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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.

James Patterson Plans True Crime Book on Aaron Hernandez

James Patterson Plans True Crime Book on Aaron Hernandez

NEWS | Apr 27
Aaron Hernandez, the former NFL player and convicted murderer found hanging by a bedsheet in prison last week, will be the subject of an upcoming true crime book by best-selling author James Patterson.

Producer Admits Bilking Investors with Fake Broadway Play

Producer Admits Bilking Investors with Fake Broadway Play

NEWS | Apr 27
Move over, Mel Brooks.

Watch: D'OH! Simpsons Needle Trump Ahead of 100 Day Milestone

Watch: D'OH! Simpsons Needle Trump Ahead of 100 Day Milestone

NEWS | Apr 27
"The Simpsons" is taking on President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office in a short animation released online.

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Moore Running for US Senate

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Moore Running for US Senate

NEWS | By Kim Chandler | Apr 27
Suspended Alabama Chief Justice and gay marriage opponent Roy Moore announced Wednesday he is running for the U.S. Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Cosby, Daughter, Lawyer Speak Out as Sex Assault Trial Looms

Cosby, Daughter, Lawyer Speak Out as Sex Assault Trial Looms

NEWS | By Maryclaire Dale | Apr 27
Bill Cosby and his delegates are speaking out in select media interviews Wednesday, a month before jury selection starts in his Pennsylvania sex assault trial.

Russian with HIV Seeking US Asylum is Detained in Florida

Russian with HIV Seeking US Asylum is Detained in Florida

NEWS | Apr 27
Immigration authorities detained a gay Russian man infected with HIV who was seeking U.S. asylum in California, his lawyer said on Wednesday.

Coulter's Berkeley Speech Canceled, Police Prep for Violence

Coulter's Berkeley Speech Canceled, Police Prep for Violence

NEWS | By Jocelyn Gecker | Apr 27
Ann Coulter said Wednesday that she was forced to cancel her speaking event Thursday at the University of California, Berkeley amid concerns of violence but might still "swing by to say hello" to all her supporters.

United Raising Limit on Payments to Bumped Flyers to $10,000

United Raising Limit on Payments to Bumped Flyers to $10,000

NEWS | By David Koenig | Apr 27
United Airlines says it will raise the limit - to $10,000 - on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his sea

White House Says Trump Won't Immediately Pull Out Of NAFTA

White House Says Trump Won't Immediately Pull Out Of NAFTA

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | Apr 27
President Donald Trump has told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement at this time, just hours after administration officials said he was considering a draft executive order to do just that.

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.


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.

Florida Artist Dismisses Gender Binaries

Florida Artist Dismisses Gender Binaries

FINE ARTS | 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.


Business

United Raises Limit on Bumped Passengers to 10K

United Raises Limit on Bumped Passengers to 10K

CORPORATE | By David Koenig | Apr 27
United Airlines says it will raise the limit - to $10,000 - on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from a passenger being violently dragged from his seat.


Technology

Researchers: Russia-Linked Hackers Targeted Macron Campaign

Researchers: Russia-Linked Hackers Targeted Macron Campaign

PERSONAL TECH | By Raphael Satter | Apr 26
Researchers with the Japanese anti-virus firm Trend Micro say the campaign of French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron has been targeted by Russia-linked hackers.


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.


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).

 Cowboy A Go-Go Night @ Flaming Saddles WeHo :: April 22, 2017

Cowboy A Go-Go Night @ Flaming Saddles WeHo :: April 22, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Apr 24
Hot Cowboys showed their stuff at WeHo's Flaming Saddles. The event was called Cowboy A Go-Go. EDGE was there with spurs on. Check out these photos.