Macaque Attack Media presents: Forgotten...
THE DARK ARTS: A festival of Dark Folk Music, Dark Comedy and Dark Artworks
Taking place over the Halloween weekend, The Dark Arts Fest in downtown Portland is the nexus point where Artists, Musicians, and Comedians gather to embrace the season. Featuring live music, live comedy, art displays, video installations, vendor tables, a VHS swap & more! ____________ Live Music THREE FOR SILVER + HOT DAMN SCANDAL = MEGABAND (a dark folk supergroup) BEGGARS CANYON ____________ Stand Up Comedy DEREK SHEEN DAN WEBER BEN HARKINS MX. DAHLIA BELLE, ANDY IWANCIO, EMMA PACE JONAS, MICHAEL GARCIA, AVALON LEONETTI, AARON WAGNER, CHRIS ETTRICK, DAVE LOWERY, TRISTIAN SPILLMAN, JAREN GEORGE, CHAD JOHNSON, JAMES WOOD, LACIE WOOD, GEOFF PARKS, SEAN O’NEIL ____________ Podcasts, Panels, and Shows READING THE BIBLE WITH DAN, FORGOTTEN FANTASIES, VHS VENGEANCE, TRUTH OR SCARE, COSTUME CONTEST, SPOOKY STORIES ____________ Featured Artist Q | ALBANUS DESIGN Greg Bigoni Artist Pop-Up Alley curated by HANNAH HOBBS ___________ Film & Video THE NIGHT ATTACKS EP 1 by GuignolFest productions PHYLUM SIPUNCULA by Matt Orefice MUSIC VIDEO by VCR/TV ___________ MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!
VHS VENGEANCE LIVE: Hands of Steel
Portland’s longest running movie riffing comedy show VHS Vengeance returns to the stage! Featuring B-Movies, live Mystery Science Theater 3000 style movie riffing and stand up comedy! Join your hosts Aaron Wagner, Avalon Leonetti & Michael Garcia as they take the stage in the Kelly's Olympian Showroom and give the wild 80’s Italian sci fi classic Hands of Steel a good talking to. Special Guest: Portland Comedian James Bosquez August 22, 7 pm Kelly's Olympian Portland Oregon
Trailer 1: VHS Vengeance: Night Train to Terror
Recorded live in the Kelly's Olympian showroom in downtown Portland, OR, the VHS Vengeance crew takes a few shots at the z-grade cinematic train wreck that is Night Train to Terror. Joined by stand up comedian Emma Pace Jonas, this is the first part in the riffing of all 3 anthology shorts.
Forgotten Fantasies Open
Equal parts "This is Your Life" and "Everything is Terrible", Forgotten Fantasies is a live panel show wherein comedians & local celebrities share memories of obscure shows & movies from their distant past they've never gone back to revisit. We then play and riff on the most absurd clips possible. Sometimes emotional, sometimes hilarious, always fun.
Forgotten Fantasies 3rd Annual Best Kills Special Part I: Some Classics
Every Halloween, we here at Forgotten Fantasies like to invite our favorite PNW comedians to remember and riff on their favorite horror movie kills. For 2020 we've taken it online and joining us Aaron Wagner (VHS Vengeance), Carolyn Main (A Very Special Episode Podcast), Emma Pace Jonas, James & Lacie Wood and more. A 90 minute show broken into 4 sections, please enjoy "Part I: Some Classics"
Forgotten Fantasies Live: Night Comfort Theater
Forgotten Fantasies presents: NIGHT COMFORT THEATRE Equal parts "This is Your Life" and "Everything is Terrible", Forgotten Fantasies is a live panel show where a rotating panel of comedians share memories of obscure shows & movies from their past they've never gone back to revisit. Sometimes emotional, sometimes hilarious, always weird. Featuring bizarre TV & film clips, vintage commercials, & a lot of fuzzy memories. ********************** This month we remember our regular (***unofficial, not in any way affiliated with Forgotten Fantasies***) show sponsor, waterbed salesman, Sacramento Icon & long running late night movie host, Tom Labrie! we'll visit his very beige waterbed warehouse, watch him as he awkwardly interviews b-level celebrities, and generally works his way into everyone's heart. Additionally We'll also be watching clips of other late show movie hosts, gonzo vintage commercials and revisit the skeezy coked out 70s! ********************** So come on out and join Michael Garcia and Avalon Leonetti as we take a dip in a pool of collective nostalgia.
VHS Vengeance: NightMaster 9/15/19
VHS Vengeance is Portland Oregon’s only Movie Riffing Comedy Show where not only the hosts riff the movie, but YOU the audience get to join in. MAIN FEATURE: NightMaster: An Australian martial arts spectacular featuring Ninjitsu, Gymkata and inexplicably Nicole Kidman BONUS FEATURES: Plenty of riffs Access to booze and food! YOU! (audience snark, riffing & existential film commentary strongly encouraged) Your Hosts: Nick Puente, Aaron Wagner & Michael Garcia So come on out to Kelly's Olympian and relive some future past $5 21+ only A co-production by Films Against Humanity, VHS Vengeance & Macaque Attack Media
Forgotten Fantasies Live: Dino-Swords 9/1/19
Equal parts "This is Your Life" and "Everything is Terrible", Forgotten Fantasies is a live panel show wherein comedians & local celebrities share memories of obscure shows & movies from their distant past they've never gone back to revisit. We then play and riff on the most absurd clips possible in front of a live audience. Sometimes emotional, sometimes hilarious, always weird. Featuring gonzo TV & film clips, vintage commercials, & a lot of fuzzy memories. This month’s Forgotten Fantasies: THE SWORD & THE SORCERER and DINOSAUR CITY Seattle comic Derek Sheen brings us his bloody memories of The Sword & The Sorcerer and its true star, the THREE BLADED SWORD! We will also joined by Portland comedian, Ben Harkins and all of his scientifically accurate memories of Adventures in Dinosaur City ALSO featured: Vintage commercial, waterbeds, various sword and sorcery kills, anthropomorphic dinosaurs throughout the years (mostly just the 90s) and a video pre-show that should not be missed. About our Guests: Derek Sheen Derek Sheen is a cuddly mess of insecurities, a gifted storyteller, actor and writer. He’s quickly become a favorite among comedy fans all over the globe touring with Patton Oswalt, Brian Posehn, Janeane Garofolo and Rory Scovel! press: https://www.dereksheenrulz.com/press-contact _______________________________ Ben Harkins is a Portland based comedian, his unsweetened wisdom and deadpan delivery have made him an audience favorite throughout the Pacific Northwest. His subversive material attacks everything from the cost of groceries to the extinction of species. This Portland's Funniest Person Finalist has performed at Bridgetown Comedy Festival and SF Sketchfest, opened for Baron Vaughn and Matt Braunger and also hosts Dark Web Tonight every third Friday at Kickstand Comedy! ______________________________ So come on out and join Michael Garcia and Avalon Leonetti as we take a dip in a pool of collective nostalgia.