Oscars: Milk is nominated For 8 awards Including Best Actor for Sean Penn

AND including Best Director for Portland local, Gus Van Sant

Back in November, Pipeline attended the premier of Milk at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. It was a simpler time then. Snowpocalypse was a laughable thought, Oregon's unemployment rate was under 9%, and controversy-free Portland Mayor-elect Sam Adams talked about things more important than who slept with who and when. What a difference two months can make.

Here is the review:

Review: Portland (Harvey) Milk Movie Premier Event at Arlene Schnitzer

By Saundra Sorenson

Milk movie Premier, Arlene Schnitzer, Portland, Oregon

It was fitting that the red carpet premiere of Gus Van Sant's Milk opened with a riotous performance by March Fourth, a group of cabaret-inspired high school marching band refugees (and the requisite color guard hula girls and be-stilted cheerleaders), for, as visiting author John Hodgman put it at last week's Wordstock, Portland's chief exports appear to be "pot, cheddar, and neo-burlesque."continue reading here

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One Response to Oscars: Milk is nominated For 8 awards Including Best Actor for Sean Penn

  1. willradik January 22, 2009 at 13:52 #

    It’s been tough times for us all!

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