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Archive | May, 2008

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May 29: Lawn of the Limp, Portland's Hot Little Hands dance troupe

Lawn of the Limp Out of the depths of imagination comes Lawn of the Limp, a new whimsical offering from Portland's own Hot Little Hands dance troupe. Birthed from the fantastic storyboards of collaborators David Stein and Suniti Dernovsek, behold as the chimera of daydreams and gentle nightmares leap and writhe to the elaborate soundscape […]

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Two free workshops presented by the City of Portland's Bureau of Development Services

Two free workshops presented by the City of Portland's Bureau of Development Services

Monday, June 2, 2008 12-1 p.m. Building Code Basics Get information from code experts on basic building code requirements and obvious things to look for if you suspect work was done without permits. Here's more information. Friday, June 6, 2008 12-1 p.m. Planning & Zoning 101 Get information about Portland's Zoning Code, find out what […]

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May 21: Attend a Free Lecture on the Blues at the Library!

Local bluesman Steve Cheseborough plays and talks blues with equal mastery. In this class, Steve will present a live performance, lecture, old recordings, readings and discussion. The focus is on the 1900s-1930s, when the music developed and emerged from sharecroppers' shacks and country jukes to become the dominant sound of the world's popular music. Made […]

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Worksound PDX

May 16: Oregon College of Arts and Crafts Thesis Exhibition | Worksound

From Worksound PDX: Opening reception Friday, May 16th from 4-7 pm. Oregon College of Arts and Crafts BFA and Certificate Program students create an original body of work, reflecting their personal and conceptual ideas, and finely tuned craftsmanship. The exhibition open daily from noon to 5pm. Worksound/PDX, at 820 SE Alder Portland, OR 97214

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Eatcho - Jason Graham

May 16 – 24: Milepost 5 ART Bonanza | 30 Rooms – 30 Artists

From Chris Haberman: Akin to the New Modern Zoo, this collective week long show incorporates music, film, art and installation within two buildings. Pretty awesome….30 plus artists included in 30 plus rooms, a temporary complex of mini-galleries with different shows in each one! Its also totally FREE and a defining group of artists from all […]

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May 9-11: Thirty-Two Short Films About Glenn Gould

From PSU Film Committee: Thirty-Two Short Films About Glenn Gould (1993 Francois Girard) FORMAT:  35mm Film RUNTIME:  98 mins WHEN: Ã‚ Ãƒâ€š Ãƒâ€š  May 9 & 10 at 7 and 9:30pm May 11 @ 3pm WHERE: Ã‚ Ãƒâ€š  5th Ave Cinema, 510 SW Hall St. @ PSU ADMISSION: Ã‚  Free for PSU Students, Faculty and Staff with ID; $2 for Other […]

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Horsefeathers video

Horsefeathers perform live at Portia and Slim Moon's BBQ from Dave Allen on Vimeo. I spent Sunday afternoon out in Washington state, near Battle Ground actually. Portia from Kill Rock Stars and her husband Slim held a BBQ at their house and invited many people who had at least a tenuous connection to the indie […]

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Screening of Portland International Doc Challenge Short Films

Mark your calendars! This Wednesday, May 7, 2008 at 7 p.m., film lovers will gather at the Hollywood Theatre (4122 NE Sandy) to watch the premiere of eight short-format documentaries created by Portland filmmakers as part of this year's International Documentary Challenge. Two of these Portland entries were of the 14 films that were chosen […]

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Spring Scrabble Tournament on Sun. May 18th at Ringler's Pub

Please join Oregon Literacy for our fun Spring Scrabble Tournament! We have a great new venue and spaces are starting to fill up. Here are the details: What: Oregon Literacy's Spring Scrabble Tournament! Why: To have fun while promoting awareness and raising valuable funds for Oregon Literacy. Where: Ringler's Pub (downstairs at The Crystal Ballroom […]

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