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Archive | February, 2008

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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! […]

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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 […]

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 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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

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 […]

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