Archive | October, 2008

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

rererato halloween portland

Rererato Halloween Party | Have Some Candy On The Final Evening.

I'm not exactly sure if Rererato is closing its doors or just not doing anymore evening shows. Although, I see they are having a show on Nov 15, so…umm…Either way, looks like a good party. From Rererato: FRIDAY NITE 7-10pm 2008 RERERATO HALLOWEEN PARTY!! Flaspar + Yellow Crystal Star + Death Worth Living + Gay […]

east halloween-portland

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. […]

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 […]

Day of the Dead, Portland Branx show

Various Day of the Dead / Dread Bass Session | Branx

With Day of the Dead…I mean Dread coming Saturday, the Halloween parties just don't end. From Monkeytek DJ: BOMBAMAN ALERT!!! VARIOUS DAY OF THE DEAD / DREAD BASS SESSION AT BRANX!! Bombaman has been tearing a whole through this thing called dubstep and has released a clutch of little bass monsters inside, which have since […]

Nocturna Halloween Party, Portland, Oregon

Nocturnal Secret Halloween Event | Electronic Music Party

For some reason, the info for this party was kept semi-secret and the address was just sent out today. I'm not sure what that is about, but here it is if you'd like to attend. From Apolinario Ancheta: Alright boys and girls, time is running out on your costume ideas, so you had better get […]

You think you're safe

Portland Zombie Walk Review: Adventures in Zombiedom

As a first-time attendee of the Portland Zombie Walk, I was not sure what to expect. I dig zombies. And I love Portland. This boasted both. I first arrived at 3:45, with only two zombies in the Pioneer Courthouse Square. There were, however, already 50 observers waiting for zombies. At about 3:55, they started showing […]


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, […]


Beulahland Halloween Party | Costume Contests & Scary Movies

I've been to a Beulah halloween before and good times were had by all. I'm sure it will be the same this year. From Beulahland: Come on down and party with Beulah on Halloween! DJ's Seoul Brother #1 and King Tim 33.3 will start playing at 9PM!! Costume contest judging starts at 10:30!!! First prize […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Wieden Kennedy Halloween Party

Wieden Kennedy Halloween Party | Kid-Friendly | Haunted House

This might be the first Portland Halloween Night party that is kid-friendly here at the Pipeline. Thank W+K kids for that. From the Wieden Kennedy Blog (typepad really?) IT'S COMING… 24 OCTOBER 08 With 1 week away from Halloween – Studio is busy preparing for the big day. No, W+K doesn't always need alcohol to […]

Nemo Design Halloween

Nemo Design Annual Halloween Party | RSVP Now

I'm sure the people at Nemo Design will throw a great party. I have already RSVPed and you better as well if you plan on showing up there. No pop-ins allowed :) From Nemo Design: This one will be through the roof, we kid you not!! The biggest, baddest Halloween Bash so far – 21 […]

Portland Center Stage, Halloween discount

Spend Halloween on Broadway: Portland Center Stage | $10 Secret Code

Ok, now it is not a secret. :)  Look what I found while roaming the nets and twitterverse. Half off the current shows at Portland Center Stage for Halloween, plus complimentary beer & wine, a party and costume contest after!!! I saw Bucky the other night and it was a great show, and really perfect […]

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 and the Under Wonder cafe More Portland Halloween parties & events here Portland Halloween Pictures from […]

Pumpkins final stages

Portland Halloween: Pumpkin Carving | Daily Stank Image Bank

Pumpkins final stages Viv and I finally carved our pumpkins for Halloween. Portland, Oregon Taken on October 23, 2008 Photo By Mr. Lloyd Nice work by Mr. Lloyd and Viv. You can follow the happenings of Mr. Lloyd on twitter or on his blog as well. More Portland Halloween pictures here Portland Halloween Pictures from […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Backfence PDX

Backfence PDX is Tonight: Urban Grind | No Sign of Dave Mathews

Backfence PDX is tonight at the East Urban Grind. Look people…it's going to be amazing. In fact, the tickets probably won't last through the day, so buy your's immediately. I'm waiting. Oh, what is Backfence PDX? Climb out from under your rock and find out now. I'm waiting. There was an earlier rumor that Dave […]

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 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 […]

Quest Love & Captain Kirk - The Roots, Ground Kontrol, Portland, Oregon

Ground Kontrol Halloween Party | Creepy Games & 80s Horror Films | Free

I love Ground Kontrol. I love Rampage-ing through towns like a drunken Dinosaur thing. I was speaking with the CEO the other day and he mention a super 6-man X-men game coming on. So sweet…and a good place for Halloween in Portland. From Ground Kontrol: Come down to GK for a killer Halloween party featuring […]

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 […]

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: 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. writes this about the ride and picture: […]

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 […]

Elliott Smith by Chris Haberman

Elliott Smith: Five Years Later | "his influence in Portland's music scene"

I purchased this Elliott Smith art piece from local artist and musician, Chris Haberman, August of last year. Chris has a great story of meeting with Elliot while creating this piece. You can ask him about it and see more of his artwork at his website. Elliott Smith died on October 21, 2003 at age […]

Smooch Knob Halloween Party, Portland, Oregon

Dead Sexy Halloween Ball With Smoochknob | Dante's Inferno

This event might tie the XXX Party at The Mansion for most adult-oriented Halloween party in Portland. This one is even sponsored by Fantasy for Adults to prove it. Check out these pictures from previous Dead Sexy Halloween Balls to see if it is for you. From Scarah Smooch Hey! It's Scarah Smooch, here's some […]