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Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart @ Northwest Film Center | Free, 2018 Portland Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 15 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Venue

Whitsell Auditorium
1219 SW Park Ave.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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“Lorraine Hansberry was a Black writer, communist, feminist, lesbian, and outspoken trailblazer at the height of the Civil Rights Movement. She led an active life, befriending James Baldwin, inspiring Nina Simone, breaking barriers from Broadway to Hollywood, being monitored by the FBI, and seeking love on her own terms, all before her untimely death at age 34. Drawing upon multiple archives, the film goes deep into the stage and screen productions of Hansberry’s landmark work A Raisin in the Sun, about at Black family in her hometown Chicago. We hear from Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Louis Gossett Jr., and others involved in its productions. For audiences who know Hansberry mainly for that work, Strain deepens our understanding of the writer’s history, politics, and personal life. The film title comes from Hansberry’s view that “one can not live with sighted eyes and feeling heart and not know or react to the miseries which afflict this world.”—Toronto International Film Festival. Tracy Heather Strain will be on hand to talk about her film.

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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…)

Half Price Craft Beer Tuesdays @ EastBurn | Every Tuesday, 16 Rotating Taps, $2.50 a Pint

December 18
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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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Every Tuesday is our famous Half Price Craft Beer Tuesdays! Come out and try a few pints of great craft beer from many of our 16 constantly rotating taps for half price! All day every Tuesday. (more…)

Give the Gift of Rumpl! | Swing by Portland Showroom For Christmas Gifts, Special Holiday Pricing, & Out of Print Styles!

December 18
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Venue

Rumpl HQ
2544 NW Upshur St
Portland, OR 97210 United States
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From Our Sponsors

Rumpl Holiday Pop Up Hours

More info: rumpl.com

Swing by the Rumpl showroom at Rumpl HQ to test-nap our best-selling gifts and get your hands on a few out-of-print blankets.

Enjoy special holiday pricing on select styles.

Manga Hokusai Manga: Approaching the Master’s Compendium from the Perspective of Contemporary Comics | On Display at Portland Japanese Garden

December 18
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost: $16.95 Adult

Venue

Portland Japanese Garden
611 SW Kingston Ave
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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Manga Hokusai Manga: Approaching the Master’s Compendium from the Perspective of Contemporary Comics
All Ages
More info: japanesegarden.org

In December, Portland Japanese Garden becomes the only venue in the United States to feature woodblock prints by the world-famous Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai, (1760-1849), juxtaposed with work by top modern manga artists. Presented in Portland by the Japan Foundation and the Consular Office of Japan in Portland, this exhibition compares and contrasts contemporary Japanese illustrated magazines with Hokusai Manga, an 800-page collection of superb illustrations by Hokusai the ukiyo-e artist recognized the world over for his iconic woodblock print The Great Wave. (more…)

2018 Holiday Tea @ Pix Patisserie | Formal & Fun, All Inclusive Menu, Sweet & Savory Snacks

December 18
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cost: $38

Venue

Pix Pâtisserie
2225 E Burnside St
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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2018 Holiday Tea
All Ages | Daily 2 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.
More info: pixpatisserie.com
Reservations are required and must be made 48 hours in advance at 971-271-7166

Join your friends, relatives and Pix for a formal (but fun!) holiday tea. From December 15th through the New Year we are offering daily tea services at 2PM and 3:30PM. The menu includes a pot of tea from Townshend’s Tea House and a selection of 14 sweet and savory bite sized treats – think French macarons and mini éclairs, quail eggs in prosciutto and salmon tea sandwiches, and thick, indulgent chocolat chaud! $38 per service. A vegetarian menu is available.

No reservations for December 24th and 25th

$1 Tuesdays @ North Bar | Draft Rainier, Food, Pool, Slushies & More!

December 18
3:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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Venue

North Bar
5008 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97206 United States
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Stop by North Bar all day for $1 Rainier!

About North Bar
North Bar is located in the growing South Tabor neighborhood and strives to provide a comfortable, friendly place to hang out. Beer, liquor, wine, food, pool, darts, slushies, outdoor seating.