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Culture Briefs: Dance premiere, ‘Frozen’ flick and photo conversations


Young Soon Kim and White Wave Dance will present the world premiere of “Eternal NOW,” the first full-length work by a Korean-born choreographer at Brooklyn Academy of Music, from Thursday, June 19 through Sunday, June 22.

Young Soon Kim is one of the most renowned choreographers Korea has ever produced and wasnominated for the 17th Annual KBS – TV Global Korea Award.

“Eternal NOW” will be performed to live music performed by longtime collaborator and composer Marco Cappelli as dancers interact with lusciously composed images and video footage by Kate Freer with costumes by Sarah Cubbage. It is the fourth and final chapter of the Here Now series Kim began creating in 2010.

Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday through Saturday and at 3 p.m. on Sunday at BAM Fisher (321 Ashland Place). Tickets are $20. For more information and reservations, call 718-855-8822 or visit


Councilmember David Greenfield will host a string of free movies in the park, offering up family-friendly nights this summer at parks throughout his district. The first flick shown will be “Frozen” on Sunday, June 22 at 8:30 p.m. sharp at Seth Low Park (Bay Parkway and West 12th Street).

Next up will be “The Wizard of Oz” on Sunday, June 29 at 8:30 p.m. sharp at Colonel Marcus Park (Avenue P between East Fourth and East Fifth Streets).

Guests are encouraged to bring a chair or blanket for this fun and free family night out in the park. For more information, please call Greenfield’s office at 718-853-2704.

In case of rain, events will be rescheduled to a future date.


Photographer Randy Duchaine will chat with individuals featured in the photographic series, “Created in Brooklyn” at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Library on Wednesday, July 9. Audience members will hear how and why the photographer and the subjects pursued their extraordinary creative visions in Brooklyn’s varied communities,

Scheduled guests will include Amy Sananman of Groundswell Murals, BRIC Arts/Media and Rylee Eterginoso and Megan Goins-Diouf of Weeksville Heritage Center.

Created in Brooklyn: A Series of Conversations – free to the public — will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the Central Library’s Information Commons Lab (10 Grand Army Plaza).

For more information, visit

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