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To Tour, and, Yes, To Tour! :: A Chat with Jesse Garlick, Brown Box Theatre's 'Hamlet'
Baltimore, MD

To Tour, and, Yes, To Tour! :: A Chat with Jesse Garlick, Brown Box Theatre's 'Hamlet'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 25
From the heightened hijinks of Liars&Believers productions to his debut with the heavily tour-oriented Brown Box Theatre Project, Jesse Garlick has range -- in every sense of the word. Garlic chats with EDGE about his newest role, that of Hamlet.

Internet Sensation Randy Rainbow Takes on New England

Internet Sensation Randy Rainbow Takes on New England

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Amodeo | Jul 26
Actor Randy Rainbow has become an internet sensation through his videos that take on celebrities & political issues with his song parodies. In August he takes his act on the road across New England. EDGE spoke to the talented satirist.

Positive Phase 3 Data for Darunavir-based Single Tablet Regimen for HIV

Positive Phase 3 Data for Darunavir-based Single Tablet Regimen for HIV

NEWS | Jul 26
Yesterday, in an oral session at the 9th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science in Paris, Janssen-Cilag International NV announced that an investigational single-tablet regimen (STR) containing darunavir is effective and well tolerated.

Texas Vote Set on 'Bathroom Bill' Despite Police Opposition

Texas Vote Set on 'Bathroom Bill' Despite Police Opposition

NEWS | By Paul J. Weber | Jul 26
Police chiefs from Texas' largest cities rallied outside the state Capitol in opposition to a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people, just as Senate Republicans lurched toward a new vote on restrictions similar to those approved in North Carolina.

'Pharma Bro' Won't Stop Talking, Except to Jury in Trial

'Pharma Bro' Won't Stop Talking, Except to Jury in Trial

NEWS | By Tom Hays | Jul 26
"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli has kept up his trademark trolling on social media during his securities fraud trial - calling the case "bogus" - but the jury won't hear him defend himself in court.

PopUps: Are Kathy Griffin and Anderson Cooper Still Friends?

PopUps: Are Kathy Griffin and Anderson Cooper Still Friends?

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 26
Anderson Cooper stopped by Andy Cohen's "Watch What Happens Live!" show this week and was asked if he and Kathy Griffin were still friends, following her bloody Donald Trump photo that cost her the CNN New Year's Eve special.

France's Macron Meets Rihanna at the Elysee Palace

France's Macron Meets Rihanna at the Elysee Palace

NEWS | Jul 26
French President Emmanuel Macron has met singer Rihanna at the Elysee Palace after the pop star appealed to him on Twitter to contribute to her fund for education in developing countries.

Caitlyn Jenner Responds to Trump's Trans Military Ban, Twitter Claps Back

Caitlyn Jenner Responds to Trump's Trans Military Ban, Twitter Claps Back

NEWS | Jul 26
Caitlyn Jenner responded to President Donald Trump's announcement that transgender people will not be allowed to serve in the U.S. military "in any capacity."

Studies Show Progress in Finding New HIV Prevention Options and Implementing Existing Approaches

Studies Show Progress in Finding New HIV Prevention Options and Implementing Existing Approaches

NEWS | Jul 26
Researchers released data from five cutting-edge studies that show progress across several major HIV prevention approaches at an official press conference at the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science.

Toni Morrison, Joan Didion Among Those in PEN Online Archive

Toni Morrison, Joan Didion Among Those in PEN Online Archive

ENTERTAINMENT | By Hillel Italie | Jul 26
PEN America, the literary and human rights organization, told AP on Wednesday that it had assembled more than 1,500 hours of audio and visual material for a digital archive featuring many of the world's leading writers and public thinkers.

Pentagon Looking for Guidance on Transgender Ban

Pentagon Looking for Guidance on Transgender Ban

NEWS | Jul 26
The Pentagon, which appeared to be caught off-guard by Trump's tweets barring transgender people from the military, is referring all questions about them to the White House.


News

Court: Violence Law Unfair to Gay South Carolina Couples

Court: Violence Law Unfair to Gay South Carolina Couples

NATIONAL | By Meg Kinnard | Jul 26
People in same-sex relationships in South Carolina should get the same legal protections against domestic violence as heterosexual couples, the state's highest court ruled Wednesday.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Daily Show Correspondents at the Kennedy Center
Baltimore, MD

Review :: The Daily Show Correspondents at the Kennedy Center

CULTURE | By Rachel Breitman | Jul 24
"The Daily Show" correspondents and writers Roy Wood Jr., Ronny Chieng, and Gina Yashere brought their focus to DC.

 Review :: Queen + Adam Lambert. TD Garden. July 25, 2017

Review :: Queen + Adam Lambert. TD Garden. July 25, 2017

MUSIC | By James Nadeau | Jul 26
Ultimately the show was one of "it is Queen but it isn't Queen."


Business

Cheers for McCain, Then A Speech Like Impassioned Prophet

Cheers for McCain, Then A Speech Like Impassioned Prophet

LEGAL | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 26
The maverick stood with his party on Tuesday, casting a crucial vote in the Republican drive to repeal "Obamacare." But then, like an angry prophet, Sen. John McCain condemned the tribal politics besetting the nation.


Cars

BMW to Build Electric Mini in Oxford Despite Looming Brexit

BMW to Build Electric Mini in Oxford Despite Looming Brexit

AUTO NEWS | Jul 26
Germany's BMW will make the electric version of its Mini compact cars at its factory in Oxford, England, a decision that comes at a time when automakers are scrutinizing investment plans due to Britain's impending departure from the European Union.


Travel

Riding an Icebreaker in the Arctic

Riding an Icebreaker in the Arctic

By Frank Jordans | Jul 26
While it may be frigid and wet on deck, the crew of a modern icebreaker can expect creature comforts inside the ship, even saunas.


Nightlife

Miss Gay New York America Pageant @ Hudson Terrace :: July 24, 2017

Miss Gay New York America Pageant @ Hudson Terrace :: July 24, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 26
Since 1972, The Miss Gay America Pageant has been the world's first and most prestigious female impersonator competition. Now, they have come to New York for a night of fun-filled entertainment.