Archive | October, 2007

farel and kaz, floating wold comics, first thursday, portland, oregon

November 1: "A Special Day of the Dead Art Celebration" @ Floating World Comics

From Jason at Floating World Comics (who is a contributor here but mailed this one in to me): Join us this 1st Thursday, Nov. 1st for a special Day of the Dead art celebration with local artist Farel Dalrymple and Seattle artist Kazimir Strzepek. Farel made a big splash in the indy comics scene with [...]

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PDX-BONES, Jace Gace, Portland, Oregon Domino/Dominoes Club, 97214

PDX BONES: Part Deuce, November 7th (first wednesday) at Jace Gace

There is an evite. I don't know how to link to it. You don't have to RSVP, but can if you want. Just go to evite and search PDX Bones and you'll find it. Wait, just tried and I am wrong. Well, if you aren't on that 300+ invite list, then here is your invite [...]

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cydney wilkes  photo by jeff forbes

Daily Stank Image Bank: "Circus Me Around" by Performance Works NorthWest

Well, I can't tell you that I am able to fully describe this performance. One quote (very positive) was “a flock of birds with OCD“. All I know is that I am not necessarily Mr. Modern Dance and I had a great time. These pics are not the best–I am no pro photographer–but there are [...]

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Art Institute of Portland, AiPD, Rosey Awards, AiPD Gallery

November 1-28: Rosey Award gallery exhibit at The Art Institute of Portland

*JC Edit: Word on the street is that Portland advertising big-boys,Weiden Kennedy (W+K), is coming with a full force presence as they have lifted last years ban…rumors of the ban reason are unconfirmed at this time and are not reported. Google turns up no results with a quick glance* From Jordan at AiPD: For the [...]

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Rabbit in the Moon party at On Air, New Venue in Portland Oregon

More Halloween Funz with Rabbit In The Moon

*JC Edit: New contributer, and I'm honored to have Jeremy Bloom from It is Written join us here* New Venue! Portland can always use good new venues… It's a big ol' warehouse in an industrial area, with a full bar and vast interior spaces to fill with lasers and lights and lots of dancers. They're [...]

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Holocene Portland Oregon 97214, KBOO Halloween Bash article from PDX PIPELINE

Reminder: Oct 31: Halloween @ Holocene —KBOO's Night of the Living Tongue hosts this year's Boo Bash

From earlier post: Oct 31: Holocene —KBOO's Night of the Living Tongue hosts this year's Boo Bash featuring a diverse array of Pacific Northwest musicians October 25th, 2007 — Julian Chadwick | From the People at KBOO: KBOO Community Radio's Boo Bash is hosted this year by the station's Night of the Living Tongue program and [...]

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The WaMu Difference: I Found Out the Hard Way

*JC Edit: From Kristin Wall at KWDesigns, check out her site– Also, b/c of this same treatment, I left Wamu for the lovely Albina Community Bank over a year ago. You can read that here.* WaMu has this lovely statement on The WaMu Difference section of their website. Until recently, I was a WaMu customer. [...]

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Reminder: "City of Portland Mayor Tom Potter and Commissioner Dan Saltzman join more than 50 area sustainable industry leaders in a send-off of the PDX Lounge Sustainable City installation. "

from earlier post: Oct 30: "City of Portland Mayor Tom Potter and Commissioner Dan Saltzman join more than 50 area sustainable industry leaders in a send-off of the PDX Lounge Sustainable City installation. " October 26th, 2007 — Julian Chadwick | PDX Lounge – Portable ‘Sustainable City' Trucks to Chicago WHAT: City of Portland Mayor Tom [...]

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We Are All Going To Die!! Part 2,314.1 (from traveling alone in winter darkness without safety strobe lights)

We Are All Going To Die!! Part 2,314.1 (from traveling alone in winter darkness without safety strobe lights)

Not so fast, Tri-met is going to save us! From Trimet–you can subscribe to email updates and get these wonderful tips right here Riding the bus after dark? (why yes I do, what's the problem?) Be seen and be safe. (awesome! afraid I might die for a moment) If you are traveling alone between 8 [...]

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Oct 29: Movie Night at Aalto (High Tension/Haute Tension) –"If Hitchcock had made a slasher film, this would be it"

“If Hitchcock had made a slasher film, this would be it” –Simon Goetz, Oct 29, 2007, 13:14 That's what the Mayor of Belmont (M.O.B.) told me when he called to explain that he hadn't sent me info on the showing b/c his Macbook is in the shop…yeah, why its broke will be left to the [...]

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Barfly Magazine Logo Portland, Oregon

Barfly Awards time — Fill out Your Ballots Now–"your personal creme de la creme of the PDX scene for a coveted 2007 Golden BarF!"

From Jen Lane at the BarFlyMag.com It's BarFly Awards time once again! As of now, you have ONE DAY to nominate your personal creme de la creme of the PDX scene for a coveted 2007 Golden BarF! Fill out BarFly's online survey to nominate your fave raves for BarFly Awards celebrating the local service industry, [...]

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Ron Jeremy as a priest in Abbey of Thelema; a film on the life of Aleister Crowley

Oct 28: Ron Jeremy, Hollywood Theatre; "Abbey of Thelema"–"tackling the most controversial part of Aleister Crowley's life

I got notice this was playing at Hollywood Theater/Theatre tonight. Looks rather interesting…Ron Jeremy is in it and apparently a priest…wow Aleister Crowley remains a controversial figure. He was resurrected from obscurity by the Beatles, Led Zeppelin and Ozzy Osbourne. Crowley born is 1875 became an accomplished mountain climber, world traveler, writer, poet,painter and socialized [...]

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A friendly reminder from your nice bus driver!

*First post from the actual Tri-met Operators world with some soap boxing from Julian Chadwick at the bottom* DONT WALK IN FRONT OF THE BUS OR THIS COULD BE YOU! (this is the most confusing blog I have ever seen! How do you post to this?)  From JC- I guess you figured it out :) [...]

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The Hive Halloween Party at Plan B

Oct 28: Make a Date With the Hive–a Goth-Industrial-Darkwave Dance Party at Plan B (contests, champagne, costumes)

From Dean of the Hive: HIVE HALLOWEEN !! Goth-Industrial-Darkwave DANCE PARTY !! COSTUME CONTEST !! FABULOUS CASH & GIFT PRIZES !! Hosted by the Insufferable Kevyn Douglas Hay of WRITTEN IN ASHES Make a date with Dj Blackout : Dj Darkhynd & OWEN   People have asked me 'what are you gonna' be for Halloween?', [...]

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Reminder: Oct 29 SUICIDE WATCH: Halloween foreplay at the Someday Lounge with local songwriters, filmmakers and poets

From Earlier Post here: October 16th, 2007 — Julian Chadwick From Karen Page of Polly High Entertainment: PORTLAND, OR, October 29, 2007 — As the harvest moon sets in over Portland, and scenesters prepare for seasonal depression, a collective of performing artists calling themselves "Suicide Watch" invites you to embrace the darkness over a cocktail [...]

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Icelandic group Mum

Oct 26- Nov 3: portland, some cool shows for this weekend and next… + FREE MP3s (Crystal Ballroom, Hawthorne Theater, Roseland)

Mum celebrate Halloween, Icelandic-style A quick glance at the weekend's show calendar threw up a lot of choices. I also noticed that four bands playing this weekend and next have been featured recently at the Moose. If you hear what you like below go check them out. Friday Oct 26th – Mum – Crystal Ballroom. [...]

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Oct: 26 "Tonight is going to be a lesson in smash-nose dirt-kick partying"–Caves Album Release Party — Tonight at Rotture!

Sent over by our dear friend, Mr Simon Goetz (Mayor of Belmont) Tonight is going to be a lesson in smash-nose dirt-kick partying.  Portland dynamos Caves are throwing a huge release party for their album “Get On With It” and we expect to see several members of the crowd dry heaving lightning bolts. Cover is [...]

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Oct 26: Good Morning, Macforce is having an Apple Leopard release part-taaaay!

Good Morning… You gotta like this (even if you aren't a Mac user, the event production is rather impressive): MacForce is celebrating the release of Leopard with a fiercely fun event where Mac devotees can get their paws on Mac OS X 10.5 before the rest of the pack. From 5PM — 9PM, MacForce will [...]

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Oct 30: "City of Portland Mayor Tom Potter and Commissioner Dan Saltzman join more than 50 area sustainable industry leaders in a send-off of the PDX Lounge Sustainable City installation. "

This is what is great about sustainability, the internet, and the future of business as we will make it. It is not about the red ocean (the ocean is blue), it is not about fighting; it is about community and coming together to make things happen for us, and those that follow us. I'm thrilled [...]

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Holocene Portland Oregon 97214, KBOO Halloween Bash article from PDX PIPELINE

Oct 31: Holocene –KBOO's Night of the Living Tongue hosts this year's Boo Bash featuring a diverse array of Pacific Northwest musicians

From the People at KBOO: KBOO Community Radio's Boo Bash is hosted this year by the station's Night of the Living Tongue program and takes place on Halloween, October 31 at Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison Ave, Portland. Tickets are $7 with costume/ $12 without. Doors open at 8pm. The party is a fundraising event for [...]

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Multnomah County Library Tapestry of Tales event, Portland Oregon

Nov. 13-17: Acclaimed storytellers entertain all ages at November festival @ Multnomah County Library's Tapestry of Tales Storytelling Festival

Discover the power of a good story! Experience the skill of professional storytellers and share your own story at Multnomah County Library's Tapestry of Tales Storytelling Festival, Nov. 13-17. Take a raucous romp through Love Lost, Found and Fumbled with Beth Horner. Listen to stories and songs with Andy Offutt Irwin (Most people have an [...]

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cydney wilkes  photo by jeff forbes

Oct 26- Nov 3: circus me around–dance + architecture + light + sound

…and if the “circus” isn't enough excitement for you, check out the info below about the Thrill the World event Sat. afternoon at Holocene! Performance Works Northwest/Linda Austin Dance presents “circus me around” Oct. 26, 27, 28 (Fri-Sun) Nov. 1, 2, 3 (Thurs-Sat) at 8pm Come by early or stay late for wine, snacks, DJ, [...]

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Oct 25: "A quick n' dirty reminder that SLIDELUCK POTSHOW is taking place in Portland at the Ace Hotel"

From Meldel (Cut and Paste) and Slideluck PotShow  Greetings!   A quick n' dirty reminder that SLIDELUCK POTSHOW is taking place in Portland at the Ace Hotel.  This NYC-based arts event is having its inaugural slideshow potluck and we want you are invited!       The idea is that everyone brings something delicious to [...]

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Slabtown --Dan Melchior, Starantula, Starantula (

Nov 2: Slabtown –Dan Melchior, Starantula, Starantula

From Mr. Sam Soule: 1033 NW 16th SlabtownBar DAN MELCHIOR UND DAS MENACE Long-standing Billy Childish/Holly Golightly Medway chum hits th states with his similar BITTER sound. Not to miss STARANTULA Record release show! Portland's favorite over-the-top, under-your-bottom, dirty lovin' power rockers. Sensational THE LEADERS Primal-tech punk-wave rock 'n' roll masters. These guys are on [...]

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The Wanteds at Ash St Saloon

Oct 25: Kelly's Olympian –The Wanteds, Fells Acres and Texas League

Message from Tommy/The Wanteds: (Show is) at kelly's olympian. 426 SW washington. show starts at 10pm. and fells acres and texas league are opening. we're almost done with our new EP and will be busting out some new material for this show… hope to see ya! -tommy http://www.thewanteds.com http://www.myspace.com/thewanteds

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menomena europe tour

menomena tour europe, get a remix

Well it seems that currently they are stampeding around Europe. Meanwhile I just got sent a remix of Menomena's Weird by Dekoder. Dekoder is David Palmer, Kris Avedon and Stig Knutsen. Visit their website for a look see at movie trailers and games that they are developing. Menomena – Weird (Dekoder remix) [MP3]

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The world premiere of Leopard, the biggest upgrade to Mac OS X, is October 26.

Oct 26: Oh No! Just got this notice from Macforce–Steve Jobs and Leopard own YOU

Well, I just bought my Mac, so I guess I missed this by a brief second. Thanks, Steve, my overlord :) Leopard arrives Friday, October 26. The world premiere of Leopard, the biggest upgrade to Mac OS X, is October 26. And on that big day, the Apple Retail Store is the place to be. [...]

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Black Belt Jones Movie Poster

November 17, 18: Grindhouse Film Festival Returns to Hollywood Theater! ("Black Belt Jones", "Zombie")

Just got this from Dan (organizer): On November 17th and 18th 2007 only at the Hollywood Theatre, the Grindhouse Film Festival returns! Featuring old school kung fu, gore splattered horror, and gritty exploitation rarities! This is an incredible chance to see these forgotten, discarded, and ferociously badass films. Plus, there will be vintage 35mm Grindhouse [...]

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Nov 18: Launch of MastanMusic label, party at Doug Fir: Tony Smiley, Silverhawk, and The Dry County Crooks

Just got this…good show and hey, free MP3s! MASTANMUSIC LAUNCHES LABEL, HOSTS LABEL SHOWCASE AND PARTY AT DOUG FIR LOUNGE; SHOW SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH Portland music veteran and MastanMusic label head, Jeremy Wilson will host a label launch party and showcase the MastanMusic Label line-up on one bill, November 18th at Doug Fir Lounge. Doors [...]

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The Maize at the Pumpkin Patch Sauvie Island, Portland Oregon

October Pumpkins (Pumpkin Patch Maze; Giant Pumpkin Destroys Van)

If you have kids, or if you just like pumpkins and fall festivities, you have probably been to Kruger Farms or the Pumpkin Patch (noted for its very large corn maze) , both on Sauvie Island. They are wonderful places and you should certainly go, but you should also visit Fir Point Farms in Aurora [...]

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Oct 18-24: Modmix, the First USDA Certified Organic Cocktail Mixer–Makes Its Oregon Debut at PDX Fashion Week

I'm visiting red earth land (aka Oklahoma) for a wedding, so I've been keeping offline as much as possible so that I could give my full attention to my family and friends in this area. I got on the email box today (1000 or so new=a lot of cool stuff going on plus a lot [...]

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Environmental Awareness Week AiPD

Oct 22-26: Evolution of a Sustainable Society featuring EcoCharge

Join the Evolution of a Sustainable Society @ The Art Institute of Portland: October 22 – 26, 2007. In an effort to bring further attention to the importance of conservation and preservation of our local and global resources, The Art Institute of Portland will be hosting Environmental Awareness Week. This week long event will feature [...]

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Tri-Met/Trimet

Tri-Met: Burnside Bridge reopens

Nice! No more 20 and 19 bus diversions for JC! Home > News & Meetings > News Releases > Burnside Bridge reopens Trip Planner TransitTracker Service Alerts October 16, 2007 Burnside Bridge reopens The Burnside Bridge reopened Tuesday, October 16, following a month-long closure to replace two counterweight hinges on the lift span.  The bridge [...]

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