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2015 Portland Festival Of Flowers In Pioneer Square Opens this Weekend! | 18,000 Flowers, Free Doughnuts, Music

May 29-June 9 @ Pioneer Courthouse Square – With the Portland Summer festival season rapidly approaching, Pioneer Square will be transformed this into a beautiful garden. The festival display will run starting this Friday, May 29- June 9.

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Portland 2015 Memorial Day Sale @ Helium Comedy Club | Save 50% On Todd Glass, Ian Bagg, Rory Albanese

For a limited time receive any (or all) of these shows for a discounted price! Use promo codes during checkout. All purchases must be made online! Excludes Special Events. Offer expires 11:59PM MAY 26, 2015.

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It’s Gonna Be Okay @ The Eastburn | FREE, Monday Night Stand Up, Portland 2015 Memorial Day

May 25 @ The Eastburn – It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some traveling national comics.

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MANY Portland Memorial Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($600): Portland Rose Festival Fireworks & CityFair, Wine Tasting, Brunch & More! | May 21-25, 2015

Memorial Day Weekend is upon us and that means Good Food & Drinks, Fireworks and honoring our veterans! Find amazing deals at Columbia Gorge Premium Outlets Memorial Day Sale. OMSI is hosting Anime Festival & ENSO is celebrating 4 years with a multi-day celebration. Enjoy Memorial Day Weekend Wine Tasting at Hip Chicks Do Wine. And The Portland Rose Festival 2015 CityFair opens Friday!

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Win Tickets ($30): Everything is Festival! Portland | Lil Bub, Kid N’ Play & Mix Master Mike, Andrew W.K, Comedy, Film, Art & More!

May 28-June 1 – Everything Is Festival, the world’s most completely indefinable festival of fun, is coming to Portland, May 28-June 1! Join us at the Hollywood Theatre and venues across the city for amazing events bridging the worlds of film, music, comedy, art, and pop culture.

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Win Portland Tickets ($600+): PDX Carpet, Portland Rose Festival, Polish Ambassador & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including PDX Carpet, Polish Ambassador, Portland Rose Festival & more.

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Portland 2015 Memorial Day Weekend Anime At OMSI | Redline, Patema Inverted, From Up on Poppy Hill + Special Late Night Screening of Akira!

May 22-25 @ OMSI – Once again, OMSI brings you four exceptional Japanese anime films as part of the “Anime at OMSI” series: Redline, Patema Inverted, From Up on Poppy Hill and a pair of special late-night screenings of Akira. Each film will be exhibited on the Empirical Theater’s four-story screen in Japanese with English subtitles.

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Win Tickets ($50): Live Wire @ Revolution Hall | with Luke Burbank and Guests: Maria Bello, Amy Dickinson, Anna Sale, Sean Rowe & More!

May 30 @ Revolution Hall – Live Wire celebrates the end of the spring season with a compelling night of comedy and insight from advice columnist Amy Dickinson, actress and author Maria Bello, Death, Sex and Money podcast host Anna Sale, and more to be announced soon, with music by Sean Rowe.

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Win Tickets ($20): 2015 Portland Rose Festival Starlight After Party | Sir-Mix-A-Lot, Crazy 8s, NShooz, Illuminated Features & Entertainment

May 30 @ Waterfront Park – On Saturday, May 30, join us for the first-ever Starlight After-Party in the Rose Festival RoZone, featuring headliner Sir Mix-A-Lot (expected to perform on the Beaverton Honda stage at about 10:30pm) plus special guests Crazy 8s and Nu Shooz. Illuminated features and entertainment will be highlighted in between acts – it’s the perfect place for post-parade booty shaking!

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Win Tickets: Jackson Boone, Bike Thief, Hildegard (New Orleans) Live @ Doug Fir Lounge | Portland Memorial Day 2015, Cosmic Art Rock / Psych~Folk

May 25 @ Doug Fir Lounge – Hildegard is a venturous collaboration between two of the leading voices on the New Orleans progressive music scene, vocalist Sasha Masakowski and guitarist Cliff Hines. Together the two have created genre-defying original music that seamlessly fuses progressive-rock and art-pop with contemporary jazz. Compositions are dynamic and compelling, Sasha’s airy vocals singing catchy melodies with bold lyrics over a bed of lush harmonic and rhythmic structures while Cliff’s wild guitar sounds conjure otherworldly spirits.

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Win Tickets ($50): The Polish Ambassador @ Crystal Ballroom | w/ Desert Dwellers & Dirtwire, Presented by Beloved & The Village Building Convergence

June 5 @ Crystal Ballroom – Beloved Presents, in association with The Village Building Convergence is proud to present The Polish Ambassador featuring the Liminus Visual Experience and special guests Desert Dwellers and Dirtwire hosted by The Poet Pistachio.

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FREE Fridays & Saturdays in May at @ Portland’s Barrel Room Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | Portland 2015 Memorial Day Weekend, Featuring Sarah Hester Ross, Nathan Temby & More!

May 22-23 @ Barrel Room Porland – 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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Win Tickets ($70): The Waterboys @ Aladdin Theater | Portland Memorial Day Weekend, Celtic Folk Music, Rock ‘n’ Roll, w/ Connor Kennedy

May 22 @ The Aladdin Theater – Behind their first LP of original songs in eight years ‘Modern Blues,’ The Waterboys have confirmed an extensive US tour. Waterboys founder/frontman Mike Scott will be joined on all dates by the same musicians who played on the record including legendary Muscle Shoals bassist David Hood (in his first tour since playing with Traffic in 1972), soul deep Texas guitarist Zach Ernst (Black Joe Lewis, The Relatives), drummer Ralph Salmins (Van Morrison), longtime Waterboys fiddler Steve Wickham, and Memphis keyboardist “Brother” Paul Brown.

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2015 Portland Memorial Day Weekend Comedy – Dan Soder @ Helium Comedy Club | “Live at Gotham,” “Conan,” “Guy Code”

May 21-23 @ Helium Comedy Club – Dan Soder has been featured on Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham,” and “Conan.” He has his own Comedy Central’s “The Half Hour,” and appeared on “Opie and Anthony” and is a regular on Robert Kelly’s “You know What Dude” podcast. You can also see him as the newest cast member of MTV2’s “Guy Code.”

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Win Tickets ($25): Portland Memorial Day Weekend Get On UP! Michael Jackson Re-Mixed & Re-Imagined @ The Goodfoot | w/ TAKIMBA & DJ Saucy

May 23 @ The Goodfoot – DJ’s Takimba and Saucy return with ‘Get On UP!’ They’re bringing 4 hours of funk, breaks, hip hop, house, boogie and disco filled with Michael Jackson samples, remixes and beats to keep your head bouncing and feet moving. The selectors will be trading off and teaming up throughout the night to keep it fresh. Equipped with turntables, laptops and controllers, they’ll be mixing, blending and scratching—and they have something for everyone, no matter your flavor.

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Win Tickets ($50): Cast of Clowns @ Aladdin Theater | Featuring Marvin Seals, Greg Anton, Mark Karan, and Scott Gillan

May 29 @ Aladdin Theater – Melvin is best known for his long friendship and musical partnership with cultural icon and guitarist Jerry Garcia and the smile of his that lights up the room. Melvin spun his B-3 magic with the Jerry Garcia Band for 18 years and in doing so helped pioneer and define what has now become “Jam Band Music”.

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Farnell Newton’s Electric Miles – Tribute to Miles Davis @ The Goodfoot | In A Silent Way, Jazz

May 21 @ The Goodfoot – In a Silent Way is a one of kind record that moved the late-‘60s pop and underground movement into the jazz realm. On this record, Miles began to hook into the late ’60s sounds that flowed from the jam bands in San Francisco. Don’t miss out on this rare occasion to celebrate Miles Davis’s birthday with one of his absolutely timeless works that proves that Miles Davis and his crew were some of the most innovative thinkers in modern music.

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2015 Portland Memorial Day Weekend ENSO Urban Winery Anniversary Celebration | Sangria Release “Cans to Go,” Winemaker’s Dinner, Russian Happy Hour

May 22-24 – ENSO Winery in SE Portland is proud to announce their 4th Anniversary celebration this Memorial Day weekend, May 22-24. Turning four has been quite an accomplishment for ENSO, having been recognized as 2014 Bar of the Year by Willamette Week. So we’re celebrating in three distinct ways!

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Bon Appetit Presents 2015 Feast Portland: A Celebration of Oregon Bounty | National & International Chefs, Smoked!

September 17-20 @ Pioneer Courthouse Square – Tickets are now on sale for the fourth year of Bon Appétit Presents Feast Portland: A Celebration of Oregon Bounty, September 17-20, 2015. The Feast Portland 2015 lineup is hotter than ever with the addition of their new Saturday night marquee event, Smoked!, a sizzling celebration of animal, vegetable, sea and forest. Taking place at The Fields in Portland’s Pearl District on Saturday, September 19 from 6-9pm complete with an epic view of Portland’s Fremont Bridge, Smoked! will be a wild night of live fire, bold Northwest Wines, classic cocktails, and some of the best bites of the weekend.

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Portland 2015 Memorial Day Weekend Sidewalk Sale @ Columbia Gorge Premium Outlets | Free Bounce House, Free Face Painting

May 22-25 @ Columbia Gorge Premium Outlets – Find good deals and more at Columbia Gorge Premium Outlets Memorial Day Weekend sidewalk sale!

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Portland 2015 Memorial Day Weekend The Dinner Detective @ Crowne Plaza Hotel | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S., Saturdays, Everyone’s Suspect

May 23 @ Crowne Plaza Hotel – 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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Go Back in Time Memorial Day Weekend w/ Portland Spirit’s Radical 80s Dance Cruise on Saturday Night! | Costumes, DJ MC, Group Discount

May 23 @ 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 East Coast 80’s DJ MC spinning nostalgic 80’s tunes to make you bust a move!

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Portland 2015 Memorial Day Weekend Wine Tasting @ Hip Chicks Do Wine | Pouring All Wines, Live Music, Appetizers, Logo Glass

May 22-25 @ Hip Chicks Do Wine – Memorial Day weekend is one of only 2 weekends a year where we pour ALL of our wines! Admission at the door is $18 and includes wine tasting of up to 10 wines including New Releases, appetizers, live music and a logo glass (non-alcoholic options available for drivers).

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Win Tickets ($60): The Broadcast: A Live Story Telling Event @ Secret Society | True Stories of My Best Failure, Featuring Amy Miller, Sarah Mirk & More!

May 27 @ Secret Society – The Broadcast is a storytelling event that will feature local female artists of all walks of life telling true stories live in front of an audience for the first time. Our inaugural event will explore the theme My Best Failure.

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2015 Northwest String Summit Outdoor Music Festival @ Horning’s Hideout | String Band Competition, Yonder Mountain String Band, Elephant Revival, Fruition & More!

July 16-19 @ Horning’s Hideout – The 14th Annual Northwest String Summit (NWSS) returns to Horning’s Hideout (North Plains, OR) with the finest acoustic pickers and standout electric bands from July 16 – 19, 2015. Located just 20 miles outside of Portland, OR, Horning’s Hideout stands as one of the most scenic festival sites in the country; NWSS is the only music offering this year taking place at Horning’s Hideout. A family-friendly and locally-sourced festival, NWSS caps its capacity at 4,500 attendees to ensure an intimate experience for all festival- goers at an incredible ticket price.

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It’s Gonna Be Okay @ The Eastburn | FREE, Monday Night Stand Up, Bri Pruett, Curtis Cook & More!

May 18 @ The Eastburn – It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some traveling national comics.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,250): Rose Festival, Film Festivals, Prom for Adults, Speakeasy Party, Kenton Street Fair & More! | May 14-17, 2015

The weekend is back! Portland is hosting several film festivals this week including The Best of HUMP! & QDoc: Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival. Meet beings from out of this world at McMenamins UFO Festival. In theater, Soul Harmony, BUFFY, 4000 Miles and Our Country’s Good all continue this weekend. Dig out your best dress for Portland’s Prom For Adultsor have a little extra fun at Friendly House Speakeasy. And the home of Paul Bunyan is hosting the Kenton Street Fair on Sunday!

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Tickets Available Now for Comedian Bill Burr @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Chappelle’s Show, F Is For Family, Podcast

June 18 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – Having first gained notoriety for his recurring role on the second season of Chappelle’s Show, Bill developed a comedic style of uninformed logic that has made him a regular with Letterman, Conan O’Brien and Jimmy Fallon.

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,250+): Portland Rose Festival CityFair, Prom For Adult, Escapism & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Prom For Adults, Speakeasy Party, Portland Rose Festival & more.

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Win Tickets ($60): See If You Can Make It Out In 1 Hour w/ Escapism Portland! | Live Interactive Game, Unravel the Mysteries to Escape!

Every Day – The escape room is full of clues, codes and puzzles hidden in a Cold War era lab. You will need to use critical thinking, observation, dexterity and a bit of luck in order to escape the room before time runs out!

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FREE Fridays in May at @ Portland’s Barrel Room Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | Featuring Dueling Hobbits, Sarah Hester Ross, Nathan Temby & More!

May 15 & 16 @ Barrel Room – Barrel Room has 10 Incredible Shows in May and you can see Five of them for FREE when you use the promocode FREEMAY at checkout!

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2015 Summer Movie Nights in Pix Patisserie’s Outdoor Courtyard | Beer & Cider Garden, Free Popcorn, Gremlins, Wild, The Big Lebowski & More!

Wednesdays @ Pix Patisserie – Join Pix & Bar Vivant for a screening of your favorite classic movies along with a beer and free popcorn every Wednesday May 20th – September 30th.

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2015 Restaurants for Raphael House | Dine Out & Support Families Escaping Domestic Violence @ 30+ Eateries: The Country Cat, ¿Por Que No? + More!

May 20 @ 30+ Participating Restaurants – Dine out for a cause on Wednesday, May 20th when more than 30 local restaurants will donate a portion of their day’s proceeds to help women and children escaping domestic violence!

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