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October 2011 Blog Posts (8)

Shadow and Light

Happy Halloween, kids! May your costumes be original and hand-made and your frights bedevil in only the most wholesome of ways. Cavort in your whimsical finery, or out of it, I don't judge. Occupy Your Sidewalks, hang upside-down from the trees and chant “Nine Nine Nine!” (yeah, it's stupid, Michelle Bachmann might be the only one to get it, and that's not exactly a “win”). Whatever. ENJOY, is what I'm saying.

Halloween has always been my favorite holiday. Not for trick-or-treating… Continue

Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on October 30, 2011 at 12:20pm — No Comments

Portland Blog - This Week in Portland, October 29 - November 5, 2011 - Portland Events & More

Welcome to the weekly edition of This Week in Portland, our Portland events blog with a rundown of fun things to do in Portland each week.  This week we've got:


  • Portland Halloween Events and Portland Day of the Dead Celebrations
  • Portland Top Ten List - Indoor things to do in Portland this week
  • Portland Events…

Added by Lorri E. on October 29, 2011 at 6:48am — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland October 22 - October 29 2011

Another weekend rolls in bringing another edition of our Portland blog!  This weekend we cover: 


  • TONS of Portland Halloween events
  • OccupyPortland and the Nations 2nd Angriest City
  • The Portland Photo of the Week gets treated to Powells Books- is it yours?
  • The Southwest Hills Real Estate Report
  • Waldport…

Added by Angela Higgins on October 22, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland October 15 - October 22 2011

Welcome to another weekend and another edition of our Portland blog


This weekend we cover:


  • The top ten local guides in Portland
  • The Portland Photo of the Week
  • Portland Pumpkin Farm & Twilight Maze
  • The October Portland Real Estate Report
  • The Fright House
  • Crabbing on the coast
  • South Beach Fish…

Added by Angela Higgins on October 15, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments


Terrific. I have my first cold of the season.


Colds are in a way worse than influenza (to my mind) because I can't justify staying home from work just because I'm annoyed. Flu takes me down hard and I don't feel badly at all staying home bundled up in my Snuggie sipping home remedies and watching what I like to call “unemployed TV” (which back in the day featured “ChiPS” and “Love Boat”…


Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on October 9, 2011 at 11:32am — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland October 8 - October 15 2011

Brrrrr! Welcome to an early PDX winter and another edition of our Portland Blog!  This week we cover:


  • The Mill Park neighborhood report
  • Portland events happening this weekend or soon thereafter
  • Best deals in Portland real estate this week
  • The history of Portland, Oregon
  • The Portland Photo of the Week
  • The top 10 in PDX this week -…

Added by Angela Higgins on October 8, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland October 1 - October 8 2011

Whoa, October-- here so fast! October 1 marks our latest edition of the Portland Blog and this week we cover:

  • Does it Rain in Fair PDX? 
  • Portland Events -- this weekend or coming up!
  • The Portland Photo of the Week gets treated to....?
  • The Best Portland Neighborhoods
  • The Top Ten: Where to take a visitor or brand new PDXer
  • The Roseway…

Added by Angela Higgins on October 1, 2011 at 9:54am — 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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Erinne Goodell posted an event

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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