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Father, Daughter, Plays -- Part One: Will Lyman
Boston, MA

Father, Daughter, Plays -- Part One: Will Lyman

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 25
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company presents "Beckett in Brief," an omnibus of three short Beckett plays. Will Lyman chats with EDGE about doing Beckett through the years and what the future holds.

In Troubling Times, Hulu's 'The Handmaid's Tale' Eerily Rings True

In Troubling Times, Hulu's 'The Handmaid's Tale' Eerily Rings True

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 26
Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale," which debuts three episodes Wednesday, is about a dystopian world that hits a little too close to home.

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Moore Running for US Senate

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Moore Running for US Senate

NEWS | Apr 26
Suspended Alabama Chief Justice and gay marriage opponent Roy Moore announced Wednesday he is running for U.S. Senate.

Fox Anchor Says Network Does Little About Racial Diversity

Fox Anchor Says Network Does Little About Racial Diversity

NEWS | Apr 26
A Fox News Channel anchor who is black has joined a racial discrimination lawsuit against his company, saying Wednesday the network has marginalized him and has little interest in promoting diversity.

Florida Artist Dismisses Gender Binaries

Florida Artist Dismisses Gender Binaries

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brittany Ferrendi | Apr 26
As a straight cisgender man, Carlos Aleman opened up from his Asian-inspired art and wondered what creations he could make to support the LGBT community. And that's how the "Androgynous" art series was born.

'So Sad He's Gone' - Fans React to Death of Jonathan Demme

'So Sad He's Gone' - Fans React to Death of Jonathan Demme

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 26
Some reaction to the death of filmmaker Jonathan Demme.

'Bachelor' Star Called 911 Before Allegedly Fleeing Scene

'Bachelor' Star Called 911 Before Allegedly Fleeing Scene

NEWS | Apr 26
Former "The Bachelor" star Chris Soules called 911 to report his rear-end crash that killed a fellow Iowa farmer, seeking medical help for the man before authorities say he left the scene.

New Ballet Offers an Elegy for Pulse Victims

New Ballet Offers an Elegy for Pulse Victims

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lewis Whittington | Apr 26
In the aftermath of the shootings at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando last June, choreographer Kun-Yang Lin knew right away that he wanted to create a work that would honor those lost, injured and the LGBTQ community that stood in solidarity against hate.

Report: Justin Bieber's Former Neighbors Accuse Singer of Hate Crime

Report: Justin Bieber's Former Neighbors Accuse Singer of Hate Crime

NEWS | Apr 26
Justin Bieber's former neighbors are alleging the "Sorry" singer committed a hate crime by spewing anti-Semitic comments against them, according to a report from TMZ.

Attorney: Officials Denied Hernandez's Request for Cellmate

Attorney: Officials Denied Hernandez's Request for Cellmate

NEWS | Apr 26
A jailhouse friend of Aaron Hernandez says prison officials denied the former NFL star's request for a cellmate months before he hanged himself.

Pastor Who Praised Pulse Massacre Gets 35 Years for Child Molestation

Pastor Who Praised Pulse Massacre Gets 35 Years for Child Molestation

NEWS | Apr 26
The sentence has been handed down, and the Georgia pastor who said that the victims of last year's Pulse massacre in Orlando "what they deserved," got what he deserved: Life behind bars.


News

Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' Director, Dead at 73

Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' Director, Dead at 73

OBITUARIES | By Jake Coyle | Apr 26
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," and whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died. He was 73.


Entertainment

Looking 'A Gift Horse' in the  Eye :: Obehi Janice and Jim Petosa on Lydia Diamond's Early Play
Boston, MA

Looking 'A Gift Horse' in the Eye :: Obehi Janice and Jim Petosa on Lydia Diamond's Early Play

THEATRE | Apr 21
Lydia R. Diamind's play "The Gift Horse" sees its Boston area premiere in a production by New Repertory Theatre. EDGE has a chat with director Jim Petosa and star Obehi Janice about the play, the current and coming season, and more.

Madonna Isn't Too Happy About Unauthorized Biopic

Madonna Isn't Too Happy About Unauthorized Biopic

MOVIES | Apr 26
Madonna lashes out against news that an unauthorized biopic about the Material Girl is in the works.


Business

Oklahoman Author, Texas Dispute Ownership of 'Lunar Bibles'

Oklahoman Author, Texas Dispute Ownership of 'Lunar Bibles'

LEGAL | By Justin Juozapavicius | Apr 26
Ten microfilm Bibles once launched hundreds of thousands of miles into space sit landlocked today inside an Oklahoma courthouse while a legal battle rages in two states over who is the rightful owner of the celestial keepsakes.


Technology

Taiwan's 'Hacker Minister' Reshaping Digital Democracy

Taiwan's 'Hacker Minister' Reshaping Digital Democracy

PERSONAL TECH | By Youkyung Lee | Apr 26
Taiwan's "digital minister" Audrey Tang, a computer prodigy and entrepreneur who taught herself programming at age 8, says she's a "civic hacker," who like a locksmith uses specialized skills to help rather than harm.


Cars

Rural Electric Drivers Face 'Range Anxiety'

Rural Electric Drivers Face 'Range Anxiety'

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Hill | Apr 24
Sunita Halasz has tips for "driving electric" along lonely roads in New York's Adirondack Mountains: Know the locations of charging stations, bring activities for the kids during three-hour recharges... and have a backup plan.


Style

Hawaii Reassures Tourists After Reported Brain Parasite Cases

Hawaii Reassures Tourists After Reported Brain Parasite Cases

FOOD/DRINK | By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher | Apr 25
A California couple on their honeymoon and two people who drank a homemade herbal beverage are among the rising number of victims in Hawaii falling ill with a potentially deadly brain parasite.


Health/Fitness

HRC Announces Fellowships for 10 Young Nonprofit Leaders Working to End HIV in Hardest-Hit Areas

HRC Announces Fellowships for 10 Young Nonprofit Leaders Working to End HIV in Hardest-Hit Areas

AIDS | Apr 25
HRC announced the selection of ten outstanding, young leaders for the second year of its fellowship program focused on elevating the work of young people on the front lines of the HIV and AIDS epidemic.


Travel

Oh, Canada! Montreal Prepares for an Epic Pride

Oh, Canada! Montreal Prepares for an Epic Pride

By Kelsy Chauvin | Apr 26
LGBT travelers have even more reason to head north this year, with the first-ever Canada Pride happening in Montreal from August 11 to August 20.


Nightlife

Dyke Night Hosts LGBT Showcase of the Women in Comedy Festival
Boston, MA

Dyke Night Hosts LGBT Showcase of the Women in Comedy Festival

On Saturday, April 22, at Boston's Club Café, join Dyke Night as they host the LGBT Showcase of the Women in Comedy Festival (WICF).

AIDS Walk For Life In Providence :: April 23, 2017

AIDS Walk For Life In Providence :: April 23, 2017

AIDS | Apr 24
The 31st Annual Walk for Life stepped off from the State Capital grounds under a clear blue sky of a wonderful warm spring day.