Archive | 11201 RSS feed for this section

Theater 2020’s Macbeth Returns, Outdoors

If you missed Theater 2020’s production of Macbeth, set in the South Pacific, at the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Congregational Society, or if you just want to see it again, for free, in an outdoor setting, there will be two performances this coming Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18, starting at 6:00 […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

BHA States Case on Pier Six Towers in Court Hearing

The Brookyn Paper reports that, at a hearing in Judge Lucy Billings’ Manhattan courtroom on Wednesday, counsel for the Brooklyn Heights Association stated their case against the proposed two high rise residential buildings in Brooklyn Bridge Park, on the landward side of Pier Six, near the park’s Atlantic Avenue entrance. Counsel argued that construction of […]

Read full story · Comments { 2 }

Women’s Exchange End of Season Sale

After tomorrow (Saturday, June 10) the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street (between Hicks and Henry) will close for the summer, re-opening on September 9. For the rest of today, until closing at 6:00 PM, and tomorrow from 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM, they are having their end-of-season sale. This is an opportunity to get […]

Read full story · Comments { 2 }

Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, June 9 at 8:00 Bargemusic will present violinist Rolf Schulte (photo, by Christian Steiner) and pianist James Winn, who will play works by Hanns Eisler, Webern, Schönberg, Donald Martino, and Busoni. On Saturday evening, June 10 at 8:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, June 11 at 4:00, members of the Manhattan Symphonie, […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Brooklyn Historical Society This Week

This Tuesday evening, June 6 at 6:30 (all programs begin at 6:30 PM unless otherwise noted) the Brooklyn Historical Society will present, from its “Tales from the Vault” series, “Adopting Brooklyn as a Home,” featuring accounts by Puerto Rican, West Indian, European, and African immigrants to Brooklyn. “BHS archivist Brett Dion brings Brooklyn history to […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

World Science Festival Returns to Brooklyn Bridge Park Saturday Evening

The World Science Festival will return to Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, this Saturday evening, June 3 from 7:00 to 11:00. There will be telescopes for viewing celestial objects (the weather forecast is for clear skies), Bill Nye the Science Guy will be there for Q&A and book signing, and you can meet astronauts Yvonne […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Bargemusic This Weekend

Tomorrow (Friday, June 2) evening at 8:00 pianist Donald Berman (photo) will play works by Haydn, Mauricio Kagel, Dániel Péter Biró, Scott Lindroth, and Ives (certainly an eclectic mix!). On Saturday evening, June 3 at 8:00, violinist Igor Pikayzen, joined by his mother Tatiana Pikayzen on piano, will perform works by Beethoven, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Kreisler, […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Macbeth in the South Pacific? Theater 2020 Makes it Work

These days, it seems, almost everyone who does Shakespeare wants to do it in a non-traditional setting; something that makes it more relevant to our contemporary world than to sixteenth century England. Many of these are successful. Among them were Theater 2020’s 2011 production of Romeo and Juliet, and their The Real Merry House Wives […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Have You Seen Rosie? [Update: Found!]

“Rosie,” a grey tabby with a pinkish blaze on her nose (photo) escaped while being taken in to the Brooklyn Heights Veterinary Hospital, at the corner of Hicks and Cranberry streets. If you find her, please call the hospital at 718-624-1200. From Brooklyn Heights Vet Hospital this morning: “Someone found her last night at 1am […]

Read full story · Comments { 1 }

Gardening Party Saturday, June 3

The Poplar Street Community Garden (photo by C. Scales), located at the northwest corner of Poplar and Hicks streets, will hold a “gardening party”, to which all–adults and children–are invited, this coming Saturday, June 3 from noon to 3:00 p.m. There will be refreshments, show-&-tells, some light get-your-hands-dirty gardening fun, not to mention the beauty […]

Read full story · Comments { 1 }