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This Weekend: Goonies 25th Anniversary in Astoria

You might want to start planning your weekend immediately because (some of) the Goonies are having their 25th anniversary in Astoria this Weekend. Corey Feldman is going to be there and he apparently has a Pink Floyd type band that will be playing…can't miss that. From Website: Never Say Die: The Goonies 25th Anniversary Celebration […]

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This Weekend: QDoc @ Clinton Street Theater | Only Queer Documentary Film Festival In The US

This Weekend: QDoc @ Clinton Street Theater | Only Queer Documentary Film Festival In The US

June is Pride Month and Portland's Fourth Annual Queer Documentary Film festival returns this Thursday to Clinton Street Theater. Related: Our Portland Events List From PLGFF Press Release QDoc, the only queer documentary film festival in the US, begins June 3 and runs through June 6 at the Clinton Street Theater. This is the festival's […]

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Saturday: Rose's Pawn Shop, Fruition, The Villains @ Goodfoot Lounge

Saturday: Rose's Pawn Shop, Fruition, The Villains @ Goodfoot Lounge

From our partners at Goodfoot Lounge With an arsenal of banjos, guitars, mandolin, fiddle, pedal steel, upright bass, and thundering drums, RPS's sound is a wholesome mishmash of creek mud, rusty nails and your mom's cookin'. It's sincere, straight-forward and sexy as ****, effortlessly combining such disparate musical styles as rock, country, bluegrass, and punk […]

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MASSIVE_19 @ Crown room, Portland

Saturday: Massive Dance Party @ Crown Room | Free Entry

From our partners at Life Is A Party LifeisaParty & LaMontane MG present… MASSIVE 19 May 29th. 9pm. $5. 21+ – The Crown Room (205 NW 4th Ave) Chris Cutz — DaiN – Doc Adam Hosted by Ronin Roc Live Art by Raskoe *********** For FREE Entry email — leighfeldman3@gmail.com *********** What is Massive? – […]

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Rose Festival Fireworks

Portland Rose Festival: Free Admission & Fireworks Pictures

–––––––––––––––––––––– Related: 2011 Portland Rose Festival –––––––––––––––––––––– It’s Memorial Day weekend in Portland and that means it’s Rose Festival time. Below are several great pictures from last year’s event. The fireworks are Friday night and there is free admission all day Friday (and free before 4PM Wednesday-Friday during the whole festival). Fireworks start at 10PM. […]

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Tonight: 'SHIFT: A Green Salon' at Ecotrust | Mingling, Beer, Cupcakes & Giveaways

Tonight: 'SHIFT: A Green Salon' at Ecotrust | Mingling, Beer, Cupcakes & Giveaways

If you are looking to broaden your mind tonight and drink free beer, this might be for you. Don't forget to bring your own mug. From Press Release: SHIFT: A Green Salon Local Creatives Share Ideas and Inspiration for Sustainable Design The Portland AIGA Green Team is holding their 3rd SHIFT: A Green Salon, on […]

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Kenton Street Fair, Portland, Oregon

Saturday: Kenton Street Fair | 70+ Vendors, 3 Stages

Another weekend in Portland and another street party. This weekend is in Kenton. Their website is a bit low on the details, but they have been reproduced below. The obvious info is that between 10 and 6 on Saturday, there will be a street party and probably a couple thousand people out there. –––––––––––––––––––––– Related: […]

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Portland - Chuck Palahniuk and Ursula K. Le Guin to Speak at Write To Publish 2010

This Weekend: Portland-Area Writers Chuck Palahniuk, Ursula K. Le Guin & More @ Write To Publish

This Write to Publish Conference is this weekend at Portland State. Tickets for the conference are a bit spendy, but only $10 for the Open House day (May 23), which will showcase several Portland-area writers including Chuck Palahniuk. From website: Ooligan Press is excited to announce that award-winning authors Chuck Palahniuk and Ursula K. Le […]

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Oregon Symphony Presents Mahler's Titan May 22 — 24th | Last Concert Of The Season

From our partners at Oregon Symphony It's the Oregon Symphony's last concert of the season and Carlos Kalmar is bringing down the curtain in style with Benjamin Britten's Violin Concerto and Gustav Mahler's most monumental symphonies — "The Titan" Featuring Elina Vähälä on violin. The program includes Lindberg: Purcell Variation Britten: Violin Concerto Mahler: Symphony […]

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Video: Portland Japanese Garden On Travel Channel

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiYTJClPU1A] Portland Japanese Garden August 19, 2009 Description: It's said that the heart of a Japanese garden is harmony with Nature… Hosted by The Travel Channel, this relaxing walk through the Portland Japanese Garden with Head Gardener Michael Kondo covers five distinct garden styles. With bubbling streams, waterfalls, koi fish, raked sands, moss beds, and […]

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Sunday Parkways @ Sunnyside Elementary

Portland Pics: Sunday Parkways Starts This Weekend | Northeast PDX

Don't Forget –Portland's Sunday Parkways is back this weekend in Northeast PDX. This is a picture from last year's SE event at Sunnyside Elementary. There's a ton of event info in the PDF below and, as you can see from this picture, good times will be had… Related: 75+ Portland Events, Parties & Free Tickets […]

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Win Tickets: Rose City Rollers, Circus Artemis, Top Gun The Musical, Toots & The Maytals, etc

Another great weekend of ticket giveways from Pipeline this weekend. We are giving them all away here on Facebook. The amount of tickets we are giving away is going up every week, so you might as well become a fan and win. Looking for something to do this weekend? 75+ Portland Events, Parties & Free […]

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Portland Zombie Prom

Saturday: 3rd Annual Portland Zombie Prom @ Bossanova Ballroom

Posted by Kimberly Gehl From the Press Release: “It was with such a longstanding love and appreciation for zombies that inspired Heather Erickson, in November of 2007, upon a unique idea; a special event that would honor zombies and zombie fans alike. A night where Portlanders could gather, adorned in the finest attire, and dance […]

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This Weekend: Alberta Art Hop = BIG PARTY | 150+ Artists, Craftspeople, Music, Dance & Theater

This Weekend: Alberta Art Hop = BIG PARTY | 150+ Artists, Craftspeople, Music, Dance & Theater

We have another street fair this weekend, and it is the Alberta Art Hop. This one is sure to bring out several thousand people who haven't been able to enjoy a good Last Thursday in a while…you have everything you want from street closures to 70+ degree weather to art to music to…well, a big […]

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Alberta Art Hop: Collaborative Mural Painting Event | Watch & Participate

From our partners at Matthew Allen Productions Collaborative mural painting event; come watch and participate Alberta Street between 18th and 19th Part of the Art on Alberta happenings. May 15th. 9am to 7pm. OOH LA LA: Come to lend your hand, your brush, or just your blissful personality.  Murals have the quality of bringing communities […]

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WebVisions 2010 Portland

2010 WebVisions Online Registration Ends Friday + Giveaway

WebVisions, a three day conference on the “future of design, content creation, user experience and business strategy” takes place next week. Events for some of you non-geeks out there include “The (un)Wired Future of Bikes” plus music events and the parties below. Our post from last year – WebVisions: Top 8 Reasons You, The Not-Geek, […]

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Beethoven Festival Weekend: Oregon Symphony | May 15-17

From our partners at Oregon Symphony The Oregon Symphony is bringing Beethoven back for a one-time-only Beethoven Festival Weekend! It's an all Beethoven all—of—the—time weekend. The astonishing pianist Arnaldo Cohen tackles all five of Beethoven's Piano Concertos — plus the Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello and Piano — in three completely different concerts over three […]

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Tomorrow Night: The Mystery of Chess Boxing @ Hollywood Theater | Ghostface Killer

Tomorrow Night: The Mystery of Chess Boxing @ Hollywood Theater | Ghostface Killer

If you missed it last month, you get one more chance. Dan has the ONLY known 35mm print of this movie. Plus, you can grow your Wu Tang clan background knowledge for the upcoming trivial pursuit hip-hop edition. From Dan Halsted/Grindhouse: Tuesday night at 9:30 at the Hollywood Theatre, cheer on the fight against the […]

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