We are giving away two pairs of tickets to 80s Video Dance Attack at Dublin Pub on Saturday, April 20, 2013. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, April 19.
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From our sponsors:
80s Video Dance Attack
April 13, 2013
9 p.m. | $5 | 21+
More Info: www.80svideodanceattack.com
6821 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy Portland, OR 97225
(503) 297-2889 | More Info: www.dublinpubpdx.com
80s Video Dance Attack invades the Dublin Pub! Come check out our monthly stint on the West Side! Dublin Pub’s full service bar is home to 59 beers on tap, 30 beers in a bottle and 50 types of liquor and features a game room that is stocked with 3 Pool Tables, Foosball, Darts, and the newest Golden Tee.
Before it mutated into a weaponized haze of reality shows, MTV aired a novelty known as the music video. These bite-sized works of art, which married pop songs to striking imagery, revolutionized the entertainment industry and ushered in an era of music known as “new wave.” For the task of curating and introducing these fresh sounds and flamboyant sights to audiences, MTV even created its own version of the disc jockey—the VJ.
Though MTV has sent its stable of video jockeys out to pasture, VJ Kittyrox carries the pastel, shoulder-padded torch of Adam Curry and Nina Blackwood as she masterminds the 80s Video Dance Attack. For the last seven years, this popular shindig has united generations of Portlandians with its five-hour feast of ’80s-centric sensation. Across 10-foot screens, VJ Kittyrox projects classic videos from artists such as Duran Duran and Michael Jackson as audiences of Breakfast Clubbers and Pretty in Pinkers perfect their cabbage patch, running man, and Pat Benatar shimmies. A bombastic, thumping sound system and a dazzling light show accentuate the time warp as audiences deck themselves in ’80s garb and shake away memories of unsolved rubik’s cubes.