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Brooklyn Folk Festival at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Friday, April 8 Through Sunday, April 10

The Eighth Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival, sponsored by Jalopy Theatre and Down Home Radio Show, will take place at St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets (except for the world famous banjo toss contest–see photo–which is held on the banks of the beautiful Gowanus Canal) starting Friday evening, April 8 and […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society Next Week

It’s been called “Lavender Lake”, it’s still a Superfund site, but its banks are now also a development site, as they were in the 19th century. At Brooklyn Historical Society on Tuesday evening, October 13, at 7:00 Joseph Alexiou will discuss his new book, Gowanus: Brooklyn’s Curious Canal. This event is presented in partnership with […]

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Brooklyn Folk Festival Delights

Last weekend’s Brooklyn Folk Festival, presented by Down Home Radio Show and Jalopy Theater, at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church presented a diverse and, on the whole, excellent group of musicians. Wyndham Baird (photo), just back from a tour of England and Scotland, sang a variety of folk and blues songs, accompanying himself […]

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