Posts Tagged ‘burlesque’

MOCA DC Owner David Quammen Dons Nipple Tassel In Protest

When flurry over a nipple tassel (among other things) forced MOCA DC out of its Georgetown digs, gallery owner David Quammen promised to send the gallery off by replacing his standard eye-patch with the incriminating breast covering. Quammen sent over this photographic evidence as proof. "Wore it all night," he says. MOCA DC's final event [...]

Nipple Slip: MOCA DC to Leave Georgetown Over Pasties

Georgetown has never been known for its eroticism. But in the brick courtyard of Canal Square—an upscale piece of real estate nestled between M Street NW and the C&O Canal—gallery owner David Quammen, 70, has carved out a space for the risqué. Since 2005, Quammen’s MOCA DC has exposed Georgetown passersby to paintings of childbirth, [...]

The Morning After: Rick Rolled Edition

* Slate's XX Factor hashes it out over Rick Warren. Sara Mosley hates Warren, but admits that "engagement with the other side" sometimes "makes everyone a little unhappy and uncomfortable." Noreen Malone thinks Obama's "selling out." Hannah Rosin thinks this is all "liberal group think" that amounts to "pretending evangelicals don't exist"—and calls to let [...]