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George Chakiris Tells His 'West Side' Story

George Chakiris Tells His 'West Side' Story

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Mar 8

Actor George Chakiris won an Oscar for playing Bernardo in "West Side Story" some 60 years ago. Recently the actor-turned-jewelry designer decided to tell his life story. EDGE spoke to Chakiris about "My West Side Story: A Memoir."

Sing Out Beth! 'The Queen's Gambit' Set to Become a Musical

Sing Out Beth! 'The Queen's Gambit' Set to Become a Musical

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 8

"The Queen's Gambit," recently a smash Netflix miniseries, will be developed into a musical.

Pete Buttigieg Wants to Make Public Transportation 'Sexy'

Pete Buttigieg Wants to Make Public Transportation 'Sexy'

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 8

Pete Buttigieg thinks public transportation is sexy and wants you to think so too, according to a new interview in Rolling Stone.

Spring Break Partying Falls Victim to COVID-19 Crisis

Spring Break Partying Falls Victim to COVID-19 Crisis

TRAVEL | By Heather Hollingsworth, Kelli Kennedy, Anila Yoganathan | Mar 8

Goodbye, sunshine. Hello, study sessions. Colleges around the U.S. are scaling back spring break or canceling it entirely to discourage partying that could spread the virus and raise infection rates back on campus.

CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People Can Gather Without Masks

CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People Can Gather Without Masks

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Mike Stobbe | Mar 8

Fully vaccinated Americans can gather with other vaccinated people indoors without wearing a mask or social distancing, according to long-awaited guidance from federal health officials.

Explosive Harry, Meghan Interview Reverberates Across Globe

Explosive Harry, Meghan Interview Reverberates Across Globe

NEWS | By Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless | Mar 8

Prince Harry and Meghan's explosive TV interview divided people around the world on Monday, rocking an institution that is struggling to modernize with claims of racism and callousness toward a woman struggling with suicidal thoughts.

'Borat,' 'Ma Rainey,' 'Nomadland' Among PGA Nominations

'Borat,' 'Ma Rainey,' 'Nomadland' Among PGA Nominations

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Mar 8

"Borat Subsequent Moviefilm," "Promising Young Woman" and "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" are among the nominees for the top honor of the 32nd annual Producers Guild Awards, the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for outstanding producer.

Watch: The Naked Cowboy Arrested While Performing at Bike Week

Watch: The Naked Cowboy Arrested While Performing at Bike Week

NEWS | Mar 8

A Times Square performer known as the Naked Cowboy was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest without violence and cited for panhandling while working a gig at Bike Week in Daytona Beach, Florida.

2021 Berlin Film Fest Diary: Entry 2 - Expected & Unexpected Highlights

2021 Berlin Film Fest Diary: Entry 2 - Expected & Unexpected Highlights

ENTERTAINMENT | By C.J. Prince | Mar 8

EDGE wades through the virtual 2021 Berlin Film Festival and finds some of the event's best offerings.

Watch: Man's Proposal at 40,000 Feet Draws Cheers from Pride Flight Passengers

Watch: Man's Proposal at 40,000 Feet Draws Cheers from Pride Flight Passengers

NEWS | Mar 8

Passengers on Virgin Atlantic's Pride flight from Los Angeles to Sydney, Australia, enjoyed an unexpected high note: one man's in-flight proposal to his boyfriend.

Entertainment

Is Disney's Newest Female Hero Gay? Actor Says Yes

Is Disney's Newest Female Hero Gay? Actor Says Yes

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 8

Kelly Marie Tran feels that the heroine she voices in "Raya and the Last Dragon" might once have known the film's female villain in a much different way.

Finance

4 Automatic Savings Mistakes That Are Costing You Money

4 Automatic Savings Mistakes That Are Costing You Money

FINANCE | By Rebecca Lake | Mar 8

One of the keys to success with saving automatically is knowing how to do it the right way and avoid certain missteps that could cost you money instead of helping you to grow your savings balance.

Cars

Edmunds Compares the 2021 Tesla Model S and Porsche Taycan

Edmunds Compares the 2021 Tesla Model S and Porsche Taycan

CARS | By Reese Counts of Edmunds | Mar 6

Electric car the Porsche Taycan offers similar capabilities to Tesla's Model S, plus the aura of Porsche's sports car-building ethos. Is it good enough to unseat the Model S? Edmunds' experts tested both to find out.

Health/Fitness

Europe Staggers as Infectious Variants Power Virus Surge

Europe Staggers as Infectious Variants Power Virus Surge

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Colleen Barry | Mar 8

Europe recorded 1 million new COVID-19 cases last week, an increase of 9% from the previous week and a reversal that ended a six-week decline in new infections.

Travel

An Iconic Destination Reimagined: Provincetown's Charm and Allure, Any Time of Year

An Iconic Destination Reimagined: Provincetown's Charm and Allure, Any Time of Year

SPONSORED CONTENT | Mar 8

From the vibrant shops along Commercial Street to the sandy beaches and undulating currents at Race Point Beach, Provincetown has become a haven for creative expression and a destination where everyone is welcomed to "just be."