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The Play Remains the Thing :: Steven Maler on 'Our American Hamlet'
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The Play Remains the Thing :: Steven Maler on 'Our American Hamlet'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 24
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is set to premiere a brand new play. Title: "Our American Hamlet." Is it about the murder of a head of state? Well, yes... indirectly. CSC's Steven Maler, who directs the production, chats with EDGE.

Public Memorial Service to Honor Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds

Public Memorial Service to Honor Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds

ENTERTAINMENT | By Anthony McCartney | Mar 25
Stars and fans will gather Saturday for a public memorial to honor late actresses Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher nearly three months after their deaths.

AP Fact Check: Trump's Promise on Repealing Health Care Law

AP Fact Check: Trump's Promise on Repealing Health Care Law

NEWS | By Calvin Woodward | Mar 25
With the failure of Republican health care legislation, President Donald Trump's campaign promise to replace so-called Obamacare "immediately" has been broken.

Religious TV Station in Senegal Accidentally Airs Porn

Religious TV Station in Senegal Accidentally Airs Porn

NEWS | Mar 25
An Islamic television station in Senegal says it has filed a formal complaint against unknown saboteur "X'' for taking over the network and airing pornography instead of its regularly scheduled religious programming.

In 'Grace and Frankie' Season 3, More of the Same (But Jane Fonda Gets High)

In 'Grace and Frankie' Season 3, More of the Same (But Jane Fonda Gets High)

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 24
Expect more of the same in "Grace and Frankie" Season 3. Or just watch "The Golden Girls" instead.

House GOP Abruptly Pulls Troubled Health Care Bill

House GOP Abruptly Pulls Troubled Health Care Bill

NEWS | By Erica Werner and Alan Fram | Mar 24
In a humiliating setback, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders pulled their "Obamacare" repeal bill off the House floor Friday after it became clear the measure would fail badly.

Black Man Arrested in South for Writing Racist Graffiti

Black Man Arrested in South for Writing Racist Graffiti

NEWS | Mar 24
Police in South Carolina say a 19-year-old black man spray-painted racist, misogynistic and anti-gay graffiti on three buildings, including a library named for one of the black victims of the Charleston church shootings.

Mindy Kaling's Newark Joke Leads to Dinner with Cory Booker

Mindy Kaling's Newark Joke Leads to Dinner with Cory Booker

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 24
A joke about Newark, New Jersey, on Fox's "The Mindy Project" led to dinner plans between U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and star Mindy Kaling.

John Mayer's New Single is Ode to Ex-Girlfriend Katy Perry

John Mayer's New Single is Ode to Ex-Girlfriend Katy Perry

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 24
John Mayer's new single, "Still Feel Like Your Man," is about ex-girlfriend Katy Perry.

Are 'Gay Moments' in 'Beauty' and 'Power Rangers' Progress?

Are 'Gay Moments' in 'Beauty' and 'Power Rangers' Progress?

NEWS | By Lindsay Bahr | Mar 24
A hug. A wink. A dance. A non-answer. These are the so-called gay moments in a handful of recent high-profile studio movies that have sparked both rapturous celebration and startling backlash.

Patti LuPone and Seth Rudetsky Team Up for 'Deconstructing Patti' to Benefit BC/EFA

Patti LuPone and Seth Rudetsky Team Up for 'Deconstructing Patti' to Benefit BC/EFA

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 24
An Evening of Broadway Songs and Stories with Patti LuPone and Seth Rudetsky will be held on Sunday, May 14, 2017. The evening benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.


News

Outlook Looking Bleak for GOP on 'Obamacare' Repeal Bill

Outlook Looking Bleak for GOP on 'Obamacare' Repeal Bill

POLITICS | By Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Mar 24
The Republicans' capstone health care overhaul seemed in dire trouble Friday as Speaker Paul Ryan weighed strategy at the White House with President Donald Trump. GOP lawmakers and aides said they lacked the votes to succeed in the House


Entertainment

Shaolin Warriors Head to Boston's Orpheum Theatre on April 1
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Shaolin Warriors Head to Boston's Orpheum Theatre on April 1

THEATRE | Mar 23
World Music/CRASHarts presents the acclaimed martial arts performance troupe Shaolin Warriors on Saturday, April 1, 8 p.m. at Orpheum Theatre, 1 Hamilton Pl., Boston.

 Review :: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Review :: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 24
Who would have thought this old chestnut could suddenly feel so fresh? What was a cult film before is now essential viewing, and wicked fun to boot.


Business

Wells Fargo: All ATMs Will Take Phone Codes, Not Just Cards

Wells Fargo: All ATMs Will Take Phone Codes, Not Just Cards

CORPORATE | By Ken Sweet | Mar 24
Wells Fargo plans to upgrade all 13,000 of its ATMs next week to allow customers to access their funds using their cellphones instead of traditional bank cards.


Technology

Israel Arrests Hacker Linked to Threats on U.S. Jewish Centers

Israel Arrests Hacker Linked to Threats on U.S. Jewish Centers

PERSONAL TECH | By Josef Federman | Mar 24
A 19-year-old American-Israeli Jew was arrested Thursday as the prime suspect in a wave of bomb threats against U.S. Jewish community centers, a startling turn in a case that had stoked fears of rising anti-Semitism in the United States.


Cars

French Emissions Probe Clears Opel; Others Accused of Fraud

French Emissions Probe Clears Opel; Others Accused of Fraud

AUTO NEWS | Mar 21
French investigators say they have found evidence of possible emissions fraud in Fiat, Renault, Peugeot-Citroen and Volkswagen cars sold in France, but have found no proof of fraud in Opel vehicles.


Style

¿Qué Pasa - No Tequila? What to Drink in Mexico

¿Qué Pasa - No Tequila? What to Drink in Mexico

FOOD/DRINK | By Kristen Siebecker | Mar 24
Why not try tequila's cousins, mezcal and raicilla? Or how about Mexican wine? Not surprisingly, these fermented and distilled beverages have a long history in Mexico with a new and refreshed interest in the U.S.


Health/Fitness

House Sets Risky Health Care Vote After Trump Demands It

House Sets Risky Health Care Vote After Trump Demands It

POLITICS | By Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Mar 24
In a gamble with monumental political stakes, Republicans set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul after President Donald Trump claimed he was finished negotiating with GOP holdouts


Travel

Canada's Largest School Board Stops Booking U.S. Travel

Canada's Largest School Board Stops Booking U.S. Travel

By Rob Gillies | Mar 24
Canada's largest school board will no longer book any trips to the U.S. because of fears students might have trouble at the border due to travel restrictions enacted by President Donald Trump.


Nightlife

Taste of the South End :: March 21, 2017
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Taste of the South End :: March 21, 2017

CULTURE | Mar 22
AIDS Action Committee held their annual fundraiser, Taste of the South End, at the Cyclorama at the Boston Center of the Arts on Tuesday, March 21. See who was there!

Watch: Iggy Azalea Releases Video for 'Mo Bounce'

Watch: Iggy Azalea Releases Video for 'Mo Bounce'

MUSIC | Mar 24
Multi-platinum Def Jam Recordings artist Iggy Azalea returns to the spotlight this week with the release of her brand new single "Mo Bounce," out now at all digital service providers.