Monthly Archive: February, 2011

Join the Conversation

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One of our goals at Plurale Tantum is to spark ongoing conversations on the issues we bring up. Right now, there are three great ways to join the conversation: posting comments on the… Continue reading

Biking Advocacy and Race: Where’s the Disconnect?

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This article is part of a series on alternative transportation and culture. Walking and biking advocates of late have been perplexed as to why their efforts do not attract people of color. If… Continue reading

Hide/Seek in the City: Reflections on the NPG Exhibit

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Last weekend marked the final days of the National Portrait Gallery’s monumental exhibit, Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture.  Monumental, because in 2010, it became the first exhibit in a major American… Continue reading

Marketing Urban Identity

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“When it comes to luxury, it’s as much about where it’s from, as who it’s for.” As I was thinking through the number of films and tv shows that have highlighted urban issues… Continue reading

The City in Film in 2010

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For several years now, I’ve written a top 10 list of films on my other blog. This started out pretty unstructured, with just whatever films I happened to watch, and then developed into… Continue reading

Re-post: Welcome to the Urban Revolution

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Wanted to draw some attention to a recent interview of Jeb Bruggman about his new book, Welcome to the Urban Revolution: How Cities are Changing the World (a not-so-subtle reference to Henri Lefevbre’s… Continue reading