Celebrating 25 years of bringing African cinema to Portland!

25th Cascade Festival of African Films

Event date: Feb 6, 2015 Mar 8, 2015
Event location: Hollywood Theatre, 4122 Northeast Sandy Blvd.; Portland Community College Cascade Campus 705 N Killingsworth St.
Portland Events: 25th Cascade Festival of African Films

Not only do organizers of this annual international film festival—one of the city’s longest running at a quarter century-strong—screen narrative features, documentaries and shorts shot by men and women from all over the African continent, each year they bring many of those same filmmakers to Portland to discuss their works, their experience, and African cinema as a whole. And furthermore, they make more...

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

First Thursday Art Walk

Event dates: March 5th, 2015, April 2nd, 2015, May 7th, 2015, June 4th, 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...

Lunch special and live music performances 7 nights a week

Streetcar Bistro & Taproom's March Events

Event dates: March 5th, 2015, March 11th, 2015, March 12th, 2015, March 26th, 2015
Event location: Streetcar Bistro and Taproom
Portland Events: Streetcar Bistro & Taproom's March Events

Each month, Streetcar Bistro & Taproom holds a series of special events that includes everything from small plate wine pairings, Scotch and whiskey flight tastings, prix fixe holiday dinners, and live music performances 7 nights a week by local and national recording artists. To see what’s happening this month, keep reading and thenvisit theirfull calendar. March 1 - 31, 12pm to 4pm Lunch Special more...

Event dates: March 7th, 2015, March 10th, 2015, March 14th, 2015, March 18th, 2015, March 19th, 2015, March 28th, 2015
Event location: Various locations
Portland Events: Pop & Paint's March 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: Mar 7, 2015
Event location: Alberta Abbey, 126 NE Alberta
Portland Events: Portland Story Theater Presents Urban Tellers, March 7

Love personal stories? Curious what bionic implants, German Venezuelans, family intervention, murder, and death by electrocution have in common? Find out at this month's Urban Tellers. Featuring Warren McPherson , Maggie Bak, Edward Hershey, Eva Rotter-Johnson, Julie Salmon, and Willie Welch. It all happens at the ALBERTA ABBEY, located just 2 blocks west of MLK. These storytellers come from all walks of life more...

Tactics and tools for evaluating overall search effectiveness

SEMpdx Presents: Bridging the Paid/Organic Gap

Event date: Mar 10, 2015
Event location: Bridgeport Brew Pub, 1313 NW Marshall St.
Portland Events: SEMpdx Presents: Bridging the Paid/Organic Gap

Please join us on Tuesday, March 10, in the Heritage Room atBridgeport BrewPubas we welcome Craig Galyon fromSwellPath, who will be taking us through a holistic look at Search Marketing and bridging the Paid/Organic gap! Bridging the Paid/Organic Gap: A Holistic Look at Search Marketing. PPC and SEO experts work in the same search results, but are often viewed as entirely different channels. In this highly more...

Celebrating the power of women in film!

2015 POWFest

Event date: Mar 12, 2015 Mar 15, 2015
Event location: Hollywood Theatre, 4122 Northeast Sandy Blvd.
Portland Events: 2015 POWFest

Every March in celebration of Women’s History Month, the organizers behind the Portland Oregon Women’s Film festival screen films made by women from across the globe (like Russia, China and the U.K.) while also emphasizing Oregon and local filmmakers, many of whom travel from near and far to be on hand for Q&As. There are, of course, narrative features, documentaries and shorts, but there are also more...

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

Second Thursdays on North Mississippi Avenue

Event dates: March 12th, 2015, April 9th, 2015, May 14th, 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...

The best of Gaelic gab during an evening of tales, songs, dance and music

Portland Story Theater Presents Kiss Me, I'm Irish

Event date: Mar 14, 2015
Event location: Alberta Abbey, 126 NE Alberta
Portland Events: Portland Story Theater Presents Kiss Me, I'm Irish

Stories, not shots, fuel truly Irish celebrations of St. Patrick's Day. Be they hilarious, daring, sad or downright magical, stories—told straight or wound around the notes of a lovely song—are at the heart of every Irish party.KISS ME, I'M IRISHfromPortland Story Theatershowcases the best of Gaelic gab during an evening of tales, songs, dance and music. Hosted by the incomparable Penny more...

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

Third Thursdays in Kenton

Event dates: March 19th, 2015, April 16th, 2015, May 21st, 2015, June 18th, 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...