SOON COME: Grace Jones’ Memoir “I’ll Never Write My Memoirs”
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SOON COME: Grace Jones’ Memoir “I’ll Never Write My Memoirs”

BY Sehba Mohammad

"I'll never write my memoirs" is the opening line of cultural polymath Grace Jones's 80's hit "Art Groupie," below. Three decades later, the 67-year-old...

FUTURE SO BRIGHT: July 2015 “Snack-o-Scopes”!
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FUTURE SO BRIGHT: July 2015 “Snack-o-Scopes”!

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Since the inaugural show in January 2014, Astral Projection Radio Hour has been serving up custom horoscopes with snack and music pairings every Tuesday...

GUIDE: Where to See Almost Every Jackson Pollock Painting in NYC
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GUIDE: Where to See Almost Every Jackson Pollock Painting in NYC

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Celebrated American painter Jackson Pollock, genius  dribbler, flecker, pourer of paint onto flat canvases, pioneer of the action painting technique, was...

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