Clinton Street Resistance Series

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Things are really f*cked up right now. And here on Clinton Corner, we're doing our bit to make things better.

Every Monday night, come to the Clinton Street Theater, enjoy a film on the big screen (the way it should be seen!), make friends, have a few laughs, scream, cry and raise money for a good cause.

Showtimes

Monday, Dec 9
7:00pm
HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS STILL PHOTO

This cinematic candy floss honours the Seussian universe by satirising our own. And Carrey's comic tornado of a performance is a triumph.

Time Out

Broadway-Rose-logo-FINALTonight's nonprofit partner is Broadway Rose Theatre Company, whose mission is to create unparalleled musical theatre experiences that invigorate audiences and enrich our communities.

Broadway Rose Theatre Company believes that diversity brings a vital richness and depth to the stories it presents on its stages and that theatre should not just entertain, but expose audiences to new experiences and expand their worldview. It is committed to its work in improving its equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts and fostering an environment where all people are welcome.

Broadway Rose contributes to the cultural growth and educational needs of the community by providing educational and creative musical theater opportunities for children and youth.

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HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS MOVIE POSTER
HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS
Director: 
Ron Howard
Country: 
United States
Year: 
2000
Runtime: 
104 minutes

The curmudgeonly recluse Grinch, who hates Christmas, becomes annoyed with the out-of-control Christmas festivities in Whoville, the town lying below his cave dwelling on Mt. Crumpit. But after the Grinch conspires to deprive the Who's of their favorite holiday by sneaking into town on Christmas eve to steal everything associated with the holiday, he learns that the spirit of Christmas goes much deeper than tinsel and toys.

Special Admission

FREE!!! If you can, please make a donation to this evening's nonprofit partner, Broadway Rose Theatre Company.

Reserve a seat or make a $5 donation online.

Showtimes

Monday, Dec 16
7:00pm
THE DARK CRYSTAL

Crystal is a miraculous rush of innovation and storytelling patience, and, in the last 25 years, the film has grown from a 1982 misfire, to a cult wonder, to a bona-fide classic that's timeless in stature and masterful in execution.

Brian Orndorf, DVDTalk.com

pear-mentorTonight's nonprofit partner is p:ear, an organization that builds positive relationships with homeless and transitional youth through education, art and recreation to affirm personal worth and create more meaningful and healthier lives.

On any given day in Portland, there are hundreds of homeless youth on the street. For the individuals affected, homelessness is personally devastating. For our community, the financial and opportunity costs are infinite. Together, as a community, we can work together to create solutions. We can effect lasting, systemic change.

At p:ear, our work starts with the realities of today. It ends when young people find and embrace tomorrow. Our beauty—our core essence—is in everything in between. It’s in the kids, their daily experience, their struggles, and triumphs. It’s in their journey. We believe every homeless youth has a future.

And we believe that together we can change lives.

We know it’s possible. How? Our p:ear youth show us every day. At p:ear, we meet today’s needs. We offer love, build trust, and create hope. And then, through mentorship and experience, we support youth on their journey to tomorrow.

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the dark crystal poster
The Dark Crystal
Director: 
Jim Henson, Frank Oz
Country: 
USA | UK
Year: 
1982
Runtime: 
93 minutes

Another planet, another time. 1000 years ago the mysterious Dark Crystal was damaged by one of the Urskeks and an age of chaos has began! The evil race of grotesque birdlike lizards the Skeksis, gnomish dragons who rule their fantastic planet with an iron claw. Meanwhile the orphan Jen, raised in solitude by a race of the peace-loving wizards called the Mystics, embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of the Dark Crystal which gives the Skesis their power and restore the balance of the universe.

Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

Special Admission

Free!!! But, please, if you can, make a donation to this evening's nonprofit partner P:ear.

$5 ADVANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE.