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Underlings Bring 'Romeo and Juliet' (with a Touch of 'Heathers') to Chelsea
Boston, MA

Underlings Bring 'Romeo and Juliet' (with a Touch of 'Heathers') to Chelsea

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 22
The Underlings Theatre Co. is following up its successful Providence Fringe Festival and Somerville production of "Ada, Soon" with a production of "Romeo and Juliet"-in the original pronunciation, and with a not so old-school look.

Watch: Houston Mail Carrier Delivers Homophobic Invective

Watch: Houston Mail Carrier Delivers Homophobic Invective

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 23
A Houston resident didn't get the package he was expecting. Instead, he found himself on the receiving end of a torrent of abuse.

First Time @ the Berlin Film Festival, Part One

First Time @ the Berlin Film Festival, Part One

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Langson | Feb 23
EDGE contributor Kevin Langston traveled to Berlin last week to attend the Berlinale, the 68th edition of that city's film festival, for the first time. He files his first report on some of the films he's watched there.

Trump Says He Goes to Great Lengths to Hide His Bald Spot

Trump Says He Goes to Great Lengths to Hide His Bald Spot

NEWS | Feb 23
President Donald Trump says he goes to great lengths to hide the bald spot revealed in a recent photo.

PrEP Prescriptions on the Rise But More Work Remains

PrEP Prescriptions on the Rise But More Work Remains

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has estimated that there are more than 1.2 million women and men in the United States who can benefit from PrEP.

Actor Brendan Fraser Says Former Golden Globes President Sexually Assaulted Him

Actor Brendan Fraser Says Former Golden Globes President Sexually Assaulted Him

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 23
In a lengthy new interview with GQ magazine, Brendan Fraser discussed his rocky acting career, saying that, in part, he stepped away from Hollywood after being sexually assaulted by a former president of the Foreign Press Association in 2003.

Comedian Stephen Fry Reveals He has Prostate Cancer

Comedian Stephen Fry Reveals He has Prostate Cancer

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 23
British comedian and actor Stephen Fry has revealed that he is suffering from prostate cancer.

Teen Found Not Guilty of Distributing Nude Photo of Teacher

Teen Found Not Guilty of Distributing Nude Photo of Teacher

NEWS | Feb 23
A North Carolina high school student accused of "catfishing" a teacher and circulating his nude photo has been found not guilty.

NRA Strikes a Defiant Tone, Criticizes Gun Control Advocates

NRA Strikes a Defiant Tone, Criticizes Gun Control Advocates

NEWS | By Ken Thomas | Feb 23
Leaders of the National Rifle Association are accusing gun control advocates of exploiting the deadly Florida school shooting, striking a defiant tone amid a renewed debate over guns and school safety.

Missouri Governor Defiant After Indictment Linked to Affair

Missouri Governor Defiant After Indictment Linked to Affair

NEWS | By Jim Salter, David A. Lieb and Summer Ballentine | Feb 23
Mo. Gov. Eric Greitens remains defiant, even amid calls for impeachment or resignation, after a St. Louis grand jury indicted him for felony invasion of privacy, alleging the Republican took a compromising photo of a woman during an extramarital affair.

Weinstein Apologizes to Streep, Lawrence for Lawyers' Words

Weinstein Apologizes to Streep, Lawrence for Lawyers' Words

NEWS | By Sandy Cohen | Feb 23
Harvey Weinstein apologized to Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence after his lawyers cited them in asking a court to dismiss a sexual misconduct lawsuit.


News

Missouri Governor Indicted on Felony Charge

Missouri Governor Indicted on Felony Charge

CRIME | Feb 23
A St. Louis grand jury indicted Missouri Governor Eric Greitens for felony invasion of privacy, alleging the Republican took a compromising photo of a woman during an extramarital affair before he was elected. Greitens denies committing a crime.


Entertainment

 Review :: An Education in Prudence
Boston, MA

Review :: An Education in Prudence

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 23
The new play being produced by Open Theater Project at St. John's Church in Jamaica Plain offers a clever script to show us the meaning of the old adage "Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it."

 Review :: The Young Karl Marx

Review :: The Young Karl Marx

MOVIES | By Lewis Whittington | Feb 23
Raoul Peck & co-writer Pascal Bonitzer's are equally bold in "The Young Karl Marx," even as they transform the staid personages of Marx and Engels into sensual rebels with a cause and gregariously passionate men in their private lives.


Business

NPR Adopts New Measures After Sex Harassment Investigation

NPR Adopts New Measures After Sex Harassment Investigation

CORPORATE | Feb 23
National Public Radio has adopted a series of measures to improve its workplace culture, following an independent investigation into sex harassment issues stemming from the ouster of a top executive.


Technology

Shooting Survivors Endure New Assault - from Online Trolls

Shooting Survivors Endure New Assault - from Online Trolls

PERSONAL TECH | By Alina Hartounian | Feb 23
Just days after watching their classmates die, survivors of the Florida school shooting came under a different kind of assault, this time from online trolls who threatened the students as they seek tighter gun laws.


Finance

Buying A Home As An Unmarried Couple? Do These 3 Things

Buying A Home As An Unmarried Couple? Do These 3 Things

REAL ESTATE | By Beth Buczynski | Jan 27
Love and marriage don't always go together, no matter what Sinatra says. If you're in a committed relationship but nuptials are on the back burner, just know your dream of buying a home doesn't have to be.


Style

So Long, Free Footlongs: Subway Shakes Up Rewards Program

So Long, Free Footlongs: Subway Shakes Up Rewards Program

FOOD/DRINK | By Joseph Pisani | Feb 23
Subway is shaking up its loyalty rewards program, giving customers the ability to earn $2 discounts instead of free Footlongs.


Health/Fitness

4 Reasons Why People Fear Dentists (And Why They Shouldn't)

4 Reasons Why People Fear Dentists (And Why They Shouldn't)

HEALTH | Feb 23
According to WebMD, between 9 and 20 percent of Americans steer clear of the dentist because of fear and anxiety. Dentists say those numbers have spurred the industry to find new ways to reduce pain and allay fear and anxiety.


Travel

On the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Art Trail in Mexico City

On the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Art Trail in Mexico City

FINE ARTS | By Anita Snow | Feb 23
All around Mexico City, Frida and Diego-philes can find the couple's work at over a dozen museums and public spaces. Here are some stops on the Kahlo-Rivera trail.


Nightlife

Gay Day at the Circus Spectacular!

Gay Day at the Circus Spectacular!

What could be better that nimble athletic bodies performing acrobatic feats for your thrills, pleasure and delight? Join us for "GAY DAY AT THE CIRCUS SPECTACULAR!"