It’s a dream weekend in, and around, Portland. Zwickelmania Saturday means brewery tours and beer samples, Wurstfest [in Mount Angel] means Oktoberfest in February, the Timbers Army gathers Saturday, and pinballers, movie makers, and belly dancers frolic.
The fourth annual Rose City Showdown takes place this weekend, February 17 through 19, 2012 at the Slingshot Lounge (5532 SE Center).
“Rose City Showdown is a HERB style qualifying PAPA style finals tournament consisting of two divisions, an open division on 6 machines and a classics division on 4 machines.” [more]
“Dust off your Lederhosen, starch up your Dirndl and join the happy folk in Mount Angel for two fun days of celebration in honor of the WURST!”
Wurstfest: A Mount Angel Celebration of German Sausage returns to Mount Angel for a fourth year. Wurstfest was dreamed up in 2009 by the Bavarian-phile merrymakers in Mount Angel, Oregon, home of Oregon’s largest Oktoberfest celebration every fall.[more]
Every third Friday of the month the Blue Monk (3341 SE Belmont) hosts the Offbeat Belly Dance collective, a club rocking, good timing, genre-defying gang of badass belly dancers.
This Friday, February 17, 2012 is now exception: Offbeat Belly Dance! Inaugural 2012 Edition! Fun! Fabulous! Free Show! [more]
Updated for 2012: season 2!
Don’t have a TV? Don’t have the Independent Film Channel? Watch Portlandia, if you’re into that sort of thing, at the Portland venues listed below.
Portlandia season 2 airs of Fridays, beginning on January 6, 2012. [more]
The Oregon Brewers Guild‘s fourth annual Zwickelmania takes place this Saturday, February 18, 2012 at dozens of breweries and brewpubs state wide.
Zwickelmania, held every President’s Day weekend, is a free statewide event that offers beer drinkers a chance to tour Oregon breweries, meet the brewers, and sample beers. [more]
It’s time once again for the Timbers Army 3rd Saturday celebration. February’s takes place this Saturday, February 18 20120 at an old favorite, the Leisure Public House (8002 N Lombard).
“We ended 2011/12′s off season at North Portland’s favorite low key (not after us) pub The Leisure Public House!!!” [more]
Attack of the Flix, presented by Microflix, is a monthly competition for Portland filmmakers held at the Curious Comedy Theatre (5225 NE MLK). This month’s show takes place Sunday, February 19, 2012.
If you are an Oregon or Washington filmmaker, submit your film! All films must be 10 minutes or less, and submitted on USB thumb drives encoded as AppleTV (see the FAQ for full details). [more]