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Stop Making Sense

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Wednesday, August 19 2015
7:30PM
 
 

Summer Patio Film Series at Bayside Bowl

Over the course of three nights at Hollywood’s Pantages Theater in December 1983, filmmaker Jonathan Demme joined creative forces with cinematographer Jordan Cronenweth and Talking Heads… and miracles occurred. Following a staging concept by singer-guitarist David Byrne, this euphoric concert film transcends that all-too-limited genre to become the greatest film of its kind. A guaranteed cure for anyone’s blues, it’s a celebration of music that never grows old, fueled by the polyrhythmic pop-funk precision that was a Talking Heads trademark, and lit from within by the geeky supernova that is David Byrne.

This is a free outdoor screening on the back patio at Bayside Bowl – 58 Alder St, Portland.  Film starts at sunset.  Seating and patio capacity ARE limited, please consider arriving early and bringing your own folding chair or blanket.  There is a mobile walk-up patio beer stand and waitstaff will be available to take food and beverage orders from the bar and kitchen.

With promotional support from WMPG Community Radio.

Please see our updated pandemic policy for fall 2021. Indoor events at 538 Congress Street start in October!