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16 October 2014Inspiring Films: Markthal Special – Budapest

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Food Markets – In the Belly of the City: Budapest (Stefano Tealdi, 2013)
(English and Hongarian (dubbed in English))
On the occassion of the opening of the Rotterdam Markhal we screen a documentary about the Central Market Hall of Budapest.…

19 September 2014Park(ing) Day 2014

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Providing temporary public open space . . . one parking spot at at time.
PARK(ing) Day is a annual open-source global event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public places.…

18 September 2014Inspiring Films: Detroit special

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An evening dedicated to Detroit, with an introduction by urban geographer Brian Doucet and the screening of two films: After the Factory (Philip Lauri, 2012) and Detroit Lives (Thalia Mavros, 2010; with Johnny Knoxville).
Brian Doucet – Brian is a…

Topics

Our mission is to look for the soul of the city. Many topics are relevant in that search. Here you find our most important
fields of interest. Just browse and enjoy the stories. Feel free to send us yours!

CityPoem 31 – Osaka

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A CityPoem from Osaka, Japan, from an old Japanese anthology of poems collected by imperial command in 12 centuries.
Osaka CityPoem
Rough meaning:
Hazy moon on the spring night.
It seems like the tide came in
to the naniwa (osaka)…

Bryant Park

This summer I visited New York.
One of the loveliest surprises the city offered me was Bryant Park located in the heart of Manhattan, situated behind the New York Public Library in midtown Manhattan, between 40th and 42nd Streets &…

New Britain: Cultural Change in the last 10 years

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With Tony Blair resigning, after ten years of being in power, how has Britain changed over the last decade?
When he started, Blair promised a New Britain. Financial Times has written an inspiring article about a completely new feel of…

Media

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Rotterdam week 8 questions – 4: Luit de Haas

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I’m a Rotterdammer since 1972, when I started studying Economics at the Erasmus University. When I arrived I immediately fell in love with the city.
Later on I married, of course, a Rotterdam born woman (the best there is). And…

Rotterdam week 8 questions – 43: Bas Akkers

Rotterdam is the only real modern city in The Netherlands.
How do you describe Rotterdam to people in other countries. What are the qualities of the city. Why are they so good?
Rotterdam is the only real modern city in…