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EarthDay @ PSU

Downtown Portland Earth Day Festival 2015 | Free Food, Live Music, a Craft Market & Clothing Swap

April 22 @ PSU Park Blocks – Join PSU’s Environmental Club to celebrate Earth Day 2015 at a community festival featuring student groups, crafters, musicians, artists, activists, educators, community-builders, and changemakers of all kinds.

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Richard Cheese & Lounge Against The Machine @ Crystal Ballroom

Win Tickets ($70): Richard Cheese & Lounge Against The Machine @ Crystal Ballroom | Swingin’ Vegas Versions of Rock, Rap & top 40 Hits

May 1 @ Crystal Ballroom – America’s loudest lounge singer Richard Cheese performs swingin’ Vegas versions of rock, rap, and Top40 hits, “swankifying” contemporary songs into traditional pop vocal standards. With his Lounge Against The Machine swing band, Cheese has sold more than 200,000 CDs, and played hundreds of sellout concerts around the world.

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Rose City Collective

Rose City Round Kick Off Show @ Kelly’s Olympian | FREE, Extended Happy Hour, Songwriter Residency

April 22 @ Kelly’s Olympian – Rose City Round is a revolving songwriter residency held at Kelly’s Olympian. Every Wednesday from 6-8pm, starting in May, two guests will join host Chris Walberg (Dead Teeth) taking turns performing and discussing their original compositions. This unique glimpse into the songwriting process will not only entertain but inspire.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800+): Sci-Fi Film Fest, Escape Rooms, Tommy Davidson & More! | April 16-19, 2015

Hello Portland! The sun is shining! There’s tons of new things to try this week, like Portland Escape Rooms or Havana Nights Salsa Dance! The OMSI Sci-Fi Film Festival continues through the weekend and 80s Video Dance Attack celebrates 10 Years! Check out Tommy Davidson at Helium. There’s multiple chances to try some good brews […]

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Blazers Rip City

2015 NBA Playoffs: Watch Trail Blazers Vs Memphis in Portland | Food & Drink Specials

The 2015 Playoffs start this weekend and the Portland Trail Blazers will take on the Memphis Grizzlies. The first game is Sunday at 5PM PST. You can watch all the games and enjoy great food and drink specials at the bars below. ——————– Portland Trail Blazers vs  Memphis Grizzlies Schedule: Game 1: Portland @ Memphis […]

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Mondays in the Mall

Celebrate Portland 2015 Earth Day w/ Mondays on the Mall | Enter to Win a Bike, Free Smoothies, Seed Packets

April 20 @ Congress Center – Portland Mall Management, Inc. will be reducing their carbon footprint in celebration of Earth Day by passing out free smoothies from a bike powered blender! Free Moberi smoothies, seed packets and a BIKE will be given away at this month’s Mondays on the Mall event!

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Friend or Foe? Grains, Gluten, Meat, Dairy, Salt, Fat, and Alcohol

Friend or Foe? Grains, Gluten, Meat, Dairy, Salt, Fat, and Alcohol @ Providence Wellspace | Learn How to Reduce Your Risk for Heart Disease & More!

April 21 @ Providence Wellspace – Join Miles Hassell MD, for a discussion on critical thinking about food. He is the medical director of the Providence Integrative Medicine Program and co-author of Good Food, Great Medicine, an evidence-based guide for using simple lifestyle choices and your kitchen in the pursuit of optimal health. You may […]

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Cant Stand Losing You The Police

Win Tickets ($22): ‘Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police’ Documentary @ Regal Fox Tower Stadium 10 | Based on Guitarist Andy Summers’ Memoir

April 17-23 @ Regal Fox Tower Stadium 10 – Based on the memoir, One Train Later, by guitarist Andy Summers, Can’t Stand Losing You tells of the rise of The Police. From chance encounters with Copeland and Sting, through the band’s break up, Summers shares photos and memories as they prepare for a reunion.

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Integrate Architecture and Planning

Win Tickets ($80): Portland Modern Home Tour | 8 Beautiful Modern Homes, Self-Guided Architecture Tour, Promo / Discount Code

April 25 – The Fourth Annual Portland Modern Home Tour will give residents the rare opportunity to explore eight incredible modern homes in the City of Roses. Tour-goers will meet the local architects behind the designs.

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Win Tickets ($70): Stumptown Stages Presents World Premiere Musical Soul Harmony @ Brunish Theater | Inspired by The Deborah Chessler Story

APril 16- May 3 @ Brunish Theater – The creators of Stumptown Stages’ It’s A Wonderful Life, bring this unforgettable musical to stage! In the late 40s an unlikely partnership between a young Jewish woman and a dynamic black male vocal group gave birth to a new genre of music that would ignite a generation, […]

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Cinco de Mayo Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Run

2015 Portland Cinco de Mayo 10K & 5K Run | w/ Terrapin Events, Food, Beer, Mariachi Music & More!

May 3 @ Pioneer Courthouse Square – The Cinco de Mayo race, now in its 12th year, has become a must-do, super fun spring tradition. This urban 5k and 10k race with flat and fast courses, starts and finishes at Pioneer Square and runs on the streets of downtown Portland.

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The Wisdom Tree

Win Tickets: Wisdom Tree Film Screenings + Q&A w/ Writer Director Sunil Shah, Sci-fi Mystery Drama

April 24-May 7 @ Regal Fox Tower – Ever wondered about quantum physics, fine art, math, music, neuroscience, eastern mysticism, mindful spirituality? But never got a chance to explore them enough? Here is a great opportunity. Please join and experience this mesmerizing sci-fi edutainment unfold in front of you. The breadth and depth of this […]

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GlamHer @ The Nines

GlamHer 2015 Bradley Angle Benefit @ The Nines Hotel | Mingle w/ Portland’s Most Notable Drag Queens, Auction, Wine & Food

May 7 @ The Nines – GlamHer is Bradley Angle’s signature celebration. This sassy, stylish affair offers guests the opportunity to mingle, taste wine and food from around the Pacific Northwest, photo ops with some of Portland’s most notable drag queens, and bid on fantastic auction packages to support survivors of domestic violence.

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Allen Stone

Win Tickets ($44): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents Allen Stone w/ Lilla & Just People @ Roseland Theater | American Soul, Rock

April 19 @ Roseland Theater – In the past two years, Allen Stone has gone from being a soul singer from Chewelah, WA to selling out venues where the audience is bigger than his hometown’s entire population – and it blows his mind. “Basically my job is to throw a party for people every night […]

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Goapele 11x17

Win Tickets ($40): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents Goapele @ Star Theater | w/ Coco Columbia

April 15 @ Star Theater – Seamlessly blending genres while refusing to be limited by the “neo-soul” tag, the eloquent singer/songwriter completed her first release Closer in 2001 and never looked back. Embraced from the beginning by critics and fans alike, Goapele craved the perfect niche for herself as she created music that fused jazz, […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($700+): Gorge Artists Studio Tour, Wine & Cheese Tasting, Oregon Ghost Conference, Auto Swap Meet & More! | April 9-12, 2015

The weekend is back and the skies are clearing up! It’s another lovely weekend to head to the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival. Push yourself to your limit w/ Escapism! Stop by A-WOL Dance Collective’s new space for Closed Doors. Tonight, Bridge & Burn is hosting a FREE launch party. Oregon Ghost Conference opens tomorrow and […]

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Barrel Room

FREE Fridays at Portland’s Barrel Room! Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | Ron And Rome Show, Dueling Hobbits, Sarah Hester Ross

Fridays in April – 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 ($650+): Egg Hunts, Bunny Hop, Spring Beer & Wine Festival & More! | April 2-5, 2015

The weekend has returned and so have spring festivals: Spring Beer & Wine Festival is at Oregon Convention Center Friday & Saturday, and the The Cocktail Demystified is on Saturday at Melody Ballroom. Comedian Chris Kattan is at Helium for tonight only! KPSU’s 30 Shows in 30 Days continues this weekend with tonight’s Kickoff Party […]

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Win Tickets ($98): Portland’5 Presents America’s Got Downton @ Winningstad Theatre | One-man Parody of Downton Abbey

May 2-3 @ Winningstad Theatre – Direct from London’s West End comes America’s Got Downton. The London Daily Telegraph hails the show (called ‘The Only Way is Downton’ in the UK) a “remarkable, tour de force one-man show.” Luke Kempner creates more than thirty characters in this parody which blends celebrity visitors with well-known characters […]

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Oregon Symphony presents Death on the Downbeat @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Win Tickets ($160): Oregon Symphony presents Death on the Downbeat @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Classic Murder Mystery Who-dunnit!

April 18 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – A most unpopular guest conductor has been murdered, and everyone in the audience is a suspect! Don’t miss this delightfully different whodunit of music and theater, complete with a fastidious detective, a mysterious “Lady in Red,” a bumbling police sergeant and a guilty looking orchestra! The program […]

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Portland Spirit Easter

Spend Portland 2015 Easter on the Water w/ Portland Spirit Sunday Brunch Buffet | Beautiful Views, Family Friendly, Live Entertainment

April 5 – 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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Elias Quartet

Elias Quartet @ Lincoln Performance Hall | Prize Winner in London International String Quartet Competition

April 6&7- Formed in 1998 at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, this European ensemble was a prize-winner in the 2003 London International String Quartet Competition and has since developed a reputation as one of the most intense and vibrant quartets of their generation.

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