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Nancy Carroll Takes the Reins for Greater Boston Stage Company's 'Calendar Girls'
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Nancy Carroll Takes the Reins for Greater Boston Stage Company's 'Calendar Girls'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 25
EDGE had the pleasure of chatting with Nancy Carroll about the success of this charming true story, and the rare pleasure of a theatrical work in which the guys are decidedly outnumbered by strong female characters.

Astronaut and Moonwalker Alan Bean Dies at 86

Astronaut and Moonwalker Alan Bean Dies at 86

NEWS | By Jocelyn Gecker | May 26
Former Apollo 12 astronaut and painter Alan Bean, who was the fourth person to walk on the moon and later turned his passion for space into art, has died. He was 86.

Morgan Freeman Says He Did Not Assault Women

Morgan Freeman Says He Did Not Assault Women

NEWS | By David Bauder | May 26
Morgan Freeman says he likes to compliment people to make them feel at ease around him but that he has never sexually assaulted women.

Resistance Makes Subtle Impact Even Where Trump is Popular

Resistance Makes Subtle Impact Even Where Trump is Popular

NEWS | May 26
Vicki Toombs was watching the returns on election night 2016 when her phone buzzed - a text from her 22-year-old son Beau, who is gay, was afraid the new administration would end Obamacare, which he uses to pay for the drugs that protected them from HIV.

Law: Trans Connecticut Inmates Will Be Housed Appropriately

Law: Trans Connecticut Inmates Will Be Housed Appropriately

NEWS | By Pat Eaton-Robb | May 26
Transgender inmates in Connecticut will soon become the first in the nation to have a legal right to be housed in a prison that matches the gender with which they identify, a law being lauded by civil rights advocates as groundbreaking.

Jack Johnson's Descendant Reflects on His Legacy

Jack Johnson's Descendant Reflects on His Legacy

NEWS | May 26
President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a posthumous pardon to Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight champion, more than 100 years after what many see as his racially-charged conviction. Johnson's great-great niece reflected on his legacy.

Palin's Son Seeks to Bar Media in Assault Proceedings

Palin's Son Seeks to Bar Media in Assault Proceedings

NEWS | By Rachel D'Oro | May 26
The eldest son of former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is seeking to bar the media from covering court hearings after he was accused of assaulting his father last year at the family home in Alaska.

Resentment Over Trump Election Helped Fuel Weinstein Case

Resentment Over Trump Election Helped Fuel Weinstein Case

NEWS | By David Carry and Jocelyn Noveck | May 26
Donald Trump's victory in 2016 hardened the resolve of many women who, when confronted with the Weinstein case in October, saw a rare chance that a serial predator with immense prestige and clout might be held accountable.

More LGBT Issues Loom as Justices Near Wedding Cake Decision

More LGBT Issues Loom as Justices Near Wedding Cake Decision

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | May 26
A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through courts and will continue, no matter the outcome in the Supreme Court's highly anticipated decision in the case of a Colorado baker who would not create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

Police: Suspected Gunman Spoke Online About Demon possession

Police: Suspected Gunman Spoke Online About Demon possession

NEWS | By Sean Murphy and Ken Miller | May 26
The director of the LGBT rights group Freedom Oklahoma, Troy Stevenson, said Tilghman is the same man who distributed flyers across Oklahoma City earlier this year warning of demons taking over people's bodies.

Giuliani Says White House Wants Briefing on Classified Info

Giuliani Says White House Wants Briefing on Classified Info

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker | May 26
President Donald Trump's legal team wants a briefing on the classified information shared with lawmakers about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election.


News

Ireland: Anti-Abortion Group Calls Vote Result 'a Tragedy'

Ireland: Anti-Abortion Group Calls Vote Result 'a Tragedy'

INTERNATIONAL | By Gregory Katz | May 26
A leading anti-abortion group said Ireland's historic abortion referendum has resulted in a "tragedy of historic proportions" in a statement that all but admits defeat.


Entertainment

 Review :: Jagged Little Pill
Provincetown, MA

Review :: Jagged Little Pill

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | May 25
Alanis Morissette's classic pop album from 1995 provides the title, and roughly half the songs, for the Diablo Cody-written musical "Jagged Little Pill," now in its world premiere run at the American Repertory Theatre.

Robert Frost Museum Reopens

Robert Frost Museum Reopens

FINE ARTS | By Lisa rathke | May 26
The famous poet's house, including the 7-acre grounds with rugged old stone walls, a barn and some of the heirloom apple trees from Frost's orchard, is now open again as a museum under the ownership of Bennington College.


Technology

Digital Life: Cutting Back On A Constant Smartphone Habit

Digital Life: Cutting Back On A Constant Smartphone Habit

PERSONAL TECH | By Barbara Ortutay | May 26
Why are we checking Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, then Facebook again when we just wanted to check the weather? Turns out, smartphone addiction is by design.


Cars

Tesla in Autopilot Mode Sped Up Before Crashing

Tesla in Autopilot Mode Sped Up Before Crashing

AUTO NEWS | By Julian Hattem | May 26
A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press. Two people were injured.


Health/Fitness

Study Shows Money, Not E-Cigarettes, Helps More Smokers Quit

Study Shows Money, Not E-Cigarettes, Helps More Smokers Quit

HEALTH | May 26
In a new study of company wellness programs, free electronic cigarettes did not help smokers quit more than usual methods such as nicotine patches.


Travel

Maui's Kapalua Bay Beach Tops Dr. Beach's Best Beach List

Maui's Kapalua Bay Beach Tops Dr. Beach's Best Beach List

By Beth J. Harpaz | May 26
A crescent-shaped beach on the Hawaiian island of Maui got the top slot Thursday on the list of best beaches issued annually by a Florida professor known as Dr. Beach.


Nightlife

Harvey Milk's 88th Birthday Celebration :: May 22, 2018

Harvey Milk's 88th Birthday Celebration :: May 22, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | May 23
The Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club held a birthday party to celebrate Harvey Milk's 88th Birthday, with guest speaker Steward Milk and the unveiling of a Harvey Milk mural by Ozz Montania featuring the limited edition Stoli Vodka Harvey Milk Bottle.