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    PROJECT PABST

    Friday, September 26, 2014

    Project Pabst is taking over South Waterfront this weekend to celebrate drinking our favorite cheap beer – PBR. The line up looks enjoyable, the weather looks nice and lawn blankets are allowed. Bring one and soak up the vibes & sunshine. This might be one of the last weekends where you can be summer drunk both […]

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    PFW 2014.. INSERT *EMOJI HERE

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014

    Each year we do this dance and go to Portland Fashion Week. We see our same friends, talk about how the fashoin scene in Portland is lacking and chat about exciting projects we are working on. The fashion shows are always well produced, the designers show interesting clothes and the models look nice. But at the […]

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    DILFS OF DISNEY

    Friday, September 19, 2014

    Instagram is a wild world where one can get lost in all types of photos. Sometimes we come across a truly creative group of photos. May we present DILFS_OF_DISNEYLAND – our new fav Insta account. If you don’t know what a Dilf is, then google that first then get on IG. It’s IG magic, Disney […]

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  • WAXED OUT: FLY MOON ROYALTY INTERVIEW

    Friday, September 19, 2014

    WAXED OUT delivers new music to keep your record collection fresh & stacked to the ceiling words by @Evan_Gabriel For Electro Soul duo Fly Moon Royalty, there is no such thing as free time. Having met while working side-by-side at Mel’s Market in downtown Seattle, vocalist Adra Boo and DJ/Producer/Emcee Action J found they had a […]

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  • E+Etv: InFocus chats with Tope on a Sunday afternoon

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    InFocus covers individuals who work hard on and off the clock, individuals who progress through learning and doing, and those individuals who never understood the words, “give up.” The first time I heard Tope was back in 2010 on a TxE track, since then I’ve been a fan. It’s been awesome watching Tope grow as […]

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Mar
4

SWOONING ON…MAR 4

1. This documentary premiere + par-tay on Sunday. 2. Damnnniiiit. Someone needs to come pull us off of the computer. When we say “us” we mean Delia. 3. These bites. Not only because they are life-changingly good but we ultimately just love the girl. 4. This dreamy video. Come back to Portllllannnd! 5. Portland’s newest […]

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Mar
4

DANCE CONDUIT X KHAMBATTA DANCE CO.

Ever seen the Khambatta Dance Company perform live? Well, this Saturday, March 9th, you’ll have the chance. The Seattle-based dance company is coming to Portland’s Conduit Dance to perform four works, as well as deliver a workshop and a panel discussion on “the artist as social entrepreneur and do-it-yourselfer”. The five-member company is currently touring […]

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Feb
28

YO VINTAGE!

It’s hard to ignore Portland’s staple online and brick-and-mortar vintage shop, YO VINTAGE! (not that you would ever want to ignore it). With great one-of-a-kind finds that don’t last long and amazing collaborations, including this month’s Refinery29 exclusive 75-piece YO VINTAGE! collection, it’s always the right time to shop. We recently had the pleasure of meeting the owner—a […]

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Feb
27

AURORA MILLS

Planning a remodel or DIY project? Before you head to the requisite vintage shops around town to gather your supplies, we’ve got a “best-kept secret” of sorts to share with you; an antique wonderland just a quick drive away in Aurora, Oregon. Aurora Mills—a small family-owned business—is a one-stop shop for unique and historic finds. […]

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Feb
26

SWOONING ON…FEB 26

1. The anticipated release of this movie. 2. This competition for all you photographers out there. 3. And these. They make us chuckle. 4. This and this from Fancy. 5. Street style from at Milan Fashion Week. 6. This type of bingo. 7. Elizabeth Mollo’s fashion show on Wednesday. 8. Jack Nicholson (and Jennifer Lawrence – […]

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Feb
26

Kickstarter Pick: ‘Aging Out’

Who: Chris Crary and Vishnu Rajan What: “Aging Out,” a documentary about a man’s search for his birth mother and the foster care system Goal: $10,000 So far: Successfully raised $11,200 The story: Two years ago, Vishnu Rajan realized he wanted to find his birth mother. He eventually found an uncle on Facebook and got […]

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Feb
25

FADE TO LIGHT

Riding on the coattails of New York Fashion Week, Portland’s own “Fade to Light” show is back for a second year with collections from the city’s most promising designers The producer, Elizabeth Mollo (of Fashionxt, Portland Fashion Week and a host of other indie shows), organized a fashion show she says is more than just […]

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Feb
25

Kickstarter Pick: Kenya Stove

Who: Payan ole-MoiYoi, industrial designer, and Erin Engelson, public health researcher What: Kenya Stove, a clean-burning and energy-efficient wood gas stove Goal: $15,000 So far: Successfully raised $18,800 The story: Twice as many people die from breathing toxic fumes emitted by cooking fires than from malaria. In Kenya, charcoal stoves are to blame. Most people […]

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Feb
24

Kickstarter Pick: ‘Seed’

Who: Jon Betz and Taggart Siegel, co-directors/producers What: “SEED: The Untold Story,” a documentary about the shrinking biodiversity of vegetables and fruits we eat Goal: $50,000 So far: Successfully raised $77,000 The story: A new movie from two Portland filmmakers is all about the fight to save seeds. Jon Betz and Taggart Siegel, directors and […]

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Feb
21

REIF X PATTERN PEOPLE SPRING2013

When we think of comfort, versatility and style—in terms of garments for our heads— our minds immediately land on the turban collection from Portland designer, REIF. Lindsey Reif’s wildly popular turban headbands and full turban hats can be found on top of pretty much every Portland woman’s head year-round. Part of the charm of these […]

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Feb
20

LIGHT PREMIERE

Christopher Sakr’s premiere of his documentary, LIGHT, will be happening March 10th at The Grand Ballroom located at 1219 SW Park Ave, and believe us when we say, it’s a party not to be missed. It’s not everyday you get a Lebanese bash in a ballroom…in Portland. For LIGHT’s first public viewing, its official launch […]

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Feb
19

RITUALS – AN OCCULT INSPIRED ART SHOW

Feeling like you’re lacking some tats, art and music in your life? We all do at times, right? Well here’s your official invite to the event that will satisfy all of those yearnings. Grizzly Tattoo wants to see you at Rituals – An Occult Inspired Art Show featuring the work of over 15 artists accompanied […]

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Feb
19

“I HEART OREGON” SUGAR COOKIES

Anyone recognize the Oregon love? Chances are, if you’re reading this blog, you probably love Oregon (namely Portland) also. And chances are, if you live in Portland, you’ve probably seen the love trying to be spread at the checkout stands in Powell’s Bookstore. Or, you’ve seen them stuck on the bumpers or windows of cars […]

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Feb
18

SWOONING ON…FEB 18

1.  These cute poems and artwork by a local gal. 2.  This Quentin Jones: Naked with Paint video. 3.  This home South of here. We want everything. Especially the pillows. 4.  The ridiculousness of this argument happening via @twitter. 5.  This tune. 6.  A Novel Romance fashion show that took place yesterday at The Cleaners. […]

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Feb
18

RECAP: A NOVEL ROMANCE

Yesterday we were lucky enough to attend (and one of us walk in) the bridal fashion show, “A Novel Romance” by Portland’s very own, The English Dept. The gorgeous event was hosted at The Cleaners in The Ace Hotel and produced by Jillian Rabe, LLC. We were awestruck as we watched the gowns float down the runway and totally […]

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Feb
15

ZZ WARD AT STAR THEATER

If you’ve never heard the fierce, smoky vocals of ZZ Ward, you’re in for a major treat. We can’t get enough of her and her uncanny ability to effortlessly blend dirty hip-hop, high-energy pop and soulful blues. Seriously, try listening to a song without tapping your feet or grooving along—we’re pretty sure it’s impossible. Her […]

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Feb
14

V-DAY AT ITS BEST

Want to get in the mood? Take a listen, it’s a full range of emotions in music form. Depends on your mood, really. For the Happy Singles via The Bold Italic For the couples looking to make love last via Refinery29 For the people looking for perks of being single on this day, or just […]

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Feb
12

THE COLONY

You may know about Dayna McErlean from her impressive lineup of NE restaurants (including Yakuza and DOC), or maybe from her new commissary kitchen, Dash, but it’s her most recent business venture that most intrigued us. This busy Portlander (originally from New York) is about to make big waves in St. Johns with her newly-purchased […]

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Feb
11

SWOONING ON…FEB 11

1. The sense of humor coming out of this news room. 2. This local company and the exciting meeting we just had with the founder, Matt. Updates soon to come. 3. This little getaway set-up. Anyone in? 4. This shirt. Wish we had a kid to give it to. 5. Will.i.am’s latest project. All the cool […]

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Feb
11

WILDFANG BLENDS FASHION + TECH W/ TOMBOY ATTITUDE

Three years ago, Emma McIlroy and Julia Parsley were wandering around men’s clothing in a department store when they fell in love with a blazer and graphic tee. “Why don’t they make this stuff for us?” Parsley wondered. If men’s styles for women ever popped up in the ladies’ section of a shop, they only […]

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Feb
7

VALENTINE’S DAY ROUNDUP

Valentine’s Day is one week from today! We know people either love it or hate it (or choose to ignore its very existence), but regardless, we appreciate having a day dedicated to celebrating our loved ones (family, friends and pets included). For those of you looking for plans to get you in the spirit this week, […]

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Feb
7

BRIDGE & BURN X OMFGCO

Calling all long and lean makers of the world! The creative geniuses behind Official Mfg Co. (OMFGCO) have teamed up with Portland apparel company, Bridge & Burn, to fashion a Worker’s Uniform for the tall and lanky folks. The exclusive collaboration includes a shop jacket, worker’s shirt, work pants and shop apron. With OMFGCO’s impressive […]

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Feb
6

PORTLAND AS FUCK

Old Town’s “sneaker slingin”, Compound Gallery is teaming up with The Portland Mercury this month and we think it is a match made art in heaven. Not just any art, “Portland as Fuck” art. The gallery’s newest show opening this Thursday February 7th, is a love letter to Portland from over 25 local artists in […]

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Feb
5

MEET KYLIE – E+E NEW FOOD COLUMNIST

We are super duper stoked (yeah, we said ‘super duper’), about our new food columnist, Kylie Antolini from the blog, The Baking Bird. After seeing her recipes and drool worthy photos of cookies, cakes, cocktails and savory dishes, we knew we needed her. Bad! So to get to the good stuff, we are here to […]

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Feb
5

A NOVEL ROMANCE

Seems like just yesterday it was wedding season – with save the dates flooding your mailbox and photos flooding your newsfeed. Now it seems wedding season is just around the corner again, with all the newest bridal gowns, veils and colors popping up like spring flowers. We have to admit that one bridal fashion show […]

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Feb
4

SWOONING ON…FEB 4

1. This girl and this interview. 2. …and jealous of, this woman’s job. 3. An occasion to dust off your Flapper get-up for this event. 4. This dreamy stop motion video of the 2,200 mile long Appalachian Trail. 5. All of these films playing right here in Portland. 6. Some of the social media ads […]

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Feb
1

BAR DOBRE GRAND OPENING

On November 8, 2012, Bar Dobre opened it’s doors to a small group of friends – come see us now this Saturday, February 2 as we officially enter the Portland restaurant scene! It has been an incredible 11 weeks and we couldn’t be happier with what Bar Dobre has become. We will have a special menu […]

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Feb
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FEB 1-7 SHOPPING ROUNDUP

Raise your hand if one of your resolutions this year was to tame your bad shopping habit (yup, ours are up high). After all of the holiday gifting madness, we thought we’d have no problem putting away our wallets for a while. But, we’re probably going to have to bring them back out for this […]

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Jan
31

FEBRUARY FILM FESTIVALS

36th PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL It’s that time of year again. Films galore! Good thing too, because we just saw Gangster Squad… not impressed. Except for Ryan Gosling, he is always impressive. We need some new culture/film stimulation. This year’s Portland International Film Festival  running from February 7-23, 2013 features the Portland premieres of 19 films submitted […]

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Jan
30

WHAT’S NEXT, PORTLAND FASHION WEEK

Two big fashion shows this fall are vying for Portland’s top talent. Will one be in, and the other, out? In the 10th anniversary of Portland Fashion Week, veterans of the city’s garment industry are sending two glitzy visions down the catwalk. The first show, Portland Fashion Week, is being resurrected after a noticeable absence […]