Back to Brooklyn.
Barbra Streisand Brooklyn's most famous singer, will return to the borough where she was born on Oct. 11 to perform in the new 19,000-seat Barclays Center.
In a statement Streisand said, "Brooklyn to me means the Loew?s Kings, Erasmus, the Yeshiva I went to, the Dodgers, Prospect Park, great Chinese food. I?m so glad I came from Brooklyn?it?s down to earth. I guess you CAN come home again.?
Streisand is the only artist ever to receive an Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Directors Guild of America, Golden Globe, National Medal of Arts and Peabody Awards as well as France's Legion d'Honneur and the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award. She is the recipient of two Oscars, five Emmys, 10 Grammys, a Tony and 12 Golden Globes including the Cecil B. DeMille Award. She is also the first female film director to receive the Kennedy Center Honors. The three films she directed received 14 Oscar nominations.
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