Singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile returns for a special one-night-only appearance with the Oregon Symphony!
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August 27th, 2014
Portland point guard Damian Lillard is an All-Star, All-NBA Third-Teamer, commercial actor and video game cover star, among other prolific roles both on and off the court. How will Lillard'
August 26th, 2014
Shoppers will have access to hundreds of clothes and shoes from designer brands like Opening Ceremony, Samantha Pleet, Luxury Rebel, Sass & Bide, Grey City, etc. For men, there will be heritage brands like Post Overalls, Carters, plus selvage denim.
The Oregon Symphony kicks off its new season with their 18th annual concert at the Waterfront Park on Thursday. 10,000-15,000 people are expected to attend the event which includes music, dancing, fireworks, cannons, and more. Plus, it’s all FREE.
Break out the hammer pants and leg warmers, time warp to the most radical decade and dance to the best of the 80's with DJ MC.
Fresh off of breaking Montreal Just for Laughs' back and busting out of a desert prison that resembles a sarlacc pit, Portland comedy legend Richard Bain returns to Bridgetown with his best friend and mortal enemy: Ira Novos.
Capping off a month long grilled cheese fundraiser sparked by EastBurn restaurant owner Mike Bender’s reply to a sexist Yelp review, 9 local restaurants will put forth their best grilled cheese to raise funds for the Portland Women’s Crisis Line.
Their unique instrumentation enables them to seamlessly blend genres including bluegrass, country, celtic, rock, reggae, and world music into their sound. The general appeal of Polecat comes from their unique take on roots music and their interactive and high energy live shows.
The Portland Trail Blazers will be depending on their young bench players to improve themselves and the team this season. Onto which players does the burden fall heaviest? The Blazersedge Staff
The 10-day countdown begins! The Color Run is coming to Portland on 9/6! Their 2014 Kaleidoscope Tour means new gear, new color-crazy race attractions and more! What are you waiting for? Sign up now !
The Night Market will feature a variety of vendors representing the international community that exists in the Jade, as well as many crafters and food vendors found at the many street fairs around the city.
STORYTELLERS for this round of Reel Stories include: JAMES WESTBY (Rid of Me, The Auteur), BETH HARRINGTON (The Winding Stream), OCTOBER MOORE (Portlandia, Grimm, City Baby), JASON ROUSE + IAN BERRY, (Make it Country) and CASEY PARKS (Diary of a Misfit, a work in progress).
August 25th, 2014
Meet the staff of Blazersedge.com! If you've been paying attention over the last week, you've seen a couple pieces penned by new authors at Blazer's Edge. Truth is, we've taken on a w
Przybilla, who retired to his home in the Milwaukee area, spent parts of eight seasons with the Blazers. Charley Walters of the Pioneer Press
Blazer fans will see a familiar face on the 2015 release of EA Sports NBA Live video game. Damian Lillard was announced as this year's cover athlete adding to his recent national exposure.
I have been getting some questions lately from local people and online about how we pick our themes and how we learn about them together with multiple ages. I received this e-mail a bit back, which has better wording than...
August 24th, 2014
A Blazers fan is pretty steams about Damian Lillard getting cut from Team USA. Another wants to recreate the promise of the Aldridge-Roy-Oden regime. We deal with both topics in the Blazersedge.
The Portland Trail Blazers had their first All-Star duo in 20 years last season. Could Nicolas Batum eventually make it a trio? The
NewWorldNextWeek.com: Episode200 - Ferguson Violence, More Water Wars, Portland Portfolio
August 22nd, 2014
As Team USA prepares for competition, they finalized their 12 man roster Friday night. Friday evening, Team USA officially pared down their 16-man roster to the required 12, with four names removed:
Portland's top transportation bureaucrat is part of a class of bike-friendly Generation Xers moving into the top perches of government. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post
You never know what you’ll see at Sunday Parkways Southeast.(Photo J. Maus/BikePortland) Welcome to your menu of weekend rides and events, lovingly brought to you by our friends at Hopworks Urban Brewery. Summer might be waning, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to stop riding bikes! Whether you miss Peda
SO SAD TO SAY, BUT THE SEARCH IS OVER. THEY DID NOT MAKE IT. The Tillamook County Sheriff’s office reports that the bodies of Justin Norton and Nick Santangelo were discovered last night, Friday, August 22nd, 2014, at approximately 8:30pm. Their vehicle had plunged off the gravel forest road ...
Two new opportunities have been posted to our Job Listings this week. Check them out via the links below… Graphic Designer – e-commerce Consumer Service Rep – Yakima Products, Inc. For a complete list of available jobs, click here. If you’d like more information about the BikePortland Job Listings
Have you ever found yourself staring in amazement at a word and its definition, realizing that it describes pretty much your entire life? Misophonia. It means you’re the kind of person for whom the sound of someone chewing, or tapping idly, or slurping is enough to drive you instantly and uncontrollably around the ben
I don’t know that you heard it. That whoosh was summer passing, glorious as it was, chock full of every little thing I love. Long walks and sunsets and star-gazing, and spending time with my favorite people. Solveig and company visited Portland for two weeks, with five fun days at our house. We chatted in […]
August 21st, 2014
Greetings Programs! It's an honorable opening as Scott reveals that some Klingons might come from Australia, sort of. Then, coast bar tales gives way to the Portland premiere of Dark Dungeons at the Academy Theater and why your soul depends on it. Next, Dally Demands you watch Twenty Feet From Stardom. Also, Dan has a quest
I stitched this birthday gift for a friend recently. I am 99% done with my latest cross-stitch, but I needed a break. I used Renaissance Dyeing wool thread on linen fabric, backed with muslin. It's my own design, a bunny...
Electronic signs will instruct drivers heading east at 26th Avenue to turn seven blocks south to Powell Boulevard rather than one block south to Clinton. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post
"The race would cover about 115 miles, with a one-day format that would be run like a stage of the Tour de France." Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post
Summer is winding down but there's still time to have some fun! This is AWOL's final weekend of of Art in the Dark + you can try all sorts of delicious samples in the Pearl while helping fight Cystic Fibrosis at Savor the Pearl. Tequila Fest PDX is bringing dozens of tequila varieties from around the world to Portland and
The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware. Henry Miller
A key bike connection between Southeast and Inner North/Northeast Portland keeps getting a bit better. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post
August 20th, 2014
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Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Mt Angel Oktoberfest, Portland Film Festival, Tequila Fest 2014 & more.
Sunday Parkways continues for the 2014 season on August 24. Highs are expected to be in the upper 80s, so there'll be lots of people out. Even if you don't bike, you can walk and enjoy the activities, parks, and closed off streets.
Nate McGuire is part of two worlds that Austin, Texas, is still pretty new at: digital entrepreneurship and biking. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post
Wanting to establish a "more assertive advocacy group," Alex Reed has called for a community meeting. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post
Please join us as we welcome Ballast Point Brewing from San Diego, CA for the August Beer Belly Dinner. This dinner will be on August 21st instead of the normal second Thursday to accommodate everyone's busy summer schedule.
Posted on August 20, 2014 by eBR Team Bob Sargent had worked for Computer Tech for ten years. The company has flourished and its stock soared. Billions were raked-in and employees were experiencing outside-gains in their 401Ks stuffed with Computer Tech stock. But Bob was feeling confined to their corporate daily d
The Skatalites are a Jamaican music group that played a major role in popularising ska, the first truly Jamaican music created by fusing boogie-woogie blues, rhythm and blues, jazz, mento, calypso, and African rhythms.
The evening will include networking, a PINK Ivy Foundation "State of Our Service" address, which will detail program initiatives and plans for upcoming service projects, local entertainment, hot hor d’oeuvres and a cash bar.
Are you interested in a great day outdoors to spend with friends and family? Camp Namanu, one of Oregon’s most beautiful treasures, is celebrating 90 years of serving kids from all over the world. On Saturday, September 6th, Camp Fire will host a big celebration to commemorate the anniversary with a day at camp – filled
There have been four, very serious rear-end collisions in just four days in Oregon and nearby southwest Washington. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post
The farm is the place for families to meet, share the bounty, enjoy nature and yes, listen to local sounds by local artists.
As West African nations grappled with the worst-ever outbreak of the Ebola virus, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the death toll had exceeded 1,200 and announced increased efforts to forestall severe food shortages in areas isolated by quarantines. The post
A pair of Portlanders have organized a new group aimed at giving Latinas regular events for riding bikes together. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post
August 19th, 2014
The spirit of the Atlantic Ocean is ever-present in Holly Hansen’s wonderfully dynamic seascapes—no doubt reminiscent of her time spent growing up on Cape Cod. Now working in Boston, Holly’s love of both dreamy landscapes and hectic cityscapes has melded together to transform her work into a powerful tool for self-exp
Join us atop the Hotel deLuxe’s parking structure at SW 15th and Yamhill for our 10th annual program of cinema under the stars. Doors open at 7 PM with food and beverages available for purchase from Gracie’s Restaurant, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, and Honest Tea. The music begins at 8 PM, and the films begin around d
This is sure to be a game to remember! Don’t miss the Wheels of Justice when they take on the Rat City All-Stars from Seattle & the Axles of Annihilation when they battle Rat City’s Rain of Terror.