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May 2: No Pants Day in Portland?

In January, there was a “no pants on the max day” that was so well publicized that there were possibly more bloggers and newspapers/”alternative weeklies” covering it than actual participants. Yet, it is somewhat difficult to find the official, international (go Canada) “no pants day” event in Portland. Where will the “no pants” action happen […]

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April 28: Kevin Phillips at the Bagdad

Kevin Phillips is a former Republican party strategist who is now better known for a series of books criticizing the current GOP, as well as analyzing underlying influences on American politics and economics. In Wealth and Democracy, he analyzed the (baleful to his mind) impact of the rich on American politics. His American Dynasty is […]

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April 25: Simon Goetz Returns to Beulahland

The former Mayor of Belmont and current assistant to the regional manager of parks and recreation in North Portland graces the inner east-side for one night only…one night only this month…one night only this weekend to play the music you love. Simon Goetz/Dj Pretty Please Beulahland 118 NE 28th Ave Portland, OR 97232 10-2 Free […]

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April 20: Basket Making at the Library!

The April DIY Craft is Coil Basketry! Sunday, April 20, 12:30—3:30 p.m. at the Central Library downtown Coil Basketry Make all shapes and sizes of baskets, using just clothesline and yarn. The technique is very simple and this project is great for using up leftover yarn! Please bring: One package cotton or nylon clothesline (usually […]

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April 18, 20: Worksound | Kill Rock Stars Record Release | Film Screening

From Worksound: Friday April 18th – New Bloods/Old Haunts dual Kill Rock Stars Record Release. 9pm. All Ages. with Magic Johnson, Purple Rhinestone Eagle, Hornet Leg www.myspace.com/thenewbloods www.myspace.com/theoldhaunts www.myspace.com/purplerhinestoneeagle www.myspace.com/magicjohnsonmusic www.myspace.com/hornetleg And… Sunday April 20th – 8 pm: A Yeti in the City film screening: free Please join us for the Portland debut of our […]

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April 13: Ken Kesey and Other Great Notions: Book Discussion

Join David Sumner, director of Linfield College's Writing program and Wendy Willis, Social Sustainability program manager as Oregon Solutions, for a discussion of Kesey's Sometimes a Great Notion. Interested readers are encouraged to pick up a copy of the book at the Popular Library information desk on the first floor in the Central Library. Sunday, […]

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Win Free Tickets, CD, Vinyl and T-Shirt from The Teenagers

Win Free Tickets, CD, Vinyl and T-Shirt from The Teenagers

As you may have noticed, we're throwing down for a band. The Teenagers, who hail from France have just released their album Reality Check stateside and they are touring in support of the release. The album has already received rave reviews – here's on from the NME: “The Teenagers' ‘Reality Check' is a seething mass […]

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Off doing my own thing (TriMet news & commentary)

You've read the posts here – TriMetiquette: riding etiquette on TriMet's MAX & bus service. Well, I decided to start my own thing at a new place. What's the new place called? Yeah, hardly imaginative: TriMetiquette – your Portland TriMet Public Transportation New Blog. Have to thank Julian here for first giving me an outlet […]

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April 5: China Forbes of Pink Martini at Music Millenium | Free

April 5: China Forbes of Pink Martini at Music Millenium | Free

CHINA FORBES Saturday, 4/5 4:00 PM Music Millennium – East 3158 E Burnside (32nd & Burnside) 503-231-8926 For ten years, China Forbes has toured the world as lead singer of the celebrated ‘little orchestra,' Pink Martini. The group has performed their multi-lingual repertoire in Europe, Asia, Greece, Turkey, Lebanon, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the […]

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Chris Haberman at Destroy Store, Portland, Oregon

April 4: Artwork by Chris Haberman | Destroy Store

Hey Guys. Just wanted to let you know about our art opening this Friday at The Destroy Store.  We're stoked to be featuring the work of Chris Haberman. Come through and check out Chris' latest works and snatch up one of our Artist Series t-shirts designed by the man himself. When: Friday April 4th 7-10 […]

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Gurewitch Floating World Poster, First Thursday, Portland, Oregon

April 3: The Art of Nicholas Gurewitch & Tony Millionaire @ Floating World Comics

FLOATING WORLD COMICS & DARK HORSE COMICS PRESENT: THE ART OF NICHOLAS GUREWITCH & TONY MILLIONAIRE This April, artists Nicholas Gurewitch and Tony Millionaire are brought together for one exciting exhibition. On April 3rd, 2008 Floating World Comics and Dark Horse Comics are proud to present the art of Gurewitch's Perry Bible Fellowship and Millionaire's […]

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April 1: "Nekkid Fools" Bike Ride

I just saw that there is another Portland Naked Bike Ride this evening. I am not sure if this is a prank or not, but here is info from Shift2Bikes: North Park Blocks, NW 8th Ave & W Burnside St 6:00pm Celebrate Portland's newest tradition. Ride will be leisurely & non-aggro. Attire is nekkid-casual. Q) […]

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