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Centerpieces That Won't Break The Budget

STYLE | By EDGE | Feb 27
The best centerpieces are designed to coordinate with the rest of the events d├ęcor; appropriate centerpieces will help your event's theme suffuse the space and fill your guests with festive feelings.

'Broadway Backwards' Moves Forward

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brian Scott Lipton | Feb 27
"Broadway Backwards," the annual all star gender defying "he-sang/she-sang" benefit of the season celebrates 10 years.

Duggar Daughter Ain't Judgin', But Y'all Are Goin' to Hell

NEWS | By EDGE | Feb 27
Proving that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree, Jessa Seewald (nee Duggar) took to her Facebook this week to let everyone know they're going to hell.

Consumer Reports' Top Vehicle Picks by Category

BUSINESS | Feb 27
Consumer Reports released its annual list of top auto brands and individual vehicles. The top picks in each of ten categories must score well in a road test and perform well in government and insurance industry crash tests.

Aggressive Cuban HIV Strain Becomes AIDS in Three Years

NEWS | By EDGE | Feb 27
A new study published in EBioMedicine reveals an aggressive new strain of HIV in Cuba, which can develop into AIDS within three years of infection.

Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons Talk 'Whiplash'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Fred Topel | Feb 27
Whiplash" is the sleeper indie hit of the year; much of its success comes with the volatile chemistry between Oscar winner J.K. Simmons & Miles Teller who harrowing teacher/student relationship unfolds in Damien Chazelle's film. EDGE spoke to the actors.

Harrison Ford to Reprise Role in 'Blade Runner' Sequel

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 27
Harrison Ford is set to reprise his role as Rick Deckard in a sequel to the dystopian, neo-noir "Blade Runner," more than 31 years after the film first premiered.

Kanye West Tweets Apology to Beck for Grammys Disruption

NEWS | Feb 27
Kanye West is saying he's sorry to Beck on Twitter.

Lesbian Romance Novels Give Readers a Guilty Escape

ENTERTAINMENT | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 27
If you're looking for a bit of literary "junk food," Christine Svendsen of Sapphire Books Publishing has a full menu of romance, action, science fiction and adventure, all featuring lesbians.

After 7 Seasons, 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Not Slowing Down

ENTERTAINMENT | By Derrik J. Lang | Feb 27
Despite strutting along for seven seasons, as well as an all-star edition and the makeover spin-off "Drag U," "RuPaul's Drag Race, still feels fresh.

2Cellos Create Their Own Musical Universe

ENTERTAINMENT | By Bill Biss | Feb 27
Breaking down the barriers associated with classical music while crossing the boundaries of musical genres at the same time, 2Cellos have found a unique niche in the crossover music world. EDGE spoke to the duo about their new CD 'Celloverse.'

Kazakhstan Senate Approves 'Gay Propaganda' Measure

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 27
Kazakhstan's senate approved of a draft bill similar to Russia's infamous and highly controversial "homosexuality propaganda" law that bans "non-traditional sexual orientation."

Five Highlights on Tap at the Atlas Intersections Festival

ENTERTAINMENT | By Doug Rule | Feb 27
"We've created a festival where the structure ensures that people encounter one another in ways that they might not expect," Mary Hall Surface says of Intersections: A New America Arts Festival.

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

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Feb 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.

#TheDress That Went Mega-Viral and Broke the Internet

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 27
What colors do you see: black and blue? White and gold? Other colors?


News

"American Sniper" Brother Discusses the Verdict

Feb 27
Eddie Ray Routh was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for the 2013 murders of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend, Chad Littlefield. Kyle's younger brother, Jeff, joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about the moment of justice.


Entertainment

Theatre Review :: Roadhouse (The Musical)

By Christopher Verleger | Feb 27
Patrick Swayze's forgettable flick about a bouncer for hire gets the musical stage treatment in this amusing production from The Wilbury Group.


Business

Nation's Internet Vulnerability Exposed by Vandalism

By Felicia Fonseca | Feb 27
Computers, cellphones and landlines were knocked out of service for hours, ATMs stopped working, 911 systems were disrupted and businesses were unable to process credit card transactions - all because of a vandal in Arizona.


Finance

New AGS Guidelines for Care of Older LGBT Adults

By EDGE | Feb 27
A new position statement focused on LGBT elder care aims to be a "rising tide that lifts all ships" in push for health equality.


Cars

US Stock Indexes Drift Mostly Lower as Oil Prices Sink

By Alex Veiga | Feb 26
A deepening slide in crude oil prices weighed on energy stocks, tipping U.S. financial markets mostly lower in afternoon trading Thursday. Chevron and Exxon Mobil were among the biggest decliners in the Dow Jones industrial average.


Style

How Not to Decorate: 5 Hints for Home Design

By EDGE | Feb 27
Whether you're moving into a new home or upgrading your current living space, Paula Berberian, Creative Director of Wallpops, offers five useful tips for making design decisions that you won't regret.


Health/Fitness

Council Member Corey Johnson Unveils 'HASA for All' Legislation

By EDGE | Feb 27
On February 26, NYC Council Health Committee Chair Corey Johnson unveiled long-sought legislation that would expand HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA) benefits to all low-income, HIV-positive New York City residents.


Travel

Discovering the World is a Family Affair

By Kelsy Chauvin | Feb 27
Gay and lesbian travelers have a world of choices available. No longer is venturing to faraway lands commonly hindered by safety concerns, or feeling misunderstood at the hotel check-in desk.


Nightlife

A Fun and Sexy Start to 'Polyglamorous'

By Jim Provenzano | Feb 27
Given the nightlife talent responsible for Polyglamorous, the new first-Fridays dance night at Oasis, it should be no surprise that it was a hit. Promoter-DJs Mark O'Brien and John Major have their own following.