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Archive | May, 2008

May 30: Dive Bar Prom Night | North 45

From Josh at North 45: We're opening up the invitation to the public for our Prom Crawl 2008. The concept: Dress up in prom gear and visit dive bars. The motto: “Hitting Every Dirty Hole in Town”. All participants are to meet at North 45 at 6pm in their finest high school prom attire. At […]

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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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May 18: Free Craft Session at the Library!

Learn how to make button pendants at the library! Bring your favorite buttons and we'll show you how to wire them into cute pendants, using ordinary plastic canvas as an invisible base. Please bring: Buttons! Bring at least 20-30 because you'll want to make several pendants. Bring a combination of shank buttons and sew-through buttons […]

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May Days from Performance Works NW

Performance Works NorthWest News May 18 2008 Carol Triffle's new play The Dinner opens May 22 Nora Hajos | Theatre * The Ship | Dances Under the St. John Bridge May 24 An Evening of Music & Film @ studioHouse May 25 Journal of Short Film Vol.11 “PDX” release date 5/20 + NW Tracking screening […]

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May 17: What's Hot In Comics?!

Keep up with the comics industry as local retailers and teen comics fans share their favorites. Panelists include the owners of Guapo Comics, Bridge City Comics, Cosmic Monkey Comics and Floating World Comics Saturday, May 17th at 3 p.m. In US Bank Room at the Central Library Made possible by the National Endowment for the […]

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Mount Tabor Trike racing, portland, oregon

May 13: Topless Tricycle Racing | Mount Tabor

I met Alan at the Bonfire Lounge a couple weeks ago and he told me about his Trike Racing events at Mount Tabor Legacy (formerly Sabalas). He did mention some past topless action, but they are not normally (specifically, always?) topless (or bottomless) from what I understood. However, looking over last week's results on Myspace, […]

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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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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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Various at Branx, Portland, Oregon

May 3: Various Dubstep and Dancehall at Branx

From Monkeytek dj: Various- dubstep inna dancehall style! Come gather round for Portland's premier Dubstep party featuring top ranking selectors E3, Struggle, Monkeytek, Ryan Organ and hosted by Seattle's Deejay Collage on the mic. Sound courtesy of the mighty H.A.S. Systems. Branx 320 se 2nd avenue Portland OR 97214 (between Pine and Oak ) $5 […]

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