Fri, Oct 21|
THE DARK ARTS: OPENING NIGHT
A Festival of Dark Music, Dark Comedy, & Dark Artworks
Time & Location
Oct 21, 2022, 6:00 PM – 11:50 PM
Kelly's Olympian, 426 SW Washington St, Portland, OR 97204, USA
About the Event
A PRAIRIE HELL COMPANION VARIETY SHOW
Opening night of the DARK ARTS FEST will be a hellacious & hilarious evening as we delight you with Music, Art, Comedy, Horror and more with a variety show that is as unique, as it is
Mx. Dahlia Belle, Jaren George, & many more!
THAT DAMNED HOTEL
Live Radio Play by The Pulp Theater
TELLTALE with Jasmine Pettit
portland's premiere storytelling show
With Comedy shows:
TRUTH OR SCARE: LIVE with Emma Pace Jonas
Comedians do comedy sets and then have to do the dares... you pick!
FORGOTTEN FANTASIES: 5th Annual Best Movie Kills roasting special
A rotating panel of comedians roast their favorite horror movie clips, like Mystery Science Theater 3000, only bloodier!
BUTTER: The Comedy Show with Cam Strong
BUTTER has a live band, silly antics, a try-hard host, and a steady showing of the funniest stand-up comics around.
I THINK I NEED YOU TO KILL with James Wood
A standup Showcase
DADDY THE MUSE
BLACK TEA by Laura McQuay
+multimedia art • video shorts • merch tables & more!
Doors at 6:00, first show at 7:00
$17 advanced, $20 at the door
Headquartered at Kelly’s Olympian and performing in multiple venues throughout the city, this will be a weekend full of art, music and comedy for all of PDX to celebrate.
The Dark Arts is Portland’s only curated Halloween festival which brings Artists, Filmmakers & Performers together to embrace the season. Run by and for the performers, The Dark Arts features Artists from throughout the PNW, with an emphasis on bringing larger audiences to underseen alt comedy shows, unique musical acts & queer and occult themed artists.
Featuring live Dark Folk music, panel shows, comedians bringing their best bits on haunted houses, horror movies & Halloween & a 40th Anniversary screening of Steve Barkett’s action/gore film classic: AFTERMATH at Cinemagic!