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Catching Up With Kenn Lowy: The Last Owner of Brooklyn Heights Cinemas

Brooklyn Heights Cinemas, at the end of its 42-year run, was the oldest independently-owned cinema in all of New York City. When the cinema shut off its projectors for good in 2014, the neighborhood collectively mourned the loss of yet another community sanctuary. A place where neighbors and visitors gathered for shared experiences. A place […]

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Theater 2020 Presents Holiday Entertainments This Weekend and Next

In what has become a holiday season tradition, Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own professional stage company, is presenting two seasonal events. This Sunday afternoon, December 4, at 3:00, at the First Unitarian Church, Pierrepont Street and Monroe Place, the RPM Singers will bring “Tuneful Tidings” to all, in a concert of songs of the season. […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society

Tomorrow (Monday, November 14) evening at 7:00 the Brooklyn Historical Society will present the second in its “Our Pesky Neighbors” series; this one dealing with “Bugs”. The discussion will feature experts, including entomologists and exterminators, moderated by Brooke Borel, author of Infested. Admission is $10, or $5 for BHS or Green-Wood members; purchase tickets here. […]

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Theater 2020 Presents “Salute to Sondheim” Next Saturday Evening

Next Saturday evening, November 5, Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own, award winning professional stage company, will present “Broadway in Brooklyn, a Salute to Sondheim”. This concert of the music of one of Broadway’s all time great composers features: Dorothy Kiara (Forbidden Broadway / Broadway: Nine, Anything Goes, Wonderful Town & They’re Playing Our Song), Karen […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society

Thursday evening, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. the Broooklyn Historical Society will present another in its series of Randy Cohen’s Person Place Thing events. This one will feature Stew and Heidi Rodewald, creators of, and performers in, the musical The Total Bent. They will talk with Mr. Cohen “about life, love and music.” Admission is […]

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Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale at Brooklyn Bridge Park This Weekend

The New York Classical Theater will perform Shakespeare’s romantic comedy The Winter’s Tale at the Harbor View Lawn on Pier One, Brooklyn Bridge Park at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, August 12; Saturday, August 13, and Sunday, August 14. Admission is free. More information here. Performances may be cancelled in event of “extreme weather conditions”.

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Movies With A View Begins Tomorrow; Other Events Coming Up At Brooklyn Bridge Park

This summer’s run of free Movies With A View begins tomorrow (Thursday, July 7) evening on the Harbor View Lawn, Pier 1, with the Gene Kelly/Donald O’Connor/Debbie Reynolds classic Singin’ in the Rain (the weather forecast gives a ten percent chance of rain tomorrow). The show begins at 6:00 with sounds by DJ Emch Subatomic, […]

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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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Heights Players’ Production of All the King’s Men Premieres This Weekend: Children’s Theater to Return

The Heights Players contnue their Diamond Anniversary season with their production of All the King’s Men, by Robert Penn Warren, directed by Ed Healy, which opens this weekend. Performances will be at 8:00 p.m. Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2, and a Sunday, April 3, 2:00 p.m. matinee, at the playhouse, 26 Willow Place. […]

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Heights Players’ Production of Clare Boothe Luce’s The Women Opens This Weekend

This weekend (Friday evening, March 4 and Saturday evening, March 5 at 8:00, and Sunday afternoon, March 6 at 2:00) and for the following two weekends on the same schedule, the Heights Players will present their production of Clare Boothe Luce’s 1936 Broadway hit, The Women, “a highly acerbic commentary on the pampered lives of […]

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