Lori Chung

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Brooklyn artist reflects on painting Michelle Obama for official White House portrait

The Brooklyn artist behind Michelle Obama’s official White House portrait, Sharon Sprung, said painting the former first lady was an honor that she’ll always...

Disabled advocate celebrates gains in Hollywood casting

As an actress with cerebral palsy, Christine Bruno has secured roles for herself on network shows like "Law & Order" and in stage productions...

Master pumpkin carver takes the spooky to the sublime

As we get closer to Halloween, the resident pumpkin carver at New York Botanical Garden, Adam Bierton, is hoping to inspire visitors to think...

Dance company celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with a return to in-theater performances

This rehearsal at Ripley Grier Studios marks a milestone. It’s a preparation for a return to live performance with choreography inspired by the past...

New art installation honors pandemic's fallen health care workers

Each portrait now on display in the windows of the New York Life building reflects the toll that the ongoing pandemic has had on...

The real-life Carrie Bradshaw brownstone in ‘Sex and the City’ was a tribute to African American culture

NEW YORK — For “Sex and the City fans,” when you think of Carrie Bradshaw, you think of that fabulous apartment. The show made...

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