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Modeselektor Thom Yorke Remixes

New Thom Yorke remixes from Boomkat

It's tomorrow in London as I write this post and the good folks at Boomkat offer up a digital download of Yorke's 'And it Rained All Night' and 'Skip Divided' with respective mixes by Burial and Modeselektor. So my 2007 Best Albums of the Year top 3 artists are all represented here….such prescience from the [...]

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The Ace Hotel

Nov 12: Cityscope Hosts Portland's First Pecha Kucha Night At The Ace Hotel

Sent over from Drew @ Works Partnership Architecture (Worksarchitecture.net) CITYSCOPE HOSTS PORTLAND'S FIRST PECHA KUCHA NIGHT AT THE ACE HOTEL cityscope is an architectural and urban study idea lab sponsored by Works Partnership Architecture LLC. As a collaborative workgroup whose goal is to raise the standards of urban interventions, we seek to mediate the academic [...]

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Theater & more @ Performance Works NW

Hi all- Below please find info about events taking place at Performance Works NW in the coming weeks. Yoga with yours truly continues of course on Tues eve and Sat morn. Also— Linda Austin Dance in “circus me around” is coming Oct. 26–check out the website   ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>< 1. Waiting for Lefty | Oct 5-20 [...]

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Performance and dance news from Performance Works: First Thursday, Jobs, Proposals

1. circus me around is coming!  2. POV Dance | First Thurs Oct 4 3. Job opportunity| from Dawn Weiss and Luciana Proano 4. Dancers Wanted | Dancing People Company in Ashland 5. Call for Proposals: Alembic at PWNW | Oct. 1 deadlilne

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Burnside Bridge Construction-3

July 23 Daily Stank Image Bank–Burnside Bridge Construction

According to the post over at BikePortland.org, the Burnside Bridge shut-down has been postponed. Well, that is what I saw also during my day of Geek Fair, Sushi, Doughnuts, and Beer. Click on thumbs for larger size:

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Acme tonight – Bringing Back the Funk

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PDX POP NOW! has changed venues from Dijecta to Audiocinema

From PDX POP NOW! We're extremely pleased to announce that the Fourth Annual PDX Pop Now! Festival will be held August 3-5 at AudioCinema, an incredible arts and performance space in the inner SE Portland warehouse district near the Hawthorne Bridge and a self-described "factory for art, music, and dreams" which will help us realize [...]

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A mass-transit trek through Portland's singular sites: Los Angeles Times Travel

A mass-transit trek through Portland's singular sites: Los Angeles Times Travel: A mass-transit trek through Portland's singular sitesLocally grown food and folklore sprout along the beaten streetcar path.By Christopher Reynolds, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer Another article about Portland–this one in the LA times.

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Moustache May 2007

Yep…it is now officially Moustache May 2007

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Welcome to WordPress.com. This is your first post. Edit or delete it and start blogging!

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WaterShed, PDX – Make Art Watch Movies BBQ!

From DamnPortlanders: On Tuesdays Watershed is open to the public, and (people) make art and watch movies. Tomorrow, we'll be barbecueing as well! Make Art Watch Movies BBQ!WaterShed, PDX5040 SE MilwaukiePortland, 97202 7pm to Midnight Bring something to grill! Bring your favorite movie! Call 206-383-7306 if you get lost…

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More First Thursday info in PDX – Casio City @ Backspace, Sickbay at Tiger Bar, Homonym @ Bar of Gods,

From A13: “first thurzday @ Backspace in the pearl with Casio City.come see the works of Ashley Montague, Mike McGovern and Jesse Reno. also peep the tiger bar for the Sickbay show. ….and also after first thurz. @ the Bar of the Gods in S.E. w/homonym. see ya there!” I've seen Jesse Reno's work a [...]

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Free Movie at 5th Avenue Cinema on Friday, Oct. 20th from the director of Xanadu and Outfoxed

“The PSU Rearguard, Students For Unity, and the PSU Film Commitee present a free screening of Iraq For Sale, the latest documentary from director Robert Greenwald (Outfoxed, Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Prices, Steal This Movie, Xanadu) on Friday Oct. 20th. The film will show at 7 and 9:30 at the 5th Ave Cinema [...]

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Nov 2-29: Littman Gallery, PSU – Hiroshima,Nagasaki: An International Exhibit with a Message of Peace

An Art Exhibit on Hiroshima & Nagasaki will be in The Littman Gallery Portland State University Smith Center, Room 250 1825 SW Broadway, Portland Nov 2-29, 2006. M-F 12-4pm, Sat (Nov 4, 11, 18) 11-3pm For more information visit: http://www.pdx.edu/news/11698/

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The Sprokettes will be performing a benefit at Disjecta in November

“The Sprockettes, Portland 's own all female mini-bike dance troupe,is hosting our very first benefit on Friday, November 17th at Disjecta, and we'd like you to be a part of this momentousevent! Our mission is to entertain audiences by choreographing dances tosongs while using bikes in our performances. The benefit night will be a variety [...]

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Tonight! COVENANT – Fri Oct 13th @ Hawthorne Theatre

From DamnedEvents and LiveJournal Tonight! COVENANT – Fri Oct 13th @ Hawthorne Theatre: “Tonight! Fri Oct 13th 2006 Damned Events Presents: Metropolis Records Artists:COVENANTIMPERATIVE REACTIONROTERSAND with special guest:Zonewire Doors at 8:00pm – Showtime 8:30pm – ALL AGES w/Full Baradvance tickets are SOLD OUT!$22.00 @ The Door Hawthorne Theatre1507 SE 39th Ave.(On Hawthorne, Across the street [...]

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R. Walker: Pabst Unsold

R. Walker: Pabst Unsold: “Pabst Blue Ribbon — P.B.R., as fans call it — is currently enjoying a highly unlikely comeback. In 2002, sales of the beer, which had been sinking steadily since the 1970's, actually rose 5.3 percent. From the start of 2003 through April 20, supermarket beer sales are up another 9.4 percent. [...]

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Beer, wine lobby's big clout – Oregonian

Beer, wine lobby's big clout: “The clout of Oregon's beer and wine distributors hit brewer Lonnie Clement like a loaded delivery truck. With sales tanking last spring, Clement felt abandoned by Gold River Distributing Inc., the wholesaler that had exclusive rights to put his beer in pubs and restaurants. But when he tried to dump [...]

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Lifting the Greek Fork

Lifting the Greek Fork: “It was easy to find Paula and George Diamond's house; we just followed the scent of grilling lamb and the melody of laughter mixed with exotic Greek music that wafted on the breeze.” The Greek Festival is happenning now and ends tonight (Sunday). Check it out if you can- that food [...]

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Portland Mercury – Method Man at Roseland Sunday Night

Portland Mercury:MR. MEF “It's true that Method Man in 2006 is hardly the mic-rocker that he was in 1994, but who is? Meth's insanely dope rhymes with the Wu-Tang Clan and on his debut solo album go a long way in excusing years of ho-hum output. The guy can still rap circles around most emcees, [...]

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Did I mention we have a great show coming up this month–EDIT CANCELLED

PDX PIPELINE presents Last Regiment Bombs into You Mister Simon Goetz Monkeytek DJ Thursday, Oct. 19th Hawthorne Theater SE 39th and Hawthorne Portland, PDX, Oregon EDIT: Some unforseen issues came up, and this show has been cancelled. We apologize. We will look to d it and others shows later, and keep you informed. To the [...]

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Oct 16th -Margot & the Nuclear So and So's

Sent from BlackBird Presents: Monday, October 16th @ The Towne Lounge Margot and the Nuclear So and So's with very special guests (21 & Over) $7.00 advance, $7.00 day of show tickets available at jackpot records + brownpapertickets.com Margot & the Nuclear So and So's In the winter of 2004, in a decaying midwestern neighborhood, [...]

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CALDERAARTS.ORG

CALDERAARTS.ORG “OUR MISSION Caldera is a nonprofit arts education organization whose mission is to foster creativity among underserved youth and adults. Programs take place in schools and community centers throughout Portland and Central Oregon, and at Caldera's Blue Lake facility in the Oregon Cascades. At Caldera, creative people can look at a pine tree or [...]

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Nate is a Blog

Nate is a Blog This is a comedy blog in the PDX taking some funny jabs….for more comedy, check the comedypipeline.com

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The Sprockettes at The Rose City Roller Match last night

This pic is from The Sprockettes, a fantastic half-time act at the Rose City Roller Bouts Last night… For More: http://www.myspace.com/sprockettes ” The Sprockettes are an all female synchronized mini-bike dance troupe.In a basic sense it is our mission to entertain audiences by choreographing dances to songs while using bikes in our performances. “ 

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Message from Coco at PRA- WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 4th

THE PORTLAND RADIO AUTHORITY PRESENTS:HEROES AND VILLAINSTHE SHAKY HANDSARCULARIUSWEDNESDAY OCTOBER 4thTHE DOUG FIR (830 E BURNSIDE)9PM 21+ $5-15 (sliding scale)This fundraiser kicks-off a partnership between thePortland Radio Authority and Podcasthotel.com. Theshow will be broadcast live in stereo from downstairs@ 830 SE Burnside. The podcast of the show will beavailable soon after, including band interviews withPRA's [...]

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Paypal Scammers – be careful of this

I recently recieved this email: “Dear PayPal®member You have recently updated your PayPal® account according to our standard security procedures. Unfortunately the update procedure failed because some of the information you provided was incorrect. Please take 5-10 minutes out of your online experience and update your personal records. However, failure to update your records will [...]

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STRIP-O-RAMA VII MYSTERY STRIP BAR BUS TOUR! – Saturday, September 30th

From the Barfly – Barflymag.com STRIP-O-RAMA VII MYSTERY STRIP BAR BUS TOUR!Saturday, September 30th, 20067pm-1am$25 apiece or $200 for a group of ten All cover charges included, special drink and dance deals all evening! HEY, PERV! Shave those palms and get ready for a titillating night of 100% pure voyeurism on the seventh ever STRIP-O-RAMA [...]

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Demetri Martin of The Daily Show comibg to Alladdin Theather in November

www.myspace.com/demetrimartin:Nov 12 2006 8:00P Aladdin Theater Portland ORNov 16 2006 8:00P Boulder Theater Boulder CONov 17 2006 8:00P Uptown Kansas City MONov 18 2006 8:00P paramount theater Austin TXNov 19 2006 8:00P Lakewood Theater Dallas TX”

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Thursday Sept. 28th in PDX @ Holocene

Thursday Sept. 28th in PDX @ HoloceneDeath of the Party, GOODS & Puma present :Caps & Jones (of NYC) w/ Fourcolorzack & Pretty Titty Sights and sounds at www.myspace.com/capsyjones

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James Jackson of Relapse booking sent this over about Hara Isis

Hara Isis formely known as TSAI, has been spinning for 4 1/2 years . ..progressing her sound the whole time towards the more dark, dirty, grimeydrum n bass, mostly played out by the bigger UK dj's such as Technical Itch,Dylan, B Key, Evol Intent etc. etc. etc. As far as shows she has played theunderground [...]

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Floating World Comics Reviews Kramers Ergot 6

Jason (from Floating World Comics) sent this message over– “Hi Julian, I just wrote a lenghty discussion of the new KRAMERS book on my blog. Here's a copy of just the text without the picture links. KRAMERS ERGOT is a big deal in underground comics. It's sort of the book everyone looks forward to now.” [...]

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Portland Mercury – Music – Live Music Listings – Live Music and DJ Listings

Portland Mercury – Music – Live Music Listings – Live Music and DJ Listings: “Doug Fir —Cherry Poppin� Daddies, Uprite Dub Orchestra, 9 pm, $15-17″ Everyone knows and has an opinion for or against on Cherry Poppin, so I won't talk about them. The Uprite Dub Orchestra on the other hand is fantastic if you [...]

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