Archive | April, 2008

Jesse Reno art Show for Destroy Store store

May 2: Jesse Reno at The Destroy Store | Live Painting | Free

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 Jesse Reno. Jesse has made quite the name for himself over the last several years and we are honored to have the opportunity to feature his work in our [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 1 }
Kama Sutra Pampelmoose Nemo Design Photography Michael Cogliantry

May 2: Furry Kama Sutra – Anonymous Sex at Nemo First Friday

Nemo Design presents Furry Kama Sutra, a photography/Video exhibition by New York based photographer Michael Cogliantry, opening on May 02, 2008. The show will run through Tuesday, June 01, 2008 at Nemo Design: 1875 SE Belmont Street in Portland, OR. Furry Kama Sutra is the title for a new project by New York based photographer [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 2 }

I say 'shhh'; someone at the courthouse says 'SHsssss"

Hello, this is C-Block from TriMetiquette. When I'm not writing about TriMet Etiquette, I'm on the lookout for zany Portland weird stuff. I accompanied my fiancee to the courthouse last week. She was subpoenaed and had to be there for a couple of hours, waiting to hear whether they would need her to testify. I [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
No Pants Day picture

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 [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 5 }

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 [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Cut Copy live at Doug Fir, Monday April 28th plus free MP3 and a Mixtape

I became a fan of Australia's Cut Copy through their online mix tapes which have been made available here and there. Their album Bright Like Neon Love came out in 2004 and this March you can now get Lights and Music which is a remix ep by the look of it. Visit the Cut Copy [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Simon

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 [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
PDX In The Mix Nemo Design Grammys Pampelmoose Portland

April 23 Reminder: Nemo Design and Pampelmoose host the Grammys PDX In The Mix

***Update: This event is now free*** Nemo Design and Pampelmoose host the Grammys PDX In The Mix April 7, 2008 — The Moose Wednesday, April 23rd from 6PM – 9PM Nemo Design 1875 SE Belmont Ave, Portland, Or, 97239 The Recording Academy (aka the Grammy's), NW Pacific Chapter Presents: PDX In The Mix, a panel discussion [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Core Gallery - Chris Haberman

April 24: Chris Haberman & Mario Robert | Art Opening | Goodfoot Lounge

From Haberman: Well, its that time of year again…my annual show at the Goodfoot. Come celebrate my 5 year anniversary showing with the Goodfoot this Thursday!!! What a wonderful place. ARTISTS: Chris Haberman and Mario Robert 135 works between the two of us – including a rare Robert-Haberman collab. Lotsa small ($$$ nice) work. Bring [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
End of Surburbia, Earth Day, Portland, Oregon, Bagdad

April 20: Sustainable Film Series at Bagdad Theater | Free

Join the Multnomah County Green Team on April 20th for the launch of the film series! The first film is The End of Suburbia, a provocative look at the concept of peak oil and what it means to you. After the film, the Portland Peak Oil group will lead a Q&A and discuss solutions to [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Bonnie Garrett at Multnomah County Library Picture

April 20: Harpsichord Concert at the Central Library | Free

Bonnie Garrett Sunday, April 20, 2—3 p.m. Bonnie Garrett will be performing harpsichord music of 17th and 18th century Europe. She will play compositions by Louis Couperin, William Byrd, Padre Antonio Soler and Johann Sebastian Bach.

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

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 [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

April 19: Deer Drink the Moon | Poems of Oregon Poetry Reading

Deer Drink the Moon: Poems of Oregon Poetry Reading Thirty-three esteemed poets of Oregon capture the magic of their lives and surroundings through a rich bouquet of poems in the anthology Deer Drink the Moon. Liz Nakazawa's colorful collection of poems is uniquely arranged by ecoregion, giving readers a taste of the mosaic Oregon has [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Worksound Portland Picture

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 [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
White Horse (tiny horses pdx)

April 17: DIY Show on KBOO | Tiny Horses PDX | Core Gallery

From Anna: Thursday, April 17th, DIY on KBOO and the Release Party Where: KBOO, 90.7 FM if you live in pdx, Thursday morning at 10AM! and/or come to the release party for the show at 7pm at the Waypost (3120 N. Williams, Portland, OR) What: Me and the Core are being Featured on a radio [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 2 }
Beulahland, Portland, Oregon

April 11: Homonym, Atom 13, Pete Moss at Beulahland

Just a quick note that the 3M Deejays are at Beulahahahahahland tonight. Always fun… www.beulahlandpdx.com 10-2 28th and East Burnside No Cover

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

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, [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

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 [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

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 [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

A Weather – CD Release Party, Saturday April 12th Mississippi Studios

Aaron from A Weather sent us a message: A Weather are celebrating the release of our new record Cove at long last this Saturday! We are playing at Mississippi Studios, show starts at 10:00pm and the glorious Carcrashlander will start the night. Tickets are available online at ticketweb.com. It is cheaper to get them ahead [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Pampelmoose Presents: The Teenagers at Doug Fir April 20th

Ok, here's a first for the Moose, we're throwing down for a band. That's right, we're stepping up to the plate and saying “here's something that's worth your hard earned bucks…” Portland readers already know that we do our bit to support local music but this is the first time (and I can safely say, [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
PDX In The Mix Nemo Design Grammys Pampelmoose Portland

Nemo Design and Pampelmoose host the Grammys PDX In The Mix

Wednesday, April 23rd from 6PM – 9PM Nemo Design 1875 SE Belmont Ave, Portland, Or, 97239 The Recording Academy (aka the Grammy's), NW Pacific Chapter Presents: PDX In The Mix, a panel discussion with Portia Sabin (owner, Kill Rock Stars,) John Askew (Film Guerrero, Producer, Film Scorer and Music Supervisor,) Tucker Martine (Producer, The Decemberists, [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Boy Eats Drum Machine's Jon Ragel remixes Radiohead

Jon Ragel from Boy East Drum Machine has sent in his remix for the Radiohead remix competition. Go here to listen and to vote. Go PDX! Brought to you by Pampelmoose

Continue Reading Comments { 2 }

April 5: "return to the basscave with variousbasspdx crew"

From Monkeytek: Once again, it's time to return to the basscave with variousbasspdx crew this Saturday April 5th @ Branx. Various- dubstep, jungle dub and ruckus! DJ's Coda, Gutta, Ryan Organ & Monkeytek. Our guests this time are Chris Coda- founder of pdxdnb.com and a dj and producer and Gutta (aka Ronin of Oops Brigade [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Multnomah County Library Events

From Out of the Stacks: Library Poets Read Aloud

Join Multnomah County Library staff members as they share their poetry. Saturday, April 5th, 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the U.S. Bank Room at the Central Library More Event Information Here 

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

April 3: Beat Battle X with Fogatron and Sick Bay | Rotture

From Seoul Bro. #1: In 2005 The Original Beat Down got its start at The Tiger Bar, with King Tim 33.3, Seoul Brother 1, Discus Noir (Sick Bay DJ's) and Fogatron with an assortment of guests. Do to the closing of Tiger Bar, the battle found a new home at the Holocene. After a few [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Roots Beer

April 5: Cheers to Belgian Beers Fest at Roots Brewery

From Ezra: There is the Cheers to Belgian Beers fest at roots next saturday, here is a section taken from John Foyston's The Beer Here Blog: It's back and we're glad: Portland's Cheers to Belgian Beers is 15 Oregon brewers (three up from last year's dozen) using one Belgian style yeast to make a wide [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
John Wray art at Rock N Rose, E Burnside, Portland, Oregon

April 4: Rock N Rose One Year Anniversary and Sale | Art by John Wray

It's our 1 year anniversary for the store, and the opening reception for Portland artist John Wray. We're going to have music, refreshments, John Wray's most recent works, and (weather permitting) a live art painting. We're also celebrating our first year in business by offering everything in the store for 20% off. The event will [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

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 [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
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 [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Walking Portland's Bridges Using Poetry as a Compass: Poetry Reading and Walk

Sharon Wood Wortman presents her newest book, Walking Bridges Using Poetry as a Compass: Poems About Bridges Real and Imagined by 70 Poets, with Directions for Five Self-Guided Explorations. Join us as some of Portland's finest read their work. This reading will be followed by a walk (optional) to the Morrison Bridge (weather permitting). Sunday, [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
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 [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

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) [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }