Gay Boston: The Latest

Boston Gay Men's Chorus Spring Concert Salutes Boy Bands Across the Generations
Boston, MA

Boston Gay Men's Chorus Spring Concert Salutes Boy Bands Across the Generations

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 27
The Boston Gay Men's Chorus (BGMC) is pleased to present a raucous revue saluting generations of pop music's pretty boys, from the Beatles to Pharrell Williams-along with rock radio staples like David Bowie, Journey, Queen and Coldplay.

UK Tabloid: George Michael's Mansion Allegedly Used to Film Gay Porn

UK Tabloid: George Michael's Mansion Allegedly Used to Film Gay Porn

NEWS | Feb 28
A new report from the U.K. tabloid The Daily Star reports George Michael's mansion in a suburb of London was secretly used to film at least two gay porn films.

Oscar Winning 'Moonlight' Shines on Miami's Liberty City

Oscar Winning 'Moonlight' Shines on Miami's Liberty City

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jennifer Kay | Feb 28
Oscar winning film "Moonlight" presents a view of Miami that never shows up in a tourism video.

Jimmy Kimmel Shares Insights on Best Picture Oscar Gaffe

Jimmy Kimmel Shares Insights on Best Picture Oscar Gaffe

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sandy Cohen | Feb 28
Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel shared his perspective on the show's best-picture gaffe during his Monday monologue on "Jimmy Kimmel Live !"

Bright Like a Diamond: Harvard Honors Rihanna's Philanthropy

Bright Like a Diamond: Harvard Honors Rihanna's Philanthropy

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 28
Harvard University thinks Rihanna shines bright like a diamond when it comes to philanthropy.

Trump Looks to Refocus His Presidency in Address to Congress

Trump Looks to Refocus His Presidency in Address to Congress

NEWS | By Julie Pace | Feb 28
With his first address to Congress, President Donald Trump has an opportunity to refocus his young administration on the economic issues that helped him get elected.

Divided Republicans Await Guidance from Trump

Divided Republicans Await Guidance from Trump

NEWS | By Erica Werner | Feb 28
Flailing and divided, congressional Republicans are hoping for clarity from President Donald Trump on key issues like health care when he delivers his first speech to a joint meeting of Congress.

Judge Sides with Transgender Students Over Bathroom Access

Judge Sides with Transgender Students Over Bathroom Access

NEWS | Feb 28
A federal judge ruled three transgender students at a Pennsylvania high school can use bathrooms that correspond to their stated gender identities while their lawsuit challenging the school district's policy continues.

Advocacy Groups: Forget Oscars Snafu, Focus on 'Moonlight'

Advocacy Groups: Forget Oscars Snafu, Focus on 'Moonlight'

NEWS | By Jocelyn Noveck | Feb 28
The Great Mistake of Oscars 2017 made history in all the wrong ways. A day later advocacy groups and others overjoyed by the Cinderella win of "Moonlight" were saying, let's forget the snafu because "Moonlight" made history in all the right kinds of ways.

Oscar Envelopes Explained: How Presenters Get Winning Names

Oscar Envelopes Explained: How Presenters Get Winning Names

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sandy Cohen | Feb 27
A look at how the Academy Awards' winners envelopes are handled before being opened live onstage.

Trump Budget Will Hike Defense Spending by $54 Billion

Trump Budget Will Hike Defense Spending by $54 Billion

NEWS | By Andrew Taylor and Julice Pace | Feb 27
The White House says President Donald Trump's upcoming budget will propose a whopping $54 billion increase in defense spending and impose corresponding cuts to domestic programs and foreign aid.


News

Trump Parody Musical Raises Funds for the ACLU

Trump Parody Musical Raises Funds for the ACLU

POLITICS | Feb 27
Charles Osborne's "Trumped-Up Birthday Fever Dream: And Other Alternative Facts," a new musical, will premiere Wednesday March 1 at the Laurie Beechman Theatre in New York City, in a one-night only event to raise money for the ACLU.


Entertainment

 Review :: George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic. House of Blues/Boston. 2.25.2017
Boston, MA

Review :: George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic. House of Blues/Boston. 2.25.2017

MUSIC | By James Nadeau | Feb 27
George Clinton's live shows are notorious for eclecticism and chaos often involving literally dozens of musicians and dancers. Saturday night's performance at the House of Blues was everything you could want from Clinton and his band.

Steve Harvey to Beatty: 'I Can Help You Get Through This!'

Steve Harvey to Beatty: 'I Can Help You Get Through This!'

CELEBRITIES | Feb 27
If Warren Beatty needs someone to talk to following Sunday night's epic award mix-up at Sunday night's Oscars, Steve Harvey is open ears.


Business

Google-Bred Company Accuses Uber of Self-Driving Car Theft

Google-Bred Company Accuses Uber of Self-Driving Car Theft

CORPORATE | By Michael Liedtke | Feb 27
A self-driving car company founded by Google is colliding with ride-haling service Uber in a court battle revolving around allegations of betrayal, high-tech espionage and greed.


Technology

New Technology Becomes Game-Changer for Maple Syrup Industry

New Technology Becomes Game-Changer for Maple Syrup Industry

FOOD/DRINK | By Lisa Rathke | Feb 28
Maple syrup doesn't get that rich flavor and color in an instant. It's a long process from tree to bottle. But an improved technology could keep maple sugarers from working late into the night boiling sap into syrup.


Finance

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

NATIONAL | Feb 9
Grey Gardens, the Hamptons home once owned by eccentric relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, is for sale. It was featured in a documentary, HBO movie and Broadway musical.


Cars

GMC Cuts Size and Cost of Acadia Mid-Size SUV for 2017

GMC Cuts Size and Cost of Acadia Mid-Size SUV for 2017

AUTO NEWS | By Ann M. Job | Feb 25
GMC has given the Acadia the biggest makeover in its 10-year history, shrinking the size and the price of its best-selling SUV while making it more fuel efficient and giving it new technology.


Style

Milan Designers Annouce a Return to Ready-to-Wear Elegance

Milan Designers Annouce a Return to Ready-to-Wear Elegance

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Feb 28
The Milan Fashion Week previews that concluded Monday announced a return to more formal dress, confirming a trend seen on the red carpet at the Oscars the night before.


Health/Fitness

Juicing: Five Facts You Need to Know

Juicing: Five Facts You Need to Know

FITNESS | By Tom Bonanti | Feb 26
Enter the popular craze known as juicing - a healthy, practical trend that can help you pack precious nutrients into your diet. Here's all you need to know.


Travel

20 Injured as Float Crashes at Rio Carnival

20 Injured as Float Crashes at Rio Carnival

Feb 27
A float crashed during Rio de Janeiro's world famous Carnival parade Sunday evening and injured at least 20 people, including three people reported in serious condition, but organizers proceeded with the show.


Nightlife

New Orleans Launches 1st Ever Inclusive Mardi Gras Reverse Parade

New Orleans Launches 1st Ever Inclusive Mardi Gras Reverse Parade

LOCAL EVENTS | Feb 27
New Orleans tourism and community organizations partner to show spirit of welcome and message that the city is welcome to all