West Indian-American carnival kicks off in Brooklyn

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The West Indian-American carnival kicked off in Brooklyn Thursday with a reggae party.

The opening night was held at the Brooklyn Museum, and the party is expected to continue through the weekend.

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Friday will feature the annual Youthfest and on Saturday the steel bands will take center stage.

Then on Monday there will be the big parade along Eastern Parkway.
 

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