THE LATEST

Hub Theatre Swingin' into 3rd Season with Dark Farce 'Loot'

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Mar 27
Hub Theatre Company of Boston will kick off its third season this spring with Joe Orton's irreverent and amoral dark farce, "Loot," at the First Church in Boston Friday, March 27-Sunday, April 12.

Boston Public Works Launches 'From the Deep'

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Mar 27
The ephemeral theatre company, Boston Public Works launches the second play in their mission to bring premiere productions to Boston. "From The Deep" is the story of a missing BU student who meets an Israeli prisoner of war in a surreal world.

UPDATE: Ice Palace Nightclub Spared in Cherry Grove Fire

NEWS | By EDGE | Mar 27
Save the "disco inferno" comments for another day.

Inferno Engulfs Businesses in Cherry Grove, Fire Island

NEWS | By EDGE | Mar 27
A huge fire that sparked overnight has done extensive damage to the gay vacation destination of Cherry Grove on Fire Island. The Cherry Grove Beach Hotel and numerous homes are victims of the blaze.

Arkansas Senate Approves Religious Protection Bill

NEWS | By Andrew DeMillo | Mar 27
Arkansas inched closer Friday toward becoming the second state this year to adopt a law that critics say would sanction discrimination against gays and lesbians, with the state Senate approving a religious protection bill.

Leaders Gather in Chicago to Address Violence Against Transgender Community

NEWS | By EDGE | Mar 27
On March 27-28, transgender and gender nonconforming leaders from across the country will gather in Chicago to connect across regions, share solutions, and build upon national strategies that address the physical and structural violence transgenders face

Ind. Gov Get's Twitter-Slapped By Broadway Diva Over Anti-Gay Law

NEWS | By EDGE | Mar 27
Leave it to a six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald to add some major theatrics to the scene playing out over social media in response to Republican Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's signing of a "license to discriminate" bill Thursday.

Wish There Was a Netflix for Lesbians? Tune Into Tello!

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 27
If you've ever wished that there was a network where you could see a wide variety of shows that honestly depicted lesbian lives, consider Christin Baker and her new online network Tello your fairy godmother.

SF Mayor Pulls the Plug on Taxpayer-Funded Travel to Indiana

NEWS | By EDGE | Mar 27
Don't worry San Franciscans. None of your hard earned tax dollars will go to support Indiana's economy.

Notre Dame Gay Group to Give Award to NHL Exec.

NEWS | Mar 27
The Gay and Lesbian Alumni/ae of the University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary's College plan to honor an NHL executive who helped launch the You Can Play Project in honor of his younger brother.

FL Insurance Commissioner Improves Nationwide Access to HIV Drugs

NEWS | By EDGE | Mar 27
Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin M. McCarty announced this week that Aetna, Inc. and Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc. are revising plans to include HIV drugs at a lower cost.

Authorities: 2 People Unaccounted For in NYC Blast

NEWS | By Colleen Long | Mar 27
Firefighters using high-powered water towers worked Friday to extinguish pockets of fire at the site of an apparent gas explosion in Manhattan's East Village as authorities reported that two people were unaccounted for.


Entertainment

Theatre Review :: The King and I

THEATRE | By Drew Jackson | Mar 27
The Dallas Summer Musicals continue their 75th season with an all-new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical "The King and I."


Business

Which Woman Should Grace the $20 Bill?

FINANCE | Mar 27
There's a movement underway to give the $20 bill a makeover. The group wants to replace President Andrew Jackson's face with a woman's. There are 15 candidates to choose from, including Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman and Eleanor Roosevelt. Chip Reid reports.


Cars

Motorist Removed from Car and Beaten by Officers

AUTO NEWS | Mar 26
A pastor leading a protest outside a Detroit-area police department threatened to shut down the city until two white officers are fired for the bloody arrest of a black man who was pulled from his car and repeatedly punched in the head.


Style

Is Your Seafood Caught by Slaves?

FOOD/DRINK | Mar 27
In the Indonesian island village of Benjina and the surrounding waters, hundreds of trapped men represent one of the most desperate links criss-crossing between companies and countries in the seafood industry.


Health/Fitness

LBBC Welcomes Women to Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 27
Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) has opened registration for its ninth annual conference for women living with metastatic breast cancer, Saturday, April 11 - Sunday April 12.


Travel

Graffiti Boom Born in Tragedy Brightens Up Colombia Capital

By Jacobo Garcia | Mar 27
Bogota's proliferation of murals grew in part out of tragedy, when police shot and killed graffiti artist Diego Felipe Becerra in 2011 as he painted his trademark Felix the Cat. Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro responded by decriminalizing graffiti painting.


Nightlife

Drag Tag: NYC's Queens Top Tips for a Drag-Tastic Evening

BARS | By Justin Luke | Mar 26
New York City a "DRAG"? You bet it is! The city's most indelible drag personalities take us on a walk of shame scouring the scene from cabaret to caddy! Now prance and sissy that walk!