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Neighborhood Notes

  • Buckman

      By Susan Lindsay Board elections last month saw the BCA add five new first-time board members....

  • South Tabor 

      By Brenda Reddaway South Tabor Neighborhood Association (STNA) had its monthly meeting Thursday...

  • Mt. Tabor

      With a packed June agenda, largely related to issues of traffic and growth in the neighborhood,...

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Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour

Exhibition of the Buddha’s Ancient & Sacred Relics Comes to Portland July 24-26, 2015 (Portland) Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour, a free to attend public exhibition of ancient and sacred relics of the historical Buddha Shakyamuni and 44 other Buddhist masters from India, Tibet & China is currently touring the world. […]

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Cool the Summer Blues with a Movie

There’s hot fun in the summertime at Clinton Street Theatre this month. Here are just a few of the films screening in the newly-cooled space at 2522 SE Clinton St. Thursday, July 9, 7 pm – KBOO presents THE HARDER THEY COME, the ultimate reggae movie with Jimmy Cliff, Toots […]

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PDX Pop Now Moves In

Blue Cranes photo by Jen Downer

The2015PDXPopNow!musicfestivalisinSEPortlandthisyearandtheannualfestrunsFridaythroughSundayJuly24–26atAudioCinema,226SEMadisonSt.undertheHawthorneBridge.Themusiccoversalotofgroundandincludeshiphop,jazz,metal,folkandpop,accessible,current,greatmusicandalllocally-sourced.Thisyear,PDXPoppartneredwiththeadvocacynon-profit,MusicinTheSchools,andhighschoolmusiciansincludingAmberMoon,Arbo,andDadRockarepartofthelineuptoo. There’s two stages, a record fair, street fair, food carts, and the annual band-on-band basketball tournament, Rigsketball. All PDX PopNow events are free, open to all ages and the music goes from noon to 1 am every day for three days. The alphabetical lineup: Amber Moon, Appendixes, Arbo, Autonomics, […]

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The Wounded Alphabet of George Hitchcock

A life celebration of the centennial of the birth of poet, editor, publisher, labor activist, and playwright George Hitchcock (1914-2010) continues this year with the release of two new collections: Hitchcock on Trial and The Wounded Alphabet: Collected Poems of George Hitchcock. Both have the imprint of Portland’s Tavern Books. […]

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Much Ado About Shakespeare at Post 5

Post5 Theatre, 1666 SE Lambert St. presents their third and final Shakespearean comedy of the 2015 season, William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. The play is presented at the theatre’s new expanded 5,000 sq ft home in Sellwood. The curtain goes up at 8 pm onstage Friday – Sunday, July […]

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Short takes…arts news of note

TEAMSTERS AND TURTLES TOGETHER AT LAST! A POST OREGON COUNTRY FAIR CONCERT with a full plate of songwritin’ and social rabblerousin’. Longtime OCF performers Anne Feeney, the agent provocateur and labor singer; environmental cowboy Dana Lyons, storyteller Chris Chandler and guitarslinger Paul Benoit, as well as Amy Sue Berlin and […]

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Caravan Tiny Houseconcerts

Caravan, Portland’s Tiny House Hotel, at 5009 NE 11th Ave., has already been featured on Portlandia and it’s a unique hotel idea: tiny houses instead of rooms on the busy corner of NE Alberta and 11th St. This summer is their first concert series that continues through the end of […]

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Live Music Up Close

Weisenbloom Houseconcerts dishes up a full plate of live, real music, right up close and personal. A potluck at 6:30 pm warms up to music at 7 pm and there’s time for visiting musicians after. Monday July 6 – Michiel & Marjike Amsterdam’s Gitaar en Mandoline Duo and Tim Connell […]

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Cranes Across the Water

Cranes Across the Water commemorates the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima in honor of Sadako Sasaki, the Japanese girl who was two years old when the atomic bomb was dropped on August 6, 1945 near her home in Hiroshima, Japan. Sadako is remembered through her attempting to fold […]

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Artichoke presents Joanne Rand, The Better Halves, Michael Shay

Joanne Rand

Two big Saturday concerts are coming to Artichoke Music: California’s Joanne Rand on July 12 and Austin’s Better Halves and Michael Shay on July 25. Both nights begin at 8 pm and doors open at 7:30 pm, Tickets are $15 and seating is limited. Make reservations now at 503.232.8845. For […]

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