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January 6th, 2010 BEN WATERHOUSE | Cheapskate
 

The Best Cheap And Free Deals In Town

     
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GET TESTED! There will be a free HIV testing clinic this Saturday at Pioneer Courthouse Square, thanks to AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s National HIV Testing Tour, Cascade AIDS Project, and the Multnomah County Health Department. All comers will be tested, with results returned in just 20 minutes. It’s free, speedy and open to the public. Pioneer Courthouse Square, Southwest Morrison Street and Broadway, cascadeaids.org. 10 am-3 pm Saturday, Jan. 9. Free.

NO MONEY; IT’S A GAS: East End hosts a Pink Floyd tribute night this Saturday, featuring meddling, wall-busting and gate-piping by Soft Tags, Trawler Bycatch, Interiors, Cold Metal, Office Diving, Larry Yes and Plants. East End, 203 SE Grand Ave., 232-0056. 9 pm Saturday, Jan. 9. Free. 21+.

STRETCH YOUR PAYCHECK: The Bhaktishop Yoga Center offers free yoga classes at 4 pm Wednesdays and classes by donation at 7 pm Tuesdays and 4 pm Fridays. The owners are adamant that the amount of the donation is up to the customer, and that there is no “suggested” fee for the class. Let your conscience be your guide. The Bhaktishop Yoga Center, 2500 SE 26th Ave., thebhaktishop.com.

B-BOY TRAINING: That’s “ballet,” not “break.” The Portland Ballet begins a six-week intensive course in ballet for boys this Saturday—and it’s free. Boys ages 8 to 12 are welcome to come learn the basics, absolutely free of charge. Free! 6250 SW Capitol Highway, 452-8448, theportlandballet.org. 1:30-2:30 pm Saturdays, beginning Jan. 9.

READ, BITCH: Bitch Media operates a private library out of its offices at 4930 NE 29th Ave. The collection now totals over 800 books on feminist theory, media studies, queer studies, pop culture and art, which may be borrowed five at a time by anyone with a photo ID. Bitch Media, 4930 NE 29th Ave., 282-5699, bitchmagazine.org/library. Open 4 to 7 pm Mondays and Wednesdays, other hours by appointment.

OH, YOU’LL SING: Chopsticks Express II, East Burnside Street’s finest karaoke dive, pushes unbelievably cheap $1 Pabst Blue Ribbon and $2 well drinks from 4 to 7 pm Monday through Friday. Yowza.

 
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