The Melting Pot on 02/05/13

The Melting Pot
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Tue, 02/05/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Threshold 2013 preview and ticket giveaway Aligning Minds - Featured Artist


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Tune in for an interview and beats from Featured Artist: ALIGNING MINDS and hear all about   THRESHOLD 2013 Black Water Snake from the Producers with a chance to win tickets....                  Tune in 8-10pm

 ALIGNING MINDS sound is melodic and bass heavy. It’s emotionally charged future music that rides on hypnotic breakbeats, infectious basslines, dubby soundscapes, and idm experimentation for one to dance or lounge to. Focused on unifying electronic music through diverse inuence, the Aligning Minds sound fuses elements of many genres like dubstep, breakbeat, idm/glitch, garage, downtempo and techno but without the need for formulaic restrictions.

KBOO is proud to Co-Sponsor with Diggable Monkey & SijaPDX Events Present
A Benefit for the Oregon Acupuncture and Naturopathic Associations

Saturday, Feb. 9th - Chinese New Year Party – 9:00 PM – 4:00 AM
Sunday, Feb. 10th - Benefit Auction Fundraiser – 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
@ Refuge PDX - 116 SE Yamhill St., Portland, OR

You are cordially invited to the annual Threshold: Chinese New Year event! The theme encourages discovery of balance in the feminine and masculine energies; within ourselves, our relationships, our communities and the world at large. The Black Water Snake is intuitive, a socially adventurous spirit that loves taking risks. Explore the balance and charm your way into the new year.

Asian-inspired dress highly encouraged...

The Eye Candy – TAKE A BITE!

SATURDAY, FEB. 9th 9:00PM – 4:00 AM

Andreilian (Heyoka)
A journey through fractal soundscapes and alternate realms.

Dizzyingly beautiful compositions, heartbreaking in their melancholy and dance floor crushing all at once.

Crafting the art of spinning it all together in a smooth hot mess. She plays for the dancers!

The Black 22's
Hitting the decks with a playful, funky, dirty party vibe that keeps the dance floor bouncing.

DJ Rescue (Zia of the Dandy Warhols)
Saving good parties from bad music!

Global Ruckus
Enthno mundial bass.

Bridgetown Revue - Fusion Bellydance
Sharing the strength, sensuality and silliness of life through dance and art.

JPeace Love Circus - Clowning, Juggling, Hooping, Awesoming:
Members of Kazum, Uplift, and More

NagaSita - Tribal Nouveau Bellydance
An opulent display of ritual theater.

Athena Aura Nova- Pole
The art of seduction, not just the raw animal lust kind.

An exploration into the multidimensional realms of cognitive and physical space.

Wren LaFeet Nomad Dance - Partner Fusion
Dedicated to community, consciousness, sustainability and well-being though movement.

Icon (Icon Sleepy Tut) - Hip Hop/Popping

SUNDAY, Feb. 10th – 6:00PM to 10:00PM

Auction Fundraiser for the Oregon Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (OAAOM) and the Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OANP). These two groups have been intimately involved in lobbying the state of Oregon and the Oregon Health Authority to include expanded coverage for alternative medicine for low-income Oregonians within the Affordable Care Act and the state level Health Insurance Exchange.


Kris Deelane
Thoughtful, serence, and just plain beautiful …

Pagan Jug Band
Deftly mixing straight-ahead bluegrass, folk and country blues, and Louisiana Zydeco.

Kyrstyn Pixton
Vast hard-hitting electro-acoustic soundscapes.

Asian inspired food and sushi, and teas provided by local businesses.

Auction items presented by the following artists and organizations:

Voodoo Doughnut, Clinton Street Theater, NW Film Center, Illahee Speaker Series, Yin Yang Acupuncture, Evergreen Herbs, Egan Construction, Jasmine Pearl Tea Company, New Renaissance Bookstore, Oregon Wild, Trackers Earth, Trackers Northwest, Wildlife Photographer David Moskowitz, Columbia Riverkeeper, ProD Seminars, Standard Process, Tufenkian Artisan Carpets, Dan Daly Tracking Instructor, Robin Realty, Sacred Passages Midwifery and World Wildlife Fund.

Many thanks to Gemisphere and their publicist Cate Patricolo for all their work in promoting our events!
Please check out Gemisphere's therapeutic gemstones and courses about their gemstones at
They are donating a gemstone necklace and a seat at their February course about Gemstones as well.

See the link for an itemized list of auction items!!!


Atmospheres by Narayani Matson
Sound Design by Smart Tech, Clint Kaster
Lighting Design by Lumen League, Chris Herring
Live Projection Mapping by Luminal Code, Dan Cohen & Gabe Shaughnessy
Branding Design by Benjamin Smith
Web Design by Da Few
Photos by DaBooth



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