Life in Portland

November 2013 Picks

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It’s November – time to light the fire, pull on the wool socks and settle in for the winter weather. It’s also Thanksgiving, so let’s give thanks for the rain that nourishes the beauty and bounty of Oregon. We are grateful for the wonderful friends of Urban Nest. Let us know if we can help you with your real estate needs. We’d love to hear from you.

THE TRANSYLVANIAN VOODOO  BALL
Nov 1ST, 9:00PM : The Star Theater
Described as being “an electric musical phenomenon”,  the Star Theater raises the dead like no other place in town. Enjoy a night of haunting music, ritual, art and the sincere honoring of those passed in their seventh annual famous Day of the Dead celebration!
vagabondopera.com

SCIENCE PUB PORTLAND: THE BRAIN, THE SELF, AND METAPHOR
Nov 4th, 7-9PM : Hollywood Theater
Geek out with some booze and your brainiac buddies at this sci-fi themed discourse. No RSVP or scientific background required, just bring your curiosity, sense of humor, and appetite for food, drinks, and knowledge!
omsi.edu/sciencepubportland

RADIOLAB LIVE, APOCALYPTICAL 
Nov 19th, 8PM : Keller Auditorium
Cataclysmic destruction. Surprising survival. In this new live stage performance, Radiolab turns its gaze to the topic of endings, both blazingly fast and agonizingly slow. Joining the performance are comedians Reggie Watts, Patton Oswalt and Simon Amstell.
radiolab.org

THANK YO’ SELF PDX WINE TOUR
Nov 23rd, 12-4PM : Eastburn
Thanksgiving isn’t just about giving thanks to others, what about thanking yourself? This delightfully hedonistic wine tour will hit up 4 urban wineries. Provided: a sober driver, tunes, bottled water, and yes, you may certainly consume your wine purchases on the bus.
portlandshortbus.com