Art

See Today's Playwrights Adapt the Shakespeare Canon at Play On! at Classic Stage Company

See Today's Playwrights Adapt the Shakespeare Canon at Play On! at Classic Stage Company

In 2015, Oregon Shakespeare Festival commissioned 36 playwrights—more than half of whom were women and playwrights of color, each paired with a dramaturg—to translate Shakespeare’s canon into contemporary modern English. Beginning this May, the 39 resulting work-in-progress adaptations will be presented at Off-Broadway's Classic Stage Company. The project, led by Lue Morgan Douthit, sees Sojourners playwright Mfoniso Udofia take on Othello, ... Full story

Education

9 Ways to Say No to Busywork and Unrealistic Deadlines

9 Ways to Say No to Busywork and Unrealistic Deadlines

The difference between living a life of peace and productivity versus a life of stress and resentment could lie in one simple skill: Learning how to say no. Saying no makes the difference between a packed schedule and an open one, but it might also make you a little uncomfortable at first. Here’s how you can say no in three different areas: time commitments, tasks, and time frames. Do the math to see how much time a commitment would cost you. ... Full story

Economics

Prada to stop using fur from next year

Prada to stop using fur from next year

Fashion house Prada has announced it is to stop using fur from next year. Joh Vinding, chairman of the Fur Free Alliance (FFA), said: "The Prada group with its brands now joins a growing list of fur-free brands that are responding to consumers' changing attitudes towards animals.". The FFA is a coalition of more than 50 animal protection organisations. Animal fur will not be used in its designs or new products, but items already made will ... Full story

Entertainment

Former Boyfriend member Jeongmin opens up a solo fan cafe

Former Boyfriend member Jeongmin opens up a solo fan cafe

Jeongmin is officially kicking off solo promotions. On May 22, the former Boyfriend member announced the opening of his solo fan cafe . He tweeted, "Hello, this is Jeongmin. I will deliver news through the fan cafe from now on. ". Meanwhile, just recently on May 17, Starship Entertainment announced Boyfriend decided to disband after 8 years. Full story

Health

Aspirin 'safe' for brain-bleed strokes

Aspirin 'safe' for brain-bleed strokes

Patients who have had a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain can safely take aspirin to cut their risk of future strokes and heart problems, according to a new study. Aspirin thins the blood and so doctors have been cautious about giving it, fearing it could make bleeds worse. But The Lancet research suggests it does not increase the risk of new brain bleeds, and may even lower it. Experts say the "strong indication" needs confirming with ... Full story

Law

Seven Kings mosque: Man held after gun fired  News

Seven Kings mosque: Man held after gun fired News

Image caption Scotland Yard said investigations suggested that a "blank-firing handgun" had been discharged. A man has been arrested after a gun was fired outside a mosque in east London during Ramadan prayers. Police were called to reports of a man with a firearm entering the Seven Kings Masjid in Ilford at 22:45 BST on 9 May. A 28-year-old man was arrested earlier on suspicion of possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear or violence, ... Full story

Living

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Politics

Millennials aren't voting  plan to change that

Millennials aren't voting plan to change that

Young people by definition have the most at stake in the future. But in Europe as elsewhere, Millennials are all too often failing to vote . As crunch European Parliament elections approach on May 23-26, the World Economic Forum's Global Shapers community of young leaders are turning to new ideas to lure their peers to the ballot box. “The thing about politics, for all ages but especially for those who have the majority of their lives ahead of ... Full story

Sport

Polls to take place across the UK - BBC News

Polls to take place across the UK - BBC News

Voters will head to the polls later for the European Parliament elections. Seventy-three members, known as MEPs, will be elected in nine constituencies in England, and one each in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Each region has a different number of representatives based on its population - ranging from three MEPs in the North East and Northern Ireland to 10 MEPs in the South East. Polling stations in the UK are open from 07:00 until ... Full story

Technology

Montoursville, PA Trump Rally. Get Official Tickets Here

Montoursville, PA Trump Rally. Get Official Tickets Here

By entering your mobile number you are agreeing to receive periodic text messages from Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. Message data rates may apply. Text "STOP" to opt-out. T&C/Privacy Policy: sms-terms.com/88022. Event Schedule. Montoursville, Pa. DOORS OPEN 4:00 PM EDT. Energy Aviation Hangar. 720 Airport Road. Montoursville, PA 17754 Full story