Archive | August, 2009

The Devil and Daniel Johnston Come To Portland | September 3 @ Wonder Ballroom

Posted by Mike Harper Hi, how are you, Portland? If you have never heard of Daniel Johnston, I wouldn't be surprised. He is one of those musicians with a cult following that, despite his overwhelming talent and voluminous album of music, has slipped under the general public's radar for decades now. If you want the [...]

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Portland Sunday Events: August 30

From the large weekend list compiled by Leigh Feldman & supplemented by Pipeline. There are many listings so we have put events in red (or blue = linked!) that we think will be good, well attended, or should be interesting. Reminder: We give out free tickets every week to our Portland Facebook Group including to [...]

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Novels in Progress @ Worksound | August 30

Posted by Sasha Burchuk Alright, we live in Portland, a city with a proud literary tradition that has very few writers that it can call its own. Yes. I know Chuck Palahniuk lives here now. What. Still. Good readings in Portland are few and far between, and this is more likely to be on the [...]

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Nathalie & Meagan Take Bumbershoot | September 5-7th, Seattle

Looking for Portland weekend events? Check out our list here! Posted by Meagan Kate Well, PDX Pipeline readers, we have exciting news! Fellow writer Nathalie Weinstein and I will be attending the Bumbershoot Music Festival next weekend. Bumbershoot®: Seattle's Music & Arts Festival is in it's 39th year drawing the best in comedy, music, theatre, [...]

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Win Portland Tickets: Roseland, Backspace, Rotture, Wonder Ballroom

FIRST, You have to be a member of our Facebook group to win. I will check the names against the group. Join here before entering if you are not a member. Don't worry, we only send out one message a week about portland events and free tickets. Get Your Pipeline T-Shirts Right here If you [...]

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Mos Def @ Roseland This Saturday + Win Tickets

Did you know that Mos Def rescheduled his May show to this Saturday!? It is true and you can win tickets from us right here until 4PM today. Related Posts and Info: Win Portland Tickets: Roseland, Backspace, Rotture, Wonder Ballroom 75+ Portland Weekend Events & Parties | August 27-30 Mos Def at Roseland: Free Download + Win [...]

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75+ Portland Weekend Events & Parties | August 27-30

Leigh sent out his weekly email of Portland weekend events earlier today. It is reproduced below with some additions by Pipeline. 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 [...]

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Adam Marsland @ Music Millennium | August 28th

Posted by Meagan Kate Adam Marsland has long been considered a staple in the Los Angeles music scene after his time a member of Cockeyed Ghost and his solo work over the last ten years. Though he may not be a household name around the world – his talent is hard to ignore and his [...]

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2410 Mega Party – 2009: A Bass Odyssey | August 29

Posted by Stephanie El-Hajj Got plans Saturday night? Break them. Summer's almost over, you need to spend your remaining weekends wisely. You're going to 2009: A Bass Odyssey at 2410, and you won't regret it. Bring your friends, even that one who's not impressed by the dance scene. Even they won't be disappointed. Bass Odyssey [...]

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Heavyweight Legends to Headline First-Ever UFC Event in Portland @ Rose Garden Aug 29

The bigtime fight is this Saturday. Our beloved Meagan Kate will be there swooning over her man Randy Couture. Her interview with him is here: Interview With UFC Legend Randy Couture Related Posts from PDX Pipeline: 75+ Portland Weekend Events & Parties | August 27-30 MMA Legend/UFC veteran Wanderlei Silva "The Axe Murderer" in Portland From Press Release: [...]

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Ground Kontrol 10th Anniversary + Free Play Tonight!

I feel it is my duty to let you people know about the awesomeness of Ground Kontrol's anniversary week. Of course, that means you get to know about Free Play Wednesday. I do this in the hopes that if you see me and are hogging the Rampage, you jump off. There are a lot of [...]

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Portland Art Showcase: Incubator @ Someday Lounge | August 25th

Posted by Kimberly Gehl Bringing you a monthly showcase of music, theater, dance, live visual art, shadow puppetry, comedy and abstract performance art, the “Someday Incubator” is one of the most dynamic events in Portland. Better yet? It's free! Curated by rock dilettante Myrrh Larsen and demiaustère co-curatrix Mary-Suzanne, this 3 hour showcase of experimental [...]

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Portland Women's Crisis Line Benefit | August 28th

Posted by Meagan Kate Nearly 2,000 calls come to The Portland Women's Crisis Line each month, and volunteers are there to offer resources, emergency shelter and comfort; services that women of our state and city desperately need.  According to The PWCL, one in ten Oregon women reports being sexually or physically abused by their current [...]

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Latin Music (Salsa) Party in Portland: Gilberto Santa Rosa @ Roseland

This is one of the biggest names in Salsa coming to Portland THIS Thursday. If you like latin music, I don't have to tell you that it is rare to see this kind of act in Portland Reminder: We give out free tickets every week to our Portland Facebook Group including to many of the [...]

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MMA Legend/UFC veteran Wanderlei Silva "The Axe Murderer" in Portland

I hear this guy is bigtime. I like their recommendation on protective gear, but what do you bring to protect you from the axe? I've played at lot of RPS and from what I remember, paper doesn't cover an axe. Related Posts from PDX Pipeline: Interview With UFC Legend Randy Couture First Friday Fights: MMA Title [...]

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Video: 2009 Portland Adult Soap Box Derby + CRASH @ Mount Tabor Park

2009 Adult Soap Box Derby Mount Tabor Park Portland, Oregon Filmed by brewcaster Music: 'Frenzy' By: Locust Avenue Pretty….Pretty…cool. Brewcaster's Portland vimeo group is here and Pipeline's is here. From NW Sports Guy (who has more videos & pictures on his site here): In addition to poor construction, the vehicles most likely to crash have [...]

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Portland Sunday Events: August 23

From the large weekend list compiled by Leigh Feldman & supplemented by Pipeline. There are many listings so we have put events in red (or blue = linked!) that we think will be good, well attended, or should be interesting. Reminder: We give out free tickets every week to our Portland Facebook Group including to [...]

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Folk Up Your Weekend in Mississippi | August 22 & 23

Posted by Mike Harper Folk Up Your Weekend in Mississippi Jolie Holland & The Hunting Party @ Mississippi Studios August 22, 9pm $10 Jolie Holland  (who some might know from The Be Good Tanyas) has the talents of Elizabeth Cotten if she had a backing band, the delta soul of Robert Johnson (before he sold [...]

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Dandy Warhol action at the Portland Music Awards

Rumor: Dandy Warhols Playing Free Unannounced Show @ Rontoms

[Dandy Warhol action from 2008 Portland Music Awards. Photo by The Mixtress] Friday, August 21, 6:45PM: I was sent a rumor about 30 minutes ago that there will be a free Dandy Warhols show at Rontoms on Sunday. It has not been announced to the media yet, but apparently that will happen soon will not [...]

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Win Portland Tickets: Doug Fir, Roller Derby, Roseland, Goodfoot, Cinema 21

FIRST, You have to be a member of our Facebook group to win. I will check the names against the group. Join here before entering if you are not a member. Get Your Pipeline T-Shirts Right here If you want one, donate $12 or more to the Pipeline cause on Paypal. We use this money [...]

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THIS Saturday: BLITZ LADD First Annual IPA Brewers Challenge and BBQ Charity Event

There are a lot of great events this weekend in Portland, but this one probably has the most beer. And I like beer. Oh, and I like BBQ. And it is also a benefit for Oregon Food Bank. Down with that too. Related: Portland EVENTS LISTINGS From Press Release: Blitz Ladd Sports Bar and Restaurant will [...]

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Get Your Pipeline T-Shirts! | Daily Stank Image Bank

If you want a Pipeline shirt, donate only $12! or more to the Pipeline cause on Paypal. We use this money to pay for tickets and drinks, expensive new email system for our ticket giveaways, plus other stuff to expand our coverage and web stuff. I don't really know what we'll spend your donation $$ [...]

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75+ Portland Weekend Events, Parties & Free Tickets | August 20-23

Leigh sent out his weekly email of Portland weekend events earlier today. It is reproduced below with some additions by Pipeline. 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 [...]

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Chariots of Rubber is Back @ Interstate Firehouse | August 20-29

I was bummed that I missed Chariots of Fire at Theater Theater. I heard great things about it, the plot sounds pretty funny and the cast…well, that cast is built to party. Plus, there is this tagline: “There will be smoke, cars, carnage, singing, a live rock band, talking nipples, sign language, and blood.” Last [...]

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Video: Portland Soap Box Derby is THIS Weekend @ Mount Tabor Park

Portland Soapbox Derby Mt Tabor Park Filmed in 2007 by humanclock This video might be a couple years old, but it gives a pretty good feel of Portland's Soap Box Derby. The derby is easily one of the top ten Portland events of the year with thousands in attendance to see a rather unique display [...]

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Become Famous With Art Spark & Live Wire | August 20 @ Radio Room

This is going to be one of the more interesting Art Sparks. You probably won't become famous. If you do, remember who told you about it. :) Related: Portland Events List From Art Spark: This Month: August 20th: Live Wire! Radio At Radio Room, 1101 NE Alberta St , 97211. Note: Great Prices all night [...]

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Portland 48 Hour Film Fest @ Hollywood Theater | August 19 & 20

Starting tonight, you can view the films entered into Portland's “48 hour Film Project”. Filmmaking teams from throughout the Portland area successfully completed a weekend of filmmaking. Films were due on August 16th, and the last few minutes before the deadline saw filmmakers, operating on little sleep and lots of adrenaline, rushing to get their [...]

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Fashion enthusiasts: Launch Party & Networking Mixer hosted by Portland Fashion Synergy, Inc.

Posted by Julie Ma It's no doubt that Portland's fashion scene is growing; from designers that have garnered international attention to Oregonians' individual styles, we're starting to stand out amongst the pack of fashion forward cities in the U.S. We're a leader in developing sustainable clothing lines and we even have our own fashion week. [...]

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Steeped @ Bagdad Theater, Portland

Tonight: "Local Filmmakers Debut" at the Bagdad Theater

Tonight, the Bagdad will “debut” several shorts by local filmmakers. I am not sure which films are being screened as the info below is all I could find. I know “Steeped” is being played, but the website for it is down at the moment has ben hacked by some A-holes and is NSFW. The flyer [...]

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Petting thing @ Hawthorne Street Fair

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“Free Petting Hawthorne Street Fair Taken on August 16, 2009 Taken by Julian Chadwick The sun made a perfect arrival yesterday for Hawthorne Street Fair. I heard this contraption referred to as a “bird cage bike”. Full flickr set here….If you have pictures from the fair or other events in Portland, add them to our [...]

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Portland Sunday Events: August 16

From the large weekend list compiled by Leigh Feldman & supplemented by Pipeline. There are many listings so we have put events in red (or blue = linked!) that we think will be good, well attended, or should be interesting. Reminder: We give out free tickets every week to our Portland Facebook Group including to [...]

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Busking Hawthorne

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“Busking Hawthorne” Hawthorne Street Portland, Oregon July, 2007 Taken by Julian Chadwick I took this pic a couple summers ago. The Hawthorne Street Fair is Sunday and you'll probably see a lot of busking in addition to the regular events and art displays. Related Info and Posts from PDX Pipeline Hawthorne Street Fair Info & [...]

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Win Portland Tickets: Doug Fir, Roseland, Goodfoot, Cinema 21

Every week, Pipeline gives away many tickets to great shows all around Portland (and sometimes outside of Portland). We usually reserve many/most of these for friends of ours on Facebook & in our Email list. For a month, we are showing everyone the tickets we are giving away and anyone can enter to win. However, [...]

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