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Americana Music Festival At Brooklyn Bridge Park This Weekend

The 4th Annual Brooklyn Americana Music Festival will take place this Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM both days, on Pier 3, Brooklyn Bridge Park. It will feature “original and traditional country, folk, roots, blues, old time and bluegrass artists.” Admission is free, and there’s more information here.

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, September 21 at 8:00 when violinist Yevgeny Kutik and pianist Anna Polonsky play works by Strvinsky, Prokofiev, Rubinstein, Razaz, Andrela Pinto Correla, and Schnittke. On Saturday evening, September 22 at 6:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, September 23 at 4:00, violinist and Bargemusic Artistic Director Mark Peskanov, cellist Julian Schwarz, […]

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Atlantic Antic This Sunday

The 44th annual Atlantic Antic will be this Sunday, September 23 from noon to 6:00 p.m., rain or shine, on Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street and 4th Avenue. There will be live and DJ’d music, food, vendors, activities for kids, and special deals from merchants along Atlantic. More information here.

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St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Celebrates Designation as a Pro-Cathedral

Today St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, at Clinton and Montague streets, was made a Pro-Cathedral of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island. As a Pro-Cathedral, it will serve as a secondary seat from which the Bishop may officiate. The celebration of this event began with a procession (photo) beginning at the Montague Street […]

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Is 186 Remsen Doomed to the Wrecking Ball?

I wish I could have gotten a better photo of what I consider to be a magnificent building, but the lighting and shadows were against me, as was a bit of sidewalk shed protecting pedestrians from falling debris generated by renovation work on the building at the corner of Court and Remsen. “Magnificent?” I know […]

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Fascati Pizzeria Back From Vacation as of Yesterday (Sat. 9/15)

That is all…. UPDATE: But not open today (Sunday) and likely not tomorrow (Monday). Get your slice on Tuesday.  

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Open After Summer Vacation

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street (between Hicks and Henry), has re-opened following its customary summer break, occasioned by the fact that it is staffed by volunteers (disclosure: your correspondent’s wife is one of those volunteers), most of whom take summer vacations. It is a not-for-profit craft and gift shop that supports “craftspeople from […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, September 14 at 8:00, Bargemusic will present Tokyo to New York, a concert of contemporary music by Tokyo-based and New York-based composers, performed by Thomas Piercy (photo) on clarinet and guanzi, Cheng Jin Koh on yangqin, and Chen Yihan on piano. On Saturday evening, September 15 at 8:00 and again on Sunday […]

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Upcoming Book Talks at Brooklyn Historical Society

From Brooklyn Historical Society – announcing three upcoming book talks this month: “Each book talk takes a deep dive into complex and underexplored stories including how a youth football team offers refuge and community to young men in Brooklyn’s working-class neighborhood of Brownsville, a first-hand look at the devastating effects evangelical Christianity’s purity culture has […]

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Photoville Opens in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Straight from the Photoville website: “For its seventh edition, Photoville will present work by more than 600 artists in 90 photography exhibitions & outdoor installations, providing an accessible venue for the public to experience both challenging and entertaining visual stories from a diverse group of artists, curators and organizations. In addition to exhibitions in and around […]

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