On Friday evening, September 22, at 8:00, Bargemusic will present “Tokyo to New York: Composer/Performers,” a concert of works by contemporary composers, some Asian and some Western, performed by Thomas Piercy (photo) some on clarinet and some on hichiriki. On Saturday evening, September 23, at 8:00, pianist and composer Michael Brown will play works by […]
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There will be a free Americana Music Festival this weekend — 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24 — featuring “original and traditional country, folk, roots, blues, old time and bluegrass artists.” It will take place on the Pier Six lawn (near the foot of Atlantic Avenue) in Brooklyn Bridge […]
The theme of this year’s 43rd Atlantic Antic is “The Pulse of Brooklyn.” It will be held this Sunday, September 24 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 […]
According to Notify NYC, “[t]here will be a fireworks display near the Brooklyn Bridge tomorrow, [Tuesday, September 19], at approximately 8:30 PM.” No further details are available.
Photoville Has returned to Brooklyn Bridge Park this week, in its location under the Brooklyn Bridge. The photo (C. Scales for BHB) shows “The Fence,” which previews some of the photos to be shown during the event. Photoville will be open from noon to 10:00 p.m. Thursday, September 21 through Saturday, September 23, and from […]
The Real Deal, citing a Wall Street Journal story that’s behind a paywall, reports that actor Matt Damon is in contract to buy the penthouse at The Standish, 171 Columbia Heights. According to the Real Deal, if the sale goes off at the asking price of $16.645 million, it could set a new record for […]
This Friday, September 15, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, the Brooklyn Historical Society as part of its “Free Fridays” series, will present an evening dedicated to Bourbon — the whiskey, that is, though it will also include a talk about the French royals who gave it the name. Bourbon isn’t just from Kentucky. Some very […]
Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, September 8 at 8:00 with a mix of baroque and modern, including works by J.S. Bach, Paul Schoenfield, Cesar Cui, Mark Wilson, and Manuel de Falla, performed by Martha Aarons on flute, Lev Polyakin on violin, and Rita Sloan on piano. On Saturday evening, September 9 at 8:00, pianist Marika […]
Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ resident professional theater company continues its popular Hearthside Reading Series at the Brooklyn Public Library, 109 Remsen Street (between Henry and Clinton) with a FREE reading of George Bernard Shaw’s forty minute one act comedy “Village Wooing” this Saturday, September 9, starting at 2pm. The readers will be Theater 2020’s Co-Producing […]
This Friday evening, August 25, at 8:00, Bargemusic presents pianist Steven Beck (photo) playing works by Beethoven. On Saturday evening, August 26, at 8:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, August 27, at 4:00, a quartet of distinguished musicians on violin, viola, cello, and piano will perform works by Mendelssohn and Mozart. There are details for […]
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