Get in the Van with Light in the Attic!

The Seattle reissue label needs a road trip companion—and they'll buy you records!

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Music
Hey, Portland music nerds! The great Seattle-based reissue label Light in the Attic needs you! Like, right fucking now!Here's the skinny: To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the label is taking a road trip to Los Angeles and hitting 50-plus record stores on the way down. It recently held a contest to select a vinyl junkie to join in on the first leg of the trip, but a family emergency forced him to ...   More
 
Thursday, September 20, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER

Portland's Sock It To Me Wants Your Foot Ideas

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Retailtherapist
 If you've admired a pair of brightly colored socks emblazoned with everything from crows and zombies to pink mustaches around town the last few years chances are you're eyeballing Sock It To Me's handiwork. The local company demands that you get in on the foot action with its 2nd Annual International Design‐A‐Sock Contest. Sure, they already sell more than 200 different styles ...   More
 
Thursday, February 24, 2011 KELLY CLARKE

Contest: Win a Bunch of Derby-Related (and not-so-Derby-Related) Stuff!


Music
So, local indie pop outfit Derby has a very special 7-inch release party show on Jan. 28 (even though the wax and accompanying digital download EP is technically out in Febuary, we're guessing you'll be able to pick it up at this show), and we want to send you there. We also want to give you a Derby 7-inch. And damnit, while we're at it, we'd like to get rid of this Death Cab For Cutie book (no offense ...   More
 
Thursday, January 20, 2011 CASEY JARMAN

Hometown Skaters Have Chance to Head to X-Games


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On June 1, the "Department of Skateboarding" will host a skate jam/contest at its park at 15 NE Hancock St. in conjunction with the Hometown Heroes Road to Nowhere Tour. Winners of the Portland contest will compete against winners from 37 other cities nationwide at a special event in this summer's X-Games. The idea is to let local, unknown rippers have a chance to get some spotlight. “It ...   More
 
Thursday, May 28, 2009 Shawn O'bryant

Holy foodgasm: Travel Oregon's "Cuisinternship" Contest


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Okay, I get a lot of emails about contests and promotions, but this is a genuinely amazing opportunity for all you food geeks out there. Travel Oregon is sponsoring a new contest in which seven food-obsessives will get a chance to hang out with an, ahem, “notable Oregon culinary personality” for a week-long “cuisinternship” plus win six nights free lodging and $1,000 in ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 2, 2009 KELLY CLARKE

WW Trades Twilight: Eclipse Sneak Preview Screening for Fan Fiction


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Don't say we never did anything for Portland's sizable vamp-crazed teen and mom demographic. WW is giving away a pair of tickets for a special red-carpet sneak-preview screening of the latest installment of America's most swoony undead love triangle, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, on Tuesday, June 29. Who gets the tix? That's be the Portlander who writes the most compelling Edward, Bella and Abs ...   More
 
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

Tell Us About the Best Thing You've Ever Eaten in Portland, Win Free Dinner.


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In honor of WW's 2010 Restaurant Guide (which will be inserted in your print copy of Wednesday's newspaper or available online tomorrow morning, whoo-hoo!), we wanna read all about your most delicious food experience in Portland. We're talkin' tops—moan-worthy, embarrassingly loud food-orgasmy kind of stuff—be it at a sit-down restaurant, coffee shop, food cart or farmers market. In ...   More
 
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

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