Things to do in Portland on Christmas Day 2014

Christmas Day doesn’t have to be about family™ SHOPS Powell’s Books (1005 W Burnside). The downtown Powell’s is open 10 AM to 6 PM on Christmas Day (all other locations, save the one at the airport, are closed). ACTIVITIES Seedy, Seamy & Sinful Portland Tour: Join Kick Ass Oregon History‘s Resident Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin for […]

Old Town History: “Illumination #1″ (4-7, 12-14, 19-21 December 2014)

Illumination No 1

For three weekends in December the 1881 Mariner’s Building (209 NW 3rd) will be the location, and canvas, for Illuminations #1, a site-specific work by artist Rose Bond.

Revolution: DB Cooper (22 November 2014)

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For the fourth year in a row, the geeked out history folks at Kick Ass Oregon History give us the straight shit on the NW’s most famous hijacker. Revolution: DB Cooper takes place Saturday, 22 November 2014 at Turn! Turn! Turn! (8 NE Killingsworth).

Made in Oregon: 16mm Industrial Films from the Pacific Northwest (12 November 2014)

Made in Oregon

The Oregon Historical Society presents Made in Oregon, an evening of 16mm films produced by local area businesses on Wednesday 12, November 2014 at the Hollywood Theatre (4122 NE Sandy Blvd).

“The Wake of Vanport” Premier Screening (15 November 2014)

The Wake of Vanport, multimedia works produced by the 2014 Vanport Multimedia Project, will be publicly screened for the first time at 2 PM Saturday, November 15, 2014 at the Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church (3138 N Vancouver Ave). “The Wake of Vanport” honors the death of a city and the viewing of its history […]