Gay Boston: The Latest

New Theater Piece 'Irresistible' Explores the Tumult of Our Times
Boston, MA

New Theater Piece 'Irresistible' Explores the Tumult of Our Times

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 18
Liars & Believers (LAB), continues its risk-taking experimentation with its latest collaborative innovation, "Irresistible," a performance piece that explores the social forces tearing at the fabric of our nation.

The Wild Ride Continues as Trump Begins Year Two

The Wild Ride Continues as Trump Begins Year Two

NEWS | Jan 20
President Donald Trump's first year was one marked by chaos and controversy, as he cast aside norms and traditions and changed how the presidency is viewed at home and abroad. For anyone thinking year two might be different, think again.

Chechen Leader: Pop Star Victim of Anti-Gay 'Honor Killing'

Chechen Leader: Pop Star Victim of Anti-Gay 'Honor Killing'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 20
For months, Chechen officials have denied any involvement in the disappearance of 25-year-old pop singer Zelimkhan Bakaev. Now they're offering a theory of their own, claiming Bakaev's own family murdered him.

Fauci: NIH In "Scramble" For Any Gov't Shutdown

Fauci: NIH In "Scramble" For Any Gov't Shutdown

Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health says the institution is in a "scramble" to prepare for a potential government shutdown at midnight Friday.

Paul Bocuse, Globe-Trotting Master of French Cuisine, Dies

Paul Bocuse, Globe-Trotting Master of French Cuisine, Dies

ENTERTAINMENT | By Elaine Ganley | Jan 20
Paul Bocuse, the master chef who defined French cuisine for more than half a century and put it on tables around the world, a man who raised the profile of top chefs from invisible kitchen artists to international celebrities, has died at 91.

Oscar Winner Dorothy Malone, Mom on 'Peyton Place,' Has Died

Oscar Winner Dorothy Malone, Mom on 'Peyton Place,' Has Died

ENTERTAINMENT | By Terry Wallace | Jan 20
Actress Dorothy Malone, who won hearts of 1960s television viewers as the long-suffering mother in the nighttime soap "Peyton Place," died Friday in her hometown of Dallas at age 93.

U.S. Government Shuts Down; Dems, GOP Blame Each Other

U.S. Government Shuts Down; Dems, GOP Blame Each Other

NEWS | By Zeke Miller, Andrew Taylor, and Alan Fram | Jan 20
The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration.

U.S. Flu Season Gets Worse, Has 'Lot More Steam' Than Expected

U.S. Flu Season Gets Worse, Has 'Lot More Steam' Than Expected

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Mike Stobbe | Jan 20
Health officials last week said flu was blanketing the country but they thought there was a good chance the season was already peaking. But the newest numbers out Friday show it grew even more intense.

Church Conservatives Question Pope's Airborne Nuptials

Church Conservatives Question Pope's Airborne Nuptials

NEWS | By Nicole Winfield | Jan 20
A day after Pope Francis grabbed headlines by pronouncing two flight attendants man and wife while flying 36,000 feet over Chile, the conservative Catholic commentariat on Friday questioned the legitimacy of the impromptu sacrament.

Strong Emotions Ahead in Drama about Serbia's Milosevic

Strong Emotions Ahead in Drama about Serbia's Milosevic

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jovana Gec | Jan 20
Former Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic, considered the main architect of a decade of bloody wars in the Balkans, is not the first person who comes to mind when thinking about subjects for a possible musical.

Paris Fashion Week: Louis Vuitton, Rick Owens & More

Paris Fashion Week: Louis Vuitton, Rick Owens & More

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 20
The celebrity allure of Paris Fashion Week was at its height Thursday as notables from the worlds of sports, film and fashion attended the swansong show of Louis Vuitton designer Kim Jones. Here are some highlights.


News

Women Will March Again With Aim to Become A Political Force

Women Will March Again With Aim to Become A Political Force

NATIONAL | By Michelle L. Price and Anita Snow | Jan 20
A year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches worldwide with a message of female empowerment and protest against President Donald Trump, activists will return to the streets this weekend.


Entertainment

 Review :: Shakespeare in Love
Boston, MA

Review :: Shakespeare in Love

THEATRE | By Clinton Campbell | Jan 18
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.

Autopsy: Tom Petty Died of Accidental Drug Overdose

Autopsy: Tom Petty Died of Accidental Drug Overdose

CELEBRITIES | By Nekesa Mumbi Moody | Jan 20
Tom Petty died last year because of an accidental drug overdose that his family said occurred on the same day he found out his hip was broken after performing dozens of shows with a less serious injury.


Business

Amazon Raises Monthly Prime Membership Fees by 20 Percent

Amazon Raises Monthly Prime Membership Fees by 20 Percent

CORPORATE | By Joseph Pisani | Jan 20
Amazon is raising the price of its Prime membership monthly plan by nearly 20 percent. The fee of $99 for an annual membership will not change, the company said Friday.


Technology

Even Without El Nino Last Year, Earth Keeps on Warming

Even Without El Nino Last Year, Earth Keeps on Warming

SCIENCE | By Seth Borenstein | Jan 20
Scientists say last year showed a clear signal of man-made global warming because it was the hottest year they've seen without an El Nino boosting temperatures naturally.


Cars

Edmunds: Before Buying Used Car, Consider Luxury Alternative

Edmunds: Before Buying Used Car, Consider Luxury Alternative

AUTO NEWS | By Matt Jones | Jan 20
As practical as it is to buy a used car, it can also present an opportunity to get a little fancy. This is where "cousin cars" come in.


Style

Recipe: French-Style Beef Stew

Recipe: French-Style Beef Stew

FOOD/DRINK | Jan 20
French beef stews get their unmistakable flavor from onions, red wine, chunks of beef, herbs and often bacon or fatty pork that simmer together for hours, creating heady, delicious aromas.


Health/Fitness

New Trump Office Would Protect Conscience Rights of Doctors

New Trump Office Would Protect Conscience Rights of Doctors

NATIONAL | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 19
Reinforcing its strong connection with social conservatives, the Trump administration announced Thursday a new federal office to protect medical providers refusing to participate in abortion, assisted suicide or other procedures on moral-religious grounds


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.