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

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.

LGBTQ Advocates Rejoice Halt of Trumpcare Vote, Schumer's Promise to Filibuster Gorsuch Nomination

LGBTQ Advocates Rejoice Halt of Trumpcare Vote, Schumer's Promise to Filibuster Gorsuch Nomination

NEWS | Mar 25
The National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund is welcoming the House of Representative's decision to pull the so-called American Health Care Act from Friday's scheduled floor vote

Las Vegas Insider: Discovering Downtown & The Arts District

Las Vegas Insider: Discovering Downtown & The Arts District

NIGHTLIFE | By Matthew Wexler | Mar 25
The second installment in our 'Las Vegas Insider' series heads Downtown to discover local music, culture, dining, and digs.

Oklahoma Avoids Boycotts by Derailing Anti-Gay Bills

Oklahoma Avoids Boycotts by Derailing Anti-Gay Bills

NEWS | Mar 25
Two bills that opponents say have led to boycotts in other states and could jeopardize Oklahoma's ability to attract major sporting events have been derailed in the Oklahoma Senate.

Montana Warned About Consequences of Bathroom Bill

Montana Warned About Consequences of Bathroom Bill

NEWS | Mar 25
Montana's chief economic development officer warned Thursday of dire economic consequences if lawmakers entangle the state in a national debate over bathrooms and transgender people.

AP Analysis: Trump Yet to Meet Promise of 'So Much Winning'

AP Analysis: Trump Yet to Meet Promise of 'So Much Winning'

NEWS | By Julie Pace | Mar 25
Just two months in, Donald Trump's presidency is perilously adrift.

Canada Pulls Vehicle License Plate Deemed Offensive

Canada Pulls Vehicle License Plate Deemed Offensive

NEWS | Mar 25
A Canadian provincial government has withdrawn a man's eponymous personalized vehicle license plate, saying Lorne Grabher's surname is offensive to women when viewed on his car bumper.

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

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

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 25
John Mayer's new single, "Still Feel Like Your Man," is about ex-girlfriend Katy Perry.

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.


News

House GOP Abruptly Pulls Troubled Health Care Bill

House GOP Abruptly Pulls Troubled Health Care Bill

NATIONAL | 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.


Entertainment

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

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.

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)

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


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

MA Students Take Part in Queer SF Travel Class

MA Students Take Part in Queer SF Travel Class

NEWS | By Charlie Wagner | Mar 25
At first blush, spending spring break studying queer San Francisco might seem a bit too much navel-gazing even for the average LGBTQ San Franciscan. Think again!


Nightlife

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

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.