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Nancy Carroll Takes the Reins for Greater Boston Stage Company's 'Calendar Girls'
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Nancy Carroll Takes the Reins for Greater Boston Stage Company's 'Calendar Girls'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 25
EDGE had the pleasure of chatting with Nancy Carroll about the success of this charming true story, and the rare pleasure of a theatrical work in which the guys are decidedly outnumbered by strong female characters.

Study Shows Money, Not E-Cigarettes, Helps More Smokers Quit

Study Shows Money, Not E-Cigarettes, Helps More Smokers Quit

In a new study of company wellness programs, free electronic cigarettes did not help smokers quit more than usual methods such as nicotine patches.

Robert Frost Museum Reopens

Robert Frost Museum Reopens

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lisa rathke | May 26
The famous poet's house, including the 7-acre grounds with rugged old stone walls, a barn and some of the heirloom apple trees from Frost's orchard, is now open again as a museum under the ownership of Bennington College.

Ireland: Anti-Abortion Group Calls Vote Result 'a Tragedy'

Ireland: Anti-Abortion Group Calls Vote Result 'a Tragedy'

NEWS | By Gregory Katz | May 26
A leading anti-abortion group said Ireland's historic abortion referendum has resulted in a "tragedy of historic proportions" in a statement that all but admits defeat.

6 Tips for Protecting Your Skin This Summer

6 Tips for Protecting Your Skin This Summer

The summer sun can wreak some damage on our skin. There are ways to prep your skin before hitting the sun and keep it safe all summer long.

Since Weinstein: The Growing List of the Accused

Since Weinstein: The Growing List of the Accused

NEWS | May 26
A look at some of the men accused since the Weinstein accusations emerged.

Mississippi City Settles with LGBT Group Over Pride Parade

Mississippi City Settles with LGBT Group Over Pride Parade

NEWS | May 25
A Mississippi city has agreed to pay attorneys' fees and proclaim support for LGBT rights to settle a lawsuit over its denial of permission for a gay pride parade.

AP Source: Trump Lawyer Met Russian Oligarch at Trump Tower

AP Source: Trump Lawyer Met Russian Oligarch at Trump Tower

NEWS | By Stephen Braun | May 25
Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, met with a Russian oligarch and discussed U.S.-Russia relations just 11 days before Trump was inaugurated as president, according to a person familiar with the meeting.

Reaction to Criminal Charges Filed Against Harvey Weinstein

Reaction to Criminal Charges Filed Against Harvey Weinstein

NEWS | May 25
Reaction to rape and other criminal charges filed in New York on Friday against Harvey Weinstein.

GOP Congressman: No Homes for Homosexuals?

GOP Congressman: No Homes for Homosexuals?

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 25
In an address he gave to realtors last week, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher opined that homeowners should not have to sell houses to LGBTQ buyers. The realtors, previously supportive of his reelection bid, promptly dumped him.

Seahawks Players React To NFL Anthem Policy

Seahawks Players React To NFL Anthem Policy

NEWS | May 25
Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin says President Trump's remarks that NFL players who don't stand for the national anthem shouldn't play or be in the country is not American.


News

Weinstein Faces Sex Charges in Prosecution Amid #MeToo

Weinstein Faces Sex Charges in Prosecution Amid #MeToo

NATIONAL | By Colleen Long | May 25
Harvey Weinstein was arraigned Friday on charges of rape and a criminal sex act in the first criminal prosecution to result from the wave of allegations against him that sparked a national reckoning over sexual misconduct.


Entertainment

 Review :: Jagged Little Pill
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Review :: Jagged Little Pill

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | May 25
Alanis Morissette's classic pop album from 1995 provides the title, and roughly half the songs, for the Diablo Cody-written musical "Jagged Little Pill," now in its world premiere run at the American Repertory Theatre.

 Review :: Death Smiles On A Murderer

Review :: Death Smiles On A Murderer

MOVIES | By Ken Tasho | May 25
The lurid themes seen in Arrow Video's new Blu-ray vintage release involve sibling incest, lesbianism, and, of course, bloody murder.


Business

'It's About Time': Trump Pardons Late Boxer Jack Johnson

'It's About Time': Trump Pardons Late Boxer Jack Johnson

LEGAL | By Jill Colvin | May 25
President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson's name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially-charged conviction.


Cars

Feds: Uber Self-Driving SUV Saw Pedestrian, Did Not Brake

Feds: Uber Self-Driving SUV Saw Pedestrian, Did Not Brake

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | May 25
The autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman before hitting her, but did not stop because the system used to automatically apply brakes in potentially dangerous situations had been disabled.


Health/Fitness

FDA Warns Teething Medicines Unsafe, Wants Them Off Shelves

FDA Warns Teething Medicines Unsafe, Wants Them Off Shelves

CORPORATE | By Matthew Perrone | May 25
Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers.


Travel

Maui's Kapalua Bay Beach Tops Dr. Beach's Best Beach List

Maui's Kapalua Bay Beach Tops Dr. Beach's Best Beach List

By Beth J. Harpaz | May 26
A crescent-shaped beach on the Hawaiian island of Maui got the top slot Thursday on the list of best beaches issued annually by a Florida professor known as Dr. Beach.


Nightlife

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

MUSIC | 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).

Harvey Milk's 88th Birthday Celebration :: May 22, 2018

Harvey Milk's 88th Birthday Celebration :: May 22, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | May 23
The Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club held a birthday party to celebrate Harvey Milk's 88th Birthday, with guest speaker Steward Milk and the unveiling of a Harvey Milk mural by Ozz Montania featuring the limited edition Stoli Vodka Harvey Milk Bottle.