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Bargemusic this Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, April 27 at 8:00 when Australian born, New York resident pianist Lisa Moore, described in the New Yorker as “New York’s queen of avant garde piano,” (photo by Yumiko Izo) plays the complete piano works of Leoš Janaček. On Saturday evening, April 28 at 8:00 pianist Francine Kay will play […]

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Brooklyn Folk Festival Delights

The tenth annual Brooklyn Folk Festival happened April 6th through 8th at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church. As it always has been, it was presented by the Jalopy Theatre and School of Music in Red Hook, now a not-for-profit institution. The opening act on Friday evening was Little Nora Brown (photo). She’s twelve […]

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Fireworks Tomorrow Night, Sunday, April 22

Notify NYC advises us that there will be fireworks near Ellis Island — thus easily visible from the Promenade — tomorrow evening (Sunday, April 22) starting at about 8:15 PM.

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, April 20 at 8:00, Bargemusic will present works by Bach, Beethoven, Paganini and Sarasate, performed by Mark Peskanov on violin and Nina Kogan (photo) on piano. On Saturday evening, April 21 at 6:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, April 22 at 4:00, the Semplice Players will play works by Beethoven, Dohnanyi, and […]

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Grace Chorale Presents “Messiahs False and True” at Plymouth Church May 5 and 6

On Saturday, May 5 at 7:00 PM and Sunday, May 6 at 3:00 PM, at Plymouth Church, Orange Street between Hicks and Henry, Grace Chorale of Brooklyn will present “Messiahs False and True,” a concert featuring “[t]hree works exploring the allure of charismatic leaders in times of crisis.” The three works are: “Cry Out and […]

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Poplar Street Community Garden Workday Saturday

Our friends at Poplar Street Community Garden have sent us this message: We will indeed have another workday in the Poplar St. Community Garden this coming Saturday 4-14 (noon to 3pm). With the compost now turned and going onto plots and other growing areas, we’ll next give the roses their spring pruning, check the fruiting […]

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Bargemusic this Weekend

Bargemusic begins the weekend Friday evening, April 13 at 8:00 with a concert that melds baroque music with jazz instruments — something I’ve long thought appropriate — as Daniel Schnyder on saxophone, David Taylor on bass trombone, and Mark Peskanov on violin, perform works by Mr. Schnyder and by G.F. Handel (image; by Balthasar Denner […]

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Mr. Video III’s Raf Perez in the Sunday Times

The legacy of Raf Perez and Mr. Video III lives on. Raf was profiled here at BHB in 2016. In this Sunday’s New York Times, Fabrice Robinet, a Mr. Video III customer who spent “many an hour” there, writes about the phasing out of DVD’s and the loss of bonus features and director’s commentaries that come with them. Of […]

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Bargemusic this Weekend

This weekend Bargemusic marks the 100th anniversary of the death of the French composer Claude Debussy (image) with two concerts. The first, on Friday evening, April 6 at 8:00, features pianists Steven Beck and Yalin Chi performing works by Rameau, Debussy, Chopin, and Dukas. For the second, on Saturday evening, April 7 at 6:00, Mr. […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Saturday evening, March 31 at 6:00 and again on Sunday afternoon, April 1 at 4:00 Bargemusic will present violinist Mark Peskanov, cellist Julian Schwartz, and pianist Jeffrey Swann will perform works by Handel/Halvorsen and Beethoven (Portrait by Joseph Karl Stieler, 1820). There will be no Friday evening concert this weekend. There are details for […]

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