Archive | August, 2009

Non-Profit Volunteer Opportunities to Help Portland's Pets

Do you have any Portland Non-profit suggestions? Comment them below. Sent over from our friends @ EngineWorks Are you a lover of pets or animals and want to give back to the animals of Portland? Here are three different non-profit animal organizations that could use your love and help. Oregon Humane Society Since 1868 the [...]

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Portland Weekend Events

75+ Portland Weekend Events, Parties & Free Tickets | August 13-16

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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Wax Fingers – August 15th @ Doug Fir

Posted by Nathalie Weinstein Three dudes and a laptop Portland musicians Wax Fingers will bring their aggressive, atmospheric math rock to the Doug Fir Lounge Saturday night with Experimental Dental School, Swim Swam Swun and Mighty Tiger. If you have a hankering for live, melt-your-face-off indie rock this weekend, then this show is for you, [...]

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It's a Terrible Movie! | August 16th @ Coho Theater

Posted by Nathalie Weinstein It's movie night. You pay your $12 admission and buy your $5 small cola and head into the theater to be entertained. Inevitably, the movie is terrible and you find yourself biting your tongue so you don't start shouting obscenities at the screen and demanding your money back. But what if [...]

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Hip Chicks Do Wine 10th Anniversary Party + Win Tickets | August 15

We met the Hip Chicks doing wine at the Bite of Oregon Saturday evening. The wines were lovely and people super friendly. They are having their 10 year anniversary this Saturday and we have 4 pairs of tickets to give away for this event. To win, simply comment on this post on why you would [...]

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Manor of Art Music Lineup: Prids, BEDM, Magic Johnson | August 14 & 15

Ezra sent over the music info for the first weekend of Manor of Art. They are still looking for volunteers  if you have some time from August 14th – 23rd (Volunteers Needed For Manor of Art). Related: Portland EVENTS LIST Friday & Saturday August 14-15 The Manor Of Art fest kickoff weekend. Featuring an incredible lineup [...]

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Portland Bike Sharing System Experiment: August 14 & 16

Are you on twitter? Follow @PDXbikes here and post your bike pics, events, & info using the #pdxbikes tag. I received this announcement from SmartTrips / City of Portland Transportation a couple hours ago. Looks like a great thing to check out and on Sunday, you can make you way down to Laurelhurst Park from [...]

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August 12: Where to Watch USA vs Mexico World Cup Qualifier in Portland

Tomorrow is another big game in USA's march to the World Cup tournament next year in South Africa. The game is being played in the high altitude smoggy metropolis of Mexico City or as Martin Rogers at Yahoo! Sports puts it: “a concrete version of sporting hell“. The game starts @ 12:30PM (long work lunch). [...]

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Portland People: Interview With Modou Dieng of Worksound

Interview by Sasha Burchuk; Photography by Christine Taylor PDXP: When did you start Worksound and what was the inspiration behind Worksound? To me it was like a process of years and years — I was in Paris, I was in Belgium, and then New York and San Francisco and New York again, and I grew [...]

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Rock The Bells Tour With Talib Kweli, Raekwon, Pete Rock & More | August 14 @ Roseland

Related: Portland EVENTS LIST Reminder: We give out free tickets every week to our Portland Facebook Group including to many of the top music and art venues in Portland like THIS SHOW. Join it if you like free stuff. Posted by Kristen Imes Reflection Ephemeral Reflection Eternal, Slum Village Slaughterhouse,Raekwon,Supernatural, Khingz To know hip-hop is to [...]

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Corporate Headquarters @ Brody Theater August 13th

(Pipeline is giving away two pairs of tickets to this show. To win, comment on this post on why you'd like to attend. Winners drawn Thursday morning and emailed.) Posted by Meagan Kate It's rare to find college students staying after class to continue the day's lesson. Thanks to a dynamic Portland State professor and [...]

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Widmer's Annual Brothers Day Celebration | August 11

Posted by Julian Chadwick Last night I was updating our Portland events list and noticed there are several large & interesting events this week. The Hawthorne Street Fair, Manor of Art, Portland India Fest, Meetin Portland Celebration, Portland Vegan Week, and…these here as well. Well, there is one more to add to the mix and [...]

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Portland India Festival Video & Information | August 16 in Pioneer Square

India Festival Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland, Oregon September, 2006 by PDX Pipeline Here is a short video from the Portland India Festival in three years back. As you can see, a lot of people come out to Pioneer Square for this event and it is a good one. Related posts & events from PDX PIPELINE: [...]

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Try Vegan PDX: Portland Vegan Week & Prom: August 15-22

Posted by Sherri Montgomery Get Your Vegan On! Portland has been voted the best city to be a vegan (a person who does not consume any animal products) in more than once. With several all-vegan businesses and many restaurants around town offering dishes to entice vegan customers it is no wonder why. In a day [...]

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Pearl Jam & Ben Harper @ Amphitheater at Clark County + Win Tickets | September 26

Announcement: Pearl Jam with Ben Harper & Relentless 7 @ The Amphitheater at Clark County Update: We are giving away another pair of tickets this Friday (8/22) to a lucky commenter. Pearl Jam announced their concert with Ben Harper in Vancouver/Clark County Amphitheater this morning. Tickets went on sale at 10AM and you can buy [...]

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Meetin Portland Mingler & Celebration | August 11 & 13-16

Posted by Julian Chadwick Meetin Celebration Video September 07, 2008 This week, people are coming from all over the US and world for the annual Meetin Celebration party. They pick a new city every year, and this time it will be in Portland. Meetin is a website where people find link-minded others to attend (& [...]

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Portland's Hawthorne Street Fair, 2009

Portland's Hawthorne Street Fair is THIS Sunday: August 16, 2009

There are going to be a lot of great events this weekend and I just updated our Portland Events listings so you can keep up. One of the best events will be the Hawthorne Street Fair which is on Sunday this year. Pipeline tips/suggestions: It is always nice to get one of those outside tables [...]

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20,000 People! Portland (Providence) Bridge Pedal Pictures, Video & Tweets

The Portland/ Providence Bridge Pedal was a huge success. The weather was perfect for a 20+ mile bike ride today with temps around 67 degrees this morning. Estimates of 20,000 people were at the event. There are many pics and tweets about the event, but Nick summed it up rather well with this tweet: nikisaac: [...]

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Volunteers Needed For Manor of Art: 10-Day Portland Festival of Visual Art, Music & Performance | August 14-23

Manor of Art is this coming week. This is going to be an amazing event with 120 rooms of art featuring 100 artists (I believe the number is actually 150 now) & 20 bands. You can read the press release here. I spoke with Chris Haberman, co-organizer, last night and he said they have about [...]

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Portland Weekend Events

Portland Sunday Events: August 9

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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Today: Calling All Letterpress Geeks! | Letterpress Printer’s Fair @ Liberty Hall

——– Updated: Portland 2011 Annual Letterpress Printers Festival | FREE After 2 p.m. ——– Posted by Sherri Montgomery Calling All Letterpress Geeks! Portland is home to many small print shops that are using vintage letterpress printers to create everything from beautiful greeting cards sold all over to one-of-a-kind custom invitations for special events. The printers [...]

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Trimet Announcement For Providence Bridge Pedal August 9

Update: 20,000 People! Portland (Providence) Bridge Pedal Pictures, Video & Tweets Trimet just released an announcement of service interruption due to tomorrow's Providence Bridge Pedal event. I have pasted it below the break. Do you use the twitter and like to talk about bikes? Follow @pdxbikes and use the #pdxbikes tag to post events, info, pics [...]

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Portland Modern Pinups: Curtis Knapp

Meet Curtis Knapp, Portland entrepreneur, owner of Marriage Records, and member of the band Rob Walmart. Model: Curtis Knapp Location: Portland Oregon photography by Christine Taylor; happyplayground.com More after the break…

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Free Portland Tickets: August 2009 | Doug Fir, Roseland, Holocene, Rotture, Cinema 21, NW Film Center

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. Today, we are showing everyone the tickets we are giving away and anyone can enter to win. However, you will [...]

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Portland Weekend Events

75+ Portland Weekend Events, Parties & Free Tickets | August 6-9

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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Tonight: Amon Tobin, Pitch Black & More @ Roseland

Roseland has graciously given us some Rock the Bells tickets to donate to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation benefit at Grand Central this coming Saturday. That is very nice of them. They sent this writeup over about Amon Tobin's show tonight and you should check it out…It is going to be a good one. Aging like [...]

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Portland Wine Tasting Event: 80 Sips @ Portland Art Museum

The Portland Art Museum is a fantastic place, but what can make it even better ? Wine. Food. Perfect. We have two pairs of tickets to give away for this event. To win, comment on this post on why you would like to attend. We will draw a winner on August 11th from the comments. [...]

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Grand Central Bowling Benefit: $15 All You Can Bowl! | August 8

PDX Pipeline is a sponsor of this event. We'll have some of our new t-shirts and some tickets and buttons as well for the raffle. This a great benefit with 100% of proceeds going to CFF, plus $15 for 3 hours of bowling, pool and live music is a great deal as well. I hope [...]

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August 7: Company of Thieves @ Lola's Room (Crystal Ballroom)

Posted by Mike Harper Company of Thieves – “Oscar Wilde” (Official) Description: The debut video from Chicago's own, Company of Thieves! Download this video: here. From the album: ORDINARY RICHES (available everywhere now) Get it on iTunes: here Company of Thieves Will Steal Your Heart and Make it Dance Earlier this year I got the [...]

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Gorge Wine Celebration / Benefit in Hood River | August 8

Are you on twitter and like wine? Pipeline also runs @Oregonwine &you should follow it & use #oregonwine tag for retweeting about local wines and events like the one below. Pictures of wine is always great. From Press Release: Gorge Wine Celebration for Hospice Saturday, August 8, 2009 5:00 — 9:00 PM, The Gorge Room [...]

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First Friday Art: Astoria Comes to Portland | August 7

You might know John Brodie from his June art project 'Store for a Month' or as the ex-Manager of LaLuna, former longtime manager of Pink Martini, former manager of Muu-Muus and current owner of Le Happy creperie. He and several other artists have been participating in a two month art show between Astoria in Portland. [...]

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Singlelicious PDX Wednesday Class + Pipeline Special

From Singlelicious: Join Singlelicious PDX and Studio X as we Mix, Mingle and Sweat — Wednesday! First five folks to sign up from PDX Pipeline get in free! Charming, witty, singlelicious ones: arise from the couch, retrieve your Jane Fonda bodysuit and your Air Jordan's, and join us for our weekly Mix, Mingle, Sweat at [...]

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Bite of Oregon Preview @ Portland Waterfront | August 7-9, 2009

Posted by Kristen Imes Bite of Oregon: As if we needed another excuse to eat and drink the best Oregon had to offer… My favorite unholy trinity — beer, food, and wine (or, as I like to call it, the Blood of Christ) — will be present at Tom McCall Waterfront Park this weekend for [...]

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