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Kathy Boyd Wins Silver in 2016 Global Music Awards

The Pacific Northwest’s “little band that could” added yet another award to their shelf this week when the 2016 Global Music Award winners were announced and Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Risings band leader Kathy Boyd brought home a Silver Medal for Outstanding Achievement for her original song “Who Will Pray For Me” in the categories of song and lyrics/songwriter. 

 

“The song “Who Will Pray for Me” was written during a time when my Mother passed away and then my brother died a…

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Added by Kathy Boyd on December 9, 2016 at 8:07am — No Comments

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Things to Do in Portland this Week

Here is a compilation of some fun things to do in Portland this week!

From WWEEK.COM:

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Added by Lorri E. on August 7, 2016 at 7:34am — No Comments

Moving to Portland in 2016

My daughter of 8 and I are moving to Portland next June and I have looked at the most popular neighborhoods, and the neighborhoods surrounding downtown are more inviting probably because I don't drive however my daughter is into dance so I prefer a school of the arts. I am self employed from home so that is no issue . Can someone advise me on the best places to live and rent also the best schools foe elementary. I am a single parent do I am looking for affordability .

Added by Faliscia C. Knuckles on July 18, 2015 at 12:09pm — 6 Comments

Best Portland Oregon Hotels - or where to stay when you need to lay your head down at night

If you're traveling to Portland Oregon, either to visit or in preparation for moving there, you need to have a place to stay. Many people stay out at the Portland Airport, making a common mistake in thinking that it is "centrally located to everything."

No... not even close. It can easily take 45-60 minutes in normal traffic to drive the few miles from the airport to downtown. Longer if it is rush…

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Added by Rick Hamell on July 2, 2015 at 3:37pm — No Comments

Consider Boxing for your new workout

Want to try a new form of exercise that gets you in shape, is fun, and reduces stress?

Fitness boxing at Sweet Science Boxing in the North Portland neighborhood of Kenton is the greatest place for the best boxing workouts in PDX.  We offer 18 classes per week, which include 12 adult and 2 teen boxing classes plus strength & stretch…

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Added by Laurie Gold on March 9, 2015 at 1:51pm — No Comments

Happy New Year! 2015 Portland Events

Hey, Portlanders!  Happy new year!  It's 2015, and we're kicking off another great year with tons of ideas of fun things to do in Portland! I started the new year with a hike at Upper Macleay Park in Portland.

Here are some featured Portland events in January 2015.  View the Portland…

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Added by Lorri E. on January 4, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Article: 12 Portland Hikes Worth Getting Out of Bed For

A friend posted a link to this article, "12 Portland Hikes Worth Getting Out of Bed For" (Full article here: http://www.newscastic.com/news/12-portland-hiking-trails-worth-getting-out-of-bed-for-2472641/ )

At dawn, the view from the top of Council Crest makes the whole city look like a bed of sparkling jewels nestled in the most verdant valley of an enchanted…

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Added by Lorri E. on January 4, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Inspired by the movie Wild? Why not go on some hikes in 2015?

If you've been inspired  by the movie Wild, and would like to enjoy some Mt Hood and Columbia Gorge hikes, check out Friends of the Columbia Gorge: http://www.gorgefriends.org/section.php?id=6…

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Added by Lorri E. on January 4, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Article: Most Anticipated Portland Restaurant/Bar Openings Of 2015

We just got through the holiday season, but we still have quite a few dark wet days ahead of us.  It's always eating season in Portland, and great food and drink abounds.  But I am always excited to hear of new restaurants, bars, and even new food carts.  There are quite a few notable new places, as covered in this article from Willamette Week: Most Anticipated Portland Restaurant/Bar Openings Of 2015.…

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Added by Lorri E. on January 4, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Spilt Milk Nannies Portland

I thought I would report back on how business is going, and so far it is booming!

We have a team of 5 amazing, energetic, highly qualified, and enthusiastic nannies all ready to play and love on your little ones. I can't believe we have only been in business for two and a half weeks and we have already drudged up quite a bit of interest in our little business. I guess it really shows when you love kiddos.

We still have just a few spots open in our Holiday…

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Added by Nicolette Herberger on November 18, 2014 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Spilt Milk Nannies Portland

Hi everyone, I am a recent transplant to Portland from Seattle. After graduating from the UW I moved here for graduate school, my fiance, and for the really incredible opportunity to open the second branch of an exceptional nanny subscription service called Spilt Milk Nannies.  

Spilt Milk Nannies is a subscription service that recruits and maintains a community of babysitters so parents have free time when they need it. Modern family life is hectic. We get it. Balancing work,…

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Added by Nicolette Herberger on November 5, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

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Added by Sky VIP Grady on November 2, 2014 at 11:49pm — No Comments

Zombies, Face Paint and Body painting - Halloween- Portland Oregon

It's getting to be that time of year where the streets will soon be filled with Zombies, Monsters, Pirates, Princesses and all kinds of outrageous costumes. Halloween is our favorite time of year at Time Honored Designs! This year is extra special because we…

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Added by Naomi Smith on September 30, 2014 at 9:31am — No Comments

URBAN TELLERS INVITATIONAL- Saturday, September 13th at Alberta Abbey, 126 NE Alberta

Everybody loves a good story. Well, the stories don't come any better than those at the heart of Portland Story Theater. This September 13th -- in a very special event celebrating the 10th anniversary of Portland Story Theater -- the Urban Tellers Invitational features the founders of PST along with a few favorite storytellers in their new home, the Alberta Abbey. Drink in these energizing, real, true stories ... and nibble at the complimentary appetizers at the Alberta…

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Added by Portland Story Theater on September 7, 2014 at 11:17am — No Comments

Tiny House Needs a Home

We are currently building a tiny house on a 20 foot trailer and are looking for a place to call home in Portland.



We are a couple in our late twenties (blackjack dealer/baker and a school teacher) with a friendly 34 pound dog. The house is an attempt to simplify our lives and will allow us to focus on important things besides our finances.



The house is 139.5 square feet and comes complete with a kitchen, living area, sleeping loft, 32 inch…

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Added by Susan Danh on July 22, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Portland Jam Master Announced in Clip Radio’s First Just Jammin’ Showcase

On June 30, Clip Radio held their first Just Jammin’ music event at the Alberta Rose Theatre. The show featured Jordan Harris, Elise LeBlanc, Sawtell and Balto who claimed the title of Clip Radio’s first Jam Master and walked away with $3,000.

 

The first-ever Just Jammin’ Jam Master was chosen by Portland music fans who voted through the Clip Radio app.…

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Added by Amanda King on July 1, 2014 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Wanting to move to portland

Hello! My friend, daughter and I are looking to moving to portland next June. I know it's far away but we are starting to save up now. We live in Southern California. We don't really know what area to move to. Hawthorne seems like a place we would both like. But we are looking for an area safe, affordable and somewhere with good schools. Any suggestions?

Added by Kim on June 19, 2014 at 6:43pm — No Comments

Moving On Up To Alberta!

When Portland Story Theater launches its 10 th Anniversary 2014/2015 Season this September, it will be in their new home, the Alberta Abbey. Built in 1924, this mixed-use building offers the growth opportunity that Portland Story Theater has been looking for over the last couple of years. It's a fantastic opportunity and bittersweet at the same time. Portland Story Theater's current home, the intimate black box space of Hipbone Studio, has been perfect in almost every way for the past…

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Added by Portland Story Theater on May 31, 2014 at 8:51am — No Comments

Urban Tellers, June 14th at Hipbone Studio

Only two more shows at Hipbone Studio (1847 East Burnside) until we move over to the Alberta Abbey!

But if you love personal stories, don't miss this one! Six strong women tell their personal stories. Urban Tellers is a fast-paced event, passionate, poignant, so perfectly Portland. You'll hear stories from ordinary people who finally have a chance to be heard, telling their stories and sharing their personal narratives.

Featuring: Lena Moon, Cole Struhar,…

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Added by Portland Story Theater on May 31, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

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Sophisticated Beads Annual Spring Jewelry Event May 6th at Monarch Hotel & Conference Center

May 6, 2017 from 10am to 5pm
Sophisticated Beads spring jewelry show will be Saturday, May 6th. The event is from 10am to 5pm at the Monarch Hotel, 12566 SE 93rd Avenue, Clackamas, OR.Refreshments, prizes and relaxing shopping experience await guests. Find the perfect gift for that special person for Mother’s Day or unique treasures for yourself!The Sophisticated Beads collection is handcrafted with semi-precious stones accented with a vibrant assortment of gems and sterling silver.Beads On a Mission - One of our specialty…See More
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The Portland Ballet's Studio Company Performance at The Portland Ballet Studio Theatre

March 10, 2017 at 7:30pm to March 12, 2017 at 2:30pm
The Studio Company Performance, live at TPB's intimate studio theatre, showcases the exquisite dancers of The Portland Ballet's Career Track program. Contemporary and classical works feature the music of Gershwin and Patsy Cline and the choreography of John Clifford, Anne Mueller and BodyVox Co-Artistic Directors, Jamey Hampton and Ashley Roland. TPB is also proud and excited to celebrate its ongoing partnership with Kúkátónón Children’s African Dance Troupe, who will perform for the first…See More
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Artistic Portland will “March into Spring” on the First Thursday Gallery Art Walk at Artistic Portland

March 2, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
Artist co-operative Artistic Portland will begin the great “March into Spring” on Thursday, March 2, 2017 between 4-6pm. After a cold winter, the artists are welcoming warmer days and some of the art will reflect the seasonal transformation. Many of the Co-op’s artists will be visiting with patrons to answer any questions they might have about their creations.Light refreshments will be provided. Pianist John Gilmore will be playing the uniquely decorated Mitsuko piano of Piano. Push. Play.…See More
Feb 15
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America's Largest Antique & Collectible Show at Portland Expo Center

March 4, 2017 at 9am to March 5, 2017 at 4pm
Portland, Ore. — The Spring version of the largest all retro show in the country is coming up on March 4 & 5 at the Portland Expo Center. There will be hundreds of outstanding dealers coming from all over the country with more than 900 booths available to view – don’t miss it!  If you are a treasure hunter, decorator, collector or just like to find pieces from your past, the Spring Expo Antique & Collectible Show is for you.   At the March Antique & Collectible Show patrons can buy…See More
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Buckman Art Show & Sell at Buckman Arts Focus Elementary School

March 11, 2017 at 10am to March 12, 2017 at 4pm
SPRING FORWARD Saturday, March 11th, 10 am – 5 pm and Sunday, March 12th, 10 am – 4 pm for the 27th Annual Buckman Art Show & Sell. The event is held at Buckman Art Focus Elementary School, where over 140 artists and craftspersons, great food, dance and music performances come together all to support the rich arts program that is Buckman Elementary’s legacy.The Buckman Art Show & Sell is truly a tradition in the Portland art scene. This 27 year old festival features art in almost every…See More
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Action on Climate Change in the Age of Trump at Celebrate Conference Center

February 9, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
The Willamette Women Democrats are pleased to host Thomas Wheatley of Renew Oregon to discuss how Oregon and Oregonians are responding to climate change. Climate change is an urgent challenge that must be addressed on all levels: in our households, in our communities, and in our state, country, and world. Despite the cold weather in Oregon this winter, the Arctic has been unduly warm causing melting permafrost and thinning arctic ice indicating increasing instability in the climate. Clearly, a…See More
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