BUA “The Beat of Urban Art” Book Signing

Justin BUA, the artist who created one of the best-selling college dorm posters, “The DJ,”—and who is widely recognized as one of Hip-Hop’s most compelling visual artists of all time—has produced an unprecedented visual journey into the urban landscape of the past 30 years in his book THE BEAT OF URBAN ART, which he will be signing at Moe’s Book Store in Berkeley on July 14th at 7:30PM. Moe’s is located at 2467 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94707 and special guest DJ CJ Flash will be spinning.


This Week: Urban Farms, Golden Wheel Awards, AIDS Walk

Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday Can You Make a Living as an Urban Farmer? Urban agriculture provides education, places for people to gather, and green spaces in cities. But what about jobs and livelihoods? Numerous city farming and urban gardening projects with a commercial focus have popped up in the Bay […]

SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Shanghai’s Fabric of Everyday Life: A conversation with UC Berkeley professor Renee Chow

China, driven by its remarkable growth, has made a business of importing planning and architectural strategies from other places and inserting them into Chinese cities. In Shanghai, the result is a loss of the unique urban patterns that supported the identity, legibility and character of everyday life. This talk describes the evolution of urbanism in […]