Bargemusic’s weekend begins on Friday evening, October 18 at 7:00 when pianist Marc Peloquin (photo) performs “Fugues in Flight”, a concert of works by César Franck and by modern and contemporary composers David Shosl, Charles Ives, and David Del Tredici. On Saturday evening, October 19 at 6:00, and again that evening at 8:00, the Pablo […]
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Fox 5 has a story about Brooklyn Heights homeowners taking care of. and beautifying, the tree pits in front of their properties. The story focuses on those on Garden Place; the residents there have certainly done a commendable job. Still, many on other streets deserve recognition. Consider those on Montague Street (photo), many maintained by […]
An Evening with Bestselling Author of ‘Pachinko,’ Min Jin Lee, at First Presbyterian – Nov. 13 at 7:00 p.m.
NY Times best-selling author, Min Jin Lee, will be in conversation with Rev. Adriene Thorne on Wednesday, November 13th at 7:00 PM. Ms. Lee is a recipient of fellowships in Fiction from the Guggenheim Foundation (2018), the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study at Harvard (2018-2019), and the New York Foundation for the Arts (2000). Her […]
This weekend, Bargemusic presents three solo performances by pianist Ivan Ilić (photo). On Friday evening, October 11 at 7:00 he will play one long piece, Hans Otte’s “The Book of Sounds.” On Saturday evening, October 12 at 6:00, he will play works by Keeril Makan, Scott Wollschleger, Melaine Dalibert (including two world premieres and two […]
Who says there’s no good news anymore? The tip came from a friend and neighbor via text tonight. Housing Works is coming back to Montague St.! You may recall, to the dismay of the entire neighborhood, Housing Works closed shop at the location on Montague off Henry St. in March 2017, and was replaced by Halstead Real Estate. […]
This Friday evening, October 4 at 7:00, Bargemusic will present a concert by pianist Olga Vinokur in honor of the 90th birthday of composer George Crumb (photo). The concert will include Crumb’s “Makrokosmos Book 1″ for amplified piano, along with works by Aaron Jay Kernis, Debussy, Bartok, and Scriabin. On Saturday evening, October 5 at […]
10/3 UPDATE: A BRIDGE TOO FAR Alba was found around 10:00 am this morning (Thursday) IN MANHATTAN by a good samaritan walking her two pit bulls in East River Park near the Manhattan Bridge (yes, Alba crossed the bridge!) Luckily the adventurous pooch was still wearing her collar and the dog-loving saviour contacted her owners immediately. Alba’s […]
FDNY firehouses throughout the city are hosting open house events this coming weekend. Engine Company 205/Ladder Company 118, at 74 Middagh Street, will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 5. That same day, Engine Company 224, at 270 Hicks Street (photo), will be open from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Smoke […]
Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, September 27 at 7:00 when violinist Kinga Augustyn (photo) performs works by the modern and contemporary composers Debra Kaye, Isang Yun, David Lang, and Grazyna Bacewicz, and by the timeless J.S. Bach. On Saturday evening, September 28 at 6:00 members of the Semplice Players will perform works by Brahms, Dvorak […]
The 45th annual Atlantic Antic will take place on Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street and Fourth Avenue this coming Sunday, September 29, from noon until 6:00 p.m., rain or shine. Local merchants will be represented, with special deals for the occasion, along with food, music, dancers, visual artists, clothing vendors, and fun sites for kids. […]
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