Saturday Match 28th, 2015

Lightbox Ensemble presents The Death of Space Bear | Doors at 7:30, Show at 8:00
Admission $10 Cash Only

LightBox Ensemble is pumping out two high voltage improv acts, last Saturday of the month, at the Kulturhaus. Don’t miss a chance to watch this dynamic team. Follow the Leaver, was such a hit last time they are bringing back the format, but what else is up their sleeves? Come find out Saturday!


Saturday February 28th, 2015

Lightbox Ensemble presents Follow the Leaver

Doors at 7:30, Show at 8:00. Admission $10Cash Only

LightBox Ensemble is back at it with a new format – Follow the Leaver. Join them and help guide the narratives focus by voting for characters to watch in sequential scenes. Through Clayton’s direction the Ensemble has begun work on a classic Spolin technique, known as no motion.  This brews a perfect storm for what will be two killer improvisational halves in one night at the Kulturhaus.

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ART HAPPENING: Friday, February 6th – Sunday the 8th

Get enthralled each night by “Entropic Forest” – installation light sculpture by Matthew Mooney. Live Musical performances by Blizzard Beach and HoopLah on Saturday night @ 10pm. Doors @ 7pm. This event is Free and Open to the Public.


WORKSHOP: Saturday, January 31st, 11:30am – 4:30pm

Want to unlock your inner badass? Have you been talking about finding new ways to move? Here’s a great chance to stop talking and start doing.

Learn to expand your dance using techniques of theater, butoh, clown, and improvisation. This work will provide a toolbox for dynamic self expression and offers a powerful way to recognize and shift old patterns, unlocking new creativity.
$40 – $60 sliding scale for 5 hours including BYO lunch break.
Use our paypal link to submit your payment and reserve your spot.

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Friday, January 30th – Doors at 7:30pm, Screening at 8pm
BFly Films Presents Two Silent Comedy Shorts

Join us for a special advance screening of the first two episodes of Nikola’s Nickelodeon with Q&A with film producers Philip Van Scotter and Abbey Pleviak.  We’re delighted to unveil our new cinematic adventure made possible by a generous grant from the Regional Arts and Culture Council, and hope you can join us!
Admission $15, Click here for Pre-sale tickets (recommended).
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BFly Films –a local indie film company specializing in silent comedy movies– delight in presenting to you the first two episodes of our latest cinematic adventure, Nikola’s Nickelodeon.

Inspired by the visionary inventor Nikola Tesla and his most famous rival, Thomas Edison, our story takes us to the beginning of the motion film phenomenon.  Join us for this whimsical tale shot on super 16mm film right here in Portland, OR.

Maiden Voyage” reveals Tesla’s newest invention, the first ever radio-controlled device!  It also reveals Thomas Edison’s determined damsel spy, Lulu Pommepourrie; a Parfait French troubadour on a disastrous date with an Irish schoolteacher; and two brave young lads enjoying a day on the riverside!

Trick Nickel” unveils the Phantoscope –Thomas Edison’s latest innovation on his movie machine.  This hybridized abomination, created from Nikola Tesla’s stolen Thought Visualizer plans, has trapped the performers in a remote dimension.  A trickster with a trick nickel discovers the trap, but can she trip it?

Marc Otto as Nikola Tesla
Abbey Pleviak as Edison’s spy Lulu Pommepourrie

And also featuring, Vaudevillians:
Noah Mickens, NagaSita, Tommy Twimble, Leapin’ Louie Lichtenstein, Brittany Walsh

Jacob Mooney, Alléne Hébert, Dan Miller, Jon and Karen Farley, Matthew Fielder, Afton and River Dean, Kelly Nesbitt, and Philip Van Scotter
Cinematography by: Patrick Selvage, Malek Haneen, and Eric Giles Oak
A film by Philip Van Scotter and Bfly Films

Created through the generous support of