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)

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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).

Stumptown Stories Celebrates Thanksgiving (10 November 2014)

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Stumptown Stories Celebrates Thanksgiving, the latest installment of the long running Stumptown Stories series takes place on Monday, November 10, 2014 at the Sellwood Public House (8132 SE 13th). Presenters include Finn JD John, who will tell us about how Sylvester Pennoyer, Oregon’s nuttiest governor ever, became the Father of Thanksgiving — sort of and […]

D.B. Cooper 101 (19 November 2013)

DB Cooper 101

Join Kick Ass Oregon History‘s Ribald Resident Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at the Jack London bar (basement of the Rialto, SW 4th and Alder) for D.B. Cooper 101. Get the Straight Shit on the only unsolved skyjacking in US aviation history at “DB Cooper 101″ … The Resident Historian will give […]

Embezzler, philanderer, racketeer, Senator: The life and times of John Mitchell Hipple, a.k.a. Senator John Hiram Mitchell (5 November 2013)

Embezzler, philanderer, racketeer, Senator: The life and times of John Mitchell Hipple, a.k.a. Senator John Hiram Mitchell

Join Finn John, author of the Offbeat Oregon column Wicked Portland: The Wild and Lusty Underworld of a Frontier Seaport Town, tonight at the Jack London bar as he presents Embezzler, philanderer, racketeer, Senator: The life and times of John Mitchell Hipple, a.k.a. Senator John Hiram Mitchell