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April 20th, 2015

April 25 @ Analog Theater - ANDAZ is the West Coast's longest-running Bhangra & Bollywood dance party, a transportive experience that has enraptured feverishly dancing Portland crowds for nearly 13 years. ANDAZ occurs the last Saturday of every month at the Analog Theater. ANDAZ is such a Portland institution it is men

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April 30 @ Aladdin Theater - Dean Simmons now celebrates 20 years of giving audiences across the country the a live Garth Brooks experience that is performed with respect and amazing accuracy. His shows are a real sincere tribute Garth Brooks... and his music.

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Stop by Bar Vivant for Happy Hour from 4-6 p.m. for free tapas & amazing drink specials and tasty treats from their new tapas menu! Come on Tuesdays when it's Happy Hours All Night featuring $4 Tinto & Txakoli + 10% off all wine bottles.

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May 2 @ Esther Short Park - Runners and walkers are invited to bring their dogs, bring pictures of their cats and sign up for 24th annual Walk/Run for the Animals, a fundraising event organized by the Humane Society for Southwest Washington (HSSW). The event takes places on Saturday, May 2, at Esther Short Park in Vancouve

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April 25-26 - Our wineries are bestowing right from the barrel, giving cellar tours, showcasing library and vertical tastings and providing access to their elite selections. Come experience the romance and passion of our winemakers first-hand and revel in the bounty!

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May 1 @ Crystal Ballroom - America's loudest lounge singer Richard Cheese performs swingin' Vegas versions of rock, rap, and Top40 hits, "swankifying" contemporary songs into traditional pop vocal standards. With his Lounge Against The Machine swing band, Cheese has sold more than 200,000 CDs, and played hundreds of sellout

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April 25 @ Crown Plaza Hotel - 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,

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April 23-25 @ Helium Comedy Club - Originally from Dallas, Iliza moved to Los Angeles after graduating from Emerson College. She is the only female and youngest comedian to hold the title of NBC'S Last Comic Standing. Most recently she was the host of CBS's syndicated comedy dating show Excused, in which she filmed 230 epis

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April 20 @ EastBurn- It's Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Mondays. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some travelling national comics

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April 22 @ Kelly's Olympian - Rose City Round is a revolving songwriter residency held at Kelly's Olympian. Every Wednesday from 6-8pm, starting in May, two guests will join host Chris Walberg (Dead Teeth) taking turns performing and discussing their original compositions. This unique glimpse into the songwriting process wi

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April 19th, 2015

I went out yesterday for a short photo shooting trip to nearby Salem with my friend Norm. I went stopped by Riverfront Park on the Willamette River, where I caught these people zooming around on the water on their personal watercraft thing. Shortly after that, I discovered my battery was dying and I didn’t bring [&

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April 18th, 2015

The evening begins inside the barrel room of Ken Wright Cellars. Enjoy a silent auction, tasty hors d’oeuvres, delicious wine, and fabulous beer selections.  In the Big Tent, dinner will feature 10 top chefs from the region, present at individual stations, serving fabulous small plates.  These food offerings will be pai

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Guest photographer Chuck Martin caught this lovely sunset just north of nearby Sublimity. Thanks, Chuck! The post Sublimity Sunset appeared first on Stayton Oregon Daily Phot

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April 17th, 2015

It’s not unusual for a product or service that I played some small part in designing and building to appear at an industry trade show, whether that’s CES or NAB or whathaveyou. But this year, a device in which I was a lot more integral in the hands-on design and manufacture appeared. I not only designed a …

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When I was at the Meet The Lambies day out near Scio last weekend, I shot this photo of a nearby barn in the rain. You can see some sheep in the foreground. The post Barn In The Rain appeared first on

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April 16th, 2015

This colorful little bird was taking a stroll through the parking lot outside of Roth’s on Shaff Rd. the other day. I’m not sure what kind it is, though. I had thought maybe it was a European Starling, but I don’t see the spots that seem to be a thing with them. Could it be […] The post

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April 15th, 2015

Guest photographer Denny Barnes made me a very happy camper by sending along some photos he took at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival outside Woodburn. I wasn’t able to go this year, but that’s okay, because Denny’s photos rock. His description: Me and about 10 million other people visited Wooden Shoe Tuli

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April 14th, 2015

Guest photographer Maryann Nielson found a lovely place to sit near some tulips. That looks like a good place to just exist for a while. Thanks, Maryann! The post Take A Seat appeared first on

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April 13th, 2015

We had joy, we had fun, we had buzzards in the sun… Guest photographer Denny Barnes has buzzards. I’m fairly certain he’s still alive, though, so no need to worry about that. He caught one of the interesting birds up in a tree. His description: Several of the buzzards were out sunning themselves this mo

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April 12th, 2015

Solé Bicycles of all people have been putting out some really great mixtapes, “Fixtapes” as they call them, every month by various artists. If you’re looking for something to listen to, then I highly recommend these! Here’s an example one: Props to my co-worker Sara Rosso for getting me hooked on th

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Dave (of StaytonEvents.com and Maryann Nielson took me along to Wolston Farms outside of nearby Scio for the annual Meet The Lambies day yesterday. They had newborn lambs, sheep, border collies, chickens, even pigeons up in the rafters of the barn, and it was all pretty awesome. It was my first time attending, and I̵

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April 11th, 2015

Guest photographer David Nielson of StaytonEvents.com sent along this gorgeous photo of a house and field full of beautiful yellow flowers he shot north of nearby Sublimity. Thanks, Dave! The post North Of Sublimity appeared f

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April 10th, 2015

A video showing lots of great aerial views of Portland:

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I drove past the Bird & Hat Inn on 3rd Ave. yesterday, and had to double back to take a few photos from the sidewalk. This angel statue seemed to be thinking about all the pretty flowers surrounding him or her, which is understandable, since the place looks gorgeous. The post

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April 9th, 2015

We have a rare sighting today, friends! I spotted the elusive paper coffee cup perched on a rock near the boat launch near the bridge at the south end of town. I approached carefully, so as not to frighten it, and was lucky enough to get this shot before it scurried for cover. You’ll forgive […] The po

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April 8th, 2015

“Stories have changed, my dear boy,” the man in the grey suit says, his voice almost imperceptibly sad. “There are no more battles between good and evil, no monsters to slay, no maiden in need of rescue. Most maidens are perfectly capable of rescuing themselves in my experience, at least the ones worth something, in &

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Just a dandelion gone to seed for today. I found it growing in a field off of Florence St. the other day. The post Blow Me Away appeared first on Stayton Oregon Daily Photo.

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April 7th, 2015

These tree blossoms — are they cherry? — were looking pretty in the parking lot at Stayton Elementary School over the weekend. The post School Blossoms appeared first on

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April 6th, 2015

Or maybe they’re just buddies. Whatever it is, they’re adorable. Thanks to guest photographer Maryann Nielson. (Yes, I know both of the mallards are male. Same-gender pairings can and do happen in the wild, so who’s to say what their story is. No political or religious debates, please. Thanks.) T

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