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    Portland erupts into chaos, just like everywhere else…

    Wednesday, November 26, 2014

    Shout out to Kevin from V1 Creative for hitting the streets last night and capturing some images of the protest that went down.  From the looks of it, it was crazy with the freeway stopped, cops using their bikes as weapons and shields and the usually serene neighborhood of SE went UP on a Tuesday! […]

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    G-EAZY brings the Bay to the Roseland!

    Wednesday, November 26, 2014

    G-Eazy came to town tonight and it was a party!  With close ties to Portland, G felt at home running through his list of hits while bringing out a number of acts from the Bay as well.  Getting to see E-40 perform tell me when to go was worth the whole ticket! Thanks to G, […]

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  • WAXED OUT: GRAPE GOD + SLICK DEVIOUS INTERVIEW

    Saturday, November 22, 2014

    WAXED OUT delivers new music to keep your record collection fresh & stacked to the ceiling words by @Evan_Gabriel  This month, local time-travelers Grape God and Slick Devious released their first collaborative project titled Paint Soup. With production from Skelli Skell and features from Maze Koroma and Banz Stackroyd, Grape and Slick use the space […]

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  • WAXED OUT: DEBUT RELEASE FROM THE STAND4RD

    Thursday, November 13, 2014

    WAXED OUT delivers new music to keep your record collection fresh & stacked to the ceiling words by @Evan_Gabriel  Last week, four kids with computers from St. Paul dropped the self-titled album that has single-handedly been making the internets shit themselves. Who are they? Four musicians, all under the age of twenty-five. Not to mention […]

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    SAMPLE SALES RIGHT NOW

    Thursday, November 13, 2014

    Nothing sets us right like a sample sale. 90% off? Yeah, we’ll take that. There’s a few big sales this weekend that you need to know about and market in that calendar right-da-f-now. Otherwise, you will be a sad puppy. Solestruck Shit Show – treaking out to Tigard has never felt so good. The Solestuck sample sale […]

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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 […]

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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, […]