Meshuggah

Win Tickets ($70): GRAMMY Nominees Meshuggah @ Crystal Ballroom | Tech Metal, w/ Code Orange, & Toothgrinder

January 25 @ Crystal Ballroom – MESHUGGAH is touring in support of their highly acclaimed eighth studio album, The Violent Sleep of Reason which secured the band their first GRAMMY nomination for “Best Metal Performance.” The album also debuted at #17 on the U.S. Billboard Top 200 chart as well as landed at #9 on […]

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rape of lucrece

Win Tickets ($50): Street Scenes Presents Shakespeare’s The Rape of Lucrece | Timely Material, Musical Drama, Northwest Premiere

January 25-February 10 @ Imago Theater – Experience the Shakespeare you’ve never experienced. Opening January 25th, Imago Theatre will host +Street Scenes’ unique theatrical production of William Shakespeare’s long poem “The Rape of Lucrece”. With music by Matt Insley in collaboration with Jessica Tidd and a tour-de-force performance by both, this show is an exciting […]

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Karl Denson

Win Tickets ($50): Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe @ Revolution Hall | w/ The Dip, Rolling Stones Saxophonist, Funk, Soul, Rock n’ Roll

January 27 @ Revolution Hall – Karl Denson is fresh off The Rolling Stones’ No Filter tour of Europe where he performed across the continent in his ongoing role as tenor saxophonist with the legendary rock band. He wastes no time, however, getting back on the road with his own band, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, […]

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voices of light

Win Tickets ($30+): Voices of Light @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Musical Accompaniment to 1928 Silent Film “The Passion of Joan of Arc” w/ Portland Youth Philharmonic

January 26 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – Hearing is believing! Savor the power and beauty of Richard Einhorn’s ‘Voices of Light,’ an imaginative musical accompaniment to Carl Dreyer’s 1928 silent film ‘The Passion of Joan of Arc.’ Screening in partnership with Northwest Film Center, as part of their 34th Reel Music Festival.

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Howard Jones Solo

Win Tickets ($60): Howard Jones Solo – The Songs & The Stories @ Aladdin Theater | Synthpop, New Wave

January 25 @ Aladdin Theater – Howard Jones Solo – The Songs And The Stories are an intimate trip through Howard’s 30-year music career. Many of his best known songs were composed on his favorite instrument, the piano, and these solo shows will find Howard performing them solo with piano only. Howard shares behind-the-scenes stories […]

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Oregon Tempranillo Celebration 2018

Win Tickets ($150): Oregon Tempranillo Celebration Grand Tasting @ DoubleTree Hilton | Discount Code, Tapas, Tastes, & Keepsake Glass

January 21 @ DoubleTree Portland – Tempranillo is the fourth-most planted variety in the world. The Oregon Tempranillo Celebration Grand Tasting event is solely focused on this versatile and delicious grape! Wineries across Oregon have been growing this ancient grape as an expression of our varied terroir for years. Come taste with us!

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Win Tickets ($70): Four Time GRAMMY Award Winners Ladysmith Black Mambazo @ Aladdin Theater | South African A Cappella Group

January 22 @ Aladdin Theater – In 2014 Ladysmith Black Mambazo, the South African a cappella group formed by Joseph Shabalala during the 1960’s, was awarded their fourth Grammy Award for the CD Singing For Peace Around The World. Not just a CD title but a statement of the group’s career mission.

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fertile ground

2018 Fertile Ground Festival | 100+ Acts @ 32 Venues Across Portland, Theatre, Dance, Circus, Sketch Comedy, Music, Animation & More!

January 19-28 – Now in its ninth year, the 2018 Portland-grown Fertile Ground City-Wide Festival of New Works continues to flourish in a town of prolific playwrights, abundant actors, innovative dancers, talented designers and adventuresome producers. FG18 welcomes new “acts of creation” from Portland’s artistic community that will thrive on stages, nooks and crannies all […]

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Imago Theatre Presents The Reunion | Comedy, Six Characters in Search of the Punch

January 19-20 @ Imago Theatre – “an unexpected ride… sharply imaginative …Makes you laugh out loud while it’s quietly breaking your heart. … a well-paced hour and packs the concise wallop of a good novella, …animated jaunt through the Sunday comics, a cartoon landscape inhabited by characters with the oddball normality of the townsfolk in […]

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Garcia Birthday Band

Win Tickets ($20): Garcia Birthday Band @ The Goodfoot | Celebrating the Vast Repertoire of The Grateful Dead

January 20 @ The Goodfoot – Garcia Birthday Band (GBB), is a group of veteran musicians interpreting and celebrating the vast repertoire of the late Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead. But this isn’t a “tribute band!” Drawing upon years of individual and shared experience, these players are able to craft and transform these tunes […]

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Dog Show 2016

2018 Rose City Classic Dog Show @ Portland Expo Center | Featuring Thousands of of the Country’s Best Dogs

January 17-21 @ Portland Expo Center – The Rose City Classic (RCC) is one of the most popular dog events in the US, and the biggest dog show series in the West. Every January thousands of the best dogs in the country and their owners descend on Portland to compete at the RCC. The Rose […]

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Speaker Minds//The Lique//evv'n'flo at The Goodfoot

Win Tickets ($20): The Lique, Speaker Minds, Elton Cray and evvnflo @ The Goodfoot | Hip Hop

January 18 @ The Goodfoot – The Lique is a funky hip-hop/jazz band from Las Vegas. They’ve been featured on AFROPUNK, were on Las Vegas Weekly’s cover as one of “10 Acts To Watch in 2016”, and named 2016 “Best Band” by Vegas Seven Magazine. As well, they’ve played the Life Is Beautiful Festival, Brooklyn […]

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wakeupscremaing

I Wake Up Screaming @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 35mm Film, Film Noir, Murder Mystery

January 19-21 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – I Wake Up Screaming is a perfect film for the dreary winter in Portland. Carole Landis stars as Vicky Lynn, a glamorous starlet who’s been murdered. The police suspect that she was killed at the hands of her manager, Frankie Christopher, played by the handsome Victor Mature. Vicky’s […]

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portland-events

50+ Portland Martin Luther King, Jr., Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800+): Old Time Music Gathering, Portland Boat Show, IPA Challenge & More! | January 11-15, 2018

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back! Old Time Music Gathering is at Tiffany Center or try a taste and see how well you do at IPA Challenge. See a huge selection of recreational boats at Portland Boat Show. The Reunion opens this weekend at Imago Theatre and Miz Kitty’s Variety Show returns to Mission Theater.

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Portland in the News: No Pants MAX Ride; Mind Altering Video Games; & The Seedy 90s | January 11, 2018

Portland train riders kept the dream of No Pants MAX ride alive on Sunday. Dozens of people turned out Sunday to ride pants-less. Portland Timbers have announced their 2018 season schedule. Here are 10 games not to miss. And Portland’s groundbreaking ban on Fossil Fuel infrastructure lives another day after an appeals court finds it […]

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stranger than fiction

Win Tickets ($36): Stranger Than Fiction @ Echo Theater Company | Circus Arts, Dance, Narrative & Physical Theater, 2018 Fertile Ground Festival

January 19-28 @ Echo Theater -Truth can be something difficult to accept, something impossible to deny. Stranger Than Fiction is a collection of pieces exploring the overlap of circus arts, dance, narrative, and physical theater. Debuting new pieces by Echo Theater Company’s Truth Project and Tempos Contemporary Circus. Featuring a diverse, multi-generational cast.

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Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band

Win Tickets ($80): Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band @ Crystal Ballroom | Indie, Rock, Folk Rock

January 24 @ Crystal Ballroom – Josh Ritter’s acclaimed 20-year career as a songwriter and musician reaches new heights with the release of his ninth full-length album, Gathering. Along with his loyal bandmates, the Royal City Band, Josh returned to the studio with more songs than he’d ever had before at one time. Re-energized after […]

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Oregon Tempranillo Celebration 2018

2018 Oregon Tempranillo Celebration Grand Tasting @ DoubleTree Hilton | Tapas, Tastes, & Keepsake Glass

January 21 @ DoubleTree Portland – Tempranillo is the fourth-most planted variety in the world. The Oregon Tempranillo Celebration Grand Tasting event is solely focused on this versatile and delicious grape! Wineries across Oregon have been growing this ancient grape as an expression of our varied terroir for years. Come taste with us!

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Win Tickets ($20+): Imago Theatre Presents The Reunion | Comedy, Six Characters in Search of the Punch

January 12-20 @ Imago Theatre – “an unexpected ride… sharply imaginative …Makes you laugh out loud while it’s quietly breaking your heart. … a well-paced hour and packs the concise wallop of a good novella, …animated jaunt through the Sunday comics, a cartoon landscape inhabited by characters with the oddball normality of the townsfolk in […]

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whoopee

Win Tickets ($30): Whoopee! A Sex-Positive Variety Show + Kinky Karaoke Afterparty @ Bossanova Ballroom | Freebies, Raffle, Burlesque, Comedy, Drag, Sex-themed Storytelling & More!

January 20 @ Bossanova Ballroom – Join sex educator and host, Amory Jane, for a night of sex-positivity, body-positivity, and explorations of human sexuality as told through burlesque, fetish performance, aerial arts, storytelling, drag, comedy, fire dancing, and music.

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