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It’s Gonna Be Okay @ The Eastburn | FREE, Monday Night Stand Up, Phil Schallberger, Whitney Streed, Gabe Dinger

July 6 @ 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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Portland 2015 July 4th Weekend – Ian Bagg @ Helium Comedy Club | Showtime Special “Getting to F*cking Know You,” Late Shows

July 2-4 @ Helium Comedy Club – Ian Bagg has one of the quickest wits in the business. He is rated #2 on CraveOnline’s “Comedians that you must see LIVE”! Ian has appeared on “Late Night with Conan O”Brien,” “The Late Late show with Craig Ferguson” and “Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” He has two half-hour specials on Comedy Central and on HBO, and just released his newest special, “”Getting to F**king Know You”” on Showtime.”

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,250): Pedalpalooza, 90s Dance Cruise, Rose Festival, World Cup & More! | June 4-7, 2015

The weekend is back and Portland is PACKED with hings to do this weekend. It’s the last weekend of the Rose Festival and that means the Grand Floral Parade on Saturday, + Fleet Week, CityFair, Milk Carton & Dragon Boat Races & KINK on the Waterfront! Pedalpalooza kicks off today with dozens of rides planned for this weekend. The long anticipated 90s Dance Cruise debuts Friday (Win Tickets)! It’s been 30 Years Since The Goonies was filmed and Astoria is Celebrating with Truffle Shuffles, film screenings, tours & More! And the Women’s World Cup kicks off this weekend, with the US playing its first game Monday.

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Jon Lovitz @ Helium Comedy Club Portland

Jon Lovitz @ Helium Comedy Club | Saturday Night Live, The Wedding Singer, Little Nicky

June 4-6 @ Helium Comedy Club – Lovtiz got his big break when he was invited to join the cast of Saturday Night Live. Immediately after learning that he’d been cast, Lovitz drove straight to Randy Bennett’s class and shouted, “I got it!” Upon hearing the news, Bennett burst out in tears. Lovitz remained part of the SNL cast for five years, from 1985-1990, and during that time he created some of the most memorable and inventive characters in the show’s history: Tommy Flanagan the Pathological Liar, Shakespeare ham Master Thespian, Hanukkah Harry, and impersonations of Michael Dukakis and Harvey Fierstein.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($700+): Gorge Artists Studio Tour, Wine & Cheese Tasting, Oregon Ghost Conference, Auto Swap Meet & More! | April 9-12, 2015

The weekend is back and the skies are clearing up! It’s another lovely weekend to head to the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival. Push yourself to your limit w/ Escapism! Stop by A-WOL Dance Collective’s new space for Closed Doors. Tonight, Bridge & Burn is hosting a FREE launch party. Oregon Ghost Conference opens tomorrow and the Auto Swap Meet Opens today.

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Win Portland Tickets ($900+): The Doubleclicks, Festival of Color, Oregon Ghost Conference & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Sinful History Tour, Festival of Color, NW’s Largest Garage Sale & more.

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Win Tickets: Multnomah Falls @ Funhouse Lounge | Improvised 80s Portland-based Soap Opera

Funhouse Lounge is proud to present Multnomah Falls, a hilarious, improvised, 80’s Portland-based soap opera. All the glitz and glamour of “Dynasty,” with a little “Real Housewives of Lake Oswego.” Fall in love, or grow to hate the Cardigans and the Coltons, as these two families tear each other apart sequin by sequin.

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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 Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($1,400+): Holiday Markets, Christmas Concerts & Holiday Lights, New Year’s Eve & More | December 18-21, 2014

Hello Portland! Looks like a wet weekend ahead but that can’t dampen the holiday spirit! There are tons of great weekend events including many holiday events and markets, the The Nutcracker continues this weekend + lots of holiday concerts and music events. Peacock Lane is open for the season, check it out on Short Bus’ […]

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Win Tickets ($50): Tony Starlight Presents “It’s a Tony Starlight Christmas” | Celebrating The Holidays With Music & Comedy

Remember the classic holiday TV shows of your childhood, when entertainers like Bing Crosby, Dean Martin and others sang songs and spread the holiday cheer far and wide and you couldn’t help but feel the warmth and glow of the season? It’s a Tony Starlight Christmas brings back these uplifting holiday traditions and puts a fresh, comedic spin on them.

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Adam Newman @ Helium Comedy Club | Comedy Central’s “Comics to Watch”

Adam was among Comedy Central’s first class of “Comics to Watch” to perform at the New York Comedy Festival, and was invited to showcase as a “New Face” at the prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy

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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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MANY Portland Halloween Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($750+): Parties, Dances & Cruises, Haunted Houses, Trick-or-Treat & More! | October 30-November 1, 2014

Halloween weekend is finally here and Portland really knows how to celebrate! Check our our HUGE list of Halloween Events and Scary happenings to fill your weekend with dancing, spirits and just plain spooky stuff! Recover into Saturday with the Portland Spirit Gorge Cruise or the WineUp Day of the Dead Hangover Celebration. Don’t miss Oregon’s big game vs Stanford and Now’s the best time to get your Season Passes for Mt. Hood Meadows! Portland’s Largest Garage Sale is at Portland Expo and comedy masters Sarah Colonna & Anthony Jeselnik are in town, too!

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The Capitol Steps @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

The Capitol Steps @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Put the Mock Back in Democracy

Political satire at its hilarious best – on Election Day no less! Cast your ballot, and then help the nation’s leading political satirists put the Mock back in democracy.

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2014 Portland Halloween Free Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | It’s Gonna Be Okay, FREE, Twice Monthly Stand Up, Hosted by Barbara Holm, Skeeball, Prizes

On Halloween Week, It’s gonna be okay is hosting a FREE comedy night at Eastburn. Featuring Jen Tam, Robbie Pankow, Caitlin Weierhauser, Daniel Duarte as a crybaby greaser werewolf, Tony Blair Witch, Amanda Warder, Katie Rose Leon, Gloob (the monster from the poster), costumes, candy, spookiness!

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,250+): Halloween Parties, Burlesque, Comedy & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Erotic Ball, Haunted Pub Crawl, 80s Video Dance Attack & more.

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Win Tickets ($50): Anthony Jeselnik @ Aladdin Theater | Late Night w/ Jimmy Fallon Writer, Variety Top 10 Comics to Watch, Two Shows

Portland, OR – Anthony Jeselnik is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Tulane University. Anthony is a stand-up comedian, most famous for THE COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST OF DONALD TRUMP and THE COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST OF CHARLIE SHEEN.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($1,350+): | Haunted Houses, Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Comedy & More! | October 16-19, 2014

The weekend is finally here and Halloween is getting closer! Get in the spirit early and jump out of your skin at a Haunted House or see what lurks in the corn! Catch some of the hottest names in female comedy at All Jane & No Dick Comedy Festival. Zombies will be in the streets Saturday for Stumptown Zombie Con and on the screen Sunday at EastBurn. And NW Film Center’s celebration of sound and image continues with Reel Music Festival!

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Comedian Nick Swardson’s Taste It Tour @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | “Reno 911!,” “Pixels”

Every so often, a comedian comes along who emerges as a triple threat: comedian, actor and writer/producer. Nick Swardson is one of the most exciting artists to have taken on this role. He is best known for his recurring role as Terry Bernadino in the comedy series Reno 911!, and this fall, he’ll be embarking on his “Taste It” tour.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($950+): Fremont Fest, Soulful Giving Blanket Concert, Pride Glow Run & More! | July 31-August 3, 2014

The weekend is here! With highs in the upper 80s, we can expect another lovely weekend. Grab your blanket for the Soulful Giving Blanket Concert or catch a Friday Early Escape Summer Concerts Cruise! If you’re looking for free things to do, consider Fremont Fest or Urban Air Market. The MLS All Star Game is coming next week and there’s a lot of local things to do the weekend before such as Flaming Lips Free Concert, Kick Kick Score! fut-golf & KICK IT UP! Overlook Village Soccer Celebration & Street Fair!

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Ian Bagg @ Helium Comedy Club | Showtime Special “Getting to F*cking Know You”

He went to a ‘Hockey Night in Canada’ game on a Saturday night performed at the ‘Montreal Comedy Festival,’ kissed a fish in New Foundland and did a ‘Comedy Now’ special on CTV. So what does a Canadian do when he has done all?

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Portland 2014 July 4th Weekend Events: Ian Karmel @ Helium Comedy Club | “Chelsea Lately,” “Funniest Person in Portland”

Ian, a homegrown Portland comedian, was named a “New Face” at this year’s Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. Currently a writer and regular roundtable guest on CHELSEA LATELY, he has also recently appeared on IFC’s PORTLANDIA.

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Jamie Lee @ Helium Comedy Club | “Girl Code,” “Last Comic Standing”

Named one of the “Top Five Comedians Who Should Be Movie Stars” by Nerve.com and one of the “Top 18 Women You Should Be Following On Twitter” by Huffington Post, Jamie Lee is an unstoppable force in the funny biz.

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Breaking News: Dave Chappelle Adds 2 More Portland Shows Tonight @ Helium Comedy Club

Helium Comedy Club just announced breaking news that Dave Chappelle will perform 2 additional “Special Event” shows tonight @ Helium.

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MANY Portland Memorial Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,500+): Rose Festival CityFair, Dave Chappelle, Wine Tasting & More | May 22-26, 2014

Are you ready for a 3 day weekend!? Enjoy wine tasting at Hip Chicks Do Wine or on a tour w/ Short Bus. The Rose Festival City Fair starts tonight, which includes rides, music, food & more all weekend.

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Breaking News: Dave Chappelle In Portland This Week @ Helium Comedy Club

Helium Comedy Club just announced breaking news that Dave Chappelle will perform 6 “Special Event” shows tomorrow night through Friday. You can get your tickets here. They are sure to go FAST! UPDATE: Saturday shows have been added! ———- From our sponsors: Dave Chappelle “Special Event” May 21 – May 24, 2014 | $55 Wednesday, […]

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Win Portland Tickets ($800+): Portland Cinco de Mayo, 2014 Bridgetown Comedy Festival, CountryCon & More

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the CountryCon, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Cinco de Mayo & more.

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Win Weekend Passes ($198): 2014 Portland Bridgetown Comedy Festival | 200+ Comedians, 100 shows, Reggie Watts, Paul F. Tompkins & More!

Bridgetown is a carefully curated four-day celebration of laughter and innovation featuring alt-comedy luminaries like Reggie Watts and Paul F. Tompkins alongside over 100 up-and-comers. Programming includes stand-up, podcasts, improv, storytelling, music, and more.

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