Looking for the straight scoop on the real-estate market? Want to hear how to turn a $1,000 loan into a five-billion-dollar business empire? Interested in learning what it’s like to star in a reality TV series? You’ll discover all this and more when Barbara Corcoran comes to Poughkeepsie’s Mid-Hudson Civic Center this month. The founder of the Corcoran Group — a hugely successful real-estate company — the multitalented entrepreneur is also a speaker, syndicated columnist, author of three books, and a “shark” investor on the hit show Shark Tank. Along with recounting her rags-to-riches story, Corcoran offers her thoughts on leadership, team building, and effective branding and communication strategies. June 10 at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $30, call 845-454-5800 to reserve.