Blogging at the intersection of urban studies and popular music

Monthly archive April, 2011
4/20/11 panel: "Media and the Community: A Concept of Public Culture"

4/20/11 panel: “Media and the Community: A Concept of Public Culture”

I haven’t been able to write on the Musical Urbanism blog for awhile, thanks to the crush of teaching, grading, and overseeing surveys for the city of Poughkeepsie’s community food assessment, all of which have peaked in the month of April.  (Twitter has been a good time-suck, too, I’ll admit.)  So I’m excited to be participating...
just stay put: an alternative vision for arts-based urban revitalization

just stay put: an alternative vision for arts-based urban revitalization

Here are some thoughts about a different way to think about arts-based urban revitalization, written in the form of a suspiciously confident manifesto.  These ideas are completely pie-in-the-sky and fly in the face of the prevailing wisdom in this field, but I’m fine with that if it reveals some fallacies and unspoken assumptions of most...