Why Shit Balloons Shouldn't Float Around a Shopping Mall

Place PDX Gallery gets booted from Pioneer Place Mall, thanks to "shit balloons" and suicide celebrations

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Arts & Books
Gallery-goers are hard to shock these days, but mall-goers may be a different story. As WW reported Wednesday, transgressive artwork appears to have gotten Place PDX Gallery kicked out of its space at Pioneer Place Mall. The gallery is on the mall’s third floor, as are two adjoining art spaces, Mark Woolley Gallery and The Peoples Art of Portland Gallery.According to Place gallery director Gabe Flores, ...   More
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 RICHARD SPEER

KPSU Gets Yanked From AM Airwaves [Updated]


Music
For the past 15 years, PSU radio station KPSU has been rebroadcast on evenings and weekends at 1450 KBPS, a Portland Public Schools-run AM station. The relationship between the two stations has apparently come to an end after a segment run on KPSU last night, which involved a brief discussion of "sodomy." KBPS General Manager Bill Cooper, who declined to comment via cell phone (he's currently attending ...   More
 
Friday, June 25, 2010 CASEY JARMAN

Updated: Nemo Censors its Own Art Show


News
"this will only hurt forever" by Jonny Fenix Update: Scroll down for a new quote from artist Jonny Fenix. Two things I have learned thus far: Many priests have an unsavory predilection for little boys behinds and sticking things in them, and good art encourages dialogue. If good art means, say, a painting of a priest in full regalia less pants, standing behind a boy bent at the waist less ...   More
 
Friday, April 3, 2009 Megan Brescini

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