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2014 – 2015 Trail Blazers Schedule + Where to Watch in Portland | Food & Drink Specials

2014-215 Portland Trail Blazers Schedule: TV & Radio + Where to watch games in Portland including food and drink specials…

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Portland 2014 Idealist Grad Fair @ Tiffany Center | Free, 60+ Local, National & International Schools

If you’re thinking of going to grad school in the next year or two, the FREE Portland Idealist Grad Fair is for you. At the fair, you’ll meet representatives from over 60 local, national, and international universities offering graduate degrees in education, international affairs, nonprofit management, public health, and social work, among many other civic-minded programs.

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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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2014 Portland / Vancouver Nonprofit Network Annual Conference | Inspire Creativity, Inspire Action, Inspire Community

The conference is for nonprofits large & small, Washington & Oregon, staff, volunteers, and board members, Keynote Speaker is Jan Masaoka, editor of Blue Avocado and co-author of Nonprofit Sustainability

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2014 Portland Halloween Hangover Day of the Dead Costume Party @ WineUP on Williams | Live Music, Costume Contest, Taco Bar + Tequila Tasting, Raffle!

Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos w/ WineUP On Williams. Featuring Live Music by Raffa Gaxiola and The Deadliest catch!

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2014 Portland Halloween Party @ Kelly’s Olympian | FREE, w/ The Cerny Brothers & Dust and Thirst, + Eye Candy VJS

Stop by one of Portland’s oldest haunts on Halloween and you’ll be treated to sweet candy for all your senses! + it’s ALL FREE!

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2014 Winter Snow Season Kick Off + Season Pass Sale @ Mt. Hood Meadows | New Technology, 50% Off Previous Season Apparel & Equipment

Purchase your 2014-15 Season Pass and head up the mountain for our Winter Kick Off celebration! We are holding the biggest sale of the season and Season Passholders save up to an additional 20%. Make sure you purchase your pass before November 2nd in order to receive the best price on your 2014-15 Season Pass!

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2014 Portland Halloween Weekend @ Barrel Room | Barrel-O-Ween, Dia de Los Muertos, Dueling Pianos, Male Revue

Portland’s Largest Halloween Three Day Weekend Starts Thursday – Use Promo Codes to Save $$ on Tickets For ALL THREE DAYS

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2014 Portland Halloween Party in the Barn @ Kruger’s Farm | Fire Dancers & Spinners, Live Music

Slip into your costume and head on out to the farm this All Hallows Eve for festive masquerade ball near a spooky corn maze. Watch the fire dancers and hoopers as they sparkle in the moonlight, dance to one of the 5 bands, catch a scary movie, wander through the corn maze, or just gather around one of the campfires with your favorite trickster.

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Win Tickets ($60): Booker T. Jones + Ural Thomas & The Pain @ Crystal Ballroom | Grammy Award Winning Songwriter, Soul, Blues, Rock

It can be argued that it was Booker T. Jones who set the cast for modern soul music and is largely responsible for its rise and enduring popularity. On classic Stax hits like “Green Onions,” “Hang ‘Em High,” “Time Is Tight,” and “Melting Pot” the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Musicians Hall of Fame inductee and GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award recipient pushed the music’s boundaries.

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Win Tickets ($24): Hell Hath No Funny @ Funhouse Lounge | The Siren Nation Comedy Showcase, Portland 2014 Halloween Weekend

Hell Hath No Funny returns this year after 2 previous sold out shows. Featuring: Susan Rice, Amy Miller, Kirsten Kuppendbender, Joann Schinderle

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Night of the Living Ales

2014 Portland Halloween Night of the Living Ales @ Burnside Brewing | Wanderlust Circus, DJ Pippin, Costume Contest, Craft Beers & More!

Another crafty Night of the Living Ales is upon us this Halloween October 31st featuring the Wanderlust Circus and DJ Pippin, Costume Contests, a rare craft beer selection and a full liquor bar sponsored by Jim Beam. From 6pm to Midnight at 7th & E. Burnside under warm covered tents expect a variety of performances:

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Win Tickets ($24): “Dia De Los Muertos” @ Crystal Ballroom | Portland Day of the Dead Procession, w/ Orquestra Pacifio Tropical + New Move & Aztec Dancers

Our 4th annual “Day of the Dead” (Dia de los Muertos) celebration in Portland is scheduled for Sunday, November 2. It will start with a traditional procession led by music through the streets of Portland. Participants will be dressed in black and have painted faces, “como esceletos catrinas y catrinos.”

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Bare Bones Cafe

Portland 2014 Halloween Party + Costume Contest @ Bare Bones | Cash Prizes, DJ, Jello Shots, Food & Drink Specials

Put on your hottest costume and party Halloween night in Southeast at Bare Bones Cafe! There will be sweet DJ tunes, jello shots + food and drink specials including $4 drafts.

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Bat Boy The Musical

Win Tickets ($50): Bat Boy The Musical @ Funhouse Lounge | A Darkly Funny Rock-Pop Musical

Funhouse Lounge presents the hilarious Off-Broadway musical comedy hit, Bat Boy, The Musical. This campy, off-the-wall parody inspired by a supermarket tabloid story of a half-boy, half-bat keeps both tongue and fang firmly in cheek.

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Underdog Halloween Party

Portland Underdog Halloween Party 2014 @ Bossanova Ballroom | Costume Contest + Prizes, Drink Specials, VIP Unlimited Beer

The one place Zombies, Witches and Hall of Fame heroes all play on the same team. Underdog invites you to party till dawn at the Bossanova Ballroom.

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Portland Halloween 2014 The Rocky Horror Show Live on Stage @ World Trade Center Theatre | Rock & Roll Musical

The musical that started a 40-year nonstop cultural phenomenon is back where it is meant to be seen – live on stage! The Rocky Horror Show is a sexy, saucy, tongue-in-cheek musical that is truly iconic with its irresistible hum-along score and cast of quirky characters.

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Mt Hood Independent Film festival 2014

Win Tickets ($70): 2014 Mt. Hood Independent Film Festival @ Columbia Center for the Arts | 3D Films, Family Friendly, Reception

Columbia Center for the Arts will present the third annual Mt. Hood Independent Film Festival in Hood River fromNov. 7 through the 9th. Venues for the Film Festival include 2 theaters at Columbia Center for the Arts, Springhouse Cellar on Saturday evening for a unique segment of 3 D films and workshops and Andrew’s Skylight Theater.

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THE MIDNIGHT SERENADERS 5TH ANNUAL HALLOWEEN BASH

The Midnight Serenaders Halloween Bash @ Secret Society | w/ Casey Macgill Trio, Portland Rhythm Shakers, Costumes, Drinks, Food & More!

Portland’s premier old-timey swing sextet, THE MIDNIGHT SERENADERS, continue the tradition of their Halloween Bash at The Secret Society for the fifth year in a row.

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Trick Shot and Stunt Exhibition by Ping Pong Man, Scott Preiss @ Ambridge Table Tennis Club | Followed by All Ages Tournament

Ping Pong Man Scott Preiss’ performance will be followed at 8pm by a point-adjusted tournament, open to all ages and all playing levels. There is no separate fee to enter the tournament. Balls and paddles are provided.

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McTuff VS Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey @ The Goodfoot | Jaw-Dropping Funk & Jazz, Indie, Grunge Match

The truly incredible McTuff are once again joined by indie jazz legends, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, for a round-robin, no holds barred super jam. Throw a costume on (or not!) and roll on over.

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2014 Portland Halloween One Scary Night @ Grand Central Bowling | Costume Contest, Game Room, DJ, Drinks, Dancing & More!

2 floors of halloween festivities will be taking place including a live dj, costume contest and the new barcade game room!

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Win Tickets ($20): Portland German Film Festival @ Cinema 21 | Lifetime Achievement Award, Films, Documentaries

This year, the festival is proud to present its first ever Lifetime Achievement Award to internationally renowned actor Armin Mueller-Stahl. Mueller-Stahl has over 130 movie and TV acting credits to his name and received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Shine in 1996.

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Sarah Colonna @ Helilum Comedy Club | “Chelsea Lately,” “Back in The Day,” “Life As I Blow It”

A writer and roundtable regular on the hit late night talk show “Chelsea Lately,” Sarah Colonna also produced and starred on E!’s “After Lately.” Her two comedy books, “Life as I Blow it,” and “Life and Sex: Not Neccessarily In That Order” became huge hits on Amazon.

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Win Tickets ($22): Portland Youth Philharmonic 2014 Opening Night @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | w/ Conductor David Hattner, John Harbison’s Concerto for Bass Viol and Orchestra & More

The concert will begin with Dawn and Siegfried’s Rhine Journey from Götterdamerung of Richard Wagner. PYP will then present the Portland premiere of John Harbison’s Concerto for Bass Viol and Orchestra.

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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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Johnnyswim @ Aladdin Theater

Win Tickets ($40): Johnnyswim @ Aladdin Theater | Husband/Wife Duo, Soul, Folk, Pop

Diamonds, the debut LP from husband and wife team JOHNNYSWIM, is out now via Big Picnic Records. The music is receiving widespread critical acclaim:

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2014 Portland Halloween Pumpkin Fest @ Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm | Haunted Hay & Corn Maze, Paintball Zombie Hunt

The 5th Annual Wooden Shoe Pumpkin Fest opens Saturday, Sept. 27 for a month-long harvest celebration featuring pumpkins patches, hayrides, hands-on agriculture activities, haunted hay and corn mazes, and a paintball zombie hunt ride.

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Win Tickets ($20): Chicago Afrobeat Project @ The Goodfoot | Hip-hop, Rock, Jazz, Funk, Dancing, Original Compositions

As practitioners of a “non-traditional” interpretation of afrobeat for more than a decade, Chicago Afrobeat Project frequently reinvents itself within a genre first pioneered by Fela Kuti. The group’s latest release Nyash Up!” shows the group redefining their signature version of afrobeat by incorporating elements of hip-hop, orchestra-like musical arrangement, and stylistic explorations of rock, jazz and funk.

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Win Tickets ($20): Siri Vik: Moon Shines Red @ Vie De Boheme | European Cabaret, German Theater Songs, French Chanson

With this unique double-bill, award-winning Kurt Weill interpreter Siri Vik and her quintet take on two iconic worlds of European cabaret.

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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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