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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, March 10 at Bargemusic presents pianist Steven Beck (photo) playing works by Schubert and Brahms. On Saturday evening, March 11 at 6:00 and again at 8:00, and on Sunday afternoon, March 12 at 2:00 and 4:00, Bargemusic’s Artistic and Executive Director Mark Peskanov on violin is joined by the Semplice Players to […]

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Bargemusic Says: Celebrate New Year’s Eve With “Big Daddy” Bach

On Thursday evening, December 31, starting at 7:30 Bargemusic will present a New Year’s Eve Celebration featuring its President, Executive and Artistic Director Mark Peskanov on violin and Steven Beck (not Beck Hanson) on piano, performing sonatas by J.S. Bach (image). Considered by many the greatest composer in the Western canon, Bach was a cat […]

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Bargemusic Presents Bach by Beck on Christmas Eve

On Christmas Eve (Thursday, December 24) starting at 7:30 p.m., Bargemusic will present a Christmas Eve Celebration featuring pianist Steven Beck (photo) playing J.S. Bach’s “Goldberg” Variations. Tickets are $75 ($78.62 with service fee) and can be purchased here. There will also be a New Year’s Eve Celebration; more details later. Saturday afternoon, December 26, […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend is your last chance to see the Heights Players’ production of Thornton Wilder’s The Skin of Our Teeth. Performances are on Friday, March 20 and Saturday, March 21 at 8:00 p.m., and a Sunday, March 22 matinee at 2:00 p.m., at the Playhouse, 26 Willow Place. You may make reservations here. On Saturday […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This Saturday evening, December 20, at 8:00, and Sunday afternoon at 4:00, Bargemusic will present works by Bach (image), Beethoven, Brahms, Debussy, and Mozart performed by Mark Peskanov on violin, Andrew Gonzalez on viola, Coleman Itzkoff on cello, and Michael Kimmelman on piano. Looking ahead to Wednesday evening, December 24, starting at 7:30 Bargemusic will […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Besides the not-to-be-missed Hidden Brooklyn Heights Walking Tour, there are several events of note in the neighborhood this weekend. Our Lady of Lebanon Cathedral (photo), Henry and Remsen Streets, will have its annual Lebanese Festival on Saturday, May 31 from noon to 9:00 p.m. and Sunday, June 1 from noon to 6:00 p.m. The festival […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

It’s spring, really spring, so you may feel like getting outside and doing a little gardening. The Poplar Street Community Garden is having their first Workday of the season this Saturday, April 12, from noon to 3:00 p.m. The Garden is located at Poplar and Hicks streets. Bring your own pruning shears, or use theirs. […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The Brooklyn Heights Cinema will be showing Nebraska and 12 Years a Slave. On Sunday at noon there will be a special kids’ movie, Shrek Forever After. There’s more info and showtimes here. Bargemusic has no concerts scheduled this weekend, but will have a New Year’s Eve Celebration at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31, […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Don’t forget Theater 2020’s production of “A Radio Christmas Carol” starting at 3:00 p.m. (doors open at 2:30) this Saturday, December 21, at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 19 Sidney Place. This is “Charles Dickens’ Christmas classic performed as a radio play, complete with Foley artist sound effects.” Your correspondent attended last year’s performance, and attests […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

If you’re here for the post-Thanksgiving weekend, you should know there are some things going on locally. The gift shop at the Brooklyn Historical Society will have a sale this Saturday, November 30, from noon until 7:00 p.m. to celebrate Small Business Saturday and the Shop Local campaign. All purchasers will receive a 20% discount […]

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