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Bargemusic, Fulton Ferry Landing, 624-4061, sat. 2/11, 7:30pm, sun. 2/12, 4pm, Beethoven, Adams, Messiaen, w/Chris Gross, cello * thurs. 2/16, 7:30pm, Bach, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Mihailova, w/Katya Mihailova, piano * fri. 2/17, 7:30pm, Beethoven, Mozart, Poulenc w/The Royal Concertgebouw Ensemble.

Brooklyn Arts Exchange, 421 Fifth Ave., 832-0018, sun. 2/12, 2pm, The Three of Clubs, Juggling, Rivalry, and Silliness, directed by Gila Sand, circus play.

Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, 212-594-6100, wed. 2/12, 2pm, St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble w/A Little Night Music, feat. music from Chopin, Schoenberg, Debussy, and Mozart.

Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Heights Branch, 280 Cadman Plaza W., 623-7100, sat. 2/11, 1:30pm, Brooklyn Philharmonic performs excerpts from Carmina Burana.

Brooklyn Public Library, Grand Army Plaza and Flatbush Ave., 230-2100, sat. 2/11, 4pm, Brooklyn Philharmonic performs excerpts from Carmina Burana.

Greenwood Cemetary, 5th Ave. and 25th St., 788-7850, sat. 2/11, 8pm, Still Life with Microphone: Version X, An Intimate Concert Theater-

Work in Progress, concert by violinist Todd Reynolds.

The Good Coffee House, 53 Prospect Park W., 768-2972, fri. 2/10, 8pm, Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen, they play guitar, concertina, banjo, and fiddle.

museums * exhibits

440 Gallery, 440 Sixth Ave., 499-3844, thru fri. 2/24, hours: thurs. and fri. 4-7pm, sat. and sun. 12-6pm, Pairings, exhibition of new works by Sculpter Jeff Jaffee.

Black and White Art Gallery, 483 Driggs Ave., 599-8775, thru sun. 2/26, hours: fri thru mon. 12-6 and by appt., Mirror of our Obsessions & Fears, Group Show w/works by Chris Martin, Dewitt Godfrey and more * My Brother's Keeper continues, site specific installation by Sook Jin Jo.

Brooklyn Arts Council Gallery, 55 Washington St., 625-0080, thru wed. 4/21, hours: mon. thru fri. 10am-6pm, Making Your Mark, On Paper, works by 22 artists.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Ave., 623-7220, sun. 2/12, 1pm, Special theme tour of Plants of Roman and Greek Mythology * thru sun. 2/12, Visions of Nature, classes at the Garden, 2006 Student and Teacher Exhibition and Dale, includes watercoler, pen and ink, collage, and more * sat. 2/18 thru sun. 4/2, Does Time Stand Still, photographs by Herbert Hoover * sat. 2/18, 1:30-3:30pm, Opening reception.

Brooklyn Children's Museum, 145 Brooklyn Avenue, 735-4400,, sat. 2/11, 12-5pm,Cowboy Culture, Discover the cultural roots of the American cowboy and the ethnic diversity of this hard working, cattle driving crowd. Make your own butter, bandana, and learn all about life on the trail! All ages * sat. 2/11, 1 and 3pm, The Many Faces of Brooklyn, display of handmade books created by Museum Team teens. The books showcase photography, collage, and painting inspired by the stories of Brooklyn's Caribbean, African, and African-American communities. Bind your own story in a bookmaking workshop. All ages * thurs. 2/16, 3-4pm, Life in the Saddle, Brands and Bandanas, Uncover the symbols and meanings behind cattle brands. Design your own unique brand stamp and use it to decorate a bandana to take home. Ages 6+ * sat. 2/11 thru sun. 5/18, Joshua's Journey: A Black Cowboy Rides the Chisholm Trail, new traveling exhibit , This exhibit brings to life a book from Scholastic's award-winning Dear America®/My Name is America® series entitled The Journal of Joshua Loper: A Black Cowboy. Focusing on a small slice of American history known as the trail drive era, Joshua's Journey introduces guests to life on the Chisholm Trail through the eyes of a 16-year-old black cowboy.

Brooklyn Historical Society 128 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn Heights , 222-4111,, hours: wed., thurs., sat., 10am-5pm, fri., 10am-8pm, sun., noon-5pm, sat. 2/11, 2pm, Historia Testis Temporum, A History of the Brooklyn Historical Society * sat. 2/18, 2-3pm, Photo preservation workshop * thru sun. 3/26, Ferry Tales, Brooklyn's Steamboat Service, new exhibition of paintings * current exhibitions Brooklyn Works: 400 Years of Making a Living in Brooklyn, four centuries of enterprise and ingenuity.

Brooklyn Fireproof Inc.,101 Richardson St. Top Fl., 302-4702, fri. 2/10 thru sun. 3/12, hours: fri. and sat. 1-6pm, or by appt.,The Idea of Death is Tormenting Me, Lara Allen sings ragtime,.Stacy Fisher ties a perfect bow, Ann Toebbe sits and stares out the window, an exhibition of work curated by Ann Toebbe about three women who have found themselves courted by death in the dark depths of their imaginations * fri. 2/10, 7-10pm, w/performance by Ragtime Germs.

Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, 638-5000, hours: wed. thru fri. 10-5pm, sat. & sun. 11-6pm, thru 6/4/06, Tree of Paradise: Jewish Mosaics from the Roman the role of twenty-one extraordinary Roman-period mosaics.

Clinton Hill Art Gallery, 154A Vanderbilt Ave., 852-0227, hours: wed. thru fri. 3-7pm, sat. 1-8pm, sun. 1-5pm,

Figureworks, 168 N. 6th St., 486-7021, thru sat. 2/26, hours: fri. thru sun. 1-6pm, or by appt., Visions of the Figure, drawings, video, wax sculptures and animation exhibition by 4 artists.

Fillmore Gallery, 75 Lafayette Ave., 797-3943, thru fri. 3/10, call for hours, Vision in Color, abstract paintings by John T. Harris, curated by Leon Nicholas Kalas.

Gallery Boreas, 133-A Roebling St., 384-3562, call for hours, thru thurs. 2/26, Sculpture by Eric K. Drury, and Space by Taylor and Miller Architecture.

Gloria Kennedy Gallery, 111 Front St., 858-5254, thru thurs. 2/17, hours, wed. thru sat. 1-6, thurs. 1-8pm, or by appt., "Salvage: Putting it Together", mixed media exhibition featuring the assemblage art of Pablo Reese, Ellen Alt, Rodney Allen Trice, and more.

Hogar Collection Gallery, 111 Grand St., 288-5022, thru mon. 3/20, hours: thurs. thru mon. 12-7pm and by appt.,Group show by Paul Ballew, Young Wha-Lee, and Andrew Zarou, works on paper, painting, collage and wall installation.

Jewish Folk Crafts Guild @ Kings Bay YM-YWHA, 3495 Nostrand Ave., 646-321-5220, thru sun. 2/26, hours: mon. thru thurs. 9am-9pm, sun. and fri. 9am-4pm, The Arttherapy, exhibition by artist Regina Averbukh.

Metaphor Contemporary Art, 382 Atlantic Ave., 254-0126, thru sat. 2/12, hours: thurs. thru sun. 12-6pm, The Rounded World, an installation by Sandy Litchfield * thru sat. 2/12, New Paintings by Katy Krantz.

Monster Gallery, 234 Fourth Ave., 914-318-4280, sat. 2/11, 2/18, and 2/25, 4pm, Talking Hands Theatre, Puppet Shows For Children ages 2-7.

New York Transit Museum, Boerum Pl. and Schermerhorn St., 694-1600, thru sat. 4/9, call for hours, Upon Closer Inspection, The Artwork of Laura Cantor, also includes a series of portraits ofsome of the people who work behind the scenes tomaintain one of the largest fleets of subway cars in the world.

Object Image Gallery, 91 Fifth Ave., 623-2434, thru sun. 2/19, hours: thurs. and fri. 4-8pm, sat. and sun. 12-5pm,Group exhibit w/works by Michael Calbrese, Alexis Mahon, Scott Williams and more.

Metaphor Contemporary Art, 382 Atlantic Ave., 254-9126, fri. 2/17 thru sun. 3/19, hours: thurs. thru sun. 12-6pm, American Exurbia, photograph exhibit by Rachelle Mozman and also showing, Family Resemblance, an installation of newsculpture and photography by Nina Levy * fri. 2/17, Opening reception for both artists.

Nurture Art Gallery, 475 Keap St., 782-7755, thru sun. 3/5, call for hours, Once Upon a Time, multi-media group exhibition, curated by Stephanie Jeanjean, w/works by several artists.

Rotunda Gallery, 33 Clinton St., 875-4047, thru fri. 3/11, call for hours, Emotional Landscapes, works by thirteen artists.

Rubelle and Norman Schafler Gallery, 200 Willoughby Ave.,, thru fri. 3/24, hours: mon thru fri. 9am-5pm, Missing Link: Art Meets Biomedicine, exhibition that highlights the connections between the arts and sciences w/works by several artists.

Safe-T-Gallery, 111 Front St., Gallery 214, 782-5920, thru fri. 2/25, hours: wed, thru sat. 12-6pm, Stones/Night, works by Barbara Yoshida, printmaker, photographer * thru fri. 2/25, Direct Forms, works by Michael Meyers, photographer.

Saint Francis College, 190 Remson St., 489-5272, mon. 1/30 thru fri. 2/17, call for hours, Natural Expressionism, Art by Dominic Parascandolo.

Saint Joseph's College, Alumni Room Gallery, Tuohy

Hall, 245 Clinton Ave., thru thurs. 2/16, hours: mon. wed. thurs. 4-8pm, sat. 12-2pm, From Darkness to Light, Please Touch, works by Frederick Terna.

The Kentler International Drawing Space, 353 Van Brunt St., 875-2098, thru sat. 2/11, hours: thurs. thru sat. 12-5pm, Drawings of Ernst Bernkert: Drawings 1959-2004.


MS 88, 544 7th Ave., 832-0018, call for schedule, sat. 2/11, 9:30am, workshops in the performing arts, a panel on higher education in the arts, and a performance featuring the best teen theater and dance groups in New York City.

Prospect Park, Flatbush Ave. and Empire Blvd., 287-3400, sat. 2/18, sat. 2/19, 12-1:30pm, Winter Festival: The Great Backyard Bird Count, track North American bird populations * sat. 2/18, 12-1:30pm, Winter Festival: Introduction to Birdwatching, get up close and personal with some of the Park's hardiest winter residents * 1, 2 and 3pm, Winter Festival: Puppet-Making Workshop, participate in a special puppet-making workshop * every mon. 9:30-11am, Nature Babies, nature-themed music, storytelling and crafts program for 1 to 3 years * thru mid-March, 2006, Ice-Skating at Wollman Rink, hours: mon. 8:30am-2pm, tues. 8:30am-5pm, wed. 8:30am-5pm, thurs. 8:30am-6pm, fri. 8:30am-9pm, sat. 10am-1pm, 2-6pm, 7-10pm, sun. 10am-1pm, 2-6pm.

Saint Francis College, 190 Remson St., 489-5272, wed. 2/13, 12:20-1:45pm, Lecture series on Middle East.

Salt Marsh Nature Center, 3302 Ave. U, 421-2021, sat. 2/11, 1pm, Winter Scavenger Hunt * sun. 2/12, 1pm, Eco-Valentines Day Crafts * 2pm,     

Vale of Cashmere, discover this hidden area of Prospect Park. Meet at the Audubon Center@PP * sat. 2/18, 1pm, Nature's Olympians, take a look at nature's fantastic plants and animals * every tues. 4pm, Pilates * every thurs. 9am, Yoga * every sat. 9am, Birding.

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