Storm Large and Pink Martini to host a Free Occupy Portland Sing-A-Long Tomorrow

Congressmen and religious leaders will also attend

Oregon flier

Earlier this month, Salon ran a brief but interesting piece noting the minor role music has played at the Occupy protests—in contrast to the protest song-heavy civil rights struggle—and asking if any great folk singers would emerge from the Occupy protests. --- That question remains unanswered, but here in Portland at least we know that some of our highest-profile artists are working (heh) in concert ...   More
Thursday, October 27, 2011 CASEY JARMAN

Local Skater Wins One Contest, Wants You To Help Him Win Another

Eden Powers won the local Red Bull Manny Mania AM Series in Pioneer Square on June 26, which means he's now competing online against skaters nationwide to win up to $7000 worth of prizes, including an HD Camera and Laptop. And as with any online contest, Powers needs your help (i.e., votes) if he's going to win. Powers, a 24-year-old full-time student at Portland Community College, says winning ...   More
Friday, September 25, 2009 Anvi Bui

Rally for Gaza at Pioneer Square This Saturday

This Saturday, Jan. 9, there will be a rally and march in Portland to show solidarity for residents of Gaza, who have been suffering a siege for just over a year. The rally begininng at Pioneer Square will include remarks from Oregon college students who have just returned from the Gaza Freedom March, which went from Egypt to the Israeli border. Then at 1 pm, demonstrators will march to Portland ...   More
Thursday, January 7, 2010 Ari Phillips

EAT: We All Scream

Summer is finally here, and it's time to celebrate National Ice Cream Month the way our forefathers intended—with FREE ICE CREAM and the first annual Ice Cream Churn-a-ment! This Friday, July 9 five local chefs will compete in a vicious battle to establish dessert-preparation dominance from noon to 1 pm at Pioneer Square. Witness these frozen treat titans go head-to-head as Portland temperatures ...   More
Thursday, July 8, 2010 Caitlin Giddings


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