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'Needles and Opium' 20 Years Later - Still Alive, Still Relevant

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Apr 6
Twenty years ago director/writer Robert Lepage and performer Marc Labrèche collaborated on a piece about obsession and hearbreak. They return to the project for a U.S. tour that begins in Boston this week. EDGE spoke to Labrèche about the project.

Sexy Superheroes :: Presenting Some Favorite Erotic Artists

FINE ARTS | Mar 21
Putting pen to paper has seldom meant such elegance -- or such hotness! Here are a few artists with an eye for beauty and a gift for rendering it in ink.

Three Artworks Auctioned on Feb. 1 to Benefit AIDS Help Key West

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 30
As a part of the celebration of their 25th Silver Anniversary, AIDS Help Art Auction's Committee invited three outstanding artists to submit a piece as a commemoration of the event. These works are to be raffled at the Art Auction on February 1.

NSFW: Breaking and Entering

FINE ARTS | By Matthew Wexler | Oct 31
If you feel like you're living life with a ball and chain attaching you to a cubicle, fear not. EDGE has scoured the globe for quintessential vacation experiences that will reinvigorate your zest for adventure. Consider the "YOLO" package in Sante Fe.

Berlin Grindr Users Angry Over Chats Streamed Live for 'Art'

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 4
Dutch gay artist Dries Verhoeven is sitting in a glass-walled box and having his live, unedited Grindr conversations stream live. He calls it art. Others are calling their lawyers.

POBA Site Helps Preserve Legacies of Artists Lost to AIDS

PERSONAL TECH | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 28
The new online platform, POBA/Where the Arts Live, keeps alive the legacy of artists, some of whose early success was cut short in the early years of AIDS.

Picasso Painting Reveals Hidden Man

FINE ARTS | By Brett Zongker | Jun 17
Scientists and art experts have found a hidden painting beneath one of Pablo Picasso’s first masterpieces, "The Blue Room," using advances in infrared imagery to reveal a bow-tied man with his face resting on his hand.

Unlikely Intimates: Richard Renaldi

CULTURE | By Winnie McCroy | May 26
In "Touching Strangers," photographer Richard Renaldi captures fleeting relationships.

Lesbian Identity, Sexuality Explored at Chicago History Museum

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | May 1
On May 8, The Chicago History Museum will conclude its eleventh season of the LGBT program series Out at CHM with "Lesbianography: Lesbians and Sex."

Brit Art Student’s ’Virginity Losing’ Art Show an April Fool’s Hoax

FINE ARTS | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 4
A 19-year-old gay art student’s performance to lose his virginity on stage in a London art show turns out to be an elaborate April Fool’s hoax.

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