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Director Allegra Libonati Finds Fresh Insights in 'Romeo and Juliet'
Provincetown, MA

Director Allegra Libonati Finds Fresh Insights in 'Romeo and Juliet'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Jul 20
How do you bring fresh insights to a play so familiar as "Romeo and Juliet?" That is the challenge for director Allegra Libonati as she stages the annual free Shakespeare production on Boston Common. EDGE spoke to Libonati about her process.

Opponents Line Up to Slam Fast-Tracked Texas 'Bathroom Bill'

Opponents Line Up to Slam Fast-Tracked Texas 'Bathroom Bill'

NEWS | Jul 22
Hundreds of people are lining up to oppose a revised Texas "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people being rushed through the state Senate.

Watch: Demi Lovato's New Music Video for 'Sorry Not Sorry'

Watch: Demi Lovato's New Music Video for 'Sorry Not Sorry'

NIGHTLIFE | Jul 22
Upon release last week, Lovato's new single "Sorry Not Sorry" hit Top 5 on the iTunes US charts.

Only in Florida: Meat Falls from the Sky in Deerfield Beach

Only in Florida: Meat Falls from the Sky in Deerfield Beach

NEWS | Jul 22
Meat falling from the sky is weird, even by Florida standards.

Beyoncé Wax Figure Touched Up After Fans Say She's Too White

Beyoncé Wax Figure Touched Up After Fans Say She's Too White

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 22
The wax Beyonce sported wavy blond hair and appeared to be thinner and lighter-skinned than the "Lemonade" singer in real life.

Spicer's Leaving White House, Not Necessarily TV Screens

Spicer's Leaving White House, Not Necessarily TV Screens

NEWS | By David Bauder | Jul 22
He won't be behind a podium at the White House, but it's unlikely Sean Spicer will disappear from television.

OJ Simpson Will Get His Freedom, But Then What

OJ Simpson Will Get His Freedom, But Then What

NEWS | By Ken Ritter and Scott Sonner | Jul 22
When O.J. Simpson gets out of prison in October for his first taste of freedom in nine years, he will have the mementos he was convicted of stealing in a Las Vegas heist, his guaranteed NFL pension and, with any luck, certain life skills he says he acquir

To Clothe, Or Not to Clothe, 'Hamlet' Gets Nude All-Male Staging

To Clothe, Or Not to Clothe, 'Hamlet' Gets Nude All-Male Staging

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 22
To thine own self be nude.

Republicans Embrace Tax Hike Targeting Democratic States

Republicans Embrace Tax Hike Targeting Democratic States

NEWS | By Stephen Ohlemacher | Jul 22
The White House and congressional Republicans have been privately negotiating their tax package for weeks, with no public sign that they're near a consensus. Democrats have been excluded from the talks.

A Mo and a Bro Walk Into a Sit-Com in 'Stray,' Streaming on Dekkoo July 21

A Mo and a Bro Walk Into a Sit-Com in 'Stray,' Streaming on Dekkoo July 21

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 21
On July 21, gay streaming service Dekkoo will release "Stray," a bromantic comedy series in which Jay, a brash gay dude, and Rich, a nerdy straight guy, talk sex and relationships while reconnecting in New York City years after college.

Scaramucci Named White House Communications Director, Sarah Huckabee Sanders Promoted

Scaramucci Named White House Communications Director, Sarah Huckabee Sanders Promoted

NEWS | Jul 21
Newly named White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci went right to work answering journalists' questions after getting the job.


News

New amfAR Research Grants Advance Gene Therapy and Other Innovative Approaches to HIV Cure

New amfAR Research Grants Advance Gene Therapy and Other Innovative Approaches to HIV Cure

AIDS | Jul 21
amfAR has awarded more than $3.5 million for 13 new research grants to support innovative approaches to depleting or eliminating the persistent reservoirs of HIV not cleared by antiretroviral therapy.


Entertainment

John Zdrojeski Talks 'Romeo  and Juliet' on the Common
Provincetown, MA

John Zdrojeski Talks 'Romeo and Juliet' on the Common

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 18
If you're wondering wherefore art Romeo this summer, he's easy to find: He, and the rest of the "Romeo and Juliet" dramatic personae, will be on Boston Common from July 19 - August 6. Star John Zdrojeski fills us in.

 Review :: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. TD Garden, Boston. July 20.

Review :: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. TD Garden, Boston. July 20.

MUSIC | By James Nadeau | Jul 21
Overall, the concert was a great reminder of just how prolific and talented Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are.


Technology

Brain Scans May Change Care for Some People with Memory Loss

Brain Scans May Change Care for Some People with Memory Loss

PERSONAL TECH | By Lauran Neergaard | Jul 21
Not everybody needs one but new research suggests that for a surprising number of patients whose memory problems are hard to pin down, PET scans may lead to changes in treatment.


Cars

Edmunds: Last Year's Models Are This Summer's Bargains

Edmunds: Last Year's Models Are This Summer's Bargains

AUTO SHOWS | By Ed Hellwig | Jul 21
Buying a new car, truck or SUV that is about to be replaced by a new, redesigned model might seem like a bad idea. Actually, it's one of the best times to negotiate a good deal.


Style

Syrian Barber Creates Portraits on Clients' Heads

Syrian Barber Creates Portraits on Clients' Heads

GROOMING | By Philip Issa | Jul 21
In a city full of hair stylists, Muhannad Khaled Omar stands out. Omar is a Palestinian-Syrian stylist known for shaving celebrity portraits into clients' hair.


Health/Fitness

9th IAS Conference on HIV Science Convenes in Paris

9th IAS Conference on HIV Science Convenes in Paris

AIDS | Jul 21
Emerging opportunities to cure or achieve the long-term remission of HIV infection will be the focus when scientists, advocates and funders gather for the International AIDS Society (IAS) HIV Cure & Cancer Forum on July 22-23.


Travel

Richmond's Confederacy Statues Spur Soul-Searching

Richmond's Confederacy Statues Spur Soul-Searching

By Sarah Rankin | Jul 21
Mayor Levar Stoney recently announced he thinks the monuments should stay put but appointed a commission to study adding historical context, likely with new signs or new statues.


Nightlife

Paula Poundstone Performs at Cape Cod Melody Tent
Provincetown, MA

Paula Poundstone Performs at Cape Cod Melody Tent

Fresh on the heels of the release of her hilarious new book, "The Totally Unscientific Study Of The Search For Human Happiness," comedian Paula Poundstone is performing on Saturday, July 22, at The Cape Cod Melody Tent in Hyannis, MA.

San Diego Pride Parade Part Two :: July 15, 2017

San Diego Pride Parade Part Two :: July 15, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 18
Here is part two of the San Diego Pride Parade!