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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Jan 31: Last Thursday | Goodfoot Art Show

From Michael Fields: The goodfoot will have an art opening last Thursday, Jan 31 from 5-11pm, show will be up until Feb 25. The artists this month are David Whelan, Drew Anderson & Michael Fields. David Whelan has been working in Portland for the past ten years, exhibiting his art on a mobile picture gallery […]

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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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Slabtown Bender 1

Feb 1-3: Slabtown Bender 2008!

FRIDAY 2/1 Doors at 6 pm $10 at the door Wristband Holders Always Free and VIP The Pity Fucks (PDX) — “Caterwauling walk-of-shame with a heavy down beat, Bridgeport's bridge-burners, The Pity Fucks arrive on the scene eager and willing to pursue wet dreams of future ex-wives. (feat. members of: Reptilian Civilian/The Nightslaves/The Cheap Dates)” […]

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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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PDX POP NOW! 2008, Portland, Oregon

Jan 29: PDX POP NOW! | Become a Volunteer

If you would like to be a volunteer for PDX POP NOW, this is the first meeting. Here is som einfo: Volunteer Meeting – Tuesday, January 29, @ Backspace For those of you who'd like to be a part of PDX Pop Now!, here's your chance to hop on board. We're going to hold our […]

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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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Red and Black Cafe, Portland, Oregon

Jan 27: Red and Black | Reopening Party

They've been back a little while now, and they are finally having a party! From the website: Free house coffee, plus vegan pastries and bagels. LIVE music by NIAYH, the Coney Island Cartel and more TBA. Soft serve provided by the good folks at the Blossoming Lotus. Hey, while you're at it, come get a […]

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Jan 27: B-Side 2 Year Anniversay

Jan 27, 2008 is the second anniversary of B-Side. Go down there and give your congrats to Joel and Tanya. B-Side 632 E Burnside St. Portland, OR 97214 Article from PDXGUIDE.com: The B-Side is Genius The door you've been looking for by Sam Soule for pdxguide.com February 2005 Sometimes you've just got to say what […]

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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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Danava, Portland, Oregon,

Jan 26: Danava and Rabbits at Kelly's Olympian

It's a big night for Kelly's. Here is a message from Danava: uh, well I'm close to certain that Rabbits will go on round 11 and we'll hit round 12-12:30………$5  info from Wikiwpedia about Danava: Dusty Sparkles and Buck Rothy met in Quincy, Illinois in the mid '90s. Dusty was allegedly trying to get Buck's […]

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rose city rollers, portland, oregon

Jan 26: Rose City Rollers vs. Seattle

The Rose City Rollers season opens tonight against Seattle. There are new players as well as returning favorites. Here is information from their website: After-Party @ Rotture 315 SE 3rd Avenue Portland, Oregon 97214 503-234-LOVE After-Party MAP <!– After-Party @ Plan B 1305 SE 8th St Portland, OR 97214 After-Party MAP –> When: JANUARY 26th […]

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Snap, Branx, Portland, Oregon

Jan 25: PRA Presents Snap at Branx | 90's Dance Party

Coco from PRA just sent me a text message reminding me of SNAP tonight.  Here is some info I found on the PRA Myspace. Also, click here for more information about SNAP at Branx: Tonight at Branx! Dance your a$$ off with the best 90's music you could never forget $3 cover

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Atom 13, Portland, Oregon

Jan 25: Atom 13 at Muu-Muu's | No Cover

Atom 13 informed me that he will be rocking Muu-Muu's tonight rather than on Saturday since tomorrow is the opening of Roller Derby. So, if you are in Northwest, you can get with this… Muu Muu's 612 NW 21st Ave Portland, OR 97209

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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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Jan 25: Monkeytek DJ and Simon G at Beulahland | dub, reggae, hiphops, dubsteps & raps

Sent over from Monkeytek: monkeytek & simon g at beulahland tonight will be laying down all sorts of choice tunes- dub,reggae, hiphops, dubsteps & raps. 10pm free! Beulahland 118 n e 28th street (between couch a & davis) Portland

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Jan 25- 28: Crispin Glover at Clinton Street Theater

From their website: CRISPIN GLOVER – BIG SLIDE SHOW – It is Fine! EVERYTHING IS FINE and WHAT IS IT? – Jan 25 – 28 USA, 2007 Crispin Glover 74 minutes ACTOR/DIRECTOR CRISPIN GLOVER RETURNS TO THE CLINTON FOR FOUR NIGHTS Just when you thought it was safe to come back to the Clinton, Crispin […]

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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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Jan 25: Untraceable Opens Today

Here is some information from Wikipedia about the film: The film was shot in and around Portland, Oregon. A temporary studio was constructed in Clackamas, Oregon where all non-location photography was done, mostly interiors, including the FBI's cyber division, Marsh's house, the FBI building elevator, several basements, etc. A scene set on on the east […]

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Modern Age, Portland State, Smith Memorial

Jan 25: KPSU presents an all-ages show at The Modern Age | Portland State – Smith Memorial

The Black Black Black Here Comes a Big Black Cloud ShitFit Blast Majesty A Ghost Face Two Inches From Your Own Face Located in the basement of Smith Memorial on the PSU campus (SW Broadway and Harrison), this Friday's show starts at 7pm and has a sliding scale admission of $3-$5.

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Jan 23: Cougar @ Tiger | DJ Meee-owww | BarFly | Free

From Miss Jen Lane/Barfly: See a real life cougar in ack-shawn at the Tiger Bar, when Miss Jen Lane of BarFly fame plays deejay for your aural pleasure. Come ready to dance! Wednesday, January 23rd 10pm-2:30am DJ Meee-owww a.k.a. Miss Jen Lane of BarFly Fame at Tiger Bar 317 NW Broadway Free!

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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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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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Jan 22: North45 | 4th Firkin Tuesday…TODAY!!!

From Josh over at North45. 4th Firkin Tuesday…TODAY!!! How many first and last Thursday's can this town have? We'll this Tuesday involves beer. Really good beer. Make sure swing down TODAY, January 22nd, as we'll be hosting the brewmaster from Bridgeport Brewery to tap into one of only 5 Firkin kegs of their new seasonal, […]

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Gang of Four to play Sasquatch, and another new demo

Smooth Flow (the in-crowd will get that) A blogger at the Seattle Post Intelligencer suggests that Gang of Four is playing at this year's Sasquatch Festival – sounds like fun, I go every year anyway so why not play? Meanwhile here's a MP3 of a new cut from last week's studio sessions – no vocals […]

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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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