I am the wave headed for sand, I am the cattle and the brand, I am the souvenir...– Little Wings, god-damn!
The Long Goodbye (The Last Week at the Artistery)
The news that the Artistery on Division would be forced to shut its doors and paint over the iconic ‘A’ came with a bittersweet familiar sting to anyone familiar with the struggle all-ages art in Portland. The letter, pastel red, not scarlet, was screaming to the world that the place is special and not to be ignored. After the amps are unplugged, the doors shut, the cigarette butts...