Monthly Archives: March 2015

RTC Monthly Symposium

“I’m a sportsman.” – Lucky Luciano What does Salvatore Lucania, Lucky to his friends (and enemies), have to do with our concerns this month? You see Lucky says something about the place of sport in the modern city. Sport, like … Continue reading

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ReThinking the City radio- Socially engaged art and community art projects

Originally posted on rethinking the city:
My co-host Sarah Elbadri and I will be joined by some great guests for the February 21st show. Our show is focusing on socially engaged art projects and and community based art projects. Ren…

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ReThinking the City Radio- Literacy, neighborhoods and the senses.

Originally posted on rethinking the city:
Sarah Elbadri and I welcome Julia Young from Page 15. Page 15 is a children’s literacy, homework, writing and community program in Orlando developed by Julia. It is modeled after Dave Egger’s 826 Valencia…

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My Father- Loudstepping Harbinger of Civilization

Originally posted on rethinking the city:
? photo by Robert Rountree “Only cancer cells respect no limits and in doing so they destroy their habitat and perish. Civilization has cancerous tendencies; wilderness protection is an antidote. It is time to…

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Where’s the Dough Orlando?

Originally posted on rethinking the city:
Today, my nose mourns the loss of the Merita Bread Bakery in downtown Orlando. Smell is part of a city’s fabric, and bread is high on the favorable smells’ list, according to researcher Victoria…

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