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FREE TICKETS: Kurt Braunohler @ Helium Comedy Club | Variety’s “Top 10 Comics to Watch”, Time Out NY’s “50 Funniest New Yorkers”

Kurt Braunohler is an “adult” male comedian, who enjoys skywriting jokes in the sky and altering greeting cards. 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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Ted Alexandro @ Helium Comedy Club | “Comedy Central Presents,” “Conan,” “Letterman”

Ted has performed on David Letterman, Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel, Craig Ferguson, The View and two half-hour specials on Comedy Central.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Free Tickets ($600+): Valentine’s Day Events, Zwickelmania, 80s Dance Cruise & More! | February 13-16, 2014

Valentine’s Day weekend is finally here and love is in the air! We’ve got plenty of romantic ideas for Portland lovers on our Valentine’s Day Events Calendar. Not feeling it? Check out out East Burn’s Anti Valentine’s Day or NOmance Night and Out all Night pub crawls with Portland’s party buses. On Saturday, breweries all across Oregon are giving free tours and samples for Zwickelmania.

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Dov Davidoff @ Helium Comedy Club

Portland Valentine’s Day w/ Dov Davidoff @ Helium Comedy Club | “Chelsea Lately,” “Invincible”

It’s the perfect setting for a first date, a dinner date with your spouse or even just an enjoyable Friday with friends. With ticket packages to suit any couple or party, we want to make February 14th a night you’ll remember. Dov Davidoff headlines Friday, February 14th for a special one night only show you will not want to miss!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Free Tickets ($700+): Barrel Aged Beer & Whiskey Festival, Seattle Seahawks, Rose City Rollers, Tracy Morgan & More!

The weekend is here again! There’s plenty to enjoy this weekend such as delicious aged brews at The Big Woody Barrel Aged Beer & Whiskey Festival or the Rose City Roller’s Season 10 Opener. On Sunday, don’t miss the Seahawks take on the 49ers. Go Hawks!

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Tracy Morgan @ Helium Comedy Club | “30 Rock,” Emmy Nominated, “Saturday Night Live”

Tracy Morgan played wild and unpredictable movie star Tracy Jordan in NBC’s three-time Emmy Award-winning “30 Rock,” a workplace comedy where the workplace exists behind the scenes of a live variety show.

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Dan Soder & Adam Ray @ Helium Comedy Club | “Conan,” “Live at Gotham”

Adam has been seen guest starring on “Two Broke Girls,” “WORKAHOLICS,” “Arrested Development,” “According to Jim,” Adult Swim’s “NTSF:SD:SUV,” writing for MTV’s “PUNKD,” most recently as the bad guy opposite Sandra Bullock & Melissa McCarthy in Paul Feig’s buddy cop comedy “The Heat.”

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It’s Gonna Be Okay @ The Eastburn | Free, Twice Monthly Stand Up, 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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It’s Gonna Be Okay @ The Eastburn | Free Comedy, Twice Monthly Stand Up, 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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Neal Brennan @ Helium Comedy Club | Emmy Nominated Co-creator & Writer of “Chappelle’s Show,” Director

Neal Brennan is a writer, director, and comedian. He is the co-creator of “Chappelle’s Show,” for which he received three Emmy nominations. (Winning None!)

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MANY Portland Halloween Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($650+): Halloween Parties, Haunted Houses, Trick or Treat, Dia de Los Muertos & More! | October 31-November 3, 2013

Happy Halloween! Portland knows how to celebrate with several haunted houses & tons parties. The celebration continues through the weekend with Dia de Los Muertos! We’re already thinking ahead to ski season : Check out Mt Hood Meadows limited time offer on season passes.

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Dan Cummins @ Helium Comedy Club | “Conan” & “The Tonight Show

In the last five years, Dan has released two critically and commercially successful CDs on Warner Brothers Records, Revenge is Near, and Crazy with Capital F, both debuting in the top 10 of the Billboard Comedy Charts, and both making numerous year end top 10 lists, including Itunes Rewind’s Best Comedy CDs of 2010.

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Win Tickets ($36): A Night with Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani (of The Meltdown in LA) @ Backspace | Comedy

“The two popular cohosts of The Meltdown in LA are coming! They’ll each do a set, they’ll talk to the audience together, and it’ll be a blast!”

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,100+): Adam Carolla, Dawn of the Dead Dash, Run Like Hell, Portland Erotic Ball & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Portland Erotic Ball, Run Like Hell, Dawn of the Dead Dash, Adam Carolla & More!

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Win Tickets ($40): Dina Martina @ Fez Ballroom | Comedy, Drag Goddess, “A Train Wreck in Heels”

Miss Martina made her first stage appearance in 1989. After attaining cult status in Seattle, San Francisco and Portland, Martina’s official New York debut in 2005 sold out in minutes and created a sensation and cult following that continues to grow. Her follow-up shows have left jaded audiences (including Whoopi Goldberg, John Waters, Matt Stone, John Cameron Mitchell, Margaret Cho, Bruce Vilanch, Joyce Dewitt, and Jennifer Coolidge — a list as strange has her shows) stunned and clamoring for more.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($700+): Lents Oktoberfest, Last Thursday & More! | September 26-29, 2013

The first weekend of fall is here! There’s plenty of ways to embrace the season, from navigating the “Keep Portland Lost” Corn Maze on Sauvie Island, to drinking seasonal releases at the Lents Oktoberfest.

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Joey Diaz @ Helium Comedy Club | “Testicle Testaments,” “Beauty and Da Beast”

His R-rated outlook on life will get you howling in your seats but that’s what a good comedian is supposed to do, what makes Joey special is his presence and his ability to tell you a story in such a manner that regardless of the subject matter, your still laughing. Whether it’s lighting a hooker’s wig on fire, or attacking a Nun in the 5th grade, you’ll be cheering for him.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($1,400+): Portland Fashion Week, Mount Angel Oktoberfest, Oregon Ducks Football & More! | September 12-15, 2013

The weekend is finally here! Portland Fashion Week takes over the convention center for the next few days & down in Mount Angel, the Oktoberfest is in full swing. Stay on top of your favorite football team and grab a drink special at one of these locations showing games.

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($1,400+): Feast Portland, Side Yard Sausagefest, City Lights & more!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Feast Portland, Side Yard Sausagefest 2013, Moshe Kasher, March Fourth Marching Band & More!

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Win Tickets ($20): Potty Talk Series 2 Silver Screen Premiere Party @ Hollywood Theater | Comedy, Silver Screen Showing, After Party

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Potty Talk Series 2 Silver Screen Premiere  Party @ Hollywood Theater on Saturday, September 14. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, September 13. FREE PORTLAND: We give out 100s of $$$ in free tickets [...]

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Win Tickets ($20): Potty Talk Series 2 Premiere Party @ Ford Food + Drink | Comedy, Party, Beer, Stand-up

The Portland comedy web series Potty Talk is ready to release its second series: seven sketches and six interludes, with two public premieres – because there is no better way to enjoy great comedy than with a ton of people at a rockin’ party.

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Brad Williams @ Helium Comedy Club | ‘Mind of Mencia,’ ‘Coming up Short’

Comedian Brad Williams has lived a true comic Cinderella story. Born with Achondroplastic dwarfism, Brad would endure countless taunts and gawks from classmates and random people on the street. Instead of crying about it, Brad turned to humor.

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Chris Fairbanks @ Helium Comedy Club | “The 70s House,” Comedy Central’s “Reality Bites Back”

In the past few years, Chris took first place in 2003′s Funniest Person in Austin contest, attended Montreal’s Just for Laughs festival in their “New Faces” showcase, starred as “Randy” on the MTV reality series “The 70′s House”, received 1st runner-up in Comedy Central’s Laugh Riots contest, and has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Comedy Central’s Premium Blend.

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Weediculous Comedy Tour @ Mission Theater

Win Tickets ($30): Weediculous Comedy Tour @ Mission Theater | Live Stand-Up, Four Comedians

“Weediculous” is a national documented tour of four Los Angeles based fun loving comedians as they spend two months in a van performing in comedy clubs, theaters, rock bars and cannabis dispensaries across America while capturing conversations with everyday citizens, shop owners, growers, politicians and lawyers.

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Chris Hardwick @ Helium Comedy Club

Chris Hardwick @ Helium Comedy Club | Talking Dead, The Nerdist, Wired Magazine

Chris Hardwick is a stand-up comedian, chart-topping podcaster, television personality, contributor for Wired magazine, and creative head of the multi-platform media behemoth known as Nerdist Industries.

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Brett Kreischer @ Helium Comedy Club

Bert Kreischer @ Helium Comedy Club | Trip Flip, The X Show, Hurt Bert

Growing up in Tampa, Florida Bert had no idea he wanted to be a comedian, so he spent six and a half years at Florida State University harvesting his middle class indifference. As only fate would have it, comedy found him. In 1997, Rolling Stone Magazine was looking to write an article about the number one party school in the country, so they sent contributing editor Erik Hedegard down to Tallahassee to spend a week partying.

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Jon Dore @ Helium Comedy Club

Jon Dore @ Helium Comedy Club | The Jon Dore Television Show, Comedy Central Presents

Jon Dore is me. I is a relatively nice human. When I’m not out encouraging people to get along, I am at home drawing cartoons of the prophet Muhammad. Originally from Canada, I now live in Los Angeles. The days are warm, the nights are cool and there is a bar just down the street which has a happy hour.

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Josh Wolf @ Helium Comedy Club

Josh Wolf @ Helium Comedy Club | Chelsea Lately, College Experiment, My Name Is Earl

When he’s not appearing in his weekly spot on Chelsea Lately or filming his top rated web series “College Experiment” for foxsports.com, Josh Wolf’s unique, honest and high energy style of storytelling has made him a favorite at comedy clubs across the country. Josh first got on stage when he was 15 years-old.

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2013 Portland Bridgetown Comedy Festival

Win Festival Passes ($150+): 2013 Portland Bridgetown Comedy Festival | 200+ Comedians, Dana Gould, Reggie Watts & More

The sixth annual Bridgetown Comedy Festival will be held April 18-21 in venues centered around Hawthorne Boulevard. Alternative comedy legend and longtime Simpsons writer/producer Dana Gould, the incomparable musician/comedian Reggie Watts (Conan, Comedy Bang! Bang!, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell), and creators of the BBC cult comedy hit Look Around You Peter Serafinowicz and Robert Popper.

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Jon Lovitz @ Helium Comedy Club Portland

Win Tickets ($60): Jon Lovitz @ Helium Comedy Club | Saturday Night Live, The Wedding Singer, Little Nicky

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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Iliza Shlesinger @ Helium Comedy Club

Iliza Shlesinger @ Helium Comedy Club | Winner of ‘Last Comic Standing’

Originally from Dallas, Iliza moved to Los Angeles after graduating from Emerson College. She is the only female and youngest comedian to hold the title of NBC’S Last Comic Standing. Iliza’s past TV credits include her own half hour special on Comedy Central Presents as well as NBC’S Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, E! Network’s Chelsea Lately, The Soup, and NBC’S Last Call with Carson Daily.

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The Incredible Boris @ Helium Comedy Club

The Incredible Boris @ Helium Comedy Club | Comedy Hypnotist

The Incredible BORIS entertains worldwide with his award-winning show. His impeccable comedic timing and friendly demeanor ensures an unforgettable experience. He performs internationally and has appeared across USA, Canada, and as far away as Caribbean, Bermuda and Dubai.

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Doug Benson @ Helium Comedy Club

Doug Benson @ Helium Comedy Club | Super High Me, The Sarah Silverman Program

It would take too long to cite all of his credits, but here’s a small sampling: He has his own documentary called Super High Me based on a joke from his standup act. It’s available on DVD! How does a little show called NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” grab you? Fact: he finished top six in the 2007 season, no big deal.

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