Most of last week’s events were around Lents, and this week the fun moves north.


No automatic alt text available.There’s a group art show at Milepost 5 tonight hosted by Madisyn DelPorto. The description from the Facebook invitation:

“This will be a party for the FDJ (FunkyDeathtime Jamz) book release! 

AND a Collaborative Exhibit that will include all types of cacophony and performance ♥

~The exhibit will collect the bittersweetness of turmoil & triumph– and weave them together into a loose, non-linear narrative~

This will be my first show in Portland. I will be performing some of my comics, music with PolymerWitch, and (!!!) Emma Wilson AKA Ladyprince– will be coming all the way from SLC to share an interactive performance. 

If you’re lucky, she will also get your booties Shakin’ to some fucky-Deathtime jamzz!!

Come see the work, admire some trash, and buy some merch– with a bunch of friendly queers, artist-nerds and other folk! ✨”

Milepost 5, 850 NE 81st Ave * 6:30 pm – 10 pm 


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It’s the last First Friday of the summer on SE Stark and East Glisan! Find a list of participating businesses on the Montavilla East Tabor Business Association here including live according at Cactus (7910 SE Stark St); $20 readings / consultation at Invoke (414 SE 81st Ave), and free art classes at Portland Metro Arts (9003 SE Stark St).

It’s also your last chance to get stickers for your First Friday passports before the drawing for the “basket of Montavilla treats valued at upwards of $500”.

70s & 80s Aves of SE Stark & SE Glisan * 5 pm – 8 pm 


“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)” in Mt. Scott Park! Dan Balmer Trio (Jazz) opens the show.

Mt. Scott Park, SE 72nd Ave & Southeast Harold St * music @ 6:30 pm, movie @ dusk * free



There’s a Park Rose street fair put on by the Paying It Forward Store and Gilhooligans Bar & Grill (the flyer from last week was rad as well):

Gilhooligans Bar & Grill, back parking lot, 10810 NE Sandy Blvd * 10 am – 8 pm * free


Partnering with the Montavilla Neighborhood Association, the City of Portland’s movies in the park comes to Montavilla Park. This year’s movie is “Beauty and the Beast” (the 2017 version).

There’s also live music by POPgoji (Soul meets Brazillian beats). They’re so high spirited I had to embed the video:

Montavilla Park, Glisan & 82nd * music @ 6:30 pm, movie @ dusk * free



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Both the Montavilla and Lent Farmers Market are open Sundays!

Lents Farmers Market, SE 92nd Ave & Reedway St, between Foster and Harold * 9 am – 2 pm 

Montavilla Farmers Market, 7700 block of SE Stark St * 10 am – 2 pm


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Live Irish music at O’Neill Public House:

The O’Neill Public House, 6000 NE Glisan St * 2 pm: Irish Slow Jam * 7:30 pm: TBA; 9:30 pm: Irish traditional session * free