I stop reading posts here as soon as I see "google-fu."
I wonder if I am not the only one?
How are you all feeling about this new "search user by email" feature?
I'm waffling, leaning towards, "Are you out of your mind?!"
Does anybody have a spare ticket for this, or know where one could be obtained? The show is at the Clinton on Monday 11/10. I'd love to get a ticket for my husband, who wants to go very badly.
So, I know Halloween is over and done with, but I still need help finding some costume pieces. The Clinton Street Cabaret (which I am part of) is having it's annual Switch Night with the theme of 80's. I am playing the part of Rocky (where as I am usually a lighting technician) and I have decided to go as Jessica Rabbit from Who Framed Roger Rabbit?!
I've looked all over the internets and most costume places have dresses that look HORRIBLE and are cheap and probably don't really look like the picture on the website at all. I do not want this, obviously. I know Portland has a lot of costume shops that cater to looking as close to movie accurate as possible, or at least places that sell costumes that don't fall apart halfway through wearing them... I just don't know where they are and would really appreciate some DamnPortlander anecdata so as to ascertain which store(s) would best fit my needs.
GIVE ME YOUR TASTY KNOWLEDGES!
ETA: I found a place, but would appreciate any other suggestions in case I go to said place and they are made of fail.
I was just perusing old punk bands I used to like, and stumbled upon some info on one of my favorite American punk bands. On Wikipedia it says Frank Navetta, founding member of the Descendants, had quit the band and moved to Oregon to be a commercial fisherman. And, he just passed away this Halloween. Anyone here know of him, heard of this or even remember The Descendants?
We're finally departing for our Portland move this Sunday. I have a bad back, so I already know four days of driving is going to make me feel miserable by the time I get there. Since our internet won't be connected yet, I wanted to go ahead and ask: Where can I go to get a nice, firm massage? The Swedish-style massages I've gotten don't usually do it for me because they're too gentle and while they feel nice while I'm getting one, I still feel just as bad afterward.
So, if anyone could recommend an excellent deep-tissue massage (or a good hot stone one, or even better - a combo), it would be much appreciated. I'll be living in SE Portland, but I'm happy to go elsewhere for something amazing.
I lost my wallet. I think I lost it while riding my bike up 7th near Fremont in NE around 8:30PM yesterday. I looked all up and down the course I road last night and couldn't find it, so I think someone picked it up.
If they did, they didn't successfully use it before I called my bank just now.
Anyway, I really LIKE that wallet and I surely don't have the money to get a new ID, or a new wallet.
So please, if you found it, help me out by returning it. The next time I get some money, I promise to buy you a really big burrito.
Edit: NE'ERMIND! Through the magix that is MahSpace! a woman has contacted me about finding it two blocks from my house.
anyone know of any simple, cheap, and pretty places to camp round here last minute before winter? any places with yurts?
Are your kids are getting cranky after spending every rainy weekend indoors? Are you getting cranky? Come visit In Other Words bookstore (8 NE Killingsworth St.) for some awesome, free family-friendly workshops tomorrow, from 1-5! The workshops vary from zine-making to urban cycling and a panel of folks from the ever-rad Village Free School chatting about unschooling. Everyone participating is super fantastic and we'd love to see you!
Here's a more detailed schedule:
Saturday, November 8th -- In Other Words bookstore -- FREE!
Session 1 - 1:15 – 2:45 – Zines 101
Session 2 - 3:00 – 4:00 – What is Freeschooling?
Session 3 - 4:15 – 5:00 – Urban Cycling: How to Ride the Road & Feel Good Doing It.
So I was thinking of doing something to accelerate in life education wise. Are there any places that offer weekend programs (not PCC or PSU) in something medical? I am looking for something that I can do in 1-2 years. It has to be weekends thought because I have to keep my job to pay for whatever I do.
Medical Assisting, Radiology, Practical Nursing ... Input would be awesome! Colleges, programs. Anything would be wonderful!
where does one go to get a tetanus shot with no insurance? Do I have to go to the ER?
i was watching the news and they said there is a libido patch for post-menopausal women now. its testosterone mostly apparently. the first side effect they talk about i found funny, unwanted hair. its like ok youre gonna want it but you may have a harder time getting it.
the second side effect they talked about was less funny. increased risk of breast cancer. thats not funny. is it really worth it? what do you guys think of this?
I missed yesterday's Wordstock poetry slam at the Baghdad, which is particularly tragic because I've been wanting to either watch some spoken word or go to a poetry slam for so, so, so long and it's one of the biggest things I miss about Boston and California.
So. You guys know of any place that does poetry slams or spoken word or anything similar around Portland? Preferably SE, but really, anywhere, anywhere at all.
Anybody ever hear of a guitar playing musician named Kevin Robinson? I've been looking for info but can't find anything so far.
I bought his cd from him while he was playing guitar and singing near the Leidsesplein in Amsterdam about 2 years ago. I talked to him a bit and he grew up in California, lived in Santa Cruz and Portland at different points and was living in Amsterdam at the time. His sound is very Tommy Bolin/Jimmy Hendrix and I'd love to find more of his music but am having no luck.
Wow, talk about Friday Night No Life if I'm sitting here searching for this info...
*edit: thank you 13skeletoras for pointing me to his myspace page 2 minutes after posting