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Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery: A Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past,

A 2017 Valentine’s/Oregon’s Birthday Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery

February 12 in Downtown Portland – 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 […]

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FallenStars

Win Tickets ($26): Fallen Stars -Portland Premiere @ Living Room Theaters | Indie Drama About Unexpected Friendships, Followed by Director Q&A

February 15 @ Living Room Theaters – A poignant indie drama that chronicles the unexpected friendship that develops between a melancholy bartender, who at thirty-six, still isn’t sure what he wants to do with his life and a socially awkward overachiever in her early twenties.

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My Muddy Valentine

Portland 2017 My Muddy Valentine Fun Run @ Lee Farms | 5K Obstacle Mud Run, Beer, Food, Hot Showers, Mimosas & Music!

February 11 @ Lee Farms – Join us Valentine’s weekend for a super fun and unique way to celebrate your love (or find a new one)…by getting down and dirty with us! Lots of mud, fun and semi- challenging obstacles, food, drinks, music, bonfires and much more!

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Jujuba

Win Tickets ($20): Afrobeat/Samba Dance Party With Jujuba & Bloco Alegria @ The Goodfoot | Funk, 11 Piece Ensemble w/ Master Drummer Nojeem Lasisi, Rio-Style Samba

January 21 @ The Goodfoot – 13 years and hundreds of shows later, Jujuba continues to whip crowds into a dancing frenzy with their explosive live shows. Led by master talking drummer, Nojeem Lasisi (King Sunny Ade), the ten piece band straddles the line between Afrobeat and juju. A full horn line, rubbery bass and […]

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The Heavy Pets & Brothers Gow in Portland.

Win Tickets ($20): The Heavy Pets & Brothers Gow @ The Goodfoot | R&B, Jazz, Funk, Disco, Reggae + Rock & Roll

January 19 @ The Goodfoot – The Heavy Pets are an American rock band that blends rhythm & blues, jazz, funk, disco and reggae with rock & roll. Called “a living, breathing, force of nature” by Relix Magazine, the Pets are known for their soulful songcraft and powerhouse live performances. Riding high on the success […]

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Dog Show 2016

2017 Rose City Classic Dog Show @ Portland Expo Center | Thousands of the Best Dogs in the Country, Top Vendors, Shopping & more!

January 18 – 22 @ Expo Center – The Rose City Classic (RCC) is one of the most popular dog events in the US, and the biggest dog show series in the West. Every January thousands of the best dogs in the country and their owners descend on Portland to compete at the RCC. The […]

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It's Gonna be Okay feature

It’s Gonna Be Okay Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | FREE, Monday Stand Up, Dinah Foley, Lewis Sequeira & More!

January 16 @ The EastBurn – It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday at EastBurn. The show is funny, smart, progressive, feminist, positive, and often heartwarming. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with national acts and is hosted by Barbara Holm.

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portland-events

MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($700+): Reel Music Festival, IPA Challenge, Boat Show, Seahawks, Organics to You & More! | January 12-15, 2017

Hello Portland! The weekend is back! Stat warm w/ Piff the Magic Dragon & Portland Curry Night! Toast the snow w/ January IPA Challenge & catch a show at Film Center’s Reel Music Festival. Dance up a storm at Tropitaal A Desi-Latino Soundclash at Goodfoot and cheer on your favorite team at Rose City Rollers […]

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PdxStoryTheater_urban tellers

Win Tickets ($36): Urban Tellers First Fridays @ The Fremont Theater | Featuring 6 Tellers Sharing True 10 Minute Stories, Drinks, Jazz

February 3 @ Fremont Theater – Experience the real, true stories of the people of Portland. Unscripted. Unafraid. 6 tellers. 10 minutes each. Go! This Urban Tellers® features Lauren Gross (pictured), Maggie Bak, Allen Brown, Kate Raphael, Cynthia Hofmann, and Ashley Kaiser.

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Chocolate Fest 2017

Win Tickets ($30): Chocolate Fest @ Oregon Convention Center | Chocolate, Wine, Beer, Vodka, Sake, Hard Cider, 2017 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas & More!

January 20-22 @ Oregon Convention Center – Who said New Year’s resolutions have to start January 1? The end of January is a perfectly fine time to set those unrealistic goals – after ChocolateFest, of course. Why would you possibly decide to give up chocolate before one of best chocolate festivals in the country, or […]

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Portland Boat Show

2017 Portland Boat Show @ Portland Expo Center | Dozens of Brands of New & Used Crafts & Lines, Sailboats, Sports & More!

January 11-15 @ Portland Expo – Make way! Here comes the 57th Annual Portland Boat Show this January 11th. Look over a huge variety of boats to shop and compare until your heart’s content! See new lines, brands and styles all at the Portland Boat Show. This year’s 5 day event has plenty to offer […]

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“Masquerade Ball.”

Win Tickets ($60): Masquerade Ball Benefit for Orphans & Widows @ Bella Via Ballroom | Music, Dancing, Auction, Raffles, Desserts, Beer, Wine & More!

January 27 @ Bella Via Ballroom – Hope for Widows and Orphans brings you an evening of blissfully rich music, dancing, auction, raffles, desserts, appetizers, beer, wine, photo booth, and professional dance instructors. There will be a contest and prizes for our “best-dressed” & “best mask” winner. So a Masquerade Ball attire is strongly recommended! […]

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It's Gonna Be Okay Featured

It’s Gonna Be Okay Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | FREE, Monday Stand Up, Sean Jordan, Alex Falcone & More!

January 9 @ The EastBurn – It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday at EastBurn. The show is funny, smart, progressive, feminist, positive, and often heartwarming. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with national acts and is hosted by Barbara Holm.

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Portland Boat Show

2017 Portland Boat Show @ Portland Expo Center | Dozens of Brands of New & Used Crafts & Lines, Sailboats, Sports & More!

January 11-15 @ Portland Expo – Make way! Here comes the 57th Annual Portland Boat Show this January 11th. Look over a huge variety of boats to shop and compare until your heart’s content! See new lines, brands and styles all at the Portland Boat Show. This year’s 5 day event has plenty to offer […]

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Reel music

Win Passes ($250): 2017 NW Film Center’s Reel Music Festival | More than Two-Dozen Films, A Celebration of Sound & Image

January 13-February 5 – Programmers at the Northwest Film Center have been on the lookout all year for new works—and timely classics—to feature in our annual celebration of sound, music, and image. Whether your passion is jazz, blues, rock, soul, opera, classical, avant-garde—or anything in between—we hope you find something to discover and inspire you […]

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Drag Queen BRunch

Win Tickets ($30): Drag Queen Brunch & Bingo Show @ Doug Fir Lounge | Featuring Sasha Scarlett, Buffet, Celebrity Impersonations, Mimosas, Bloody Marys & More!

December 18 @ Doug Fir Lounge – Please join our award-winning Drag Queen Sunday Brunch at the fabulous Doug Fir Lounge, 830 E Burnside St, Portland, OR 97214. For just $15 receive admission, reserve or walk-up seating and a delicious buffet Brunch in our beautiful showroom.

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Othership Connection

Win Tickets ($20): Farnell Newton & The Othership Connection @ The Goodfoot | Revitalizing Funk & Soul With a New Twist

January 7 @ Goodfoot – Revitalizing Funk & Soul with a new twist, Farnell Newton & the Othership Connection has been stirring up a ton of noise on the NW music scene. Led by Trumpeter Farnell Newton, who currently tours with Jill Scott & Bootsy Collins, the Othership Connection brings a sound that blends the […]

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