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The Turn of the Screw

Portland Shakespeare Project Presents The Turn of the Screw @ Morrison Stage | Adaptation of Henry James’ Spine-tingling Novella, Ghost Story, Psychological Thriller, Portland Halloween 2015

October 1-18 @ Morrison Stage – As Halloween approaches, Portland Shakespeare Project presents Jeffrey Hatcher’s brilliant adaptation of Henry James’ spine-tingling novella that is part ghost story and part psychological thriller.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($550+): Country Girl Run, Animal Aid, Corn Mazes & Haunted Attractions & More! | September 24-27, 2015

Hello Portland! First weekend of fall and it’s promising to be lovely! Take in amazing views of the Columbia & Cascade Mountains on the Country Girl Half Marathon & 10K. Time is running out to see the Vaux’s Swifts at Chapman School. Nails Hide Metal is playing a FREE concert tonight. This is your last weekend […]

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Portland Playback Theater presents: Overcoming Adversity: Tales from the Comeback Kid! (That's You)

Win Tickets ($30): Portland Playback Theater presents: Overcoming Adversity @ Hipbone Studio | Tales from the Comeback Kid! (That’s You)

September 19 @ Hipbone Studio – “We’ve all experienced challenges in our lives that have made us stronger,” says Jackie Paris, director of the Portland Playback Theater Troupe. “Tales of overcoming adversity are a common thread between us, and sharing and hearing these stories can inspire, heal, and just plain entertain! Please bring us your […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($850+): Color Run, Concerts, Theater, Storytelling, Tilikum Crossing Opens & More! | September 10-13, 2015

Hello Portland! The weekend is back and we have a huge list of storytelling events, standup comedy and tons of amazing concerts! The weather is heating back up so consider taking a sightseeing cruise, or dance cruise! This weekend is the long anticipated opening of the Orange Line + Tilikum Crossing. Add some color to […]

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September Storython @ Hipbone Studio

Win Tickets ($24): Portland Storytellers’ Guild presents September Storython @ Hipbone Studio | 14 Tellers, 5 Minutes Each!

September 12 @ Hipbone Studio – 14 tellers – 5 minutes each – it will be a wild night! Every teller is given no more than 5 minutes. It takes work to craft a story so that it will really grab the audience, hopefully be a story everyone will remember, and have the whole story […]

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Back Fence PDX

Win Tickets ($36): Back Fence PDX: MAINSTAGE | Cried Like a Baby: Exes and Ohs

September 12 @ Alberta Rose Theatre – Five local and out of town people telling true stories based on the theme CRIED LIKE A BABY. Either through misguided choices or oppressive external forces the night will feature stories that tend to make one lose control of emotions with hilarious, poignant, dangerous, sweet, and dark results.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($650+): CannaGrow Expo, Anime, Viva Tequila PDX, WinCo Foods Portland Open & More! | August 27-30, 2015

Hello Portland! Summer’s winding down, but it’s not over yet! Enjoy your last weekend before Labor Day with tasty brews and music at WinCo Foods Portland Open. OMSI is hosting their last Anime Film Festival of 2015, and Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion is at Oregon Zoo. Stop by Bar Vivant for Flamenco Fridays and […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100+): MusicFestNW, Jade Night Market, UNWIND & More! | August 20-23, 2015

Hello Portland! The weekend has returned and brought us  MusicfestNW! Head out to the farm this weekend for Farm to Plate Dinners @ Kruger’s Farm or Sounds & Tastes of the Farm Harvest Festival! Find treasure at  Junk Refunk Street Market in Canby or enjoy signature cocktails at UNWIND: A Prelude to Spiritsfest. Saturday is the final Jade […]

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Rape of Lucrece

Win Tickets ($30): “The Rape of Lucrece” and “A Lover’s Complaint” @ Post5 Theatre | William Shakespeare’s Long Poems, Original Music

August 19-30 @ Post5 Theatre – Experience the Shakespeare you’ve never experienced. This August Post5 Theatre will host Michael Streeter’s two unique theatrical productions of William Shakespeare’s long poems: “The Rape of Lucrece” and “A Lover’s Complaint.” The presentation of these poems, which have never been performed as dramas in the State of Oregon, promises […]

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GarrisonKeillor

Win Tickets ($85): Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion America the Beautiful Tour @ 2015 Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts | Piano Master Richard Dworsky, Fred Newman World’s Greatest SFX Man & More!

August 28 @ Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts – The America the Beautiful Tour 2015 with 2½ hours of Sweet Harmony & Garrison Keillor with Piano Master Richard Dworsky and Fred Newman World’s Greatest SFX Man & The Radio Rhubarb Band with Fiddling Richard Kriehn & Chris Siebold Boy Guitarist, Guy Noir, Private Eye & News […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,400+): Bite of Oregon, Beloved Festival, Getaround & More! | August 6-9, 2015

Hello Portland! Take advantage of this weekend’s cooler temperatures with First Thursday tonight! There’s always something new to discover on an Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure and a BeerQuest Haunted Pub Tour! Try something new & savory at Bite Of Oregon at the waterfront. Beloved Festival opens Friday. Need a ride? Check out car sharing car […]

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Back Fence Russian Roulette @ Disjecta

Back Fence PDX: Russian Roulette @ Disjecta | Live storytelling. No lies. No notes. No time! w/ Caitlin Weierhauser, Jessica Lee Williamson & More!

August 8 @ Disjecta – More about RUSSIAN ROULETTE… How it works: each show begins with a full wheel of juicy story prompts. One of the 8 storytellers will be randomly drawn. They spin the wheel to decide the prompt for their story. They can play or pass. If they pass another teller can steal […]

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A-WOL Dance Collective presents ART in the DARK:  "Drop of a Hat”

Win Tickets ($24): A-WOL Dance Collective presents 2015 ART in the DARK: “Drop of a Hat” @ Mary S Young Park | Outdoor Aerial Magic in the Trees, Old-World Style Circus Entertainment

August 7-8, 14-15 @ Mary S Young Park – A-WOL invites you to enjoy this summer’s signature aerial event, “Art in the Dark,” bringing back a favorite show from 2012 – DROP OF A HAT! Come and run away with our quirky collection old-world style circus entertainment- featuring a delightful array of characters that includes […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,200+): Cruises, Shakespeare, Farm Dinners, Outdoor Music & More! | July 30-August 2, 2015

Hello Portland! The weekend is here! There’s plenty of ways to beat the heat. Floater is at Crystal Ballroom, and  Grammy Winners Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell are at the Zoo this weekend. Today is Last Thursday on Alberta. Stay cool at Ball Gowns to Bloomers, Adobe Photo Jam  or Ripley’s Believe it or Not. Or […]

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Once Upon A mattress

Win Tickets ($20): Once Upon a Mattress @ ACMA Summer Theatre | Hit Broadway Musical Comedy

July 3-August 1 @ ACMA’s Visual & Performting Arts Center – ACMA Summer Theatre presents the musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress, a farcical twist on the tale of “The Princess and The Pea,” which offers a better-than-usual answer to the question of what makes a “true” princess. (Hint: a true princess gets muddy, stands […]

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Many Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($900): Oregon Brewers Festival, Project Pabst, NW String Summit & More! | July 16-19, 2015

Hello Portland! The weekend has returned and there’s tons of stuff going on in the Rose City this weekend! SE’s Newest winery Urban Crush Winery is hosting a grand opening on Saturday. Project Pabst Takes over the SW Waterfront, and Cherries will be guests of honor at Hood River’s Cherry Celebration. Harefest hosts 13 amazing tribute […]

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Post 5 Theatre Much Ado About Nothing

Win Tickets ($40): Post 5 Theatre Presents Much Ado About Nothing | Stylish 1950s Twist on Classic Shakespeare Comedy

July 17-August 16 @ Post 5 Theatre – Post5 fuses its signature contemporary storytelling with a stylish 1950s twist for the classic Shakespearean comedy, Much Ado About Nothing this summer. Post5 places Much Ado’s timeless sense of humor on the slopes of an Oregon Vineyard where humorous hijinks and villainous plots show us both the […]

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Richard-III @ BagganBaggage

2015 Portland Outdoor Summer Theater – Bag&Baggage Presents William Shakespeare’s RICHARD III @ Tom Hughes Civic Center Plaza | Comedic Adaptation by Scott Palmer

William Shakespeare’s King Richard is one of the best known, best loved, and most reviled of all the Bard’s villains. His twisted spine and ambitious cruelty are hallmarks of Shakespeare’s great history play; but not in Bag&Baggage’s upcoming outdoor summer performance at the Tom Hughes Civic Center Plaza in July of 2015.

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Funhouse Lounge presents Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog | The Internet Sensation, Now Live On Stage

Win Tickets ($40+): Funhouse Lounge presents Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog | The Internet Sensation, Now Live On Stage, + Gender Swap Shows

July 16-August 29 @ Funhouse Lounge – Billy, A.K.A. Dr. Horrible, is a budding super villain whose plans for world domination continually go awry. His two goals: getting accepted into the Evil League of Evil, and working up the guts to speak to his laundromat crush, Penny. The only thing standing in Billy’s way is […]

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NextToNormal

Cast Theatre presents Next to Normal @ Columbia Center for the Arts | Winner of 3 Tony Awards & Pulitzer Prize, Humor & Music

July 10-25 @ Columbia Center for the Arts – Winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize and three 2009 TONY Awards (including Best Musical Score), Next to Normal was also chosen as “one of the year’s ten best shows” by critics from around the country—including The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, and The […]

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Urban Tellers

Win Tickets ($36): Portland Story Theater presents Urban Tellers @ Alberta Abbey | 6 Storytellers, Beer & Wine

July 11 @ Alberta Abbey – Celebrated author Philip Pullman said, “After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” On Saturday, July 11th, nourish your spirit with Portland Story Theater’s last Urban Tellers® show of the season. Showcasing the real, true stories of ordinary people, Urban Tellers® performances […]

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Many Portland July 4th Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,200): Fireworks, Blues Festival, Craft Beer Festival & More! | July 2-5, 2015

Hello Portland! Independence Day here here! We’ve got plenty of ways for you to celebrate America: Dinner by Fireworks, Waterfront Blues Fest, Sinful History tour & More! Save big at Columbia Gorge Premium Outlets weekend sale! Portland Craft Beer Festival is open all weekend! Don’t miss the fireworks and lumber games at Estacada Timber Festival! […]

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Many Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,300): World Naked Bike Ride, 90s Dance Cruise, B-52s & More! | June 25-28, 2015

The weekend is here and the HEAT is ON! Too hot for clothes?, How about hopping on the World Naked Bike Ride on Saturday? Stay cool on Portland Spirit’s Totally 90s Dance Cruise or Radical 80s Dance Cruise. Sip cooling Sangria at Hip Chicks Do Wine, The B-52s are at Oregon Zoo this weekend and […]

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Many Portland Father’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100): Cider Summit, Oregon Garden Brewfest, Oregon Zoo Concerts & More! | June 18-21, 2015

Hello Portland! Summer’s officially here and it’s Father’s Day Weekend! We’ve got tons of ways to treat Dad, like brunch, cruises & Deep Woods Revival w/ Red Yarn! You can even walk into Portland’s Sinful Past w/ Dad! Tour 4 unique homes on Rare and Amazing Architectural Tour or see if you can escape the Ritual […]

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Ultimate 2015 Portland Summer Events Calendar: Festivals, Concerts, Movies, Street Fairs & More

The first day of summer arrives this Saturday, June 20th! During the next three months, Portland has one of the greatest summers in the United States, not that we’re biased or anything. From large festivals and street fairs to free concerts and movies in the parks, there are countless ways to enjoy these idyllic summer […]

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Urban Tellers

Win Tickets ($36): Portland Story Theater Presents Urban Tellers @ Alberta Abbey | Life in Theater, Search for Truth, Starting Over in Paris

June 13 @ Alberta Abbey – At the June show you’ll hear about a young man embarking on a life in theater, a woman searching for the truth of her father’s life, a yoga instructor learning to take her own advice, and a young woman starting her life over in Paris. Featuring Daniel LaForce, Peggy […]

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Festival of Stories

Win Tickets ($48): Portland Storytellers’ Guild Presents Festival of Stories @ Hipbone Studio | 2 Nights, Tales of Quests, Journeys and Transformations

June 12 & 13 @ Hipbone Studio – Join us for two evenings of delightful tales during our fourth annual Festival of Stories, the rousing finale to another successful year of monthly performances. Ten tellers entertain us with two different programs.

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