Archive | June, 2009

Snoop Dogg in Portland

Win Tickets To Snoop Dogg, Mickey Avalon, Slighty Stoopid @ Rose Garden

July is a great month. There are a ton of outside events, concerts in the parks, Oregon Zoo concerts, movies in the parks, Blues Festival, and more. Now, there is also Snoop Dogg, Mickey Avalon, Stephen Marley and Slightly Stoopid coming to the Rose Garden and we are giving away tickets. Read bottom of post […]

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First Thursday: Food Inspired Art show @ Floating World

Is it First Thursday already? Last month, I was prepared for the nicest 1st Thurs of the year since it had been great weather the proceeding days. Instead, there was Thunderpocalypse and a stormy downpour that frightened many away until later in the evening. Not this week. This week there will be 90 degrees and […]

Movies in the Park, Portland

Portland Summer Movies in the Park | July-September

Update: 2010 Portland Summer "Movies In the Park" Schedule | June — September Yesterday, we posted a list of free movie nights to be seen around Portland. Starting this Friday, “Movies in The Parks” kicks off at the Multnomah Arts Center. There is one or more every weekend through mid-September when threat of rain makes everyone […]


Video: World Naked Bike Ride in Portland | Hawthorne Bridge

World Naked Bike Ride Hawthorne Bridge June 2009 Portland, Oregon Video shot by Cooper Richardson Well, June is the end of naked bike riding. Actually, I doubt that in this city. June is the end of naked June bike riding in Portland, and there probably will not be this large of an event until next […]

Portland July 4th: Blues Festival

Portland's Favorite Summer Events

Yesterday, I started working on an area of PDX Pipeline where you can find info on the top Portland events that we have covered. I asked twitter for their favorite summer events in Portland as well and we are adding info on all of them to that area. If you have more to suggest, please […]

Interview & Photos With Malice: Let Her Entertain You

Interview by Sasha Burchuk / Photos by Christine Taylor What do Min Pins, True Crime, Solid Gold dancers, guns, Monte Carlos, and beautiful sunsets all have in common? They're all things that Malice loves. With its wood paneling and red ambient lighting Sassy's could have easily been David Lynch's inspiration for One Eyed Jacks in […]

Oregon Brewers Guild

Oregon Craft Beer Month Kickoff Party: Horse Brass | July 1

Portland (& Oregon) has a great beer events all year round, but the summer just kicks it up a notch. Last week was the Organic Beer Festival at Overlook Park, and there will be at least three more beer festivals this summer. Is that enough? Ummm, no. What am I am supposed to do when […]

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Many Free Movie Nights in Portland

–––––––––– Related on Pipeline: Our Portland Events Calendar & Ticket Giveaways –––––––––– I knew Portland had several free movie nights, but I did not know there were so many. Luckily, Devra (@webspinster), made a list and sent it over to us. Now you can see a free movie 2 or 3 nights a week and spend […]

Portland History: Armchair Books Paperback Exchange & Brooklyn Neighborhood

Armchair Books Paperback Exchange Milwaukie Ave at Kelly Street, Brooklyn Neighborhood Portland Oregon Taken on June 26, 2009 Photo by Dan Haneckow Dan's site:, a blog about Portland History. Dan sent this message over about the history of the area/building: There is a timelessness where Milwaukie Avenue meets Powell Blvd in the Brooklyn neighborhood; […]



Portland Theater Review: Rent @ Keller Auditorium

Posted by Saundra Sorenson Rent: Jaw-Dropping Production with a Softened Edge I don't know how I managed it, but I had somehow missed seeing Rent in its entirety until last Tuesday, when Keller Auditorium hosted the Pulitzer Prize-winning rock musical. Oh, I had sung "Seasons of Love" in high school choir until it became rote […]

USA Soccer, Confederations Cup Ideas, Portland

Where To Watch USA vs Brazil (Confederations Cup Final!) in Portland | June 28

This is a big one. USA vs Brazil. According to Mr. Wetzel at Yahoo Sports, this is the “most important game in U.S. soccer history“. From his article: “Make no mistake about this, though, if the U.S. can defeat Brazil on Sunday for the Confederations Cup title, it will be the most important moment for […]

Superfest @ Rotture: Yacht, Panther, Starfucker, More… | June 27, 28

Related: 75+ Portland Weekend Events, Parties & Free Tickets | June 25-28 Posted by Christine Taylor Its all-ages electro-madness weekend here in Portland. Superfest starts today at Roturre with a line-up of local acts that will draw fans out in droves. It all begins at 4pm this afternoon with bands such as Panther and Yacht, two […]

Flaming Lips coming to Portland

Buy Tickets Tomorrow! Flaming Lips, Built To Spill, Stardeath and White Dwarfs @ Edgefield

(Related: 75+ Portland Weekend Events, Parties & Free Tickets | June 25-28 ) Posted by Nathalie Weinstein Brush off your spacesuit, the Flaming Lips are coming Those eccentric showmen The Flaming Lips and (God-willing) their giant hamster ball are winding their way to McMenimans's Edgefield this summer with Built to Spill, Stardeath and White Dwarfs in […]

Portland Weekend Events

75+ Portland Weekend Events, Parties & Free Tickets | June 25-28

Leigh sent out his weekly email of Portland weekend events earlier today. It is reproduced below. You can get the email and your chance to win hookups for shows and deals by emailing leighfeldman3 @ gmail and asking to join There are many listings so we have put events in red that we think will […]

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YWCA Offkey: Portland Karaoke Bash Benefit | June 27

Posted by Julie Ma Sing for a change! On Saturday, June 27, 2009, the YWCA of Greater Portland will welcome our next generation of leaders to a night of karaoke, cocktails and conversations at Portland's Wieden + Kennedy in The Pearl District. Join the new YWCA Leadership Board at this bash and be prepared to […]

NEMO Hosts MIXED MANIA- Burnside Skate Park Benefit Exhibit

NEMO Design Presents Mixed Mania: Benefit Exhibit For Burnside Skate Park | June 26

There are a lot of great events Friday in Portland (big list), but this is definitely one of the best. Art from some interesting people, great location, usually they have free beer & wine, and….yeah, all for a great cause. Update: In preparation for Friday's benefit exhibit, Nemo HQ has released this trailer From Press […]

North American Organic Brewers Festival @ Overlook Park | June 27

North American Organic Brewers Festival @ Overlook Park | June 26-28

Posted by Stephanie El-Hajj Video by Alison Grayson / NAOBF Beginning on Friday, hundreds of Portlanders will flock to Overlook Park to participate in an annual celebration of organic beer and sustainability. Two of Portland's hottest industries, united at last thanks to the North American Organic Brewers Festival (NAOBF). All beer is brewed from organic […]

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The Floating World Animation Fest 2009 is Tonight! | June 25

Posted by Dan Wheeler The Floating World Animation Fest 2009 is Tonight! Watch this, then we'll talk…. Not satisfied with being a truly freaking awesome comic shop, Floating World Comics presents (for the third year running) a carefully curated program of short animation that promises to range from the experimental to the plainly mental. A […]

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Josh Whedon's Serenity @ Cinema 21 | June 27

(We will be giving away a pair of tickets to this show and many other weekend events to our Portland Facebook Group on Thursday/Friday. Join it if you like free stuff.) Serenity Now!! Posted by Stephanie El-Hajj June 27, 2009 – Portland's seen its fair share of crazy fans, but crazy fans supporting a great […]

Portland July 4th: Blues Festival

Many July 4th Events & Parties in Portland, Oregon (2009)

Update: 2010 – Many Portland July 4th Weekend Events: Fireworks, Music, Parties July 4th is right around the corner and it is time to make plans. Last year the 4th was on Friday, which is good. This year it is on a Saturday, which is even better. There will be many events going on that […]

KPSU 15 Year Anniversary Party: Pioneer Square | June 27

KPSU 15 Year Anniversary Party: Pioneer Square | June 27

Woah. This Saturday was already shaping up nicely with the Roller Derby championships and a sweet concert at Doug Fir. Yet, KPSU has figured out a way to take it up a notch with pole dancing (read below), Rock Band tournament and a ton of great music in Pioneer Square. It will be hard to […]

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Rose City Rollers Derby Championships: June 27 + Win Tickets

(Pipeline is giving away 2 pairs of tickets to the Rose City Rollers championship. VIP TICKETS! FREE BEER. Details at the bottom) "I sincerely wish our opponents the best of luck, as they will surely need it.  We are settling for nothing short of first place this season." -Layla Smackdown, Captain of the High Rollers […]

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The Old Believers, A Weather, Super XX Man & Hello Damascus @ Doug Fir + Win Tickets | June 27

(We gots TICKETS to giveaway. Look at bottom of post for details.) Related: Best Portland Music Venues March 16, 2009 By Christine Taylor Review: Super XX Man Swept Me Away | Mississippi Studios Last Friday night, Super XX Man (pronounced "super double ex man") played a fantastic show at the nice and newly reopened Mississippi Studios. […]

Portland Modern Pinups: Gloria Holer

Model: Gloria Holer Photography by: Christine Taylor Location: Portland, Oregon Featuring Gloria Holer of local performance band Hotter Than a Crotch, raging rock-n-roll that will break your heart, playing tonight at Plan B. They will be, “Ripping the scene in two with the Slutty Hearts, and the Naughty Things (visiting from Tempe Arizona)“. More […]

White Rabbits @ Doug Fir, Portland, Oregon

White Rabbits @ Doug Fir + 'Percussion Gun' Video | June 23

Posted by Christine Taylor Tonight Doug Fir delivers yet another promising live show, this time by Brooklyn's 6 member percussion driven indie-pop band, White Rabbits. If you are into clever romantic melodies with a skip and a jump, combined with story-telling lyrics that reveal nuances influenced by the Walkmen and Spoon, then head to this […]

Portland Concerts in The Park: Summer Concert Series

July Concerts in the Park: Portland Summer Concert Series (2009) | Free

Update: 2010 July Concerts in the Park Schedule: Portland Summer Concert Series Related: Our Portland events list We are only two weeks away from kickoff of Portland Park's Summer Concert series. All the concerts are free and family-friendly. This picture is from 2007 at the first Mt Tabor concert of the season. Mount Tabor has […]

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2009 Portland Blues Festival: The Blues Cruise (Video)

Portland Blues Cruise (Portland Spirit) Filmed from Hawthorne Bridge Date: 07-07-07 Shot by Julian Chadwick The Portland Blues Festival is coming quickly and I can't think of any better way to experience part of it than one of the Blues Cruises. I shot that video on the last day of the festival and 2007 and […]

Raccoon Lodge Mexi-burger, Portland, Oregon

Raccoon Lodge & Brew Pub's Portland Summer Solstice Celebration | June 20

Related: 75+ Portland Weekend Events, Parties & Free Tickets | June 18-21 Rain or not, summer is near as evidenced by beer parties around the Solstice. There was a brief time last year when I worked right next door to the Raccoon Lodge and I gotta tell ya…that back patio area is pretty, pretty nice. If […]

VoiceBox, Portland Karaoke

Where to Karaoke in Portland | Many Suggestions & Tips

Related Weekend action: 75+ Portland Weekend Events, Parties & Free Tickets | June 18-21 More good stuff: BEST Portland Restaurants, Bars, Food, Drinks & More Scott Simon, owner Voicebox Karaoke ( 2112 NW Hoyt St Portland, OR 97210 Taken on November 6, 2008 Photo By GeoffK You know someone in your posse this weekend will […]

Portland Fashion Shoots: Makool Loves You

Fashion provided by Makool Loves You and Time Bomb Vintage. Pieces for sale at: Makool Loves You; Time Bomb Vintage; Model: Sasha Burchuk Photography by: Christine Taylor Location: Portland, Oregon (Possible NSFW after break)…

Portland Weekend Events

75+ Portland Weekend Events, Parties & Free Tickets | June 18-21

Leigh sent out his weekly email of Portland weekend events earlier today. It is reproduced below. You can get the email and your chance to win hookups for shows and deals by emailing leighfeldman3 @ gmail and asking to join There are many listings so we have put events in red that we think will […]

Pornography & Quasi @ Disjecta + WIN Tickets | June 18

(We have two pairs of tickets to this show. Read bottom of post for more info) Quasi at Backspace Portland, Oregon April 3, 2009 Shot by Julian Chadwick This video is from the last performance I saw Quasi at Backspace (and the last they performed I believe). They are playing a pretty cool show on […]

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Portland Events: This week at Holocene (June 15-19) + Pipeline Picks

Here are this week's Holocene shows. Events highlighted in red are our picks of the week. Plus there are links to any articles/stories/posts we have done on these events. Reminder: Also, we give out free tickets every week to our Portland Facebook Group including to many of the top music and art venues in Portland. […]