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Portland Weekend: Art, Music, Film, Chocolate, Beer, Dance | January 29-February 1

No rain or snow this weekend in Portland to keep you in, and Leigh just sent over the party email. There are 70+ events, shows, etc happening starting tonight. If you want to get this weekly email of Portland Parties  (You Should.), email him at and tell him Pipeline sent ya. Plus, Follow PDXPipeline […]

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Massive III: Music, Dancing, Black Jack, Giveaways | January 31

[youtube=] Massive II , a fashion affair to benefit the Oregon Food Bank. December 6, 2008 Leigh Feldman, from the Portland Party email,  is having another one of his massive events this weekend…called Massive…III. There are a lot of great giveaways, black jack, and Pipeline is a sponsor–MEANING you should go. Plus, if you arrive […]

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Fourteen 30, Portland, Oregon

A Room With More-than-one View: Fourteen30

By Nash Young I walk into Fourteen30 Contemporary, and everything fits: the high ceiling, white walls, paintings, braided hair strung from the floor to ceiling. I won’t mention how much the braided hair costs, you have to experience the gallery for what it is: a staging ground for emerging artists. “It’s intimidating at first,” gallery […]

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Crystal Ballroom, Portland, Oregon

Things to do this Sunday in Portland | January 25

Here are some things going on today (courtesy of Leigh Feldman's Portland Party email): Sunday, January 25 # Orbita Del Verano @ Morrison Hotel (short film, dinner and fundraiser) # Crystal Ballroom Birthday Bash @ Crystal Ballroom (bands all day! Check for Alpaca!) # PDX Collective Boutique Sale @ Ace Cleaners (11 stores with big […]

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Portland International Film Festival (PIFF)

Portland International Film Festival (PIFF) Screens Oscar Nominees

As most of you know, the Oscar nominees were announced yesterday including Gus Van Sant's Milk. The Portland International Film Festival kicks off early next month, and will be screening several nominees. From Jessica/NW Film: The 32nd Portland International Film Festival Screens Oscar Nominees The 32nd Portland International Film Festival (PIFF) will provide Portland audiences […]

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Milk movie Premier, Arlene Schnitzer, Portland, Oregon

Oscars: Milk is nominated For 8 awards Including Best Actor for Sean Penn

AND including Best Director for Portland local, Gus Van Sant Back in November, Pipeline attended the premier of Milk at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. It was a simpler time then. Snowpocalypse was a laughable thought, Oregon's unemployment rate was under 9%, and controversy-free Portland Mayor-elect Sam Adams talked about things more important than who […]

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Hush Records

The Craft of HUSH Records

BY Nash Young The Decemberists’ first album is on HUSH. Chad Crouch, purveyor of the record label, says, “I’m really interested in how technology dovetails with the music industry. I started, kinda, at the very beginning of the digital revolution, and by that I mean, we started with a CD burner before people really knew […]

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Portland Inaguration Parties

Portland Oregon Inauguration Events and Parties | January 20

Barfly doesn't often send out emails, but when they do…good stuff.  Links will take you to the Barfly information and reviews on the bars. From Jen Lane of Barfly Fame: Dearest Darlings: Happy Best! Day! Ever! Here's a round-up of Portland Inauguration Day festivities for your political partying pleasure. SHAMELESS SELF-PROMOTION ALERT! DJ Meee-owww @ […]

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Brody Theater, Portland, Oregon

The Brody Theater Opens on Broadway

BY Nash Young “Please make mistakes,” Brad Fortier, comedian and educational director at The Brody Theater explains, “they’re essential to this art, because a lot of those mistakes can become very brilliant comedy if we utilize rather than minimize the mistakes.” Fortier talks casually with students, “Improv training really opens a different way of being […]

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Laughing Planet Cafe in the Ecotrust Building

Laughing Planet Cafe in the Ecotrust Building

BY Arthur Smid The Laughing Planet Cafe needs no introduction in Portland, but with the opening of their seventh store, it's high time for Richard Satnick to take a bow. The success of the Laughing Planet Cafe is thanks to wholesome food at affordable prices, and it's opened doors for west coast farmers. Laughing Planet […]

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Someday Lounge, Portland, Oregon

Drinking and Drawing at Someday Lounge | January 14

This looks like a promising Wednesday Night. You “tweeps”can also follow Drinking and Drawing on Twitter: DrinknDrawPDX. From SIGGRAPH: Drinking and Drawing: An Evening of Collaborative Animation Drinking and Drawing is a super-fun animated jam session where animators and animation fans get together and do a little drinking, do a little drawing. Those who join […]

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Music or a movie? | The Reel Film Festival

By Stacy Day: If you find yourself pondering that this weekend, Northwest Film Center asks “why not both?” and answers with the 26th Annual Reel Music showcase. This year's line up of musical films showing now until February 1st, is like surfing from one end of the radio dial to the other at the hand […]

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