For fans of the musical avant garde of the mid to late twentieth century, on Friday evening at 8:00 Bargemusic will present “Sonatas and Interludes” by John Cage (photo), performed on piano by Marc Peloquin. For fans of more conventional art music, on Saturday at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. ther will be a “Masterworks” concert featuring works by Vivaldi, Mendelssohn, and Sarasate performed by the Manhattan Symphonie. On Saturday afternoon at 3:00 there will be a free, family oriented “Music in Motion” concert, program and musicians TBA. The doors open at 2:30; it’s first come, first seated. More info and buy tickets here.
The Brooklyn Heights Cinema will be showing The Way, Way Back, and Girl Most Likely. Showtimes are here. Don’t forget tonight’s (Thursday, July 25) performance at the Cinema by the “dark cabaret rock band” Emily Danger (no relation to Carlos Danger.)
The Brooklyn Historical Society, in conjunction with Big Onion, will present a walking tour of historic Brooklyn Heights, starting at 2:00 p.m. at the steps on the park side of Borough Hall. Details are here.
Looking ahead to Monday, July 29, there will be a reading of Proust’s Swann’s Way (well, probably not the whole thing) at the Granite Prospect on Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, starting at 7:00 p.m.