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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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Win Tickets ($20): Once Upon a Mattress @ ACMA Summer Theatre | Hit Broadway Musical Comedy

July 3-August 1 @ ACMA’s Visual & Performting Arts Center – ACMA Summer Theatre presents the musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress, a farcical twist on the tale of “The Princess and The Pea,” which offers a better-than-usual answer to the question of what makes a “true” princess. (Hint: a true princess gets muddy, stands up for herself, and has a great sense of humor. She might or might not feel a lump in the mattress).

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Many Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($900): Oregon Brewers Festival, Project Pabst, NW String Summit & More! | July 16-19, 2015

Hello Portland! The weekend has returned and there’s tons of stuff going on in the Rose City this weekend! SE’s Newest winery Urban Crush Winery is hosting a grand opening on Saturday. Project Pabst Takes over the SW Waterfront, and Cherries will be guests of honor at Hood River’s Cherry Celebration. Harefest hosts 13 amazing tribute […]

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Win Tickets ($40): Post 5 Theatre Presents Much Ado About Nothing | Stylish 1950s Twist on Classic Shakespeare Comedy

July 17-August 16 @ Post 5 Theatre – Post5 fuses its signature contemporary storytelling with a stylish 1950s twist for the classic Shakespearean comedy, Much Ado About Nothing this summer. Post5 places Much Ado’s timeless sense of humor on the slopes of an Oregon Vineyard where humorous hijinks and villainous plots show us both the frivolity and dangers of love.

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2015 Portland Outdoor Summer Theater – Bag&Baggage Presents William Shakespeare’s RICHARD III @ Tom Hughes Civic Center Plaza | Comedic Adaptation by Scott Palmer

William Shakespeare’s King Richard is one of the best known, best loved, and most reviled of all the Bard’s villains. His twisted spine and ambitious cruelty are hallmarks of Shakespeare’s great history play; but not in Bag&Baggage’s upcoming outdoor summer performance at the Tom Hughes Civic Center Plaza in July of 2015.

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Win Tickets ($40+): Funhouse Lounge presents Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog | The Internet Sensation, Now Live On Stage, + Gender Swap Shows

July 16-August 29 @ Funhouse Lounge – Billy, A.K.A. Dr. Horrible, is a budding super villain whose plans for world domination continually go awry. His two goals: getting accepted into the Evil League of Evil, and working up the guts to speak to his laundromat crush, Penny. The only thing standing in Billy’s way is his superhero arch nemesis, Captain Hammer. With one big score, Billy could get into the E.L.E. and earn the respect of Penny, but only if he can keep her away from the dashing Captain Hammer.

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Cast Theatre presents Next to Normal @ Columbia Center for the Arts | Winner of 3 Tony Awards & Pulitzer Prize, Humor & Music

July 10-25 @ Columbia Center for the Arts – Winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize and three 2009 TONY Awards (including Best Musical Score), Next to Normal was also chosen as “one of the year’s ten best shows” by critics from around the country—including The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, and The New York Times.

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Win Tickets ($36): Portland Story Theater presents Urban Tellers @ Alberta Abbey | 6 Storytellers, Beer & Wine

July 11 @ Alberta Abbey – Celebrated author Philip Pullman said, “After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” On Saturday, July 11th, nourish your spirit with Portland Story Theater’s last Urban Tellers® show of the season. Showcasing the real, true stories of ordinary people, Urban Tellers® performances are shaped by the truth of the present moment.

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Many Portland July 4th Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,200): Fireworks, Blues Festival, Craft Beer Festival & More! | July 2-5, 2015

Hello Portland! Independence Day here here! We’ve got plenty of ways for you to celebrate America: Dinner by Fireworks, Waterfront Blues Fest, Sinful History tour & More! Save big at Columbia Gorge Premium Outlets weekend sale! Portland Craft Beer Festival is open all weekend! Don’t miss the fireworks and lumber games at Estacada Timber Festival! […]

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Many Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,300): World Naked Bike Ride, 90s Dance Cruise, B-52s & More! | June 25-28, 2015

The weekend is here and the HEAT is ON! Too hot for clothes?, How about hopping on the World Naked Bike Ride on Saturday? Stay cool on Portland Spirit’s Totally 90s Dance Cruise or Radical 80s Dance Cruise. Sip cooling Sangria at Hip Chicks Do Wine, The B-52s are at Oregon Zoo this weekend and today is Last Thursday!

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Many Portland Father’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100): Cider Summit, Oregon Garden Brewfest, Oregon Zoo Concerts & More! | June 18-21, 2015

Hello Portland! Summer’s officially here and it’s Father’s Day Weekend! We’ve got tons of ways to treat Dad, like brunch, cruises & Deep Woods Revival w/ Red Yarn! You can even walk into Portland’s Sinful Past w/ Dad! Tour 4 unique homes on Rare and Amazing Architectural Tour or see if you can escape the Ritual […]

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Ultimate 2015 Portland Summer Events Calendar: Festivals, Concerts, Movies, Street Fairs & More

The first day of summer arrives this Saturday, June 20th! During the next three months, Portland has one of the greatest summers in the United States, not that we’re biased or anything. From large festivals and street fairs to free concerts and movies in the parks, there are countless ways to enjoy these idyllic summer days (and nights)! Below is a HUGE list of events taking place this summer in Portland as well as the Northwest region that will keep you entertained all summer long!

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Win Tickets ($36): Portland Story Theater Presents Urban Tellers @ Alberta Abbey | Life in Theater, Search for Truth, Starting Over in Paris

June 13 @ Alberta Abbey – At the June show you’ll hear about a young man embarking on a life in theater, a woman searching for the truth of her father’s life, a yoga instructor learning to take her own advice, and a young woman starting her life over in Paris. Featuring Daniel LaForce, Peggy Doherty, Raahi Reddy, Corrine Ranard, Heidi Yorkshire and Marcia Haque.

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Win Tickets ($48): Portland Storytellers’ Guild Presents Festival of Stories @ Hipbone Studio | 2 Nights, Tales of Quests, Journeys and Transformations

June 12 & 13 @ Hipbone Studio – Join us for two evenings of delightful tales during our fourth annual Festival of Stories, the rousing finale to another successful year of monthly performances. Ten tellers entertain us with two different programs.

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Win Portland Tickets ($600+): Everything is Festival, Soulful Giving Concert, Live Wire & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Soulful Giving, Polish Ambassador, Everything is Festival & more.

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Win Tickets ($36): Back Fence PDX: MAINSTAGE @ Alberta Rose Theater | Seven Deadly Sins, 7 Stories, 7 Minutes Each

June 5 @ Alberta Rose Theatre – Each storyteller will share a story on a different sin(s)

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Artists Repertory Theatre Presents The Liar | Hilarious Translaptation of 17th Century Piece, Clever Verse, Glorious Costumes

May 26-June 21 @ Artist Repertory Theatre – From the brilliant, comedic mind of David Ives (All in the Timing, Venus in Fur) comes a hilarious “translaptation” of this 17th Century French romp, replete with wild misassumptions, mistaken identities and tangled truths.

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Win Tickets ($30): Playback Theatre presents Adventures in Dating @ Hipbone Studio | From Nirvana to Nightmare and Every Crazy Encounter in Between!

June 6 @ Hipbone Studio – Whether through OK Cupid, set up by friends, finally mustering the courage to ask out your co-worker or a getting a casual phone number at the bar, dating has flavors and textures all it’s own. It’s a time when reality seems to be suspended where we can see the best- and possibly the worst- in each other.

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Win Tickets ($40): Gilbert & Sullivan’s Musical Masterpiece Iolanthe @ Marylhurst University | Comic Opera Directed by Alistair Donkin

June 6 & 7 @ Marylhurst University – The Marylhurst University Department of Music will present Iolanthe (“eye-oh-lan-thee”), a comic opera in which fairies descend on the House of Lords in Victorian England, on June 6 and 7, 2015.

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Win Tickets ($56): Portland’5 Centers for the Arts MOXIE Contemporary Ballet’s La Mode @ Newmark Theatre | Featuring 3 New Works, Collaboration w/ Happydog & Muddy Feet

June 4 @ Newmark Theater – MOXIE Contemporary Ballet, the only contemporary ballet company in the Pacific Northwest, brings together three dance companies for an evening of collaboration in contemporary dance performance.

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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 Tickets ($64): The Bicycle Men @ Winningstad Theater | Award Winning Musical Comedy Featuring Second City Alumni

June 5-7 @ Winningstad Theater – Featuring Second City alumni, the Bicycle Men is a brie-induced fever dream into the heart of France. This sublimely bawdy, award-winning musical comedy tells the story of Steve, a hapless American cyclist whose bike breaks down in a small French village. There he encounters a bizarre assortment of twisted locals as he waits for his bike to be fixed. The Tour de France is child’s play compared to the tempest of lunacy that unfolds. Part Monty Python, part Second City, The Bicycle Men will take you on a ride you won’t forget.

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Win Tickets ($30): Portland Playback Theater presents The One that Got Away @ Hipbone Studio | Share Your Stories of Opportunities Lost

May 16 @ Hipbone Studio – Do you still carry that ache in your heart, remembering and longing for that one that got away? Do you lie awake in bed at night, dreaming of opportunities missed?

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MANY Portland Mother’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800): Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Brunch, Cruises, Beer Fest & More! | May 7-10, 2015

This weekend is the perfect time to treat your mama right! We’ve got plenty of ideas, brunch, Gardens, cruise, Plants & gifts, Bubbly & Tea, Locally Made Gifts, Wine & Jewelry Treats & More! Bridgetown Comedy Festival opens tonight, featuring 100+ acts through the weekend. And Belgian Beer Fest returns Friday & Saturday,

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Win Portland Tickets ($800+): Prom for Adults, Theater, Storytelling, Comedy & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Prom For Adults, Speakeasy Party, HUMP Film Festival & 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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ENTERTAINMENT for PEOPLE: New Shit Show @ Portland Center Stage | Comedy, Music, Videos, Readings, Weird Stuff & More!

May 11 @ Portland Center Stage – A very special ENTERTAINMENT for PEOPLE: New Shit Show @ Portland Center Stage using themes from their hit musical THE LION. The E4P New Shit Show is a variety show featuring a regular cast performing an all-new variety work on Second Mondays. Our 3rd Season home will be announced soon!

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Win Tickets ($50): Egyptian Drummer & Dancer Karim Nagi @ Alberta Rose Theatre | Featuring Violetta Bellydance, Folkloric Dance, Live Music & More!

May 15 @ Alberta Rose Theater – Join us for an evening celebrating the diverse talents of Karim Nagi and local artists. Performances include dances of the Arab world, both folkloric and modern, live music and DJ compositions.

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2015 McMenamins UFO Festival @ Hotel Oregon | Costume Parade, Live Bands, Meet w/ Witness & Abductee Travis Walton

May 14-16 @ Hotel Oregon – We’re kicking off the 2015 Festival with tickets to the speaker events. The lineup is phenomenal; we welcome witness and abductee Travis Walton; researcher and author Kathleen Marden; Nuclear Physicist Stanton T. Friedman; expert Grant Cameron; and UFO Reporting Center Director Peter Davenport.

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Win Tickets ($20): Portland Storytellers’ Guild Presents Ceremony of the Weird @ Hipbone Studio | Mother’s Day Weekend, Themes of Initiation, Coming of Age

May 9 @ Hipbone Studio – Please join the Portland Storytellers Guild in welcoming you to the Ceremony of the Weird, featuring tellers: Rick Huddle, Brian Rohr, Brianna Barrett and Thomas Schroyer. At this event, the storytellers will explore the themes of initiation, coming of age and walking their weird, or wyyrd, the unique life path that each person is on.

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Win Tickets ($160): Buffy! The Parody Musical @ Funhouse Lounge | Live Stage Performance of the 1992 Cult Classic Film

May 8-June 7 @ Funhouse Lounge – Funhouse Lounge is presenting its unique take on this classic 80’s story, jammed to the max with humor, dance numbers, pop culture references, a totally rad eighties soundtrack for songs and lyrics, and even a glittering, brooding Edward Cullen. C’mon down and see how a girl takes care of business when the ‘stakes’ are high.

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Portland Mother’s Day Weekend 2015 – Can You Solve the Mystery w/ The Dinner Detective?! | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S., Everyone’s Suspect

May 9 @ 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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Win Tickets ($120): Bag&Baggage Presents Our Country’s Good @ The Ventetian Theatre | Historical Drama About England’s Early Colonization of Australia

May 7-31 @ The Venetian Theatre – Bag&Baggage Productions, Hillsboro’s resident professional theatre company, is proud to present Timberlake Wertenbaker’s critically acclaimed Our Country’s Good from May 7 – 31, 2015 at The Venetian Theatre in downtown Hillsboro. The play, which has been honored with dozens of awards over the past 30 years, is a potent and expansive historical drama about the early years of England’s colonization of Australia, which also celebrates the truly transformative power of theatre as an art form.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($700): Cinco de Mayo Weekend, Beer Festival, Kentucky Derby & More! | April 30-May 3, 2015

The sun in shining and the weekend is here! Cinco de Mayo is next week, but most of the celebrations will be happening this weekend! Santa Fe Taqueria is hosting 5 days of music, dance & food. The waterfront will come to life with the Cinco de Mayo Festival, and run for beer in Sunday’s Cinco de Mayo Fun Run!

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