Memorial lifeisaparty Weekend Listings

 

Thanks Leigh!

 

Bananaz. The documentary movie behind the band The Gorillaz. Unreal footage and music... http://tinyurl.com/dmzq4a

 

This free ‘Best of Mos Def Mixtape’ by DJ Konflikt. It’s crazy and has me excited for Friday … http://tinyurl.com/pcyzkc

 

Thursday

Flosstradamus @ Rotture (2 party dj’s that make people go absolutely insane. If the crowd is in the right mood, some magic equal to that of a Girl Talk show will take place)

Bounce Fundraiser w/ DJ Beyonda, Blow Pony & Holler N Oats (a solid vote for a solid dance party – you cant go wrong with this)

Hip Notiq @ E Club (a belly dancing showcase)

Flavour w/ Eddie Styles from the Jabbawockez @ Agency (dance party with a dance performer)

The Fix w/ Bobbito & Rich Medina @ Someday Lounge (don’t be mad at the cover charge, these are two big name guest dj’s laying it down at this weekly hip hop event)

Uplift w/ DJ Rafa @ Saucebox (a great place with great music to make you feel like you aren’t in PDX for the evening)

Brazilian Culture, Music, Moves Workshop @ NW Cultural Center (part dance class, part music class, 100% Brazilian)

Art Spark @ Bar XV (a monthly gathering for artists and DIY’ers)

Reflux @ Branx (future dance music and electro beats)

Breakdown @ Pala (dubstep, heavy bass, electro)

Rock Pipe Organ @ Chapel Pub (jazz)

Placebo Effect w/ Perc @ Groove Suite (legendary techno producer in town playing a live set)

RuPaul Drag Race PDX Edition @ Red Cap Garage (drink specials, divas and drag queens)

Saucy Yoda @ 8635 N. Lombard (house party rap group)

OMSI Film Festival @ OMSI (I once saw Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory in the Omnimax. It was pretty crazy)

The Uneasy Chair @ CoHo Theater (a play about anti-romance and relationships)

Spike & Mike’s Sick & Twisted Film Festival @ Cinema 21 (crazy cartoons)

Drink Pub Crawl @ Bridgeport Brewery (transportation, food, karaoke, beer, fun times)

BFA/MFA Thesis Shows @ PNCA (art art art)

Diva Thursdays @ w xyz (female dj’s and crazy drink specials)

Keegan Smith & the Fam @ Rock Bottom Brewery (funk and soul)

Sugar Q Burlesque Show @ Hawthorne Theater (dancers, performers, pin-up girls)

Everyone Who Looks Like You @ Hand2Mouth Theater (a play about kids, adults and our funny memories of each)

Sabor e Mexico @ Jupiter Hotel (tons of Mexican food, margaritas and salsa music)

X-otica GoGo w/ Thrill Kill Kult @ Dante’s (industrial, bass, booty)

Delicious @ Crown Room (alternative dance party with fabulous drag queens)

 

 

 

Friday

Mos Def @ Roseland (what do you say to someone that doesn’t know about Mos Def? I guess you say ‘why don’t you know about Mos Def?!’)

L-Wiz, Irk, Geno Cochino and more @ Crown Room (dubstep earthquake)

‘Holy Shit! It’s Summer’ House Party w/ Babies Got Rabies & Serious Business @ 2857 SE Division (house party with two electro-pop bands)

Julian's Ride, Barry Hampton & the Triple Grip, Tony Ozier @ Tonic Lounge (Funk, Rock & Soul)

Deep Space Disco @ Dunes (future disco and electro)

Rose Festival @ Waterfront Park (it’s free on Friday!)

Jujuba, Commotion, Dun Diggy @ Holocene (afro-beat and jazz funk)

Limited Edition w/ Dr. Adam & DJ Automaton @ Rotture (dance party!!)

DJ Icey & DJ Dan @ Aura (techno)

NW DnB DJ Battles @ Pala (drum n bass)

Blues in the Pearl @ Sydney’s Café (blues, r&b, soul)

The Doors Concert Film @ Clinton St. Theater (classic concert film)

Oh Captain My Captain @ Backspace (indie folk)

Dent May & Dirty Mittens @ Mississippi Studios (cute rock)

Artistery Fundraiser w/ Panther, White Fang and more @ Artistery (electro performers, noise rock bands, fun party)

Dom-Prov @ Hipbone Studios (improv scenes, songs and skits all directed by a dominatrix. I kid you not. Her name is Mistress Helga)

OMSI Film Festival @ OMSI (I once saw Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory in the Omnimax. It was pretty crazy)

DJ Izm @ East (great place to start or end the night)

Spike & Mike’s Sick & Twisted Film Festival @ Cinema 21 (crazy cartoons)

50% Off North Face & Patagonia Sale @ US Outdoor Store (tons of merch half off)

Trimet Bus Parade & Fair @ Pioneer Place Bus Mall (parade, trail blazer hoop shoot and a PSU talent show)

Dinh Q. Le Art Show @ Elizabeth Leech Gallery (photos, sculptures and installation pieces)

BFA/MFA Thesis Shows @ PNCA (art art art)

Alex Gray, Heavyweight Dub Champion, Heyoka @ 2410 (this will be a party those goes waaaay into the early morning)

Fifth of Funk @ Roots Organic Brewery (local funk band and cheap beer)

Evan Alexander @ Branx (electro dance / sexy groove)

R9 @ Groove Suite (minimal techno)

Soapbox Derby Fundrasier @ The Know (rock out and get wild)

Q Center Party and performance of She Had Wept @ Q Center on Mississippi (performers, a play, a party – all for a good cause)

Rose Festival Artisans Pavilion @ Tom McCall Park (40+ craft vendors)

Tease Time Burlesque @ Crush (dancers, performers, dj’s, cheap drinks, lots of feathers)

 

 

 

Saturday

Urban Golf at 12:30 in the afternoon @ Widmer Brewery (come dressed up in golf attire, bring clubs and tennis balls … this is tons of fun)

Amanda Blank @ Branx (female party rap and party dj’s … this will be a party for sure!)

Sportin Life vs Focused Noise @ Berbati’s (Animal Farm, Mic Crenshaw and Serge Severe battle some of Seattle’s top hip hop talent)

Hector Moralez @ Groove Suite (house music legend)

Tangent Reading @ Clinton Corner Café (poetry reading)

Lady Sovereign, Chester French, Hollywood Holt @ Doug Fir (love her or hate her it’s still an obsession)

Bombs on the Dancefloor @ Crown Room (dance party)

Excellent Gentleman CD Release Party w/ Intervision & DJ Sir Round (soul and funk)

Ben Darwish @ Curious Comedy (jazz)

Copy, Atole, E*Rock @ Someday Lounge (experimental dance)

DJ Gray Matter & Clint Kuper @ Crowbar (free dance party with two party rock dj’s)

Nectar @ 2410 (house music, techno, EDM … you know the deal. Parties here go late into the night)

Big Trouble digital EP release party for Microfilm @ Eagle Underground (electro craziness)

Create Your Own Project @ Adidas Originals Store (watch local artists customize your shoes)

OMSI Film Festival @ OMSI (I once saw Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory in the Omnimax. It was pretty crazy)

Spike & Mike’s Sick & Twisted Film Festival @ Cinema 21 (crazy cartoons)

50% Off North Face & Patagonia Sale @ US Outdoor Store (tons of merch half off)

BFA/MFA Thesis Shows @ PNCA (art art art)

Rose City Rollers Benefit w/ Mean Jeans @ The Know (rock and roller skates)

Street Sweeper Social Club aka Boots Riley & Tom Morello @ Wonder Ballroom (awesome pairing of two great musicians from established bands)

Northwest Artist Group Showcase @ Augen Gallery (some of the most talented creators in the NW display their pieces)

DJ Rhienna @ Fez (soul / r&b)

TV On the Radio & Dirty Projectors @ Roseland (indie rock wet dream)

DJ A&R (Andy Rourke from the Smiths) Smith’s Tribute Night @ East End (for anyone that’s a fan of this band this is your chance to die happy)

Trio Subtonic @ Goodfoot (experimental jazz)

Rose Festival Artisans Pavilion @ Tom McCall Park (40+ craft vendors)

Wordstock Book-to-Film Festival @ McMenniman Theaters (books, films and films that were adapted from books)

PRA Radio Benefit @ East End (some hip hop, some noise guitar, some electro … all the great things Portland Radio Authority represents)

Caviar Streetwear Boutique Gran Opening @ NE MLK & Knott (a dope new boutique spot with caps, kicks and gear)

Easter Egg & DJ Izm @ East (mash-up ridiculousness)

 

 

 

Sunday

Starchile & OG-1 Portland Spirit Party @ Waterfront (dance party on a boat with the Trailblazers dj)

Ladies Night Out @ Lucky Devil Lounge (bring 5 friends get a free lap dance, bring 10 friends get a free stage dance… who’s coming with me?)

Soulstice @ Groove Suite (deep and soulful house)

3rd Annual Fire Entertainer of the Year Competition @ Dante’s (a much needed contest to see who is the best fire entertainer in PDX. No seriously. It is much needed)

Create Your Own Project @ Adidas Originals Store (watch local artists customize your shoes)

OMSI Film Festival @ OMSI (I once saw Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory in the Omnimax. It was pretty crazy)

Spike & Mike’s Sick & Twisted Film Festival @ Cinema 21 (crazy cartoons)

Subverision Anime Festival @ Clinton St. Theater (anime movies)

Fred J. Eaglesmith @ Papa G’s (bluegrass)

Windy & Carl, White Rainbow, Benoit Pioulard @ Holocene (ambient pop serenades)

Debonair Fashion Show @ Agency (fashion show)

Atmosphere Clothing Hips & Lips Snowboarding Contest @ Timberline Lodge (snowboarding competition)

Wordstock Book-to-Film Festival @ McMenniman Theaters (books, films and films that were adapted from books)

Passion Pit @ Wonder Ballroom (electro disco dance)

Alpaca & Nicoluminous @ Doug Fir (jam band funk, world beat, beat box looping)

50% Off North Face & Patagonia Sale @ US Outdoor Store (tons of merch half off)

BFA/MFA Thesis Shows @ PNCA (art art art)

Dub & Doom @ Tube (drink specials, dark music and dub tracks)

Grizzly Bear @ Aladdin Theater (simple dreamy pop and indie sounds)

The Gong Show @ Kelly’s Olympian (variety show with a variety of acts, which is pretty much the point of a variety show)

Rose Festival Artisans Pavilion @ Tom McCall Park (40+ craft vendors)

DJ Nealie Neal @ Moloko Plus (funk and soul gems)

Laurelwood Brewery Block Party @ Laurelwood Brewery (beer, bikes and a block party)

 

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