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Portland Community College opens business center; Regional Arts & Culture Council and Boom Arts receive grants; Port of Ridgefield named port of the year: Industry Notes

AWARDS RIDGEFIELD, Wash. – The Port of Ridgefield was named Port of the Year by the Washington Public Ports Association. The award recognizes a member that has demonstrated exceptional success in the industry. There are currently 75 member ports operating within Washington. The Port of Ridgefield was recognized for the extensive, multi-year, $90 million environmental cleanup of its 41-acre waterfront site – Millers’ Landing. The site, formerly a wood treating facility, was cleared for development late last year. View full sizeMillers Landing at the Port of Ridgefield waterfrontPort of Ridgefield  The 20-year-old cleanup project is now in its final stages. Project
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Revolution Hall’s Opening Weekend Line-Up Announced

The highly anticipated new Revolution Hall—the collaborative venue between Mississippi Studios and Aladdin Theater owners in Washington High School—announced it will open its doors for a preview weekend in mid-February. The line-up is decidedly local, allowing Portland artists the chance to experience the space before bigger acts fill the dates. For opening night, Thursday Februrary 12, the refurbished hall welcomes two of Portland’s revered indie acts: folk-rock quintet Alialujah Choir and electro-pop group Wild Ones (tickets). Night two, Februrary 13, features the outspoken sex coloumnist and author Dan Savage, hosting a night he calls Unlucky inRead the full article here: Culturephile admin
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Thursday Topics

It’s a slow time of year and I’m making my final “avalanche push” on the mountainous Guenther piece with several other interviews, a year end piece and reviews also already in the works. Here are some excellent posts to consider: Brian Libby has done a great job covering this early part of Snohetta’s James Beard Public Market design process. The egalitarian spirit seems to fit Portland… and it needs to because this is going to be a public space… perhaps the most significant one to be designed in the Northwest since Seattle’s Olympic Sculpture Park. Hopefully the mandated public art
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Portland’s Best New Year’s Eve Events

“What are you doing for New Years Eve?” might be a stressful, dreaded question for the first 30 days of December, but don’t let it paralyze you into watching Netflix on the couch. We’ve rounded up the best ways to ring in 2015—just consider it a choose your own adventure, and embrace that any choice you make will be the right one. 2014 is almost over; there’s no room for FOMO! Classy Night Out  Ode To Joy: A Holiday Celebration with Esperanza Spalding and the Oregon SymphonyAlrene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 7pm, $35–$150Portland’s own Grammy Award-winning jazz bassist EsperanzaRead the full
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Portland’s Best New Year’s Eve Events

“What are you doing for New Years Eve?” might be a stressful, dreaded question for the first 30 days of December, but don’t let it paralyze you into watching Netflix on the couch. We’ve rounded up the best ways to ring in 2015—just consider it a choose your own adventure, and embrace that any choice you make will be the right one. 2014 is almost over; there’s no room for FOMO! Classy Night Out  Ode To Joy: A Holiday Celebration with Esperanza Spalding and the Oregon SymphonyAlrene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 7pm, $35–$150Portland’s own Grammy Award-winning jazz bassist EsperanzaRead the full
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Categories: PDX art Blogs.

Portland’s Best New Year’s Eve Events

“What are you doing for New Years Eve?” might be a stressful, dreaded question for the first 30 days of December, but don’t let it paralyze you into watching Netflix on the couch. We’ve rounded up the best ways to ring in 2015—just consider it a choose your own adventure, and embrace that any choice you make will be the right one. 2014 is almost over; there’s no room for FOMO! Classy Night Out  Ode To Joy: A Holiday Celebration with Esperanza Spalding and the Oregon SymphonyAlrene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 7pm, $35–$150Portland’s own Grammy Award-winning jazz bassist EsperanzaRead the full
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Categories: PDX art Blogs.

Portland’s Best New Year’s Eve Events

“What are you doing for New Years Eve?” might be a stressful, dreaded question for the first 30 days of December, but don’t let it paralyze you into watching Netflix on the couch. We’ve rounded up the best ways to ring in 2015—just consider it a choose your own adventure, and embrace that any choice you make will be the right one. 2014 is almost over; there’s no room for FOMO! Classy Night Out  Ode To Joy: A Holiday Celebration with Esperanza Spalding and the Oregon SymphonyAlrene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 7pm, $35–$150Portland’s own Grammy Award-winning jazz bassist EsperanzaRead the full
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Categories: PDX art Blogs.

Portland’s Best New Year’s Eve Events

“What are you doing for New Years Eve?” might be a stressful, dreaded question for the first 30 days of December, but don’t let it paralyze you into watching Netflix on the couch. We’ve rounded up the best ways to ring in 2015—just consider it a choose your own adventure, and embrace that any choice you make will be the right one. 2014 is almost over; there’s no room for FOMO! Classy Night Out  Ode To Joy: A Holiday Celebration with Esperanza Spalding and the Oregon SymphonyAlrene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 7pm, $35–$150Portland’s own Grammy Award-winning jazz bassist EsperanzaRead the full
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Categories: PDX art Blogs.

Portland’s Best New Year’s Eve Events

“What are you doing for New Years Eve?” might be a stressful, dreaded question for the first 30 days of December, but don’t let it paralyze you into watching Netflix on the couch. We’ve rounded up the best ways to ring in 2015—just consider it a choose your own adventure, and embrace that any choice you make will be the right one. 2014 is almost over; there’s no room for FOMO! Classy Night Out  Ode To Joy: A Holiday Celebration with Esperanza Spalding and the Oregon SymphonyAlrene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 7pm, $35–$150Portland’s own Grammy Award-winning jazz bassist EsperanzaRead the full
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Categories: PDX art Blogs.

Portland’s Best New Year’s Eve Events

“What are you doing for New Years Eve?” might be a stressful, dreaded question for the first 30 days of December, but don’t let it paralyze you into watching Netflix on the couch. We’ve rounded up the best ways to ring in 2015—just consider it a choose your own adventure, and embrace that any choice you make will be the right one. 2014 is almost over; there’s no room for FOMO! Classy Night Out  Ode To Joy: A Holiday Celebration with Esperanza Spalding and the Oregon SymphonyAlrene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 7pm, $35–$150Portland’s own Grammy Award-winning jazz bassist EsperanzaRead the full
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