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Archive | January, 2008

Choclate Fest at World Forestry Center, Portland, Oregon

Feb 2, 3: Chocolate Fest | Washington Park | World Forestry Center

Yep, it is time for Portland's “premiere chocolate event”.  Here is the information from the faq page: Where is ChocolateFest Held? On the World Forestry Center Campus in Portland's Washington Park. Click here for directions. We have grown so much we anticipate we'll be using all the buildings on campus for the event. When is […]

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worksound Portland

Feb 1: First Friday | Collection of works by 10 Female artists of PDX and San Francisco

Sent over from our good friends at Worksound: Accoutré Collection of works by 10 Female artists of PDX and San Francisco. JACLYNN FRONCZAK painting SARAH KAMSLER painting AJNA LICHAU video (san francisco) NICOLE LINDE drawing KRISTIE MACPHERSON painting CARRIE MOORE drawing AMBER MOSS-JENSEN sculpture VALERIE WALLACE painting collaborative installation and performance by CHELSEA HEFFNER,TRICIA MARTIN […]

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Dr Sketchy's show at Dante's Inferno, Portland, Oregon

Jan 30: Dr. Sketchy's | "When Cabaret Meets Art School" | Dantes Inferno

It is Wednesday in Portland…really, what is there better to do than Dr. Sketchy's drawing class and Xotica GoGo?  From earlier post: You pay a little cash (goes to models), bring your sketchbook, and draw pictures of cabaret models. The show is put on by "London" of Suicide Girl fame. I wonder how one could […]

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Jan 30: Andrew Michael Warnecke Presents a series of short film @ the Mt. Tabor Legacy

They are going to show the first three episodes of Lady Wasteland. Here is a post Dave Allen/Pampelmoose wrote about Lady Wasteland when it premiered: lady wasteland, a webisode series straight outta portland December 4, 2007 — The Moose Webisode 1 of 7 is ready for online consumption. Here's a little blurb about what lady wasteland […]

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Cougarama, Tiger Bar, 317 NW Broadway, Portland, Oregon 97209

Jan 30: Cougarama | What goes together better than older women and younger men?

Yeah…ummm…from Jen Lane at Barfly: What goes together better than older women and younger men? Parties and Wednesday nights? Miss Jen Lane and deejaying? Cheap and booze? You'll find it all at BarFly's newest weekly party, COUGARAMA! Cougarama officially launches on Wednesday, February 13th, but stake your territory now, during our weekly warm-up sessions to […]

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Jan 30: Imaginary Starship | The Harpeth Trace | Days @ Someday Lounge

“A Night of Psych Pop!” Wednesday, Jan 30th At The Someday Lounge 125 NW 5th Ave. 9pm, $6.00 IMAGINARY AIRSHIP – “…is an indie-pop band based out of Portland, Oregon… More than anything, we want to be a band that is dynamic, epic, and unpredictable, taking the listener on a musical journey that greatly involves […]

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Portland Music Award Winners Are Announced

The inaugural Portland Music Awards '08 held at Roseland Theater on January 28th is proud to announce the winners: (Update 2009: Portland Music Awards: March Fourth, Floater, Ben Darwish | Crystal Ballroom) Outstanding Achievement in Talent Buying: Alicia J. Rose Pioneer Award: Terry Currier Best Record Store: Music Millennium Best New Band: The Dimes Outstanding Achievement […]

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Jan 29 – 31: Focus The Nation | OHSU | Teach-in on Global Warming

Fom Melissa at OHSU: I wanted to alert you the OHSU's role in the nationwide Focus the Nation event.  Here's the link to the Focus the Nation website. And here's the link to the OHSU-specific info on that site. FOCUS THE NATION: JOIN OHSU AND OVER 1,100 INSTITUTIONS NATIONWIDE IN A TEACH-IN ON GLOBAL WARMING […]

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Jan 28 Reminder: The Portland Music Awards

From earlier post: Jan 28: The Portland Music Awards — final lineup and changes! January 21, 2008 — themixtressThe Recent Press Release For the 2008 Portland Music Awards: The 2008 Portland Music Awards January 28, 2008 at Roseland Theater has confirmed its final line-up of performers: *Art Alexakis (Everclear) *The Dimes *Ohmega Watts *Debra Arlyn *Josh […]

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Towne Lounge

Jan 27: A Night of Noise | Feather Figure | Towne Lounge | Free

Not on the Guest List left this information over on the Myspace–looks like a great show: A Night of Noise! Feather Figure = New noise project of Nathan Howdeshell aka Brace Paine of the Gossip Night Wounds = Experimental punks originally from Portland, ME(!!!) who – among other things – rock a saxaphone!!! For FREE!!!!!!! […]

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Jan 28: "An oral history of The Replacements" with Jim Walsh @ Slabtown

“The Replacements were superheroes: They rescued a whole planet from '80s music. Jim Walsh's loving, engrossing oral history is the book they deserve.” — Nick Hornby Monday, January 28th, 9pm at Slabtown (1033 NW 16th, $5 sliding scale) — an after-reading party with Jim Walsh, author of 'All Over But the Shouting', an oral history […]

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Two Ton Sloth, Paper Upper Cuts, Audiocinema, Portland, Oregon

Jan 26 Reminder: Two Ton Sloth & Paper/Upper/Cuts @ Audio Cinema — debut album release!

From Earlier Post by The Mixtress: Jan 26: Two Ton Sloth & Paper/Upper/Cuts @ Audio Cinema — debut album release! January 21, 2008 — themixtressTwo Ton Sloth's debut album drops on January 22nd ! Get it in your hot little hands and then come help the guys celebrate at the release party at Audio Cinema on […]

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Decemberists Article in the Seattle PI

Good article about Portland's own Decemberists in the Seattle PI yesterday. Here is an excerpt: Decemberists frontman Colin Meloy would like to write a novel some day. But for now, Meloy has found fulfillment penning songs that draw on 19th-century literature — musical tales of dastardly deeds, maidens in distress and Civil War-era romance. The […]

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The Oregonian on Indie Music and me trying to be smart...

The Oregonian on Indie Music and me trying to be smart…

Sent over from Dave Allen/Pampelmoose.com 'Indie': rockin' the lingo Friday, January 25, 2008 “With indie rock topping the charts, showing up on critics' best-of lists and generally becoming mainstream, the definition of “indie” has become a larger question in music circles. We asked a few folks in the Portland music scene what, exactly, makes “indie” […]

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My Fathers Place, Portland, Oregon, Hamburger

Portland Hamburger Action: Yakuza, Stanfords, My Father's Place | The Hamburger Cow

Just got an update from the fine people/(person?) at Portland Hamburgers. Here ya go: Burger, burger, burger….This weeks burger heat at Portland Hamburgers. Yakuza SpecialSauce and Hamburgler pick up two new recruits to begin the tour of Japanese restaurants Burger Skills: Hamburger Fashions Joy Kampia O'Shell is a fashion genius. Stanfords BurgerMeister and the Hamburgler […]

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tri-met, portland oregon max,

Daily Stank Image Bank: "Blood on The Max"

C-Block sent this iPhone picture over to me. Perhaps it was “Some Guy” upset about the Fairless Square “fare increase disguised as a solution”. Come on “Some Guy”, our fair transportation system threatened by blood….“Like THAT's going to happen!” "I snapped this photo this morning. It looked like freshly-caked blood. This wasn't ketchup nor was […]

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Dr Demento, Reed College, Portland, Oregon

Jan 23 – 26: Dr Demento at Reed | Can You Stop A War With Music? | Free

Like a lot of people, I grew up listening to Dr. D's Sunday shows syndicated across the U.S. (even to the “Heartland”, where I was). Come to find out, Dr. Demento went to Reed and is doing a FREE lecture series this week. From his site: ATTENTION PACIFIC NORTHWEST DEMENTITES… Dr. Demento will be presenting […]

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