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Russell Simmons Hosts Soiree for Soledad O'Brien

Over the weekend, hip-hop entrepreneur-turned-philanthropist Russell Simmons opened up his home to host a star-studded party for Soledad O'Brien in his lavish two-story penthouse located in lower Manhattan. The occasion marked the release of Soledad's autobiography, "The Next Big Story," which she co-wrote with Rose Marie Arce.


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Ready… Set… Action! Janet Jackson Talks 'Colored Girls'

Global icon, trendsetter, businesswoman, and multi-talented entertainer, Janet Damita Jo Jackson is a woman who needs no introduction.  Her resume reveals an impressive combination of professional achievements and philanthropic endeavors, and she is currently ranked as one of the top ten best-selling solo artists in the history of contemporary music.


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A Somewhat Secret Place: Disability and Art

Disabled artists submit for a groundbreaking art exhibition

This exhibition will present contemporary art's relationship to disability. It will demonstrate the cultural contributions of disabled artists and indeed the prevalence of disability in art. Applicants must be 18 years or older and live in Oregon and apply before January 14, 2011. One hundred dollar stipends will be awarded ...

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