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January 5, 2011 / Andrea Capp

Portlandia Premiere at the Hollywood Theatre

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Want to check out two episodes of PORTLANDIA two weeks before it premieres on IFC? Then you’re in luck, the Hollywood Theatre is showing it on the big screen followed by a Q&A with film critic Aaron Mesh and co-creator and co-star Carrie Brownstein! Below are the details and if you haven’t already seen the promotional music video, scroll down and watch that too.

Tickets are now on sale for Friday, January 14th’s premiere of the new IFC television show PORTLANDIA.

The festivity begins at the Hollywood Theatre at 7:30pm, with emcee Mikey Kampmann and comic Ian Karmel, followed by two episodes of PORTLANDIA’s “dreamy and absurd rendering of Portland, Oregon” a week before it premieres on IFC. The screening will be followed by a Q&A between film critic Aaron Mesh and co-creator and co-star Carrie Brownstein.

Shot entirely on location in Portland and starring Brownstein and SNL’s Fred Armisen, the series guest stars celebrities such as Kyle MacLachlan, Selma Blair and Gus Van Sant and is executive produced by Lorne Michaels and directed by Jonathan Krisel. The event will include an auction featuring items created by local artists inspired by Portlandia’s “Put a Bird on It” sketch and Rogue Brewery’s special Portlandia beer will be for sale.

The 21 and over after party will take place at @Large Films, 807 NE Couch Street, with doors at 9pm. The entertainment includes a solo-set Eric Earley (Blitzen Trapper), the nine-member “roots music machine” Pancake Breakfast, DJ Nightschool and DJ Whitney and a special guest.

Proceeds with benefit Film Action Oregon and the Oregon Humane Society.

Tickets will go fast, so don’t delay! Tickets to the screening are $15. Tickets for the after party are $10. Click the Order Now box in the upper right of this screen to reserve your seat!

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