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Bargemusic This Weekend

This Friday evening, November 17 at 8:00, Bargemusic will present violinist Leonid Sushansky (photo) and pianist Carlos César Rodríguez, who will play works by Dvorak, Manuel De Falla, Mendelssohn, and Carlos Gardel/John Williams. On Saturday evening, November 18 at 6:00, cellist Mon-Puo Lee and pianist Han Wen Jennifer Yu will play works by Shaporin, Enescu, […]

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SOB Presents Mahler’s “Titan” at St. Ann Saturday Evening.

Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) was an Austrian composer who is regarded as the last great symphonist in the Germanic tradition. He was born to a Jewish family, but converted to Roman Catholicism in order to accept an appointment from the Austro-Hungarian Emperor. His work was highly syncretic, incorporating themes from many musical traditions. The third movement […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, November 10, at 8:00, and again on Saturday evening, November 11, at 8:00, Bargemusic will present internationally renowned guitarist Paul Galbraith (photo), playing works by Haydn, Scriabin, and Albéniz. On Sunday afternoon, November 12, at 2:00 and again at 4:00, pianist Philip Edward Fisher will present “Fisher Plays Beethoven.” There are details […]

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This Tuesday, A Night to Celebr8 Reading

The P.S./M.S. 8 PTA presents a Night to Celebr8 Reading this Tuesday, November 7th from 6:oo – 8:00.  The good folks at Superfine (126 Front Street in DUMBO) are hosting. Tickets are $35 and include additional snacks by Shalini’s Kitchen. Cash bar. Click HERE to purchase tickets. All proceeds benefit P.S./M.S. 8 and help sponsor […]

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RIP DNAinfo & Gothamist

The neighborhood news blog-o-sphere got a lot smaller today.  Readers attempting to peruse DNAinfo or Gothamist earlier this evening received a rude awakening. As reported by the New York Times, just last week the writers and editors of both newsrooms voted to unionize.  Today at 5:00 pm, Joe Ricketts, the billionaire founder of TD Ameritrade and […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, November 3 at 7:00, at Bargemusic, violinist Johnny Gandelsman will perform Part I and at 9:00 Part II of J.S. Bach’s complete solo sonatas and solo partitas for violin (these are separate concerts and require separate admission); on Saturday evening, November 4 these performances will be repeated at 6:00 and 8:00, respectively. […]

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Lena Dunham’s Love Letter to Sammy of Pet’s Emporium

It’s been a while since we’ve posted a “People in Your Neighborhood” story. So this  adorable missive, written by our celebrity neighbor Lena Dunham is worth a re-post. Sammy at Pet’s Emporium on Montague Street appeared in the October 24th edition of New York Magazine’s The Cut. Enjoy!  

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Bargemusic This Weekend

As part of its “Here and Now” series, on Friday evening, October 27 at 8:00 Bargemusic will present The Secret Quartet and Kinan Azmeh’s CityBand performing works by Ljova, Kinan Azmeh, and traditional Ukrainian tunes. On Saturday evening, October 28 at 6:00 and again at 8:00 violinist Mark Peskanov and pianist Olga Vinokur (photo) will […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend starts on Friday evening, October 20, at 8:00 with a “Little Tribute to Vienna” (photo) featuring pianist Alexandra Joan playing works by Haydn, Schubert/Liszt, Webern, Kreisler/Rachmaninov, and Schumann. On Saturday evening, October 21, at 6:00 pianist Oleg Khudyakov will play works by Chopin and Stravinsky. There will be a second Saturday evening concert, […]

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Sounds of the Court of the Sun King by Repast Baroque Ensemble this Friday

François Couperin (1668-1733) was a French baroque composer and musician whose career came to full fruition at the court of Louis XIV (the “Sun King”; image). On Friday evening, October 20, at 8:00, the Repast Baroque Ensemble returns to the McKinney Chapel, First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street (between Monroe Place and Clinton), to perform […]

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