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Kurt Vile and The Violators

Win Tickets ($64): Kurt Vile and The Violators @ Crystal Ballroom | w/ Jessica Pratt, Indie, Folk

December 14 @ Crystal Ballroom – Having been the subject and willing conspirator of many intentional lies planted in Sonic Youth bios over the years, I know first hand the way album lore can bend reality to its truth. After the infamous Byron Coley originated the SY “Trilogy” myth in the Murray Street bio, we […]

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Treasures from the Booth: 16mm Night @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Featuring Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin and More, Free Admission for Portland State University Students, Free Pizza

Treasures from the Booth: 16mm Night

More info: 5thavecinema.com

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30th AT 8:00PM
SATURDAY, December 1st AT 8:00PM
SUNDAY, december 2nd AT 3:00pm

Nothing beats the revival of 16mm projection. 5th Avenue Cinema presents an exciting 16mm extravaganza weekend! Projecting an eclectic array of short films on our up-and-running 16mm projector after a 10 year hiatus. You won’t want to miss the lineup of 16mm we have in store; from shorts made by the kings of silent film: Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin, to lesser known educational films used in classrooms during the 1950’s, and even a low budget adult film from the late 1960’s. Some titles include: Boogie Woogie Dream with Lena Horne (1944), Jail Bait with Buster Keaton (1937), animated short Closed Mondays (1974), and an educational film from the Bell System Science System titled Gateway to the Mind (1958). Come celebrate the preservation of film and the art of 16mm projection!

FREE PIZZA WILL BE PROVIDED WITH VEGAN, GLUTEN-FREE, AND VEGETARIAN OPTIONS AVAILABLE!

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Treasures from the Booth: 16mm Night @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Featuring Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin and More, Free Admission for Portland State University Students, Free Pizza

Treasures from the Booth: 16mm Night

More info: 5thavecinema.com

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30th AT 8:00PM
SATURDAY, December 1st AT 8:00PM
SUNDAY, december 2nd AT 3:00pm

Nothing beats the revival of 16mm projection. 5th Avenue Cinema presents an exciting 16mm extravaganza weekend! Projecting an eclectic array of short films on our up-and-running 16mm projector after a 10 year hiatus. You won’t want to miss the lineup of 16mm we have in store; from shorts made by the kings of silent film: Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin, to lesser known educational films used in classrooms during the 1950’s, and even a low budget adult film from the late 1960’s. Some titles include: Boogie Woogie Dream with Lena Horne (1944), Jail Bait with Buster Keaton (1937), animated short Closed Mondays (1974), and an educational film from the Bell System Science System titled Gateway to the Mind (1958). Come celebrate the preservation of film and the art of 16mm projection!

FREE PIZZA WILL BE PROVIDED WITH VEGAN, GLUTEN-FREE, AND VEGETARIAN OPTIONS AVAILABLE!

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Treasures from the Booth: 16mm Night @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Featuring Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin and More, Free Admission for Portland State University Students, Free Pizza

Treasures from the Booth: 16mm Night

More info: 5thavecinema.com

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30th AT 8:00PM
SATURDAY, December 1st AT 8:00PM
SUNDAY, december 2nd AT 3:00pm

Nothing beats the revival of 16mm projection. 5th Avenue Cinema presents an exciting 16mm extravaganza weekend! Projecting an eclectic array of short films on our up-and-running 16mm projector after a 10 year hiatus. You won’t want to miss the lineup of 16mm we have in store; from shorts made by the kings of silent film: Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin, to lesser known educational films used in classrooms during the 1950’s, and even a low budget adult film from the late 1960’s. Some titles include: Boogie Woogie Dream with Lena Horne (1944), Jail Bait with Buster Keaton (1937), animated short Closed Mondays (1974), and an educational film from the Bell System Science System titled Gateway to the Mind (1958). Come celebrate the preservation of film and the art of 16mm projection!

FREE PIZZA WILL BE PROVIDED WITH VEGAN, GLUTEN-FREE, AND VEGETARIAN OPTIONS AVAILABLE!

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GOV Ball P Lamb Slider 2018-01

Downtown Portland 2018 /2019 New Year’s Eve Governor’s Ball w/ Patrick Lamb @ The Sentinel Hotel | Champagne Toast, Featuring Hit Explosion! Multiple Floors, Gourmet Dinner & More!

December 31 @ Sentinel Hotel – The Governor’s Ball came to fruition to fulfill a need for a more high end and discerning premiere clientele. With it’s vaulted ceilings at the most beautiful hotel in the city with a 3 course dinner by Jake’s included with every reserved ticket, you can come to the truly […]

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Win Tickets ($36+): Uncle Cait & Aunt Amy’s Holiday Party! @ The Siren Theater | Comedy by Portland Favorites Caitlin Weierhauser & Amy Miller

December 15 @ The Siren Theater – Dress your best and revel with Portland’s favorite sweetheart bullies Amy and Cait as they bring you the best-case-scenario obligatory soiree: holiday stories, carol karaoke, stand-up, very special guests, and the trademark charming tough love of your favorite ex-Rip City dwellers!

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manga hokusai manga

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

December 1-January 13 @ Portland Japanese Garden – 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 […]

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TREASURES FROM THE BOOTH: 16mm NIGHT

Treasures from the Booth: 16mm Night @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Featuring Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin and More, Free Admission for Portland State University Students, Free Pizza

November 30-December 2 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Nothing beats the revival of 16mm projection. 5th Avenue Cinema presents an exciting 16mm extravaganza weekend! Projecting an eclectic array of short films on our up-and-running 16mm projector after a 10 year hiatus.

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MANY Portland Thanksgiving Weekend Events & Giveaways ($900+): Tree Lighting, Black Friday, Cinnamon Bear, Wine Tasting, Holiday / Christmas Gift Ideas & More! | November 21-25, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving, Portland! The holiday weekend is here! Portland’s Holiday Tree lights up Friday. Now you can see wine country without the drive! Grab some holiday gifts at Small Business Saturday, sail to Maybeland w/ Cinnamon Bear or smash some cupcakes at La Fete du Macaron.

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tesla city stories

Win Tickets ($20): The Tesla City Stories – Live Vintage Radio Theater Onstage Holiday Spectacular! @ Portland’s The Old Church | Comedy, Music, Prizes, Audience Participation

November 30 @ The Old Church – Join us for the the best original vintage radio theater onstage in America! Straight outta 1944! Beautiful venue at The Old Church Concert Hall! We truly believe — and our fans agree — that this is Portland’s most unique and most fun night out! Laughter! Thrills! Music! Fun! […]

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Win Tickets ($70): X The Band @ Crystal Ballroom | w/ Elettrodomestico (featuring Jane Wiedlin of The Go-Go’s)

November 27 @ Crystal Ballroom – Three decades after the inception of X, one thing is clear: X was not only one of the most influential bands to crash out of the punk movement of the late ‘ 70s, but the band’ s music continues to be sonically groundbreaking today. Songs written during the group’ […]

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Portland Christmas Holiday Tree

Portland Christmas / Holiday Tree Pictures, Video & 2018 Info: Lighting, Sing-A-Long, Hot Chocolate | Pioneer Square, Thanksgiving Weekend

November 23 @ Pioneer Courthouse Square – Portland’s 2018 Christmas / Holiday tree lighting is Friday at 5:30PM. This tree lighting event will feature a holiday sing-a-long featuring Thomas Lauderdale with members of Pink Martini. If you are going to the lighting event, it a good idea to go a bit early as it is […]

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FASSBINDER DOUBLE FEATURE

Fassbinder Double Feature @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Featuring Beware of a Holy Whore & The Merchant of Four Seasons, Free Admission for Portland State University Students, 2018 Thanksgiving Weekend

November 23-25 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Despite their quick production schedules and small budgets, Fassbinder’s films are nonetheless unrivaled in their depth and quality. Delivering on all cinematic fronts, his films match a clever and intentional visual style with explorations into the complex emotions and interactions surrounding human relationships.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800+): Friendsgiving, Rose City Rollers, ChefsFeed Indie Week, Olio Nuovo Festival, Worldy Travel Festival, Bridal Show & More! | November 15-18, 2018

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back and the holidays are nearly here! Learn some fast travel tips at the FREE Wordly Travel Festival. Rose City Rollers are hosting 3 nights of derby action! Get some holiday gifts at Olio Nuovo Festival. Be sure to see the Pulitzer Prize-winning Topdog/Underdog @ Chapel Theatre. And see our […]

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US Classic Guitar

Win Tickets ($78): US Classic Guitar presents Portland International Guitar Series @ Downtown Eliot Center | 11 Concerts, 7 Master Classes, Featuring Some of the Greatest Guitarists in the World

November 30-June 29 @ Eliot Center – U.S. Classic Guitar President, William Jenks, is thrilled to announce the upcoming 2018-2019 Portland International Guitar Series, XIV. Because of your support, this iconic Portland guitar dynasty will continue for many years to come and the upcoming season promises to be one of the best to date.

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Thanksgiving

2018 Portland Thanksgiving Weekend Events: Black Friday, Holiday Tree Lighting & More! + Ticket Giveaways!

In 2018, Thanksgiving takes place on November 23rd and there will be celebrations all weekend including the Holiday / Christmas Tree lighting, Black Friday sales (Buy Local!), and more!

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Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Documentary About Chinese Activist & Artist , Free Admission for Portland State University Students

November 16-18 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – “Freedom is a pretty strange thing. Once you’ve experienced it, it remains in your heart, and no one can take it away,” proclaims Ai Weiwei. As an independent artist outside of the political affiliations of China, Weiwei’s art and activism is undoubtedly linked and seeks to interrogate the […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($950+): Portland Book Festival, Fall RV Show, Portland Youth Philharmonic, Tchaikovsky v. Drake, Escape Rooms, Theater & More! | November 8-11, 2018

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back and the holidays are coming up fast! Laugh w/ the Jerry Seinfeld of French Comedy Gad Elmaleh. Dream big at Fall RV Show. Time’s literally running out to try Escapism’s Cold War Themed Escape Room: Dr. Zylchov’s Laboratory. And get a head start on your holiday gift shopping at […]

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Portland Christmas Holiday Tree

Portland Christmas / Holiday Tree Pictures, Video & 2018 Info: Arrival, Lighting, Sing-A-Long, Hot Chocolate | Pioneer Square

Portland’s 2018 Holiday tree arrives Friday in Pioneer Square. Festivities include Santa + music. The lighting is the Friday after Thanksgiving at 5:30PM. This tree lighting event will feature a holiday sing-a-long featuring Thomas Lauderdale with members of Pink Martini.

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StevenPage

Win Tickets ($60): Steven Page Trio (formerly of Barenaked Ladies) @ Mission Theater | w/ Special Guest Wesley Stace (aka John Wesley Harding)

November 16 @ Mission Theater – Steven Page’s distinctive and powerful tenor is among the most instantly recognizable voices in popular music. Newly minted as a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame with former bandmates, Barenaked Ladies, Steven Page reunited with the band he co-founded for their induction this past March – a […]

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Run Lola Run @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1998 German Thriller, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

November 9-11 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Inspired by Krzysztof Kieslowski’s film Blind Chance, Run Lola Run takes a similar approach to unconventional narrative structures. Through its masterful use of editing we follow the story of a small-time criminal, Manni, who has left a bag full of money in a subway train. Instead of following […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($950+): Ninth Moon Floral Show, The Truth Project, Oyster Fest, NW’s Largest Garage Sale, Swashbuckler’s Ball & More! | November 1-4, 2018

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back! Find treasures at NWs Largest Garage Sale & Vintage Sale. See 23 beautiful displays at Ninth Moon Floral Design Showcase. Eat: An Oyster Bar is celebrating 10 years with Oyster Fest! And several haunted houses are open for one more weekend!

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