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Newton Native Kelly McIntyre Channels Janis Joplin in Musical Homage
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Newton Native Kelly McIntyre Channels Janis Joplin in Musical Homage

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Jan 17
Newton native Kelly McIntyre has a homecoming of sorts when she comes to Boston this week to star as rock icon Janis Joplin in "A Night With Janis Joplin," coming to the Shubert on Friday and Saturday. EDGE spoke to McIntyre about the show and her career.

DNC Responds to Potential Discriminatory Health Worker Ruling

DNC Responds to Potential Discriminatory Health Worker Ruling

NEWS | By EDGE | Jan 17
A new rule from the Trump-Pence administration could allow health workers to discriminate against patients by refusing to provide reproductive care to women, denying care to transgender individuals, or refusing to prescribe HIV meds or birth control.

Homophobia Examined in 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace' Where Darren Criss Shines

Homophobia Examined in 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace' Where Darren Criss Shines

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 17
"The Assassination of Gianni Versace," the second season of FX's true crime anthology series "American Crime Story," is a gloriously gay investigation into why the out designer was murdered by Andrew Cunanan.

Suspect Charged with Murder in Gay College Student's Killing

Suspect Charged with Murder in Gay College Student's Killing

NEWS | By Amy Taxin | Jan 17
A former high school classmate of a University of Pennsylvania student found stabbed and buried in a California park was charged Wednesday with murder and investigators were looking for evidence of a hate crime, a prosecutor said.

Today in History: Obama Granted Clemency to Chelsea Manning

Today in History: Obama Granted Clemency to Chelsea Manning

NEWS | Jan 17
One year ago: President Barack Obama granted clemency to Chelsea Manning, allowing the transgender Army intelligence officer convicted of leaking more than 700,000 U.S. documents to go free nearly three decades early.

Aetna to Pay $17M Over Mailing that Revealed HIV Meds

Aetna to Pay $17M Over Mailing that Revealed HIV Meds

NEWS | Jan 17
Health insurer Aetna has agreed to pay $17 million to settle claims that it breached the privacy of thousands of customers who take HIV medications.

Domestic Battery Charge Against 'Glee' Actress Dismissed

Domestic Battery Charge Against 'Glee' Actress Dismissed

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 17
A domestic battery charge against an actress on the former hit show "Glee" has been dismissed in West Virginia.

AP Sources: WH Directed Bannon Silence in House Interview

AP Sources: WH Directed Bannon Silence in House Interview

NEWS | By Tom LoBianco, Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire | Jan 17
Steve Bannon's attorney relayed questions, in real time, to the White House during a House Intelligence Committee interview of the former Trump chief strategist, people familiar with the closed-door session told The Associated Press.

Watch: Russian Cadets Post NSFW Parody Vid that Leaves Superiors Seeing Red

Watch: Russian Cadets Post NSFW Parody Vid that Leaves Superiors Seeing Red

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 17
As if the ongoing anti-gay propaganda law in Russia wasn't enough of a buzzkillski, comrades in the land of the nofunsniks shot down a sexy, twerky, BDSM-inspired video that was reportedly made by a group of aviation cadets.

Does the Chinese Government Have Access to Your Grindr Account?

Does the Chinese Government Have Access to Your Grindr Account?

TECHNOLOGY | Jan 17
Now that Grindr has been fully acquired by a Chinese gaming company, China experts and intelligence officials are raising concerns about the purchase.

Watch: Netflix Drops First Trailer for 'Queer Eye' Reboot

Watch: Netflix Drops First Trailer for 'Queer Eye' Reboot

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 17
Netflix's rebooted "Queer Eye" gets its first trailer.


News

Parents Say Gay College Student Killing May Have Been Hate Crime

Parents Say Gay College Student Killing May Have Been Hate Crime

NATIONAL | Jan 17
The parents of a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student killed and buried in a California park said Tuesday that the killing may have been a hate crime against their gay son.


Entertainment

 Review :: Lost Girls
Boston, MA

Review :: Lost Girls

THEATRE | By Clinton Campbell | Jan 17
After last year's successful run of "The Little Dog Laughed", Take Your Pick Productions has returned for their sophomore show - John Pollono's "Lost Girls."

 Review :: Shakespeare in Love
Boston, MA

Review :: Shakespeare in Love

THEATRE | By Clinton Campbell | Jan 17
Director Scott Edmiston's production currently at Speakeasy Stage will certainly delight fans of the movie as well as anyone looking for a pleasant distraction. It is visually appealing, cheerful, and buoyant - everything you want in a romantic comedy.


Business

Conservatives Balk at GOP Plan to Avert Government Shutdown

Conservatives Balk at GOP Plan to Avert Government Shutdown

LEGAL | By Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor | Jan 17
Disgruntled conservatives threatened late Tuesday to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown.


Technology

Intel Underfoot: Floor Sensors Rise as Retail Data Source

Intel Underfoot: Floor Sensors Rise as Retail Data Source

PERSONAL TECH | By Ivan Moreno | Jan 17
Online clicks give retailers valuable insight into consumer behavior, but what can they learn from footsteps? It's a question Milwaukee-based startup Scanalytics is helping businesses explore with floor sensors that track people's movements


Cars

New Small Cars Unveiled at Auto Show but Will Anyone Buy?

New Small Cars Unveiled at Auto Show but Will Anyone Buy?

AUTO NEWS | By Jeff Karoub | Jan 17
Among the many shiny models vying for attention at Detroit's North American International Auto Show are the revamped Volkswagen Jetta, Hyundai Veloster and Kia Forte, but small cars are having a tough time as SUVs grow in popularity.


Health/Fitness

Flu Season Overwhelming Hospitals

Flu Season Overwhelming Hospitals

HEALTH | Jan 17
While this year's flu season may not turn out to be as bad as previous nasty ones, it's still overwhelming hospitals and doctor's offices.


Travel

Viejas Casino & Resort to Open a New Luxury Tower in February 2018

Viejas Casino & Resort to Open a New Luxury Tower in February 2018

Jan 17
The Forbes Travel Guide 4 Star rated, AAA 4 Diamond rated Viejas Casino & Resort will open a new luxury tower in February 2018 as the third phase of its latest development plans.


Nightlife

Tiger Mama Debuts Sunday Brunch
Boston, MA

Tiger Mama Debuts Sunday Brunch

LOCAL | Jan 11
New year, new brunch. Tiffani Faison's Tiger Mama rings in 2018 with a take on brunch that can't be found anywhere else in the city.

Super Trade @ Schimanski :: January 15, 2018

Super Trade @ Schimanski :: January 15, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jan 15
Brian Rafferty Productions brought Super Trade to Brooklyn's Schimanski on MLK weekend with DJ Dani Toro from Barcelona and special guest Lindsay Lohan.