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The National Circus & Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | As Seen in Beijing Olympics

September 9 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – China’s preeminent circus company will have your whole family on the edge of your seats with Peking Dreams, which first dazzled the world at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($650+): CannaGrow Expo, Anime, Viva Tequila PDX, WinCo Foods Portland Open & More! | August 27-30, 2015

Hello Portland! Summer’s winding down, but it’s not over yet! Enjoy your last weekend before Labor Day with tasty brews and music at WinCo Foods Portland Open. OMSI is hosting their last Anime Film Festival of 2015, and Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion is at Oregon Zoo. Stop by Bar Vivant for Flamenco Fridays and Portland’s CannaGrow Expo starts Friday. Treat your tastebuds at Viva Tequila PDX Festival and find home crafted goods at Urban Air Market!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100+): MusicFestNW, Jade Night Market, UNWIND & More! | August 20-23, 2015

Hello Portland! The weekend has returned and brought us  MusicfestNW! Head out to the farm this weekend for Farm to Plate Dinners @ Kruger’s Farm or Sounds & Tastes of the Farm Harvest Festival! Find treasure at  Junk Refunk Street Market in Canby or enjoy signature cocktails at UNWIND: A Prelude to Spiritsfest. Saturday is the final Jade […]

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Win Tickets ($30): “The Rape of Lucrece” and “A Lover’s Complaint” @ Post5 Theatre | William Shakespeare’s Long Poems, Original Music

August 19-30 @ Post5 Theatre – Experience the Shakespeare you’ve never experienced. This August Post5 Theatre will host Michael Streeter’s two unique theatrical productions of William Shakespeare’s long poems: “The Rape of Lucrece” and “A Lover’s Complaint.” The presentation of these poems, which have never been performed as dramas in the State of Oregon, promises an exciting and remarkable opportunity to experience the poetry of Shakespeare in an accessible form.

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Win Tickets ($85): Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion America the Beautiful Tour @ 2015 Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts | Piano Master Richard Dworsky, Fred Newman World’s Greatest SFX Man & More!

August 28 @ Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts – The America the Beautiful Tour 2015 with 2½ hours of Sweet Harmony & Garrison Keillor with Piano Master Richard Dworsky and Fred Newman World’s Greatest SFX Man & The Radio Rhubarb Band with Fiddling Richard Kriehn & Chris Siebold Boy Guitarist, Guy Noir, Private Eye & News from Lake Wobegon & Audience Chorale & Poetry Declamation & Other Classics from 41 Years of Radio History.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,400+): Bite of Oregon, Beloved Festival, Getaround & More! | August 6-9, 2015

Hello Portland! Take advantage of this weekend’s cooler temperatures with First Thursday tonight! There’s always something new to discover on an Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure and a BeerQuest Haunted Pub Tour! Try something new & savory at Bite Of Oregon at the waterfront. Beloved Festival opens Friday. Need a ride? Check out car sharing car rental company Getaround + enter to WIN a vacation package.

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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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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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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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