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Saturday, July 22, 2006

’PLACE MATTERS’ COMES TO THE TABLE

Fort Greene-based dance troupe Urban Bush Women presents a 74-person strong show, "Place Matters: A Look at Displacement," at Long Island University’s Brooklyn campus on July 29. Comment

KING OF COMEDY      

Can a superhero have a healthy, happy relationship with a mere mortal? And, if it doesn’t work out, could he/she be counted on to bow out gracefully? Comment

(DON’T) STOP THE PRESSES      

"Scoop" is not a great Woody Allen movie; it’s not a great reporter movie, either. But this good-natured confection is more likely to please moviegoers than most other entries in this summer’s never-ending parade of high-octane blockbusters, most of which are re-treads of familiar material. Comment

SPLISH SPLASH     

This summer, Brooklynites will again be diving into the old McCarren Park Pool for fun, but they won’t be getting wet. Comment

COOL FRONT     

Jazz trumpeter John McNeil points to his many years transcribing saxophone solos of Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins and Joe Henderson as the foundation for his unique playing style and his original ideas. Comment

WORDPLAY

One of the Brooklyn Public Library’s current exhibitions features work by a designer who literally makes art from words. Comment

SUMMER LOVIN’

Julio Iglesias is inviting Brooklynites to spend a romantic evening with him on the beach. Comment

FATHER OF INVENTION

Timothee Spitzer, a Parisian ex-pat, waited patiently for someone in his Greenpoint neighborhood to open the kind of patisserie that offered the fresh-baked croissants and bread he loved back home. Comment

WALKING & TALKING      

On Monday, I spent a delightful evening in a supermarket. Comment

SCARY MOVIE

If you think of Patrick Lussier’s film, "Dracula 2000," or Francis Ford Coppola’s 1992 "Dracula" when you hear the word "vampire," it’s time you got a horror movie history lesson. For scary movie buffs, Tod Browning’s 1931 classic "Dracula" - starring Bela Lugosi - is must-see homework. And Celebrate Brooklyn is offering an opportunity to see the film on its big screen on July 27. Comment

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