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Dalai Lama to visit Portland

Monday, February 25th, 2013

More big international news rolls Portland’s way. His Holiness the fourteenth Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, will visit Portland as part of the Environmental Summit May 9-11, hosted by Maitripa College.  It will be this Dalai Lama’s second visit to Portland. His Holiness last visited our fair city in 2001. The Environmental Summit includes three days […]

Portland geeks out on ComicCon 2013

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Captain America, Spiderman and Superman were walking down the street. A MAX train comes by… It must be World Wizard Comic Con 2013 in Portland. Geeks, nerds, Trekkies and superheroes alike will celebrate the invasion of alternate realities, live-action gaming, celebrity invasions (such as legendary comic creator Stan Lee and Harry Potter’s Tom Felton) and […]

Portland: UN’s pick to host World Environment Day

Friday, February 15th, 2013

We knew Portland was greener than… well, anywhere. But now, the whole world knows it. The United Nations Environment Programme has selected Portland to host this year’s North American World Environment Day. This recognition is the latest in the city’s far-reaching achievements in sustainability, livability and green living. Activities on World Environment Day will include […]

Five non-traditional V-Day gifts

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

So you don’t like to be trapped by Hallmark Holidays… but you don’t want to fall into the “careless jerk” category (i.e., not treating your sweetie special on Valentine’s Day). What to do? Here’s five non-traditional ways to say “I love you”: 1. Tickets to the Portland Jazz Festival, February 15-24. How convenient that it […]

Tis the season to choc-choc-chocolate!

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Good old V-day is right around the corner. And you know what that means… Yes. It means, guys (and gals), you’d better start thinking about what you’re getting your Valentine. Soon. Whether your Valentine is the same one you’ve had for years, a brand-new love interest or someone you haven’t met yet, you’ll want to […]