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PLGFF - Portland Lesbian Gay Film Festival

That's a Wrap; Another Successful PLGFF has Come and Gone

By Peter Hermes, Wideshot Studios The Portland Lesbian and Gay Film Festival wrapped up its 12th year Saturday night, ending a week of film screenings and parties around PDX.  The PLGFF, a partner of Film Action Oregon, is an annual film festival featuring high quality gay-themed feature, documentary, and short films from around the world.  […]

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Bagdad Theater, Portland

Candidates Gone Green | Bagdad Theater | October 1

Candidates Gone Green is happening on October 1st at the Bagdad Theater. Ã‚  Come learn about sustainability and energy from local political candidates. A Forum on the Future of Energy and Sustainability in Portland Featuring Randy Leonard, Charles Lewis, Amanda Fritz and others McMenamins Bagdad Theater Doors 6 p.m.; forum 7 p.m. 'til 8:30 p.m. | […]

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Presidential Debate Bingo

Presidential Debate Bingo Card | Daily Stank Image Bank

John “Wildcard” McCain has agreed to debate Barack Obama tonight since he looked like an idiot “there is progress” in the talks toward the economic giveaway bailout. Above is a presidential debate bingo card from BobStaake.com. It says to “play at home”. Obviously, Bob Staake doesn't know that there are many fine drinking establishments in […]

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Charlie, Wildcard, Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Presidential Debate Update: Living Room Theaters

Update: Due to the overwhelming enthusiasm Portland has for Wildcard” McCain vs “The Looks” Obama, Living Room Theaters will show the debate on four screens instead of the just one planned. Then depending on if those are booked, they may open a fifth for those who did not make reservations…(thanks Stacy, now update your twitter) […]

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Obama frowny

Presidential Debate(s): Watch-Parties at Bars, Theaters, & Cafe's | Portland, Oregon

The Presidential Debate seems to be a popular event in the city of Portland. Here are several locations you can watch Obama vs McCain and Palin vs Biden in Portland. Presidential Election Result Watch Parties here. Update: Debate 2 (Nashville) info here: Watch the Presidential Debate: Bars, Theaters…Bars | Barack's Brother-in-law And why not add to […]

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Electric cars in downtown Portland, Oregon

Electric Car Station in Downtown Portland | Daily Stank Image Bank

Electric cars in downtown Portland, Oregon SW Salmon between 1st & 2nd Taken on September 19, 2008 Picture By: Todd Mecklem From OPB.org: Oregon gets filling stations for electric car There are about 270 all-electric passenger cars registered in Oregon, state transportation officials say. The number pales in comparison to 26,338 registered hybrid vehicles. And […]

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2008 Presedential Debate, Ole Miss

Watch the Presidential Election & Debates at Living Room Theatre

Portlanders, it's finally arrived (**update). The first presidential election debate is Friday, September 26. I have a feeling there will not be many McCain/Palin (McPain) supporters there. There will comfortable chairs and couches for you and possibly some presidential debate bingo/drinking game action. For instance–every time McCain says the “my friends”, take a drink. Whenever […]

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Someday Lounge

Portland Radio Authority Electronic Music Benefit Show | September 21

From Saffron at PRA: PRA is moving to a new location! (www.leftbankproject.com) We're holding an electronic music benefit show to raise funds for building materials and an electrician.  The evening features live PA acts and DJs from local talents and our headliner who recently moved here from the UK.  See you there!! Moss (Pork Records, […]

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Imbibe, Portland, Oregon

OMSI Science Pub | Nanotechnology | September 22nd

The next OMSI Science Pub is at Imbibe on SE Hawthorne.  Grab a brew and learn something about nanotechnology on September 22nd. OMSI Science Pub Nanotechnology: New Science for Society and the Environment 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Happy Hour from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Come early for food and drinks! Imbibe Restaurant & Lounge […]

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Park(ing) Day 2008 - Portland Oregon

National PARK(ing) Day 2008 in Portland | Daily Stank Image Bank

Park(ing) Day 2008 – Portland Oregon September 19, 2008 Portland, Oregon By The Impression That I Get PARK(ing) Day is a one-day, global event centered in San Francisco where artists, activists, and citizens collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spots into "PARK(ing)" spaces: temporary public parks. (parkingday.org) You can see more Park(ing) day pictures from […]

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