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1) Raffi Cavoukian, CM, OBC (born July 8, 1948), usually known simply as Raffi, is a popular children's entertainer in Canada, the United States, and the English speaking Western world at large. Some of his best known songs are "Bananaphone," "Baby Beluga," "Down by the Bay," "Shake My Sillies Out," and "All I Really Need." Born in Cairo of Armenian parents, he spent his early years in Egypt before emigrating with his family to Toronto in 1958. Today, Raffi resides on Mayne Island near Victoria, British Columbia. Read more on Last.fm …read full bio
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    Don't tip me over, bitch, I've got 8 nipples for you to suck on

    A US woman will spend the next month in prison after chasing terrified children through an Ohio town dressed as a cow.. Michele Allen was hired to wear the outfit to promote a local "haunted trail" theme park in Middletown, but got drunk at work on the Saturday evening and caused chaos, chasing kids and bringing traffic to a halt.. She also urinated in a nearby yard during her rampage, police said.. Allen refused to calm down once taken to the local police station and according to police was yelling and challenging people to "suck her udders".

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    Our Tech - the past, present and future of pc-pdx

    "Anyone know what CMS this site is based off of?"This site is 100% custom freshness!It started in 2007 as a hardcoded mess - i literally updated the show listings by hand every night at midnight to remove the old shows.Jan 1st 2008 saw version #2 where we actually got a database and pc-pdx started becoming a real website, the wiki format that it is today - rather than a static mess.~July 2009 came version #3, the Red + Black version where the site really started to take off.. The site started to become more user friendly - we had some hits and misses with features..(membership like features were a HUGE failure) It started getting really slow and cumbersome towards the end of its run because i learned to code along with this site and it hasn't always been the highest preforming, scalable implementation.July 5th 2010 - this current version breached the septic internet womb and came into fruition.. A lot of cool new features were added but now that it's so many months later, i see a lot of places for improvement.. You guys might have seen the "Ohhh shit!

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    Apr 24 2012 1
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    The Know Presents: MEMORIAL WEEK (because a day is not enough)

    So…there are many music “festivals” and whatnot during Memorial Day weekend (and a boat-load of bands that hit the road in relation to said festivals/with the on-set of spring). as result, we have cleverly/effectively ridden on the coat-tails of these festivals/tours and are proud to present the most awesome 7 consecutive-days of music (without resorting to festival “test of endurance”/”epic” line-ups…i.e. 10+ bands on a single-day), which we have deemed:The Know’s MEMORIAL WEEK (because a day is not enough) SHOW SERIESalso, of important note (READ): several of the shows listed will require us to monitor the capacity of our venue/bar area (for everyone’s sake), and we’ll be using the same style of “restricted-entry” that was employed over our 7th Anniversary-Week for the Tragedy/From Ashes Rise/Bi-Marks show. if you are not familiar with how this worked, the amendments to our standard cover/entry to our shows are listed below:- remove our cover-charge “cap” (of $5) in favor of an appropriate alternative…somewhere in the range of $7-10- we close our bar at 7pm and clear out extraneous furniture and what-have-you to create more standing-room/viewing ability for the presumably larger crowd.- we re-open at 8pm and charge entry/stamp hands at our front entrance (instead of the curtained entrance to the venue area…our venue is adjacent to our bar-room/separated by a wall and curtain. the curtain remains open during these shows). the stamps allow for attendees come-and-go out of our space for a smoke/phone call/etc and then be re-admitted to the show.- our front door-person will be running a ‘counter’ and will restrict entry once our capacity is reached. at this point we’ll revert to a one-in/one-out system that is up to the discretion of our front door staff.- we often do not allow drinks at our side-walk tables during “special scenarios,” as we must keep the sidewalk passable for pedestrian traffic/only have the space to allow the anticipated number of smokers at our tables without causing disruption for passer-by. this is also up to the discretion of our front door staff (who are unbelievably amiable/looking out for the best interest of the show…so please work with them).- we’ll run a video-feed of the performances to our barroom tv’s so that people can still see the show in the event that they want leave the venue area (ex – they’re tired from standing/feeling too cramped/need another drink/etc)long and short is…during “special scenarios” we try to maximize the level of comfort and stage visibility for the show-goers/provide greater compensation to the performer(s) while also being particularly sensitive/not causing disruption to our neighborhood. our barroom and venue area will be utilized as ”one room” for the duration of the show (versus being separate entities). i.e. regular patrons/curious passerby/etc are not admitted to any part of our establishment during the show run-time without paying the cover…this allows for the greatest number of people who actually want to see the show/are invested in the bands/music to attend!

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    Punx @ask a punk [Jun 01, 2019] » Venue is on the sw side of the ross island bridge , the Secret Palace !
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    Mike @house show ~ ask a flower [Apr 19, 2019] » Face book message yhe bands for address.
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    Mike @slims [Apr 20, 2019] » Heres the link to the event..... ¤ https://m.facebook.com/events/379407619572720/?acontext=%7B"ref"%3A"2"%2C"ref_dashboard_filter"%3A"calendar"%2C"action_history"%3A"[%7B%5C"surface%5C"%3A%5C"dashboard%5C"%2C%5C"mechanism%5C"%3A%5C"main_list%5C"%2C%5C"extra_data%5C"%3A[]%7D]"%7D&ref=bookmarks
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    BIG BUSINESS + GAYTHEIST + NASALROD @mississippi studios [Apr 16, 2019] » Ummmm...this is gonna RULE! Tuesday, April 16th at Mississippi Studios! Don't sleep on tix!!💯💯💯
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    dougcapello @FAQ/WTF?! : How to Get Your Band Listed and Post a New Bio » Hey, we don't have access to removing a harmful/explicit profile that ended up on this page. Does anyone know how we can do this? Haven't had luck hearing back from webmaster yet.
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    pc-pdx HEY GUYS> ¤ We're moving servers tonight/tomorrow so heads up that there will be some downtime and weirdness. ¤ ¤ Please feel free to shout at us at ohshit@pc-pdx.com
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    karoline west @blackwater [Feb 13, 2019] » musician, artist, filmmaker, french and from patagonia, please say yes
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    Celo @buffalo gap, the [Feb 15, 2019] » This is going to be a great show filled with lots of exciting new music!!!
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    @cider riot [Feb 08, 2019] » THE CHUFFS DEMO RELEASE! All Local Bands. FREE!
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    GAYTHEIST & NASALROD (co-headline), w/STRESS POSITION @mississippi studios [Feb 07, 2019] » GAYTHEIST & NASALROD will co-headline MISSISSIPPI STUDIOS (w/STRESS POSITION opening!) on THURSDAY FEB 7th! Fb event: https://www.facebook.com/events/751760175216795/
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