Event location: Various locations
Portland Events: Pop & Paint's July 2015 Events

Pop & Paint does just that: Multiple times a month, local artists pop up in bars or restaurants around town and teach you how to paint in a casual, intimate environment. Organized by owner Angie Gordon, you show up with your artist's beret on (literally or figuratively) and professional Portland artists will be ready to instruct you. Starting with an original piece of artwork, which you’re to use as a more...

Event date: Jul 31, 2015
Event location: The Crystal Creative
Portland Events: Live Music at The Crystal Creative

Vortex Music Magazine's Show Pick for tonight is Night Beds at The Crystal Creative: Get more details and check out audio and video clips at vrtxmag.com.

Event date: Aug 1, 2015
Event location: Clinton Street Theater
Portland Events: Live Music at Clinton Street Theater

Vortex Music Magazine's Show Pick for tonight is 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' at Clinton Street Theater: Get more details and check out video clips at vrtxmag.com.

Event date: Aug 3, 2015
Event location: Mississippi Studios
Portland Events: Live Music at Mississippi Studios

Vortex Music Magazine's Show Pick for tonight is Snowblind Traveler at Mississippi Studios: Get more details and check out audio clips at vrtxmag.com.

Free food, great music, activities for the kids and more!

Annual Kerns National Night Out Picnic

Event date: Aug 4, 2015
Event location: Oregon Park, NE 30th Ave and NE Oregon St
Portland Events: Annual Kerns National Night Out Picnic

Come enjoy our neighborhood park and get to know your neighbors. Enjoy free food (hot dogs and burgers) plus great music. Activities for kids. Plus we have tables and booths of neighborhood businesses and organizations. For more infomation visit the Kerns Neighborhood Association. more...

Concert pick by Vortex

Live Music at Mississippi Pizza

Event date: Aug 4, 2015
Event location: Mississippi Pizza
Portland Events: Live Music at Mississippi Pizza

Vortex Music Magazine's Show Pick for tonight is Baby Ketten Karaoke at Mississippi Pizza: Get more details and check out video clips at vrtxmag.com.

Explore the Pearl District, Old Town, Nob Hill and Downtown

First Thursday Art Walk

Event dates: August 6th, 2015, September 3rd, 2015, October 1st, 2015, November 5th, 2015, December 3rd, 2015
Event location: various locations
Portland Events: First Thursday Art Walk

More than 25 years ago, a group of Portland art dealers planted the seeds for what's become the Pearl District’s signature event: aFirst Thursdayart walk where dozens of galleries launch new exhibits on the first Thursday of each month and open their doors to the public. With complimentary wine and nibbles often on hand, upwards of 10,000 people fill art spaces and spill onto the streets. During the warmer more...

Event date: Aug 11, 2015
Event location: Embassy Suites, 319 SW Pine St.
Portland Events: Grow Your Business Online: Half-day Workshop for Small Businesses

Helping your business achieve Internet marketing success​ Help your potential customers find you more easily by adding and improvingthe information that shows up on Google search about your company. This hands-on workshop will walk you through improving your online presence. Learn how to put more information about your business into Google and get your company verified for Google searches, plus much more. more...

Don’t miss the best networking event of the summer!

SEMpdx Rooftop Networking Party Presented by Moz

Event date: Aug 11, 2015
Event location: Embassy Suites, 319 SW Pine St.
Portland Events: SEMpdx Rooftop Networking Party Presented by Moz

Join us for some old-school networking in Portland at the Embassy Suites in downtown on Tuesday, August 11. Enjoy good food, drinks and conversations as a DJ spins tunes.Don’t miss the best networking event of the summer! There will be business card drawings for door prizes, including: Two Passes toSearchFest 2016(given away separately) from SEMpdx Pass to Swivel conference (previously Bend WebCAM), Oct. more...

Local works of art along the drag, as well as beverages and hors d'oeuvres

Second Thursdays on North Mississippi Avenue

Event dates: August 13th, 2015, September 10th, 2015, October 8th, 2015, November 12th, 2015, December 10th, 2015
Event location: various locations along Mississippi Aveenue
Portland Events: Second Thursdays on North Mississippi Avenue

With First and Last Thursdays already occupied by other artful events in ‘hoods across town, Mississippi Avenue has staked its claim on the second Thursday of each month. Hanging art in galleries, boutiques, waiting rooms and cafes,2nd Thursdaysfeature local works of art at various locations along the drag, as well as beverages and hors d'oeuvres, for several evening hours. Find monthly updates more...

Bring the family and enjoy a movie outdoors!

Movie in the Park—Kerns

Event date: Aug 13, 2015
Event location: Oregon Park, NE 30th Ave & NE Oregon St
Portland Events: Movie in the Park—Kerns

Once again,Kerns Neighborhood Association is proud to continue the summer tradition of presenting a movie at Oregon Park.This year we are screening Pee Wee's Big Adventure from 1985. Length: 1 hr. 35 minutes. The evening kick's off at 6:30 pm to the tunes of The Sale. The movie starts at dusk. more...

A gathering of art, music and food within the Kenton business district

Third Thursdays in Kenton

Event dates: August 20th, 2015, September 17th, 2015, October 15th, 2015, November 19th, 2015, December 17th, 2015
Event location: various locations in the Kenton neighborhood
Portland Events: Third Thursdays in Kenton

A gathering of art, music and food within the Kenton business district,Kenton Third Thursdaysarethe perfect opportunity to wander the neighborhood, popping into shops, galleries and restaurants to check out art and music as well as the food and drink specials, including fresh, homemade beers at theHomebrew Exchange. During the warmer months, relax on the ample and comfortable patio atBamboo Craftsman, or catch the more...

Walk, roll and ride your way around car-free neighborhood routes

2015 Sunday Parkways

Event dates: August 23rd, 2015, September 27th, 2015
Event location: various parts of town
Portland Events: 2015 Sunday Parkways

While there may be only four “quadrants” in Portland, there are five annualSunday Parkwaysdates—one per month from May through September—each in a different part of town. On these five Sundays, the city closes an area of streets to cars and opens up the public space to families and communities of walkers, bikers and runners. With the routes lined with vendors, live music, activities and more...

Concert pick by Vortex

Live Music at Mississippi Pizza

Event date: Aug 6, 2015
Event location: Mississippi Pizza
Portland Events: Live Music at Mississippi Pizza

Vortex Music Magazine's Show Pick for tonight is Red Yarn at Mississippi Pizza: Get more details and check out audio and video clips at vrtxmag.com.

Celebrate Lovecraft's 125th Birthday Year!

20th Anniversary H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival & CthulhuCon

Event dates: October 2nd, 2015, October 3rd, 2015, October 4th, 2015
Event location: Hollywood Theatre, 4122 Northeast Sandy Blvd.
Portland Events: 20th Anniversary H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival & CthulhuCon

Thanks to founder and filmmaker Andrew Migliore, this film fest is one of Portland’s oldest (since 1995) and, unabashedly, one of its quirkiest. How so? Because all of the entries—produced and directed by professionals and amateurs alike—are flicks based on the works of H.P. Lovecraft, the only American horror fiction writer capable of leaving even the most ardent of Poe worshippers in puddling more...

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