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GO Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper#8217;s essential guide to the Borough of Kings

Saturday, July 9, 2005

YOU’RE THE INSPIRATION

Question: What filmmaker died at age 29 after making only one feature film - and did not even live to see it edited and released properly - only to become one of the world’s most influential directors? Comment

MUSIC AL FRESO

For the opening night of its 41st annual season of Concerts in the Parks - in which the orchestra presents a week’s worth of performances throughout the five boroughs, Long Island and New Jersey - the New York Philharmonic performs July 12 in Prospect Park. Comment

’HERE’ HE IS

"Remember him?" I asked my husband, nodding to the man seating guests at the restaurant Ici. Comment

UP ON THE ROOF

Lately, Vanderbilt Avenue has become the home stretch for artisanal pizza. In addition to Amorina Cucina Rustica, which opened in March, dishing out the goods, there’s Graziella’s. It’s the perfect spot if you want to eat your pie and enjoy it on a roof-deck (pictured), too. Comment

PARENTING TRAP

You can describe Jennifer Connelly’s new movie, "Dark Water," as a psychological thriller, a tale of urban isolation or even a parable of maternal love - just don’t call it a "horror movie." Comment

’LAST’ RESORT

"Coney Island Last Stop," a new play by Michael Schwartz, is being staged as part of The Moral Values Festival at The Brick Theater in Williamsburg, now through July 3. Comment

WATER WORKS

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s sixth annual "Movies with a View" series in Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park, which kicks off on July 7, will screen movies involving water in honor of the magnificent waterfront that serves as the series’ backdrop. Comment

OUTSIDE CHANCES

Who could resist an invitation to a party at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden with a "Night in Havana" theme? Apparently no one, because last Thursday night’s soiree, hosted by the Garden’s New Leaders Circle (translation: young professionals), was sold out. Comment

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