Posts Tagged ‘urban’

Walk on the Wild Side at PfA….

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Did you know that urban Bangalore is home to the Slender Loris, Cobras, Jungle Cats, Owls, Monitor Lizards, Egrets, Pangolins?

Eminent wild life experts will share their knowledge on all things wild in Bangalore. Talks, Audio Visuals and some one on one interaction will guarantee a knowledge filled afternoon which will be fun and wondrous. You can also glimpse some of the wildlife rescued and housed at the PFA shelter and see them up close and personal.

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Namma Raste,Namma Ooru Walk from Lalbagh West Gate on Nov 9, 2008

Hasiru Usiru, a network of community organisations, residents associations, project affected communities, voluntary organisations and individuals concerned about protecting equitable access to public spaces such as roads and parks in Bengaluru, invite you to participate in a Walk to Reclaim Bengaluru on November 9th 2008, at 11 am at Lalbagh West Gate. The key purpose is to highlight the extensive damage that road-widening and Metro projects are causing to the city, destroying in the process lives, livelihoods and thousands of trees. This walk is also to demand an inclusive planning process in shaping our city and ensuring that short-sighted, elite induced, infrastructure development, does not cause irreversible damage to the city and ruin the lives of thousands.

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Peytey,Kotey,Kerey,Thota….an inner-city heritage walk

http://bcp.wikidot.com/city-walks:old-city-urban-space-event

BANGALORE CITY PROJECT PRESENTS
PAYTAY, KOTAY, KERAY, THOTA
AN OLD CITY URBAN SPACE EVENT
8.00–11:30 A.M. ON SUNDAY, 18 MAY 2008

Now that you have explored Gavipuram (the first BCP Urban Space Event, held on March 8, 2008) and the Whitefield heritage space (held on 26 April 2008), it’s time to delve deeper into the City’s history and culture – with the Old City Urban Space Event; a walk titled “Kotay, Paytay, Keray, Thota – Changing Geographies & Fragile Futures.”

The history of a place is writ large on its cultural landscape. Opportunities exploited, imaginations expressed/withheld, memories recollected and forgotten, injustice and inequality negotiated from different positions of power and powerlessness. The city is fraught with complex and not-always-pretty stories.

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