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High and Dry and On the Sly :: Paula Plum on ASP and Lyric Stage's Co-Production of 'Twelfth Night'
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High and Dry and On the Sly :: Paula Plum on ASP and Lyric Stage's Co-Production of 'Twelfth Night'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 21
Paula Plum, a founding member of Actors' Shakespeare Project, takes the reigns for ASP's first co-production with Lyric Stage: Shakespeare's timeless comedy of love and confusion, "Twelfth Night." EDGE finds out all about it!

U.S. Experts: Medicines for Opioid Addiction Vastly Underused

U.S. Experts: Medicines for Opioid Addiction Vastly Underused

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Matthew Perrone | Mar 21
Medicines proven to treat opioid addiction remain vastly underused in the U.S., the nation's top medical advisers said earlier this week.

Germany: Michael Jackson Exhibit Opening Amid Revived Claims

Germany: Michael Jackson Exhibit Opening Amid Revived Claims

NEWS | Mar 21
An exhibition of art about Michael Jackson is opening in Germany amid fresh controversy over the singer's alleged abuse of children.

David Letterman: I Stayed on Network TV for too Long

David Letterman: I Stayed on Network TV for too Long

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 21
David Letterman says he stuck around on network television about 10 years too long.

Waiting for the Final Mueller Report and What Happens Next

Waiting for the Final Mueller Report and What Happens Next

NEWS | By Chad Day and Eric Tucker | Mar 21
America is waiting for special counsel Robert Mueller's report. But anyone looking for a grand narrative on President Donald Trump, Russian election interference and all the juicy details uncovered over the past 22 months could end up disappointed.

PopUps: Is Lady Gaga Dating 'Avengers' Star Jeremy Renner?

PopUps: Is Lady Gaga Dating 'Avengers' Star Jeremy Renner?

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 21
Not long after her split up from fiancé Christian Carino, Lady Gaga is getting close to actor Jeremy Renner, according to a report from Us Weekly.

Queer Comedy 'Schitt's Creek' to Return for Sixth and Final Season

Queer Comedy 'Schitt's Creek' to Return for Sixth and Final Season

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 21
Good news and bad news for fans of "Schitt's Creek."

Deaf, Trans Actor Joins DC Superhero TV Pantheon

Deaf, Trans Actor Joins DC Superhero TV Pantheon

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 21
Marvel may still be looking for the actor who's going to play its first openly gay super-powered crime fighter, but DC has taken the step of hiring openly trans actor Chella Man for the role of bisexual superhero Jericho on "Titans."

Pro Boxer Flies into Anti-LGBTQ Rage, Vows to Shoot Gays

Pro Boxer Flies into Anti-LGBTQ Rage, Vows to Shoot Gays

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 21
The online feud between pro boxer Adrien Broner and social media personality Andrew C. Caldwell escalated with an Instagram tantrum from Broner that was chock-full of racial and homophobic expletives.

Chick-fil-a Says No Donations to Anti-Gay Groups; Tax Records Show Otherwise

Chick-fil-a Says No Donations to Anti-Gay Groups; Tax Records Show Otherwise

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 21
Tax records show that the foundation associated with fast food chain Chick-fil-a, which has in the past expressed opposition to marriage equality, has donated to several anti-LGBTQ groups.

With Black Lung Fund in Jeopardy, Taxpayers Could Fit the Bill

With Black Lung Fund in Jeopardy, Taxpayers Could Fit the Bill

NEWS | By Dylan Lovan | Mar 21
The Trump administration and coal industry allies are insisting that a federal black lung trust fund will continue to pay benefits to sick miners despite a drastic cut in funding.


News

Mississippi Governor Set to Sign 'Hearbeat' Abortion Law

Mississippi Governor Set to Sign 'Hearbeat' Abortion Law

HEALTH | By Emily Wagster Pettus | Mar 21
Gov. Phil Bryant says he's not worried about lawsuits as Mississippi prepares to enact one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Song of Summer
Boston, MA

Review :: The Song of Summer

THEATRE | By Will Demers | Mar 20
Lauren Yee's new play "The Song of Summer" centers around a pop singer's quest for the truth, and maybe a resolution of what happened so many years ago. Trust me, it's fun to find out what happens.

'Call Me By Your Name' Author Announces Sequel, Reveals Title & Release Date

'Call Me By Your Name' Author Announces Sequel, Reveals Title & Release Date

BOOKS | Mar 21
It's official: André Aciman formally announced this week that he is working on a follow up to his 2007 gay coming-of-age novel "Call Me By Your Name," which was turned into a film in 2017.


Business

After Mosque Attacks, New Zealand Banning 'Military-Style' Guns

After Mosque Attacks, New Zealand Banning 'Military-Style' Guns

LEGAL | By Juliet Williams and Nick Perry | Mar 21
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced an immediate ban Thursday on sales of "military-style" semi-automatic and automatic weapons like the ones used in the attacks on two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 worshippers.


Finance

Shopping to Reduce Food Waste is Easy on the Wallet, Too

Shopping to Reduce Food Waste is Easy on the Wallet, Too

FOOD/DRINK | By Tracee M. Herbaugh | Mar 19
If you're hoping to reduce household food waste, experts say there are two key things to do: Eat what you have, and buy only what you need.


Cars

Carvana Debuts Second Pennsylvania Car Vending Machine

Carvana Debuts Second Pennsylvania Car Vending Machine

AUTO NEWS | Mar 21
Carvana (NYSE: CVNA), a leading e-commerce platform for buying and selling used cars, unveiled its newest Car Vending Machine today in Pittsburgh.


Style

Labrador Retriever Most 'Pup-ular' U.S. Dog for 28th Year

Labrador Retriever Most 'Pup-ular' U.S. Dog for 28th Year

HOME | By Jennifer Peltz | Mar 21
Labrador retrievers aren't letting go of their hold on U.S. dog lovers, but German shorthaired pointers are tugging on the top ranks of doggy popularity.


Travel

Culinary Delights Found Along the Charlevoix Flavor Trail

Culinary Delights Found Along the Charlevoix Flavor Trail

By John Marshall | Mar 21
Located northeast of Quebec City along the St. Lawrence River, the Charlevoix Flavor Trail features more than four dozen local growers, producers and restaurateurs in an area known as a rural vacation spot for the wealthy in the early 20th century.


Nightlife

Set It Off Saturdays @ Boxers WH :: March 16, 2019

Set It Off Saturdays @ Boxers WH :: March 16, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Mar 20
Saturday night, the Washington Heights neighborhood held their new weekly LGBT all-inclusive party with pop, urban and Latin mix beats by DJ Nesto who kept the crowd dancing all night long.