Thursday April 24th 2014

Tagged: dancing

Give it a twirl: Salsa lessons & dancing Thursday nights in Portland

Give it a twirl: Salsa lessons & dancing Thursday nights in Portland
March 04, 2014

Noche Latina Portland translates to Latin Night Portland, and Latin night is certainly is every Thursday at The Pearl in Portland. The weekly event starts at 7:15 pm with a free salsa lesson for intermediate dancers, followed by a lesson for beginners at 8:15 pm. And at 9 pm, the lights go down, DJ Braulio turns up the salsa, merengue, and bachata music and the floor opens up to local dancers of every age and experience level.

Reggae Sunday on Peaks Island

Reggae Sunday on Peaks Island
May 17, 2013

Reggae Sunday on Peaks Island has become a summer staple, with ferry-loads of locals showing up on the island to pile into Jones Landing for an afternoon of reggae and beer specials. The reggae gets revived every summer and continues on Sundays into September.

Shakin’ it out this Saturday Night

Shakin’ it out this Saturday Night
November 03, 2012

I can sum up the events of last evening in one word: ouch. Obviously this pain was brought on by my own doing, but holy Hannah, do I know how to Friday! I won’t let the fact that I am suffering from epic wet brain dampen my Saturday evening, so I’m going to blow dry the booze outta my Party Pants and hike ‘em up once again to properly keep on dancin’ to the rock and roll on Saturday night. Let’s do this.