CLINTON ST. THEATRE’S RESISTANCE SERIES continues this month with a special screening of 1933’s The Invisible Man, Monday, Oct 23 at 7 pm. The film stars Claude Rains and Gloria Stuart. Admission is free tho donations are asked for the Series’ non profit beneficiary: Portland Homeless Family Solutions, a housing first program that empowers families with children to get back into housing. See cstpdx.com.
THE FIFTH DIMENSION – An Improvised Trip To The Twilight Zone is a new presentation directed by Elena Afanasiev and Talon Bigelow. A cast of improvisers transport The Twilight Zone to the Deep End Theater stage at 211 SE 11th Ave. This part-improvised parody, part-loving homage will be performed with no props or scripts giving new meaning to “a dimension of imagination” presented Fridays and Saturdays October 20/21, 27/28 with a special Halloween show on Tuesday October 31 followed by A Deep End Halloween, Hallow’s Eve party with tricks, treats, music, dancing, and a costume contest with prizes. Ticket for the Halloween performance includes party admission. All shows at 7:30 pm. Tickets: $16 or- pay what you will. See deependtheater.com
PORTLAND SACRED HARP’S 26TH SINGING CONVENTION is Saturday, and Sunday October 14 -15, from 9 am-3 pm at The Laurelhurst Club, 3721 SE Ankeny St. Learn this early American folk-singing style known as shape-note singing, a 200-year-old American folk tradition of a-capella, four-part harmony community singing. The Sacred Harp refers to the human voice and there are no harps or other instruments involved. A free community event, open to all ages and no singing experience is required. Songbooks will be available to borrow for the day. PSH music-making is not affiliated with any religious or political organization, denomination or creed. All levels are welcome, including those with no music background. A free potluck dinner is provided at noon each day.
THE GLORIOUS SONS from Kingston, Ontario are five young guys fronted by Brett and Jay Emmons with a grunge pop sound anchored by guitar riffs, harmonies and punchy instrumentals. The music has imagination, tempo changes, dream sequences and more than a passing nod to the heavy rockers of yesteryear. They play the Hawthorne Theatre, 1507 SE 39th Ave. in a double bill with Greta Van Fleet, Monday October 23 at 7 pm. theglorioussons.com.