Drag Queens Everywhere!

Drag Queens Everywhere!

I was handed a flyer for this event at the Pride Parade, but I forgot (plus I was busy watching hot kickball) …from the looks of these pics, it was very interesting/fun/entertaining “On 7/22/07 the Portland Sexual Minority Youth Resource Center staged a drag queen chorus line in Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland. The […]

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Biodiesel in da 'hood

Biodiesel in da 'hood

Today, there is a story from PortlandOnline about Oregon's movement towards the 5% biodiesel mandate. It's a short piece, and here is the gem: “What is so great about Biodiesel?” To begin, the raw oil used to make it comes from canola, which can be grown right here by Oregon farmers, reducing our dependence on […]

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Hawthorne Bridge

Free Bike Bells, Coffee and Pit Crew on Hawthorne Bridge

Another great article over at BikePortland.org: During peak morning commute hours, the Hawthorne Bridge walkway is buzzing with an ever-growing stream of pedestrians and cyclists making their way into downtown Portland. In order to help prevent potential conflicts between users, community members kicked off a series of "Share the path" events on the bridge this […]

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Reminder for Wednesday: Pica's 12 Aniversary Party and PRA Presents SNAP! @ Branx

Reminder for Wednesday: Pica's 12 Aniversary Party and PRA Presents SNAP! @ Branx

Pica is having its 12 year Anniversary Party tonight at Holocene. Featuring Panther, Plastic Little, and DJ Copy, with treats by Saint Cupcake! PRA Presents SNAP! @ Branx tonight! ItÂ's a DJ dance party with a ¬œDowntown Julie Brown¬ style host (Coco B), new guests every month, fly dancers and podcasted interviews.    

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July 25th, PDX Pop Now! and Portland City Hall Present: Old Time Relijun | The Watery Graves

From PDX POP NOW!: For the second year in a row, PDX Pop Now! and Portland City Hall team up to bring local rock downtown — right to the steps of City Hall itself. This special, early-evening show — which city government officials will kick off with welcoming comments — features art-punk Americana deconstructionists Old […]

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320 SE 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97214

July 18th – PRA Presents SNAP! @ Branx

Sent over by Coco of PRA: Come Pump up the jams of the late 80's and early ¬˜90s with PRA. Think Lisa ¬œLeft Eye¬ Lopez, Ferris Bueller, The Miami Sound Machine and MadonnaÂ's cone bra. Pay homage to Deee-lite's “Groove is in the heart”, snap bracelets and the rise of the Rave scene. ItÂ's a […]

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Mississippi Pizza Monday Night Spelling Bee

Mississippi Pizza Monday Night Spelling Bee

From Myspace.com/portlandspellingbee: Join Portland's bravest spellers every Monday night (sign-up at 6, spelling starts at 7) at Mississippi Pizza – adults only! Spelling rounds are fast and furious, punctuated by comedy, audience participation, prize giveaways, and bizarre acts of randomness. Summer Special: No Cover! Pictures from Last Weekend's Mississippi Street Fair 3552 North Mississippi Ave […]

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