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Theater 2020 Presents Into the Woods at St. Francis February 21 – March 17

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own award winning professional stage company, will present the James Lapine/Stephen Sondheim musical comedy Into the Woods at the Founders Hall Theater, St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street, in a run of sixteen performances beginning Thursday, February 21 and continuing through Sunday, March 17. “Into the Woods,” where the characters in […]

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String Orchestra of Brooklyn and Violinist Paul Huang at St. Ann’s Church Saturday

This coming Saturday, February 2, the String Orchestra of Brooklyn and violinist Paul Huang (photo, by Marco Borggreve) will be at St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets (enter from Clinton) beginning at 8:00 P.M. for a concert featuring Mr. Huang as soloist on Aram Khachaturian’s Violin Concerto, followed by jazz […]

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Emily Blunt & John Krasinski Buy “A Quiet Place” in Brooklyn Heights

The Real Deal and WSJ report A-Listers Emily Blunt (“Mary Poppins Returns”) and John Krasinski (The Office) have purchased adjacent apartments at The Standish for a cool $11M. Sources close to the deal say once combined the renovated apartment will take up an entire floor of the building. The power couple, who starred together in the […]

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BHA Sends New Letter to DOT; Harvard “Kroks” Benefit Concert for BHA and A Better Way NYC

The Brooklyn Heights Association, in a letter sent today to Polly Trottenberg, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation, noted that the announcement of an alternative plan for repair of the L train tunnel should inspire DOT “to re-think DOT’s approach to the BQE reconstruction project.” The parallels seem clear: each project poses […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This weekend Bargemusic presents a “Here and Now” festival, featuring works by seven contemporary composers, most of them world premieres. These will be performed by members of the Semplice Players, led by Bargemusic’s Artistic Director, Mark Peskanov. The festival’s first performance will be Friday evening, January 4 from 7:00 to 8:30. It will be repeated […]

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New Year’s Fireworks

This year’s New Year’s Fireworks, which begin promptly at midnight, when the ball drops, should be clearly visible from the Promenade and other Brooklyn Heights vantage points, as they will be launched from a barge near Liberty Island. If you hear some explosions and see flashes of light to the east, that’s because there is […]

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Electronica Concert at St. Ann’s Church Saturday Evening

Ambient Church, “a nomadic experiential event series dedicated to working with artists to bring new ecologies to architecturally unique spaces through transcendent audio and visual performance”, will, in conjunction with the indie record label Kranky, present a concert at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets, this Saturday evening, December 15, […]

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Senator Gillibrand at St. Ann’s Church Saturday to Promote New Book

New York’s junior U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, prominently mentioned as a possible Democratic candidate for President in 2020, will be at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets, at 1:00 PM this Saturday, December 15. She will read from and discuss her new book for children, Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes […]

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Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” Free Performance Saturday

This Saturday afternoon, December 15 at 2:00 (seating begins at 1:30), at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Brooklyn Heights Branch, 109 Remsen Street (accessible entrance from Henry Street between Montague and Remsen), Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own professional theater company, will Present “A Radio Christmas Carol”, an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ (photo) “A Christmas Carol”, by […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Update: Bargemusic will be on winter break from December 16 to Friday, January 4, when the concert schedule will resume. Pianist-composer Michael Brown (photo, by Neda Navaee) will open Bargemusic’s weekend Friday evening, December 14 at 7:00 playing works by Couperin, Mendelssohn, Ravel, Chopin, and Liszt, along with the New York premiere of his own […]

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