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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

It's Happening Tonight!

Posted by Alison Hallett on Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 2:14 PM

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BILLYGOAT—Pairing hypnotic soundscapes with frequently gorgeous animated visuals, Good Night Billygoat offer a concert experience like no other. Tonight, the recently renamed group (formerly known as Billygoat) presents their A/V wizardry at the Doug Fir. EH
w/Useless Keys; Doug Fir, 830 E Burnside, 9 pm, $6

GIVE A HOOT—You love Mel Blanc. You know his voice emanating from golden age animation characters like Porky Pig, Tweety Bird, and the racially troubling Speedy Gonzales. A lecture tonight from the Mel Blanc Project explores how Blanc got his very first voice-acting gig right here in Portland, on a KGW radio show called Honorable Order of Hoot Owls Roosting in the Oregonian Tower. SM
PSU's Lincoln Hall, 1620 SW Park, 7:30 pm, $10

Mayor Adams recently proclaimed June 29th to be Mel Blanc Day. Hey, that's today! Happy Mel Blanc day.

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