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Barbra Streisand to Return Home With Brooklyn Concert



    Superstar Barbra Streisand is coming home to Brooklyn.

    The Oscar- and Grammy-winning diva, raised in Flatbush and a graduate of Erasmus Hall High School, has never performed publicly in Brooklyn, but that's about to change.

    Brooklyn's new Barclays Center arena announced Wednesday that Streisand will give a concert there on Oct. 11.

    “Brooklyn to me means the Loew’s Kings, Erasmus, the yeshiva I went to, the Dodgers, Prospect Park, great Chinese food," Streisand said in a statement. "I’m so glad I came from Brooklyn -- it’s down to earth. I guess you can come home again.”

    Barclays Center, the future home of the Nets, is still under construction. CEO Brett Yormark says Streisand's concert will be a defining moment for the arena.

    Tickets go on sale May 21 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster, the Barclays Center and Streisand's web site, or by calling 800-745-3000.