McMenamins Mission Theater
1624 NW Glisan St
October 11, 2013
From shanghaied sailors to opium dens, Portland's illicit past is legendary. In the 1880s, the city had an international reputation for vice and violence. But what is real and what is lore? 'Portland Noir' unveils the true story behind the city's sordid history.
The is a free screening, open to the public. Doors open at 6pm. Film begins at 7pm.
From historical biographies to issues and events that have shaped our state, Oregon Experience is an exciting television series co-produced by OPB and the Oregon Historical Society. The series explores Oregon's rich past and helps all of us — from natives to newcomers — gain a better understanding of the historical, social and political fabric of our state.
Each half-hour show brings to life fascinating characters — both familiar and forgotten — who've played key roles in building our state into the unique place we call home.