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Organ Recital at Grace Church Sunday Evening

On Sunday evening, November 17, starting at 5:00 p.m., Paul Richard Olson, Grace Church’s Music Director and organist, will present a recital of organ music, followed by a festive reception. Admission is a suggested donation of $20 to support Community Help in Park Slope (CHiPS), which “feed[s] the hungry in our soup kitchen and shelter[s] […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Pianist Adam Golka opens Bargemusic’s weekend on Friday evening, November 8 at 7:00, playing works by Beethoven, Paderewski, and Chopin. On Saturday evening, November 9 at 6:00 pianist and Juilliard faculty member Jerome Lowenthal will present “Legendary Pianists in Recital,” in which he will play works by the legendary keyboard artists J.S. Bach and Frederic […]

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Plymouth Church Yankee Fair Saturday

This Saturday, November 2, historic Plymouth Church, Orange Street between Henry and Hicks, holds its annual Yankee Fair. Nothing to do with baseball loyalty (thank God), but instead to Congregationalist history going back to the Pilgrims. There will be many things for sale, including kids’ and adults’ clothing, toys, books, housewares, food, and so on. […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Pianist, thereminist, and Haken continuum player Rob Schwimmer (photo) begins Bargemusic’s weekend on Friday evening, November 1 at 7:00, with a solo performance of works from his newly released album Heart of Hearing, along with “new, old, and other works.” On Saturday evening, November 2 at 6:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, November 3 at […]

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Theater 2020 Gala Next Saturday Celebrates Hal Prince

Next Saturday. November 2, Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own award winning professional stage company, will present Broadway in Brooklyn, a Salute to Hal Prince, a gala fundraising concert celebrating the late, legendary Broadway producer and director Hal Prince, who served on Theater 2020’s Advisory Board and was a mentor to its co-Artistic Directors (and Heights […]

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Beethoven at St. Ann’s Church Sunday Afternoon

Beethoven’s 250th birthday is next year; but, if like my wife and I you have your clock radio tuned to WQXR, you know that the celebration is underway now. On this Sunday, October 27 at 4:00 p.m., at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, enter at 157 Montague Street (near Clinton), the Brooklyn Metro […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend starts early, on Thursday evening, October 24 at 7:00 (sorry for the late notice), when pianist Bobby Mitchell (photo, © Jiyang Chen, August 2016; used with permission) presents the New York premiere of Rzewski’s “Songs of Insurrection.” On Friday evening, October 25 at 7:00, clarinetist Thomas Piercy, along with other musicians and singers, […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Presents “Art of Fugue” Wednesday

The Repast Baroque Ensemble – in photo above, clockwise from top right: Amelia Roosevelt, violin; Sarah Stone, viola da gamba and cello; Gabe Shuford, harpsichord; and Stephanie Corwin, bassoon – return to McKinney Chapel, First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street, this Wednesday evening, October 23, starting at 7:30 p.m. Joined by frequent guest Beth Wenstrom […]

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Harvest Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park Saturday

This Saturday, October 19 Brooklyn Bridge Park will present its tenth annual Harvest Festival on Pier 6, near the foot of Atlantic Avenue, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Activities will include a pumpkin patch, arts and crafts, face painting, live animals, music, lawn games, food trucks, and more. It’s all free, except for the […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins on Friday evening, October 18 at 7:00 when pianist Marc Peloquin (photo) performs “Fugues in Flight”, a concert of works by César Franck and by modern and contemporary composers David Shosl, Charles Ives, and David Del Tredici. On Saturday evening, October 19 at 6:00, and again that evening at 8:00, the Pablo […]

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