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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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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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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 […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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 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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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: […]

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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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