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August 1: Thirty-One, Portland's "Affordable Art" Show | First Friday

August 1: Thirty-One, Portland's "Affordable Art" Show | First Friday

From Marshall: Last year, an art show called “Thirty!” brought out crowds that lined up around the block waiting to get in to a standing-room-only space to see 900 small paintings created by local Portland artists. In the four-hour opening, over 700 of the paintings were sold – that's almost three paintings per minute throughout […]

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July 25: Hollywood Theatre | Grindhouse Film | Shaolin vs Wu Tang

July 25: Hollywood Theatre | Grindhouse Film | Shaolin vs Wu Tang

“Wu Tang will survive.” Someone should ask this man how he found this. From Dan of Grindhouse: On Saturday July 26th only at 7:45 at the Hollywood Theatre, The Grindhouse Film Festival presents an incredibly rare 35mm screening of SHAOLIN VS. WU TANG! SHAOLIN VS. WU TANG (1981) It's Shaolin shadow boxing vs. Wu Tang […]

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July 12: Running of the Bulls/hitters 2008 | Portland | North 45

July 12: Running of the Bulls/hitters 2008 | Portland | North 45

Just like last year, the  MeetinPortland (MIPL) people are having a “Running of the Bullshitters” party tomorrow starting at North45 Pub. It's not quite Spain, but you also won't get gored. Here are the rules and this year's agenda: Look here for more July 2008 activities in Portland Come celebrate this years' Festival of St. […]

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July 10: Kids of Widney High in Portland | Floating World Comics & Backspace

The Kids of Widney High are on their West Coast Tour and will be in Portland tomorrow performing at Backspace. Before that performance, they will be at Floating World. Click here for more Portland events in July Message/Press Release from Jason of Floating World: This very special tour—the first time that many of the Kids, […]

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July 12: Keen Shoes Festival | Portland Pioneer Square | Free Stuff

Keen footwear is putting on a festival in Pioneer Courthouse Square to celebrate its Stand Environmental contest. Good for Keen putting up $75,000 for this contest and now putting on this part to promote the cause of sustainability. Oh, and they are giving away free gear! Also, interested to see what the “HybridLife Lounge” is. […]

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An Interview with Pasha, Portland's Gypsy Photographer

Pasha is self-taught, proving again how a tool can transcend its definition. Her lens penetrates the surface of her subjects like a razor-sharp scalpel, revealing a staggering depth of emotion, transforming both what is photographed as well as those who view the finished work.  Born on a kitchen table from the womb of a self-proclaimed […]

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July 5 | First Friday Art Show | Klutch | Edge of Belmont

KLUTCH!. A message/PR from Shannon at Edge of Belmont: Trinity, a three-person show, explores where the razor's edge and pop culture collide. Dan Ness, Jeremy Okai Davis, and Klutch bring a street sensibility that imprints what art strives to be—fun, provocative and insightful. Jeremy Okai Davis' portraits are striking and playful—catalog models, strippers and dudes […]

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July 12: Mississippi Avenue / Street Fair | Portland 2008 | Pictures & Video

One week away until the 2008 Mississippi Street Fair (or Mississippi Avenue Street Fair). This is probably my favorite of all the street fairs in Portland. Judging by the traffic already coming this way to last years post(s), it is one of Portland's favorite festivals as well. Update: 2009 Mississippi Avenue / Street Fair Info […]

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July 3: Floating World Comics Anniversary | First Thursday

From Jason at Floating World: FLOATING WORLD COMICS PRESENTS: TWO YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY! NEW ART BY: JOSEPH CROSS, EVAN MEISTER & BLAISE LARMEE DIAMOND COMICS #2 RELEASE PARTY! 50% OFF REMODELING SALE! Wow has it been two years already? In that time Floating World has successfully become a part of the art community in Portland and […]

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