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Astronaut Drops in on Kraftwerk Gig, Plays Duet from Space

Astronaut Drops in on Kraftwerk Gig, Plays Duet from Space

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 21
Kraftwerk fans are used to hearing otherworldly tunes, but the German electronic music pioneers took it to another level at a gig in Stuttgart.

Trump Claims Ex-Lawyer's Phone-Taping is 'Perhaps Illegal'

Trump Claims Ex-Lawyer's Phone-Taping is 'Perhaps Illegal'

NEWS | By Zeke Miller | Jul 21
President Donald Trump said Saturday that his personal lawyer's taping of their private phone conversations is "totally unheard of & perhaps illegal."

Home Demos May Create New Problem: Lead-Tainted Dust

Home Demos May Create New Problem: Lead-Tainted Dust

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Corey Williams, Mike Householder | Jul 21
The nation's largest home-demolition program, which has torn down more than 14,000 vacant houses across Detroit, may have inadvertently created a new problem by spreading lead-contaminated dust through some of the city's many hollowed-out neighborhoods.

Democratic Socialism Surging in the Age of Trump

Democratic Socialism Surging in the Age of Trump

NEWS | By Steve Peoples | Jul 21
There are 42 men and women running for offices at the federal, state and local levels this year with the formal endorsement of the Democratic Socialists of America, the organization says.

Michigan AG: State Law Does Not Prohibit LGBT Discrimination

Michigan AG: State Law Does Not Prohibit LGBT Discrimination

NEWS | By David Eggert | Jul 21
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said Friday that state law does not ban discrimination against LGBT people, declaring a commission's interpretation to be invalid.

A Lifelong Friendship Fuels the Chemistry of 'Blindspotting'

A Lifelong Friendship Fuels the Chemistry of 'Blindspotting'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jocelyn Noveck | Jul 21
With the opening this week of "Blindspotting," their Oakland, California-based, rap-infused feature film debut, the duo is earning buzz for the onscreen chemistry that gives the film its energy.

The Problem of Kavanaugh's Lengthy Paper Trail

The Problem of Kavanaugh's Lengthy Paper Trail

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro | Jul 21
Judge Brett Kavanaugh has a long record of judicial and executive branch service to recommend him as President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court. And that's part of the problem in getting him confirmed by the Senate.

San Diego Pride Parade And Festival :: July 14-15, 2018

San Diego Pride Parade And Festival :: July 14-15, 2018

NIGHTLIFE | Jul 20
San Diego Pride brought thousands of people out to enjoy an awesome parade and festival, including art booths, a diverse assortment of vender's, and plenty of entertainment including a great performance by Jojo.

Contenders for Song of the Summer 2018

Contenders for Song of the Summer 2018

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 20
It's July and there are several tracks currently battling it out to be (unofficially) crowned Song of the Sumer 2018.

AP Source: Trump on Tape About Playmate Payment

AP Source: Trump on Tape About Playmate Payment

NEWS | By Erick Tucker | Jul 20
A person familiar with an investigation into President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer says the attorney secretly recorded Trump discussing a payment to an ex-Playboy model who said she had an affair with him.


News

Revelations of US Cardinal Sex Abuse Force Pope's Hand

Revelations of US Cardinal Sex Abuse Force Pope's Hand

RELIGION | By Nicole Winfield | Jul 20
Revelations that the most respected U.S. cardinal repeatedly sexually abused both boys and adult seminarians have raised questions about who in the Catholic Church hierarchy knew, and what Pope Francis is going to do about it.


Entertainment

 Review :: Peter Pan
Washington, DC

Review :: Peter Pan

THEATRE | By Wickham Boyle | Jul 17
As with much of this production, less would have been so much more. However, it was a treat to listen to this glorious, usually forgotten Bernstein score and to hear the words of J.M. Barrie.

PYTA in the House! :: Theater Offensive's Evelyn Francis Talks Queer Youth Theater's Boston Conference

PYTA in the House! :: Theater Offensive's Evelyn Francis Talks Queer Youth Theater's Boston Conference

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 20
Boston's Theater Offensive hosts the ninth Pride Youth Theater Alliance conference. EDGE hears about PYTA, and the stories LGBTQ youth need to tell nationwide, from TTO Director of Programs - and PYTA cofounder - Evelyn Francis.


Business

Soy 'Milk' Makers May Need to Find Alternative Description

Soy 'Milk' Makers May Need to Find Alternative Description

LEGAL | By Candice Choi | Jul 21
Soy and almond drinks that bill themselves as "milk" may need to consider alternative language after a top regulator suggested the agency may start cracking down on use of the term.


Style

Minnesota Helps Boy Keep His Hot Dog Business

Minnesota Helps Boy Keep His Hot Dog Business

FOOD/DRINK | Jul 20
A 13-year-old entrepreneur who was reported for operating a hot dog stand without a license is still in business thanks to Minnesota officials who could've shut him down.


Health/Fitness

NY Officials: No Health Threat from Steam Pipe Explosion

NY Officials: No Health Threat from Steam Pipe Explosion

LOCAL | By Karen Matthews | Jul 20
An aging steam pipe containing cancer-causing asbestos exploded beneath Fifth Avenue in Manhattan early Thursday, spewing a geyser of white vapor 10 stories high and forcing an evacuation of 49 buildings.


Travel

Crowne Pointe & Brass Key: Luxurious Style in Ptown

Crowne Pointe & Brass Key: Luxurious Style in Ptown

By Robert Nesti | Jul 21
Located just a short walk from Commercial Street, Crowne Pointe and the Brass Key offer Four Seasons-styled luxury in Provincetown. EDGE spoke with one of the resorts' proprietors Thomas Walter.


Nightlife

Oasis @ Pier 60 :: July 18, 2018

Oasis @ Pier 60 :: July 18, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 19
Oasis is the largest and most anticipated cocktail party of the season in NYC where hundreds schmooze, cocktail-in-hand on a perfect sunny afternoon. This year the party was hosted by Nico Tortorella and Asia O'Hara from RuPaul's Drag Race Season 10.