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MANY Portland 420 Weekend Events & Giveaways ($350+): Soul’d Out Music Festival, Pizza Week, Earth Day, Blazers, Comedy & More! | April 20-23, 2017

Hello, Portland! 420 is here and we’ve got dinners, music, concerts & more! There’s still time to enter The Daily Leaf’s Giveaway. Soul’d Out Music Festival continues through the weekend. Earth Day is Saturday. Game 3 Blazers vs Warriors is Saturday.

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Portland Japanese Garden presents Hosokawa Morihiro: The Art of Life, A Rebirth in Clay | 18th Generation Samurai Decedent, Pottery, Sculpture, Calligraphy

Available Through May 21 @ Portland Japanese Garden Pavilion Gallery – Portland Japanese Garden is honored to present a glimpse into the creative life and work of former Prime Minister Hosokawa Morihiro. As the 18th generation head of the Hosokawa clan of samurai, Hosokawa left a career in politics behind and retired at the age […]

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Poison Waters Sparkles @ Bradley Angle’s 2017 GlamHer Galaxies | Benefit for Domestic Violence, Survivors, Queens, Auctions, Dancing, & more!

May 12 @ The Nines – This year, GlamHer, Bradley Angle’s signature event, celebrates galactic ideas at the science fiction-inspired masquerade ball. Hosted by Portland drag legend, Poison Waters, guests are in for quite a night! We went back stage with Poison to get the inside scoop on this year’s event:

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Kneading Communities Together: Food Culture From Jeddah to Portland

Kneading Communities Together: Food Culture From Jeddah to Portland @ University Club of Portland | Reception, Appetizers

April 24 @ University Club of Portland – The time-honored tradition of bread-baking has been challenged by the ease of processed foods, and the art of baking is not what it once was. In Saudi Arabia, where chain restaurants and fast-food are growing in popularity, few have spoken out on behalf of the value of […]

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Celebrate 2017 Arbor + Earth Day @ Portland Saturday Market | Free Bald Cypress Sapling, Kids Activities & More!

April 23 @ Portland Saturday Market – Join Portland Saturday Market on Sunday 4/23 and help us celebrate Arbor + Earth Day. In honor of Arbor Day the first 100 people to visit the info booth will receive a free Bald Cypress sapling. Bonus: recycle the tube into a bird feeder.

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Dueling Pianos

Barrel Room’s Dueling Pianos Show is FREE Friday & Saturday | Vegas style, Request Driven, Audience Interactive Show

Friday & Saturdays – Dueling pianos is a great group party concept if (and only if) you get the right players in the correct venue. Mission Accomplished. Since 2010, The Barrel Room lays claim to the longest running dueling piano shows in Portland. The show, which at times can get a “little cheeky,” isn’t just […]

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MANY Portland Easter Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100+): Egg Hunts, Brunch, Soul’d Out Festival, SCRUMptious, Spring Beer & Wine Festival, Blazers & More! | April 13-16, 2017

Hello, Portland! Easter weekend is here! Hunt for eggs & treats and mystery or tour the city’s naughty past. Blazers are in the playoffs! Stock up on beautiful plants at Hortlandia Plant and Art Sale. Chefs battle for your vote at SCRUMptious and Soul’d Out Music Festival starts next week.

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Glitter & Sparkles Galore @ Bradley Angle’s 2017 GlamHer Galaxies | Benefit for Domestic Violence Survivors, Drag Queens, Auctions, Dancing, & More!

May 12 @ The Nines – GlamHer, Bradley Angle’s signature event, celebrates galactic ideas at this year’s science fiction-inspired masquerade ball. Hosted on May 12 at 6pm at the posh Nines Hotel in downtown Portland, guests are encouraged to don glitter and metallic colors and bring starry skies and dreams to life.

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TheOhio Players

Win Tickets ($70): Soul’d Out Festival Presents Ohio Players w/ Shock & Andy Stokes @ Roseland Theater | American Funk, R&B, Soul

April 22 @ Roseland Theater – Originally comprising vocalist/guitarist Robert Ward, bassist Marshall Jones, saxophonist/guitarist Clarence Satchell, drummer Cornelius Johnson, and trumpet/trombone player Ralph Middlebrooks in 1959, at this time the group was the backing band for the R&B group Falcons. Disappointed with Ward’s unreliable leadership, the band moved back to Dayton, Ohio, found a […]

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"Love and Fire

Win Tickets ($30+): Oregon Repertory Singers Presents Love and Fire @ First United Methodist Church | Featuring American and Spanish Composers, Renaissance to Present Day

April 22-23 @ First United Methodist Church – In the final concert of their 43rd season this April, Oregon Repertory Singers will perform some of the greatest choral music from American and Spanish composers. Love and Fire will feature works from the Renaissance to the present day, previewing the program ORS takes on tour to […]

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Portland Spirit Easter

Cruise Portland’s Lovely Rivers for 2017 Easter Sunday Brunch on Portland Spirit | Buffet, Beautiful Views, Family Friendly, Live Entertainment

April 16 @ Portland Spirit – Gather your friends and family for an Easter celebration to remember. Hop onboard the Portland Spirit for a two-hour Easter Brunch cruise featuring an elaborate brunch buffet, ever-changing views and excellent service.

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Farnell Newton

Win Tickets ($24): Soul’d Out Festival Presents Farnell Newton & The Othership Connection @ Star Theater | A Tribute to Prince w/ Eldridge Gravy

April 21 @ Star Theater – Soul’d Out Festival proudly presented Prince as part of our festival in 2013, performing two crazy shows at Roseland Theater on the night of April 21. Prince Rogers Nelson left this earthly plane exactly 3 years later on April 21, 2016. So it is with great honor that we […]

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2017 Portland, Oregon, Easter Egg Hunts, Brunches & Family Activities | Beaverton, Hillsboro, Tigard, Tualatin, Lake Oswego & More!

Easter is on Sunday and the sun should return in time for the Easter Bunny’s visit! Here’s our large list of local Portland-metro eggs hunts, brunches & activities, as well as events SW Washington, Columbia Gorge, and Willamette Valley!

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Win Tickets ($50): Soul’d Out Festival Presents Oscar Winner Giorgio Moroder w/ DaM-FunK @ Roseland Theater | “Flashdance,”Disco, Funk

April 21 @ Roseland Theater – One of the principal architects of the disco sound, producer and composer Giorgio Moroder was born in Ortisei, Italy, on April 26, 1940. Upon relocating to Munich, Germany, he established his own studio, Musicland, and recorded his debut single “Looky, Looky” in 1969; his first LP, Son of My […]

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PDX Women in Tech (PDXWIT) Happy Hour Networking Event

PDXWIT #Action Fireside Chat w/ Congressman Earl Blumenauer @ New Relic | Free, Questions, Civil Rights, Women’s Health, Gender Equality, Health Care

April 13 @ New Relic – Join us on Thursday, April 13th at 5p for an informal fireside chat with Congressman Earl Blumenauer at New Relic. Earl Blumenauer is the U.S. Representative for Oregon’s 3rd congressional district, serving since 1996. His district includes most of East Portland and cities to the east of Portland.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($650+): Bridge to Brews, Grand Tasting, Japanese Garden, Blind Cafe, Aries Spears & More! | April 6-9, 2017

Hello, Portland! Spring is here! Stop by North 45 tonight for Brew Hog Blowout! Eat in the dark w/ Blind Cafe, or get the first glimpse of Portland Japanese Garden’s Huge Expansion. Tickets for MusicFestNW go on sale Friday morning and 80s Video Dance Attack celebrates their 12th anniversary this weekend!

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Now Open! Cultural Crossing: A New Beginning @ Portland Japanese Garden | 3 New Gardens, Arts Learning Center, Medieval Castle Wall & More!

In April 2017, the Portland Japanese Garden unveiled its $33.5 million Cultural Crossing expansion project. An historic event, the expansion honors the beauty and tranquility of the five traditional gardens, created by a group of visionary citizens more than fifty years ago.

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Project Pabst

Musicfest NW Presents 2017 Project Pabst Music Festival | Iggy Pop, Beck, Nas, Father John Misty, Spoon Die Antwoord, Lizzo, Whitney, Noname, Tickets on Sale April 7!

August 26-27 @ Tom McCall Waterfront Park – MusicfestNW Presents Project Pabst returns to Portland, OR on August 26 & 27, 2017, following the sold out 2016 installment that saw over 20,000 music fans come together at the scenic Tom McCall Waterfront Park. This year’s daytime festival will feature performances by icons Iggy Pop, Beck […]

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Dueling Pianos

Barrel Room’s Dueling Pianos Show is FREE Friday & Saturday | Vegas style, Request Driven, Audience Interactive Show

Friday & Saturdays – Dueling pianos is a great group party concept if (and only if) you get the right players in the correct venue. Mission Accomplished. Since 2010, The Barrel Room lays claim to the longest running dueling piano shows in Portland. The show, which at times can get a “little cheeky,” isn’t just […]

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Portland Spirit Easter

Cruise Portland’s Lovely Rivers for 2017 Easter Sunday Brunch on Portland Spirit | Buffet, Beautiful Views, Family Friendly, Live Entertainment

April 16 @ Portland Spirit – Gather your friends and family for an Easter celebration to remember. Hop onboard the Portland Spirit for a two-hour Easter Brunch cruise featuring an elaborate brunch buffet, ever-changing views and excellent service.

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Portland 2017 Easter Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

April 15 in Downtown Portland – In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that […]

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