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Cabaret's Carol O'Shaughnessy is 'Singin' Happy' at Club Café
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Cabaret's Carol O'Shaughnessy is 'Singin' Happy' at Club Café

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Amodeo | Nov 19
Carol O'Shaughnessy has been actress, singer, comedienne and entertainer for four decades in Boston, with little chance of her slowing down. Ms. O'Shaughnessy heads to Club Café on 11/23 with her latest show. EDGE spoke to her about her career.

Religious Freedom Trackers Chafe at Congressional Proposal

Religious Freedom Trackers Chafe at Congressional Proposal

NEWS | By Elana Schor | Nov 21
The federal commission that tracks global religious freedom is facing a rift with Capitol Hill over a proposal that some members warn would hurt its effectiveness.

Country Star Sam Hunt Arrested for DUI in Tennessee

Country Star Sam Hunt Arrested for DUI in Tennessee

NEWS | Nov 21
Country singer Sam Hunt was arrested for driving under the influence and violation of the open container law after police in Nashville stopped him for driving the wrong way down a one-way road.

Census Data: Same-Sex Families Are the 1% - of U.S. Households, That Is

Census Data: Same-Sex Families Are the 1% - of U.S. Households, That Is

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 21
Although the Trump Administration plans to exclude LGTBQs from next year's census, the Census Bureau still goes gather some data about the community's individuals and families. Newly gathered data show some illuminating results.

PopUps: Singer Jason Derulo Turning Heads with Revealing Instagram Pic

PopUps: Singer Jason Derulo Turning Heads with Revealing Instagram Pic

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 21
Singer Jason Derulo will star in the upcoming live-action version of the musical "Cats," which hits theaters next month. But it's his latest Instagram post that has people talking.

Zendaya Introduces Trans Fan to Her 'Euphoria' Costar Hunter Schafer

Zendaya Introduces Trans Fan to Her 'Euphoria' Costar Hunter Schafer

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cronin | Nov 21
Zendaya, Drama TV Star award-winning actress in "Euphoria" surprised a trans fan of the show last Friday, introducing her to co-star Hunter Schafer. The fan reached out to Zendaya as a fan and someone who was deeply inspired by Schafer.

Whipped Up by Anti-LGBTQ Pastor, W. Virginia County Seeks to Ban Gay Library Book

Whipped Up by Anti-LGBTQ Pastor, W. Virginia County Seeks to Ban Gay Library Book

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 21
The forces of anti-LGBTQ censorship targeted a West Virginia library for stocking LGBTQ titles after a children's book about a gay prince and his knight in shining armor.

Watch: Luke Evans Goes Shirtless to Eat a Cake...of Himself?

Watch: Luke Evans Goes Shirtless to Eat a Cake...of Himself?

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 21
Luke Evans is having a good 2019, after starring in "Ma," "Murder Mystery," and his latest film, "Midway," which did very well at this box office this week. He's also gearing up to release his first album "At Last," which is out Friday.

New California Law May Expand Use Of HIV Prevention Drugs, With Caveats

New California Law May Expand Use Of HIV Prevention Drugs, With Caveats

NEWS | By Mark Kreidler | Nov 21
The law, SB-159, eliminates mandatory doctor visits and bars insurance companies from requiring prior authorization for PEP and PrEP drugs.

Boston Set for LGBTQ Senior Housing Community

Boston Set for LGBTQ Senior Housing Community

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 21
Boston, Massachusetts, is about to see its first housing development specifically for LGBTQ elders.

Watch: Ellen Surprises Lesbian Fiancées After Parents Say They're Skipping Wedding

Watch: Ellen Surprises Lesbian Fiancées After Parents Say They're Skipping Wedding

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cronin | Nov 21
Same-sex couple Kate Austin and Sarah Sulsenti were heartbroken when they learned that their parents would skip their wedding, disapproving of their sexuality. But, the two got a surprise from Ellen DeGeneres after tweeting at her. Read more below.


Entertainment

 Review :: There's Much to Love in Trinity's 'A Christmas Carol'
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Review :: There's Much to Love in Trinity's 'A Christmas Carol'

THEATRE | By Will Demers | Nov 13
There's so much to love about Dickens' lively holiday tale of redemption and hope, and Trinity Repertory Company gets into the "spirit" of things quite well. This year's production is an absolute delight.

 Review :: A Musical About Star Wars - Original Cast Recording

Review :: A Musical About Star Wars - Original Cast Recording

MUSIC | By Kitty Drexel | Nov 21
"A Musical About Star Wars" celebrates the extra special, extra nerdy intersection of the "Star Wars" franchise and boutique musical theatre.


Business

Target Bursts Into the Holiday Season with a Bang

Target Bursts Into the Holiday Season with a Bang

HOME | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 21
Target is bursting into the critical holiday season with strong third-quarter earnings as the company pushes faster delivery and invests in stores and on new fashion brands.


Technology

Amnesty International Calls Facebook, Google Rights Abusers

Amnesty International Calls Facebook, Google Rights Abusers

PERSONAL TECH | By Frank Bajak | Nov 21
Amnesty International issued a scathing indictment of the world's dominant internet corporations, arguing in a new report that Google and Facebook should be forced to abandon what it calls their surveillance-based business model.


Finance

Warren's Math Adds Up: Says Out-Of-Pocket Health Spending Will Total $11 Trillion In The Next Decade

Warren's Math Adds Up: Says Out-Of-Pocket Health Spending Will Total $11 Trillion In The Next Decade

INSURANCE | By Shefali Luthra | Nov 13
If true, it would be a figure both staggering and significant to the unfolding debate, as Americans try to understand how Warren's brand of a single-payer health system could affect their pocketbooks.


Cars

New SUVs and Electric Vehicles Highlight L.A. Auto Show

New SUVs and Electric Vehicles Highlight L.A. Auto Show

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Nov 21
New electric vehicles, several new small SUVs, a redesigned compact car, a plug-in version of Toyota's top-selling vehicle and a futuristic electric station wagon concept car from Volkswagen are among the new models on display this week.


Health/Fitness

A Call for Major Federal Spending Reform as STDs Reach an All-Time High

A Call for Major Federal Spending Reform as STDs Reach an All-Time High

POLITICS | Nov 20
A new report released by the National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) calls for major reforms in how the U.S. funds and supports STD prevention and care in the midst of a growing public health crisis.