Life in Portland

Monthly Picks | June 2015

The Best of The 41st Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival
June 7th, 4:30PM | NW Film Center
Following November’s Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival, this program of shorts tours the region with a stop back home in June, offering the chance to see ten of the top films; covering everything from the secret nocturnal life of a man’s whiskers to memories of homelessness. nwfilm.org
 
Portland Beer Week
June 11th - 21st | Various Locations
A 10-day celebration of craft beer in the greatest beer city on earth. Enjoy creative beer pairing events, beer dinners with some of the city’s top chefs, seminars on subjects like barrel-aging and sour beers, as well as festivals exploring different beer styles. pdxbeerweek.com
 
Portland Pride Festival
June 13th – 14th | Various Locations
Part of Portland Pride Week, come celebrate Oregon & SW Washington’s LGBTQ and allied communities with local edibles and beverages, and
chart-topping & local musical artists. The Parade happens Sunday starting at 11am, going from the North Park Blocks to Tom McCall Waterfront Park. pridenw.org
 
World Naked Bike Ride
June 27th, 9PM | TBA
The World Naked Bike Ride is an annual, worldwide bike ride that
highlights the vulnerability of cyclists everywhere and decries
society’s dependence on pollution-based transport. It is also
quintessentially Portland. pdxwnbr.org