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What to Check Out at the 2018 Boston Calling Festival
Boston, MA

What to Check Out at the 2018 Boston Calling Festival

ENTERTAINMENT | May 22
The ninth edition of Boston Calling will offer over 54 performances from musicians, artists, bands and comedians across three stages at Harvard Athletic Complex over Memorial Day Weekend (May 25 - 27).

Woman Accuses R. Kelly of Sexual Battery, Giving Her Herpes

Woman Accuses R. Kelly of Sexual Battery, Giving Her Herpes

NEWS | May 22
A woman has filed a lawsuit in New York against R. Kelly, accusing the singer of sexual battery, knowingly infecting her with herpes and locking her in rooms for punishment.

Watch: Donald Glover Responds to Star Wars' Character Being Pansexual

Watch: Donald Glover Responds to Star Wars' Character Being Pansexual

ENTERTAINMENT | May 22
After a writer for "Solo: A Star Wars" story revealed that Donald Glover's character Lando Calrissian is pansexual, the "Atlanta" actor reacted to the news during a recent interview.

Many Cancer Patients Juggle Care Along with Financial Pain

Many Cancer Patients Juggle Care Along with Financial Pain

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Tom Murphy | May 22
As treatment costs soar and insurance coverage shrinks, hospitals and patient advocates around the U.S. are rushing to offer more help to patients.

Avicii's Family Says DJ-Producer's Funeral Will be Private

Avicii's Family Says DJ-Producer's Funeral Will be Private

ENTERTAINMENT | May 22
The family of late Swedish DJ-producer Avicii says his funeral will be private.

South Carolina Grocery Censors 'Summa Cum Laude' on Graduation Cake

South Carolina Grocery Censors 'Summa Cum Laude' on Graduation Cake

NEWS | May 22
A South Carolina woman isn't happy a grocery store censored her honor graduate son's cake, which was supposed to include the Latin phrase "Summa Cum Laude."

Roseanne Barr Promises an Upbeat 'Roseanne' Season Finale

Roseanne Barr Promises an Upbeat 'Roseanne' Season Finale

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | May 22
Roseanne Barr says the season finale of her revived and controversial ABC sitcom "Roseanne" will come to a climax Tuesday with the embrace of a hopeful principle.

Fashionisto Simon Doonan Sees Magic, Madness in Soccer Style

Fashionisto Simon Doonan Sees Magic, Madness in Soccer Style

NEWS | By Leanne Italie | May 22
Simon Doonan is an established fashionisto and lifelong soccer obsessive, both of which he has poured into a new book dedicated to the style drivers of the sport.

Ariana Grande Sends Love to Fans on Manchester Anniversary

Ariana Grande Sends Love to Fans on Manchester Anniversary

NEWS | By Jill Lawless | May 22
Ariana Grande shared a message of hope with fans Tuesday as dignitaries, survivors and first responders gathered to mark the anniversary of the bombing at Manchester Arena that killed 22 people.

Calif. Congressional Live Debate Hacked with Gay Porn Broadcast

Calif. Congressional Live Debate Hacked with Gay Porn Broadcast

NEWS | May 22
Hackers hijacked a live stream of a California Congressional debate and disrupted it with a short clip of gay porn.

Watch: After Coming Out as Gay at 85, Man Celebrates Pride & Inspires Queer Youth

Watch: After Coming Out as Gay at 85, Man Celebrates Pride & Inspires Queer Youth

NEWS | May 22
With Pride Month only being two weeks a way, 5 Gum produced a touching new video in which an 86-year-old man explains he came out as gay just a year ago.


News

Drugs Fuel Rising Number of Women Behind Bars

Drugs Fuel Rising Number of Women Behind Bars

CRIME | May 22
The opioid crisis is putting more women behind bars across the U.S. _ tearing apart families and squeezing communities that lack treatment programs and permanent solutions. In one Tenn. county, many female inmates have cycled in and out of jail.


Entertainment

 Review :: Pirates Of Penzance; Or The Slave Of Duty
Boston, MA

Review :: Pirates Of Penzance; Or The Slave Of Duty

THEATRE | By Will Demers | May 22
This imaginative production of "Pirates" is refreshing to say the least. It is something that has not been seen locally for some time and begs repeat viewing with friends or family. Come and get your tickets and play with the slaves of duty at Wilbury.

Talking 'Fantastic' Women with Director Sebastian Lelio

Talking 'Fantastic' Women with Director Sebastian Lelio

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | May 22
The daring drama "A Fantastic Woman" has more than lived up to its title, snagging awards internationally (including an Oscar), inspiring trans protection legislation in Chile, and moving audiences globally. Director Sebastian Lelio chats with EDGE.


Business

Restaurant Group Negotiating to Buy Out Mario Batali

Restaurant Group Negotiating to Buy Out Mario Batali

FOOD/DRINK | May 22
The restaurant group co-owned by Mario Batali says it has been "actively negotiating" to buy out the celebrity chef facing sexual misconduct allegations.


Technology

Zuckerberg Meeting with EU Parliament Leaders to Be Webcast

Zuckerberg Meeting with EU Parliament Leaders to Be Webcast

PERSONAL TECH | May 22
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have his meeting Tuesday with the leaders of the European parliament about data privacy be broadcast publicly through web streaming.


Finance

Trip to Space Offered with $85M NYC Apartment Sale

Trip to Space Offered with $85M NYC Apartment Sale

HOME | May 17
The owner for a New York City condominium is offering a trip to outer space included with the purchase of an $85 million dollar apartment.


Cars

Consumer Reports Raises Concerns Over Tesla Model 3 Braking

Consumer Reports Raises Concerns Over Tesla Model 3 Braking

AUTO NEWS | May 22
Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a harsh ride stopped Tesla's Model 3 electric car from getting a recommended buy rating from Consumer Reports.


Style

Watch: 'Queer Eye' Star Jonathan Van Ness Has Hilarious Reaction to Justin Theroux's Wild Back Tattoo

Watch: 'Queer Eye' Star Jonathan Van Ness Has Hilarious Reaction to Justin Theroux's Wild Back Tattoo

CELEBRITIES | May 22
During an interview with "Queer Eye" star Jonathan Van Ness, actor Justin Theroux revealed his massive back tattoo, leaving the Fab Five's grooming guy speechless and gasping.


Health/Fitness

Trump Wades Deeper Into Abortion Politics as Midterms Loom

Trump Wades Deeper Into Abortion Politics as Midterms Loom

POLITICS | By Jill Colvin | May 22
In the lead-up to the midterm elections, President Trump, the thrice-married ex-Democrat who used to describe himself as "very pro-choice" is offering catnip to conservative voters with a new administration push to strip funding from Planned Parenthood.


Travel

Slumber Party: Puerto Vallarta's Almar Resort

Slumber Party: Puerto Vallarta's Almar Resort

By Ivan Quintanilla | May 22
The newest and only luxury beachfront LGBTQ hotel in Puerto Vallarta will make your cup - make that tub -- bubbleth over.


Nightlife

Vulture Festival @ Milk Studios In Chelsea

Vulture Festival @ Milk Studios In Chelsea

PHOTO ALBUMS | May 21
The Vulture Festival is a weekend of performances, premieres, panels, screenings and live podcasts including John Leguizamo, drag race girls, Hilary Duff, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Wendy Williams, Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness, Claire Danes and many more.