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Win Tickets ($60): Ecliptic Beer Mile | Drink A Beer, Run a Mile, Drink More Beer!

The Ecliptic Beer Mile is a one of a kind, one-mile race on Mississippi Avenue. Runners start and finish the race at Ecliptic Brewing. All participants will receive one free beer before and after the race from Ecliptic. Stick around for an epic after-party complete with live music and more!

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Thomas Lauderdale @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Featuring Members of PSU Choirs w/ Conductor Carlos Kalmar

Portland’s pied piper pianist and his good friend Carlos Kalmar team up for a piano extravaganza: Beethoven’s fanciful Choral Fantasy in C minor for Piano, Choir and Orchestra along with Gottschalk’s Grand Tarantelle for Piano and Orchestra.

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Win Tickets ($96): Flair: An Office Space “Parody” @ Funhouse Lounge | Milton & His Stapler, The Bobs, Puppet Dream Sequence

Watch one of your favorite cult classics be brought to life onstage as only the Funhouse Lounge can do. This hilarious parody of “Office Space” will solve any case of the Mondays you may be having. See all your favorite characters like Milton and his stapler, the Bobs, Laurence the neighbor and more. See cool dream ballets and puppet filled dreams. Did we say puppet, yes we said puppets, that’s right puppet dream sequences. Don’t miss this great show.

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MANY Portland First Thursday Art Events & Openings: Pearl, Old Town, SW, NW | March 2015

Portland’s First Thursday event is this week! With all this sunshine, it’s a good time to get outside!

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Win Tickets ($20): Scott Law Acoustic Machine @ The Goodfoot | w/ The Hobo Nephews Of Uncle Frank, Bluegrass, Jazz, Rock

Scott is a goodfoot favorite whose spirit shines bright and whose notes ring true— we are honored to have him back on our stage.

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Win Tickets ($30): Walk into Portland’s Sinful Past on the Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery Tour | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that Portland, or “Strip City,” still has that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day.

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Rose City Rollers Season 10 | Wheels of Justice, Heartless Heathers vs High Rollers, Rosebuds & More!

One of the top ranking derby teams in the world launches their 2015 season this very night! Come watch this fun exhibition bout pitting our championship travel team skaters against each other!

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evo’s Last Chair Sale! Save up to 30% on 2015 Skis & Snowboards | Choose from 150+ Brands, Mens, Womens, Kids & More!

Save up to 30% on 2015 skis and snowboards, including accessories, mens, womens, kids and more! Choose from more than 150 brands!

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The Lil’ Smokies @ The Goodfoot | 6-Piece Bluegrass Band, Northwest String Summit Winners

Hailing from the utopian garden city of Missoula, MT, The Lil’ Smokies exploded onto the progressive bluegrass scene in the winter of 2009 and haven’t shown any signs of fatigue since.

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2015 Big Lebowski Bash @ Grand Central Restaurant & Bowling Lounge | Burlesque, Costume Contest, White Russians, Photo Booth

The event will kick off with a sexy Lebowski-themed burlesque performance on the bowling lanes to prep the crowd for a screening of The Big Lebowski on nearly 30 screens at Grand Central including the four sixteen foot projection screens with full house audio.

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St. Patrick’s Day Weekend 5k MUD RUN – Portland’s Dirty Leprechaun @ Lee Farms | 21+ Obstacles, Music, Bonfires, Showers, Drinks

Want a great alternative to running with 35,000 of your closest friends on crowded streets in Portland? Come hang out with us at Lee farms for an AWESOME St. Paddy’s celebration! It’s gonna be the funnest, coolest, muddiest celebration ever! We hope to see you all there.

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Warren G

Win Tickets ($50): Warren G @ Crystal Ballroom | Hip Hop, Funk, Rap, “The Regulator”

Aka “The Regulator” is one of the biggest names in the West Coast hip-hop. After growing up in Long Beach with his stepbrother Dr. Dre and his childhood friends Nate Dogg (RIP) and Snoop Dogg, he created the group 213. Warren wrote and produced the timeless single “Regulate” in 1994, which became one of the most important songs in American hip hop, and is Def Jam’s biggest single ever.

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Portland Spirit River Cruises and Pace Rubadeau Present Speakeasy Cruise | Centennial Salute to Sister Rosetta Tharpe with Live Music, Swing Dancing, Special Guests & More!

Portland Spirit River Cruises and Pace Rubadeau invite you on a floating centennial speakeasy adventure aboard the Portland Spirit, honoring one of the most important women in twentieth-century music — Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

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FREE Fridays at Barrel Room! Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | Featuring The Dueling Hobbits

Fridays are FREE days in March at Barrel Room. Since 2010, The Barrel Room lays claim to the longest running dueling piano shows in Portland. The show, which at times can get a “little cheeky,” isn’t just two players banging on pianos for five hours, We boast a Vegas style, Request Driven, Audience Interactive Show complete with Bits, Games, Sing-A-Longs, Comedy and some of the best players in the U.S.

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Portland March First Thursday: Dope Damsels All Female Art Show @ Pop Pdx | Mixed Media, Photography, Drawings, Meet the Artists

This is your last opportunity to experience Dope Damsels which highlights the urban female artists’ perspective through various mediums. The curated pieces invoke strength, rebellion and spirit. We’ve added some new pieces to the exhibit for those who attended the opening and we couldn’t be more proud to show the diverse group of artists participating in the show.

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Win Tickets: Bacchus Laughter Presents: Say Wha?! @ Funhouse Lounge | Readings of Deliciously Rotten Writing, w/ Sara Bynoe, Amy Miller, Stacey Hallal & Friends

Have you ever read a poorly written novel and thought to yourself, who publishes this crap? Or come across a hilariously out of date self-help book in a thrift store? Perhaps you flipped through Sarah Palin’s/ Justin Beiber’s/ R. Kelly’s etc. autobiography and guffawed at her/his life story. Well, that’s what Say Wha?! is all about.

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The Oregon Distillers Guild Presents 2015 TOAST: The Original Artisan Spirits Tasting @ Leftbank Annex | 5 of Portland’s Best Chefs, 120 Spirits, 40 Distilleries

Taste a wide variety of over 120 spirits from across the Northwest, the Country and the Globe. Whether your spirit preference is Whiskey, Rum, Gin, Vodka, Tequila, Brandy, Liqueurs – or even unique spirits like Absinthe and Aquavit – the estimated 40 distillers and producers at TOAST will have it covered.

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2015 IKEA Meatball Weekend | Samples, Trivia, Kids Activity, Benefit for Children’s Cancer Association

We’re crazy for meatballs! We have lots of fun and exciting things planned to celebrate the iconic IKEA Swedish Meatball.

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Win Tickets ($30): Playback Theatre PDX Presents In the Footsteps of our Forbearers: A Celebration of Our Ancestors @ Hipbone Studio | Improvasional Theater, Your Stories

In honor of those forbearers who have directly or indirectly taught and influenced our lives, the Portland Playback community has shaped a brand new show dedicated to telling and celebrating of the stories of those who came before us.

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Win Tickets ($36): Portland Story Theater: Urban Tellers @ Alberta Abbey | Death by Electrocution, German Venezuelans, Murder & More

Love personal stories? Curious what bionic implants, German Venezuelans, family intervention, murder, and death by electrocution have in common? Find out at this month’s Urban Tellers?.

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America’s Largest Antiques and Collectibles Spring 2015 Show @ Portland Expo | 1,000 Booths, Vintage Treasures & More!

Over 1000 booths filled with vintage items including toys from the 1880s to the 1980s, estate jewelry, period lighting, vintage clothing, furniture from every era, paintings, prints, knick-knacks, kitchenware, dolls, old advertising, jukeboxes, slot machines, old tools, sports, coins, costume jewelry and more.

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Ari Shaffir @ Helium Comedy Club | Comedy Central’s “This is Not Happening,” “The Amazing Racist”

Amongst other works, Ari Shaffir is probably most well-known for a series of comedy works entitled “The Amazing Racist,” the title is a play on that of the reality television show The Amazing Race. In these shorts, “The Amazing Racist” is seen acting in a manner which is overtly and ironically racist.

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Win Tickets ($80): POW Festival @ Hollywood Theatre | Film Festival Spotlights 60+ Female Directors

The 2015 films were judged by a panel of industry professionals along with film enthusiasts who evaluated over 600 submissions on the merits of creativity, production value, aesthetic vision and storytelling craft. We are very excited to present such a strong collection of films from around the world during the 8th annual festival!

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The Dinner Detective @ Crowne Plaza Hotel | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S., Saturdays, Everyone’s Suspect

The Dinner Detective® is America’s LARGEST murder mystery comedy dinner show! You’ll solve a hilarious murder case while you enjoy a fantastic four-course plated dinner. A tantalizing Prize Package awaits our Top Sleuth of the evening. But be careful! In this show, EVERYONE is a suspect, even YOU, and the killer might be at your table!

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It’s Gonna Be Okay Free Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | Monday Night Stand Up, Hosted by Barbara Holm, Skeeball, Prizes

It’s Gonna Be Okay is free recurring stand up comedy show that happens twice a month on the first and third Mondays. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some traveling national comics.

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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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Win Portland Tickets ($600+): MarchFourth, James Bond, Ruthless, Holi Hai & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including James Bond Dinner Show, 80s Video Dance Attaack, Martin Sexton & more.

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Win Tickets ($88): MarchFourth at the Crystal Ballroom | 12th Anniversary Show, Two Shows, Stilt Walkers, Hoopers, Vaudeville-style Dancers

MarchFourth tours the country year-round, spreading joy, exhilarating audiences, and miraculously succeeding at not killing each other along the way. (20 artists living together on a bus…HOW do they do it??) After 12 years and over 100 players participating in this extraordinary labor of love, the band has recently jumped to a new level of popularity on their recent tour, selling out west coast venues and doubling their attendance from previous tours.

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Win Tickets: Drunk Puppet Night! @ Puppet Central in Atelier Gallery | Surreal Adult Puppet Performances, Puppet Open Mic

Join hosts Bill Holznagel and Tim Giugni on a trip down the rabbit hole of crazy-funny, surreal adult puppet performances.

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Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show @ Barrel Room | Featuring Chicago’s Dave Puszykowski, PDX Pipeline Appreciation FREE Fridays!

Show features Dave Puszykowski from Chicago. A featured playerat two of Howl at the Moon’s biggest venues (Ft Walton, FL and Indianapolis) and in 2013 he celebrated his tenth year performing by buying a minivan…because “that’s how I roll.” Special Guest, Ron Savage.

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Oregon Symphony Presents RePLAY: Symphony of Heroes @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Music from The Legend of Zelda, Halo, Portal, Journey, The Elder Scrolls & More!

Music from The Legend of Zelda, Halo, Portal, Journey, The Elder Scrolls, and many more. Memorable moments from some of the most popular and beloved video games of all time, along with stunning visual projections that bring the art of games to dazzling life.

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Win Tickets: Stringtown Ambassadors LIVE ALBUM SHOW @ Alberta Street Pub | Fiddle-mandolin Folk Duo

Up and coming New-Folk duo the Stringtown Ambassadors take traditional music from America and the British Isles, polish it with a contemporary twist, then salt the outcome with a dose of road tested grit. The Live Album Show will mark the arrival of the Ambassador’s second album.

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Win Tickets ($60): James Bond Costume 007 Party & Dinner Show @ Tony Starlight Showroom | Costume Contest, Drinks, 7 Piece Band

To celebrate the style and the glamour of the world’s most iconic spy! Dry martinis, pressed tuxedos, vivacious vixens, super villains, nifty gadgets, evil henchmen, ethereal music and vivacious vixens. And did I mention vivacious vixens?!

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