Portlandiapalooza at The Rio Theatre

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Portlandiapalooza at The Rio TheatreThe Rio Theatre is presenting a very special full day binge-watch session of the hit IFC series Portlandia, airing seasons 1 through 3 on the big screen for Portlandiapalooza on April 13th.

There will be birds on things. Pickled popcorn. Artisanal grilled cheese sandwiches. A selection of some of Portland’s very best craft beer courtesy of the fine folks at Copper & Theory. Official Portlandia swag (vinyl! t-shirts! DVDs!) signed by stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein.

To top is off, series co-creator and star Fred Armisen (Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Seth Meyers) will be joining in for a live Skype Q&A.

This event is open to all ages. Those under 19 will be strictly limited to the balcony. Tickets are $13 in advance online or $15 at the door. Doors at 1:00pm.

If you would like to win your way in (and are 19+) I have a pair of tickets to give away. Here’s how to enter:

  • Leave a comment on this post naming your favourite sketch or character duo from Portlandia (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win tickets to @RioTheatre #Portlandiapalooza from @Miss604 http://ow.ly/vwEkP

I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Miss604 is a media partner of Portlandiapalooza at the Rio Theatre.

The Rio Theatre is an independent art and movie house located at 1660 West Broadway, at Commercial Drive, and is easily accessible by transit. Follow along on Facebook and Twitter for more film screenings, comedy showcases, and special event information.

Update The winner is Luke Matthew!

12 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. PNMonday, April 7th, 2014 — 11:37am PDT

    Favorite skit – Brunch Village!!

  2. swurlicurliMonday, April 7th, 2014 — 11:41am PDT

    although i love all the carrie, fred and the mayor sketches, my fav sketch is a toss-up between “artisinal knot store” and “eddie vedder tattoo”

  3. Tony EMonday, April 7th, 2014 — 3:10pm PDT


  4. MaryMonday, April 7th, 2014 — 4:07pm PDT

    yay! so much fun.

  5. katrinaMonday, April 7th, 2014 — 5:35pm PDT


    i really like the cacao skit, hilarious

  6. lorMonday, April 7th, 2014 — 8:56pm PDT


  7. CazzyMonday, April 7th, 2014 — 9:32pm PDT

    The cacao sketch!

  8. ChristinaTuesday, April 8th, 2014 — 11:47am PDT

    Women and Women First bookstore.

  9. LukeTuesday, April 8th, 2014 — 10:38pm PDT

    My favourite sketch is “It’s Over!”. My favourite duo is the couple from the “Is it local?” chicken sketch.

  10. Liz PadillaWednesday, April 9th, 2014 — 8:52am PDT

    Bing watching Vancouver shot Battlestar Galactica. Been there!

  11. MatthewWednesday, April 9th, 2014 — 11:33pm PDT

    My favorite sketch is the chicken farm sketch in the first episode I think. Where they’re at a restaurant and need to see where the chicken they’d be eating is raised before eating it.

  12. marieMonday, April 14th, 2014 — 12:12am PDT

    My favourite would be the ‘A O River’ sketch. As well as Dumpster Divers, especially when Carrie says,”awww..”

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