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Bossanova Ballroom hosts RAW Artists | Free, Cocktails, Art

RAW:natural born artists is an independent arts organization that hand-selects and spotlights independent creatives in visual art, film, fashion, music, hair & makeup artistry, photography, models and performing art.

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Frank Sinatra

Win Tickets ($40): “1945″ A Tribute to Frank Sinatra and Harry James @ Bossanova Ballroom | Original Arrangements, Band Jazz

Chuck Par-Due and the Mike Curtis Jazz Project will be performing the original arrangements of the Harry James orchestra to re-create the sounds of the greatest trumpet player of all time…Harry James. Chuck re-creates “You Made Me Love You”, “I’m Beginning to See the Light”, “It’s Been a Long, Long Time”, “Sleepy Lagoon” and many other Harry James hits. In addition, Chuck and the band will be performing such Frank Sinatra hits as I’ll Be Seeing You, My Way, New York, New York and others.

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Brody Theater, Portland, Oregon

The Brody Theater Opens on Broadway

BY Nash Young “Please make mistakes,” Brad Fortier, comedian and educational director at The Brody Theater explains, “they’re essential to this art, because a lot of those mistakes can become very brilliant comedy if we utilize rather than minimize the mistakes.” Fortier talks casually with students, “Improv training really opens a different way of being […]

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Reminder–Nov 18: Launch of MastanMusic label, party at Doug Fir: Tony Smiley, Silverhawk, and The Dry County Crooks

From earlier post: October 23rd, 2007 — Julian Chadwick | Edit Just got this…good show and hey, free MP3s! MASTANMUSIC LAUNCHES LABEL, HOSTS LABEL SHOWCASE AND PARTY AT DOUG FIR LOUNGE; SHOW SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH Portland music veteran and MastanMusic label head, Jeremy Wilson will host a label launch party and showcase the MastanMusic Label […]

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Nov 18: Launch of MastanMusic label, party at Doug Fir: Tony Smiley, Silverhawk, and The Dry County Crooks

Just got this…good show and hey, free MP3s! MASTANMUSIC LAUNCHES LABEL, HOSTS LABEL SHOWCASE AND PARTY AT DOUG FIR LOUNGE; SHOW SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH Portland music veteran and MastanMusic label head, Jeremy Wilson will host a label launch party and showcase the MastanMusic Label line-up on one bill, November 18th at Doug Fir Lounge. Doors […]

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Tri-Met: Burnside Bridge reopens

Nice! No more 20 and 19 bus diversions for JC! Home > News & Meetings > News Releases > Burnside Bridge reopens Trip Planner TransitTracker Service Alerts October 16, 2007 Burnside Bridge reopens The Burnside Bridge reopened Tuesday, October 16, following a month-long closure to replace two counterweight hinges on the lift span.  The bridge […]

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Street-View Google Pine St Portland Oregon 97214

Google Street View has come to PDX

From Enigma over at NetNinja It would appear that Google's Street View has finally come to Portland. They must have come by on a weekend or really early in the morning, as my car is in the driveway. I am big fan of google, and they just made my own StreetsPDX more interesting as I […]

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Bagdad Theater Portland Oregon

Oct 7: FREE Stuff from AroundTheSunBlog (Harry Potter at Bagdad, Powell's, Greek Festival)

From Amy at AroundTheSunBlog (go over there for more good stuff): Sunday, October 7 All ages are invited to the Bagdad Theater for a free showing of Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix at 2:00 pm. Kids will get free popcorn. For more information, visit the Bagdad website. The Greek Festival is happening all weekend at Holy […]

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The Hive at Plan Be bar, Portland, Oregon 97214

Sept 30: The Hive at Plan B: Another Message for Dave Mathews perhaps?

The Hive is at PLAN B tonight. This show, plus Heidi at the B-Side tonight means you never have to leave the B-Triangle (as Mr. Jeff coined it). This is from their orignal show there Sunday: The Hive Has a Message for Dave Matthews September 1st, 2007 — Julian Chadwick   The Hive makes its […]

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B-Side, Burnside, Portland Oregon

Sept 30: Daily Stank Image Bank: Is it Christmas at the B-Side? Heidi is Bar-tending!

*Edit: I originally had the day as Oct 1st, but it is tonight, Sept 30!* I love Tanya and Joel…I was there the first night the B-Side opened (and only broke one table and chair), and I was there looking for it the night before it opened (thanks for that text-message BC). BUT…Heidi is bar […]

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Oct 5-7: Lovecraft, Writers, and Booksales; Oh My!

Looking for some inexpensive fun next weekend? Here's your to-do list. Friday, Oct 5: Attend the HP Lovecraft Film Festival at the Hollywood Theater. If you try to keep Portland weird, then this is your scene. In the early 20th century, Lovecraft wrote a series of strange and horrific stories that influenced writers like Stephen […]

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The Aliens Hot Chip Remix

Oct 3: the aliens get a hot chip remix [MP3]

The Aliens, former members of the Beta Band, have a lovely remix of their track Robot Man by Hot Chip. They play Doug Fir on October 3rd. From their website – Armed with a bottomless bag of psychedelically inclined rock and acid dipped electronics, The Aliens bring a freedom of spirit and a certainty of […]

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July 4th- Fi and the Mayor of Belmont

Chopsticks Mus(Stache) Fest is Coming…Start Growing

From Chopsticks: “It's that time of year again kids and it's almost time for the annual… Chopsticks II Stache Bash. The 9th Annual Stache Bash will be held on Saturday, September 8th. Please save the date and start growing your stache (or making arrangements to purchase one).“ Yeah, you should get on it quickly if […]

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burnside bridge bash flyer

August 10: Burnside Bridge Bash Tonight: Graffiti Wall, Disjecta benefit

A message from Carmen on tonight's Burnside Bridge Bash Hey friends! A friend of mine is throwing a little (or not so little) bash this Friday August 10, 2007. All proceeds will benefit Disjecta and the advancement of the visual and performing arts in Portland. J As you will see from the flier, it is […]

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August 3: Rock & Rose Does its First, "First Friday" Show

A message from Jeff/Rock&Rose: The show begins at 6:00 pm, will go to 9:00 pm or a bit after.  The artist we're showcasing, soso, is going to be doing a live art painting that is scheduled to begin at 7:00. We will be providing free beer and wine to guests 21 and over with ID. […]

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burnside bridge

July 14 Daily Stank Image Bank –Burnside Bridge (Closed to Traffic)

From Burnside Bridge Closures May Affect Bus Service From July 16 to August 5, Multnomah County will replace mechanical parts that help open and close the Burnside Bridge. TriMet bus lines 12-Sandy Blvd, 19-Glisan and 20-Burnside/Stark will continue to use the bridge most of the time. However, possible closures may cause detours on short […]

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Vanilla Ice Made Everyone Leave the Room (to get Jagermeister and Weed)

Local Cut has a good rundown of the Vanilla Ice/Outlaws show last week with a photo review. Sample: The night at Outlaw's was pretty chaotic, with five acts on the bill, last minute stage construction going on to satisfy the requirements of Vanilla's rider, and no soundchecks (except for Vanilla's, of course, for which everyone […]

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July 8, Crafty Wonderland today at Doug Fir–free admission Crafty Wonderland features 40+ independent artists and crafters selling their work! The 2nd Sunday of every month from 11-4 pm Next show is July 8th Doug Fir Lounge – 830 E. Burnside Portland, OR All Ages – Free Admission! Vendors for July 8th Abigail Adams Aliens with Afros Bombo Blu Creative Designs Bossa Nova […]

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The Chesterfield

Reminder: The Chesterfield/The Rocket Building openning tonight!

Pics and Info from earlier post

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Star Death and White Dwarfs tonight- Wayne Coyne's( Flaming Lips) nephew

I just got a call that these guys are playing tonight and they are “(bleep)ing awesome”. It looks like their vocalist is the nephew of Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips. Both are from Oklahoma City. Website: Crystal Ballroom 1332 W Burnside St Portland, OR 97209 (503) 225-0047 Get directions Info from Noise Pop: […]

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Jesus, Biggie, Eazy-E, 2-Pac, Elvis...

July 3 Daily Stank Image Bank–Jesus, Biggie, Eazy-E, Elvis…

This is a mural inside the Chesterfield on East Burnside and 11th. It is in a building called The Rocket (pictured below), which was designed and developed by architect Kevin Cavenaugh. Leo Rivera of Larj concepts/Bishops Barbershop is behind the design. For more information on the architecture, check out the Portland Architecture blog. There will […]

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