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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society

This coming Saturday, April 1, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the Brooklyn Historical Society will host a Family Play Day where families get to try hands-on activities and games that will be featured in a new exhibition about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront. The activities will include building puzzles, making postcards, drawing murals, […]

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Eric Adams’ Dine In Brooklyn Showcases Borough Eateries

Borough President Eric Adams has launched Dine In Brooklyn a restaurant-week style program featuring $28 Prix Fixe dinners, $15 two-course lunches and $12 brunches at eateries throughout Brooklyn. The program launched on March 20th and runs through Thursday, March 30th. Dine in Brooklyn celebrates the five-star flavors that make Brooklyn a ‘must-taste’ destination. Our restaurants […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, March 24, at 8:00, Bargemusic presents violinist Giora Schmidt and pianist Victor Santiago Asuncion playing works by Beethoven, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, and Respighi. On Saturday evening, March 25, at 8:00 the Dorian Wind Quintet will perform works by Arturo Marquez, Amanda Harberg, Bruce Adolphe, Lalo Schifrin, Billy Childs, and Karl Kramer. On Sunday afternoon, […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Presents Artist Priscila De Carvahlo at 99 Plymouth Street Saturday Afternoon

This Saturday afternoon, March 18, from 1:00 to 2:00, the Brazilian born artist Priscila De Carvalho (photo; from Maria Brito) will give an artist talk in conjunction with her exhibition Before Now, at 99 Plymouth Street, in DUMBO. Admission is free, but spots are limited and available on a first-come, first served basis.

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Saturday evening, March 18 (there is no Friday concert this week) at 8:00, Bargemusic presents the Aviv Quartet playing works by Mozart, Shostakovich, and Ravel. On Sunday afternoon, March 19, at 4:00, the Alaria Trio will perform works by Arvo Pärt, Beethoven, and Schubert. There are details for each concert and you may buy […]

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“Handel and the Voice” at First Unitarian This Friday Evening, March 17

This Friday evening, March 17, at 8:00 at the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street (between Monroe Place and Clinton), the Repast Baroque Ensemble (photo) will present “Handel and the Voice,” a concert of works by Handel, Vivaldi, Purcell, and Telemann, including vocals by bass-baritone Jonathan Woody. Tickets are $30 general […]

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The Air Was Cold, But The Birds Were Out

Your correspondent ventured out at 8:45 yesterday (Saturday) morning in sub-zero wind chill to walk from his home on Montague Street down to the Pier 1 entrance. There he met Heather Wolf, author of Birding at the Bridge and guide for a bird walk scheduled for what proved to be a very cold morning. The […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, March 10 at Bargemusic presents pianist Steven Beck (photo) playing works by Schubert and Brahms. On Saturday evening, March 11 at 6:00 and again at 8:00, and on Sunday afternoon, March 12 at 2:00 and 4:00, Bargemusic’s Artistic and Executive Director Mark Peskanov on violin is joined by the Semplice Players to […]

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Benefit Folk Concert and Square Dance Saturday Evening to Benefit St. Ann’s Church Restoration

This Saturday evening, March 11, starting at 7:30 the Brooklyn Folk Festival will present a benefit for the restoration of the beautiful St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church, at Clinton and Montague streets (photo), at which the event will be held. On the program are Eli Smith, playing American folk and banjo tunes; Eva […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society

On Thursday, March 9 at 6:30 p.m., the Brooklyn Historical Society will present a conversation between Cindy Gallop, founder of IfWeRanTheWorld and MakeLoveNotPorn, and Juie Scelfo, author of The Women Who Made New York, on the topic “Are We There Yet, Sisters? Will We Ever Be?” The discussion will focus on “[p]ower dynamics, double standards, […]

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