Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including MythBusters, New Year’s Eve Parties, Winter Ball & more.
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Win Tickets ($40): 6th Annual Portland Masquerade Ball @ Bossanova Ballroom | Featuring Vagabond Opera, Just People, DJ Manoj (December 11)
European Cabaret! Vintage Americana! Balkan Belly Dance! Neo-Classical Opera! Old World Yiddish Theater! Welcome to Vagabond Opera. Bohemian Cabaret ensemble Vagabond Opera is described by the Washington Post as “A band of ceaseless charisma, boundless energy, impeccable musicianship and more than a little touch of both the naughty and exotic.” The group delivers passionate offerings of Bohemian cabaret for young and old. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($20): Get On UP! @ The Goodfoot | James Brown Re-Mixed & Re-Imagined featuring TAKIMBA, DJ Saucy & DJ Firie (December 12)
TAKIMBA and Friends are teaming up to bring you another edition of “Get on Up” this time they will be remixing and mashing up the music James Brown. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($110): Portland Winter Ball @ Bella Via | Regency Costume Ball, Dance the Night Away Like Jane Austen, Dinner, English Country Dancing (December 12)
Dance the night away as Jane Austen would have done at the ORS’s 2015 Winter Ball. Regency costume recommended; 1790-1820. Costume admired but not required. Dining, English country dancing, cards, portraits and more. Live classical music. A brilliant dance mistress (no prior experience required!) Ticket price includes event and dinner. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($36): Portland Story Theater Presents Urban Tellers @ Alberta Abbey | Stories of Compassion, Unscripted. Unafraid. Unlike Any Other (December 12)
Urban Tellers® pushes the boundaries between teller and audience, as stories filled with compassion and truth leave all transformed. This month, hear from Portland’s own Philip Schlachter, Lynn Fitch, Frank Engel, Bruce Livingston, Samuel Routh, and Mayah Frank. Doors open at 7 pm for a social hour with wine and beer available for purchase and entertainment provided by jazz quartet, Bamberger, Engel, Hines, and Eave. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($80): Sinatra by Starlight @ Revolution Hall | A Frank Sinatra Centennial Concert Starring Tony Starlight, John Gilmore and The Starlight Big Band (December 12)
Frank Sinatra was one of the most iconic figures of the 20th century. December 12, 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of his birth. Sinatra used the finest songwriters, arrangers and musicians of his time to create his signature recordings. Thorough vocal performance, production numbers and conversation this show will recreate those magical recordings and put Sinatra’s legacy into its historical perspective. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($24): Portland Storytellers’ Guild Presents Gifts That Opened the Heart @ Hipbone Studio | Stories of Gifts & Their Magic (December 12)
Sometimes the greatest gift is one that cannot be wrapped, is completely unexpected and arrives in a most unusual way. Storyteller’s Julie Strozyk, Norm Brecke, Janet Liu and Ken Iverson are bringing stories of such gifts to Hipbone Studio on Dec. 12th. Come and enjoy an evening filled with stories of these unusual gifts and the magic they brought to all. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($50): The Dandy Warhols “A Christmas Carol” @ Crystal Ballroom | Portland Holiday Events, w/ Joel Gion (December 12)
For the fourth consecutive year the Crystal Ballroom is proud to again host the second night of The Dandy Warhols’ two annual holiday events with an all-ages holiday show. The theme for this year’s shindig is “A Christmas Carol.” Guests are encouraged to dress in their best past, present, or future holiday outfits! Come celebrate the holidays with The Dandy Warhols and friends. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($50): Grammy Award Winner Judith Hill @ Alberta Rose Theatre | Pop, Soul, R&B, Neo Soul (December 14)
Over the course of her remarkable career thus far, singer/ songwriter Judith Hill has shared her musical gifts in a variety of ways. The Los Angeles native has been a background singer for such legends as Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Ringo Starr, and the late Michael Jackson, serving as the latter’s duet partner on the classic ballad, “I Just Can’t Stop Loving You,” which later became a highlight of Jackson’s posthumously released film This Is It. (Hill’s deeply moving performance of “Heal the World” was an indelible moment during the singer’s public memorial service.) To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($90): MythBusters: Jamie Hyneman & Adam Savage Unleashed @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Experiments, Audience Participation (December 16)
The all-new, live stage show “MythBusters© Jamie & Adam Unleashed,” starring Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, co-hosts of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series MythBusters©, promises to be an unexpected evening of on-stage experiments, audience participation, rocking video and behind-the-scenes stories. Fans will join Jamie and Adam on stage and assist in their mind-twisting and not always orthodox approach to science. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($70): Nick Lowe’s Quality Holiday Revue featuring Los Straightjackets @ Aladdin Theater | Rock, Country, Soul, Pop, Surf & More! (December 16)
Nick Lowe’s Quality Holiday Revue arrives in time to sprinkle some much needed Christmas Cheer. Starring none other than… Nick Lowe, the show will feature a few brand-new Christmas Classics from 2013’s “Quality Street” as well as careful selections from his back catalog of hits and near misses. Nick will appear both solo and backed by a sharp-dressed rock & roll combo who will bring along some Yuletide treats of their own. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($60): New Year’s Eve: The Helio Sequence with Wild Ones @ Revolution Hall | Indie Rock, Psychedelic, Folk, w/ Kyle Craft (December 31)
The self-titled sixth album by The Helio Sequence began with a friendly competition. Several of the duo’s friends within the Portland, Oregon music scene had been playing “The 20-Song Game.” The rules were simple, playful and ambitious: Songwriters would arrive in their studios at prearranged times and spend all day recording 20 complete songs. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($80): “Brew Year’s Eve” @ Aladdin Theater | w/ Appetite for Deception (Guns N’ Roses tribute), Motorbreath (Metallica Tribute), and Sacred Heart (Dio Tribute) (December 31)
Looking to ROCK OUT with head banging force among enthusiastic concert goers sporting jeans, leather, or whatever the hell they feel like wearing? Perhaps scarf down some tasty local pizza and beverages in between acts? Then 105.9 The Brew has just the party for you! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($216): InspireTruth 2015 / 2016 New Year’s Eve Celebration | 2 Ballrooms, Multiple Stages, Interactive Environments, Dozen+ Acts, Drinks (December 31)
Once again, Beloved Presents invites the community to dance and rejoice with their creative family at the Portland Art Museum on December 31, 2015. A stunning, art-filled and transformative environment will inspire clarity of intent fueled by joyful celebration and the danciest dance music in the galaxy. Together, the event attendees will cultivate the joy, heart and love that they wish to bring into the new year. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($100): Downtown Portland Speakeasy-style New Year’s Eve 2015 / 2016 @ Red Star Tavern | Jazz by The Bylines, Drinks Included (December 31)
Red Star Tavern and the Noble Experiment invite you to a prohibition-style celebration to ring in 2016. A ticket grants you an evening of cocktails from head bartender, Brandon Lockman (that’s right… drinks included), live jazz-era music from local trio, The Bylines, dancing and general revelry. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($70): New Year’s Eve Dance Party Extravaganza w/ DJ Anjali & The Incredible Kid @ the Melody Ballroom | Desi Latino Soundclash, w/ Uproot Andy, Bloco Alegria, Michael Bruce & More! (December 31)
DJ Anjali and The Incredible Kid throw their biggest New Year’s Eve party ever: a two-floor Desi Latino Soundclash! The party features two levels with two beautiful ballrooms for your dancing pleasure. This party marks the 15th anniversary of Anjali and The Kid playing in Portland clubs as a duo since their New Year’s Eve debut in 2000. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($350): Oregon Truffle Festival | 1 of the Top 5 Destinations in the World for Truffle Lovers, Joriad, Samples, Wine & More! (January 22)
As the first truffle festival in the English-speaking world, and “one of the top 5 destinations in the world for truffle lovers,” the Oregon Truffle Festival offers a culinary experience that simply cannot be found anywhere else. This is an international event that joins truffle fanciers and truffle experts from all over the world in three days of celebration, educational seminars, and hands-on experiences. To win, comment on this post here.
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