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Nick Balaban Sings and Plays at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Thursday

Singer, songwriter, composer, keyboard artist, and Brooklynite Nick Balaban will be at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church this Thursday evening, August 5, starting at 6:00, for a concert that also serves as a release party for his latest album. Mr. Balaban has performed with many prominent musicians and groups. He “is also known […]

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Ready for Some Kora Music? St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Thursday

The kora is a “long-necked harp lute of the Malinke people of western Africa.” Althea SullyCole (photo) will play it this Thursday evening, July 29, starting at 6:00. She will be joined by Ras Moshe on saxophone and flute, and by Alec Saelens on guitar. There’s more information here. The concert is part of St. […]

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Violinist Molly Fletcher at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Thursday

Molly Fletcher, a violinist with a parallel career as a fashion model, will be at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, corner of Clinton and Montague this Thursday evening, July 22, for a forty five minute concert starting at 6:00. Ms. Fletcher has toured with a range of artists from Clean Bandit to Fetty […]

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St. Ann’s Church Presents “Cosmic American Music” Thursday Evening

This Thursday evening, July 8, starting at 6:00, St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets, will present a concert by The Coolest Ranch (photo), a Brooklyn based trio who bill their sound as “Cosmic American Music.” This caught my eye because “Cosmic American Music” is the term coined by Gram Parsons […]

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Donate to St. Ann’s Pop-Up Pantry to Help Those in Need

From St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church: “St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church has launched a weekly Pop-Up Pantry to address hunger while New Yorkers continue to cope with the prolonged economic and social fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic. Every Tuesday, the pantry provides non-perishable food items to those who need them at […]

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You Can Help Estuary Feed Local Frontline Workers

Estuary, the recently opened restaurant in One Brooklyn Bridge Park, near Pier Five, is providing free, hot meals to healthcare and other frontline COVID-19 workers in Brooklyn. They have a GoFundMe page.

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Pies, and Volunteers, Wanted for Heights and Hills Thanksgiving

In an annual tradition that has continued for over 47 years, the Heights and Hills communities come together every year to prepare a Thanksgiving feast for older adults, and the wider community is called upon to bake lots of pies. There can never be too many pies! A Thanksgiving luncheon is held in Grace Church, […]

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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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Irish Cyclist Ends Transcontinental Ride in Brooklyn Bridge Park

The Irish Times reports that 26 year old Shane Finn, of County Kerry, Ireland, today completed a 36 day bicycle journey that began at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge and ended at Brooklyn Bridge Park, where he was greeted by his cousin, Mary Evans, who flew over from Ireland for the event. Mr. Finn undertook […]

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BloomAgainBklyn to Host Spring Fling at Plymouth Church May 7

BloomAgainBklyn is a community-based, non-profit organization which repurposes unsold and once-used flowers into new arrangements which are distributed by volunteers to home bound seniors, local nursing home residents, trauma and homeless survivors, and others in need. The organization’s goal is to create an uplifting experience for those who may not regularly have visitors or receive […]

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