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    E+ETV:INSTUDIO presents Wes Guy- Zen Garden

    Friday, October 31, 2014

    INFOCUS presents INSTUDIO, a series of LIVE music videos filmed in different artists personal studios. I stepped into the studio with Wes Guy after our interview. He performed “ZEN GARDEN” off his new project “Perfectly Imperfect”. Directed by: Jordan Salazar @KNWXVSN Wes Guy: wesguy.bandcamp.com @est_93wesguy

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    E+Etv: YELLE echoes in Portland!

    Thursday, October 30, 2014

    Our favorite French pop band came through Portland last night at the Wonder Ballroom. Yelle brought their A game and two encores, the best light show and a Portland crowd that was actually dancing! The three person band is comprised of two choreographed drummers and the main lady, Julie Budet. She brings some seriously amazing dance […]

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    TINDER RANT

    Friday, October 24, 2014

    Let’s be real, Tinder is f*cking weird. You feel shallow doing it, but yet it’s kind of an ego boost and you have already succumb to the fact that almost everything you do is online. So, why not? But an ego boost no matter how you graph it doesn’t justify how many *FACE, PALM*’s I’ve […]

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    #TBT E+E’s 2nd Birthday Disposable!

    Thursday, October 23, 2014

    As we were mobbin the Portland streets, we stumbled upon a disposable from Eyes+Edge’s 2nd birthday!  Check out a few of these spectacular views from a wild night.

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  • CHROMEO PERFORMING IN PORTLAND!

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    It’s that time of the season to grab your dancing shoes and grow that pinky nail out because CHROMEO is coming to rock a show at Portland’s Roseland Theater 10.28.14! To help get you inspired and jam out, I’ve included their latest album, White Women, for all your listening pleasures. Make sure you hit the show next […]

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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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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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1

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 […]

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Jan
28

INSIDER’S GUIDE TO GREAT TOWNS

So, you finally get to take that trip you have been waiting for and counting down on your google calendar for the last 92 days now, or maybe it’s a business trip you have no desire taking. Regardless, isn’t it a bitch when you go to these places that you know must house some kind […]

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Jan
28

SWOONING ON…JAN 28

1. Everything this Portland gal is cooking in the kitchen. Seriously mouth watering. Stay tuned for her upcoming guest posts on E+E. 2. These happy and honest words. We all can be a little more grateful. 3. The tunes you might have not known about until now. 4. The idea of this, because one of […]

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Jan
28

SHERRY PAIRING DINNER AT SMALLWARES

If you haven’t been to Johanna Ware’s Smallwares yet, you’ve been missing out. The 2012 Willamette Week Restaurant of the Year runner-up is all about putting a spin on traditional Asian cuisine and reimagining it in innovative ways. Not quite sure what that means? Menu items range from tempura-fried kale salad with candied bacon and […]

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Jan
25

10 GREAT FILM SOUNDTRACKS YOU CAN FIND ON NETFLIX

  Written by: Delia Tethong Follow @DeliaTethong Image sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

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Jan
25

LOCAL CHOICE PRODUCE MARKET

Local and organic; two words that Portlanders are quite fond of using. However, at Local Choice Produce Market, the newest family-owned grocery store in the Pearl, local is the word that carries the most meaning. Owners Don and Georganne Sader had a dream to open a market that was filled solely with products that were […]

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Jan
24

Michelle Franklin premieres on ‘Project Runway’

The Video Diaries: Michelle Lesniak Franklin from Dominique Fong on Vimeo. Michelle Lesniak Franklin and 100 of her closest friends will be eagerly awaiting her debut on tonight’s premiere of “Project Runway” Season 11. Franklin, a 34-year-old fashion designer born and raised in Portland, is, for all of last summer’s filming in New York City, […]

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Jan
24

STREETS OF CHROME PHOTO CONTEST

Are you a street photographer or do you know of someone who is? We can think of one, in particular (our talented photographer, Rob Lewis) who would be a perfect candidate for the contest we just got word of. In support of the launch of its new Niko Camera Backpack, Chrome Industries is running a […]

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Jan
23

ALBERTA EYE CARE

Alberta Eye Care is the newest addition to the growing group of retail shops and restaurants located in the heart of the Alberta Arts District. If you haven’t set eyes on (pun intended) the storefront of the newest vision experts, then you have another thing coming. Alberta Eye Care is a full-service optometric practice that […]

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Jan
22

SWOONING ON…JAN 22

1. The greatest little matchboxes we ever did see.  2. This bird who actually does Dubstep. 3. This pranks. Because it just never gets old. 4. Rooney Mara. Because let’s face it, she’s sexy and because we are eagerly awaiting her new movie (out Feb 8th). 5. Stella vine. She’s an amazing artist and person and […]

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Jan
22

Nancy Keystone Directs Venus in Fur

After looking through the 2013 schedule for Portland Center Stage (PCS), there was one show that really caught our attention. Starting January 29th, the Tony Award winning play, Venus in Fur will be showing at the Ellyn Bye Studio at the Armory. Not only has it had an extremely successful run on Broadway but PCS managed […]

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Jan
21

Ken Stringfellow Talks about new album

Ken Stringfellow (Posies, ex-Big Star, ex-REM) is returning to the Pacific Northwest and hitting up Portland’s famous Mississippi Studios on Wednesday,January 23rd with The Maldives opening. He’s currently touring in support of his latest record Danzig in the Moonlight, featuring a song with Charity Rose Thielen from The Head and the Heart (see video below). […]

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Jan
20

Kickstarter Pick: Duo

Who: Kevin Kadooka, a senior mechanical engineering student at the University of Portland What: Duo, a DIY retro camera kit Goal: $10,000 by Feb. 20 So far: ~$12,700 His story: Ever since Kevin Kadooka received his first camera, he thought, “oh man, I want to build one of these.” Growing up, Kadooka’s habit of dismantling […]

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Jan
20

Kickstarter Pick: Orp

Who: Toren Orzeck, an industrial designer What: Orp, a bike horn and light loud enough to be heard in traffic Goal: $90,000 by Feb. 11 So far: ~$43,500 His story: When Toren Orzeck was in high school, a car ran into him as it was making a left turn, or “hook.” Orzeck, fortunately, was fine. […]

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Jan
18

MAVEN COLLECTIVE

Our favorite events usually involve pop-up shops, filled to the brim with different makers and designers. Something about the collaborative spirit of pop-ups just clicks with us. That’s why we absolutely love Maven Collective, a permanent pop-up shop of sorts, in the Montavilla neighborhood. Four local Etsy proprietresses—Rebekah Dortmund (of Little Byrd Vintage), Sue Teso […]

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Jan
17

BRING YOUR BLING

We just got the best press release email from Mark Woolley’s Gallery informing us to “Bring [Our] Bling” for their “AWESOMELY FUN” open house this Saturday. Kayla Newell and Hayden Taatjes will be showcasing their slightly ridiculous but highly entertaining artwork that we can’t seem to get enough of. We love to bring our bling, especially when it is in the […]

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Jan
16

WEARSHARE

Snap it. Wear it. That’s the simple explanation of WearShare, but there’s so much more to discover! We are digging the new brand which actually allows you to showcase your own photos on a bracelet. Not only are these amazing gifts for your BFFs, BFs, GFs, and family (is there a cool abbreviation for that […]