Your correspondent blew it! Bargemusic’s Labor Day Weekend “Celebration of Women Composers by Women Performers” began this (Wednesday, August 30) evening, but will continue Friday, September 1 and Saturday, September 2 evenings at 8:00. It will feature (not all of these artists may be in the remaining two concerts, as may not works by all […]
Archive | August, 2017
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Brownstoner reports the legendary punk priestess, poet and author, Patti Smith will kick off the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival (BKBF) with a reading from her new book, Devotion. BKBF describes the latest tome as a “deeply personal look into the alchemy of Smith’s creative process.” Aptly, the “Bookend” event takes place Monday, September 11th at […]
This Friday evening, August 25, at 8:00, Bargemusic presents pianist Steven Beck (photo) playing works by Beethoven. On Saturday evening, August 26, at 8:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, August 27, at 4:00, a quartet of distinguished musicians on violin, viola, cello, and piano will perform works by Mendelssohn and Mozart. There are details for […]
Apart from there being no 2 or 3 service to or from Manhattan, which means no service at Clark Street or on the 2/3 platforms at Borough Hall, there are no planned cancellations, route diversions, or station skips directly affecting service at any local stations this weekend (11:45 PM Friday, August 25 to 5:00 AM […]
Claude’s on vacay, but it’s still Wednesday. What’s on your mind? Comment away!
First Unitarian Hosts “Interfaith Solidarity Gathering in the Aftermath of Charlottesville” This Tuesday
First Unitarian Church announced that it will host an “Interfaith Solidarity Gathering in the Aftermath of Charlottesville” this Tuesday evening. Here are the details from the facebook event page: Join us as we gather with members of the Brooklyn interfaith community in solidarity with the people of Charlottesville and those across the country who are targets […]
The Eagle reports that L.A. based real estate investors Hawkins Way Capital have bought 117 Columbia Heights (photo), a Brutalist intrusion, by Ulrich Franzen, into a row of nineteenth century townhouses, three of which were also bought by Hawkins from Watchtower and, like 117, became residences for Witnesses. The sale seems to indicate that the […]
In addition to there being no 2 or 3 service at Clark Street and at Borough Hall this and many more weekends, this weekend there will be no Brooklyn bound service at Court Street late nights 11:45 PM Friday, August 18 to 5:00 AM Saturday, August 19, and the same hours Saturday to Sunday, August […]
It’s an almost all Beethoven weekend at Bargemusic. On Friday evening, August 25, at 8:00 pianist Asiya Korepanova will play works by Beethoven, Schumann, and Liszt. On Saturday evening, August 26, at 6:00 and again at 8:00 the St.Petersburg Piano Quartet (photo) will perform works by Beethoven and Schumann. On Sunday afternoon, August 27, at […]
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