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How Night Mayors Harness the Power of Cities After Dusk

by Valentin Schipfer Slowly but surely cities around the globe realize that there might be a slight relation between a vivid night club scene and a flourishing creative industry, including tech start-ups. The global competition for these promising economic branches … Continue reading

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Guest article: Shifting Notes – expanding the music industry to the outskirts of Berlin

By Keren Karp, Maria Paula Gutierrez, David Karolinski and Claudia Rojas Marzahn and other “invisible” districts of Berlin may very well be the next upcoming playground of the independent music scene in the city. An offbeat course on the creative industries … Continue reading

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Implementing a Place Branding strategy: Bogotá UNESCO City of Music

by Ares Kalandides Last month Bogotá was designated “City of Music” by the UNESCO, and it now participates in the growing network of “Creative Cities” that counts 30 cities from all over the word – 5 of which are Cities … Continue reading

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Music, Sounds, and their Associations with Place

by Brendan Colgan As a both a life-long fan and a musician, I have always admired how music allows us to seemingly transcend physical boundaries (no drugs required, I promise). I’ve gone Walking in Memphis, danced with Mrs. Hippo in … Continue reading

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Berlin: Until the last basement is found

by Renard Teipelke In an ideal setting of a vibrant tourist city, tourists intermingle with residents and thereby experience a place authentically. This ideal balance can easily swing to either side. A great place that only a small number of … Continue reading

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