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

ENTERTAINMENT | 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!

Gorsuch to Democrats: No Return to 'Horse and Buggy' Era

Gorsuch to Democrats: No Return to 'Horse and Buggy' Era

NEWS | By Mark Sherman and Erica Werner | Mar 23
Every time Democrats tried to draw him out on a range of serious issues, including abortion and gay rights, Neil Gorsuch answered in the same way: "I have declined to offer any promises, hints or previews of how I'd resolve any case."

Perry Decries Election of 1st Gay Texas A&M Student Prez

Perry Decries Election of 1st Gay Texas A&M Student Prez

NEWS | Mar 23
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is suggesting that the election that gave his alma mater, Texas A&M, its first openly gay student body president was "stolen."

Man in Same-Sex Child Custody Case Gets 3 Years in Prison

Man in Same-Sex Child Custody Case Gets 3 Years in Prison

NEWS | Mar 23
A Virginia businessman convicted of international parental kidnapping and conspiracy for his role in a same-sex couple's child custody fight was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison.

'Snooki' Inspires Bill to Cap Public University Speaker Fees

'Snooki' Inspires Bill to Cap Public University Speaker Fees

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 23
Under legislation inspired by former "Jersey Shore" reality TV star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, no more than $10,000 of state money could go to pay speakers at New Jersey's public universities.

Trumpcare Health Bill on the Brink Hours from House Showdown Vote

Trumpcare Health Bill on the Brink Hours from House Showdown Vote

NEWS | By Erica Werner and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Mar 23
The GOP's long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare" stood on the brink just hours before Republican leaders planned to put it on the House floor for a showdown vote.

Greta Garbo's Former NYC Apartment on the Market for $5.95M

Greta Garbo's Former NYC Apartment on the Market for $5.95M

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 23
Film legend Greta Garbo's former longtime apartment in New York City is up for sale for nearly $6 million.

Maine in Manhattan: Marsden Hartley Landscapes at Met Breuer

Maine in Manhattan: Marsden Hartley Landscapes at Met Breuer

ENTERTAINMENT | By Beth J. Harpaz | Mar 22
A little bit of Maine has come to a Manhattan museum with the opening of "Marsden Hartley's Maine." And for travelers who want to see the places depicted in the paintings, there's a companion itinerary for visiting Maine.

Ask the Doc: Hepatitis C and Heart Health

Ask the Doc: Hepatitis C and Heart Health

NEWS | By Dr. Peter Meacher | Mar 22
In this edition of Ask the Doc, Dr. Peter Meacher takes a look at some of the increased risks of contracting Hepatitis C, especially among people living with HIV.

Oklahoma Lawmaker Charged with Child Prostitution Resigns

Oklahoma Lawmaker Charged with Child Prostitution Resigns

NEWS | By Sean Murphy | Mar 22
An Oklahoma legislator charged with hiring a 17-year-old boy for sex resigned on Wednesday, saying he didn't want to be a distraction to his fellow state lawmakers.

Slobbery Kisses: Romania Hosts Exotic Pet Show

Slobbery Kisses: Romania Hosts Exotic Pet Show

STYLE | Mar 22
A tabby feline with big furry claws, bald cats with shell-like ears and skinny tails, and slobbery wrinkled pugs were the stars as Bucharest hosted a show featuring over 1,600 exotic pets.


News

At Least 2 Dead in Car Rampage, Knife Attack in London

At Least 2 Dead in Car Rampage, Knife Attack in London

INTERNATIONAL | By Jill Lawless and Dania Kirka | Mar 22
Authorities said they were treating the attacks as a terrorist incident. Some of those injured were French high school students, France's prime minister said.


Entertainment

 Review :: Silent Sky
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Review :: Silent Sky

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 21
You go into a black box space, but you feel as though the universe is opening up to you in this production, just as it does for its main character, a real life female astronomer from the turn of the 20th Century.

 Review :: Canoa: A Shameful Memory

Review :: Canoa: A Shameful Memory

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 22
As a film, "Canoa" is required viewing for its sheer cinematic skill and storytelling verve; as document, it resonates now as never before.


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

Thomas Keller Shows Off Sleek New French Laundry Remodel

Thomas Keller Shows Off Sleek New French Laundry Remodel

FOOD/DRINK | By Jocelyn Gecker | Mar 22
On a sunny morning in Napa Valley, America's most celebrated chef is reflecting on his career, the culinary empire it spawned and why he just spent $10 million to upgrade his famed restaurant, the French Laundry.


Health/Fitness

Trump Urges Support for Health Care Plan So He Can Move On

Trump Urges Support for Health Care Plan So He Can Move On

INTERNATIONAL | By Julie Bykowicz and Ken Thomas | Mar 21
President Donald Trump is trying to give the teetering Republican plan to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law a new sense of urgency by saying he'd like to get it over with and move on to his preferred agenda items.


Travel

New Security Measures Could Cause Travelers to Reroute Trips

New Security Measures Could Cause Travelers to Reroute Trips

By David Koenig | Mar 22
A new U.S. security measure banning many electronic devices on flights from eight mostly Muslim countries is leading travelers to reconsider their plans to fly through some airports in the Middle East.


Nightlife

'Rainbows & Ribbons' Benefit Benefits BC/EFA

'Rainbows & Ribbons' Benefit Benefits BC/EFA

AIDS | Mar 21
On March 25, Ross Hewitt hots "Rainbows & Ribbons," a new show at Don't Tell Mama to raise funds for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.