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Hand-Eye Supply 5th Anniversary Party | Art, Live Music by Reverberations, Beer, Snacks, Live Letterpress & Giveaways, Pies & More!

August 6 @ Hand-Eye Supply – Hand-Eye Supply has been doling out functional tools, free talks and creativity supplies for FIVE YEARS! To celebrate a whole handful of good times, we’re doing the right thing and having a party!

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Win Tickets ($24): Erotic City Prince Tribute Band @ The Goodfoot | Classic Prince Songs From his Ultimate Collection!

August 13 @ The Goodfoot – For the last 20 years, Julian Stefoni has been paying tribute to his purple majesty. Being multi-talented, playing guitar, keyboards, singing and dancing/performing, being backed by some really funky musicians, Erotic City delivers a high energy show that features classic Prince songs from his ultimate collection. Erotic City has performed all over the United States, including New York, Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, California, Washington, Oregon and many more.

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2 Medium 2 Topping Pizzas for only $22 on Tuesdays at Blackbird Pizza! | Game Room, Vegan & Gluten Free Pizzas, Happy Hour

Get 2 Medium 2-topping Pizzas for $22 on Tuesdays @ Blackbird Pizza!

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Win Tickets ($20): The Lil’ Smokies w/ Left Coast Country (CD Release Party) @ The Goodfoot | Progressive Bluegrass, Newgrass

August 8 @ The Goodfoot – With a unique blend of traditional bluegrass, newgrass, unique original compositions, and sheer raw energy, The Lil’ Smokies weave seamlessly through genres, leaving something for everyone.

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Portland’s 2015 Alberta Street Fair | 300+ Vendors, 3 Entertainment Stages, Food, Beer Gardens & More!

August 8 – Fun, funky and family friendly: the 18th Annual Alberta Street Fair is Saturday, August 8, 2015, and will offer up an eclectic mix of activities and events that can only be found on Alberta Street.

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FREE Fridays & Saturdays @ Portland’s Barrel Room Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | Featuring Papi Sorrelis, Tony Basford

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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Timberline Effect @ The Goodfoot | Rob Sipsky’s Solo Project, Groove, Improv, w/ Dorado

August 5 @ The Goodfoot – Timberline Effect, headed by guitarist and “song”writer Rob Sipsky, is a progressive rock group, with tendencies towards groove and improv. The debut show included rearranged songs from his previous projects Mars Retrieval Unit and Perfect Zero, as well as providing brand new never-performed material.

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The Talbott Brothers 2015 Oregon Summer Tour | Harmonizing Rock Duo

August 12-15 – The Talbott Brothers is a rock band from the heartland led by harmonizing brothers Nick and Tyler Talbott. The group formed in 2012 and has since played over 300 national shows and independently released 2 albums.

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2015 Portland Jade Night Market | Authentic International Cuisine, Beer Garden, Farmers Market, Entertainment & More!

August 15 & 22 @ Portland Community College – The Jade International Night Market will feature 80 vendors representing the diverse culture of the Jade District, including food, retail and non-profit booths. Some local restaurants that will be participating as vendors are Ocean City Seafood Restaurant, Abuela Chona, and Thai Fresh to name a few.

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2015 Scenic History Cruise w/ Portland Spirit | Follow in Lewis & Clark’s Footprints, Willamette & Columbia, Includes Breakfast & Lunch

Thursdays on Portland Spirit – Experience the Northwest history of two of America’s greatest explorers. Local historians provide a fascinating historical narrative as you cruise the Willamette & Columbia rivers and through the Multnomah Channel to follow in their very paddle strokes.

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Back Fence PDX: Russian Roulette @ Disjecta | Live storytelling. No lies. No notes. No time! w/ Caitlin Weierhauser, Jessica Lee Williamson & More!

August 8 @ Disjecta – More about RUSSIAN ROULETTE… How it works: each show begins with a full wheel of juicy story prompts. One of the 8 storytellers will be randomly drawn. They spin the wheel to decide the prompt for their story. They can play or pass. If they pass another teller can steal their prompt. Then the risky part…each storyteller has only 5 minutes to come up with a true 5-minute story based on that prompt! It’s like we invented a new game called truth AND dare.

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Solve the Mystery of Whodunnit w/ The Dinner Detective! | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S., Saturdays, Everyone’s Suspect

August 8 & 22 @ Crown 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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FREE Live Music Nights August 2015 @ Portland’s Streetcar Bistro & Taproom | 30 Rotating Taps, w/ Salvatore Manalo, Pete Giza, Nathan Botsford & More!

Featuring 30 rotating craft beer taps, a wide selection of top shelf scotch & whisky. Stop by for Happy Hour, live music & food!

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Arsenio Hall @ Helium Comedy Club | “The Arsenio Hall Show,” Celebrity Apprentice

August 6-8 @ Helium Comedy Club – On May 20, 2012, Arsenio was crowned the “Celebrity Apprentice” for Season 5 of Donald Trump’s hit reality show on NBC, where he competed for his charity, The Magic Johnson Foundation.

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Portland Short Bus Urban Wine Tour

Portland Urban Wine Tour w/ Portland Short Bus | Winery Specials, Guide, Picnic Basket, 4 Wineries

August 8 – Thanks for joining Portland Short Bus on our PDX Urban Wine Tour! Wine tasting isn’t just a scenic cruise through tranquil countryside surrounding Portland – nay, you can enjoy it right here in our own fair city – Portland has a thing for vintage.

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The PDX Drive-In Movie Spectacular! @ Portland Expo | Two Weekends of Automobiles and the Silver Screen!

August 13-15, 20-22 @ Portland Expo – The PDX Drive-In Movie Spectacular! allows families and friends to enjoy watching clear digital projection from inside the comfort of their own car or outside in lawn chairs. In place of the rustic speaker box, sound will be accessible via car radio through a special FM frequency, in addition to outdoor speakers for bicyclists and pedestrians.

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Bar Vivant hosts Flamenco Fridays w/Tablao de Rosas! | Lively Patio Performances, Live Flamenco Guitar, Singing, Dance, Tapas & Drinks, Outdoor Sherry Bar

Fridays in August – Fridays in August join Tablao de Rosas for lively flamenco performances on the patio at Bar Vivant. Enjoy Bar Vivant’s delicious tapas and drinks paired with live flamenco guitar, singing, and dance. Seating on a first come first served basis. Find something perfect at the outdoor Sherry Bar with over a dozen to choose from.

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Win Ticket ($80): 2015 SEMpdx Rooftop Networking Party @ Embassy Suites | 500+ Local Marketers, DJ, Drinks, Appetizers

August 11 @ Embassy Suites – Join us for some old school networking in old town Portland at the Embassy Suites in downtown Portland. Enjoy good food, drinks and conversations as a DJ spins tunes. Don’t miss the best networking event of the summer!

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Summer Nights : Musical Cabaret

Win Tickets ($20): Portland Summer Nights : Musical Cabaret @ Portland Community Music Center | Theatrical Concert Featuring Heidi Davis, Alan Malarkey & Monty Lamb

August 9 @ Portland Community Music Center – Join dazzling vocalist Heidi Davis, pianist Alan Malarkey, and percussionist Monty Lamb, of the band “Torchsong” for this exciting theatrical concert!

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Win Tickets ($50): Jenny Lewis + Springtime Carnivore @ Crystal Ballroom | Indie, Folk, Soul

August 16 @ Crystal Ballroom – Jenny Lewis released her new album, The Voyager, in July of 2014. The Los Angeles artist’s first solo LP since 2008’s Acid Tongue, The Voyager is Lewis’s most deeply personal, and her most musically robust. Featuring production work from Ryan Adams, Beck, as well as Lewis and her longtime collaborator Johnathan Rice, The Voyager finds Lewis at her sharp-witted best, singing about her recent life with honesty and incisiveness. And then there’s her voice, which was already a force to be reckoned with, but sounds even richer, more nuanced, more powerful.

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Win Tickets ($24): A-WOL Dance Collective presents 2015 ART in the DARK: “Drop of a Hat” @ Mary S Young Park | Outdoor Aerial Magic in the Trees, Old-World Style Circus Entertainment

August 7-8, 14-15 @ Mary S Young Park – A-WOL invites you to enjoy this summer’s signature aerial event, “Art in the Dark,” bringing back a favorite show from 2012 – DROP OF A HAT! Come and run away with our quirky collection old-world style circus entertainment- featuring a delightful array of characters that includes a lion, a poodle, a mime, a strong man, a fortune teller, a magician, clowns, and- of course- a ring master!

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This Saturday, it’s a Blast From the Past on Portland Spirit’s Radical 80s Dance Cruise! | Costumes, DJ MC, Group Discount

August 8 @ 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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Claim Your $50 Driving Credit From Getaround + Enter to WIN a Vacation Package at Ocean Lodge Hotel! | Rent & Unlock Cars on Demand From Your Smartphone

Claim your $50 driving credit + you will automatically enter to win a free night of lodging at The Ocean Lodge hotel when you sign up!

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Huge Culinary Festival Bite Of Oregon is This Weekend @ Portland’s Waterfront Park | Competitions, Drinks, Samples, 30+ Bands & More

August 7-9 @ Tom McCall Waterfront Park – The Bite of Oregon will celebrate its 32nd anniversary August 7‐9, 2015 at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park. During the three‐day weekend event, Oregon’s top chefs, best wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries, along with celebrity chef demonstrations and challenges, live entertainment and children’s activities, will join forces to make the Bite of Oregon one of the state’s premier outdoor culinary events. All proceeds benefit Special Olympic Oregon.

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Portland 2015 Color Run | Shine Tour, Happiest 5K on the Planet, Thousands of Runners

September 12 @ Portland International Raceway – Less about your 10-minute-mile and more about having the time of your life, The Color Run is a five-kilometer, un-timed race in which thousands of participants, or “Color Runners”, are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometer. With only two rules, the idea is easy to follow:

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It’s Gonna Be Okay @ The Eastburn | FREE, Monday Night Stand Up, Featuring Angela Webber, Katie Rose Leon, Anatoli Brant & More!

August 3 @ 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 travelling national comics.

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Win Tickets ($44): Pie Hard @ Ecliptic Brewing | Sample Some of Portland’s Hottest Artisan Pizza and Fruit Pie Chefs, Vote, Live Music, Beer

August 4 @ Elcliptic Brewing – Join Willamette Week for PIE HARD, presented by Provvista Specialty Foods. Sample from some of Portland’s hottest artisan pizza and fruit pie chefs and vote for your favorite in each category. Enjoy live music by Rio Grands, beer by Ecliptic Brewing, and ice cream by Ruby Jewel. Pizza ingredients by Provvista Specialty Foods and produce by New Seasons Market. Wristband proceeds benefit Village Gardens.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,200+): Cruises, Shakespeare, Farm Dinners, Outdoor Music & More! | July 30-August 2, 2015

Hello Portland! The weekend is here! There’s plenty of ways to beat the heat. Floater is at Crystal Ballroom, and  Grammy Winners Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell are at the Zoo this weekend. Today is Last Thursday on Alberta. Stay cool at Ball Gowns to Bloomers, Adobe Photo Jam  or Ripley’s Believe it or Not. Or […]

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Portland in the News: Gay ’90s vs PDX NOW, The Carnivore’s Guide & Some Hot Infographics | July 30, 2015

The heat is back and some parts of Portland are hotter than others according to Portland State. Check to see if you live near a heat island. A new app should help the city collect data on bikers and their patterns. The city will use the data to plan and build better infrastructure in the […]

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($1,200+): CannaGrow Expo, Floater, Sunsets in the Garden & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Floater, EmmyLou Harris & Rodney Crowell, CannaGrow Expo & more. FREE PORTLAND: We give out 100s of $$$ in free tickets every week including to many of the top music and art venues in Portland. Join our email list if you like […]

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Portland’s 2015 CannaGrow Expo | 2-Day Expo on The Art & Science of Growing Cannabis, Speakers, Latest Industry Tech & More!

August 28-29 @ Red Lion Hotel on the River – The CannaGrow Expo is a two-day educational expo, dedicated to the art & science of growing cannabis.

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Win Tickets ($70): Music Legend Leon Russell @ Aladdin Theater | Country, Rock, Folk, Blues, R&B

August 11 @ Aladdin Theater – Leon Russell is a music legend and perhaps the most accomplished and versatile musician in the history of rock ‘n roll. In his distinguished and unique 50 year career, he has played on, arranged, written and/or produced some of the best records in popular music.

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Win Tickets ($55): Jason Isbell @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | w/ Damien Jurado, Rock

August 7 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – To fans and the music press, the personal story surrounding Isbell’s last, breakthrough album, Southeastern, is widely known and easily reprised. A troubled young troubadour, newly married, stepped away from the darkness of addiction into a new, uncertain life of clarity and commitment, reflecting ruefully on his hard won victories and the price he paid attaining them.

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