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Bare As You Dare Mardi Gras Party @ Mirabar :: February 17, 2017
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Bare As You Dare Mardi Gras Party @ Mirabar :: February 17, 2017

NIGHTLIFE | Feb 19
It was a wild time at Mirabar as folks came together for the Bare as You Dare Mardi Gras Party. The real fun happened when Jacqueline DiMera hosted the "Beads for Deeds" contest on stage! Boy did she ever have fun.

Lego Batman' Stays No. 1, Conquers 'The Great Wall'

Lego Batman' Stays No. 1, Conquers 'The Great Wall'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Feb 19
"The Great Wall" was a hit in China. In North America, it was a dud.

Silver: NBA Will Keep Eye On State's Inclusion Policies

Silver: NBA Will Keep Eye On State's Inclusion Policies

NEWS | By Tim Reynolds | Feb 19
The NBA is continuing to monitor how states are handling laws regarding the protections of transgender people, with Commissioner Adam Silver warning that any less-than-inclusive policies will help the league decide where to hold All-Star Games.

High School Transgender Wrestler Wins Texas Regional Title

High School Transgender Wrestler Wins Texas Regional Title

NEWS | Feb 19
A 17-year-old Dallas-area high school transgender wrestler who is transitioning from female to male has won a girls regional championship after a female opponent forfeited the match.

GLBT History and 'When We Rise' :: An Interview with Dustin Lance Black

GLBT History and 'When We Rise' :: An Interview with Dustin Lance Black

ENTERTAINMENT | By Joel Martens | Feb 19
Moments exist in film, television and other mediums offering snapshots, but few illustrate the full experience or show the arduous timeline signifying the full power and strength of the LGBT movement. "When We Rise" is about to fix that.

White Supremacist Porn Actor Busted In Drug Raid

White Supremacist Porn Actor Busted In Drug Raid

NEWS | By Hunter Houston | Feb 19
Police popped a white supremacist porn actor for manufacturing and delivery of methamphetamine last week in Dallas.

Is Supreme Court's Same-Sex HIV Disclosure Ruling On its Way?

Is Supreme Court's Same-Sex HIV Disclosure Ruling On its Way?

NEWS | By Norm Kent | Feb 19
The legal issue before the court is whether sex between same-sex couples is actually intercourse under Florida statutes. Really.

Gay Club Night Gas Attack Encourages Hundreds to Gather for Acceptance

Gay Club Night Gas Attack Encourages Hundreds to Gather for Acceptance

NEWS | By Brittany Ferrendi | Feb 19
On Sunday, an unidentified person threw a canister of tear gas into the gay night at a Croatian club. One day later, hundreds gathered in pro-LGBT protest.

Pullman Reveals 'His Dark Materials' Follow-Up

Pullman Reveals 'His Dark Materials' Follow-Up

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jill Lawless | Feb 19
The irrepressible young heroine of Philip Pullman's fantasy trilogy "His Dark Materials" returns in a new novel being published in Britain and the U.S. on Oct. 19, the first part of a new three-book series.

 Divas' Las Vegas :: Cher, J-Lo Shows Wow Sin City

Divas' Las Vegas :: Cher, J-Lo Shows Wow Sin City

EVENTS | By Jim Gladstone | Feb 19
"This is our last goodbye, it's true," she sang in "Strong Enough," the second number in her thundering glitterstorm of a new show, Classic Cher, which opened last Wednesday night to a giddy Las Vegas crowd.

LGBT SF Synagogue Welcomes Refugees

LGBT SF Synagogue Welcomes Refugees

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 19
For many members offering welcome to refugees is inspired by their own familial histories.


News

Executive Order That Incarcerated Japanese Americans Is 75

Executive Order That Incarcerated Japanese Americans Is 75

NATIONAL | Feb 19
Roughly 120,000 Japanese immigrants and Japanese-Americans were sent to desolate camps that dotted the West because the government claimed they might plot against the U.S. Today survivors commemorate the 75th anniversary of the executive order.


Entertainment

Stoneham Theater Presents Musical's East Coast Premiere
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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 :: Sunset Boulevard

Review :: Sunset Boulevard

THEATRE | By Bobby McGuire | Feb 19
"Sunset Boulevard" is big. It's the musicals that got small.


Business

Fund Manager Q&A: A Diversified Approach to Income Investing

Fund Manager Q&A: A Diversified Approach to Income Investing

FINANCE | By Alex Veiga | Feb 19
Bond investors aren't exactly known as risk-seekers. But when interest rates and inflation could be on the rise, playing it too safe in a "vanilla" bond index fund may not cut it.


Technology

Zuckerberg's Goal: Remake a World Facebook Helped Create

Zuckerberg's Goal: Remake a World Facebook Helped Create

PERSONAL TECH | By Barbara Ortutay | Feb 19
Now Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg wants to remake the social media company in a way that counters isolationism, promotes global connections and addresses social ills.


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

Mazda Recalls Nearly 174K Cars to Fix Faulty Seats

Mazda Recalls Nearly 174K Cars to Fix Faulty Seats

AUTO NEWS | Feb 16
Mazda is recalling about 174,000 small cars in the U.S. because the seats can change angles suddenly, making the vehicles hard to drive.


Style

What is Wearable? Exhibit Pushes Boundaries on Clothing & Art

What is Wearable? Exhibit Pushes Boundaries on Clothing & Art

FASHION | By Tracee. M. Herbaugh | Feb 18
Wild and whimsical ensembles are part of the "WOW - World of Wearable Art" exhibition opening Saturday at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem.


Health/Fitness

Chemo Cold Caps

Chemo Cold Caps

HEALTH | Feb 19
A pair of new studies on cold cap therapy in the Journal of the American Medical Association gives hope to breast cancer patients.


Travel

O Canada

O Canada

By Robert Coles | Feb 19
About two years ago I took my first trip into Canada to visit some friends in Toronto and had a very interesting experience crossing the border. Check out this selection from my upcoming book, 'I Know Where I've Been: A Year-Long Journey of Self Discovery


Nightlife

Dyke Night Holds Speed Dating at Love Machine's V-Day Party
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Dyke Night Holds Speed Dating at Love Machine's V-Day Party

PARTIES | Feb 9
On Saturday, February 11, Dyke Night invites those looking for romance to the Love Machine Valentine's Party, featuring Fast Flirting High Tech Speed Dating.

Sydney's Pop Up Bear Bar Returns

Sydney's Pop Up Bear Bar Returns

SPECIAL EVENTS | By Robin Gray | Feb 19
Bear Bar, the Australian pop-up for bears and their friends, is back in time for the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.