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Re-thinking Education: What Are We Teaching?

Suna Senman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Impact
Suna Senman

As innovations in science result from probing beyond the known, transformation from the fight-flight animal level power play in humanity comes from challenging status quo, and taking new approaches.

Happy Birthday, 'Rent'!

Posted 04.29.2013 | Arts

Jonathan Larson's iconic rock musical "Rent" premiered on Broadway 17 years ago today, introducing musical theater nerds everywhere to life in downtow...

Goodbye, 'Rent'

AP | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- An off-Broadway revival of "Rent" that opened three years after the original show tearfully closed up shop on Broadway has now lost its le...

Rent and Tick, Tick... Boom Rock Out Chicago (Well, Almost...)

Robert Bullen | Posted 07.09.2012 | Chicago
Robert Bullen

It's a Jonathan Larson summer in Chicago. Currently, the genre-defining musical theatre composer is receiving productions of his two major shows by a trio of distinguished local theatre companies.

Miss Coco Peru Has Some Advice For You

George Heymont | Posted 06.26.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Beloved performer and gay activist Miss Coco Peru returned to S.F. for a double header with a new wig and good reason to celebrate. This year marks Clinton Leupp's 20th anniversary as Coco, bringing truth and sarcasm to people everywhere.

WATCH: Local 'Rent' Production Promotes 'Vulgarity,' Critics Say

Posted 02.25.2012 | Arts

"I can't repeat some of the things people say on camera." Says George Green, Executive Artistic Director of the Lake City Playhouse in Idaho when aske...

LGBT Content In 'Rent' Sparks Controversy In Idaho

Posted 12.23.2011 | Gay Voices

Though its subject matter seems a trifle old hat now, the Broadway musical "Rent" is causing controversy once again -- this time in Idaho. As loca...

Curtis M. Wong

'Rent' Revisited: Iconic Rock Musical Gets Off-Broadway Revamp

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.04.2011 | Home

For some hit shows, moving off-Broadway after a groundbreaking around-the-world run seems questionable. But the cast and creative team of the new prod...