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KPSU’s 30 Shows in 30 Days | KPSU Kruise, The Antlers, Wild Ones, Shook Twins, Modern Kin & More!

April 1-30: In an effort to gain awareness for our upcoming 2015 Pledge Drive KPSU proudly presents 30 Shows in 30 Days a concert series that will run from Wednesday, April 1st to Thursday, April 30th in venues throughout Portland.

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Spend Portland 2015 Easter on the Water w/ Portland Spirit Sunday Brunch Buffet | Beautiful Views, Family Friendly, Live Entertainment

April 5 – Gather your friends and family for an Easter celebration to remember. Hop onboard the Portland Spirit for a two-hour Easter Brunch cruise featuring an elaborate brunch buffet, ever-changing views and excellent service.

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This Easter Weekend, Go Back in Time w/ Radical 80s Dance Cruise on Portland Spirit | Costumes, DJ MC, Group Discount

April 4 – Break out the hammer pants and leg warmers, time warp to the most radical decade and dance to the best of the 80’s with DJ MC.

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Elias Quartet @ Lincoln Performance Hall | Prize Winner in London International String Quartet Competition

April 6&7- Formed in 1998 at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, this European ensemble was a prize-winner in the 2003 London International String Quartet Competition and has since developed a reputation as one of the most intense and vibrant quartets of their generation.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($900+): Spring Color Festival, Italian Fashion, Beer Tours, Easter & More! | March 26-29, 2015

March 26-29 – The weekend is finally here and we’re all ready all this sunshine! It’s the perfect time for a visit to Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival, celebrate the return of Spring at Holi Festival of Colors, or get some great brews on a BeerQuest Walking Tour! Grill up you best Grilled Cheese for the Franz Grilled Cheese Photo Contest. Natasha Leggero is here this weekend at Helium, and this is your last chance to see Flair: An Office Space “Parody”. And Trekkies don’t want to miss Resistance is Futile: A Star Trek Quiz on Saturday!

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($900+): The Doubleclicks, Festival of Color, Oregon Ghost Conference & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Sinful History Tour, Festival of Color, NW’s Largest Garage Sale & more.

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2015 Portland, Oregon Easter Egg Hunts, Brunches & Family Activities

March 28, April 3-5 – Easter is on April 5 this year, but there’ll be several Portland celebrations happening the weekend before! Here’s our large list of local Portland-metro eggs hunts, brunches & activities, as well as events SW Washington, Columbia Gorge, and Willamette Valley!

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BeerQuest Walking Tours & Beer Tasting | 2 P.M. Brewery Tour / 7 P.M. Haunted Pub Crawl, Behind The Scenes

Thursdays to Sundays – Taste delicious craft beer and see why Portland is rated the #1 Beer City in America. Walking tours visit Portland’s best bars and breweries and sample award-winning local beer.

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Go Back in Time Saturdays on Portland Spirit’s Radical 80s Dance Cruise | Costumes, DJ MC, Group Discount

Every Saturday @ Portland Spirit- Break out the hammer pants and leg warmers, time warp to the most radical decade and dance to the best of the 80’s with DJ MC.

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Win Tickets ($60): All Decades Video Dance Attack @ Lola’s Room | w/ VJ Kittyrox, Hits from the Past 40 Years

March 28 @ Lola’s Room – 80s Video Dance Attack presents VIDEO DANCE ATTACK! VJ Kittyrox is back to bring you a new version of Portland’s best dance party that spans ALL DECADES.

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The Antlers + Shaprece @ Crystal Ballroom

Win Tickets ($40): The Antlers + Shaprece @ Crystal Ballroom | Indie, Ambient, Electronic, R&B, Pop

April 1 @ Crystal Ballroom – In seven years together, Brooklyn’s The Antlers have created a quiet revolution in thought and sound with their harrowing and often haunted tales of love unmoored, human frailty and emotional evisceration.

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2015 Bridge to Brews 10K & 8K | Beer, Wine & Cider Festival, Live Music, Food, Kid’s Area, Unique Views From the Fremont Bridge

April 12 – Bridge to Brews is a fun and unique event that has grown to be one of the largest in the area. The event continues to be the only running / walking event to take participants over the Fremont Bridge, offering very unique views of the city! We also continue to provide tons of entertainment on the course, great race support, chip timing and a fun kid’s area.

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Boyz II Men @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | w/ The Oregon Symphony, Conducted by Paul Ghun Kim

April 7 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – One of the most iconic R&B groups in music history makes its debut with the Oregon Symphony. Count on the four-time Grammy winners for favorites like “End of the Road,” “I’ll Make Love to You,” “One Sweet Day,” “Motownphilly,” and many others.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($600+): Tulip Festival, Body Mind Spirit Expo, Shopping, Fashion & More | March 19-22, 2015

Spring is officially here! Get outside for opening weekend at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival or discover new things about the city on an Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure! Test your skills at Escapism Portland! FREE Fridays at Portland’s Barrel Room continues this week and OMSI is hosting Anime film festival. Snag some amazing deals at evo’s Winter Gear Clearance Sale, With Love, From PDX Pop Up Shop and Spring Seconds Sale @ Ace Hotel Cleaners!

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($600+): Ecliptic Beer Mile, Wine & Jazz Festival, Festival of Color & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Sinful History Tour, Festival of Color, Ecliptic Beer Mile & more.

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Win Tickets ($24): (Still) Surrounded By Idiots @ Brody Theater | Sketch Comedy, Written by Brody Founder Tom Johnson

The long-awaited sequel to last year’s hit sketch show. Written by Brody founder Tom Johnson and performed by Tom with Brody veterans Mike Karras and Kerry Leek, it’s a riotous look at politics, religion, human idiocy, and fishing. Tom Johnson has authored countless very funny sketches in his long career, and is a frequent collaborator with Bob Odenkirk (Mr. Show, Better Call Saul)

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FREE Fridays at Portland’s Barrel Room! Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | Featuring San Francisco’s “Mark and Guido”

Dueling pianos is a great group party concept if (and only if) you get the right players in the correct venue. Mission Accomplished. Since 2010, The Barrel Room lays claim to the longest running dueling piano shows in Portland. The show, which at times can get a “little cheeky,” isn’t just two players banging on pianos for five hours, We boast a Vegas style, Request Driven, Audience Interactive Show complete with Bits, Games, Sing-A-Longs, Comedy and some of the best players in the U.S.

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2015 Bridge to Brews 10K & 8K | Beer, Wine & Cider Festival, Live Music, Food, Kid’s Area, Unique Views From the Fremont Bridge

April 12 – Bridge to Brews is a fun and unique event that has grown to be one of the largest in the area. The event continues to be the only running / walking event to take participants over the Fremont Bridge, offering very unique views of the city! We also continue to provide tons of entertainment on the course, great race support, chip timing and a fun kid’s area.

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Spring Seconds Sale @ Ace Hotel Cleaners | Hand-crafted Items & Seconds Offered at Deep Discounts

Spring is finally here and with it spring cleaning! Makers will be cleaning out their studios to make way for new products and are selling samples and seconds of their work at deep discounts to the public.

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Win Tickets ($90): Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield @ Crystal Ballroom | Performing Songs from Their New Album Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliot Smith

Touring in support of the March 17 release of their Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliott Smith album, Avett and Mayfield include the Crystal Ballroom as one of only 13 intimate tour stops across the country. We’re proud to be one of the few venues hosting this event based around the beloved music of Portland’s own, Elliot Smith.

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Win Tickets ($40): Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945 @ Portland Art Museum | 100+ Pieces, Valentino, Gucci, Missoni, Armani, Dolce & Gabbana & More!

February 7 – May 3 @ Portland Art Museum – This major exhibition is a glamorous, comprehensive look at Italian fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day.

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Portland Spirit Easter

Cruise Portland’s Lovely Rivers for Easter Sunday Brunch on Portland Spirit | Buffet, Beautiful Views, Family Friendly, Live Entertainment

April 5 – Gather your friends and family for an Easter celebration to remember. Hop onboard the Portland Spirit for a two-hour Easter Brunch cruise featuring an elaborate brunch buffet, ever-changing views and excellent service.

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Portland Spirit River Cruises and Pace Rubadeau Present Speakeasy Cruise This Weekend! | Centennial Salute to Sister Rosetta Tharpe with Live Music, Swing Dancing, Special Guests & More!

Portland Spirit River Cruises and Pace Rubadeau invite you on a floating centennial speakeasy adventure aboard the Portland Spirit, honoring one of the most important women in twentieth-century music — Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

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The Dinner Detective @ Crowne Plaza Hotel | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S., Saturdays, Everyone’s Suspect

The Dinner Detective® is America’s LARGEST murder mystery comedy dinner show! You’ll solve a hilarious murder case while you enjoy a fantastic four-course plated dinner. A tantalizing Prize Package awaits our Top Sleuth of the evening. But be careful! In this show, EVERYONE is a suspect, even YOU, and the killer might be at your table!

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Win Tickets ($30): Easter Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful History: Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery Tour | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that Portland, or “Strip City,” still has that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day.

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MANY Portland St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800+): Bar Crawls, Parties, Blues Fest, POW Fest, THIRSTFest & More! | March 12-15, 2015

Hello Portland! St. Patrick’s Day is next Tuesday, which means most of the celebrations will be happening this weekend! Dig out your green for Bar Crawl w/ BarCrawls.com and St. Patrick’s Day 5k MUD RUN! Portland Story Theater will be telling themed tales at Kiss Me I’m Irish. Learn more about Portland’s wicked history on […]

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Guide Book Author Rick Steves Speaks on Ending Marijuana Prohibition in Oregon @ First Congregational Church of Christ | A Better Approach: Regulate it, Legalize it & Tax it

Rick Steves: Ending marijuana prohibition in Oregon. An event on behalf of the Yes on 91 campaign. Join Rick Steves on a 6-day, 10-city tour through Oregon as he spreads the word about a new approach to marijuana.

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Win Tickets ($50): 2014 Portland Pride Weekend’s Biggest Dance Party Gaylabration | w/ DJ Tristan Jaxx, Pride Northwest

Pride Northwest announces the fourth annual Gaylabration, a dance party and fundraiser and official 2014 Pride Festival event.

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MS Society of Portland Medical Marijuana Symposium

Portland Medical Marijuana Educational Event w/ MS Society of Portland @ Roseland Theater | FREE, Public Meeting, Multiple Speakers

The MSSP is hosting a free MS-Medical Marijuana Educational Symposium which will help MS patients learn how to legally and effectively manage their symptoms through the use of medical marijuana.

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Many Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800+): Aziz Ansari, Helium Comedy Club, Embers 45th Anniversary, Better Living Show, Oregon Tulip Festival & More

The weekend is here and it’s your last chance to enjoy Portland Dining Month, so be sure to enter to win dinner for a year. There are many great events going on this weekend including Aziz Ansari, Kurt Braunohler at Helium, Embers 45th Anniversary, Better Living Show, Oregon Tulip Festival, theater, music, and much more.

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Win Tickets ($50): Devendra Banhart w/ Rodrigo Amarante @ Crystal Ballroom | Folk, Latin

For his Nonesuch debut, Devendra Banhart chose the title Mala, literally the Serbian word for “small,” but used colloquially in Eastern Europe as a term of endearment-“like sweetie pie,” Banhart explains. It was a placeholder during most of the recording, a working title offhandedly inspired by a ring his fiancée, the Serbian photographer and artist Ana Kras, had given him with that word on it. But the name stuck, and it proves to an apt one for an album so intimate in scale and open of heart.

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Recycle Portland Anti-Valentines Day @ Embers

Recycle Portland Anti-Valentine’s Day @ Embers | FREE, Music, Dancing, Drink Specials

From our sponsors: Recycle Anti-Valentine’s Day w/ DJ Tibin Tuesday, February 12, 2013 9 p.m. | FREE | 21+ Embers 110 Northwest Broadway Portland, OR 97209 (503) 222-3082 | More Info: www.theembersavenue.com Sick of a false, overrated holiday? Come celebrate our ANTI holiday. Dance, drink, watch and play with drink specials till midnight and Industrial, […]

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Nov 3: We Have Music and other Happenings Around P-Town Tonight

Here is some going one…and probably more added later: November 2, 3: Battles at Hawthorne Theatre & Ghostface Killah at Roseland; FREE MP3s Oct 26- Nov 3: circus me around–dance + architecture + light + sound Like or Interested in Buddhism: 3 Events —"I assure you it will be a monumental experience." Nov 3: Seoul […]

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