Archive | February, 2008

Various, Rotture

Feb 29: Various at Rotture | Dub, Jungle, Ruckus, Dubstep

Looks like Various has moved upstaris from Branx this month. Info from Monkeytek after the jump. Various @ Rotture 315 SE 2nd Avenue in Portland (between Pine and Oak Streets)

Feb 29: Orange People Invade the Max Tonight | MAXJACK! | PSU

I got this message earlier today.  Being near the Rose Quarter Max stops just before 9PM could be interesting.  Info: MAX JACK This leap day, the (PSU) Communication Research Laboratory will be hosting MAXJACK! with two trains! Party ina Box will boarding the Red line at the airport, and the yellow line at the expo […]

Inside Portland's Nemo Design, a documentary

Click to play. Many people have asked “What goes on at Nemo?” or “Who works there?” ….now you can find out. Nemo the cult, the photoshoot. Next stop Vanity Fair's cover… Related Posts: Nemo Design retires the couch, Nemo Design gets a new milk bar Brought to you by Pampelmoose

B-Side, Lady Arm Wrestling, Portland, Oregon

March 2: Laying Down The Law | Lady Arm-Wrestling | B-side

Sunday is still a bit away, but never too early to plan for this event. I believe this is the third Lady Arm-Wrestling (L.A.W.) event at the B-Side. Sign-up starts at 5PM and the bar gets packed, so head down there with time to observe or participate. Joel (co-owner, referee in pic) also told me […]

Church of Girl, Portland, Oregon

March 1 | Church of Girl | Benefit Event for Portland's Women in the Arts | Someday Lounge

From Someday Lounge: On Saturday, March 1, 2008, Church of Girl is hosting a benefit event for Portland's emerging non-profit organization supporting Women in the Arts; Siren Nation. The evening will include an international collection of music videos from up-and-coming and established bands and solo artists from Scotland, England, Australia, Germany, Sweden and all across […]

portland pampelmoose podcast conor oberst

A Weather release debut album 'Cove' on Conor Oberst's Team Love Label on March 4

Portland band A Weather came by the Nemo Design studio to talk about their new album, 'Cove', which will be released next week on March 4th. It's coming out on Conor Oberst's record label, Team Love. A Weather members Aaron, Sarah, Lou, Aaron (2) and Zach talk to me about recording, the hook up with […]

Feb 27: Debate Club | Domestic Partnerships in Oregon—Is marriage next? Should it be?

I got a message from Aniie at the Bus Project that Debate Club it tomorrow. Since this is a hot-topic (and has been for a long time now), I'm sure this will be very well attended. Now that the Oregon Family Fairness Act has created domestic partnerships for same-sex couples, what's next for Oregon? What […]

Stevan Allred

March 1: Free Writing Workshops at Central Library!

The library has lined up four fabulous writers for a series of workshops for the beginning (or not so beginning) writer … and they're FREE! Registration is required and begins 3 weeks before each workshop – space is running out in our first workshop, so register today! Our first in this series is happening this […]

Virginia Cafe, Portland, Oregon

Feb 25: Virginia Cafe's Last Day | Historical Society & Barstool Crawl to New Location

**Update: OregonLive has a video of Virginia Cafe's Barstool Crawl. Click here to view it. The time has come. I was there on Thursday to view the VC one last time at its historic location. As I walked up to take in the sight, workers were moving many of the final pieces out of the […]


Rontoms free Sunday shows kicks off Feb 24 with Sea caves

Special performance by SEA CAVES Rontoms – 600 E Burnside, Portland, OR 97214 Sunday, February 24 at 9:30PM FREE! SPECTRE is helping to get the word out about a fantastic new concert series at Rontoms on E Burnside. Each Sunday, a local band or artist will take the stage for a FREE show. It's local, […]

Sneaking Into Spring! Performance Works NorthWest News Feb. 23 2008

Performance Works NorthWest News Feb. 23 2008 FEATURED EVENTS: @Performance Works NorthWest 4625 SE 67th Ave. THE CHOIR INVISIBLE Sunday Feb. 24 1-5 pm — FREE Admission is ongoing, arrive any time When we sing, it's rarely off the cuff, or for very long at one time. Hymns in church, “Happy Birthday,” favorite CDs. Ever […]

China Forbes (of Pink Martini) releases debut album | MP3

China Forbes, the longtime lead singer of Pink Martini, releases her debut solo album February 26th on Heinz Records. “On her long awaited solo album, '78, Forbes dusts off her guitar and returns to her singer-songwriter roots. She recorded the album of strikingly personal songs in her hometown of Portland, Oregon with producer/drummer Gregg Williams […]

Bagdad Theater, Portland, Oregon, 97214

Feb 23: Bagdad 81st Birthday Bash | 12 – 12 | Free Movies, Music, Cake

Info from the website: BAGDAD THEATER'S 81st BIRTHDAY BASH Featuring live music, free movies, birthday cake, and much, much more! 12 noon 'til 12 midnight | Free | All ages welcome 'til 9 p.m. Come out for Portland's beloved theater-pub's birthday. It's sure to be a one-of-a-kind gig at the Bagdad — bring your friends […]

Truckasaurus/Golden Dance Party at Someday Lounge, Portland, Oregon, 97209

Feb 23: Golden | Downtown Dance Party | Someday Lounge

Got a message from Manny (DJ BJ of ATOLE/GOLDEN) about the Saturday dance party at Someday Lounge. Here is the info: Golden has been so much fun- many rad people have played and/or come out to dance. But of course, all good things must come to an end and before we move on we're gonna […]

Meetin Portland, MiPL

Feb 21: Mingle with 100+ Other Portlanders @ Touche | Meetin Portland

I just took a look over at the Meetin Portland (MiPL) site, and it appears tonight is the monthly “Mingler”. Ninety people have RSVPed to be there and 1300 have viewed the event. I've been to several Meetin Portland events over the years and met some good people through them. Go check out other events […]

Eddie Money in Portland, Oregon

Feb 22: Eddie Money at Rock 'n' Roll Cafe

I just got this notice from Music Millennium: Eddie “Take Me Home Tonight” Money will be at the Rock & Roll Cafe Friday for a nooner. Now ya know what you will be talking about for the next two days. Mark Lindsey's Rock & Roll Cafe 4160 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Portland, Or. 97212

Pampelmoose, Nemo Design, Se Belmont, Portland, Oregon, 97214

Feb 19: Countdown 90 | John Branam Campaign Commercial Debut | Holocene

Got this message from Dave Allen/Pampelmoose: Dave says, “I'm spinning (if using a laptop can be said to spin) at Holocene tomorrow evening. It's an early one..”. Also, I see that Amy J. Ruiz at the Mercury has written some info about it here. Info from Facebook Event: 90 stands for the number of days […]

Bacon Cheese Hamburger, Belmont's Inn, 3357 Se Belmont St, Portland, OR 97214

Daily Stank Image Bank: Belmont Inn Burger

A couple of burger reviews (sort of) of mine are up at Portland Hamburgers. One was this delicious, nutritious Belmont Inn burger. The other was something from Hubers that should not be in the same family. Go over and choose which one is most likely to cause a sudden heart attack. More (semi-)Daily Stank Image […]

Oscars at Hollywood Theater, Portland, Oregon

Feb 24: Watch the Oscar Awards with Sam Adams | Hollywood Theater

Only one week to go to spend countless Oscar hours with future mayor Sam Adams. From Film Action Oregon: Oscar Night® America at the Hollywood Theatre – Sun Feb 24, 2008 Presented By: Film Action Oregon/Hollywood Theatre Film Action Oregon is pleased to host Oregon's only Oscar Night® America event, officially sanctioned by the Academy […]

Hotel Deluxe, 729 SW 15th Avenue • Portland, Oregon 97205

Feb 17: Oregon State Penitentiary | 7,500 Miles to Redemption | Hotel deLuxe

From Hotel Deluxe: 7,500 Miles to Redemption is a documentary about men, their emotional values and their sense of giving back in the Oregon State Penitentiary, stepping up to financially save a school 7,500 of miles away in Vietnam from closing. About: The Hotel deLuxe's Sunday Movie Night takes place the third Sunday of each month (with […]

Grindhouse, Portland, Oregon

Feb 16: Grindhouse Double Feature | Hollywood Theater

Sent over from Dan: On Saturday February 16th only at the Hollywood Theatre, The Grindhouse Film Festival presents a Grindhouse Double Feature! At 7:45, man-eating terror is loose on the streets in ALLIGATOR! Then at 9:45, it's the kung fu horror spectacular SEVEN BROTHERS MEET DRACULA! Plus, mind blowing 35mm Grindhouse trailers before each movie! […]


Feb 15: Torch Rides, Dance Parties, Badass Challenge | Bike Fest!

If you are lucky enough to be out in this sunny weather today, get down to Ladd's Addition. If not–no worries–this party goes on all night. Also, you can watch this short video of some Bike Jousting at Colonel Summers Park last summer. From Zoobomb: …::|Friday the 15th|::… 2:00pm, Ladd's Addition Immediately precedes lunch at […]

I have seen every Portland website

I was using the StumbleUpon browser the other day to discover new Portland websites, and got this message: You have seen all portland pages. Explore others… The URL I then switched to searching for “Pdx” pages, and got this message soon after. You have seen all pdx pages. Explore others… The URL Therefore, Portland people, […]

 Smoochknob's Rockstars and Pornstars Event, Smooch Girls, Portland, Oregon

Feb 16: Smoochknob's Rockstars and Pornstars Event | Dantes

Oh SmoochKnob, another super classy affair you are putting on–count me in, dressing as Nikki Six (like everyone else of course!). You can see some Smooch Knob New Years pics here that the Mixtress took at Tiger Bar.. Dantes and the Sunset Strip Present: Smoochknob's Rockstars and Pornstars Event! With the Smoochgirls of course!!! Dress […]

How to Hepburn

Feb 16: Learn How to Hepburn!

On February 16th, 1-2:30 at Central Library, Writers Talking presents… Karen Karbo, author of How to Hepburn: Lessons on Living from Kate the Great, Motherhood Made a Man Out of Me, The Stuff of Life: A Daughter's Memoir, and the Minerva Clark series.

Laurelhurst Theater

Feb 15-18: DEEP CULT FILMS @ Laurelhurst Theater

Laurelhurst Theater is having a cult film festival put on by Floating World Comics and the Night Gallery. Information from their website: DEEP CULT: AT THE LAURELHURST Presented by Night Gallery and Floating World Comics Impluse (1974) 2/15 – 2/17 Massacre at Central High (1976) 2/18 – 2/21 Inframan (1975) 2/22 – 2/24 Confessions of […]

valentine's heart , greek cusina, portland, oregon

Daily Stank Image Bank: Valentine's in Portland

Greek Cusina Portland, Oregon, 97204 More (semi-)Daily Stank Image Bank photos here If you would like your picture to appear in the "Daily Stank Image Bank", add it to the Pdx Pipeline Flickr Group.

Heartless Heathers, Portland, Oregon, Valentine's Party

Feb 16: Heartless Heathers Anti-Valentine Party | Human Wheel of Misfortune

Message from the Vominatrix: It is our 3rd Annual Anti-Valentines Day Party.  We are working to earn money to help our team pay for things like gear, uniforms, trainers, and other expenses that may arise during the season. We will be having numerous games and activities like musical chairs, photo booth, spanking booth, and our […]

Minibike winter festival, portland, oregon,

Feb 14 – 17: Feats of Strength + Cheating + Drinking + Nudity | Minibike Winter Festival

…::| Prepare for battle: Thursday Feb 14th |::… 8:00pm, Freegeek, 1731 SE 10th Ave Stencils | Craft | Shit-talking | Trophy making | Scheming | Flirting | Saying goodbye to your last sober moments for 60 hours As of right now, the weather is turning nice and seems likely to continue through the weekend. Perfect […]

Lip Contest, Virginia Cafe

Feb 14: Yo Big Lips! | Win $50 | Virginia Cafe | Valentine's Day

Size is just one thing that will be judged. From Leah over at Virginia Cafe: 21st Annual Lip Print Contest Categories to be Judged: Size, Shape, Color, Alluring $50 Gift Certificate to the Virginia Cafe will be awarded in each category RULES: Enter between 11:30am to 6:30pm on Thursday, February 14th, 2008. Write your name […]

Yacht to open for Vampire Weekend | MP3

  Pitchfork reports that Jonah and Claire aka Yacht will be the openers on the Vampire Weekend tour. Jonah himself will be joined by Claire L. Evans, who is now a regular touring member of YACHT. (She's also his partner in creating those excellent MacBook Air envelopes.) Yacht – So Post Em All —Dave Allen […]

Carmen, Someday Lounge

Feb 14: Someday Lounge | Carmen | Valentine's

Looking for somewhere to take your lady out on Valentines and running out on of ideas…This has gotten a lot of good coverage and looks like a fun time. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14 Opera Theatre Oregon presents CARMEN —7pm, $12.00 advance $15.00 at the door Opera Theater Oregon's Cavalcade of Beautiful Losers presents Cecil B. Demille's […]

Day of Lions New CD Come Down From the Mountain | MP3

** For several years, Portland, Oregon's Day of Lions was a rotating cast of characters that centered around chief songwriter and leading lady, Gena Gastaldi. In the last year however a steady lineup has finally been set in place with the addition of Gastaldi's fiancée Charlie Hester (The Parson Red Heads), Anastasia Bennet and husband/wife […]