Greg Allman To Headline Waterfront Blues Festival In July

Posted by Pat Boyle on March 3, 2014
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Portland, Oregon – Gregg Allman will make his first ever appearance at the Waterfront Blues Festival on Sunday, July 6th. The festival announced its headliners today and says Los Lobos, Los Lonely Boys, Maceo Parker, Lee Fields & The Expressions and John Nemeth & The Bo-Keys will also perform at the four day festival. Rolling Stone  calls Allman ” one …

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SE Portland Dive Featured On IFC’s “Portlandia”

Posted by Jeremy Scott on February 27, 2014
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PORTLAND — A dive tucked inside a trendy neighborhood off East Burnside has attracted producers of two television shows, including “Portlandia“.

Scenes filmed inside the Slide Inn and Jade Lounge are featured on Thursday night’s season four premiere.

“I feel like our interior is very unique.  It’s not a cookie-cutter style, it’s very artsy and mid-century mod …

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Anchor Learning ‘Fighter’s Body’ Is Made In The Kitchen

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on February 17, 2014
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“Abs aren’t made in the gym, but in the kitchen. How many trainers and fitness junkies have I heard that from” says KXL Afternoon News anchor Dan Mitchinson. “But guess what, it’s true” he adds laughing.

As he trains for his first ever boxing fight, Mitchinson is on a ‘clean,’ 25-hundred calorie a day diet plan.

“I eat five to six meals …

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Enjoying The (Small) Successes

Posted by Dan Mitchinson on February 15, 2014
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My lesson after coming out of three hours of conditioning and sparring today: Getting good as a boxer in practice is 95% physical and 5% mental.

An article I read said  that means you have to work hard on your conditioning and “physical game” to make it happen. However, once you step into that ring for a fight the percentages flip …

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KXL Anchor Learning To Take And Give Punches

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on February 4, 2014
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KXL Afternoon Host Dan Mitchinson has less than two months to train for his first boxing match. The idea came from the TV show ‘White Collar Brawlers.’

“They take two guys, who have never fought before, train them, then let them go at it in a boxing ring” says Mitchinson.

“I was working out at the gym, and a …

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