The National Park Service turns 100 years old in August. The centennial should be an occasion to celebrate, but the milestone comes at a time when parks are understaffed and struggling with a $12-billion maintenance backlog.
When you think of movies about musicians, nothing is as classic as Purple Rain. Now re-imagine that story in the Saharan Desert. That’s exactly what Portland-based director Christopher Kirkley did with his film Akounak Teggdalit Taha Tazoughai.