Flag Burning in Portland

From the August 2017 Vexilloid Tabloid #65 As the recent 4th-of-July-weekend Blues Festival began, Portlanders continued their tradition of protest, often using flags.  At times that involved burning them. The right-wing group Patriot Prayer planned a two-hour “Freedom March” at Tom McCall Waterfront Park with “a small amount of speeches to promote freedom   and courage”.  […]

Vexilloid Tabloid #68

Our first newsletter of 2018 (Issue 68) features: Of Arms and Silks (David Ferriday) Flags in Ireland: A Field Report, Installment 1 (Ted Kaye) A New Flag for Coral Springs, Florida (Scott Mainwaring) Forthcoming Books (Scott Mainwaring) Sutherlin — City of Flags (Michael Orelove) And, as always highlights from our last meeting, a roundup of […]

Vexilloid Tabloid #67

Travel into the future with our December newsletter available now here in November! Issue 67 features: A Theory of City SOB Flags (Ted Kaye) The Flag Fusions of Pedro Lasch (Scott Mainwaring) A New Flag for Burlington, Vermont (Ted Kaye) Travels with Flags (Michael Orelove) Oregon Flag Registry Update And, as always highlights from our […]

Vexilloid Tabloid #66

Here is the 66th edition of our club newsletter, The Vexilloid Tabloid, founded in 1999 by the late, great John Hood.  Our October 2017 edition features: When Cities Reject Their New Flags (Ted Kaye) 100 Days Action Resistance Flag (Cristina Victor) The Mt. Rushmore State (Michael Orelove) Vexiday: The Second World Vexillology Day in Portland […]

Vexilloid Tabloid #65

There are lots of features in our latest newsletter (Vexilloid Tabloid #65): Flag Burning in Portland (Ted Kaye) Kids’ Flags from Room 25, Oak Knoll Elementary, Menlo Park (Bill Quarré) Chicago Flag Finds a New Home in Gresham (Michael Orelove) Reimagining the Royal and Vice-Regal Flags of the Commonwealth (Max Liberman) The OPEN Flag (Carl […]

Vexilloid Tabloid #64

Another edition of our colorful bimonthly newsletter, The Vexilloid Tabloid, is here! It features: Capitols on Capital City Flags (Michael Orelove) Redesigning the Oregon Flag (Liam Dubay) Composable Alphabet Flags (Scott Mainwaring) Portland Police Bureau Flag (Ted Kaye) It also includes our regular sections: The What’s That Flag? quiz A flag quote (see below) Roundup (news items) Flutterings (highlights from […]

Vexilloid Tabloid #63

The Portland Flag Association publishes its newsletter, The Vexilloid Tabloid, every two months. In the latest issue you will find: Learning from Labrador (Scott Mainwaring) A Flag for Kaiapoi, Canterbury, New Zealand (John Moody) The Wavy Symbolism of Potamological Vexillology–in Puerto Rico (Carlos Alberto Morales Ramirez) An Enormous Romanian Flag Made of Light (Ted Kaye) Burgees of […]

Vexilloid Tabloid #62

Happy 2017! The first issue of the new year is here. Vexilloid Tabloid #62 features: The Origin of the PFA (Ted Kaye) Book Review: 50 Facts You May Not Know About the Confederate Flag (Ted Kaye) Alternative Flags for Earth Update on Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s Proposed Flag Does the Deep Sea Need a Flag? (Carlos Alberto Morales Ramirez) William & Mary […]

Vexilloid Tabloid #61

Our December 2016 newsletter features: Whitney Smith, 1940-2016 Flag Change in Columbia, South Carolina (Ted Kaye) The Fleur-de-Lis: From Lys to Lis, or from Flower to Emblem (Patrice de La Condamine) Vexiday: The First World Vexillology Day (Scott Mainwaring) Michael Orelove’s Burgees Make Port (Michael Orelove) And, as always, notes from our last meeting, a […]