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Looking 'A Gift Horse' in the  Eye :: Obehi Janice and Jim Petosa on Lydia Diamond's Early Play
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Looking 'A Gift Horse' in the Eye :: Obehi Janice and Jim Petosa on Lydia Diamond's Early Play

ENTERTAINMENT | 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.

Campy and Plucky, Netflix's 'Girlboss' is a Delightful Watch

Campy and Plucky, Netflix's 'Girlboss' is a Delightful Watch

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 23
The new Netflix comedy "Girlboss" is an energetic and fast-paced series loosely based on the story of Sophia Amoruso, founder of the controversial online vintage boutique Nasty Girl.

Web Series Aims to Educate on PrEP

Web Series Aims to Educate on PrEP

ARTS & CULTURE | By Yael Chanoff | Apr 23
"PrEP Project" premieres May 16. Part of the goal is to spread the word about PrEP, a once-a-day pill that studies show is over 99 percent effective in preventing HIV. It also sets out to break down stigmas about sex and HIV.

'Avatar' Sequels Now Scheduled to Start in December 2020

'Avatar' Sequels Now Scheduled to Start in December 2020

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 23
James Cameron has set the release dates for the next four "Avatar" sequels, with the first coming in 2020.

Hollywood Agent and Producer Sandy Gallin Dies at 76

Hollywood Agent and Producer Sandy Gallin Dies at 76

NEWS | By Mark Kennedy | Apr 23
Sandy Gallin, an agent and talent manager who guided the careers of such luminaries as Barbra Streisand, Dolly Parton, Cher and Nicole Kidman, as well as being a TV, movie and Broadway producer, has died in Los Angeles.

Hillary Clinton Makes Surprise Appearance at Tribeca Fest

Hillary Clinton Makes Surprise Appearance at Tribeca Fest

NEWS | By Jocelyn Noveck | Apr 23
The premiere of a virtual reality short by Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow was already a high-profile event at the Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday night. And then Hillary Clinton walked onstage.

Kathryn Bigelow on VR after her First Try: 'I Love It'

Kathryn Bigelow on VR after her First Try: 'I Love It'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Apr 23
As a filmmaker drawn to the most visceral forms of cinema, it was probably inevitable that Kathryn Bigelow's high-adrenaline curiosities would lead her to virtual reality.

Icelandic Language at Risk; Robots, Computers Can't Grasp It

Icelandic Language at Risk; Robots, Computers Can't Grasp It

NEWS | By Egill Bjarnason | Apr 23
Linguistics experts, studying the future of a language spoken by fewer than 400,000 people in an increasingly globalized world, wonder if this is the beginning of the end for the Icelandic tongue.

Sen. Feinstein Has Rowdy SF Town Hall

Sen. Feinstein Has Rowdy SF Town Hall

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Apr 23
Longtime California Senator Dianne Feinstein addressed the dangers presented by leaders of North Korea and Syria, as well as President Donald Trump Monday at a rowdy town hall in the city.

AP Fact Check: When Trump Takes Credit and Assigns Blame

AP Fact Check: When Trump Takes Credit and Assigns Blame

NEWS | By Calvin Woodward And Jim Drinkard | Apr 23
A look at the veracity of claims by political figures. One of the most consistent features of President Donald Trump's public statements is his drive to take credit and assign blame.

Trump Tells 'Dreamers' to Rest Easy, Targets Criminals

Trump Tells 'Dreamers' to Rest Easy, Targets Criminals

NEWS | By Julie Pace | Apr 23
Trump, in an interview Friday with The Associated Press, said his administration is "not after the dreamers, we are after the criminals."


News

'Shattered' Tells Behind-the-Scenes Story of Hillary Clinton's Election Loss

'Shattered' Tells Behind-the-Scenes Story of Hillary Clinton's Election Loss

POLITICS | Apr 23
Amie Parnes and Jon Allen, authors of the new book "Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign," join CBSN to discuss the story behind the 2016 U.S. presidential election outcome.


Entertainment

Jeanine Kane Takes the Throne in 'King Elizabeth'
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Jeanine Kane Takes the Throne in 'King Elizabeth'

THEATRE | By Joe Siegel | Apr 18
Stage veteran Jeanine Kane stars as Queen Elizabeth I in the Gamm's production of "King Elizabeth."

Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in "Happy Days," Dies at 56

Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in "Happy Days," Dies at 56

CELEBRITIES | By Hillel Italie | Apr 23
Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," died Saturday at age 56.


Business

When Small Stores Go Out of Business, Owners Ask: Now What?

When Small Stores Go Out of Business, Owners Ask: Now What?

CORPORATE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Apr 23
When small or independent retailers post "Going Out of Business" signs, many ask themselves, now what? That may mean trying again - or forging ahead on a completely different career path.


Technology

As Orbit Becomes More Crowded, Risk from Space Debris Grows

As Orbit Becomes More Crowded, Risk from Space Debris Grows

SCIENCE | By Frank Jordans | Apr 22
Decades' worth of man-made junk is cluttering up Earth's orbit, posing a threat to spaceflight and the satellites we rely on for weather reports, air travel and global communications.


Cars

Monaco Flying Car Set to Take Off

Monaco Flying Car Set to Take Off

AUTO NEWS | By Milos Krivokapic and Angela Charlton | Apr 22
A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light-framed plane whose wings can fold back, like an insect, and is boosted by a hybrid engine and rear propeller.


Style

Chefs Anthony Bourdain and Jeremiah Tower on New Documentary

Chefs Anthony Bourdain and Jeremiah Tower on New Documentary

FOOD/DRINK | Apr 22
Chef and TV personality Anthony Bourdain and chef Jeremiah Tower join "CBS This Morning" to discuss Bourdain's new documentary, "Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent."


Health/Fitness

LGBTQs Stay Safe When Defensive Pride Hosts Six-Week Course
Boston, MA

LGBTQs Stay Safe When Defensive Pride Hosts Six-Week Course

FITNESS | Apr 21
On Sunday, April 23, Defensive Pride, a North Shore self-defense group dedicated to the LGTBQ community, is holding its first six-class course from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Defensive Edge, 18 Del Carmine St., in Wakefield, MA.


Travel

Schumer: Boost Communication After Penn Station Stampede

Schumer: Boost Communication After Penn Station Stampede

NATIONAL | Apr 23
Sen. Charles Schumer said that the stampede that injured 16 people at New York's Penn Station just over a week ago shows a need for better coordination between law enforcement agencies at transportation hubs.


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).

Wonka Ball: Forbidden Planet @ Venue SIX10 :: April 21, 2017

Wonka Ball: Forbidden Planet @ Venue SIX10 :: April 21, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Apr 22
Venue SIX10 played host to a space-themed fundraiser for Chicago's About Face Theatre. Titled "Wonka Ball: Forbidden Planet," The out-of-this-world evening featured cocktails, music and a live auction for vacations and Lady Gaga tickets.