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Continuing what has to be a banner week for Brooklyn art events - look for our upcoming coverage of the Bushwick Biennial - the Brooklyn ArtWalk kicks off on Saturday. The walk, which proceeds down Atlantic Avenue through Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Boerum Hill, Gowanus, and Downtown Brooklyn, aims to showcase both artists and musicians via, "Studio Tours, Interactive Exhibits, Live Concerts and Performances, Walking Tours, Public Art Exhibits and Other Non-Traditional Venues Along Atlantic Avenue." 2009 marks the sixth iteration of the walk, which runs from 1pm to 6pm both Saturday and Sunday. Everything is free, and local restaurants and merchants are offering discounts as well. Artists include: include David Ellis, Mac Premo, Mike Houston, Martin Mazorra, Kenji Hirata, Donato Giancola, Chris Piazza, Alex Racine, and Yuri Shimojo, full list is here, directions here, and 'curated' tours, here.