Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Taste of the Nation, Soul’d Out Music Festival, Portland Cider Festival & more.
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Win Tickets ($44): Visiting The Portland Japanese Garden in Spring: Flowering Plants, Art Exhibitions, Classes, Workshops
Come visit the spectacular Portland Japanese Garden, the most authentic Japanese garden outside of Japan. Featuring five traditional styles of Japanese gardens on 5.5 acres in the scenic West Hills of Portland, Oregon, this must-see, year-round destination is open daily except on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($20): KPSU Kruise on Portland Spirit | Fundraiser feat. Magic Mouth, Orquestra Pacifico Tropical (April 18)
Since 2010, Portland has been without a college radio station on the dial. KPSU has been working tirelessly to change that. KPSU spotlights Portland’s vibrant underground cultures: from underground MC’s, DJ’s, musicians, and bands to the social and artistic voices of the students and communities are often overlooked by traditional media. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($54): Dark Star Orchestra @ Crystal Ballroom | Grateful Dead Concert Experience (April 18)
Performing to critical acclaim worldwide for nearly 15 years and over 2000 shows, Dark Star Orchestra continues the Grateful Dead concert experience. Their shows are built off the Dead’s extensive catalog and the talent of these 7 fine musicians. On any given night the band will perform a show based on a set list from the Grateful Dead’s 30 years of extensive touring or use their catalog to program a unique set list for the show. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($40): FearNoMusic Presents To Brooklyn & Back @ Alberta Rose Theater | Featuring Portland Native & NY Times “Composer to Watch” Kenji Bunch (April 18)
Hailed by the New York Times as “A Composer To Watch” and cited by Alex Ross in his seminal book “The Rest Is Noise,” American composer Kenji Bunch’s unique blend of wit, exuberance, lyricism, unpredictable stylistic infusions, and exquisite craftsmanship has brought acclaim from audiences, performers, and critics alike. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($30): The Rite of Spring @ Studio 14 | Dance by Luciana Proaño, Music by Igor Stravinski (April 18)
The simplicity of life, the gratefulness for beauty, the stillness of being, the restlessness of curiosity, the generosity of selflessness, the beauty of sacrifice, the acceptance of death, the cycle of life. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($54): Third Rail Repertory Theatre presents Midsummer (a play with songs) | A Comedic Love Story (April 18-19)
Helena has a high-paying job with benefits, a taste for good wine, and a no-nonsense take-no-prisoners attitude. Bob has a low-paying job that could get him killed, a taste for dark stout, and the world’s most forgettable nickname. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($40): Slick Rick @ Alhambra Theater | w/ Risky Star & Dirty Revival, 2014 Soul’d Out Music Festival (April 19)
It’s a strange dichotomy though, because Rick’s mystique is an integral part of his stagecraft…his allure as they say. The eye patch; the British accent; the sinister demeanor…it’s bewildering. Which part is real, which is shtick? Clearly, there are moments of deliberate ambiguity in the Slick Rick Experience (enough to make P.T. Barnum blush). Still, plenty of facts uphold the mythos. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($20): Will Bernard’s Pleasure Drones w/ The Way Downs @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Electro Funk Hard Cinematic Ambience, Soul’d Out Music Festival (April 19)
As a touring artist, Will Bernard has been gaining steady momentum, performing in his own band or as a member of the Stanton Moore Trio, Robert Walter’s 20th Congress, Groundation, and numerous other lineups. The Will Bernard band has performed at The Monterey, North Sea, SF Jazz, Bumbershoot, Be-Bop and Brew, Montreal, Vancouver and The High Sierra festivals, as well as clubs across the country and through Canada. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets: Portland Spring Beer & Wine Festival @ Oregon Convention Center | Easter Weekend, 20th Anniversary (April 18-19)
The Spring Beer & Wine Fest, Portland’s unofficial kickoff event of festival season, returns for its 20th Anniversary at the Oregon Convention Center during Easter weekend. A welcome reprieve from the ubiquitous cabin fever that sets in over the course of a Portland winter, the Spring Beer and Wine Fest is an indoor event that delivers the celebratory vibe of an outdoor summer festival. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($80): Easter BeerQuest “Holy Ghost” Haunted Pub Tour | Meet the Ghosts Who Haunt Old Town, Beer Samples (April 18-20)
Ditch the phony baskets and tie-dye eggs this year and celebrate Easter with ghost stories and beer! This haunted pub tour includes 7 beer samples and fascinating stories from Portland’s wicked and lawless past. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($30): Smash Some Balls w/ Smash Putt Mega Miniature Golf Apocalypse | Extended Through April, Mechanized Mayhem, VIP Lounges (April 18-20)
Smash Putt! Mega Miniature Golf Apocalypse returns to Portland for an epic throw- down. Presenting devious devices with wicked robotic brains engineered by industrial- art freaks of the Northwest – it’s putt-putt as you‘ve never imagined it, in a pop-up nightclub setting like Portland’s never seen. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($50): 80s vs. 90s @ Bossanova Ballroom | w/ Live Music by Radical Revolution and the Gentlemen’s Club Band (April 19)
It’s the decade of Rick Springfield and Blondie vs. the decade of Bell Biv Devoe and TLC!! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($30): Easter Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past – Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery | Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin (April 19)
As a nexus for labor and shipping in the Pacific Northwest, Portland often had the repute of a rugged, rough and tumble town, more than willing to allow the miners, loggers, and fishermen an opportunity to part with their hard earned cash in whatever debaucherous manner they chose. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($30): St Paul & The Broken Bones @ Wonder Ballroom | w/ Liz Vice, 2014 Soul’d Out Music Festival (April 20)
Paul is a young man who began wailing straight out of the womb, and most folks would agree that he hasn’t stopped since. “Oh what a set of lungs that child has,” they’d say, “he must be destined for something special.” Not wishing to disappoint, and being a good young southern boy, Paul began singing in church, stretching those vocal cords with an eye toward becoming a man of the cloth. As it turns out, however, the cloth didn’t appreciate young Paul’s affinity for dirty jokes, Prince, and Tom Waits, and he was inclined to search elsewhere for co-conspirators. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($40): Prezident Brown @ Alhambra Theatre | Roots Reggae, Nyabingi, World (April 21)
Prezident Brown has been very well received in the United States and is building a large fan base, and as a champion of the new roots and reality consciousness reggae movement he entertains, informs and inspires. Prezident Brown’s music speaks a universal language. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($90): 2014 Oregon Garden Brewfest in Silverton | 130+ Beers, Ciders & Mead from 65 Breweries (April 25-27)
A record 65 breweries will each feature two products, for a total of 130 beers, ciders and mead. Event hours are Noon to 11pm Friday & Saturday, and Noon to 5pm Sunday. The festival also features live music from regional bands and food vendors, as well as a Brewers Tasting Dinner and a Brewfest Brunch Buffet. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($110): 2014 Portland Red Dress Party @ Sandbox Studio | 1500+ Attendee’s, Cocktails, 2 Dance Floors, Live Entertainment, Fundraiser (April 26)
The fourteenth annual Red Dress Party is upon us, and this year is set to be our best yet! With the theme “Red Wedding” in mind, we’ve been hard at work creating what will surely be a night to remember. Guests will enjoy hosted food, beverages, specialty cocktails, live entertainment and music on two dance floors. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($60): 2014 Portland Cider Festival @ The Tiffany Center | 60+ Artisan Ciders From Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, & Montana (April 26)
Portland already has bragging rights as the nation’s hotbed for craft beer, but now it is racing to claim the title as Cider City. Cideries are opening up across the state of Oregon with more than 30 expected to be online by the end of 2015.Nineteen cider makers from the throughout the Northwest will be at Portland’s newest tasting event, Cider Rite of Spring. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($170): 2014 Portland Taste Of The Nation @ Crystal Ballroom | 60+ Food & Beverage Artisans, Chefs Recreate Favorite Childhood Dishes (April 29)
From Lucky Charm Ice Cream and Fried Chicken Lollipops to Fluffernutter and Chocolate Milk, Portland’s culinary community will put an updated spin on their favorite childhood foods at Share our Strength’s 27th annual Taste of the Nation® on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at McMenamins Crystal Ballroom in downtown Portland. Using the theme “What My Family Ate” as inspiration, more than 60 food and beverage artisans will help raise money to end childhood hunger. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($100+): Portland 2014 Cinco de Mayo Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Run | w/ Terrapin Events, Food, Beer, Mariachi Music & More (May 4)
In 2014 the Cinco de Mayo race is starting on its second decade! The race prides itself on being locally produced and affordable for everyone and we hope you will come check it out. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($400): 2014 What The Festival @ Wolf Run Ranch in Dufur | The Glitch Mob, Washed Out, Pool Party & More! (June 19-22)
It is the only festival to feature Funktion-One sound-systems on all 4 stages, is home to a micro-film fest bringing in submissions from around the world, relaxation huts and poolside cabanas, an open-air hookah lounge, an oasis spa and sauna, the largest disco ball on the West Coast, an illuminated forest and countless art and interactive design installations. To win, comment on this post here.
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