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Carving the Pumpkin

Halloween is Here: A List of Parties and Events in Portland

Halloween is finally here and there are a lot of Portland area events to get into tonight. Halloween Parties in Portland | Barfly Bus Tour | No Cover Halloween Erotic Ball: Crystal Ballroom | $5000 Costume Contest Halloween Dance Party: Kennedy School | Dr. Theopolis Neighborhood Note's 4th Annual Howl-o-ween + Free Portland Halloween Events Lone Fir Cemetery […]

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Day of the Daea, Portland, Backspace

Portland Day of the Dead: Backspace | Costume Dance Party

Halloween doesn't stop in Portland this year, especially with Day of the Dead falling on a Saturday. Here is one possibility to keep rocking your costume. From Backspace: November 1st Day of the Dead Costume Dance Party! 9pm, 5$ Copy Atole Guidance Counselor Explosivo DJ Linoleum This is a Costume Dance Party to respect, honor […]

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Neighborhood Notes Portland Halloween event

Neighborhood Note's 4th Annual Howl-o-ween + Free Portland Halloween Events

Neighborhood Notes, a great Portland blog, has a kid-friendly / family-friendly Halloween event tomorrow evening. Neighborhood Note's 4th Annual Howl-o-ween event: Families are invited to celebrate Howl-o-ween on October 31st from 5:00 – 8:00. This is Neighborhood Note's 4th Annual Howl-o-ween event. This year it's held at Isobel's Clubhouse. Parents, Grandparents, and other caring adults […]

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East Chinatown Lounge Halloween Party | East Infection

Another Oldtown-Chinatown Portland Halloween party. It looks like you can hit 20 Portland Halloween parties within a half-mile of this location. From IZM: Friday October 31st, East Chinatown Lounge presents their annual Halloween party hosted by DJ iZm for his weekly Friday night East Infection, featuring  DJs ATM, Easter Egg, and Rafael Vigilantics as well. […]

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Lone Fir Cemetary, Portland, Oregon

Lone Fir Cemetery Tour of Untimely Departures | Halloween

Lone Fir Cemetery Tour of Untimely Departures takes place tomorrow evening. It's inexpensive ($5) and a great way to kick off your Portland Halloween. From the Friends of Lone Fir Cemetery: Meet some of Lone Fir's "residents" at their graves and hear the unusual circumstances surrounding their untimely departures. Ghostly guides will also share some […]

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eagles of death metal-music millenium

Free Halloween Instore at Music Millennium | Eagles of Death Metal | Costume Contest

Here is a great chance to see and acoustic Eagles of Death Metal show for free before they play later that night at the Wonder Ballroom Halloween Party. Plus, Music Millennium is giving away free goodies! From Music Millennium: DON'T MISS OUR SPECIAL ACOUSTIC HALLOWEEN INSTORE! COSTUME CONTEST! FREE GOODIES! EAGLES OF DEATH METAL Friday, […]

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Vinyl Killers 6, Goodfoot Lounge

Vinyl Killers 6 Art Show: Goodfoot Lounge | October 30

This is will be a fantastic show and party. Bringing together some of my favorite Portland artists, Portland DJ's, and a great SE venue. From Goodfoot: The often imitated, never duplicated, OG vinyl art show, Vinyl Killers returns this October for another round of rescuing long forgotten records from the world's landfills. This year there […]

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Matt McCormick, Portland Filmmaker

Matt McCormick: Portland State University Monday Night Lectures | October 27

These Monday Night lectures are a great service by the people at Portland State. Here is this Monday's info: Matt McCormick is a 34-year-old artist and filmmaker, residing in Portland, OR, whose work blurs the lines between documentary and experimental filmmaking. McCormick has made several award winning short films in recent years, including contributions to […]

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Grond Kontrol Free Play, Hallowbleep

Hallowbleep at Ground Kontrol: Free Play Halloween Party | October 29

Another early Portland Halloween party and another great Gorund Kontrol Halloween event. I love all-you-can-play and they've added “scary” music and movie themes. From J.D. at GroundKontrol: On October 29, we have a very special edition of our monthly free-play party. Hallowbleep will feature scary electronic music and movie themes mixed by DJs Cache, Megaphysics, […]

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eagles of death metal, wonder ballroom, halloween, portland, oregon

Wonder Ballroom Halloween Show: Eagles of Death Metal

Here's the information I was able to acquire from the Wonder Ballroom: Eagles of Death Metal with special guests The Duke Spirit October 31 – Wonder Ballroom Doors: 8- Show: 9 pm 21+ Tickets available via Ticketmaster.com and the Under Wonder cafe www.wonderballroom.com www.eaglesofdeathmetal.com More Portland Halloween parties & events here Portland Halloween Pictures from […]

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THE Maple

Portland's Japanese Gardens: The Maple | Daily Stank Image Bank

THE Maple Japanese Gardens, Portland, Oregon Taken on October 23, 2008 Photo By pdxpixs “Portland's Japanese Gardens. Another view of this much photographed maple. There is a sense of magic under the canopy of this tree.” This is one of many great fall pictures of the Japanese Gardens floating around flickr, and one of my […]

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OPB Pledge Drive Gift

OPB Pledge Drive | Go Green Package: Get that Tote Bag & Plant a Tree

I'm not a big fan of the OPB pledge drive (who is?).  But, at least it gives us Portlanders/Oregonians to get some good gifts. This one not only benefits OPB, but it benefits our environment and SOLV.  Plus, you get a couple of those sweet, sweet tote bags. Go Green Package: Plant a Tree in […]

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Bitch Magazine art auction, Worksound PDX

Sm{art}: Bitch Magazine Benefit | Worksound PDX | October 25

DJ Rhienna sent over the art party at Worksound this weekend, the Bitch magazine art auction featuring Judy Chicago. I haven't seen the art, but the food and drink look great. From Rhienna: why should you come? –JUDY CHICAGO in attendance to speak, book-sign, etc! -free food & drink from all-local sponsors, including montage, integrity […]

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Portland Halloween, Scream at the Beach

In Portland, even our Halloween Monsters have Tattoos| Daily Stank Image Bank

Make Up Artist: Matt Huntley Photo By Black Dog Photography Model: Brody Suicide Location: Scream at the Beach – Portland Oregon The arm sleeve, chest and knuckle tattoos really sell it. In Portland, even our Halloween monsters have tattoos. This is another very cool Scream at the Beach photo. You can see some other great […]

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Doll Graveyard, Portland Halloween

Halloween Decoration Challenge: Doll Graveyard | Daily Stank Image Bank

Doll Graveyard Concordia Neighborhood, Portland, Oregon Taken on October 20, 2008 Photo courtesy of Amy Faust by way of Bart King I asked Bart why Amy hates dolls, and he replied: The doll graveyard is located in the Concordia neighborhood, on NE Wygant. Amy got the idea by contemplating the innate creepiness of dismembered dolls. […]

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Free Premiere for Local Portland Film This Friday!

Come out to the Mount Tabor Legacy (SE 48th & Hawthorne, right next to Bar of the Gods) early tomorrow evening to catch the free premiere of wideshot studios' newest short film, “Steeped” which was shot right here in Portland.  Other wideshot shorts as well as trailers for upcoming feature films will screen alongside. The […]

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Spaceman Pumpkinhead

Spaceman Pumpkinhead: Yacht Celebrates Halloween | Daily Stank Image Bank

Spaceman Pumpkinhead Marriage Records Portland, Oregon Taken on October 20, 2008 Photo By YACHT TeamYacht.com From earlier post by Dave Allen on the pipeline: Yacht, live video from the Music In Portland Public Schools Benefit concert May 30th May 31, 2008 — The Moose Jona and Claire, aka, Yacht played an amazingly energetic set in front […]

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The Awakening

Scream at the Beach: The Awakening | Daily Stank Image Bank

The Awakening Scream at the Beach, Portland, Oregon Make Up Artist: Matt Huntley Photo By Jeff Mawer/metakephoto Scream at the Beach looks like a fun time (Zombie Apocalypse) and this picture really sells it. Jeff has another (disturbing-ish) photo of a Scream at the Beach character here. Here is an earlier post about Scream at […]

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Kidical Mass 8

Bakfietsenstein: Halloween Bike Costume | Kidical Mass | Daily Stank Image Bank

Bakfietsenstein, Kidical Mass 8 Portland, Oregon Taken on October 17, 2008 Photo BY: wittco.gmbh More menacing Bakfietsenstein picture here Portland and bikes are BFF, so what could be better then accessorizing it with a costume for Halloween? this one was created for this month's Kidical Mass ride. wittco.gmbh writes this about the ride and picture: […]

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Mid-Century Historian, pop-culture humorist, book author & NPR contributor, Charles Phoenix

Vintage Slides of Oregon With NPR Contributor, Charles Phoenix | October 23

A message from DK Comet: The Mid-Century Modern League (based here in Portland) is a nonprofit volunteer organization, founded in 2007 committed to bringing greater recognition, celebration and preservation of the unique mid-century modern architecture, signage, businesses and history within Oregon. On October 23rd, we are bringing Mid-Century Historian, pop-culture humorist, book author & NPR […]

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