Archive | November, 2009

Video: Oregon Wine Tasting In Forest Grove | Tualatin Estates & David Hill

Wine Tasting Forest Grove, Oregon Taken on November 28 Video by brewcaster Pretty good video once again from Brewcaster. In the video, the first part(birds) is Tualatin Estates and the second part is David Hill. If you are looking for a holiday present, Oregon wine is quite nice and here are some links to help: [...]

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Malice at the Holiday Ale Festival, Portland, Oregon

Portland's Holiday Ale Festival = West Coast's Most Prestigious Winter Beer Sampling Opportunity | December 2-6

Malice @ Holiday Ale Festival 2007 Portland, Oregon Wednesday through Sunday brings my favorite beer fest in Portland. I don't know if their claim as the “West Coast's most prestigious winter beer sampling opportunity” is true or not, but I wouldn't doubt it.  There is something about drinking strong beers in a big warm tent [...]

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ICON TATTOO STUDIOS PRESENTS FIRST ANNUAL RUSSELL STREET HOLIDAY FESTIVAL

Icon Tattoo Studios Presents First Annual Russell Street Holiday Festival | December 5

From our partners at Icon Tattoo ICON TATTOO STUDIOS PRESENTS FIRST ANNUAL RUSSELL STREET HOLIDAY FESTIVAL (Portland, OR)- On Saturday, December 5th, from 12:00 – 8:00 p.m., Icon Tattoo, located in the heart of Portland's bohemian Eliot neighborhood, extends a hand to the p:ear organization and hosts its first annual holiday extravaganza. For one magical [...]

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Tree Lighting- Portland, OR

Today: Portland Christmas / Holiday Tree Lighting in Pioneer Square

(Christmas / Holiday) Tree Lighting Pioneer Courthouse Square Portland, Oregon Taken on November 28, 2008 Photo By Chris Lae If you are going to brave the weather and check out the lighting, it a good idea to go a bit early as it is rather crowded by 4PM. A message from Chris about last year's [...]

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Portland Weekend Events

75+ Portland Weekend Events, Parties, Free Tickets | November 26-29

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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Portland Thanksgiving: Where To Eat | Many Suggestions

Kyle, over at Barfly, has composed a list of bars open on Thanksgiving in Portland. Since this is the PDX, there are a lot of them. Many of you will find yourselves searching for a good place to eat tomorrow and so we asked our twitter and facebook friends for suggestions. If you have other [...]

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Shakenbake Dance Party @ Fez Ballroom | November 25

Posted by Mike Harper The Fez Ballroom opens up its doors once again for a new tradition to cook up your pre-T-Gives appetite. And what better way to make room for gorging yourself than a dance party named after boxed dinner? SHAKENBAKE DANCE PARTY! DJ Rhienna and DJF (the fantastic DJs of electro-indie-soul who turned [...]

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Santacon, Portland, Oregon, defending the public from santas

Portland Santacon Message From Drunken Rampage | 2009

Portland Santacon Jason Quigley Photography Even though the above picture was taken way back in 2005, it is still one of my favorites. Police and Santa are apparently not BFFs on Satacon day. Because of this, Santacon has been a bit slippery with the event info these days. Last year they gave the famous Hillsboro [...]

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Portland Thanksgiving With Turkey Tracker | Oregon Food Bank Benefit

We posted about Turkey Tracker last Thanksgiving  and I ended up watching a bit as well since the football wasn't particularly good. I enjoyed the show and they are really stepping it up this time. The event received all kinds of press (CNN I believe) and this year they are raising money for Oregon Food [...]

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Oregon Thanksgiving Weekend With Winegrowers Of Columbia Gorge | November 27-29

From our partners @ Winegrowers of the Columbia Gorge The Winegrowers of the Columbia Gorge are pleased to announce the upcoming ‘Thanksgiving Weekend Open House', November 27-29. Around thirty wineries on both sides of the Columbia River in the Gorge will be open from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily to thank customers and celebrate [...]

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Watch Monday Night Football @ Blitz Pearl + Win SWEET Prizes | November 23

From our partners @ Blitz Pearl @Blitzpearl, The Game 95.5fm, and Coors Light bring you the Ultimate Seahawks giveaway! Come watch Monday Night Football with us on Nov 23rd and enter to win. Winner to receive 2 Tix to the Dec. 6th game vs. 49'rs, 2 round trip Aamtrak, Limo service to and from the [...]

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Portland Weekend Events

Portland Sunday Events: November 22

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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Tonight: Stumptown Lowdown – Trivia Night on Portland

A few weeks back, I was able to talk Shanrocks into having a trivia night on the city of Portland. Well, tonight is that night. Some Pipeliners will be there tonight if you'd like to show how much more you know about PDX than us. One of the rounds will be pictures around Portland and [...]

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Mayor Sam Adams Lights Rudolph | Made In Oregon Sign

Portland Mayor Sam Adams Commissioner Randy Leonard Made in Oregon Sign Taken on November 20, 2009 Mayor Adams and Randy Leonard lit up Rudolph last night, so I guess the holidays are officially here. I haven't continued to pay attention to the “Made In Oregon” sign debate, so not sure if this is the last [...]

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Win Portland Tickets: Goodfoot, Roseland, NW Film Center, Aladdin Theater, etc

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.  Looking for something to do this weekend? 75+ [...]

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Portland Weekend Events

75+ Portland Events, Parties & Free Tickets | November 19-22

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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March Fourth Marching Band CD Release Party @ Wonder Ballroom

We have a very large list of Portland events for this weekend, but this might be the best one tonight. If you haven't seen March Fourth, you are missing out. If you have seen them, you know that Wonder Ballroom presents a great stage for this type of show. Got kids and no sitter? No [...]

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Tonight: Ignite Portland 7 @ Bagdad Theater

Ignite Portland has made it to number seven and added two extra talks for a total of twenty. That means you'll go through two pitchers of McMenamins beer this time. If you don't yet know what Ignite Portland is, you can check out their site and learn about it. It starts about 6PM and is [...]

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Tonight! FREE Karaoke Clinic With Portland's Legendary Singing Coach Mark Bosnian!

From our partners at Voicebox Karaoke Tonight is Voicebox's Anniversary Mega Karaoke Clinic voice lesson with Portland's legendary singing coach Mark Bosnian. The one hour workshop will focus on vocal mechanics, so you can understand just what happens inside your body when you sing. Armed with Mark's insight and tips, you'll immediately start to sing [...]

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Get A Tattoo To Benefit Mt. Hood National Forest | November 22

From our partners at Icon Tattoo Are you permanently in love with Oregon's forests? Prove it to the world by getting a tattoo to benefit BARK! BARK is an amazing nonprofit that fights to protect Mt. Hood National Forest from logging and exploitation. For one day only, Icon Tattoo teams up with BARK for a [...]

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Tonight: Floating World Animation Fest @ Valentine's

Floating World Animation Fest 2009 Trailer From Jason at Floating World Comics: Floating World Animation Fest 2009 returns to Valentine's (232 SW Ankeny St.)! Local and lo-fi, international and extrasensory, hand drawn, stop motion, cgi and puppetry, electricity and torches. This will be a brand new mix featuring the best of the past 3 shows, [...]

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Fothing Interviews | David Saffert

By Meagan Kate For my fifth interview with the cast and writers of Fothing, I was given the chance to sit down with David Saffert, who plays the love interest of Addison in last season's Fall of the House. An actor who has been a part of Action/Adventure for less than a year, David has [...]

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North Portland Santacon 2008

North Portland Santacon (NoPDX Anticon) Date & Information | 2009

North Portland Santacon 2008 Taken On December 6, 2008 at 2.23pm PST Photo By Squid Vicious There was quite the controversy or rather misdirection last year about whether Santacon was in downtown or Hillsboro. Regardless of what happened, Antion definitely took place in North Portland. Description from Squid Vicious: It started out slow but that [...]

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Bombs Into You at Ash St Saloon 4

Bombs Into You CD Release Show @ Mississippi Studios | November 19 + Win Tickets

Bombs Into You Ash St Saloon, Portland, Oregon Taken on September 12, 2006 Photo by Julian Chadwick I used to book and produce events back in the day. I did a couple shows with Bombs Into You because they always put on a great performance. I'm sure this CD release show will be no exception [...]

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Mortified Two Year Anniversary + Win Tickets: November 20 & 21

Mortified is back for their two year anniversary and we have a pair of tickets for each night to giveaway. This show is always packed/sold out, meaning buying pre-sale is a great idea. In order to win tickets, just comment on this post on why you'd like to attend the show (and which day!). We [...]

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2nd Annual Northwest Eggnog Competition: Bacon + Eggnog = Happy Holidays | November 18

This Wednesday brings the second annual Northwest Eggnog Competition to Portland. It's free and looks like a great time. Here is some official information (from Oregonlive): Beginning at 6 p.m., patrons will sample concoctions made by bartenders from 23Hoyt, Besaw's Cafe, Jo Bar & Rotisserie, Muu-Muu's and a handful of others. Those in attendance, plus [...]

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"Only Known 35mm Print Of Fist Of The White Lotus @ Hollywood Theater | November 17

I've scoured the interwebs to see what you should do Tuesday evening and have found it. First, go get some free food (“appetizers and refreshments”) at the mural unveiling @ Farm Cafe between five and seven. Then, head to to Hollywood Theater at 9:45 to check out one of the baddest Kung Fu films ever [...]

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Back Fence PDX: Seven Stories based on the theme Get Me Outta Here | November 19

Posted by Sasha Burchuk Its now cold, rainy, and getting dark at four pm. Winter is upon us, and Ray Davies singing about tea and a toasted butter currant bun/meant to compensate for lack of sun is beginning to seem very apropos. It's the time of the season for drafting a survival plan for how [...]

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Mac & Tat's Wednesday Nights @ Blitz Pearl

From our partners at Blitz Pearl It's time to show off your Tat's, drink a Mac's and relax because @Blitzpearl, MacTarnahan's Brewing company and Jackalope Custom Tattoo are bringing something different to the pearl with Mac & Tat's Wednesday nights! Follow us on twitter @blitzpearl and look every Wednesday for the tattoo of the day. [...]

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Pink Noise: The Old Sound of The New New Wave

Posted by Mike Harper Amidst our 80's born generation dripping with Care Bear nostalgia, bright dancing high tops, and mythological creature themed shirts much much too small, there are but a few characters out there as steeped in the flagrant neon of 25 years ago as Pink Noise. If you ever had a hard time [...]

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Highlights From 36th Annual NW Film & Video Fest

By Sasha Burchuk Coverage From Wednesday November 11th Taste in film, like taste in literature, is a very personal matter of aesthetic that is difficult to translate. For this reason, it is very difficult to put together a good film revue that can please crowds without sacrificing too much to lowbrow pop culture. I was [...]

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Portland Weekend Events

Portland Sunday Events: November 15

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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7th Planet Picture Show @ MT Tabor Legacy | November 15 & 29

Former Pipeline contributor, current Mercury intern and Chopstick's Karaoke Jockey, Will Radik, has moved his “It's a Terrible Movie!” event to Mount Tabor Legacy and apparently renamed it “7th Planet Picture Show”. Now, we don't all have to drive to Nob Hill to take part in the fun. Related from PDX Pipeline: Portland Sunday Events: [...]

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