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Portland Weekend Events & Parties | February 26 – March 1

Leigh just sent out his weekly email of Portland weekend events. It is reproduced below. You can receive the email as well by writing Leigh at twocliche@gmail.com. There are many listings so we have put events in red that we think will be good, well attended, or should be interesting. From Leigh: Oh Snap! This [...]

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Starfucker, photo by paul kline

All-Ages New Years Event at Backspace | Old Town, Portland

Backspace has a good all-ages New Years show. Also, I spoke with the CEO of Ground Kontrol the other night, and he said that the ticket for this Backpace show also gets entry into the Ground Kontrol show (and vice versa?) More 2008/2009 Portland New Years event info here Pictures from New Years Parties in [...]

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A Chritmas Carol, Portland Center Stage

A Christmas Carol: Making Portland Feel Warm & Fuzzy Again

By MeaganKate: When Julian invited me to join him at A Christmas Carol last Friday night, I was immediately drawn to the thought of my favorite film version of this story (of which there are nearly 50)  — “A Muppet Christmas Carol”.  Of course, I thought of Miss Piggy's groundbreaking performance and got extremely excited [...]

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Chris Haberman is a machine, Olympic Mills Commerce Center, 107 SE Washington, Portland, Or, 97214

THE BIG 100: 100 artists complete 10 works in a 10 day period | December 5

Update 2009: Huge Portland Art Show: 2000 Pieces & Everything is $30 | December 11 I haven't studied the laws of physics in a while, but I am sure Chris Haberman (and Jason Brown) is defying them be being in and curating so many shows in one weekend. If you see him at this show, make [...]

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A Chritmas Carol, Portland Center Stage

A Christmas Carol Opening Night: Portland Center Stage | December 5

Meagan Kate and I will be going to the 'A Christmas Carol' opening night party, so we will have some more information on the show this weekend or early next week. However, you might not want to wait for the reviews and miss out special Christmas drinks and chance to meet the cast tomorrow. More [...]

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Fall of the House at Action Adventure Theater Theatre, Portland, Oregon

Fall of the House Last Week: "As addictive as reality TV" | Theater Theatre |

This is the last weekend to see Fall of the House, a story about Alison Hallett's boyfriend ex-boyfriend "Portland's favorite late-night improvised serial”. I went to see this “cult classic in the making” last weekend and it was terrific. I'm still kicking myself for not seeing all of them and telling every person who comes [...]

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Willie Nelson Tribute Show: Wonder Ballroom | November 21

Oh sweet Good times, it's a Willie Nelson tribute night in NoPo. I'll see you there. Information from Wonder Ballroom: Portland's Wonder Ballroom to host A Willie Nelson Tribute, featuring local legends & Outlaws.The Wonder Ballroom is throwing a great tribute night on November 21 for the one and only legendary Willie Nelson. The event [...]

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Bagdad Theater Portland Oregon

Supertrash Film Festival: Halloween | Bagdad Theater

Supertrash Film Festival has one of the greats tonight with Halloween. A young (hot!) Jamie Lee Curtis and a crazy psycho that freaked me out as a kid. And a young Jamie…oh, nm From Bagdad Theater: Shows start at 10 p.m., with live sets from Bridgetown Comedy; awesome 35mm trailers; unreleased vintage rock performances from [...]

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Portland Fashion Week October 19 - 24

Portland Fashion Week 2008 | Party Tonight with Emcee Sam Adams | October 8-12

In case you are unaware, Portland Fashion Week begins tonight. Here is the schedule: PFW Plaza: 5PM (open for all) Pre-party reception: 6:30PM (ticket required) Runway Show: 8PM (ticket required) VIP After-party: 10PM (VIP or Preferred seating ticket required) Wednesday, October 8 (Get Tickets) Opening Night Party and Entertainment Pre-party with musical Band: subcon Hosted [...]

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Portland Proper Festival | Kenton Park | September 13

Deborah “Proper” Sampson sent some info over about this great organization and event. So, if you aren't checking out Dave Matthews and Led Zeppelin on Alberta, make it over to the Proper Festival. Info: 12-4:30PM, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13-The PROPER Festival is a family-friendly and multi-cultural event that's all about "Uniting Community Across All Lines." Come [...]

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Portland Hosts Creative Conference and inVerge Tech Conference

In addition to covering MusicFest NW this week, Diana Bayless (Wideshot Studios) and I will be covering the great interactive conferences happening in Portland this week(end). In addition to reading the blog posts here, you can get your twitter fix by following us @pdxtweet. If you haven't heard of these conferences, you still have time [...]

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Fourth of July , Portland Beavers

Portland Beavers July 4th Party | Post-Game Fireworks

Fireworks and all-you-can-eat hamburgers, hot dogs and COOKIES. Nice. Of course, you don't have to shell out $35 for the special. Click here for more Portland July 4th events From the Portland Beavers website: The Portland Beavers and Portland General Electric (PGE) are teaming up to celebrate the nation's independence on Friday, July 4, with [...]

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June 18: How to buy a car for under $1,000 | Ignite Portland 3

Cheap Car-buying knowledge and other topics will be presented at Ignite Portland 3. If you someone have not seen the large amount of coverage, Ignite Portland 3 is takes place Wednesday at Bagdad Theater. What is Ignite Portland? If you had five minutes on stage what would you say? What if you only got 20 [...]

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Maple Bacon Voodoo Doughnut (365:167)

Voodoo Donut’s bacon maple bar pic is so hot right now

Hey, it’s me – C-Block from TriMetiquette – the TriMet riding etiquette blog. When I’m not writing about Portland public transportation news and the like, I’m surfing the internets (it really is a series of tubes). Looks like I beat Julian AKA Ambassador Jules AKA Ich bin ein Pipeliner to the punch today: an image [...]

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Modeselektor Thom Yorke Remixes

New Thom Yorke remixes from Boomkat

It's tomorrow in London as I write this post and the good folks at Boomkat offer up a digital download of Yorke's 'And it Rained All Night' and 'Skip Divided' with respective mixes by Burial and Modeselektor. So my 2007 Best Albums of the Year top 3 artists are all represented here….such prescience from the [...]

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Nov 24-25: Start a New Thanksgiving Tradition, Columbia Gorge Model Railroad Club

If you are looking to do something this weekend other than eating and watching football, consider a visit to the Columbia Gorge Model Railroad Club. For most of the year, the facility located at the corner of N. Russell and N. Vancouver looks like a decrepit building. Inside club members continue their20+ year model railroad [...]

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The Ace Hotel

Nov 12: Cityscope Hosts Portland's First Pecha Kucha Night At The Ace Hotel

Sent over from Drew @ Works Partnership Architecture (Worksarchitecture.net) CITYSCOPE HOSTS PORTLAND'S FIRST PECHA KUCHA NIGHT AT THE ACE HOTEL cityscope is an architectural and urban study idea lab sponsored by Works Partnership Architecture LLC. As a collaborative workgroup whose goal is to raise the standards of urban interventions, we seek to mediate the academic [...]

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Theater & more @ Performance Works NW

Hi all- Below please find info about events taking place at Performance Works NW in the coming weeks. Yoga with yours truly continues of course on Tues eve and Sat morn. Also— Linda Austin Dance in “circus me around” is coming Oct. 26–check out the website   ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>< 1. Waiting for Lefty | Oct 5-20 [...]

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Performance and dance news from Performance Works: First Thursday, Jobs, Proposals

1. circus me around is coming!  2. POV Dance | First Thurs Oct 4 3. Job opportunity| from Dawn Weiss and Luciana Proano 4. Dancers Wanted | Dancing People Company in Ashland 5. Call for Proposals: Alembic at PWNW | Oct. 1 deadlilne

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Heavenly Sword --, National Game Day,

Happy National Video Games Day!

This is C-block–reporting live–just outside of (strip) Mall 205 We here at PDX Pipeline embrace our fellow Portland video game nerd readers (I myself am a video game geek…) and wish to celebrate the occasion of National Video Games Day with this handy-dandy post. So… Happy National Video Games Day! I was going to pick [...]

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We Are All Going To Die!! Part 11 or possibly 12 (from the Katu Kool-aid?)

Dear Portland: Just because I make fun of Katu–and really, all local news everywhere in the country is pretty much the same–I don't hate Katu…they provide me some enjoyment and good material. The whole “We Are All Going To Die!!” series would not be possible without Katu's “Spirit of the Northwest” :) Tonight, Katu is [...]

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We Need Trees

AT&T Responds to 300+ Page Billing Statements

Last week, Julian posted about the 300 page iPhone bill. How did AT&T respond to the reports of 300+ page billing statements iPhone users received for their first billing statement? Well, today I received a nice little SMS message from AT&T on my iPhone: “AT&T free msg: We are simplifying your paper bill, removing itemized [...]

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We Are All Going To Die!! Part 11 (from decapitated rattle snakes and dog fighting webmasters)

Sometimes, you miss the goodness of “The Spirit of the Northwest“, Katu, and forget that We Are All Going To Die (not in the natural ways). Then, you take a look at their site and shudder in fear. I haven't looked in a few days, and of the thirty stories announcing the apocolypse; these two [...]

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We Are All Going To Die!! VIII (from the OLCC and H20)

H20 can apparently only serve H20 now that the OLCC has rejected their liquor licence. What…only 8 violations. This is drinking town OLCC! I can get 8 violations by 2:30–There are ways, Dude.* You don't want to know about it, believe me. This agreesion will not stand** “On Wednesday, the H20 staff was ordered to [...]

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We Are All Going To Die!! VII ('Sheed Can't Sell His Crib)

In what must have been the lead story for KATU (other than the alligator in SW Washington–google it–be afraid), Sheed can't sell his house. Yes, Rasheed “I helped destroy your team then left and won a championship” Wallace had to reduce his asking price from $5.5 Million to $5.2 Million. What does this mean? Rasheed [...]

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We Are All Going To Die VI (from "highly radioactive waste"!!)

Dear God: Please help…I am frightened…”an undetermined amount of highly radioactive waste” has spilled in Oregon–Hanford, Oregon to be exact. But it's OK I'm sure b/c ” Wiegman said the situation did not meet the criteria for an emergency declaration.” Yeah, highly radioactive waste in the water-supply…no emergency…We Are All Going To Die!

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We Are All Going To Die!! V (from fruit-flavored meth)

If “Movie Rage” and Mustard Gas Weapon-leaks didn't frighten you enough, KATU serves up the new scare-fest–Fruit-Flavored Meth. That's right! They are not going to sit by and let FOX take all the Meth Glory! EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – What may be a marketing ploy among methamphetamine manufacturers has shown up in Lane County: fruit-flavored [...]

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TOP 7 Posts of the Seven Days

Here are the top-viewed posts of the Last Seven Days (in no particular order). IKEAnsanity – The Story by Brian Brewcaster August 9th – Another Pillow Fight in Pioneer Square We Are All Going To Die IV (from mustard gas!) July 22 Daily Stank Image Bank II: HarryPotter Line July 22 Daily Stank Image Bank: Geek [...]

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We Are All Going To Die IV (from mustard gas!)

Ok, Unlike “We Are All Going To Die” II and III, this is very disturbing (I is bad also). KATU, you got me. Bush, we found the Weapons of Mass Destruction…and…they are in Hermiston. This cannot stand! Mustard gas weapon leak contained at Hermiston depot HERMISTON, Ore. (AP) – Workers at the Umatilla Chemical Depot [...]

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Division/Clinton Street Fair is Happening Now!

The parade starts at 11:00 AM at 49th and Division and proceeds down Division to 21st, where it turns left to Clinton and ends at 27th and Clinton with a short performance by The Last Regiment.After the parade, stroll both streets, take a ride on the trolley, stop for refreshments, check the businesses and vendors, [...]

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Friday Follow-Ups: Nike is "concerned" About Dogfighting

Follow-up to an earlier post on Tuesday (Nike suspends release of Vick shoes) It appears that Nike has taken another step towards getting rid of Michael Vick. And, even though my headline is poking fun at Nike; I do think they are going about this in the right way. It really (really, really) looks like [...]

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IKEAnsanity – The Story by Brian Brewcaster

New arrival to PDX, Brian Brewcaster, sent this story over about the IKEA-nsanityâ¬Å¾¢ that has gripped Portland. Let me get this out of the way first: My wife and I had to be at the PDX Airport at 6:00am today. We happened to notice that Ikea was opening the store today. Traffic did not look [...]

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