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Escapism Portland

See If You Can Make It Out In 1 Hour w/ Escapism Portland! | Unravel the Mysteries to Escape The Ritual Room!

You and a small group of like minded citizens have been chosen as possible candidates to join our Secret Society. However, you must prove you are worthy before being admitted to the inner sanctum. Solve our secrets, and your world will open to luxuries of power and influence beyond your imagination.

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HR Summit and Healthiest Employers of Oregon

Win Tickets ($210): HR Summit & Healthiest Employers of Oregon @ Hilton Hotel | Exhibitor Booths, HR Sessions, Awards & More!

August 22 @ Hilton Portland – Health & wellness in the workplace has never be more important. Each year we honor the region’s Healthiest Employers and the top HR leaders! Join us for this inspiring half-day health wellness expo that will leave you feeling refreshed and creative.

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Acclaimed Author & Journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates in Conversation @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Discussion on The Water Dancer, w/ Bestselling Author Renée Watson

October 21 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – Literary Arts is proud to present an evening with acclaimed author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates in celebration of his latest book, The Water Dancer (coming September 24). Coates will be in conversation with bestselling author Renée Watson.

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Win Tickets ($92): The Psychedelic Furs, James @ Crystal Ballroom | w/ Dear Boy, English Rock, Post Punk, New Wave

August 1 @ Crystal Ballroom – If you were to dissect the today’s alternative rock music, you’ll find that much of it pays homage to The Psychedelic Furs. Led by vocalist and songwriter Richard Butler, and his bass-wielding brother Tim, the Furs scored major hits with “Love My Way,” “Pretty In Pink,” “Heaven,” “The Ghost […]

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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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The Amazing Catfish (DCP) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, A Messy & Domestic Look at a Guadalajaran Family, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

July 19-21 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – The malleability and strength of family is on full display, executed in the gentle and intimate shots orchestrated by both Claudia Sainte-Luce and Agnès Godar (Claire Denis’ go to cinematographer). This style accentuating loner Claudia’s (Ximena Ayala) opening up and entwining with terminally ill Martha’s (Lisa Owen) single […]

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portland-events

MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,500+): Mississippi Street Fair, Totally Boatdalicious!, Back Fence PDX, Kayak Tours & More! | July 11-14, 2019

We’ve got another summer weekend coming up, Portland! Head over to Hip Chicks Do Wine for Pinot, Pork and Port. Catch the story of the first female filmmaker with Be Natural. Find treasures and memories at America’s Largest Antique & Collectible Show at Portland Expo. And learn about the heart of Portland’s old red light […]

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Land of Milk and Honey

Land of Milk and Honey (35mm) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, A Satirical Documentation of French Consumerist Culture, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

July 12-14 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – A study of life, a kaleidoscopic spectacle of a kind of anthological exploration into the post-May 1968 years of France. A satirical documentation of French consumerist culture, open dialogue with everyday people, and a sincere look into the desires and fears of folk. A circus-like performance of a […]

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Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché

Northwest Film Centre Presents Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché @ Portland Art Museum | Narrated by Jodie Foster, Documentary About First Female Filmmaker

July 12-14 @ Portland Art Museum – When Alice Guy-Blaché completed her first film in 1896 Paris, she was not only the first female filmmaker, but one of the first directors ever to make a narrative film. Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché follows her rise from Gaumont secretary to her appointment as […]

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Rock ‘n’ Roll On The River Cruise w/ Portland Spirit | Featuring Petty Fever – Tom Petty Tribute, Beer & Drinks

Thursdays July 11-September 26 @ Portland Spirit – Tune out the daily grind and and lose yourself in the sights and sounds of some of the Northwest’s best tribute bands aboard the Rock ‘n’ Roll On The River Cruise. Come aboard for this two-hour party as we cruise down the Willamette River featuring live music […]

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Noon Tunes

Free Portland Downtown Concerts: 2019 Noon Tunes in Pioneer Square Start This Week!

The 2019 “Noon Tunes” Concert series kicks off Tuesday, July 9th in Pioneer Square. Noon Tunes is Downtown Portland’s longest running FREE concert series, and runs every Tuesday in July and August from noon – 1PM. In addition to the concerts, there are food vendors, giveaways, and more.

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MANY Portland July 4th Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,500+): Cherryfest NW, Waterfront Blues Festival, Estacada Timber Festival, Craft Beer Festival & More! | July 3-7, 2019

July 4th Weekend is back, Portland! The Rose City goes all out with Waterfront Blues Festival and CherryFest NW lights up Salem. Try some new brews at Portland Craft Beer Festival! And it’s Cherry season in the Gorge!

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bigfoot portland spirit

Join the Hunt for Bigfoot w/ Portland Spirit! | Daily Departures, 7-Hour Columbia Gorge Jet-Boat Adventure Cruise

Daily Through September 30 – Ride the Explorer jet-boat from Portland to Cascade Locks as we embark into the “Heart of the Columbia Gorge” to search for the elusive creature known as Bigfoot. See the landmarks that make the Northwest famous, while listening to live and recorded narration. Enjoy content created by Animal Planet’s Finding […]

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Portland 2019 July 4th Events: Celebrations, Fireworks Pictures, Where To Watch, Parades

America celebrates Independence Day Thursday! As always, we have a large list of Portland July 4th weekend events including parties, dinners, shows, etc. This year, July 4th falls on Wednesday, so there will be parties all weekend!

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (35mm)

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (35mm) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Comedy Horror, Portland July 4th Weekend, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

July 5-7 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – “In every generation there is a chosen one. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons, and the forces of darkness. She is the slayer.” ― Joss Whedon. Before Sarah Michelle-Gellar picked up her crucifix and crossbow, Kristy Swanson was The Chosen One in the original 1992 […]

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Herbie Hancock and Kamasi Washington

Win Tickets ($85): Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts Presents Grammy Winner Herbie Hancock and Kamasi Washington | R&B, Acoustic and Electronic Jazz

August 17 @ Oregon Zoo – Herbie Hancock is a true icon of modern music. Throughout his explorations, he has transcended limitations and genres while maintaining his unmistakable voice. With an illustrious career spanning five decades and 14 Grammy® Awards, including Album of the Year for River: The Joni Letters, he continues to amaze audiences […]

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Taj Mahal

Win Tickets ($79): Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts Presents Grammy Winner Taj Mahal + Marc Cohn | Featuring Guest Vocalists Blind Boys of Alabama

August 16 @ Oregon Zoo – Celebrating decades of recording and touring that have nearly singlehandedly reshaped the definition and scope of the blues via the infusion of exotic sounds from the Caribbean, Africa and South Pacific, the two-time Grammy winning singer, songwriter, film composer, guitarist and multi-instrumentalist was feted with the Lifetime Achievement for […]

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Win Tickets ($97): Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts Presents ThePianoGuys | Classical Crossover, Orchestral Pop, Cello Rock

August 15 @ Oregon Zoo – Hailing from Utah, The Piano Guys became an Internet sensation by way of their immensely successful series of strikingly original self-made music videos. They’ve made over 35 since joining forces in early 2011, including their hit video, an innovative 10-handed version of One Direction’s “What Makes You Beautiful.”

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100+): International Beer Fest, Shakespeare Festival, Kriekfest, Twilight Half Marathon, Edgefield Brewfest & More! | June 27-30, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Check out some badass electric cars at Electric Car Guest Drive. Coho Summerfest kicks off today with 4 plays over over 4 weeks. Dantes is hosting the Portland air Guitar Championships on Saturday, and party for rescue animals at Pixie Prom!

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Make Music Day

2019 Make Music Day PDX | Free, 60 Artists, 10 Venues, From Funk to Bluegrass to Classical to A cappela

June 30 – Join Portland’s huge FREE celebration of music on Sunday, June 30th! Make Music Day PDX will be represented across Portland with local musicians playing in parks, studios and more.

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bigfoot portland spirit

Portland Spirit Bigfoot Adventure Cruise | Daily Departures, 7-Hour Columbia Gorge Jet-Boat Adventure Cruise

June 15-September 30 – Ride the Explorer jet-boat from Portland to Cascade Locks as we embark into the “Heart of the Columbia Gorge” to search for the elusive creature known as Bigfoot. See the landmarks that make the Northwest famous, while listening to live and recorded narration. Enjoy content created by Animal Planet’s Finding Bigfoot […]

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