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Bargemusic This Weekend

The weekend begins Friday evening, August 17 at 8:00, when pianist Asiya Korepanova (photo) plays works by J.S. Bach, Brahms, Poulenc, and Beethoven. On Saturday evening, August 18 at 6:00 and again at 8:00, the St. Petersburg Piano Quartet will play the same two works, one by Beethoven and one by Schubert. On Sunday afternoon, […]

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Bargemusic this Weekend

Ths Friday evening, August 10 at 7:00, pianist Olga Vinokur (photo) will present a recital, “Art of Etude,” featuring works by many prominent nineteenth and twentieth century and contemporary composers. On Saturday evening, August 11, at 6:00, Ms. Vinokur will return to play works by Beethoven, Liszt, Scriabin, Rachmaninoff, and Leo Smit/Bernstein. On Sunday afternoon, […]

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Bargemusic this Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, August 3 at 8:00 when pianist Soyeon Kate Lee (photo) plays works by Chopin, Scarlatti, Janacek, Villa-Lobos, and Granados. On Saturday evening, August 4 at 6:00 and again at 8:00, violinist Mark Peskanov and pianist Olga Vinokur will play works by Beethoven and Schubert. On Sunday afternoon, August 5 at […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend, with Jazz!

The weekend begins riding on a jazz note on Friday evening, July 27 at 8:00 when the Endangered Heart Quartet (photo) presents works by Roy Nathanson, Beatles/Jesse Mills, Bach/Tim Kiah, and Jesse Mills. On Saturday evening, July 28 at 6:00, the Peskanov Duo, consisting of Alexander Peskanov on piano and Lu Ann Peskanov on flute, […]

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Apple Tree Pruning Event at Poplar Street Community Garden

Our friends at the Poplar Street Community Garden have sent us this message: Join neighbors and friends in the Poplar Street Community Garden for our annual Apple-Tree Pruning event on Saturday, August 4th, noon-3 pm. Learn about fruit trees and their care, gain hands-on experience with pruning tools, climb ladders and/or help spot other climbers. […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

The Fine Arts Quartet (photo) starts the weekend on Friday evening, July 20 at 8:00, performing works by Mendelssohn and Grieg. On Saturday evening, July 21 at 6:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, July 22 at 4:00. the Semplice Players, joined by Mark Peskanov on violin, will play works by Haydn and Beethoven. There are […]

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Bargemusic this Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, July 13 at 8:00 with pianist Beth Levin (photo) playing works by Beethoven and Handel. Saturday evening, July 14 there will be two concerts: one at 6:00 featuring works by Bach, Paganini/Enescu, Beethoven, Kreisler, Paganini/Schumann, deFalla/Kreisler, and Paganini; and one at 8:00 featuring works by Bach, Beethoven, Paganini/Enescu, and Sarasate. […]

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Bargemusic this Weekend

The weekend begins at Bargemusic on Friday evening, July 6 at 8:00 with pianist Daniel Schlosberg playing works by Mozart, Lukas Foss, and Poulenc. On Saturday evening, July 7 at 8:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, July 8 at 4:00, the Semplice Players, joined by violinist Mark Peskanov (photo), will perform works by Haydn and […]

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Where to Watch the 4th of July Fireworks

This year the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks will be launched from seven barges staged in the East River between East 23rd and East 40th Streets. Per the official website, “the fireworks may be viewed from any area in Brooklyn with an unobstructed view of the sky above the East River.”  Macy’s does not recommend Brooklyn Bridge […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park’s “Movies with a View” Features Women Directors

This summer’s edition of “Movies with a View”, Brooklyn Bridge Park’s annual free outdoor movie festival, has the theme “She Directs.” All of the films to be shown have women as directors. The schedule (all are on Thursday evenings) is: July 12, Desperately Seeking Susan (Susan Seidelman) July 19, Kung Fu Panda 2 (Jennifer Yuh […]

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