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||Portage Theater is closed
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The Portage Theater in Six Corners, 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave., announced that it would "close for the foreseeable future."
In order to ensure that Chicagoans still have the opportunity to experience some important upcoming screenings, the Music Box Theatre has agreed to absorb some of the Portage's immediate programming. First up is the Chicago premiere of the newly restored Portrait of Jason (1967), presented by the Northwest Chicago Film Society in conjunction with Reeling and Black Cinema House.
This "essential document of one queer, black man's adventures in crazy, pre-Stonewall America," directed by Shirley Clarke in 1967, will now show Wed., May 29, at 7 p.m. at Music Box. Read a review of the movie at www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Knight-at-the-Movies-Behind-the-Candelabra-Portrait-of-Jason/42891.html .
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