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Win Tickets ($20): Head for the Hills w/ Troubled Minds @ The Goodfoot | Bluegrass, Jazz, Hip Hop, Folk, Soul

November 16 @ Goodfoot – Potions and Poisons is the fourth album of original music from Head for the Hills, the Colorado based post-modern bluegrass outfit of Adam Kinghorn, Joe Lessard, Matt Loewen and Sam Parks. There’s no reinvention of the wheel here–no computer programmed banjo rolls or digitally arpeggiated fiddle lines.

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Dianne Reeves

Grammy Winner Dianne Reeves: Christmas Time Is Here @ Revolution Hall | 2017 Portland Holiday Event Featuring Jazzed Up Seasonal Favorites

December 5 @ Revolution Hall -Dianne Reeves’ Grammy® history tells it all. Reeves has won the Grammy ®-Award for Best Vocal Jazz Performance for three consecutive recordings and is the first to do this in any vocal category. Her unmistakable vocal prowess, improvisational virtuosity, and vocal style has led her to record and perform with […]

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Frogz @ Imago Theatre | “A mastery of mime, dance and acrobatics,””Felliniesque mayhem,” Fun for The Whole Family

December 8, 2017 – January 7, 2018 @ Imago Theatre – Firefly eyes, hippos with insomnia, arrogant anteaters, introverted frogs, paradoxical polar bears, acrobatic worms, self-touting accordions and tricky penguins fill the stage with wonder, awe and humor.

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70+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,000+): Holiday Food & Gift Festival, Sherry Week, Hump!, Lit Crawl & More! | November 9-12, 2017

Miz Kitty is back with more juggling, dancing & music. Portland Youth Philharmonic Presents Beethoven’s 5th, and Sherry Week continues through Sunday. Learn more about living on the road at the Fall RV Show of Shows and Portland’s Holiday Tree arrives today! The holidays are coming up fast!

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Portland in the News: Pioneering Drive-Thru Coffee; Snuggle Express; Another Snowy Winter? | November 9, 2017

Portland had one of the first drive-thru coffee shops. Portlanders can get cuddles on demand w/ Snuggle Express. Schedule your puppy & kitten visits through Oregon Humane Society. And Portland is moving forward with plans to redevelop the Downtown Post Office land. The city is accepting applications for plans to improve the land.

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sinful past tour

Walk into Portland’s Sinful Past on Thanksgiving Weekend on the Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery Tour | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

November 25 in Downtown Portland – In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that […]

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Sam Bush

Win Tickets ($70): Grammy Award-Winning multi-instrumentalist Sam Bush @ Aladdin Theater | Americana, Bluegrass, Newgrass

November 11 @ Aladdin Theater – If joy were a person, he’d bring both peace and frenzy. He’d be full of music, light, and energy that soothes even as it stirs us up. Eyes closed, wire-rim glasses in place, mandolin pressed against his ribs, joy would be Sam Bush on a stage.

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Regaljoe Presents TALENT SHOW

Regaljoe Presents TALENT SHOW @ Curious Comedy Theater | One-man Comedy & Variety Show Takes You Back to K-12 Talent Show

November 14 @ Curious Comedy Theater – Regaljoe’s Theatrical One-Man Debut takes us to the annual K-12 School Talent Show. Many characters take the stage in an effort to display their various talents, including a love poem by Jacob the Fedora, a theatrical showcase by Noah the Theatre Kid, and some kick-butt karate by Lil […]

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PCO Bells are ringing

Portland Choir and Orchestra Presents ‘Christmas Bells are Ringing’ with Special Guests @ Newmark Theatre | 2017 Thanksgiving Weekend, Featuring 150-member Choir & Orchestra, Bells of the Cascades

November 25 @ Newmark Theatre – This year in addition to our 150-member choir & orchestra we’re proud to have two special guests including this year’s Master of Ceremonies, Edmund Stone, who currently is the host of syndicated radio show ‘ The Score with Edmund Stone’ on All Classical 89.9 FM. An added treat includes […]

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RV Show @ Expo Center

Portland Metro RV Dealers – Fall RV Show of Shows @ Portland Expo Center | Dozens of Brands, Styles

November 9-12 @ Portland Expo – Get ready for a big show of RV’s hosted by the Portland area RV dealers. You’ll find dozens of brands, lines and styles to suit your RV lifestyle. There will be motorhomes, travel trailers, campers, fold out campers, and so much more. If you are interested in the RV […]

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Dinner Detective

This Fall, Get Pulled into the Mystery of Portland’s The Dinner Detective! | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S. Everyone’s Suspect

November 11 @ Courtyard by Mariott – 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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Win Tickets ($70): Comedian Paula Poundstone – Late Show! @ Aladdin Theater | Wait Wait …. Don’t Tell Me, Stand Up Comedy

November 17 @ Aladdin Theater – Heralded as one of our country’s foremost comics, Paula Poundstone’s quick-thinking, unscripted approach to comedy makes for a perfect fit as a regular panelist on NPR’s #1 show, the screwball weekly news quiz show WAIT WAIT…DON’T TELL ME! where she holds the record for game losses. “The others cheat,” […]

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Alejandro Escovedo

Win Tickets ($50): Alejandro Escovedo and The Burn Something Beautiful Band @ Aladdin Theater | Roots Rock, Americana

November 10 @ Aladdin Theater – Renowned songwriter, singer, true believer, Alejandro Escovedo released Burn Something Beautiful on October 28th, 2016 via Fantasy Records. The new album, Escovedo’s first solo endeavor since 2012’s highly acclaimed Big Station, is in actuality, a highly collaborative affair. Teaming with Peter Buck (R.E.M.) and Scott McCaughey (The Minus 5) […]

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You Don't Know me COmedy @ The Goodfoot

“You Don’t Know Me” Comedy Showcase @ The Goodfoot | Caitlin Weierhauser, Barbara Holm & More!

November 12 @ The Goodfoot – A comedy show at the Goodfoot? You don’t know me! Tonight, we’ll be showcasing Portland’s up and coming comedy talents. The headliners include Caitlin Weierhauser (Portland’s Funniest Person 2017) and Barbara Holm (Host of It’s Gonna Be Okay). Hilarious musical guests Brahñana and Feminine Touch will titillate your sonic […]

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Gin Blossom

Win Tickets ($80): Gin Blossoms @ Aladdin Theater | Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of New Miserable Experience, Rock

November 12 @ Aladdin Theater – Gin Blossoms indelible jangle-pop sound was evolving during radio’s diverse mix of hair bands and grunge music superstars. They qualified to perform at the South By Southwest Music Festival in Austin Texas in 1989. That same year College Music Journal dubbed them “The Best Unsigned Band In America” and […]

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Jujuba

Win Tickets ($20): JUJUBA 15th Year Anniversary Show @ The Goodfoot | Full Horn Section, Rubbery Bass, Intricate Percussion

November 11 @ The Goodfoot – 15 years and hundreds of shows later, Jujuba continues to whip crowds into a dancing frenzy with their explosive live shows. Led by master talking drummer, Nojeem Lasisi (King Sunny Ade), the ten piece band straddles the line between Afrobeat and juju. A full horn line, rubbery bass and […]

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Bill Murray, Jan Vogler & Friends: New Worlds @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Featuring Actor, Narrator & Singer, American Songs, Poetry & Prose

November 28 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – In the latest phase of his multi-faceted career, acclaimed actor – and now narrator and singer – Bill Murray teams up with cellist Jan Vogler for a rare live appearance, bringing his charisma to American songs, poetry, and prose, alongside a dose of spirited chamber music. Special […]

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Beaujolais Nouveau 2017

Beaujolais Nouveau 2017 @ Headwaters at the Heathman Hotel | Gourmet Buffet, Seafood, Meats, Breads, Cheeses, Desserts & More!

November 17 @ Headwaters at the Heathman Hotel – Culinary partner, Headwaters at the Heathman, under the leadership of Executive Chef Tim Eckard and James Beard award-winning chef Vitaly Paley, will provide the gourmet buffet throughout the Heathman Hotels mezzanine and ground level Tea court. Look for many premiere French and American brands in seafood, […]

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