UPDATING AUSTEN—Hankering for a taste of Pride and Prejudice that doesn't involve zombies? Allegra Goodman's The Cookbook Collector—which has earned the author comparisons to Jane Austen—is about two sisters with two very different approaches to modern life. One works at a tech company; the other, a used bookstore. Social and class comparisons ensue. AH
Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside, 7:30 pm, FREE
BOGGIS, BUNCE, AND BEAN—Wes Anderson's phenomenal adaptation of Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr. Fox is funny and sweet and gorgeous and smart. Tonight—as part of Portland Parks and Recreation's great Movies in the Park series—the flick screens outside, underneath the stars, for free, at Oregon Park. Perfect summer events like this one are the reason Portlanders live here, despite it raining for nine goddamn months out of the year. Enjoy. EH
Oregon Park, NE 30th & Oregon, dusk, FREE
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