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Village People's Randy Jones Hosts Reading of 'GRINDR The Opera'

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 28
Randy Jones, the original Cowboy from the disco supergroup the Village People will host a reading of Erik Johannes von Ramsom's "GRINDR The Opera" on April 7 and 9 in New York City.

Pop Pop Fizz Fizz: PC Music is Changing Pop On Its Own Terms

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 28
Mysterious London record label PC Music is on the verge of not being so mysterious anymore, gearing up for a pop music takeover, but in one of the strangest attempts in a very long time.

UPDATE: Ice Palace Nightclub Spared in Cherry Grove Fire

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

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.

Indiana Officials Look to Stem Religious Objections Fallout

NEWS | By Tom Davies | Mar 27
The wave of protests from businesses and on social media over Indiana's new religious objections law has many local officials working to counter the criticism.

Arkansas Governor Says He'd Sign Religious Protection Bill

NEWS | Mar 27
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday he would sign into law a religious protection measure that opponents have said amounts to a license to discriminate against gays and lesbians in the state.

Aging in America, Part 3: What Can We Do for Ourselves?

The most promising course for yielding cost-effective and real-time solutions, while at the same time mitigating the negative impacts of an aging population, is dealing with the obvious now -- before the crisis worsens.

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.

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


News

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

POLITICS | 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.


Entertainment

Theatre Review :: From The Deep

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Mar 27
"From The Deep," the latest offering from Boston Public Works and the playwright Cassie M. Seinuk, is a story of a missing Boston University graduate student who arrives in a surreal world and meets an heroic Israeli prisoner of war.


Business

FAA Streamlines Rules to Speed Up Permits to Fly Drones

LEGAL | Mar 27
Federal aviation officials, battered by complaints that bureaucratic hurdles are preventing industry from realizing the economic benefits of drones, announced they are streamlining rules to expedite permits to fly small, commercial unmanned aircraft.


Technology

Lawmaker Questions Maker of Scopes Tied to 'Superbug'

SCIENCE | Mar 26
A federal lawmaker is seeking details from the manufacturer of medical scopes that have been linked to several "superbug" bacteria outbreaks at U.S. hospitals, increasing pressure on the company.


Finance

Investing 101: Better Than Saving for 2015

SAVING | By David Auten and John R. Schneider | Mar 25
Our area of expertise is money. If you want to have $1 million by your gloaming years, or have other laudable financial goals, we're the guys to call, though you won't find our digits listed on MO's bathroom stall anymore.


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!