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The Liar

Artists Repertory Theatre Presents The Liar | Hilarious Translaptation of 17th Century Piece, Clever Verse, Glorious Costumes

May 26-June 21 @ Artist Repertory Theatre – From the brilliant, comedic mind of David Ives (All in the Timing, Venus in Fur) comes a hilarious “translaptation” of this 17th Century French romp, replete with wild misassumptions, mistaken identities and tangled truths.

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Adventures in Datig

Win Tickets ($30): Playback Theatre presents Adventures in Dating @ Hipbone Studio | From Nirvana to Nightmare and Every Crazy Encounter in Between!

June 6 @ Hipbone Studio – Whether through OK Cupid, set up by friends, finally mustering the courage to ask out your co-worker or a getting a casual phone number at the bar, dating has flavors and textures all it’s own. It’s a time when reality seems to be suspended where we can see the […]

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Moxie Presents A 'La Mode

Win Tickets ($56): Portland’5 Centers for the Arts MOXIE Contemporary Ballet’s La Mode @ Newmark Theatre | Featuring 3 New Works, Collaboration w/ Happydog & Muddy Feet

June 4 @ Newmark Theater – MOXIE Contemporary Ballet, the only contemporary ballet company in the Pacific Northwest, brings together three dance companies for an evening of collaboration in contemporary dance performance.

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Everything is Festival

Win Tickets ($30): Everything is Festival! Portland | Lil Bub, Kid N’ Play & Mix Master Mike, Andrew W.K, Comedy, Film, Art & More!

May 28-June 1 – Everything Is Festival, the world’s most completely indefinable festival of fun, is coming to Portland, May 28-June 1! Join us at the Hollywood Theatre and venues across the city for amazing events bridging the worlds of film, music, comedy, art, and pop culture.

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TheBicycleMen

Win Tickets ($64): The Bicycle Men @ Winningstad Theater | Award Winning Musical Comedy Featuring Second City Alumni

June 5-7 @ Winningstad Theater – Featuring Second City alumni, the Bicycle Men is a brie-induced fever dream into the heart of France. This sublimely bawdy, award-winning musical comedy tells the story of Steve, a hapless American cyclist whose bike breaks down in a small French village. There he encounters a bizarre assortment of twisted […]

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portland-events

MANY Portland Mother’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800): Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Brunch, Cruises, Beer Fest & More! | May 7-10, 2015

This weekend is the perfect time to treat your mama right! We’ve got plenty of ideas, brunch, Gardens, cruise, Plants & gifts, Bubbly & Tea, Locally Made Gifts, Wine & Jewelry Treats & More! Bridgetown Comedy Festival opens tonight, featuring 100+ acts through the weekend. And Belgian Beer Fest returns Friday & Saturday,

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($800+): Prom for Adults, Theater, Storytelling, Comedy & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Prom For Adults, Speakeasy Party, HUMP Film Festival & more. FREE PORTLAND: We give out 100s of $$$ in free tickets every week including to many of the top music and art venues in Portland. Join our email list if you like […]

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ENTERTAINMENT for PEOPLE: New Shit Show

ENTERTAINMENT for PEOPLE: New Shit Show @ Portland Center Stage | Comedy, Music, Videos, Readings, Weird Stuff & More!

May 11 @ Portland Center Stage – A very special ENTERTAINMENT for PEOPLE: New Shit Show @ Portland Center Stage using themes from their hit musical THE LION. The E4P New Shit Show is a variety show featuring a regular cast performing an all-new variety work on Second Mondays. Our 3rd Season home will be […]

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UFO Fest

2015 McMenamins UFO Festival @ Hotel Oregon | Costume Parade, Live Bands, Meet w/ Witness & Abductee Travis Walton

May 14-16 @ Hotel Oregon – We’re kicking off the 2015 Festival with tickets to the speaker events. The lineup is phenomenal; we welcome witness and abductee Travis Walton; researcher and author Kathleen Marden; Nuclear Physicist Stanton T. Friedman; expert Grant Cameron; and UFO Reporting Center Director Peter Davenport.

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Veremony of the Weird

Win Tickets ($20): Portland Storytellers’ Guild Presents Ceremony of the Weird @ Hipbone Studio | Mother’s Day Weekend, Themes of Initiation, Coming of Age

May 9 @ Hipbone Studio – Please join the Portland Storytellers Guild in welcoming you to the Ceremony of the Weird, featuring tellers: Rick Huddle, Brian Rohr, Brianna Barrett and Thomas Schroyer. At this event, the storytellers will explore the themes of initiation, coming of age and walking their weird, or wyyrd, the unique life […]

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Buffy! A Parody Musical

Win Tickets ($160): Buffy! The Parody Musical @ Funhouse Lounge | Live Stage Performance of the 1992 Cult Classic Film

May 8-June 7 @ Funhouse Lounge – Funhouse Lounge is presenting its unique take on this classic 80’s story, jammed to the max with humor, dance numbers, pop culture references, a totally rad eighties soundtrack for songs and lyrics, and even a glittering, brooding Edward Cullen. C’mon down and see how a girl takes care […]

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Dinner Detective

Portland Mother’s Day Weekend 2015 – Can You Solve the Mystery w/ The Dinner Detective?! | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S., Everyone’s Suspect

May 9 @ Crowne Plaza Hotel – 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, […]

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Our Country's Good Promo 3

Win Tickets ($120): Bag&Baggage Presents Our Country’s Good @ The Ventetian Theatre | Historical Drama About England’s Early Colonization of Australia

May 7-31 @ The Venetian Theatre – Bag&Baggage Productions, Hillsboro’s resident professional theatre company, is proud to present Timberlake Wertenbaker’s critically acclaimed Our Country’s Good from May 7 – 31, 2015 at The Venetian Theatre in downtown Hillsboro. The play, which has been honored with dozens of awards over the past 30 years, is a […]

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portland-events

MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($700): Cinco de Mayo Weekend, Beer Festival, Kentucky Derby & More! | April 30-May 3, 2015

The sun in shining and the weekend is here! Cinco de Mayo is next week, but most of the celebrations will be happening this weekend! Santa Fe Taqueria is hosting 5 days of music, dance & food. The waterfront will come to life with the Cinco de Mayo Festival, and run for beer in Sunday’s […]

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Urban Tellers

Win Tickets ($36): Urban Tellers @ Alberta Abbey | Portland Mother’s Day Weekend, Beer, Free Snacks

May 9 @ Alberta Abbey – Every show has 6 tellers who each have about 12 minutes to share a funny, touching, often surprising story. This month’s Urban Tellers® show features Steve Laskey, Mary McGill, Mark Cooper, Amanda Starr, Rich McPherson and Sarah Schoenfeld with stories about baby ultimatums, burdensome secrets, pouting in the back […]

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4000 Miles @ Artists Rep

Artists Repertory Theatre presents 4000 Miles | 2013 Pulitzer Prize Finalist, Comedy Drama, TIME’s #1 Play of 2012

April 28-May 24 @ Artists Repertory Theatre – A cross-country bike trip from the Pacific NW brings 21-year-old Leo, unannounced, to his 91-year-old grandmother’s West Village apartment. Trapped in inertia and trying to escape his past, the young man’s world views are rattled by his grandmother’s recollections of her radical, bohemian past.

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Win Tickets ($70): Portland’s Jewish Storytelling Festival Tell It Like It Is | Featuring Cassandra Sagan, Brian Rohr & Eric Stern, Workshops

May 2-3 @ Congregation Shaarie Torah – “Stories and storytelling are fundamental to the Jewish worldview.” says Rabbi Rose. In celebration of this, Shaarie Torah is pleased to host Tell It Like It Is: Portland’s Jewish Storytelling Festival this upcoming May 2 & 3 with featured Storytellers: Maggid Cassandra Sagan, Sacred Storyteller Brian Rohr and […]

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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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SoulHarmonyPoster

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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CthulhuCon PDX 2015 @ Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown

Win Tickets ($80): CthulhuCon PDX 2015 @ Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown | Gaming, Panels, Author Readings, Art, Vendors & More!

April 25-26 @ Crown Plaza – Celebrate Lovecraft’s 125th Birthday year with two days of Lovecraftian gaming, panel discussions, author readings, art show, artist events, vendors, movies, live performances, and other hijinks that humans were not meant to enjoy. CthulhuCon PDX is a convention-style event, held April 25-26, 2015 at the beautiful Crowne Plaza Portland […]

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Damn I Hate You: Stories of Resentment and Grudges

Win Tickets ($30): Portland Playback Theater Presents Damn I Hate You: Stories of Resentment and Grudges @ Hipbone Studio | Bring Your Best Grudge to Share

April 18 @ Hipbone Studio – From the Capulets and Montagues to your co-workers who glare at each other every time they pass by, feelings of resentment and the holding of grudges is as old as history itself. Sometimes they are funny, sometimes they are serious and always they are important to the persons involved.

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Urban Tellers

Win Tickets ($36): Portland Story Theater: Urban Tellers presents A Shift in Perspective @ Alberta Abbey | A Perfect Diet of Martinis and Cheesecake, Growing up in Roswell & More!

April 11 @ Alberta Abbey – What if you are 54 years old and you’ve never even been to Mile Zero? Why is a regimen of martinis and cheesecake the perfect diet? What does it mean to “live up to the light?” And what good could possibly come out of growing up in Roswell, New […]

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Judith Black

Portland Storytellers’ Guild Presents SLAM IT DOWN! Developing and Shaping Stories for Slams @ Multnomah Art Center | w/ Nationally Recognized Storyteller Judith Black

April 17 @ Multnomah Art Center – Portland, OR – Story slams have broadened the participation, audience and awareness of storytelling in our here and now. This is a blessing for all of us who gain nourishment from the art form. Story Slams, however, are very different than the folk, fairy of family tales we […]

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Dinner Detective

The Dinner Detective @ Crowne Plaza Hotel | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S., Saturdays, Everyone’s Suspect

April 11 @ Crowne Plaza Hotel – 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, […]

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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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America's-Got-Downton

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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Closed Doors AWOL

Win Tickets ($40): A-WOL Dance Collective Presents Closed Doors @ Their New Warehouse Theater | An Expression of What Happens When We’re Hidden

April 9-12 @ A-WOL’s Warehouse Theater – In this new, original aerial dance production, A-WOL invites you to go where you’re not always allowed: behind closed doors. Through dance and aerial expression, A-WOL will expose audiences to a unique portrayal of those things that happen when we think we are safe behind our walls. From […]

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