Electrical Wiring in the Home/Pool Table Light Connection

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I'm trying to connect a pool table light to the ceiling box installed when my basement was finished. The switch that controls the light is a dimmer.  Coming out of box in the ceiling is a red, white, black & ground wire. the fixture has a bare ground and a brown electrical wire with one side ribbed and the other smooth. The light is controlled by only one switch.  Can you help me with the connection?  Thanks

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Chuck
the box in the ceiling has the red wire which is the switch leg hook that up to fixture wire that is ribbed. Then hook the smooth wire to the white wire from the box. cap off the black wire as this wire is always hot. Make sure the box is grounded from ground wire
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