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Josh Garrels: The Light Came Down Christmas Tour @ Revolution Hall | Folk, Christian, 2017 Holiday Show

December 16, 2017 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Cost: $24 ADV, $30 DOS, $33 EARLY ENTRY

Venue

Revolution Hall
1300 SE Stark St.
Portland, OR
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Josh Garrels: The Light Came Down Christmas Tour
Doors 7 p.m. | All Ages
Tickets: revolutionhall.com

Josh Garrels has spent more than a decade crafting music that cuts clean through. Resting in the space between accessibility and honesty, Garrels’ songs wrestle with and celebrate the mystery of faith with authenticity and heart. Cultivating a genre-blending mix of folk and hip hop, Garrels’ music explores themes of compassion, hope, longing, and liberation.

Many of the songs in Garrels’ catalogue evoke natural, visceral imagery, both from the Midwest where he was raised and attended college, and now from his home in Portland, Oregon. From the start of his career, Garrels has chosen to self-record, mix, produce, and distribute records without industry management or label representation, beginning with the lo-fi bedroom recordings Stonetree (2002), Underquiet (2003) and Over Oceans (2006).

In 2008, Garrels released Jacaranda. Senior Contributing editor for Paste Magazine Andy Whitman called Jacaranda, “complex, nuanced, and lovely.” The following year, Garrels finished the EP Lost Animals, a collection of B-sides and singles.

In 2010, Garrels relocated to Portland, where he now resides with his wife Michelle, daughter Heron, and son Shepherd. Garrels also collaborated with Brooklyn, New York-based collective Mason Jar Music in 2010, re-imagining the song “Words Remain” in a historic Episcopal church in Manhattan with orchestration including strings, handbells, and flute.

On June 15, 2011, Garrels released his latest effort, Love & War & the Sea In Between. The making of Love & War & the Sea In Between was completely funded through the support of listeners and offered as a free download for one year, garnering 125,000 downloads in the first year after its release. Named the number one album of 2011 by Christianity Today, the magazine described the recording as, “prophetic, incisive, achingly human, and longingly spiritual.” Love & War & the Sea In Between was influenced by the landscape of the Pacific Northwest, which Garrels calls, “mysterious and ominous.” A stark contrast to the four seasons he experienced during his youth, Garrels says, “The evergreens, mist, rain, rocky coast, and stretches of uninhabited woods feel wild and untamed. I think the terrain also influences the area’s culture and spirituality. Living here has deeply affected me and my work.”

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Discover Portland’s Hidden Mysteries w/ Urban Adventure Quest’s Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure! | Give the Gift of Adventure! + Discount / Promo Code

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Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure
Hours of Operation – Play anytime, Sunrise to Sunset
$39.20 for a team of 2-5 people w/ code PDXPIPELINE at urbanadventurequest.com

Looking for a way to turn Portland into a giant game board? Give the gift of adventure with a city-wide scavenger hunt!

Urban Adventure Quest has created an interactive scavenger hunt that combines the fun of the Amazing Race with a three-hour sightseeing tour of Portland. Guided from any smart phone, groups make their way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. (more…)

Vote for The Duniway Hotel & Win a Trip for Two Worth $10,000!

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Your Habitat Awaits at Escapism Portland! Pass The Alien Intelligence Tests to Escape the Alien Zoo!

February 19
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cost: 2-5 people $90 | 6-8 people $140
Save 20% with code ESCAPISM20
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Escapsm NE
10340 NE Weidler
Portland, OR United States
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Welcome to your new life as an exhibit in the Alien Zoo! Intelligent lifeforms from all over the universe come to this intergalactic space station to view less evolved creatures in captivity. Your keepers have done their best to recreate a natural human habitat within your enclosure. You will spend the rest of your days here being ogled and teased by alien families as you attempt their insulting “intelligence tests.” The aliens think humans are among the most primitive lifeforms in the zoo. Can you prove them wrong? Other humans have been here for some time. Perhaps if you work together, you can escape the zoo! (more…)

2018 Chinese New Year—Year of the Dog @ Lan Su Chinese Garden | Lion Dances, Cultural Performances, Martial Arts, Calligraphy, Crafts & More

February 19
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost: $7-$10

Venue

Lan Su Chinese Garden
239 NW Everett St.
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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Chinese New Year—Year of the Dog
All Ages
More info: lansugarden.org

Learn more about Chinese New Year, the most colorful and joyous of all Chinese festivals during Lan Su’s two-week celebration featuring lion dances, cultural performances, martial arts, calligraphy, family-friendly craft activities and much more! The celebration kicks off Friday, February 16 with “Rolling in the Wealth,” a traditional good fortune and prosperity activity of rolling oranges and gold coins through Lan Su’s front door. Every guest visiting on February 16 will also receive a hong bao, or traditional lucky red envelope. (more…)

Pittock Mansion presents Forces of Nature: Historic Portland Floods, Fires, Ice & Snow!

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Forces of Nature: Historic Portland Floods, Fires, Ice & Snow
All Ages
More info: pittockmansion.org

Portland is known for its mild climate and beautiful natural surroundings, but the city has felt nature’s fury during its 170 year history. From a downtown submerged in water, to a waterfront in flames, to a city immobilized by ice and snow, explore how Portland residents have survived and recovered from natural disasters.

Photo courtesy of Oregon Historical Society, #43943.

Daily Brunch @ East Burn | Mimosas, Brunch Flight, Everyday!

February 19
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Venue

EastBurn Public House
1800 E Burnside St.
Portland, Oregon 97214
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Phone:
(503) 236-2876
Website:
http://theeastburn.com/

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Everyday
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