Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including HUMP, Swashbuckler’s Ball, Festival of Trees & more.
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Win Tickets ($44): Grindhouse PDX Presents Golden Gurls Live 2015 Portland Christmas / Holiday Special @ Funhouse Lounge | All Male Cast, “Turkey Lurkey” & “Miracle on Richmond St.” (November 12 & 19)
Our first show as Grindhouse PDX will be the fan favorite “Golden Gurls Hoiliday Special” at the Funhouse Lounge. Last years show completely sold out by opening weekend, so this year we have added a few more shows. Get your tickets ASAP, You don’t want to miss this show. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($50): HUMP! Film Festival @ Revolution Hall | The Pacific Northwest’s Biggest & Best Amateur-produced Porn Festival, Live Body Painting Exhibit (November 13-14)
The brainchild of Dan Savage, best known for his internationally syndicated relationship and sex advice column, Savage Love, and as the co-creator of the It Gets Better Project says of the festival, “We bill HUMP! as an amateur porn festival. But it’s more than that. It’s rare for people to watch porn that takes them outside their comfort zones—it’s rare for people to watch porn that, if they were home alone in front of the computer, they wouldn’t choose to click on and watch. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($30): Big Sting Event @ Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub | For Scorpios, Family & Friends, Dance, Raffle, Drinks, Benefit for Betties 360 (November 13)
Calling all Scorpios, friends and family of Scorpios, or anyone who knows a Scorpio… Ok, that’s everyone, right? Time to put your stinger away and play nice. Join us for a The First Annual Big Sting Event put on by some of the coolest Scorpios in town. Meet new peeps – dance and drink – support a good cause! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($60): 80s Video Dance Attack New Wave Edition @ Lola’s Room | MTV Hits, Video Projections, Dancing (November 14)
All your favorite new wave & B-sides in one night! No Madonna, MJ or Prince – this is strictly Depeche Mode, The Cure, New Order, Flock of Seagulls, Siouxsie, Yaz, etc!! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($50): Swashbuckler’s Ball @ Melody Ballroom | Live Music, Food, Drink, Dancing, Burlesque, Charity Raffle & More! (November 14)
This year, the Swashbuckler’s Ball returns to the Melody Ballroom, a venue that hosted the event for its first four years. The evening’s festivities will feature the Celtic rock group The Young Dubliners.Also returning is Portland’s own Coming Up Threes and Chervona,both bands having blown the roof off the event in previous years! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($36): Portland Story Theater Presents Urban Tellers @ Alberta Abbey | Live storytelling: Real. True. Stories. (November 14)
Like Portland author Jackson S. Mitchell, we ask “Is this true? Is this the story you want to tell, in the voice you want to tell it?” It’s all about the narrative, the words we choose to say, the things we choose to talk about. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($50): Gaelic Storm @ Aladdin Theater | Celtic, World Music (November 15)
After 10 albums, and nearly 3,000 live shows, Gaelic Storm — the chart-topping, multi-national Celtic band — is dishing up a hearty serving of Full Irish. The greatest-hits album spans the bulk of the band’s career from 2004-2014, mixing crowd favorites and concert staples with three previously unreleased recordings. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($75): Ride @ Crystal Ballroom | + Guests, Shoegazing, Alternative Pop/Rock (November 15)
Ride are a British rock band that formed in 1988 in Oxford, England, consisting of Andy Bell, Mark Gardener, Laurence “Loz” Colbert, and Steve Queralt. The band were initially part of the “shoegazing” scene that emerged in England during the early 1990s. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets: Thursday Swing! Featuring Pink Lady & John Bennett Jazz Band & Honky Tonk Union @ Secret Society | Dance Lesson, Food & Drink Specials (November 19)
Two live bands, two dance lessons, 5 hours of swing music and dance every Thursday Night!! Join us for $5 food and drink specials for happy hour from 6-8pm when all ages are welcome in the ballroom, and stay for the second band and lesson as the night heats up at The Secret Society! No partner necessary, and you are welcome to join us and watch if you’re not ready to step out quite yet! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets: Pong Party FUNdraiser @ Pips & Bounce | pFriem Family Brewers Tap Takeover, Ping Pong Games, Prizes & More! (November 19)
Neighborhood House is hosting its second annual Pong Party FUNdraiser at Pips & Bounce on Thursday, November 19th from 7 to 10pm. This event is part of the Willamette Week’s Give! Guide fundraising campaign and all proceeds from entry and beer sales will go to Neighborhood House. All are encouraged to come and support this historic (110 years!) Portland nonprofit that provides critical social services to vulnerable families and individuals in our community. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($80): Vida’s Ark Comedy Show Hilarity Benefitting Charity @ Kiggins Theater | Featuring Last Comic Standing’s Amy Miller, Bri Pruett, Virginia Jones (November 19)
Vida’s Ark, a homeless shelter for teen mothers and their children, presents a Hilarity Benefitting Charity, a comedy show fundraiser. Headliner is Amy Miller, contestant on NBC’s Last Comic Standing Season 9 and voted Portland’s Funniest Comedian by Willamette Week. Opening acts include Bri Pruett and Virginia Jones with the show hosted Shannan Hunt. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($59): The Charlatans @ Crystal Ballroom | Alternative, Rock, British Invasion (November 19)
How to stay motivated in the middle of a cold, damp Cheshire February, in a building full of memories, with no record label, and just a few sketches of songs from aborted recording sessions the year before? The Charlatans did what they always do. They dug deep, and searched for soul. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($60): Hugh Masekela & Larry Willis @ Revolution Hall | South African, Soul, w/ Tezeta Band (November 19)
Legendary South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela is an innovator in the world music and jazz scene and continues to tour the world as a performer, composer, producer and activist. This iconic artist is best known for his Grammy-nominated hit single, Grazing in the Grass which sold over 4 million copies in 1968 and made him an international star. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($36): Hot Buttered Rum / Poor Man’s Whiskey @ Revolution Hall | Featuring a Collaborative bluegrass performance of Paul Simon’s “Graceland” (November 20)
“Few things rejuvenate the soul like a warm fireside drink after an exhausting day in the snow. Hot Buttered Rum has that effect. Their original songs are instantly familiar and inviting, and their easygoing versions of timeless classics (the Beatles, Hank Williams) belie the intricacy of the arrangements.” To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($55): Ozomatli @ Aladdin Theater | Latin/Funk/Hip-Hop & Everything in Between (November 20)
PLACE IN THE SUN, the eighth album by multi-genre, multi-cultural Grammy winning band Ozomatli, takes the band’s street-party consciousness to new heights of eclecticism. Produced by the band and long-time friend, world renowned engineer Robert Carranza and featuring collaborations with the legendary Eurythmics guitarist Dave Stewart and Xandy Barry of WAX LTD, PLACE IN THE SUN is just the latest proof of the band’s relentless vitality. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($32): Ecstatic Fire! A Fairytale Fire Circus Adventure! @ Bossanova Ballroom | Featuring the Northwest’s Premiere Fire Performers, Family Friendly Early Show + Dark Late Show (November 21)
We are delighted to bring you the second installment of Ecstatic Fire, A Fairytale Fire Circus Adventure! Two unique shows in one night featuring some of the northwest’s premiere fire performers. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($40): Shook Twins @ Revolution Hall | Indie Folk Duo, w/ Annalisa Tornfelt & The Sound Outside + Tall Heights (November 21)
“I love the harmonies of the Shook Twins, the dreamlike songs that seem somehow permeated by the American Folk tradition, without actually being part of it. They make music that twines through your soul the way vines cover an abandoned shack in the woods.” – Neil Gaiman, New York Times – Best-Selling Author To win, comment on this post here.
Win Ticket ($75): Sunday Emporium Market @ Rejuvenation | Anna Mara Flowers Workshop, 30+ Local Vendors, Vintage Finds, Food, Arts & Crafts (November 29)
The last Sunday Emporium of the year has over 30 vendors including local makers and an artisan food hall. Seasonal trees & pre-made wreaths will be available to deck your halls! The holiday market is free entry and will run from 11-4 at Rejuvenation (1100 SE Grand). To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets: Portland’s Providence Festival of Trees @ Oregon Convention Center | 2015 Holiday / Christmas, Winter Wonderland Filled w/ 100+ Dazzling Trees, LEGO Display (December 4-5)
Children of all ages will be able to help build the Providence program as they celebrate the season by wandering through the festival’s winter wonderland filled with 100 trees of all sizes, wreaths and holiday vignettes created by local designers, businesses and more than 1,200 volunteers. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($90): Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals @ Aladdin Theater | Rock & Roll (December 4)
The message has always been to stand for peace, love, and happiness. For legendary singer songwriter, FELIX CAVALIERE, making people feel good is primary to his illustrious 50-year career that includes the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Songwriter Hall of Fame, Vocal Group Hall of Fame, and Grammy Hall of Fame. Few artists can claim they defined a generation; FELIX CAVALIERE continues to remind us to keep listening for the world’s beauty. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($50): Stu Hamm Band @ Aladdin Theater | Blues, Progressive Rock, Bass (January 13)
Extending the non-traditional function of the electric bass previously revolutionized by Jaco Pastorius and Stanley Clarke in the 1970s, Hamm helped to reshape the contemporary concept of the bass guitar as an unaccompanied instrument with the utilization of polyphonic, two-handed tapping, slapping and popping techniques, chords, and harmonics. To win, comment on this post here.
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