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Wednesday Oct. 8: Our World In Pictures

October 8, 2014 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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NEW YORK — Rockettes Rehearse in New York: The Rockettes rehearse their “New York at Christmas” number from the 2014 Radio City Christmas Spectacular, in the rehearsal space of St. Paul the Apostle Church, in New York, on Tuesday.

NEW YORK — Brooklyn Artists to Showcase Works at Carter Burden Gallery: Brooklyn artists Robin Gaynes-Bachman and Angela Valeria have new exhibitions opening on Oct. 9 at Carter Burden Gallery.  Gaynes-Bachman’s exhibition “Glitter and Good Times” depicts traditional subjects in non-traditional ways.  Gaynes-Bachman grew up in Manhattan Beach loving the reflective nature of the ocean.  Valeria, who grew up in Brighton Beach, will be featured in “On the Wall,” the gallery’s ongoing public art installation.  Shown is Robin Gaynes-Bachman’s “Ganesh.”

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INDONESIA — Sea Turtles Released for Campaign: Students help release baby turtles to the ocean in Bali, Indonesia, on Wednesday. More than 1,000 baby turtles were released during a campaign to save sea turtles.

UKRAINE — Ukrainian Main Terminal Hit by Shelling: The main terminal of Donetsk Sergey Prokofiev International Airport hit by shelling during fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian government forces in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, on Wednesday.

INDONESIA — Men Lash Coconut Husks during Firefighting Ritual:  Balinese men lashing burning coconut husks off each other during “Mesabatan Api,” a sacred firefighting ritual at a Hindu temple in Bali, Indonesia, on Wednesday.

BROOKLYN — Demonstrators Rally at Barclays: Demonstrators rally outside the Barclays Center before an NBA preseason basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and Israel’s Maccabi Tel Aviv on Tuesday in Brooklyn.

NORTH CAROLINA — Lunar Eclipse “Blood Moon” Beams Red: Photographers Chuck Vickers, right, and James Taylor photograph the lunar eclipse on Wednesday morning from a large field south of Wade, N.C. The moon appears orange or red, the result of sunlight scattering off Earth’s atmosphere. This is known as the blood moon.

PENNSYLVANIA — Worker Admires View at Construction Site: A steel worker takes a moment to enjoy the view during construction of The Learning Commons building on Tuesday at Marywood University in Scranton, Pa. The $35 million, 72,000 square foot structure is due for completion in 2015.

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