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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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Added by Harper Schantz on August 7, 2016 at 11:16am — No Comments

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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PLANNED PARETHOOD UNDER ATTACK: How Can We Join the Fight? at Celebrate Conference Center

May 11, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
 The concerted efforts of Donald Trump and the Republican majority in both the House and the Senate to defund Planned Parenthood has put the health care of millions of American women under great threat.Join us to hear what Planned Parenthood of Oregon is doing to stave off this attack. Mary Nolan, Executive Director of Planned Parentood Advocares of Oregon, will also discuss state legislative priorities and you'll learn what you can do to help to protect and defend Planned Parenthood from this…See More
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Taste of Parkrose 2017 at Rossi Farms

June 24, 2017 from 10am to 4pm
Join us in celebrating the food and culture in Historic Parkrose at our 4th Annual Taste of Parkrose Eggfest sponsored by Parkrose Hardware, Portland Development Commission and Gateway Brewing!NEW THIS YEAR:Win a $500 SHOPPING SPREE AT Parkrose Hardware AND MORE by joining the Big…See More
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Artistic Portland First Thursday Gallery Art Walk - May 4, 4-6pm at Artistic Portland

May 4, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
Visitors are invited to meet the artists, view the latest creations and express their creativity by painting a bowl for charity (2-6 pm). All supplies will be provided by the art co-op. After glazing and firing the bowls will be available for $10 and all proceeds benefit Sisters of the Road nonprofit Cafe in Old Town.There will be music, refreshments and House Spirits Distillery will provide spirits for tasting and purchase. Their specialties include, among others, Westward Oregon Straight Malt…See More
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Easter Games for Grown Ups at Portland Center Stage at The Armory

April 16, 2017 from 12pm to 1:30pm
Here’s your chance to explore the historic 125-year-old Armory and win prizes! Pick up a scavenger hunt form in the lobby between the hours of 12 and 1:30 p.m., fill it out at your own pace and turn it back in for a mystery prize egg. Everyone who completes the scavenger hunt will receive one egg containing a mystery prize. If all the answers on your form are correct, you’ll receive two mystery eggs (two prizes!). Prices can include, an overnight stay at the new AC Hotel, unlimited ride…See More
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Lauren Weedman Doesn't Live Here Anymore at Portland Center Stage at The Armory

March 17, 2017 at 7:30pm to April 30, 2017 at 2pm
A World Premiere! What do you do when your heart is broken? When your world seems to be falling apart, one frustration at a time. Grab a guitar, hitch up your jeans, and sing about it! From the star of HBO’s Looking and The People’s Republic of Portland at The Armory, Lauren Weedman (and her alter ego Tami Lisa) are ready to take you on a journey of heartbreak, laughter and fresh starts. Lauren will be joined by a band of fine musicians; and we’re pretty sure her hair will be bigger than ever.See More
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Wild and Reckless at Portland Center Stage at The Armory

March 16, 2017 at 7:30pm to April 30, 2017 at 2pm
A World Premiere! Blitzen Trapper mined their lyrical storytelling and Oregonian roots to create a story for the stage that fuses the energy of a rock concert with the imaginative possibility of the theater. Wild and Reckless traces the unforgettable tale of two kids on the run, in a futuristic vision of Portland’s past. Evoking a bygone era of Portland, this sci-fi love story features a rock-and-roll score that pairs unreleased songs with favorites from the band’s catalog, including “Black…See More
Mar 28
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Tell Me the Truth About Love at The Portland Ballet

April 29, 2017 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
The Portland Ballet presents an intimate evening of cabaret love songs with mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Eklund and pianist Sandra Hyslop. The benefit, “Tell Me the Truth About Love,” will feature the beloved music of Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Kurt Weill, Francis Poulenc, Érik Satie, and more. Funds raised go towards finishing off TPB's Studio Theatre, located in Hillsdale. Only 102 tickets available, which include desserts and drinks. Visit theportlandballet.org for more information!See More
Mar 28
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Óye Oyá at Milagro Theatre

April 27, 2017 at 7:30pm to May 27, 2017 at 7:30pm
World Premiere - Spanish LanguageBook by Rebecca Martinez, based on a treatment by Rodolfo Ortega, Music and Lyrics by Rodolfo Ortega, Directed by Estefanía FadulApril 27 - May 27, 2017Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 PM and Sunday at 2 PMABOUT THE PLAYAn original Spanish language musical inspired by the Cuban zarzuela and Shakespeare’s The Tempest. This musical is a journey of love, the power of compassion and forgiveness, and finding home. This musical promises to be the biggest production ever seen…See More
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