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June 2008 Blog Posts (11)

This Week in Portland June 28 - July 5

Hey Portland,



What a beautiful summer day! Blue cloudless skies and a tip from the weather gods that says: It's gonna be as hot as hell! We'll see nearly 100 degrees today and we'll enjoy every last drop of sweat it brings us, right? Wear your sunscreen and have some fun!



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Here are some ideas for enjoying yourself today:



Enjoy one of our many Farmers… Continue

Added by Angela Higgins on June 28, 2008 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Alberta Street's Last Thursday

Alberta Street knows how to party and if you are an artist you won't want to miss out on this great opportunity to get your name and your art out there. From 12th up to 33rd, the streets are lined with artisans and performers alike, from face painting and Henna art(which I had to indulge in) to bike chain art, there is definitely something for everyone at this festivity. For the June month, the day was weather perfect with a blazing sun and a slight cool breeze. The crowded streets buzzed with… Continue

Added by Windy on June 27, 2008 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Volunteer at Free Geek!

I recently went to Free Geek here in Portland for an orientation. This was the start to becoming a volunteer and working through a couple different programs they have established to help educate people on how to build, reuse, and recycle older computers. A group from school(PCC) went together as part of a community service project to earn, or build, a computer for a less fortunate student. Free Geek is run mostly on volunteers and has a great vision for why… Continue

Added by Windy on June 25, 2008 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

This Week in Portland June 21-28

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Hey Portlanders- we finally made it...welcome to summer!



Looking for something to do today? Join the Pedalpalooza Brewpub Ride crew this afternoon at 2pm. This ride sounds like a hoot!



The 23rd Annual Eastmoreland Garage Sale is happening… Continue

Added by Angela Higgins on June 21, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

My First Rotoscoping Project

Here is my very first rotoscope project. Rotoscoping is making a video look animated using Photoshop and Flash. My next one will look and work better, I learned much while doing this one. For instance, next time I will use less than 50% of the trace bitmap effect that makes the image look like a cartoon. I will have to experiment some more. Once I perfect the technique, I plan to try my hand at making a tutorial about it. Stay tuned.…

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Added by DougC on June 17, 2008 at 11:30pm — 3 Comments

Portland's Best Recipe Contest

Ok...let's fire up a new one, the Portland Recipe & Cookbook Contest.

Share your favorite recipe and win a gift certificate to Portland's Kitchen Kaboodle! We thought it would be fun to put our combined Portland recipes on-line and create our own little Portland cookbook--which we can put into a PDF file for easy download and print, and even have a real paperback cookbook available for purchase.

Here's the deal... The contest will run from now until we decide we have…

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Added by Lorri E. on June 17, 2008 at 7:07am — No Comments

This Week in Portland, June 14-21, 2008

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This weekend in Portland, check out the Best of 2007 Ottawa Animation Festival at Whitsell Auditorium. "This exciting cross-section of new animated work from the venerable festival, now in its 32nd year, proves that animation remains at the vanguard of new and exciting developments in the medium."

Also, today in the Laurelhurst Neighborhood, the community is…

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Added by Lorri E. on June 14, 2008 at 9:13am — 1 Comment

Sunday Parkways is coming to Portland on June 22nd

I got this email from City of Portland Transporation today, and it sounds like a cool event. Check it out:

Sunday Parkways is coming to Portland June 22nd!



What is Sunday Parkways?



6 miles, 6 hours, zero traffic...



A circular route of city streets open to walk, bike, run, jump & skip without having to watch out for cars!



A 6 mile "temporary park", connecting North Portland neighborhoods and residents.



A relaxed, non-competitive,… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on June 9, 2008 at 8:36pm — No Comments

Dragonboats & Rose Festival Waterfront Village - Today!

It's not too late to go enjoy the rest of this beautiful Portland day on the Waterfront. It's the last night for rides and I'll bet the view from that ferris wheel of the Portland skyline at night is stunning. Enjoy!

Be sure to come over and check our virtual book tour of Portland in the Contests…

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Added by Lorri E. on June 8, 2008 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Multimedia networking in P-town

I would like to share and discuss media events in Portland. It would be great to get an ongoing group together to venture out and experience the latest technology of art that we can find here in this great, creative town. I am a multimedia student who is soon to get my AA in this field and am looking to network and build upon the ever expanding ideas and concepts of this creative medium. My primary target is on video and film, however I have had experience building websites, and using flash for… Continue

Added by Windy on June 8, 2008 at 12:06am — 2 Comments

This Week in Portland, June 7 - June 14, 2008

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The Portland Rose Festival's WaMu Waterfront Village continues through this weekend. The weather has been kind of lousy this week, but it's still a fun annual Portland event, so catch it before it's gone. You definitely won't want to miss the Grand Floral Parade, and the…

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Added by Lorri E. on June 7, 2008 at 8:24am — No Comments

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Illimat Launch Party with Keith Baker and Carson Ellis at Guardian Games

November 15, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm
Illimat is the new classic card game created by Keith Baker and presented by the Decemberists! Celebrate the release of the game with members of the Decemberists, artist Carson Ellis, and designer Keith Baker. Learn to play, get your copy of Illimat signed by the creators, and grab some exclusive Illimat items! Learn to play: 6-9 pm. Creator signings: 7-9 pm.See More
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Date Night - Marti Mendenhall at the Jack London Revue at The Jack London Revue

November 17, 2017 from 9pm to 11pm
Join Marti Mendenhall in this debut performance at the renowned Jack London Revue. Experience Marti's new «Date Night/Body Talks» series at the Jack London Revue with jazz standards and originals themed around love and dating and the ups-and-downs that come along the way. Recently featured in Oregon Music News' «Coffeehouse Conversations,» Marti adds four new originals to this passionate, entertaining show. “Marti is not only a talented singer and writer, but she understands the audience is…See More
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2nd Annual Ecology Trivia Night at Lagunitas Community Room

December 5, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm
Our next round of Ecology Trivia is in just over a month, on December 5! Teams of 5 will face off for glory and prizes. There's a round of kids trivia, too. Buy your tix online & get a free drink:…See More
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Oregon’s Economic Temperature, PERS, and the Budget at Lakewood Center Community Room

November 9, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
    Mark McMullen, State Economist and Director of the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis, will discuss Oregon's economic challenges. His office provides objective forecasts of the state's economy, tax revenue and population to advance the goals of the Governor, Legislature, state agencies, and the public.  Oregon experienced faster economic growth than most other states coming out of the 2007 recession, but significant challenges lay ahead. The budget pressures on the state continue to grow as…See More
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13th Annual da Vinci Arts Fair at da Vinci Arts Middle School

December 2, 2017 from 10am to 4pm
This treasured community event is one of the more popular arts fairs in Portland, promoting and celebrating local and student artists and raising money for a beloved Portland school -- da Vinci Arts Middle School.Shop for holiday gifts from fine artists and makers of art, crafts, ceramics, clothing, sculptures, paintings, pottery, photos, soaps and more. Admission is free. There will also be live music, a cafe and student artwork for sale.See More
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Duniway Holiday Home Tour & Boutique at Duniway Elementary School

December 1, 2017 from 9am to 9pm
A selection of graciously decorated neighborhood homes will be on display during the Duniway Holiday Home Tour & Boutique on Friday, December 1, 2017. From historic stunners to modern creations, tour goers will enjoy their visit to impressive homes while supporting Duniway Elementary School. Attendees can also enjoy neighborhood trolley rides and live music. The Home Tour and Holiday Boutique are important fundraisers for Duniway’s PTA. All tour proceeds go directly to Duniway Elementary…See More
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