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Bargemusic This Weekend

Pianist Sonya Lifschitz (photo) starts this weekend’s concert series at Bargemusic on Friday evening, December 16 at 7:30, playing works by Tchaikovsky and Crumb (George, not R.). On Saturday evening, December 17 at 7:30, and on Sunday afternoon, December 18 at 4:00, the Borromeo String Quartet will perform works by Mozart, Russell Platt, and Beethoven. […]

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At Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, March 18 at 8:00, Bargemusic presents the Signum Quartet playing works by Beethoven, Peter Louis Van Dijk, and Brahms. Saturday evening, March 19 at 8:00 violinist Stephanie Chase (photo) and pianist Todd Crow will play works by Mozart, Brahms, H.T. Ma, Rachmaninoff, and Sarasate. On Sunday afternoon, March 20 at 4:00 pianist […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

On Friday evening, January 15, starting at 8:00, Bargemusic will present an evening of American song, with soprano Jamie Jordan (photo: Berio’s Circles by Glenn Cornett) and pianist/composer Bobby Mitchell, doing songs by Mr. Mitchell and by Frederic Rzewski, Michael Finnissy, Stephen Sondheim, and George Gershwin. On Saturday evening, January 16 at 8:00 and on […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The Heights Players premiere their production of Neil Simon’s Rumors this weekend, with performances at the playhouse, 26 Willow Pace, on Friday evening, December 4 and Saturday evening, December 5 at 8:00, and on Sunday afternoon, December 6, at 2:00. There’s more information here and you can reserve tickets here. Grace Church School will have […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend the Heights Players premiere their production of Thornton Wilder’s The Skin of Our Teeth. Performances are Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7 at 8:00 p.m., and a Sunday matinee, March 8 at 2:00 p.m., at the Playhouse, 26 Willow Place. The play will continue through the succeeding two weekends on the same […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

There’s a lot going on this weekend. The Brooklyn Book Festival is already underway with “Bookend” events, but the main program is on Sunday, September 21, with events starting from 10:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m. (schedule here). Also on Sunday there’s the Montague Street Summer Space from noon to 5:00 p.m.–come meet the BHB crew […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Tomorrow (Saturday, July 12) is City of Water Day, and Brooklyn Bridge Park is participating with kayaking and with Seining the River Wild. The Park’s Pier Kids series presents The Art of Stepping on Pier 1 Sunday from 11:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m. All of these events are free. Also on Sunday Smorgasburg will be […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

On Saturday (June 22) from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. the Brooklyn Historical Society will present a book launch and talk by Philip F. Napoli, author of Bringing It All Back Home: An Oral History of New York City’s Vietnam Veterans. In BHS’s words: Join us for a discussion from the author and a remarkable group […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This Sunday, June 16, starting at 10:30 a.m., author Emily Jenkins and illustrator Stephanie Graegin of the new children’s book Water in the Park will be at the Empire-Fulton Ferry section of Brooklyn Bridge Park (adjacent to Jane’s Carousel and the Tobacco Warehouse) will talk, read, and draw for the benefit of young readers and […]

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Last Minute Weekend Ideas: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend is your last chance to see the Heights Players’ production of Steel Magnolias, which will be playing Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 and Sunday afternoon at 2:00, at 26 Willow Place. On Saturday at noon, at the same location, Heights Players Theater for Children will present The Wizard of Oz, a “participation […]

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