pioneering electro-swing artists like Max Pashm and dunkelbunt in Portland as well as playing at electro-swing events around the world, including the Edwardian Ball, a sold out night at London's Electro-Swing Club (you can hear his set here https://soundcloud.com/globalruckus/globalruckus-electro-swing ) and Balkan/electro-swing dates in Brussels and Vienna. Co-producing electro-swing events in Portland with Sparkling Spats Productions, his performances include live musicans, dancers, other performance artists and visuals (details for this show forthcoming). He's thrilled to be part of Portland's welcoming committee for these titans of electro-swing. Come early, it's going to be a show! http://www.facebook.com/events/124335191099006/