PPF: The Complete PDXYAR Schedule of Performances

Posted by Bob Alpi On September 2, 2011 ADD COMMENTS
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Tweet As the Portland Pirate Festival is nearly upon us, it is time to make sure you are organized to maximize your time at the event (it is only two days, after all!). Below you will find a complete listing of the scheduled performances from PDXYAR. Remember that no matter the time, the PDXYAR encampment  [ Read More ]

Marian

Tweet Tonight will be a special one at Bridge City Comics as they present Geek Girl Awesome with Marian Call and the DoubleClicks. This, Bridge City Comics’ very first Concert in the Courtyard, is a free show (artist donation requested) starting at 7pm. If you are not familiar with Marian Call, this is the perfect  [ Read More ]

Seafair Pirates Landing

Posted by Bob Alpi On July 7, 2011 ADD COMMENTS
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Tweet This weekend when Seattle’s Seafair Pirates land at Alki Beach PDXYAR will be there. With the events kicking off at 9:30 this Saturday, the pirates are scheduled to storm the beach between 11:30 and 12:30pm (seriously, did you expect pirates to get up earlier than that?) and mark the official opening of the Seafair  [ Read More ]

D&D Camp!

Posted by Bob Alpi On July 7, 2011 ADD COMMENTS
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Tweet There have been very few times in my life that I have wished I was 12 years-old again. One such rare occurrence came recently when I learned that Guardian Games is offering a learn-to-play Dungeons and Dragons summer camp for kids 12 to 15. Guardian Games will have two camps to offer this summer.  [ Read More ]

TFAW Hosts Art Opening

Posted by Bob Alpi On June 23, 2011 ADD COMMENTS
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Tweet On Friday, June 24th, Things From Another World’s Hollywood location will be hosting an art show and book preview with local artist Paul Guinan and writer Anina Bennett. The art show features a selection of prints and a display of rare toys and artifacts from the pair’s book, Boilerplate: History’s Mechanical Marvel. This book,  [ Read More ]

Rockaway Beach Pirate Festival

Posted by Bob Alpi On June 17, 2011 ADD COMMENTS
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Tweet Fresh off the fun and excitement of the 2011 Geek Olympaton, PDXYAR will be returning to our regular pirating duties this weekend as we set course for the Rockaway Beach Pirate Festival. This first year of the Rockaway Beach pirate fest will feature not only PDXYAR, but there is also Treasure Hunt, Kids Scavenger  [ Read More ]

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Tweet UPDATE: Here is video of this morning’s opening ceremonies! This weekend, Portland will bear witness to a never before seen event as PGC3 presents the Geek Olympathon! OLYMPATHON 2011 from Zachary van Buuren on Vimeo. For two days, at venues all around PDX, geeks will be called upon to demonstrate their prowess in events  [ Read More ]

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Tweet Calling all young scallywags, powder monkeys and rovers in training, this Saturday the Portland Children’s Museum will play host to the Pirate Celebration. This will be a unique interactive learning event featuring crafts, games, pirate appearances, storytelling, singing and even a touch of sword play. PDXYAR is proud to be contributing to the full  [ Read More ]

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Tweet UPDATES for the Tonight’s show: Doors open at 10:30 Pre-film entertainment by the Bilge Rats & Pyrettes! Free small popcorn to anyone attending in a pirate costume! (But, ye have to don yer finest piratical attire to qualify fer this special deal. Meanin’, ye need to be wearin’ more than just an eyepatch an’  [ Read More ]

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Tweet In the last few months you have seen the crew of PDXYAR in many lights. You have seen us at the Space Room when Dangerous Kids and PDXYAR have presented “Pirates” (which means you saw us clueless as to the inclusion of Kraken Rum in the drink dubbed the “Captain Redgoat”). We have helped  [ Read More ]