Archive | May, 2009

The Liberators at Mississippi Studios: May 31st only + Win Tickets

(Related: 75+ Portland Weekend Events & Parties + Free Tickets | May 28-31) Posted by Meagan Kate This Sunday at Mississippi Studios, The Liberators are back again! You've heard me praise them before, but I'm just as excited this time around. In their classic  format, The Liberators will develop and execute a short movie right in […]

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Portland Weekend: Big Business & The Melvins | May 23, 24

Portland Weekend: Big Business & The Melvins | May 23, 24

(Related: 75+ Portland Weekend Events & Parties + Win Free Tickets | May 21-24) Posted by Christine Taylor Big Business, May 23 @ Dante's Okay Portland this is your weekend to get your heaviness on! Tonight for $10, The Melvins' protégé band (this is debatable), Big Business (website), rocks Dante's at 9:00 PM.  They are playing […]

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M83 @ Hawthorne Theatre | May 23

(Related: 75+ Portland Weekend Events & Parties + Win Free Tickets | May 21-24) Posted by Kimberly Gehl How many people would say they enjoyed being a teenager? We look back and remember feeling awkward, highly emotional, and pressured to cultivate a unique identity for ourselves — stuck in that confusing place between childhood and adulthood. […]

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Manchester Orchestra @ Hawthorne Theatre | May 17

(Related: 75+ Weekend Events in Portland + Free Tickets | May 14-17) Posted by Kimberly Gehl Atlanta-based Manchester Orchestra's recently released 2nd full-length album, Mean Everything to Nothing, and has been on an intense year of touring with talented and well-respected bands such as Kings of Leon, Brand New, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Say Anything, […]

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Portland Trail Blazers

The Blazers Link Dump

Posted by Andy Popp Brandon Roy makes his  ALL-NBA debut  on the 2nd Team. With Kobe Bryant, Dwayne Wade and Chris Paul in front of him, he's still a long way away from the ALL-NBA 1st team. Celebrity bloggers Kevin Pelton and Henry Abbott break down the good and the bad from Batum and Bayless […]

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Portland Opera: Rigoletto at Keller Auditorium | May 14, 16

Portland Opera: Rigoletto at Keller Auditorium | May 14, 16

Posted by Saundra Sorenson A libertine, the tears of a clown, countless broken hymens… yes, it is Portland Opera's own staging of Rigoletto, and it is (to borrow a phrase overheard in Keller) superb. Like many self-respecting operas, Verdis's Rigoletto is political satire. But unlike, say, Mozart's Marriage of Figaro (which softened the edges of […]

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