Start the weekend this evening (Thursday, September 5) with your last chance this season for stargazing on Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 1 esplanade with members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York and their telescopes. The forecast is for clear skies, and the observing goes from 8:30 to 10:30. Also this evening, starting at […]
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For those in town during the post-Independence Day weekend, Bargemusic has a full schedule of concerts. Friday evening at 8:00 there’s a “Here and Now” concert featuring works by several contemporary composers, performed by mezzo-soprano Anna Tonna, pianist Olga Vinokur (photo), pianist David Kalhous, and flutist Amelia Lukas. On Saturday evening at 8:00 there’s a […]
There’s more free Shakespeare on the pier this weekend, as the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy presents Random Access Theater’s production of the comedy Much Ado About Nothing at the Granite Prospect, Pier 1, starting at 7:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Set in colonial Macau, this production explores Much Ado’s wickedly enjoyable themes of love, intrigue, […]
More stargazing; crafts; a show featuring puppets, banners and music; and lots of fitness classes and activities are planned for this summer at Brooklyn Bridge Park. All of these events and classes are free. Details after the jump.
Last night your correspondent went to Pier 1, where members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York had set up telescopes to view various objects visible in the sky at the time. The moon and Venus having set earlier, the brightest of these objects (other than passing airplanes) was the giant planet Jupiter. Through […]
The Amateur Astronomers Association of New York will host a star-studded event on Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, starting at dusk this Saturday evening, October 9. This from BBPC: As dusk begins about 6:30pm October 9th, you can see a very thin crescent Moon in the southwest. Two planets are nearby — Venus (also a […]
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