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Worksound PDX

August 30: Worksound PDX | Volume: Survey of Portland Art Scene

There is a ridiculous amount of interesting things to do in Portland this weekend (again) if you are staying in town.Message from Modou at Worksound about their Last Saturday show: Volume: a survey of how Portland 's art scene addresses, redirects, abuses and redefines space (urban, institutional, outdoor, etc.)… as the city itself undergoes a […]

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Destination DIY - Urban Farming

August 28: Destination DIY Listening Party | Urban Farming

Just got a message from Julie Sabatier that this will be the last Destination DIY listening part for a while. If you wanted to become a backyard chicken farmer* (who wouldn't?), tonight is your night…Info: Destination DIY: Urban Farming New episode available August 28 at and via the OPB podcast Listening Party August 28, […]

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Poster Show at Goodfoot Lounge, 2845 Se Stark St, Portland, OR, 97214

August 28: Huge Goodfoot Lounge Art Show | I am, therefore I think

What happens when 60 artists come together for an art show? Usually, a very big party. I would expect that will happen this evening especially as Alberta darkens at 9PM or so. Info from Jason Brown: “I am, therefore I think2” at the goodfoot. It's part illustrative memoir, part social commentary. The work displays imagery […]

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MusicFest NW

Free MusicFest NW Wristbands From | "Portland Centric"

Nice, Free Musicfest NW passes: Luckily, I was able to meet up with Heather of this week. Lucky for you that is because Strands is giving away MusicFest NW wristbands–those are like $50…all because we/they love you. Strands is a unique Oregon start-up that is working to help make a better experience for Portlanders. […]

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August 16: Grindhouse Film Festival | Hollywood Theatre | Rolling Thunder

Well, if you haven't found anything to do this Saturday in Portland (it's not possible), then how about the Grindhouse Film Festival. Click here for more Portland Events in August Info: On Saturday August 16th only at 7:45 at the Hollywood Theatre, the Grindhouse Film Festival presents the legendary revenge film ROLLING THUNDER! ROLLING THUNDER […]

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August 14-17: Supertrash Film Festival | Bagdad Theater

Jason continues his Supertrash action Thursday through Sunday. This coincides nicely with the Hawthorne Street Fair by the way, especially those free matinees, coffee and wine. Click here for more SouthEast Portland Events in August Info from Jason: NIGHT FIX & FLOATING WORLD COMICS PRESENT: SUPERTRASH AUG 08 FILM FESTIVAL SUPERTRASH re-arrives…! On its way […]

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August 16: Hawthorne Street Fair 2008 | Too Much Going On!

Update: Portland's Hawthorne Street Fair is THIS Sunday: August 16, 2009 I believe this is the 15th Annual Hawthorne Street Fair. It's a fun time, and not that far from the Music Millennium Party or the Soap Box Derby Event. Wow, just too much going on Saturday. From the horribly un-updated website that looks like it […]

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August 13: Back Fence PDX 2 | Matt Davis Kills Somebody This Time

Backfence PDX 2, Electric Boogaloo takes place Wednesday. I don't think Matt has any nukes, so you should be safe checking out this great event. Here is a message from Melissa of the BackfencePDX babes: Back Fence PDX is a Portland's preeminent storytelling series. This month's theme is True Colors. Our storytellers include Matt Davis, […]

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August 12: Portland Cello Project | Music Millennium | Free

August 12: Portland Cello Project | Music Millennium | Free

Another great free show at Music Millennium this Tuesday: PORTLAND CELLO PROJECT Tuesday, 8/12 7:00 PM Music Millennium – East 3158 E Burnside (32nd & Burnside) 503-231-8926 Independently, the intimidating 8-16 cello ensemble, The Portland Cello Project (or, PCP, as their fans affectionately call them), has had a meteoric rise in the vibrant Portland music […]

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August 7: First Thursday| Everett Station Lofts Rooftop Extravaganza!

August 7: First Thursday| Everett Station Lofts Rooftop Extravaganza!

For my Portland First Thursday money, Everett Street/Station Lofts usually has the best action. And this one…comes with a bonus. From Sequential Art Gallery (pic from their First Thursday Show): Everett Station Lofts Annual Rooftop Extravaganza! [Enter on Broadway between Sequential Art and Ogle] It is once again that time of year where Everett Station […]

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