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Weekend Picks: Jay-Z, DUMBO Arts Festival, Atlantic Antic, more


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Say "Hello Brooklyn" as Jay-Z opens up the highly anticipated Barclays Center (also home of the Nets, which Jay-Z co-owns) with eight nights of concerts on his home turf. (Fri.-Oct. 6, $29.50-$254.50, 8 p.m., Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., Prospect Heights, 877-77-BKTIX)

Take in some sexy, sultry moves at the New York Burlesque Festival, featuring various acts in Manhattan and Brooklyn. (Through Sun.,

DUMBO Arts Festival transforms DUMBO into a veritable playground of arts, music and performance for three days. (Fri.-Sun.,

Neil Young with Crazy Horse, the Foo Fighters, the Black Keys and more join forces for Global Festival, a massive free ticketed music festival to help end extreme poverty. (Fri., FREE (tickets required), 5 p.m., Central Park Great Lawn,

The Atlantic Antic, street festival extraordinaire, takes over the streets of Brooklyn for its 38th year, with music, food, vendors and much, much more. (Sun., FREE, noon, Atlantic Avenue from Hicks Street to Fourth Avenue, Brooklyn,


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