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2017 NW Portland Kentucky Derby Party @ North 45 | Music w/ Brass Roots Movement, Big Hats, Bourbon Mint Julep Slushies, Sundresses, Seersuckers & More!

May 6 @ North 45 – Ladies and Gents, join North 45 for their 11th Annual Kentucky Derby party, to be held on Saturday, May 6th, 2017. Wear your big hats, sundresses, and seersucker for an afternoon of Southern fanciness and tradition! Celebrate the 143rd annual Kentucky Derby, at North 45’s patio party starting at […]

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2015 Walk/Run for the Animals @ Vancouver's Ester Short Park

Win Tickets ($90): Walk / Run For the Animals @ Esther Short Park | Dog-friendly Chip Timed 5K, Beer Garden, Music by Cat Rapper iAmMoshow, Benefit for Humane Society, 40+ Vendors

May 6 @ Esther Short Park – The Humane Society for Southwest Washington’s 26th Annual Walk/Run for the Animals will feature 1,200 walkers, 400 runners and 800 dogs. That’s a lot of dogs in one place.

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The Magnetic Fields- 50 Song Memoir (Night 2)

Win Tickets ($70): The Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir (Night 2) @ Revolution Hall | One Song for Each Year of Stephin Merritt’s Life

May 4 @ Revolution Hall – 50 Song Memoir is the new album from songwriter Stephin Merritt’s beloved recording project, the Magnetic Fields. This personal album, containing fifty songs, one for each year of the artist’s life, is projected for a late 2016/early 2017 release on Nonesuch Records. The album commenced recording on Stephin Merritt’s […]

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Yak Attack Album Release Party

Win Tickets ($20): Yak Attack Album Release Party @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Electronica, Live Loops

April 29 @ The Goodfoot – Yak Attack has been building buzz by touring frequently throughout the Pacific Northwest, California, and the Mountain West. The group’s music is best described as “organic electronica”, using skillful playing, live loops, and tightly constructed songs combined with raw improvisation to build high-energy and uplifting dance music from scratch, […]

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Win VIP Tickets ($100): PDX Urban Wine Experience @ Seven Bridges Winery | Featuring 16 Member Wineries, Wine, Food, Samples

May 7 @ Seven Bridges Winery – Join the Sixteen Winery Members of the PDX Urban Winery Association for an afternoon of wine, food and fun. Each winery will be pouring 2 wines and you will have the chance to hear about the wines from the owners and winemakers. Mix and match your favorite wines […]

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Cinco de Mayo Half Marathon

2017 Portland Cinco de Mayo Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Run! | New Faster & Flatter Routes, Food, Beer, Mariachi Music & More!

May 7 @ OMSI – Check out the all new Cinco de Mayo run! We are celebrating 15 years with an all new party, new start and finish and new courses. We will now start and finish on the east side, in the East Side Industrial Area at OMSI.

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Make it Green

“Make it Green” Premiere @ Clinton Street Theater | Local Film about Green Technology, Follows 5 Teams in the Cleantech Competition, Raffle, Meet the Director

May 4 @ Clinton Street Theater – “Make it Green” is an independent documentary that follows five teams in the 2015 Cleantech competition during the course of the summer as they design, develop, and implement their green tech creations. The film is premiering at the Clinton Street Theater on May 4th at 7:30 pm and […]

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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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handmade instruments

2017 NW Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit @ Marylhurst University | 80+ Artisans, Demos, Performances, Guitars, Bowed & Stringed Instruments, Mandolins & More!

On April 29 and 30, 2017, more than 80 artisans from across the Pacific Northwest will gather at Marylhurst University to display all types of guitars, bowed and stringed instruments, mandolins, banjos, ukes, percussion and ancient instruments.

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Junk Refunk

2017 Junk Refunk Creative Market @ Clackamas County Event Center | Portland Mother’s Day Weekend, Demos, Upcycled Products, Workshops & more!

May 13-14 @ Clackamas County Event Center – The Junk Refunk® Creative Market was inspired by Annie Sloan’s presence at the Handmade Fair UK in which Cheryl and her husband Nigel visited 2015. With the success of Junk Refunk® 2015 and 2016 Street Market, this is one of the most innovative and hands-on events for […]

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2017 Embrace Festival @ Portland Art Museum | Presentations by 30+ Leaders, Teachers, Authors, Theologians, Activists & More!

May 4-6 @ Portland Art Museum – This May, people from all over the world will gather in Portland, Oregon to share knowledge and wisdom, learn from each other, celebrate, be inspired, and find the tools needed to create and enliven local movements within our communities. Together we will explore sacred oneness, Christ consciousness, Buddha […]

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Portland to Astoria

Portland Spirit 2017 Cruise to Oregon’s Coastal Gem of Astoria | Cruise 60 Miles Along the Willamette & Columbia River Retracing Lewis & Clark

May 10 @ Portland Spirit Caruthers Landing Dock – The broad waters of the Columbia River will carry you from Portland’s vibrant harbor through the forest covered coast range on an adventure filled day re-tracing the route of Lewis & Clark, the famed American explorers. Ocean freighters and tugboats share our route to Astoria, a […]

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Head for the Hills

Win Tickets ($24): Head for the Hills @ Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Progressive Bluegrass, Jazz, Indie, Rock, Hip-hop

April 26 @ The Goodfoot – Head for the Hills has a simple but continuing dilemma they can’t seem to resolve. Specialists have been hired to no avail and the predicament persists: how does one describe the multifarious music of Head for the Hills? Among the top contenders are catchy turns of phrase like post-bluegrass, […]

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Marc Cohn

Win Tickets ($84): Grammy Winner Marc Cohn @ Aladdin Theater | Pop, Rock, Acoustic

May 4 @ Aladdin Theater – Marc Cohn is celebrating the 25th anniversary of his platinum-selling debut record with a series of very special concerts. Joined by an all-star band, Marc will be performing his Grammy-winning record in its entirety, from start to finish. From the iconic opening track “Walking In Memphis,” to the album […]

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Arlo Guthrie

Win Tickets ($90): Arlo Guthrie @ Revolution Hall | Folk, Songwriter, Activist

May 2 @ Revolution Hall – Arlo Guthrie has been known to generations as a prolific songwriter, social commentator, master storyteller, actor and activist. Born in Coney Island, New York in 1947, Arlo is the eldest son of Marjorie Mazia Guthrie, a professional dancer with the Martha Graham Company and founder of The Committee to […]

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Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors

Win Tickets ($40): Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors @ Aladdin Theater | Americana Rock, w/ Stephen Kellogg

May 3 @ Aladdin Theater – Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors is an Americana band from Memphis and East Nashville, TN. Formed in 2006 by Drew Holcomb (lead vocals, guitar, harmonica), the band includes Nathan Dugger (guitar, keys), Rich Brinsfield (bass), Jonathan Womble (drums), and Grant Pittman (keys).

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Tom Green @ Helium

Tom Green @ Helium Comedy Club | “The Tom Green Show,” “Hollywood Has Cancer”

April 27-29 @ Helium Comedy Club – Tom Green sparked a TV revolution with his hit MTV comedy series “The Tom Green Show.” He has appeared multiple times on “David Letterman,” “Leno,” “Oprah,” “The Jimmy Kimmel Show,” “The View,” “Saturday Night Live” and on “Conan.” He is one of the few comedians in history given […]

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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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It's Gonna be Okay feature

FREE Comedy w/ It’s Gonna Be Okay @ The Eastburn | FREE Weekly Stand Up Monday Nights, Laura Anne Whitley, Kevin Johnston & More!

April 24 @ EastBurn – It’s Gonna Be Okay is a free WEEKLY stand up comedy showase at EastBurn! The show is funny, smart, progressive, feminist, positive, and often heartwarming. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with national acts and is hosted by Barbara Holm

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Dinner Detective

See if You Can Piece Together the Clues in The Dinner Detective @ Courtyard Marriott Portland | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S. Everyone’s Suspect

April 22 @ Courtyard Marriott – The Dinner Detective® is America’s LARGEST murder mystery comedy dinner show! You’ll solve a hilarious murder case while you enjoy a fantastic four-course plated dinner. A tantalizing Prize Package awaits our Top Sleuth of the evening. But be careful! In this show, EVERYONE is a suspect, even YOU, and […]

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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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Hosokawa Morihiro_Photograph by Yoshihiro Saito

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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The Great Inflatable Race

2017 The Great Inflatable Race @ Portland International Raceway | Feel Like a Kid Again w/ 8-10 Massive Inflatables, Coupon / Promo Code

May 6 @ Portland International Raceway – The Great Inflatable Race is coming to Portland on May 6th, 2017 at the Portland International Raceway for it’s second year in a row! The Great Inflatable Race is the first and original all inflatable obstacle fun run that uses giant inflatables spread throughout the running course.

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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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