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Daniela Gioseffi, Brooklyn Heights Resident and Award Winning Author, to Speak at First Unitarian Sunday

The Eagle reports that Heights resident and National Book Award winner Daniela Gioseffi will speak on climate justice in a homily titled “Green World Rising” this Sunday, July 24 at the 11:00 a.m. service at the McKinney Chapel of First Unitarian Church, on Pierrepont Street between Monroe Place and Clinton. The many talented Ms. Gioseffi, […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This Friday evening, July 22 at 8:00 Bargemusic will present works by Brahms, Grieg, and Dvorak performed by Mark Peskanov on violin, Evan Drachman (photo) on cello, and Doris Stevenson on piano. On Saturday evening, July 22 at 8:00 and on Sunday afternoon, July 23 at 4:00, a trio consisting of Mark Peskanov on violin, […]

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“Bridge Grooves” at Brooklyn Bridge Park this Wednesday and Next

This Wednesday evening, July 20, and the following, July 27, starting at 7:00 on the Harbor View Lawn at Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, and Brooklyn Bodega will present “Bridge Grooves”, two free concerts featuring “some of New York’s most exciting musicians”. This Wednesday’s event features the PitchBlak Brass Band […]

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Hip Hop Festival Finale Tomorrow Under Brooklyn Bridge

Tomorrow (Saturday, July 16) the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival will conclude with a final performance in the Brooklyn Bridge Park space under the Brooklyn Bridge on Water Street in the Fulton Ferry Historic District. The show will run from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. and feature performances by Nas, with special guests The Soul Rebels; Fabulous; […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This Friday evening, July 15, at 8:00 Bargemusic presents W.T.F. Bach (perhaps a distant cousin to P.D.Q. Bach) playing on piano his own works, as well as those of someone (or some others) also named Bach. On Saturday evening, July 16 at 8:00 and on Sunday afternoon, July 17 at 4:00 Mark Peskanov on violin […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Tomorrow (Friday, July 8) evening at 8:00 violinist Gregory Fulkerson (photo) will begin a series of performances that will present the complete solo violin sonatas and partitas of J.S. Bach, as well as works by other composers. This week’s performance will include works by Bach, Glass, and Bartok. On Saturday evening, July 9 at 8:00 […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic starts the weekend Friday evening, July 1, at 8:00 with violist Andrew Gonzalez and pianist Ji (photo) playing works by Schumann, Brahms, and Joel Friedman. Saturday evening, July 2, at 8:00 brings works by Schubert and Faure performed by violinist James Buswell, cellist Carol Ou, and pianist Edith Kraft. On Sunday afternoon, July 3, […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Tomorrow (Friday) evening, June 24, at 8:00 pianist Nadia Shpachenko (photo) will play works by contemporary composers Lewis Spratlan, Harold Meltzer, James Matheson, Hannah Lash, Amy Beth Kirsten, and Jack Van Zandt in a “Here and Now” concert. On Saturday evening, June 25 at 8:00 and Sunday afternoon, June 26 at 4:00 violinist Johnny Gandelsman […]

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Coming Up at Brooklyn Bridge Park

There’s a wealth of free events at Brooklyn Bridge Park starting tomorrow (Thursday) evening and extending through the weekend. On Thursday evening, June 23, starting at 8:00, park partner BAMcinemaFest presents a screening of Sara Jordenö’s film Kiki on the Harbor View Lawn, Pier 1. Admission is free; there will be “curated food” for sale. […]

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Make Music New York to Present Free Outdoor Performances in and around Brooklyn Heights Tuesday, June 21

On Tuesday, June 21 Make Music New York will present hundreds of free outdoor (the events will be cancelled in case of rain) musical performances all around New York City. In our neighborhood, the music will start in Cadman Plaza Park with a concert by Dominion (“experimental”) from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m., followed by Brightfully […]

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