Archive | February, 2009

Aphelion: A Maker Mixer | Tool Shed-PDX | March 1 | Free

Still looking for something to do on Sunday besides the SE Portland Art Walk and these 15+ events? How about an art show, live music, give away prizes, and free Ninkasi beer? From Kalena at Toolshed PDX: Tool Shed PDX, a local non-profit, is hosting a Maker Mixer on March 1st which is intended to […]

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2009 SE Portland Art Walk: March 1

Forgot to put this up for Saurday, but If you are looking something to do on Sunday (besides these 15 events), go check out the SE Portland Art walk. Info from website: The SE Area ARTWalk will allow you the opportunity to go on a FREE, self-guided tour by visiting the studios, home workspaces, galleries, […]

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Portland Dance Party: Carnaval at Crystal Ballroom | February 28

Really, there are too many good options this Saturday night. In addition to all of these weekend events, there is the Pipeline sponsored Massive party, Benson Hotel Fashion show and benefit, Grindhouse Film Fest, and this Carnaval party at the Crystal. I wish there were 5 of us…wait, there is and we will do our […]

Grindhouse Film Festival: The Toolbox Murders | February 28

Another great Saturday night of weird, I-can't-believe-they-made-this movie action from Dan of Grindhouse Film Festival. If you haven't been to one of these, they are a lot of fun and the movies are hilarious. More weekend events here: Portland Weekend Events & Parties | February 26 – March 1 From Grindhouse: On Saturday February 28th at […]

Saturday Portland Party: Massive IV | Crown Room | February 28

[vimeo=] Hot Mess with Sammy Bananas Massive IV happens Saturday night. Pipeline is a sponsor, meaning you can say “PDX Pipeline” at the door and gain free entry until 10PM. If you are looking for a well attended dance and music party, you can't beat this one. Plus, this is a benefit for Cascade Aids […]

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Portland Weekend Events & Parties | February 26 – March 1

Leigh just sent out his weekly email of Portland weekend events. It is reproduced below. You can receive the email as well by writing Leigh at There are many listings so we have put events in red that we think will be good, well attended, or should be interesting. From Leigh: Oh Snap! This […]


Benson Hotel: A Fashion Benefit for Alec | February 28

If you are looking for something to do Saturday, this is a great benefit. Pipeline will be there and live -streaming the fashion show and activities at Qik.ccom/Pdxpipeline. Tune in Saturday at 9PM From the press release: Portland, OR — On February 28th, the Benson Hotel is presenting For Alec: A Fashion Benefit for Alexander […]

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St. Patrick's Day in Portland: March 14 | Barfly Bus Ticket Giveaway

As you might have seen, we give great tickets and prizes away on the Pipeline every week. This continues Friday (Feb 27) with a pair of St. Patrick's Day BarFly Bus tickets. In order to win, just follow us on twitter. We'll post the giveaway information Friday at 10 AM. Don't worry, you will have […]

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Last Thursday at Goodfoot: John Wray & Derek Olsen | February 26

What what…John Ray aka “Ray shock“/ one of the Crazy Flipper Fingers is featured in the Goodfoot Last Thursday. And to top it off, Atom 13 will be there on the wheels of steel. Yep, this will be well attended and probably the best last Thursday party in PDX. From Goodfoot: The Goodfoot will have […]


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Latte Art Battle to the Death: PDX Tamp Your Face Off! | February 26

OK, Pipeline likes the dark tar. We like to get “jacked up“. Below are some barrels we keep at Pipeline headquarters (or they are barrels from the remodeled Fred Meyer on SE 39th?–you decide). We often just scoop it out, rub it on our gums and eat it up. Who has time for the shot […]

Free Open Comedy Mic Tonight at Suki's | Sklar Brothers Surprise?

[youtube=] Video of Sklar Brothers in Cheap Seats does the 1997 Spelling Bee There is free open mic comedy action at Suki's tonight, and unconfirmed and confirmed rumors floating around about the possibility of the Sklar Brothers dropping by. The Sklar Brothers have been in all kinds of comedy over the years, but you might […]

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Free Portland Mardi Gras Party at The Agency | February 24

[vimeo=] Video of Artisan Spirits Vodka Motion Graphics Received this message from Leigh a couple hours ago. After you come to the Sisters of the Road Benefit at Gilt Club, you might want to go to this free Portland Mardi Gras party. ————– UPDATE: Portland Mardi Gras Events – Fat Tuesday, Parties, Dinners, Food & Drink […]

Gilt Club Hosts Happy Hour Benefit for Sisters of the Road | February 24

If you haven't seen Neighborhood Notes, it is a great local resource. They are involved in many benefits for our local community, including one tomorrow for Sisters of the Road. So, come out to support Sisters of the Road by having drinks with the Notes and the Pipeline. From their original announcement: Neighbors Helping Neighbors […]

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey at Goodfoot | Daily Stank Video Bank

[vimeo=] Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey Goodfoot Lounge Portland, OR Shot on 2/21/09 Filmed by brewcaster I've seen Jacob Fred many times over the years, but this might have been the most enjoyable performance. We live streamed it LIVE from the Goodfoot as well (view here). The live-stream quality is not nearly as clean as Brewcaster's […]


Free: Monday Night Movies & PSU Art Lectures | February 23

Two free events tonight in Portland: The Beastmaster in NE Portland Playing this week at Alberta St. Pub; February 23rd, 9PM FREE! 1036 NE Alberta Street, NE Portland And as a part of our Swords, Loincloths, and Lasers series use the Code Phrase, “FANTASMAGORACLE” And Get $1 off when you order your drink at the […]

Homeless in Portland, It's Not What You Think

Homelessness in Portland, Oregon: It's Not What You Think

Utilizing Sisters Of The Road's Speaker Bureau members and staff, present a reading and discussion of the organization's recent research which has been compiled in the book, "Voices From the Street: Truths about Homelessness from Sisters of the Road", consisting of the interviews of 600 homeless individuals residing in Portland, Oregon. Wednesday, February 25, 2009 […]

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Tin House Party for Winter Issue | Disjecta | February 21

By Nash Young I caught the buzz. Matthew Dickman and his twin brother Michael are really into poetry. I don’t know what being submersed as “precogs” in Minority Report has to do with it, but the dialogue that surfaces between the twins is a force of expression when tooled to the page. Matthew won a […]

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Electric Feel at the Fez: A Deeply Satisfying Dancegasm | February 21

By Kimberly Gehl She got the power in her hand…To shock you like you won't believe. The “she” is DJ Rhienna, whose new hot dance party “Electric Feel” has its second night this Saturday (‘Portland is better than Brooklyn' + Weekend Events: February 19-22 ) at the Fez. “I chose the name (after the MGMT song),” […]


PDX Pipeline is growing. Want to join us?

PDX Pipeline is growing an has been one of the top sites in Portland entertainment for a while now. Tens of thousands of Portlanders come to this site every month. Our traffic is up 300+% over last year and May was 20+% higher than January. We're building a much more robust site and covering many […]

Portland Night Owls | Daily Stank Video Bank

[vimeo=] PDX Nightowls Taken on 2-16-09 Portland, Oregon Video by Nathaniel Reinhart Great video by Nathaniel. If you are you shooting video this weekend in Portland, add it to our vimeo group. If you are taking pictures, add them to our Flickr group here. You can see many more of the PDX Night Owls pictures […]

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'Portland is better than Brooklyn' + Weekend Events: February 19-22

The information below is from Leigh's Portland party email. You can get the email as well by writing Leigh at There are so many events that it is a bit overwhelming. Therefore, we have put events in red that we think will be good, well attended, or should be interesting. Also, I called Leigh […]

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Audie Darling plays "Full of Ghosts" at Laurelthirst Feb 26th

By Nash Young “Before I moved to Portland, I had basically only heard of Elliott Smith. I didn’t know what the music ‘scene’ was going to be like,” Audie Darling explains, “and I still probably don’t know shit about it. But now a lot of my favorite bands are from Portland. There is a huge […]

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Art Spark "Swinging Good Time" at Jimmy Mak's | February 19

If you are involved in the arts community of Portland, Art Spark is always a great event. This one should be a bit special though as it has a solo performance of the PYP. From Art Spark: Every third Thursday, we gather at local venues to meet, discuss, blather, applaud & plot the growth of […]

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Virginia Cafe 95th Anniversary Party | 80's Food Specials | February 19-25

Pipeline is a big fan of the Virginia Cafe and ninety-five years is a long time in a Western town, but the VC has made it. To celebrate, they will have six days of good times and good pries. From Leah at Virginia Cafe: Join us in Celebrating the past 95 years in Portland, and […]

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Film Screening: C.E.S. Wood | Oregon Experience | February 22

Producer Laurence Cotton will screen the film C.E.S. Wood and provide a Q & A discussion after the showing. Aired as part of the Oregon Experience on OPB, the film covers the life and career of C.E.S. Wood, taking as its central story Wood's participation in the Nez Perce war, his sympathies with the Indian […]

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2009 2k Video Game Tournament at The Agency | February 19

I haven't been to the Agency yet, but I do watch the “Talkin' Ball” show after the Blazers games. From what I can see, there are a lot of HD televisions and the twitterati seem to enjoy watching sports there. Plus, a good benefit as well. From The Agency: 2009 2k Video Game Tournament Benefiting […]

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Putting the "ass" in art class at Dr. Sketchy PDX

By Nathalie Weinstein It's 11 o'clock on a Thursday evening and I am sitting in the lounge of the Hawthorne Theater watching a man in a unicorn suit croon Fiona Apple's “Criminal” while playing the accordion. Once he has finished his tune, a sassy brunette with Betty Paige bangs and vinyl red leggings mounts the […]


Portland Hula Hoop | Daily Stank Video Bank

[vimeo=] NW Portland Hula Taken 1 year ago By Maria This woman does a pretty good job here, but I don't believe she is a hula-hoop professional. There will be hula-hoop professionals called “Melody Jordan and Gang” at Backfence PDX this Wednesday. You can buy tickets to the event at Mission Theater here at their […]

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Portland Japanese Garden| Free Entry + Art in The Garden

Portland Japanese Garden Taken on August 2, 2008 Photo by donelly duck eclair This was taken last summer, so it might not be quite a lush tomorrow. But, entry will be free tomorrow (February 16) and today kicks off the Art in the Garden events. From Japanese Garden website: Art in the Garden 2009 Shodo: […]

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Portland Valentine's Weekend Events: February 12-15 | Part 2

Last night, we put up ten or so events to do in Portland this Valentine's weekend that we are giving a golden THUMBS UP. Today, Leigh sent over his Portland party email with an amazing amount of events happening in Portland this weekend. To help you sift through them, we have highlighted in red some […]

How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found | Portland Center Stage

[vimeo=] [ Video=Cody Nickell draws winning name in our twitter ticket giveaway] “I don’t ever leave the stage,” actor Cody Nickell explains. “It’s an exhausting journey that this guy Charlie takes. I had to learn to pace myself, so I’m not exhausted at the end of the day.” Nickell landed in Portland with his wife […]

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Around the World in 17 Days: The 32nd Portland International Film Festival

By Kimberly Gehl: The 32nd Portland International Film Festival is officially in full swing and if you haven't checked out any of the films yet, you still have plenty of time to do so because the festival is running through February 21st. This year's festival features 115 films from 42 countries, as well as some […]

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Twitter Giveaway: "How To Disappear" Tickets From Portland Center Stage

I saw “How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found” at Portland Center Stage last week. I am not a theater critic, but I do know entertainment–and this is highly entertaining. The set is fantastic as were the performances. You will enjoy this show. In addition, we are giving away a pair of tickets to […]