On Friday evening, December 12, starting at 6:30 the Brooklyn Historical Society will present “Forever Brooklyn: Brooklyn Documentary Screenings.”
Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival presents a screening of five Brooklyn short documentaries celebrating the culture of Brooklyn. From 1980’s Third Avenue to contemporary media paradies, see Brooklyn’s creative spirit and energy on screen!
The event is free, but you must get tickets here.
Also on Friday evening, starting at 8:00, Bargemusic will present “Art of Etude”—works by Chopin, Liszt, Scriabin, Rachmaninoff, Augusta Read Thomas, Fred Hersh, William Bolcom, Marc Mellits, and Wild/Gershwin, played by pianist Olga Vinokur (photo). On Saturday evening at 8:00, and again on Sunday afternoon at 4:00, violinists Jennifer Choi and Pala Garcia, violist Kyle Armbrust, and cellist Michael Nicolas will perform works by Bartók, Kurtág, and Ligeti. There’s more information and buy tickets here. You may also get tickets for Bargemusic’s special Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve events. Saturday afternoon at 4:00 there will be a free, family oriented “Music in Motion” concert, co-sponsored by the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy. Doors open at 3:45; first come, first seated.
The Heights Players’ production of A Christmas Carol continues its run on Friday and Saturday at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday afternoon at 2:00 at the Heights Players’ playhouse, 26 Willow Place. The play’s run will continue through the following weekend on the same schedule, concluding on Sunday, December 21. Make reservations here.