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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($900+): Spring Color Festival, Italian Fashion, Beer Tours, Easter & More! | March 26-29, 2015

March 26-29 – The weekend is finally here and we’re all ready all this sunshine! It’s the perfect time for a visit to Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival, celebrate the return of Spring at Holi Festival of Colors, or get some great brews on a BeerQuest Walking Tour! Grill up you best Grilled Cheese for the Franz Grilled Cheese Photo Contest. Natasha Leggero is here this weekend at Helium, and this is your last chance to see Flair: An Office Space “Parody”. And Trekkies don’t want to miss Resistance is Futile: A Star Trek Quiz on Saturday!

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Natasha Leggero @ Helium Comedy Club | “Chelsea Lately,” “Community,” Late Shows

March 26-28 @ Helium Comedy Club – Natasha has been a favorite round table guest on the wildly popular “Chelsea Lately,” on E! since it’s premiere in 2007 and is currently headlining packed comedy clubs across the country with her own mix of sophisticated writing, physicality and glamour.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($600+): Tulip Festival, Body Mind Spirit Expo, Shopping, Fashion & More | March 19-22, 2015

Spring is officially here! Get outside for opening weekend at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival or discover new things about the city on an Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure! Test your skills at Escapism Portland! FREE Fridays at Portland’s Barrel Room continues this week and OMSI is hosting Anime film festival. Snag some amazing deals at evo’s Winter Gear Clearance Sale, With Love, From PDX Pop Up Shop and Spring Seconds Sale @ Ace Hotel Cleaners!

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Michael McDonald @ Helium Comedy Club | Ten Years on Mad TV, “Model Citizen”

Michael McDonald is not a singer. That’s the other guy. He is also not a professional fighter. That’s the other other guy. He’s also not an abusive unemployed alcoholic. That’s some of the rest of the Michael McDonalds out there. You’ve found the one who is best known for his ten years playing freaks on Mad TV.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($600+): Brewstillery Festival, Scrapbooking, Rob Delaney, Bridal Event ROCKED & More! | Feb 26-March 1, 2015

The weekend is finally here and we have tons of ideas to fill your days. Find the perfect pairings of beer and spirits at Brewstillery Festival. Ruthless! The Musical opens this weekend and Portland Art Museum is hosting Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945 for the next month. Geeks Who Drink Parks & Rec Trivia on Sunday and the funniest man on twitter Rob Delaney is at Crystal Ballroom. MarchFourth is celebrating 12 years since forming with two huge anniversary shows. This is your last Friday to enjoy PDX Pipeline Appreciation FREE Fridays at Barrel Room. And Portland Brides can plan an amazing wedding at ROCKED Wedding Event @ The Nines Hotel.

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Taylor Williamson @ Helium Comedy Club | “America’s Got Talent,” “Last Comic Standing”

I started performing stand-up comedy while I was a senior in high school in Del Mar, California. I now live in Los Angeles and travel the globe (if you don’t count countries other than America and Canada) telling jokes. I’ve performed at the prestigious JUST FOR LAUGHS COMEDY FESTIVAL in Montreal, Canada and I was the youngest comedian to ever perform on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON.

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Joe Rogan @ Helium Comedy Club | “Fear Factor,” “NewsRadio”

Special EventsA standup comedian for more than 20 years, Joe Rogan sells out theaters internationally with his inquisitive and intense comedic style. Rogan is host of The “Joe Rogan Experience,” one of the most popular comedy podcasts on iTunes. Rogan also provided color commentary for the “Ultimate Fighting Championship,” acted as host of the high stakes game show “Fear Factor,” as well as playing Joe Garrelli on the NBC comedy series “NewsRadio.”

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An Evening With @ThatKevinSmith @ Helium Comedy Club | “Clerks,” “Chasing Amy,” “Dogma,” “Jay and Silent Bob”

Special EventsA writer, comedian, podcaster, and film director, Kevin Smith has written and directed numerous films, including “Clerks,” “Chasing Amy,” “Dogma,” “Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back,” “Red State” & “Tusk;” Creator of AMC’s “Comic Book Men;” authored “Silent Bob Speaks,” “Shootin’ The Sh*t with Kevin Smith,” “My Boring-Ass Life” and most recently “Tough Sh*t: Life Advice from a Fat, Lazy Slob Who Did Good.” He can be heard daily at Smodcast.com, a vast network of podcasts.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100+): Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas, Music Festival, Comedy, Trivia & More | February 5-8, 2015

The weekend is here and the rain has returned! Stay out of the cold and check out First Thursday. Try new beers at Lost In The Woods @ The Hop & Vine or find the perfect Valentine’s Day Gift at Unmentionable: A Lingerie Exposition! The Sabertooth Micro Fest Runs all weekend at Crystal Ballroom + Fridays are FREE days at Barrel Room. We’re thinking ahead to Valentine’s Day – plan ahead with our HUGE list of Valentine’s Weekend events, parties, dinners & More!

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FREE Tickets: Dirty Dozen @ Helium Comedy Club | Notoriously Dirty Comedy From Portland’s Favorite Comics

Test your comedic limits! Get ready for the raunchiest, naughtiest, dirtiest, oh-no-he-didn’t comedy show on the entire west coast. 12 comics for $12 performing material that comes straight from the swarthy gutter of comedic ingenuity!

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Brian Posehn @ Helium Comedy Club | “Nerd Poker,” “The Sarah Silverman Program,” “Seinfeld”

Comedian/actor/writer Brian Posehn has most recently been seen on Comedy Central’s popular show, “The Sarah Silverman Program” and on tour as one of the original members of the “Comedians of Comedy”. Besides writing and performing on HBO’s acclaimed “Mr. Show”, he has appeared in sitcoms such as “Just Shoot Me”, “Seinfeld”, “NewsRadio”, “Everybody Loves Raymond”, and “Friends”.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($600+): Chocolate Fest, Cat Show, Fertile Ground, Storytelling | January 22-25, 2015

Hello Portland! The weekend is here and we’ve got loads of yummy chocolate just waiting to be sampled at the Portland ChocolateFest. Funny man John Caparulo is in town and Tramps will be performing their physical comedy at at Kelly’s Olympian. Fertile Ground starts tonight and brings 75+ acts to area venues over the next […]

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John Caparulo @ Helium Comedy Club | “Chelsea Lately,” “The Mad Cap Hour”

Comedian John Caparulo is perhaps best known as the under-dressed everyman on the E! hit show, Chelsea Lately. Cap, as he’s known by his friends and fans, has also made multiple appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy Central Presents, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Next Generation of Blue Collar, and as a standout performer in Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Show.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($550+):Truffle Fest, Rose City Classic, Seahawks, Valentine’s Day & More! | January 15-18, 2015

The weekend is here and there’s a log of fancy dogs in down for the Rose City Classic (get your puppy fix on Friday at the Puppy Spectacular). The Seahawks play Green Bay Sunday for the 2015 NFC Divisional Championship. Helium hosts Faizon Love & Demetri Martin and you can catch Big Head Todd and the Monsters at Crystal! Kelly’s Olympian hosts Open Mic Comedy Night on Sunday & the Oregon Truffle Festival opens this weekend and continues next weekend.

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Faizon Love @ Helium Comedy Club | “Friday,” “Elf”

Love co-starred in Couples Retreat (2009), a comedy film chronicling four couples who partake in therapy sessions at a tropical island resort.[6] In 2012, he played the role of Stringer Bell in the satirical trailer for The Wire: The Musical. In June of that year, Love started to appear in a series of commercials for the pre-paid wireless provider Boost Mobile, promoting its new 4G phones.

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Demetri Martin @ Helium Comedy Club | The Daily Show, Comedy Central, Conan

Demetri Martin rose to relative obscurity when he started doing stand-up comedy in New York City at the end of the 20th Century. Later he became a writer at Late Night with Conan O’Brien and then a regular performer on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($450+): Portland Boat Show, Fitmob, Oregon Ducks, Animation Exhibit & More! | January 8-10, 2015

The weekend is here and we’ve got dozens of ways to keep you from the winter blues! Laugh out loud with Kurt Braunohler @ Helium Comedy Club or Miz Kitty’s Parlour.U.S.S. Improvise; The Next Generation, The Musical opens tonight. It’s a big weekend for the Rose City Rollers and the Portland Boat Show is underway at Portland Expo. This weekend is your last chance to see A Look Inside Animation at OMSI!

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Kurt Braunohler @ Helium Comedy Club | “@Midnight,” “Drunk History,” Just for Laughs Comedy Festival

Kurt was recently named one of Variety’s ‘Top 10 Comics to Watch’ as well as Time Out NY’s ’50 Funniest New Yorkers’. He was even named another ‘Comic to Watch’ by Comedy Central and the New York Comedy Festival.

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MANY Portland Christmas Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,000+): Holiday Lights, Concerts, New Year’s Eve & More! | December 24-28, 2014

Santa sets off on his sleigh today and Christmas is tomorrow! Get outside after family time and discover new things about Portland on a Scavenger Hunt Adventure or lock everyone one in a room and try to escape w/ Escapism Portland! Holiday theater returns this weekend with Golden Girls and It’s a Wonderful Life Musical! See the sights on FestiBus Lights Bus Tour! There’s lots of comedy options with The (Un)Brunchening Comedy Show, Mike Lawrence @ Crystal Ballroom & Steve Byrne @ Helium. If you haven’t yet, now’s a good time to lock in your New Year’s Eve plans!

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Steve Byrne @ Helium Comedy Club | Sullivan & Son, Comedy Central

With his high-energy, physical style of comedy, Byrne has evolved throughout the years into an extremely versatile entertainer that delivers on a day-to-day basis. Hailing from Pittsburgh, PA, Steve Byrne was born to a Korean mother and an Irish father. His unique background has given him the base comedic material for his first television show, Sullivan & Son, a half hour comedy on TBS. The first ten episodes averaged over 2.5 million viewers and new episodes will appear on TBS in 2013.

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Sinbad Special Event @ Helium Comedy Club | Comedy Central’s Top 100 Comedians of All Time

Actor and Comedian Sinbad arrived on the comedy scene with a ‘ hit’em in the face’ style of comedy that has kept audiences laughing in the aisles for over the past two decades. He freely admits that he doesn’t knows any jokes, except for the ones that his dad told him ‘back in the day.’ Sinbad tells stories, and boy does he tell stories! The basis of his humor comes from everyone he’s meets, everything he’s seen, and everything he’s done.

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Greg Proops @ Helium Comedy Club | “Whose Line is it Anyway?” w/ Amy Miller & Doogie Horner

Special EventsBest known for his unpredictable appearances on “Whose Line is it Anyway?,” Greg Proops is one of the most smartest, wittiest comedians in the world.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($700+): John Oliver, Adam Carolla, Holiday Gifts & Shopping & More! | November 20-23, 2014

The weekend is finally here and it’s the last one before the holiday rush really kicks in! Relax at The Big Chill or get some hot tub time in at Pray 4 Snow! Some big names in comedy are passing through this week including Adam Carolla, Aries Spears and John Oliver! Get a head start on your holiday shopping at Plucky Maidens Holiday Junk Fest or Portland Saturday Market! Be sure to bookmark our Thanksgiving Calendar, we’re updating it every day with Black Friday Deals, Holiday Tree lighting, parades & more! And there’s still time to place an order for sweet Thanksgiving Tarts from Pix Patisserie or a delicious turkey or sides from New Seasons Market!

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Aries Spears @ Helium Comedy Club | “MADtv,” DEF Comedy Jam, Showtime at the Apollo

As a principal cast member on Fox’s hit sketch comedy show Mad TV, Aries brought a fresh, hip style to the already-edgy program from the third through the tenth season. The producers made full use of many of Aries’s talents by calling on him frequently to create new hilarious characters and write sketches.

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Joey Diaz @ Helium Comedy Club | “The Joe Rogan Experience,” “The Church of What’s Happening Now”

Born in Havana, Cuba and raised in North Bergen, NJ, Joey ‘Coco’ Diaz has quickly become one of the most sought after actors and comedians in the entertainment industry today. His love of storytelling is reflected in each role he takes: whether it is on film or on stage, his passion for entertaining and delighting audiences shines through every performance.

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Margaret Cho @ Helium Comedy Club | “The Cho Show,” Grammy Nominated Comedy Album

Hailed by the New York Times as “Brilliant,” Margaret Cho is a force to be reckoned with! Her Notorious C.H.O. Tour in 2001 culminated in a sold-out concert at Carnegie Hall. Margaret embarked on her third sold-out national tour “Revolution” in 2003. Margaret’s work includes her own sitcom “All-American Girl,” her own Reality TV series “The Cho Show,” and her own Broadway show. Tina Fey handpicked Margaret to develop a new show in 2014!

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Eddie Pepitone @ Heilum Comedy Club | “Community,” “Arrested Development”

They call him the Bitter Buddha, comedian Eddie Pepitone is a master of the dark art of comedy. Hailed as a modern day cross between Jackie Gleason, Don Rickles and Eckart Tolle. Eddie is a force of nature on stage, switching between social rage and self-doubt.

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Jay Mohr @ Helium Comedy Club | “Jerry Maguire,” “Saturday Night Live”

Jay Mohr is a quadruple threat. Film, television, radio and stand-up are all among the treasures in the bag of tricks he’s been working on throughout the 15-year career he began as a teenager. He has worked with superstars, matching wits and chops with Tom Cruise in “Jerry Maguire,” Al Pacino in “Simone,” Eddie Murphy in “Pluto Nash,” and Bill Murray in “Speaking of Sex.”

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Al Madrigal @ Helium Comedy Club | “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” “The Tonight Show”

With more than 15 years as a stand-up, Al Madrigal has found success as an actor, correspondent and podcaster as well as on the live stage. Madrigal stars as Andy, a thoroughly whipped stay-at-home dad, alongside Minnie Driver and David Walton in the new NBC comedy, About A Boy

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Many Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800+): Aziz Ansari, Helium Comedy Club, Embers 45th Anniversary, Better Living Show, Oregon Tulip Festival & More

The weekend is here and it’s your last chance to enjoy Portland Dining Month, so be sure to enter to win dinner for a year. There are many great events going on this weekend including Aziz Ansari, Kurt Braunohler at Helium, Embers 45th Anniversary, Better Living Show, Oregon Tulip Festival, theater, music, and much more.

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Phil Palisoul @ Helium Comedy Club | “Last Comic Standing,” Late Night Talk Shows

Phil’s non-abrasive style, and widely appealing brand of humor has been the featured entertainment at countless corporate events for such companies as Coca-Cola and Hummer/GM.

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