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Recent articles by Darel:

Soul singer Betty Wright dies at 66

The R&B artist had been diagnosed with cancer last fall. → Read More

Chicago’s Rebecca Drysdale named new ‘Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon’ head writer

She performed in Chicago with Jordan Peele and went on to write for his ‘Key & Peele.’ → Read More

Jay Cutler divorce: Kristin Cavallari alleges ‘inappropriate conduct’ by former Bear

The reality TV star does not specify the behavior that made it ‘unsafe and improper’ to live with the former Bears QB. → Read More

WATCH: Brad Pitt plays Anthony Fauci in ‘SNL’ sketch stinging Trump

Fulfilling the doctor’s wish, the actor puts on a wig to impersonate the coronavirus expert. → Read More

‘Parks and Recreation’ cast reunites for a new pandemic episode

Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman, Chris Pratt and their co-stars will show the effects of COVID-19 on Pawnee, Indiana. → Read More

‘SNL’ plans second stay-at-home episode this Saturday

The show experimented with remote comedy two weeks ago with host Tom Hanks. → Read More

‘SNL’ returns, not live, with actor and coronavirus patient Tom Hanks hosting

He and the cast members perform from home as the NBC show returns with an odd quarantine episode. → Read More

Michael McCarthy dead: ‘SNL’ writer starred in five Second City shows

Former co-star Amy Sedaris remembers him as "a team player" with "a very dry sense of humor." → Read More

Second City plans livestream improv show starring housebound duos

While its theaters are closed, the Old Town theater is showcasing actors in different cities for a free digital comedy set. → Read More

Adam Schlesinger dead: Coronavirus claims Fountains of Wayne musician

The artist, 52, was an Emmy winner for his contributions to TV’s "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend." → Read More

‘Empire’ finale: Fox show’s last stories cut short by the coronavirus

The Chicago series will end April 21 with an episode that wasn’t meant to be the last. → Read More

John Prine, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter from Chicago, critically ill with the coronavirus

"His situation is critical," says a statement on the artist’s Twitter account → Read More

Coronavirus: Ebertfest canceled in Champaign

"We must put concern for health and welfare foremost," said co-founder and host Chaz Ebert. → Read More

Chicago Flower and Garden Show canceled at Navy Pier

The long-running event had been scheduled for March 18-22 but it shutting down as a response to coronavirus. → Read More

Bob Weir Chicago Theatre: Concert postponed on coronavirus concerns

The Grateful Dead co-founder and his band Wolf Bros reschedule the show for Oct. 20. → Read More

Tavi Gevinson ‘Gossip Girl’: Former Oak Park blogger to star in reboot

The blogger-turned-actress will help revive the dishy New York drama for HBO Max. → Read More

‘Some Like It Hot’ musical will debut in Chicago on way to Broadway

Eminent creative team is preparing stage version of the classic Jack Lemmon/Tony Curtis comedy for 2021 debut. → Read More

VIDEO: Elizabeth Warren ‘SNL’ — Senator makes cameo to joke about campaign’s collapse

The former presidential candidate makes fun of big banks, support from teachers and her dog Bailey’s burrito. → Read More

Chicago documentary ‘City So Real’ sets local premiere at Davis Theatre in April

The four-part series from "America to Me" director Steve James, about the 2019 mayoral election and the Laquan McDonald murder, will be part of the Doc10 festival. → Read More

Jacqueline Novak brings her one-woman show, a provocative N.Y. hit, to Chicago

The Den Theatre will host the comedian and her analysis of a particular sex act. → Read More