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:
November 16, 2008 — By Saundra Sorenson
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