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Truth, Technology, and the Times We Live In :: A Chat with Madeleine George
Boston, MA

Truth, Technology, and the Times We Live In :: A Chat with Madeleine George

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 21
EDGE enjoyed a recent conversation with playwright Madeleine George about technology and personal choice in advance of The Nora Theatre Company's production of "Precious Little."

Teachers Blast Trump Plan to Roll Back Protections for Transgender Students

Teachers Blast Trump Plan to Roll Back Protections for Transgender Students

NEWS | Feb 22
American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten on President Donald Trump, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' plan to rescind Title IX guidance for transgender students:

World AIDS Museum to Open 'AIDS Crisis in America: 30 Years of ACT Up'

World AIDS Museum to Open 'AIDS Crisis in America: 30 Years of ACT Up'

NEWS | Feb 22
The World AIDS Museum and Educational Center (WAM) announces the opening on March 8 of a major new exhibit, "AIDS Crisis in America: 30 Years of ACT UP - A Convergence of Disease, Art and Human Resilience."

'Menopause The Musical' Partners with Natl. Breast Cancer Coalition

'Menopause The Musical' Partners with Natl. Breast Cancer Coalition

GFour Productions has proudly joined forces with The National Breast Cancer Coalition by donating 100 percent of proceeds from Hot Flash Fans sales of "Menopause The Musical."

Patti LaBelle and More to Play 'Pride Island'  the Biggest Live Music Event in NYC Pride History

Patti LaBelle and More to Play 'Pride Island' the Biggest Live Music Event in NYC Pride History

NEWS | Feb 22
From legendary soul singers to indie pop bands, NYC Pride announces a new 3-day cultural experience featuring Patti LaBelle, Tegan and Sara, and Years & Years taking place from Friday, June 23 to Sunday, June 25, 2017 at Pier 26.

Nude Tiny Tweeting Trump Troll Doll is a Kickstarter Hit

Nude Tiny Tweeting Trump Troll Doll is a Kickstarter Hit

NEWS | Feb 22
For all your voodoo needs.

Head of Italy's Anti-Discrimination Office Quits After Gay Sex Club Scandal

Head of Italy's Anti-Discrimination Office Quits After Gay Sex Club Scandal

NEWS | Feb 22
The head of Italy's anti-discrimination office resigned from his position Monday after being accused of misusing government money. Instead of funding diversity programs and fighting racism, Francesco Spano allegedly used taxpayer funds for gay sex clubs.

Transgender-Themed Art Exhibit Opens in London

Transgender-Themed Art Exhibit Opens in London

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Feb 22
London College of Communication (LCC) presents Ken. To be destroyed as part of its public program of events and exhibitions and explores transgender issues in the context of 1950s British marriage.

She Lip-Synched for Her Life: Watch Cate Blanchett Perform at Stonewall Drag Show

She Lip-Synched for Her Life: Watch Cate Blanchett Perform at Stonewall Drag Show

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 22
A video of Cate Blanchett performing during a drag show at the Stonewall Inn in New York City Monday is making the rounds this week.

Playwright Who Inspired 'Moonlight' Wins PEN Award

Playwright Who Inspired 'Moonlight' Wins PEN Award

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 22
The playwright who inspired the Oscar-nominated movie "Moonlight" has won a prize from PEN America, the literary and human rights organization.

Trump Admin Lays Out New Approach to Illegal Immigration

Trump Admin Lays Out New Approach to Illegal Immigration

NEWS | By Alicia A. Cadwell | Feb 22
Donald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire to crack down on illegal immigration, but once elected, he repeatedly offered varying interpretations of just how tough he would be in the White House.


News

Trump's Weekend Trips to Mar-a-Lago Cost Taxpayers Millions

Trump's Weekend Trips to Mar-a-Lago Cost Taxpayers Millions

POLITICS | Feb 22
Budget watchdogs are criticizing the cost of President Trump's visits to Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach, Florida. He has been there the past three weekends or 11 days of his 33 days in office.


Entertainment

Stoneham Theater Presents Musical's East Coast Premiere
Boston, MA

Stoneham Theater Presents Musical's East Coast Premiere

THEATRE | Feb 16
"Jonah and the Whale: A New Musical" is an unforgettable story of faith, loss, and survival against unbeatable odds. It has its East Coast premiere at the Stoneham Theatre on February 23.

 Review :: Every Song Ever

Review :: Every Song Ever

BOOKS | By Bill Biss | Feb 22
Ratliff takes the time to present his knowledge in a fastidious fashion of the numerous aspects found in truly listening to the spectrum of sounds over the years.


Business

How to Put More in Working-Class Pockets

How to Put More in Working-Class Pockets

FINANCE | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Feb 22
The American working class lost a shocking amount of wealth in recent decades as wages stagnated. Despite campaign promises, making up that lost ground will be no easy feat.


Technology

NASA Aims to Measure Vital Snow Data from Satellites

NASA Aims to Measure Vital Snow Data from Satellites

SCIENCE | By Dan Elliott | Feb 22
Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world's mountain snows - water that sustains a substantial share of the global population.


Finance

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

NATIONAL | Feb 9
Grey Gardens, the Hamptons home once owned by eccentric relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, is for sale. It was featured in a documentary, HBO movie and Broadway musical.


Cars

Chrysler Recalls Some Cars for Loose Bolts

Chrysler Recalls Some Cars for Loose Bolts

AUTO NEWS | Feb 21
Fiat Chrysler says it is recalling some Chrysler cars because driveshaft bolts can come loose on all-wheel drive models, increasing the risk of a crash.


Style

Olive Oil Sticker Shock After Bad Italian Harvest

Olive Oil Sticker Shock After Bad Italian Harvest

FOOD/DRINK | By Colleen Barry, Maria Grazia Murru | Feb 22
From specialty shops in Rome to supermarkets around the world, lovers of Italian olive oil are in for some sticker shock this year, with prices due to jump by as much as 20 percent.


Health/Fitness

Tips for Re-Thinking Eating for Better Heart Health

Tips for Re-Thinking Eating for Better Heart Health

FOOD/DRINK | Feb 20
February is a Heart Health Month, making it the perfect time to find ways to re-think what we eat in order to help lead us to better heart health.


Travel

Paris Tourism Rises After Yearlong Slump

Paris Tourism Rises After Yearlong Slump

Feb 22
Tourism to Paris is showing signs of a revival after a yearlong slump attributed to deadly extremist attacks, violent labor protests, strikes and floods.


Nightlife

Gay Bars Across the Country to Show Preview of "Feud: Bette and Joan" This Week

Gay Bars Across the Country to Show Preview of "Feud: Bette and Joan" This Week

TELEVISION | Feb 21
This week, FX will treat fans in the LGBTQ community in gay bars around the country to a special glimpse into one of the most famous feuds in Hollywood history. "FEUD: Bette and Joan," the first installment of the new FX anthology series.