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Far far away in deep auditory space, Heyoka has been abducted, cosmically mind probed, upgraded and reconfigured in an extra terestrial lab on a planet known as Marklar. Fortunately he has returned almost entirely unharmed, and now shall be known as the artist currently know as Andreilien….



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Entranced, nearly basking in the radiance of R/D’s sound, audiences are swallowed up in his vibrant melodies, pounding beats, and zealous dedication to the craft. Dripping with angst and desire, R/D’s compositions can be at times dizzyingly beautiful, heartbreaking in their melancholy and dancefloor-crushing all at once.



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Shawna's passion for music began in early childhood attending the Winnipeg Music Folk festival in Canada, where she grew up. There, she was exposed to musical genius from all over the planet, rening her ear for the origins of all types of music.



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BLACK 22's

The Black 22’s are are not just DJs, but Good Vibe creators. No two Black 22’s sets are the same and endless hunting for new tracks keeps their sound fresh for them and their listeners.



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Saving good parties from bad music!



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Global Ruckus

Trans-continental groove maniac Global Ruckus lets you experience the world through his music which he continues to accumulate in his many travels. Just back from a week of gigs in China where he wowed the masses in Shanghai and Beijing, he's brought back some dreamy and delicious Asian sonic treats to help you bring in the year of the dragon with his sunrise set.


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Solovox is the sound of keyboardist and producer Carlton Tietze. Bringing together elements of melody, emotion, rhythm and keyboard prowess, Carlton has created something original.


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Kris Deelane

Raised in suburban Los Angeles during the punk rock era, Kris' influences were diverse - from The Beatles and Neil Young to The Pretenders, X, and The Plasmatics (Wendy O. Williams was a favorite). The sense of righteous defiance coupled with a tragic flair resonated in her, and continues to inform her music, art and style.



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Pagan Jug Band

Keep your skillet good and greazy!



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Tribal-Nouveau Temple Dance - Fire Fusion - Ritual - Olde World Theatre - Bohemian Cirque



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A certified pole dance instructor who teaches professional exotic dancers, woman interested in entering the field as well as civilians looking for a fun way to stay fit.



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Artist Collective in Portland, OR Acting Locally to Inspire Globally!



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Kyrstyn Pixton

Kyrstyn is a Portland based songwriter and producer—a multitalented one-of-a-kind performance artist, creating unique live shows that blend piano, voice, electronics, and impromptu loops from audience participation.



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Mr. Wu is a DJ, designer, promoter, screen printer, ninja holding it down on the Westcoast.



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Wren LaFeet

Wren is dedicated to promoting community, consciousness, sustainability and well being through movement.



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JPeace Love Circus

Jpeace Love Circus began his life adventure not knowing he was destined for the circus, but as the powers be, Jpeace found his red nose and his love for creating smiles.



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Mona "ShpongledHoops"

A very special, totally obsessed Hoop dancer. Dressed in her own handmade outfits and spinning light through her own mask.



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Threshold: Portland Chinese New Year 2013

Saturday, Feb. 9th
Chinese New Year Party – 9:00 PM – 4:00 AM

The theme encourages discovery of balance in the feminine and masculine energies; within ourselves, our relationships, our communities and the world at large. The Black Water Snake is intuitive, a socially adventurous spirit that loves taking risks. Explore the balance and charm your way into the new year.

SUNDAY, Feb. 10th - 6:00PM to 10:00PM - Auction Fundraiser
Auction Fundraiser for the Oregon Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (OAAOM) and the Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OANP). 

Birthed from creative efforts of the art collaborative Monkey Puzzle, the Threshold event series has evolved from three years as a grand Portland New Year's Eve event (2007-2009) into a one-of-a-kind, high production value show fusing top live and electronica musical acts together for one explosive thematic party at the onset of the Chinese New Year!

SijaPDX & Diggable Monkey Present:
2013 Chinese New Year Celebration
A Benefit for the Oregon Acupuncture and Naturopathic Associations

Proudly sponsored by: KBOO


Tickets & Time

Get Online Tickets

$20.00 Early Bird
(Available Until Jan. 11th)
$25.00 Pre-sale 
$30.00 @ Door

Threshold Plus Experience
$60 – The Athena Aura Lounge w/ SOLOVOX (downtempo) & The Pole Serpents

(Fundraiser Auction):
$5.00 Pre-Sale
Sliding Scale @ Door

@ The Refuge

116 SE Yamhill St
Portland OR 97217


Threshold Chinese New Year 2013

Sellout Potential Rating (SPR): Extreme / ASIAN inspired dress highly encouraged|
No one under 21 years old will be admitted. Please bring your ID!

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