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Blogs In Portland OR
January 18th, 2017
Right? If Obama grants Manning clemency Assange will agree to US extradition despite clear unconstitutionality of DoJ case https://t.co/MZU30SlfGK— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks)
January 17th, 2017
It’s raining outside. This was going to be freezing rain, but it’s above freezing now, so it’s just rain. The rain is still falling on ice and packed snow, though, so it’s slicker than snot on the unpaved streets and unshoveled sidewalks in my neighborhood, which is to say all of them. I’m d
Stop by for free tastings, $4 pints, and smoked ribs and BBQ specials at North 45’s weekly Brew Hog night, Thursdays from 6-9pm.
January 20-21, 27 & 28 @ Fremont Theater – Before Amundsen, before Scott, before Shackleton, there was Fridtjof Nansen, the great Norwegian, the Father of polar travel, the one who showed them all how it could be done. Adventurer. Scientist. Explorer. Humanitaran. Nansen, who made the first ever crossing of Green
February 11 @ Lee Farms – Join us Valentine’s weekend for a super fun and unique way to celebrate your love (or find a new one)…by getting down and dirty with us! Lots of mud, fun and semi- challenging obstacles, food, drinks, music, bonfires and much more!
January 27-28 @ Oregon State Fair – First Taste is an event of epic proportion, featuring the best in Oregon Wines, Craft Breweries, Hard Ciders, Delectable Eats and a one of a kind shopping experience. We offer live music both days in 2 locations throughout the First Taste event, featuring local music from talented a
January 19 @ Portland Center Stage – Join The Armory and special host, Argyle Winery, on Thursday, January 19th as Astoria author Peter Stark sits down for a brief conversation with Susan Moore, Director of Programs for Writers at Literary Arts. Complimentary snacks and drinks will be available.
Tom Hardy said it "would be so cool" to star in a Christopher Nolan-directed Bond movie. But Idris Elba remains a popular fan favorite.
Thursdays @ Produce Row Cafe – Get into the post-work chill zone at Produce Row Cafe every Thursday evening from 6-10pm for live music from rotating talented local DJs, Rev Shines, All Night Tong, and Roane.
It wouldn't be a Television Critics Association press tour without networks promoting their show with an unusual assortment of swag items.
"The Art of the Brick" is a touring exhibition of LEGO sculptures, created by acclaimed artist Nathan Sawaya.
Portland chef Naomi Pomeroy (Beast) and Portland-based filmmaker Beth Federici talked about the upcoming "American Masters" documentary on Portland native James Beard at an appearance at the Television Critics Association 2017 winter press tour.
Take a first look at the menu for XLB, Jasper Shen's new soup dumpling restaurant in North Portland.
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Mood. Grief. Remodeling. Cast. Letters. Sad. Music. Heavy. Unraveling. Yes.Filed under: 10 Word Review, Film, In My Opinion Tagged: 10 Word Review, demolition, film reviews, films, jake gyllenhaal, movie reviews, movies, opinion, reviews
by Dirk VanderHart
Media Monarchy plays The Routes, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Red Porch Kid and more on #PumpUpThaVolume for January 17, 2017. ♬
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Some Seattle food writers say Sunset Fried Chicken's sandwiches are the best in town. We visited their location in the new Rachel's Ginger Beer to see for ourselves.
Ah Portland… The most snow in decades. Threats of freezing rain. And all of the weather hysteria you can stomach. But that’s not the only thing to be stressing about. Nope. You’ve got a startup. And you’re always looking for ways to get that startup in front of more people. So if you happen to
by Anonymous It seems as though this weather is freezing people's hearts and brains. If your dumb ass can't drive well enough in the snow to keep from crashing into the truck we just put 6k into then at least leave us a note. Take responsibility, maybe think about how your a
by Dan Savage I'm about eight years older than you and am in good shape for a man my age. Better than most my age. I have been str
January 29 @ Aladdin Theater – Ladysmith Black Mambazo returns to the USA for their annual celebration of South African culture and history. They will sing songs of Peace, Love & Harmony to the world as they have since their very beginnings.
January 21 @ The Goodfoot – 13 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 [
by Mercury Staff Reel Music For more than three
January 27 @ Revolution Hall – Women telling their true, personal stories of influencing the way shit gets done and blowing new doors into the thick walls of the patriarchal techo-chamber!
January 26 @ Aladdin Theater – Creator and innovator, musician and producer, artist, and philanthropist, Herb Alpert is a man with a profound passion.
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by Megan Burbank
January 28 @ Aladdin Theater – In 2017 American singer-songwriter Martin Sexton extends touring in support of his ninth studio release Mixtape of the Open Road. The Wall Street Journal and CMT premiered tracks from the album that since garnered much critical acclaim. “Outstanding taste in songwriting
by Anonymous Because on and on you went. You texted and asked if you could call because you don't like texting. I'm not against talking. I'm for whatever works. But when I answered your call at 5 am, I didn't know what I was in for. Again, you called because you wanted t
January 19 @ The Goodfoot – The Heavy Pets are an American rock band that blends rhythm & blues, jazz, funk, disco and reggae with rock & roll. Called “a living, breathing, force of nature” by Relix Magazine, the Pets are known for their soulful songcraft and powerhouse live performances. Riding high on
The folks at CableTV.com looked at Netflix shows and Google Trends, and came up with a map for what the favorite Netflix original series is in each state.
Ice station zebra, Cellebrite hacked and Obama's legacy + this day in history w/Eisenhower's warning and our song of the day by Nikki Lane on your Morning Monarchy for January 17, 2017.
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The long Radiohead in Oregon drought is coming to an end.
by Anonymous You sit there behind the computer monitor, mouth breathing. Sweaty palm grasping the mouse. Sticky cum and crumb encrusted keyboard. Salivating on your shirt. You spout off about fake news. Touching yourself while mumbling 4 letter obscenities. Then you finish typ
by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Over the weekend, local writer and humorist Mary Numair took to Twitter to alert Portland that Spencer's gift store in the Lloyd Center Mall was proudly displaying Trump shirts—including a pro-sex
One of my favorite things about Portland Startup Week is that it gives our whole community the chance to revisit some of the amazing events that helped many of us get connected in the first place—even though some of those events have fallen by the wayside. This year is no different. Portland Startup Week 2017
Barnett Newman, "The Voice" source Monet is easy. There's a reason his lush, bucolic scenes are reproduced as posters for dorm rooms everywhere. The colors, textures, and composition delight the eye; it doesn't take any specialized understanding to enjoy them. But try something like abstract expressionism, with s
Get ready to "Let It Go" at the Schnitz.
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by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Lots of people are staying home from work AGAIN (!!!) due to the threat of an afternoon ice storm. And I may be wrong, but perhaps by now you're going a bit CRAZY? There are several things one can do to relieve cabin fever: E
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We hear it all of the time. About technology’s ability to connect. About it being a platform for expression. About how it can bridge distances. Now, a collaboration among Portland based businesses Wildfang, Uncorked Studios, and Ziba is using technology to provide a platform for the voices of women in our nation—
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by Dirk VanderHart I left town for a week as PDX was canceling all sorts of flights because of ice. I got back and roads were about the same. This weather is crazy, and it's not ending. Today,
The Last Time They Played in the City Was at La Luna in 1996 by Ned Lannamann Alex Lake