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Hollywood Theatre Marquee Kickstarter Campaign!

Thursday, November 1, 2012

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The Hollywood Theatre, Portland’s historic nonprofit theatre, is in dire need of a new marquee. The current marquee is crumbling and leaking through the roof, slowly damaging the beautiful façade.  To raise the remaining money to replace it, the theatre has kicked off a campaign on the crowd-funding website, Kickstarter. The goal is to raise […]

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Come Experience The New Seats At The Hollywood Theatre!

Monday, January 23, 2012

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The new seats have been installed in the main auditorium of the Hollywood Theatre! We’ve also repainted, and replaced the curtains in the theater. These changes are in addition to our new sound system and new screen. A huge thanks to everyone who supported our seat campaign! We never could have accomplished this without you. […]

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Hollywood Theatre Receives 600 Donated Seats

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

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In a bold move to increase the comfort level of thousands of patrons in Portland, Oregon, the Hollywood Theatre is rolling out an aggressive, new ergonomic stimulus package called “Creature Comforts”. The Hollywood Theatre, long recognized as a historic landmark in the centrally located Hollywood neighborhood of Portland, is the recent beneficiary of ergonomic stimulus aid from […]

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Oregon Stills Exhibition – Aaron Katz, Matt McCormick & Kelly Reichardt

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

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OREGON STILLS On View September 1st – September 30th, 2011 Opening reception Tuesday September 6th, 6pm – 8pm STUMPTOWN COFFEE ROASTERS 128 SW 3RD Avenue | Portland, OR Carefully selected by filmmakers Aaron Katz, Matt McCormick, and Kelly Reichardt and curators May Barruel and Justen Harn, this exhibition features stills from three films shot in […]

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BridgePort Brewing Presents Sound + Vision Fest at Hollywood Theatre

Friday, April 29, 2011

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BridgePort Brewing Company, Oregon’s oldest craft brewery, is proud to announce this year’s “Sound and Vision Fest” taking place at the Hollywood Theatre to benefit restoration projects at the 85 year-old Portland landmark. The festival was created to showcase new or existing collaborations between musicians and filmmakers, exploring how the moving image informs musical performance […]

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Miranda July to Visit Hollywood Theatre May 6th & 7th

Friday, April 22, 2011

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In partnership with Portland State University’s Social Practice MFA program led by Harrell Fletcher and Jen Delos Reyes, and with support from Roadside Attractions, the Hollywood Theatre will host Miranda July on May 6th and 7th, presenting advanced screenings of her latest film The Future, as well as a shorts program featuring her early work.

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New Hollywood Theatre Logo, Website and Mission

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

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The Hollywood Theatre has launched a new logo, website and mission statement! We hope it better represents the new directions we are heading. New mission statement: The Hollywood Theatre is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to entertain, inspire, educate and connect the community through the art of film while preserving a historic Portland landmark. We also have […]

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Hollywood Theatre Broadens Programming, Events, Offerings; Establishes Strong Community Partnerships

Thursday, March 3, 2011

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Film Action Oregon (FAO), the nonprofit owner/operator of Portland’s historic Hollywood Theatre and supporter of Oregon’s filmmaking community, is proud to announce an expansion in community partnerships that will boost programming, marketing, concession, membership and special event offerings to patrons of the Theatre. “We see 2011 as a very exciting and opportunistic time for the […]

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