Iraqi artist Ali Jamal reimagines traditional portraits with an innovative approach using odd material to create images of famous personalities and optical illusions.
Contestants in the Ms. Texas Senior America pageant did not always embrace the aging process, but now - at 60 to 75 years-old - they're determined to prove that getting older can be a blast.
Tito Martin was inspired to start his makeshift language school after noticing there were not enough resources for the growing number of migrant arrivals. Buzz60’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has the story.
Dana Garber has always identified as a woman. The notion was crystal clear for the lifelong Pekin resident, until the world stepped in and muddied the waters.
The bubble Kurth Reis conjured last month, like a genie he summoned from a bucket of soap, startled a small girl by Pier 39 as it almost enveloped her. She fled. The bubble popped. She then jumped and clapped, looking to Reis for another show.
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama celebrated his 86th birthday on Tuesday, promising to serve humanity and protect the climate in a video address from India's northern hill town of Dharamsala.
A French Banksy fan unveiled an exhibition of 223 Banksy-related pieces from his private collection on Monday (June 28) in Grigny, France, 14 years after meeting the mysterious artist in his London studio.
In recognition of the struggles and the successes, as well as the people behind both, The Pantagraph interviewed seven members of the Bloomington-Normal LGBTQ community who play a role in the ongoing push for codified freedoms.
At this care home in Lleida all its residents are finally fully vaccinated against the coronavirus and that, they say, deserves a good party or a music festival.
82-year-old Anna Berdnikova helps the local community of the Russian town of Zlatoust by tidying the yard and cleaning up stairwells.
Douglas Thron has developed a unique way to rescue animals in disaster zones, using a high-tech infrared drone.
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