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February 17th, 2010 WW Staff | Cheapskate
 

The Best Cheap And Free Deals In Town

     
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ONE-STOP DECORATING: Cargo’s annual storewide sale is back, offering 25-percent discounts on the massive import store’s entire stock of furniture, textiles, jewelry, religious icons, puppets, books, art, ceramics, etc. 380 NW 11th Ave., 209-8349, cargoinc.com. Sale ends Feb. 28.

THE JOGGERS ARE BACK!: Dudes, it’s for real. The mighty Joggers—who haven’t played since opening for Polvo at MFNW in 2008—have scheduled a show at the Kenton Club on Feb. 19 to celebrate the release (finally!) of their split 7-inch with Pan Tourismos. The World Famous Kenton Club, 2025 N Kilpatrick St., 285-3718, kentonclub.com. 9 pm Friday, Feb. 19. Free. 21+.

BLEACHED DENIM ON THE SLOPES: Anyone who shows up at Skibowl dressed in ’80s attire this Friday will get $5 of his or her lift ticket at “the discretion of the ticket-booth sellers” (so maybe don’t go too obscure). Starting at 8 pm there will be a best-dressed contest at the resort’s Beer Stube. 87000 Highway 26, Government Camp, 272-3206, skibowl.com. 3 pm-close Friday, Feb. 19.

GET HAPPY: “Can a woman be smart, empowered, and happy?” asks local author Ariel Gore in her newest book Bluebird: Women and the New Psychology of Happiness. If you’ve got half a brain, you’ve already guessed her answer, and she’ll elaborate at a reading this Tuesday. Broadway Books, 1714 NE Broadway, 284-1726. 7 pm Tuesday, Feb. 23. Free.

PRINT MONEY: The Independent Publishing Resource Center is offering a boon to all out-of-work would-be publishing impresarios: A three-month membership, including access to the Center’s zine library, computer lab, copy machines, letterpress studio and perfect binding machine, plus discounts on workshops and copies, for $25. IPRC, 917 SW Oak St., No. 218, 827-0249, iprc.org.

DRUNK AND ANGRY: If you want to be grateful for our slumping Blazers team, just check out what happened to the ballclub in Seattle. Jason Reid’s outraged documentary, Sonicsgate, screens as part of the Beer and Movie Fest for $3. The Bagdad Theater, 3702 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 236-9234, bamfestpdx.org. 7:15 pm Saturday, Feb. 20.

 
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