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Bargemusic Presents Frederic Rzewski Festival

This week Bargemusic is celebrating the music of Frederic Rzewski (photo), american composer and pianist. He, along with other musicians, will be performing his compositions on Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7 at 8:00 p.m., and Sunday, May 8 at 4:00 p.m. Details for each concert and buy tickets here. Saturday afternoon at 4:00 […]

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Theater 2020 Presents Reading Of You Can’t Take It With You Next Saturday

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own professional stage company, will present as part of its “Hearthside Readings” program a free reading–not a staged production, but read by professional actors–of the Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman 1938 Broadway classic You Can’t Take It With You on Saturday afternoon, May 7 from 2:00 (doors open at 1:30) […]

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National Book Award Winner Andrew Solomon To Speak At Brooklyn Historical Society

This coming Wednesday evening, May 4 at 6:30, Andrew Solomon, winner of the 2001 National Book Award for Nonfiction for The Noonday Demon, will be at the Brooklyn Historical Society, where you may join him as he muses on his latest work, a collection of essays about places in dramatic transition, titled Far and Away, […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This Friday evening, April 29, at 8:00 Bargemusic will present violinist Joanna Kurkowicz (photo) and pianist Doris Stevenson will perform works by Mozart, Ravel, Bach, and Previn. On Saturday evening, April 30 at 8:00, pianist Claire Huangci will play works by Scarlatti, Chopin, and Brahms. May Day afternoon at 4:00 brings a mix of French […]

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Some Highlights Of The Brooklyn Folk Festival

Your correspondent attended many of the performances that made up the Eighth Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival, held at St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church Friday evening, April 8 through Sunday evening, April 10, presented by Down Home Radio Show and Jalopy Music Theatre. (There are videos and more photos after the jump.) This was […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Tomorrow evening (Friday, April 22) at 8:00 Bargemusic presents flautist Julia Bogorad-Kogan and pianist Lydia Artymiw performing a mix of classical and modern pieces, including works by Schubert, Martinu, David Schiff, and Bartok. On Saturday evening, April 23, at 8:00 pianist Olga Vinokur (photo) will play works by Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, Scriabin, Bolcom, Andy Akiho, and […]

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Grace Chorale Of Brooklyn To Present Ellington’s Sacred Music At St. Ann April 29 and May 1

Grace Chorale of Brooklyn will present two performances of selections from Duke Ellington’s “Sacred Concerts” at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, corner of Clinton and Montague streets; one on Friday, April 29 at 7:00 p.m. and one on Sunday, May 1 at 3:00 p.m. The Chorale will be accompanied by many acclaimed singers, […]

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Pier 1 “Movies With a View” Schedule Announced

Brooklyn Bridge Park provides us with a list of the free “Movies With a View” to be screened on the Harbor View Lawn, Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park on Thursday evenings this summer. The series kicks off on July 7 with the Gene Kelly/Donald O’Connor/Debbie Reynolds classic Singin’ in the Rain (let’s hope it doesn’t […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Tomorrow (Friday, April 15) evening at 8:00 Bargemusic will present “A Mandolin Journey From Ancient to Modern Times”, featuring mandolinist Carlo Aonzo (photo), and including works by Bach, Kioulaphides, De Call, Siegel, Bickford, Calace, Murena, Do Bandolim, and Grisman. On Saturday evening, April 16, at 8:00 the Dorian Wind Quintet will perform works by Ligeti, […]

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8th Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival at St. Ann’s This Weekend

Grab your partner! Do Si Do! Down Home Radio and The Jalopy Theater present the 8th Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival at St. Ann’s Church starting today, Friday, April 8th through Sunday, April 10th.  Per the event’s website, “The 3-day festival includes 30 bands, vocal and instrumental workshops, a family-friendly square dance and swing dance, jam […]

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