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Curator Hamza Walker

Monday Night PSU Lecture: Hamza Walker | December 1

This is the last free Monday night lecture by the MFA department until January and of course, they are bringing another great speaker–Hamza Walker, whom the New York Times has labeled one of the seven most influential curators in the country. From PSU MFA Department: Since 1994, Hamza Walker has served as Director of Education/Associate […]

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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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Portland Christmas Tree, Pioneer Courthouse Square

2008 Portland Christmas / Holiday Tree Lighting | Daily Stank Image Bank

Portland Christmas** (Holiday) Tree, Pioneer Courthouse Square Taken on January 2, 2008 Photo By Julian Chadwick / PDX Pipeline The annual Christmas** tree lighting takes place today in Pioneer Courthouse Square. The photo above is from the take-down of last year's tree the day after New Years. Info from the square about today's event: Tree […]

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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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Portland Thanksgiving Day Interactive Experience: Turkey Tracker

Pipeline received a message from fellow twitterer Robin Parker about a nice Portland interactive Thanksgiving Day experience. You can read a nice break down of what happens at Mental Floss here. From Robin: Some friends and I are doing a collaborative live Thanksgiving website for the second year in a row, and we'd like our […]

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Belladonna Video Signing, Portland (Tigard) at Fantasy for Adults

Adult Film Star–Belladonna–Video Interview at Fantasy For Adults Only | Tigard-Portland

From Julian: Last Saturday, Melissa Lion and the Pipeline posse rolled out to meet Belladonna at Fantasy For Adults “Only” in Tigard. I took these pictures while waiting for our signed cards and Polaroids. Melissa was able to ask her 3 or 4 questions on video (link below) and wrote about our lovely Tigard road […]

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Young Professionals of Portland (YPOP): November Networking Event | The Crown Room

The Young Professionals of Portland are putting on networking event plus benefit for the Salvation Army. We are all being affected by this economy in some way, but many of our fellow Portlanders are really being hurt with the loss of charity resources and increased needs. Around this time of thanks and bitter cold (hello […]

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Matt Higgs in Portland Tonight: Free Lecture at PSU

Matt Higgs in Portland Tonight: Free Lecture at PSU

Portland State MFA department really does an amazing job of bringing interesting free lectures. If you have anything else going on tonight–drop it. Photo from Frank Prattle. He has an interview with Matt Higgs here. Info from PSU: Matthew Higgs (b.1964. Wakefield, England) is a curator, critic and artist currently living and working in New […]

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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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Fall of the House at Action Adventure Theater Theatre, Portland, Oregon

Fall of the House Last Week: "As addictive as reality TV" | Theater Theatre |

This is the last weekend to see Fall of the House, a story about Alison Hallett's boyfriend ex-boyfriend "Portland's favorite late-night improvised serial”. I went to see this “cult classic in the making” last weekend and it was terrific. I'm still kicking myself for not seeing all of them and telling every person who comes […]

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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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Belladonna at Fantasy for Adults, Tigard-Portland, Oregon

Belladonna is in Portland (Tigard, really) | Fantasy for Adults "Only"

With all the events of Portland Vodka, PDX Snowboarding action and OPB Music get-downs, you might be asking us… “Pipeline, what is the most adult event in Portland today/tonight?” Well, thanks for asking. We give you Belladonna at Fantasy “for Adults only”. Yes, this Belladonna (wikipedia). I just spoke with Tricia at Fantasy. She said […]

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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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Portland Afternoon Vodka Part 2 + Cajun Jambalaya | Highball Distillery

Another Saturday and another great PDX Vodka open house. Really? Really! Portland (and Highball), you make us so happy. Info from Highball Distillery (website) Highball Distillery will be holding an Open House Saturday, November 22 from noon to 5 p.m. After four months of being on the market with Elemental Vodka, we're finally able to […]

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David Bowie Floorshow: Floating World comics | November 19

Really, is there anything better to do on a Wednesday than this? From Jason at Floating World: Every Wednesday (new comics day) we're doing a movie night and we'll be open late until 10.  What better way to begin than with the much talked about/rarely seen David Bowie Floorshow. Bowie's first performance since his Ziggy […]

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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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Willie Nelson Tribute Show: Wonder Ballroom | November 21

Oh sweet Good times, it's a Willie Nelson tribute night in NoPo. I'll see you there. Information from Wonder Ballroom: Portland's Wonder Ballroom to host A Willie Nelson Tribute, featuring local legends & Outlaws.The Wonder Ballroom is throwing a great tribute night on November 21 for the one and only legendary Willie Nelson. The event […]

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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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New Deal vodka & Distillery, portland, oregon

Portland Afternoon Vodka & Cupcakes | New Deal Distillery Open House Now

Afternoon Vodka and Cupcakes = delicious. I forgot to put this up earlier, but you still have over three and a half hours to enjoy this fantastic event. From New Deal Distillery: Join New Deal Distillery and Oregon Bounty to discover the inner-workings of Portland's first vodka distillery and learn more about craft-distilling in Oregon. […]

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Oregon protest of Prop / proposition 8

Prop / Proposition 8 Protest Here in Portland | November 14

On Saturday morning at 10:30, Portland activists are taking a stand against California's newly passed Proposition 8, which restricts the definition of marriage in California to that of a union between a man and a woman. Debra Porta, Equal Rights Advocate for Associated Students of Portland State University explained that Saturday's protest is not just […]

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VoiceBox, Portland Karaoke

Voicebox, Private Portland Karaoke | Daily Stank Image Bank

Scott Simon, owner Voicebox Karaoke (voiceboxpdx.com) 2112 NW Hoyt St Portland, OR 97210 Taken on November 6, 2008 Photo By GeoffK Voicebox has its official opening this Friday, November 14th. Last Thursday, I made it over to the “soft opening” with Johnny Cash singing UrbanDrinks, Cyborg Anthropolgist Amber Case, and Hockey Allstar Scott Fish–and yeah–it […]

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Why Did You Move to Oregon? | Central Library | November 16

From your local librarian: The Multnomah County Library's Tapestry of Tales Storytelling Festival is coming up and we have events that are especially aimed at adults. – Steven Engelfried, Youth Librarian Multnomah County Library Sunday, November 16, 2008 DIY Stories: Following the Oregon Tale— Stories about how we got here, what makes us love this […]

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