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August 2013 Blog Posts (11)

This Week in Portland: A Portland Blog

It's STILL summer, PDX! We don't wanna hear any of this "summer's over" yet! You've got 3 weeks to live it up and we are here to help you!  This Portland blog is all about how to live it up in Portland in the last 21 days of summer. Ready?!

  • Things to see and do in PDX
  • Oodles of great Portland events
  • Great all local Portland images
  • Ross's steals of…
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Added by Angela Higgins on August 30, 2013 at 5:10pm — No Comments

The Lessoning

What is that echoing cacophony I perceive across the landscape? That exultant ululation that fair speaks of expectations nearing realization, of anticipation no longer banked behind intervening walls of wretched patience? What is it in the air that seems to guide unsteady hands, struggling to maintain some modicum of control for the sake of appearances, to the corners of wall calendars, there to tremble as the urge to grasp and tear is barely throttled?

And accompanying those…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on August 29, 2013 at 9:01pm — 2 Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, August 24, 2013 - SE Portland Sunday Parkways & More

Hello, Portlanders.  The last week of August is upon us, but fortunately there are still a ton of fun summertime things to do in Portland this week.  Our weekly Portland events blog has just been posted:

  • SE Portland Sunday Parkways
  • Oregon State Fair
  • Festa Italiana
  • Bug…
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Added by Lorri E. on August 24, 2013 at 7:50am — No Comments

A Season's Flirtation

I know this must be my imagination. It's too early yet, only the late middle of August!

But I caught a brief...something...in the air this morning. Out of the corner of my eye, a leaf falling from a tree near my car as I unlocked it for my short commute to work this morning. Leaves fall all the time, yes it's true, but this one seemed to sail, to swing, arc one way upward, pause, and then downward only to swoop higher in the opposite direction, all the way to the ground. No…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on August 22, 2013 at 8:51pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, August 17, 2013

Hey Portland!  It's Portland street fair weekend, so come check out all the Portland events around town.  Our weekly Portland events blog has just been posted with tons of fun things to do in Portland:

  • Multnomah Days
  • Hawthorne Street Fair
  • Seaport Festival
  • India…
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Added by Lorri E. on August 17, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Theatricality

So I got an email this week letting me know about this event at the Hollywood Theatre.

I am so going to this. It's a no-lose, win-win kinda thing. As in I get to go to the Hollywood Theatre, which by itself is a treat. For one thing, I haven't been inside this grand old place in…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on August 15, 2013 at 9:05pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, August 10, 2013

Hello, Portlanders!  Get out and enjoy some summer fun this week.  We've got the Alberta Street Fair and tons more Portland events.  Our Portland Events Blog has just been posted:

  • Alberta Street Fair, The Bite of Oregon, & More
  • Featured Portland Events
  • Portland Photo of the Week
  • Food Carts by Rob…
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Added by Lorri E. on August 10, 2013 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Officially Moving to Portland.

Had I found this site prior to a couple of days ago, I may have found enough information to sway my family and me elsewhere. However, our visit trip is booked, and the move is all but tattooed onto our knuckles. We arrive Wednesday, August 28th and will be staying through the 2nd of September; a Monday, to discover the city and find a home. From the "extensive" research I have done, I have targeted a few ideal neighborhoods. These neighborhoods seem to be the obvious targets of most native…

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Added by Michael Griffin on August 7, 2013 at 11:43pm — 4 Comments

Carting Around

You have guests coming into town soon. They have an agenda.

“Please”, they fairly scream down the phone, “before we leave Arreegawn to come back home, please take us to eat at some of those wonderful food carts you have! We hear so much about those! Unless it's raining, we don't like to be wet when we're eating, except if maybe you have some umbrellas?”

You explain patiently that shipping umbrellas into Oregon is prohibitively expensive and that most…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on August 7, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, August 3, 2013

Summer is in full swing, and there are a ton of things to do in and around Portland this week!  Read the Portland Events Blog:

  • Drive In at Zidell Yards
  • Fremont Festival in Beaumont Wilshire
  • Firehouse Centennial and Summer Social in Woodlawn
  • Pickathon
  • West Coast Beard and…
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Added by Lorri E. on August 3, 2013 at 7:06am — No Comments

Unplug!

So this happens a lot: our young charge Bella is expecting friends to visit so they can all hang out and play together, perhaps even have a sleepover. She's excited about it because she loves her friends, and she's excited at the prospect of finally not having to sit in mute horror of having a conversation with we grownups, because our conversations tend to be full of “lessons” and telling her things “for her own good”, and “Please bathe!” and “Please stop bathing, you've been in there for…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on August 1, 2013 at 3:31pm — 2 Comments

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Rogue Pack Yoputh Theatre Open House at Sellwood Playhouse

December 1, 2018 from 10am to 4pm
Rogue Pack storytelling theatre for youth at the Sellwood Playhouse will be having an Open House to introduce our lineup of spring classes, play games, and eat some food! We will be telling our stories through writing, drawing and collage. Drop in; write your six-word memoir, a tweet story. Act out your story by playing some improvisational theatre games; or draw and collage your story. There is no one way to tell your story, so you get to choose.See More
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Winter Break Camp at Portland Audubon at Audubon Society of Portland

December 17, 2018 at 8:45am to December 28, 2018 at 4:15pm
Don't miss Portland Audubon's Winter Break camp! Whether campers are snowshoeing on Mt. Hood and staying overnight at our new Marmot Cabin, learning the art of candle-making, visiting a wolf sanctuary, or making nature inspired art, our educators are dedicated to helping every camper build an authentic and meaningful relationship with the natural world, all while playing games, making friends and exploring!See More
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Oregon Sinfonietta Performs Mahler Symphony No. 4 in Free Concert at Sunnyside Seventh-day Adventist Church

November 4, 2018 from 3pm to 4:30pm
The award-winning Oregon Sinfonietta, now in its 46th season and conducted by Dr. Donald L. Appert, is a full symphony orchestra of 75+ members that draws together community musicians from the greater Portland metro area. The Sinfonietta performs four free concerts per season. On Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 3:00 pm, the orchestra presents Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No 4. in G Major. Joining the orchestra for this…See More
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Holiday Wine Sale: 12 for $12 at Pairings Portland Wine Shop & Bar

September 28, 2018 at 12pm to September 30, 2018 at 6pm
Come stock up on delicious wine for the holidays! Here's how it works:• 12 handpicked wines all selling for $12 a bottle• $12 to taste all 12 wines• 12% off EVERY BOTTLE on our shelves• BONUS GIFT: Two tickets to a Food & Wine Pairing Class when you buy 12+ bottlesJoin us:Friday Sept 28--12 to 10 pmSaturday Sept 29--12 to 10 pmSunday Sept 30--12-6 pmSee More
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Artistic Portland introduces “Art After Dark” at First Thursday Gallery Art Walk in October 2018 at Artistic Portland

October 4, 2018 from 2pm to 9pm
Artistic Portland, a downtown co-operative gallery of 40 local artists, will open its doors for “Art After Dark,” from 6:30 to 9:00 pm, on October 4, 2018.  The evening of music, wine, food and art will give the public a chance to meet many of the artists behind the creative work at the gallery. Husband and wife duo The Sweet Peas will play from 7:00 to 9:00 pm, and everyone is welcome to the free event. This summer Artistic Portland celebrated its five-year anniversary at 318 SW Taylor Street,…See More
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Sophisticated Beads Holiday Jewelry Show at Monarch Hotel & Conference Center

November 17, 2018 from 10am to 5pm
Homemade refreshments, holiday beverages, prizes and stress free shopping all in one location!Our designs are handcrafted with a vibrant assortment of semi-precious stones accented with Austrian Swarovski crystals, pearls and sterling silver. We design with unique gemstones to create wonderful women’s jewelry that can be worn for a special occasion or every day.Beads On a Mission are two of our jewelry lines that include bracelets in which 10% of the proceeds go to five cancer foundations and…See More
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Artistic Portland Celebrates the Gorgeous Gorge at First Thursday Art Walk on September 6, 2018 at Artistic Portland

September 6, 2018 from 2pm to 6pm
The Art Co-operative will honor the gorgeous Columbia Gorge at the First Thursday Art Walk between 4-6 p.m. on September 6, 2018.  The 50-foot frontage windows will artfully play on the mighty Columbia River that helped formed the region.  Many of the 40 member artists will be present to talk about their latest works and will again encourage visitors to express their own creativity for free by painting a ceramic bisque-fired bowl.  The very popular Community Bowl Project is sponsored by…See More
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