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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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At Brooklyn Historical Society This Week

Tomorrow (Tuesday, March 15), starting at 6:30, the Brooklyn Historical Society will present a screening of That Which Is Possible, the 2015 documentary about the community of painters, sculptors, musicians, and writers, who create works of art at the Living Museum, an art space on the grounds of a large state-run psychiatric facility in Queens. […]

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Learn About Indie Filmmaking at Brooklyn Bridge Park Saturday

This Saturday afternoon, March 5, from 3:00 to 4:00, Brooklyn independent filmmaker Jason Cusato (photo) will be at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s headquarters, 334 Furman Street (foot of Joralemon, just past the BQE overpass), where he will screen selections from his films When Broomsticks Were Kings and A Box Came to Brooklyn and discuss “the benefits […]

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Coming Up at Brooklyn Historical Society

On Tuesday evening, January 19, starting at 6:30 p.m. the Brooklyn Historical Society will present a screening and discussion of A Place at the Table, “which exposes the realities of hunger in the United States through the stories of three families who struggle daily to secure the source of their next meal.” Following the screening, […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society This Week

Tomorrow evening–Monday, December 14, from 6:30 to 9:00–Brooklyn Historical Society will present, as part of its “Activism in Film” series, a screening of the film The Times of Harvey Milk, with a discussion following the screening, led by Stuart Milk, LGBT activist, founder and president of the Harvey Milk Foundation, and nephew of Harvey Milk. […]

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Coming Up At Brooklyn Historical Society This Week

On Monday evening, November 16, starting at 6:30, the Brooklyn Historical Society will present “Malcolm X in Brooklyn,” a discussion led by BHS’s oral historian Zaheer Ali, about Malcolm’s activities in the Borough and his continuing legacy here. The event is free, but you must register here. BHS now advises that response has been so […]

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Coming Up at Brooklyn Historical Society This Week

Wednesday is Veterans Day, so this week BHS focuses on war and veterans. On Monday evening, November 9 at 6:30, actor and veteran Stephan Wolfert will present a one man performance of his Cry Havoc, which draws on classical and Shakespearean sources to bring the audience face-to-face with the horrors of war and the difficulties […]

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Coming Up at Brooklyn Historical Society this Week

Tomorrow (Monday, November 2) evening at 6:30 there will be a screening of Brother Outsider, a documentary about the life of civil rights leader Bayard Rustin (photo). Co-producer Mridu Chandra and Walter Naegle, Rustin’s surviving partner, will be there to discuss the film. The event is free, but you must reserve tickets here. On Wednesday […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Tomorrow (Friday, October 9) evening at 8:00, Bargemusic will present Alexander Fiterstein on clarinet and Michael Brown on piano doing an eclectic mix of pieces classical and modern, including works by Leonard Bernstein (photo), Brahms, Mason Bates, Martinu, and Alamiro Giampieri. On Saturday evening, October 10, cellist Jeffrey Solow, pianist Doris Stevenson, and Bargemusic’s President, […]

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Coming Up at Brooklyn Bridge Park This Week

On Wednesday evening, August 26, from 6:00 to 8:00 there will be a happy hour at Fornino’s on Pier 6, near the foot of Atlantic Avenue. More details here. Admission is free, but you must RSVP here by tomorrow, Monday, August 24. Also on Wednesday evening is the next Wednesday Night Tour, which begins at […]

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