urban http://wlrn.org en South Florida's Urban Menagerie http://wlrn.org/post/south-floridas-urbanbestiary-menagerie <div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">10/09/13 - Wednesday&#39;s&nbsp;<strong><a href="https://twitter.com/topicalcurrents">Topical</a></strong></span></font><strong><a href="https://twitter.com/topicalcurrents"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"> Currents</span></font></a></strong><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;examines how our lives are increasingly entwined with creatures which are displaced by suburbia, highways and urban sprawl.&nbsp;</span></font><span style="font-size: 14pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">South Florida is a prime example of urban menagerie creation, through habitat loss.&nbsp; We see foxes, raccoons, wading birds, reptiles and even vultures on our streets and properties. &nbsp;</span><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">We&rsquo;ll speak with nature writer and researcher <strong><a href="http://www.lyandalynnhaupt.com/">Lyanda Lynn Haupt</a></strong>&nbsp;</span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">about her book, <a href="http://amzn.to/1goC3uv"><em><strong>THE URBAN BESTIARY:&nbsp; Encountering the Everyday Wild.</strong></em></a> &nbsp;</span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">That&rsquo;s&nbsp;</span></font><a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Topical Currents</b></span></font></a><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;. . . Wednesday at 1pm.</span></font></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 21852 at http://wlrn.org South Florida's Urban Menagerie In Gritty Sao Paulo, Artists Take To The Streets http://wlrn.org/post/website-connects-street-artists-business-more-colorful-sao-paulo It's lunchtime in the heart of Sao Paulo's financial district. Surrounded by tall buildings of cool glass and steel, men and women in suits and business attire walk back and forth busily in Brazil's largest city.<p>Standing amid the bustle is Leticia Matos — who is, for want of a better word, a crochet artist. She couldn't look more different from the people around her.<p>Wearing a short-sleeve shirt and covered in bright, quirky tattoos, Matos is at work, too. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 12:53:37 +0000 Lourdes Garcia-Navarro 12821 at http://wlrn.org In Gritty Sao Paulo, Artists Take To The Streets