Like a trip to Haystack Rock, a Gus Van Sant sighting, and complaining about the crowds at First Thursday (and Last Thursday, for entirely different reasons), seeing the globe-trotting band Pink Martini at the Oregon Zoo is one of those things every Portlander has to do at least once to truly call this city home. The Zoo’s global safari through the animal kingdom provides the perfect backdrop for Pink Martini’s own global voyage through the musical kingdom, from Japanese Noir to Parisian jazz to Brazilian Bossa Nova.
Of course, tickets generally sell out, so you have to plan ahead (this year, Saturday is sold out; there are still tickets for Sunday). But Culturephile’s got a couple of lucky winners covered: we’re giving away a pair of tickets to each show.
This contest closes on Monday, Aug. 13 at noon.
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