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On the 'Fence' :: A Chat With Death Penalty Drama Director Daniel Bourque
Boston, MA

On the 'Fence' :: A Chat With Death Penalty Drama Director Daniel Bourque

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 29
Who do we protect? Who do we discard? Who do we punish for their crimes, and how severely? The Hub Theatre Company of Boston tackles those questions, and director Daniel Bourque chats with EDGE about these and other questions.

North Carolina Gov. Signs Compromise of 'Bathroom Law' Repeal

North Carolina Gov. Signs Compromise of 'Bathroom Law' Repeal

NEWS | Mar 30
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper says he has signed into law a measure that rolls back the state's "bathroom bill."

Paris Exhibition Explores Racism Amid Tensions in France

Paris Exhibition Explores Racism Amid Tensions in France

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 30
A UNESCO-backed Paris exhibition exploring the psychology behind racism aims to shed light on why racist acts in France are on the rise, and to educate against prejudice.

Anti-Transgender Bus Sparks Protests as it Visits US Cities

Anti-Transgender Bus Sparks Protests as it Visits US Cities

NEWS | By Philip Marcelo | Mar 30
Anti-transgender activists are being met with protests as they drive through cities in the northeastern United States in a big, orange bus emblazoned with the words "boys are boys" and "girls are girls."

North Carolina Lawmakers Vote to Undo 'Bathroom Bill'

North Carolina Lawmakers Vote to Undo 'Bathroom Bill'

NEWS | By Gary D. Robertson | Mar 30
North Carolina lawmakers voted Thursday to roll back North Carolina's "bathroom bill" in a bid to end the backlash over transgender rights that has cost the state dearly in business projects, conventions and basketball tournaments.

Tello Films Hosts Exclusive Meet and Greet at The Dinah

Tello Films Hosts Exclusive Meet and Greet at The Dinah

NIGHTLIFE | Mar 30
Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend, in association with tellofilms, will be hosting a special Meet & Greet during the Dinah's signature weekend pool party series at the Hilton Hotel in Palm Springs, CA.

Watch: 90-Year-Old WWII Veteran Comes Out as Transgender Woman

Watch: 90-Year-Old WWII Veteran Comes Out as Transgender Woman

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 30
An English World War II veteran has come out as a transgender to her community, after a lifetime of knowing that she was living a lie.

'Bathroom Bill' Could Cost North Carolina More NCAA Events

'Bathroom Bill' Could Cost North Carolina More NCAA Events

NEWS | By Jonathan Drew and Emery P. Dalesio | Mar 30
Basketball-mad North Carolina is bracing for what could be another costly hit from its "bathroom bill" as the NCAA selects four years of championship sites for a variety of sports.

Listen: Did Mike Huckabee Suggest Lindsey Graham is Gay?

Listen: Did Mike Huckabee Suggest Lindsey Graham is Gay?

NEWS | Mar 30
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee chatted with conservative radio host Laura Ingraham Wednesday where the failed GOP presidential candidate seemed to imply Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is gay.

Deal to End 'Bathroom Law' Under Fire From LGBT People

Deal to End 'Bathroom Law' Under Fire From LGBT People

NEWS | By Gary D. Robertson | Mar 30
North Carolina's top Republican legislators and the Democratic governor say they have a deal to end the state's LGBT "bathroom law," which has brought negative national attention and made it harder to attract businesses and sporting events.

National Tour of 'Menopause The Musical' Celebrates 16th Anniversary

National Tour of 'Menopause The Musical' Celebrates 16th Anniversary

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 30
GFour Productions, winner of 54 Drama Desk Awards and 44 Tony Awards, proudly celebrates the 16th anniversary of their international hit show 'Menopause The Musical' on March 28, 2017.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Little Dog Laughed
Boston, MA

Review :: The Little Dog Laughed

THEATRE | By Clinton Campbell | Mar 29
If this production of "The Little Dog Laughed" is any indication, there will be much to look forward to by the new company Take Your Pick Productions.

 Review :: Did It For Love

Review :: Did It For Love

MUSIC | By JC Alvarez | Mar 30
Leela James returns and delivers one of the best albums of her career so far with "Did It For Love" a deeply soulful examination of R&B/funk and soul that will take you through the highs and lows of it all!


Business

H&M Sales Disappoint as More Customers Shop Online

H&M Sales Disappoint as More Customers Shop Online

FASHION | Mar 30
Swedish low-cost fashion brand Hennes & Mauritz AB said Thursday its first quarter sales disappointed, causing a plunge in the company's share price, as customers increasingly shop online.


Finance

Homeowners at San Francisco Sinking High Rise Sue Developer

Homeowners at San Francisco Sinking High Rise Sue Developer

HOME | By Kristin J. Bender | Mar 30
A homeowners association representing property owners at a downtown San Francisco high-rise sued the developers on Wednesday for failing to tell residents the condominium tower was sinking at an unexpected rate.


Style

Coming Soon to McDonald's: Fresh Beef

Coming Soon to McDonald's: Fresh Beef

FOOD/DRINK | By Joseph Pisani | Mar 30
The fast food giant said Thursday that it will swap frozen beef patties for fresh ones in its Quarter Pounder burgers by sometime next year at most of its U.S. locations.


Health/Fitness

Enhancing Patient Engagement for LGBT Populations

Enhancing Patient Engagement for LGBT Populations

HEALTH | Mar 30
AHIMA's newest practice brief, "Improved Patient Engagement for LGBT Populations," provides guidelines and a range of suggestions for enhanced HIM practices for the LGBT community, plus those on a spectrum of sexual orientations and gender identities.


Travel

Dutch Tulips Spring to Life in Italy

Dutch Tulips Spring to Life in Italy

Mar 30
A Dutch couple has brought a bit of the Netherlands to Italy with a "pick your own" tulip farm outside Milan that has just begun to bloom.


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!

World Champion Beatboxer Butterscotch Brings One-Woman Symphony to The Dinah

World Champion Beatboxer Butterscotch Brings One-Woman Symphony to The Dinah

PARTIES | Mar 29
Butterscotch, the retro-futuristic, voice percussionist virtuosa, is joining the stellar line-up at the 2017 Dinah Shore Weekend.