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Network (Digital) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1976 Satiric Look at Television News, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

April 26-28 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Conceived, written, produced and released during the ongoing Watergate crisis, Network was Chayefsky’s meticulously researched, highly articulate attack on the demoralisation and dehumanisation of American life as exemplified by the crude commercialisation of television news.

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AUERBACH & MARTINŮ

Win Tickets: Portland Youth Philharmonic Presents Auerbach & Martinů @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Chicago Tribune Calls the Orchestra “Brilliant in all Departments!”

May 5 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – PYP concludes its landmark 95th season with the powerfully moving Symphony No. 1 by the multi-talented Russian-American composer Lera Auerbach, followed by PYP alumnus Max Blair as oboe soloist in Bohuslav Martinů’s beautiful Oboe Concerto.

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Portland Story Theater Presents Urban Tellers

Win Tickets ($40): Portland Story Theater Presents Urban Tellers @ The Old Church Concert Hall | Real, True Stories of the People of Portland

May 3 @ The Old Church – If you’ve been to an Urban Tellers® show, you know that we are deeply influenced by Kurt Vonnegut’s thinking: “I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over.” Experience going right up to the edge with us. It’s heroic. Uplifting. Exhilarating.

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michael pollan

ARK Series presents Michael Pollan – How To Change Your Mind @ Keller Auditorium | Featuring a Conversation w/ Dr. Nick Powers

May 18 @ Keller Auditorium – This unique event from the ARK Series on May 18th at Keller Auditorium will feature Pollan in conversation with Dr. Nick Powers, professor of literature, poet, and journalist, and founder of the People of Color camp at Burning Man. He has explored how psychedelics transform the practice of journalism […]

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portland Stronger Together 5K Walk, Run & Roll

Portland 2019 Stronger Together 5K Walk, Run & Roll @ Elizabeth Caruthers Park | Costumes, Prizes, Benefit for Ronald McDonald House, Dog Friendly

May 4 @ Elizabeth Caruthers Park – You’ll have a blast on this family-friendly day that includes music, food, entertainment, and kids’ activities. And all participants will take home a fun pair of red and white striped socks!

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DUELING PIANOS WITH SHANNON BENGFORD AND CHARLIE KRAUT

Dueling Pianos @ Barrel Room Portland | USA Today Top 10 Portland Entertainment Pick

Fridays & Sundays @ Barrel Room – Portland’s Longest Running and ONLY Dueling Piano Show Bar, now in its ninth award-winning season! Featuring National Touring Talent every weekend this Vegas Style request driven show is great for Birthday Parties, Bachelorette Parties, Girls Night Out, or Just Because. Recently voted as a USA Today Top 10 […]

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MAC DEMARCO

Win Tickets ($90): Mac DeMarco @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Singer, Songwriter, Indie, Rock

May 10 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – The fresh meat you’re now feasting on, This Old Dog, makes for his fifth in just over half a decade—bringing the total to 3 LPs and 2 EPs. According to the DMV, MacBriare Samuel Lanyon DeMarco is 28. But in working-dog years, ol’ Mac here could easily […]

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PSM SCRAP

Portland 2019 Easter Fun Day w/ SCRAP PDX @ Portland Saturday Market | Child Friendly Activities To Help Promote Creative and Environmentally Sustainable Behavior, Arts & Crafts

April 21 @ Portland Saturday Market – Portland Saturday Market and SCRAP have teamed up this Easter Sunday 4/21 to promote creative and environmentally sustainable behavior by helping kid’s create fun items out of reclaimed materials.

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ROY AYERS & BOBBY CALDWELL

Win Tickets ($40): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents Ghost-Note “Prince Tribute” w/ B-Slade & The NPG Horns @ Star Theater | Funkiest Band on the Planet , Multi-Grammy Award Winning Artists

April 20 @ Star Theater – Multi-Grammy Award winning artists Robert Sput Searight and Nate Werth take percussion out of the shadows and into the spotlight with their new project, Ghost-Note. World renown for their ongoing catalog with international sensation Snarky Puppy, this dynamic duo expands their rhythmical voice into a celebration of music in […]

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Roy Ayers & Bobby Caldwell

Win Tickets ($90): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents Roy Ayers & Bobby Caldwell @ Roseland Theater | Godfather of Neo Soul

April 20 @ Roseland Theater – Roy Edward Ayers, Jr. was born in Los Angeles, CA on September, 10 1940. He comes by his affinity with music naturally, as his mother Ruby Ayers was a schoolteacher and local piano instructor and his father Roy Sr., a sometimes-parking attendant and trombonist. As it often happens in […]

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The Budos Band

Win Tickets ($50): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents The Budos Band @ Roseland Theater w/ The True Loves | “Staten Island instrumental afro-soul”

April 19 @ Roseland Theater – The sound of The Budos may be challenging for some to describe, but to the band, “Staten Island instrumental afro-soul” means internalizing such seemingly disparate influences as the Cairo Jazz Band, J.C. Davis, Mulatu Astatke, and Black Sabbath and coming together to form a mind-bending combination of rhythm and […]

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Nightmare Alley

Nightmare Alley @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1947 Film Noir, An Archetypal American Con Man’s Rise and Fall, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

April 19-21 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Nightmare Alley is a fascinating film noir that was a departure for Tyrone Powers who had mostly played swashbucklers. Here he plays conman Stanton “Stan” Carlisle, a carnival barker working for Mademoiselle Zeena (Joan Blondell) and her drunken husband Pete (Ian Keith). Stan is after a code that […]

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PRINCE TRIBUTE NIGHT APRIL 26TH smaller

Win Tickets ($20): Video Dance Attack: Prince Tribute @ Crystal Ballroom | All Prince Music & Videos All Night, Light Show, Bouncy Floor

April 26 @ Crystal Ballroom | Dearly Beloved, we are gathering in the Crystal Ballroom on Friday, April 26th to celebrate and dance to the music of Prince Rogers Nelson. All Prince music videos and related artists/songs all night long on our giant video screens with the Ballroom’s legendary bouncy floor and amazing light show!

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portland-events

MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,450+): Gorge Grand Tasting, Pig & Swig, Remote.ly, Dueling Pianos & More! | April 11-14, 2019

The weekend is back, Portland! Find vintage treasures at NW’S LARGEST Garage Sale & Vintage Sale!  Miz Kitty is back with her Parlour Vaudeville Show! Plan ahead for summertime with the kids with this Summer Camp Guide.

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buddy guy

Win Tickets ($150): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents Grammy Winner Buddy Guy @ Roseland Theater | w/ Curtis Salgado Band, Greatest Living Blues Legend

April 17 @ Roseland Theater – The title of Buddy Guy’s latest album says it all: The Blues Is Alive and Well. The legendary blues artist’s eighteenth solo LP and follow-up to 2015’s Born to Play Guitar showcases his raw and unadulterated sound, its fifteen tracks a true pleasure for aficionados and genre newcomers alike.

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TOWER OF POWER

Win Tickets ($80): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents Tower of Power @ The Roseland Theater | w/ Ron Artis II & The Truth, Legendary Soul Powerhouse

April 16 @ Roseland Theater – A renowned horn-driven outfit, Tower of Power emerged in the late ’60s playing a dynamic blend of R&B, soul, funk, and AM pop. Along with similarly inclined groups like Chicago and Blood, Sweat & Tears, Tower of Power helped push the sound of brass-infused music into the rock era.

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DUELING PIANOS WITH SHANNON BENGFORD AND CHARLIE KRAUT

Dueling Pianos @ Barrel Room Portland | USA Today Top 10 Portland Entertainment Pick

Fridays & Sundays @ Barrel Room – Portland’s Longest Running and ONLY Dueling Piano Show Bar, now in its ninth award-winning season! Featuring National Touring Talent every weekend this Vegas Style request driven show is great for Birthday Parties, Bachelorette Parties, Girls Night Out, or Just Because. Recently voted as a USA Today Top 10 […]

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Remote.ly

Work From Coffee Shops or Home? | Remote.ly Makes it Easier for Remote Workers, Freelancers, & Students, Free In-house Barista, Try it Out for FREE

Recently-opened Remote.ly is on a mission to make life better for remote workers, freelancers, and students. Their offering is simple: commitment-free workspace featuring guaranteed seating/outlets, a free in-house barista (free!), and stunning views of downtown PDX – for just $20/day ($15 for students).

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american honey

American Honey @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Cannes Jury Winner, Showcasing America’s Wandering “Mag Crew” Youth, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

April 12-14 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Within the classic typology of United States filmmaking, the road movie, Arnold creates a lively and intimate, though not definitive look at the Midwestern United States. Informed by a 2007 New York Times article, Andrea Arnold sought to represent and give voice to the wandering “mag crew” youth.

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