January 20, 2022

#MUSTDO

Today
  • Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 7-9 p.m. | Ecliptic Brewing Moon Room, 930 SE Oak St. | Free | Gather your smartest friends for seven rounds of audio + visual live-hosted trivia with prizes and gift cards.
Friday
  • An Evening with Steinway Pianist George Ko | Fri., Jan. 21 | 8 p.m. | The Old Church Concert Hall, 1422 SW 11th Ave. | $25+ | As part of Portland Music Month, a portion of ticket sales will support creative grants + local musicians. 🎹
Saturday
  • Sauvie Island (Bald Eagles & Winter Waterfowl) | Sat., Jan. 22 | 8-11:30 a.m. | Gillihan Layover Tce. | Free | Register in advance to join naturalist Elaine Murphy on her search for migrating avian species. 🦅
  • Havana Nights Featuring the Mambo Kings | Sat., Jan. 22 + Sun., Jan. 23 | Times vary | Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | $25+ | Take in the spectacle of internationally-renowned dancers + tango classics, Afro-Cuban rhythms, and Spanish zarzuela melodies. 💃
  • Planting Work Party | Sat., Jan. 22 | 9-11 a.m. | Springbrook Park, 2899 SW Diane Dr., Lake Oswego | Free | Help get native conifer trees in the ground + remove invasive species. Bring your own gloves and shovel.
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NEWS NOTES

Weather
  • 53º | Mostly cloudy with morning rain | 85% chance of rain
Sunrise + Sunset
  • Rise: 7:43 a.m.
  • Set: 5:00 p.m.
Coming Soon
  • Developers are breathing new life into a historic downtown Hillsboro building. The 17,000-square-ft. former U.S. Bank building on Northeast 2nd Avenue + East Main Street will provide space for Ex Novo Brewing Company, Grand Central Bakery, Sizzle Pie, and The Sudra. Construction may start this month. (KOIN)
Closed
  • One of Portland’s only Cajun-Creole restaurants — Acadia on Northeast Fremont Street — has closed its doors for good. Owner Seamus Foran announced the closure following a “difficult” time during the pandemic. A COVID-19 exposure last weekend prevented Acadia from hosting its final takeout services.  (The Oregonian/Oregon Live)
Health
  • The coronavirus testing site at the Portland Expo Center will reopen Mon., Jan. 24. The site has been closed since Jan. 14 as state health officials work to expand capacity to meet high demand for testing driven by the latest surge in COVID-19 cases. (The Oregonian/Oregon Live)
Job
  • Love brand storytelling? Want to create paid content that’s actually worth reading? 6AM City is now hiring a West Coast-based Branded Content Editor. This remote role will generate creative campaign strategies and write content for clients across all soon-to-be 24 markets. See details + apply.
  • We're hiring a Sales Executive to lead our advertising relationships in Portland. This exec would manage the entire PDX territory, identifying and securing new advertising partnerships, and growing existing client relationships — all while earning $100,000+ with unlimited PTO. To be considered or recommend someone, learn more + apply.
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