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April 2012 Blog Posts (10)

Portland Blog, This Week in Portland, April 28 - May 5, 2012

Looking for fun things to do in Portland this week? Our weekly Portland Events blog has just been posted.  This Week in Portland, we've got:

  • Portland's Ox Restaurant Opens
  • Amazing Time Lapse Video of Portland
  • Read Your Town (Portland Authors), by Rob Creighton Garrison
  • Portland 5K Fun Runs in…
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Added by Lorri E. on April 28, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Read Your Town

Last week I discussed libraries and book stores. This week I'm writing about books. Specifically, books about Portland, and books set in Portland. Portland is amusing, and has tons of amusements, and has quite a few museums, but She is also a Muse. Maybe it's the air, or the green, or the spooky atmosphere; something makes people want to read and write, and people generally like to read and write about what they know. This city is so ripe with storytude it's no wonder many can't…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on April 26, 2012 at 7:01pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, April 21, 2012 - Portland Events & More

Hello, Portland!  Welcome to the weekly edition of our Portland Events blog.  This Week in Portland, we've got:

  • Portland Earth Day Events
  • Soul'd Out Music Festival
  • Portland Gardening
  • Upcoming Portland Parks Events
  • US Barista Championship
  • Featured…
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Added by Lorri E. on April 21, 2012 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Meet the Prose

I'm sitting in a library in Portland, Oregon.

Actually I'm sitting in Ledding Library, which is in Milwaukie.  I live in Milwaukie too, but I live so close to the line that if you address a letter to me you can write either Milwaukie or Portland on the envelope and the letter will reach me.  I'm thinking the founding fathers (and mothers, if applicable) of “The Dogwood City of the West”…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on April 19, 2012 at 2:55pm — 2 Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, April 14, 2012 - Portland Events & More

Hello, Portlanders.  This Week in Portland we've got:

 

  • Portland Urban Chickens
  • Bridge Town
  • Featured Portland Events
  • Filmed by Bike
  • Portland Oregon Orchid Show and Sale
  • Portland Photo of the Week
  • Portland April Real…
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Added by Lorri E. on April 14, 2012 at 6:49am — 1 Comment

Bridge Town

Anyone who has an interest in getting anywhere beyond his or her own neighborhood in this town is going to be crossing a bridge.  Lucky us, there are quite a few of them.

Look, even a dedicated east-sider like me has to cross the river now and then. Usually it's to go downtown or…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on April 12, 2012 at 7:12pm — No Comments

Join New Belgium at Portland’s “Filmed By Bike” April 13-18

New Belgium Brewing, maker of Fat Tire Amber Ale, today announced that it is the beer sponsor for “Filmed by Bike” in Portland, Oregon from Friday, April 13 through Wednesday, April 18. New Belgium is also host of the New Belgium Street Party on opening night, celebrating bikes, beer, cinema and the community.

 

This is the tenth anniversary of Filmed by Bike (filmedbybike.org/), a film festival featuring bike-themed movies from around the…

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Added by Crystal T on April 10, 2012 at 8:41am — No Comments

Portland, Oregon: The Bushtit & the knitting of the most awesome sock

An amazing little birdie lives in my yard and every season she creates a most wondrous thing: an all natural knitted sock.  It's actually quite cool to see the builder at work when you know it only takes a few days to craft the sock so you are in fact, lucky to see this! Once all built, she's all moved in with her brood in a flash.…

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Added by Angela Higgins on April 8, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland April 7 - 14

Happy Easter Weekend, Portlandia!  The 200th edition of our Portland blog is online!  This week we cover:

Bridemile neighborhood

Urban pond frogs & chickens

SOLV: Rob takes a trip to the beach and gives back

The best song I've heard all…

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Added by Angela Higgins on April 7, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

A Clean Break

An aspect I love about Portland: there are plenty of reasons for me to leave it.

“Oh no he DI’INT!”, I hear you sputtering, your fist clenching in rage, sending the frothy crest of your latté spouting over your knuckles.  Tut-tut, you misunderstand me.  I mean to say that I’m not just a big fan of the city, but of the state in which it resides as well.  How lucky are we that we have pretty much any and all manner of topographical wonders no more than a couple hours’ drive in any…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on April 4, 2012 at 4:51pm — 2 Comments

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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
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America's Largest Antique & Collectible Show at Portland Expo Center

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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

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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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