Archive | May, 2007

Tuesday Night at Towne Lounge – The Mattoid by way of Nashville/Helsinki

About THE MATTOID: An ever roving cast but one solid constant, the Mattoid (Ville Kiviniemi) hails from the cold morelle land of Finland. After traveling the countries of Western Europe, Mexico, Thailand, India, and Egypt the Mattoid decided to spread his message amongst his fine American friends. A few years back he resides amongst the […]

Tonight at East – Atom 13 with the Super Brothers

From Atom13: saturday nite @ EAST with the super brothers……..Auditory Sculpture, Izm and Nik Fury. It's an allstar EAST throwdown. never cover. hella perks(or somthing). Mega music and drinks. 322 NW Everett. From 8 until 2.

LADD"S INN — Homonym and Cut Throat

From Homonym: SATURDAY @ LADD”S INNCut Throat returns for another session of Triple MadnessThis may be the last time in a minute so don't half step He will now be hosting Ladies night which is Wed @ Ladd'sso come down tonight & see what he can do for yourass shakin needs. Shalyna will be tending […]

Barfly anniversary party – Sunday, June 3rd

“BarFly turns 8 on Sunday, June 3rd, 2007, and you're invited to celebrate! There's no cover, free bbq, six great bands, and more fun than you can shake a barrel of monkeys at! BE THERE!”

Tiger Bar Tonight– Seoul Brother #1 and Venom 33.3

From Seoul Brother #1: “Venom 33.3 and Seoul Brother #1bring you hiphoppy, funkalicious, jazz delicacies and more no coverjust good music”

Acme tonight – Bringing Back the Funk

Bad Brains are HERE!! – Berbatis “The Brains are one of most powerful and unique bands in the world. They have been a huge influence on me, and it was an honor to work with them on this record,” comments Adam Yauch. Considered by some to be the “holy grail” of punk rock, the Bad Brains iconic legacy is best […]

Dr. Pagecrusher is at Beuhlaland this evening

I saw him at the Aalto Lounge (of course), and I should pass this on…Friday, May 25th, Beulahland…28th and NE Davis(ish), 10PM-2PM NO cover  

Conan O'Brien Tonight: M Ward and other PDXers

From Merge: M. Ward will be performing on Late Night with Conan O'Brien this Thursday, May 17th. M. Ward will be joined by an impressive band of friends including Neko Case, Kelly Hogan, Jim James, Mike Coykendall, Than Luu, & Adam Selzer. Don't miss this television event positioned just a little later than what will […]


Rose City Rollers (RCR) on Saturday, May 19th

When: SATURDAY MAY 19th 2007 What: Season 2 BOUT 2 Time: 6pm – Doors open at 5pmWhere: Hall C Portland Expo Center2060 North Marine Drive, Portland, OR. 97217 Tickets Preshow: $15 general$20 Rockstar guaranteed seating Tickets day of: $18 day of @box office$25 Rockstar guaranteed seating A portion of ticket proceeds going to the American […]

Weekend stuff: Bar of the Gods (BOG) tonight- DJs and strange movies…and whiskey

Every Thursday is a good time at the BOG- participants include Seoul Brother Number 1, Homynym, Atom 13, Moss, etc…No cover Also from Seoul Brother #1 This Friday at Beulahland, 118 NE 28thMusic and Movies… Sweet Sweet Soul is the theme (i think)No Cover!!!Just Good Times and Good Music!!!9:30ish til 2:30ish And This Saturday at […]

Bike to Work Day – Free Breakfast in Pioneer Square on Wednesday

Transportation Options will serve free breakfast and coffee for bike commuters in Pioneer Courthouse Square from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. Here is the PDF with all the info on this special biking week

Survey: Portland drivers most courteous

Portland drivers are more likely to offer full five-finger waves than any other drivers in the country, according to the second annual In The Driver's Seat Road Rage Survey, commissioned by AutoVantage, a national auto club. The most courteous city is Portland, followed closely by Pittsburgh, Seattle/Tacoma, St. Louis and Dallas/Fort Worth, according to Norwalk, […]

Movie Night will leave you in the dust with Cannonball Run."

As always, Monday=Movie Night at the Aalto Lounge. Hre is a message from Mr. Goetz on tonight “classic” Which of the actors in this movie are on cocaine? Which are just thoroughly blunted? Come help us reverse engineer the drug cocktail it took to make this movie. Chances are you haven't seen it since sometime […]

Portland Vegfest is happening now…and tomorrow

VegFest 2007 will be a fun, uplifting event featuring: Food! We are planning for at least 40 food exhibitors, all without animal products for a healthy, sustainable world. Speakers! Check out our great national and local speakers Chef Demonstrations Check out our great chefs Silent Auction Check out our great list of silent auction items! […]

Portland BarCamp is tonight at CubeSpace

Bar Camp Portland + DemoCampPortland1Friday, May 11th and Saturday, May 12th, 2007 at CubeSpace Tech + Geek + Culture. The event for the Portland tech community, produced BY the Portland tech community. Interesting topics, cool people, great networking opportunities, wifi, and free food (don't forget the bubble tea!). For more on BarCamp – check out […]

PDX POP NOW! has changed venues from Dijecta to Audiocinema

From PDX POP NOW! We're extremely pleased to announce that the Fourth Annual PDX Pop Now! Festival will be held August 3-5 at AudioCinema, an incredible arts and performance space in the inner SE Portland warehouse district near the Hawthorne Bridge and a self-described "factory for art, music, and dreams" which will help us realize […]

A mass-transit trek through Portland's singular sites: Los Angeles Times Travel

A mass-transit trek through Portland's singular sites: Los Angeles Times Travel: A mass-transit trek through Portland's singular sitesLocally grown food and folklore sprout along the beaten streetcar path.By Christopher Reynolds, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer Another article about Portland–this one in the LA times.

Portland No. 3 on 'Best Places to Live' list – Portland Business Journal:

Portland No. 3 on 'Best Places to Live' list – Portland Business Journal:: “The Portland area is the nation's third-best place to live in the country, according to an annual ranking of cities. Gainesville, Fla., is the nation's No. 1 city to live in, according to 'Cities Ranked & Rated, 2nd Edition,' written by Bert […]

Killer of Sheep at Cinema 21

Killer of SheepCinema 21 616 NW 21stMay 4-10, $8 Killer of Sheep reviewed. – By Dana Stevens – Slate Magazine: “For three decades, Charles Burnett's Killer of Sheep (Milestone Films) has been one of those legendary films passed around like a secret jewel among moviegoers lucky enough to have seen it.”

Pics from Last Thursday on Alberta Street

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Another "We Love Vegetarians" Billboard Grafitti picture

Like this earlier mentioned billboard on SE Belmont, this one at Tiny's on SE Hawthorne has also been tagged up. The war appears to be on.

Firsth Thursday- Floating World Comics – art by Josh

From FWC: “Floating World Comics presents a 1st Thursday Art Party with art by JoshSimmons, Zack Soto, Jennifer Parks, T Edward Bak, Kinoko, and Aidan Kochwith live music by special guests Flaspar! May 3rd from 6-10pm atFloating World Comics, 20 NW 5th Ave #101.”

1st post for First Thursday – Jen Lane "Private Invite" – Dante's

“If you're like Fonzi and like your art COOL, then you'll love Private Mike's Art Show at Dante's (1 SW Third), from 6-9pm, on First Thursday, May 3rd, 2007. It's a psychedelic-comic-book-bizarro-world on canvas, homegrown in the mind of one of the brains behind the late, great Diamond Tuck. Don't make me miss you – […]

One more hail video from today – SE Belmont

Video from oregone: “Portland rarely gets hail, but on May 2nd, 2007 we got some marble-sized hail stones coming down over Southeast Belmont Street. They were the biggest I've ever seen. Sorry about the foul language at the end, but a hail stone hit me right in the ear.”

Portland Hail Storm Video – shot in SE PDX

This is a 3 minute video outside the spot I was trapped in watching this hail storm. As you can see, there are several waves. At one point, it looks like the ground is covered with snow.

Wed. May 2nd – Rock at Ash Street Saloon | House and Indie with Flutterby at the Saucebox

Ash Street Saloon | Live Music 7 nights a week:Wed May 2Music at 9:00pm $4 Westfold Meyercord Will Bradley Remmy If you are downtown, you have two good options of entertainment (among many) tonight…I met the Meyercord guys last week at a BBQ…great PDX people…go support them as well the other bands and of course […]

BREAKING: John Edwards to join Veto Rally Tonight in Portland!

BlueOregon: BREAKING: John Edwards to join Veto Rally Tonight in Portland!: I turned on CNN for a mometn to see that John Edwards is here…then looking through Google, found this “breaking news” “Fresh off a jam-packed public town hall today in Portland (more on that later), Senator John Edwards just announced that he's going […]

Moustache May 2007

Yep…it is now officially Moustache May 2007

Portland Farmers Market – Park Blocks Opens tomorrow

Update: 2009 Portland Farmers Market: Video, Pictures & Updates Yes- it's that time of year! Portland Farmers Market: Saturday at PSU – 8:30 am — 2:00 pm Wednesday Downtown – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Thursday Eastbank – 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm click here for Directions click here to search for projected product avaliability by […]

Air Pollution Facts & Air Quality Info – Cleanest U.S. Cities for Ozone Air Pollution

American Lung Association: Air Pollution Facts & Air Quality Info -Cleanest U.S. Cities for Ozone Air Pollution: There are many NW areas on here including Bellingham, Eugene, Boise, and yes- Portland/Vancouver

Attention Portland Coffee Shops! – Portland Mercury Blogtown rant

The Portland Mercury | Blogtown, PDX | Attention Portland Coffee Shops!: “Newsflash: Some people like to drink coffee/do homework/read/catch up on email/eat a pastry after 9 pm. Yet you—dear Portland coffee shop—close at 8. Or 7. Why is this?” Nice rant on the lack of late-night coffee (really non-bar is the truth) things to do […]