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Secret Society Sale, Portland, Oregon

Holiday Presents: Buy Local at the Secret Society Sale | Wonder Ballroom(ish)

Not only can you buy local handmade items, but this also supports Oregon Food Bank…and there is a Drink Lounge! Boom…sold From the website: Shop for unique, locally handmade gifts at the Secret Society Sale, an annual artist-run holiday sale. All vendors participating in this sale will donate 10% of their profits to the Oregon Food […]

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Santacon, Portland, Oregon, defending the public from santas

2008 Santacon in Portland: "NOT in any way a family friendly, kidsafe pro-christmas thing." | Daily Stank Image Bank

Jason Quigley Photography portland, Oregon, USA We are getting close to Santacon 2008. This picture is from 2005 and Jason sent this information about it: This shot was taken during Santacon, in 2005, outside of Mary's club downtown. The bike cops followed us around all day just to make sure Santa didn't get too crazy. […]

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Grindhouse Film Festival, Hollywood Theater, Portland, Oregon

The Grindhouse Trailer Spectacular: Hollywood Theater | November 25

The Grindhouse Trailer Spectacular! will probably going to be a packed house. I've been to a couple, and they were both full. Seriously, what else better can be happening in Portland on Tuesday night?  I think nothing. From Dan at Grindouse Film Festival: I can't recommend this enough.  Film critic Aaron Mesh attended last time […]

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the astonished man, portland, oregon

The Astonished Man Portland Film Premier Tonight | Clinton St Theater

Another great Saturday event in the PDX. If you like more traditional movies over the “adult film” kind (or both), you have a great option to support local work tonight at Clinton St Theater. Information from Jason Freeman, Writer/Director: “The Astonished Man” will be premiering Saturday November 22nd at the Clinton Street Theater in Portland, […]

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Backyard Bang Rail Jam, Portland, Oregon

Portland Snowboarder's Paradise: 2nd Annual Backyard Bang Rail Jam | Art Institue

This might be the only time you will see snow in Portland this winter, so make your time. Info from Portland Art Institute: The 2nd Annual Backyard Bang Rail Jam rolls up fierce competition, local riders, live music, up‐close snowboarding action, and creative expression and education into a perfectly packed snowball that will land in […]

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30 PM / at Gerding Theater in the Portland Armory

Portland Rosey Awards (the roseys): November 20 | Newmark Theater

The 2008 “Stumptown Showdown” Rosey Awards take place on Thursday. Pipeline will have two representatives there so hopefully we will get better pictures than the Rosey award action from last year. Portland Advertising Federation (PAF) information about the show: The Showdown in Stumptown:  2008 PAF Rosey Awards! Step into the ring, touch gloves and cue […]

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Portland State Monday Night Lectures: Stephanie Smith | November 17

Another great free lecture tonight at PSU. Stephanie Smith Stephanie Smith is director of collections and exhibitions and curator of contemporary art at the Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, where she has produced many exhibitions, including major commissions by artists such as Dawoud Bey, Mark Dion, Peter Fend, Wendy Jacob, Laurie Palmer, Dan […]

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Milk movie Premier, Arlene Schnitzer, Portland, Oregon

Review: Portland (Harvey) Milk Movie Premier Event at Arlene Schnitzer

By Saundra Sorenson It was fitting that the red carpet premiere of Gus Van Sant’s Milk opened with a riotous performance by March Fourth, a group of cabaret-inspired high school marching band refugees (and the requisite color guard hula girls and be-stilted cheerleaders), for, as visiting author John Hodgman put it at last week’s Wordstock, […]

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