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High and Dry and On the Sly :: Paula Plum on ASP and Lyric Stage's Co-Production of 'Twelfth Night'
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High and Dry and On the Sly :: Paula Plum on ASP and Lyric Stage's Co-Production of 'Twelfth Night'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 21
Paula Plum, a founding member of Actors' Shakespeare Project, takes the reigns for ASP's first co-production with Lyric Stage: Shakespeare's timeless comedy of love and confusion, "Twelfth Night." EDGE finds out all about it!

Michigan Deal Bars LGBT Discrimination in State Adoptions

Michigan Deal Bars LGBT Discrimination in State Adoptions

NEWS | By David Eggert | Mar 22
Faith-based adoption agencies that are paid by the state of Michigan will no longer be able to turn away LGBT couples or individuals because of religious objection under a legal settlement announced Friday.

ABC Renews 'The Conners' for a Second Season

ABC Renews 'The Conners' for a Second Season

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 22
ABC is giving "The Conners" another go.

After a Decade, Wallows Finally Releases Band's First Album

After a Decade, Wallows Finally Releases Band's First Album

ENTERTAINMENT | By Alicia Rancilio | Mar 22
In their early days, the Beatles were called Johnny and the Moondogs and Coldplay went by Pectoralz. The rock band Wallows is no different.

Barack Obama Congratulates A-Rod J. Lo on Their Engagement

Barack Obama Congratulates A-Rod J. Lo on Their Engagement

NEWS | Mar 22
Barack Obama is feeling the love about the engagement of Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez.

Will Nevada Ban the So-Called 'Gay Panic Defense?'

Will Nevada Ban the So-Called 'Gay Panic Defense?'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 22
Nevada legislators have introduced a bill that would ban the use of the so-called "gay panic defense" in cases of lethal anti-LGBTQ violence.

Google Clings to 'Conversion' App Targeting LGBTQs

Google Clings to 'Conversion' App Targeting LGBTQs

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 22
Months after Microsoft, Amazon, and Apple dropped an app that allegedly shills so-called "conversion therapy," Google still provides the app a platform — despite the practice having been outlawed for minors in a number of states.

'Color Purple' Actor Loses Role After Anti-LGBTQ Post Comes to Light

'Color Purple' Actor Loses Role After Anti-LGBTQ Post Comes to Light

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 22
A British revival of the stage version of "The Color Purple" was set to star Oluwaseyi Omooba - until anti-LGBTQ Facebook comments posted by the actor in 2014 came to light. She had been set to portray a woman who has a lesbian relationship.

Hollywood Heartthrob Noah Centineo May Star as Live-Action He-Man

Hollywood Heartthrob Noah Centineo May Star as Live-Action He-Man

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 22
Hollywood's newest heartthrob Noah Centineo may have found his next role, playing the live-action version of He-Man.

After the Fall: How to Take Advantage of Lower Rates

After the Fall: How to Take Advantage of Lower Rates

BUSINESS | By Stan Choe | Mar 22
So much for those worries about rising interest rates.

New Fed Forecast for 2019: Slower Growth and Zero Rate Hikes

New Fed Forecast for 2019: Slower Growth and Zero Rate Hikes

BUSINESS | By Martin Crutsinger | Mar 22
The Federal Reserve sent a stark message Wednesday: The economy is slowing. And it won't be raising interest rates anytime soon.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Song of Summer
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Review :: The Song of Summer

THEATRE | By Will Demers | Mar 20
Lauren Yee's new play "The Song of Summer" centers around a pop singer's quest for the truth, and maybe a resolution of what happened so many years ago. Trust me, it's fun to find out what happens.

 Review :: Dragged Against Concrete

Review :: Dragged Against Concrete

MOVIES | By Sam Cohen | Mar 22
Director S. Craig Zahler returns to the crime genre with "Dragged Across Concrete," a film about two dirty cops and recently released inmate who cross paths during a gold heist.


Business

AP Fact Check: Trump Blames Media for His McCain Rant

AP Fact Check: Trump Blames Media for His McCain Rant

LEGAL | By Hope Yen,. Calvin Woodward, and Eric Tucker | Mar 22
President Donald Trump is offering a distorted account of John McCain's actions in the Russia investigation and trying to blame the media for making him talk about the late senator.


Technology

Cummings Concerned About Jared, Ivanka Private Emails, Texts

Cummings Concerned About Jared, Ivanka Private Emails, Texts

PERSONAL TECH | By Matthew Perrone | Mar 22
Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and a powerful White House aide, did not preserve all of her official emails as required by federal law, and her husband, Jared Kushner, used a messaging application to conduct U.S. business.


Finance

5 Things to Know About the Electronic Health Records Mess

5 Things to Know About the Electronic Health Records Mess

HEALTH | By Fred Schulte | Mar 22
The U.S. government claimed that ditching paper medical charts for electronic records would make health care better, safer and cheaper. Ten years and $36 billion later, the digital revolution has gone awry.


Cars

Ford Repackages Investment, Boosts New Jobs from 850 to 900

Ford Repackages Investment, Boosts New Jobs from 850 to 900

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Mar 22
Ford Motor Co. is repackaging a previously announced $900 million manufacturing investment in the Detroit area, boosting the number of jobs added from 850 to 900.


Style

Couple cuisine - Husbands That Cook author/chefs

Couple cuisine - Husbands That Cook author/chefs

DINING & DRINKING | By Jim Gladstone | Mar 22
In 2015, spurred in part by the enthusiastic response their potluck dishes and birthday treats garnered from friends when they socialized, Ryan Alvarez and Adam Merrin started a recipe blog, Husbands That Cook. That's now also the title of their book.


Travel

First Direct U.S. Flight to Emilia-Romagna Launches This Summer

First Direct U.S. Flight to Emilia-Romagna Launches This Summer

Mar 22
Travelers can now travel to Emilia Romagna, home to gourmet delights such as Parma ham, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, traditional Balsamic vinegar and Bolognese sauce, via a direct flight on American Airlines.


Nightlife

Miss Gay New York America @ Copacabana Nightclub :: March 19, 2019

Miss Gay New York America @ Copacabana Nightclub :: March 19, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Mar 21
Truly Fabu won Miss Gay New York America and Pattaya Hart won first alternate. They are both now qualified to compete this coming October for the title of Miss Gay America 2020.