Here are the links featured on MORE Good Day Oregon on Friday, August 12:
Calling all food lovers! The innovative and creative Alton Brown is coming to Portland. The celebrity chef will make a stop in the Rose City during his upcoming "Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science" tour. Learn more at his website AltonBrownLive.com. Brown will also signing books at Powell’s Books in Cedar Hills on Oct. 11. Learn more at Powells.com.
Some up and coming young stars are getting a leg up in the industry thanks to a veteran producer and actress. Katie O’Grady, from “Grimm” and “Portlandia,” teamed up with local filmmakers and Cinema 21 to support kids in film. The result is “Age of Vanishment,” the eighth film O’Grady has helped produce to support kids in the arts. Learn more about the project at ActingForKidsAndTeens.com.
The Portland Film Festival will feature 54 feature length films and 89 short films, selected from more than 3,800 entries. Opening night on August 29 will feature the documentary "Wizard Mode" and the feature film "Middle Man," starring actors from "Parks & Rec" and "The Walking Dead." The festival through September 5. For tickets and the full schedule, log onto PortlandFilmFestival.com.
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