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May 2008 Blog Posts (8)

This Week in Portland, May 31 - June 7

This Week in Portland, May 31-June 7



Contests



Keep track of all of our current contests on our new Contests page. Come over and learn how you can win a Portland gift certificate. This week, our member Beca referred our 100th member, Josh. Beca scored a gift certificate from Portland's Pix Patisserie, and Josh will be eating his slice of Portland happiness at Hot Lips Pizza. Want to win? It's easy!…

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Added by Lorri E. on May 31, 2008 at 10:43am — No Comments

Featured Portland Event- Benefit for Mercy Core - Peter Yarrow

I love our events calendar, because our own members get to add their own cool Portland events. Thanks to our member, Beth for adding this new event.



SPECIAL EVENT! - A BENEFIT FOR MERCY CORPS

June 11, 2008 from 7pm to 10pm

at The Monkey & The Rat - fine & friendly objects from faraway places





Featuring a performance by PETER YARROW

(of… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on May 29, 2008 at 6:22am — No Comments

Healing Garden

This is something I wrote a couple of years ago (seems like another life though)



The rediscovery of gardening (in the middle of a city no less) was a great thing for my family and I



What you see here has since overtaken the rest of the space and

has drifted into what was once a front yard filled with grass



here's a list of what's coming to our table this… Continue

Added by John on May 26, 2008 at 11:09am — 3 Comments

This Week in Portland - May 24 to May 31

Our New Portland Weekend Guide is Published!



We are very pleased to announce that our first guidebook to Portland has just been published. PortlandNeighborhood's Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend breaks Portland down into several suggested weekend itineraries - whether you're a sports nut, a romantic, love to shop, or want to do Portland on a budget, and more--we've got a chapter just for you. With a focus on many locally-owned Portland businesses and restaurants,…

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Added by Lorri E. on May 24, 2008 at 10:26am — No Comments

PortlandNeighborhood.com is pleased to announce the official release of...

PortlandNeighborhood.com Announces Its First Published Volume Entitled PortlandNeighborhood’s Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend.





(Portland, Oregon) – PortlandNeighborhood.com is pleased to announce the publication of its comprehensive guidebook to one of the most multifaceted and intriguing cities in the nation. Now available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble, PortlandNeighborhood’s Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend reveals… Continue

Added by Angela Higgins on May 23, 2008 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Portland Audio Tours

Hey, Portlanders (or those just visiting ;-) Check out these cool Portland audio tours! I got an email this morning from Troy, who started this new website of Portland audio tours. This is a great idea--put the MP3 on your iPod, download and print the walking map, then head out and learn more about the city (or, give the audio tour to your visiting in-laws, hand 'em the map, and send them on their way).

Check it out at…

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Added by Lorri E. on May 20, 2008 at 6:23am — 1 Comment

This Week in Portland - May 11-17, 2008

New Portland Events



There are lots of new events on the Portland events calendar this week. Here are just a few we'd like to highlight:



On Wednesday, check out "Cocktail Hour at McMenamins White Eagle Saloon" - a free event featuring a trio of singer/songwriters. Show starts at…

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Added by Lorri E. on May 12, 2008 at 8:10am — No Comments

This Week in Portland

Welcome to Portland's new Social Network

Hello, Portland friends, and thanks for joining the new www.PortlandNeighborhood.net. The site is brand spankin' new, so it is great to see so many people have joined the network already. Woot! Let's get this site rockin' - don't forget to invite your friends (the more the merrier)!

So…

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Added by Lorri E. on May 3, 2008 at 8:00am — No Comments

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The Wind & The Wild | BodyVox & Imani Winds | April 24-25, 2018 at Revolution Hall

April 24, 2018 at 7:30pm to April 25, 2018 at 9pm
BodyVox and Chamber Music Northwest team up once again with the Grammy nominated wind quartet, Imani Winds, for fresh performances at Portland’s beautifully renovated, state-of-the-art performing arts center, Revolution Hall. On the heels of their popular 2013 collaboration, Imani Winds’ penchant for adventurous and dynamic music pairs beautifully with BodyVox’s exquisite and playful choreography. This evening promises to be an exciting and multifaceted production. Tickets start at…See More
Apr 6
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CONTACT Dance Film Festival III | BodyVox & NW Film Center | April 12-14, 2018 at BodyVox

April 12, 2018 at 7pm to April 14, 2018 at 10:30pm
The Northwest Film Center and BodyVox are pleased to partner in presenting our third Contact Dance Film Festival, a showcase featuring award-winning collaborations between filmmakers, dancers, and choreographers, and insightful contemporary dance documentaries. These works sparkle with invention and inspiration and will open your eyes to a special genre of hybrid creativity. The screenings will take place at both the BodyVox Dance Center, NW 17th & Northrup, and the Northwest Film Center’s…See More
Apr 3
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All Politics are Local: Meet the candidates! at Celebrate Conference Center

April 12, 2018 from 4pm to 6pm
   W2D is pleased to welcome candidates W2D has endorsed in the upcoming May primary races for State and Metro: Val Hoyle (Oregon Commissioner of Labor & Industries), Lynn Peterson (Metro Council President), and Rachel Prusak (House District 37). Val Hoyle’s background includes serving in the Oregon State House and as Democratic House Majority Leader. The Bureau of Labor & Industries (BOLI) is tasked with upholding the rights of workers and citizens, making sure that workers are…See More
Mar 30
Ann Mackiernan posted an event
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Gathering of the Guilds at Oregon Convention Center

April 27, 2018 from 10am to 7pm
More than 350 Northwest artists will be showcasing their work in beads, ceramics, fibers, glass, metals and wood at the 2018 Gathering of the Guilds featuring the Oregon Potters Association's Ceramic Showcase.Features: daily art demonstrations, live music, hourly door prizes, family-friendly crafts & education.Event runs from Friday, April 27 to Sunday April 29.  Event times vary per day.See More
Mar 4
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May Primary: Your Vote is Your Voice - Use It! at Celebrate Conference Center

March 8, 2018 from 4pm to 6pm
   W2D is pleased to welcome the candidates in the upcoming May primary for Clackamas and Washington County Commission and Metro. They are Joe Buck for Metro, Sonya Fischer for Clackamas County Commission and Kathryn Harrington, Greg Malinowski, and Kimberly Culbertson for Washington County Commission.   County Commissioners and Metro officials have a significant impact on our daily lives, however, if there is low voter turnout, a commissioner or Metro candidate, can be elected by receiving…See More
Feb 27
Jerry Milani posted an event
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2018 Wizard World Comic Con Portland at Oregon Convention Center

April 13, 2018 at 4pm to April 15, 2018 at 4pm
Sebastian Stan (Captain America franchise), the Justice League trio of Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller and Ray Fisher, Ian Somerhalder ("The Vampire Diaries," "Lost"), Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy), Bonnie Wright (Harry Potter franchise), Billy Boyd (The Lord of the Rings), Joe Flanigan ("Stargate: Atlantis"), Nichelle Nichols ("Star Trek"), Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings, "Stranger Things") and Thomas Ian Nicholas (Rookie of the Year, American Pie) are among the dozens of celebrities and…See More
Feb 15
Lea McWhorter posted an event
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Sophisticated Beads Spring Jewelry Show at Monarch Hotel & Conference Center

May 5, 2018 from 10am to 5pm
Refreshments, prizes and more. 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 jewelry lines include bracelets in which 10% of the proceeds goes to five cancer foundations.We also support Nairobi tribal women in Kenya by purchasing their beads. Stop by and see our…See More
Feb 12
Willamette Women Democrats posted an event

Clean Energy Jobs Bill: Curbing Pollution Creates Clean Energy Solutions at Celebrate Conference Center

February 8, 2018 from 4pm to 6pm
Tera Hurst of Renew Oregon and Nancy J. Hamilton of the Oregon Business Alliance for Climate will discuss Oregon’s Clean Energy Jobs bill with Lisa Adatto, Board Member of Climate Solutions.   The Clean Energy Jobs Bill is one of the most important bills in this year’s short legislative session. It puts in place a cap and trade program for carbon emissions, and charges companies that exceed their allowance. These funds pay for the expansion of wind and solar power, public transit and for other…See More
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