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MANY Portland Memorial Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($600): Portland Rose Festival Fireworks & CityFair, Wine Tasting, Brunch & More! | May 21-25, 2015

Memorial Day Weekend is upon us and that means Good Food & Drinks, Fireworks and honoring our veterans! Find amazing deals at Columbia Gorge Premium Outlets Memorial Day Sale. OMSI is hosting Anime Festival & ENSO is celebrating 4 years with a multi-day celebration. Enjoy Memorial Day Weekend Wine Tasting at Hip Chicks Do Wine. And The Portland Rose Festival 2015 CityFair opens Friday!

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Win Tickets ($30): Everything is Festival! Portland | Lil Bub, Kid N’ Play & Mix Master Mike, Andrew W.K, Comedy, Film, Art & More!

May 28-June 1 – Everything Is Festival, the world’s most completely indefinable festival of fun, is coming to Portland, May 28-June 1! Join us at the Hollywood Theatre and venues across the city for amazing events bridging the worlds of film, music, comedy, art, and pop culture.

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Portland in the News: City Craves More Salad Rolls, Dog Parks & Earthquake Advice | May 20, 2015

The city has gone to the dogs. Recently Portland was recognized for having the most dog parks per capita, a number that’s 8 times the average for other cities. Not every city can appreciate a Pug Parade like Portland! Read this chilling story of 11-year-old Tara, who joined her father as he flew a tiny […]

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Win Portland Tickets ($600+): PDX Carpet, Portland Rose Festival, Polish Ambassador & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including PDX Carpet, Polish Ambassador, Portland Rose Festival & more.

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Win Tickets ($50): Live Wire @ Revolution Hall | with Luke Burbank and Guests: Maria Bello, Amy Dickinson, Anna Sale, Sean Rowe & More!

May 30 @ Revolution Hall – Live Wire celebrates the end of the spring season with a compelling night of comedy and insight from advice columnist Amy Dickinson, actress and author Maria Bello, Death, Sex and Money podcast host Anna Sale, and more to be announced soon, with music by Sean Rowe.

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Win Tickets ($20): 2015 Portland Rose Festival Starlight After Party | Sir-Mix-A-Lot, Crazy 8s, NShooz, Illuminated Features & Entertainment

May 30 @ Waterfront Park – On Saturday, May 30, join us for the first-ever Starlight After-Party in the Rose Festival RoZone, featuring headliner Sir Mix-A-Lot (expected to perform on the Beaverton Honda stage at about 10:30pm) plus special guests Crazy 8s and Nu Shooz. Illuminated features and entertainment will be highlighted in between acts – it’s the perfect place for post-parade booty shaking!

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Win Tickets: Jackson Boone, Bike Thief, Hildegard (New Orleans) Live @ Doug Fir Lounge | Portland Memorial Day 2015, Cosmic Art Rock / Psych~Folk

May 25 @ Doug Fir Lounge – Hildegard is a venturous collaboration between two of the leading voices on the New Orleans progressive music scene, vocalist Sasha Masakowski and guitarist Cliff Hines. Together the two have created genre-defying original music that seamlessly fuses progressive-rock and art-pop with contemporary jazz. Compositions are dynamic and compelling, Sasha’s airy vocals singing catchy melodies with bold lyrics over a bed of lush harmonic and rhythmic structures while Cliff’s wild guitar sounds conjure otherworldly spirits.

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FREE Fridays & Saturdays in May at @ Portland’s Barrel Room Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | Portland 2015 Memorial Day Weekend, Featuring Sarah Hester Ross, Nathan Temby & More!

May 22-23 @ Barrel Room Porland – Dueling pianos is a great group party concept if (and only if) you get the right players in the correct venue. Mission Accomplished. 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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Win Tickets ($70): The Waterboys @ Aladdin Theater | Portland Memorial Day Weekend, Celtic Folk Music, Rock ‘n’ Roll, w/ Connor Kennedy

May 22 @ The Aladdin Theater – Behind their first LP of original songs in eight years ‘Modern Blues,’ The Waterboys have confirmed an extensive US tour. Waterboys founder/frontman Mike Scott will be joined on all dates by the same musicians who played on the record including legendary Muscle Shoals bassist David Hood (in his first tour since playing with Traffic in 1972), soul deep Texas guitarist Zach Ernst (Black Joe Lewis, The Relatives), drummer Ralph Salmins (Van Morrison), longtime Waterboys fiddler Steve Wickham, and Memphis keyboardist “Brother” Paul Brown.

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WIN a PDX Carpet Package ($98): Bring Home A Piece of This Portland Icon | Square, Coasters, Pin, Beer, T-Shirts & More, Promo / Discount Code

Grab a slice of portland history and hang it on your wall or carry it with you so you can take a #footselfie wherever you go! This 12″x12″ square of the actual PDX Carpet is available for a discounted pre-sale price of $30. For a limited time you can get 10% off your purchase of a carpet square by entering in the PDX Pipeline discount code.

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Portland 2015 Memorial Day Weekend The Dinner Detective @ Crowne Plaza Hotel | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S., Saturdays, Everyone’s Suspect

May 23 @ Crowne Plaza Hotel – 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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Go Back in Time Memorial Day Weekend w/ Portland Spirit’s Radical 80s Dance Cruise on Saturday Night! | Costumes, DJ MC, Group Discount

May 23 @ Portland Spirit- Break out the hammer pants and leg warmers, time warp to the most radical decade and dance to the best of the 80’s with East Coast 80’s DJ MC spinning nostalgic 80’s tunes to make you bust a move!

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Portland 2015 Memorial Day Weekend Wine Tasting @ Hip Chicks Do Wine | Pouring All Wines, Live Music, Appetizers, Logo Glass

May 22-25 @ Hip Chicks Do Wine – Memorial Day weekend is one of only 2 weekends a year where we pour ALL of our wines! Admission at the door is $18 and includes wine tasting of up to 10 wines including New Releases, appetizers, live music and a logo glass (non-alcoholic options available for drivers).

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Win Tickets ($60): The Broadcast: A Live Story Telling Event @ Secret Society | True Stories of My Best Failure, Featuring Amy Miller, Sarah Mirk & More!

May 27 @ Secret Society – The Broadcast is a storytelling event that will feature local female artists of all walks of life telling true stories live in front of an audience for the first time. Our inaugural event will explore the theme My Best Failure.

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It’s Gonna Be Okay @ The Eastburn | FREE, Monday Night Stand Up, Bri Pruett, Curtis Cook & More!

May 18 @ The 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 traveling national comics.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,250): Rose Festival, Film Festivals, Prom for Adults, Speakeasy Party, Kenton Street Fair & More! | May 14-17, 2015

The weekend is back! Portland is hosting several film festivals this week including The Best of HUMP! & QDoc: Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival. Meet beings from out of this world at McMenamins UFO Festival. In theater, Soul Harmony, BUFFY, 4000 Miles and Our Country’s Good all continue this weekend. Dig out your best dress for Portland’s Prom For Adultsor have a little extra fun at Friendly House Speakeasy. And the home of Paul Bunyan is hosting the Kenton Street Fair on Sunday!

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($1,250+): Portland Rose Festival CityFair, Prom For Adult, Escapism & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Prom For Adults, Speakeasy Party, Portland Rose Festival & more.

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FREE Fridays in May at @ Portland’s Barrel Room Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | Featuring Dueling Hobbits, Sarah Hester Ross, Nathan Temby & More!

May 15 & 16 @ Barrel Room – Barrel Room has 10 Incredible Shows in May and you can see Five of them for FREE when you use the promocode FREEMAY at checkout!

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2015 Restaurants for Raphael House | Dine Out & Support Families Escaping Domestic Violence @ 30+ Eateries: The Country Cat, ¿Por Que No? + More!

May 20 @ 30+ Participating Restaurants – Dine out for a cause on Wednesday, May 20th when more than 30 local restaurants will donate a portion of their day’s proceeds to help women and children escaping domestic violence!

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Portland 2015 Rose Festival Waterfront RoZone Concert Series | Sir Mix-A-Lot, Berlin, Great White & Slaughter, Big & Rich & More!

May 29-31, June 5-6 @ Portland Rose Festival – Haven’t heard of the RoZone? It’s Portland’s newest waterfront entertainment venue, right next to the Willamette River and adjacent to Rose Festival CityFair in Tom McCall Waterfront Park. Better yet, RoZone concert tickets include CityFair Admission on the day of the show.

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Soul Stew Fridays @ The Goodfoot | Portland’s No. 1 Dance Party, Funk, Soul, Disco, Break Beats & More!

May 15 @ The Goodfoot – Soul Stew is an evening of dancing to deliciously deep cuts of Funk, Soul, Disco & Break Beats. It’s a hot, sweaty, sexy & absurdly fun night of unpretentious dancing located in the basement at The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge.

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Galaxe, Gems & Yeah Great Fine @ The Goodfoot | Instrumental Electronic, Xylosynth, Hip Hop & Organic Electronica

May 13 @ The Goodfoot – Galaxe is the emerging solo project from Portland based Nick Werth, Scott Pemberton’s former drummer. While simultaneously juggling the producer/MC roles, live beats and positive mantras unite to form a unique blend of conscious Hip Hop and organic electronica.

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Win Tickets ($70): The Waterboys @ Aladdin Theater | Celtic Folk Music, Rock ‘n’ Roll, w/ Connor Kennedy

May 22 @ The Aladdin Theater – Behind their first LP of original songs in eight years ‘Modern Blues,’ The Waterboys have confirmed an extensive US tour. Waterboys founder/frontman Mike Scott will be joined on all dates by the same musicians who played on the record including legendary Muscle Shoals bassist David Hood (in his first tour since playing with Traffic in 1972), soul deep Texas guitarist Zach Ernst (Black Joe Lewis, The Relatives), drummer Ralph Salmins (Van Morrison), longtime Waterboys fiddler Steve Wickham, and Memphis keyboardist “Brother” Paul Brown.

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Hop on Portland Spirit’s Radical 80s Dance Cruise every Saturday! | Costumes, DJ MC, Group Discount

May 16- Break out the hammer pants and leg warmers, time warp to the most radical decade and dance to the best of the 80’s with DJ MC.

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Rose City Rollers Season 10 Championships | Break Neck Betties vs Guns n Rollers & High Rollers vs Heartless Heathers

May 15 & 16 @ The Hangar – The Heartless Heathers attempt their first Home Team Championship in years as they face the The High Rollers, who are undefeated in Season 10! This is your last chance this year to see these two Portland favorites battle it out!

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Oregon Symphony presents A Classical Menagerie with Pink Martini @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | A Salsa Spin on Peter & The Wolf

May 19 & 20 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – Portland’s favorite bands – Pink Martini and the Oregon Symphony – put a salsa spin on Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf and romp through a kaleidoscope of classical favorites. When Thomas Lauderdale and his pal Carlos Kalmar get together, one thing’s for sure – it’ll be a party you won’t want to miss!

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Win Tickets ($25): Tropitaal A Desi-Latino Soundclash 2-Year Anniversary Party @ The Goodfoot | DJs Anjali & The Kid, Special Guests DJ E3 & DJ Tarsier of ZamZam Sounds

May 16 @ The Goodfoot – With hosts and resident DJs Anjali and The Incredible Kid and special guests DJ E3 and DJ Tarsier of ZamZam Sounds, the world’s remiere 7 inch dub label located in Portland, Oregon.

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Win Tickets ($800+): Portland Rose Festival 2015 CityFair @ Waterfront Park | Schedule, Video, Fireworks, Admission Specials

May 22-25, 28-31, June 3-7, – Opening Night Fireworks on Friday night, May 22, features a dance party & concert by Hit Machine in the RoZone (free with CityFair admission) and a huge fireworks display. There are TWO brand-new Funtastic rides to try: Rock Star (for the thrill-seekers) and Phoenix Wheel (for the kids). These rides are more affordable than ever if you plan ahead. Unlimited Ride Wristbands are only $35 each when purchased online by May 21 (a $15 savings!), and if you’d like to save on admission, get a CityFair Season Pass – the 2015 Rose Festival Souvenir Pin – and wear it to get in any day CityFair is open (pins are available at Fred Meyer stores while supplies last). We’re open all day on Memorial Day, May 25, too – bring the family out for a holiday tradition!

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Portland’s 2015 Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle Race | Mechanical Bulls, Adult Bounce House, Water Slide, Trampolines, Promo/Discount Code & More!

June 20 @ Portland International Raceway – Looking for adventure? How about a day filled with 25 epic obstacles, a rockin’ festival, and plenty of beer? Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle Race has you covered! Here’s how it works: Sign up for the Portland event and you’ll get a chance to run a 3-mile course filled with insane obstacles: you’ll rocket down a 50′ water slide, bounce on trampolines, climb towers of stacked shipping containers, and jump over fire as you make your way through this physical and fun course at Portland International Raceway on June 20th.

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Win Tickets ($30): Portland Playback Theater presents The One that Got Away @ Hipbone Studio | Share Your Stories of Opportunities Lost

May 16 @ Hipbone Studio – Do you still carry that ache in your heart, remembering and longing for that one that got away? Do you lie awake in bed at night, dreaming of opportunities missed?

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2015 North Portland Kenton Street Fair | FREE, 80+ Vendors, 3 Music Stages, Live Performance, Food Carts, Live Boxing, Dog Costume Contest & More!

May 16 @ Denver Avenue – A Children’s Parade will kick off at 10am sharp, followed by the ever popular Coaster Car race at 10:30. 3 Live Music Stages, a Bicycle Swap Meet, Live Boxing / Sparring Matches, Children’s Activity Area, a Dog Costume Contest & over 80 fantastic Vendors!

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It’s Gonna Be Okay @ The Eastburn | FREE, Monday Night Stand Up, Bri Pruett, Curtis Cook & More!

May 11 @ 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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MANY Portland Mother’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800): Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Brunch, Cruises, Beer Fest & More! | May 7-10, 2015

This weekend is the perfect time to treat your mama right! We’ve got plenty of ideas, brunch, Gardens, cruise, Plants & gifts, Bubbly & Tea, Locally Made Gifts, Wine & Jewelry Treats & More! Bridgetown Comedy Festival opens tonight, featuring 100+ acts through the weekend. And Belgian Beer Fest returns Friday & Saturday,

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