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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.

Man on Life Support After Castro Bar Outburst

Man on Life Support After Castro Bar Outburst

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Mar 25
A gay San Francisco man who had been acting violently at a Castro district bar is on life support, and the man's stepfather is attributing his condition to a sedative that he said first responders gave his son.

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.


News

Trump Wrestles With Implications of Credibility Issues

Trump Wrestles With Implications of Credibility Issues

POLITICS | Mar 25
President Trump has presented himself as the last honest man in Washington, but a new poll has found that 60 percent of voters do not find him honest.


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.

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

Uber Vows to Change Direction, Become More Humane Company

Uber Vows to Change Direction, Become More Humane Company

CORPORATE | By Michael Liedtke | Mar 25
Uber is vowing to head down a new road and become a more humane company following a wave of ugly developments, including allegations of rampant sexual harassment and a video of a profanity-laced confrontation.


Technology

Report: Climate Outlook Improves As Fewer Coal Plants Built

Report: Climate Outlook Improves As Fewer Coal Plants Built

SCIENCE | By Joe McDonald and Katy Daigle | Mar 25
Led by cutbacks in China and India, construction of new coal-fired power plants is falling worldwide, improving chances climate goals can be met despite earlier pessimism, three environmental groups said Wednesday.


Cars

California Fuel Standards to Get Critical Review

California Fuel Standards to Get Critical Review

AUTO NEWS | Mar 25
A state review has found California is on track to meet its tougher car-emission standards and urges regulators to draft more ambitious environmental targets for the future.


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

Three New Tests from GetTested.com Tackle the Silent STDs Among Men

Three New Tests from GetTested.com Tackle the Silent STDs Among Men

AIDS | Mar 24
Less than half of adults aged 18 to 44 have been tested for an STD other than HIV. With 20 million new cases each year in the U.S., individuals are turning to a more convenient, private option: at-home testing.


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.