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Friday, April 26, 2013

It's Happening Tonight!

Posted by Alison Hallett on Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 2:27 PM

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MUSIC—The anonymous Swedes who make up Ghost BC (formerly just plain Ghost) shroud themselves in robes and masks befitting a satanic liturgy, but despite all their evil iconography, their hard rock isn't as scary as all that. Skirting just shy of metal, these nameless ghouls set the mood with soaring guitars, churchlike organs, and arena-sized melodies. NL
w/Ides of Gemini, Lord Dying; Wonder Ballroom, 128 NE Russell, 9 pm, $18-20, all ages

BIKE RIDE—Why wait 'til June to dress ridiculously and ride your bike? Pedalpalooza, that festive bit of bicycle excellence that Portland revels in each year, is still months off. Fortunately there's the Pedalpalooza Mash-Up Ride, rolling all your favorite itinerant freak shows into one. Finally: A use for that naked Yoda Bowie costume you slaved over. DVH
Meet at SW Ankeny & Naito, 5 pm, FREE

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