Bring a blanket or chair and come out for this year’s movie in King School Park, How to Train Your Dragon. The show is this Saturday, August 6th at dusk. There will be pre-movie entertainment with live music by Norman and free popcorn. Last year’s movie night turned a bit chilly so bring some layers or an extra blanket–you never know!
Long ago up North on the Island of Berk, the young Viking, Hiccup, wants to join his town’s fight against the dragons that continually raid their town. However, his macho father and village leader, Stoik the Vast, will not allow his small, clumsy, but inventive son to do so. Regardless, Hiccup ventures out into battle and downs a mysterious Night Fury dragon with his invention, but can’t bring himself to kill it. Instead, Hiccup and the dragon, whom he dubs Toothless, begin a friendship that would open up both their worlds as the observant boy learns that his people have misjudged the species. But even as the two each take flight in their own way, they find that they must fight the destructive ignorance plaguing their world.
Special thanks to our local sponsors who offset KNA’s contribution to the Movie in the Park program:
• Alberta Main Street
• Albina Community Bank
• Dwell Realty
• Hankins Hardware
• King School PTA
• Old Town Pizza
• Umpqua Bank
We are thrilled to have Stephnie Weir (MadTV) and her amazing husband, Bob Dassie, at Curious this weekend bringing their improvised show WeirDass to Portland for the very first time, this Friday and Saturday.
Both Second City veterans, Stephnie and Bob are my improv heroes and true improv masters. Their shows are always hilarious – full of strong characters woven into a surprising story that will make you wonder how they could possibly make it all up on the spot. But they do. Continue reading →
This year, the Good in the Neighborhood festival at King School Park proposes closing Going from Grand to 6th and Grand from Going to Wygant during the three days of the event, June 24th to 26th. The street closure permit application asks for community feedback to be directed to the organizer, Cheryl Roberts at 503-595-3517.
Ladies Rock Camp (LRC) , an exciting and unique opportunity for women 21 and older, has openings available for the LRC session May 13-15, 2011. Presented by The Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls, a northeast Portland non-profit that builds self-esteem through music creation and performance, Ladies Rock Camp was created as a response to women expressing their wish that Rock Camp existed when they were girls. Continue reading →